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2 women charged in northern Utah crime spree

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:39pm

The second of two women accused in a crime spree that included a hit-and-run and high-speed chase in northern Utah has been charged.

Ex-Draper council candidate claims employee and fast clock wrongly tossed him from race

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 4:08pm

A disqualified candidate for Draper City Council is suing the city claiming its elections officer and a too-fast clock in her office improperly kept him out of the race.

2 large trucks crash at same Garden City intersection within 1 week

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:47pm

Another large truck has crashed into the same Garden City storage building where some units were destroyed last week in a similar accident.

Have You Seen This? Dust twister in Syracuse

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:03pm

Something about nature is beautiful, amazing and a little terrifying — much like this Utah dust twister caught on camera in Syracuse.

Another human case of West Nile virus reported in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:05pm

Health officials in eastern Utah are confirming a human case of West Nile virus in the Uintah Basin. This is the third human case confirmed in the state this year.

Study: Close to half of patients don't disclose potential life-threatening issues with their doctor

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:18pm

A study released by researchers at the University of Utah and three other universities shows nearly half of patients may not be divulging important information about life-threatening issues such as depression or domestic abuse when visiting a doctor.

White House confirms details of Vice President Pence’s trip to Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:00pm

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to arrive in Salt Lake City on Air Force Two on Wednesday evening.

Salt Lake City debuts utility boxes decorated with elementary students’ art

KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:17am

Thanks to an initiative from Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office, nearly 30 utility boxes across the city are now public art installations decorated by elementary school students.

BYU ends traditional homecoming parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:03am

Brigham Young University will no longer hold a homecoming parade.

Woman claims she was sexually assaulted by same man charged with murdering Mackenzie Lueck

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:40am

More criminal charges were filed Tuesday against Ayoola Ajayi after investigators identified another woman who claims he sexually assaulted her a year earlier.

I-80 reopens at 5600 West after fire; second blaze sparks near Bangerter Highway

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:18am

I-80 has reopened in both directions at 5600 West after a grass fire started Tuesday morning near the roadway.

Utah’s 2019 homeless count remains ‘stable,’ annual report shows

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:32am

Estimates have put direct and indirect costs of Utah’s homeless system at over $100 million a year — and while big changes are finally taking shape this year, the state’s work on homelessness doesn’t really show many big changes on paper.

Angels Landing trail in Zion temporarily closed for repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:03am

National Park Service officials say the popular Angels Landing trail at Zion National Park in southern Utah will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Tuesday.

Opioids claimed the life of their son, now they are pushing for solutions

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:42am

Tennyson Cecchini was an athlete and a manager at Alpine Medical Group before he died of a heroin overdose in 2015.

Salt Lake police take man into custody following 90-minute standoff

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:18am

Police have taken into custody a man who they say barricaded himself inside a home near 500 S. Redwood Road on Tuesday morning.

Man accused in $1.5 million Ponzi scheme has hearing delayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:01am

A court appearance for a 72-year-old Utah man charged in what prosecutors call a $1.5 million Ponzi scheme has been delayed so he can recover from surgery after a heart attack.

Logan man charged for unlawful sexual conduct with teen girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:16am

A Logan man is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen girl which included sending lingerie and a sex toy to her house, according to charging documents.

Is Utah falling short of its potential by spending least per pupil nationally?

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:50am

Utah spends less – and in most cases far less – per student than surrounding states and its peer states, yet performs “respectably overall in terms of outcomes,” according to a new Utah Foundation report.

Kearns teen charged as adult with committing crime spree

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:27am

A 17-year-old Kearns boy was charged as an adult Monday with committing a series of crimes, including attempting to run over a store clerk.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Merit Medical Systems in Utah this week

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:37pm

Pence is scheduled to speak at the South Jordan headquarters of Merit Medical at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, after spending the night in Utah.