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Police identify man whose body was found near 21st Street Pond

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 1:17pm

On Tuesday, police identified a California man who they say was shot and killed before his body was found near the 21st Street Pond.

Utahn invited code officer to home, then killed her, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:52pm

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a West Valley man accused of shooting and killing a West Valley code enforcement officer and then burning down his neighbor’s house, resulting in the deaths of several animals.

Police seeking 'armed and dangerous' couple accused of stealing 'large amount of guns'

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 12:16pm

Police are looking for a pair of suspects who are accused of thieving items from church parking lots in St. George after stealing a car from Las Vegas with a "large amount of guns."

On 1st day of school, Dixie State protesters tell administration 'Shame on You'

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:45am

A large gathering of peaceful protesters at the Dixie State University campus Monday morning ensured that the first day of the school year would be anything but routine.

Fire updates: Cost of Coal Hollow Fire in Utah County reaches $11.58M

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 11:03am

The total cost of fighting the Coal Hollow Fire in Utah County has reached $11.58 million, according to officials.

Man arrested, 3 children safe following SWAT situation in Riverton

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:58am

Police booked James Dansie, 34, into jail following a SWAT situation in which a man threatened to harm himself and his three children, police said.

Military funeral marks ‘completion of a journey’ for Utah family, Marine killed at Pearl Harbor

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:40am

A family finally received Monday what it had been seeking for nearly 77 years — full military honors and a proper burial for their Marine killed during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.

EPA moves to dramatically cut regulation of coal power

Ellen Knickmeyer and Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:43am

The Trump administration moved to dismantle another major piece of President Barack Obama's environmental legacy on Tuesday, proposing to dramatically scale back restrictions on climate-changing emissions from coal-fired power plants even as it acknowledged that could lead to more premature deaths and serious illnesses.

Intermountain hopes new Provo pediatric ICU will ease burdens on Utah County parents

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:11am

A new, six-bed pediatric intensive care unit opened at Utah Valley Hospital on Monday and is ready to serve patients.

58 percent of teachers do not feel equipped to deal with students' mental health, survey shows

Emiley Dewey, Deanie Wimmer and Keri Wilcox, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:49am

According to a KSL survey, educators are returning to their classrooms statewide with more on their minds than just new students and lesson plans.

First TV commercial airs in Love-McAdams race

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:18am

The first TV commercial in the state's most competitive congressional race features the family of Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams, the Democrat challenging Republican Rep. Mia Love's bid for a third term.

Feds order UTA to reinstate whistleblower, pay him $300K

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:01am

The Utah Transit Authority has been ordered to reinstate and pay an estimated $300,000 to Michael Clara, who said he was fired because he was a whistleblower.

Utah man, 28, dies after falling out of Jeep

Ashley Imlay, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:38pm

A West Valley City man died Monday after falling out of the back of a Jeep and hitting his head, according to officials.

Ready or not, it's back to school week along the Wasatch Front

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:16pm

It's back to school this week for most Wasatch Front public schools with Salt Lake, Granite, Murray and Alpine districts getting underway Monday. Canyons, Davis and Jordan start on Wednesday, although some Jordan kids started in late July.

Fire updates: Grass fire burns 90 to 100 acres in WVC

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:12pm

A grass fire sparked near the Bacchus Highway forced the closure of the road for a couple hours Monday afternoon.

Utah rooftop solar installations drop 23 percent in 1 year

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:41pm

Utah rooftop solar installations dropped about 23 percent in one year thanks, in part, to the end of a system called net metering, industry experts say.

As fallen firefighter is laid to rest, family members pledge to help each other through grief

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:11pm

Monica Brinkerhoff felt overwhelming heartache after her brother was killed fighting California's largest wildfire. But a sense of gratitude also settled in quickly.

Charges filed in 2014 strangling death of Provo woman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:32pm

In 2014, 60-year-old Belen Perez's adult son came home to find his mother strangled to death, with chemicals poured over her upper torso and face in an apparent attempt to destroy evidence. Now, police say they believe they've found her killer.

How often does your congressional representative hold public town hall meetings?

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:09pm

Utah’s four congressional representatives conduct public town halls in a variety of ways — from virtual telephone meetings to hikes up Mount Timpanogos. But how often does your congressional representative hold these meetings?

Groups gear up to propose drastic changes to Pioneer Park

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:33pm

Downtown SLC leaders are getting ready to roll out a new proposal for Pioneer Park — and it's much more than the multipurpose field currently under construction.