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Man extradited from Mexico to serve prison term

02/19/2014 6:59am
A man convicted of sexually abusing a child in Lehi seven years ago has been extradited from Mexico to serve is Utah prison sentence.

Committee OKs revised forced entry bill

02/19/2014 7:24am
After coordination with the courts and a few revisions, a House committee recommended a bill Tuesday that would set parameters on when police can forcibly enter a building.

Officer shot during chase returns home from hospital

02/19/2014 7:45am
A Utah County deputy went home from the hospital 19 days after he was shot in the head during a chase. Deputy Greg Sherwood's community plans to be there for him during every step of his recovery.

For 39th birthday, woman hopes to find biological family

02/19/2014 8:15am
For her birthday this year, Danni Carlsen wanted help finding her birth mother. Since Feb. 13, she has been asking people to share what she knows about her on social media.

Report of brutal concentration camps in N. Korea not surprising, 2 Utahns say

02/19/2014 8:29am
A United Nations' reports of brutal concentration camps in North Korea come as no surprise to two Utahns who have spent portions of their lives in the country next door.

Long-lost love letter found in 'clunker'

02/19/2014 8:53am
While some may have called it a clunker, something about the rusted exterior and the task of restoring the interior, partially eaten by mice and varmints, lured one man.

Barbie's latest gig: Entrepreneur

02/19/2014 9:12am
Barbie probably boasts the most diverse resume in history. And after sailing through 150 careers, her newest gig is an entrepreneur.

Boy with Down syndrome inspires at state wrestling tournament

02/19/2014 9:54am
Down syndrome hasn't kept Bryce Valley's Payton Johnson from being a part of the wrestling team. He has been an inspiration to those who have witnessed his matches, including fans at the state tournament.

Coaching legend gives full support to Corbin

02/19/2014 10:08am
With two months left in the regular season, Ty Corbin's tenure as the Jazz head coach may be ending. But Corbin has the full support of a legend. Jerry Sloan, who coached Corbin and hired him as an assistant, says he's done well in a tough situation.

Pig manure provides power for thousands of Utah homes

02/19/2014 10:18am
An energy company has found a way to generate electricity for thousands of Utah homes with a seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy: pig manure.

Photo Gallery: Scenes from a desert journey

02/19/2014 11:01am
A journey through the desert is always good for the soul, especially when daytime temperatures in southern Utah are in the 50s. It's a great way to shake off your cabin fever during a long winter.

Change course: Can people really learn to be financially literate?

02/19/2014 11:15am
Financial literacy courses hope to help people make wiser financial choices, but will better knowledge lead to better behavior?

2014: A good year for Utah's economy

02/19/2014 11:36am
As a member of the Utah Economic Council, I had the chance to sit on a panel at the annual Utah Economic Review in late January. Generally speaking, the tone at the event was optimistic.

How to survive a nuclear blast

02/19/2014 11:45am
A new study suggests to simply to "duck and cover" in nuclear explosion may not be enough to protect yourself from radioactive fallout.

John McCain tours Arizona temple with Sandra Day O'Connor

02/19/2014 11:55am
Sen. John McCain toured the new LDS Church temple in Gilbert, Ariz. during the open house with Sandra Day O'Connor and Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake.

U. police warn students of possible kidnapper near school

02/19/2014 12:13pm
University of Utah police are again warning students to be careful and look out for each other after a possible kidnapping attempt occurred near the dorms late Tuesday night.

Cee Lo Green: I'm not returning to 'The Voice'

02/19/2014 12:45pm
Cee Lo Green says he's quitting as a coach on "The Voice."

Finns give reindeer fluorescent antler makeovers

02/19/2014 12:46pm
Rudolph the reindeer is having a glittering antler makeover – the latest attempt to halt some of the thousands of road deaths of the roaming caribou in the wilds of Finland.

6 arrested after fleeing in stolen vehicle, deputies say

02/19/2014 12:54pm
Six people were arrested early Wednesday morning after leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen vehicle, police say.

Have You Seen This? King of Goat Mountain

02/19/2014 1:25pm
If you missed the championship of King of Goat Mountain don't fret. We have a recap of all the action here as well as video.

Ukraine leader names new army chief after clashes

02/19/2014 2:26pm
As fires burned at the barricades in central Kiev for a second straight night, Ukraine's embattled president replaced the army chief Wednesday and the military said it would take part in a national anti-terrorist operation to restore order.

No one injured after freight train derails in West Jordan

02/19/2014 2:47pm
Two freight train locomotives tipped over in west Salt Lake County just before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Marvel's 'Guardians of the Galaxy' premiere trailer

02/19/2014 3:21pm
The debut trailer for Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" lands online.

