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Utah tax reform referendum passes threshold for November ballot

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:55am

Enough voter signatures have been verified to put the citizens referendum seeking to repeal tax reform on the November ballot, state elections officials reported Tuesday morning.

Village Inn owner files for bankruptcy; 5 Utah locations affected

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:45am

Restaurant chain Village Inn reportedly closed more than two-dozen locations nationwide, including five locations in Utah, as its parent owner filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week.

Chad and Lori Daybell have been in Hawaii for at least a month in gated million-dollar community

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:36am

Chad and Lori Vallow Daybell likely spent Sunday night at the Kauai Beach Resort after local police served them with a search warrant and seized their rental SUV.

Traffic stop on I-15 leads to $4.1 million meth bust — the largest in Arizona DPS history

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:03am

On Friday, an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper recovered more than 360 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 15 just south of Littlefield, Arizona — the largest single meth seizure in the department’s history.

6 GOP candidates for Utah governor cheer on school choice at charter school rally

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:28am

Six Republican candidates for Utah governor addressed a charter school rally Monday, Day 1 of the 2020 General Session of the Utah Legislature.

Southern Utah man charged in violent attacks on 3 people

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:09am

A Blanding man accused of beating three people and threatening to kill a fourth now faces a long list of criminal charges.

Lawmakers expected to vote on repeal of tax reform package Tuesday

KSL Staff  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:52am

On their second day of the 2020 session, Utah lawmakers are expected to push through HB185 — legislation to repeal the tax reform package they approved in December.

Tooele restaurant raises thousands for Haynie family

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:32am

Customers come to Chubby’s Neighborhood Café for the food, the convenience and, for one day, to benefit the remaining members of the Haynie family.

Police: Couple crashed cars through yard then reported one stolen

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:01am

Deputies with the Weber County Sheriff’s Office said a couple crashed their two cars through a West Haven backyard and left one behind before trying to claim that it was stolen from them.

Sandy man charged with sexually assaulting teen he met on TRAX

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 6:33am

A $250,000 warrant was issued Monday for Philemon Deschanel Loukonti’s arrest.

Mental illness an 'enormous challenge' to Utah courts, chief justice says

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 10:14pm

Utah's Supreme Court Chief Justice began his remarks to the Utah House and Senate describing how a line in his great-grandfather’s obituary pulled no punches.

Utah family warning others after losing father to flu

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 27th - 9:17pm

Officials with the Utah Department of Health said the state is seeing near-record levels of the flu this year and they’re investigating several deaths connected to the virus.

Man arrested after Utah high school student reportedly escaped abduction, police say

Lauren Bennett, and Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jan 27th - 8:49pm

Police arrested a man after a Hunter High School student reportedly escaped an abduction on Monday afternoon, according to Granite School District officials.

Utah bill to ban minors from using tanning beds with parental permission fails

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 8:18pm

A bill that would have banned minors from using tanning beds even if they had a parent’s consent or a doctors note failed in the House Monday afternoon 42-33.

State seeks to dismiss Lauren McCluskey’s parents’ lawsuit against U.

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 7:03pm

State attorneys want a federal judge to toss a lawsuit the parents of slain Utah student Lauren McCluskey filed against former and current campus police and housing officials.

Provo man beat girlfriend while making food deliveries, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 6:06pm

Police have arrested a Provo man who they say held his girlfriend hostage and abused her while doing Door Dash deliveries.

Woman killed, others injured in Logan car crash

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jan 27th - 5:29pm

The collision occurred about 1 p.m. when a white car southbound on 1000 West turned left in front of a SUV at 1000 South, according to Logan police.

As demolition begins on shuttered Road Home shelter, state says it will sell property

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 4:18pm

Demolition of the shuttered downtown Road Home shelter began Monday, officials confirmed.

How concerned should Utahns be about spread of coronavirus?

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 3:33pm

Utah health officials are closely monitoring the new coronavirus that emerged in China after neighboring Arizona reported cases of the illness.