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'Hazardous' mine openings near Moab now closed

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 7:55am

Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining workers closed several unsafe mine openings north of Moab this month, including five mine shafts, the division said Monday.


Utah man accused in girl's death due in court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 7:08am

A judge is expected to consider whether a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 6-year-old girl is mentally competent to stand trial.

11K gallons of fuel leak from pipeline in Summit County

Ben Lockhart and Brianna Bodily  |  Posted  Dec 1st - 6:49am

About 11,000 gallons of gasoline, butane and propane leaked from a pipeline in a hazmat incident Monday evening in eastern Summit County, officials said.

14-year-old meets heroes after collapsing at school

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:44pm

Six weeks ago, Skyler Nelson, 14, collapsed on the gym floor at West Jordan Middle School.

Utah trooper shot 4 times returning to work with promotion

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:43pm

A UHP trooper shot four times during a traditionally uneventful overtime shift has returned to duty after three months. Paul Kotter says his bullet-proof vest saved his life.

Ogden mother charged after taking daughter egging around town

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:43pm

An Ogden mother has been charged on accusations she drove around town with her daughter and other children throwing eggs at homes and cars.

Police renew plea in unsolved murder of bookstore owner

Pat Reavy and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 10:38pm

Monday marked five years since 64-year-old Sherry Black as found stabbed to death inside her bookstore, B&W Billiards and Books.

GOP gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson runs first radio ads

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:46pm

Gubernatorial candidate Jonathan Johnson started airing radio commercials Monday calling for changes at the Utah Transit Authority, the first in his race to unseat Gov. Gary Herbert, a fellow Republican, in 2016.

Agencies, community unite to create holiday gift center for low-income families

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:06pm

Until Dec. 23, the pool house at Granite High School will be known as Candy Cane Corner, where low-income parents involved with The Road Home, Volunteers of America Utah and the YWCA will choose holiday gifts for themselves and their children.

4 holiday hair how-to's

KSL Local  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 9:03pm

Get ready for holiday parties, pictures and more with hair how-to's from Utah hair stylists.

Biskupski calls for resignations of nearly all Salt Lake City department heads

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:38pm

Mayor-elect Jackie Biskupski on Monday asked for resignation letters from nearly all Salt Lake City department heads and all employees in the mayor's office.

Floating lantern festival to benefit refugees

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 8:09pm

Floating lanterns will fill the Sugarhouse Park pond Tuesday as locals release them along with their commitments to action in an effort to help refugees.

Funeral services announced for former Utah Gov. Olene Walker

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 7:48pm

Funeral services for former Utah Gov. Olene Walker will be held Friday at noon at the Canyon Rim Stake Center.

Science behind bars is improving lives, reducing crime

Sandra Olney  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 7:24pm

A program to bring science behind bars is flourishing at the Salt Lake County Jail. Inmates are learning lessons that will improve their lives and reduce crime.

Cheerleading coach, former youth counselor sentenced to prison for sex with teen boy

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:31pm

A former youth counselor has been sentenced to prison for sexual activity with a teenage boy he met through the popular Especially For Youth religious seminar.

Eagle Mountain water main break spurs road closure

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 6:27pm

Roads closed Monday morning after a water main break occurred in the area of Pony Express Parkway and Smith Ranch Road, officials said.

Doctor won't get parole hearing until 2043 for ex-wife's death

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:58pm

Johnny Brickman Wall, sentenced earlier this year to 15 years to life in prison for the death of his ex-wife Uta von Schwedler, won't get a chance at parole for at least 28 years.

Man to serve 9th and final year in fiancée's 1996 slaying

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:34pm

As she watched the man who killed her daughter sentenced to serve a year in jail, the mother of Jamie Weiss said she believes the man's second chance came from the young woman who loved him against her better judgment.

1 person dies in 3-car accident

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:32pm

One person was killed in a three-car accident Monday in Magna.

Evidence hearing in Shurtleff criminal case postponed until February

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Nov 30th - 5:24pm

Arguments over evidence state prosecutors believe the Department of Justice is holding back in the criminal case against ex-Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff won't be heard until February.