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Utah lawmakers cautiously optimistic over Emery lands proposal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:42pm

A committee of Utah lawmakers is cautiously optimistic over an Emery County legislation by Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, that creates 577,000 acres of wilderness, expands Goblin Valley State Park and establishes a 383,000 acre national conservation area,

Bountiful man in critical condition after shooting in Kearns; shooter still at large

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:27pm

A Bountiful man is in critical condition after he was shot while picking up another man in Kearns Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Hatch asks Justice Dept. to suspend family separation while Congress seeks solution

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:17pm

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch and 12 other GOP senators asked the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday to suspend the Trump administration policy of separating immigrant families at the border while Congress works on a solution.

Layton man hit toddler in face, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:34pm

A Layton man was accused Tuesday of hitting a toddler in the face.

Barricaded man in custody following domestic dispute

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:27pm

A person is in custody after police said they briefly barricaded themselves from police who had responded to a domestic dispute Tuesday afternoon.

3-year-old boy in serious condition after falling out of window in Herriman

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:24pm

A 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment in Herriman Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Romney spends nearly 5 times as much as Kennedy on US Senate campaign

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:02pm

U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has spent nearly $2 million on his Republican primary election campaign, about five times that of his opponent Mike Kennedy.

Charges: Midvale man sexually abused girls in exchange for treats

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:39pm

A Midvale man was charged with 12 felonies on Tuesday for allegedly offering money and treats to two young girls in exchange for sex acts.

5 family-friendly water-filled hikes in Utah Valley

J'nel Wright, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:02pm

If your hiking experience won't feel complete without a giant splash at the end, these five hikes in the Utah Valley canyons are sure to be a blast for hikers of all ages and skill levels. So, take a hike! And don't forget your towel.

Body of missing Logan swimmer recovered

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:57pm

Officials found the body of a swimmer who disappeared near Newton Reservoir dam Saturday.

Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after off-road crash in Washington County injures 2

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:45pm

Deputies arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of driving under the influence after his off-highway vehicle rolled in Washington County Monday, seriously injuring two passengers.

Motorcyclist dies 3 days after crash with SUV in South Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:02pm

A 23-year-old motorcyclist died Tuesday after colliding with an SUV in South Salt Lake Saturday, officials said.

Herbert approves spending plan for VW settlement money

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:45am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday approved a spending plan for the $35 million the state received in the Volkswagen settlement. Utah will purchase cleaner government-owned trucks and buses, and expand the electric vehicle charging network.

Construction worker burglarized Idaho police station, bragged on social media, police say

Laurie Welch, Magicvalley.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:32am

An Idaho man stole $2,000 worth of equipment from the new Rupert Police Department then bragged about it on social media, police say.

Pair of hawks attack 11 passersby on Dixie State campus

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:46am

An area on Dixie State University’s campus is temporarily closed off due to a pair of aggressive hawks that have been attacking people walking by.

Rep. Stewart: Ankle monitors could solve border crisis of families being separated

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:58am

Instead of separating families that enter the U.S. illegally, Utah Congressman Chris Stewart says putting ankle monitors on the parents could solve the problem.

Judge orders restrictions for 'Diesel Brothers' stars

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:21am

Stars of the Discovery Channel show "Diesel Brothers" have been ordered not to modify vehicles in ways that could lead to greater pollution.

Car troubles on way to toddler’s chemo don't keep Utah family down

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:02am

A 2-year-old being diagnosed with cancer is something no family wants to face.

Top agent in Utah says FBI report is disappointing; Sen. Orrin Hatch calls it appalling

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:16am

The special agent in charge of the FBI office in Salt Lake City called Justice Department inspector general Michael Horowitz’s stinging report on the agency's handling of the Clinton email investigation disappointing.

Murray woman lauded for CPR training that saved her husband's life

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:39am

Unified Fire Authority praised the heroic efforts of a CPR-trained woman who saved her husband one night when he went into cardiac arrest by awarding her the Lifesaving Award Monday.