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Abortion ban to be considered by Utah legislative panel Staff  |  Posted Feb 26th - 10:27am

Utah lawmakers are scheduled to hold their first discussion in committee on the topic of banning abortions with limited exceptions during a hearing Wednesday afternoon.

Weber County Jail inmate escaped by posing as another inmate, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:23am

Authorities say an inmate escaped from the Weber County Jail on Tuesday evening by posing as another inmate.

Utah County men hope to pay it forward with social media scavenger hunt

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:06am

The goal of the scavenger hunt: Pay it forward, giving the winner $100 and challenging him or her to give away $50 of it to someone else.

Coronavirus shutdowns hurting Springville game business

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 26th - 8:21am

The COVID-19 outbreak is impacting at least one Utah game business, which depends on factories in China to make its products.

Utah bill seeks to stop enticing companies with millions in tax dollars

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 8:00am

Utah is looking to break free of what a lawmaker says is a vicious cycle in which states across the nation “cannibalize” themselves and the taxpayer dollar to attract big-name companies.

World-renowned Utah photographer severely injured in backcountry photoshoot crash

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:42am

A Utah photographer, whose work is featured in the Salt Lake City International Airport, was severely injured during a backcountry photoshoot in Utah County.

Utahn charged with slashing wife’s throat as she was driving

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:19am

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a man who police say slashed his wife’s throat as she was driving.

Senate OKs bill to expand family planning services through Medicaid

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:02am

The Senate gave final approval to a bill that would allow more Utahns to receive family planning services and birth control under Medicaid.

Police: 2 in custody after fatal stabbing in West Valley City

Linda Williams, and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 26th - 6:36am

Two men are in police custody after a 26-year-old man was fatally stabbed in West Valley City overnight.

Woman charged with raping boy, arrest warrant issued

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 6:11am

A woman has been charged with sexually abusing a young boy several years ago.

1st Utahn diagnosed with coronavirus tests negative, 3rd tests positive

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 25th - 10:10pm

The same day a third Utahn from the Diamond Princess cruise ship tested positive for the coronavirus, the first Utahn to contract the virus tested negative for the first time in his nearly two week stay at a Japanese hospital.

34-year-old man killed in Sandy crash

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Feb 25th - 9:20pm

One man was killed on Tuesday night in a multivehicle crash on I-15 at 10600 South, Utah Highway Patrol troopers said.

Salt Lake County gives Olympia Hills development a green light despite opposition from residents

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 25th - 9:09pm

The council voted yes to the controversial 6,300-unit Olympia Hills development near Herriman. A final vote will take place March 3.

Tax cuts coming? GOP lawmakers considering options this week

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 25th - 8:13pm

Tax cuts for Utahns are on the table this session, but leaders of the Republican-controlled Legislature aren’t making any promises.

Cedar City ice rink in danger of shutting down after lease with city runs out

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 25th - 7:23pm

Even with its success after opening in 2013, those who oversee Cedar City's outdoor ice rink say it's in danger of shutting down once its lease with the city runs out.

Salt Lake school board elects new leadership after president steps down amid board divisiveness

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 25th - 7:00pm

The Salt Lake City Board of Education has elected new leadership after President Tiffany Sandberg stepped aside amid growing divisiveness among board members.

Police arrest father accused of shooting kids with airsoft gun

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 25th - 5:14pm

A man accused of using an airsoft gun to discipline his stepchildren has been arrested in northern Utah.

Mom of 2 missing Idaho kids wants $5 million bail reduced

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:55pm

A mother arrested in Hawaii over the disappearance of her two Idaho children wants a judge to reconsider her $5 million bail.

Utah Inland Port compromise bill between Salt Lake City, state clears first hurdle

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 25th - 4:06pm

A Utah Inland Port Authority compromise bill between state and Salt Lake City leaders steamed ahead Tuesday — but not without ongoing outcry from environmental activists.