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Herriman lawmaker resigns from Utah House to devote more time to job

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:02pm

Rep. John Knotwell, R-Herriman, is resigning from the Utah House of Representatives at the end of the month, Utah House leaders announced Wednesday.

Should Utah stop police facial recognition searches of drivers’ photos?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:34pm

State lawmakers are considering pushing the pause button on police agencies doing facial recognition searches on Utahns’ driver’s license photos.

Wildfire updates: Francis Fire reaches 68% containment

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:03pm

A lightning-caused wildfire that started Monday reached 68% containment Wednesday evening, Utah Fire Information officials said.

Community holds forum discussing youth reliance on electronics

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:17pm

Dozens of students, parents and teachers attended a youth protection meeting at Midvale Middle School to discuss the impact smartphones are having on our children’s mental health.

19-year-old alleged leader of Utah drug group charged with numerous felonies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:18pm

A 19-year-old Salt Lake man who police say is a key player in a “large-scale drug operation” now faces 16 felony charges.

Stop the Polluting Port Coalition demands health impact study on Utah Inland Port

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 4:31pm

As public opposition against the proposed Utah Inland Port continues to simmer, members of the Stop the Polluting Port Coalition came together.

Utah mother dies from injuries suffered in car crash that killed her daughter

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:43pm

A mother who was in a car crash last month that killed her 16-year-old daughter has died from injuries she suffered during the wreck.

Salt Lake, New York to become 'test beds' for research like 5G, FCC says

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:39pm

Salt Lake and New York are about to become "test beds" for advanced wireless technologies like 5G.

Have You Seen This? Authorities bust unlikely home intruder

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:01pm

One California family was in for a surprise when they found a mountain lion in their bathroom.

Salt Lake man gets 90-day jail sentence after admitting to having child pornography

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:31pm

A Salt Lake City man has been sentenced to jail after he admitted to having approximately 90 videos of child pornography on his phone in 2018.

1 dead in Hooper crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:20pm

One person died Wednesday afternoon in a car crash at 5900 W. 4600 South in Hooper, authorities say.

Looking forward to Utah’s fall colors? Here’s what to expect this year

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:12pm

It's nearly that time of the year where the trees start changing colors. Here's why trees change and when we might see peak fall foliage in Utah.

Salt Lake actor engaged in secret relationship with teen, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:47am

A local actor accused of engaging in a “secret relationship” with a teenage girl a few years ago now faces numerous felonies.

Herbert names Department of Environmental Quality director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:31am

Utah has a new top environmental regulator.

Salt Lake considers changes for e-scooters

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:02am

One year has passed with little-to-no regulations during the e-scooter pilot program in Salt Lake City. Officials say they have received hundreds of emails and phone calls asking for change.

Test of new traffic alert system underway on I-15 in Virgin River Gorge

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:15am

In an effort to reduce collisions as traffic slows and stops due to continuing work on the bridges through the Virgin River Gorge, the Arizona Department of Transportation has rolled out a system designed to let motorists know what’s ahead of them.

Christian health care organization asks Latter-day Saints to rethink their beliefs or leave

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:20am

Latter-day Saint Ryan Baker has been a member of Samaritan Ministries for about two years. Just a few days ago, he was told he would need to rethink his beliefs or leave.

Bear sighting leads to traffic delays on State Street in Orem

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:59am

A bear was sighted near the intersection of State Street and Center Street in Orem on Wednesday morning, and crews were working to remove it.

Brighton High School wants to bring back its marching band

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:05am

Step by step, Mikala Mortensen is laboring to field Brighton High School’s first marching band since the 1990s.

National Guardsman, nurse practitioner enters race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:52am

A Utah National Guard captain and self-described “political outsider” has entered the field of candidates to represent Utah’s 4th Congressional District.