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Helping to drive investment in 'opportunity zones'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:44pm

Utah is home to many areas that could be possible locations for economic development with the right capital investment. Created by federal legislation, the Opportunity Zone Program is a tax incentive designed to boost investment in low-income areas.

Rep. Mia Love: Trump 'obviously' doesn't understand GOP's issues with minority women

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:13pm

President Donald Trump does not understand the Republican Party's issue with minority women, outgoing Utah Rep. Mia Love said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the Women Rule Summit in Washington.

Charges: Utahn with 100 rounds of ammo threatened to kill wife's family

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:59am

An Orem man has been charged with threatening to shoot his estranged wife's family — forcing an elementary school to go into lockdown — because he was upset over their pending divorce.

Looking to buy a jail? Daggett County puts old jail up for sale for $4.45M

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:29am

Are you looking to buy a jail? Do you have $4.45 million lying around somewhere? If so, then you’re in luck.

'I'm in': Retiring state Sen. Jim Dabakis joins 2019 race for Salt Lake City mayor

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:35am

After mulling whether to join two other candidates already lined up to challenge Mayor Jackie Biskupski next year, outgoing state Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, announced Tuesday via Facebook Live his decision.

New Kearns building bridges Olympics and community

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:28am

The newest addition to the Utah Olympic Oval and Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center site connects the two buildings — both literally and figuratively.

Utah Rep.-elect Ben McAdams names former deputy mayor as congressional chief of staff

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:06am

Rep.-elect Ben McAdams, D-Utah, announced Monday Nichole Dunn, former deputy Salt Lake County mayor, will serve as his congressional chief of staff.

Police: No charges in 'suspicious' death of South Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:39am

Despite being involved in a fight prior to his death, the Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has determined a South Salt Lake man whose death was originally called "suspicious," died of a drug overdose.

Charges: Utah man kidnapped woman, led officer on chase and crashed into police vehicle

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:34am

An Ogden man who allegedly kidnapped a woman, led an officer on a chase and crashed into a police vehicle is now facing charges.

Utah man who claimed Howard Hughes inheritance dies in Nevada

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:02am

Melvin Dummar died never seeing the $156 million that he argued for decades that eccentric billionaire Howard Hughes unexpectedly bequeathed to him for rescuing him on a desert road and driving him nearly three hours to Las Vegas in 1967.

Hatch brushes off allegations that Trump was involved in crimes

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:47am

Retiring Sen. Orrin Hatch defended President Donald Trump on Monday, saying he doesn’t believe he committed any crimes.

Utah man convicted of embalming without a license reports to jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:29am

A former mortuary worker convicted of embalming bodies without a license has reported to the Salt Lake County Jail.

BYU-Idaho students arrested after police find drugs, cash in apartment

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:37pm

Bottles and packages full of marijuana, wads of cash, cocaine, THC cartridges, mushrooms and paraphernalia were among the items found in an apartment Friday night that led to the arrest of four Brigham Young University-Idaho students.

Hatch calls for research of e-cigarettes in schools, recommends 611 for suicide hotline

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:05pm

As his 42-year career in the United States Senate enters its final weeks, Sen. Orrin Hatch is not done pursuing new legislation.

Police arrest man wanted in connection with 16-year-old's drug death

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:32pm

Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with the 2016 drug death of a 16-year-old girl in his home.

Auditors can’t tell if $100M spent on Utah homeless services made a difference

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:00pm

Around $100 million was spent on homeless services in Utah last year, but no one knows if the money made a difference.

Shot fired as man in skeleton mask robs Utah Subway

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:01pm

Police are investigating after a man wearing a skeleton mask robbed a Subway restaurant at gunpoint and fired a shot, officials said.

Rep. Mia Love set to address future of women in the GOP at DC summit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:33pm

Fresh off an appearance on ABC's "The View" that drew national attention, outgoing Republican Rep. Mia Love is set to participate Tuesday in a panel discussion in Washington about the future of women in the GOP.

3 men ask Utah high court to let Utahns vote on Prop. 2 compromise

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:00pm

Three Utah men want the Utah Supreme Court to allow a referendum on the medical marijuana bill state lawmakers passed last week to replace voter-approved Proposition 2.

Drunken man chases car with sword, snow shovel in Draper road-rage incident, police say

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 6:27pm

In a fit of road rage, a drunken man chased a car while brandishing a sword and snow shovel before spitting at police when they took him into custody Saturday, according to jail records.