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Hundreds of extra patrols swarm Utah highways to make holiday weekend travel safer

Thursday kicked off the 4th of July holiday weekend and 90% of Americans traveling this weekend are doing so on the roads.
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State confirms rabies found in three Utah bats

The state of Utah confirmed on Thursday three cases of rabies so far this summer. The cases were found in bats in Salt Lake County, Weber County, and Washington County.
2 days ago

Feds report two more Utah monkeypox cases

The White House announced Wednesday that it was sending 20 doses of the monkeypox vaccine to Utah.
3 days ago

Man forces himself into two Payson apartments, assaults women inside

Payson police arrested a man last month who allegedly knocked on the door of two separate homes, forced his way into the residences, and groped women inside.
16 days ago

Salt Lake County sets up cooling locations to escape ‘dangerous’ heatwave

Temperatures are expected to rise high enough in the next few days for Salt Lake County to set up several cooling stations where people can stay safe in the heat.
22 days ago

Modern Display is moving from its Salt Lake City location

The Christmas holidays will look a little different later this year after a local business known for its giant and colorful Christmas light displays announced plans to move from Salt Lake City to Murray.
23 days ago

New mobile COVID-19 testing sites open in Utah

With the summer travel season underway and a steady stream of people still testing positive for COVID-19, Nomi Health opened several mobile testing sites across Utah.
24 days ago

Two Utah counties now average more than $5 a gallon for gas

Gasoline prices crossed the $5 a gallon barrier by a fraction of a penny in two southern Utah counties while gas stations in the northern part of the state advertised prices just a penny away.
26 days ago

UHP troopers stop two wrong-way drunk drivers this weekend

The Utah Highway Patrol said it stopped drunk drivers going the wrong way on Utah roads this weekend.
27 days ago

BYU professor figures out what sets a Utah name apart from the rest of the country

Utah is certainly known for its unique names and now one BYU professor said he has the data to prove it.
27 days ago

Is there an explanation for recent rockfalls in Utah?

A hiker is in the hospital after a rock the size of a tennis ball hit her on the Timpanogos Cave Trail. It happened around 7:15 a.m. Thursday, according to Sgt. Spencer Cannon of Utah County Sheriff's Office. Cannon said the rock knocked the 65-year-old woman unconscious and caused bleeding from her head.
29 days ago

Make fruit the star of summer snack time

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Between the BBQs, road trips, and busy schedules, summer can be a tough time to get healthy snacks into your kids. For Intermountain Healthcare’s corporate executive chef, Alex Govern, a little bit of sugar goes a long way in helping his kids eat healthy. “We don’t say no to sugars,” […]
29 days ago

Cement shortage affecting road projects in Utah

A cement shortage is slowing construction projects all over Utah and now it could affect your morning commute.
29 days ago

KSL+ The road to zero fatalities

This week marks the beginning of what’s known as Utah’s 100 deadliest days.
30 days ago

Art project shows students how drought threatens the Great Salt Lake area

The Great Salt Lake is a critical resource for families here in Utah but sometimes it's difficult to express its importance with data and statistics. One group of local teenagers hopes creativity can bridge the gap and bring understanding and urgency to the issue. 
1 month ago

Dashcam video shows how UHP trooper stopped another wrong-way driver

Dramatic dashcam video showed the moment a state trooper stopped yet another wrong-way driver.
1 month ago

New maps show where fireworks are restricted this summer

With the start of summer comes concern over fireworks as cities work to fine-tune their fireworks restriction maps.
1 month ago

‘He was super thankful’: Police officer saves man from overdose at Liberty Park

Liberty Park is a busy place as the weather warms. Tuesday an alert Salt Lake City Police Officer came across a man who was struggling to stand. The officer was in the right place to save a man from a drug overdose.
1 month ago

UHP confiscates $1.1 million of meth in traffic stop

A minor traffic stop on I-15 in Iron County led to the discovery of $1.1 million in meth.
1 month ago

Pride flag raised in Salt Lake for Pride Month

Salt Lake City added a splash of color Wednesday morning by raising a Pride Flag to celebrate Pride Month.
1 month ago

Retired paramedic called ‘guardian angel’ for helping man in Sandy 9-car pile up

The family of a man hospitalized after a nine-car crash in Sandy last week said another victim in that crash helped save his life.
1 month ago

Elite Utah athlete talks about her struggles with mental health

Athletes are disciplined, strong-willed, and dedicated but they don’t always have it all together.
1 month ago

Spike in hate crimes targets Utah’s LGBTQ community

The number of hate crimes in Utah are way up and nearly double when you look at those reported against people in the LGBTQ-plus community.
1 month ago

3.8 magnitude earthquake reported near Moab

Cary J. Schwanitz, KSL TV
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