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    Police: charges coming after human-caused fire in Mapleton

      MAPLETON, Utah — Two men will face trespassing charges after authorities say their truck sparked a brush fire in the foothills near Mapleton. Mapleton Police Chief John Jackson says the men were driving their truck off road in private property Sunday afternoon when the truck stalled on dry grass. “There’s a reason why areas […]
  • Utah

    Huntsman confirmation hearing begins Tuesday

    WASHINGTON D.C. – After months of waiting, Jon Huntsman, Jr., will go before the Senate committee to be possibly confirmed as the new ambassador to Russia.  Political analysts expect very little resistance to his confirmation. Some analysts say, if you look at Huntsman’s track record, it’s hard to say he’s not qualified to be the […]
  • Boats damaged by vandals at Bear Lake

      The owner of a boat rental company at a popular Bear Lake beach hopes a reward will lead to whoever threw paint on their boats.   Two boats were hit at Rendevouz Beach on the Utah side of Bear Lake; one of the boats has yellow paint splattered all over the window, upholstery, carpet, […]
  • Police search for violent, possible serial bank robbery suspect

    (TAYLORSVILLE) – Police are looking for a man who fired a shot as he entered a credit union this morning. Unified Police Lt. Brian Lohrke said the man demanded everyone get down on the floor, then demanded money. “Very lucky no injuries on this,” Lorhke said. “Very shaken tellers and customers inside the store.” The […]
  • Utah

    Office Lake Powell microburst injures 3; sinks powerboats, jet skis

    PAGE, Ariz — A sudden, powerful downward gust of wind swamped or sank dozens of powerboats and jet skis Thursday at Lake Powell along the Arizona-Utah border. Authorities say at least three people were injured about 1 p.m. One woman’s arm was severed. A 57-year-old woman suffered head and hip injuries while another person had […]
  • Sports

    QB Tanner Mangum’s status uncertain as BYU hosts No. 10 Wisconsin

    PROVO — There’s one big question hovering over the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo heading into Saturday’s 1:30 p.m. kickoff against 10th-ranked Wisconsin at LaVell Edwards Stadium (ABC; KSL Newsradio). Will Tanner Mangum be the starting quarterback, or will injuries defer the role to backup Beau Hoge? Coaches have hinted at an answer, […]
  • Education

    Ben Shapiro coming to U of U after Berkeley speech causes protests

    The University of Utah is preparing for a speech by conservative author Ben Shapiro this September. University spokesman Chris Nelson is part of a team in Berkeley on Thursday seeing how campus handles the speech there. “How the police react, how their administration handles it. We are hoping to see how they ensure the physical […]
  • Business

    AAA: Gas prices up in Utah because of Hurricane Harvey

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Hurricane Harvey has disrupted the global supply enough that we are now getting higher gas prices here, even though the gulf does not supply our gas.   Strong summer travel demand also pushed up prices. Driving around Wednesday morning revealed signs proclaiming $2.58, $2.63 $2.64 a gallon at different locations […]
  • Faith

    Reasons to Hope: Part three, recovery

      Family members of someone who dies by suicide are suddenly thrown into a new world of grief and shock. But recovery is possible for them, and for attempt survivors as well. KSL Newsradio’s Mary Richards has part three of our special series, “Reasons to Hope.” If you or a loved one is having thoughts […]
  • Business

    Apartment vacancy rates in Salt Lake area at all-time low

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — For the eighth straight year, vacancy rates for rental apartments in the Salt Lake metro area have declined — down to the lowest rates ever. But the rising cost of apartment rents may squeeze affordability for many average local households. The vacancy rate is just 2.6 percent. It’s the lowest […]