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Workshop aims to lift entrepreneurship in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:25pm

A panel of four local women who own small businesses told an audience at the Microsoft Store in City Creek Center to be bold and confident in their ability to flourish, despite the often long odds of success when launching a new enterprise.

FBI: Man wanted in connection to Utah armed robbery, 10 other cases arrested in Arizona

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 10:20pm

A man wanted in connection to 11 bank robberies across the American southwest, including an armed robbery of a credit union in Draper, was arrested by FBI agents Tuesday, the agency said.

Several homes evacuated after mudslide near Eden

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 9:35pm

A homeowner near Nordic Valley ski resort in Weber County is keeping a wary eye on the hill above his home after a slide Tuesday shoved a mountain of snow, mud and trees against his home.

Lawmaker wants to fuel food trucks' success by simplifying licensing

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:03pm

A Utah lawmaker proposes to streamline licensing and permit procedures for food truck owners to avoid repetitive, costly and time-intensive inspections required by various municipalities and jurisdictions.

Want the best food in the state? Travel to southeast Utah, magazine’s readers say

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:39pm

With a growing list of eateries popping up around Utah’s major populated areas, it may come to a surprise that a restaurant in rural southeastern Utah would be named the top restaurant in Utah.

Chaffetz letter: Tweet from Bryce Canyon shows 'coordination' with White House

Ladd Egan and Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:02pm

A letter obtained by KSL shows Rep. Jason Chaffetz has been chasing down the intent behind a Bryce Canyon National Park tweet.

2 teens charged with shooting 14-year-old to be held in detention

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:00pm

Two 16-year-old boys accused of shooting a 14-year-old girl in the head and stealing her belongings were ordered Wednesday to remain in detention awaiting their next hearing.

Defense attorney, FBI agent go toe-to-toe in John Swallow trial

Dennis Romboy and McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:16pm

A defense attorney for John Swallow on Wednesday tore into the FBI agent who led the investigation that put the former Utah attorney general on trial for alleged public corruption.

West Jordan residents plead guilty in $140M investment scam

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:58pm

Two West Jordan residents admitted Tuesday to federal charges alleging they defrauded hundreds of investors of $104 million.

GOP legislative leaders still working on tax reform plan

Lisa Riley Roche and Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 5:18pm

GOP legislative leaders are taking another look at the income tax piece of their tax reform package but are still working to put together a plan before the session ends March 9.

Bill to raise state income taxes on big earners fails to advance

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:09pm

A bill that would boost the income tax rate from 5 percent to 7 percent on Utahns earning more than $250,000 failed to advance Wednesday in the Senate Revenue and Taxation Committee.

Man fatally shot by police in Ogden parking garage

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:49pm

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

Police ID Florida man killed after semitruck rolls near Tremonton

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:47pm

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

KSL Indie Report: Local actor chats about 'Everybody Loves Somebody'

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 3:31pm

In 2004, Utah-native KC Clyde rode his bicycle into our hearts in "The Best Two Years." Now he's playing in the critically acclaimed "Everybody Loves Somebody," and we caught up with him to find out more.

Senate bill would create school program for computer science, engineering

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, 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 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  |  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.