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Salt Lake man charged in two violent crimes booked into jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 12:47pm

A documented gang member already facing charges in connection with a shooting earlier this year has been charged in another violent offense and re-booked into the Salt Lake County Jail.

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2 hospitalized after Weber County blaze, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 12th - 12:20pm

Two people, including one firefighter, were hospitalized following a fire in Weber County on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Officials: Man in custody after pointing gun at other man in Tooele County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:38am

A man is in custody in Tooele County after he allegedly pointed a gun at another man, who then wrestled the gun away and held him at gunpoint until deputies arrived, authorities said.

Former Utah officer seeks parole after 16 years in prison

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 11:30am

A former West Valley police officer who has served 16 years in prison for child sex abuse is seeking parole.

Multiple semitrailers and a shed catch fire in Salt Lake, temporarily closing part of Main Street

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 12th - 9:25am

Multiple semitrailers and a shed caught on fire early Tuesday morning in Salt Lake City, authorities said.

UVU breaks ground on the future home of Woodbury School of Business

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 9:04am

Ground was broken Monday on the Scott C. Keller Building, which will be the new home of Utah Valley University’s Woodbury School of Business.

Police: Magna school lockdown lifted after 'suspicious' person turned out to be employee

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 12th - 8:55am

A lockdown at Matheson Jr. High School in Magna has been lifted after a 'suspicious male' on the school campus turned out to be an employee, police said Tuesday.

Former officer in Lafferty case opens up about murders

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 12th - 8:46am

Death-row inmate Ron Lafferty's death Monday prompted many, including a former detective on the case, to look back at the double-homicide.

Do e-bikes really give you a workout? Here’s what BYU researchers say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 7:01am

For many adults, the phrase “as easy as riding a bike” might sound like a misnomer. Because let’s face it — exercise isn’t fun for everyone.

Utah’s final new homeless center to begin taking in men next week

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 12th - 5:30am

With three weeks until the Road Home’s downtown shelter is slated to shutter, homeless men may begin moving into the final new resource center next week.

Infamous Utah killer Ron Lafferty dies in prison

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Updated Nov 11th - 10:18pm

One of Utah’s most infamous death row inmates died Monday, according to the Utah State Prison.

Layton man finds WWII hero’s wreckage through declassified records

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 11th - 9:58pm

Second Lieutenant George Wilson crashed in his B-17 somewhere over France, during World War II. Very little was known about the whereabouts of him or the wreckage, until family members started looking.

Veterans court offers second chance at success

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 11th - 9:22pm

More than 40 veterans in Salt Lake County have a clean slate this Veterans Day and were spared prison time because of a court designed specifically for them.

Provo police find missing woman and boy safe

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 11th - 9:15pm

Officials had been trying to locate 37-year-old Jordan Murray and 7-year-old Victor Rosas-Mendoza to complete a welfare check. They were found safe Monday evening.

Latest tax reform plan subjects still fewer services to Utah sales taxes

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 11th - 9:01pm

The list of services that would be subject to sales taxes under the task force proposal has shrunk, even from what the co-chairmen of the tax force came up with last month.

Utah Marine’s remains finally returning home after 76 years

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Nov 11th - 8:27pm

A Bountiful family is preparing to lay a Marine to rest, 76 years after he was killed in action in World War II.

Inversion season hits Utah earlier than usual; here's how to fight back

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 11th - 7:33pm

Prepare for more smog this week as inversion season hits Utah a few weeks earlier than usual. Here are a few ways you can combat it.

Mexican official: Arrests made in killings of US citizens

The Associated Press  |  Updated Nov 11th - 6:57pm

Mexico's top security official says arrests have been made in last week's killings of nine U.S. women and children by suspected cartel gunmen in northern Mexico.

Child porn investigation in Oregon leads to booby-trapped house in Provo

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 11th - 4:44pm

A man currently facing federal charges in Oregon may soon face additional charges in Utah after police found multiple rifles, drugs and a “booby trap” in his Provo residence, according to investigators.

Names of 2 killed in possible murder-suicide released by West Jordan police

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated Nov 11th - 4:35pm

Two people died in a West Jordan shooting on Sunday night, authorities said.