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Senate bill would create school program for computer science, engineering

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:50pm

The Utah Legislature is considering a bill that would create a grant program encouraging a focus on computer science, information technology and computer engineering in schools.

3 killed after pickup truck rolls on I-70 near Green River

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:45pm

Three people are dead after a rollover crash on I-70 Tuesday night, police said.

Utah National Guard to assist flood efforts in Box Elder County

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 2:16pm

In response to the severe flooding in Box Elder County, the Utah National Guard has been called upon to help in the efforts.

Draper man now faces 107 felonies in 2 cases involving young girls

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:55pm

A Draper man now faces more than 107 felony charges in two states after police say he posed as a teenage boy online and victimized two young girls.

Woman dies after car hits her in intersection

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:25pm

One woman was killed and another injured after crossing an intersection in North Logan Wednesday morning.

Committees OK bill on sex ed; House backs death penalty for sex trafficking deaths

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:16pm

The Utah Legislature's Senate Education Committee gave unanimous approval to a bill that would treat all students equally with respect to sex education instruction and the House narrowly advanced a bill that would allow capital punishment for sex trafficking deaths.

Local entrepreneurs aim to feed 1 billion hungry by November 2020

Amy Osmond Cook, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:59am

Entrepreneur Dr. Ambuj Jain has launched Feed a Billion, an organization aiming to feed 1 billion of the world's hungry by the year 2020. He has already served up 1.3 million meals.

Man fatally shot by police in Ogden parking garage

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:25am

In Ogden, two officers shot and killed a man who police say pointed a gun at them Tuesday night.

State expected to wrap up its case against John Swallow today

Dennis Romboy and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 11:16am

A man who held a fundraiser for John Swallow in 2012 says the attorney general candidate's demeanor changed when he realized his host was part of lawsuit in which the state had intervened.

Man dies after semitruck rolls near Tremonton

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:14am

One man died after the semitruck he was driving tipped over on I-84 near Tremonton Monday afternoon, police said.

Students help craft resolution to protect undocumented classmates

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:51am

Students, parents and activists crowded a meeting of the Salt Lake City School District board Tuesday to propose a resolution designed to protect undocumented classmates.

Senate supports online sales tax collection bill

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:27am

A bill that would extend sales tax collections on online purchases to more businesses was approved with bipartisan support by the full Utah Senate on Tuesday.

Woman visiting husband's grave dies after cemetery crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:33am

A Pennsylvania woman visiting her husband's grave died after she had an asthma attack that caused her to crash her car in the cemetery.

Man dead in Roy officer-involved shooting, police confirm

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:51am

One man is dead after an officer-involved shooting Tuesday night, Roy police confirmed.

Weber County mudslide damages home, threatens 3 others

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:14am

A large mudslide damage one home and threatened three others Tuesday evening in Eden, police confirmed.

Salt Lake man carried from burning home in critical condition

McKenzie Romero and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 11:04pm

A Salt Lake man is in critical condition after firefighters carried him from his burning home Tuesday.

Police: Payson man held 18-year-old woman against her will

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:28pm

A Payson man was arrested Tuesday after police said he held an 18-year-old woman against her will inside his home.

Cache County girl found in canal was shot in head, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:28pm

A 14-year-old Amalga girl found in a dry canal last week after failing to come home from school had been shot in the head, investigators announced Tuesday. Additionally, two 16-year-old boys were charged with attempted aggravated murder.

Bill lowering age for concealed carry permit advances to Senate

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:07pm

A legislative proposal that would allow young adults ages 18 to 21 to apply for and receive a concealed carry permit passed the House on Tuesday by a 63-12 vote and goes to the Senate.

NASA in Tooele County? Lawmakers encourage new testing facility

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:35pm

State and county officials say NASA has its eye on a site about 10 miles south of Tooele for a new testing facility — and the site may have a competitive edge over others being considered in Texas, California and New York.