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BYU Creamery to be demolished, rebuilt

BYU Creamery to be demolished, rebuilt

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Creamery on Ninth — an iconic Provo date spot, as well as a dependable campus grocer — will be demolished and rebuilt directly west of the current location.
Special function sheriff's officer arrested, accused of sexual battery after pulling woman over

Special function sheriff's officer arrested, accused of sexual battery after pulling woman over

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 18 - 8:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Lehi man employed by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office has been arrested and accused of sexual battery after allegedly pulling over a woman illegally and searching her.
Utahns seeing more power outages from fire sensors this summer

Utahns seeing more power outages from fire sensors this summer

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 18 - 10:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

Rocky Mountain Power customers have seen outages in the hottest days of the year, when they need it most. The power company says the cause is safety-related.
See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

Tim Vandenack, Cassidy Wixom, Bridger Beal-Cvetko and Emma Everett, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

Here is a look at numerous locales and taxing entities throughout Utah that are mulling property tax hikes as part of their proposed 2024-25 budgets.
Orem man arrested, accused of entering random Draper home, getting in bed with woman

Orem man arrested, accused of entering random Draper home, getting in bed with woman

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 8:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Orem man once convicted of kidnapping his girlfriend while making food deliveries is now accused of entering a random Draper home and getting in bed with a sleeping woman.
'I think my dad killed my mom,' man says in 911 call of American Fork murder-suicide

'I think my dad killed my mom,' man says in 911 call of American Fork murder-suicide

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

An American Fork couple found dead in their home of a murder-suicide last month apparently had "drama" in the days leading up to the tragic event, according to a 911 call.
Mother, son die in Pleasant Grove house fire

Mother, son die in Pleasant Grove house fire

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Updated July 17 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people, a mother and her son, were killed in a house fire in Pleasant Grove early Wednesday.
Santaquin man sentenced to 2 years of probation in sex with teen case

Santaquin man sentenced to 2 years of probation in sex with teen case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Santaquin man has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleaded guilty to attempted sexual solicitation of a child involving a runaway teen working as his nanny.
Former college running back pleads guilty to killing 2nd man 1 day after killing another

Former college running back pleads guilty to killing 2nd man 1 day after killing another

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Christian Taele pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering Tyler Belinti, 23, in Ogden a day after murdering Ryan Hooly in Spanish Fork in June 2022. He claimed he was directed by a higher power.
Springville police arrest Rexburg man after late night carjacking attempt

Springville police arrest Rexburg man after late night carjacking attempt

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 3:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Idaho man was arrested in Springville late Sunday after police say he tried to take another man's car at gunpoint.
Spanish Fork man charged with having illegal relationship with teen girl

Spanish Fork man charged with having illegal relationship with teen girl

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 11:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Spanish Fork man was charged Monday with having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl when he was 31.
Utah Valley University promotes K-12 civic education with new master's program

Utah Valley University promotes K-12 civic education with new master's program

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Valley University's new program in constitutional government, civics and law offers two tracks — one for current or prospective K-12 teachers and another for research.
Utah County Search and Rescue helps heat-exhausted hikers on hot springs trail

Utah County Search and Rescue helps heat-exhausted hikers on hot springs trail

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 12 - 10:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two teen girls experienced heat exhaustion on the Fifth Water Hot Springs Trail Thursday afternoon and required rescue, according to the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
Fire marshal now says 18 were injured in Stadium of Fire fireworks malfunction

Fire marshal now says 18 were injured in Stadium of Fire fireworks malfunction

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 5:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Provo fire marshal announced Thursday the number of people injured by misfired fireworks at Stadium of Fire has reached 18, including one who was severely injured.
Utah soccer coach arrested, charged with sexually abusing 14-year-old player

Utah soccer coach arrested, charged with sexually abusing 14-year-old player

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 11 - 5:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

A soccer coach has been arrested in Utah County and charged with sexually abusing a 14-year-old girl he was giving private lessons to.
Epic wave of voles a problem from Saratoga Springs to Draper, pest control experts say

