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Study: Dental care improves treatment outcomes dramatically for patients with drug and alcohol addiction

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 2:32pm

A study published by University of Utah researchers this week has found that comprehensive dental care improves the efficacy of substance abuse treatment and improves overall mental health.

Tax reform can get done in special session, but must include tax cut, Utah governor says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:46pm

Tax reform can still get done in a special session, Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday, but also warned that any plan that a new legislative task force comes up with may be doomed if it doesn't include a tax cut.

Utah judge orders prison for man who threatened to kill 'as many women as I see'

Annie Knox  |  Posted May 23rd - 1:16pm

A Denver man who admitted to posting on Facebook that he would "shoot up a public place and kill as many women as I see" has been ordered to up to five years in prison.

Sen. Mike Lee says impeaching Trump would be 'huge mistake' for Democrats

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:47pm

With Democrats ramping up talk of impeaching President Donald Trump, Utah Sen. Mike Lee says it would be a "huge mistake" for the House go down that path.

The story behind Memory Grove's Meditation Chapel and its revitalization 20 years ago

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 12:14pm

There’s a special reverence the Meditation Chapel brings to Memory Grove. However, that wasn't always the case.

1 dead, 1 injured in Summit County head-on crash, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 11:02am

One person died and another suffered critical injuries in a Thursday morning crash in Summit County, authorities say.

Police arrest man in connection with carjacking in which van was stolen with girl inside

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 9:18am

Police on Thursday arrested a man who was wanted in connection with a carjacking that took place last week in which a woman’s van was stolen while her toddler was still inside.

Astronaut landings in Utah? Very likely, and soon

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted May 23rd - 8:21am

Utah has always been on the sidelines when it comes to spacecraft landings. That’s about to change.

Idaho, Utah authorities searching for man accused of shooting and killing I-84 driver

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:58am

Authorities in Idaho are searching for a man who is accused of shooting and killing a man on I-84 in northwest Utah.

Body of missing Goshen man found in southwest Utah County, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 7:21am

A Goshen man who had been missing since last week was found dead in a remote area of Utah County on Wednesday, authorities say.

High winds, power outages hit northern Utah

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:57am

Power was out to about 7,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers in northern Utah at one point Thursday morning as high winds hit the area.

Man critically injured during officer-involved shooting in Riverdale

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 23rd - 6:25am

A man was critically injured in an officer-involved shooting in Riverdale, police said.

Bittersweet graduation day for parents of Utah high schooler still in hospital after fall

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:33pm

Jesse and Caysie Riley been at the bedside of their daughter Avery since the day she fell 20-25 feet down Elephant Rock in Wasatch County while rappelling with her high school prom group on April 20.

Study shows rise in ozone-related deaths in Salt Lake City

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:00pm

A new report from the American Thoracic Society named Salt Lake City the 23rd worst city in the U.S. for deaths, serious illnesses and other health impacts due to air pollution.

Interior boss: No monument changes planned, but up to Trump

Ellen Knickmeyer and Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 8:04pm

U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Wednesday he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments that were recommended by his predecessor, but that it's ultimately up to President Donald Trump.

BYU grad who defended California's Prop 8 confirmed as federal judge over Democrats' objections

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:32pm

The U.S. Senate confirmed the son of a former Utah Republican congressman as a federal judge Wednesday, despite objections from Democrats over his defending a same-sex marriage ban in California.

Charges: Utah men suspected of stealing 28 guns from storage shed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:00pm

Two men accused of stealing numerous guns from a northern Utah storage shed have been charged.

Sen. Mike Lee asks Senate committee to preserve pro-life, religious protections in spending bills

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 6:27pm

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and 24 other conservative senators asked a Senate budget committee to preserve all existing pro-life and religious freedom protections in all future spending bills.

Montana trooper injured in shooting and hospitalized in Utah returns home

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:45pm

"The future is brighter today than when we first landed here in Utah," said Lindsey Palmer, his wife, at a news conference Wednesday.

Cool weather keeps mountain roads, scenic byways closed longer than usual

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:13pm

Rain and, in some areas, snowfall have thrown a wrench into Memorial Day plans for many Utahns.