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'Bad, bad' shooting comment prompts reaction at Utah school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:40pm

Sandy police say an upset middle school student made a very poor choice in how he vented his frustration on social media.

SLC’s Pago named Utah’s best restaurant by Salt Lake Magazine readers

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:20pm

The best restaurant in Utah for 2018 is Salt Lake City’s Pago, according to Salt Lake Magazine readers.

Police want help finding witnesses in shooting of South Salt Lake teen

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:04pm

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people they believe may have witnessed the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in South Salt Lake last week.

Pleasant Grove firefighters use spare time to restore 1933 engine 'Old Joe'

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:32pm

Pleasant Grove firefighters are using their spare time in between calls to restore an old 1933 fire engine.

Late Utah Olympic bobsledder’s family at Games to help raise money for son's foundation

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00pm

A foundation in late U.S. bobsledder Steven Holcomb’s name seeks to help raise money for others who need vision operation.

Utah lawmakers declare 'Orrin Hatch Day,' share stories honoring retiring senator

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:29pm

Members of the Utah Legislature declared Wednesday "Orrin G. Hatch Day" and honored the retiring U.S. senator from Utah with their own stories from his 42 years in office.

2 Utahns infected in nationwide salmonella outbreak

Connor Richards, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:47pm

A nationwide outbreak of salmonella has infected two people in Utah, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said on Feb. 20. Here's what you need to know.

Utah House panel endorses bill increasing penalty for killing police dog

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:43pm

A House panel endorsed a bill Wednesday that would increase the penalty for intentionally killing a K-9 police dog.

3 Southern Utahns arrested in Mesquite for allegedly trafficking heroin, meth

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:12pm

Police have arrested three Southern Utahns – two of whom were arrested in 2016 in connection with a Cedar City murder – for their alleged involvement in trafficking and selling heroin and crystal meth in Mesquite, Nevada.

Doomsday leader pleads guilty to child rape, abuse

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:05pm

The purported leader of a doomsday cult pleaded guilty Wednesday to child rape and abuse.

Utah House panel advances bill to end death penalty

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:24pm

Dave Noriega finds it disgusting that state lawmakers pushing to abolish the death penalty in Utah would try to tell his family what justice means.

Lots of snow for skiing, but Utah snowpacks still depleted following recent storm

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 2:37pm

While the Presidents Day snowstorm wreaked havoc for holiday commuters and brought much-needed snow for Utah’s ski resorts, it didn’t do much for the state’s below-average snowpack totals.

Gov. Herbert: Public wants leaders to 'do something' about school shootings

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:38pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said the growing list of horrifying school shootings across the country has galvanized the public to ask leaders to "do something" in the wake of lives lost. Utah is assessing school safety plans in place for needed changes.

Ron Paul to give keynote speech at Iron County GOP dinner; Mitt Romney to attend

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 1:15pm

Iron County Republicans now have not one but two former U.S. presidential candidates lined up to appear at their party’s annual Lincoln Day fundraising dinner.

Tips for fishing for trout in low water seasons

Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:49pm

Winter and early spring low flows can make trout skittish. By leaving the waders home and learning to hop from rock to rock and fish from the bank, you may just increase your catch.

Body found buried at SLC business identified

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:31pm

Remains found at a construction property in November were positively identified as a man who had been reported missing in 2012.

Cedar City man pleads not guilty in officer-involved shooting on Christmas Eve

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 12:22pm

A Utah man involved in an officer-involved shooting on Christmas Eve has pleaded not guilty.

Slipping on ice could hurt as bad as a car accident, BYU professor says

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:34am

Slipping and falling after a winter storm can injure someone as much as being in a car accident, according to one expert from Brigham Young University.

Mitt Romney jumps out to big lead in U.S. Senate race, poll shows

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:21am

Mitt Romney became the instant front-runner when he announced his U.S. Senate campaign last week, as a new polls shows him with a commanding lead four days into the race.

Bills recognizing postpartum depression, requiring more polling places advance on Capitol Hill

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:02am

A bill that would recognize postpartum depression as a public health issue, and another measure that would mean more election polling places for Utahns both passed out of committee on Utah's Capitol Hill Tuesday.