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‘It’s unthinkable’: Romney says new fee could raise cost of family history records by 500%

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:01pm

Sen. Mitt Romney is speaking out against a proposed fee hike on family history records that could raise the price of obtaining a record by up to 500%.

Family that lost home in fire says daughter’s Christmas wish brings hope

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:09pm

Daniele and Christian Youngblood lost nearly everything last August, when the Gun Range Fire tore through their home, and two others.

1 in 5 Utahns is a public school student; fall ’19 enrollment tops 666,000

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:38pm

The Oct. 1 head count of 666,858 represents an enrollment increase of 1.19%, or 7,906 students, over the previous year’s head count of 658,952.

House OKs defense bill, parental leave for federal workers

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:42pm

The House on Wednesday passed its annual defense policy measure, which combined a $738 billion Pentagon price tag with legislation to provide federal employees with 12 weeks of paid parental leave.

California considers calling THC in pot a risk to moms-to-be

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:52pm

A California panel on Wednesday wrestled with the reliability and accuracy of dense research studies as it considers whether to declare marijuana's potent, high-inducing chemical — THC — a health risk to pregnant women and require warnings for the pot products legally sold in the nation's most populous state.

Muhammad makes list of top 10 baby names in the US for the first time

Harmeet Kaur, CNN  |  Posted Dec 6th - 7:37pm

For the first time, Muhammad is one of the top 10 most popular baby names for boys in the United States, according to data from the parenting website BabyCenter.

Poor air quality forces kids inside for school recess

John Wojcik, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Dec 6th - 10:14am

Air quality concerns in the Salt Lake Valley continue to linger and there’s a growing concern about how it will impact kids at school.

Tooele County launches campaign aimed at decreasing underage drinking

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 5th - 2:17pm

All of Tooele County's school buses will feature new signs with slogans designed to remind parents about the risks involved with binge drinking.

Disney's new live-action 'Mulan' trailer shows distinctly different take from original

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 5th - 12:15pm

Disney’s remake of its classic animated film “Mulan” is shaping up to be its most ambitious, and most divergent, live-action recreation yet.

Walking while texting, other cellphone-related injuries are on the rise, especially for the young

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Dec 5th - 11:15am

Cell phones are a literal pain in the neck -- and face, eyes, nose, ears and head. A new study analyzing national emergency room data shows injuries to those areas of our bodies have risen "steeply" over the last 20 years.

Holiday money-saving strategies that can backfire

Bev O’shea Of Nerdwallet, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 5th - 10:16am

Holiday marketers have your number, and they know how to entice you to spend. However, you can position yourself to recognize — and overcome — overspending triggers.

The ultimate dinosaur road trip will take you through Utah, Colorado

Autumn Spanne, CNN  |  Posted Dec 5th - 7:13am

Eighty million years ago, a ferocious predecessor of Tyrannosaurus Rex stalked the western shore of an ancient seaway that flooded through North America, slicing the continent in two.

New study will test effectiveness of old drug to stop bleeding in severely injured children

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 4th - 2:33pm

A drug used to stop ongoing bleeding in severe trauma patients of all ages since the 1960s has never been clinically tested in children, according to doctors at Primary Children’s Hospital.

Warming temperatures put women at risk of giving birth early, study says

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted Dec 4th - 12:57pm

Women are at risk of giving birth early due to warmer temperatures brought on by the climate crisis, a new study finds.

Star Wars 'Baby Yoda' toys are coming to a store near you

Chauncey Alcorn, CNN Business  |  Posted Dec 4th - 11:49am

Fans of Star Wars and the new Disney+ series "The Mandalorian" have another reason to celebrate this holiday season, thanks to a much-anticipated line of "Baby Yoda" merchandise.

Widow of slain Utah police officer recalls big surprise 3 days after funeral

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 7:01pm

Little Colton Shinners may not have had the chance to meet his father, slain Provo police officer Joseph Shinners, but that doesn’t mean he won’t know him.

8-year-old donates hundreds of stuffed animals, most won from claw machine

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 9:11am

Eight-year-old Jonny Hoagland isn’t one to look for the spotlight. But when you have a collection of stuffed animals like he does, it’s hard not to take notice — especially when he’s decided it’s time to say goodbye.

YouTube changes to protect children could hurt creators, viewers

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 3rd - 7:26am

Utah-based Disney vloggers Chris and Amanda Provost started their YouTube channel nearly two years ago as a simple passion-project.

Still 'tougher than a bullet': Teen once shot and left for dead is living life to the fullest

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 2nd - 10:39pm

“Do what makes you happy.” And planting tulip bulbs — 1,208 of them — with her mother, April, makes Deserae Turner happy.