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'In the nick of time': Neighbors recount rescuing woman from home explosion

Lauren Bennett and Alex Cabrero, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:12pm

Three neighbors rescued a mother of four from a home explosion.

2 small quakes shake Utah Saturday

KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:51pm

Two small earthquakes measuring 2.2 and 3.3 shook different parts of Utah on Saturday, according to the University of Utah Seismograph Station.

Lawmakers may wait until next session to make changes to Proposition 4

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 7:12pm

It looks like lawmakers will wait until next session to take on Proposition 4, the Better Boundaries ballot initiative passed by voters last November that creates an independent redistricting commission.

Small business brings opportunity to communities, entrepreneur says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:36pm

Online commerce has been a boon to small businesses in rural areas nationwide. With high-speed internet, and FedEx and UPS readily available, small-town entrepreneurs can reach a global customer base, says Sarah Calhoun, owner of Red Ants Pants.

Cougar sighted in Utah tranquilized, police say

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 6:10pm

A cougar was caught and tranquilized Saturday in a Riverton neighborhood, a day after several sightings were reported to police.

Natural gas leak suspected in Utah apartment complex explosion, fire officials say

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 5:14pm

An apartment building is a total loss after it exploded Saturday then caught fire, causing an estimated $1 million in damage but no injuries, according to officials.

Have You Seen This? Thwup … thwup, says the treadmill ball

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 16th - 4:42pm

Sometimes the best internet videos are 10-second unwitting physics experiments.

6 University of Utah professors studying air quality issues in Utah

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 16th - 2:23pm

Air quality is a prominent concern in Utah, but what are local professionals doing to improve the problem? Here are some professors at the University of Utah working hard to find new solutions to the air pollution issue in Utah.

Online daters share red flags for scams on dating sites

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:41pm

Romance scams are skyrocketing. The Federal Trade Commission says the total number of reported cases has doubled since 2015. Just last year, Americans lost $143 million to the scheme.

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:06pm

In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.

Snowbird launches app for carpooling up Little Cottonwood Canyon

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 12:20pm

Snowbird Ski Resort has launched an app aimed at increasing carpooling for skiers and snowboarders heading up Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Sandy delayed notifying state, public of contaminated water

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:07am

Sandy was cited for excess fluoride levels and failure to adequately inform the public over drinking water also containing high levels of lead and copper in some areas. An infant and other people have been sickened.

Utah Democratic leader won't face charges in altercation with Republican state senator

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:56am

Prosecutors have chosen not to file charges against a Democratic Utah House leader who got into a physical altercation with a Republican state senator in a Senate building hallway.

Utah LEMS patient shocked after cost of treatment went from being free to costing $375K a year

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:38am

A Utahn with a rare neurological disease is balking at the sight of his medical bills after FDA approval caused his free treatment to go up to $375,000 a year.

Civil rights leader, Baptist minister, educator Rev. France Davis to deliver U. commencement address

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:08am

The Rev. France Davis, a longtime civil rights leader, educator and Utah religious leader, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Utah on May 2.

Utah House passes bill to criminalize fake urine used to cheat drug tests

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:25pm

The Utah House of Representatives voted 61-8 on Friday to pass HB16, which would make it illegal to use synthetic urine to defraud a drug test.

Utah man charged with selling drugs during high school football game

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:00pm

An 18-year-old man who claimed he went to a high school to watch football but kept getting requests to sell drugs now faces nearly a half-dozen charges for allegedly opening shop in the parking lot, according to court documents.

Utah woman severely injured in home explosion, fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:32pm

A woman was severely injured Friday evening after a home explosion and fire, officials said.

‘It was amazing’: Herriman 6th-grader places 2nd in world at prestigious archery event

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:14pm

Kaylee Gurney, an 11-year-old from Herriman, placed second in the world for her age at a prestigious international archery event held in Las Vegas last week.

UHP: Utah police chief arrested in DUI was driving in highway median

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:08pm

The police chief of a small Utah town seemed disoriented and failed his sobriety tests miserably when pulled over by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper for investigation of DUI, according to newly released reports and video.