Lawmakers pass bill restricting voter info, expands definition of child abuse

02/19/2014 4:34pm
Here are the bills Utah lawmakers are currently looking at, including a bill to protect children from parents suspected of killing their spouse, a bill to restrict Utah voter information and a bill that would give tax incentives for the downtown convention hotel.

Girl who fell through window OK, father says

02/19/2014 5:03pm
A toddler who fell out of a third-story window suffered only broken bones in her arm, and is recovering at home, her father said.

Mother allegedly attempted to smuggle drugs to inmate

02/19/2014 5:23pm
A mother of an inmate was arrested after allegedly mailing narcotics to the Salt Lake County Jail.

2 charged in alleged drug run from LA to Salt Lake

02/19/2014 6:16pm
A couple arrested after police found a huge amount of methamphetamine in their vehicle were charged federally Wednesday.

Bountiful man faces federal arson charge in SLC fire

02/19/2014 7:14pm
When asked why he did it, the man accused of causing a four-alarm fire in downtown Salt Lake City told investigators, "Maybe I wanted to see the fire department."

Google Fiber eyes SLC for network growth

02/19/2014 7:15pm
Google Fiber is considering Salt Lake City among nine metropolitan areas in which to expand its network.

Wednesday’s Child: McKayla

02/19/2014 7:25pm
The path to adoption for children in the foster care system isn't always smooth. But one Utah teen is choosing to make the most out of a sometimes bumpy road.

Many Americans have more credit card debt than savings, study says

02/19/2014 7:27pm
Just more than half of Americans, 51 percent, reported having more savings than credit card debt in a recent survey.

No death penalty for teen suspect in fatal deputy shooting

02/19/2014 7:36pm
Interim Utah County Attorney Tim Taylor says Meagan Dakota Grunwald was just as responsible for the killing of sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride as her boyfriend was.

15-year-old injured in 1 of 2 shootings at Ute reservation

02/19/2014 8:02pm
Federal authorities want to talk to a Whiterocks man about a pair of shootings Monday on the Uintah-Ouray Indian Reservation, one of which injured a teenage boy.

Gov. Herbert calls House alternative to expanding Medicaid 'illogical'

02/19/2014 8:11pm
Gov. Gary Herbert said Wednesday a new House plan to spend state funds rather than accept federal Medicaid expansion money to help cover some of the nearly 60,000 Utahns living below the poverty line is "illogical."

E-cigarettes used to solicit pornographic photos from teen, police say

02/19/2014 8:15pm
An Ogden man was arrested after police say he offered to trade e-cigarettes for illicit pictures of a teen.

Kansas bill would allow spanking that leaves marks

02/19/2014 8:29pm
A Kansas lawmaker is proposing a bill that would allow teachers, caregivers and parents to spank children hard enough to leave marks.

1 injured in semitruck crash in Wasatch County

02/19/2014 8:43pm
A crash between two semitrailer trucks Wednesday morning on U.S. 40 in Wasatch County left one man with critical injuries, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

BYU study shows impact figure skating has on athletes' bodies

02/19/2014 8:59pm
Scientists have studied the impact Olympic sports of ski jumping and aerials have on athletes' bodies, but findings from the work conducted by BYU and the United States Figure Skating Association are fascinating.

Johnson, Blatche lead Nets over Jazz 105-99

02/19/2014 10:11pm
The Jazz falter in the second half, falling to the Nets and Deron Williams 105-99.

Lawyer, 2 sons arrested in drug, weapons investigation

02/19/2014 10:25pm
A lawyer working with the Salt Lake City Police Department was arrested along with his two sons Wednesday for investigation of drug and weapons violations.

Death of child in car seat raises safety concerns for parents

02/19/2014 10:31pm
In 2006, KSL covered the tragedy of a 1-year- old girl who died while sleeping in her car seat. It's an error many make, but it's one that can have deadly consequences.

American Fork agency tries to raise money for 2 police dogs

02/19/2014 10:43pm
The American Fork Police Department is trying to raise money for two new police dogs to replace its older dogs currently in the K9 unit.

US teams win silver, bronze in women's bobsledding

02/19/2014 10:47pm
For the Americans, there was plenty of history to savor. It was the first time two U.S. women's bobsleds medaled at the Olympics.

Ligety wins gold in men's giant slalom skiing

02/19/2014 10:51pm
Carving turns like nobody else, Ted Ligety established a huge first-run lead and then comfortably held on to win the giant slalom at the Sochi Games on Wednesday, becoming the first American man to win two Olympic gold medals in Alpine skiing.

'I'm kind of bummed,' says Reiter of disappointing finish in Sochi

02/19/2014 11:01pm
Despite a disappointing loss, American snowboarder Justin Reiter was encouraged by the reaction of fans.