Epic wave of voles a problem from Saratoga Springs to Draper, pest control experts say

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 11 - 1:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some pest control companies in Utah County say the biggest pest problem going on right now isn't spiders or wasps — it's voles.
Men charged in connection with numerous church burglaries are linked to even more

Men charged in connection with numerous church burglaries are linked to even more

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 10 - 12:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

At least two of the men already facing numerous charges for a series of burglaries of Utah meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are now being linked to even more cases.
Driver faces felony charge under new road rage law after Eagle Mountain incident

Driver faces felony charge under new road rage law after Eagle Mountain incident

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 10 - 10:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

A driver was charged with a road rage-enhanced felony charge, one of the first under a Utah law that promises tougher road rage penalties.
Springville man avoids prison in 'highly unusual case' after attempted murder of son

Springville man avoids prison in 'highly unusual case' after attempted murder of son

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 9 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nathan Roberts was sentenced to four years of probation Tuesday after pleading guilty to trying to shoot his son, during what investigators called a "mental health episode."
Utah family argues discrimination at local waterpark

Utah family argues discrimination at local waterpark

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 9 - 10:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah family says Splash Summit Waterpark discriminated against their daughter, who is diabetic and suffers from celiac disease.
Family believes pilot had medical emergency before deadly crash in Utah County

Family believes pilot had medical emergency before deadly crash in Utah County

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 9 - 7:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

The man killed in a plane crash in Utah County over the weekend has been identified as Larry Irwin Kellogg, 49, of Springville.
'It's a miracle': Cyclist lucky to keep arm following gruesome weekend crash in Provo

'It's a miracle': Cyclist lucky to keep arm following gruesome weekend crash in Provo

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 8 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A cyclist suffered a serious arm injury during a race in Provo on Saturday.
Springville man identified as pilot in fatal plane crash in Cedar Valley

Springville man identified as pilot in fatal plane crash in Cedar Valley

Michael Houck, KSL-TV  |  Updated July 8 - 2:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Springville man was killed in a small plane crash on the Utah County side of Cedar Valley Sunday evening.
How Utah plans to 'party like it's 2002' on Pioneer Day

How Utah plans to 'party like it's 2002' on Pioneer Day

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 8 - 12:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Multiple Utah cities plan to celebrate 1847 and 2034 this Pioneer Day, as the International Olympic Committee's vote to award the 2034 Winter Games lands on the state holiday.
Provo woman becomes fastest mermaid in the world at Merlympics

Provo woman becomes fastest mermaid in the world at Merlympics

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Provo woman became the fastest mermaid in the world in May when she competed at the Swiss Merlympics in Geneva, Switzerland.
Utah County auto shop's unique business model is empowering employees and paying dividends

Utah County auto shop's unique business model is empowering employees and paying dividends

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 7 - 12:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Clegg Auto sets itself apart from almost every other business in the country through a unique business model that empowers and gives back to every single employee.
UVU film students chosen to be mentored by Hollywood screenwriter

UVU film students chosen to be mentored by Hollywood screenwriter

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 6 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Five Utah Valley University film students are getting the opportunity of a lifetime to be mentored by a renowned Hollywood screenwriter.
Lehi toddler develops rare and sudden heart condition in Hawaii; neighbors rally support

Lehi toddler develops rare and sudden heart condition in Hawaii; neighbors rally support

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 6 - 7:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

A dream vacation in Hawaii turned into a nightmare for a Lehi family whose toddler is now battling for his life after developing a sudden and rare heart condition.
Firework injuries often happen on July 4, experts say after Stadium of Fire mishap

Firework injuries often happen on July 4, experts say after Stadium of Fire mishap

Caroline McDonald, Deseret News  |  Posted July 5 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

While gatherings like the one held in Provo are typically considered both safe and fun, such incidents are not unheard of, though injuries are more common during at-home fireworks displays.
Former college running back pleads guilty to one of two 'purge' killings

