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State Route 201 reopens after motorcyclist dies in hit-and-run

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 19th - 6:05am

A motorcyclist died in a crash Friday morning, and the driver of the vehicle involved fled on foot, troopers said. Eastbound S.R. 201 has since reopened.

Man dead after fall into Utah reservoir

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 10:15pm

A Spanish Fork man died Thursday after slipping and falling into a reservoir in Duchesne County, officials said.

Judge issues injunction on Utah's 18-week abortion ban

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:43pm

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah and state attorneys asked a federal judge Thursday to stop a new law banning abortion after 18 weeks gestation from taking effect.

Public works, transportation employees clear debris as part of the Great Utah ShakeOut

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:11pm

Joining nearly a million Utahns participating in the Great Utah ShakeOut, Salt Lake County public works and emergency personnel got hands-on practice giving aid after an earthquake.

New Utah company aims to solve prescription drug shortage problem

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:39pm

Some of the most essential generic medications are about to become more available and more affordable, putting patients first. Civica Rx, a nonprofit drug manufacturing company based in Lehi, will make at least 14 drugs available this year.

Utah man charged with torturing puppy

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:07pm

A Provo man accused of regularly beating his puppy now faces a criminal charge of torture of a companion animal.

University of Utah math professor elected to Royal Society of London

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:33pm

Christopher Hacon, University of Utah distinguished professor of mathematics, has been elected to the Royal Society of London.

Supervising officer in viral arrest of University of Utah nurse loses appeal

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:00pm

The Salt Lake Civil Service Commission on Thursday upheld Salt Lake Police Chief Mike Brown's decision to demote one of the officers involved in the arrest of University of Utah nurse Alex Wubbels.

Salt Lake resident builds monstrous Chevrolet Camaro ZL1

Jeff Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 18th - 6:28pm

The Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is an incredibly fast car. JayDe Butters took his to the next level with a plethora of engine modifications and unique visual upgrades that make his ZL1 truly one-of-a-kind!

Utah man ordered to life in prison for murder of toddler during potty training

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 4:40pm

A Layton man who beat his girlfriend's 2-year-old son to death out of rage over potty training has been ordered to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Hill airmen take F-35s to Middle East for first time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:32pm

F-35s from Utah's Hill Air Force Base have deployed to the Middle East for the first time.

St. George teacher arrested in connection with inappropriate touching of student

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:23pm

A middle school teacher was arrested Thursday in connection with inappropriately touching a student, police said.

Utah charter school teacher fired after altercation with student, school officials say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 2:07pm

An Eagle Mountain charter school gym teacher was fired and escorted out of the school after an altercation with a student Thursday morning, officials said.

How Utah cosplayers prepare to suit up for conventions like FanX

John Mabunga, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 18th - 2:02pm

Cosplayers from all around are cramming to make sure their cosplays are ready to wear FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention Spring 2019 event.

Troopers identify 80-year-old woman hit and killed by driver blinded by sun

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 1:21pm

Troopers identified an 80-year-old woman who died after she was hit by a truck in Kanab Wednesday.

Registered Utah sex offender charged after allegedly kissing teen girl on school grounds

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 1:16pm

A registered sex offender accused of walking onto the grounds of a northern Utah school to kiss a teen girl pleaded not guilty in court this week.

President Nelson writes Pope Francis letter of sympathy after fire at Notre Dame

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 1:04pm

A few days after the Notre Dame fire, President Russell M. Nelson, leader of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, wrote Pope Francis a letter, expressing his condolences.

Visitors find easy access to gemstones at Topaz Mountain Adventures quarry

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 18th - 12:15pm

While experienced searchers often find gorgeous specimens at Topaz Mountain, novices can sometimes struggle. The Topaz Mountain Adventures quarry helps remedy this situation by offering better access to museum-quality gemstones.

How Utah members of Congress see the Mueller report

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:46am

Utah members of Congress and their staffs will be digging into the special counsel Robert Mueller's report Thursday, but they don't expect to find any bombshells.

Body found at Zion National Park identified as missing hiker

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:02am

A body was found Thursday during a search for a missing hiker who didn’t return home when he was supposed to Wednesday, park officials said. The body was identified as the missing hiker on Thursday evening.