Sen. Orrin Hatch neither confirms nor denies plans for re-election bid


By KSLbbruce at 07/29/2015 11:24 am         
A Utah elected official who has previously said this term would be his last now appears to be leaving the door open for re-election. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, tells KSL's Doug Wright he is currently focused on doing the job in front of him. But he did not say he would not run again, when asked about campaign money in his accounts.

Three horses destroy 16th green at Glendale Golf Course


By kslmrichards at 07/29/2015 11:19 am         
SLCPD calls it "senseless damage" and asks for tips. Employees have been working for hours to fix the torn-up green, after just fixing it from the last time.

SLC City Council looking again at $150m proposed rec bond


By kslmrichards at 07/29/2015 9:09 am         
Around 100 people went to Tuesday night's meeting to speak up. Ksl newsradio's Mary Richards is at Glendale Golf Course with more reaction.

Unified Police: man kills dog, tells girl to lie about it


By kslpetersamore at 07/29/2015 6:38 am         
Animal cruelty, death threats and an attack on officers, who say a Magna man threatened them “not to poke the bear.”

NSA shelling out big bucks to UHP


By kslpetersamore at 07/29/2015 6:37 am         
The contract has a trooper positioned at the gate of the Bluffdale data collection center, 24-7.

Fraser Bullock talks about the future of the Olympic Games in Utah with Nightside


By JeffersonCurtis at 07/28/2015 7:33 pm         
Fraser Bullock, former COO of the SLOC, joined Ethan and Alex to talk about the possibility of Utah hosting future Olympic games and why Utah was so successful in 2002.

The impact of the LDS Church on scouting


By PaulNelson at 07/28/2015 5:48 pm         
Former scouting officials say they're not surprised The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints may reexamine its relationship with the Boy Scouts of America after a long-standing ban on gay scoutmasters was lifted. But, they say they are surprised communications broke down so badly between the two organizations. If the LDS Church were to separate itself from scouting, former scouting leaders say it the impact would be major.

Strong El Nino could bring winter storms to southern Utah


By DaveCawley at 07/28/2015 5:21 pm         
NOAA's latest projections show a high potential for strong El Nino conditions in the Pacific Ocean this winter. That would increase the chance for drought-busting precipitation across large portions of Utah.

Plans to increase patrols near The Depot in downtown Salt Lake


By PaulNelson at 07/28/2015 5:03 pm         
People should expect to see more bike patrol officers in the area as city leaders announce new plans to deal with criminals and drug dealers that surround and target homeless people.

Apps to help you avoid telemarketers


By thebrowsers at 07/28/2015 2:31 pm         
Do not call lists don't always work, so Amy and Jay show you some Android and iOS apps that can help you avoid telemarketers. #kslnews #android

Studies offer conflicting information about benefits, risks of radiation


By KSLbbruce at 07/28/2015 11:23 am         
Experts say if you need a test like a CT scan or X-ray, you should get it - but new research suggests if you don't need the exam and can get the diagnosis, that's the better way to go. Dr. Mark Hiatt, Executive Medical Director of Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield Utah, weighs in on Utah's Morning News.

Utah man 'Iron Cowboy' does 50 Ironmans in 50 states in 50 days


By KelseyKoenenWitt at 07/28/2015 10:53 am         
James Lawrence and his team tell Doug Wright how this seemingly inhuman feat became a reality

How will China's stock market problems affect our money in the US?


By rjeppesen at 07/28/2015 9:00 am         
Brian and Mary Ellen on Utah's Morning News spoke with Zion's Bank Economist Robert Spendlove about China's impact on the US economy. Photo credit: Robertspendloveutah.com

Whispers of a new national monument in southern Utah


By kslpetersamore at 07/28/2015 8:19 am         
A top secret meeting could indicate the feds are plotting a declaration in San Juan County.

Woman wants retrial for murder conviction


By kslpetersamore at 07/28/2015 8:17 am         
Meagan Grunwald is serving at least three decades in prison for the killing of a sergeant of the Utah County Sheriff.

Utah congressman Jason Chaffetz says the IRS chief needs to go


By kslmrichards at 07/28/2015 6:07 am         
Jason Chaffetz is the House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman. He wrote a 30-page letter to President Obama, signed by fellow committee members, saying John Koskinen must resign.

Gas prices dropping


By kslmrichards at 07/28/2015 5:38 am         
Summertime usually means high gas prices nationwide, but that's not the case this year in many areas of the country and in Utah.

Utah drivers hit important mark on the road to Zero Fatalities


By DaveCawley at 07/27/2015 5:20 pm         
The Utah Highway Patrol says seatbelt use played a role in achieving a summer holiday weekend with no highway deaths.

Investigators are looking for a cause in a West Valley fire that killed nine horses


By PaulNelson at 07/27/2015 1:16 pm         
Fire officials say there are no initial signs of arson, but they're checking to see if fireworks may have been the cause.