Former college running back pleads guilty to one of two 'purge' killings

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 5 - 7:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Christian Francis Taele pleaded guilty killing Ryan Hooley, of Spanish Fork, and is expected to plead guilty to killing another man the next day in Ogden in 2022.
1 seriously injured, others hospitalized after fireworks shoot into Stadium of Fire crowd

1 seriously injured, others hospitalized after fireworks shoot into Stadium of Fire crowd

Bridger Beal-Cvetko and Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Updated July 5 - 10:59 a.m.  |  Save Story

At least one person was seriously injured when a firework shot into the crowd at Stadium of Fire in Provo Thursday night at Brigham Young University.
Pleasant Grove home destroyed in fire started by fireworks

Pleasant Grove home destroyed in fire started by fireworks

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Updated July 5 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

Firefighters say a Pleasant Grove home was destroyed in a fire that was started by discarded fireworks early Friday. Damage was estimated at between $800,000 and $1 million.
UVU grad creates software to give back to Native American communities

UVU grad creates software to give back to Native American communities

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 6:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Drawing upon his Native American heritage, Wyatt Redshield Gilmore runs a company that's helping the tourism industry and supporting charitable causes on reservation lands.
'Thankful for our freedoms': Utahns gather across Utah for Independence Day

'Thankful for our freedoms': Utahns gather across Utah for Independence Day

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 4:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utahns gathered in Layton, Provo and other locales across the state to mark Independence Day and give thanks for the freedoms enjoyed in the United States.
Provo parade watchers camp out before Fourth of July Grand Parade

Provo parade watchers camp out before Fourth of July Grand Parade

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 4 - 7:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

Thousands of people in Provo camp out to get the best spot for the Grand Parade that goes right down University Avenue on Thursday.
After lightning strikes teen group, 1 faces monthslong recovery

After lightning strikes teen group, 1 faces monthslong recovery

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 3 - 7:36 a.m.  |  Save Story

After a teen group was struck by lightning in Sevier County, all of the children are on the road to recovery.
Utah's largest school district could split through interlocal agreements

Utah's largest school district could split through interlocal agreements

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 8:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Alpine School District could still be splitting, though, not by way of a ballot measure put forward by the district's school board.
Sheriff's office locates man accused of brandishing gun in road rage incident

Sheriff's office locates man accused of brandishing gun in road rage incident

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 3:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man accused of brandishing a gun during a road rage incident Thursday morning in Eagle Mountain has been located and cited by the Utah County Sheriff's Office.
Utah fireworks season significantly contributes to air pollution, BYU study shows

Utah fireworks season significantly contributes to air pollution, BYU study shows

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Summer in Utah isn't complete without fireworks. And while most are dazzled by the colors in the air, some BYU professors are concerned about air pollution.
Road rage driver pulls gun during morning commute in Eagle Mountain

Road rage driver pulls gun during morning commute in Eagle Mountain

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 9:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah County Sheriff's Office is trying to find a driver they believe pulled out a gun during a road rage incident Thursday morning.
A mother's love: Utah mom steps in to carry baby after daughter no longer can

A mother's love: Utah mom steps in to carry baby after daughter no longer can

Eliza Pace, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 28 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

One year ago, Sadie Harris almost died from a serious infection she got following the birth of her first baby. Now, her mom is carrying her next baby.
Utah County doctor sued by nearly 100 women now faces criminal charge

Utah County doctor sued by nearly 100 women now faces criminal charge

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 5:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

 A Utah County OB-GYN who was the subject of lawsuit filed on behalf of nearly 100 women is now facing his first criminal charge.
More than 9,000 without power in American Fork, adding to string of outages

More than 9,000 without power in American Fork, adding to string of outages

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

American Fork is the latest city to be hit with a mass power outage after a string of outages have occurred across the Wasatch Front.
John Curtis wins the GOP primary for US Senate in Utah, AP projects

