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2 arrested in confrontation at WVC driver's license office, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:45pm

A confrontation between a security guard and another man inside the state Driver License Division resulted in the guard firing a shot into the air.

Police: Man holding girlfriend's father hostage at WVC home

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:40pm

A man was reportedly holding his girlfriend's father hostage Monday in West Valley City.

Southbound I-15 reopened after motorcycle accident

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:36pm

A motorcycle accident on southbound 1-15 temporarily closed the freeway for several hours and caused major traffic delays Monday morning.

Traverse 7 mountain passes along Highline Trail

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:06pm

The Highline Trail runs over 90 miles — mostly along the southern slope of the Uinta Mountain Range from Kamas all the way to Flaming Gorge — and offers a beautiful hike.

Dallas Stars player loves In N Out; wiener dog alert in El Paso

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:09am

In case you forgot, professional athletes are just like the rest of us in their love for the game, work ethic — and unbridled passion for great hamburgers. Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin proved that this week.

Midway man admits to stealing tourism brochures, takes plea deal

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:57am

A Wasatch County man who was once a candidate for Congress and an aide to the former governor of Missouri has pleaded no-contest to two misdemeanors in a case filed under Utah's commercial terrorism law.

5 of the most dangerous roads in Utah

KSL Local  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:00am

Labor Day weekend ends what officials call the 100 deadliest days on Utah roads. There have been 172 traffic deaths in 2015, so far, with a handful of Utah roads sharing a large portion of those fatalities.

1 fire displaces 12 people, another damages Ogden business

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:45am

Crews put out two separate fires overnight. One caused $100,000 in damage to a business; the other displaced 12 people.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:28am

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

Orem police seek suspects shooting out windows

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:57pm

Police in Orem are searching for suspects who have shot out the windows of more than 100 cars and 10 structures in the past week.

3 cars destroyed, 3 horses killed in 2 WVC fires

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:56pm

Police are investigating two fires overnight in West Valley City early Sunday that destroyed three vehicles and killed three horses.

4 in custody following St. George assault, car theft

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:56pm

Four individuals are in custody after an aggravated assault and car jacking in St. George Saturday night, police said.

2 men die in rollover accident on I-70

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:55pm

Two men died early Sunday morning after rolling a Jeep on I-70 near Moab, Utah, authorities said.

North Ogden man dies in motorcycle accident near Morgan

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:55pm

A North Ogden man died while on a motorcycle ride alongside his son Sunday, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Woman hospitalized after lightning strikes family picnic in Lehi

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:53pm

A woman on a picnic with her family in Lehi was hospitalized Sunday after lightning struck a nearby tree.

Zombie walk scares up donations for Utah Food Bank

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:52pm

A herd of hungry zombies roamed downtown Salt Lake City Sunday in hopes of scaring up food for the Utah Food Bank.

Family of man killed by SF police say they had no options to save him

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:15pm

Family members of a man shot and killed by a Spanish Fork police officer say they were faced with a dangerous ultimatum when he threatened suicide: Do nothing and risk him harming himself, or call police and leave him to face criminal charges.

Gov. Herbert honors Utah's 145 centenarians

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 5:18pm

Gov. Gary Herbert celebrated with "Utah's most exclusive club" Friday as the state honored its 145 centenarians.

Amid controversy, West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:05pm

The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal that could change the way things are done in West Jordan. One member claims residents misunderstand how local government is set up, giving the mayor more power than he can claim.

Report: Utah colleges producing degrees with high earning potential

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:40am

Graduates from Utah's colleges and universities are among the most well-paid in the country in several non-STEM fields, according to a PayScale report released this week.