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Shelter in place lifted at 2 West Valley schools after nearby shooting

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:35pm

A shelter-in-place protocol at Granger High School and West Lake Junior High School was lifted Thursday morning after reports of shots fired in the neighboring area.

27 burglaries in 20 days prompt police to warn Sugar House, Liberty Wells residents

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 12:23pm

Police are urging Sugar House and Liberty Wells residents to be on the lookout for suspicious activity after receiving reports of 27 burglaries in 20 days in the area.

Boy Scouts of America issues statement on Payson teen with Down syndrome, family responds

Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:48am

The Boy Scouts of America and the Utah National Parks Council in Utah County are facing a lawsuit after a family of a teen with Down syndrome claims their son was not accepted into the Alternative Eagle Scout Program because of his mental disability.

Man arrested in connection with infant's death

Linda Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:52am

Provo police arrested a man in connection with the death of his girlfriend's 4-month-old baby.

5th-grader aims to save toddlers' lives with science project

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:00am

More than 700 young scientists are competing in the University of Utah Science and Engineering Fair this week.

Police: Man who struck women with baseball bat arrested in Kearns

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:31pm

Police have arrested a man who they say assaulted his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat in the parking lot of a South Jordan restaurant earlier this month.

Utah's 'ring' counties among nation's fastest growing

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 10:16pm

New census figures shed light on Utah's fastest growing areas, as well as shrinking communities.

Police: Man rescued from remote Emery County slot canyon after breaking his leg

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:49pm

A man from Nephi was rescued Wednesday morning after he fell and broke his leg in a remote slot canyon near Goblin Valley State Park.

Curtis defends his actions regarding former police chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:43pm

Utah Republican congressman John Curtis is again defending his actions as Provo mayor over the hiring and handling of harassment complaints against a former police chief.

Utah governor signs bill allowing medical marijuana use by terminally ill patients

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:11pm

A bill giving terminally ill patients access to certain forms of medical cannabis was signed into law this week by Gov. Gary Herbert.

'These cute faces are the front lines': Utah school wins national award for kindness

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:32pm

"I think (being kind) is one of the most important things. I think it should be No. 1 on your list to do, is to at least give someone a smile," said 9-year-old Annabel George, a student at Daybreak Elementary School in South Jordan.

Police question 3, seek 4th passenger in Granite police shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:27pm

Three teenagers who ran off after their friend was shot by a Granite School District police officer on Tuesday have been found and questioned, district officials said Wednesday.

Land deal finalized to clean up, develop old Salt Lake landfill, likely for inland port

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:00pm

A real estate arm of the LDS Church has donated to a state agency the site of the old Salt Lake City landfill — a 770-acre property in the city's northwest quadrant that has long been eyed as part of an inland port development.

Judge rejects cult leader's request to withdraw guilty plea

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:41pm

The purported leader of a doomsday cult wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

Audio: 911 dispatcher helps bystander save St. George girl in near drowning

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:28pm

Audio of a brief 911 call includes a dispatcher talking a caller through lifesaving measures after a girl nearly drowned in St. George last week.

2 seriously injured in Taylorsville crash

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:15pm

Two people were seriously injured in a crash on Wednesday afternoon near 4500 S. 500 West, police said.

Resigned Davis teacher investigated in messages with students case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:15pm

A teacher who recently resigned from the Davis School District is being investigated for inappropriate communication with students over social media, according to court documents.

UTA using K-9s to protect against threats on mass transit

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 4:44pm

With public safety concerns growing nationwide, the Utah Transit Authority is maintaining its vigilance for safety on its public transportation system. UTA Tuesday conducted real-life training and safety demonstration sweeps with canine officers.

Utah resolves dispute with Big Tobacco to keep settlement money flowing

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 3:02pm

Utah has resolved a dispute with Big Tobacco over a 20-year-old settlement agreement to ensure millions of dollars that were at risk continue to flow into the state.

Utah to let women get birth control from pharmacy

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 2:24pm

Women in conservative Utah will soon be able to get birth control directly from a pharmacist rather than visiting a doctor each time they want to obtain or renew a prescription, a move taken by only a few other states, many of them liberal.