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Utah woman says breeding hedgehogs helped her escape domestic violence

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 1:15pm

A Utah woman said breeding and selling hedgehogs helped her escape domestic violence after she felt trapped and isolated in a relationship.

Logan man seeks parole after serving 8 years for infant son’s death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 9th - 12:19pm

In 2011, Francisco Javier Martinez was sentenced to one to 15 years in the Utah State Prison for killing his 3-month-old son by inflicting serious head trauma.

Legendary Utah musician Joe McQueen, whose career spanned 8 decades, dies at 100

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 11:47am

Legendary Utah saxophonist Joe McQueen, whose career spanned eight decades and included playing with some of the greatest jazz musicians of all time, died Saturday at the age of 100.

Man drank at bar before hitting, killing pedestrian, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 9th - 10:46am

A Clearfield man arrested after allegedly hitting two pedestrians, killing one, admitted to drinking at a Salt Lake bar before getting in his car and driving, according to police.

Here's why Gov. Herbert thinks the state should appropriate $10.2M for your kid's computer science education

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:46am

Utah tech leaders launched a computer science fund with $4 million Monday, and Gov. Gary Herbert declared the second week of December Computer Science Education Week.

Utah woman sues Mississippi fair over super slide injury

Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:35am

A Utah woman sued Mississippi’s Fair Commission for negligence and emotional anguish, saying she went airborne on a 40-foot (12-meter) super slide and injured her back.

‘It’s not normal’: 8 semitrucks lose control on same section of I-15 in 2-week period

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 9th - 9:32am

Utah Highway Patrol is asking engineers to assess a section of Interstate 15 just north of Leeds after eight semitrucks have rolled or slid off of the road over the past two weeks.

Police searching for man in connection with Salt Lake City stabbing

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 8:40am

Police are searching for a man in connection with a stabbing that occurred late Sunday night that left another man with serious injuries.

Bystander hit by car after trying to stop alleged phone theft

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 9th - 8:20am

A bystander was hit by a car after he tried to help stop an alleged iPhone theft, according to Murray police.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:37am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

14-year-old girl located after being reported missing in Salt Lake City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 9th - 7:19am

A 14-year-old girl has been located after she was reported missing on Sunday evening, police said.

'Provide the good news of Christ': Latter-day Saints hold Christmas devotional

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:19pm

The swelling strains of a familiar Christmas hymn echoed through the Conference Center Sunday night as choir members sang during the annual Christmas devotional for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Porch pirates strike family battling cancer

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 8th - 7:38pm

Patrick and Melissa Robison say they have some fairly modest plans for Christmas. It’s all they can afford as they continue to pay medical bills for Patrick’s cancer treatments.

Focusing on fun helps keep young kids active

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 8th - 5:24pm

Finding time to keep kids active and healthy during the holidays can be a challenge. But it’s all about keeping fitness fun for little ones.

Suspected homicide victim found in truck in West Valley City

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 8th - 4:36pm

Police are searching for a suspect after a man believed to be a victim of homicide was found Saturday in West Valley City.

Why you should spend your health savings money on a yearly health assessment

Aley Davis  |  Posted Dec 8th - 12:27pm

Setting regular health goals can be difficult without a way to measure your progress. Health specialist Aley Davis visited with an Intermountain Healthcare LiVe Well expert for a comprehensive physical to get a head start on New Year’s goals.

State Board Of Education proposes counting recess as classroom time

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 8th - 10:13am

State Board of Education members propose changing how Utah students spend their school day, hoping to count recess as classroom instruction time.

Garfield County officials discover dead body in Escalante

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:32am

Garfield County authorities found a body near Egypt Road in Escalante late Saturday.

4 displaced after Sunday morning trailer fire in Ogden

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 8th - 8:12am

Four residents were displaced and two were evaluated for smoke inhalation after a fire swept through an Ogden trailer park Sunday morning.