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Storms cause flooding, threats of flooding in central and southern Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:42pm

Northbound I-15 has reopened, but both directions of state Route 50 remained closed because of flooding in Millard County, officials said Tuesday morning.


Naked intruder shot by Iron County homeowner, authorities say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:25pm

A St. George man is in custody after authorities say he was shot while trying to break into an Iron County home while naked Tuesday afternoon.


Bomb squad called to scene of dead body in Pleasant Grove

Pat Reavy, KSL and Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:21pm

When Pleasant Grove police on Tuesday went to the home of a man whom code enforcement had been trying to reach for about a year, they found him dead — and believe he may have been dead within the home for as long.

Rise of the dumb phones: 5 alternatives to smartphones

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 21st - 5:15pm

Parents have started providing their children with dumb phones as they realize that giving kids free access to the internet might not always be such a good idea. Here are five alternatives to the smartphone.

Photos: Back to school 2018

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 4:14pm

With thousands of students heading back to school this week, we compiled a gallery to show off all the back-to-school photos Utahns have shared with us.

US plan for coal power deregulation could cause more deaths

Ellen Knickmeyer and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 3:23pm

The Trump administration on Tuesday moved to prop up the declining coal industry with an overhaul of Obama-era pollution rules, acknowledging that the increased emissions from aging coal-fired plants could kill hundreds more people annually and cost the country billions of dollars.

Police identify man whose body was found near 21st Street Pond

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:04pm

On Tuesday, police identified a California man who they say was shot and killed before his body was found near the 21st Street Pond.

Have You Seen This? Donny Osmond and Lil Yachty rap about Chef Boyardee

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 21st - 2:00pm

You did not read that headline wrong. This is exactly as it's billed.

Utahn invited code officer to home, then killed her, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:52pm

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a West Valley man accused of shooting and killing a West Valley code enforcement officer and then burning down his neighbor’s house, resulting in the deaths of several animals.

Police seeking 'armed and dangerous' couple accused of stealing 'large amount of guns'

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:16pm

Police are looking for a pair of suspects who are accused of thieving items from church parking lots in St. George after stealing a car from Las Vegas with a "large amount of guns."

On 1st day of school, Dixie State protesters tell administration 'Shame on You'

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:45am

A large gathering of peaceful protesters at the Dixie State University campus Monday morning ensured that the first day of the school year would be anything but routine.

Fire updates: Cost of Coal Hollow Fire in Utah County reaches $11.58M

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:03am

The total cost of fighting the Coal Hollow Fire in Utah County has reached $11.58 million, according to officials.

Man arrested, 3 children safe following SWAT situation in Riverton

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:58am

Police booked James Dansie, 34, into jail following a SWAT situation in which a man threatened to harm himself and his three children, police said.

Military funeral marks ‘completion of a journey’ for Utah family, Marine killed at Pearl Harbor

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:40am

A family finally received Monday what it had been seeking for nearly 77 years — full military honors and a proper burial for their Marine killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

Intermountain hopes new Provo pediatric ICU will ease burdens on Utah County parents

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:11am

A new, six-bed pediatric intensive care unit opened at Utah Valley Hospital on Monday and is ready to serve patients.

58 percent of teachers do not feel equipped to deal with students' mental health, survey shows

Emiley Dewey, Deanie Wimmer and Keri Wilcox, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:49am

According to a KSL survey, educators are returning to their classrooms statewide with more on their minds than just new students and lesson plans.

First TV commercial airs in Love-McAdams race

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:18am

The first TV commercial in the state's most competitive congressional race features the family of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, the Democrat challenging Republican Rep. Mia Love's bid for a third term.

Feds order UTA to reinstate whistleblower, pay him $300K

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:01am

The Utah Transit Authority has been ordered to reinstate and pay an estimated $300,000 to Michael Clara, who said he was fired because he was a whistleblower.

Utah man, 28, dies after falling out of Jeep

Ashley Imlay, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:38pm

A West Valley City man died Monday after falling out of the back of a Jeep and hitting his head, according to officials.

Ready or not, it's back to school week along the Wasatch Front

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:16pm

It's back to school this week for most Wasatch Front public schools with Salt Lake, Granite, Murray and Alpine districts getting underway Monday. Canyons, Davis and Jordan start on Wednesday, although some Jordan kids started in late July.