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Utah County prosecutors dismissed from lawsuit by Orem man acquitted of killing wife

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:42pm

A federal judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit filed against a prosecutor and county attorney's office that charged an Orem man convicted and later exonerated in his wife's death.

Herriman police release security image of man possibly connected to bizarre Halloween armed robbery

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 9:09pm

Police on Tuesday released security images of a man they said used a credit card days after it had been stolen during a bizarre armed robbery at candy store on Halloween.

Taylorsville man headed to prison in death of girlfriend's toddler

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:06pm

A Taylorsville man has been ordered to serve up to 15 years in prison for his role in the 2015 child-abuse death of his girlfriend's toddler.

Lehi teen wins 1st ever Kids World Championship Spartan race

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:32pm

An eighth-grader from Lehi is the top young Spartan racer in the world after he dominated the inaugural Spartan Kids World Championship in Laughlin, Nevada, on Saturday.

3-year Smith's gift extends reach of East High's food pantry

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 7:00pm

East High School's student leaders, educators, staff and community members gathered in the school cafeteria to celebrate the $65,000 gift from Smith's that will stock their pantry with canned food, staples, fresh produce, dairy and meat.

What emergency items to pack before your Thanksgiving road trip

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 20th - 6:30pm

Before hitting the road for the Thanksgiving holiday, make sure you pack your car with the right emergency items.

Ex-teacher convicted of sex with students asks judge to toss federal suit

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 5:47pm

A former English teacher convicted of having sex with three students has asked a federal judge to toss a lawsuit claiming Davis School District administrators didn't do enough to protect the then-teenagers.

Board declines to seek legal action against ex-Unified fire chief

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:55pm

While noting that he "clearly abused" his role as CEO of the Unified Fire Authority, the UFA board of directors announced Tuesday it will not pursue legal action against former Chief Michael Jensen.

7 injured after wrong-way crash on Bangerter Highway, police say

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:39pm

Six people were transported to a hospital with serious, but non-life threatening injuries after a four-vehicle car crash that started with a wrong-way driver on Bangerter Highway Tuesday afternoon, police said.

It's Congressman-elect Ben McAdams after election results certified, but Love hasn't conceded

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 4:00pm

It's Congressman-elect Ben McAdams after election results were certified Tuesday.

Wildlife officials to begin restoration on local areas affected by fires

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 3:29pm

In 2018, Utah had the most fires in one year since 2012, which burned more than double the acres burned in 2017. The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources has began their initiative to restore the environment damaged by the fires.

'Babe' actor joins animal rights group to protest Utah pig farm

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 2:34pm

James Cromwell joined a crowd of over 100 protesters with animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere as they walked into the state Capitol holding several dead piglets to demonstrate what they say happens at factory farms like Circle Four in Utah.

Police investigating suspicious death in South Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 1:23pm

A 52-year-old man died following a verbal argument Tuesday.

Warrant: Man had crazy look before shooting at car on I-80

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 12:47pm

Witnesses recalled the man who had allegedly just shot at their car had a "blank stare" and a "crazy look," according to court documents.

$69M bond for new Provo police HQ narrowly passes

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 20th - 12:31pm

A $69 million bond to build a new Provo police headquarters and replace an aging fire station officially passed Tuesday, as the final results were certified by the Utah County Commission.

Hill Air Force Base launches record number of F-35s

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:25am

Officials say the Hill Air Force Base recently launched a record number of F-35 fighter jets to demonstrate military capabilities.

Utah proposition to battle gerrymandering passes as final votes tallied

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 11:16am

Proposition 4, the ballot initiative creating an independent redistricting commission as a stopgap against what's known as gerrymandering by lawmakers, won voter approval by less than 1 percentage point.

Idaho man gains reality show fame for his blade creations

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:42am

An Idaho man recently won a Halloween edition of the History Channel’s Forged In Fire, for creating a grim reaper-style scythe blade.

Commission moves ahead with plan for new federal designation for central Wasatch Mountains

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:21am

Members of the Central Wasatch Commission met Monday and approved a resolution urging a new federal designation for the central Wasatch Mountains. The designation involves 80,000 acres, including 8,000 acres of new wilderness.

'It's so nice to have a jacket at all': Salt Lake volunteers hand-deliver blankets, coats to homeless

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 20th - 8:03am

A few days before Thanksgiving, dozens of strangers of all ages met in a colorful Salt Lake warehouse filled to the brim with stacks of blankets, coats, scarves and socks as they prepared to distribute them to the homeless.