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Road Home meets again with legislators about unfavorable audit, gives details on response

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:32pm

Lawmakers were presented a progress report this week that details the Road Home's response to a blistering legislative audit of the safety and security at its homeless shelters.

3 new brush fires break out in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:16pm

Three new fires broke out in Utah Wednesday, including one that was sparked by a bird that was electrocuted by a power line, officials said.

'You feel nothing, you’re just floating': Sensory deprivation tank in Provo helps users unwind, relax

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:00pm

You might not have to head to the Great Salt Lake to find saltwater in Utah. A new salty trend in Utah also has mental and physical health benefits.

Utah Safe Schools Commission report emphasizes mental health, 'red flag' law

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:48pm

The top recommendations of the Utah Safe Schools Commission released Wednesday key on the availability of mental health resources in schools and the consideration of a gun violence restraining order to help enhance safety in Utah schools.

Call center closure to cost over 400 jobs

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:29pm

Coming to work and being told your position and scores of others in your workplace will be going away can be the very definition of "a bad day at work." Intercontinental Hotels Group announced it will close its Utah call center in late November.

LDS Church updates guidelines for interviewing youth

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:53pm

The LDS Church is again updating its guidelines for how its bishops should conduct interviews with youth and children.

How weather balloons help in Trail Mountain Fire battle

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 20th - 5:16pm

Fifteen crews with 583 personnel were battling the Trail Mountain Fire Wednesday, according to the Bureau of Land Management. Perhaps one of the more unsung heroes of the operation is the incident meteorologist at the scene.

Navajo man fights ruling disqualifying him from Utah ballot

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:44pm

A Navajo man filed suit Wednesday challenging a Utah county's decision to disqualify him from the ballot in the first election since a judge ruled local voting districts were illegally drawn based on race.

3 in NC family killed in head-on crash near Scipio

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:27pm

A cross-country family vacation turned tragic Tuesday when three members of a North Carolina family were killed and a fourth critically injured in a head-on crash near Scipio.

Utah legislators, county leaders to meet with Trump administration

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 4:13pm

Several dozen Utah legislators and county commissioners will meet Friday with Trump administration officials in Washington, D.C., for what House Speaker Greg Hughes says is more than a photo op.

Logan man to stand trial on rape, sodomy charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 3:00pm

A 31-year-old Logan man has been ordered to stand trial on rape and forcible sodomy charges stemming from an alleged sexual assault during a gathering of friends at a home last fall.

Eagle Mountain man charged with 50 counts of abuse pleads guilty to some charges

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:51pm

An Eagle Mountain man who faced 50 counts of sexually abusing children between two cases has pleaded guilty to some of the counts.

World’s steepest 400-meter race returns to Park City

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:36pm

Think you're tough? Try this lung-searing race up the face of a ski jump, gaining 460 feet over the 400-meter course.

Utah lawmakers to again consider 'red flag' laws to prevent gun violence

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jun 20th - 12:09pm

State lawmakers will again consider a so-called "red flag" law to take guns from people deemed a danger to themselves or others.

‘I hate what we’ve become’: Lt. Gov. Cox’s late-night message on immigration goes viral

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 20th - 11:02am

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is garnering online attention after his late night Twitter thread about the immigration debate went viral Wednesday.

Business owners wary of impact if Zion National Park restricts visitation

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:58am

Zion National Park has been working to draft a visitor use management plan since 2016. Many businesses in surrounding communities fear what will happen if visitor numbers are restricted.

Utah colleges to use consultant to review tuition waivers, aid policies

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:38am

The Utah State Board of Regents will contract with an outside consultant for a comprehensive review of tuition and student aid policies related to resident and nonresident students

'What heaven looks like': Salt Lake's poorest offered free meal, haircut at Pioneer Park

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:01am

More than a thousand of Salt Lake's poorest were treated to a free meal and other services Tuesday as part of local Subway restaurants' 10th annual Day of Giving in downtown Salt Lake City.

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

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:41pm

A 4-year-old boy is in serious condition after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment in Herriman Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Herbert approves spending plan for VW settlement money

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:28pm

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.