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In Search of Safe Schools: safety top priority in Utah districts  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

School safety has risen to a top priority in nearly every Utah school district. Even before the deadly shootings at a high school in Parkland, Florida, schools were budgeting millions, retrofitting buildings and conducting safety drills.

Poll round 4: Who is the most prominent Utahn?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:01am

And then there were eight. The search for the most prominent Utahn is quickly coming to an end as some of the biggest names are paired up to see who will make it to the Final Four round of the tournament.

Intermountain leaders meet to discuss changes; uncertainty remains over affected jobs

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:22am

Intermountain Healthcare began holding meetings Thursday detailing structural changes to its medical leaders, but more clarity over precisely how many of the hospital system's jobs will be affected remained unclear.

Former Draper man convicted of hate crime for stun-cane assault

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:30am

A former Draper man was found guilty of a hate crime late Wednesday following a three-day civil rights trial.

Charges filed in wrong-color gang killing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:02am

A man accused in the shooting death of a 24-year-old South Salt Lake man at an early morning party — allegedly for wearing the wrong colors to a party — has been charged with aggravated murder.

Lawsuit: Jail inmate died after staff failed to care for her

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:44pm

Salt Lake County Jail nurses and guards refused to arrange medical care for an inmate who died from complications of gastric bypass surgery, according to a wrongful death lawsuit.

Officials investigating noncredible threat at Indian Hills Middle School in Sandy

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15pm

Officials are investigating an Instagram threat to Indian Hills Middle School, but they say they have no reason to believe it’s a credible threat.

Heber City community members hold vigil for Estonian exchange student who died Saturday

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15pm

Dozens of students and community members gathered at Wasatch High School on Thursday evening to remember an Estonian exchange student who died last weekend.

Some convictions tossed in deputy death case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:42pm

A teen girl convicted as an accomplice in the murder of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride has been granted a new trial on some of her convictions.

Corner Canyon High parents warned of whooping cough outbreak

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:10pm

Parents of Corner Canyon High School students were notified Thursday by the Salt Lake County Health Department of an outbreak of whooping cough at the school. The letter directs people with cold symptoms to contact their health care providers.

Ex-police officer starts company to protect schools, buildings in active shooter situations

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:04pm

A former police officer started a company to protect schools and buildings in active shooter situations.

4th witness found, questioned in school officer shooting

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:32pm

Investigators have interviewed a fourth passenger in a car that struck a school police officer who managed to shoot and critically injure the driver.

Power restored for thousands in West Jordan, West Haven

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:14pm

Nearly 10,000 people were without power due to separate substation issues in West Jordan and West Haven on Thursday evening.

Police apprehend person in connection with 27 burglaries in Sugar House, Liberty Wells

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:30pm

Police apprehended a person in connection with 27 burglaries in 20 days in the Sugar House and Liberty Wells area Thursday.

New brain implant technology is life changing for epilepsy patient

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:29pm

Aimee Buckley, an epilepsy patient, found no help from traditional treatments like medications and brain surgeries until she learned about the RNS System.

Herbert pushes GOP to drop fight against signature gathering

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:47pm

The governor covered a range of topics during Thursday's news conference, including talk of gun violence solutions, bills he may veto, and plans for an upcoming special session to make changes to the inland port authority bill.

Salt Lake man charged in gang-related killing of 16-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:15pm

It only took 1 minute and 17 seconds for a random confrontation between two people who had never met each other to end in a murder, police say.

2 convicted in gambling enterprise highlight Utah's crackdown on gambling

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:43pm

Two Utah men were convicted of running a gambling enterprise in state convenience stores and other locations across the state. It's an example of the state's crackdown on gambling.

United Utah Party caucuses exceed expectations with 900 attendees

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:30pm

The turnout at Tuesday’s caucuses for Utah’s newest political party vastly exceeded expectations, party leaders said.

Herbert signs bill that could raise marriage license fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:12pm

Some couples tying the knot in Utah will have to pay more for their marriage license later this year unless they undergo counseling, thanks to a new law signed by Gov. Gary Herbert.