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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.

Could 2020 bring full Medicaid expansion to Utah?

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:50pm

Limited Medicaid expansion is helping some Utahns, others are still without coverage.

Facebook data center under construction in Eagle Mountain will expand by 500K square feet

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:11pm

Facebook will expand the size of a data center under construction in Eagle Mountain from 1 million square feet to 1.5 million square feet.

Driver killed in crash on US 6 after veering into opposite lane, colliding head-on with semitruck

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:35pm

As the truck traveled eastbound in the westbound lane, a westbound semitruck in the proper lane was unable to avoid the truck, UHP said.

Sen. Mike Lee rips ex-FBI director James Comey over Russia probe report

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:22pm

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz found no evidence that political bias influenced the FBI’s decision to investigate allegations of collusion between then-candidate Donald Trump and Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Winter storm expected to hit northern Utah this week

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:45pm

A winter storm warning was issued for the Wasatch Mountains north of I-80, starting Thursday at 5 a.m., according to NWS.

Court docs outline disturbing abuse during monthlong captivity

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:40pm

As new charges are pending against a man accused of kidnapping, drugging and beating a woman in his house for more than a month, new court documents reveal disturbing details of abuse the victim says she also suffered.

Shipping some Christmas gifts? You'll want to do it soon

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:58pm

Christmas is approaching fast and, if you’re like most Americans, you probably still have some shopping to cross off your list.

1 killed in rollover crash near Colorado-Utah border

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:38pm

Investigators suspect speed and alcohol were factors in the crash, UHP said.

Utah woman thankful family friend arrested her for DUI

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:33pm

When Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Bricker found his family friend, Hillary Staska, in her car in 2016, it was obvious she had been drinking and driving.

Thursday deadline looms for BLM employees on potential move to the West

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:46pm

Washington-based employees of the Bureau of Land Management have until Thursday to decide if they will move out West as part of the planned reorganization of the public lands agency under the U.S. Department of Interior, a shakeup drawing both praise and criticism.

Authorities identify body found in Garfield County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:09pm

Authorities have identified a body that was discovered over the weekend in a remote area of Garfield County.

More than 10M fish stocked in Utah during 2019, wildlife officials say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:46pm

Over 10 million fish weighing more than 1 million pounds were stocked in Utah lakes, reservoirs and other bodies of water throughout 2019, according to data released by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Tuesday.

State School Board member Linda Hansen steps down

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:23pm

Linda Hansen, who has represented District 3 on the Utah State Board of Education since 2014, has stepped down because she is moving outside her precinct boundaries.

Authorities ask for help in locating Provo man who cut off ankle monitor, escaped custody

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:47am

Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a man they say escaped custody early Tuesday.

Utah Silver Alert canceled after 83-year-old man found safe

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:01am

A Silver Alert was canceled Wednesday by South Jordan police for an 83-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease, who had been missing since Tuesday evening.

Vandals shooting out windows, causing thousands of dollars in damage, Draper business owners say

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:00am

Owners of businesses along Minuteman Drive said they’re frustrated and angry after several windows have been shot out over the last few weeks, causing tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage.

Locations of Orem, Taylorsville temples announced

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:16am

The locations of two future temples in Orem and Taylorsville were announced Wednesday in a news release from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.