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2 eateries closed in Salt Lake County this week due to health violations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:58pm

Two Salt Lake County food establishments closed this week after health officials found violations that posed an imminent health hazard, reports show.

Lanes reopen on US Highway 189 in Provo Canyon after hazmat spill

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:27pm

All but one lane has reopened on U.S. Highway 189 after it was closed in both directions in Provo Canyon Friday afternoon due to a hazmat spill, officials said.

'Mom, we will never stop making you proud': Family, friends say goodbye to slain code officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:41pm

Funeral services were held Friday for a slain West Valley code enforcement officer.

Utah jobless rate at 3.1 percent

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:13pm

The state Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that Utah led the nation in total job growth in July at 3.9 percent.

Crews work to repair gas leak near Grand America Hotel; TRAX lines reopened

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:59pm

TRAX trains are once again running through Main Street after a three-hour closure as crews repair a gas leak that was reported Friday morning, fire officials said.

Fire updates: Some evacuations lifted near Coal Hollow Fire; blaze near Bear Lake grows

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:50pm

Property owners in some areas that were evacuated because of the Coal Hollow Fire were officially allowed to return early Friday morning. Meanwhile, the fast-moving North Eden Fire has burned at least 8,000 acres.

12-year-old thanks UHP trooper for saving her from Weber River

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:01pm

A 12-year-old girl and her family came to a Morgan park Thursday to meet UHP trooper Justin Adams, and thank him for possibly saving the girl's life.

Lawmakers question government's role as fate of Utah's Science, Technology & Research initiative is delayed

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:36pm

Decisions about the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research initiative have been kicked down the road as a legislative committee this week heard a rundown of the work being done by the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Authorities identify Roy man killed in crash on Powder Mountain

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:14pm

Authorities on Friday identified a Roy man who died after the street sweeper he was driving crashed on Powder Mountain Thursday afternoon.

Man arrested in connection with body found at 21st Street Pond

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:41am

A 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was found near the 21st Street Pond early Thursday morning.

State workers make less than private sector but have better benefits, Utah lawmakers told

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:41am

State employees don't make as much money as their private sector counterparts but get more in benefits, Utah lawmakers were told this week.

Man charged in 2nd road rage incident after allegedly hitting driver with baseball bat

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:01am

A man charged with shooting a driver during a road rage incident in April faces new charges after police say he hit another man with a baseball bat.

Man seriously injured after crashing into deer while biking in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:05am

A man was seriously injured after he crashed into a deer while biking near Solitude Mountain Resort Friday morning, police said.

Alta High launches investigation after students allegedly taunt opposing soccer team with racial slurs

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 8:42am

Alta High School has launched an investigation after reports of heckling at a girls’ soccer game, where students allegedly got out of hand. But instead of being defensive, Alta High is now playing offense.

Police looking for man accused of dragging woman with car

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:21am

Salt Lake police were looking Thursday for a man who allegedly dragged a woman 30 feet with his car.

New lawsuit claims medical marijuana initiative violates religious freedoms

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:04am

A lawsuit against the lieutenant governor argues the medical marijuana initiative should be kept off the ballot in part because it violates religious freedoms.

Police pull 16-year-old driver from burning vehicle following robbery, chase

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:41am

Officers pulled a teenage driver from a fiery car crash after a robbery call and pursuit early Friday, police said.

Fire updates: Blaze near Bear Lake grows to 6K acres

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 16th - 11:08pm

A new fire sparked east of Bear Lake in northern Utah Thursday afternoon, according to Utah fire officials.

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.