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Warm weather brings runoff warning on Utah waterways

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:45pm

Warming temperatures — Friday is expected to hit 82 degrees — means more people out recreating near creeks, rivers and lakes. Although Utah had a dreary snowpack, the water that is there will still run fast, cold and more powerful than people

Associate of Utah man accused of running international drug ring faces federal charges

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:13pm

Another associate of a Cottonwood Heights man accused of running an international drug ring faces federal charges for allegedly making fake prescription drugs.

Report details 'awkward,' unwanted touching from ex-Sandy police chief

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:01pm

Sandy's police chief was fired amid concerns from female colleagues that his frequent hugs were inappropriate and that they continued after he told human resources officers he would stop.

Lanes reopened after crash causes major delays on northbound I-15 in Midvale

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:55pm

Lanes have reopened after a crash involving a paratransit vehicle caused major delays on I-15 northbound on Thursday.

Herbert weighs in on ballot initiatives

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:38pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he opposes a pair of ballot initiatives dealing with medical marijuana and Medicaid expansion and is supportive of the Count My Vote and Better Boundaries initiatives that will be on the November ballot.

Democrats to debate platform at convention, hope for less haggling than GOP

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:32pm

Utah Democrats are trying to capitalize on the chaos from last week's GOP state convention by promising their delegates won't spend hours haggling over party issues when they meet Saturday.

Crews repair gas leak after explosion in Orem; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:14pm

Crews have temporarily repaired a gas leak after an explosion took place at an unoccupied Orem building on Thursday, officials said.

Celebrating Utah’s 4 national trails as NPS celebrates 50 years of trails

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:00pm

U.S. National Trails are turning 50 years old this year. Four of the 30 trails run through Utah.

Alleged Utah militia leader admits to attempting to blow up BLM cabin

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:27pm

A man who authorities say led a Utah militia group pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to trying to blow up a remote Bureau of Land Management cabin.

Police: 12 Tooele baseball players may face lewdness charges after exposure incident

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:35pm

Twelve baseball players from Tooele High School may face lewdness charges after police say they “inappropriately exposed themselves” on a school bus.

Ogden court bomb threats case moved to Farmington

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:43pm

The case of a woman accused of calling in bomb threats to the Ogden Courthouse to get her boyfriend out of his hearings has been moved to Davis County.

Payson father, son restore unique 23-window sunroof deluxe Volkswagen bus

Wes Mangum, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:01pm

Rick St. John and his father James restored Rick's 1961 Volkswagen 23-window sunroof deluxe bus from a "rusted-out shell" into a unique and fun ride, currently valued at over $250,000.

Orem police searching for missing 75-year-old man

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:06pm

Orem police are asking for the public's help to find a 75-year-old man who went missing Wednesday morning.

U. gets $740K grant for cannabis research

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:42pm

A $740,000 grant will allow researchers at the University of Utah to begin studying the effects of cannabis on healthy adult brains. The findings are expected to help understand potential benefits of the substance.

Bystander threatened with knife and ashtray while helping store clerk

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:21pm

A man was arrested for aggravated assault after threatening a bystander with a knife outside a convenience store early Wednesday morning.

Classical 89 to remain on the airwaves after all

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:08pm

BYU Broadcasting announced Thursday it purchased another station, which allows it to move BYUradio content there and keep Classical 89— which had been slated to disappear from the radio.

Lehi family’s landscaping project turns up 16,000-year-old bones

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

A family that started a landscape project on their back yard instead found bones, and a paleontologist said Wednesday he believed the bones may date back as much as 16,000 years.

Utah has 4th-lowest rate of deadly hit-and-runs per capita, report says

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:30pm

More than one hit-and-run crash occurs every minute on U.S. roads, but Utah is far below the national average, according to a new report.

How an Air Force vet went from homeless to SUU graduate

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:17pm

Donald Long's path to a college degree wasn't a straight path. However, he's made the most of his college opportunity.

Provo man charged with child rape

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:06pm

A man who claimed he had sex with an 11-year-old girl so she would leave him alone has been charged with child rape.