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Business owners wary of impact if Zion National Park restricts visitation

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:58am

Zion National Park has been working to draft a visitor use management plan since 2016. Many businesses in surrounding communities fear what will happen if visitor numbers are restricted.

Security guard shoots, kills man in SLC, police say

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:57am

An armed security guard fatally shot a man after an altercation near 350 South and 200 East in Salt Lake City early Wednesday morning, police said.

Utah colleges to use consultant to review tuition waivers, aid policies

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:38am

The Utah State Board of Regents will contract with an outside consultant for a comprehensive review of tuition and student aid policies related to resident and nonresident students

'What heaven looks like': Salt Lake's poorest offered free meal, haircut at Pioneer Park

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:01am

More than a thousand of Salt Lake's poorest were treated to a free meal and other services Tuesday as part of local Subway restaurants' 10th annual Day of Giving in downtown Salt Lake City.

4-year-old boy in serious condition after falling out of window in Herriman

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:41pm

A 4-year-old boy is in serious condition after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment in Herriman Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Herbert approves spending plan for VW settlement money

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:28pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday approved a spending plan for the $35 million the state received in the Volkswagen settlement. Utah will purchase cleaner government-owned trucks and buses, and expand the electric vehicle charging network.

Police: Clinton dogs died of natural causes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:51pm

Police say the two dogs found dead outside a Clinton home last month died of natural causes.

Cities support Salt Lake County transit tax, clearing way for it to take effect, fund transit projects

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:01pm

Two Salt Lake County communities announced they're supporting a tax hike that'd support transportation projects across the county, allowing the tax to take effect.

Each Utahn uses an average of 242 gallons of water per day

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:38pm

A committee of Utah lawmakers had a sneak peek at a new tool the state is using to better inform residents of their community's water use and who provides those supplies. The 2015 water data is contained in a new online portal with extensive data.

Utah House members say president backs bill that would resolve family separations at border

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:32pm

Utah Rep. John Curtis said he had a chance to tell President Donald Trump at the end of his meeting with House Republicans Tuesday that Utahns want immigrant families to be able to stay together at the border.

Teen accused of rape, attempted murder of Sandy jogger bound over for trial

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:05pm

A teen accused of raping and attempting to kill a 50-year-old woman out jogging in a Sandy park was bound over for trial Tuesday during a preliminary hearing for the case.

Utah State to open first chocolate factory

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:31pm

Sweet tooth fans of northern Utah, rejoice, Utah State University is opening a craft chocolate factory on its campus this July.

Council won't override veto of controversial development near Herriman

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:00pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams' veto of the controversial, nearly 8,800-unit housing development near Herriman will stand.

West Valley man charged with manslaughter in death of his grandpa

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:28pm

A West Valley man was charged Tuesday with violently pushing his elderly grandfather to the ground — almost by jumping on top of him — and causing a fatal head injury.

$500K for a national title? A look at UVU hoops coach Mark Pope's new contract

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:16pm

Utah Valley University announced it signed men's basketball head coach Mark Pope to a six-year extension on June 7. However, details of the deal weren't released until Monday.

Utah lawmakers cautiously optimistic over Emery lands proposal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:42pm

A committee of Utah lawmakers is cautiously optimistic over an Emery County legislation by Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, that creates 577,000 acres of wilderness, expands Goblin Valley State Park and establishes a 383,000 acre national conservation area,

Bountiful man in critical condition after shooting in Kearns; shooter still at large

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:27pm

A Bountiful man is in critical condition after he was shot while picking up another man in Kearns Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Layton man hit toddler in face, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:34pm

A Layton man was accused Tuesday of hitting a toddler in the face.

Barricaded man in custody following domestic dispute

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:27pm

A person is in custody after police said they briefly barricaded themselves from police who had responded to a domestic dispute Tuesday afternoon.

Romney spends nearly 5 times as much as Kennedy on US Senate campaign

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:02pm

U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has spent nearly $2 million on his Republican primary election campaign, about five times that of his opponent Mike Kennedy.