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Pilot in fiery California crash identified as Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:07pm

A pilot killed in a fiery plane crash at a Southern California airport has been identified as a 48-year-old Utah man.

Police: Armed robberies in Sandy, Midvale believed to be connected

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:53pm

Police believe two armed robberies in Salt Lake County Friday morning are connected.

Utah unemployment rate steady at 3 percent, with job growth expected to remain strong

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 1:42pm

The Beehive State continues to be among the best states in the U.S. to find a job. For the second month in a row, Utah's unemployment rate registered at 3 percent. The national unemployment rate was unchanged from the prior month at 3.8 percent.

Weber County man sentenced to 90 days in jail in sexual misconduct case, court records show

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:44pm

A Weber County man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after he was accused of exchanging nude images with and having sex with a 17-year-old girl.

Utah lakes bloom with fish; Where do experts recommend casting lines this spring?

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:15pm

Whether you’re looking to boat fish or cast lines from the shore, spring marks a prime time for lake and reservoir fishing as populations bloom.

Authorities identify man who drowned Thursday after falling into Starvation Reservoir

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:50am

Officials have identified a man who drowned after falling into Starvation Reservoir on Thursday afternoon.

Probation ordered for teen tied to 2 friends' opioid deaths

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:37am

A Park City teenager linked to the fatal overdoses of her two friends has admitted to reduced criminal charges, part of a deal that allows her to chip away at community service and probation as she prepares to leave for college in the fall.

Police identify Layton man who died Wednesday after being hit by car

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:21am

Police have identified a man who died after being hit by a car in Layton on Wednesday evening.

How Utahns reacted to Columbine shooting 20 years ago and how it changed school safety

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:15am

Twenty years ago Saturday, the unimaginable happened. Here’s how Utahns reacted in the days before and after the shooting, and how Columbine changed how we view school safety.

Salt Lake police release body camera footage of State Street chase, officer-involved shooting

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:25am

Body camera footage and 911 call recordings released Friday gave more context to the chaos in downtown Salt Lake during a nearly 20-minute spree.

Salt Lake Temple to close in December 2019, will remain closed for 4 years

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:55am

The Salt Lake Temple will close on Dec. 29, 2019. It will remain closed for about four years as it undergoes extensive renovations.

Handler recalls gunshots, yelping in trial for man accused of killing his police dog

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 7:02am

A longtime officer fought tears Thursday as he recalled finding his police dog spinning in circles and gasping for air after being shot in a ravine two years ago.

Motorcyclist killed in hit-and-run started by possible road rage, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 6:05am

A motorcycle rider was killed in a hit-and-run crash that police say may have started as a road rage incident.

Man dead after fall into Utah reservoir

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 10:15pm

A Spanish Fork man died Thursday after slipping and falling into a reservoir in Duchesne County, officials said.

Judge issues injunction on Utah's 18-week abortion ban

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:43pm

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah and state attorneys asked a federal judge Thursday to stop a new law banning abortion after 18 weeks gestation from taking effect.

Public works, transportation employees clear debris as part of the Great Utah ShakeOut

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:11pm

Joining nearly a million Utahns participating in the Great Utah ShakeOut, Salt Lake County public works and emergency personnel got hands-on practice giving aid after an earthquake.

New Utah company aims to solve prescription drug shortage problem

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:39pm

Some of the most essential generic medications are about to become more available and more affordable, putting patients first. Civica Rx, a nonprofit drug manufacturing company based in Lehi, will make at least 14 drugs available this year.

Utah man charged with torturing puppy

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:07pm

A Provo man accused of regularly beating his puppy now faces a criminal charge of torture of a companion animal.

University of Utah math professor elected to Royal Society of London

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:33pm

Christopher Hacon, University of Utah distinguished professor of mathematics, has been elected to the Royal Society of London.

Supervising officer in viral arrest of University of Utah nurse loses appeal

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:00pm

The Salt Lake Civil Service Commission on Thursday upheld Salt Lake Police Chief Mike Brown's decision to demote one of the officers involved in the arrest of University of Utah nurse Alex Wubbels.