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Department of Public Safety to review, improve Amber Alert process

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 21st - 10:01pm

Officials with Utah’s Department of Public Safety said they will review and look for ways to improve the state’s Amber Alert system after many found it difficult to access information from Wednesday night’s alert.

Salt Lake debate coach charged with 8 felonies in sex with student case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 21st - 9:31pm

A volunteer assistant debate coach accused of having a sexual relationship with a student was charged with numerous felonies on Thursday.

Rep. Stewart takes role of key Trump defender in impeachment inquiry

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 9:01pm

As Utah’s sole elected official on the Intelligence Committee, Rep. Chris Stewart has had the opportunity to ask questions of every witness interviewed so far.

446 pounds of pot, 25 pounds of meth, $155K seized on I-80 in 3 days

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 21st - 7:11pm

Efforts by UHP and the Department of Public Safety netted hundreds of pounds of marijuana and hundreds of thousands of dollars seized in Summit County.

Boy made false school threat, prompting hundreds of absences, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 21st - 6:26pm

A 15-year-old boy is under investigation for spreading false rumors about a possible school shooting, prompting an increased police presence and an even larger number of students staying home from school, according to police.

‘I did not kidnap a child,' says Utah teacher facing criminal charge

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 21st - 5:11pm

A sixth grade teacher charged with child kidnapping after allegedly taking an unauthorized walk with a student off of school property calls the incident a huge misunderstanding.

Redwood Road reopened in Bluffdale after multivehicle accident

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 4:57pm

A three-vehicle accident shut down both directions Redwood Road at 14800 South, about 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, according to the Utah Department of Transportation. The road reopened by 10 p.m.

It’s official: Salt Lake’s Road Home downtown shelter now closed

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 21st - 4:34pm

Move to South Salt Lake homeless resource center finishes — but dozens of men refuse to go.

Wat Misaka, Utah basketball trailblazer, dies at 95

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 3:48pm

Wataru “Wat” Misaka, who helped during the Utah men’s basketball team’s improbable 1944 NCAA men’s basketball title and another NIT title in 1947 before breaking a color barrier entering a professional career, died Wednesday, University of Utah officials said.

Police: Man arrested in 2017 Ogden assault case where victim was beaten with log

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 3:42pm

A man has been arrested in an attempted murder case after he allegedly beat another man with a log so badly that it took the man nearly two days to crawl his way to a road in order to seek help in 2017.

Body of missing hiker found below Angels Landing

Ryne Williams, St. George News  |  Posted Nov 21st - 2:33pm

Following notification on Wednesday of both a missing hiker in Zion National Park and a reported fall from the Angels Landing trail, park officials have announced the body of the missing hiker has been found.

Driver dies after being ejected from dump truck on overpass in Summit County, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 1:37pm

A driver died Thursday after he was ejected from the dump truck he was driving on the ramp from U.S. Highway 40 to I-80 in Summit County, authorities said.

Bishop, Stewart oppose MLB plan that may cut Ogden, Orem from minor league system

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 12:17pm

Two of Utah’s three minor league baseball teams are in jeopardy as league agreements are set to expire in September 2020.

Kaysville man charged with grabbing girl at football game

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 21st - 11:22am

A man arrested in September after police say he inappropriately touched a teenage girl during a high school football game has been formally charged.

Qualtrics to double Utah headquarters, add 1,000 employees

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Nov 21st - 10:00am

Thursday’s unveiling of plans to double the size of Qualtrics' Utah County headquarters comes with a remarkable appendix.

Cedar City man sentenced following alleged $58K tax return scam, insurance fraud

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Nov 21st - 9:27am

A Cedar City man was sentenced in federal court for an alleged tax scheme involving more than $58,000 in public funds in addition to several charges relating to theft and insurance fraud.

‘It was definitely targeted’: Colorado City officials investigate bullet holes in high school exterior

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Nov 21st - 9:00am

Officials are investigating an incident that led to the discovery of bullet holes in the side of El Capitan High School in Colorado City, Arizona last week.

Utah Amber Alert still in effect for Clinton infant, mother who may be headed to California

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Nov 21st - 7:37am

A Utah Amber Alert for an infant girl who authorities say was taken Wednesday afternoon by her birth mother is still in effect.

SLC school board member defends West High principal

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 21st - 7:06am

A Salt Lake City school board member came to the defense of West High School Principal Ford White, nearly a week after a teacher reported in an email that the principal drove intoxicated students home instead of calling the police.