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Ogden School Board suspends policy barring graduation memorials

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 8:40pm

A Utah school district has suspended a policy that prohibited schools from memorializing deceased students at graduation ceremonies.

State: Utah unemployment rate dropped to 2.9 percent in April

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 7:32pm

Utah's unemployment rate has dropped, with state officials saying April's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 2.9 percent was down from 3 percent in March.

Wyoming man rescued after snowmobile crash in Utah's Sevier County

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted May 19th - 7:17pm

A Wyoming man who crashed his snowmobile in Sevier Country and was suffering from chest pain was rescued from Monroe Mountain near Magleby Reservoir on Sunday. The weather forced the Sevier County Sheriff's Office to carry the operation in stages.

New wave of tariffs on outdoor gear might hit recreation industry hard

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 19th - 6:05pm

A new wave of Chinese import tariffs will likely hit the outdoor recreation industry hard, impacting the costs of gear for both retailers and customers.

Provo Latter-day Saints church building, property vandalized with graffiti

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 19th - 4:34pm

A meetinghouse and surrounding property for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Provo was vandalized with graffiti overnight Saturday, officials report.

Vietnam cargo plane converted into interactive classroom

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 3:13pm

Students interested in science and technology will soon be able to attend class in an old military plane in northern Utah.

Authorities identify couple killed in Utah County helicopter crash

Sean Walker,  |  Posted May 19th - 1:10pm

The Utah County Sheriff's Office has identified a Uintah County couple as the victims of the crashed helicopter found Friday night in an area north of Alpine.

Student-created charity sends medical supplies to the Navajo Nation

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 19th - 12:01pm

You never know what you’re going to find behind the doors at a storage unit. Mohan Sudabattula and his friends find purpose.

How Pineview Dam plays critical role in preventing flooding

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted May 19th - 10:27am

With all the snow that piled up in Utah’s mountains this year, flood concerns have been on the minds of many water managers.

Romney disagrees with GOP lawmaker on Trump's 'impeachable conduct'

Sarah Westwood and Eli Watkins, CNN  |  Posted May 19th - 9:23am

Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that he disagrees with Rep. Justin Amash on the Michigan Republican's recent comments that President Donald Trump's conduct has met the "threshold for impeachment."

Woman killed when vehicle collides with horse

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted May 19th - 9:00am

A woman died late Saturday night after the vehicle she was riding in hit a horse on state Route 198 near Payson.

1 man dead, 1 arrested in connection with shooting in Ogden

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted May 19th - 7:52am

Police are investigating a homicide that happened shortly after midnight Sunday on the 500 block of 31st Street in Ogden.

Utah hotline for expectant mothers looks back at 35 years of service

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 10:05pm

The Utah Department of Health's MotherToBaby program, formerly known as the Pregnancy Risk Line, has been answering questions about pregnancy and breastfeeding since 1984.

Number of children without health insurance is again trending in the wrong direction

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 7:54pm

New national research shows the number of uninsured children is trending upward — for the first time in nearly a decade.

Refugee resettled in Utah without parents, accomplishes what she was once told she'd never achieve

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 7:19pm

When Desange Kuenihira was a young girl growing up in a refugee camp without parents, she was told she had no future and would never even graduate from high school. Wednesday she graduated with her high school diploma and an associate degree.

Police recover bodies of Utah couple killed in helicopter crash above Alpine

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 4:43pm

The bodies of a Utah couple killed in a helicopter crash in the hills above Alpine Friday were recovered Saturday.

All I-15 lanes reopen in South Salt Lake after 2 multi-vehicle crashes

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted May 18th - 4:11pm

Two multi-vehicle crashes on northbound I-15 shut down several lanes for over two hours Saturday afternoon, officials report.

Tooele county man pulls woman from partially submerged car

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:37pm

A Tooele County man says he's not a hero after pulling a woman from a car that rolled off I-80 and landed upside down in water. Still, there are a lot of people grateful for his actions.

How to find camping spots in Utah that are off the beaten path

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:00pm

Get your camping gear ready, for Memorial Day weekend will be upon us soon. It may be hard to find the great outdoors any greater than in Utah: Hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, off-roading and in several places – well, crowds.

Man shot in leg during love-triangle altercation, police say

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 12:26pm

A man was shot early Saturday after trying to get into his ex-girlfriend's apartment, police say.