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Board votes to restore Utah public schools' access to educational database

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:09pm

Public schools' access to the EBSCO Information Services educational database has been restored after its use was blocked for nearly a month following complaints the database contained inappropriate material.

County attorney may file charges in missing toddler case

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:06pm

St. George Police have released additional details in the case of Brandon Stratton, a 3-year-old who was found Oct. 18 after being reported missing several hours earlier.

Pregnant woman and unborn baby die after weekend crash near Heber

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:58pm

A pregnant woman and her unborn baby died Tuesday after the woman and her husband were critically injured during a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 40 Saturday, officials said.

Salt Lake County mayor again prioritizes Oxbow Jail, public safety in 2019 budget proposal

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:39pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Tuesday announced his 2019 budget proposal with new money for public safety, but without a tax increase.

2 children killed, 2 drivers injured in 3-vehicle crash in North Ogden

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:00pm

Two children were killed and two drivers were injured in a three-vehicle car crash in North Ogden Tuesday morning, police said.

Resource for sexual assault victims could be forced out of South Ogden building

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:31am

For the past 13 years, a non-profit that helps victims of sexual assault has enjoyed very low rent inside an old building, owned by South Ogden City. City leaders have considered selling the building or having it torn down for a developer.

Man arrested following Sandy woman's death faces drug, weapon charges

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:01am

Drug and weapon charges have been filed against a man who was arrested last week in connection with the death of a Sandy woman.

KSL Investigates: Denver motel task force could be model for Salt Lake City

Tania Dean, KSL TV and Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:43am

An area of Salt Lake has more than its fair share of crime. The community wants it cleaned up, but the city’s hands seem to be tied. So the KSL Investigators went out of state in search of a potential solution.

UTA unveils plans to build new clean air depot out of former train spot

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:13am

Utah Transit Authority broke ground on the Depot District Clean Fuels Technology Center on Monday, which will replace UTA’s outdated Central Bus Garage.

Rape kit testing leads to charges in 2006 case

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:43am

A man faces prosecution 12 years after he allegedly sexually assaulted an intoxicated woman in his home, according to court documents.

Provo police investigating after fisherman finds woman's body in river

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:32am

Provo police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old woman after a fisherman found her body in the Provo River Monday evening.

'That was the last I heard from her': Mother of slain U. student speaks out

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:22am

Lauren McCluskey was walking home from a night class while chatting with her mother on the phone when her mother heard her yell, "No, no, no!"

A look at how Best Friends Animal Sanctuary came to call Utah 'home'

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:44am

The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, home to 1,600 formerly homeless animals, seems to fit effortlessly within the terrain of southern Utah. Here's how the 3,700-acre property became part of the vibrant history of Angel Canyon.

Midvale celebrates start of phase 2 of major redevelopment plan

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:06am

On Monday, Midvale City, along with government and private partners, formally announced a plan to create the next high-profile, mixed-use project that will become an economic engine and residential haven for thousands of people in the years to come.

Once shunned, officers now encouraged to seek help after shooting

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:15pm

With an influx of officer-involved shootings across the Wasatch Front over the last two weeks, KSL wanted to know what police departments do for the mental well-being of an officer who has to pull the trigger.

Suspected gunman found dead after U. student slain on campus; Tuesday classes canceled

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:03pm

A woman was shot and killed on the U of U's campus, prompting a lockdown and sending police searching for the suspected shooter until he was found dead hours later.

Police: Drunk traveler from Utah arrested, pepper-sprayed after fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:10pm

Authorities say an intoxicated Utah man was pepper-sprayed and arrested at a Florida airport after fighting with an airline employee and a police officer.

Unified police K-9 hit by car, killed

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:37pm

A police K-9 died after being struck by a vehicle, officials said.

Decade-old tunnel sees daylight as interior of Salt Lake airport rebuild takes shape

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:04pm

Salt Lake airport officials on Monday gave media another behind-the-scenes tour of the massive construction site, giving a progress update on the state's largest public project to date.

'World's largest living organism' in Utah forest is shrinking, study shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:31pm

A massive aspen grove is still deteriorating despite fencing designed to keep out mule deer that have been blamed for chewing the trees, a new study says.