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UDOT announces weekend road closure in Lehi

Paul Nelson, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:38am

An extremely busy road in Utah County is getting shut down for construction this weekend, and drivers in northern Utah County aren’t going to be happy.

About 5,000 without power in West Valley City, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:18am

About 5,000 Rocky Mountain Power customers are being affected by a power outage in West Valley City, company officials said Friday.

Public hearing Tuesday on plan to increase permits issued for The Wave

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:44am

The Bureau of Land Management has released the environmental assessment for its proposal to increase the number of permits issued to hikers accessing The Wave each day.

What’s it like growing up and working in Utah politics as a Latina?

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:03am

Feeling like “the other” is something Rebecca Chavez-Houck knows all too well.

Orem man charged with threatening to kill judge he blames for health problems

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:19am

An Orem man who allegedly blamed his health problems in part on a 4th District judge now faces charges of threatening to kill that judge.

Story of misdelivered homecoming invite goes viral, has happy ending

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:00am

Being asked on your first date is an exciting milestone for many young women. For Karsyn West, the occasion gained a much wider audience than expected when a chivalrous homecoming invitation made its way to the wrong house.

Utah-based social media fraud scheme took $6M from widows, feds say

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:22pm

One 75-year-old woman sent $356,000 to a “German businessman,” believing he was investing her money in a pipe supplier for a sewer system in Turkey.

Crews rescue 2 kayakers reported missing near Antelope Island

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:21pm

Crews rescued two missing kayakers who were last heard from about 3 p.m. Thursday, Utah State Parks officials said.

Back from tour of US-Mexico border, SL County Mayor Wilson details ‘broken’ system

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:46pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Wilson’s eyes welled up as she recalled a young Latino boy who approached her while she toured customs and border facilities in Texas.

Creepy crawlers: How to avoid head lice this fall season

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:51pm

With school in session for more than a month now, kids have had plenty of time to share germs and other crawly bugs. Studies show head lice is a common risk this time of year.

How a chair gifted by a Hollywood legend ended up in a Utah government office building

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:49pm

It’s easy to find stories of actors, musicians, comedians or socialites visiting Utah for its skiing, hunting or gorgeous views. But this story may just take the cake when it comes to celebrity interaction in Utah.

Authorities seize 195 pounds of meth, indict 6 in Utah drug scheme

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:32pm

Six people have been indicted for conspiracy to distribute meth after a Project Safe Neighborhoods collaborative bust.

Utah baby taken to hospital after getting tangled in window blinds

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:17pm

A baby who reportedly became tangled in window blind cords was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon, the Logan Fire Department said.

Bounce house sparks fire, power outages in Draper

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:01pm

A bounce house and wayward gust of wind sparked a fire in Draper on Thursday, causing about 3,100 homes in the nearby area to lose power.

Sen. Mitt Romney proposes bill to ban flavored e-cigarettes

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:03pm

Sen. Mitt Romney introduced a bill Thursday to ban flavored e-cigarettes and tax vaping products like regular cigarettes to fund a public awareness campaign.

Orem mayor accused of making ‘unauthorized withdrawals’ won’t be charged

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:52pm

Orem Mayor Richard Brunst will not face charges for alleged unauthorized withdrawals he made from his city retirement account.

Utah health department sets proposed fee schedule for medical marijuana program

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:04pm

Patients, guardians and pharmacists will be expected to pay into Utah’s medical marijuana program by way of fees charged for registration, background checks and prescription cards.

Man shows up at Salt Lake hospital with gunshot wound

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:29pm

Salt Lake City police are trying to figure out Thursday how a man ended up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.

Fluorescent red Kokanee Salmon on display as they spawn

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:27pm

Utah wildlife technicians are trapping Kokanee Salmon near a mountain reservoir this week and collecting their eggs and milt at spawning time.

1 dead in Utah motorcycle crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:20pm

The solo rider went off the road after a curve and crashed, troopers said. Wind was being investigated as a factor in the wreck.