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Panel debates requiring Utahns to lock guns away

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:45am

With school shootings and suicides in mind, some Utah lawmakers on Wednesday debated penalizing gun owners who do not properly lock away their weapons.

Missing girl in Davis County found safe

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:21am

A 14-year-old missing girl who authorities said was possibly endangered Wednesday was located safe early Thursday morning, according to the Davis County Sheriff's Office.

Bikers express frustration about unprecedented number of motorcycle deaths in Utah this year

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:13am

About 30 motorcyclists gathered with some law enforcement officials Wednesday evening to discuss what they want Utahns to be aware of on the road.

FrontRunner employee on leave after calling women ‘porn stars’

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:00am

Four women said they were yelled at and called “porn stars” by a UTA employee after two of them went to the bathroom together on a FrontRunner train.

Crash closes Mountain View Corridor at Old Bingham Highway

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:16am

A car crash on westbound Old Bingham Highway at Mountain View Corridor closed the roads in that area Thursday morning, transportation officials said.

6 injured after pickup truck rolls down mountainside in American Fork Canyon

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:21am

Several people were injured when a pickup truck with six people inside rolled off a steep mountain road in American Fork Canyon early Thursday morning, officials said.

Police: Boy Scouts leader drowns after helping child who was struggling

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:41pm

A Boy Scouts leader has drowned after he tried to save a child who was struggling in the water at Salem Ponds, officials confirmed.

BYU plans to appeal court ruling that BYUPD should obey Utah's open-records law

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:37pm

Brigham Young University officials plan to appeal a judge’s ruling last week that BYU’s police department must obey Utah’s open records laws, a university spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

Ogden man killed in head-on crash identified

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:09pm

A man killed in a head-on crash while trying to pass a semi has been identified.

Utah Legislature passes 'not perfect' inland port bill backed by S.L. Council, fought by mayor

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:28pm

The Utah Legislature approved changes to the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority law during Wednesday's special session — easily winning support from GOP lawmakers, but dividing the Democrats.

Popular trails in Zion National Park still closed for thunderstorm damage

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:05pm

Several trails at Zion National Park remain closed after an "intense thunderstorm," according to park officials.

Officials searching for missing teenage girl from Davis County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:57pm

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to locate a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since July 14.

Sen. Orrin Hatch takes a swing at defending Supreme Court nominee

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:32pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch defended U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday, particularly his going into debt to buy season tickets to Washington Nationals games.

Troopers preparing now for lower DUI threshold

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:00pm

A first-in-the-nation law reducing Utah's DUI threshold does not take effect until the final days of 2018, but troopers already are preparing for its start date.

Judge considers motion to dismiss suit against ex-MTC president, LDS Church

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:23pm

A federal judge is weighing arguments over an LDS Church motion to dismiss a Colorado woman's lawsuit alleging a Missionary Training Center president raped her more than 30 years ago.

Northbound I-15 reopens after crash near 12300 South in Draper

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:51pm

Northbound I-15 reopened Wednesday afternoon after a crash involving a rolled trailer at 12300 South in Draper, officials said.

U.S. 40 to be closed overnight Wednesday at I-80 in Summit County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:45pm

Northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 40/148 will be completely closed from 11 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday as crews work to fix buckled pavement, officials said.

5, including former Weber County employee, charged in confrontation with Hispanic family

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:15pm

A former Weber County employee whose angry rant at a Hispanic family was caught on video has been charged with several crimes, including inciting a riot.

Fire updates: Millard County fire grows to 700 acres

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:18pm

Four wildfires continue to burn in the state, but rain and improved conditions have helped crews make significant progress in battling the state's fires.

'I am ashamed of myself': Jail ordered for mother in child abuse case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:12pm

A woman whose 9-year-old son was so severely abused that he was kept home from school so others wouldn't see his bruises has been sentenced to jail.