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Hermans wins Tour of Utah with strong ride in final stage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 6:46pm

Ben Hermans finished near the front once more in the final stage of the Tour of Utah on Sunday, allowing him to wrap up the overall title after taking second in the week-long race a year ago.

Study: Seeing how sun exposure damages skin could prompt people to use protection

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 4:32pm

Melanoma is on the rise, and it is no secret that Utahns are particularly at risk.

Parents of toddler who died from ingesting heroin seek parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 3:01pm

While their versions of what transpired were slightly different, both Casey Joseph Cormani and Cassandra Leydsman Richards agree about one thing when it comes to drug use and their daughter.

Refugee family from Congo falls to its knees at first glimpse of new ‘Extreme Makeover’ home

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 2:36pm

At first glimpse of her family’s new home, Anifah Barobi was so overcome with emotion she fell to her knees and rolled on the hot pavement on 22nd Street late Thursday afternoon.

Rise in Utah women in STEM, still less than US average

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 18th - 1:25pm

More women in Utah are earning STEM-related degrees, but experts say completion rates are still behind the national average, a report said.

81-year-old facing voyeurism charges after parents say he crashed a wedding and took pictures of children

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 18th - 11:23am

An 81-year-old man is facing charges for voyeurism against a child and criminal trespass after parents at a wedding say he crashed the celebration and took inappropriate pictures of their children.

Boil order lifted in Soldier Hollow Complex

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 9:21am

The boil order issued for Soldier Hollow Complex was lifted Saturday after water test results showed no sign of E. coli contamination, officials said.

Utah man hit by tow truck while lying in the road in Millcreek

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:43am

A 19-year-old man is in critical condition after he was hit by a tow truck while lying in the road in Millcreek early Sunday.

Utah group raises money for vests that protect officers from high-powered weaponry

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 8:27am

The Blue Line Ladies Foundation is a nonprofit organization that raises funds to purchase protective equipment for local law enforcement.

Motorcyclist in 'extremely critical condition' after Vernal crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:48am

A motorcyclist is in "extremely critical condition" after crashing into a bike rack on the back of a vehicle near Vernal Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Pets find homes with reduced or waived adoption fees for 'Clear the Shelters'

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:39pm

More than 1,400 shelters across the country came together Saturday to help thousands of adoptable animals find loving families.

Utah has a lot of willing organ donors, but it’s still not enough

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:35pm

One-hundred-twelve Utahns saved the lives of at least as many other people already this year because, upon their deaths, they were registered organ donors.

Utah moms rally for federal gun reform

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:55pm

A group of local moms and other supporters, spurred by the two recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton, rallied for federal gun reform Saturday in downtown Salt Lake City.

Body of 15-year-old boy found at Strawberry Reservoir

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:17pm

Emergency crews found the body of a 15-year-old boy who "had a gone under the water at Strawberry Reservoir and not resurfaced," officials said.

Orem couple sets out to break world record traveling the world

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:01pm

When a job offer in Europe fell through, a couple with roots in Orem decided to do something epic to make up for that dream that came unraveled. They saved their money, sold everything they owned – even went door to door for sponsors, and started on a journey to break a world record by traveling the world.

Utahn charged with randomly shooting man inside St. George home

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:52am

Formal charges were filed Friday against a St. George man accused of shooting and killing an unsuspecting man without provocation while the man was lying on a floor.

Missing 19-year-old from Utah County found dead

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:15am

A missing 19-year-old from Eagle Mountain was found dead in his car in Lehi Saturday, officials said.

Classmates, team gather to remember Kearns student killed in shooting

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:46am

It’s been just over a month since 19-year-old Neko Jardine died following a tragic shooting. On Friday, his classmates and former football team gathered to remember him.

Taylorsville woman set her apartment on fire, waited outside for firefighters, charges say

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:10am

A Taylorsville woman is facing a felony arson charge after police say she set her own apartment on fire and sat in her car outside while the building burned.

Utah women make about 70% of what Utah men make — the worst gender wage gap in the nation, report says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 9:26am

A new study released Thursday morning found that Utah women make 69.8% of what Utah men make — a slight decrease from four years ago and a full 10 percentage points lower than the national average.