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New technology aims to turn the tide on robocall epidemic

Sloan Schrage and Lori Prichard, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:45am

If your phone is ringing morning, noon and night with maddening robocalls, you are far from alone.

Man arrested after assaulting girlfriend's teen son in Salt Lake, police say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:30am

Police have identified and arrested a man they say assaulted his girlfriend's teen son after the boy refused to let him in the house Thursday evening.

Utah public school enrollment nears 660K

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 9:17am

Utah public school enrollment has reached nearly 660,000 students, according to new figures released Thursday by the offices of the Utah State Board of Education.

Man once found incompetent to stand trial in rape case recharged over alleged 2014 crimes

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 8:22am

A man who had numerous charges of sexually assaulting a wheelchair-bound woman at a care facility several years ago dismissed due to mental incompetency is being charged with those crimes again.

Utah police allowed to carry guns while drunk? Lawmaker aims to change that

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:39am

Utah law allows police officers to carry guns while they’re drunk.

Group urges schools to adopt model policies after 11-year-old girl's hijab pulled off her head by student

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:18am

A nonprofit organization that assists refugees is urging Utah schools to adopt model policy to help prevent incidents of Muslim girls in Utah schools being harassed for wearing hijabs, or in one girl's case, forcibly removed by a fellow student.

Wrong-way driver suspected of DUI arrested on I-15, UHP says

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Nov 16th - 7:03am

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper received minor injuries when he stopped a wrong-way driver on I-15 in South Salt Lake early Friday morning, officials said.

Police: Man assaulted girlfriend's teen son in Salt Lake City

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 10:15pm

A man and boy were injured Thursday evening after an argument in Salt Lake City, police said.

Trump backs criminal justice reform legislation that Sen. Mike Lee helped write

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:43pm

President Donald Trump has thrown his support behind bipartisan criminal justice reform legislation that Utah Sen. Mike Lee helped write.

3 men arrested in connection with Moab homicide extradited from Arizona to Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 9:11pm

Three men who were arrested in Arizona in connection with a murder in Moab have been transported back to Utah, police said Thursday.

Ex-symphony leader charged with sexual misconduct with teen musician

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 8:07pm

A former longtime director of a Utah County youth orchestra program was charged Thursday with sexually assaulting a teenage musician several years ago. Brent E. Taylor, 70, was the focus of a Deseret News investigation published in April.

Rocky Anderson threatens lawsuit over Prop. 2 compromise

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:32pm

Anderson issued a letter this week to groups connected to a Prop. 2 compromise bill, threatening legal action for "vastly altering the law mandated by the people."

'She was at a marvelous point in her life': U. community mourns death of assistant professor

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 7:01pm

The University of Utah community is mourning the death of a staff member who died from complications related to childbirth.

Utah law enforcers highlight successes in light of growing drug epidemic

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 6:25pm

As the drug epidemic continues to grow, Utah law enforcers are doing their part to curb the flow of illegal substances being distributed in the state.

Police investigating 3rd dog shooting in Utah in about 2 weeks

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 5:47pm

Police are investigating the shooting death of a dog in its backyard in Alpine — the third similar incident in about two weeks.

How turkeys trotted onto your Thanksgiving table and all over Utah

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 5:13pm

Turkeys are usually near the forefront of the discussion when you think about Thanksgiving. That hasn't always been the case.

Officer who arrested nurse plans to sue city, 'cowards' mayor, police chief

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 4:40pm

The former Salt Lake police officer who received worldwide criticism for his arrest of University of Utah Hospital nurse Alex Wubbels says he was only following orders.

Who will run Utah's new homeless centers? The Road Home will operate the largest

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 15th - 4:09pm

After months of deliberations, Utah homeless announced Thursday who will be operating the three new homeless resource centers when they're slated to open next summer.

4 former employees file racial harassment complaints against Vivint Smart Home

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 3:34pm

Four former Vivint Smart Home employees have filed racial harassment complaints against the Provo-based company, just months after two former Vivint Solar employees filed similar lawsuits in June.

What you can and can't say: Here's how free speech works under the First Amendment

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Nov 15th - 2:30pm

There are some common misconceptions about free speech, as well as some confusing rules about what’s protected, what’s not and who can police what you say.