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UHP: Men going 101 mph were drug trafficking decoy

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:25pm

Charges have been filed against a group that Utah Highway Patrol troopers suspect were acting as drug trafficking decoys when they were clocked going more than 100 mph.

WWII veteran shares his story of survival in shark-infested waters that left hundreds dead in 1945

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:06pm

Retired Marine Sgt. Edgar Harrell is, at heart, a small-town boy from western Kentucky who has a story to tell.

Man charged with unlawful sex arrested in new case of sexual battery

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:34pm

A man currently awaiting trial for unlawful sexual activity with a teenage girl is facing more charges after police say he sexually abused a sleeping woman.

Utah health experts say current risk of coronavirus low in US

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 28th - 8:02pm

While health officials around the world try to get a better handle on the coronavirus outbreak, local experts said the risk for Utahns is still low.

Scaling down proposed Olympia Hills development is just ‘lipstick on a pig’ to Herriman residents

Kyle Dunphey, KSL and Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:29pm

Lipstick on a pig. Whip cream on a turd. Those were just a couple of the ways residents characterized the proposed Olympia Hills development.

Photos: Take a look at the scenes from the 2020 Sundance Film Festival

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 7:01pm

The 2020 Sundance Film Festival kicked off Jan. 23 and, once again, Park City is transformed into a mini Hollywood scene.

Lawmakers unveil replica of US Capitol’s Martha Hughes Cannon statue

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 6:02pm

A bronze statue of Martha Cannon Hughes, first woman to be elected as a state senator in the U.S., will represent Utah in the Capitol 100 years after the ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.

ESPN sports anchor’s tribute to Kobe Bryant sparks #GirlDad movement on social media

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 5:33pm

If you’re a proud girl dad, tell us what you love about it and send us a photo to web@ksl.com.

Teacher’s aid arrested for investigation of child abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 5:05pm

A 33-year-old teacher’s aid in the Wasatch School District was arrested Tuesday for allegedly providing alcohol to students and encouraging them to have sexual contact with each other, according to police.

Unborn child dies after pregnant woman is hit by car in Herriman

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 4:03pm

An unborn child died after a pregnant woman was critically injured in an auto-pedestrian crash Monday, police said on Tuesday.

Rep. Ben McAdams’ bill to spur suicide prevention research passes House

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 2:15pm

Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, related a story about KSL-TV news anchor Lori Prichard on the House floor ahead of a vote on his bipartisan legislation.

Former Rich County commissioner charged with child sexual abuse

Amy Donaldson and Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 1:16pm

Tom Weston, 68, of Laketown, who served as a commissioner for 18 years before retiring in 2018, was charged Monday in 1st District Court with sodomy on a child and aggravated sexual abuse of a child, both first degree felonies.

The Sitdown: Utah Democratic Rep. Brian King on young people and politics

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 12:47pm

From 27-year-old state representatives to high school students walking out of class and into the streets, the next generations are finding ways to be heard.

3 charged in assaults in southern Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 12:18pm

Two more people have been charged in connection with a violent attack in Blanding last week.

Utah Legislature votes, governor signs repeal of controversial tax reform bill

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 11:23am

The Utah Legislature voted to repeal a controversial tax reform bill Tuesday after opponents of the bill gathered enough signatures to put the bill to a vote on the November ballot.

It’s official: Utah tax reform is repealed

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:55am

The Utah Legislature acted swiftly Tuesday to repeal the unpopular tax reform package it passed just last month in a special session, voting shortly after state elections officials reported that a citizens referendum reached the signature threshold to get the changes on the November ballot.

Village Inn owner files for bankruptcy; 5 Utah locations affected

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 28th - 10:45am

Restaurant chain Village Inn reportedly closed more than two dozen locations nationwide, including five locations in Utah, as its parent owner filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy this week.

Chad and Lori Daybell have been in Hawaii for at least a month in gated million-dollar community

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:36am

Chad and Lori Vallow Daybell likely spent Sunday night at the Kauai Beach Resort after local police served them with a search warrant and seized their rental SUV.

Traffic stop on I-15 leads to $4.1 million meth bust — the largest in Arizona DPS history

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 28th - 9:03am

On Friday, an Arizona Department of Public Safety trooper recovered more than 360 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Interstate 15 just south of Littlefield, Arizona — the largest single meth seizure in the department’s history.