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Drinking skim milk instead of whole milk could keep your body 9 years younger, BYU study says

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:04am

A new study authored by BYU professor Larry Tucker shows drinking 2% milk and whole milk may add years of biological age to adults, while 1% and nonfat milk were associated with younger biological age.

Salt Lake City Council approves temporary Sugar House homeless shelter

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:32pm

The day after Salt Lake City leaders unveiled their selection of a city-owned building in Sugar House for a winter homeless shelter, the Salt Lake City Council legally cleared the way for its opening.

2 arrested after high-speed chase with stolen car ends in Wasatch County

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:40pm

The vehicle was allegedly stolen out of Salt Lake County and Wasatch County Sheriff’s deputies first responded to the incident about 11:47 a.m., according to Wasatch County Sheriff’s Lt. Ken Purdy.

Temple Square demolition begins a 4-year renovation project

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:16pm

The Temple Square South Visitors’ Center and parts of the south wall were demolished Friday.

Family shattered: 4 dead, 1 injured, 1 in custody in Grantsville shooting

Amy Donaldson, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:23pm

Adding to the shock is that the suspected shooter is a member of the family. He was taken into custody by police.

Romney, others condemn Iranian government, stand with protesters

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:11pm

A group of Republican senators, including Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, introduced a resolution Friday backing government protesters in Iran.

Utah housing prices expected to continue rise to record prices

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 6:26pm

Utah housing prices have jumped significantly over the past seven years — up 67% statewide. The median price of a single-family home is expected to reach $400K.

Referendum supporters opposed to food tax scrambling for signatures as Tuesday deadline looms

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 5:24pm

The volunteers behind the tax reform referendum are counting on the booths they’ve set up in Harmons and Associated Food stores around the state to put them over the top by the Tuesday deadline.

Utah ex-governor calls inland port economic ‘beachhead’ of future prosperity

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 4:50pm

Mike Leavitt, a Republican who served from 1993 to 2003, said 25 years from now people are going to be taking the controversial Utah Inland Port for granted as part of the foundation of Utah’s economy.

Couple charged with holding woman captive, assaulting her

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 3:46pm

A man and woman were charged Friday with holding a woman working as a prostitute captive, as well as beating and raping her on multiple occasions.

Utah cougar harvest quotas increased as wildlife officials seek to combat deer decline

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 1:14pm

In response to a decline in deer populations in some pockets of Utah, state wildlife officials issued an “emergency” increase of 117 cougar harvest objectives in 11 areas across the state.

Parents praise coworkers for quick response to help son who severed hand in work accident

Hollie Reina, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 12:31pm

On Jan. 6, the life of a former Dixie High School football player with aspirations to play in college changed dramatically when his hand was severed in a work accident.

Utah couple travels to Rio de Janeiro to help revitalize art center

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 17th - 11:05am

When the two wanted to celebrate their 10-year wedding anniversary and Sunny’s 40th birthday, they chose the colorful and lively Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

‘Adjustments’ made to Latter-day Saint temple ceremonial clothing

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 10:21am

Latter-day Saints wear ceremonial clothing when participating in sacred rituals within their temples. That clothing has now been slightly adjusted.

Utah student becomes semifinalist in Mars rover naming contest

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:40am

A Utah elementary student is a semifinalist in NASA’s “Name the Rover” contest.

'From ashes and destruction': Latter-day Saints celebrate completion of stake center destroyed by arson

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 17th - 9:12am

A year ago on a chilled Saturday morning, residents of St. George awoke to find the nearly completed East Stake Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints a smoldering, smoking husk. The night before, a large fire believed by authorities that have been an arson had gutted the building.

Proposal for late starts at Salt Lake high schools gets chilly reception

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jan 17th - 8:04am

After a public meeting earlier this week where the vast majority of participants backed a proposal to push back start times, the plan got a chilly reception Thursday night from parents, teachers and even students.

Northrop Grumman expansion may add 2,000-plus jobs in Weber County

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 17th - 7:18am

Northrop Grumman Corporation will expand its Weber County operations and create thousands of new jobs over the next two decades, the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development announced recently.

3 reasons why you should give cross-country skiing a try this winter

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:27pm

Utah offers some of the best downhill skiing in the country, but if you are looking for even more of a workout, a couple of outdoor enthusiasts suggest trying cross country skiing.