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Man arrested after backing into car, driver in Tooele, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:36pm

A man has been arrested after police say he purposefully backed up into a person and their car on Saturday afternoon.

Bill advances to restore U.S. 6 as Grand Army of the Republic Highway

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 2:20pm

A Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War wore an historic military uniform Friday to see the House Transportation Committee unanimously advance a bill restoring U.S. 6 as the Grand Army of the Republic Highway.

Campus civil liberties resolution headed to final passage

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:56pm

The Utah House of Representative on Thursday gave its final approval to a resolution that affirms the civil liberties of students at Utah's public colleges and universities.

29 percent tax increase on vaping products moves forward at Utah Legislature

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:45pm

A Utah lawmaker's bid to slap an 86.5 percent tax increase on vaping products was muted Wednesday by a House committee, which recommended a 29 percent tax hike instead.

Utah House votes to ban A.G., other state offices from fundraising during legislative session

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 1:38pm

The Utah House passed a bill Thursday banning campaign contributions to the attorney general, lieutenant governor, state auditor and state treasurer while the Legislature is in session.

Resolution commends Jordan School District for natural gas school bus fleet

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 12:27pm

A resolution commending the Jordan School District's fleet of natural gas-powered buses was advanced unanimously Friday by the House Transportation Committee.

Man arrested in West Valley City after assaulting officer, causing concussion

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:56am

A man assaulted a police officer and gave him a concussion on Saturday after officers were called to a West Valley City home following the death of a child.

UHP: Man dies after suffering medical issue while driving on I-80

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 9:12am

A semi truck driver died while driving on I-80 in Tooele County on Saturday afternoon after he suffered a medical issue, officials said.

Bill inspired by elected official's struggle with dementia now in governor's hands

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:32am

A bill inspired by the controversy that swirled around former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott received official approval from the Utah Legislature on Friday. It needs one more signature, from Gov. Gary Herbert, before it can become law.

Power outage affects thousands in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:08am

More than 4,000 people were affected by a power outage in Taylorsville for about 45 minutes on Sunday morning, according to Rocky Mountain Power.

Minor injuries in shuttle bus rollover near Utah-Idaho border

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:35pm

A shuttle bus carrying seven occupants crashed and tipped over on southbound I-15 Saturday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol officials report.

Revised transportation task force bill would hike state sales tax to 4.85%

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:25pm

A sweeping transportation bill that overhauls how UTA is managed now would raise the state sales tax by 0.15 percent starting in 2019 to raise $80 million annually for mass transit projects.

4 killed in San Juan County plane crash identified

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:16pm

Four people were killed in a small plane crash in San Juan County near the Colorado border.

1 hospitalized after hit-and-run crash in Tooele

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:42pm

One person was hospitalized after a hit-and-run crash that involved a stolen vehicle Saturday evening.

Tax officials warn of scammers pretending to be from IRS

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:40pm

With income tax season underway, the Utah State Tax Commission is warning taxpayers to beware of fraudsters purporting to be state or federal agents collecting payments over the phone.

Senate calls for more action on postpartum depression and anxiety

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:09pm

A resolution which identifies postpartum depression and anxiety as "a serious statewide public health issue" was approved Friday by the Senate in a unanimous vote.

Fire burns vacant Emigration Canyon home

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 6:36pm

A fire ripped through a vacant home in Emigration Canyon Saturday afternoon.

Salt Lake residents sound off on northwest quadrant development

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 6:01pm

Salt Lake City residents on the west side expressed concerns to lawmakers about proposed development in the city's northwest quadrant.

Police: Man arrested in West Valley after taking 99-year-old woman hostage

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:27pm

A man was arrested early Saturday morning after police say he barricaded himself inside a home and took a 99-year-old woman hostage.

Utah Beef Council fees unconstitutional, officials say

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:58pm

A hobby farmer with three head of cattle is forcing the state to reorganize the private nonprofit Utah Beef Council because he says the fees he pays are requiring him to unconstitutionally support political speech.