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Rep. Ben McAdams assigned to House Financial Services Committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:21pm

Rep. Ben McAdams, Utah's newest member of Congress and only Democrat in the delegation, has been assigned to the House Financial Services Committee.

Here's how Utahns can get Sundance Film Festival tickets 5 days early

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:56am

If you’re a resident of Utah, you can buy tickets to Sundance Film Festival screenings Thursday, five days before everyone else.

A tale of 2 Utahs: Group hopes lawmakers take steps to tackle urban, rural divide

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:26am

The economy is booming along the Wasatch Front, but a different story is unfolding in Piute County, where the poverty rate is the second highest in the state. A new report highlights the challenges of rural Utah, but also notes some of its benefits.

Police: Teen had gun at Salt Lake-area school, posted threats on social media

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:03am

Two people, including a 16-year-old student, were arrested for allegedly bringing a gun into the parking lot of Taylorsville High School and filming threats on Snapchat.

Utah teens charged with stabbing, robbing 7-Eleven clerk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:44am

Three teenagers accused in a series of convenience store robberies that culminated with the stabbing of a clerk have been charged in juvenile court.

Lawsuit, warrant allege abuse at southern Utah ranch for troubled girls

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:32am

A residential care center for troubled teen girls has been sued by the father of a former patient, accusing the clinical director of abusing his 17-year-old daughter.

Utah Warriors jump into Major League Rugby's 2nd season with new coaches, new players, more teams

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:15am

There was no big announcement or formal press conference when the Utah Warriors got together for its first media day and team meetings of the 2019 season. There wasn't a need: the biggest announcement is that the second season is here.

Police identify man killed in Sandy crash

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:55am

Police identified a 33-year-old man Thursday who died following a crash in Sandy Wednesday, officials said.

Shopko files for bankruptcy protection, closing more stores including 13 in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:29am

Wisconsin-based retail chain Shopko Stores has filed for bankruptcy protection as it makes plans to close more stores.

Dogs dig in to snowy fun to prepare for avalanche rescues

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:23am

Among the skiers and snowboarders having fun on the slopes in Utah this week are a pack of playful dogs training for avalanche rescues.

Utah official: Downtown homeless shelter won't meet June closing deadline

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:41am

Despite a state-mandated deadline in legislation that funded a systematic overhaul of Utah's homeless system, the Road Home's downtown shelter won't shut down on time.

UDOT cautions about canyon driving as 2 feet of snow expected

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:03am

Utah Department of Transportation workers and the ski resorts were cautioning would-be skiers to be prepared ahead of a major snow storm expected Thursday into Friday.

Shutdown putting food assistance in peril for some needy Utah families

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:47am

Utah families who rely on government assistance to eat are being warned to stock up while they can and budget carefully in case the federal government's partial shutdown drags on.

About half of Jordan High School students absent due to threat

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:10pm

Following an undisclosed threat found written on a bathroom wall, about half of the students from Jordan High School stayed home today, according to the Canyons School District.

Man wanted in Utah shooting arrested after months on the run

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:37pm

A man once named as a person of interest in a fatal shooting in Ogden was arrested Tuesday on a $100,000 warrant.

Salt Lake's Habitat for Humanity is salvaging materials from homes set for demolition in freeway expansion

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:04pm

Thanks to its partnership with the Utah Department of Transportation, Salt Lake Valley Habitat for Humanity is reclaiming materials from houses scheduled for demolition to make space to widen I-15.

Trooper almost hit on snowy Utah freeway; more than 130 crashes reported

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:35pm

The Utah Highway Patrol is urging drivers to slow down in icy conditions after a car crashed into a trooper's car on the freeway and "narrowly missed" the trooper himself.

Weather forecast looks bleak for northern Utahns to see ‘Super Blood Moon’ this Sunday

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:00pm

The moon will briefly turn a reddish, copper color Sunday night as Earth overshadows the moon; however, Utahns may have to scramble to see it.

Local companies helping Utahns during longest government shutdown in history

Nakisha Rigley,  |  Posted Jan 16th - 6:30pm

Here are some local companies that are helping Utahns who have been affected by the government shutdown, now officially the longest in history.

Rape trial nears close for ex-Utah State football star Torrey Green, accused of assaulting 7

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 5:57pm

A jury is set to deliberate following closing arguments Thursday in the trial of a former Utah State University football player accused of raping five women.