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Senate panel agrees adding time to safe haven for babies a good step

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 8:49pm

In the last 18 years, Utah’s Newborn Safe Haven law has saved at least 42 babies whose mothers were able to relinquish them anonymously.

Utah House committee backs bill requiring burial, cremation of fetal remains

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:41pm

Lawmakers on Thursday again heard pleas from the public saying that having the option to bury or cremate the remains of a baby miscarried prior to 20 weeks gestation might be too much to bear after the loss of a baby.

Local body shop creates one-of-a-kind casket for police dog Hondo

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:11pm

When it came time to create the casket for fallen police dog Hondo, a Utah automotive body shop stepped up to create a custom piece of art.

Winder Newton ends signature gathering; Wright submits names in governor’s race

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 5:20pm

Republican gubernatorial candidate Aimee Winder Newton has stopped gathering voter signatures to qualify for the primary election ballot and says she’ll instead focus on winning the party’s nomination at the state convention.

New SLC mayor in favor of hosting another Olympics

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:43pm

Newly-elected Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall said she fully supports bringing the Olympic Games back to Utah and a future announcement could come during her first term in office.

Utah’s Greek community plans massive development around historic Salt Lake cathedral

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 4:13pm

A quaint and historic couple of blocks of downtown is about to get a massive facelift to become more useful for the large Greek Orthodox community in the area.

Woman found dead after Roy house fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 3:31pm

Firefighters recovered the body of woman who apparently died early Sunday morning in a house fire in Roy.

Man ejected in fatal morning rollover near Hinckley

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 2:03pm

One man died Sunday morning when his car rolled over on state Route 6.

Utah bill to criminalize ‘willful’ failure to call 911 fizzles again

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 11:08am

It’s happened in Florida, when a group of teens taunted a drowning man while filming his death, laughing while the man struggled to keep his head above water.

Cancer survivors, students advocate for legislation to ban minors from using tanning beds

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 10:32am

Around 100 advocates, survivors, students and others impacted by cancer gathered at the Capitol Friday to educate legislators about a bill that would prevent minors from using tanning beds even with a parent’s consent.

Mike Rowe makes online plea to help West Jordan toymaker

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 23rd - 7:15am

A West Jordan toymaker has been getting attention after television’s Mike Rowe went on Facebook Live to ask people to donate to Tiny Tim’s Toys.

Huckabuy scores $2.3 million to grow search optimization effort

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:42pm

Since practically the dawn of internet search engines, one of the principal challenges for anyone, or any business, with a website has been getting that content noticed by surfers of the vast digital ether.

Nevada law enforcement respond to reported prison riot near Wendover

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:10pm

Those who live near the Wells Nevada Department of Corrections prison camp are on alert for possible prison escapees.

Unprepared voters may face challenges on Super Tuesday 2020 primary

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:11pm

The Salt Lake County Clerk has been getting a lot of questions from unaffiliated voters about how to cast their ballot in Utah’s presidential primary on Super Tuesday.

Orem woman accused of causing 40 injuries to toddler now faces charges

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:46pm

Investigators say Sally Lacayo caused more than 40 individual injuries over a three-day period to a young girl left in her care.

Former mission companion of Chad Daybell in disbelief after developments

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:12pm

A former mission companion of Chad Daybell said he can’t believe what has happened to a man he’s kept in touch with and looked up to over the last 30 years.

Utah bill to expand statute of limitations for sex with a minor clears first hurdle

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:32pm

Rep. Steve Handy’s HB247 would extend the statute of limitations for unlawful sex with a minor to 10 years after the victim’s 18th birthday.

Senate encourages Utah schools to study benefits of late starts for high schools

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:07pm

The Utah Senate gave final passage Friday to a resolution that asks school districts and charter schools to study the benefits of late starts to high schools.

911 connection problems resolved in Utah, agencies report

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:09pm

Multiple cities and law enforcement agencies along the Wasatch Front reported problems with callers reaching 911 Saturday.