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He's spent 30 years on death row. Now a Utah convict wants a new trial

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 9:09am

A Chicago native has spent nearly half of his life on Utah's death row for the killing of a Provo grandmother.

Utah Inland Port Authority hires 6-month interim director for $100K

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:28am

Amid criticism from one of its own board members that the Utah Inland Port Authority Board isn't moving fast enough, the board took another step Wednesday to kickstart the creation of what's expected to be Utah's largest economic project ever.

Sandy neighbors seek man caught on surveillance video stealing Christmas decorations

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 13th - 8:00am

Neighbors and police asked for help Wednesday to identify a man they said has been stealing Christmas decorations off of porches.

Herriman City Council calls for immediate resignation of mayor accused of misusing funds

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:39am

Herriman Mayor David Watts faced the ire of the city council Monday evening as he attempted to defend himself against allegations of misspending city money.

Utahns urged to review their options on federal health exchange as enrollment deadline approaches

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:21am

As the deadline approaches for Utahns to sign up for coverage through the federal health exchange, those who already have a plan are being cautioned to carefully consider their best options for 2019 rather than passively re-enrolling.

Group wants Utahns to keep safety, new DUI law in mind as they enjoy the holidays

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:02am

A new coalition is encouraging Utahns and visitors to the state to be safe this holiday season, especially as a new DUI level goes into effect.

SnoHub app connects homeowners with people who clear snow

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:43pm

Many people are looking to make an extra buck or two with a side gig. SnoHub is like Lyft or Uber for snow.

Here's how to see the brightest comet of the year

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:37pm

Stargazers will be able to see one of the brightest comets in recent memory over the next few days.

Ex-Utah church leader charged with sex abuse, lewdness involving boys

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:18pm

A former bishop in Draper was charged Wednesday with sexually abusing a boy in his congregation and being lewd around other boys. A church spokesman said the man was removed from his position after the allegations surfaced.

'Do what you’re going to do ... I’ve got nothing to say,' Utah killer tells parole board

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:33pm

A man sentenced to prison nearly 25 years ago for killing his former girlfriend apparently doesn't want to talk about his crime anymore.

9 most notable moments of Sen. Orrin Hatch's 4 decades of political service

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:00pm

A non-comprehensive, non-authoritative, non-chronological list of nine noteworthy aspects of Hatch’s long service in the Senate.

Water conservation group objects to Division of Water Resources' UTA agreement, future pipe plan

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:30pm

Not everyone is a fan of a deal reached between Utah Transit Authority and Division of Water Resources to jointly purchase land in Box Elder County for future projects.

Lehi police issue warning about leaving garage doors open, accessible to thieves

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 5:14pm

It’s a common theme in some popular holiday movies like “The Grinch” or “Home Alone” — thieves who steal during this time of the year. And sometimes fiction is very close to reality.

Videos of exploding rock arch, hoodoos are phony, Utah authorities say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:39pm

Experts have scrutinized a pair of videos showing the alleged destruction of an arch and hoodoos in Utah, and the results are in.

Utah teen left baby in drawer after giving birth; police seeking to ID father

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 4:08pm

A 17-year-old girl gave birth in her home during the spring without telling anyone and then put the newborn's body in a drawer, according to court documents.

Petition seeks to change 'Deadpool' poster

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:30pm

Thousands of people are signing an online petition over a movie poster.

New Herriman high school officially gets a name

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:02pm

A new high school, slated to open in Herriman in fall 2019, will be named Mountain Ridge High School and its mascot name will be the Sentinels, according to a statement from the Jordan School District Wednesday.

Charges: Utah man who tried to kill two roommates faces 19 felonies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:40pm

A man that prosecutors say was very intoxicated when he tried to shoot his two roommates — firing his handgun until it was empty — now faces a total of 21 charges, including 19 felonies.

Orrin Hatch laments discord, calls for civility in final Senate speech

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:01pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch lamented political discord while calling for civility in a divided Congress and nation in his final speech in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.

Salt Lake City a 'no-brainer' choice to bid for another Olympics, Ski Utah leader says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:57am

The longtime head of Ski Utah is convinced that Salt Lake City is going to be picked over Denver to bid for a future Winter Games by the U.S. Olympic Committee on Friday.