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User submitted: Photos show fires in Herriman and Utah County

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:51pm

This week's photo gallery is filled with shots submitted by KSL.com readers of the fires burning around the Wasatch Front.

Lincoln and King John feature in Constitution Day tales for kids

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:10pm

Students celebrated Constitution Day with a mock trial and talks by legal experts at Matheson Courthouse on Monday.

Siri, Alexa or Google Assistant: Which is best?

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:39pm

These days, many homes have a common resident: Siri, Alexa or Google Home. But what sets them apart from each other? KSL.com decided to find out.

Board weighing whether to sue ex-fire chiefs for allegedly misusing $370K

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:08pm

The Unified Fire Authority board met in a closed session to review an investigative report regarding the authority's former bosses' spending, but it delayed any decision to pursue litigation to recoup $370,000 until at least next month.

Want a challenging, but beautiful overlook hike? Try ‘C’ Hill

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:18pm

Named for the giant “C” on the hillside overlooking Cedar City, the “C” Trail is a challenging hike that offers a good workout and great views.

Midvale man sentenced to jail time in connection with groping girls at USU party

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:05pm

A man who pleaded guilty in July to groping two girls at a Utah State University party earlier this year was sentenced to 30 days in jail, according to court records.

School fees audit finds 'widespread violations' of Utah law by school boards

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:34am

A legislative audit of secondary school fees found "widespread and varied violations of state law" by the State School Board and local boards of education, high schools and charter schools, according the audit made public on Tuesday.

Police ID man killed in parking structure shooting death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:17am

Salt Lake police are looking for a man with a violent past in connection with a homicide over the weekend.

Police ID man who died when vehicle hit the horse he was riding

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:54am

Police released the name of a West Valley City man who died when a vehicle hit the horse he was riding in Riverton Monday night.

Generation Orphan: How drug addiction has impacted a growing number of Utah students

Deanie Wimmer, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:43am

When Alyssa Woodward accepted her diploma at West Jordan High School’s graduation last spring, her parents weren’t in the audience cheering for her. They’ve both been out of the picture since she started kindergarten.

Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in kidnapping remains a danger

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:24am

Elizabeth Smart said Tuesday that she's been assured the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be closely watched when she's released from prison.

Trains, tunnels still 'on the table' for Cottonwood canyon transportation, officials say

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:03am

For months there's been $66 million waiting to be used for improvements in the Cottonwood canyons, but powder days will still come with the same traffic delays this winter.

Family remembers Rose Park girl fatally hit by car

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:42am

Nine-year-old Maggie Joa died when a car hit her Saturday morning. She especially loved her dog, Max, and her family says Max only had eyes for Maggie.

Utah father charged with biting or hitting wife, kids, neighbor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:18am

A Cedar City man is facing a long list of charges after police say he bit and punched members of his family, including two children, and then bit a neighbor.

Fire updates: Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires burn over 90K acres combined

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:03am

The Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires have now burned a combined total of more than 90,000 acres in Utah County, officials reported Tuesday morning.

Hooper sewer director identified as drowning victim

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:37pm

Police have identified a man who died Saturday after falling head first into a pipe.

Ghorbani suggests Trump is biggest threat to national security, Stewart says it's China

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:29pm

Democrat Shireen Ghorbani suggested that the "person in our White House" is the biggest threat to the nation's security during a rowdy 2nd Congressional District debate Monday filled with a host of cheers and jeers.

Minorities are the majority in West Valley City, census data shows

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:02pm

West Valley City recently became the first large Utah city with more residents who identify as minorities than those who identify as white, according to data from the U.S. Census.

Man questioned in bus shooting has history of firing in orchard, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:33pm

A man who police say is the lone person of interest in the shooting of a UTA bus and a semitruck on U.S. 89, once asked if he could hunt on his property, according to court records.

Highly contagious norovirus reported at 2 Salt Lake City schools

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:25pm

A highly contagious norovirus that has wreaked havoc across the Wasatch Front the past few weeks has made its way to two schools in the Salt Lake City School District, officials said Monday.