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Utah politician wants to bring net neutrality back to the state — sort of

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 3:18pm

Utah House Minority Leader Rep. Brian King recently opened a bill file that, if passed, would require any internet service provider that does business with the state government to adhere to principles of net neutrality.

Park City police warn of 'controlled substances' received in community

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:58pm

Park City police warned the community Friday about "controlled substances" that have infiltrated the city in connection with at least one of the teens involved in the 2016 "pink" overdose of two 13-year-old boys.

Police release video of pawn shop worker fatally shooting robber

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:31pm

Newly released video captures the deadly confrontation in May between a quick-acting Bountiful pawn shop clerk and two robbers that lasted less than a minute.

Utah wildfire updates: More than 20 structures in Sanpete County pre-evacuation area

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:19pm

Possible thunderstorms are forecasted Friday and over the weekend for many of the areas where fires are burning in the state, which poses potential help and threats for those fighting the wildfires.

Utah unemployment at 3%, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:03pm

Utah’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady from the prior month registering at 3 percent for June. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to register at 4 percent.

Woman injured in Taylorsville drive-by shooting dies

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 1:25pm

A woman who was shot in a drive-by shooting in Taylorsville on July 10 has died, police confirmed Friday.

Where to watch fireworks for Pioneer Day 2018

Steph Grimes, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:48pm

Here are 15 fireworks shows taking place throughout Utah to celebrate the 171st anniversary of the Mormon pioneers reaching the Salt Lake Valley.

Why you should visit Great Basin National Park

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:14pm

Great Basin National Park is a short drive from Salt Lake City, but feels as if it's in another world entirely.

Officials identify 3 killed, 1 injured in Duchesne County motorcycle crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:06pm

Officials released the names of three people who died and one who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash on state Route 35 Thursday.

How Tiger Woods helped a Utah County company raise sales by 300 percent

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:45am

A Utah County-based tape company more than doubled its regular online sales Thursday when Tiger Woods, the 41-year-old former World No. 1 golfer, sported a version of its product during the first round of the Open Championship in Scotland.

Charges in southern Utah cattle tampering case dropped against activist

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:28am

The Court of Appeals Thursday sent a criminal case against Rose Chilcoat back to the district level, ordering the charges against her be essentially dismissed. Chilcoat's attorney had argued she had been unfairly targeted for her views, not actions.

Bicyclist who died after being hit by FrontRunner train identified

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:11am

A bicyclist who died after he was hit by a FrontRunner train when trying to cross the tracks in Salt Lake City Thursday night has been identified as Cameron Hooyer of Salt Lake City, officials said.

Draper teen wins martial arts world title while performing with glass lodged in his foot

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:02am

A young Utah martial artist recently won a world taekwondo title, performing a routine while he had two pieces of glass lodged in his foot.

Prosecutors add attempted murder charges for couple who allegedly bludgeoned man with hammer in desert

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:30am

The man and woman who allegedly lured a man to a remote area of Washington County and beat him with a hammer in April have been charged with aggravated attempted murder.

Tribe presents giant bear totem with hope for unity, Bears Ears restoration

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:56am

When Bears Ears National Monument was reduced in 2017, the House of Tears Carvers in the Lummi Nation wanted to extend a gesture of unity to the native tribes in Utah and started carving and painting a bear totem.

New bony, spiky species of dinosaur found in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:28am

A dinosaur that roamed southern Utah 76 million years ago chomping on plants and covered in bony armor from head to toe is the latest new species unearthed in the state. The Akainacephalus johnsoni made its public debut Thursday in Salt Lake City.

Train enthusiasts get a chance to play engineer — for a price

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:13am

Would you be willing to pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars for an hour or two of fun?

Man admits beating youth ranch counselor to death when he was 17

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 6:49am

A man accused of beating a counselor to death at a southern Utah rehabilitative youth ranch when he was a teen has pleaded guilty to murder.

Continuing coverage: New fire in Duchesne County forces evacuations

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:59pm

A new fire in Talmage, Duchesne County, forced evacuations for a few hours Thursday evening, officials said.