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Utah middle schools honor Constitution Day with mock trial

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:01pm

The eight jurors may not have been old enough to drive, but they took their jobs seriously as they weighed the evidence and chose to convict one of their classmates in a mock trial over a fictional stolen car.

State audit finds weaknesses in Utah driver's license database security

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:22pm

A newly released state audit found security weaknesses in the Utah Driver License Division database, including former employees having access to the system.

Man claims he’s been secretly filming women for 17 years, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:56pm

A man who claimed he had been taking pictures of women without their knowledge for 17 years has been arrested for investigation of voyeurism.

Officer involved in Lauren McCluskey case leaves University of Utah, hired by Logan police

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:38pm

A former University of Utah police officer who was involved in the Lauren McCluskey case started a new job with the Logan Police Department.

Magna woman sentenced to prison after admitting to shaking 1-year-old boy, causing permanent brain injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:46pm

A Magna woman has been sentenced to prison after she admitted to intentionally shaking a 1-year-old boy she was babysitting in 2018, which police say caused the boy to suffer permanent brain injuries.

Should religious ‘delusions’ keep Ron Lafferty from the firing squad?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:16pm

Condemned killer Ron Lafferty wants a federal appeals court to rehear arguments it rejected last month that would keep him from facing a firing squad.

Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on Census count

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:55pm

Utah is the latest of nearly two dozen states across the country that are spending millions of their own money to make sure residents fill out next year's census form amid fears that undercounting could mean losing federal funding or crucial seats in Congress.

Looking for a parking spot at Solitude this winter? Here’s why it'll cost you

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

Solitude Mountain Resort officials announced Tuesday they will now charge visitors as much as $20 per day for parking when the new ski season starts Nov. 23.

Salt Lake County mayor traveling to the US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:50am

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying she wants to get a first-hand look at the humanitarian crisis there.

Misdelivered homecoming invite lands on the doorstep of 72-year-old Utah woman

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:07am

Act fast, Damian J. The cookies are crumbling on your dance invitation.

South Jordan dad takes carpool duties to next level with costumes, characters

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:31am

A Utah father is becoming a social media sensation with his unique approach to the middle-school carpool.

State hydrologist warns of economic, environmental impacts of climate change

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:22am

Climate change will negatively impact Utah environmentally and economically over the next century, according to scientists.

'Turn your key, be idle free,' Utah leaders say in kicking off idle-free season

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:01am

It took a group of fifth graders in Utah expressing their concerns to school administrators about the fumes they were breathing from bus fleets to help spark Utah’s idle-free movement.

Wildfire updates: Davis County fire 10% contained; 1 home burned in Tooele County

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:28am

A fire that sparked early Tuesday burned one home in Tooele County, officials said. Meanwhile a Davis County fire is 10% contained.

Utah students pool money to buy PE teacher his dream shoes

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:32pm

A Utah P.E. teacher received the surprise of a lifetime when his students bought him his dream shoes while he was recovering from a sports injury.

$1.5 million settlement for former AG John Swallow approved by Utah Legislature

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:04pm

A $1.5 million settlement for former Utah Attorney General John Swallow was approved in a special session of the Utah Legislature Monday, despite bellyaching from a few lawmakers.

Woman held in West Point house was assaulted, raped, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:08pm

Police arrested a man who they say beat and raped a woman in his house and wouldn’t let her leave.

Parents of slain Ogden man question police use of deadly force

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:02pm

The father of a man whom Ogden police killed outside his home last month calls the fatal shooting an “assassination.”

Utah confirms 42 cases of vaping-related illness

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:06pm

Confirmed cases of people in Utah with the vaping-related illness have surpassed 40, health officials said Monday.

Accused killer in Nevada church shooting competent for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:04pm

A northern Nevada man accused of a shooting at a rural Latter-day Saint church that killed one man and wounded another during Sunday services has been ruled competent to stand trial.