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Utah hospitals add price lists online, but how useful are they?

Mark Stevens and Lori Prichard, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 9:32am

For years, patients trying to estimate the cost of their medical care may have felt they were putting together a million-piece puzzle, without a picture to guide them.

Sandy City Council initiates independent water quality investigation

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:41am

Sandy City Council members are stepping in to monitor the city's ongoing water quality debacle.

Bill that would give Utah among strictest abortion law lengthened from 15-week window to 18 weeks

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 8:01am

The sponsor of a bill that would have given Utah one of the most restrictive abortion laws in the country has revised the bill to allow abortions up until 18 weeks gestation rather than 15 weeks.

2nd quake in 4 days shakes Kanosh in Millard County

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:31am

A second earthquake in four days shook Kanosh in Millard County early Wednesday morning.

Utah K-12 education funding drops for first time in 7 years, report states

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 7:00am

Voices for Utah Children, a nonprofit focused on children's healthy development, released its Utah Children's Budget Report Tuesday.

'Cold': Josh Powell's brother lied under oath

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio and Keira Farrimond, KSL TV, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 20th - 6:07am

Michael Powell failed to disclose conversations with Josh Powell about missing woman Susan Powell during a sworn deposition months before taking his own life.

'I kinda just kicked into action': West HS student credited with saving crash victim’s life

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 19th - 10:30pm

West High School junior Felix Ortiz performed CPR on a crash victim Tuesday afternoon — an action Utah Highway Patrol officials say likely saved the man's life.

Man spotted abusing dog arrested for mail theft, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:04pm

A man with a long history of theft and substance abuse-related arrests, according to court records, was arrested again recently after police spotted him allegedly abusing a dog.

3 Utah schools deemed safe on lead, copper levels after Sandy water woes

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Updated Feb 19th - 10:00pm

Independent testing at Alta High and Sunrise and Altara elementary schools by a private laboratory show the drinking water is safe, with no elevated levels of lead or copper. The testing was done over the holiday weekend by the Canyon district.

Hate crimes bill will get hearing this session

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated Feb 19th - 9:45pm

Sen. Daniel Thatcher pumped his fist into the air Tuesday after a majority of his fellow Senate Republicans agreed his hate crimes bill should get a committee hearing.

Study: 80 percent of sex crime victims didn't report incidents to school

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:02pm

Eighty percent of victims of sexual assault and sexual misconduct at the University of Utah did not report the incidents to the school, a new university study shows.

Hiker stuck in quicksand at Utah park feared he would die

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 19th - 8:49pm

A man who was stranded for hours in frigid weather with his leg sunk up to the knee in quicksand at a creek in Utah's Zion National Park said Tuesday that he feared he would lose his leg and might die because the quicksand's water was so cold.

Utah House OKs bill to require doctors to discuss opioids with patients before prescribing

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:29pm

The House voted favorably on HB191, which would require physicians to discuss the risks of addiction, dangers of mixing opioid medication with other substances, reasons why the prescription may be necessary and other options with patients.

Utah House passes tweaked bill loosening restrictions on local anti-idling ordinances

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:03pm

After a previous version of the bill failed in front of a committee, the Utah House of Representatives voted Tuesday to approve a watered-down bill to allow cities slightly more power to enforce anti-idling ordinances.

'Just take me to jail': Utah man charged with murdering girlfriend in front of her 5-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:38pm

A West Valley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his girlfriend in front of her 5-year-old son.

Pics of the Week: Photographic proof your prayers for snow are still being answered

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:04pm

Not even southern Utah can escape the snow that continues to pile up throughout the state.

Alleged gunman in killing of Ogden man charged

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:31pm

The alleged triggerman in the shootings of two brothers in Ogden — killing one and critically injuring the other — has been charged.

'Good faith' bill making fixes to Utah medical marijuana law advanced by committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:47pm

A bill making what were described as technical changes to the Utah Medical Cannabis Act passed in a special legislative session last year was unanimously advanced by a Senate committee Tuesday.

Fake grenade prompts real evacuation of Utah elementary school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:16pm

Taylorsville Elementary School was briefly evacuated on Tuesday after a student brought a suspicious device to school.

Provo man charged in child porn investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:17pm

A Provo man accused of downloading over 100 pictures and videos of children being molested or sexually tortured has been formally charged.