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Deer Creek Fire now 75% contained, officials say

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:50pm

The Wasatch County Sheriff’s Office gave an update Sunday on the status of the Deer Creek Fire, which sparked Saturday and temporarily closed U.S. Highway 89 in Wasatch County.

Deputies looking for man involved in high-speed Washington County chase Saturday night

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Sep 15th - 8:42am

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a 35-year-old man after a traffic stop led to a high-speed chase Saturday night.

Pedestrian dies after being struck by car in Millcreek

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Sep 15th - 8:03am

A 68-year-old man was killed Saturday night in Millcreek when he was struck by a car while crossing the street.

2 hospitalized after head-on crash in Sanpete County

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:36pm

Two people were transported by medical helicopter to a hospital in critical condition following a crash on Friday, Utah Highway Patrol confirmed Saturday.

'The Rehab Booth' hopes to connect drug addicts with resources

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:20pm

Two Utah men are hoping to connect drug addicts with a national drug rehabilitation hotline through “The Rehab Booth.”

Salt Lake City girls don ‘turnout’ gear, practice firefighting skills

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:40pm

While many teenagers were likely unwinding from school on Saturday, some Salt Lake City girls donned “turnout” gear and got a glimpse into a day in the life of a firefighter.

3 charged in Millcreek home invasion

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:05pm

Three people were charged Friday in connection with an alleged home invasion in Millcreek earlier in the week.

Camping trailer rollover temporarily closes 3 lanes on northbound I-15 in Weber County

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Sep 14th - 4:38pm

A camper trailer rolled over on northbound I-15 in Weber County on Saturday afternoon, authorities say.

New fire sparks in Wasatch County, temporarily shuts down US 189

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Sep 14th - 3:45pm

A fire temporarily shut down state Route 189 in both directions Saturday.

Utah man charged with tax fraud after allegedly stealing dead man's identity

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Sep 14th - 12:58pm

A Holladay resident has been charged with 18 tax fraud-related felonies after he allegedly used the name of a deceased person to conduct business transactions.

Salt Lake Education Foundation employee stole more than $20K, charges say

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:36am

A Salt Lake Education Foundation employee accused of stealing more than $20,000 from the organization now faces nine felony charges.

Lake Point residents seeking volunteers for sandbagging this morning in wake of Green Ravine Fire

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Sep 14th - 9:35am

Lake Point residents are looking for volunteers this morning to help fill and lay sandbags to prevent possible mudslides in the aftermath of the Green Ravine Fire.

University presidents, regents question Utah results of mental health survey

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:41am

The 2019 National College Health Assessment indicated nearly 15% of 5,202 students surveyed — representing 3.13% of the Utah system’s spring enrollment — seriously considered suicide in the past 12 months. Nationally, 8.6% of students seriously considered suicide, according to the American College Health Association’s assessment results.

Deadly tale of a dropout, the mail and a half-million pills

Claire Galofaro and Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 6:03am

Clean-cut college dropout Aaron Shamo made himself a millionaire by building a fentanyl trafficking empire with his computer and a few friends.

Salt Lake County DA on Lueck murder: 'It’s a priority case'

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 13th - 10:30pm

Three months after disappearance and murder of Mackenzie Lueck, the case remains active and ongoing, according to Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill.

5 Utahns charged in viral confrontation with Hispanic family will go to trial

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 13th - 10:03pm

A former Weber County employee whose confrontation with a Hispanic family in Blacksmith Fork Canyon went viral last year will go to trial, a judge determined this week.

Police say gang-related shots fired near football game at Granger High School

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 13th - 9:29pm

Shots were fired Friday evening near a football game being played at Granger High School, according to Granite School District officials. No one was injured.

Crackdown on violent crime in Ogden yields dozens of guns, drugs

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 13th - 8:53pm

A crackdown on drug and violent crime in central Ogden has yielded 115 guns, 270 pounds of illicit drugs and criminal charges against 74 people the past 18 months.

Utahn found innocent of sex abuse charges speaks out

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 13th - 8:02pm

“The truth always comes to light,” says Chris Wickham, who served more than 14 years in prison for a sexual assault he didn't commit.

How a game at Vivint Arena helped influence the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame coin design

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 13th - 7:01pm

Having the right view at a basketball game helped inspire a BYU professor’s design for the 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame commemorative coins that the U.S. Mint will produce.