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Police trying to trace gun used in accidental shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:17pm

West Valley police are trying to trace a gun that ended up in the hands of a juvenile who accidentally shot her friend, according to a newly released search warrant.

Nevada, Utah tribes join protest against plutonium shipments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:42am

Thirteen tribes in Nevada and western Utah are urging President Donald Trump and Energy Secretary Rick Perry to suspend any shipments of weapons-grade plutonium to a site north of Las Vegas.

Group asked Saratoga Springs boy for directions, did not attempt abduction, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:21am

An incident that a parent previously reported as an abduction attempt on her son was actually a case where three people approached the boy to ask for directions.

700 South in Clearfield reopens after dump truck rollover forces partial closure

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:03am

A dump truck rolled over and forced the partial closure of 700 South near 1000 East in Clearfield Monday morning, officials confirmed. The road has since reopened.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:21am

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

UDOT finishes emergency repairs that shut down multiple lanes on I-15

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:17am

Crews with the Utah Department of Transportation on Monday finished emergency work repairing a pothole in a bridge.

Amazing Shake puts Utah elementary school students' social graces to the test

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:01pm

A local Amazing Shake contest put elementary students' social graces to the test Wednesday, putting them through three mock scenarios that called for good manners, a firm handshake and thinking on their feet.

UDOT working toward solutions to Big and Little Cottonwood canyons traffic woes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:27pm

UDOT has logged nearly 1,400 cars an hour on the busiest days — 5,000–7,000 cars for the whole day — all trying to drive up a two-lane road.

Spring flooding risks high after snow-packed winter, experts say

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:46pm

As temperatures warm up, snow is melting into Utah’s rivers and streams, increasing the risk of flooding and fast-moving rivers.

Dog being credited for increased test scores at Weber County junior high

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:13pm

Students who go inside the library are getting better reading scores. It’s not that the books are different or even the assignments students are given have changed — it's Bentley.

New welding technology facility at Uintah Basin Tech College 'a big deal,' says system chairman

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 4:58pm

Equipped with plasma arc cutters, Union High School seniors Christopher Nolden and Lyciera Williams got the honor of cutting a sheet metal ribbon marking the opening of the Uintah Basin Technical College's new welding technology building.

Utah GOP Congress members hail Mueller conclusion that Trump didn't conspire with Russians

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 3:27pm

Utah members of Congress hailed special counsel Robert Mueller's conclusion that Trump's campaign didn't conspire with Russia to interfere in the 2016 election.

2 rescued after being buried by 'extreme' avalanche in Cardiff Fork

Cara MacDonald, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Mar 24th - 12:39pm

Six people were caught in an avalanche in Cardiff Fork Sunday afternoon and two of them were buried, leaving one of them injured.

Dixie State senior football player dies in a Utah hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 24th - 12:31pm

Officials at Dixie State University say redshirt senior football player Abraham Reinhardt has died at a hospital.

3 northbound lanes on I-15 in Salt Lake City closed for emergency pothole repair

Cara MacDonald, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Mar 24th - 11:57am

An emergency pothole repair Sunday morning closed several lanes of northbound I-15 stretching over 800 South in Salt Lake City.

A Salt Lake City photographer’s guide to adventure photography in Utah

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:04am

Utah’s a hot-spot for outdoor adventure photography thanks to its active recreation community and beautiful, sprawling landscapes. A local photographer offered his recommendations to maximize what Utah has to offer.

Utah's high court orders fresh review of evidence for man on death row

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:44am

The Utah Supreme Court has ordered a new hearing for a man on death row, pointing to "damning revelations" that star witnesses later disclosed police had threatened them, given them gifts and told them to lie about the financial help.

U. researchers helping to develop better hearing technology

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 7:30am

University of Utah engineers are part of a global team of researchers who received a $9.7 million grant to develop a surgically implantable device that will allow the deaf to hear better and more precisely than previously designed surgical methods.

Upcoming spring runoff raises flooding concerns. Here’s what you need to know about flooding insurance

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 9:04pm

Is there any worse time to find out you don’t have flood insurance than when your house gets flooded? If you believe your homeowners insurance has you covered: here is the bad news — it does not.

Men file grievance against Utah city after boss who pointed a gun at them is reinstated

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:59pm

Attorneys have filed a formal grievance on behalf of two Hyde Park employees who quit their jobs after their supervisor pointed a gun at them during a meeting and was demoted, but was later reinstated to his position.