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Records: Ott's staff fielding his emails; aide sought to make email 'look as if' it came from him

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:39pm

Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott’s staff has been fielding his emails for years, according to emails obtained by the Deseret News through a public records request.

Roy dad pleads guilty to abusing baby who tested positive for meth, THC

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:13pm

A Roy man has pleaded guilty to abusing his 5-week-old son, who in addition to physical injuries tested positive for methamphetamine and THC.

County, family reach resignation deal for Recorder Gary Ott

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:49pm

The family of troubled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott is asking a judge to approve his resignation from office by Aug. 1.

UDOT worker seriously injured in crash near Jeremy Ranch

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:15pm

A Utah Department of Transportation worker was in serious condition after a semitruck crashed into two UDOT vehicles that were working on a bridge on I-80 Thursday, authorities said.

Police: Man in critical condition after Orem shooting

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:10pm

Orem police responded to a shooting near 500 East and 1800 South, according to the agency's Twitter account.

Police: 15-year-old shoots, injures his stepsister, 13, in Garfield County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:58pm

A Garfield County teen is in juvenile detention and his teenage stepsister in the hospital following a weekend shooting.

Bountiful doctor arrested in child porn investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:05pm

A Bountiful doctor has been arrested by the Davis County Sheriff's Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in an investigation involving child pornography.

Polygamous towns appealing overhaul of their operations

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:48pm

A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion.

Prosecutors: Online takedown linked to Park City teen drug deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:14pm

U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington say they've taken down an illicit internet marketplace where a Park City teenager bought drugs responsible for a classmate's fatal overdose.

The ultimate Utah summer fly fishing road trip

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:34am

Summer is in full swing, giving anglers tons of water and access to fish. This guide will help you plan an incredible summer fly fishing trip throughout Utah.

Getaway driver in Provo gang robbery, shooting pleads guilty

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:59am

The alleged getaway driver for three people accused of killing a Provo man in a gang-related robbery and shooting has pleaded guilty.

U. to launch new 'quantitative analysis' institute using $20M from Eccles, Koch organizations

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:31am

The University of Utah has announced plans to launch a new center, called the Marriner S. Eccles Institute of Economics and Quantitative Analysis, designed to help top students form early partnerships with prestigious employers.

Days of '47 Rodeo settles in to new home with prayer, poem, praise

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:11am

Utah's Days of '47 Rodeo broke in its new 10,000-seat home Wednesday with praise from Utah political and religious leaders

Provo woman gives birth to baby inside pants at hospital parking lot

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:59pm

Shamika Hayes didn't have time to make it into the hospital or remove her pants before her baby girl made an appearance.

At last: Man receives package more than a decade later

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:22pm

It’s never fun getting a package late, especially if you need it by a certain date. Try waiting 14 years.

DEA agent: fentanyl not just a problem for drug users

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:35pm

A DEA agent says the fentanyl crisis is not just a drug user problem. A faint exposure to the residue of a drug so lethal, a simple walk down a street could put one in danger.

West Valley School for teen mothers loses appeal for charter

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:20pm

A school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens is shutting down after the State Charter School Board voted for the charter's termination.

Salem flooding affects 100 homes

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:40pm

About 100 homes in Salem were affected by flooding around 3 p.m. Wednesday in what Salem City Police Sgt. Greg Smith called a once-in-a-century storm.

Charges: Pleasant Grove man chases down, hits man after RV rental dispute

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:13pm

A Pleasant Grove man was charged Wednesday after prosecutors say chased down a group that had just returned an RV rented by the man’s mother and struck a man with his vehicle, according to court documents.

Total solar eclipse: What you need to know

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:55pm

On Aug. 21, millions of people across the United States will experience something that hasn’t happened for decades: a total solar eclipse. The best places for viewing this once-in-a-generation event are north of Utah.