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Utah top in country for job growth, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:02pm

The Beehive State ranked first in overall and private sector job growth for the month of March, according to Utah Department of Workforce Services. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat at 3.1 percent, the national rate was 4.1 percent.

Police searching for man suspected in Millcreek stabbing

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:52pm

Police are seeking a man suspected in a stabbing that left one person in serious condition early Friday.

Murray man admits kidnapping, sexually abusing young boys

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:46pm

A Murray man accused of offenses including kidnapping and sexual abuse of young boys in six criminal cases has taken plea deals in three Ogden cases.

Man charged for alleged human trafficking, drug distribution

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 12:14pm

The Utah Attorney General's Office has charged a man with engaging in human trafficking in Salt Lake City.

Cockroaches, other health hazards close La Frontera Cafe in Sandy

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:44am

Salt Lake Health Department officials closed a Mexican food restaurant Wednesday, citing several dozen health code violations “presenting an imminent health hazard.”

Appeals court upholds Jeremy Johnson conviction, but wants prison term reviewed

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 11:32am

St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson might be spending less time in federal prison.

Man convicted in 1996 gang killing granted parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:50am

A man who was 21 years old when he shot and killed a rival gang member, who he believed stole a half-ounce of marijuana, has been granted parole.

Salt Lake City Marathon route forces road closures Saturday

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:42am

Motorists should expect some delays when runners participate in the 15th annual Salt Lake City Marathon Saturday.

Brawl breaks out at Logan lacrosse game, parents claim racial tensions

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:38am

Police are investigating a fight that broke out during a lacrosse game at Logan High School Wednesday night. Spectators said players from the opposing team from Roy suddenly started rushing the bleachers.

Testimony continues in $50 million solar 'scheme' trial

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:15am

Customers of a local technology company that the federal government says cost the U.S. Treasury $50 million testified Thursday in U.S. District Court of Utah. The trial involves the sale of solar lenses and claims of federal tax credits.

Feud erupts between utility, 4 states including Utah, over Colorado River

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:33am

Tension over the drought-stressed Colorado River escalated into a public feud when four U.S. states accused Arizona's largest water provider of manipulating supply and demand, potentially threatening millions of people in the United States and Mexico who rely on the river.

5 Utah events to help you celebrate Earth Day

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:39am

This month, it’s your chance to give back to our home planet by celebrating Earth Day and Arbor Day.

Residency probe underway in San Juan commission race

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:03am

San Juan County asked a candidate for the San Juan Commission and chairman of Utah Dine Bikeyah's board to give proof of residency to remain on the ballot. The probe is a result of a complaint by a resident that Willie Grayeyes does not live there.

In spite of recent police shootings, cop says his approach remains the same

Mark Stevens, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:39am

Police are investigating a fight that broke out during a lacrosse game at Logan High School Wednesday night. Spectators said players from the opposing team from Roy suddenly started rushing the bleachers.

Residents file lawsuit against US 89 expansion

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:21am

A citizens’ group, trying to stop the widening of U.S. 89 in Davis and Weber counties, has filed a lawsuit against the Utah Department of Transportation.

Romney's reception at GOP convention likely a 'mixed bag'

Dennis Romboy, KSL and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:05am

Though Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has already qualified for the primary election ballot, how he fares among delegates might be an intriguing turn at what may be a raucous Utah GOP state convention Saturday.

Agriculture authorities hold hearings on how to implement new cannabis laws

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:44am

The state will soon be taking an uncharted path in its approaches to the regulation of CBD oil, growth of industrial hemp, and state-directed cultivated of full-strength marijuana, thanks to a busy legislative session addressing those issues.

Former UHP trooper sentenced in connection with June 2017 wildfire near Vernal

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:04pm

A former Utah Highway Patrol trooper has been ordered to serve six months in jail and pay $482,000 in restitution after officials say he intentionally started a fire while on duty last June.

Indian LDS Church members welcome President Nelson to Bengaluru

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:25pm

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in India welcomed President Russell M. Nelson Thursday to a place he says he loves.

Ceremony honors Utah World War I veterans

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:53pm

The Utah State Society of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution Thursday paid tribute to those Americans who served in the “Great War” in recognition of the sacrifice so many people made in service of their country.