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Plane landing on I-15 southbound closes 2 lanes in Riverdale; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:14pm

An airplane emergency landing on I-15 has closed two southbound lanes, officials said.

Utahn Josh Holt released from Venezuelan jail

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:42pm

After two years in captivity in Venezuela, Josh Holt has been released from jail and is on his way home to the U.S.

New technology from Utah company aims to improve response to school shootings

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:37pm

A Utah company that develops and sells body armor unveiled new technology Friday aimed at improving the response times to school shootings and reducing the resulting casualties.

Report details multiple inmate abuse violations at Daggett jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:57am

The Utah Department of Corrections' final report looking into allegations of inmate abuse at the Daggett County Jail details incidents of sleeping on duty, deploying Tasers on inmates for soda and using inmates to train police dogs.

U. researchers: Lightning can produce gamma rays

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:22am

A massive University of Utah-led study published last week confirms lightning can produce gamma rays and scientists hope the discovery will help them further understand how lightning happens.

Lehi planning road improvements including widening Main Street bridge

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:04am

A city leader hopes an upcoming infrastructure project will improve conditions near a bridge on the city’s west side.

No decision on German shepherd’s fate as negotiations continue

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:20pm

Prospects appear brighter for Champ, the German shepherd set to be euthanized for being aggressive toward police officers, after city officials met Thursday with family members of the dog’s owners and their attorney.

Memorial weekend: Skip the crowds at Zion National Park, check out these local haunts

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:45pm

If you're planning on visiting the Beehive State's southwest corner and would prefer to avoid crowded trails and long wait times, the Deseret News spoke to several natives and discovered some of the best local haunts.

Lawsuit filed against Utah Lt. Gov. Cox over Count My Vote initiative

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:12pm

A group attempting to stop a citizens initiative aimed at maintaining a controversial candidate nomination process filed a lawsuit against Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox in 3rd District Court late Friday.

Body of teen who drowned at Hyrum Reservoir recovered, sheriff says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:38pm

The body of a male teen who drowned after jumping off a cliff was recovered Friday evening, authorities said.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:04pm

Billionaire tech innovator Elon Musk’s latest idea is to create a website that rates journalists and news organizations based on their credibility.

Officials: Man dies after high-speed motorcycle crash in Morgan County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:53pm

One man is dead after a Friday afternoon motorcycle crash in which he was driving at an extremely high speed, officials said.

Stalled South Salt Lake homeless shelter expected to move forward, mayor says

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:32pm

Amid monthlong delays of the South Salt Lake homeless shelter's groundbreaking, city officials say they've overcome issues and expect the project to move forward next week.

Man charged with rape after allegedly sexually assaulting young girl in Washington County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:00pm

A man faces felony child rape charges after police say he sexually assaulted a young girl.

Ed Smart reflects on 3 years of assisting Salgado family

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:28pm

The pain of not knowing what happened to your missing loved one is something Ed Smart hopes no one will ever have to go through. But in 2015, he was approached by the Salgado family after their beloved Elizabeth disappeared.

Police: 1 dead after motorcycle crash in Harrisville

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:20pm

One person has died in a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Highway 89, authorities said.

Here’s why privacy policy updates have been popping up on websites and in your inbox

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:47pm

If you feel like you’ve been seeing an unusual amount of privacy policy updates popping up all over your favorite websites or in your inbox, you’re not going crazy.

Lane closures on Bangerter Highway at 9000 South begin June 3

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 4:13pm

Commuters who take Bangerter Highway to and from work should be aware that one of the three lanes in both directions will be closed at 9000 South starting June 3.

Man 'obsessed' with West High teen charged with murdering her

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:55pm

Shaun French was "obsessed" with 15-year-old Baleigh Bagshaw and harassed her in the days leading up to her brutal murder, investigators say.

9 ways to save on your next family vacation

Steph Grimes, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 25th - 3:32pm

Travel can seem out of reach when you're living on a budget, but it doesn't have to be. Here are nine ways to save on your next vacation so you can experience the world with your family.