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2 men who fired at man who saw them slashing tires sent to prison

2 men who fired at man who saw them slashing tires sent to prison

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 8:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

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Two men were ordered to spend up to 15 years in prison after they shot at a witness who reported seeing them slash his tires in South Salt Lake.
Jazz trade Conley, Vanderbilt, Beasley, and Alexander-Walker in 3-team deal

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Jazz trade Conley, Vanderbilt, Beasley, and Alexander-Walker in 3-team deal

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 8 - 8:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Jazz were part of a three-team deal with Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves.
Twitter outage leaves some users unable to tweet

Twitter outage leaves some users unable to tweet

Khushi Mandowara and Sheila Dang Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 8:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some Twitter users were unable to tweet on Wednesday, prematurely encountering a message that said "You are over the daily limit for sending Tweets."
Postal Service offers up to $50K reward after employee is robbed in Salt Lake City

Postal Service offers up to $50K reward after employee is robbed in Salt Lake City

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 7:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. Postal Service inspectors are offering a reward of up to $50,000 for any information leading to the arrest and conviction of a person who robbed a postal service employee Tuesday.
38-year-old man rescued from excavation trench in Payson

38-year-old man rescued from excavation trench in Payson

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 6:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Payson Fire Department helped rescue a man from an excavation trench on Wednesday. The man was flown to a hospital with traumatic injuries.
How the 1st Black woman to help discover an element 'claimed a seat at the periodic table'

How the 1st Black woman to help discover an element 'claimed a seat at the periodic table'

Charli Leevongcharoen, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 6:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

As a kid, Clarice Phelps often turned to one image for inspiration.
Riverton student arrested for alleged threats against staff, officers

Riverton student arrested for alleged threats against staff, officers

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 5:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

An 18-year-old Riverton High School student was arrested Tuesday for allegedly making threats against school administrators and resource officers, prompting the evacuation of at least one classroom.
Kreilach continues his return to form in 2-2 preseason draw

Kreilach continues his return to form in 2-2 preseason draw

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 5:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

Real Salt Lake is expecting a lot from its captain Damir Kreilach less than a season removed from a major back surgery that kept him sidelined for most of the year.
Utah teachers are teaching restricted topics, school board member says

Utah teachers are teaching restricted topics, school board member says

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 5:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Board member Natalie Cline blasted Utah educators who feel "emboldened" to "proselyte their divisive, inappropriate and highly offensive ideologies to students of all ages." 
Want to rent out your home for the NBA All-Star weekend? Here's what you need to know

Want to rent out your home for the NBA All-Star weekend? Here's what you need to know

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

No question local businesses and hotel operators are excited about all the money the NBA All-Star game will bring in. But as Matt Gephardt found, regular Joes are also capitalizing — and maybe you can, too.
Advocates push to fund resource centers for Utah's homeless teens

Advocates push to fund resource centers for Utah's homeless teens

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 4:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah is now pushing to help homeless students statewide by opening resource centers in public schools. 
Have You Seen This? Mysterious blue spiral appears in Hawaii sky

Have You Seen This? Mysterious blue spiral appears in Hawaii sky

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 3:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

A mysterious blue spiral dazzled viewers who saw when it appeared in the sky above the Big Island of Hawaii. The spiral stemmed from rocket fuel from a SpaceX launch.
Utah state prison needs to fill 300 vacant staffing positions

Utah state prison needs to fill 300 vacant staffing positions

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 3:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The prison operations director for the Utah State Correctional Facility says over 300 positions still need be filled for the prison to be fully staffed.
SLCC to open new Herriman campus in August

SLCC to open new Herriman campus in August

Salt Lake Community College  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

n August, Salt Lake Community College is opening a new campus in Herriman, making it easier than ever for nearby residents to access higher education.
Primary care a hot target; CVS spends $10.6B on Oak Street

Primary care a hot target; CVS spends $10.6B on Oak Street

Tom Murphy, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 2:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Big money is pouring into primary care clinics as the nation's health care giants hunt for ways to cut costs by keeping people healthy.
Utah Task Force 1 gives insight into search and rescue efforts in Turkey

