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Organ donation hailed as 'the gift of life' as Utah donors are honored at holiday celebration

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:09pm

At a holiday celebration put on by Intermountain Donor Services' Yes Utah campaign, organ donors were honored and the organization urged Utahns to consider the value of giving "the gift of life" to those in need — whether in life or death.

Jail ordered for Utah sheriff's employee who stole, ate meth from evidence room

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:37pm

A former Weber County employee who compromised at least 20 criminal cases when she stole and used meth that was held as evidence was ordered to a year in jail on Tuesday.

'Street pricing' promised as new shops announced for remodeled Salt Lake airport

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 8:05pm

Officials Tuesday announced the retail, news and gift stores for the first phase of the $3.6 billion remodel at Salt Lake City International Airport, scheduled to open in fall 2020.

Meet a Christmas 'conductor' in Utah who hates Christmas music

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 18th - 7:00pm

You’ve probably seen a million Christmas displays over the years, but chances are you’ve never seen one quite like Lenza Wilson's concoction in Escalante. The "Christmas Train" is a one-man Christmas parade led by who hates Christmas music.

Man killed in Layton auto-pedestrian accident

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:55pm

A 34-year-old man was killed Tuesday evening in an auto-pedestrian accident in Layton, police said.

Review: 'Mary Poppins Returns' is practically perfect in every way

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:45pm

“Mary Poppins Returns” is the movie to take your family to this Christmas and here’s why.

Utah judge on panel that dismissed misconduct complaints against Brett Kavanaugh

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 6:30pm

A Utah federal judge was among a panel of judges that dismissed ethics complaints Tuesday against newly appointed Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Pics of the Week: Winter scenes across Utah

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 5:44pm

To celebrate the start of winter, browse through our gallery of sunrise, snow and wildlife pics.

West Jordan PayPal data center is just 1 step away from being approved

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 5:13pm

A vacant building in West Jordan is inching ever closer to transforming into a data center for a Fortune 250 tech company.

Troopers identify Utah man who died after semitrailer drifts across freeway

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 4:54pm

Troopers identified a man who died Monday night when he suffered a medical episode and the semitrailer he was driving drifted across a freeway on-ramp into a steel post.

Police: Utah man violated protective order more than 100 times

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 4:07pm

A man accused of biting his ex-girlfriend during a fight and calling her more than 100 times despite a protective order, was arrested for investigation of a very long list of charges.

Pleasant Grove man charged with rape of teen who thought he was retired, armed CIA agent, documents say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 3:30pm

A Pleasant Grove man has been charged with the rape of a 14-year-old girl who believed he was an armed, retired CIA agent, according to jail and court documents.

Charges: Utah man exchanged nude photos with 10-year-old Missouri girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 3:03pm

A Cache County man accused of engaging in sexually explicit conversations with a 10-year-old Missouri girl, including exchanging nude pictures, was scheduled to make an initial appearance in court Tuesday.

Utah school, community mourn death of boy hit in crosswalk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 1:24pm

Tuesday was supposed to be the day Michael Dominic Madsen, 12, celebrated with his class during its Christmas party. Instead, the school and the community are mourning the loss of Michael, who was hit and killed by a vehicle Monday.

State: Ponzi scheme involving Utah rare coin dealer 'larger than previously alleged'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 12:15pm

More victims have been identified and more suspects named in a multimillion-dollar Ponzi scheme involving a Utah precious metals and rare coin business, according to state officials.

Salt Lake City bids for 2nd Olympics in changed climate

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 18th - 11:28am

Salt Lake City has stood out as a pariah in the Olympic world, that's why they're a serious contender for the 2030 Winter Games.

Police: Woman whose body was found in South Jordan had been reported missing from Riverton

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 18th - 11:03am

Police are investigating a "suspicious death" after the body of a woman who was reported missing out of Riverton was found next to her Jeep in a field in South Jordan Tuesday.

Suspected burglars arrested following chase in Heber City

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 18th - 10:46am

Four people were arrested following a chase with Heber City police early Tuesday.

UDOT marks 1 full week of zero deaths on Utah roads for first time in 3 years

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:31am

Utah officials say last week was the first in nearly three years to go by without a single traffic accident death on state-managed roads.

Original cast of 'Studio C' starts family-friendly comedy network online

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 18th - 9:02am

After nine successful seasons on BYUtv’s “Studio C,” the show’s 10 original cast members are starting a family-friendly comedy network called JK Studios.