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Bulldozer training preps crews to fight wildfires

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:09pm

Wildland firefighters from seven states are learning how to use bulldozers to fight wildfires in Utah’s West Desert.

Utah man sets goal to run every street in Salt Lake City

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:54pm

One Utahn has set a goal some would never consider — and he's doing so in great strides.

How to create a daily habit of reading for yourself and with your kids

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:40pm

Healthy habits go beyond just diet and physical exercise — stimulating our brains is just as important. One young mother has found a way to keep her family's minds active together.

Former Utah police chief pleads guilty to impaired driving

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:34pm

A former Box Elder County police chief has pleaded guilty to impaired driving after troopers say he drove erratically and failed a sobriety test in January.

Utah, Colorado and Ute Tribe see gold in liquified natural gas exports

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 5:47pm

Two basins in eastern Utah and western Colorado could add as much as $92.7 billion in annual U.S. gross domestic product through 2050 and as much as $3.26 trillion in cumulative benefits by tapping into the liquified natural gas export market.

Police: American Fork girl critically injured Wednesday after crashing bike into moving car

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:35pm

A 10-year-old girl remained in critical condition Thursday after she slammed into a moving car while on her bike on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Who do Utahns say is doing a better a job in the Senate: Mitt Romney or Mike Lee?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:08pm

One of Utah's senators fared a little better than the other in a quarterly survey of how they're doing their jobs.

Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 3:21pm

Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.

Man accused of sexually abusing 2 teens has racked up new charges since

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:48pm

As the case of a Santaquin man accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls at knifepoint prepares to go to trial, a second case alleging the man intimidated his victims in court has been moved to Provo.

West Jordan shooting death ruled legally justified

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:16pm

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has determined that the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man by a West Jordan police officer in October was legally justified.

Granite teachers could see 8.7% compensation hike under tentative pact

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:44pm

A tentative agreement between the Granite School Board and the Granite Education Association will likely mean an 8.7 percent increase in compensation for teachers, no increase in health care premiums and a salary scale that tops at $84,255 annually.

Feds aim to make example of man convicted in one of Utah's largest Ponzi schemes

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:16pm

Federal prosecutors want to come down hard on a Utah real estate magnate who bilked investors out of tens of millions of dollars in one of the state's largest Ponzi schemes.

Sex offender arrested in abuse of disabled woman

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:47pm

A registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly abusing a disabled woman he was staying with, according to police.

Utah photographer excited for the Milky Way’s 'rift' and summer astrophotography

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:15pm

Daniel Smith, nature photography instructor for the University of Utah’s Parks, Rec and Tourism department, has been gearing up for summer night photography opportunities.

Layton man charged with burning child in bathtub

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:43am

A 19-year-old man who became upset with an 18-month-old child now faces a charge of child abuse, according to court records.

Jordan School District breaks ground for elementary school where the antelope roam

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:15am

The Jordan District school is one of seven new schools the district needs to keep pace with steady enrollment enrollment growth in the southwest quadrant of Salt Lake County. A new high school in Herriman is on track to open next fall.

Southern Utah town set to celebrate reopening of 94-year-old bridge

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:45am

A nearly century-old bridge that a small southern Utah town banded together to preserve is set to ceremoniously reopen next week.

Authorities identify man killed in Alpine trench collapse

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:26am

A man working to install a pool in the backyard of a home died in a trench collapse Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

Access is not the only problem with health care in Utah

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:02am

Medicaid expansion remains a big issue, as Utah waits for federal approval. But other issues will continue to be discussed as health care costs continue to rise.

‘Fatbergs’ are a reminder of what not to flush

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:39am

A slimy, grimy ball of goop is garnering a bit of attention on West Haven City’s Facebook page. It came out of a sewer pump Monday.