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UTA free fare days could be used to combat air pollution

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:15pm

The Wasatch Front has been covered with a thick blanket of smog and pollution, but there could soon be a new tool to fight the murky inversion in the future — and UTA may help.

Salt Lake City Council votes to give themselves a nearly $10K pay bump

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:42pm

The seven-member council voted unanimously to give themselves each a roughly $9,600 pay raise, increasing their salaries from $26,291 to $35,925 effective in January.

No bail for Utahn accused of killing code enforcement officer

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:10pm

A West Valley man accused of killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house will remain in jail without the possibility of posting bail.

What you need to know about bodycams

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:33pm

Fourteen people have died during officer-involved shootings in Utah since October. Here's what you need to know about the body cameras that (sometimes) capture the scene.

Videos show exploding rock arch, hoodoos in Utah — are they real or a hoax?

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:00pm

One video shows a rock arch crumble in an apparent explosion. Another depicts flat-lying rocks falling off a pair of hoodoos, leaving only dust in their wake. Are they real or an elaborate hoax?

Utah company that promised hunting trips under investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:27pm

A Roy company that sold hunting equipment and offered to take customers on hunting trips is under investigation for allegedly pocketing customers' money without delivering on its promises, according to new court documents.

‘The witch is dead’: Millcreek scraps controversial blight study with unanimous vote

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:45pm

A controversial blight study that caused residents to fear their homes would be taken through eminent domain as a part of a Millcreek growth plan is officially dead.

Committees name finalists to create Martha Hughes Cannon statue for US Capitol

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:14pm

Five artists are now vying to create the Martha Hughes Cannon statue for the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.

Ranchers reveling in Trump's proposed rollback of water regulations

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:09pm

Proposed revisions to a controversial Obama-era water regulation are being widely applauded by ranchers, farmers and private property advocates.

What is Utah doing about illegal, annoying robocalls, telemarketing scams?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:05pm

Utah has joined 40 states in an effort to stop or reduce illegal robocalls, 187 million of which were made to Utahns last year.

Groups say oil and gas leases jeopardize pristine public lands in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:28pm

A coalition of environmental and conservation organizations are speaking out on a Bureau of Land Management online oil and gas lease/sale auction Tuesday that offered up 150,000 federal acres in Utah for potential industry extraction.

Helping to drive investment in 'opportunity zones'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:44pm

Utah is home to many areas that could be possible locations for economic development with the right capital investment. Created by federal legislation, the Opportunity Zone Program is a tax incentive designed to boost investment in low-income areas.

Rep. Mia Love: Trump 'obviously' doesn't understand GOP's issues with minority women

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:13pm

President Donald Trump does not understand the Republican Party's issue with minority women, outgoing Utah Rep. Mia Love said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the Women Rule Summit in Washington.

Charges: Utahn with 100 rounds of ammo threatened to kill wife's family

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:59am

An Orem man has been charged with threatening to shoot his estranged wife's family — forcing an elementary school to go into lockdown — because he was upset over their pending divorce.

Looking to buy a jail? Daggett County puts old jail up for sale for $4.45M

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:29am

Are you looking to buy a jail? Do you have $4.45 million lying around somewhere? If so, then you’re in luck.

'I'm in': Retiring state Sen. Jim Dabakis joins 2019 race for Salt Lake City mayor

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:35am

After mulling whether to join two other candidates already lined up to challenge Mayor Jackie Biskupski next year, outgoing state Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, announced Tuesday via Facebook Live his decision.

New Kearns building bridges Olympics and community

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:28am

The newest addition to the Utah Olympic Oval and Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center site connects the two buildings — both literally and figuratively.

Utah Rep.-elect Ben McAdams names former deputy mayor as congressional chief of staff

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:06am

Rep.-elect Ben McAdams, D-Utah, announced Monday Nichole Dunn, former deputy Salt Lake County mayor, will serve as his congressional chief of staff.

Police: No charges in 'suspicious' death of South Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:39am

Despite being involved in a fight prior to his death, the Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has determined a South Salt Lake man whose death was originally called "suspicious," died of a drug overdose.

Charges: Utah man kidnapped woman, led officer on chase and crashed into police vehicle

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:34am

An Ogden man who allegedly kidnapped a woman, led an officer on a chase and crashed into a police vehicle is now facing charges.