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Charges: Men tried to use drug money to make bail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:18am

A Richfield man already in jail on drug distribution charges is in more trouble after telling a friend to retrieve drug money hidden in his apartment and bail him out, court documents say.

Continuing coverage: New fires spark in Millard and Uinta counties

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:49am

While fire crews have been able to contain the major blazes across the state, two new fires have sparked in Millard County and Uinta County in Wyoming.

South Jordan residents shocked over power pole expansion in their neighborhood

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:47am

About 75 South Jordan residents voiced concerns and asked questions of Rocky Mountain Power representatives Monday about a planned upgrade of power transmission poles close to their homes.

Ogden man accused of murder claims victim had followed his daughter

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:25am

An Ogden man accused of beating an older man to death claims he was angry because he had once seen that man peeking into his daughter's window, police say.

West Nile virus confirmed in Davis, Uintah counties

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:38am

Mosquitos in two additional Utah counties have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health department officials said Tuesday.

Family says 5-month-old boy contracted salmonella in Honey Smacks outbreak

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:42am

A couple said Monday their 5-month-old boy is Utah’s only known person infected with salmonella in a nationwide outbreak tied to a Kellogg’s cereal.

KSL Investigators find lack of transparency in government inspections of nail salons

Emiley Dewey, Debbie Dujanovic and Mark Stevens, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:01am

Lisa Zollinger decided to treat herself to a birthday pedicure this year, spending $43 on the beauty treatment.

Police investigating after woman allegedly assaulted by door-to-door salesman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:22am

Police are investigating after a man who claimed to be a salesman allegedly assaulted a woman in a South Jordan home on Sunday.

Legislative task force considers sponsors for UDOT emergency assistance fleet

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:46am

The Utah Department of Transportation's fleet of incident management team trucks that primarily patrol Wasatch Front freeways could end up covered with sponsor advertising.

Rollover leaves teen in critical condition, seriously injures another

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:34pm

Two teenage boys were involved in a rollover accident Monday that left one seriously injured and the other in critical condition.

Idaho family grieves loss of 2nd baby in 2 years

EastIdahoNews.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:14pm

The family of an 11-month-old Idaho Falls girl is grieving after the child died last week following surgery at Primary Children’s Hospital.

Evacuations to be lifted for area impacted by Dollar Ridge Fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:51pm

As firefighters increase containment of the Dollar Ridge Fire, residents in areas of the evacuation zone can soon return to their homes, Duchesne County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday.

Utah students opting out of tests could hurt overall results, block federal funding

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:45pm

A new plan with the U.S. Department of Education will classify some students who opt out of statewide testing as having failed the tests — a shift in numbers that could make Utah ineligible for more than $120 million in federal funding.

Man charged with starting Brian Head fire wants trial moved, cites 'hatred' in community

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:37pm

A Taylorsville man charged with accidentally starting a wildfire near Brian Head last summer has asked a judge to transfer his case outside Iron County, saying online comments show he is hated in the rural community.

2 girls injured in DUI crash as repeat offender leaves Orem liquor store

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:16pm

Police say a repeat DUI offender caused a crash outside a state liquor store in Orem, injuring two Utah girls.

Police investigating Ogden death as homicide

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:40pm

Police have opened a homicide investigation after a body was found Monday in an alley in Ogden.

Critics blast BLM over December oil and gas leasing proposal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:39pm

Critics are upset at the Bureau of Land Management for its Monday announcement that more than 330,000 acres across the state will be offered up for potential oil and gas development at a December auction.

Herbert announces inland port compromise, calls for special session

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:23pm

In a joint news conference with Salt Lake City Council members Monday, Gov. Gary Herbert announced a compromise made up of a long list of changes to the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority law and called a special session for Wednesday.

State school board OKs $1.4 M in loans to charter schools, writes off $45K loan balance

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:04pm

The Utah State Board of Education, meeting in a special meeting Monday, authorized $1.4 million in loans to charter schools and wrote off a $45,000 loan balance from a charter school that lost its charter last fall.

West Nile virus confirmed in Box Elder County

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:24pm

Mosquitoes near Willard Bay in Box Elder County have tested positive for West Nile virus, the Utah Department of Health confirmed Monday.