Katie Workman

Katie Workman

Fugitive with $500,000 arrest warrant apprehended in Vernal

Fugitive with $500,000 arrest warrant apprehended in Vernal

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted April 30 - 9:22 a.m.

A fugitive from Colorado with a $500,000 arrest warrant was apprehended in Vernal on Friday, authorities say.
2 cycling California brothers hit, killed in southern Utah

2 cycling California brothers hit, killed in southern Utah

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted April 9 - 7:19 p.m.

Two California brothers in southern Utah to compete in a bike race died Saturday when their bicycles were struck by a car.
Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run in Salt Lake City

Victim identified in fatal hit-and-run in Salt Lake City

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted April 3 - 3:20 p.m.

Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash in Salt Lake City on Saturday.
2 dead, 3 injured in rollover crash in Box Elder County

2 dead, 3 injured in rollover crash in Box Elder County

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted April 2 - 9:14 p.m.

Two people are dead and three are injured following a rollover crash in Box Elder County on Friday night, authorities said.
How do I consume news ethically? University of Utah asks experts

How do I consume news ethically? University of Utah asks experts

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 22 - 12:27 p.m.

A public debate was held at the University of Utah last week, with experts weighing in on understanding the ethics of journalism and media.
Books and movies for Black History Month — for all ages

Books and movies for Black History Month — for all ages

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 21 - 12:12 p.m.

There's a lot of stuffy and intimidating recommendations for people looking to learn about Black history, but it doesn't need to be that way. Here's a fun introductory list for all ages.
Have You Seen This? An impossible cliffside U-turn

Have You Seen This? An impossible cliffside U-turn

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 24 - 6:22 p.m.

This viral video shows a wild adventure on the side of a steep cliff.
Pedestrian dies after being struck by semitruck in Tooele County

Pedestrian dies after being struck by semitruck in Tooele County

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 22 - 8:20 p.m.

A pedestrian with a skateboard was killed on I-80 east of Wendover on Friday.
28 schools in Davis, Weber districts pivot to remote learning due to COVID-19

28 schools in Davis, Weber districts pivot to remote learning due to COVID-19

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 20 - 5:24 p.m.

Two more Davis School District schools announced Thursday their transition to online schooling this week. Now 28 schools in the two districts are in remote learning.
Man killed in Carbon County rollover

Man killed in Carbon County rollover

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 18 - 11:11 a.m.

A man was killed in a rollover crash one mile west of Scofield Junction in Carbon County on Monday.
Gov. Cox, Utah lawmakers form a working group on diversity and inclusion for K-12 education

Gov. Cox, Utah lawmakers form a working group on diversity and inclusion for K-12 education

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan. 17 - 9:31 p.m.

State lawmakers announced Monday that a new working group will focus on incorporating a diversity and inclusion curriculum in K-12 classrooms.
Want fewer interest groups influencing local government? Vote in off-cycle elections, BYU study says

Want fewer interest groups influencing local government? Vote in off-cycle elections, BYU study says

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 5:19 p.m.

If you want interest groups to have less power over politicians, you should vote in off-cycle elections, a new study from Brigham Young University suggests.
'This is my dream': Utah's newest citizens share what naturalization means to them

'This is my dream': Utah's newest citizens share what naturalization means to them

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 7:01 p.m.

Utah's newest citizens share their stories of coming to the United States for freedom, love, safety, work, and a better life — and then deciding to stay forever.
Sheriff's office identifies hiker who died from fall at Bridal Veil Falls

Sheriff's office identifies hiker who died from fall at Bridal Veil Falls

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 1:47 p.m.

A man from Roosevelt died while climbing Bridal Veil Falls on Saturday evening, the Utah County Sheriff's Office said.
'We as a family and community failed Shawna': Homeless woman dies amid heat, mental health crisis

'We as a family and community failed Shawna': Homeless woman dies amid heat, mental health crisis

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 6:15 a.m.

In an obituary that's sparked remorse and outrage on social media, a Salt Lake woman's family blames failures in Utah's mental health system for her death "alone on the streets."
Have You Seen This? This kid's role model is Michael Myers

Have You Seen This? This kid's role model is Michael Myers

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 8:04 p.m.

What do you do when your kid has a different icon than everyone else? The family in this video decides to get creative.
Family praises victim of car accident who saved 4 other lives with organ donation

Family praises victim of car accident who saved 4 other lives with organ donation

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 10:31 p.m.

Approximately one year after Jayden Johnivan Snyder's death, his family hosted four organ donation awareness events on Saturday to honor his memory.
Have You Seen This? Spelling Bee champ's cool dribbling moves

Have You Seen This? Spelling Bee champ's cool dribbling moves

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 4:06 p.m.

Zaila Avant-garde, the 2021 winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, has the coolest basketball tricks you've ever seen. Here's a compilation.
NAACP denounces Utah Black Lives Matter stance over American flag

NAACP denounces Utah Black Lives Matter stance over American flag

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 12:27 p.m.

The Utah chapters of the NAACP and Black Lives Matter exchanged comments over the weekend disagreeing whether the American flag is a racist symbol.
Will the Utah independent redistricting committee's maps matter?

Will the Utah independent redistricting committee's maps matter?

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 5 - 5:04 p.m.

The Legislature could ignore the Utah independent redistricting committee's suggestions if it wanted to. Legislators might, but they also have incentives not to.
Harvard scholar is sharing Haitian Latter-day Saint history

Harvard scholar is sharing Haitian Latter-day Saint history

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 9:19 p.m.

Janan-Graham Russell is a Harvard doctoral student who will spend a year in Utah working on a historical project about Haitian Latter-day Saints.
Is Utah gerrymandered? Here's what the parties and experts say

Is Utah gerrymandered? Here's what the parties and experts say

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 4 - 12:05 p.m.

Utah's two major parties and experts explain why the current district lines are so divisive, and why a "fair" congressional map is nearly impossible.
South Summit fire sergeant severely injured while on patrol

South Summit fire sergeant severely injured while on patrol

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted July 3 - 1:26 p.m.

A South Summit fire sergeant was severely injured while on duty, authorities say.
Romney 'totally confident' Biden will sign infrastructure bill after president's walk-back

Romney 'totally confident' Biden will sign infrastructure bill after president's walk-back

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 4:00 p.m.

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said on CNN's "State of the Union" Sunday that he is "totally confident" that President Joe Biden will sign the bipartisan infrastructure deal they agreed upon.
282 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths, over 5K vaccinations reported Sunday in Utah

282 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths, over 5K vaccinations reported Sunday in Utah

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted June 27 - 12:03 p.m.

The Utah Department of Health reported the following update on COVID-19 in the state for Sunday.