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Logan man charged with rape of minor he met on Snapchat

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:38am

A Logan man was arrested Thursday for investigation of rape of a 17-year-old girl. He is also suspected of having sex with the minor on multiple occasions and possessing nude photos of her.

Archaeologists warn public about digging on state lands after large hole found at Saltair

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:26am

State officials are reminding the public digging and looting on public lands is illegal after a massive hole dug into the ground was found at the historic Saltair site on Monday.

'I love you, be strong, we'll get through this': Josh and Thamy Holt open up about their ordeal

Ladd Egan, KSL TV and McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:00am

Nearly a month after their surprise release from a Venezuelan prison, Josh Holt and his wife Thamy say it's still hard to believe they are together and safe.

Properties disqualify Greg Hughes from inland port board

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:41am

After discovering he has ties to several properties that disqualify him from being a Utah Inland Port Authority board member, House Speaker Greg Hughes now wants to change the bill he championed so he can stay on the board.

Mia Love only U.S. House member from Utah to vote against hardline immigration bill

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:00am

Rep. Mia Love, the only one of Utah's four U.S. House members voting against a hardline immigration bill that failed to pass Thursday, made a plea from the House floor for a compromise bill that may also be in trouble.

Bountiful police searching for man who allegedly exposed himself to two girls

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:44pm

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who they say exposed himself to two girls at a school on Wednesday.

Police arrest and identify Kearns shooting suspect

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:33pm

The 19-year-old Ty Wayne McBride, of West Valley City, has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated robbery and attempted homicide, Unified police announced Thursday night.

Crews fighting 50-acre wildfire near Wyoming border, evacuations ordered

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:58pm

Multiple crews are fighting a 50-acre fire in Utah that began on private property and spread onto national forest land about 30 miles south of Evanston.

4 gang members charged in home invasion robbery

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:53pm

Four documented gang members were charged with numerous felonies Thursday for their part in a home invasion robbery last weekend.

Squat toilets, helicopters and $12K worth of toilet paper: How national parks deal with human waste from visitors

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:21pm

Getting the poop out of national parks takes a lot more work than you might think.

Utah agencies taking 'wait-and-see' approach to Trump's agency overhaul idea

Marjorie Cortez, KSL and Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:47pm

Utah agency heads may be taking a "wait-and-see" approach to President Trump's proposed federal government overhaul, but the leader of the National Education Association calls it an attempt to distract the nation from the ongoing border crisis.

Bryce Canyon National Park to hire locals for park jobs through new program

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:00pm

If you live near Bryce Canyon National Park, you’ll soon have a chance to work there.

Race against cancer takes on new meaning for Draper woman

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:28pm

After running the American Fork half marathon as a healthy athlete, Joani Richardson never thought she would one day finish the race as a cancer survivor.

South Salt Lake electronics store heavily damaged in fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:25pm

A longtime Main Street business was heavily damaged in a fire Thursday morning.

BYU Engineers team up with UDOT to save lives by eliminating left turns

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:47pm

BYU Engineers team up with UDOT to save lives by eliminating left turns

Couple seriously injured in weekend ATV crash near Yuba Lake in Juab County

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:33pm

A couple is still recovering from serious injuries after their ATV rolled south of Yuba Lake in Juab County Saturday, officials said.

Utah teen accused in backpack bomb was bullied, expert says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:15pm

A Utah teenager accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb after looking at Islamic State propaganda online had been bullied and didn't understand the severity of his actions, a psychologist testified in his court trial Wednesday.

USU officer hit by car while helping direct traffic

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:38pm

A Utah State University officer was hit by a car while helping direct traffic after a separate crash in Logan Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Mining at the former Grand Staircase monument?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:35pm

Colt Mesa within the former boundaries of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument used to host a copper mine. It has been idled since 1974. Now, a Canadian company says it will start exploring and drilling, but no permits have been issued.

New algal bloom detected at Rockport Reservoir

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:44pm

Officials issued an advisory for Rockport Reservoir after water samples taken by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality revealed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae that can contain toxins that cause liver problems.