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Man accused of sexual abuse during pre-parade campout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:03am

Prosecutors say a Provo man sexually abused a teenager while camping along a parade route.

Following theft, mother of fallen firefighter receives replacement flags

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:41am

The mother of a Cedar City man who died while fighting a wildfire in Arizona six years ago was disheartened when a commemorative flag was stolen from her front yard last month.

Trial ordered for Provo man accused of beating wife, children in hidden room

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:22am

A Provo man has been ordered to stand trial on charges of abusing his wife and children in a hidden room inside their house, and monitoring their every movement with surveillance cameras.

Las Vegas strip visitors may have been exposed to measles, health department warns

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:00am

The Southern Nevada Health District is warning people who visited Las Vegas Boulevard earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

Utah courts protecting children during divorce proceedings, but could speed up process, audit finds

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:39am

Utah’s court system has proper protocols in place to protect children during their parents’ divorces, but many divorces with custody disputes take longer than necessary, auditors found.

Utah legislative leaders call for ‘comprehensive performance audit’ of public schools

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:01am

State legislative leaders on Tuesday called for a “comprehensive performance audit” of Utah’s public education system.

Court upholds firing of West Valley City police officer who fatally shot woman

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:39am

A federal court of appeals on Tuesday ruled that the West Valley City Police Department did not violate due process in firing former officer Shaun Cowley after he shot and killed a woman in 2012.

Crews rescue stranded 21-year-old hiker at Mt. Timpanogos

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:17pm

Utah County Search and Rescue teams responded to reports of a possibly stranded hiker Tuesday night.

Trump expected to nominate replacement for Jon Huntsman Jr. in Russia

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:12pm

President Donald Trump has apparently already lined up a replacement for Jon Huntsman Jr. as U.S. ambassador to Russia.

Inland port opponents confront SLC Council over $28 million tax for warehouse

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:42pm

An agreement Salt Lake City leaders made last year, before the state created the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority, has come back to haunt them.

Audit asks if revenue will be sufficient to cover the $1.43 billion Lake Powell Pipeline

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:09pm

If projections pan out, it appears the Washington County Water Conservancy District will generate sufficient revenue — perhaps even an excess — to cover the costs of the planned $1.43 billion Lake Powell Pipeline, according to a legislative audit released Tuesday.

Homeless man's spending spree prompts renewed safety tips from Utah police

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:05pm

The recent arrest of a homeless man in Utah County who investigators say has kept law enforcers in Orem and and Provo busy has prompted renewed safety warnings from police about leaving valuables unattended in cars.

Boulder traveled over 2K feet before crashing into Springville family's porch, state officials say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:33pm

New data released Tuesday shows a boulder rolled more than 2,000 feet and split into two before it crashed into the front porch of a home in Springville last month.

Provo man dead after car collides with tanker

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:03pm

A 26-year-old Provo man died Tuesday after his car collided head-on with a tar tanker, authorities said.

Here’s how your child’s school curriculum is going to change in the next 4 years

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:45pm

There are about 5,000 open computing jobs in Utah right now but not nearly enough trained people to fill them. Here's how your child's changing school curriculum will close that gap.

Local church leader charged in dressing room camera incident

Travis Loller, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:16pm

A Utah man who serves as a local leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Utah is accused of illegally photographing a woman in Tennessee in a mall dressing room.

Leaders, treatment providers reflect on success stories from 2 years of Operation Rio Grande

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:45pm

Amy Daeschel had gone to college. She had a career. A family.

2 women charged in northern Utah crime spree

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:39pm

The second of two women accused in a crime spree that included a hit-and-run and high-speed chase in northern Utah has been charged.

Ex-Draper council candidate claims employee and fast clock wrongly tossed him from race

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:08pm

A disqualified candidate for Draper City Council is suing the city claiming its elections officer and a too-fast clock in her office improperly kept him out of the race.

2 large trucks crash at same Garden City intersection within 1 week

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:47pm

Another large truck has crashed into the same Garden City storage building where some units were destroyed last week in a similar accident.