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102 large animals illegally poached in Utah since August, wildlife officials say

Carter Williams  |  Posted Oct 16th - 1:45pm

Utah wildlife conservation officials say 102 large animals in the state have been poached, and more than 900 citations have been issued for various hunting violations since Aug. 1.

Tax cut by the end of the year? Utah House speaker hopeful

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 1:14pm

Utah House Speaker Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, said Wednesday he’d like to see a special legislative session on tax reform before the end of the year so a tax cut can be put in place at the start of 2020 — an election year for all House members and half of the Senate.

You're sure your candidate is going to lose. Here's why you should vote anyway

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:45pm

Not all political campaigns are competitive, and many districts are going to remain reliably red or blue this election season. So if your candidate won’t win, why should you vote? The answer is simple.

'Cougar Boulevard' unveiled at junction of BYU and Provo City

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:26pm

The first female mayor in Provo City history officially renamed 1230 North — or Bulldog Boulevard — Cougar Boulevard in a special ceremony Wednesday morning, celebrating the collision of city and school with local officials.

Algal blooms still a concern for waterfowl hunters despite colder weather

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 16th - 12:15pm

With 30 Utah lakes still under algal bloom advisories, state officials are warning hunters to watch their dogs while hunting waterfowl this season.

Vaping lung injuries in Utah continue to rise

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:03am

The number of vaping-related lung injuries in Utah continues to rise, new statistics released Tuesday from the state show.

Massive mastiff rescued after getting exhausted on mountain hike

Amanda Jackson, CNN  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:28am

Floyd the mastiff went for a hike with his owner up the Grandeur Peak trail near Salt Lake City on Sunday. But when it was time to come down, Floyd was too exhausted and just sat down.

UDOT: Speed up or move over!

Simone Seikaly, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:01am

It may seem strange that the Utah Department of Transportation is telling drivers to speed up, but that is exactly the message they’re sending. That, or get out of the fast lane.

Officials investigating alleged gun threat at Duchesne County schools

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:29am

There is an increased law enforcement presence at Duchesne County schools on Wednesday due to reports of a school threat, authorities said.

No injuries after gunmen walk up to house, fire 11 rounds in West Valley City, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:25am

Police are still looking for people in connection with a shooting that took place early Wednesday morning in West Valley City.

Video: Trooper saves driver seconds before train collides with car

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:35am

When a Utah Highway Patrol Trooper approached a car stuck on the FrontRunner tracks with a train bearing down, he knew he had just seconds to react.

Will Utahns pay sales tax at the gas pump? Lawmakers to consider tax reform proposals

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:21am

Drivers in Utah may be paying sales tax in addition to the gas tax when they fill up their gas tanks under a package of tax reform options expected to be presented Wednesday at least to Republican state senators in their closed-door caucus meeting.

Section of 6200 South set to close for week as crews work on pipeline

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:07am

A section of 6200 South near Bangerter Highway is set to close Wednesday night as crews work to relocate the Jordan Valley aqueduct over the next week.

Salt Lake man charged in sextortion case involving 13-year-old girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:41am

A Salt Lake man who prosecutors say met a 13-year-old because of a social media game is now accused of threatening the girl and demanding explicit pictures of her.

Trump campaign targets Ben McAdams over impeachment inquiry

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:12pm

McAdams is one of more than 60 Democrats targeted by Trump’s reelection campaign, but McAdams’ campaign manager said the effort isn’t having an impact.

Smoke near Spanish Fork Canyon expected from prescribed burn

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:06pm

Authorities say people may see smoke near the site of several wildfire burn scars over the next few weeks, but it will be coming from a prescribed burn.

Police: Utah cousins rob father and daughter at gunpoint, then father pulls his gun on them

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:46pm

Police say two cousins robbed a girl and her father at gunpoint when the four met up to sell a phone in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Then, the father pulled out his own gun and fired at the cousins as they ran away, jail records show.

Investigators seek information from Snapchat in warrant filed in Taylorsville party death

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:22pm

A warrant unsealed last week shows officials requested "basic subscriber information" from a sixth Snapchat username they believe is one partygoer's second Snapchat account.

Judge declines to reduce bail for man charged with Utah adoption scheme

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:56pm

Bail remains at $3 million for the Arizona elected official accused of running an illegal adoption scheme and smuggling at least 40 pregnant women to Utah from the Marshall Islands.