Utah Task Force 1 gives insight into search and rescue efforts in Turkey

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 2:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two American search and rescue teams similar to Utah's Task Force 1 are heading off to Turkey to help the country recover from a devastating 7.8-magnitude earthquake.
4 teens looking for rival gang members charged in connection with triple killing at party

4 teens looking for rival gang members charged in connection with triple killing at party

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 1:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Four teen boys have been charged in connection with the killings of three men in front of West Jordan house where a party was being held last fall.
Walmart wins lawsuit claiming its Fudge Mint cookies lack fudge and mint

Walmart wins lawsuit claiming its Fudge Mint cookies lack fudge and mint

Jonathan Stempel, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 1:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A federal judge in Chicago has dismissed a proposed class action lawsuit accusing Walmart of deceiving shoppers by selling Fudge Mint cookies that lacked fudge and mint.
What can save the Great Salt Lake? New report outlines possibilities

What can save the Great Salt Lake? New report outlines possibilities

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 8 - 12:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

A team of Utah agencies and research institutions outlined six major recommendations for the state to consider when it comes to handling the drying Great Salt Lake.
2 occupants of Lamborghini reported stolen on New Year's Eve enter plea agreements

2 occupants of Lamborghini reported stolen on New Year's Eve enter plea agreements

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The two occupants of a Lamborghini pulled over by police in Iron County on New Year's Eve have both reached plea agreements in connection with the case.
Zelenskyy, touring Europe, wins UK pledge to train pilots on NATO jets

Zelenskyy, touring Europe, wins UK pledge to train pilots on NATO jets

Pavel Polityuk and Elizabeth Piper, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy embarked on a European tour on Wednesday to drum up aid, winning a British pledge to train Ukrainian pilots on advanced NATO fighter jets, a big step up in Western military support.
Massive $59M Sugar House fire caused by heaters or electrical issue, report says

Massive $59M Sugar House fire caused by heaters or electrical issue, report says

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 11:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

A final report says the cause of a fire at an apartment complex under construction in Salt Lake City is undetermined, but portable heaters or spider boxes may be to blame.
Boy dies after fall from a slide at school in Tooele County

Boy dies after fall from a slide at school in Tooele County

Cassidy Wixom and Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 8 - 10:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

An 8-year-old boy has died after falling from a slide during recess at an elementary school in Tooele County on Monday, a district spokesman confirmed Wednesday.
NCAA Tournament hopeful Utah State trying to carve out its own 'legacy'

NCAA Tournament hopeful Utah State trying to carve out its own 'legacy'

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

To the chagrin of the Aggies players, Utah State's coaching staff hatched an unorthodox plan to motivate its team prior the season: they started a book club.
Transgender health care for kids: Do Utahns think the Legislature did the right thing?

Transgender health care for kids: Do Utahns think the Legislature did the right thing?

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Do Utahns agree with a bill to ban transgender surgeries for Utah children and teens and an indefinite moratorium on new hormonal treatments for minors?
Andy Reid has Chiefs in another Super Bowl, but he's never forgotten his BYU roots

Andy Reid has Chiefs in another Super Bowl, but he's never forgotten his BYU roots

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 9:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Chiefs and Eagles will meet Sunday in Super Bowl 57, and the 64-year-old one-time BYU offensive lineman has an opportunity to cement himself among the NFL's all-time list of coaches.
FDA-approved vibrating pill for chronic constipation now on the market

FDA-approved vibrating pill for chronic constipation now on the market

Brenda Goodman, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

People who struggle with chronic constipation have a new drug-free option to help get things moving again.
After State of the Union speech, Biden heads to key 2024 campaign states

After State of the Union speech, Biden heads to key 2024 campaign states

Trevor Hunnicutt, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 8:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

Fresh off a State of the Union speech to Congress that challenged opposition Republicans to help unite the country, President Joe Biden heads to two U.S. states crucial to his expected 2024 reelection bid.
The best Valentine's gifts I've ever received

The best Valentine's gifts I've ever received

Minky Couture  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Here's a list of tried-and-true Valentine's Day gifts that many have claimed to be the best gift they've ever gotten.
Plan seeks to keep homeless off Salt Lake streets during NBA All-Star Weekend

