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Alien aficionados to gather in Cedar City for Utah UFO Festival

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:00pm

If you’re into the supernatural, you should know that UFO culture isn’t alien to Utah.

Herbert: Utah has to take charge of Inland Port Authority

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:41pm

While it may be disheartening that recent talks broke down between Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski over the Inland Port Authority, the governor stressed Thursday the vital nature of Utah's involvement — and control.

Officials: Man dies after rock climbing fall in Washington County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:21pm

A St. George man died Wednesday after falling 60 feet while rock climbing in a remote area of Washington County, officials said.

Spanish Fork High counselor, teacher arrested in connection with sexual abuse of student

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 2:16pm

A Spanish Fork High School counselor, who also served as a coach and driver’s education teacher was arrested Wednesday after police say he allegedly sexually abused a student at the school.

Utah Rep. John Curtis' concerns over North Korea summit being 'too good to be true' prove right

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:33pm

Even before President Donald Trump announced Thursday he'd canceled his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, had questioned whether expectations for the meeting had gotten out of hand.

Timeline: The 3-year search for Elizabeth Salgado

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:56pm

Three years ago, 26-year-old Elizabeth Salgado went missing in broad daylight as she walked home from school in Provo. On Friday, a man found her skeletal remains on the side of the road in Hobble Creek Canyon.

Police: Death of woman missing 3 years now 'an active homicide investigation'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:35pm

The death of a Provo woman who had been missing for three years is being investigated as a possible murder, police said Thursday.

Woman in 'very critical condition' after I-15 rollover in Iron County

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:16pm

A rollover on Interstate 15 in Iron County left two occupants injured after their SUV rolled multiple times late Tuesday night.

Man suspected in teen's death confesses to murder, police say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:44am

A man suspected in the death of a 15-year-old West High student "confessed to the killing" to two individuals, including one person who said the man had blood on his face and hands, according to a jail report.

1st sex assault trial set for ex-Utah State football player

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:15am

A trial for a former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women has been set for January.

FBI launches campaign to curb hoax threats to schools, public places

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:57am

The FBI launched a campaign Wednesday to educate people on the consequences of posting hoax threats to schools and other public places.

Sen. Orrin Hatch cautions against 'dark side' of sports betting in Sports Illustrated op-ed

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:47am

Sen. Orrin Hatch cautioned against the potential "dark side" of sports betting in an op-ed for Sports Illustrated on Wednesday, while calling for federal oversight as states decide whether to permit wagering on professional and college games.

Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:01am

U.S. officials say they're expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah's Zion National Park this holiday weekend that could have people waiting more than 45 minutes to enter the park and board shuttles.

Utah man sues president after he is blocked on Twitter, wins court ruling

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:43am

Nick Pappas never thought he’d be in such a club. But he is one of seven people who sued President Trump after they were blocked by POTUS on Twitter.

McAdams calls for action after 'damning' Road Home audit

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:19am

The board of a nonprofit that owns the Road Home's shelters met Wednesday to review an audit that found lax security and widespread drug use, findings Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams called "damning," "incredibly troubling" and alarming."

UTA board reaffirms former boss's $200K severance package

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:42am

Former UTA top boss Jerry Benson will keep a severance package valued at more than $200,000 after trustees narrowly voted Wednesday to reaffirm their earlier decision to fire him without cause.

Police: Boy, 12, burned while making camp burners at church

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:54pm

A 12-year-old boy was badly burned while making camp burners with a church group Wednesday night in Spanish Fork, police said.

Body of Provo woman missing for 3 years found in canyon

Pat Reavy, KSL and Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 10:13pm

Authorities in Utah County confirmed Wednesday that they have found the body of missing Provo student Elizabeth Elena Laguna Salgado.

Crews celebrate 'topping out' last beam of new S.L. airport terminal

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:50pm

A major milestone has been reached in the development of the largest municipal construction project in the history of Utah's capital city as workers "topped out" the new terminal at Salt Lake City International Airport.

1 in critical condition after crash north of Park City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:21pm

One person is in critical condition after a rollover crash north of Park City, authorities said.