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85-year-old man dies in Richfield house fire

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 1:40pm

An 85-year-old man is dead after a house fire early Saturday morning.

SLC native Nathan Chen dazzles with 6 quads after poor short program

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:26pm

Nathan Chen finally admitted the pressure of being the face of American figure skating got to him, winding him up so tight for his short program that it ended in what he described as a "disaster."

Argument between coworkers ends with man shot in ankle, police say

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:05pm

Police say an argument between two coworkers at a job site in Kearns ended with one man getting shot in the ankle Saturday morning.

Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:31am

Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.

Utah Warriors line up inaugural pro rugby schedule from March to June

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:04am

The Utah Warriors will open the inaugural 2018 Major League Rugby schedule March 30 at home against historic U.S. club Glendale Raptors. The game, which will be played at Real Salt Lake’s Herriman-based academy complex, will kick off at 7 p.m. MST.

Police: Street racer loses control of car, crashes into Salt Lake monument

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:26am

Street racing led to a car crashing into a monument in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning, sending the driver to the hospital in critical condition, police say.

Bountiful doctor accused in child sex abuse, porn cases waives preliminary hearing

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:00am

A Bountiful doctor accused of sexually abusing two young girls and viewing child pornography appeared in court Friday to waive a preliminary hearing.

Romney calls for states, not feds, to find solutions to school violence

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 11:00pm

States — not the federal government — are the best place to find solutions for school violence like the deadly shooting in Florida earlier this week, Mitt Romney said Friday.

The secret to happiness ... is not really a secret

Peter Rosen, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:45pm

Ed Diener has spent his career looking for the secret of happiness. Turns out, it's not really a secret.

'I just love helping people': Utah boy donates locks of hair to benefit children with cancer

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 10:35pm

An 8-year-old Utah boy who has been growing out his hair for over two years donated his locks Friday to benefit children with cancer.

Ex-USU linebacker seeks to consolidate, change venue for sex assault trials

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 9:45pm

A former Utah State University linebacker accused of sexually assaulting seven women is seeking to move the case out of Cache County and merge six of his trials into one.

Westminster College board votes to discontinue aviation program

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 9:12pm

Westminster College's board voted on Friday to discontinue the college's aviation program. Administrators said the program was too costly to be sustainable.

'A team sport': Intermountain gives U. med school $15M for new building

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 8:05pm

To help the University of Utah continue to train future doctors and combat the state's shortage, Intermountain Healthcare is stepping in with a gift of $15 million for a new School of Medicine building.

Utah man tried to light house on fire with kids inside, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 7:31pm

A Lehi man was charged Friday with trying to start a fire in his house while his children were inside and making it look like an accident.

'I could have done better': Sandy mayor apologizes, gives back $15K pay raise

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 7:00pm

When he started as Sandy's new boss last month, Mayor Kurt Bradburn gave himself a $15,000 one-time raise as part of a plan he said would keep overall costs low — but Friday, amid backlash, Bradburn apologized and gave it back.

Doctors remind women of the symptoms and risks of heart disease

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 6:29pm

February is heart month and a good time to make sure your ticker is healthy. That's especially important for women, whose symptoms manifest differently.

Mitt Romney launches US Senate campaign in video praising Utahns, criticizing federal dysfunction

Dennis Romboy, KSL and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 5:40pm

Praising Utahns ‘can-do pioneering spirit’ and condemning calling out federal dysfunction, Mitt Romney launched his campaign for the U.S. Senate in a brief video Friday.

Salt Lake police searching for man involved in cellphone store robberies

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 5:28pm

Police are searching for a man they say has been involved in a string of robberies at cellphone stores around the Salt Lake Valley.

Semitrailer rollover temporarily closes I-15 ramp in Salt Lake City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 4:55pm

A semitrailer rolled over on an I-15 off-ramp at the Beck Street exit Friday, temporarily closing the ramp, officials said.

Former bank manager pleads guilty to embezzling funds to buy house

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 16th - 4:53pm

The former manager of a Zions Bank in Bountiful has pleaded guilty to embezzling more than $500,000 from a customer to buy a house.