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Headstone dedicated to enslaved Salt Lake City man 157 years after his death

Carter Williams  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:17pm

A ceremony was held at the Salt Lake City Cemetery Thursday to dedicate the grave of an enslaved pioneer who died in 1862. The ceremony also reflected on the 400-year anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. slave trade.

University of Utah introduces free campus rideshare app

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:50pm

Portion of university’s nearly $1 million campus safety budget will go toward helping students get home safely

Child on bicycle killed in Weber County crash

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:55pm

A young boy died Thursday after he was hit by a car while riding his bike.

Former Utah lawmaker lands job with A.I. company that has contract with state

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:16pm

At least two Democrats who served with Republican Ken Ivory don’t think it is fair for people to criticize his move to a company that is receiving state money.

Salt Lake police training exercise closes roads downtown

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 6:05pm

West Temple is closed from South Temple to 200 South, and 200 South will be closed from West Temple to 200 West.

Two charged with gunning down Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:54pm

Two men were charged Thursday with gunning down a Salt Lake man, killing him, after already threatening to rape and kill a woman, according to prosecutors.

Salt Lake teachers agree to 4.1% pay raise

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:12pm

Salt Lake teachers “overwhelmingly” voted to approve a new working agreement with the Salt Lake City Board of Education that includes a 4.1% across-the-board teacher salary increase and maintains a salary steps and lanes system that compensates teachers for education attainment and years of service.

Nephi man charged with injuring 2-month-old baby

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:38pm

A Nephi man was charged Thursday with breaking ribs and bones in his 2-month-old baby son.

Have You Seen This? The fiery 100-mph pitch at Lagoon

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:44pm

Amusement parks are a haven of all things fantastical, and that's where this teen shows off his own miracle.

Dad assaults children who wouldn't get up for church, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:05pm

A man apparently upset with his children for not getting out of bed to go to church now faces criminal charges for assaulting them with a guitar, according to charging documents.

Attorneys general and telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls

Sam Fossum, CNN  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:39pm

Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorneys general from all 50 states plus DC announced a voluntary agreement Thursday to prevent and punish illegal robocallers.

St. George chiropractor charged with sexually abusing female patients

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:42pm

A St. George chiropractor was charged Thursday with inappropriately touching female patients and employees during exams

Parents petition Payson city for crossing guard at school crosswalk

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 11:05am

School is back in session, but many parents in a Payson neighborhood have expressed concern and frustration over a lack of a crossing guard at a crosswalk they consider to be dangerous.

VP Mike Pence talks trade, reelection and religion during Utah visit

Dennis Romboy, KSL and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:26am

Vice president met with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint and discussed Venezuela, religious freedom.

Overstock CEO resigns days after sharing statement regarding 'Russian investigation'

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:18am

Overstock CEO Patrick M. Byrne has resigned.

Founding AISU director spent money ‘like there was no tomorrow,’ former state senator tells committee

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:14am

A former state senator who two decades ago carried legislation establishing charter schools in Utah shed light on the recent closure of American International School of Utah, a public charter school in Murray.

Is Salt Lake City the next big tech hub? Here’s how it compares to other major cities

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:29am

With a growing downtown, relatively low cost of living, and abundance of young professionals with tech degrees, is Salt Lake City poised to become the next big tech hub?

Wildfire updates: Goose Point fire 6,500 acres, 60% contained

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:58am

The Goose Point fire, which began in southern Utah County Wednesday night, had burned 6,500 acres by Thursday evening and was 60% contained as of 8 p.m., state fire officials say.

Looking back at 5 of the more memorable vice presidential visits in Utah history

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:52am

In honor of Mike Pence's first visit to Utah as vice president, here’s a look at five of the more memorable vice presidential visits in Utah's history.

Utah lawmakers look to tackle predatory towing

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:27am

Imagine running into a sandwich shop to grab a mustard packet and coming back to find a boot on your car that costs $75 to remove.