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'World's largest living organism' in Utah forest is shrinking, study shows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:31pm

A massive aspen grove is still deteriorating despite fencing designed to keep out mule deer that have been blamed for chewing the trees, a new study says.

Why getting a flu shot is crucial this season

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:00pm

The Utah Department of Health is pushing people to get a flu shot by the end of the month. Here's how the vaccination works and where you can get it.

Basement fire in West Valley City claims 3 dogs

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:23pm

Three dogs died in a basement fire Monday, firefighters reported.

UTA: Woman dies after walking in front of TRAX train

Ashley Imlay, KSL and Lindsay Aerts, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:29pm

A woman died Monday afternoon after she walked in front of a train, officials said.

Sen. Mike Lee calls for U.S. forces to pull out of Saudi Arabia in light of journalist killing

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:15pm

Sen. Mike Lee reiterated his call for an end to U.S. involvement in Saudi Arabia's war on Yemen in light of its admitting to killing journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Kearns man injured during officer-involved shooting dies

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:20pm

A man who attempted to rob a Kearns restaurant at knifepoint and was shot by police Thursday died from his injuries Monday, officials.

New charges filed against man arrested in weekend head-on crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:09pm

Formal charges were filed Monday in Wasatch County's 4th District Court against a man accused of causing a head-on crash in a stolen vehicle that critically injured a man and his pregnant wife.

'I didn't see children, I saw zombies,' said man accused of attacking dance troupe

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:30pm

A man charged with child abuse for allegedly attacking a group of teenage girls dressed as zombies near Park City's Main Street has given his side of the story. He said he was defending his family and had no idea what was going on.

Romney stumps for other GOP candidates while Wilson questions his 'deficit hawk' claim

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 3:00pm

With a comfortable lead in his bid for the U.S. Senate, Mitt Romney has traveled inside and outside Utah to campaign for other Republicans. Meantime, Democrat Jenny Wilson launches ad questioning Romney calling himself a "deficit hawk."

Wildlife agency investigating 4 poaching incidents, including decapitated buck

KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:47pm

A decapitated buck and three dead does sparked investigations into four separate poaching incidents.

Dump truck driver charged with six counts of automobile homicide

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:30pm

The Utah Highway Patrol says five of the six men killed in a horrific crash last week involving their pickup and a large dump truck were Hondurans in Utah for work.

Wildlife officials propose new big game hunts for 2019

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 2:27pm

Due to several thriving big game populations, Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are proposing a couple new hunts for 2019, and they want the public’s feedback.

Lightning blasts hole through roof of home in southern Utah

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 1:44pm

Kristen Stocks was asleep in her home early Monday morning when she heard what she said sounded like a bomb exploding.

Small-town sisters turn love of art into full-fledged business

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:25am

To Cami Adams and Sarah Payne, the act of creation may be just as important as who you’re sharing it with.

Police identify man killed during officer-involved shooting in Riverton

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:22am

Police have identified a man who was shot and killed after officers found him holding a knife to his mother's neck outside a home in Riverton, officials said.

60 Utah National Guard troops deploy to Afghanistan

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:41am

Dozens of Utah soldiers are shipping out. Their destination: Afghanistan.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend.

A new state park at Grand Staircase?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:23pm

A group of lawmakers have discussed pursuing the creation of a state park within the boundaries of the former Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument.

Court documents: Man police say caused head-on crash has troubled history

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:16pm

A man who police say caused a two-car crash that left two people in critical condition has a history of stealing cars and mental illness, according to court documents.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Little Cottonwood Canyon

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:17pm

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash on Wasatch Boulevard, according to police.