Utah lawmaker pitches early plan to combat jail deaths
A Utah lawmaker seeking to prevent further deaths in Utah jails says one solution could involve inmates speaking with health care workers over a video feed when they are first booked.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 7:06pm
The man is described as hispanic, between 20-40 years of age, shoulder length brown curly hair and a large/stocky build.
Peter Rosen, KSL TV | Posted Aug 21st - 6:22pm
What do get when you combine TV mobster Tony Soprano and chickens? You get an art show by renowned Utah artist Tony Smith and his two sons, Evan and Willie Smith, titled “3Smiths.”
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 5:53pm
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday a special session could be on the agenda for lawmakers to implement fixes to the state’s medical marijuana law, but most importantly the federal government needs to act to reclassify the drug so states aren’t so hamstrung over the issue.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 5:12pm
Some chemicals spontaneously combusted in the blistering southern Utah heat yesterday after someone threw them out, leading to a small wildfire in a “freak occurrence,” officials say.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 4:49pm
Two police officers who fatally shot a man after he attempted to run them over were cleared Wednesday by the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 4:23pm
High-elevation lakes may seem like an odd place to find tiger muskie, but there's an interesting reason behind finding the fish species in one High Uintas Wilderness and two southern Utah lakes.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 3:34pm
A judge has declined to allow jurors to consider evidence from two prior sexual assaults as they weigh a remaining rape allegation against former Utah State University football standout Torrey Green.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 3:15pm
A 26-year-old man who died Tuesday in a head-on crash with a tar tanker was identified by authorities Wednesday.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 2:25pm
A Washington trial date has finally been set in a wrongful death lawsuit regarding Susan Powell’s sons.
St. George News | Posted Aug 21st - 12:35pm
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently awarded millions in grants to Utah organizations to fight the growing opioid crisis.
Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 11:41am
Following student criticism, Brigham Young University will now tell students why they’re being called into the Honor Code Office before they get there.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Aug 21st - 10:15am
Southeast Utah Health Department officials confirmed an adult living in Grand County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus.
Jeff Richards, St. George News | Posted Aug 21st - 8:41am
The mother of a Cedar City man who died while fighting a wildfire in Arizona six years ago was disheartened when a commemorative flag was stolen from her front yard last month.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 8:22am
A Provo man has been ordered to stand trial on charges of abusing his wife and children in a hidden room inside their house, and monitoring their every movement with surveillance cameras.
Mikayla Shoup, St. George News | Posted Aug 21st - 8:00am
The Southern Nevada Health District is warning people who visited Las Vegas Boulevard earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.
Ashley Imlay, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 7:39am
Utah’s court system has proper protocols in place to protect children during their parents’ divorces, but many divorces with custody disputes take longer than necessary, auditors found.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 7:01am
State legislative leaders on Tuesday called for a “comprehensive performance audit” of Utah’s public education system.
Gretel Kauffman, KSL | Posted Aug 21st - 6:39am
A federal court of appeals on Tuesday ruled that the West Valley City Police Department did not violate due process in firing former officer Shaun Cowley after he shot and killed a woman in 2012.
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