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Utah economy shows few signs of slowing despite coronavirus scare, analyst says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:11pm

The state and the nation are experiencing record growth, and that trend is likely to continue despite recent concerns of a global health scare, a Utah economic expert says.

District attorney launches new division to better help crime victims

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:26pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill says he is seeking to better inform victims of where their cases stand and connect them to services like counseling, even if his deputies decide not to file charges.

Woman claims she was detained, beaten for 3 months, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 5:21pm

A Woods Cross man has allegedly been beating a woman in his apartment and not allowing her to leave since before Christmas, police reported.

Who will run homeless resource center? Board to weigh options for future

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:47pm

Board members of Utah’s nonprofit Shelter the Homeless organization are weighing options for the future operation of the 200-bed Gail Miller Resource Center.

Utah House gives quick approval to medical marijuana amendments

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 4:17pm

Gov. Gary Herbert is expected to sign the bill Friday so the system can be up and running Monday.

Body of missing Salt Lake County man found at Sand Hollow State Park

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 2:39pm

The man's body was found near the "jumping rocks" area on the northeast side of the reservoir, where cliff jumping into the water is allowed.

Church discourages international travel to US for general conference amid coronavirus

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 2:12pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints discouraged members outside the United States from traveling to general conference amid coronavirus concerns.

‘The Blind Side’ surprised Hollywood with its success, woman who inspired the film tells Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:28pm

If you thought Sandra Bullock played a fiery southern woman in “The Blind Side,” just know that even she didn’t quite match the fire of the real Leigh Anne Tuohy's speech at RootsTech.

Utah health officials say they have prepared well for a potential COVID-19 outbreak

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:15pm

The Utah Department of Health will hold a press conference Thursday afternoon to explain how the state is preparing for the potential spread of COVID-19.

Cache County man charged with shooting kids with airsoft gun

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 1:14pm

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a Cache County man accused of shooting his stepchildren with an airsoft gun after they woke him up.

Commission wants your ideas for better transportation in Salt Lake, Summit counties

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 12:20pm

A transportation project will soon provide better connections along the east side of the Salt Lake Valley and into Summit County. But what will it look like? Leaders want your input.

Man charged with helping fellow inmate shave head, escape from Utah jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 11:57am

A Weber County Jail inmate who police say helped another inmate escape faces potentially more jail time.

Trouble ahead for big $35 million affordable housing bill

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 11:23am

Gov. Gary Herbert urging Utahns to consider donating to the homelessness, but the Utah Legislature might not fund affordable housing.

Mother, son in Utah face federal gun trafficking charges

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 10:57am

A mother and son in Utah allegedly illegally bought and sold dozens of firearms over 18 months, including four semi-automatic rifles that were seized on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Wine subscription bill advances in Senate; increases selection of wine

Cami Mondeaux, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Feb 27th - 10:37am

A bill allowing residents to have a wine subscription to clubs that sell wine not available in the state passed the Senate Business and Labor Committee Tuesday with a unanimous vote.

Senate panel approves bill to ban all elective abortions in state

Sahalie Donaldson,  |  Posted Feb 27th - 8:37am

A senate committee approved a bill to ban all elective abortions in the state of Utah should the U.S. Supreme Court overturn Roe V. Wade.

Adjustments to medical marijuana law to be heard in Utah House Staff  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:46am

Members of the House Health and Human Services Committee will hear SB121, which received Senate approval on Monday.

Intermountain Healthcare announces first-ever 'opioid free surgery' program

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 27th - 7:20am

Intermountain Healthcare became the first health system in Utah to establish an “opioid-free surgery” program for patients looking for alternative pain control methods.

Chunk of sandstone that could contain over a dozen Utahraptor skeletons finds a new home

Kyle Dunphey, KSL  |  Posted Feb 27th - 6:11am

On Wednesday, a big white tow truck carrying a herd of dinosaurs headed north on I-15.