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  1. Black Diamond founder: Outdoor retail show should leave UtahRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 10 | KSWO

    A powerful outdoor recreation industry executive says the world's largest outdoor retail show should leave Utah after two decades because of what he calls an assault on public lands by the state's top political leaders. It is expected to bring 22,000 people to Salt Lake City this week.


  2. Professional 'slackliner' rescues man dangling unconscious from chair liftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 5 | KSWO

    Mickey Wilson said in his Instragram post he was going out for a day on the slopes with friends when he came to the rescue of another member of the party who got stuck on the chair lift ahead of his. His friend was unconscious, hanging 10 feet from the ground, his backpack strap wrapped around his neck.


  3. Polygamous leader takes plea deal in food-stamp fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 28 | KSWO

    Federal prosecutors said deals could be coming with other defendants implicated in the scheme in which at least $12 million in food stamps was misused - some diverted to front companies to buy tractors, trucks and other items. Seth Jeffs, 43, pleaded guilty to felony fraud after prosecutors agreed to accept the six months he has already served in jail as his punishment.


  4. Old planetarium at Central Texas school could reopen next fallRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KSWO

    A planetarium at Waco High School that has not been used in 20 years could reopen as soon as next fall, if approved by the Waco ISD Board of Trustees. On Wednesday, a company from Utah gave a demonstration of their digital planetarium system to be used for the revival of the planetarium at Waco High School.


  5. Company presents planetarium revival proposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 14, 2016 | KSWO

    A company from Salt Lake City is giving a presentation at Waco High School for the revival of the Planetarium. A federal grand jury has returned a 23-count indictment against the former president and CEO of an Oklahoma bank that was closed by state banking regulators in January 2014, resulting in an estimated loss of $100... A federal grand jury has returned a 23-count indictment against the former president and CEO of an Oklahoma bank that was closed by state banking regulators in January 2014, resulting in an estimated loss of $100 million.


  6. Mother says slain woman was trying to rebuild her lifeRead the original story

    Dec 6, 2016 | KSWO

    A Utah woman who police say was shot and killed by her ex-boyfriend got a restraining order after a beating that left her badly bruised in a relationship marked by violence, her mother said. SueAnn Sands, 39, had visible bruises on her face the day a judge granted the order in early November, mother Becky Jensen told KUTV .


  7. Richard L. CifelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | KSWO

    Richard L. Cifelli, Ph.D., the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History's curator of vertebrate paleontology, was honored with the prestigious Joseph T. Gregory Award for outstanding service to the welfare of the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology. "This is a great honor," Cifelli said after accepting the award at the Society of Vertebrate Paleontology's annual meeting in Salt Lake City.


  8. Coin toss for a council seat: Tied race determined by chanceRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | KSWO

    Officials settled a deadlocked race for a spot on a city council in suburban Salt Lake City by drawing names from a pilgrim hat and flipping a coin - a decision-by-chance that Utah and a number of other states allow to break ties in elections or appointments. Utah law lets tied votes be settled "by lot" but does not specify what method of chance to use, Elections Director Mark Thomas said Wednesday.


  9. Teen in accident defies the odds, walks againRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | KSWO

    A teenager girl defied the odds to walk again after a snowboarding accident that left her with a broken neck. BUHL, ID After doctors told a 15-year-old girl hurt in a snowboarding accident she would never walk again, the teenager rallied to defy the odds.


  10. The Latest: Police: Medical flight had mechanical troubleRead the original story

    Nov 19, 2016 | KSWO

    An Elko, Nevada, police lieutenant says an air-ambulance flight that crashed after taking off from the Elko airport apparently had mechanical troubles. Three crew members and a patient were killed in the Friday night crash in an employee parking lot of a mining company.


  11. 5 Utah students stabbed in boy's locker room, teen detainedRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | KSWO

    As a group of boys at a Utah high school changed Tuesday morning into gym clothes for physical education class, a straight-A student pulled out a knife in the locker room and stabbed five of his classmates, sending the injured running for their lives and covered in blood, police said. The 16-year-old suspect with no record of disciplinary trouble also stabbed himself in the neck and was cornered by school workers until a police officer assigned to Mountain View High School got to the locker room and subdued him with a Taser shot.


  12. 5 Utah students stabbed at high school, teen in custodyRead the original story

    Nov 15, 2016 | KSWO

    Five students were stabbed inside their Utah high school Tuesday and a 16-year-old boy identified as a suspect was taken into custody, police said. The stabbings of the male students at about 8 a.m. at Mountain View High School happened near the school's gym in Orem, a city of about 90,000 people about 40 miles south of Salt Lake City, authorities said.


  13. Police investigating Utah officer's death during car chaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2016 | KSWO

    The car had veered toward other officers shortly before it fatally struck Officer Cody Brotherson, 25, in a Salt Lake City suburb on Sunday, authorities said. Brotherson had gotten out of his car in the pre-dawn darkness Sunday when he was hit, apparently to lay down a set of spike strips designed to stop the car by puncturing its tires.


  14. Mormon brothers among Utah residents pushing for medical potRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2016 | KSWO

    Morgan, ... SALT LAKE CITY - Twin brothers, both devout Mormons, are among a growing legion of Utah residents embracing medical marijuana as a way to treat a host of ailments. Nathan Frodsham has advanced degenerative disc disease, leaving him with burning pain as nerves in his neck are pinched by bones.


  15. Sheriff's deputies swing into action to help fallen fawnRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2016 | KSWO

    Sheriff's deputies in Utah came up with a creative way to free a fawn from a basement window well. Summit County Sheriff's Detective Kacey Bates says the mule deer fawn fell into the 7-foot window well early Thursday morning, and was so desperate to free itself it seemed likely to break the window.


  16. Students witness shooting of teen outside Utah middle schoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2016 | KSWO

    Mason Lewis, 14, is comforted by a passerby after learning that his friend was shot outside Union Middle School in Sandy, Utah, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. A 16-year-old boy was shot twice and critically wounded... .


  17. Man blames drugs for kidnapping 5, next faces murder chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2016 | KSWO

    Harrison, who pleaded guilty to tying up five people in a base... . Dereck James Harrison, left, stands beside his attorney Michael Edwards in a courtroom on Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, in Farmington, Utah.


  18. Daughter of man in The Piano Guys missing in OregonRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | KSWO

    The 21-year-old daughter of one of men in the Utah-based music group The Piano Guys has been reported missing and may have gotten injured or lost on a hike in the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon, authorities say. Anna Schmidt, the daughter of The Piano Guys' Jon Schmidt, was last seen Sunday, Portland police Sgt.


  19. Leaked videos partially pull back curtain on Mormon churchRead the original story

    Oct 3, 2016 | KSWO

    In leaked videos, Mormon leaders discuss concerns about the growth of the gay rights movement and hear from a former U.S. senator and church member who tells them the Iraq war could open the door for new converts, according to footage that pulls back the curtain on a religion that is closely guarded about its inner workings. The 15 videos were posted online Sunday during the final day of the religion's twice-yearly conference. 137 comments

  20. Mormons gather in Utah to hear guidance from leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2016 | KSWO

    Mormons gather for a twice-yearly conference to hear spir... . FILE - In this April 2, 2016, file photo, members of the combined Choir from BYU-Idaho raise their hands during a sustaining vote at the two-day Mormon church conference in Salt Lake City.


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