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Global trade experts urge Utah leaders to put politics aside for inland port, but talks remain stalled

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:32pm

After negotiations broke down ahead of a planned special session to tweak the controversial inland port authority law, a panel of global trade experts called on Utah leaders to put politics aside for the sake of the state's future.


Police: Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car in South Salt Lake

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:28pm

A 70-year-old man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while on his bicycle, according to police.

Mystery data center that could bring $100M in infrastructure to Cedar Valley approved by all parties

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:00pm

A mystery data center could bring more than $100 million in infrastructure to Cedar Valley after it was approved to be built in Eagle Mountain.

The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:28pm

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July.

Pompeo doesn't have good news on effort to free Utahn in Venezuela

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:43pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't have good news Wednesday about securing the release of a Riverton man being held in a Venezuelan prison the past two years.

Police: Drowsy truck driver crashes into construction zone on I-215

Linda Williams, and Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:27pm

The driver of a box truck that crashed on westbound I-215 early Wednesday morning has been cited for driving while fatigued, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Utah couple charged with sexually, physically abusing foster daughter

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:44pm

A Saratoga Springs couple was charged Wednesday with numerous felonies after police say their teenage foster daughter was sexually and physically abused for years.

Peregrine falcons set up nest in downtown SLC after 3-year hiatus

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:28pm

Wildlife officials noticed peregrine falcons had set up a nest atop One Utah Center, 201 S. Main, a little more than a week ago and the eggs could hatch any day now.

Cockroaches, other health violations force closure of SLC restaurant

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:05pm

Health department officials closed Salt Lake eatery African Restaurant Wednesday after finding cockroaches and 18 other health violations, posing an "imminent health hazard."

How the LDS Church manages its finances

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:11pm

In an article published by Bishop Gérald Caussé of the church's presiding bishopric Tuesday, he says tithing donations act as the “foundation of the financial stability of the church.”

Utahns with Medicaid, CHIP through Molina to lose coverage in U. health system

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:04pm

Beginning Sept. 1, Utahns who get their Medicaid coverage through Molina Healthcare will no longer be insured for nonemergency services they receive through the University of Utah Health system, with few exceptions.

Mike Kennedy says 'snippet' shows he wasn't speaking for all of Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:42pm

Kennedy now says he did not apologize on behalf of all Utahns to a pastor his GOP U.S. Senate primary opponent Mitt Romney called a "religious bigot" for statements about the LDS Church and other faiths.

Man dies after collision with commercial vehicle near Kanab

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:24pm

A man died after crashing into a commercial vehicle while traveling on state Route 89 near Kanab Monday, officials said.

Fired Draper police chief sues city

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:05pm

Draper's former police chief, who was fired from his job in November, is now suing the city.

Santaquin father charged with abusing 4-week-old son

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:31pm

A Santaquin father was charged Tuesday with felony child abuse after doctors found his 4-week-old son had suffered "severe head trauma and brain damage," according to charging documents.

Man arrested for manslaughter for incident on Navajo Nation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:14am

A man indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of involuntary manslaughter in Indian country has been booked into the Davis County Jail.

Drought on tap to intensify over US Southwest

Susan Montoya Bryan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:01am

Rivers are drying up, popular mountain recreation spots are closing and water restrictions are in full swing as a persistent drought intensifies its grip on pockets of the American Southwest.

Economists to Utah workers: Act now to get a bigger paycheck

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:31am

To take advantage of Utah’s current economic boom, economists say workers need to seize the moment to secure better paying jobs or raises at their current jobs.

Marine, marksman, mom: How Utah woman became one of the military’s best shooters

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:18am

Julia Carlson was 16 years old when she picked up a rifle at a shooting competition — an undertaking she insists was largely fueled by a desire to impress a boy — and she aimed, started shooting and won.

Rocky Mountain Power funds middle school renewable energy project

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:20am

Rocky Mountain Power Tuesday presented North Sanpete Middle School with a check for $576,224 to launch a Blue Sky renewable energy project. The project includes a 206-kilowatt solar array that will generate nearly 80 percent of the school’s energy.