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Utah homelessness leaders detail timeline for transition to new system once Salt Lake shelter closes

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 11:16am

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and other homelessness leaders held a news conference Wednesday to detail the planned timeline for the systematic transformation and how they plan to carry out the transition once the three new homeless resource centers open.

Bicyclist involved in Salt Lake City hit-and-run dies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:33am

A bicyclist struck in a hit-and-run crash Tuesday night has died.

Audit: Ex-clerk of Sanpete County town misappropriated more than $300K over 9 years

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:29am

A former town clerk in rural Fayette, Sanpete County, misappropriated over $300,000 of the town's funds during a nine-year period, according to a new audit released Tuesday.

Man charged with capital offense in killing of Provo officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:49am

The man accused of shooting and killing Provo police officer Joseph Shinners was formally charged Wednesday with aggravated murder, a capital offense.

Sen. Romney holds 1st town hall since taking office

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:42am

Hundreds of people, many federal government workers, lined up to ask Sen. Mitt Romney questions Tuesday night in his first town hall meeting.

Human trafficking survivor shares how she fell victim after Tinder date

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:00am

Although it is often thought of as a foreign issue, there is still a large problem with human trafficking in Utah.

Utah park rangers rescue stranded hikers 'in spite of federal government shutdown'

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:48am

A month into the federal government shutdown, two park rangers at Bryce Canyon National Park helped bring two lost hikers back to safety.

Immigrant from Argentina, local entrepreneur, picked to fill Salt Lake City's vacant council seat

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:40pm

After hearing from nearly 20 candidates vying to fill the empty seat left by now state Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake City Council voted Tuesday night to pick a new District 4 council member.

'Cold': Police coordinated 2011 events in Susan Powell case as Operation Tsunami

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:18pm

A perplexing public search of mines, a heated honk-and-wave event, and a raid of Steve Powell's home were all part of a coordinated plan by West Valley police.

Semper Fi Fund helps injured veterans get out on slopes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:44pm

Park City Mountain Resort is the perfect winter playground this week for 25 disabled US military veterans, eager to hone their skills on skis and snowboards.

Man arrested in connection with Mt. Pleasant carjacking

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:25pm

An SUV riddled with bullet holes, smashed windows and broken lights tells a story of what Mt. Pleasant police called a carjacking at gunpoint — an incident reportedly involving several young adults.

Utah keeps its AAA bond status. Here’s why that matters

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:51pm

Utah once again received a AAA bond rating by the S&P Global, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch credit rating systems, the state reported last week — a feat that saves taxpayers money.

Salt Lake City mayor makes special delivery to local TSA workers

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:23pm

As the government shutdown continues to impact thousands of people in Utah and nationwide, Salt Lake City's top elected official offered a small gesture of appreciation to the men and women forced to work for no pay at the state's largest airport.

Bicyclist in critical condition after hit-and-run

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:03pm

A bicyclist is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Salt Lake City Tuesday night, police say.

Man charged in Park City with human smuggling

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:08pm

A man who told police he was paid to sneak people across the border into the United States has been charged in Utah with human smuggling.

Ex-Utah League of Cities and Towns boss charged with theft, misusing public money

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:25pm

Salt Lake County prosecutors have filed criminal charges against the Utah League of Cities and Town's former executive director.

Pics of the Week: Utahns capture lunar eclipse, weekend snow

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:31pm

Hours before the Wasatch Front was hit by the biggest snowstorm of the year so far, skies were clear enough in many areas for Utahns to view a spectacular lunar event.

How to protect your children from online sextortion

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:50pm

Sextortion, or sexual extortion, is one of the fastest-growing problems affecting young people in Utah. Here are five ways to protect your kids.

Teen boy in critical condition after Ferris wheel fall at Sandy store, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:37pm

A 14-year-old boy with autism is in critical condition after falling from a Ferris wheel at the Scheels store in Sandy, police said.

5 gang members charged in Utah mall shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:31pm

Five people were formally charged Tuesday in 3rd District Court for a shooting that happened just outside Fashion Place mall between rival gang members that injured two and created a panic for all mall patrons.