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St. George man arrested in connection with Lehi rape case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:32pm

A St. George man was arrested Thursday in connection with the reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl near a high school in 2017, according to a jail report.

Third new UTA board seat still empty as two nominees pledge to repair trust

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:00pm

As the new board meant to start a fresh chapter for the scandal-riddled Utah Transit Authority gets closer to its November deadline to take control, state leaders are moving forward — even though a third seat is still empty.

Police: Utah mother upset with teen son causes skull fracture, arrested for child abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:47pm

A woman who allegedly became upset with her son who was supposed to be doing chores was arrested for investigation of felony child abuse over the weekend.

Lawsuits over monuments will stay in Washington, DC, judge orders

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:40pm

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has declined to move to Utah a pair of lawsuits fighting President Donald Trump's downsizing of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

'I have learned to despise my actions': Man who killed infant son 18 years ago seeks parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:09pm

A man who violently shook his 2-month-old son to death 18 years ago is seeking an early parole.

Redwood Road reopened after crash between car and TRAX train

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:27pm

Both directions of Redwood Road have reopened and a TRAX bus bridge was set up for nearly an hour after a crash between a TRAX train and a vehicle Monday afternoon, officials said.

2 injured after car collides with bus, home in WVC

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:40pm

One person was transported to a hospital after the car they were driving collided with a Utah Transit Authority bus before crashing into a home Monday morning, police said.

Hatch slams Democrats for 'character assassination' of Kavanaugh

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:03pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, slammed Democrats Monday for "partisan games and transparent attempts at character assassination" against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

What hip, new app are the kids using these days? TikTok

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:41pm

Have you heard of TikTok? If not, your teens probably have. Since early 2018, the music app has exploded worldwide and now has more users than Reddit, Twitter, Skype, Snapchat and LinkedIn.

Expert says 'there's no going back' as both Love, McAdams running negative TV commercials

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:15pm

The latest TV commercial from Rep. Mia Love features a narrator who sounds like former President Bill Clinton thanking Love's Democratic rival, Ben McAdams, "for all your help." McAdams is debuting an ad saying love has 'gone Washington.'

Panguitch Lake closed after harmful algal bloom detected

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:47am

Health officials closed Panguitch Lake Monday after finding “extremely high” toxin levels from an algal bloom in the water.

Fire updates: Crews used nearly 2 million gallons of retardant, water on Pole Creek Fire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:30am

Crews have dropped nearly two million gallons of retardant and water on the Pole Creek Fire since Sept. 10, officials said.

'He was a good kid:' Teen struck by stray bullet remembered for humor, spirituality

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 11:18am

A teen who died after he was a struck by a stray bullet fired by a group target shooting Sunday afternoon had the ability to be the center of attention, his uncle said Monday.

Partially paralyzed Utah barrel racer's story to hit Netflix

Kevin Opsahl - The Herald Journal  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:21am

Not everyone can say they've been a stunt double in a feature film. But that's exactly what Utah State University alumna Amberley Snyder, partially paralyzed professional barrel racer, is able to say

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:38am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

In Utah visit, Zinke says public lands not going to oil, gas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:21am

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke dismissed the notion that he’s giving away public lands to oil and gas during a visit to at Zion National Park Monday, where he drew attention to the maintenance backlog at national parks.

Utah takes more steps to tether parole, probation lengths to offenders' progress

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 6:43am

Utah has set new standards for how long offenders should remain on probation and parole, giving them a chance to cut down their supervision time if they meet certain benchmarks.

SUU president embarks on 170-mile 'Grand to Grand' run for campus child care center

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:24pm

On Sunday, Southern Utah University President Scott L. Wyatt embarked on a 170-mile, seven-day run through the Grand Canyon and culminates at the summit of Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Semitruck on fire forced closure of WB I-80 ramp at I-15 junction

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:13pm

Officials closed the westbound I-80 ramp at the I-15 junction for some time Sunday evening after a semitruck caught on fire.

Wildfires cause devastating losses to livestock in Spanish Fork

Ashton Goodell, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:49pm

Cattle ranchers in Spanish Fork suffered devastating losses to their livestock after the Pole Creek Fire swept through Sweat Creek Canyon. The fire killed more than 50 cows and calves, most of the animals died due to smoke inhalation while some burned where they stood.