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Report shows how hot Utah is — and not in a good way

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:43pm

A new report shows Utah is among the top five states in the country for temperature gains between 1970 and 2018, experiencing annual average temperatures increases of 3 degrees. The report by Climate Central shows Utah's warmest season is its spring.

'Abort the port': Protestors crash Utah Inland Port Authority board meeting

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:12pm

A group of protestors fighting against the proposed Utah Inland Port successfully hijacked the port authority's board meeting Wednesday night.

18-year-old killed in crash in West Valley City

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:02pm

An 18-year-old passenger was killed Wednesday evening in a crash in West Valley City, police said.

Housing costs skyrocketed in 2018, but could slow this year, analyst says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 7:00pm

Utah's housing market has been among the hottest in the West in recent years. But new information suggests that more reasonable growth may be on the horizon.

Off-duty Navajo police officer arrested on suspicion of DUI in San Juan County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:45pm

An off-duty officer with the Navajo Police Department was arrested for investigation of DUI on Sunday, authorities said.

Police: Motorcyclist suffers non-life-threatening head injury in Centerville crash

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:42pm

A motorcyclist suffered a non-life-threatening head injury after losing control of his bike on Wednesday evening, according to police.

Mitt Romney's first foreign trip as senator turns out to be first he would have made as president

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 6:27pm

Sen. Mitt Romney will not be meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during his visit to the Middle East this week.

Making outdoor recreation accessible for Utahns with disabilities

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:45pm

A physical or mental disability may seem like a big roadblock to participating in outdoor recreation, but many organizations and gear companies in Utah are seeking to make adventuring outside more accessible.

Utahn charged with kidnapping woman he met on a dating app

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:12pm

A West Valley man was charged Wednesday with kidnapping a woman he met on a dating app and threatening to force her into prostitution.

Police: Teen arrested in connection with Centerville church organist attack

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 5:11pm

Police have arrested a Centerville teenager in connection with a church break-in that took place last November in which a woman was assaulted while practicing the organ.

Police: Student accused of threats against Sandy elementary school could face charges

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:52pm

Authorities say a juvenile was responsible for threats made against a Sandy elementary school that led to an increased police presence at the school Monday.

Restricted Utahn with violent history purchased guns due to mistake, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:09pm

A man that police say "has a history of violence and mental health issues," was able to recently purchase two firearms in Utah legally due to a possible data entry error, according to police.

Orem seeks to conserve water by changing grass rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:40pm

A Utah city is proposing to reduce a home grass requirement to help residents deal with higher water bills.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert being treated for skin cancer

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:15pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday he has been operated on for skin cancer discovered a month ago.

Utah high school teacher arrested in sexual abuse of student

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:52am

A West High School teacher was arrested at school in Salt Lake City Wednesday and accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl.

Ogden man charged with physically abusing 3-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:23am

Doctors say if a 3-year-old girl had continued living in the home of an Ogden man accused of child abuse, she would have died, according to court records.

Canyons District proposes $50K starting teacher pay and $7,665 raise for all teachers

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:00am

Canyons School District would pay teachers a $50,000 starting salary under a tentative agreement with its teachers association.

Woman hit by garbage truck critically injured

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:43am

A woman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after being hit by a garbage truck, according to Unified police.

National Guard member becomes first female in Utah to graduate in Combat Arms

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:37am

Felicia Olmos is the only female in her Utah Army National Guard unit out of Beaver, and she would not have it any other way.

New strategy aims to save sagebrush in Western states

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:39am

A new plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species — including imperiled sage grouse — is a paradigm shift in strategy, federal officials said.