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What you should know about child identity theft

William E. Lewis Jr., KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:00pm

Identity theft of children is often overlooked and has rapidly increased over the last decade. In 2018, more than 1 million children were the victims of identity fraud, up from just 6,500 cases in 2003.

Midvale woman hit by TRAX train killed

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:27pm

Officials have identified a woman who died Monday after walking in front of a TRAX train.

Watch: Rep. John Curtis and James Singer face off in 3rd Congressional District debate

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:49pm

The congressional candidates for Utah’s 3rd Congressional District will face off in a debate Tuesday night at Utah Valley University.

Rio Tinto completing the mining 'circle of life'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:14pm

In 1989, the first gold was mined in Barney's Canyon near the site of the world's largest open pit mining operation. Since then, the mine has completed its life cycle and the area around it is now being restored to resemble the state nature intended.

Board votes to restore Utah public schools' access to educational database

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:09pm

Public schools' access to the EBSCO Information Services educational database has been restored after its use was blocked for nearly a month following complaints the database contained inappropriate material.

County attorney may file charges in missing toddler case

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:06pm

St. George Police have released additional details in the case of Brandon Stratton, a 3-year-old who was found Oct. 18 after being reported missing several hours earlier.

Pregnant woman and unborn baby die after weekend crash near Heber

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:58pm

A pregnant woman and her unborn baby died Tuesday after the woman and her husband were critically injured during a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 40 Saturday, officials said.

Salt Lake County mayor again prioritizes Oxbow Jail, public safety in 2019 budget proposal

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:39pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Tuesday announced his 2019 budget proposal with new money for public safety, but without a tax increase.

2 children killed, 2 drivers injured in 3-vehicle crash in North Ogden

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:00pm

Two children were killed and two drivers were injured in a three-vehicle car crash in North Ogden Tuesday morning, police said.

Resource for sexual assault victims could be forced out of South Ogden building

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:31am

For the past 13 years, a non-profit that helps victims of sexual assault has enjoyed very low rent inside an old building, owned by South Ogden City. City leaders have considered selling the building or having it torn down for a developer.

Man arrested following Sandy woman's death faces drug, weapon charges

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:01am

Drug and weapon charges have been filed against a man who was arrested last week in connection with the death of a Sandy woman.

KSL Investigates: Denver motel task force could be model for Salt Lake City

Tania Dean, KSL TV and Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:43am

An area of Salt Lake has more than its fair share of crime. The community wants it cleaned up, but the city’s hands seem to be tied. So the KSL Investigators went out of state in search of a potential solution.

UTA unveils plans to build new clean air depot out of former train spot

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:13am

Utah Transit Authority broke ground on the Depot District Clean Fuels Technology Center on Monday, which will replace UTA’s outdated Central Bus Garage.

Rape kit testing leads to charges in 2006 case

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:43am

A man faces prosecution 12 years after he allegedly sexually assaulted an intoxicated woman in his home, according to court documents.

Provo police investigating after fisherman finds woman's body in river

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:32am

Provo police are investigating the death of a 64-year-old woman after a fisherman found her body in the Provo River Monday evening.

'That was the last I heard from her': Mother of slain U. student speaks out

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:22am

Lauren McCluskey was walking home from a night class while chatting with her mother on the phone when her mother heard her yell, "No, no, no!"

A look at how Best Friends Animal Sanctuary came to call Utah 'home'

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:44am

The Best Friends Animal Sanctuary, home to 1,600 formerly homeless animals, seems to fit effortlessly within the terrain of southern Utah. Here's how the 3,700-acre property became part of the vibrant history of Angel Canyon.

Midvale celebrates start of phase 2 of major redevelopment plan

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:06am

On Monday, Midvale City, along with government and private partners, formally announced a plan to create the next high-profile, mixed-use project that will become an economic engine and residential haven for thousands of people in the years to come.

Once shunned, officers now encouraged to seek help after shooting

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:15pm

With an influx of officer-involved shootings across the Wasatch Front over the last two weeks, KSL wanted to know what police departments do for the mental well-being of an officer who has to pull the trigger.

Suspected gunman found dead after U. student slain on campus; Tuesday classes canceled

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:03pm

A woman was shot and killed on the U of U's campus, prompting a lockdown and sending police searching for the suspected shooter until he was found dead hours later.