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Utah chickens test positive for highly contagious, fatal bird disease

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:03pm

A small flock of privately owned chickens in Utah County have been tested positive for Virulent Newcastle Disease, the first in Utah.

Ferris wheel at Sandy store closed indefinitely following teen's fall

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:00pm

The Ferris wheel at the Scheels store in Sandy has been closed indefinitely after a 14-year-old boy fell from it and suffered critical injuries on Tuesday, a store official said.

Parking rage? Utah skier fed up with full lot tried to take officer's gun, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 5:58pm

An American Fork man apparently fed up with the parking situation at Brighton Ski Resort took his anger too far, police say, when he tried to grab an officer's gun.

Utah man admits to killing ex-girlfriend in deal that spares him from death penalty

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 4:53pm

A Hyrum man has admitted to killing his ex-girlfriend, who police say was delivering marijuana to him with her young daughter in tow when she died.

5 unique outdoor adventures in Park City

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:31pm

Park City is famous for its ski resort and surplus of fun winter activities, but besides downhill skiing, there are a lot of other unique excursions that help show why Park City is considered a mecca for the outdoors.

Utah health department reports 4 cases of bacteria linked to weight-loss surgeries in Mexico

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 2:08pm

Utah health officials announced Wednesday they have at least four confirmed cases of an infection caused by an antibiotic-resistant form of bacteria believed to be linked to weight-loss surgeries conducted in Mexico.

Feds add charges, defendants in billion-dollar fraud case against polygamous Kingstons

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 1:03pm

Federal prosecutors have filed a new indictment against the executives of an energy company, including two more employees, with ties to a northern Utah polygamous group, alleging a billion-dollar renewable fuel tax credit scheme.

Kearns man arrested in connection with fatal South Jordan crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 11:40am

A Kearns man was arrested after police said he ran a red light in a stolen vehicle, causing a crash at an intersection that a killed a woman Wednesday morning.

'We will be ready': Utah homelessness leaders detail timeline for transition to new shelters

Katie McKellar  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 11:16am

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox and other homelessness leaders held a news conference Wednesday to detail the planned timeline for the systematic transformation and how they plan to carry out the transition once the three new homeless resource centers open.

Police: Bicyclist involved in Salt Lake City hit-and-run dies, driver arrested

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:33am

A bicyclist struck in a hit-and-run crash died Tuesday and the driver who allegedly struck him was arrested.

Audit: Ex-clerk of Sanpete County town misappropriated more than $300K over 9 years

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 10:29am

A former town clerk in rural Fayette, Sanpete County, misappropriated over $300,000 of the town's funds during a nine-year period, according to a new audit released Tuesday.

Man charged with capital offense in killing of Provo officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 8:49am

The man accused of shooting and killing Provo police officer Joseph Shinners was formally charged Wednesday with aggravated murder, a capital offense.

Sen. Romney holds 1st town hall since taking office

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:42am

Hundreds of people, many federal government workers, lined up to ask Sen. Mitt Romney questions Tuesday night in his first town hall meeting.

Human trafficking survivor shares how she fell victim after Tinder date

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 7:00am

Although it is often thought of as a foreign issue, there is still a large problem with human trafficking in Utah.

Utah park rangers rescue stranded hikers 'in spite of federal government shutdown'

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 23rd - 6:48am

A month into the federal government shutdown, two park rangers at Bryce Canyon National Park helped bring two lost hikers back to safety.

Immigrant from Argentina, local entrepreneur, picked to fill Salt Lake City's vacant council seat

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:40pm

After hearing from nearly 20 candidates vying to fill the empty seat left by now state Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake City Council voted Tuesday night to pick a new District 4 council member.

'Cold': Police coordinated 2011 events in Susan Powell case as Operation Tsunami

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:18pm

A perplexing public search of mines, a heated honk-and-wave event, and a raid of Steve Powell's home were all part of a coordinated plan by West Valley police.

Semper Fi Fund helps injured veterans get out on slopes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:44pm

Park City Mountain Resort is the perfect winter playground this week for 25 disabled US military veterans, eager to hone their skills on skis and snowboards.

Man arrested in connection with Mt. Pleasant carjacking

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:25pm

An SUV riddled with bullet holes, smashed windows and broken lights tells a story of what Mt. Pleasant police called a carjacking at gunpoint — an incident reportedly involving several young adults.

Utah keeps its AAA bond status. Here’s why that matters

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:51pm

Utah once again received a AAA bond rating by the S&P Global, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch credit rating systems, the state reported last week — a feat that saves taxpayers money.