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Utah first state to receive approval for plan to keep kids out of foster care

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:18pm

The state will receive a federal fund match under Family First Act.

Cox ahead of Huntsman in race for governor, poll shows

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:38pm

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is leading former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. among Republican voters, according to the latest poll on the Utah governor’s race.

Judge puts citizenship ruling for American Samoans on hold

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:12pm

The window for American Samoans in Utah to be considered U.S. citizens closed quickly after a federal judge put his own ruling on hold Friday.

With holiday season in full swing, Utah postal employees gear up for busiest day of year

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:11pm

Your greeting cards may have all been sent, but the Christmas rush is just beginning for United States Postal Service employees.

How big is the debt in Utah state government?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:26pm

Because the state took control of the scandal-plagued Utah Transit Authority last year, it must now show the agency’s debt on its annual financial report.

Elementary students surprised with personalized gifts, appearance from Santa

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:49pm

Students at Redwood Elementary School were surprised with a visit from Santa Claus and personalized gifts after a trip to watch “The Polar Express” on Thursday.

Santa Clara man pleads guilty to 11 felonies in connection with insurance scam

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:14pm

A Southern Utah insurance agent who collected commissions from more than two dozen fraudulent life insurance applications pleaded guilty to 11 felony charges Thursday, while more than 20 felonies were dismissed.

Utah man arrested for 3rd time in 10 days is a danger, mother tells police

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:06pm

A Midvale man who friends say “has been causing havoc” for several weeks was arrested for the third time in 10 days.

Draper man who allegedly shot child initially denied firing guns, warrant says

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:32pm

A Draper man accused of accidentally shooting a young boy in a car while target shooting near U.S. 89 did not initially cooperate with authorities, according to newly unsealed court documents.

Provo man who escaped custody apprehended in South Salt Lake, officials say

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:27pm

Authorities announced Friday they have apprehended a Provo man they said escaped custody earlier in the week.

St. George man charged with falsely reporting girlfriend’s death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:09pm

A man who prompted a police response by allegedly telling his sister he had killed someone now faces criminal charges of making a false report.

Judge tosses Shurtleff’s lawsuit against FBI, state prosecutors

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:40pm

After giving former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff a final chance to make his case against law enforcement officials, a federal judge has dismissed his lawsuit.

Utah educators express concern over implications of tax reform

Brittany Glas, KSL TV and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:33pm

With little to no language addressing education in the tax reform proposal passed Thursday night, there is serious concern over the future of school funding.

Former customers of Salt Lake Costume morph historic building into new housing

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:14pm

James and Carmen Hardy used to shop at the historic Salt Lake Costume Building. When they bought the vacant building in 2015, they put in the work to find a new life for it instead of tearing it down.

Police investigating suspicious death of Holladay woman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:20am

Police are investigating after a Holladay woman died earlier this week under suspicious circumstances after being at her home with a man who had a protective order against him.

Police seize nearly $1M of cocaine, marijuana from Greyhound bus in St. George

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:32am

Police seized close to $1 million worth of cocaine and marijuana in luggage on a Greyhound bus in St. George on Monday.

Judge denies gag order in Utah death penalty case

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:34am

A judge in Salt Lake City has declined to bar lawyers from speaking publicly about the potential death penalty case for a Utah man charged with killing a teenage girl.

Utah man charged after allegedly pretending to be a Stanford law school graduate to get jobs

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:54am

A man faces charges after allegedly pretending to be a Stanford University Law School graduate and practicing law without a license.

Rain in valleys, snow in mountains across northern Utah as winter storm continues

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:03am

Rain is in store once again Friday for much of the Wasatch Front, as the second day of a three-day winter storm begins.