‘Unusual’ find at Salt Lake City airport prompts brief baggage shutdown, TSA travel reminder

Transportation Security Administration agents working at Salt Lake City International Airport got quite a scare recently, which is now being used as a reminder of how to bring "unusual" items to an airport.
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Church of Jesus Christ’s new hymnbook, including children’s songs, expected by end of 2026

"Hymns — for Home and Church" — the new hymnbook that was initially announced in June 2018 — will be released in four languages by the end of 2026, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Friday.
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‘It’s finally here’: Parley’s Trail is now complete with complicated stretch solved

A short but vital section of the Parley's Trail is now open, completing the Salt Lake County recreational trail after about two decades of work.
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Semitruck driver dies after I-15 crash in Iron County, troopers say

A semitruck driver died following a crash on Interstate 15 in Iron County on Wednesday, according to Utah Highway Patrol troopers.
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South Jordan man sentenced to 15 years for paying minors $30K for nudes

A South Jordan man was sentenced in federal court Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison for offering approximately 200 Utah girls money for nude photos, and then paying tens of thousands to 27 girls who agreed.
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3 more cities investigating string of Latter-day Saint church burglaries

SOUTH JORDAN — The investigation into a recent rash of break-ins and vandalism at meetinghouses of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is expanding. Last week, Herriman police reported 22 church burglaries believed to have happened sometime between Sept. 20 and Sept. 22. Now, West Jordan police, South Jordan police and Riverton police say they […]
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Riverton man pleads guilty in road rage shooting that killed Pleasant Grove dad

A Riverton man has admitted he shot and killed a Pleasant Grove man during a road rage confrontation, saying he acted recklessly.
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USA Pickleball unveils ‘pivotal’ product changes. Will it solve game’s leading complaint?

Despite adding many new courts in recent years, Mia McCain contends that Salt Lake City has struggled to meet the "huge, growing demand" associated with pickleball's rise in popularity.
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Utah woman planned death of premature baby, then disposed body off I-80, police say

An 18-year-old Wasatch County woman has been arrested and accused of killing her newborn son and disposing his body in Parleys Canyon to begin a new life with her boyfriend.
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Tim Ballard explains ‘couples ruse’ tactic in response to sexual misconduct allegations

Anti-sex trafficking activist and potential Senate candidate Tim Ballard issued another statement Sunday in response to sexual misconduct allegations in which he explained the so-called "couples ruse" used to fool traffickers while on undercover rescue missions.
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Child of reporter faces felony charge for allegedly slapping Orem’s mayor

Criminal charges were filed Monday against the child of a Provo newspaper reporter accused of slapping and spitting on Orem's mayor after the mayor publicly disparaged their mother.
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Expansion of this immigration program could help thousands of Venezuelans in Utah

Utah may not be a top destination for Venezuelans fleeing their home country, but thousands in the state will likely benefit from the expansion of a program allowing them to legally live and work in the U.S.
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2 juveniles arrested after allegedly leading police on 140mph chase in Wasatch County

Two juveniles were arrested after attempting to evade police in a high-speed chase that reached 140 mph, police said.
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Investigative reports question whether ex-Operation Underground Railroad CEO misled donors

The anti-trafficking organization Operation Underground Railroad and its founder and former CEO Tim Ballard may have misled donors for years about purported "rescue" missions, according to investigative documents obtained from a local and federal investigation by KSL.com on Friday.
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8 officers ‘justified’ in shooting, killing of gunman who killed police dog

Eight police officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an armed man, who was an employee with the Utah Department of Corrections and a member of the Utah National Guard, were legally justified in shooting and killing the man in February of 2022.
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Tim Ballard accusations ‘incredibly disturbing’ if true, Cox says

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox called sexual misconduct allegations against a prominent anti-child sex trafficking activist and rumored potential Senate candidate "incredibly disturbing" if true.
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5 finalists seeking $1.5M University of Utah prize to help climate change

Five finalists are waiting to find out who won a $1.5 million prize offered by the University of Utah, hoping to fund their innovative plans to help the planet — but only one can take home the money.
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Fall-like temperatures forecast for Utah before official season starts

Fall may begin Saturday, but it'll feel more like mid-season in parts of Utah over the next few days as a cold front passes through the state.
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Salt Lake man sentenced to probation after shooting at a Papa John’s over order delay

A Salt Lake man who fired multiple rounds at a Papa John's in Draper after his order wasn't ready will serve two years of probation after pleading guilty.
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Prison ordered for man who made explosives in South Jordan home in ‘uniquely dangerous’ case

A man who was convicted of creating multiple weapons of mass destruction in his South Jordan home and shooting at officers serving a warrant on his home was sentenced to prison on Tuesday.
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‘Retired’ Woods Cross police chief was asked to resign, documents say

Almost two weeks after Woods Cross said its police chief had retired, city documents reveal the chief was actually asked to resign amid allegations of improperly using department funds.
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Repairs beginning soon to restore major Zion National Park road damaged by landslides

Work to repair a major Zion National Park road that has remained partially closed for several months is set to begin as early as next week, park officials say.
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2nd brother pleads guilty to murder in Orem church parking lot shooting death

A second brother pleaded guilty Monday to murder, admitting to shooting and killing a 16-year-old in an Orem church parking lot.
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Individual cited with animal cruelty after video surfaces of horse dragged behind trailer

A person suspected of dragging a horse behind a trailer has been cited with animal cruelty, Animal Care of Davis County announced Tuesday.
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