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US states to meet at deadline on Colorado River drought plan

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:24am

With drought entering a second decade and reservoirs continuing to shrink, seven Southwestern U.S. states that depend on the overtaxed Colorado River for crop irrigation and drinking water had been expected to ink a crucial share-the-pain contingency plan by the end of 2018.

Vandals defaced, tagged over 12 homes in Midvale neighborhood

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:02am

Vandals defaced and tagged more than 12 homes in a Midvale neighborhood early Saturday morning.

Prison ordered for Utah nurse who sexually assaulted patients

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 9:23pm

A registered nurse convicted of sexually assaulting three of his patients was ordered Friday to spend at least 11 years and up to life in prison

Cellphone panic alarm leads to arrest of sex-assault suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:58pm

Police in Colorado arrested a Utah man on sexual assault charges after responding to a panic alarm from a cellphone activated by a juvenile male.

School safety committee needs voices of teachers, school employees, students, board members say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:09pm

After reviewing the membership of the School Safety Advisory Committee, members of a state school board committee Friday noted a need for the voices of students, parents and front-line school employees such as teachers and school secretaries.

Provo businesses celebrate end of construction, arrival of bus rapid transit

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 8th - 6:21pm

Provo business owners are celebrating the end of construction and the completion of the Utah Valley Express bus rapid transit system.

Man arrested after SWAT team helps Layton police serve search warrant in connection to armed robbery

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:44pm

A man was arrested Saturday afternoon in connection to a Nov. 12 armed robbery, officials report.

'Snowball Express' takes off for Disney World with children of fallen soldiers

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:55pm

Six-year-old Shepard Smith could hardly contain his excitement early Saturday morning as he waited at the airport to board the annual "Snowball Express" flight for the children of fallen soldiers for the first time.

Report suggests ways to deal with high number of deaths in Utah's county jails

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:24pm

A state panel has made recommendations for dealing with the high number of deaths in Utah's county jails, including mental health screening for new inmates.

Police shoot, kill Utahn wielding knife after car chase in West Wendover

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 3:48pm

Police shot and killed a Utah man Saturday during a standoff after chasing him up and down a busy street in West Wendover.

Wife of slain Utah youth ranch counselor sues killer, his parents, ranch employees

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 1:16pm

The family of a youth ranch counselor beaten to death two years ago by a teenager at the Turn-About Ranch in Garfield County has filed a wrongful death lawsuit.

After BYU student's death, Utah's universities work to improve campus mental health

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 12:33pm

A tragedy at Brigham Young University this week has opened up a conversation about mental health on campus.

New county clerk to tackle election woes in Utah County

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:27am

The incoming county clerk in Utah County used to work for a major construction machinery company helping companies increase sales and efficiencies.

U. students take a break from finals studying to wrap gifts for refugee families

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 10:15pm

University of Utah students volunteered to wrap hundreds of gifts Friday afternoon that were donated to Catholic Community Services for local refugee families.

4 tips for staying safe when stranded in your car

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 7th - 9:14pm

It’s a good idea to be prepared for roadside emergencies, especially this time of year. If you break down, run out of gas or crash your car, what’s your plan of action on the side of the road?

Trump signs Hatch-sponsored child pornography victim assistance law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 7:00pm

Child pornography victims could have better access to federal restitution under a bipartisan bill President Donald Trump signed into law Friday.

Layton crossing guard celebrates the season in costume

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 7th - 5:23pm

Every day, there are many unsung heroes who work to make children safe while they are going to and from school. But in Layton this time of year, it’s the Grinch who is safely walking students across a busy street.

Utah police ask for help finding man charged in teen's 2016 drug death

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 3:59pm

Police on Friday asked for the public's help finding a man charged in a 16-year-old girl's 2016 drug death.

Man arrested after allegedly kidnapping woman, evading police in Weber County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 7th - 3:00pm

A woman is uninjured after a man allegedly kidnapped her and led police on a chase while the woman was in his car early Friday morning.

McAdams outspent by more than $2.2 million by Love in 4th Congressional District race

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 1:58pm

Rep.-elect Ben McAdams, the Democrat who narrowly defeated Republican Rep. Mia Love in the 4th Congressional District, was outspent by his opponent by more than $2.2 million.