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Bangerter Highway expansion displacing West Jordan homeowners

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:42pm

A retired Utah couple has been forced to move as part of a project to expand Bangerter Highway in West Jordan. The homeowners were among two dozen other homes that are being impacted.

GOP panel's foreign agent inquiry triggers harsh response

Richard Lardner, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 19th - 9:10pm

An environmental group has denounced a House oversight committee for suggesting the organization's efforts to block construction of a U.S. military base on the southern Japanese island of Okinawa may require it to register as a foreign agent.

Farmington finds new land to build soccer fields, leaving farmland safe

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 8:05pm

The Utah Department of Transportation and Farmington confirmed Wednesday that they will build soccer fields that will be replaced by the West Davis Corridor highway on land that will not affect a local farmer's operation.

Job growth up in Utah by 3.6 percent

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:32pm

The state Department of Workforce Services Friday stated that nonfarm payroll employment grew by an estimated 3.6 percent from September 2017 to last month. Utah’s current employment level indicated 1,535,900 people are considered gainfully employed

Charges: 2 threw rocks through windows of 11 churches, 45 vehicles

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 7:00pm

Two people suspected of going on an extensive vandalism spree last year, targeting churches and random cars, were each charged Friday with 56 counts of criminal mischief.

Super PAC ad against Mia Love continues to air with some changes

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 6:27pm

"It sounds like it's still false," Love's attorney, Matt Sanderson, said, noting he had not seen the revised ad.

Rock fall at Arches National Park leaves 2 injured, officials say

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

A rock fall in Arches National Park left two people with minor injuries Friday, officials said.

5 outdoor activities for 'indoorsy' people

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:45pm

If you aren’t a fan of the outdoors, living in outdoors-mecca Utah may feel like a challenge. However, there are some alternate ways beyond the traditional recreation for indoorsy people to also enjoy what Utah's outdoors have to offer.

California couple arrested in Utah for creating, using counterfeit $100 bills

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 19th - 5:14pm

Police arrested a California couple earlier this week for allegedly producing and using counterfeit $100 bills.

Tacos Don Rafa food truck on U. campus closed due to health violations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 4:39pm

The Tacos Don Rafa food truck on the University of Utah campus was closed this week due to multiple health violations, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department website.

Man convicted of abusing women at the U. arrested again

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 3:03pm

A man released from jail earlier this year after serving nearly a year for inappropriately touching random women on the University of Utah campus has been arrested for allegedly doing the same thing to teenage girls riding TRAX, police say.

Charges: Utah man beats dog with hammer after it steals his steak

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 2:31pm

A man who prosecutors say lost his cool when a dog named Temper ate his dinner was charged Friday with beating the dog with a hammer, according to court documents.

School district responds to lawsuit claiming sexual assaults went unchecked

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:58pm

The superintendent of the South Sanpete School District said Friday he is "sorry" that several students at Gunnison Valley High School were allegedly sexually abused and that the school is cooperating with the investigation.

Group that reunites families with long-lost Bibles to host open house featuring Joseph Smith family Bible

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:40pm

The Ogden non-profit foundation Bible Rescue acquires old Bibles and attempts to reunite them with surviving descendants of their original owners, and are holding an open house Saturday.

Have You Seen This? Bountiful man wins skydiving world championship

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 19th - 1:15pm

USA won the skydiving world championship title, but even better, a member of the team is from Bountiful, Utah.

Ephraim water pump fixed almost a month after breaking; outside watering ban to be lifted Monday

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:51pm

City officials said a well was back up and running Thursday a little less than a month after a water pump broke, prompting an outside watering ban in the area.

6 men die in 'horrific' crash near Jordanelle Reservoir, officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:40pm

Six men have died in a crash that took place Friday afternoon on U.S. Highway 40 near Jordanelle Reservoir, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

Forest Service lifts more closures related to Bald Mountain, Pole Creek fires

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 12:14pm

More areas that have been closed for more than a month while crews battled the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires were reopened this week, U.S. Forest Service officials said.

Garden City community rallies to rebuild business destroyed by semitruck

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 19th - 11:13am

Garden City residents have banded together to help the family that owns the store that was destroyed when a semitruck driver lost control and plowed through the building.

Kristin Chenoweth to be featured guest at Tabernacle Choir Christmas concert

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 19th - 10:34am

Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress and singer Kristin Chenoweth will perform alongside the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square during the choir’s annual Christmas concerts in December, choir officials announced Friday.