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Man dies after shooting, rollover in SLC

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 5:39pm

A 30-year-old man is dead following a shooting and hit-and-run rollover crash Sunday morning, police said.

Woman dies after falling 100 feet at Mt. Olympus

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:32pm

A 36-year-old woman died after falling about 100 feet while hiking Mt. Olympus Sunday afternoon, police said.

Successful transition from prison takes 'a thousand little investments,' ex-offender tells professionals

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:36pm

Addressing criminal justice and human services professionals Wednesday, former offender Kenny O'Rourke says his recovery and successful transition from prison was due to thousands of "little investments" in his well-being.

Orem resident Dan Hemmert appointed to Utah Senate

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:46am

Gov. Gary Herbert appointed Orem resident Dan Hemmert to the Utah Senate on Friday.

Utah militia leader's case slowed as lawyer eyes recordings

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:07am

Numerous hours of secretly recorded video and audio taken by undercover FBI agents has bogged down the case of a Utah militia group leader accused of trying to blow up a federally owned cabin.

Can an app really lead to cleaner air, safer students and less bullying?

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:38am

The Utah Department of Transportation hosts a smartphone app that lets parents organize and track walking trips to and from schools throughout the state.

Judge: Wayne County clerk improperly helped husband campaign, but the vote stands

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:01am

A judge has declined to void the results of the Wayne County Commission GOP primary, despite finding the victor's wife — who is also the county's deputy clerk — used her position to campaign for her husband.

Utahns to help Tesla celebrate 2 billion electric miles driven

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:25pm

Tesla Motors is commemorating a major milestone in Utah this week with a stop on a three-month Electric Road Trip around the world. The company will be host an open house event on Friday at the Montage Deer Valley Hotel in Park City.

Sheriff's Mounted Posse keeps western traditions alive in Weber County

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:00pm

The Weber County Sheriff’s Mounted Posse has been serving the people of Weber County for more than 70 years on horseback.

Several wildfires burning across Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:40pm

Wildfires continued to burn thousands of acres of land across the Beehive State Saturday.

Petapalooza connects families with new best friends

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:04pm

On Saturday, a dozen animal welfare groups hosted a daylong event to help get over 100 homeless pets adopted into new permanent homes. The second annual Petapalooza Festival was hosted at the Viridian Event Center in West Jordan.

Community helps family raise funds for child to meet heroes at upcoming Salt Lake Comic Con

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:32pm

For Cassi Booth, Hyrum is the perfect spot to raise her son and save some money. But when that money was stolen, Cassi thought her dream of taking her little boy to Salt Lake Comic Con was over. She was wrong.

Program helps low-income families with health insurance premiums

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:02pm

A program meant to help low-income families afford their health insurance premiums is hoping to close the “coverage gap” in Utah.

Father sentenced to jail for taking noncustodial daughters to N.M., triggering Amber Alert

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:31pm

A father who triggered an Amber Alert when he fled to New Mexico with two daughters he no longer has custody of has been sentenced to jail.

Ex-A.G. John Swallow wants Utah Supreme Court to decide private emails issue

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:25pm

Former Attorney General John Swallow wants the Utah Supreme Court to decide whether prosecutors in his criminal case violated his rights when they accessed emails between him and his former lawyer.

Utes awarded $9 million grant to upgrade water system

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:52pm

The Ute Mountain Ute tribe has been awarded $9 million to upgrade water infrastructure and wastewater facilities on the reservation.

Hale unveils new model of Sandy theater, encourages public donations

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:21pm

Hale Centre Theatre unveiled a 3-D model of its new facility currently under construction in Sandy while launching a campaign welcoming donations from the public to help fund the near theater.

Utah students hold steady in ACT scores

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:00pm

Utah students held steady in their ACT scores this year, even as the national average slipped, the Utah State Board of Education announced Wednesday.

Utahns commemorate lives saved by organ donation

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:24pm

Utah's Intermountain Donor Services on Saturday hosted a celebration to honor the 6,673 names that have been etched on the Celebration of Life Monument at Library Square.

Have You Seen This? Utah artist’s charming ‘photo booth’

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:12pm

Watch as local artist Natalie Allsup-Edwards hand draws delightful photo booth-like images during Holladay’s Blue Moon Festival.