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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discourages use of 'LDS' in new name guidelines

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:42pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has announced new style guidelines for referring to the Church, asking people to avoid using terms such as “LDS Church.”

106 have jobs, but leaders hope many will take advantage of Operation Rio Grande's work program

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:26pm

Since its fall launch, Operation Rio Grande's Dignity of Work program has helped about 100 people land jobs after struggling with homelessness or drug addiction. Now, as leaders head into year two, they hope to help many more turn their lives around.

Man dies after street sweeper crashes on Utah's Powder Mountain

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:54pm

A man driving a street sweeper died Thursday after losing control of his vehicle and crashing on Powder Mountain, according to officials.

Missing Utah Marine killed at Pearl Harbor identified, to receive full military honors

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:34pm

The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced Thursday the remains of Marine Corps Pfc. Robert Holmes, accounted for from World War II, are being returned to his family for burial with full military honors. He died in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Appeals court upholds conviction of man who killed Millard County deputy

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:00pm

A federal appeals court upheld the conviction of a Utah man for killing a Millard County sheriff's deputy with an assault rifle, a crime for which he had been acquitted in state court.

3 kidnapped Utah teen and demanded ransom from mother, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:32pm

Three Arizona residents have been arrested in Utah for allegedly kidnapping a teen boy and holding him hostage in a local hotel while demanding a ransom from his parents for his safe return, according to police.

Utah company calls for more female representation in statues, sculptures

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:05pm

A Utah company is calling for more female representation in statues and sculptures across the country with a campaign to introduce statues of 20 women for the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment.

Utah's first human case of West Nile virus in 2018 reported in Utah County

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:40pm

Utah County Health Department officials confirmed Thursday that a human case of West Nile Virus was reported in Utah County, making it the first in Utah this year.

Ogden police investigating after body found at 21st Street Pond

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:20pm

Police are investigating a suspicious death after they say the body of a male was found with "signficant trauma" at the 21st Street Pond Thursday morning

NASA animation shows how CO emission from California fires drifted into Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:02pm

Utahns have certainly noticed the wildfire smoke hanging in the air the past few weeks, but an animation released by NASA Tuesday shows how carbon monoxide levels from California wildfires moved eastward into Utah and across the U.S.

Logan man suspected in burglaries targeted high-end bikes, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 6:27pm

A Logan man suspected of committing multiple burglaries, including targeting high-end bicycles and other expensive items in Logan, has been charged in connection with more incidents.

Police seeking man who has been 'hiding in bushes,' assaulting women in Taylorsville

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:45pm

Police are searching for an alleged sexual assault suspect they believe has been grabbing women on a running trail in Taylorsville.

Teen agrees to plea deal in violent assault of jogger, attorney says

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 4:43pm

A teen accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to strangle a 50-year-old jogger after dragging her into a ravine is expected to admit to some charges later this month.

2 critically injured after rollover crash on US Highway 6

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:18pm

Two people were critically injured after a pickup truck hauling a camper rolled on U.S. Highway 6 Thursday morning, authorities said.

How to fight identity theft like a pro

Ben Hutchins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:18pm

I'm an identity management professional for a large, global organization. I am also a victim of identity theft. Here are three steps to fight back like a pro.

Hyrum man's '73 Ford Mustang Mach 1 a thing of destiny

Wes Mangum, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:15pm

Brian Estes and his '73 Ford Mustang Mach 1 named "Destiny" were meant to be together.

Families weigh in as lawmakers revisit gender-change bill

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 12:44pm

Utahns have long had the option to petition a judge to have their gender changed on their birth certificates, but a lawmaker is seeking to set the criteria courts must consider before granting or denying the change.

SLC suit shop owner on a mission to dress those in need

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 16th - 9:33am

Making people feel like a million bucks is what Bart Stringham is good at.

Utah's Board of Education asks for alternatives to letter grades on Utah schools report card

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 8:01am

With the state's new school report card a work in progress, Utah State Board of Education staff asked lawmakers Wednesday for alternatives to letter grades so constituents get an accurate picture of academic progress of Utah schools.

Crime lab misses goals for processing rape kits, says it will improve with more employees

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 16th - 7:44am

Utah's crime lab has not hit benchmarks for processing evidence in newer sexual assault cases, but its director says the progress will speed up as new employees finish their training.