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Utah bill takes aim at Salt Lake County gun show background checks

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:27am

A Republican Utah lawmaker is taking aim at Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson’s recent move to require vendors at gun shows in facilities owned by Salt Lake County to conduct background checks.

Proposal to help police fight human trafficking moves forward at the Utah Legislature

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 10:00am

Bill’s sponsor says it builds on earlier victim-focused laws.

New study: Utah among states with highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays

Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:41am

States with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation are spread across the United States on the East and West coasts, in Hawaii and in landlocked states like Utah, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer.

Lawmakers to once again discuss medical marijuana program in Utah

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Feb 18th - 9:03am

As state lawmakers begin their fourth week of the 2020 legislative session, medical marijuana will again be an issue.

Economic impact of Hill Air Force Base valued at $3.7 billion

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:48am

Utah’s military installations and properties have a significant impact on local communities, but none greater than Hill Air Force Base, a new report shows.

Defense attorneys say Utah County’s top cop should face contempt of court over Facebook post

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:22am

In December, a defense attorney for the Utah man charged with murdering a teen couple and dumping their bodies in an abandoned mine shaft began digging around online.

Utahraptor State Park would protect discovery site of Utah’s namesake dinosaur

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:02am

Utahraptor fossils were brought to Utah’s Capitol Hill to kick off an effort to get $10 million to create Utah’s 45th state park: Utahraptor State Park.

Cruise ship coronavirus quarantine: St. George man recalls journey to California

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:24am

After spending almost two weeks quarantined on a cruise ship in Japan, Mark Jorgensen said it took him 24 hours to get to the next stage.

Pete Buttigieg makes pitch to Utahns at Presidents Day town hall

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 12:48am

A surprise endorsement from Erin Mendenhall, 4,500 people, and a message of support for Mitt Romney's impeachment vote colored Buttigieg's Salt Lake town hall.

More $ sought for ailing Utah Lake, drying Great Salt Lake

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 9:27pm

What will help these struggling lakes?

$1 million loan for affordable housing approved by Salt lake City Council

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 17th - 8:32pm

The Salt Lake City Council has approved a $1 million loan for affordable housing. The complex is to be built at 535 West 300 North.

Salt Lake County recorder warns residents of ‘predatory’ property assessment solicitation

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:46pm

If you own property in the greater Salt Lake area, you might have received a letter from a California company called Property Site requesting $95 for a “property assessment profile.”

A large lawsuit was filed against NOAH’s leadership in month before it liquidated

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 7:11pm

A massive class action lawsuit filed against NOAH’s Corporation leadership and other groups by investors a month before the Lehi-based event center company shuttered provides a deeper look at the troubles it was facing.

Social Security tax, medical marijuana and more: Week 4 at the legislative session

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 6:32pm

It can be hard to keep track of the comings and goings at the Utah State Capitol during the annual legislative session.

Suspected blood, bullet found in vehicle bought at auction, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 5:54pm

Employees at a Salt Lake City car dealership recently discovered more than they were expecting while detailing a car recently purchased at an out-of-state auction, according to police.

Town leaders pledge to preserve historic Box Elder County church

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:49pm

Town leaders said they will work to preserve a 1870s Episcopal-Methodist Church that serves as a relic of the town’s foundation by pioneers who were not members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

UHP trooper stops suspected DUI, wrong-way driver on I-80

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 4:17pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper successfully stopped a suspected drunk driver going the wrong way on I-80 Sunday before anyone was seriously injured.

Utah man arrested for running over dog that got his chicken

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 17th - 2:18pm

A man was arrested Wednesday for allegedly chasing down and running over a dog with his truck after the dog got ahold of one of his chickens, according to police.

Black History Month celebrates 150 years of African Americans and the vote

Merritt Jewel, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 17th - 1:27pm

This year's Black History Month celebrates the 15th Amendment's sesquicentennial and the 19th Amendment's centennial. While there has been much progress made, many say the African American vote is still an “ongoing struggle."