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Community rallies around embattled Idaho teacher; woman who reported puppy's death feels threatened

Logan Ramsey, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:00am

Although people from across the U.S. and beyond are calling for science teacher Robert Crosland to lose his job for allegedly dropping a sick puppy into a classroom aquarium containing a hungry snapping turtle, the vast majority of those who live in his community appear to be supporting him.

Lawmakers: Delay in federal monitor for UTA underscores need for agency overhaul

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:59am

Not having a federal monitor in place to oversee the Utah Transit Authority nearly a year after a deadline set in a nonprosecution deal underscores the need for the major changes just made to the agency, lawmakers said Friday.

Road closed after crash in Clearfield

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:34am

A three-vehicle crash has closed a section of road near Steed Park Monday morning.

Gust blows shed 50 feet in Home Depot parking lot, pinning girl underneath

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:24am

A teenage girl was sent to the hospital after becoming trapped underneath a storage shed that landed on her during an apparent microburst in Washington City Sunday afternoon.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:05am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Fire damages Grantsville business

Linda Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:47am

Fire damaged a building at the Big Shot Ranch north of Grantsville early Monday.

Man critically injured when car hits tree, catches fire

Linda Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:09am

A car crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Riverton early Monday. The driver was pulled from the car and is in critical condition.

Utah survey: Over 20 percent of youth in 8th grade or above tried vaping

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:45am

Extensive surveying of Utah youth in 2017 found that more than 20 percent respondents who are in eighth grade or above have tried e-cigarettes at least once, and that similar numbers have tried alcohol, according to the Utah Department of Health.

Several homes, cars hit in West Jordan drive-by shooting; no injuries

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 11:10pm

No one was injured in an early morning drive-by shooting near 5500 W. and 6885 South in West Jordan, officials report.

Provo couple uses pieces of the outdoors to build 'fairy houses'

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:39pm

PROVO — Using items from nature to build miniature homes for mystical creatures may seem a bit unconventional, but to Mike and Debbie Schramer, it makes perfect sense.

Rocky Mountain Power proposes rate decrease

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:36pm

Rocky Mountain Power is proposing that utility regulators approve cost and accounting adjustments that would reduce customer bills by $6.5 million.

Children as young as 5 learning art of 3-D animation in Sandy

Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:37pm

Children, as young as 5 years old, are learning how to make Disney-Pixar style 3-D animated movies at Paper Plane Productions, an after-school program based in Sandy.

'Incredibly humbling:' 19 soldiers of Utah National Guard honored for acts of valor in combat

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 7:02pm

Nineteen soldiers of a special forces unit of the Utah National Guard on Sunday were awarded for their valor during a 2017 deployment to Afghanistan.

Utah researchers find cortisol may exacerbate endometrial cancers

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 5:48pm

Researchers at the University of Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute publish unique findings on endometrial cancer in an international journal. The research may point to why some cancers are more aggressive than others.

Officials identify man who died after being hit by multiple cars on I-15

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 4:06pm

Officials have identified a man who died Saturday morning after crashing his car on I-15, running out of the car and ultimately getting struck by several vehicles.

Should teenagers have smartphones? Utah teacher weighs in on viral social media post

Ashley Imlay  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 2:47pm

The latest batch of teens, otherwise known as Gen Z, is maturing in a world where most of them have a smartphone and social media is right at their fingertips 24/7. What are they really doing when their eyes are glued to the screen?

Juab School Board member's lockdown experience called 'timely,' illuminating

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 10:54am

A Juab School Board member's routine visit to Red Cliffs Elementary School took a turn she didn't anticipate: a school lockdown.

Utah sheriffs release jail operating standards

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 9:34am

Authorities have made public the secret operating standards used by Utah sheriff's offices to run jails.

FrontRunner tickets now available on UTA GoRide app

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 18th - 8:18am

Purchasing tickets to ride FrontRunner got easier Friday, when they became available through the Utah Transit Authority's GoRide app.

West Jordan fire burns garage, damages 3 vehicles

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:49pm

A house fire damaged a West Jordan family's garage and multiple vehicles Saturday, fire authorities said.