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Utah governor signs into law bill to ban abortion after 18 weeks

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 8:04pm

Gov. Gary Herbert on Monday signed into law a bill to ban abortions in Utah after 18 weeks.

Youth ask Utah governor to 'defend our future' and stop lease of lands to oil and gas industries

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:32pm

Young activists delivered a letter with over 1,500 signatures to the governor's office Monday asking him to take action on climate change by stopping the Utah Bureau of Land Management’s oil and gas lease of 217,576 acres of public lands.

Sens. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney back bill to prevent Democratic 'court packing'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:03pm

Utah's two Republican senators signed on to a bill Monday calling for a constitutional amendment to keep the U.S. Supreme Court at nine justices to prevent Democratic "court packing," an idea some 2020 presidential candiates are entertaining.

Murray homeowners catch burglary on video

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:44pm

A couple of brothers had to buy expensive new power tools for a second time after two thieves stole their equipment from the home they are remodeling in Murray. Now they hope surveillance video from neighbors’ cameras will help police catch the culprits.

Utah officers found legally justified in shooting teen who lunged with knife

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:06pm

Two Orem police officers who fatally shot a 17-year-old boy who allegedly lunged at them with a knife in October have been found legally justified in the shooting.

'Jiggery-pokery'? Utah legislator rips feds over conviction for ATV protest ride

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 4:43pm

A Utah House member went off on the U.S. Attorney's Office, federal agencies and the media in a court filing opposing government efforts to quintuple his restitution payments for an illegal ATV protest ride in a prosecution he calls "jiggery-pokery."

Netflix adding 83, dropping 31 titles in April

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:49pm

Here’s a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in April.

Bicyclist flown to hospital after losing control while riding downhill in Saratoga Springs, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:41pm

A bicyclist was flown to a hospital with a concussion after he lost control while riding downhill in Saratoga Springs, officials said Monday.

Mom of child who died after drinking methadone asks for parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 3:26pm

A Tooele mother sentenced to prison in 2014 after her 2-year-old son died from drinking methadone mistakenly put in his sippy cup, recently had her first parole hearing.

Utahns ask Utah Supreme Court to restore voter-approved medical marijuana law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 2:29pm

A group of Utahns argued at the Utah Supreme Court on Monday that state lawmakers last year improperly disregarded voters in passing legislation to replace Proposition 2 legalizing medical marijuana.

Police trying to trace gun used in accidental shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 25th - 12:17pm

West Valley police are trying to trace a gun that ended up in the hands of a juvenile who accidentally shot her friend, according to a newly released search warrant.

Nevada, Utah tribes join protest against plutonium shipments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:42am

Thirteen tribes in Nevada and western Utah are urging President Donald Trump and Energy Secretary Rick Perry to suspend any shipments of weapons-grade plutonium to a site north of Las Vegas.

Group asked Saratoga Springs boy for directions, did not attempt abduction, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 11:21am

An incident that a parent previously reported as an abduction attempt on her son was actually a case where three people approached the boy to ask for directions.

700 South in Clearfield reopens after dump truck rollover forces partial closure

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 10:03am

A dump truck rolled over and forced the partial closure of 700 South near 1000 East in Clearfield Monday morning, officials confirmed. The road has since reopened.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 25th - 7:21am

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

UDOT finishes emergency repairs that shut down multiple lanes on I-15

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 25th - 6:17am

Crews with the Utah Department of Transportation on Monday finished emergency work repairing a pothole in a bridge.

Amazing Shake puts Utah elementary school students' social graces to the test

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 24th - 10:01pm

A local Amazing Shake contest put elementary students' social graces to the test Wednesday, putting them through three mock scenarios that called for good manners, a firm handshake and thinking on their feet.

UDOT working toward solutions to Big and Little Cottonwood canyons traffic woes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 8:27pm

UDOT has logged nearly 1,400 cars an hour on the busiest days — 5,000–7,000 cars for the whole day — all trying to drive up a two-lane road.

Spring flooding risks high after snow-packed winter, experts say

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:46pm

As temperatures warm up, snow is melting into Utah’s rivers and streams, increasing the risk of flooding and fast-moving rivers.

Dog being credited for increased test scores at Weber County junior high

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 24th - 6:13pm

Students who go inside the library are getting better reading scores. It’s not that the books are different or even the assignments students are given have changed — it's Bentley.