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Here’s what Utah should do to cut incarceration in half and save $250 million, study says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:09pm

The state's prison population has risen nearly 565 percent in four decades. Here's how one study says Utah can cut incarceration in half.

1 in critical condition after head-on crash in Salt Lake City, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:55pm

One man is in critical condition after a head-on crash in Salt Lake City, police said.

Murder charge filed in 2017 gang-related shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:04pm

A man who was 17 when he allegedly gunned down a woman in her vehicle has been charged as an adult with murder.

Utah House, Senate GOP support medical marijuana bill; detractors say it won't happen

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:00pm

House and Senate Republicans appear to be on board with a proposed compromise bill for dispensing medical marijuana in Utah, but detractors say lawmakers are putting on a show and patients will never get medical cannabis.

Prep football: Week 10 scores and schedule

KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 10 high school football games across the state.

Orem police identify man who died after being shot by homeowner who confronted him in garage

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:45pm

Police on Wednesday identified a man who died after being shot by a homeowner who encountered the man in a garage of his home on Monday morning.

Debate pits Bishop against newcomer challengers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:16pm

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, took to the stage Wednesday night at Logan's Utah State University to argue why voters should send him back for another term in Congress. His challengers are Lee Castillo, a Democrat, and Eric Eliason, United Utah.

Utah lawmaker says gas station sweepstakes games often amount to gambling

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:39pm

A Utah lawmaker is again seeking to clarify that sweepstakes games functioning like pseudo-slot machines are illegal in the Beehive State.

Former U. coach sues dog boarding facility over death of beloved pet

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:08pm

Former University of Utah and Weber State football coach Ron McBride has filed a lawsuit against a dog boarding facility in Murray after his family's longtime pet was killed by two other dogs at the facility.

Police: Man suspected in Kearns robbery critically injured in officer-involved shooting

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:28pm

A person suspected in an armed robbery was critically injured after an officer-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

UVU wrestler charged with raping woman at music festival

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:03pm

A member of the Utah Valley University wrestling team who has received several athletic and academic honors has been charged with raping a woman at a music festival in Wasatch County.

Proposed Utah law would let violent crime victims, families seek review of open investigations

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:42pm

Crime victims and their families who believe investigations are languishing may seek a review of the status all the way to the attorney general's office under a proposed Utah law.

Ogden couple to run race in each of Utah's 29 counties

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:48pm

A few years ago Joseph and Rayma Markland set a goal called "Utah 29" in which they run a race in each of Utah's 29 counties. They have one more race in November to accomplish their goal.

'We're hoping for smaller storms': Washington County advancing flood prevention project

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:44pm

Workers have dug thousands of meters of storm drainage ditches around Washington County's Dammeron Valley in an effort to stop another flash flood from ravaging the community.

Officials identify Salt Lake City man who died after crashing scooter into parked car

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:21pm

Authorities released the name of a man Wednesday who died from injuries suffered from crashing his personal electric scooter into a parked car Saturday.

Mountain Accord critic seeks expanded investigation

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:44am

A critic of Mountain Accord is now asking for a federal investigation of the Utah Transit Authority because of its involvement in that planning process. A request has been sent to U.S. Attorney for Utah John Huber.

Millcreek man accused of child abuse once stole former Marine’s medals, uniforms

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:11am

A man arrested on suspicion of child abuse in a case that left the 5-year-old son of his fiancée unresponsive had previously been convicted of stealing a former Marine’s medals, uniforms and records.

State hospital continues trimming wait times for those ordered to treatment before trial

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:47am

Wait times for people ordered to undergo mental health treatment before they can stand trial in Utah continue to shrink, showing the Utah State Hospital is making good on an agreement to speed up the process, its leader said Tuesday.

Blind video gamer gaining international followers, advocating for more accessibility

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:00am

“Call of Duty,” is a fast paced, first-person shooter game enjoyed by millions of gamers. Gamers like TJ, but unlike the millions, TJ can’t see what’s happening on the screen.

Man shot at by Tooele police charged with assault

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:33am

Charges were filed Tuesday against a man whose confrontation with police resulted in shots being fired by an officer.