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6-year-old Utah girl dies after being hit by golf ball on Orem course

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:03pm

A 6-year-old girl was sitting in a golf cart at an Orem golf course when her father hit a ball that struck her on the back of her neck. She died later that night at Primary Children's Hospital.

Police asking other victims to come forward after arresting Utah man for child sex abuse

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 4:30pm

Authorities are asking anyone who may have been victimized by a Utah man arrested Monday on investigation of child sexual abuse to contact police.

A cattle drive on Utah's Capitol Hill? No bull

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 3:34pm

Eight massive longhorn steer ambled in a round pen and were ceremoniously driven from one corral to another to mark the upcoming Days of '47 celebration. And yes, they were on the lawn of the state Capitol, much to the delight of clicking cameras.

Eastbound I-80 closed at Salt Lake-Tooele county border due to crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:32pm

Eastbound I-80 is closed near The Saltair due to a rollover crash and load spill, authorities say.

9-year-old’s sketch helps police identify package thieves’ truck

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 2:31pm

A sketch drawn by a 9-year-old girl in Springville recently gave police a break in a package theft case.

Utah congressman supports resolution condemning Trump over 'racist comments'

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:46pm

Utah's only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Ben McAdams, will vote today for a resolution condemning President Donald Trump for "racist comments" about a group of progressive minority congresswomen.

Stewardship agreement will funnel $20 million to improve Utah's forests

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 1:17pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Tuesday that $20 million will be spent over four years to improve the health of Utah's forests under a stewardship agreement forged between the state and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Litigation may be next step to recover $418K, assets from shuttered Utah charter school

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 12:16pm

The state's efforts to recover more than $418,000 in special education funds from the American International School of Utah may be headed to litigation.

Ben Anderson: Jazz roster is deep and versatile

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:40am

The Jazz appear to have filled out their 15 man roster, and its loaded with experience, and versatility.

Police: Riverdale store evacuated due to bomb threat

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:23am

A Lowe’s store in Riverdale has been evacuated as police investigate a bomb threat.

Utah man with long history of exposing himself facing more charges

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 11:06am

A registered sex offender with a history of exposing himself was charged again on Tuesday, his second set of felony charges in less than a month, according to court records.

Both directions of I-84 blocked in Morgan County due to crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:45am

Traffic on I-84 is blocked in both directions due to a semitruck rollover, authorities said.

Wildfire updates: Fires in Box Elder, Utah counties grow

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:33am

The Round Peak Fire began Monday night and is burning about half a mile from homes east of Springville.

Fluid spill forces lane restrictions on I-80 near Redwood Road

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:59am

A fluid spill shut down two lanes of eastbound I-80 near Redwood Road Tuesday morning, officials said.

Utah fraudster owes $10.2 million in 'classic Ponzi scheme,' court rules

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:57am

A Utah man who admitted to bilking 156 investors in "a classic Ponzi scheme" must pay back $10.2 million, the Utah Court of Appeals has affirmed.

Utah's Hogle Zoo says goodbye to beloved giraffe

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:37pm

Officials described Kipenzi as a "spunky" giraffe who was "known for her agreeable nature and love of treats and visitors." She had been at the zoo since she transferred from Illinois' Brookfield Zoo in 2005.

Senator: Biggest US land agency moving to Colorado

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 15th - 9:03pm

The headquarters of the U.S. government's largest land agency will move from the nation's capital to western Colorado, a Republican senator said Monday, a high-profile component of the Trump administration's plan to reorganize management of the nation's natural resources.

Explosion damages 2 Bear Lake condos

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:36pm

The incident was reported around 5 p.m. at the condo in Harbor Village on the west side of Bear Lake, according to Garden City Fire District Chief Mike Wahlberg.

What do Sen. Mitt Romney, other Utahns say about Trump's statements against minority congresswomen?

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 8:07pm

For state lawmaker Sandra Hollins, President Donald Trump's escalating attacks against a group of liberal Democratic congresswomen sounded all too familiar.

Summer air travel is heating up in Utah

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 15th - 7:34pm

The Transportation Security Administration Monday announced the beginning of the peak summer travel period at Salt Lake City International Airport.