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Another human case of West Nile virus reported in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 1:05pm

Health officials in eastern Utah are confirming a human case of West Nile virus in the Uintah Basin. This is the third human case confirmed in the state this year.

Study: Close to half of patients don't disclose potential life-threatening issues with their doctor

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:18pm

A study released by researchers at the University of Utah and three other universities shows nearly half of patients may not be divulging important information about life-threatening issues such as depression or domestic abuse when visiting a doctor.

White House confirms Vice President Pence coming to Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 12:00pm

Vice President Mike Pence is expected to arrive in Salt Lake City on Air Force Two on Wednesday afternoon.

Salt Lake City debuts utility boxes decorated with elementary students’ art

KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:17am

Thanks to an initiative from Salt Lake City Mayor’s Office, nearly 30 utility boxes across the city are now public art installations decorated by elementary school students.

BYU ends traditional homecoming parade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 11:03am

Brigham Young University will no longer hold a homecoming parade.

Woman claims she was sexually assaulted by same man charged with murdering Mackenzie Lueck

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:40am

More criminal charges were filed Tuesday against Ayoola Ajayi after investigators identified another woman who claims he sexually assaulted her a year earlier.

I-80 reopens at 5600 West after fire; New blaze sparks near Bangerter Highway

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:18am

I-80 has reopened in both directions at 5600 West after a grass fire started Tuesday morning near the roadway.

Utah’s 2019 homeless count remains ‘stable,’ annual report shows

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:32am

Estimates have put direct and indirect costs of Utah’s homeless system at over $100 million a year — and while big changes are finally taking shape this year, the state’s work on homelessness doesn’t really show many big changes on paper.

Angels Landing trail in Zion temporarily closed for repairs

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:03am

National Park Service officials say the popular Angels Landing trail at Zion National Park in southern Utah will be temporarily closed for repairs beginning Tuesday.

Opioids claimed the life of their son, now they are pushing for solutions

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:42am

Tennyson Cecchini was an athlete and a manager at Alpine Medical Group before he died of a heroin overdose in 2015.

Salt Lake police take man into custody following 90-minute standoff

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:18am

Police have taken into custody a man who they say barricaded himself inside a home near 500 S. Redwood Road on Tuesday morning.

Man accused in $1.5 million Ponzi scheme has hearing delayed

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:01am

A court appearance for a 72-year-old Utah man charged in what prosecutors call a $1.5 million Ponzi scheme has been delayed so he can recover from surgery after a heart attack.

Logan man charged for unlawful sexual conduct with teen girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:16am

A Logan man is accused of engaging in a sexual relationship with a teen girl which included sending lingerie and a sex toy to her house, according to charging documents.

Is Utah falling short of its potential by spending least per pupil nationally?

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:50am

Utah spends less – and in most cases far less – per student than surrounding states and its peer states, yet performs “respectably overall in terms of outcomes,” according to a new Utah Foundation report.

Kearns teen charged as adult with committing crime spree

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:27am

A 17-year-old Kearns boy was charged as an adult Monday with committing a series of crimes, including attempting to run over a store clerk.

Vice President Mike Pence to visit Merit Medical Systems in Utah this week

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:37pm

Pence is scheduled to speak at the South Jordan headquarters of Merit Medical at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, after spending the night in Utah.

Restoring state sales tax on food a topic of tax reform task force

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:25pm

There were lots of charts and graphs but little discussion about restoring the full sales tax on food, reducing the state income tax rate and other proposals on the agenda.

How Planned Parenthood’s withdrawal from the Title X family planning program will affect Utah clinics

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:01pm

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah joined other Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country on Monday in announcing that it will withdraw from the Title X federal family planning program rather than comply with a new Trump administration rule.

Probation, anger management ordered for Bountiful officer who injured suspect

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:15pm

A Bountiful police officer who improperly accessed an investigative record and injured a handcuffed suspect has been ordered to probation, plus 40 hours of community service and an anger management course.

Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after road rage incident

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:53pm

An 18-year-old from Layton was arrested after troopers said he fired a single gunshot out of his car window in an apparent road rage incident.