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'Seconds means lives': How police approach to active shooters has evolved since Columbine

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:18pm

Active shooter incidents around the country — 250 from 2000 to 2017 — have heightened the public's awareness about protecting themselves and have changed law enforcement's approach to dealing with the bad guys.

Boys burned by suspected acid in 'heinous crime' released from hospital

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:45pm

On Friday, Jason Keith Summers, 32, was arrested after police say he went to his neighbor's yard and threw an unknown substance on two boys, ages 3 and 5. The substance was initially suspected to be sulphuric acid.

Man injured when Payson home destroyed in fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:35pm

One man was injured and a home destroyed in an early morning fire in Payson on Monday.

Man killed by officers had killed elderly grandmother, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:33pm

Police say a man who took an elderly couple hostage, killing the woman and critically injuring the man before being shot and killed by police, was the woman's grandson.

Pesticide death causes Wayne County health clinic closure

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:13pm

A community health center was closed Monday as crews worked on cleaning a contaminated area after a person died from pesticide consumption Sunday night.

4 wildfires continue to burn in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:03pm

Rain and cooler temperatures helped officials battle the largest blaze burning in Utah right now, though there are three other fires burning in the state heading into the week.

Severe storm brings half-dollar-sized hail to several parts of the valley

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:44pm

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for several parts of Utah Monday morning as hail and rain poured down across the Wasatch Front.

Regulations for new Utah cannabis laws several months away

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:42pm

A state agriculture department official told lawmakers that its days as "a sleepy little agency" may be numbered thanks to the department's central role in determining how new cannabis-related laws are implemented in Utah.

Rep. Mia Love pushing bill to end 'horrible' separation of families at border

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:49pm

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, said Monday she is helping to push a proposal that would end President Donald Trump's "horrible" policy of separating children from their immigrant parents at the border.

Sheriff's office identifies teen who died after 100-foot fall in Santaquin Canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:42pm

The family of a 16-year-old girl who died in a fall in Santaquin Canyon said in a statement she was "beautiful inside and out."

Police release name of woman killed in Ogden motorcycle crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:08pm

Police released the name of a woman Friday who died in a motorcycle crash in Ogden earlier this month.

Utah’s largest-ever economic development project meeting stalls before it gets started

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:59pm

The controversial Utah Inland Port Authority board was supposed to have its first meeting Monday regarding what is expected to be the state's largest economic development project ever. But that didn't happen.

Man dies after losing control, crashing bicycle he was riding

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:01pm

A 57-year-old man died after he lost control of the bicycle he was riding and crashed Friday evening, police said.

Former U. baseball player shares story of opioid battle with youth groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:11pm

A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he's sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did.

LDS Church to significantly revise hymnbooks, asks for original submissions

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:49am

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will significantly revise its hymnbook and children’s songbook and is asking members and nonmembers to submit original music for consideration.

It’s not art, it’s vandalism: Graffiti found in Zion prompts reminder to 'leave no trace'

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:44am

A recent example of graffiti left on a rock face in Zion National Park has prompted park officials to remind visitors of the permanent impact of vandalism in Utah’s most-visited national park.

Preliminary hearing set to resume for teen in St. George explosives case

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:19am

The preliminary hearing for a teen who allegedly left a backpack with explosive materials in a St. George high school was set to resume in St. George Monday.

USU lab snags grant to develop spider silk

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:03am

Utah State University scientists received a grant of $420,000 from the U.S. Navy Division of Unconventional Warfare aimed at designing and developing synthetic spider silk material that could be used to fight enemy targets during military combat.

Salt Lake dogs taught to stay away from rattlesnakes — by going near them

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:42am

Utah's dogs are at a greater risk for rattlesnake bites during the summer months, but a class is offering local dog owners peace of mind.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.