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Sen. Orrin Hatch takes a swing at defending Supreme Court nominee

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:32pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch defended U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday, particularly his going into debt to buy season tickets to Washington Nationals games.

Troopers preparing now for lower DUI threshold

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:00pm

A first-in-the-nation law reducing Utah's DUI threshold does not take effect until the final days of 2018, but troopers already are preparing for its start date.

Judge considers motion to dismiss suit against ex-MTC president, LDS Church

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:23pm

A federal judge is weighing arguments over an LDS Church motion to dismiss a Colorado woman's lawsuit alleging a Missionary Training Center president raped her more than 30 years ago.

Utah Legislature passes 'not perfect' inland port bill backed by S.L. Council, fought by mayor

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:11pm

The Utah Legislature approved changes to the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority law during Wednesday's special session — easily winning support from GOP lawmakers, but dividing the Democrats.

Northbound I-15 reopens after crash near 12300 South in Draper

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:51pm

Northbound I-15 reopened Wednesday afternoon after a crash involving a rolled trailer at 12300 South in Draper, officials said.

U.S. 40 to be closed overnight Wednesday at I-80 in Summit County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:45pm

Northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 40/148 will be completely closed from 11 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday as crews work to fix buckled pavement, officials said.

5, including former Weber County employee, charged in confrontation with Hispanic family

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:15pm

A former Weber County employee whose angry rant at a Hispanic family was caught on video has been charged with several crimes, including inciting a riot.

Fire updates: Millard County fire grows to 700 acres

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:18pm

Four wildfires continue to burn in the state, but rain and improved conditions have helped crews make significant progress in battling the state's fires.

'I am ashamed of myself': Jail ordered for mother in child abuse case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:12pm

A woman whose 9-year-old son was so severely abused that he was kept home from school so others wouldn't see his bruises has been sentenced to jail.

Woman critically injured during crash at 11400 South, Bangerter

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:02pm

The Bangerter Highway and 11400 South intersection in South Jordan has reopened after a crash forced closures and critically injured a woman Wednesday morning, officials said.

Police identify body found in Ogden alley behind restaurant

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:33pm

Police identified the body of a man found in an Ogden alley behind a Mexican restaurant Monday.

Police identify body found in Ogden canal as woman missing since June

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:15pm

Police identified the body of a woman found in an Ogden canal Sunday as a 41-year-old who has been missing since June.

Lawmakers weigh possible ban on driving while talking on phone

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:03pm

A Utah lawmaker is again seeking to ban drivers from operating their phones unless they are using hands-free technology.

Elementary school employee charged with sexually abusing boys

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:41pm

A man who worked part-time at an elementary school in Duchesne County has been charged with multiple counts of sexually abusing children.

Review: 8 products for summer trips

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:35pm

With the summer vacation season in full swing, here are some products you might want to consider for your next outing.

Randlett man charged with murdering man with shovel

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:16pm

A confrontation between two Randlett residents in April has resulted in one man being charged with murder.

Police identify man killed in Provo go-kart crash

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:50am

Police on Wednesday identified a 46-year-old man who died after crashing his self-made go-kart Tuesday night.

Ogden district didn't protect student from abusive teacher, lawsuit claims

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:17am

A former Ogden teacher who would later be convicted of sexually abusing two teen girls showed a student a gun and said "he would do something he would regret" if the boy did not take and send nude pictures of classmates, a new civil suit alleges.

CNA accused of stealing from vulnerable patient

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:16am

A certified nursing assistant has been charged with stealing from the person he was caring for.

Missing West Jordan man found dead

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:30am

A West Jordan man was found dead Tuesday night, over two weeks after he went missing, police said.