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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

KSL.com  |  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.

West Jordan man arrested, charged in string of fires

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 5:57pm

A man accused of intentionally setting a string of small brush fires over the summer from Eagle Mountain to Parleys Canyon has been arrested and charged.

Sixth-grader brings pot brownies to school, students get sick

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 5:05pm

At least three children became sick after being given brownies laced with marijuana by a sixth-grade student at Lincoln Elementary School.

Crash closes multiple I-15 lanes in Clearfield for more than hour, creates backup

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 5:02pm

A semitruck carrying two pickup trucks tipped over after a crash on I-15 Northbound, which blocked multiple lanes for more than an hour and created major traffic backups Friday afternoon, police said.

Charges filed against man over terroristic threats at Eagle Mountain school

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:55pm

A former college basketball coach with a history of mental illness was charged Friday with terrorizing an elementary school in Eagle Mountain.

2 injured in Zion National Park after lightning strikes tree

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:34pm

A man and a woman were injured Thursday afternoon when lightning struck a cottonwood tree and one of its limbs fell on them, officials said.

Sen. Mike Lee on Donald Trump's latest list of possible Supreme Court nominees

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 4:03pm

Sen. Mike Lee hasn't endorsed Donald Trump, but that didn't stop the GOP presidential candidate from touting him as a possible U.S. Supreme Court nominee.

Community rallies for mom with devastating cancer diagnosis

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 3:17pm

Less than two weeks after she gave birth to her youngest son, Kristy Carpenter received devastating news: She had 10 to 12 months to live.

Photos: Wild weather rips through Utah

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Sep 23rd - 1:13pm

A wild storm hit the state of Utah Thursday, causing severe damage to property and leaving thousands without power after a tornado touched down in Washington Terrace.