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Coalville group gathers enough signatures for land rezoning referendum

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:00am

A grassroots group gathered enough signatures to put a city council vote on rezoning some land to a ballot vote in Summit County.

Man who survived Unabomber found unique path to heal, forgive

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:38am

February 20, 1987 will forever remain a notorious date in Utah’s history, marking the time the Unabomber struck here and claimed one of his many victims.

Payson police searching for truck after 9-year-old boy injured in hit-and-run crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:18am

Police are searching for a pickup truck after a 9-year-old boy was injured Wednesday in a hit-and-run crash.

Utah company's biocontainment units help U.S. coronavirus patients come home

Merritt Jewel, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:13am

Americans infected with the coronavirus were evacuated from Japan back to the United States in biocontainment units made in Ogden.

Debate takeaways: What Democratic presidential candidates said about 3 issues that resonate with young voters

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:51am

The Democratic presidential debate covered a vast range of topics that saw the candidates pull few punches. Here’s what the contenders had to say about three issues that resonate with younger voters: gender equality, health care and climate change.

Utahns honored for heroic rescues, community service

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:21am

Mark Pierce and his wife were spending a snowy February night relaxing at their cabin east of Heber City when the explosion happened.

Trump ally Roger Stone to be sentenced as case roils DOJ

Ashraf Khalil and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:56am

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, faces sentencing Thursday on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.

Presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard to hold campaign events in Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:57pm

Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard will make a campaign stop in Utah this weekend, including a day on the slopes.

Merrill, Bean help Aggies pull away from Wyoming for 5th straight win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:45pm

Sam Merrill poured in 26 points, and Justin Bean added 20 points and 14 rebounds to help Utah State pull away from hapless Wyoming, 78-58, Wednesday night at the Dee Glenn Smith Spectrum.

Utah bill to end prosecution of young children clears first hurdle

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:21pm

Brett Peterson, director of Utah’s Division of Juvenile Justice Services, listed off several notes on an elementary school-aged child who had been brought into a detention center.

Lawmakers counter education requests: 4% boost to per-student funding, $100M for teacher retention

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:04pm

The value of the weighted pupil unit, the basic building block of public education funding in Utah, would be boosted 4% under the latest recommendations.

BYU attempts to clarify removal of 'homosexual behavior' section from Honor Code

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:40pm

Brigham Young University has attempted to clarify changes made to the Honor Code and what those changes mean for LGBT students after the school removed the section on "homosexual behavior" from the university's code of conduct.

Appeals court declines to reduce Jeremy Johnson prison sentence

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:33pm

A federal appeals court has upheld St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson’s already reduced prison sentence.

1,000-acre park, 2.8-mile bike path could soon be coming to eastern shore of Utah Lake

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

The Walkara Way Project may soon bring 1,000 acres of public space aimed to increase recreational activity and put an end to a lengthy land dispute.

Dalton Nixon's ankle injury has No. 23 BYU basketball hurting before season-finale homestand

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:34pm

“Dalton’s stepped in and saved everybody else,” BYU coach Mark Pope said, “so it’s everybody else’s time to step in and save Dalton for a little while."

Provo City Council narrowly approves brewpubs for downtown, shopping centers

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:34pm

The Provo City Council on Tuesday narrowly approved a much-debated new ordinance that will allow brewpubs, restaurants that brew their own beer on-site, to operate in certain sections of the city.

Utah falsely obtained $50M in federal criminal justice grants, lawsuit says

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:11pm

Several state agencies, including the Utah Attorney General’s Office, falsely obtained more than $50 million in federal stimulus money, according to an unsealed lawsuit.

Man set house ablaze so he could take photos of fire, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:46pm

A Syracuse man who allegedly told police he was setting fires inside a vacant house so he could take pictures has been charged with arson.

'I would love to play with Drew again': Former BYU star Taysom Hill reacts to Saints QB's decision to return

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:39pm

Drew Brees is coming back to the NFL, and presumably with the New Orleans Saints. But what does that mean for Saints backup and former BYU quarterback Taysom Hill?

US Department of Transportation grants $9.4M to 11 Utah airports

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:13pm

About $9.4 million of the $520.5 million the U.S. Department of Transportation is investing in the nation’s airports will go to Utah, U.S. Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao announced on Wednesday.

Have You Seen This? Little boy thrilled to catch fish

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:34pm

Some might want to tell that boy to clam down or to scale it back, but I think his reaction is fin-tastic.