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Men accuse each other of murder in phone calls from jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:15pm

Calls from jail suggest two Utah men are blaming each other for fatally shooting a homeless man.

Utah, southwestern US states get Jan. 31 deadline for drought deal

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:41pm

The head of the federal agency controlling the Colorado River said Thursday the U.S. government will impose unprecedented restrictions on water supplies to the seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the river unless everyone agrees by Jan. 31 on a plan to deal with an expected shortage in 2020.

Utahn serving prison time for baby's death maintains innocence

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:10pm

A man convicted of killing a 3-month-old boy in 2012 had his first parole hearing recently. Joshua Jay Harding still maintains his innocence.

Hillcrest High teacher under investigation in sexual misconduct case, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:31pm

A teacher at Hillcrest High School is under investigation for alleged inappropriate conduct with students, Unified police confirmed Thursday.

Joe Biden mum on 2020 presidential run during Salt Lake visit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:25pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden talked for almost an hour and a half to an enthusiastic University of Utah audience Thursday but never mentioned a possible run for president in 2020.

Salt Lake business 'intentionally' set on fire, does $100K damage

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:42pm

A Salt Lake City firefighter escaped injury early Thursday after falling through the floor of a business.

Charges: Man poses as ex-fiancee to hire hit man to kill himself

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:46pm

Charges were recently filed against a Santaquin man who attempted to hire a hitman. But investigators say the person the man wanted the hitman to kill was himself.

At least 50 bomb threats demanding bitcoin made across Utah as threat sweeps US

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:16pm

At least 50 bomb threats demanding bitcoin payments were made to businesses in cities across Utah Thursday afternoon as similar threats swept the nation, officials said.

Probation ordered for former Utah TV personality in DUI case

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:14pm

A judge has ordered Salt Lake television and radio personality Casey Scott to a year of probation after he admitted to driving under the influence.

BYU’s Vocal Point signs record deal

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:52am

Brigham Young University’s all-male a cappella group Vocal Point announced recently that it has signed a recording deal with Decca Gold, Universal Classics — a record label that focuses on classical repertoire.

Walmart pushing for Utah to allow higher alcohol content beer in stores

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:41am

Walmart wants customers to weigh in on an effort to sell heavy beer — now available only in state-run liquor outlets — in Utah grocery and convenience stores.

Utah arts and cultural nonprofits, zoos to get $14.3M in funding from Salt Lake County

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:04am

Next year, 22 large arts and cultural nonprofits and three zoos will receive a collective $14.3 million in funding from the Salt Lake County Zoo, Arts and Parks Program.

Southbound I-15 reopens after 6-vehicle crash closes freeway in North Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:18am

Southbound I-15 reopened about 10:30 a.m. Thursday after a car swerved into the carpool lane, causing a six-vehicle crash that closed the freeway for an hour and a half, officials said.

He's spent 30 years on death row. Now a Utah convict wants a new trial

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:09am

A Chicago native has spent nearly half of his life on Utah's death row for the killing of a Provo grandmother.

Utah Inland Port Authority hires 6-month interim director for $100K

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:28am

Amid criticism from one of its own board members that the Utah Inland Port Authority Board isn't moving fast enough, the board took another step Wednesday to kickstart the creation of what's expected to be Utah's largest economic project ever.

Sandy neighbors seek man caught on surveillance video stealing Christmas decorations

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:00am

Neighbors and police asked for help Wednesday to identify a man they said has been stealing Christmas decorations off of porches.

Herriman City Council calls for immediate resignation of mayor accused of misusing funds

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:39am

Herriman Mayor David Watts faced the ire of the city council Monday evening as he attempted to defend himself against allegations of misspending city money.

Utahns urged to review their options on federal health exchange as enrollment deadline approaches

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:21am

As the deadline approaches for Utahns to sign up for coverage through the federal health exchange, those who already have a plan are being cautioned to carefully consider their best options for 2019 rather than passively re-enrolling.

Group wants Utahns to keep safety, new DUI law in mind as they enjoy the holidays

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:02am

A new coalition is encouraging Utahns and visitors to the state to be safe this holiday season, especially as a new DUI level goes into effect.

SnoHub app connects homeowners with people who clear snow

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:43pm

Many people are looking to make an extra buck or two with a side gig. SnoHub is like Lyft or Uber for snow.