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U.-BYU partnership awarded $6.8 million grant for language study, international education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 5:13pm

A partnership between the University of Utah and Brigham Young University has been awarded a four-year, $6.8 million grant from the U.S. Department of Education to support language study and international education.

Elizabeth Smart kidnapper moved to federal halfway house

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 4:10pm

Wanda Barzee has been moved to a federal halfway house, according to the Utah Sex and Kidnap Offender Registry.

Police identify woman killed after she was struck by two vehicles in Taylorsville

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:31pm

Police released the name of a 47-year-old West Valley woman who died after she was hit by two vehicles in Taylorsville Monday, officials said.

Police, train companies join 'Operation Clear Track' efforts in Utah

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 2:03pm

Pedestrians and drivers who improperly cross railroads could lose a limb or their life, Utah Highway Patrol trooper Mason Haycock said.

Patients seek 'last resort' alternatives to treat depression

Peter Samore, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Sep 25th - 1:39pm

Imagine you have clinical depression. You’ve spent years trying all sorts of talk therapies and dozens of medications. Yet, the bad, foggy thoughts — including suicidal ones — just won’t go away.

Warrant: Senior threatened mass shooting at Delta High

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:47pm

A Delta High School senior was suspended and faces possible criminal charges for allegedly threatening a mass shooting at his school.

Inland port opponents criticize draft $1.9 million budget, call for more study, not 'P.R.'

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:33pm

Ahead of the Utah Inland Port Authority's third meeting scheduled Wednesday, opponents of the creation of the massive global trade hub in west Salt Lake City criticized the authority's draft $1.9 million budget.

State buys Road Home's downtown Salt Lake shelter for $4 million

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 12:08pm

Calling it a "win-win-win" for all partners, homeless leaders announced Tuesday the decision to sell the Road Home's downtown shelter to the state.

Wyoming, Idaho weigh options after grizzly hunt ruling

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 25th - 11:02am

State officials frustrated by a judge's decision to prohibit grizzly bear hunting in the Yellowstone region and put the animals back on the threatened species list will likely appeal but that's not their only option to contest the decision.

Fire updates: Bald Mountain, Pole Creek fires now more than half contained; new fire breaks out near Mount Nebo

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:57am

Firefighting crews made significant progress in fighting two large fires burning in southeastern Utah County, according to updates released Tuesday.

New law does little to solve health, crime problems at Salt Lake motel

Mike Headrick and Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:08am

Police say a Salt Lake City motel is a haven for drugs, prostitution and assault. Neighbors want it shut down, claiming it does nothing more than attract crime.

Police: Man confesses to restaurant robbery, then changes his mind

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:38am

A man who allegedly confessed to police that he robbed a fast-food restaurant, only to later claim he was paid to take the fall, was booked into jail after police say they believed him the first time.

With campaign in final weeks, Gov. Herbert and Gail Miller stumping for school funding ballot question

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:21am

Coming soon to a television near you, Gov. Gary Herbert and Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller urging Utahns to support a nonbinding ballot question intended to increase education funding through a higher gasoline tax.

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in South Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:51am

A 66-year-old woman was killed in an auto-pedestrian crash Tuesday morning.

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Taylorsville

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:16pm

A woman died Monday after an apparent auto-pedestrian accident, police said.

Custom van of professional photographer, climber stolen in Millcreek

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:15pm

Hundreds, if not thousands, of vehicles are stolen in Utah every year. But the thieves who snatched a van from the Millcreek area Friday night, also took a woman's home and livelihood.

Snorkelers discover stolen gun while treasure hunting in Tooele County pond

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:08pm

Two brothers diving for treasure in a Tooele County pond hoped to find something interesting, but they never expected to find a stolen gun.

Police: Provo man arrested for lewd acts in front of children at rec center

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:36pm

A Provo man was arrested after allegedly committing lewd acts in front of children in a Provo recreation center, police said.

Nebo School District may hire debt collector for $100K in fees parents aren't paying

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:04pm

Nebo School District in Utah County may hire a debt collector to recoup losses after parents failed to pay about $100,000 worth of fees, officials said.

St. George man arrested in connection with Lehi rape case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:32pm

A St. George man was arrested Thursday in connection with the reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl near a high school in 2017, according to a jail report.