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Teen baby sitter charged in Utah girl's death

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 3:05pm

West Valley police said 4-month-old Adalyn Monson died May 10 after she was found critically injured three days earlier, and detectives suspect child abuse in the girl's death. The teen boy faces a single count of child abuse homicide.

Eastbound I-80 ramp to southbound I-15 closed due to crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 2:42pm

The connector ramp from eastbound I-80 to southbound I-15 is closed as crews respond to a semitruck rollover, officials said.

Doug Fabrizio hints at changes to KUER's 'RadioWest' as interview show takes summer hiatus

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 2:03pm

“RadioWest,” KUER’s flagship interview program hosted by Doug Fabrizio, is taking a break this summer.

Drug dealer arrested in Operation Rio Grande headed to federal prison

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 1:32pm

A Kearns man charged in the crackdown on drug dealing as part of Operation Rio Grande will spend more than 10 years behind bars after admitting to carrying a gun and methamphetamine.

UTA began 'phase 2' of major TRAX repairs — here’s what commuters need to know

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 1:16pm

The Utah Transit Authority’s $8.5 million, monthlong project to replace old TRAX parts on downtown Salt Lake’s Main Street is now entering its second phase.

Kathleen Boutain pleads guilty to theft in connection with 2017 U. student murder case

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 1:02pm

A woman has pleaded guilty to two counts of theft in connection with a two-state crime spree that culminated in the October 30, 2017 murder of University of Utah student ChenWei Guo.

Authorities find truck of Utah County man who remains missing

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 12:42pm

Authorities have located a truck they say belongs to a Goshen man who was reported missing on Monday evening.

Golden Spike weekend drew in 38K; exceeded expectations, event officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 12:30pm

More than 38,000 people from throughout the U.S. and six countries attended events related to the Golden Spike 150 celebration at Promontory Summit on and around May 10, officials said Tuesday.

Residents push back as Salt Lake City moves forward with 4th Avenue Well project

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 11:46am

Salt Lake City officials are closing in on finalizing their plan to improve an important well near Memory Grove, but not all residents are on board with the plan.

Utah State Fairpark enjoyed successful year but could do more, according to audit

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted May 21st - 11:31am

Although the Utah State Fair enjoyed one of its most successful runs in history last year, managers say the Fairpark is far from reaching its potential.

Utah man who claimed he was not subject to Utah tax laws gets prison sentence

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 11:17am

A West Valley man who was convicted of not paying state income taxes because he declared himself as a sovereign nation, then skipped his sentencing hearing only to be rearrested 10 days later, has now been sentenced to prison.

1 critically injured after I-84 rollover crash near Snowville

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 10:28am

One person suffered critical injuries after a rollover crash on I-84 on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Why Utah needs a spiffy new lab, and what kind of testing will happen there

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 9:55am

The latest in whiz-bang technology will play out in a shiny new testing lab for the Utah Department of Environmental Quality. The 21,500-square-foot Technical Support Center will celebrate an official opening Tuesday by Utah Gov. Gary Herbert.

Hoover Dam ceremony marks Colorado River drought plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21st - 8:37am

Federal, state and tribal water managers are marking completion of a long-negotiated plan for 40 million people and vast irrigated farms to share crucial Colorado River water despite ongoing drought in the arid U.S. Southwest.

KSL investigation finds sheriff’s staff missed out on decades of pension contributions

Mike Headrick, KSL TV and Mark Stevens, KSL TV  |  Posted May 21st - 8:26am

A 20-year-old pay practice may have Utah County taxpayers on the hook for millions.

Utah man charged with apartment arson, found carrying loaded gun near Ogden marathon runners

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 8:02am

A man is facing criminal charges after officers found him walking near Ogden City Marathon participants with a loaded shotgun and later discovered he'd allegedly set his apartment on fire.

Chief of staff with 'Midas touch' stepping down, likely to run ex-boss' gubernatorial campaign

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 21st - 7:20am

Greg Hartley, who holds the top administrative spot in the Utah House, said Monday he's stepping down as chief of staff and expects to help run former House Speaker Greg Hughes' anticipated bid for governor.

Lake Point man dies in rollover crash on SR 36

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21st - 7:05am

A Lake Point man died after the vehicle he was driving drifted off the road on state Route 36 near Stansbury Park early Tuesday, officials said.

Police ask for public's help in locating missing Utah County man

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted May 20th - 10:20pm

Police are asking for the public's help in locating a man who went missing last week and may be in danger.

Ex-youth symphony leader to stand trial on child sex abuse charges

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 20th - 10:12pm

They were best friends in junior high who spent much of their time at a neighbor's house in the mid-1980s. They didn't know until last year that he had abused them both repeatedly in his Sandy home.