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Utah House committee to review 2 abortion-related measures Friday

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Feb 28th - 9:30am

With less than two weeks left in the 2020 legislative session, members of the House Judiciary Committee will be looking at two abortion-related bills on Friday morning.

Sanders ahead in Utah Super Tuesday poll; Bloomberg, Buttigieg, Warren trailing

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 28th - 8:58am

A new Utah Democratic presidential primary poll puts Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the lead in the Beehive State.

Remains in crashed car identified as Colorado couple missing since October

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 28th - 8:51am

Investigators have determined that the remains of two people found by a state worker in a wrecked vehicle are those of a Colorado couple reported missing in October.

Helicopter team practices as calls for rescue rise 62% in 5 years

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 28th - 8:22am

No matter where you live in Utah, chances are the Department of Public Safety helicopter has buzzed nearby, heading out to another rescue. The team is busier than ever.

Utah woman nearly lost $20,000 in elaborate scam

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 28th - 8:03am

A West Jordan woman fell for a $20,000 scam that even police say was incredibly sophisticated, and she wants others to know what to watch for.

Utahn charged with hate crimes in attacks on black man, gay man

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 28th - 7:44am

A Utah man is facing hate crime charges after prosecutors say he separately attacked two passersby with pepper spray near a public library in Salt Lake City, using a racial slur against an African American man and a homophobic slur against a gay man.

Geneva Rock expansion hit with negative recommendation from planning commission

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 28th - 7:19am

During a planning commission meeting that lasted late into Thursday night, hundreds of Draper residents packed city hall to voice their opposition.

3 arrested in separate child porn investigations in Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 28th - 6:43am

The fight against child pornography continues in Utah.

Coronavirus in Utah: Governor says state is prepared and actively monitoring illness

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 28th - 6:11am

Former Utah governor and former U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Mike Leavitt told Fox News on Thursday, “This is a time to inform, not to inflame.

How Parents Can Prepare Your Home, Children Against Coronavirus

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 9:35pm

Businesses and churches are taking measures to protect the community, but you might be wondering what steps you can take in your home to also prepare.

Better Boundaries, Legislature present compromise on redistricting

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 9:09pm

Lawmakers and Better Boundaries organizers laid out a deal on the citizen initiative proposing the creation of an independent redistricting commission.

'Dracula' will kick off Ballet West 2020-21 season in October

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:25pm

“Our dancers are great athletes, artists, and storytellers, and the 20/21 season will highlight and underline their talents,” said Adam Sklute, Ballet West artistic director.

Utah lawmaker, police looking to crack down on ‘fringe’ gambling

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:55pm

A Utah lawmaker wants to crack down on illegal gaming machines popping up in convenience stores and other shops, often in lower-income neighborhoods.

Several rock climbing routes set to close at Utah's national parks

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:32pm

Many popular cliffs and climbing routes in Arches, Canyonlands and Zion national parks will be closed off beginning Sunday. The closures are expected to last several months.

Utah economy shows few signs of slowing despite coronavirus scare, analyst says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:11pm

The state and the nation are experiencing record growth, and that trend is likely to continue despite recent concerns of a global health scare, a Utah economic expert says.

District attorney launches new division to better help crime victims

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:26pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says he is seeking to better inform victims of where their cases stand and connect them to services like counseling, even if his deputies decide not to file charges.

Woman claims she was detained, beaten for 3 months, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 5:21pm

A Woods Cross man has allegedly been beating a woman in his apartment and not allowing her to leave since before Christmas, police reported.

Who will run homeless resource center? Board to weigh options for future

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:47pm

Board members of Utah’s nonprofit Shelter the Homeless organization are weighing options for the future operation of the 200-bed Gail Miller Resource Center.

Weber State University solicits transcriptions of brothel interview

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:46pm

Notes from a newspaper interview with a Utah brothel owner nearly 70 years ago have drawn widespread interest from people who want a shot at deciphering the cryptic shorthand.