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Salt Lake County Council launches investigation into troubled recorder's residency

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:48pm

The Salt Lake County Council voted unanimously Tuesday to form a special committee to investigate troubled Recorder Gary Ott's residency

'Open season on all of us': Organization for the disabled blocks State Street to protest health care bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:24pm

Dozens of protesters blocked a section of State Street in downtown Salt Lake City Tuesday afternoon in a march against Sen. Orrin Hatch’s support of the new proposed health care bill.

Hatch, Lee on opposite sides of Senate health care bill as vote postponed

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 8:16pm

Utah's senators, on opposite sides of the debate over the Senate's health care bill, joined their Republican colleagues at a meeting Tuesday with President Donald Trump after plans were scrapped for a vote this week.

Primary Children's Hospital gets 10 out of 10 ranking by US News & World Report

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:40pm

For the first time ever, Primary Children's Hospital ranked among the nation's best hospitals in all ten pediatric specialties. U.S. News & World Report released the rankings on Tuesday. Part of those rankings include cardiology and heart surgery.

Husband, wife, friend charged in Quiznos robbery, shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 7:04pm

Three people were charged Tuesday in connection with a robbery at a Salt Lake Quiznos that resulted in two of the suspects being shot by a store manager.

Extra S-Line track will help reduce wait time at stations

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 6:33pm

On Tuesday, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams announced an additional track will be added to the South Salt Lake S-Line Streetcar service that will reduce wait times by 25 percent.

Preliminary hearing date set for man charged with murder in teen's death

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:58pm

An 18-year-old man accused of assisting in the preparation for, and recording the suicide of, a teenage girl appeared in court Tuesday.

Consumer confidence in Utah rises in June

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:52pm

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index increased slightly in June, rising by 3.3 points from 111.9 in May to 115.2 in June. The overall index currently registers 3.7 points higher than its level 12 months ago.

KSL Indie Report: 6 places to enjoy art house cinema in Utah

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 5:23pm

Everyone knows the best place to see a big summer blockbuster, but where whould you go when you're looking for a smaller, original, independent film? We at the KSL Indie Report have five places in the state of Utah you may want to check out.

Salt Lake, San Diego comic cons seek ruling on trademark lawsuit

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 4:49pm

A trademark battle between the San Diego and Salt Lake Comic Cons has come down to a showdown of court filings as both sides have petitioned a judge to make a decision in the case.

User submitted: Utah’s fiery week in photos

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 3:49pm

As the Brian Head Fire grew to nearly 50,000 acres this week, several smaller wildfires burned throughout Utah. Browse the photo gallery to see more.

Woman ordered to stand trial for shooting death of partner

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 2:32pm

A woman who reported in a 911 call that she had "snapped" and shot her partner due to the woman's excessive drinking was ordered to stand trial for murder Tuesday.

12 fads from the past 6 years we may have forgotten

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:59pm

Fads are something that have been around throughout history. We often see a cycle of people getting hooked on one thing very intensely for a while before they eventually become bored and forget about it.

'Swatting' call sends full police response to elderly West Valley woman's home

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:45pm

A SWAT team and officers from several agencies responded to a West Valley residence late Monday on a report of a possible shooting and a suspect who was suicidal.

Estranged husband admits murdering prominent restaurateur in arson fire

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 1:06pm

The estranged husband of restaurateur John Williams pleaded guilty Tuesday to trapping the prominent Salt Lake man in his home and setting it ablaze, killing him.

'We have lost all confidence in our chief': 3 officers to quit following chief's reinstatement

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 12:16pm

Three Ephraim police officers, or 60 percent of the department, say they will resign effective 8:30 p.m. Wednesday if Chief Ron Rasmussen is reinstated.

PepsiCo to remove royal blue branding for U. in unprecedented move

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:47am

The iconic blue PepsiCo branding will get an unprecedented change when the University of Utah switches from Coca Cola to PepsiCo as the official beverage provider for the university this week.

Officials fault feds, conservation groups for rapid-spread of wildfire

Pat Reavy, Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 9:37am

Some of Utah's Republican elected officials Monday blamed federal land managers and environmental groups for the rapid spread of a Utah wildfire that is currently the nation's largest and has caused an estimated $10 million in damage.

Upper Bear Valley evacuated as precaution due to Brian Head Fire

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:36pm

Residents of Upper Bear Valley were evacuated Monday morning as forecasted winds are projected to move the Brian Head Fire toward the area northwest of Panguitch, officials said.

Sister, brother file for legal guardianship of embattled county recorder

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 26th - 10:25pm

Family members of embattled Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott are seeking legal permission to make decisions for him.