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Utah food truck a big winner on the Food Network

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:43am

A Utah food truck was featured on the Food Network's "Big Food Truck Tip" and received a generous tip of $10,000.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:21am

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

Interfaith vigil to end gun violence a remembrance of victims, a prayer for peace

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:55pm

The darkened sanctuary of All Saints Episcopal Church took on a warm glow Sunday as dozens of people = took part in an interfaith vigil to end gun violence.

New air monitors installed as Utahns seek inversion escape

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 6:37pm

As inversion season sets in, Utah has two new monitors — one in Murray and one in Magna — to keep an eye on air quality.

7 men arrested in St. George prostitution sting

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 2:15pm

Seven men were arrested over the weekend in a prostitution sting operation conducted by the St. George Police Department

How to take great holiday photos with your smartphone

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:54am

The holidays are all about making memories and this season most of those memories will likely be captured on a smartphone.

US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:24am

With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.

Vandals defaced, tagged over 12 homes in Midvale neighborhood

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:02am

Vandals defaced and tagged more than 12 homes in a Midvale neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Prison ordered for Utah nurse who sexually assaulted patients

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:23pm

A registered nurse convicted of sexually assaulting three of his patients was ordered Friday to spend at least 11 years and up to life in prison

Cellphone panic alarm leads to arrest of sex-assault suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:58pm

Police in Colorado arrested a Utah man on sexual assault charges after responding to a panic alarm from a cellphone activated by a juvenile male.

School safety committee needs voices of teachers, school employees, students, board members say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:09pm

After reviewing the membership of the School Safety Advisory Committee, members of a state school board committee Friday noted a need for the voices of students, parents and front-line school employees such as teachers and school secretaries.

Provo businesses celebrate end of construction, arrival of bus rapid transit

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 8th - 6:21pm

Provo business owners are celebrating the end of construction and the completion of the Utah Valley Express bus rapid transit system.

Man arrested after SWAT team helps Layton police serve search warrant in connection to armed robbery

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:44pm

A man was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection to a Nov. 12 armed robbery, officials report.

'Snowball Express' takes off for Disney World with children of fallen soldiers

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:55pm

Six-year-old Shepard Smith could hardly contain his excitement early Saturday morning as he waited at the airport to board the annual "Snowball Express" flight for the children of fallen soldiers for the first time.

Report suggests ways to deal with high number of deaths in Utah's county jails

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:24pm

A state panel has made recommendations for dealing with the high number of deaths in Utah's county jails, including mental health screening for new inmates.

Police shoot, kill Utahn wielding knife after car chase in West Wendover

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 3:48pm

Police shot and killed a Utah man Saturday during a standoff after chasing him up and down a busy street in West Wendover.

Wife of slain Utah youth ranch counselor sues killer, his parents, ranch employees

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 1:16pm

The family of a youth ranch counselor beaten to death two years ago by a teenager at the Turn-About Ranch in Garfield County has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

After BYU student's death, Utah's universities work to improve campus mental health

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 12:33pm

A tragedy at Brigham Young University this week has opened up a conversation about mental health on campus.

New county clerk to tackle election woes in Utah County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:27am

The incoming county clerk in Utah County used to work for a major construction machinery company helping companies increase sales and efficiencies.

U. students take a break from finals studying to wrap gifts for refugee families

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 10:15pm

University of Utah students volunteered to wrap hundreds of gifts Friday afternoon that were donated to Catholic Community Services for local refugee families.