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Ex-Utah League of Cities and Towns boss charged with theft, misusing public money

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:25pm

Almost exactly two years after a state audit of the Utah League of Cities and Towns found improper spending of taxpayer dollars, Salt Lake County prosecutors have filed criminal charges against the league's former executive director, Ken Bullock.

Pics of the Week: Utahns capture lunar eclipse, weekend snow

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:31pm

Hours before the Wasatch Front was hit by the biggest snowstorm of the year so far, skies were clear enough in many areas for Utahns to view a spectacular lunar event.

How to protect your children from online sextortion

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:50pm

Sextortion, or sexual extortion, is one of the fastest-growing problems affecting young people in Utah. Here are five ways to protect your kids.

Teen boy in critical condition after Ferris wheel fall at Sandy store, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:37pm

A 14-year-old boy with autism is in critical condition after falling from a Ferris wheel at the Scheels store in Sandy, police said.

5 gang members charged in Utah mall shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:31pm

Five people were formally charged Tuesday in 3rd District Court for a shooting that happened just outside Fashion Place mall between rival gang members that injured two and created a panic for all mall patrons.

Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:28pm

Mitt Romney is set to hold his first town hall as a sitting senator for Utah as a government shutdown continues.

Police: Threats against schools in Salt Lake County not believed to be credible

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:07pm

Police from various agencies in Salt Lake County say they don’t believe threats made against daycare and preschools across the valley are credible.

3 arrested after a police car is rammed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:47pm

West Valley police arrested three people early Tuesday after officers say a driver rammed a patrol car and lead officers on a brief chase.

Looking back at Ted Bundy’s Utah confession 30 years ago

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:42am

Utah’s arguably most infamous murderer was executed in a Florida prison 30 years ago Thursday. Three decades later, the mystery from Ted Bundy’s time in Utah and the crimes he confessed to remain a mystery.

Smartphone apps, devices to monitor your kids’ online activities

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:31am

Keeping tabs on your children’s online activities keeps getting more and more challenging in this increasingly high-tech world. Fortunately, there is help.

13 House bills to follow during Utah's 2019 legislative session

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:23am

Hundreds of bills will be discussed in the 2019 Utah legislative session, but a few in particular might have a big impact on voters. Here are some that stand out.

Little Cottonwood Canyon reopens after avalanche forces closure

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:04am

Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday after an avalanche forced the canyon's closure Monday.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Utah’s snowpack off to strong start in wake of winter storm

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:12am

Don’t let the slush and snow in your yard fool you; Utah is still mired in an extended drought.

Northern Utah inmate who stole truck in escape is captured

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:41am

A man who was scheduled to be released from jail in four months will likely be staying longer after allegedly stealing a truck and running away from an inmate work crew.

'The danger is real': Killing of Utah real estate agent sparks safety discussions

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:38pm

The killing of South Jordan real estate agent David Stokoe has prompted discussions about safety in the real estate community and how agents can look out for each other.

Provo restaurant serves up pizzas while making matches

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:18pm

The Brick Oven restaurant in Provo has provided jobs for students for generations, and some say that job has proved to be the most important one they've ever had.

'That dream continues': Salt Lake NAACP commemorates MLK's legacy

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:31pm

The NAACP Salt Lake City Chapter held its 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon Monday.

2019 to be typical year for Utah star gazers: 'dazzling' and 'beautiful'

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:12pm

For skywatchers, 2019 started off with a bang Sunday night as millions were able to observe a blood moon lunar eclipse. In other respects it will be a typical year in the night sky. But that doesn't mean there won't be lots of splendid sights.

Utah National Guard soldiers healthiest in the country, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:00pm

A new military report shows that Utah citizen soldiers are the healthiest in the nation. The 2018 Health of the (Army National Guard) Force report focuses on measuring factors that can affect mission readiness for soldiers in the Army National Guard.