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Study shows rise in ozone-related deaths in Salt Lake City

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:00pm

A new report from the American Thoracic Society named Salt Lake City the 23rd worst city in the U.S. for deaths, serious illnesses and other health impacts due to air pollution.

Interior boss: No monument changes planned, but up to Trump

Ellen Knickmeyer and Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 8:04pm

U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said Wednesday he has no plans for additional changes to national monuments that were recommended by his predecessor, but that it's ultimately up to President Donald Trump.

BYU grad who defended California's Prop 8 confirmed as federal judge over Democrats' objections

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:32pm

The U.S. Senate confirmed the son of a former Utah Republican congressman as a federal judge Wednesday, despite objections from Democrats over his defending a same-sex marriage ban in California.

Charges: Utah men suspected of stealing 28 guns from storage shed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 7:00pm

Two men accused of stealing numerous guns from a northern Utah storage shed have been charged.

Sen. Mike Lee asks Senate committee to preserve pro-life, religious protections in spending bills

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 6:27pm

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and 24 other conservative senators asked a Senate budget committee to preserve all existing pro-life and religious freedom protections in all future spending bills.

Montana trooper injured in shooting and hospitalized in Utah returns home

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:45pm

"The future is brighter today than when we first landed here in Utah," said Lindsey Palmer, his wife, at a news conference Wednesday.

Cool weather keeps mountain roads, scenic byways closed longer than usual

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:13pm

Rain and, in some areas, snowfall have thrown a wrench into Memorial Day plans for many Utahns.

Drunken Utahn tried to enter wrong apartment, fought tenants, bit officer, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:39pm

Police say an intoxicated man attempted to enter the wrong apartment and then started a brawl that ended with him attempting to take away a police officer's gun.

Authorities identify woman killed after vehicle collided with horse in Utah County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:17pm

Authorities have identified a woman who died on Saturday after the car she was in hit a horse in the road on state Route 198.

'I'm gay,' GOP Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie announces on YouTube

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:08pm

Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie announced Wednesday that he is gay in a YouTube video, sharing struggles including a suicide attempt at age 22 that led to his decision to "get honest" with the public.

Troopers warn Utahns to be alert during 100 deadliest days

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 2:01pm

More accidents occur on Utah roads during the summer than during the winter. Officials are looking to change that as the 100 deadliest days of the year begin.

Navajo Nation man admits to stabbing uncle to death during argument

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:15pm

A man who stabbed his uncle to death during an argument in the Navajo Nation last year has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in federal court.

Utahn charged with threatening to shoot YouTube employees

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 12:16pm

An Orem man was charged Wednesday with threatening to shoot YouTube employees from his car as they walked out of their office.

Report: Utahn dies climbing Mount Everest

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 22nd - 12:07pm

A Utahn has died while climbing Mount Everest, according to reports from the region.

Man shot by homeowner in self-defense faces multiple charges

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 11:30am

A man who police say was shot by a homeowner in self-defense after he threatened to kill the homeowner and another man is due back in court on Thursday.

Latter-day Saint leaders announce renovations to St. George Utah Temple

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:58am

The temple will close Nov. 4 and reopen in 2022. Once renovations are complete, the temple will open to the public for the first time in 50 years.

Patrick Kinahan: Former BYU coach says 'me attitude' hinders team success

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:45am

Former BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has noticed that players seem to care more about personal accomplishments as opposed to the success of the team. The "me first' attitude has contributed to a record number of transfers each season in the game.

Wasatch Peaks Ranch could become Utah’s newest resort community

Carter Williams,  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:22am

A plan on the table could turn about 18 square miles of land in Morgan County into a private residential community and resort.

Man who threatened mass shooting is serial online harasser

Michael Kunzelman, Maryclaire Dale and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:03am

Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection.

Safeguarding Utah's water systems against threats

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 8:23am

About 200 people from all over the Beehive State attended the third annual Central Utah Water Symposium on safeguarding water Tuesday in Provo.