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A building problem: Utah law loosens licensing requirements for general contractors

Brittany Glas, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:00am

From leaking roofs and windows, to massive cracks in the foundation. The KSL Investigators have received dozens of tips about construction defects across our state.

Bountiful mayor casts tie-breaking vote to approve trail plan amid strong opposition

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:38am

Bountiful City Mayor Randy Lewis voted yes late Tuesday night to break a tie over the controversial Trails Master Plan despite heavy opposition from homeowners whose properties are included in the plan.

Top Utah DEA agent warns of fentanyl-laced vaping cartridges

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:22am

As of Tuesday, Utah had 114 cases of vaping related lung disease according to the Utah Department of Health with an additional 13 cases under investigation.

Provo babysitter arrested for not returning child, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:02am

A woman who prompted an hourslong search by Provo police after she didn't return a child she was babysitting has been arrested.

Protesters briefly shut down SLC Council meeting, demand downtown homeless shelter stay open

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:31pm

An already high-tension Salt Lake City Council meeting escalated rapidly with a booming chant by protesters demanding the Road Home’s shelter stay open this winter.

'He was tormented': Trial begins for nanny accused of sexually abusing Utah rabbi when he was a child

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 10:22pm

Betrayal was the theme in a Salt Lake City courtroom Monday, where prosecutors said the former nanny for an Orthodox Jewish family dragged its eldest son into a “warped world” in which the caretaker he loved encouraged him to do things he knew were not right in secluded rooms of his childhood home.

UHP urges motorists to slow down, move over when they see first responders doing their job

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 12th - 9:01pm

One in seven firefighters and police officers who die in the line of duty are killed in vehicle-related incidents, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Pleasant Grove father says family targeted by vandalism

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:01pm

A Pleasant Grove man is fed up with vandalism to his property and his vehicles, saying the attacks are getting worse and he fears his son is being targeted.

Flu season might be starting early, but it’s not too late to get immunized

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:33pm

Fall weather might have descended in Utah late, but the flu virus is striking early. Doctors say it's important for everyone to protect themselves with a flu shot.

Settlement reached in lawsuit over high school football assault

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:26pm

The mother of a Utah high school football player who was assaulted by a teammate last year has settled a civil rights lawsuit against the rural South Sanpete School District.

GOP senators including Romney too busy, unwilling to view impeachment hearing

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 12th - 6:00pm

Millions of Americans were expected to watch on live TV Wednesday as the House kicks off public hearings on whether to impeach President Donald Trump. Just don't expect many Republican senators to be among them, if a quick sampling of them is to be believed.

Pilot lost control in 2017 Riverdale plane crash that killed 4, but NTSB investigators aren’t sure why

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:49pm

NTSB investigators found no mechanical deficiencies in the airplane, engine and propeller that would’ve “precluded normal operation."

Drugs, guns found in vehicle allegedly carjacked in West Valley City

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 4:11pm

As West Valley police continue to investigate the alleged carjacking and kidnapping of a 16-year-old boy in October, more information about what was found in the stolen car has been released.

Charges: Man randomly enters St. George residence, assaults occupants

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 3:34pm

A man accused of breaking into a St. George home at random in the middle of the night and assaulting the residents was charged Tuesday.

Got Disney+? Keep an eye out for these movies filmed in Utah

Jennifer Guzman, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 12th - 2:33pm

The internet has been abuzz with talk of Disney’s newest streaming platform, Disney+, since its announcement in August. With the arrival of shows and movies, new and old, Utahns might find a few places they recognize while they stream.

Man with anger, drug issues arrested for child abuse, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 1:18pm

An 18-year-old man who police say has drug addiction and anger issues was arrested for allegedly abusing a 10-month-old child he was babysitting, according to police.

Salt Lake man charged in 2 violent crimes booked into jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:47pm

A documented gang member already facing charges in connection with a shooting earlier this year has been charged in another violent offense and re-booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

Man fires rounds outside fitness center while high on meth, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:38am

The man was arrested for investigation of disorderly conduct, two counts of criminal mischief, aggravated assault, carrying a weapon while under the influence, possession of a deadly weapon with intent to assault, and discharge of a firearm.

Former Utah officer seeks parole after 16 years in prison

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:30am

A former West Valley police officer who has served 16 years in prison for child sex abuse is seeking parole.