Utah parents sue schools seeking girls-only football
By kslmrichards at 06/27/2017 8:45 am
Six parents, on behalf of their high-school age daughters, have filed a lawsuit against the Granite, Canyons and Jordan school districts seeking all-girls football team, claiming the districts discriminate on the basis of sex.
Wasatch Front air getting smoky from wildfires
By kslmrichards at 06/27/2017 8:44 am
The wind seems to have blown some smoke from the Brian Head fire up north.
Chaffetz calls for housing stipend for Congress
By kslpetersamore at 06/27/2017 8:04 am
He’s been sleeping on a cot in his duration in Congress, so a Utah Representative, days before he quits, wants a housing stipend for his colleagues. More on the story: http://thehill.com/homenews/house/339570-chaffetz-calls-for-2500-legislator-housing-stipend
Prank call sends SWAT to elderly woman's home
By kslpetersamore at 06/27/2017 8:02 am
A rude awakening for a 95-year-old West Valley woman who became the subject of a cruel prank known as “swatting.” More on the story: http://www.ksl.com/?sid=44803644&nid=148&title=prank-call-sends-swat-to-elderly-womans-home-police-say
Chaffetz looks back on oversight role, wishes some investigations could be finished
By PaulNelson at 06/27/2017 3:30 am
Outgoing representative Jason Chaffetz says he's confident the transition of power to his successor on the Federal Oversight Committee will go smoothly.
Box Elder county warns of possible paving scam targeting elderly
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 06/26/2017 8:46 pm
County deputies are trying to track down a family they say may be targeting the elderly in a cement paving scam.
People lighting off fireworks too early, frustrating fire fighters
By PaulNelson at 06/26/2017 6:29 pm
They're available for sale, but, fireworks aren't legal to ignite , yet. That's not stopping people from all over the Wasatch Front from setting them off.
Toddler dies in hot vehicle in southern Utah
By PaulNelson at 06/26/2017 6:21 pm
A family vacation in St. George turns tragic after a two-year-old was accidentally left in a van over the weekend.
KSL producer almost causes airport nightmare
By kslcleon at 06/26/2017 5:49 pm
It was just a bottle of water in a bag. But KSL's Tania Mashburn says her mistake almost caused flights to be cancelled. (Photo: Deseret News Archives)
War of words over Brian Head wildfire
By kslcleon at 06/26/2017 5:35 pm
State representative Mike Noel says environmental groups are to blame for the spread of the massive wildfire in southern Utah. Noel claims the groups stopped the state from felling trees that were killed by a bark beetle infestation and those same trees have caught fire quickly. But Steve Bloch with the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance believes that Noel is just trying to find a scapegoat. (Photo: Brandon Whitworth/Deseret News)