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Utahn accused of killing dog said he enjoyed it, charges say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:42pm

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a Layton man accused of torturing his dog before killing it, then allegedly saying he took pleasure in doing it.

Preliminary hearing set in Herriman double stabbing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:16pm

A preliminary hearing has been set for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend after she allegedly stabbed him, apparently in self-defense.

Teacher who asked student to wipe ash cross from his forehead returns to classroom

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:44pm

A Bountiful elementary school teacher who asked a student to wipe palm ash from his forehead has returned to the classroom after a school district review.

Former dentist who pleaded guilty in child pornography case dies

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:47am

A former Weber County dentist who was sentenced to home confinement last month after pleading guilty in a child pornography case died Sunday, according to court records.

Former pro footballer admits killing wife in Park City

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:28am

A former professional football player has admitted to murdering his wife at a Park City condo in 2017.

Mother and daughter found dead after 'apparent murder-suicide' in Ogden, police said

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:01am

Two women were found dead in an Ogden home early Tuesday morning after "an apparent murder-suicide," police said.

Man called 911 to falsely report gunman at Ogden mall, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:16am

A Roy man has been charged with making a false report after claiming he was being chased by someone with a gun at an Ogden mall.

Utah takes first step to setting up medical marijuana program

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:02am

State officials took a first big step Monday toward making medical cannabis available to Utah patients.

Wasatch county neighbors uneasy after second cabin explosion in a month

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:41am

Neighbors remained uneasy Monday as investigators tried to get to the bottom of a second cabin explosion in a month in a small mountain community.

Evacuations lifted after gas leak in Salt Lake's Avenues neighborhood

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:14am

More than 150 units from five apartment complexes in Salt Lake's Avenues were evacuated Tuesday due to a natural gas leak.

Cancer hits home at Copper Hills High community

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:03am

Almost 20 faculty, students and community members shaved their heads Monday as part of the high school's “Grizzlies Against Cancer” event, a fundraiser for children's cancer research.

Herbert lets radioactive waste bill become law

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:44am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday informed GOP leadership he allowed a bill on radioactive waste to become law because he believes it makes it more difficult for depleted uranium to come to Utah than the current law on the books.

Man shot, injured following standoff with deputies in Sanpete County

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:57am

A man was shot early Tuesday morning following a standoff with sheriff's deputies in Sanpete County.

Provo police encourage residents to prevent crimes with nightly routine

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:35am

Provo police warn spring is the time of year they see an uptick in property crimes. So they've got a plan to help you stay safe and keep your valuables.

Shopko to close remaining stores in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 18th - 10:05pm

Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores plans to close its remaining 120 department stores by mid-June.

March Madness coming to Salt Lake, bringing local business boost

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 18th - 9:29pm

March Madness tips off Thursday in Salt Lake City with eight teams and their fans coming to town for the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Utah court weighs whether accomplice teen knew boyfriend's shots would kill cop

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Mar 18th - 8:58pm

Meagan Grunwald is asking Utah's highest court to toss her aggravated murder conviction in Sgt. Cory Wride's death in 2014.

UHP: 42 DUI arrests made during St. Patrick's Day weekend

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 18th - 8:27pm

Forty-two drivers were arrested on state highways for suspicion of driving impaired during the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

Utah scientists await mine wastewater results from another spill

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:56pm

A treatment plant malfunctioned over the weekend and sent toxic mine wastewater into a creek that will likely reach the San Juan River in New Mexico on Tuesday. From there, it will meander into Utah over the next several days.

SB54 fight within Utah GOP continues with effort to oust party chairman

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Mar 18th - 7:07pm

Utah GOP Chairman Rob Anderson was reaching out Monday to the state's Republicans after he said party officials changed the rules to make it easier to oust him.