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Family remembers Rose Park girl fatally hit by car

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:42am

Nine-year-old Maggie Joa died when a car hit her Saturday morning. She especially loved her dog, Max, and her family says Max only had eyes for Maggie.

Utah father charged with biting or hitting wife, kids, neighbor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:18am

A Cedar City man is facing a long list of charges after police say he bit and punched members of his family, including two children, and then bit a neighbor.

Fire updates: Watch live as officials release details about Utah County fires

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:03am

The Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires have now burned a combined total of more than 90,000 acres in Utah County, fire officials reported Tuesday morning.

Man riding horse dies after getting hit by vehicle

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:27am

A 35-year-old man died when a vehicle hit the horse he was riding near 2143 West and 13800 South in Riverton Monday night, police said.

Hooper sewer director identified as drowning victim

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:37pm

Police have identified a man who died Saturday after falling head first into a pipe.

Ghorbani suggests Trump is biggest threat to national security, Stewart says it's China

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:29pm

Democrat Shireen Ghorbani suggested that the "person in our White House" is the biggest threat to the nation's security during a rowdy 2nd Congressional District debate Monday filled with a host of cheers and jeers.

Minorities are the majority in West Valley City, census data shows

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:02pm

West Valley City recently became the first large Utah city with more residents who identify as minorities than those who identify as white, according to data from the U.S. Census.

Man questioned in bus shooting has history of firing in orchard, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:33pm

A man who police say is the lone person of interest in the shooting of a UTA bus and a semitruck on U.S. 89, once asked if he could hunt on his property, according to court records.

Highly contagious norovirus reported at 2 Salt Lake City schools

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:25pm

A highly contagious norovirus that has wreaked havoc across the Wasatch Front the past few weeks has made its way to two schools in the Salt Lake City School District, officials said Monday.

Charges filed in shooting that left one dead, teen paralyzed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:43pm

Charges have been filed in a February shooting that left one man dead and a 17-year-old boy paralyzed from the waist down.

Hatch said he believes Kavanaugh, calls accuser 'mistaken'

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:09pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said Monday the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct is "mistaken" and that he believes Kavanaugh is "a very strong, decent man."

Unsung holder Gavin Fowler another hero of BYU's historic upset at Wisconsin

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:12pm

If you need a her for No. 25 BYU's win over No. 16 Wisconsin that snapped the Badgers' 41-game non-conference home win streak, special teams holder Gavin Fowler is a good player to name.

Gun goes off in Provo church, sending bullet into classroom of teens

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:02pm

A gun accidentally went off inside a church on Sunday and the bullet went into a classroom with teenagers, according to police.

Wildlife board approves more cougar hunting permits for 2018-19 season

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:31pm

During a recent meeting, the Utah Wildlife Board approved a slight increase to the number of cougar permits for the upcoming hunting season.

Nearly 2 dozen inmates died in Utah prisons in 2017

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:30pm

The number of deaths in Utah prisons last year was only down slightly from 2016, and two of them were drug-related, according to new report by the state.

Utah attorney general seeks $1M in civil forfeiture from 7 pawn shops

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:02pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office is seeking to seize more than $1 million in assets from pawn shops that were raided by law enforcement.

Man killed after semitruck falls 200 feet down canyon in Emery County

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:20pm

A 42-year-old man died late Saturday night after the semitruck he was driving fell 200 feet down Eagle Canyon in Emery County, officials said.

2 transported to hospital after unknown odor forces evacuation at Weber High

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:00pm

An unknown odor forced the closure and evacuation of Weber High School in Pleasant View Monday after several students became sick, officials said.

Church law firm rebuts criticisms of medical marijuana initiative analysis

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:54am

Poll numbers newly released by Utah Policy show 43 percent of the state's likely voters are less likely to support the Proposition 2 medical marijuana ballot initiative as a result of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints' opposition to it.

Make Your Week: Local business owners help save woman's home

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:30am

If all the fires and bad news have got you down, take a minute to read these stories and feel uplifted.