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5 common mistakes parents make when installing car seats

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:47pm

The Utah Department of Public Safety said only six out of 10 parents install car seats correctly and only 20 percent read the instructions beforehand.

'I had to change my ways': Man convicted in teen's high-profile killing granted parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:13pm

A once-hardened gang member who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a case of mistaken identity nearly 20 years ago has been granted parole.

Utahn who died trying to save drowning mom, child named Carnegie hero

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:40pm

A Sandy man who jumped into the fast-moving and cold Provo River in an attempt to save a woman and her daughter in 2017 is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.

State: Lake Powell Pipeline decision provides 'clarity'

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:09pm

Critics of the planned Lake Powell Pipeline say a federal regulatory decision issued Thursday is a major setback for proponents of the project. The state Division of Water Resources says the decision simply provides clarity on the path going forward.

Salt Lake City mayor hoping another Olympics 'clicks' with committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:30pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is part of a delegation pitching the city's bid for another Winter Games at an annual meeting of U.S. Olympic officials in Colorado Springs.

Ephraim orders water restrictions after well shaft breaks

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:29pm

Ephraim's city well shaft broke Wednesday night, and the city now relies on springs as its sole water source. City manager Brant Hanson, however, assures residents that there is no need to panic.

Mayors paddle the Jordan River to highlight 'little oasis' in middle of Salt Lake County

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:12pm

Local mayors climbed into kayaks and canoes Thursday to paddle down the Jordan River to highlight the annual Get Into the River Festival, a reminder to Utahns to take advantage of the 45-mile stretch of trails in the heart of Salt Lake County.

Fire updates: U.S. Highway 89 reopens as Pole Creek, Bald Mountain fires burn over 113K acres

Linda Williams, KSL.com, Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:47pm

Two fires in Utah County have burned over 113,000 acres combined, according to officials.

Married couple accomplishes goal to do 60 hikes before turning 60

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:43pm

Robert and Phyllis Williamson did 60 hikes in over six years, finishing right before their 60th birthday.

Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Zion National Park Monday

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:54pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will tour Utah’s iconic Zion National Park on Monday and get a close-up look at some of the $65 million worth of backlogged maintenance needs.

Police: Report that Barzee caused disturbance at South Salt Lake motel 'unfounded'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:46pm

Police say a national media report that Wanda Barzee created a disturbance at a motel she is believed to be staying at was “unfounded.”

Crews puncture water main in Herriman, sending water gushing in parking lot and home

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 11:12am

Some residents remain without water after a contractor digging for fiber lines struck a water main Thursday morning, city officials.

25th National Public Lands Day invites volunteers to clean up public lands, offers free admission to national parks

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:43am

This year marks the 25th anniversary of National Public Lands Day, the nation’s largest single-day volunteer effort, and events are being held across Southern Utah for the community to help clean up public lands.

4-vehicle crash causes traffic delays on I-15 in Draper

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:32am

No major injuries were reported after a four-vehicle crash on I-15 caused some traffic delays for motorists Thursday morning.

SLCC Westpointe Center aims to 'close gap' of Utah's workforce needs

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:45am

Wednesday was the grand opening of Salt Lake Community College's $43 million, 121,000-square-foot Westpointe Workforce Training and Education Center.

After traveling the world, The Bucket List Family finds a new home in Hawaii

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:00am

They’re known around the world as The Bucket List Family with millions of people following their weekly adventures on YouTube, Instagram, and Facebook.

Utah group files FEC complaint against Rep. Mia Love over campaign contributions

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:40am

A complaint against Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, has been filed with the Federal Election Commission by a progressive Utah nonprofit.

Support slipping slightly for gas tax hike to raise money for schools, poll shows

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:19am

Support is slipping slightly for the nonbinding question on the November ballot about raising state gas taxes by 10 cents a gallon to help fund schools, according to a UtahPolicy.com poll.

Family of woman killed in Las Vegas shooting starts college fund for other victims' families

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:13pm

After their daughter died in the Las Vegas shooting, Chris and Debbie Davis, along with their other daughter Mynda Smith, wanted to help other youths who were affected by the massacre get to college.

Man wanted in 2016 Davis County child sex assault case arrested at San Francisco airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:10pm

U.S. Marshals caught a man Wednesday who they say had been on the run in Chicago, Thailand and Japan since being charged with child sex assault in Davis County in 2016.