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More than half of Utahns struggle to afford health care

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 8:23am

More than half of all Utahns find health care difficult to afford, according to a new study intended to give policymakers a kick in the pants.

Teen charged in Grantsville shooting to make first court appearance

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 27th - 8:08am

The Grantsville teenager accused of killing his mother and three siblings will be making his first court appearance Monday.

Tax bill repeal on agenda as Legislature opens Monday

KSL  |  Posted Jan 27th - 7:47am

Lawmakers open the general legislative session for 2020 at 10 a.m. Monday at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 26th - 10:52pm

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Utah Military Academy confirms 2 teens who died of flu were students there

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 26th - 9:44pm

Utah Military Academy has confirmed the identities of two teens who died recently from the flu as students who attended the school.

Families need to be talking about risks of vaping, marketing ploys intended to hook youths, health educators say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 26th - 8:31pm

It looks an innocent child’s toy, an action figure no less.

Her joint pain can be debilitating, but that doesn't stop this USU student from trying to 'move free'

Merritt Jewel, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:11pm

Abby Jones feels pain in her jaw, ankles, knees, fingers, wrist, hips, shoulders and elbows. Sometimes, the inflammation and stiffness become so debilitating that she cannot walk or eat much.

Mountain-man shooting event grows in northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 4:56pm

A northern Utah event straight out of the Old West is attracting more people with its mountain-man appeal, organizers said.

Park City businesses say Sundance foot traffic down

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 26th - 4:14pm

To the untrained eye, the sidewalks may have looked like a swarm, but Luke Fairman said business is slower this year.

Salt Lake City one-man band Ritt Momney amassing huge followers on Spotify

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 26th - 2:26pm

Jack Rutter's solo project “Ritt Momney” is connecting with fans across the country. Thanks to his album and recent touring, Rutter has amassed a huge following — averaging nearly 200,000 Spotify listeners each month.

Kobe Bryant, daughter perish in copter crash, 7 others dead

Stephanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 26th - 1:11pm

NBA legend Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter and seven others were killed in a helicopter crash in dense morning fog in Southern California on Sunday.

Man mourns loss of girlfriend in wrong-way I-215 crash

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 26th - 7:04am

The only survivor of a crash on I-215 said he and his girlfriend were heading to visit the U. when they were hit by an elderly woman who was driving the wrong way.

Health department investigating deaths of 2 Utah teens who tested positive with influenza

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:45pm

The Weber-Morgan Health Department is investigating the deaths of two Riverdale students, who recently tested positive with influenza.

Stories from the Streets: The middle class mom who ended up homeless

Kelli Pierce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 25th - 9:18pm

How did a middle class mom wind up living at a homeless shelter? For many families, that transition is just a couple of difficult months away from reality.

KSL Investigates: Emails to lawmakers show Utahns' concern for tax reform

Ladd Egan, KSL TV and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 25th - 7:42pm

After a successful effort to repeal a tax reform bill, the KSL Investigators dug through hundreds of emails sent to Utah lawmakers over the past year.

Thousands rally at the Utah Capitol during annual March for Life

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 25th - 6:42pm

Francesca Rose says she’s here because one young woman made a difficult decision.

Authorities identify Cache Valley woman who died in Crystal Hot Springs

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 25th - 5:36pm

Officials have identified the woman who died Saturday after struggling in the water at Crystal Hot Springs. Christina Bailey was 51 years old, authorities said.

Romney says 'very likely' he'll be in favor of witnesses but won't decide until after opening arguments

Veronica Stracqualursi, CNN  |  Posted Jan 25th - 4:55pm

Sen. Mitt Romney said Saturday that it's "very likely" that he'll be in favor of calling witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump, but won't decide until after opening arguments.

Utah regents’ task force takes on defining college affordability with a March deadline

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 25th - 3:24pm

A board of regents committee has appointed a task force working to define affordability at public colleges and universities with an ambitious March deadline.