Plan seeks to keep homeless off Salt Lake streets during NBA All-Star Weekend

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

A proposal has been offered to keep homeless people off of the streets during the upcoming NBA All-Star Weekend in Salt Lake City. But who would pay for the plan is a mystery.
Hope fading as deaths in Turkey, Syria quake pass 11,000

Hope fading as deaths in Turkey, Syria quake pass 11,000

Mehmet Guzel, Ghaith Alsayed and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 7:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Stretched rescue teams are toiling in Turkey and Syria, searching for signs of life in the rubble of thousands of buildings toppled by a catastrophic earthquake. The death toll passed 11,000 in the deadliest quake worldwide in more than a decade.
Sex offender charged with exposing himself to women at Sandy store

Sex offender charged with exposing himself to women at Sandy store

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 7:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

An American Fork man once convicted of groping women at the University of Utah is facing new charges accusing him of exposing himself to women shopping in Sandy.
Perspective: Alabama basketball team forfeited game because it was on the Sabbath. Then the gov. stepped in

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Perspective: Alabama basketball team forfeited game because it was on the Sabbath. Then the gov. stepped in

William Duncan, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 6:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

State and local governments are often the first line for ensuring that religious accommodations are made, especially for religious minorities.
How Live 911 is saving lives in Weber County

How Live 911 is saving lives in Weber County

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 6:40 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Weber County Sheriff's Office says it's shortening response times by letting deputies hear 911 calls as they come in.
Students opposing canyon gondola urge classmates to 'hear all sides,' then 'take action'

Students opposing canyon gondola urge classmates to 'hear all sides,' then 'take action'

Hannah McKinlay, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 8 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utahns are divided over a proposal to build a gondola to take skiers to Snowbird and Alta. Some will do anything to cut the traffic, others want only to preserve the canyon.
Tiger Woods wants to bring another golf course to the Wasatch Back

Tiger Woods wants to bring another golf course to the Wasatch Back

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 8 - 12:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Tiger Woods and his golf course design firm TGR Designs announced plans for an 18-hole championship course near Park City in partnership with Marcella Club in Wasatch County.
What Mitt Romney said to George Santos before State of the Union speech

What Mitt Romney said to George Santos before State of the Union speech

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated Feb. 7 - 10:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sen. Mitt Romney had sharp words for embattled Rep. George Santos on the House floor before President Joe Biden's State of the Union address Tuesday night.
State of the Union: Biden pledges to work with Republicans, challenges them on debt, economy

State of the Union: Biden pledges to work with Republicans, challenges them on debt, economy

Jeff Mason, Nandita Bose and Gram Slattery, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 7 - 10:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden challenged Republicans to lift the U.S. debt ceiling and support tax policies that were friendlier to middle-class Americans in his State of the Union speech.
Artists behind Utah's new state flag split $5,000 prize money

Artists behind Utah's new state flag split $5,000 prize money

Kailey Gilbert, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

There was a time Sen. Dan McCay thought a new Utah flag was "a ridiculous idea." But now, McCay, R-Riverton, is sponsoring a bill to give Utah a brand new flag.
How Utah lawmakers are trying to fight fraudulent ticket sales

How Utah lawmakers are trying to fight fraudulent ticket sales

Kailey Gilbert, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 9:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Art and culture can transform lives, Crystal Young said.
Man's arm partially amputated in Weber County farming accident

Man's arm partially amputated in Weber County farming accident

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 9:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man's arm was partially amputated in a crop-harvesting accident Tuesday afternoon in Huntsville, Weber County.
St. George mayor gives 'State of the City' address with major focus on water use

St. George mayor gives 'State of the City' address with major focus on water use

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Mayor Michele Randall on Tuesday delivered the State of the City address to her city, which just happens to be at the heart of fastest-growing metro area in the nation.
Utah sex offender charged with kidnapping teen girl from Arizona he met on TikTok

Utah sex offender charged with kidnapping teen girl from Arizona he met on TikTok

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 7:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A West Valley man previously convicted of sexually extorting a teen girl is now charged with driving to Arizona to take a different teen girl back to his home in Utah where he sexually assaulted her.
AMC to charge more for good seats in movie theaters

