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‘The Blind Side’ surprised Hollywood with its success, woman who inspired the film tells Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:28pm

If you thought Sandra Bullock played a fiery southern woman in “The Blind Side,” just know that even she didn’t quite match the fire of the real Leigh Anne Tuohy.

Utah health officials hold press conference explaining state's coronavirus preparation

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:15pm

The Utah Department of Health will hold a press conference Thursday afternoon to explain how the state is preparing for the potential spread of COVID-19.

Cache County man charged with shooting kids with airsoft gun

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:14pm

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Cache County man accused of shooting his stepchildren with an airsoft gun after they woke him up.

Commission wants your ideas for better transportation in Salt Lake, Summit counties

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 12:20pm

A transportation project will soon provide better connections along the east side of the Salt Lake Valley and into Summit County. But what will it look like? Leaders want your input.

Man charged with helping fellow inmate shave head, escape from Utah jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 11:57am

A Weber County Jail inmate who police say helped another inmate escape faces potentially more jail time.

Trouble ahead for big $35 million affordable housing bill

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 11:23am

Gov. Gary Herbert urging Utahns to consider donating to the homelessness, but the Utah Legislature might not fund affordable housing.

Mother, son in Utah face federal gun trafficking charges

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 10:57am

A mother and son in Utah allegedly illegally bought and sold dozens of firearms over 18 months, including four semi-automatic rifles that were seized on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Wine subscription bill advances in Senate; increases selection of wine

Cami Mondeaux, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 27th - 10:37am

A bill allowing residents to have a wine subscription to clubs that sell wine not available in the state passed the Senate Business and Labor Committee Tuesday with a unanimous vote.

Senate panel approves bill to ban all elective abortions in state

Sahalie Donaldson,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:37am

A senate committee approved a bill to ban all elective abortions in the state of Utah should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe V. Wade.

Adjustments to medical marijuana law to be heard in Utah House

KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:46am

Members of the House Health and Human Services Committee will hear SB121, which received Senate approval on Monday.

Intermountain Healthcare announces first-ever 'opioid free surgery' program

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:20am

Intermountain Healthcare became the first health system in Utah to establish an “opioid-free surgery” program for patients looking for alternative pain control methods.

Chunk of sandstone that could contain over a dozen Utahraptor skeletons finds a new home

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:11am

On Wednesday, a big white tow truck carrying a herd of dinosaurs headed north on I-15.

Convicted University of Utah groper now charged with exposing himself at gym

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 10:04pm

A man sent to prison nearly seven years ago for a series of gropings around the University of Utah has now been charged with exposing himself to women at a gym, according to police.

Utahn who caught coronavirus cleared to leave Japanese hospital after two negative tests

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:35pm

Both John Haering and his wife, Melanie, who is quarantined at Travis Air Force Base, tested negative for the COVID-19 virus.

Astronaut administers oath to 850 future soldiers

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 9:28pm

A group of soon-to-be soldiers in Utah began their respective military journeys Wednesday with the help of a U.S. Army astronaut traveling in space.

Utah bill to lower bigamy penalty clears House

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 8:53pm

A Utah bill to drastically lower the penalty for bigamy — but enhances penalties for crimes committed in concert with bigamy such as fraud and child abuse —cleared what is likely its last big legislative hurdle Wednesday.

Intermountain Healthcare offers opioid-free surgery program

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 8:25pm

The thought of another surgery scared Jason Zeeman, but not for the usual reasons.

A record number of Utah chefs have been named James Beard semifinalists

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 26th - 7:40pm

You don’t have to leave Utah to find a great meal. The James Beard Foundation announced its 2020 semifinalists Wednesday, and chefs at five Utah restaurants have made the cut for “best chef” in the mountain region.

Utah House speaker urges teachers union to ‘consider alternatives’ to walkout

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 26th - 6:26pm

Teachers ‘walking for students,’ not out on them, Salt Lake association president says.