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Riverdale dog dies after waking up owners, saving them from house fire

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:30am

Two Riverdale residents are safe Saturday after their dog alerted them to an early morning fire in their mobile home, allowing them to escape.

UN conference to disrupt downtown traffic near Salt Palace from Sunday to Wednesday

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:15am

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced on Twitter Friday that the 68th United Nations General Society Conference will cause "significant" pedestrian and vehicle traffic disruptions around the Salt Palace Convention Center next week.

President Nelson embarks on ministry tour in Latin America — the 4th in nearly 1.5 years

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:55am

Just a few weeks before his 95th birthday, Latter-day Saint President Russell M. Nelson will embark on a ministry tour to Latin America — his fourth tour in nearly one and a half years.

Man dies in early morning rollover crash in Salt Lake City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:49am

A man died after a rollover crash on I-15 early Saturday morning, authorities say.

As Utah students head back to school, a growing percentage are going to charter schools or are home-schooled

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:33am

Kristen Evans, who is chairwoman of Woodstock Elementary School’s community council, said she is committed to her neighborhood school because it serves all students, and she believes her children benefit from a public school population that is economically and ethnically diverse.

West Valley City police shoot, kill man in City Hall

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:54pm

Police shot and killed a man in the DUI processing center inside West Valley City Hall Friday night, police said.

Bears removed from tree in front yard near Moab

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:51pm

A mother bear and her two cubs were removed from a tree in the front yard of a Castle Valley home on Friday afternoon, according to the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

4-year-old girl has toes amputated following Saratoga Springs van fire

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:19pm

A 4-year-old girl has undergone multiple surgeries after being seriously burned in a van fire in Saratoga Springs in July.

Utah-based grocer The Store opens in The Gateway

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:47pm

The Gateway mall continued its ongoing reinvention Friday with the opening of its first grocery store named, appropriately, The Store.

So-called flushable wipes are clogging sewer lines, officials say

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:49pm

Utah sewer officials advise lawmakers on damage flushed wipes do to pipes

Boeing gets new contract for replacement wings for A-10 jets

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:52pm

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Boeing a contract for replacement wings for more than 100 A-10 jets, covering the remaining ground support jets still needing wing replacements.

Poll: Only 30% of Utahns support removing requirement that income taxes be spent on education

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 5:19pm

Just 30% of Utah voters support amending the state constitution to remove the requirement that all income tax revenues be spent on education, a new poll finds.

Heber City man charged with raping teen

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:39pm

A Heber City man was charged Thursday with raping a teenage girl he met on social media.

Wildfire updates: Goose Point Fire 90% contained; Mile Marker 122 Fire 30% contained

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 4:05pm

The Goose Point Fire, which started burning in Utah County Wednesday evening, had reached 8,908 acres and was 90% contained as of Friday afternoon.

Detective in Lauren McCluskey case was fired months later for ‘dereliction of duty’

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 2:05pm

The detective tasked with helping University of Utah student Lauren McCluskey was fired months later for showing a “complete dereliction of duty.”

Money crunch after Planned Parenthood quits federal program

Lindsay Whitehurst and David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:28pm

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration.

Utah city outlaws feeding wild deer, elk or moose

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:01pm

A city in Utah has banned residents from feeding wild deer, elk or moose.

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck answers sex assault charges in court

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:07pm

The man accused of murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck appeared in court Friday on separate charges of sexual assault.

Going hiking? Police say take your wallet and phone with you

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:35am

As Utahns make their way to the mountains for hiking and biking before summer comes to an end, law enforcers are encouraging residents to not only take valuables out of their cars, but also lock the doors.

Utah moves to scrap state-run pot dispensary system

Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:02am

Utah legislators were moving Thursday to scrap a planned state-run medical marijuana dispensary system after county attorneys said it would put public employees at risk of being prosecuted under federal drug laws.