Legislature: Lawmakers honor fallen soldiers, child health measure advances
This week in the Utah State Legislature, lawmakers held a solemn tribute to honor fallen soldiers.
Ben Lockhart, KSL | Posted Feb 18th - 1:50pm
A resolution asking that the state organize a network of providers to set "standards and guidelines to reduce morbidity, mortality and the cost of injury and illness to pediatric patients in Utah" passed the House Health and Human Services Committee.
Preston Cathcart | Posted Feb 18th - 1:40pm
Family members of fallen Utah soldiers filed onto the House floor, encircling the legislative body around the edges of the room, while Rep. Justin Fawson, R-North Ogden, dressed in military uniform, honored them with poetry and a moment of silence.
Preston Cathcart | Posted Feb 18th - 1:18pm
House Majority Leader Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, called the idea that Utahns can find cheaper drugs by importing them from another country a "snipe hunt." But Rep. Norm Thurston, R-Provo, is sponsoring a bill that he says would do just that.
MJ Lee and Maegan Vazquez CNN | Posted Feb 18th - 11:58am
The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter's old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a "decent man."
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Feb 18th - 11:24am
Utah's final plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act comes with one caveat - a request to opt out of student testing requirements.
Jacob Klopfenstein | Posted Feb 18th - 10:16am
A winter storm will move through Utah from Sunday, lasting into either Monday or Tuesday in some areas, and it could be the biggest storm of the season.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Feb 18th - 8:58am
A bill that would penalize health care providers who don't show women an informational video or module before they undergo an abortion moved forward in the Senate on Friday afternoon.
Ashley Imlay, KSL | Posted Feb 17th - 10:33pm
A juvenile was transported to the hospital in stable condition after being shot Saturday evening, police said.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Feb 17th - 9:26pm
Two people were critically injured in a crash in Box Elder County on Saturday afternoon, officials said.
Ashley Imlay, KSL | Posted Feb 17th - 8:34pm
A victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition with apparent stab wounds Friday afternoon, police said.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 7:56pm
Authorities said Friday they suspect an Islamic State group's flag found flying outside a southern Utah high school was likely a prank and not the work of the terrorist group.
Ben Lockhart, KSL | Posted Feb 17th - 7:21pm
As she prepared to put on a ballet dance performance fashioned to charm a panel of judges Saturday at the University of Utah's Marriot Center of Dance, 16-year-old Olivia Latham admitted it: She had some jitters.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Posted Feb 17th - 6:32pm
Mia Walker, a blind, 11-year-old actress playing the lead role in a new show, identifies with her character’s refusal to let her physical abilities limit her.
The Associated Press | Posted Feb 17th - 5:08pm
Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.
Tracie Snowder | Posted Feb 17th - 4:42pm
Street racing led to a car crashing into a monument in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning, sending the driver to the hospital in critical condition, police say.
Ashley Imlay, KSL | Posted Feb 17th - 4:25pm
S. Hal and Venita Kartchner know, perhaps better than just about anyone, how to make love last.
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