John Curtis wins the GOP primary for US Senate in Utah, AP projects

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 27 - 9:13 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Associated Press called Utah's U.S. Senate race for Rep. John Curtis Tuesday evening, about 24 minutes after polls closed.
Provo nonprofit highlighted for helping adults with autism live independently

Provo nonprofit highlighted for helping adults with autism live independently

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 9:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

SenicView Academy in Provo is the subject of a new documentary highlighting the school for its work to help adults with autism live independently.
Data shows most Utah County voters didn't mail ballots; turnout rates differed slightly

Data shows most Utah County voters didn't mail ballots; turnout rates differed slightly

Darby Sparks, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 26 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Following Utah County's decision to no longer pay for postage, ballots returned by dropbox increased by 20 percentage points in the county.
Woman injured by rock fall at Bridal Veil Falls dies

Woman injured by rock fall at Bridal Veil Falls dies

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 26 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

A woman who was badly injured earlier this month after getting hit by a falling rock at Bridal Veil Falls has died.
Semitruck hits underside of I-15 overpass, falls over in Payson

Semitruck hits underside of I-15 overpass, falls over in Payson

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 5:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

A semitruck hit the underside of an overpass while crossing underneath I-15 in Payson on Tuesday afternoon.
Provo man charged with sexually abusing woman at Orem recreation center

Provo man charged with sexually abusing woman at Orem recreation center

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Provo man entered a changing area at the Orem Family Fitness Center last week and sexually assaulted a woman, according to charging documents.
Saratoga Springs man sentenced for attempted sexual exploitation of minor

Saratoga Springs man sentenced for attempted sexual exploitation of minor

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted June 25 - 11:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 54-year-old man who pleaded guilty to attempted sexual exploitation of a minor and dealing in materials harmful to a minor has been sentenced to prison.
Trespassing at 'extremely unsafe' historic Utah County mill on the rise, again

Trespassing at 'extremely unsafe' historic Utah County mill on the rise, again

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 25 - 9:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah wildlife managers are dealing with another surge in trespassing cases at a "unsafe" historic mill in Utah County.
Officials warn of dangerous conditions on Mount Timpanogos hike

Officials warn of dangerous conditions on Mount Timpanogos hike

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 10:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Timpanogos Emergency Response Team is warning hikers about the potentially dangerous conditions on Mount Timpanogos trails.
Man certified as Utah law enforcer accused of engaging in sex with teen

Man certified as Utah law enforcer accused of engaging in sex with teen

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 12:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who has police officer certification in Utah is facing charges of engaging in sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl.
Community rallies around family of American Fork couple killed in murder-suicide

Community rallies around family of American Fork couple killed in murder-suicide

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 23 - 11:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Family, friends and those who worked closely with an American Fork couple who died this week honored them with a candlelight vigil Sunday night. 
US Geological Survey adopts BYU-made water cycle curriculum to be taught nationwide

US Geological Survey adopts BYU-made water cycle curriculum to be taught nationwide

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A team of BYU scientists, educators and creatives developed updated water cycle resources for teachers that include the impact of humans.
American Fork man killed wife, then himself, police say

American Fork man killed wife, then himself, police say

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Updated June 22 - 8:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Police on Friday identified the the couple found dead in a murder-suicide inside their American Fork home.
Row, row, row your concrete: BYU hosts concrete canoe championships

Row, row, row your concrete: BYU hosts concrete canoe championships

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 9:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The ASCE Civil Engineering Student Championships brings together 25 universities to race concrete canoes designed and made by civil engineering students.
Primary Children's Hospital urging caregivers to never leave children in the car

Primary Children's Hospital urging caregivers to never leave children in the car

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A child's body temperature can rise three to five times faster than an adult's, which is why Primary Children's Hospital says it's so important children not be left inside cars during the summer months.
Police investigating deaths of husband and wife found in American Fork home

Police investigating deaths of husband and wife found in American Fork home

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated June 20 - 6:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police are investigating after a husband and wife were found dead inside an American Fork home Thursday.