Utah County still home to many large families with 6 kids
Though rare, the percentage of families in Utah County with six-plus kids is holding steady, the Daily-Herald reports.
Mike Anderson, KSL TV | Posted Feb 22nd - 9:13pm
Many years ago, patrol officer Rod Hunt made a habit of looking out for stolen cars during his downtime on the job. He’s since recovered well over 2,000.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 8:07pm
Intermountain Healthcare and the Salt Lake County Health Department will be offering free blood lead level testing for Sandy residents affected by the city’s recent water contamination issue.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 7:34pm
A nuclear waste watchdog group is calling on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill dealing with depleted uranium, a form of radioactive waste. The measure passed the House on a vote of 50-20 Friday morning and awaits his signature.
Utah Latter-day Saint missionary who died touched electrical wire before falling, church statement says
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 7:00pm
A Latter-day Saint missionary from Utah came in contact with an electrical cable that may have caused him to fall to his death earlier this week, according to a church statement.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 5:47pm
A Draper woman faces multiple felonies counts after she texted nude photos of herself to one of her teenage students last month, according to court documents.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 4:39pm
Three bills that propose to reform key provisions in areas of Utah's water law received approval Friday from the House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environmental Quality Committee. One measure requires voter approval to amend the constitution.
Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 3:45pm
A 3rd District judge combined lawsuits against Big Pharma in Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties into one case Friday for gathering evidence before trial.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 3:17pm
Two men wanted in connection with a Park City bank robbery Friday morning are also wanted in connection with an armed robbery in Wyoming, authorities said.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 22nd - 2:46pm
Police say an 18-year-old Utah man is accused of punching and kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach, aiming to cause a miscarriage.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 2:03pm
A West Valley man admitted Friday to killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house in August.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 1:46pm
A man seen in a viral video hitting another man on a Salt Lake City sidewalk after asking if he is gay was charged Friday with misdemeanor assault.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 1:35pm
As of 2019, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has helped facilitate the launch of many startups with more incoming. Here are some of the most exciting small businesses emerging from the University of Utah this year.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 1:13pm
Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City, is making another attempt to require new buses to be equipped with seatbelts after a previous bill failed in the House two years ago — and Friday his bill cleared its first hurdle.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 12:15pm
Colorado River cutthroat trout are a prized fish throughout Utah, but habitat loss and the introduction of nonnative competitors has caused dramatic declines in their populations throughout the entire Western United States.
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 11:41am
Projections of a $1.3 billion budget surplus turned out to be "too good to be true," Senate President Stuart Adams said Friday.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 11:03am
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is ending a 60-year tradition of caring for North American Gray Wolves in 2019 as they prepare to transfer their lone wolf, Angel, to a sanctuary in the Pacific Northwest.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 10:21am
Layton police say a man who burst into a home uninvited to confront the homeowner about an alleged relationship was shot and killed Thursday night.
Group asks Utah lawmakers to vote no on tobacco bill; Senate Democrats miss update from Romney, Curtis, others
KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 10:00am
"We just want to do it the right way the first time," a member of the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network said while asking lawmakers to vote against a tobacco bill Thursday. Also, Senate Democrats never heard from Senator Mitt Romney or Reps. Chris Stewart and John Curtis at their annual update to lawmakers.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 9:31am
The House Education Committee voted unanimously Thursday to hold HB273, a bill that would have prohibited instructional fees in Utah secondary schools. The bill was held at the request of its sponsor, Rep. Adam Robertson, R-Provo.
Wendy Leonard, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 9:27am
Utah lawmakers are considering a bill that would keep popular flavored e-cigarette cartridges further out of the reach of minors by mandating sale only in specialty smoke shops throughout the state.
- Utah House passes bill that would cover college tuition and fees for needy Utah students
- School safety bill passes Utah House on vote of 45-27
- Utah lawmaker wants to require BYU police to follow open records rules or risk decertification
- Utah Senate panel backs incentives for students to do well on standardized tests