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UVU wrestler charged with raping woman at music festival

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:03pm

A member of the Utah Valley University wrestling team who has received several athletic and academic honors has been charged with raping a woman at a music festival in Wasatch County.

Proposed Utah law would let violent crime victims, families seek review of open investigations

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:42pm

Crime victims and their families who believe investigations are languishing may seek a review of the status all the way to the attorney general's office under a proposed Utah law.

Ogden couple to run race in each of Utah's 29 counties

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:48pm

A few years ago Joseph and Rayma Markland set a goal called "Utah 29" in which they run a race in each of Utah's 29 counties. They have one more race in November to accomplish their goal.

'We're hoping for smaller storms': Washington County advancing flood prevention project

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:44pm

Workers have dug thousands of meters of storm drainage ditches around Washington County's Dammeron Valley in an effort to stop another flash flood from ravaging the community.

Officials identify Salt Lake City man who died after crashing scooter into parked car

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:21pm

Authorities released the name of a man Wednesday who died from injuries suffered from crashing his personal electric scooter into a parked car Saturday.

Mountain Accord critic seeks expanded investigation

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:44am

A critic of Mountain Accord is now asking for a federal investigation of the Utah Transit Authority because of its involvement in that planning process. A request has been sent to U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber.

Millcreek man accused of child abuse once stole former Marine’s medals, uniforms

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:11am

A man arrested on suspicion of child abuse in a case that left the 5-year-old son of his fiancée unresponsive had previously been convicted of stealing a former Marine’s medals, uniforms and records.

State hospital continues trimming wait times for those ordered to treatment before trial

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:47am

Wait times for people ordered to undergo mental health treatment before they can stand trial in Utah continue to shrink, showing the Utah State Hospital is making good on an agreement to speed up the process, its leader said Tuesday.

Blind video gamer gaining international followers, advocating for more accessibility

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:00am

“Call of Duty,” is a fast paced, first-person shooter game enjoyed by millions of gamers. Gamers like TJ, but unlike the millions, TJ can’t see what’s happening on the screen.

Man shot at by Tooele police charged with assault

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:33am

Charges were filed Tuesday against a man whose confrontation with police resulted in shots being fired by an officer.

Iconic airport golf course to reopen after years of abandonment

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:42am

Wingpointe Golf Course, located on the outskirts of Salt Lake International Airport, is unrecognizable after being closed for years. But a new partnership is working to restore the beautiful links that once greeted airline passengers to the valley.

ACLU: Operation Rio Grande was 'heavy-handed,' led to long-term 'collateral damage'

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:01am

The ACLU writes law enforcement has "dominated" Operation Rio Grande and minor offenders are feeling the long-term "collateral damage."

Teen admits to causing a catastrophe in connection to Moab fire

Ashley Imlay  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:22am

A 17-year-old admitted in court Tuesday to causing a catastrophe in connection with the Cinema Court Fire that burned eight Moab homes in June.

Audit: Regents not adequately controlling Utah tuition hikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:03am

The board that controls tuition hikes for Utah's eight public colleges and universities is not adequately doing its job, according to a recent audit.

Salt Lake City may require pet stores to sell only shelter animals

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:43am

With the aim of reducing animal populations and cutting off puppy mill suppliers, Salt Lake City officials are considering a new ordinance to prohibit local pet stores from selling animals unless they come from shelters or rescues.

Salt Lake City Council approves mother-in-law apartment ordinance

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:41pm

The Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday approved an ordinance to allow accessory dwelling units, also known as mother-in-law apartments, citywide.

4 sexual assault victims whose cases weren't prosecuted ask Utah Supreme Court for another chance

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:10pm

Four women who say they were victims of sexual assault but prosecutors declined to pursue their cases filed a joint, potentially "precedent-setting" petition in Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday.

Appeals court grants stay for FanX's $4 million payout

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:08pm

A federal appeals court ruled Tuesday that FanX can wait to pay a $4 million judgment as it appeals the "comic con" trademark lawsuit it lost at trial.

'Pack your patience': UDOT shares tips to keep drivers safe during fall break road trips

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:02pm

Many families are packing their suitcases, hitting the road, and heading for warmer weather over fall break. The Utah Department of Transportation has a few suggestions to help drivers stay safe while traveling.

Here are the 2018 Utah candidates running for Senate, Congress

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:01pm

While many ballots have already been sent out, Utahns still have three weeks until the 2018 general election. Here's a look at the candidates and their platforms in the Senate and House of Representatives.