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Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:43pm

The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.

3 charged with robbing friend at gunpoint for drugs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:07pm

Three 18-year-old men accused of robbing their high school friend at gunpoint now face serious criminal charges.

Retired Utah Sen. Jake Garn never imagined he'd one day leave the planet

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:32pm

Never did retired U.S. Sen. Jake Garn, the "little kid from Richfield, Utah," imagine that he would one day leave the planet.

Utah Psychologist Licensing Board approves first step in ending conversion therapy on minors

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:38pm

Conversion therapy on minors, which has been a controversial subject and debated in Utah, could soon be banned through a route other than legislature.

Utah chooses 8 applicants to be licensed to grow medical marijuana

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:15pm

Utah has chosen its eight medical marijuana growers, officials said Friday.

Utah unemployment rate dropped to 2.8% in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:29am

Utah's low unemployment rate took a slight dip last month.

Friendship leads to an incredible custom Jeep build

Jeff Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:02am

Todd Hansen and Ryan Maxfield have been involved with off-roading and Jeeps for years. Their friendship produced a Utah business and then the world's first street-legal rear-steer Jeep Wrangler.

Search resumes for missing boaters on Strawberry Reservoir

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:45am

The search resumed Friday for two brothers last seen on Strawberry Reservoir on Thursday.

7 charged with possessing stolen items from Park City jewelry store, police say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:31am

Seven people from Weber and Davis counties have been arrested and a reward has been offered for information leading to more arrests in connection with a jewelry store burglary in April, police said.

Utah father shattered infant son's skull, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:15am

A man accused of killing his 5 1/2-month-old child has been charged with murder.

Utah gives $1 million in education grants to help fill workforce jobs

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:00am

In order to meet the state's increasing workforce needs, the Utah Department of Workforce Services awarded eight grants, totaling $1 million, to education and industry partnerships.

Teen critically injured after falling 65 feet from aqueduct near Spanish Fork River Park

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:15am

An 18-year-old suffered critical injuries after he fell about 65 feet from an aqueduct near Spanish Fork River Park early Friday morning, authorities said.

Sticker shock over water bills: 'I can’t afford to water'

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:07am

Instead of a $10 flat fee for irrigation water, dozens of Tremonton residents were surprised to open their monthly bills and discover they owed hundreds of dollars.

U. police car hits woman accused of stealing bike, police say

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:38am

A woman was critically injured after a University of Utah police squad car struck her bicycle Thursday night, police said.

UTA awards contract to study TRAX routes through prison site

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:21am

UTA has awarded an $800,000 contract to study the best way to extend TRAX through the current Draper prison site at the Point of the Mountain to Lehi.

Family gets a second chance at home ownership after son's kidney failure depleted their finances

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:01am

The family of a young kidney transplant recipient were given the keys to their new home after Realtors and home builders in northern Utah partnered to build it.

‘A good man’: Funeral held for Utah soldier who died while serving in Afghanistan

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:11pm

With somber faces, Sgt. 1st Class Elliott Robbins’ fellow Green Berets pulled his flag-draped casket from the hearse Thursday morning.

Sen. Mitt Romney proposes more legislation against Chinese tech giant

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:07pm

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney and two other Republicans introduced their own bill Thursday to prevent U.S. companies from doing business with a Chinese tech giant that they say poses a threat to national security.

Reward offered for information about fire in Latter-day Saint church

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:05pm

Authorities are offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who started a fire at a meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cottonwood Heights.

Bird causes more than 5K to lose power in Ogden

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:34pm

A bird that made its way into a Rocky Mountain Power substation caused more than 5,000 customers in Ogden to lose power Thursday night.