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Hiker stuck in quicksand at Utah park feared he would die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:04pm

A man who was stranded for hours in frigid weather with his leg sunk up to the knee in quicksand at a creek in Utah's Zion National Park said Tuesday that he feared he would lose his leg and might die because the quicksand's water was so cold.

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UHP: High school students may have saved a man’s life after he crashed in Salt Lake

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:29pm

High school students may have saved the life of a man who was injured in a crash on Tuesday afternoon, officials say.

Hate crimes bill will get hearing this session

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:06pm

Sen. Daniel Thatcher pumped his fist into the air Tuesday after a majority of his fellow Senate Republicans agreed his hate crimes bill should get a committee hearing.

Alleged gunman in killing of Ogden man charged

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:31pm

The alleged triggerman in the shootings of two brothers in Ogden — killing one and critically injuring the other — has been charged.

'Good faith' bill making fixes to Utah medical marijuana law advanced by committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:47pm

A bill making what were described as technical changes to the Utah Medical Cannabis Act passed in a special legislative session last year was unanimously advanced by a Senate committee Tuesday.

Fake grenade prompts real evacuation of Utah elementary school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:16pm

Taylorsville Elementary School was briefly evacuated on Tuesday after a student brought a suspicious device to school.

3 Utah schools deemed safe on lead, copper levels after Sandy water woes

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:47pm

Independent testing at Alta High and Sunrise and Altara elementary schools by a private laboratory show the drinking water is safe, with no elevated levels of lead or copper. The testing was done over the holiday weekend by the Canyon district.

Provo man charged in child porn investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:17pm

A Provo man accused of downloading over 100 pictures and videos of children being molested or sexually tortured has been formally charged.

Missing Taylorsville man found safe at hospital, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 11:55am

A Taylorsville man who was last seen Saturday and was reported missing Monday has been found, according to police.

Judge denies motion to dismiss charges in Pine View bomb case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:42am

A judge has denied a motion to dismiss the charges against a teen accused of bringing a homemade explosive device to school last year.

Man critically injured in St. George trench dies from injuries

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:19am

A 20-year-old man who was critically injured after falling into a trench at a St. George construction site Monday died from his injuries later that day, officials said.

Police identify man killed in his Millcreek home

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:27am

Police identified a 61-year-old man killed in his home Monday, officials said.

Quicksand fairly common, rescues rare, WSU professor says

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:03am

A professor of earth and environmental science, Liz Balgord says quicksand rescues, like the one at Zion National Park over the weekend are very rare.

Man survives being carried 1,000 feet in Big Cottonwood Canyon avalanche

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:42am

A Salt Lake City man was carried about 1,000 feet by an avalanche in the Big Cottonwood Canyon backcountry Sunday. He walked away without serious injuries.

Massage therapist charged with sexual battery arrested

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:01am

A masseur who has had a warrant out for his arrest since October was booked into jail on Sunday.

'His heart is black, he has no soul': Family asks for no parole in 2015 death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:25pm

David Thomas Schofield is serving a sentence of up to 15 years in prison for illegal possession of a gun.

Protesters say 'Trump is the crisis' after national emergency declaration

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:44pm

Protesters picketed on a interstate overpass Monday, holding signs that read "Trump is the crisis" after President Trump on Friday declared a national emergency on the border with Mexico.

Inmate in female serial robbery duo granted parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:07pm

A woman involved in a string of high-profile robberies in 2013 that culminated with the fatal shooting of her partner by police was recently granted parole after proving she had made great strides while in prison.

Police searching for missing, endangered Taylorsville man

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:04pm

Police are searching for a man who has been missing since Saturday and is considered endangered.

Ogden cafe Jessie Jean's welcomes the homeless with open arms, spurring random acts of kindness

Nakisha Rigley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:55pm

Jessie Jean's cafe co-owners Anna and Ron Davidson say anyone is welcome no matter their status, after a customer allegedly complained about the presence of homeless people in their business. This is their message to the community.