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Poll: McAdams’ favorability higher than Utah’s other congressmen

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:58pm

Utah’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Ben McAdams, rated higher among voters than the state’s three other U.S. House members, according to a new UtahPolicy.com poll released Thursday.

Utah leads states in gun sales growth over past decade, study shows

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:33pm

As lawmakers heard statistics Wednesday on the state of gun crime in Utah, a new study shows Utah’s rate of gun ownership has increased more than any other state over the past decade.

St. George sets new rainless record; more snow headed for northern Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:35pm

Records are meant to be broken, but those who oversee water in southwestern Utah aren’t pleased with St. George’s new record.

Latter-day Saint bishop jailed, accused of having images of child sex abuse

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:19pm

A Latter-day Saint bishop faces potential criminal charges for allegedly possessing and distributing what investigators described as “child sexual abuse material.”

Utah woman who admitted to distributing 99 pounds of meth sentenced to 20 years in prison

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:38pm

A Utah woman who admitted to helping distribute over 99 pounds of methamphetamine in Utah, Idaho and elsewhere, between 2014 and 2016, will spend 20 years in federal prison, authorities said.

Latter-day Saint pioneer from Pakistan attends first general conference, reconnects with mentor in Utah visit

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:00am

After working for years to build bridges for his faith around the world, Razzaq Gill finally visited its headquarters last week.

Ex-Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz recalls Rep. Elijah Cummings with fondness

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:33am

Former Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland had almost nothing in common politically or personally.

Utahn charged in kidnapping, sexual assault of woman walking on street

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:44am

Charges were filed Wednesday against a Kearns man accused of abducting a woman off a street in 2016, taking her to an abandoned house and then sexually assaulting her.

Utah legislative proposals seek to snuff out youth vaping, focus on sales to teens

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:04am

If it calls itself a vape shop, it’s a vape shop.

Woman dies in crash on I-15 in Ogden, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:27am

A woman died in a crash early Thursday morning in Weber County, authorities said.

Utah legislature gears up for ‘interesting conversation’ on conversion therapy

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:21am

A proposed rule that would effectively ban conversion therapy — crafted at the request of the governor and opposed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — has set the stage for an “interesting conversation” on Capitol Hill, the speaker of the Utah House of Representatives said Wednesday.

Utah farmers short on pumpkins after freeze

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:03am

A freeze last week has left one of Utah’s biggest pumpkin suppliers short on pumpkins.

Improving early learning: Millions more needed for teacher coaching, student testing

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:37am

If Utah wants to improve learning outcomes from preschool through the third grade, it needs teaching coaches, lawmakers were told Wednesday.

Woman awaiting trial in one case now charged with arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:18am

A woman awaiting trial for her alleged role in a decadelong abuse case is now charged with setting her house on fire.

China detains 2 US citizens who ran Rexburg, Idaho-based teaching program

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:00am

China says it has detained two U.S. citizens on suspicion of organizing others to illegally cross the border. Both are associated with Idaho-based China Horizons.

Amazon to hire 700 full-time employees at Salt Lake fulfillment center

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:11pm

Amazon opened its Salt Lake fulfillment center in 2018 and announced the new round of hires this week.

State lawmakers hope to follow Riverton’s footsteps in combating opioid crisis

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:59pm

A month after Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced an initiative to reduce stockpiling and misuse of opioids in his community, the city’s efforts have gained the attention of state leaders.

Train operator 'unsung hero' in nearly fatal crash on train tracks

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:24pm

While most have seen the video and heard from UHP trooper Ruben Correa, who many call a hero, there were other factors at play in the fateful moment.

Conservative group calls Mitt Romney a ‘Democrat secret asset’ in TV ad

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:22pm

Last week, Romney reiterated earlier his earlier comments that it was wrong for Trump to ask Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.