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Fire updates: Bald Mountain, Pole Creek fires now more than half contained

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 25th - 10:57am

Firefighting crews made significant progress in fighting two large fires burning in southeastern Utah County, according to updates released Tuesday.

New law does little to solve health, crime problems at Salt Lake motel

Mike Headrick and Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 25th - 8:08am

Police say a Salt Lake City motel is a haven for drugs, prostitution and assault. Neighbors want it shut down, claiming it does nothing more than attract crime.

Police: Man confesses to restaurant robbery, then changes his mind

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:38am

A man who allegedly confessed to police that he robbed a fast-food restaurant, only to later claim he was paid to take the fall, was booked into jail after police say they believed him the first time.

With campaign in final weeks, Gov. Herbert and Gail Miller stumping for school funding ballot question

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 7:21am

Coming soon to a television near you, Gov. Gary Herbert and Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller urging Utahns to support a nonbinding ballot question intended to increase education funding through a higher gasoline tax.

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in South Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 25th - 6:51am

A 66-year-old woman was walking her bicycle across a crosswalk on 700 East at 3300 South when she was hit by a southbound vehicle, police say.

Woman killed in auto-pedestrian crash in Taylorsville

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:16pm

A woman died Monday after an apparent auto-pedestrian accident, police said.

Custom van of professional photographer, climber stolen in Millcreek

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 24th - 10:15pm

Hundreds, if not thousands, of vehicles are stolen in Utah every year. But the thieves who snatched a van from the Millcreek area Friday night, also took a woman's home and livelihood.

Snorkelers discover stolen gun while treasure hunting in Tooele County pond

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 24th - 9:08pm

Two brothers diving for treasure in a Tooele County pond hoped to find something interesting, but they never expected to find a stolen gun.

Police: Provo man arrested for lewd acts in front of children at rec center

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:36pm

A Provo man was arrested after allegedly committing lewd acts in front of children in a Provo recreation center, police said.

Nebo School District may hire debt collector for $100K in fees parents aren't paying

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 8:04pm

Nebo School District in Utah County may hire a debt collector to recoup losses after parents failed to pay about $100,000 worth of fees, officials said.

St. George man arrested in connection with Lehi rape case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:32pm

A St. George man was arrested Thursday in connection with the reported sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl near a high school in 2017, according to a jail report.

Third new UTA board seat still empty as two nominees pledge to repair trust

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 7:00pm

As the new board meant to start a fresh chapter for the scandal-riddled Utah Transit Authority gets closer to its November deadline to take control, state leaders are moving forward — even though a third seat is still empty.

Police: Utah mother upset with teen son causes skull fracture, arrested for child abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 5:47pm

A woman who allegedly became upset with her son who was supposed to be doing chores was arrested for investigation of felony child abuse over the weekend.

Lawsuits over monuments will stay in Washington, D.C., judge orders

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:40pm

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has declined to move to Utah a pair of lawsuits fighting President Donald Trump's downsizing of the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

'I have learned to despise my actions': Man who killed infant son 18 years ago seeks parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 4:09pm

A man who violently shook his 2-month-old son to death 18 years ago is seeking an early parole.

Redwood Road reopened after crash between car and TRAX train

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 3:27pm

Both directions of Redwood Road have reopened and a TRAX bus bridge was set up for nearly an hour after a crash between a TRAX train and a vehicle Monday afternoon, officials said.

2 injured after car collides with bus, home in WVC

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:40pm

One person was transported to a hospital after the car they were driving collided with a Utah Transit Authority bus before crashing into a home Monday morning, police said.

Hatch slams Democrats for 'character assassination' of Kavanaugh

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 2:03pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, slammed Democrats Monday for "partisan games and transparent attempts at character assassination" against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

What hip, new app are the kids using these days? TikTok

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 24th - 1:41pm

Have you heard of TikTok? If not, your teens probably have. Since early 2018, the music app has exploded worldwide and now has more users than Reddit, Twitter, Skype, Snapchat and LinkedIn.

Expert says 'there's no going back' as both Love, McAdams running negative TV commercials

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 24th - 12:15pm

The latest TV commercial from Rep. Mia Love features a narrator who sounds like former President Bill Clinton thanking Love's Democratic rival, Ben McAdams, "for all your help." McAdams is debuting an ad saying love has 'gone Washington.'