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Wildfire updates: Fire west of Monticello 'is becoming more active'

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 3:20pm

Lightning sparked a wildfire 45 miles west of Monticello Tuesday, and the flames are "becoming more active," officials said.

Amid concerns over financial viability, AISU appoints new board member as directors resign

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 12:49pm

Royce Van Tassell, executive director of the Utah Association of Public Charter Schools, has been appointed to the board of American International Charter School. The school's remaining directors resigned on Tuesday.

Police respond to burglary call to find wild animal

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:57am

A burglary-in-progress call had an unexpected ending in Alpine Saturday.

Man dead in motorcycle crash in Utah County

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:57am

A 25-year-old man is dead after he drove his motorcycle off Geneva Road in Vineyard late Saturday night or early Sunday morning, officials said.

NAACP, Latter-day Saint partnership shows teamwork in a time 'marked by division,' op-ed says

Whitney Evans, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:45am

Latter-day Saint and NAACP leaders penned an op-ed on "the importance of collaboration between groups."

Police arrest man on suspicion of murder after woman dies, 2 are injured in shooting

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:06am

Police arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a shooting in West Valley late Saturday night left a woman dead and two other people injured, including a 15-year-old boy.

Man in custody after lengthy debate with police and SWAT team

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:29pm

A 31-year-old man was arrested after a lengthy negotiation with SWAT officers Saturday, police said.

Toddler dies after getting run over in movie theater parking lot

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:07pm

A 3-year-old girl died Saturday afternoon after she was run over by a car in a movie theater parking lot, police said.

'I pray for you,' Utah woman tells teen who attacked her in church

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:23pm

A Utah teenager has admitted to choking a 71-year-old organist to unconsciousness at a Centerville church in December. He could remain in a secure juvenile detention facility until he is 21.

Memorial dedicated for 660 pioneer children who died on trek to Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:14pm

Hundreds gathered Saturday to witness the dedication of a new memorial at This Is the Place Heritage Park to the 660 pioneer children who died while trekking to Utah.

VA town hall in Utah celebrates diversity and the contributions of veterans of color

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 6:36pm

The historic and modern contributions and stories of veterans of color were highlighted at a minority veterans town hall at the George E. Wahlen Veterans Affairs Medical Center.

Two Rivers High School to restart childcare for student-parents

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 5:32pm

A Utah high school will re-start a child-care program for students, a move that could help young parents finish their education.

Utah governor orders flag-lowering Tuesday for Stevens

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 20th - 4:24pm

Gov. Gary Herbert is ordering that U.S. and Utah flags at state facilities be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday in honor of former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens, who will buried that day at Arlington National Cemetery.

State employee badly bruises face when driverless shuttle abruptly stops

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:47pm

A state employee got his face badly bruised earlier this week when the driverless shuttle he was riding came to an abrupt stop, and he hit the floor.

Man, 2 horses dead after pickup truck crashes into horse trailer

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:54am

A man and two horses are dead after a pickup truck crashed into another truck hauling a horse trailer in Millard County Friday morning, officials said.

2 dead after truck carrying 7 people careens off steep embankment

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:09am

Two people are dead after a truck carrying seven people careened off a steep embankment early Saturday morning in Weber County.

Man arrested after heated argument during southern Utah city council meeting

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:24am

A man was arrested after two men fought to have the last word during a recent Kanab City Council meeting, jail records show.

Pampers is making a 'smart' diaper. Yes, really

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:46am

It's come to this: There's about to be an app for your baby's diaper.

A taste of Utah's artisan foods makes its way to nation's capital

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:59am

A number of local food vendors will showcase the flavors of Utah at the nation's capital in honor of a pioneer celebration next week.

Bike race to close multiple streets around The Gateway

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:01am

Several roads near The Gateway mall will be closed most of the day Saturday for the inaugural Salt Lake Criterium.