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Police ID Boy Scout leader who drowned saving child at Salem Pond

Carter Williams, and Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:58pm

Police identified a Boy Scout leader on Thursday who drowned after he tried to save a child who was struggling in the water at Salem Pond Wednesday evening.

Provo pays $750K settlement in sexual harassment case involving former police chief

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:55pm

The City of Provo will pay $750,000 to settle a sexual harassment case five women brought against the city and its former police chief John King.


Small plane crashes near Hardware Ranch in Cache County

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:43pm

A small plane crashed Thursday morning near Hardware Ranch in the Blacksmith Fork Canyon area of Cache County, officials said.

101 dogs found in Duchesne County home during Dollar Ridge Fire evacuations

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:42pm

One hundred and one dogs were discovered in a Duchesne County home during evacuations for the Dollar Ridge Fire in early July, officials said. Cruella de Vil was nowhere to be found.

Animal rights group plans protest after elk death at Lagoon

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:28pm

An animal rights group said Thursday it plans to stage a protest at Lagoon amusement park Sunday in response to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report about an elk death at the park’s zoo earlier this year.

Officials searching for South Jordan man who did not return to campsite in Uinta Mountains

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:11pm

Officials are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who did not return to his campsite in Summit County on Wednesday evening.

Police seek help identifying man who gained access to person's checking account, withdrew $5K

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:00pm

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man they say gained access to someone’s checking account and withdrew $5,000 through multiple transactions at an ATM earlier this year.

Utah Jazz to part ways with Papa John's after founder's remarks

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:36pm

The Utah Jazz will not renew their partnership with the pizza chain when their contract runs out before the 2018-2019 starts, league sources confirmed with Thursday.

Charges: Driver fled after hitting pedestrian in crosswalk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:12pm

A woman has been charged with allegedly hitting another woman with her car, stopping and asking if she was OK, then driving off.

3 dead, 1 in critical condition after motorcycle crash in Duchesne County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:44pm

Three people have died Thursday following a motorcycle crash on state Route 35 near Hanna, officials said.

Continuing coverage: New fire in Sanpete County may threaten structures

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:25pm

A new fire sparked east of Milburn in Sanpete County Wednesday night, joining three other new blazes and four older ones.

Democrats want Jon Huntsman Jr. to testify about Helsinki summit

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:02pm

Senate Democrats want U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman Jr. and other high-ranking officials to testify before Congress about President Donald Trump's private meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Police arrest man wanted in Lindon stabbing

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:49pm

A man who police say stabbed a woman he lived with before fleeing was arrested after a manhunt Thursday.

'A perpetual memorial': Salt Lake Buddhists honor loved ones at annual Obon Festival

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:00pm

Members of the Salt Lake Buddhist Temple who had died in the past year were remembered on Saturday as people ate, danced and celebrated at the temple’s annual Obon Festival.

Riverton announces its intent to leave Unified Police Department

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:31pm

Riverton has submitted its 12-month notice to the Unified Police Department.

Utah lawmakers look at bonds for affordable housing

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:16pm

Some lawmakers and civic leaders believe one of the answers to Utah's growing housing affordability issue could lie in a $100-million bond proposal that would support housing options for very low-, low-, and moderate-income individuals and families.

Lawmakers approve $30 million child tax credit for Utah families in special session

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:00am

Lawmakers approved giving Utah families a $30 million break on their state income taxes starting next year, a last-minute addition to Wednesday's special session agenda.

Mountain View Corridor reopens after crash at Old Bingham Highway

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:54am

A car crash on westbound Old Bingham Highway at Mountain View Corridor closed the roads in that area Thursday morning, transportation officials said.

Stats reveal how many Americans volunteer and where; Utah tops list

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:32am

Time is a precious thing. Once we give it away, we can't get it back. And that's part of what makes new federal data on volunteering a compelling snapshot of generosity across geographic and demographic lines.

Panel debates requiring Utahns to lock guns away

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:45am

With school shootings and suicides in mind, some Utah lawmakers on Wednesday debated penalizing gun owners who do not properly lock away their weapons.