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UHP trooper hits, arrests wrong-way driver with history of DUIs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:16pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally sideswiped a wrong-way driver on the Legacy Highway late Monday to stop the man before he injured or killed someone.

Crews remove 1970s pickup that mysteriously ended up in Colorado River

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:10pm

Local and state officials are investigating how an older pickup truck ended up in the Colorado River in Moab. It was removed from the river Friday when it was determined to be a water hazard.


Man arrested in stabbing death of his father in South Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:47pm

An argument between a father and his adult son led to the father being stabbed to death Monday, according to South Salt Lake police.

Federal appeals court upholds Utah's controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:38pm

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld Utah's controversial election law that allows candidates to gather voter signatures to get on the primary election ballot.

School district officer shoots driver after being hit with vehicle in West Valley, authorities say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:12pm

A Granite School District officer shot the driver of a car after he hit the officer with his vehicle at Hunter Ridge Park in West Valley Tuesday afternoon.

Police seek public's help in identifying man in Layton bank robbery

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:25pm

Police are searching for a man they say walked into a bank brandishing a handgun and demanding money before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash Tuesday morning.

Gas leak in Lehi closes road, forces evacuations at Outlets at Traverse Mountain

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:36am

A gas leak near the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi closed an intersection and forced evacuations Tuesday morning.

Police: $1K reward offered in locating man who struck women with baseball bat

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:01am

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat at a restaurant parking lot earlier this month.

Provo Center Street reopens after fire causes closure

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:54am

Provo Center Street reopened after closing for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area, police said.

Political party caucus meetings on tap Tuesday across Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:32am

Political parties in Utah will hold caucus meetings Tuesday night to elect delegates and cast votes for candidates to run in primary and general elections.

Huntsman Cancer Institute joins study aimed at improving leukemia screening, treatment

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:29am

The Huntsman Cancer Institute will be one of just a handful of health organizations to oversee an extensive clinical study aimed at better determining which new treatments work best for acute myeloid leukemia patients on a case-by-case basis.

Police: Man stole woman's $10K winnings outside Wendover casino

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:19am

A Bountiful man is accused of stealing $10,000 in winnings from a woman by ripping her purse from her hands in a casino parking lot.

Romney seeks Marriott post he can't hold as a US senator

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:02am

Mitt Romney is running for re-election to Marriott International's board of directors, but his campaign said Monday that he'll resign from that post if elected in November to the U.S. Senate.

Police: Jogger sexually assaulted on trail near Sandy TRAX station

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:11pm

Police are looking for a man in connection with a "brazen" sexual assault on a trail near a TRAX station and a popular park Monday afternoon.

Developers revamp proposal for Cottonwood Mall site

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:37pm

After some contentious debate regarding the proposed redevelopment of the former Cottonwood Mall site, a new plan is being put forth by two local real estate developers hoping to create a "legacy" project that will be appreciated for years to come.

Utah governor signs bill allowing locks on classroom doors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:10pm

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a measure allowing Utah school districts to install barricade locks on classroom doors.

Police: Man arrested in father's stabbing death

Brianna Bodily, KSL Newsradio and Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:51pm

A 65-year-old man has died after his adult son allegedly stabbed him, police said.

Why wildlife officials euthanize invasive species

Connor Richards,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:05pm

A junior high school teacher in Preston, Idaho, made nationwide controversy after he allegedly fed a terminally ill puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students. Many are wondering why the Idaho Department of Agriculture euthanized the turtle.

Mentally ill man sent to prison 17 years after murdering wife

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:33pm

After 17 years of legal proceedings and attempts to restore his competency, a Salt Lake man has been sentenced to prison for the murder of his wife.

SUU student aviators take to the skies to help law enforcement

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:05pm

Southern Utah University’s aviation program is setting the benchmark for aerial support assistance programs across the country as students take to the skies sporting night-vision technology when calls go out for help.