AMC to charge more for good seats in movie theaters

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 6:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Middle seats at many U.S. movie theaters just got more expensive. AMC Theaters is the nation's largest movie theater chain and on Monday, it unveiled a new pricing scheme in which seat location determines how much your movie ticket costs.
Turkish Americans in Utah raise funds for earthquake relief

Turkish Americans in Utah raise funds for earthquake relief

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 5:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

A group of Turkish Americans in Utah are helping to gather money for their suffering homeland.
Utah domestic violence service providers ask state for funds to stay afloat

Utah domestic violence service providers ask state for funds to stay afloat

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 5:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson joined the Utah Domestic Violation Coalition in asking the Legislature for more money for victim services.
Americans are becoming 'reluctant' to make larger purchases, new Fed report shows

Americans are becoming 'reluctant' to make larger purchases, new Fed report shows

Alicia Wallace, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

As retail sales took a bit of a breather in December, so did the credit cards.
Utah bans 'shed hunting' through April as deer struggle through winter conditions

Utah bans 'shed hunting' through April as deer struggle through winter conditions

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 4:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials announced a "statewide emergency closure" of shed hunting on all private and public lands in the state through the end of April.
Feds announce changes at southern Utah recreation site amid spike in popularity

Feds announce changes at southern Utah recreation site amid spike in popularity

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 7 - 3:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Changes are coming to a popular recreation site within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument as its infrastructure struggles to meet growing demand.
Have You Seen This? Former BYU basketball star's toddler son is already hoopin'

Have You Seen This? Former BYU basketball star's toddler son is already hoopin'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former BYU standout Elijah Bryant teaching his son Blu to play basketball on a mini-hoop will give you all the feels.
Driver may have suffered medical episode before fatal Wasatch County crash, UHP says

Driver may have suffered medical episode before fatal Wasatch County crash, UHP says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 7 - 3:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Authorities say the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck may have had a medical episode leading up to a fatal four-vehicle crash at an intersection in Wasatch County on Tuesday morning.
Lizards, tortoises and snakes, oh my! Southern Utah reptile expert shares enthusiasm, education

Lizards, tortoises and snakes, oh my! Southern Utah reptile expert shares enthusiasm, education

Nick Yamashita, St. George News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The expressions on the kids' faces differed, some in amazement and others quite nervous, when looking at the black and white striped king snake gazing toward them.
KSL Cars is giving away $100 each week in February

KSL Cars is giving away $100 each week in February

KSL Cars  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Snow driving you crazy? KSL Cars is here to defrost the winter blues with a $100 gift card giveaway.
Shopping for Valentine's roses? Here are 9 comparisons to help you find a sweeheart deal

Shopping for Valentine's roses? Here are 9 comparisons to help you find a sweeheart deal

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 2:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

From online and local florist delivery options to grocery store blooms, KSL-TV's Matt Gephardt compares the cost and durability of nine different bouquets of a dozen red roses.
Ex-Sandy fire captain admits hiding cameras where teens undressed, uploading child porn

Ex-Sandy fire captain admits hiding cameras where teens undressed, uploading child porn

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 2:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former Sandy fire captain has pleaded guilty to hiding cameras at a business where girls would undress and to uploading child pornography.
Retailers try to curb theft while not angering shoppers

Retailers try to curb theft while not angering shoppers

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 1:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Across the retail landscape, businesses have been putting items under lock and key as a quick way to stop thieves. Some are considering extreme measures.
Creating community: Utah group honors oaxaqueño culture

Creating community: Utah group honors oaxaqueño culture

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 12:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

Oaxaca en Utah unites individuals with ties to Oaxaca and share the Mexican state's unique culture, food, dances and more.
Attorneys say new photo is proof Moab police ignored Gabby Petito's visible injuries

Attorneys say new photo is proof Moab police ignored Gabby Petito's visible injuries

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 12:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A law firm representing the Petito family released a photo on Tuesday that shows the injuries on Gabby Petito's face on the day Moab police interviewed her and Brian Laundrie.
Undrafted to the biggest stage: Britain Covey's 'unique ride' to Super Bowl LVII

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Undrafted to the biggest stage: Britain Covey's 'unique ride' to Super Bowl LVII

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 11:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

Next Sunday, the former Utes star will be returning punts for the Philadelphia Eagles as they face Kansas City at State Farm Stadium in Arizona.

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