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Police arrest man who they say exposed himself to women, 11-year-old girl

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:33am

Police arrested a man who they say exposed himself to three women and an 11-year-old girl in Layton this week, according to jail records.

Teacher shortage, protests complicate educator pay dynamics

Morgan Smith and Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:02am

First-grade teacher Hillary Madrigal jumped to a nearby school district last year, lured by higher salaries that would allow her to quit her second job as a housekeeper and buy a new car.

Ogden caretaker charged with abusing patient

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:42am

A man who was supposed to be taking care of a vulnerable adult in a group home allegedly admitted to abusing a resident there.

Utahn sentenced to prison for role in death of woman shot while sleeping in Ogden home

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:38am

One of two teens who originally faced murder charges in the shooting death of woman as she slept in an Ogden home was ordered Thursday to at least five years and up to life in prison.

Utah inching toward full Medicaid expansion after latest fed rejection

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:22am

Utah is paying $2.5 million more each month than it would be paying under full Medicaid expansion.

Parole fugitive leads Utah police on chase, almost escapes in cop car

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:58am

A parole fugitive led police on a chase through Cottonwood Heights and Draper, then almost escaped in a patrol vehicle.

APNewsBreak: US government unveils final Utah monument plan

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:41am

The U.S. government's final management plan for land in and around a Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized doesn't include many new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there, but it does include a few more safeguards than were in a proposal issued last year.

Pedestrians from Ohio die after hit by vehicle in Moab

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:24am

A man and woman visiting from Ohio died when they were hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Main Street in Moab Thursday night, officials said.

UDOT working on 'runaway truck' solution after Garden City crashes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:22pm

Officials with the Utah Department of Transportation said they plan to begin working on a runaway truck solution near Bear Lake after two large trucks lost their brakes and barreled through the same intersection within a week of each other, bulldozing several storage units.

2 dead in auto-pedestrian crash in Moab

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:06pm

Two people are dead after they were hit by a car Thursday on Main Street in downtown Moab, police said.

BYU football signee’s belongings stolen on his way to Latter-day Saint MTC; man arrested

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:53pm

On Thursday, Orem police arrested David Brian Beames, 41, in connection to the theft. However, none of the family’s belongings were recovered.

Headstone dedicated to enslaved Salt Lake City man 157 years after his death

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:17pm

A ceremony was held at the Salt Lake City Cemetery Thursday to dedicate the grave of an enslaved pioneer who died in 1862. The ceremony also reflected on the 400-year anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. slave trade.

University of Utah introduces free campus rideshare app

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:50pm

Portion of university’s nearly $1 million campus safety budget will go toward helping students get home safely

Child on bicycle killed in Weber County crash

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:55pm

An 8-year-old boy died Thursday after he was hit by a car while riding his bike.

Former Utah lawmaker lands job with A.I. company that has contract with state

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:16pm

At least two Democrats who served with Republican Ken Ivory don’t think it is fair for people to criticize his move to a company that is receiving state money.

Salt Lake police training exercise closes roads downtown

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 6:05pm

West Temple is closed from South Temple to 200 South, and 200 South will be closed from West Temple to 200 West.

Two charged with gunning down Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:54pm

Two men were charged Thursday with gunning down a Salt Lake man, killing him, after already threatening to rape and kill a woman, according to prosecutors.

Salt Lake teachers agree to 4.1% pay raise

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:12pm

Salt Lake teachers “overwhelmingly” voted to approve a new working agreement with the Salt Lake City Board of Education that includes a 4.1% across-the-board teacher salary increase and maintains a salary steps and lanes system that compensates teachers for education attainment and years of service.

Nephi man charged with injuring 2-month-old baby

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:38pm

A Nephi man was charged Thursday with breaking ribs and bones in his 2-month-old baby son.

Have You Seen This? The fiery 100-mph pitch at Lagoon

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:44pm

Amusement parks are a haven of all things fantastical, and that's where this teen shows off his own miracle.