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'That dream continues': Salt Lake NAACP commemorates MLK's legacy

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:31pm

The NAACP Salt Lake City Chapter held its 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon Monday.

2019 to be typical year for Utah star gazers: 'dazzling' and 'beautiful'

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:12pm

For skywatchers, 2019 started off with a bang Sunday night as millions were able to observe a blood moon lunar eclipse. In other respects it will be a typical year in the night sky. But that doesn't mean there won't be lots of splendid sights.

Utah National Guard soldiers healthiest in the country, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:00pm

A new military report shows that Utah citizen soldiers are the healthiest in the nation. The 2018 Health of the (Army National Guard) Force report focuses on measuring factors that can affect mission readiness for soldiers in the Army National Guard.

Supporters of homeless hospice rally over bingo

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 11:38am

More than 200 supporters of a homeless hospice that has divided residents near its new home in Sugar House gathered Sunday afternoon over bingo, beer and bratwurst, raising more than $7,000 for the center.

Family of slain Utah realtor speaks out for first time

Ashton Goodell, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:59am

A North Salt Lake family is mourning the loss of their husband and father, who police say was killed after delivering an eviction notice last week.

Winter storm results in 209 crashes statewide, UHP says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:26am

State troopers have investigated more than 200 crashes on highways across Utah as of Monday evening after a snowstorm dropped several inches of new snow across the state, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

3 juveniles in custody after vehicle crashes into Millcreek police station

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:35am

Three juveniles are in custody after a vehicle crashed into the Unified Police Department precinct in Millcreek early Monday morning.

Utah aquarium celebrates Penguin Awareness Day

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:41pm

Loveland Living Planet Aquarium celebrated Penguin Awareness Day over the weekend with a variety of penguin-themed activities that patrons were invited to participate in.

Winter storm expected to bring ‘heavy snow’ to much of Utah Monday

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:50pm

A winter storm is expected to hit much of Utah on Monday, bringing up to 8 inches of snow in some areas, weather officials report.

Family mourns Utah National Guardsman who died while swimming laps

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:11pm

Family and friends are mourning the death of a 35-year-old Utah National Guardsman who died while swimming laps at the West Valley City Family Fitness Center.

Denver man visiting Utah threatened 'killing as many girls as I see' on weekend of Women's March, police say

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:38pm

A Denver man visiting Utah was arrested early Saturday after police say he threatened on social media to be "the next mass shooter" and said he was planning on "killing as many girls as I see."

Somali refugee follows unique road to becoming UHP trooper

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 4:51pm

The journey of a typical Utah Highway Patrol trooper can span hundreds of miles in a single day, but Daud Eftin’s journey isn’t exactly typical. His story spans continents and decades as a refugee from Somalia.

M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 3:10pm

M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday.

Students at Westminster College help elementary students dream as part of MLK celebration

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:50am

Students at Westminster college helped elementary kids build supply kits for their teachers, experience a college classroom by learning about the solubility of M&M's, play soccer and draw their dreams on graduation caps.

Utah starting $2.5M debt forgiveness program for tech grads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:30am

Utah is rolling out a program to forgive college debt for tech workers who stay and work in the state.

Family of South Jordan homicide victim thanks community for support

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:50am

The family of a South Jordan man killed this past week issued a statement Saturday night thanking the community for sending messages of support.

Utah delegation follows partisan split in response to Trump border proposal

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:17pm

A nationally televised presentation of a border security compromise proposal Saturday from President Donald Trump was met with mixed results, including from Utah's congressional delegation.

Total lunar eclipse and rare super blood wolf moon this weekend

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:15pm

It's not every year that a super blood wolf moon happens, so be sure to look up this weekend for one of the first skywatching events of 2019.

Rep. Ben McAdams rallies with constituents in his first District 4 town hall meeting

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:47pm

Freshly inaugurated Congressman Ben McAdams convened a town hall in West Valley City on Saturday, just a few weeks after taking office. He fielded questions and encouraged engagement in the hour-long event.

Furloughed federal employees offered free breakfasts in Logan

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:10pm

As the federal shutdown continues, government workers are wondering when they might be able to get back to work and be paid again. One restaurant in Logan wants to help by offering furloughed workers a free breakfast.