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Mayor Jackie Biskupski celebrates 'cultural shifts' in 2019 State of the City address

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:12pm

Biskupski's 2019 address — in contrast to last year's speech, when she called for tough changes, including a tax hike and a new bond to pay for streets — was a victory lap for the mayor as she headed into her fourth year in office.

Utah A.G. Seans Reyes named to federal Asian-American, Pacific Islander commission

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:04pm

President Donald Trump appointed Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes to the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders on Thursday.

Avalanche closes Provo Canyon, dumps 30 feet of snow on road

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:48pm

Utah Highway Patrol reported a major avalanche in Provo Canyon Thursday night, closing the roadway for hours.

'I’m worried that he’s dangerous,' Lauren McCluskey's mother told police 12 days before her murder

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:32pm

As early as a week and a half before her murder, Lauren McCluskey and her mother told University of Utah police that they were worried about her safety.

The history of Salt Lake City’s 109-year-old Peery Hotel, which Ohio group vows to protect

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:00pm

The Peery Hotel building has had an interesting 109-year-old history. Now, it’s the focus of a Cleveland, Ohio-based historic real estate investment group, which announced last week it invested into the century-old building.

Utah ER doctor finds ways to manage traumatic stress after losing his own daughter

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:29pm

Stress is often unavoidable, but in extreme cases traumatic stress can be devastating for your health. One emergency room doctor shares his personal story of loss and how he’s learned to deal with trauma on a daily basis.

1 in critical condition after I-15 crash near Nephi, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:25pm

One person is in critical condition after a crash on I-15 near Nephi that injured three other people, officials said.

Could Barbie have answers to infamous Utah cold case murder?

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:47pm

Could a Barbie doll left on the gravesite of the victim one of Utah's most infamous unsolved crimes hold the key to finally cracking the 23-year-old cold case?

Police: Utah jail inmate escapes, steals truck

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:28pm

Police are searching for a Cache County Jail inmate who they say escaped by stealing a truck Thursday.

Utah voters blame Trump the most for shutdown, but congressional Democrats a close second

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:38pm

President Donald Trump gets the most blame from Utahns for the ongoing federal government shutdown in a new poll, but congressional Democrats aren't far behind.

Man dies in rollover crash on I-15 in Provo

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:20pm

A 48-year-old man died and a 13-year-old boy suffered minor injuries in a rollover crash on I-15 Thursday afternoon, authorities said.

Jury to continue weighing fate of ex-Utah State football player Torrey Green on Friday

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:04pm

Prosecutors say 'it's impossible' that six women fabricated stories against NFL prospect Torrey Green, but defense attorney says they had motive to make false claims against the former Utah State football player.

Police: 2 men carjacked elderly couple after hit-and-run in stolen vehicle

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 2:00pm

Two men suspected in a hit-and-run were arrested after police say they forced their way into an elderly couple's vehicle at gunpoint Thursday afternoon, police said.

Another threat at Jordan High prompts evacuation of school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:59pm

Jordan High School was evacuated Thursday due to a bomb threat, according to the Canyons School District.

Salt Lake City police arrest 3 after guns, drugs seized in house

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:31pm

Three people were arrested, 26 guns seized and a number of drugs recovered by Salt Lake City police early Wednesday.

Patrick Kinahan: Time for Jazz to permanently move Mitchell to point guard

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:10pm

Donovan Mitchell has kicked his game into another gear since the calendar changed to the new year. His upsurge coincides with injuries to all three point guards on the Jazz roster, forcing Mitchell to slide over to directing the team's offense.

Rep. Ben McAdams assigned to House Financial Services Committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:21pm

Rep. Ben McAdams, Utah's newest member of Congress and only Democrat in the delegation, has been assigned to the House Financial Services Committee.

Here's how Utahns can get Sundance Film Festival tickets 5 days early

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:56am

If you’re a resident of Utah, you can buy tickets to Sundance Film Festival screenings Thursday, five days before everyone else.

A tale of 2 Utahs: Group hopes lawmakers take steps to tackle urban, rural divide

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:26am

The economy is booming along the Wasatch Front, but a different story is unfolding in Piute County, where the poverty rate is the second highest in the state. A new report highlights the challenges of rural Utah, but also notes some of its benefits.

Police: Teen had gun at Salt Lake-area school, posted threats on social media

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:03am

Two people, including a 16-year-old student, were arrested for allegedly bringing a gun into the parking lot of Taylorsville High School and filming threats on Snapchat.