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State School Board OKs near-$600,000 budget for public relations services

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 1:04pm

The Utah State Board of Education has agreed to budget nearly $600,000 in unexpended federal mineral lease funds for strategic communications services, an effort Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson calls "important" and "timely."

Salt Lake City seeking new council member as Kitchen departs for Utah Senate

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 10:34am

With the departure of Salt Lake City Councilman Derek Kitchen, Utah's capital city's governing body has a vacancy to fill.

Angel Flight brings Santa, 8,000 pounds of supplies to Title I school

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 15th - 9:17am

Hundreds of students from the school lined up inside a hangar at Cedar City Regional Airport to greet Santa on Friday.

Utah gas mining president charged with securities fraud

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 15th - 7:34am

The founder and president of Empire Energy in Utah has been charged with defrauding investors of more than $300,000.

2 adults, 1 juvenile arrested after high-speed pursuit ends north of Stockton

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Dec 14th - 8:05pm

Three people were arrested after a short high-speed chase on state Route 36 Friday afternoon, police said.

Utah man faces federal murder charge in fatal Navajo Nation shooting

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:33pm

A man who allegedly shot another man in the back of the head during an argument in the Navajo Nation was charged with murder Friday in federal court.

St. George mother finds a way to get back to her favorite sport

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:00pm

Staying active and even competitive in your favorite sport seems to get harder as you age, but one St. George mom is using every resource available to keep up with her kids.

Disney Channel actor arrested for allegedly enticing minor in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 6:32pm

A 48-year-old Disney Channel actor on a show that films in Utah was arrested Friday after allegedly arranging online to have sex with someone he believed was 13 years old.

Here's why CenturyLink customers received a pop-up that briefly blocked the internet

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 14th - 5:06pm

If you’re a CenturyLink customer, you may have had trouble getting online this week. Here’s why the internet service provider says the reason is due to Utah law — and why state legislators say it should never have happened.

Salt Lake is US pick to try for Winter Olympics

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:22pm

Utah is closer to getting another Olympics Friday after the U.S. Olympic Committee selected Salt Lake City to bid on behalf of the United States.

Sen. Orrin Hatch says his comments about Trump allegations were 'irresponsible'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 4:09pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch says he regrets speaking "imprudently" and that his comments earlier this week about allegations against President Trump were "irresponsible."

Police identify man found dead in Holladay park

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Dec 14th - 2:14pm

Police released the identity of a man two days after finding him dead and naked in a Holladay park Wednesday.

West Valley woman to display personal collection of over 700 nativities

Hannah Leavitt,  |  Posted Dec 14th - 1:38pm

Joleen Wright loves nativity sets and owns a collection of over 700. This weekend, she is holding a public exhibit to show them off to the world.

Lehi 13-year-old competes on 'Dancing with the Stars: Juniors'

Hannah Leavitt,  |  Posted Dec 14th - 1:04pm

Brightyn Brems, 13, recently competed on "Dancing with the Stars: Juniors" with Stevie Wonder's son, Mandla Morris, and is sharing her experience.

Utah man charged in swatting incident

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 14th - 12:15pm

A Clearfield man has been charged in connection with an alleged swatting incident over the summer.

Crooks using USPS Informed Delivery to help steal mail, identities

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 14th - 11:45am

Cyber security experts warn that thieves are using a new tool from the U.S. Postal Service to get a leg up on stealing mail and identities.

Police: Provo couple arrested in water torture of young daughter

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Dec 14th - 10:43am

Police say a Provo couple used water torture on their 9-year-old daughter as a form of punishment.

Latter-day Saint leaders announce changes for youth temple attendance, young men ordination

Sarah Jane Weaver, Church News  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:23am

Changes announced Friday by the First Presidency will unify when children in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints move from the Primary.

Woman agrees to testify against co-defendant in attempted murder case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Dec 14th - 9:00am

A woman charged with participating in the attempted murder of a man who was severely beaten with a mini-sledge hammer reached a plea deal with prosecutors and will testify against her co-defendant.

FAA warns homeowners to be careful with Christmas laser light displays

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 14th - 7:45am

The Federal Aviation Administration warned homeowners this week to be careful with Christmas laser light displays. If the beams of light project past homes and into the air, they could temporarily blind pilots.