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Utah leaders, environmentalists react to Zinke resignation

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:39pm

Reaction to the resignation of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke was mixed in Utah. Members of the state's congressional delegation were complementary, but local environmental groups expressed ironic gratitude on the news of Zinke's impending departure.

Driver critically injured after boulder crashes through windshield

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 15th - 8:45pm

A Layton man was critically injured Saturday afternoon when a boulder fell off the side of the mountain and crashed through the windshield of the truck he was driving, officials said.

Audits: $53M of missile motors wrongly listed as not working

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:48pm

A Department of Defense audit found that $53 million of ballistic missile motors stored at Hill Air Force Base in northern Utah were inaccurately designated as not working.

TSA expects a record number of travelers this holiday season

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:07pm

In Utah and nationwide, TSA expects to screen a record number of travelers during the 2018 Christmas and New Year holiday travel season.

Disney actor Stoney Westmoreland fired after arrest in Salt Lake

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 15th - 6:11pm

Disney Channel actor Stoney Westmoreland has been fired after he was arrested in Salt Lake City for allegedly attempting to have a sexual relationship with an online acquaintance he believed was 13 years old.

2 from O.J. Simpson defense team helping ex-USU linebacker charged with rapes

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 5:06pm

Ex-Utah State University linebacker Torrey Green's legal defense team has two new players — who both helped defend O.J. Simpson and other high-profile defendants.

Utah bike shop helps give kids their own set of wheels

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 4:14pm

The Utah chapter of national organization, Free Bikes for Kids, gave away more than 200 bicycles to kids in need on Saturday, thanks to countless donors and volunteers.

Social work expert disagrees with federal law enforcers about sex offender treatment

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 2:48pm

A social work professor and therapist disagrees with law enforcement officials that treatment for child sex offenders doesn’t work.

State School Board OKs near-$600,000 budget for public relations services

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 1:04pm

The Utah State Board of Education has agreed to budget nearly $600,000 in unexpended federal mineral lease funds for strategic communications services, an effort Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson calls "important" and "timely."

Salt Lake City seeking new council member as Kitchen departs for Utah Senate

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34am

With the departure of Salt Lake City Councilman Derek Kitchen, Utah's capital city's governing body has a vacancy to fill.

Angel Flight brings Santa, 8,000 pounds of supplies to Title I school

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:17am

Hundreds of students from the school lined up inside a hangar at Cedar City Regional Airport to greet Santa on Friday.

Utah gas mining president charged with securities fraud

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:34am

The founder and president of Empire Energy in Utah has been charged with defrauding investors of more than $300,000.

2 adults, 1 juvenile arrested after high-speed pursuit ends north of Stockton

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:05pm

Three people were arrested after a short high-speed chase on state Route 36 Friday afternoon, police said.

Utah man faces federal murder charge in fatal Navajo Nation shooting

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:33pm

A man who allegedly shot another man in the back of the head during an argument in the Navajo Nation was charged with murder Friday in federal court.

St. George mother finds a way to get back to her favorite sport

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:00pm

Staying active and even competitive in your favorite sport seems to get harder as you age, but one St. George mom is using every resource available to keep up with her kids.

Disney Channel actor arrested for allegedly enticing minor in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:32pm

A 48-year-old Disney Channel actor on a show that films in Utah was arrested Friday after allegedly arranging online to have sex with someone he believed was 13 years old.

Here's why CenturyLink customers received a pop-up that briefly blocked the internet

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:06pm

If you’re a CenturyLink customer, you may have had trouble getting online this week. Here’s why the internet service provider says the reason is due to Utah law — and why state legislators say it should never have happened.

Salt Lake is US pick to try for Winter Olympics

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:22pm

Utah is closer to getting another Olympics Friday after the U.S. Olympic Committee selected Salt Lake City to bid on behalf of the United States.

Sen. Orrin Hatch says his comments about Trump allegations were 'irresponsible'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:09pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch says he regrets speaking "imprudently" and that his comments earlier this week about allegations against President Trump were "irresponsible."

Police identify man found dead in Holladay park

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 14th - 2:14pm

Police released the identity of a man two days after finding him dead and naked in a Holladay park Wednesday.