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4 traditions that will make your family campout a standout

Olivia Meikle, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:59pm

Even for experienced campers, taking kids camping can be overwhelming. But by slowing the pace of your next trip and adding a few new traditions to the mix, your next family campout can be a standout.

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Vineyard man convicted of raping 8-year-old girl

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:54pm

A Vineyard man was convicted by a jury in 4th District Court Monday for repeatedly sodomizing and raping his fiancee's 8-year-old daughter over the course of eight months.

Make Your Week: A reminder for compassionate driving; stranger pays for a new suit

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:31pm

Spring is in the air, which usually helps to lift people’s spirits (or maybe that’s just me.) However, if you are still needing a little boost on this Tuesday, the following stories should do the trick.

West Valley teacher arrested in connection with student sex abuse case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:15pm

A charter school teacher was arrested Monday after police say over the course of the school year he inappropriately touched and took illegal pictures of a third-grade student that he taught.

FBI searching for missing Montana woman who may have been spotted in SLC

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:35pm

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in finding a 25-year-old Montana woman who went missing nearly six months ago in November 2017.

Body believed to be missing man found at bottom of Horseshoe Bend

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:53am

The body of what is believed to be a missing man was found at the bottom of the popular Horseshoe Bend overlook near Page, Arizona, Sunday afternoon.

County Council poised to leave sales tax hike revival up to city leaders

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:39am

Thanks to the sweeping transportation bill passed by the Utah Legislature this year, counties have the power to resurrect the Proposition 1 tax sales tax hike. But Salt Lake County leaders might pass that power to cities.

Rep. John Curtis' school safety summit seeks to 'mine, find and mature' best thinking on security

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:01am

Rep. John Curtis' Safe School Summit held Monday at Provo's Edgemont Elementary School sought to "mine, find and mature," the best thinking on school security in Utah.

Eagle Mountain wrangling tumbleweeds after mighty windstorm

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:40am

During last week's windstorm, the weeds piled up in the yards of many Eagle Mountain residents, blocking some garages, according to Linda Peterson, the city's communications and community relations director.

Men want bumper sticker with racist message removed from Cedar City store

Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:23am

A bumper sticker with a controversial message sold at an El Ray Plaza smoke shop in Utah’s Dixie has some people boycotting the retailer and calling for the sticker to be removed.

Video details pellet gun shooting of UTA bus

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:04am

Newly-released video and audio provide the most detailed account yet of what happened on a Utah Transit Authority bus last week, prior to the bus having its windows shot out by pellets.

Vernal family’s tragedy prompts legislative action, research

Geoff Liesik, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:43am

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a resolution — drafted following the postoperative death of a Vernal man — that urges the medical community to study a possible link between prescribed opioid painkillers and unexpected deaths after surgery.

Utah veteran relives time aboard B-17 bomber he learned to fly during WWII

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:25pm

A 99-year old WWII vet was honored with an early birthday gift from his family. Richard Stucki, of Cedar City, enjoyed a VIP flight Monday aboard the Madras Maiden — one of only a dozen B-17 aircraft still flying today. He turns 100 in July.

Former corrections officer sentenced to prison after a decade on the run

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:43pm

A former Utah corrections officer convicted of forcible sex abuse more than a decade ago before going into hiding to avoid sentencing was sent to prison on Monday.

Smaller communities struggle to find volunteer firefighters

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:11pm

Wildfire season could pick up quickly in Utah as the state warms up and dries out, but most of Utah’s rural departments face a severe shortage of volunteers, who are the first line of defense.

Davis County Sheriff's office reviewing handling of sexual harassment complaint

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:05pm

Five employees in the Davis County Sheriff's Office and jail were placed on paid leave amid a review of how the office handled a sexual harassment complaint.

‘He’s led a happy life’: Utah man makes the most of little time he has left

Connor Richards, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:32pm

Quinn Starks was given "weeks to months" to live after doctors discovered a tumor in his brain. He's making the most of his time left by doing the things he loves with friends and family.

Man steals car with 12-year-old in front seat, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:00pm

A man stole a car with a boy inside over the weekend, then flagged down an officer to turn himself in, police say.

UHP warns motorcycle riders to 'ride as if you're invisible'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:25pm

The Utah Highway Patrol is warning motorcycles riders they must ride with the mentality that no one can see them.

Police identify motorcyclist killed in Riverton crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:52pm

Police identified a South Jordan man who died from injuries suffered after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck Sunday evening.