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New Herriman high school officially gets a name

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 3:02pm

A new high school, slated to open in Herriman in fall 2019, will be named Mountain Ridge High School and its mascot name will be the Sentinels, according to a statement from the Jordan School District Wednesday.

Charges: Utah man who tried to kill two roommates faces 19 felonies

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:40pm

A man that prosecutors say was very intoxicated when he tried to shoot his two roommates — firing his handgun until it was empty — now faces a total of 21 charges, including 19 felonies.

Orrin Hatch laments discord, calls for civility in final Senate speech

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:01pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch lamented political discord while calling for civility in a divided Congress and nation in his final speech in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.

Salt Lake City a 'no-brainer' choice to bid for another Olympics, Ski Utah leader says

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:57am

The longtime head of Ski Utah is convinced that Salt Lake City is going to be picked over Denver to bid for a future Winter Games by the U.S. Olympic Committee on Friday.

Charges filed against Utah man accused of taking voyeuristic videos at amusement park

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:32am

A Bountiful man accused of possessing hundreds of images of child pornography and voyeuristic videos of young children at Lagoon has been charged.

98 crashes reported in Salt Lake, Utah counties as snow falls

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:00am

As of 11 a.m., Utah Highway Patrol troopers had responded to a total of 98 crashes in Salt Lake and Utah counties since 6 a.m. KSL Traffic Center reported that those crashes are leading to delays across the Wasatch Front.

Police investigating suspicious death in Holladay

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:51am

Police are investigating a suspicious death after a naked man's body was found at Big Cottonwood Regional Park Wednesday morning, police said.

Utah medical company pays $1.6M to settle false Medicare claims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:47am

A Utah medical company has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle federal false claims allegations involving Medicare.

Utah patients upset at surprise medical bills; hospitals, insurers at odds over who is to blame

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:32am

Several Utahns spoke to the Health Reform Task Force on Tuesday to decry a practice known as "balance billing."

5 arrested, drugs seized after pocket dial to 911

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:41am

Five people were arrested after police said a pocket dial of 911 led to the discovery of a wide assortment of drugs in an apartment.

5 charged in alleged plot to deliver drugs to Utah prison inmates

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:19am

Five people were charged Tuesday in what investigators say was a plot to smuggle drugs into the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison using fast food.

Former Utah Jazz dancers react to body shaming, unfair pay claims

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:02am

Decades of unfair pay and body shaming are just some of the claims being made by former NBA dancers, including those from the Utah Jazz.

'Cold': Experiment rules out possible origins of mystery evidence in Susan Powell case

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:30pm

A lump of metal located by West Valley police inside Josh Powell's minivan on Dec. 8, 2009, still remains unidentified nine years later.

UTA free fare days could be used to combat air pollution

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:15pm

The Wasatch Front has been covered with a thick blanket of smog and pollution, but there could soon be a new tool to fight the murky inversion in the future — and UTA may help.

Salt Lake City Council votes to give themselves a nearly $10K pay bump

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:42pm

The seven-member council voted unanimously to give themselves each a roughly $9,600 pay raise, increasing their salaries from $26,291 to $35,925 effective in January.

No bail for Utahn accused of killing code enforcement officer

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:10pm

A West Valley man accused of killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house will remain in jail without the possibility of posting bail.

What you need to know about bodycams

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:33pm

Fourteen people have died during officer-involved shootings in Utah since October. Here's what you need to know about the body cameras that (sometimes) capture the scene.

Videos show exploding rock arch, hoodoos in Utah — are they real or a hoax?

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:00pm

One video shows a rock arch crumble in an apparent explosion. Another depicts flat-lying rocks falling off a pair of hoodoos, leaving only dust in their wake. Are they real or an elaborate hoax?

Utah company that promised hunting trips under investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:27pm

A Roy company that sold hunting equipment and offered to take customers on hunting trips is under investigation for allegedly pocketing customers' money without delivering on its promises, according to new court documents.

‘The witch is dead’: Millcreek scraps controversial blight study with unanimous vote

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:45pm

A controversial blight study that caused residents to fear their homes would be taken through eminent domain as a part of a Millcreek growth plan is officially dead.