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2 Latter-day Saint volunteers detained in Russia have left the country

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 20th - 7:30am

Two Latter-day Saint volunteers detained in Russia will be coming home after nearly three weeks in jail, according to an emailed statement from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Mitt Romney chastises President Donald Trump for disparaging remarks about late Sen. John McCain

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:44am

Sen. Mitt Romney chastised President Donald Trump on Tuesday for the latest denigrating remarks he made about the late Arizona Sen. John McCain.

‘Cold’: Bonus episode explores psychology of Josh Powell’s audio journals

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Mar 20th - 6:25am

"Cold" provided a copy of Josh Powell's audio journal recording to clinical psychologist Matt Woolley. He offered his expert opinion for a bonus episode of the podcast.

Logan City Council shelves vote to ban plastic bags

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:13pm

The Logan City Council decided on Tuesday to delay a vote on an ordinance that would restrict stores from distributing plastic bags.

Police investigate report of attempted abduction in Saratoga Springs

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:40pm

Police in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday provided extra patrols in the neighborhood where an 8-year-old boy reported an attempted abduction.

Utah lawmakers could call themselves into special session over tax reform, but won't have to

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:37pm

"It does give independence we didn't have before," Senate President Stuart Adams, R-Layton, said of the amendment to the Utah Constitution approved last fall.

Hikers find human remains in two Utah cities on same evening

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:05pm

Authorities in two Utah cities are investigating after two separate groups happened upon human remains Sunday evening.

Fate of dog that bit child's hand off to be decided by next week, Davis County officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:01pm

The investigation began in the days after an incident on March 3, where a 4-year-old boy had his hand bitten off by a dog in the area of 1100 North and 3600 West in Layton.

No evidence of high blood lead in residents after Sandy water contamination, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:05pm

Blood tests of Sandy residents who were potentially affected by the city’s water supply contamination last month have revealed no evidence of elevated blood lead levels, officials said Tuesday.

Salt Lake City's airport expansion hits 'extraordinary milestone' as crews top off north concourse

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:15pm

The massive, yearslong expansion of Salt Lake City International Airport has reached another big milestone: the placement of the north concourse's final steel beam.

Utahn once acquitted of murder held gun to stylist's head, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:15pm

An Orem man acquitted more than seven years ago of murder is now accused of holding a gun to a hair salon employee and demanding sexual acts.

1 dead, 2 injured in head-on crash in Sardine Canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:08pm

One woman died and two men were injured after a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction collided head-on with another vehicle on U.S. Highway 91, authorities said.

Utahn accused of killing dog said he enjoyed it, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:42pm

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a Layton man accused of torturing his dog before killing it, then allegedly saying he took pleasure in doing it.

Preliminary hearing set in Herriman double stabbing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:16pm

A preliminary hearing has been set for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend after she allegedly stabbed him, apparently in self-defense.

Teacher who asked student to wipe ash cross from his forehead returns to classroom

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:44pm

A Bountiful elementary school teacher who asked a student to wipe palm ash from his forehead has returned to the classroom after a school district review.

Former dentist who pleaded guilty in child pornography case dies

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:47am

A former Weber County dentist who was sentenced to home confinement last month after pleading guilty in a child pornography case died Sunday, according to court records.

Former pro footballer admits killing wife in Park City

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:28am

A former professional football player has admitted to murdering his wife at a Park City condo in 2017.

Mother and daughter found dead after 'apparent murder-suicide' in Ogden, police said

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:01am

Two women were found dead in an Ogden home early Tuesday morning after "an apparent murder-suicide," police said.

Man called 911 to falsely report gunman at Ogden mall, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:16am

A Roy man has been charged with making a false report after claiming he was being chased by someone with a gun at an Ogden mall.

Utah takes first step to setting up medical marijuana program

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:02am

State officials took a first big step Monday toward making medical cannabis available to Utah patients.