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South Jordan gym named after boxing legend Marv Jenson slated to close, county officials say

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:33pm

Salt Lake County's Marv Jenson Recreation Center in South Jordan is slated for closure in the next two to three years, county officials confirmed Monday.

Man drowns while practicing holding his breath, police say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:02pm

Thirty-nine year old Gabriel Crowther drowned at a local swimming pool as he practiced holding his breath underwater Saturday.

Teen critically injured after 20-foot fall from parking structure in Sandy

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:28pm

A 15-year-old boy was critically injured after falling from the top level of a parking structure Saturday evening, officials confirm.

Event touts how society benefits from people with disabilities in the workplace

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:31pm

Columbus, a nonprofit service provider for people with disabilities, hosted its annual Bottom Line of Disabilities Economic Symposium bringing together civic leaders and advocates to discuss the impact that people with disabilities have in society.

Utah marchers convene to support nationwide push for safer schools, gun control

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 6:21pm

Thousands of Utahns gathered Saturday to participate in a "March for Our Lives" held in conjunction with nearly 850 similar demonstrations all over the world.

Police: 1 stabbed, 1 shot in fight at West Valley City gas station

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 5:23pm

One man was stabbed and another was shot after a fight at a gas station late Friday night, police said.

Three injured when ATV crashes into tree in Herriman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 4:49pm

Three people were injured when a Razor ATV crashed into a tree in Herriman Saturday, police say.

Women's awards unveiled in honor of Salt Lake City's first female mayor

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 12:41pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski honored three female community leaders on Friday as she unveiled new leadership awards named after the city's first female mayor, Deedee Corradini.

3-vehicle crash closes lanes on 2700 West in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 11:59am

Several lanes have been closed near 6200 S. 2700 West as police clean up a three-vehicle rollover crash.

Marches supporting gun control, Second Amendment rights staged in SLC Staff  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 10:56am

The debate over gun control that has grown since the deadly Feb. 14 shooting in Parkland, Florida culminates today in a series of marches nationwide asking for lawmakers to take action to prevent further deaths.

Officials: TRAX lines delayed after vehicle pulls in front of train, driver runs off in Salt Lake City

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 9:33am

Officials are looking for a man who they say pulled his vehicle in front of a TRAX train, causing the train and vehicle to collide, and then ran off on Saturday morning.

Extortion accusations fly in ugly GOP fight over controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 24th - 8:58am

A business executive who bailed the Utah Republican Party out of debt is accusing a GOP state senator of trying to extort him as part of plot to discredit his efforts to overturn a controversial election law.

700 new sneakers gifted to Utah 'Girls on the Run' ahead of big race

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:10pm

"It's like a dream come true," 8-year-old Aloisia Suliafu exclaimed when she saw her colorful new running shoes donated by Girls on the Run and ASICS, a sports equipment company, with the help of other sponsors.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:05pm

Do you have what it takes to spot real headlines amid the fake ones? Take’s weekly fake news quiz to find out.

Women caught with 100 pounds of pot wanted to start business, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:00pm

Two women allegedly hoping to start a business selling marijuana were charged Friday for having a large supply in their car.

Hackers penetrate voting machines used in 2016 election at SLC cybersecurity conference

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:45pm

Huddled in the corner of a small room in the Salt Palace Convention Center are a group of hackers looking for vulnerabilities in 12 voting machines. And they've found a pretty major one.

10 homes flooded in Brigham City, officials say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:41pm

Ten homes along Box Elder Creek flooded Friday after rain caused water to exceed the creek’s capacity, city officials said.

Marches with different visions set for Utah school safety

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:39pm

Hundreds of people are expected to march to the Utah State Capitol in separate protests aimed at improving school safety — in very different ways.

Woman in fatal hit-and-run near homeless shelter sentenced to prison

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:42pm

A woman who admitted fleeing the scene after she crashed a car into a group of people near the Salt Lake homeless shelter was sentenced Friday to prison.


LDS Church: Second missionary made sexual abuse allegation against former MTC president

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:40pm

The LDS Church learned in 2010 that a second woman had made an allegation of sexual abuse against a former president of the church's Missionary Training Center in Provo, the church said in a statement released Friday afternoon.