Tooele housing boom creating opportunity, challenges
By KSLMarc at 03/28/2017 10:19 am
It's the second largest county in Utah, with one area so remote, people who work there say they can see the curvature of the earth. Tooele County is dealing with some growing pains as more and more people see the county, with a rich history, as a place to call home. KSL Newsradio's Marc Giauque has more as KSL continues on the Road to Understanding. (Photo: Walt Shubert of Ophir keeps photos of the historic mining town on a wall at his store. The mining town used to have a population of 6,000. Now 11 people live there.)
Utah man heading to Everest after conquering cancer
By EricButlerKSL at 03/28/2017 9:32 am
Everest beckons next month for a Utah man, who only two years before had been diagnosed with rectal cancer. A trip to the world's tallest peak, or at least to the base of it, fits in well with 58-year-old Jon Platten's self-identification as a very fit person for his age. Along with body-building, refereeing ball game and drumming, he's back to his regular routine. But Platten says, if he had to do it over again, he wouldn't have skipped out on regular testing recommended for men in their early 50s.
Gobert apologizes at team meeting for calling out teammates
By kslpetersamore at 03/28/2017 7:14 am
His comments irritated his teammates, but Utah Jazz Center Rudy Gobert also motivated them to win again after an embarrassing weekend loss. More on the story: http://www.ksl.com/?sid=43651583&nid=304&title=after-goberts-pointed-comments-on-competitiveness-jazz-hold-team-meeting
Pepper spray attacker still at large
By kslpetersamore at 03/28/2017 7:10 am
University of Utah Police are still looking for a man they say pepper sprayed a student in a dorm room.
South Salt Lake breaks ground on new $45M downtown development
By kslmrichards at 03/28/2017 6:46 am
South Salt Lake leaders break ground on what will be the city’s new downtown near 2200 S. Main. The first phase of the planned $45 million, mixed-use development will include retail and residential components.
Utah woman in Florida for cruise loses foot after being hit by truck
By kslmrichards at 03/28/2017 6:45 am
A Utah woman in Florida preparing to leave on a cruise had her foot severed when she and other members of her family were hit by an alleged drunk driver.
Brother of Eagle Mountain woman who lost foot in Florida crash speaks
By DaveCawley at 03/27/2017 7:00 pm
Raquel Leota of Eagle Mountain and her younger brother were both critically injured when a pickup truck plowed into their family Sunday night in Dania Beach, Florida. Leota's foot was severed. Investigators believe the driver responsible may have been impaired. Image credit: Wensel family
After three rescues in nine days, Washington County search and rescue crews are asking visitors to use more caution
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 03/27/2017 7:00 pm
Woman assaulted in case of mistaken identity
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 03/27/2017 6:56 pm
Weber County deputies are searching for two suspects after they say a group of men broke into a Washington Terrace apartment and assaulted a woman.
Leggings controversy highlights airline dress codes
By DaveCawley at 03/27/2017 6:50 pm
United Airlines says two women refused boarding on a flight were traveling on special passes granted to employees and their families. KSL's Jeff Caplan spoke with Dave Cawley, the son of an airline captain, about the issue. Photo credit: United Airlines