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Obama to headline Utah tech conference in March

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:08am

Former President Barack Obama is coming to Salt Lake City in March to headline a local tech conference.

Here’s how troopers use drones and other tech tools to investigate crashes

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:01am

Troopers stopped traffic in Parleys Canyon Monday morning to investigate the scene of a fatal crash. But this was a little different than your run-of-the-mill traffic investigation. There were no cars in sight, just a drone.

Woman charged with dragging son down the street, choking him

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:21am

A woman accused of dragged her son down the street was arrested for investigation of felony child abuse, according to police.

Utah toddler flown to Germany for rare heart surgery

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:00am

A Utah girl who needs a life-saving operation is on her way to Germany to get it. It’s quite a mission, but for Chloe Caldwell and her family, it’s worth it.

New judge named for case of man charged with murdering young couple

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:39am

A new judge has been assigned to oversee the case of a man charged with killing a young couple from Eureka and dumping their bodies down an abandoned mine shaft.

What's the cost of enhancing school safety in Utah? Proposal seeks more than $195 million

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:19am

A proposal seeks more than $195 million to enhance school safety, mostly for school building improvements and $30 million for mental health and school safety personnel.

Study: 85 percent of Utah firearm deaths are suicides; gun use more lethal than other self-harm

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 10:15pm

About 85 percent of all firearm deaths from 2006 to 2015 in Utah were the result of suicide, according to a newly released study overseen by the Utah Department of Human Services with the help of the Harvard School of Public Health.

Support for Utah's Proposition 4, an anti-gerrymandering measure, takes lead in latest vote tally

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:41pm

Utah's yes votes for Proposition 4 have taken a lead of 2,250 votes out of 932,714 ballots following the latest release of results by three counties Wednesday.

Alpine School District preparing for western Utah County growth with property purchases

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:09pm

As the west side of Utah County continues growing at a rapid rate, Alpine School District officials are preparing to handle the influx of students.

Proposed law aims to take cellphones out of Utah drivers' hands

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:31pm

Everyone has seen drivers drift across traffic lanes as their eyes go from the road to their laps or whose heads jerk up as they come to a sudden stop, cellphone in hand.

If Ben McAdams wins election, who replaces him as Salt Lake County mayor?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:00pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams still leads an extremely tight Utah’s fourth congressional district race that remains too close to call a week after the Nov. 6 election. Here's what would happen to his current position.

14 events to kick off the holiday season in Utah

Steph Grimes, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:45pm

There are quite a few events throughout Utah to help you celebrate the start of the holiday season; here are some ideas as we kick off Thanksgiving and Christmas.

West Valley City police searching for 'vulnerable' man who has been missing for a week

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:21pm

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a “vulnerable” man who has been missing for a week.

Probe underway into Forest Service response to Pole Creek, Bald Mountain fires

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 5:13pm

Forest Supervisor Dave Whittekiend told lawmakers Wednesday a multiple agency probe is being conducted into the Forest Service's handling of the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires that scorched more than 120,000 acres in central Utah this summer.

Sixth person charged with murder in Duchesne County attack

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:40pm

A sixth person has now been charged in connection with the death of a Duchesne County woman and severe beating of a man.

'He is finally returning home': Body of Maj. Brent Taylor arrives in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:13pm

The body of Maj. Brent Taylor has arrived in Utah.

Pics of the Week: Flag flies to honor Maj. Brent Taylor; more fall sunsets dazzle

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 4:09pm

This week's gallery includes photos from a Veterans Day tribute to Maj. Brent Taylor, as well as more photos of beautiful fall sunsets and foliage.

Catholic priest's prostitution case resolved with HIV test and fine

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:10pm

A prostitution case against a Catholic priest in Salt Lake City has been resolved after he pleaded no contest, took an HIV test and paid a $680 fine.

'Person of interest' in fatal Salt Lake stabbing spotted at U., police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 14th - 2:02pm

Police are looking for a person of interest in connection with a deadly stabbing that took place last week in Salt Lake City.

Want to get into hunting? Pheasants are perfect game for beginners

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 14th - 1:28pm

If you've always wanted to get into hunting but weren't sure where to start, this year's pheasant hunt is something you should consider.