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Email scams have cost Utah businesses more than $20M this year, FBI warns

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:00pm

With two alleged scammers set to stand trial in Salt Lake City, the FBI is warning other Utah business owners from falling into similar email fraud scams.

Former Utah bank manager sentenced in $565K theft case

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 6:27pm

A former Utah bank manager who was convicted of stealing more than $565,000 was sentenced to more than 2 years in prison.

Utah startup ranked fastest-growing in state the same day it opens new headquarters

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:47pm

In a serendipitous move, Lehi-based Podium opened brand-new headquarters the same day it was ranked the fastest-growing company in Utah and the 13th fastest in the nation, according to the Inc. 5000 list.

Utah family sues over Wii console that set their house on fire, burned father and son

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 5:15pm

A Cedar Hills family who blames a Nintendo Wii console for setting fire to their house that resulted in severe burns to a father and son is suing the video game giant.

Utah girl orders nearly $400 worth of toys off Amazon using mom's account

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 15th - 4:43pm

A Utah girl secretly ordered nearly $400 worth of toys on her mom's Amazon account. Her mom found out the next day when the delivery showed up.

Trial moved for man accused in massive 2017 Utah wildfire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 4:15pm

A Utah man charged with accidentally starting a massive wildfire last year won't go on trial in a southern Utah county torched by the blaze.

'Hot bench' questions Count My Vote, state lawyers over ballot initiatives

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:31pm

Count My Vote made its case before the Utah Supreme Court for getting on the November election ballot Wednesday after being disqualified because nearly 3,000 residents removed their names from its initiative petitions.

Before and after: The destruction from the Dollar Ridge Fire

Devon Dewey, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:28pm

The Dollar Ridge Fire continues to burn near Strawberry Reservoir and, as of Wednesday afternoon, had burned 68,400 acres and is 90 percent contained.

Missing hiker found dead in Zion National Park

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 3:04pm

The body of hiker Maurice "Moe" Harris, 47, missing since Monday was recovered Wednesday afternoon, officials report.

Lincoln Beach in Spanish Fork closed again due to algal bloom

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:41pm

Lincoln Beach and Marina at Utah Lake has been closed again due to “very high” levels of cyanobacteria found in the water, officials said Wednesday.

Charges: Man sexually abused 2 girls getting snow cones

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:18pm

A Taylorsville man was charged this week with sexually abusing two children while they were out on a walk to get snow cones.

5 issues that will affect the 2018 midterm elections

Kurt Manwaring, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:01pm

The 2018 midterm elections will be affected by a number of issues, including the Russia investigation, a possible government shutdown, a Supreme Court nominee and more.

Coal Hollow Fire now estimated to have burned 25K acres; public meeting scheduled

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:06pm

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to allow people to ask questions about the Coal Hollow Fire in southeast Utah county.

Victim's family seeks 'second chance' for man who killed girlfriend in 1997

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:16pm

It's been 20 years since Milo R. Simper shot his girlfriend, Libby Fowler, killing her and her unborn child.

Man injured in Midvale officer-involved shooting after stabbing officer with screwdriver

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:03pm

A Salt Lake City man was shot in the torso after he stabbed a police officer with a screwdriver in Midvale early Wednesday morning, officials said.

Road Home continues hearings with lawmakers about response to critical audit

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:02am

The Road Home told lawmakers Tuesday it has found success with a pilot program intended to beef up admittance protocols and improve security at its downtown shelter.

Hatch Center launches $40M fundraising push for next chapter

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:58am

Orrin Hatch is stepping down, but he's not planning on fading away.

Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:41am

A small modular nuclear power plant design for a facility in southeast Idaho is winding its way through the federal regulatory framework, a procession a key Trump administration official described Tuesday as historic.

Utah schools make safety improvements ahead of 2018-2019 school year

Tania Dean, KSL TV and Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:55am

School safety has been on people’s minds for decades, but six months ago, the mass shooting in Parkland, Florida was a solemn reminder that violence in our schools is still a huge concern.

No stars upon thars: Utah drivers' licenses could cause problems at airport

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:00am

Like Dr. Suess' Sneetches on beaches, Utahns in transit may soon find a small star can make all the difference.