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Councilwoman pushes for 3-digit suicide crisis hotline number

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:00pm

Salt Lake County Council member Aimee Winder Newton said an experience with her own child deepened her resolve that Utahns need an easy-to-remember three-digit phone number to access suicide prevention services. The council discussed options Tuesday.

Cleanup continues into weekend following storm, tornadoes

Alex Cabrero and Ashton Goodell  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:02pm

Cleanup from Thursday's violent storm Saturday included clearing neighborhood streets and cleaning up massive trees that were snapped in the wind.

Utahns celebrate 'dream come true' for Syracuse Paralympian

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 7:31pm

Two-time Paralympic medalist Hunter Woodhall celebrated his homecoming with hundreds of Utahns who watched his progress from Rio and turned out Saturday to honor him.

More parks on horizon if S.L. County voters approve $90M bond

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 7:00pm

Salt Lake County leaders celebrated the grand opening of Lodestone Regional Park on Tuesday, and county residents may see more parks like Lodestone open in coming years — that is, if they give Proposition A the thumbs up during the upcoming election

Fry sauce on Utah school menu after lobbying from kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 6:25pm

Kids in a Utah elementary school have shown how much they can accomplish if they unite behind a cause. In this case: bringing back fry sauce, a regional delicacy that was missing from their school's cafeteria.

Both Trump, Clinton 'have a lot to prove' to Utah voters in first debate

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 5:52pm

The first presidential debate isn't likely to affect Republican Donald Trump's lead in Utah over Democrat Hillary Clinton, but it may finally generate some enthusiasm about the race.

Program uses soccer to help refugees plan for their future

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 4:00pm

Refugee Soccer, a program created by California transplant Adam Miles, aims to offer refugees an outlet to quench their futbol desires and an avenue to pursue their personal career aspirations.

3-month-old dies from injuries sustained in Providence crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 12:02pm

A 3-month-old boy died Friday from injuries sustained in a car crash Thursday and his 26-year-old mother remains in critical condition at an Ogden hospital, police said.

Women in tech honored for outstanding achievement

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 11:09am

The Women Tech Council honored achievement in technology and business during its annual awards at the Grand America Hotel on Thursday. Recipients were recognized for innovations in shaping the tech industry and impacting Utah's economy.

Building a highway for trout from the Strawberry to Weber rivers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 10:04am

It's been decades since cutthroat trout have been able to swim upstream from the Weber River to Strawberry Creek at Mountain Green in Weber Canyon due to a 400-foot-long culvert that blocks their way. A collaborative project aims to restore access.

Utah production of his Broadway musical 'surreal,' Sting says

Carole Mikita  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 9:01am

At the regional premiere of the Broadway musical "The Last Ship" Thursday evening, Pioneer Theatre Company had the pleasure of hosting the musical's creator: Sting.

Plea deal possible for Utah County businessman accused of impersonating LDS officials

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 8:23am

Plea negotiations are underway for a Utah County businessman accused of impersonating LDS Church officials in a development fraud scheme.

Bishop's Public Lands Initiative advances from committee

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Sep 24th - 7:46am

Rep. Rob Bishop's Public Lands Initiative prevailed in a 21-13 vote before the House Committee on Natural Resources Thursday. There were six failed attempts by Democrats to amend the bill, gutting many of its provisions.

Family recounts heartbreaking experience of losing home in tornado

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 10:56pm

At least 21 Weber County homes were rendered uninhabitable by a tornado Thursday, but Friday marked a new day, with at least 400 volunteers filing into neighborhoods to help the clean up effort.

Mother, 2 children held in home against their will by West Jordan man

Ben Lockhart and Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 10:45pm

Chelsea Eddington was watching a movie with two of her daughters Friday when a loud bang inside the house disrupted their routine day.

Federal aid didn't come in time to save Wellington homes from 2nd flood

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 10:23pm

The people of Wellington, Utah, spent Friday cleaning up after nearly a half-foot of rain swamped a dozen homes. This, while the Carbon County community was working to fix problems from a similar flood two years ago.

Payson woman sentenced to prison for sexually abusing boys in youth home

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 9:04pm

A former employee at a youth treatment center was sentenced to prison Friday for sexually abusing five teenage boys at the facility.

Massive cleanup effort underway following 2 Utah tornadoes

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 7:41pm

As emergency officials continued Friday to add up the damage caused by a destructive tornado in Washington Terrace, the massive cleanup also got underway.

Prep football: Week 6 schedules and scores  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 6:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 6 high school football games across the state.

Deanie Wimmer subs at school for a day

Deanie Wimmer  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 6:09pm

KSL Anchor Deanie Wimmer became a substitute teacher for a day to learn on the front lines about the challenges facing Utah schools and how they impact our students.