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60 Utah National Guard troops deploy to Afghanistan

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:41am

Dozens of Utah soldiers are shipping out. Their destination: Afghanistan.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend.

A new state park at Grand Staircase?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:23pm

A group of lawmakers have discussed pursuing the creation of a state park within the boundaries of the former Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Court documents: Man police say caused head-on crash has troubled history

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:16pm

A man who police say caused a two-car crash that left two people in critical condition has a history of stealing cars and mental illness, according to court documents.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Little Cottonwood Canyon

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:17pm

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash on Wasatch Boulevard, according to police.

Halloween only the start for Lehi man who decorates his house all year

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:15pm

Lehi resident Mike Willes decorates his home for Halloween each year with countless skeletons, ghosts and ghouls, all set to purple, green and orange lights.

Court records: Man accused of killing 6 in horrific crash has history of driving with alcohol

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:02pm

The man accused of killing six people while driving drunk on U.S. 40 has a history of driving intoxicated and with open containers dating back 20 years, court records show.

No injuries reported after plane carrying 5 people crashes in Hurricane

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:55pm

A small plane carrying five people from Hurricane to Salt Lake City went down in a residential area Sunday, but no injuries have been reported.

First 'smash room' in Utah lets customers smash away stress

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:01pm

It’s a unique way to relieve stress, and you could say it’s all the “rage” across the country. Now, there’s a new “rage room” in Utah County that’s all in the name of fun and therapy.

Team Rubicon volunteers return to Utah after hurricane cleanup work

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:12pm

Team Rubicon volunteers from Utah are returning from a weeklong assignment to the Carolinas to help with cleanup efforts from Hurricane Florence.

Police: Man punched, shoved teen girls dressed as zombies promoting dance production

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:38am

Park City police say five teen girls dressed as zombies were promoting Odyssey Dance Theatre's annual production of "Thriller" by scaring pedestrians on Main Street.

Utah lawmakers question watershed protection law

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:33am

Lawmakers continue to have lingering concerns over the breadth of a 120-year-old Utah law.

Budget-friendly ways to keep the heat in your home this winter

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:05am

This week’s weather may have been nicer than last week when snow hit the mountains, but winter will be here for good, soon. How ready is your home?

2 in critical condition after crash with stolen SUV near Heber, police say

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:11pm

A man and a woman, whom troopers "believe to be pregnant," are in critical condition after the driver of a stolen SUV crashed into their car on U.S. Highway 40 near Heber early Saturday morning, officials said.

Garrett runs for 3 TDs, Weber State beats Montana State 34-24

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 8:43pm

Treshawn Garrett had 21 carries for 80 yards, including three 1-yard touchdowns, to help Weber State beat Montana State 34-24 on Saturday night.

Popular Salt Lake farmers market takes brief break before winter version begins

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:38pm

Salt Lake City's biggest outdoor farmer's market closed out its 27th season Saturday with sunshine, pumpkins for sale and poodles in costume for a Halloween contest.

Utah ACT scores trend upward but lag behind national averages

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:06pm

Utah high schoolers' ACT test scores trended upward in 2018, but the state's scores continue to lag behind national averages.

Database shows deadly police shootings outpace previous years in Utah

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 20th - 6:01pm

There have been five police shootings across the Wasatch front since Oct. 10. A glance at a database of police shootings shows Utah’s numbers are up in 2018.

Ogden elementary schools teach coding, plan to expand program

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 20th - 5:01pm

Several site techs now teach computer code to Ogden elementary school kids, from kindergarten to sixth grade.

Crash on northbound I-15 causes serious delays near 7200 South in Midvale

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:20pm

A crash on northbound I-15 near 7200 South in Midvale caused serious delays late Saturday afternoon.