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October West Jordan shooting death ruled legally justified

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:16pm

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has determined that the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man by a West Jordan police officer in October was legally justified.

Granite teachers could see 8.7% compensation hike under tentative pact

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:44pm

A tentative agreement between the Granite school board and the Granite Education Association will likely mean an 8.7 percent increase in compensation for teachers, no increase in health care premiums and a salary scale that tops at $84,255 annually.

Feds aim to make example of man convicted in one of Utah's largest Ponzi schemes

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:16pm

Federal prosecutors want to come down hard on a Utah real estate magnate who bilked investors out of tens of millions of dollars in one of the state's largest Ponzi schemes.

Sex offender arrested in abuse of disabled woman

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:47pm

A registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly abusing a disabled woman he was staying with, according to police.

Utah photographer excited for the Milky Way’s 'rift' and summer astrophotography

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:15pm

Daniel Smith, nature photography instructor for the University of Utah’s Parks, Rec and Tourism department, has been gearing up for summer night photography opportunities.

Layton man charged with burning child in bathtub

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:43am

A 19-year-old man who became upset with an 18-month-old child now faces a charge of child abuse, according to court records.

Jordan School District breaks ground for elementary school where the antelope roam

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:15am

The Jordan District school is one of seven new schools the district needs to keep pace with steady enrollment enrollment growth in the southwest quadrant of Salt Lake County. A new high school in Herriman is on track to open next fall.

Southern Utah town set to celebrate reopening of 94-year-old bridge

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:45am

A nearly century-old bridge that a small southern Utah town banded together to preserve is set to ceremoniously reopen next week.

Authorities identify man killed in Alpine trench collapse

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:26am

A man working to install a pool in the backyard of a home died in a trench collapse Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

‘Fatbergs’ are a reminder of what not to flush

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:39am

A slimy, grimy ball of goop is garnering a bit of attention on West Haven City’s Facebook page. It came out of a sewer pump Monday.

Teen who left smoldering backpack at school ordered to probation until 21

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:18am

A teenager who left a smoldering backpack containing shotgun powder and BB pellets in a school cafeteria last year has been ordered to four years of probation.

Widow of fallen Utah officer David Romrell speaks publicly for first time

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:37am

The family and comrades of a fallen Utah police officer hope to find healing next month when they see him honored in Washington D.C.

High school senior killed in West Valley City crash Wednesday

Linda Williams, and Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:18am

A woman who died in a crash Wednesday evening was identified as a high school senior who was set to graduate next month.

In 50 years, a more diverse Utah will look like today's US

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:05am

By the time today's preschoolers have grandchildren of their own, Utah's classrooms and workplaces will be significantly more diverse. In 2065, the Beehive State will look much like the nation as a whole does today, a new state report projects.

'I have a whole month to do it': Racers compete in Tremonton’s Sloth-a-thon

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:45pm

The thought of finishing a triathlon feels overwhelming to many: biking 112 miles, running a full marathon, and even swimming. But two women in Tremonton are tackling it a different way.

Report shows how hot Utah is — and not in a good way

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:43pm

A new report shows Utah is among the top five states in the country for temperature gains between 1970 and 2018, experiencing annual average temperatures increases of 3 degrees. The report by Climate Central shows Utah's warmest season is its spring.

'Abort the port': Protestors crash Utah Inland Port Authority board meeting

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:12pm

A group of protestors fighting against the proposed Utah Inland Port successfully hijacked the port authority's board meeting Wednesday night.

18-year-old killed in crash in West Valley City

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:02pm

An 18-year-old passenger was killed Wednesday evening in a crash in West Valley City, police said.

Housing costs skyrocketed in 2018, but could slow this year, analyst says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:00pm

Utah's housing market has been among the hottest in the West in recent years. But new information suggests that more reasonable growth may be on the horizon.

Off-duty Navajo police officer arrested on suspicion of DUI in San Juan County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:45pm

An off-duty officer with the Navajo Police Department was arrested for investigation of DUI on Sunday, authorities said.