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Numbers of children without health insurance is again trending in the wrong direction

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 7:54pm

New national research shows the number of uninsured children is trending upward — for the first time in nearly a decade.

Refugee resettled in Utah without parents, accomplishes what she was once told she'd never achieve

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 7:19pm

When Desange Kuenihira was a young girl growing up in a refugee camp without parents, she was told she had no future and would never even graduate from high school. Wednesday she graduated with her high school diploma and an associate degree.

Police recover bodies of Utah couple killed in helicopter crash above Alpine

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 4:43pm

The bodies of a Utah couple killed in a helicopter crash in the hills above Alpine Friday were recovered Saturday.

All I-15 lanes reopen in South Salt Lake after 2 multi-vehicle crashes

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 18th - 4:11pm

Two multi-vehicle crashes on northbound I-15 shut down several lanes for over two hours Saturday afternoon, officials report.

Tooele county man pulls woman from partially submerged car

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:37pm

A Tooele County man says he's not a hero after pulling a woman from a car that rolled off I-80 and landed upside down in water. Still, there are a lot of people grateful for his actions.

How to find camping spots in Utah that are off the beaten path

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:00pm

Get your camping gear ready, for Memorial Day weekend will be upon us soon. It may be hard to find the great outdoors any greater than in Utah: Hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, off-roading and in several places – well, crowds.

Man shot in leg during love-triangle altercation, police say

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 12:26pm

A man was shot early Saturday after trying to get into his ex-girlfriend's apartment, police say.

President Russell M. Nelson stops in Samoa, meets head of state during Pacific islands tour

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 11:20am

A very joyful and enthusiastic welcome for President Russell M. Nelson on the island of Samoa Saturday as the Latter-day Saint leader arrived during his Pacific islands tour.

Lawsuit challenges Trump administration approval of Enefit oil shale development in Uintah Basin

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 18th - 10:14am

Several Utah environmental conservation groups filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration on Thursday in a challenge to a Bureau of Land Management-approved commercial oil shale mine and processing facility on public lands in northeast Utah.

Lehi families cleaning up after flooding

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 9:39am

Some Lehi residents will be watching the skies very closely this weekend. They're worried about more rain, especially after a handful of homes flooded Friday.

New publisher takes over Standard-Examiner, Daily Herald

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 8:15am

The Ogden-based Standard-Examiner and Daily Herald in Provo have a new leader.

Graduates at Utah Schools for the Deaf and the Blind overcome unique challenges

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 7:54am

It may be the most anticipated day of every high school senior’s year — graduation day. A culmination of years of hard work and, for a small group of graduates, unique challenges.

Judge dismisses suit over death of unarmed Utahn shot by police

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 17th - 10:42pm

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit from the family of Dillon Taylor, an unarmed 20-year-old Utah man shot and killed by police in 2014.

Jack-knifed semitruck, fuel spill closes lanes on southbound I-15

Tracie Snowder,  |  Posted May 17th - 8:58pm

A jack-knifed semitruck with a fuel spill has closed lanes on southbound I-15 near 900 South, police say.

Parents upset over eliminated bus routes in Lehi

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted May 17th - 8:39pm

How far is too far for a junior high student to walk to school? That’s the question being asked by concerned parents in Lehi after the district announced plans to eliminate three bus stops that travel to Willowcreek Middle School.

David Woolstenhulme named new interim Utah commissioner of higher ed

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 17th - 8:05pm

David Woolstenhulme, an educational leader with experience in higher education and technical college education, was named interim commissioner of the Utah System of Higher Education Friday.

Utah County evidence tech stole drugs set to be destroyed, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 17th - 7:01pm

A former forensic technician with the Utah County Sheriff's Office was charged Friday with stealing drugs that were supposed to be destroyed.

Salt Lake City man found guilty of murder in 2017 fatal Magna shooting

Carter Williams,  |  Posted May 17th - 6:47pm

A 3rd District Court jury found a Salt Lake City man guilty of murder Friday in the shooting death of a woman in Magna home in 2017.

2 dead after authorities locate crashed helicopter near Alpine

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 17th - 6:18pm

Authorities have confirmed two people in a helicopter that crashed in Utah County are dead.

Police focused missing Utah teen case on parents

Pat Reavy, KSL and Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted May 17th - 5:45pm

Macin Smith disappeared nearly four years ago from his home in the Little Valley area of St. George, and despite numerous search efforts by volunteers and professionals, there has been no trace of the 17-year-old boy.