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Poll: Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. favorite on list of possible candidates for governor

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:47pm

A third of likely Utah voters would choose former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. as their next governor, according to a new Salt Lake Chamber poll released Wednesday that also gave Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox the edge among Republican voters.

Mother of suspected Utah drug ring leader arrested

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:17pm

The investigation into a large drug ring allegedly led by a 19-year-old man making many of his deals on Snapchat continues to grow.

Here's why Utah's rural areas often vote at a higher rate (and more conservatively) than urban ones

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:58am

The 2016 election threw into stark contrast a burgeoning political and social division between rural and urban areas.

Utah boy receives hundreds of cards before surgery

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:02am

A 13-year-old South Ogden boy checked into Primary Children’s Hospital Tuesday for another surgical procedure among many he has already endured in his life. But for this trip to the hospital, a new support team let him know “he’s got this” with 400 cards from around the world.

U of U police: More students using courtesy shuttles, police escorts

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:43am

Police escorts at the University of Utah have seen a big jump in the year since the murder of student-athlete Lauren McCluskey last October, according to University of Utah Police officials.

High school seniors gear up for Utah College Application Week

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:24am

As Hillcrest High School seniors look forward to graduating high school in the spring and closing a chapter in their lives, they seem just as excited to open a new chapter in college.

Demolition begins on rundown motel to make way for arts plaza

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:03am

Construction crews began tearing down the old Courtyard Inn Motel as part of a redevelopment plan for downtown Ogden.

Hundreds gather in cities across Utah to remember victims of domestic violence

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:51am

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and hundreds gathered in Utah cities Tuesday to remember those victims whose lives ended too soon.

'Let's get to work': Aimee Winder Newton announces bid for Utah governor

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:15am

Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is running for governor.

Despite pleas to 'don’t rush,' Utah tax task force advances reform proposal

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:06pm

Nearly 30 people lined up at the Legislature’s tax reform task force meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns about proposals for restructuring Utah’s tax system.

Semitruck hauling potatoes catches fire on SB I-15 near Provo

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:57pm

Crews worked to extinguish a semitruck hauling potatoes that caught on fire on southbound I-15 near Provo Tuesday night, officials said.

Jeb Bush says kids born in poverty will never hold jobs 'unless we dramatically change' education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:15pm

Unless the United States “dramatically changes how we educate our children,” many of them who are living in poverty “are never going to have jobs,” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday.

South Salt Lake shelter hasn't even opened yet, but already expected to overflow

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:56pm

The Road Home’s downtown shelter isn’t anywhere close to shuttering — that is, unless state officials can figure out with to do with more than 100 men.

‘They’re going to leak and they’re going to lie’: Stewart, Bishop bemoan Democrats’ impeachment process

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:35pm

The Democrats’ impeachment process is “just nonsense,” and any State Department employee who testifies in the impeachment hearings is “betraying” the American people, Utah Rep. Chris Stewart believes.

Layton considers zoning changes to make way for medical marijuana

Zoi Walker, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:02pm

Layton is considering a zoning change in order to grow medical cannabis. The city’s proposal asks for zoning changes in response to the legislature approving medical cannabis pharmacies.

Utah among states facing lawsuits from vape retailers after flavor ban

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:40pm

A group of local vape retailers on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Utah Department of Health protesting the department’s emergency rule that bans flavored e-cigarettes.

It's the law: Authorities want drivers to stop when school bus stop arms are out

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:17pm

The Jordan School District is teaming up with law enforcement to raise awareness as concerns grow for student safety around school buses.

Provo investigating threats against officer involved in soccer coach’s arrest

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:46pm

Provo police are investigating threats made online against one of their officers following the arrest of a soccer coach who either tripped or fell while being escorted to a patrol car.

Zions Bancorporation to lay off 5% of workforce by year's end amid revenue declines

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:11pm

Utah-based Zions Bancorporation will lay off 5% of its workforce and is planning to close a “modest amount” of bank branches, its top executives announced Monday.