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Utah unemployment at 3%, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 2:03pm

Utah’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady from the prior month registering at 3 percent for June. Nationally, the U.S. unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to register at 4 percent.

Opioid known as 'pink' resurfaces in Park City community

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 20th - 1:35pm

A highly dangerous synthetic opioid known as "pink" has resurfaced in Park City more than a year after two 13-year-old boys died of an overdose of the drug.

Woman injured in Taylorsville drive-by shooting dies

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 20th - 1:25pm

A woman who was shot in a drive-by shooting in Taylorsville on July 10 has died, police confirmed Friday.

Where to watch fireworks for Pioneer Day 2018

Steph Grimes, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:48pm

Here are 15 fireworks shows taking place throughout Utah to celebrate the 171st anniversary of the Mormon pioneers reaching the Salt Lake Valley.

Why you should visit Great Basin National Park

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:14pm

Great Basin National Park is a short drive from Salt Lake City, but feels as if it's in another world entirely.

Officials identify 3 killed, 1 injured in Duchesne County motorcycle crash

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 20th - 12:06pm

Officials released the names of three people who died and one who was critically injured in a motorcycle crash in Duchesne County Thursday.

How Tiger Woods helped a Utah County company raise sales by 300 percent

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:45am

A Utah County-based tape company more than doubled its regular online sales Thursday when Tiger Woods, the 41-year-old former World No. 1 golfer, sported a version of its product during the first round of the Open Championship in Scotland.

Charges in southern Utah cattle tampering case dropped against activist

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:28am

The Court of Appeals Thursday sent a criminal case against Rose Chilcoat back to the district level, ordering the charges against her be essentially dismissed. Chilcoat's attorney had argued she had been unfairly targeted for her views, not actions.

Bicyclist who died after being hit by FrontRunner train identified

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:11am

A bicyclist who died after he was hit by a FrontRunner train when trying to cross the tracks in Salt Lake City Thursday night has been identified as Cameron Hooyer of Salt Lake City, officials said.

Draper teen wins martial arts world title while performing with glass lodged in his foot

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 20th - 11:02am

A young Utah martial artist recently won a world taekwondo title, performing a routine while he had two pieces of glass lodged in his foot.

Prosecutors add attempted murder charges for couple who allegedly bludgeoned man with hammer in desert

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:30am

The man and woman who allegedly lured a man to a remote area of Washington County and beat him with a hammer in April have been charged with aggravated attempted murder.

Tribe presents giant bear totem with hope for unity, Bears Ears restoration

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 9:56am

When Bears Ears National Monument was reduced in 2017, the House of Tears Carvers in the Lummi Nation wanted to extend a gesture of unity to the native tribes in Utah and started carving and painting a bear totem.

New bony, spiky species of dinosaur found in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:28am

A dinosaur that roamed southern Utah 76 million years ago chomping on plants and covered in bony armor from head to toe is the latest new species unearthed in the state. The Akainacephalus johnsoni made its public debut Thursday in Salt Lake City.

Train enthusiasts get a chance to play engineer — for a price

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:13am

Would you be willing to pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars for an hour or two of fun?

Man admits beating youth ranch counselor to death when he was 17

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 6:49am

A man accused of beating a counselor to death at a southern Utah rehabilitative youth ranch when he was a teen has pleaded guilty to murder.

Continuing coverage: New fire in Duchesne County forces evacuations

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:59pm

A new fire in Talmage, Duchesne County, forced evacuations for a few hours Thursday evening, officials said.

Eastbound I-80 near mouth of Parley's Canyon reopens after crash

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:32pm

Eastbound lanes of I-80 reopened at the mouth of Parley’s Canyon after a crash Thursday night.

Motivational speaker, paraglider hopes to recover stolen camper

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:10pm

Motivational speaker and paraglider Joe Stone is hoping to recover his camper that was stolen from a hotel in Sandy on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.

Officials searching for South Jordan man who did not return to campsite in Uinta Mountains

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:23pm

Officials are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who did not return to his campsite in Summit County on Wednesday evening.

Small plane crashes near Hardware Ranch in Cache County

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:12pm

A small plane crashed Thursday morning near Hardware Ranch in the Blacksmith Fork Canyon area of Cache County, officials said.