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Utah governor signs 163 bills, including bill banning abortions solely for Down syndrome

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 5:51pm

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed 75 bills, according to his office, bringing the total number of bills passed by the 2019 Utah Legislature so far to 99.

Officer accused of running over woman has poor driving history, records show

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 5:20pm

A Unified police officer accused of running over a woman lying down in a parking lot while responding to a call has a history of poor driving, according to police records.

Canadian professionals at front lines of opioid epidemic fight visit Utah, discuss strategy

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 4:59pm

Six Utahns die every week from an opioid overdose and nationally the epidemic continues to cripple communities.

Sen. Mike Lee elected chairman of Joint Economic Committee

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 4:27pm

Sen. Mike Lee has been elected as chairman of the Joint Economic Committee.

BYU says state is ‘incorrect’ on criteria for decertifying university’s police department

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 3:01pm

Brigham Young University says the state’s grounds for decertifying its on-campus police department over the release of records the state deemed public are incorrect.

Job growth expected to continue in Utah

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 1:44pm

Utah's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for February fell one-tenth of a percentage point to register at 3 percent. Nationally, the jobless rate dropped two-tenths of a percentage point to register at 3.8 percent.

Trump signs bill to name North Ogden V.A. building after fallen Mayor Brent Taylor

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 1:17pm

A federal building in North Ogden will now bear the name of the city's fallen mayor who died while deployed in Afghanistan with the Army National Guard.

Draper police lieutenant under investigation announces retirement

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:40pm

A lieutenant with the Draper Police Department has submitted his "notice of retirement" just days after being placed on administrative leave.

5 destinations for early-spring hiking

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 12:17pm

The following hikes describe some options for early-spring hikers looking to get outside as soon as possible. Though they may still have some snow and mud, these hikes should all be navigable with the help of boots, poles, or snowshoes in spring.

Man charged with driving off after hitting University of Utah pitcher

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 11:34am

A driver who witnesses say may not have been at fault when he allegedly hit a pedestrian is now facing charges for driving away from the scene.

2 seriously injured in crash near Box Elder-Cache county border, UHP says

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 11:08am

Two people were seriously injured after a crash on U.S. 89 near the Box Elder and Cache county line Friday morning, authorities said.

Man arrested in fatal stabbing of Salt Lake landlord

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 10:16am

One man has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of his landlord in Salt Lake City.

Bracket Challenge: Which high school is the best in the state, round of 32?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 9:31am

The first round of the high school bracket challenge has concluded with only a handful of upsets.

Local leaders reaffirm support for Utah Compact on immigration

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 9:03am

A number of Utah civic leaders are reiterating their pledge to support immigration policies that bolster the state's economic future and considers the humanity of those caught in the confusion of the nation's unsettled immigration laws.

2 arrested after guns, property stolen from at least 17 cars in Eagle Mountain

Ashley Moser, KSL TV and Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 8:30am

Law enforcement officials have arrested two men in connection with a string of car burglaries in Eagle Mountain.

Lawsuit challenges Utah plan to get water from Flaming Gorge

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 7:59am

Conservation groups are suing the U.S. government over a new agreement that will allow Utah to take water from the Flaming Gorge Dam.

Mobile health clinic aims to reach more Utahns in need

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 7:25am

Utah Partners for Health opened a new and improved mobile medical clinic on Thursday. The mobile clinic will travel to 41 locations throughout Salt Lake and Tooele counties to provide health care to Utah's uninsured and underserved communities.

Utah-based Even Stevens sandwich shop files for bankruptcy

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 22nd - 6:35am

A popular Utah sandwich restaurant chain has declared chapter 11 bankruptcy after an executive said it "expanded too quickly."

Former secretary of interior talks Utah recreation, Bears Ears

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 21st - 9:43pm

A former secretary of the interior in President Barack Obama's administration visited the University of Utah to praise the state's lands and share her ideas for recreating in and maintaining the nation's wildernesses.

Utah gun enthusiast granted temporary stay of bump stock ban

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 21st - 9:10pm

The court granted the temporary stay on Thursday "for the purpose of giving the court adequate time to properly consider the motion," according to court documents.