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Chaffetz: Message for migrants should be ‘don’t make this journey, it will kill you’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 3:40pm

Jason Chaffetz says the message to Central American migrants thinking about trekking to the United States should be “don’t make this journey, it will kill you.”

Three Utah resorts in top 10 of TurnKey's annual ski resort rankings

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:48pm

Seven of the "top 50" resorts are in Utah — four of the top 25 and three of the top 10, according to a new look at data.

Cache County to ditch tailpipe testing for emissions

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 2:03pm

A far northern Utah county says it's ditching a system that determines whether vehicles are working properly based on tailpipe testing.

Mark Huntsman re-elected chairman of the Utah State Board of Education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 1:19pm

Mark Huntsman and Brittney Cummins were re-elected chairman and vice chairwoman, respectively, of the Utah State Board of Education Tuesday evening.

Thermal-imaging cameras 'game-changer' for Unified firefighters

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 16th - 11:01am

The UFA just bought dozens of thermal imaging cameras that will change the way they search burning buildings, find the origins of fires and save lives.

US land managers in Utah to tackle wild horse population

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 16th - 10:16am

Federal land managers have cleared the way for population control measures for the wild horses in the Onaqui Mountains southwest of Salt Lake City.

2 arrested after woman found dead from apparent hit-and-run in West Valley City, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:48am

A 36-year-old woman has died after an apparent hit-and-run that took place early Sunday morning, police said.

Sunday ramp closures affecting traffic near Salt Lake airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 16th - 8:07am

Three freeway ramps near the Salt Lake International Airport will be closed Sunday morning and afternoon as crews conduct bridge inspections in the area.

Trade conference in Utah is like 'commercial speed dating' for business

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 16th - 7:38am

This week, the U.S. Commercial Service, the export promotion arm of the U.S. Department of Commerce, hosted a national conference in Salt Lake City in an effort to aid American businesses to increase exports to the Indo-Pacific.

University of Utah police searching for a campus robber

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34pm

University of Utah police are asking for the public's help in finding a person who robbed a student of a brand new $2,500 computer in broad daylight. The incident happened Saturday afternoon.

Utah leaders, environmentalists react to Zinke resignation

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:39pm

Reaction to the resignation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was mixed in Utah. Members of the state's congressional delegation were complementary, but local environmental groups expressed ironic gratitude on the news of Zinke's impending departure.

Driver critically injured after boulder crashes through windshield

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:45pm

A Layton man was critically injured Saturday afternoon when a boulder fell off the side of the mountain and crashed through the windshield of the truck he was driving, officials said.

Audits: $53M of missile motors wrongly listed as not working

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:48pm

A Department of Defense audit found that $53 million of ballistic missile motors stored at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah were inaccurately designated as not working.

TSA expects a record number of travelers this holiday season

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:07pm

In Utah and nationwide, TSA expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season.

Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest in Salt Lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 6:11pm

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.

2 from O.J. Simpson defense team helping ex-USU linebacker charged with rapes

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 5:06pm

Ex-Utah State University linebacker Torrey Green's legal defense team has two new players — who both helped defend O.J. Simpson and other high-profile defendants.

Utah bike shop helps give kids their own set of wheels

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 4:14pm

The Utah chapter of national organization, Free Bikes for Kids, gave away more than 200 bicycles to kids in need on Saturday, thanks to countless donors and volunteers.

Social work expert disagrees with federal law enforcers about sex offender treatment

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 2:48pm

A social work professor and therapist disagrees with law enforcement officials that treatment for child sex offenders doesn’t work.

State School Board OKs near-$600,000 budget for public relations services

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 1:04pm

The Utah State Board of Education has agreed to budget nearly $600,000 in unexpended federal mineral lease funds for strategic communications services, an effort Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson calls "important" and "timely."

Salt Lake City seeking new council member as Kitchen departs for Utah Senate

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34am

With the departure of Salt Lake City Councilman Derek Kitchen, Utah's capital city's governing body has a vacancy to fill.