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Salt Lake's Olympic bid gets boost from new IOC selection process

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:30pm

The chances of Salt Lake City getting another Winter Games got a boost Wednesday with the International Olympic Committee's move to a more flexible bidding process focused on finding enthusiastic host cities.

Police serve search warrant on Fairpark home in connection with missing U. student

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:51pm

After following leads, police served a search warrant at a home in Fairpark Wednesday evening in connection with the investigation into missing University of Utah student.

Mother, daughter sue hospital for ‘facilitating’ sexual assaults committed by Bountiful gynecologist

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:39pm

A lawsuit, filed Tuesday against the hospital who employed a Bountiful gynecologist convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl and streaming video of him removing her clothes, alleges the hospital is partially responsible for the abuse.

How did members of Utah's congressional delegation vote on emergency border funding bills?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:23pm

Rep. Chris Stewart says it's an "enormous understatement" to say there's a crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico.

Utah teen admits to manslaughter in stepbrother's shooting death

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:03pm

A 15-year-old Utah boy admitted Wednesday to shooting and killing his stepbrother as the mother of the slain teen wept in a Salt Lake City courtroom.

Medical marijuana growers vie for limited licenses in Utah

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:12pm

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food's Medical Cannabis Program is accepting applications for a limited number of cultivator licenses.

UTA to close section of rail on South Temple for repairs, 9 days of slowdowns expected

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:51pm

Part of South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City will be reduced to one lane and a section of rail will be closed from June 29 until July 7 as the Utah Transit Authority replaces old TRAX rails.

Son continuously pulled trigger but parents spared when no shots fire, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:04pm

A man who police say pointed a gun at a Midvale couple in their home and continuously pulled the trigger has been charged.

Questions raised about dating apps as search continues for missing Utah student

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 6:48pm

Questions were being raised about whether her social media and dating accounts might lead to a break in the case.

County planning commission votes against Eden gravel pit proposal amid public concern

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 6:23pm

The Ogden Valley Planning Commission sided with concerned residents and business owners in voting, but their decision doesn't mean a Minnesota company's gravel pit proposal for Eden is officially over.

SLC mayor issues budget vetoes over City Council's affordable housing approach

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:58pm

Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the City Council are at odds after the council shifted and placed contingencies on about $4 million in affordable housing money.

Tremonton man appeals murder case to get out of plea deal

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Attorneys for Brandon K. Thompson, 31, argued his former lawyer misled him and coerced him into taking a plea deal.

Watching porn at work makes people behave unethically, BYU study finds

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:05pm

A new BYU study finds watching pornography in the workplace will increase unethical behavior in the office.

Gang members charged in mall shooting now charged with cemetery shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:33pm

Two men already charged in connection with the shooting at Fashion Place mall are now charged with another gang-related shooting that occurred just one week earlier.

Sheriff's office says county underfunded its retirement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:32pm

Utah County has underfunded the retirement system for its sheriff's office for more than 20 years, officials said.

Family of Lauren McCluskey to take legal action against University of Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:06pm

The family of a University of Utah student who was killed on campus last fall plans to file a legal complaint against the university.

Woman shot in head, Utah house sprayed with bullets, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 1:33pm

A Springville man was charged Wednesday with shooting a woman in the head and spraying a house with gunfire.

As temperatures start to rise, Utah health officials remind parents of dangers of leaving kids in hot cars

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 1:10pm

After a spike in deaths of children left in hot cars nationwide last year, Utah health officials are reminding parents to be safe with children in cars as temperatures across the state rise.

Sen. Mitt Romney says rape allegation against President Donald Trump should be 'fully evaluated'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 12:46pm

Elle magazine columnist and author E. Jean Carroll claims in her new book that President Donald Trump raped her in the dressing room.

Man rear-ends car, then runs over driver, Utah police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 12:13pm

Police arrested a West Valley man who allegedly dragged another man while driving from the scene of an accident, eventually running him over.