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Utah teen shot, left for dead 3 years ago raising money for prosthetic arm

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:28pm

Deserae Turner is tackling a new challenge, hoping to use her catchphrase “Tougher than a bullet” to raise money for a new prosthetic arm.

Senate panel advances bill to provide birth control to more under Medicaid

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:18pm

During its second chance in front of a Senate panel, a bill that would allow more Utahns to receive family planning services and birth control under Medicaid received a 4-1 favorable recommendation Tuesday.

Police: Wendover pastor sexually abused teen girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:19pm

The pastor of a church in Wendover was charged Thursday with sexually abusing a girl in his congregation.

Utah father, son create graphic novel for DC featuring hero with dyslexia

Jenny Rollins, Contributor  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:37pm

Father-and-son team Dustin and Davis Hansen of Ephraim, have created an accessible graphic novel for DC featuring a main character with dyslexia, and designed for kids with reading disabilities.

Jose Valdez, who fought off enemy tank with a rifle, remembered 75 years after his death

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:02pm

Jose Valdez, of Pleasant Grove, died 75 years ago Monday and was Utah’s first Latino recipient of the Medal of Honor.

Bill targeting insulin costs gets nod from Utah House committee

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:26pm

A bill that would deliver some financial relief to diabetes patients and their families got one step closer to becoming law in the Utah Legislature on Thursday.

Lori Vallow Daybell arrested on investigation of child desertion in Hawaii; bail set at $5 million

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:00pm

Lori Vallow Daybell, mother of two missing Idaho children, was arrested on Thursday in Kaua’i, Hawaii, according to the Kaua’i Police Department.

Jan Garbett announces run for Utah governor as Republican

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:29pm

Garbett said she decided to run for governor after every gubernatorial candidate at the Jan. 31 Silicon Slopes debate backed President Donald Trump for reelection.

Mike Bloomberg's strategy for victory in Utah on Super Tuesday

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:04pm

Bloomberg needs a strong showing on Super Tuesday to give his campaign real legs. Will Utah hand him a key primary victory?

Gephardt: SL County recorder warning homeowners about ad that looks like government notice

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:40pm

Property owners are showing up at the Salt Lake County Recorder’s Office by the dozens to pay off a $95 bill. But it’s not a bill — it’s a direct advertising mailer that resembles a government notice.

Ogden truck driver unexpectedly pleads guilty in years-old Clearfield sexual assaults

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:20pm

A long-haul truck driver accused of raping and sexually assaulting several women in Clearfield after breaking into their homes in the middle of the night roughly 20 years ago has pleaded guilty as charged to 17 felonies.

7 children taken to hospital after Bountiful hot tub causes respiratory problems

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:34pm

The incident occurred at South Davis Recreation Center, 550 N. 200 West, according to South Davis Metro Deputy Fire Chief Dave Powers.

Salt Lake man who killed girlfriend, shot officer, says he ‘lost it,’ charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:05pm

A man accused of killing his girlfriend and shooting a Salt Lake police officer before injuring himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, now faces several felony charges.

Utah revenue projections show ‘thriving’ economy, but persistent funding imbalance, state leaders say

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 1:45pm

Leaders say revenue estimates show Utah enjoys a strong economy but has “structural imbalance” between education and general funds after the collapse of tax reform.

Geneva Rock seeks to expand Draper mining operations by 27 acres

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 1:17pm

Geneva Rock is again seeking to expand operations, which is also reigniting blowback from some Draper residents.

Utah GOP lawmakers honor Trump in wake of Romney’s vote to convict in impeachment

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 12:46pm

Utah’s GOP legislative leaders released a statement Thursday expressing support of President Donald Trump in wake of Sen. Mitt Romney’s lone Republican vote to convict the president for abuse of power.

Utahn who posed as doctor headed to prison for sex assaults of women

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 12:15pm

A Provo restaurateur was sentenced to prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting two women after he posed as a doctor and recruited them to participate in a fake medical study.

Senators pass bill to increase penalty for illegally passing school buses

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 11:33am

State senators gave initial approval without debate on Wednesday to a bill that would increase the penalty for passing a school bus displaying flashing lights.

Utah authorities searching for missing 17-year-old girl from Box Elder County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:59am

Authorities are searching for a 17-year-old girl who is missing from Box Elder County.