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22-year-old Payson man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:29am

A Payson, Utah, resident charged with sexual assault has pleaded not guilty.

Thieves cause more than $50K in damage, business owner says

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:20am

Kevin Larsen and his work crew were hoping to earn some money Monday morning. Instead, they spent the day repairing damage left behind by thieves over the weekend.

Kennedy apologizes on behalf of all Utahns for opponent Romney calling pastor a bigot

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:01am

State Rep. Mike Kennedy said Monday he apologized on behalf of all Utahns to a pastor that Mitt Romney, his GOP U.S. Senate primary opponent, recently called a "religious bigot" for statements about Mormonism and other faiths.

Large concrete arrows scattered across Utah guided airplanes in the '20s

Devon Dewey,  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:38am

Back in the 1920s, the U.S. government built hundreds of large, concrete arrows across the country. The purpose of the arrows was to provide guidance at night for pilots who were pioneering the country’s airmail system.

The economy’s great, but Utahns still ask: ‘Where’s my raise?’

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:22am

Amid Utah’s record economic boom and strong job growth, many Utahns are asking: “Where’s my raise?”

Gunman at Grand America arrested after firing at passers-by, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:43am

A guest at the Grand America Hotel was arrested Sunday after police say he shot at two people and then hid in his room where drugs were found.

After yearbook flap, students say sorry with paper hearts

Annie Knox, KSL and Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:35pm

Students arrived at Springville High School Monday morning to find hundreds of paper hearts with kind messages posted on the doors and similar notes written in sidewalk chalk outside.

Man arrested outside Taylorsville home where shots were fired

Annie Knox, KSL and Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:08pm

Police have arrested a man who walked out of a Taylorsville home where shots were reported fired Monday afternoon.

Herriman plucks its Unified chief to lead new city-run police force

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:21pm

Days after Herriman leaders moved to cut ties with Unified police and start their own force, the city has hired its existing Unified precinct chief to lead the new department.

5 animal rights activists charged with pilfering pigs in Utah

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:05pm

Five California animal activists accused of stealing pigs from a farm in Beaver and talking about their actions on social media now face felony charges due in part to their own posts.

Meet the latest allies in the fight against rural opioid abuse: the USDA, Utah Farm Bureau

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:40pm

As a growing body of federal health data points to the vulnerability of three rural counties in Utah for high rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths, officials of the U.S. Department Agriculture and the Utah Farm Bureau are joining the fight.

Lee targeting powers of BLM, Forest Service

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:35pm

Frustrated with the police powers of federal land management agencies he says are straying far from their authority, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is crafting legislation to restrict or abolish them. He says federal agencies are overstepping their purpose.

UDOT begins work on 'unique' wildlife bridge over I-80

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:02pm

Construction crews began installing the footings for the state’s first wildlife overpass, which transportation officials said should help animals safely cross I-80 at Parleys Summit and make driving conditions safer for motorists, too.

Parents and teen sign a family contract before handing over the car keys

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:27pm

With summer just days away, many Utah high school students are taking advantage of the extra time to get behind the wheel. One teen learns the importance of setting goals with his parents before they hand over the keys.

Fall from 2nd-story window critically injures 3-year-old girl in Spanish Fork

Linda Williams, and Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:04pm

A 3-year-old girl was critically injured when the screen on an open window gave way and she fell from the second-story of a residence in Spanish Fork, authorities said.

American Fork man found guilty of sexually abusing 4-year-old girl

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:39pm

A jury found an American Fork man guilty of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl following a four-day trial last week.

Campaign seeks to intervene in medical marijuana foes' lawsuit

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:43pm

The Utah Patients Coalition medical marijuana campaign filed a motion in court Monday seeking to intervene in a lawsuit that the ballot initiative's opponents have filed against Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox.

Man arrested in connection with low-income housing apartment fire

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:05pm

A man was arrested Saturday after authorities say he intentionally started a fire at a low-income apartment complex for people with disabilities, according to a jail report.

Expert: Meth and pills are problems in US evidence rooms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:23pm

Evidence room problems illustrated by the case of a Utah technician who was fired after being found high on methamphetamine at work are all too common, according to a national police expert.

Euthanasia of aggressive St. George dog put on hold pending review

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:03pm

A hearing officer's order for the euthanasia of a dog deemed to be dangerous after it acted aggressively toward police responding to a domestic dispute in St. George has been put on hold following a social media furor.