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Orrin Hatch apologizes to Rob Porter's ex-wives

MJ Lee and Maegan Vazquez CNN  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:58am

The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter's old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a "decent man."

Utah seeks to 'opt out' of Every Student Succeeds Act year-end tests

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:24am

Utah's final plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act comes with one caveat - a request to opt out of student testing requirements.

Utahns could see biggest storm of the season with heavy snow tonight and Monday

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:16am

A winter storm will move through Utah from Sunday, lasting into either Monday or Tuesday in some areas, and it could be the biggest storm of the season.

Bill penalizing Utah doctors for not providing abortion information moves forward

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:58am

A bill that would penalize health care providers who don't show women an informational video or module before they undergo an abortion moved forward in the Senate on Friday afternoon.

85-year-old man dies in Richfield house fire

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:08pm

An 85-year-old man is dead after a house fire early Saturday morning.

Police: Juvenile injured in West Valley shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:33pm

A juvenile was transported to the hospital in stable condition after being shot Saturday evening, police said.

Salt Lake man charged in connection with fatal crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:48pm

A man involved in a crash last year that resulted in the death of one of his children has been charged.

Officials: 2 critically injured in Box Elder County crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:26pm

Two people were critically injured in a crash in Box Elder County on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Police investigate apparent stabbing that closed TRAX S-Line

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:34pm

A victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition with apparent stab wounds Friday afternoon, police said.

Police doubt Islamic State flag at Hurricane High School was from terror group

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:56pm

Authorities said Friday they suspect an Islamic State group's flag found flying outside a southern Utah high school was likely a prank and not the work of the terrorist group.

Ballet dancers embrace 'feeling you get on stage' in bid to make elite competition

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:21pm

As she prepared to put on a ballet dance performance fashioned to charm a panel of judges Saturday at the University of Utah's Marriot Center of Dance, 16-year-old Olivia Latham admitted it: She had some jitters.

Jake Parkinson resigns as Salt Lake County GOP chairman

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:39pm

Jake Parkinson has resigned as chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party.

Blind 11-year-old Utah girl acts through obstacles as star of ‘Princess Academy’ musical

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:32pm

Mia Walker, a blind, 11-year-old actress playing the lead role in a new show, identifies with her character’s refusal to let her physical abilities limit her.

Weber County: Evidence worker allegedly under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:08pm

Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.

Police: Street racer loses control of car, crashes into Salt Lake monument

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:42pm

Street racing led to a car crashing into a monument in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning, sending the driver to the hospital in critical condition, police say.

'A darn fun life': Utah couple to celebrate 76 years of marriage

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:25pm

S. Hal and Venita Kartchner know, perhaps better than just about anyone, how to make love last.

Utah man killed in Wyoming avalanche

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 3:43pm

A Utah man died near the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday after triggering an avalanche in Rock Springs, a sidecountry area south of the ski area.

SLC native Nathan Chen dazzles with 6 quads after poor short program

Dave Skretta, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:26pm

Nathan Chen finally admitted the pressure of being the face of American figure skating got to him, winding him up so tight for his short program that it ended in what he described as a "disaster."

Argument between coworkers ends with man shot in ankle, police say

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 12:05pm

Police say an argument between two coworkers at a job site in Kearns ended with one man getting shot in the ankle Saturday morning.

Romney, favored in Senate bid, could take on outsized role

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:31am

Mitt Romney's extensive resume has many Republicans looking to him to take on a role in the Senate as a political and moral counterweight to a president many in the GOP see as divisive and undignified.