Matt Rascon

Homeless get help, hope from SLC event that includes makeshift courtroom

Hundreds of homeless people gathered at the Salt Palace Friday to connect with services — including a makeshift courtroom — that could help get them off the streets.
5 days ago

KSL+: Guns at schools and what’s being done about it?

Amid an increase in gun threats and incidents at some Utah schools, one school district is taking matters into its own hands to try and keep students safe.
6 days ago

Gov. Cox kicks off ‘Connecting Utah’ tour at Tooele High School

Gov. Spencer Cox was in Tooele on Monday, the first stop in a tour that will take him across the state hearing from local leaders, families and students.
9 days ago

KSL+: The story of Elizabeth Smart, 20 years later

Her story captured the attention of Utah and much of the country when she was kidnapped at 14.
13 days ago

Utah’s tech industry reacts to Silicon Valley Bank’s failure, government help

As state, federal and tech industry leaders scrambled to find a solution over the weekend, many founders and CEOs wondered whether they would be able to pay their employees after Silicon Valley Bank failed.
16 days ago

Utah avalanche forecasters warn of roof avalanches

Avalanche forecasters warned about an increased risk of roof avalanches Thursday, ahead of a storm that was expected to bring warmer temperatures, strong winds and rain to Utah.
20 days ago

Nearly 100 crashes during Monday’s morning commute

Early snow made for a rough morning commute for drivers Monday with nearly 100 crashes.
24 days ago

Parents outraged over district response to school gun incident

Parents expressed outrage and demanded accountability during a city council meeting in Cedar City Wednesday, two days after a student says a teenager pointed what looked like a gun at him while on campus.
27 days ago

KSL+: The bills and the potential impacts of the 2023 legislative session

Utah’s 45-day Legislative Session kicked off the way last year’s session ended - with some controversy.
27 days ago

Abortion advocates take aim at HB467

As Utah’s trigger law banning almost all abortions remains caught up in court, abortion rights advocates slammed a bill making it’s way through the legislature that would end licensing for clinics and require almost all abortions be performed at hospitals.
28 days ago

Domestic violence advocates react to proposed budget

Republican state leaders released a $28 billion proposed budget for the coming fiscal year Friday, one week ahead of the end of the legislative session.
1 month ago

KSL+: Snowpack, drought, and what comes next?

Winter kicked off with storm after storm and there are no signs of it letting up the rest of the season. The state of the drought is looking better.
1 month ago

Performers on TRAX blue line add to All-Star weekend excitement

The NBA All-Star scene extends beyond a handful of locations in Salt Lake City this weekend. For the first time the Utah Transit Authority is allowing performers on board to entertain riders going to and from events.
1 month ago

KSL+: The NBA All-Star Game is back in Utah

It’s been 30 years, but the NBA All-Star Game is finally back in Salt Lake City.
1 month ago

Shaq, Barkley join fans in SLC for TNT Road Show

It may only be Thursday, but when the NBA All-Star event rolls into town after 30 years, there’s no such thing as too early.
1 month ago

The Gateway preps for snowboarders as The Complex hosts NBA legends

The All-Stars are expected to bring some big names to Salt Lake City, including basketball legends like Charles Barkley and Shaquille O’Neill. But you can also expect to see some of the biggest names in snowboarding.
1 month ago

Thrift shop to sell hundreds of items of vintage NBA gear for All-Star weekend in SLC

A Provo vintage and sportswear shop picked up and moved most of their merchandise to Salt Lake City Monday, bringing them one step closer in their yearslong journey to the NBA All-Stars.
1 month ago

Local businesses prepare for boost from NBA All-Star events

If you’ve been in downtown Salt Lake City recently, it’s hard to miss what’s coming. The posted signs, the beginning of road closures, and the excitement building at businesses across downtown all point to the NBA All-Stars.
2 months ago

KSL+: What is Utah doing about its drought?

It’s been an issue in the state for decades and with the most recent shrinking of the Great Salt Lake, water has become a critical part of the conversation at the State Capitol.
2 months ago

Gas prices jump 26 cents in one week, Utah governor blames supply

Gas prices have shot up more than usual in January, with increases Utahns generally see in March, and Gov. Cox said closed refineries and increased demand is to blame.
2 months ago

KSL+: Healing in schools after Enoch tragic shooting

In the weeks following the tragic shooting in Enoch that killed five children, the school community continues to feel the impact.
2 months ago

Plant is likely to blame for 19 elk deaths in Mapleton, DWR says

A certain plant is likely to blame for the deaths of 19 elk found in Mapleton over the span of a week, the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources said Monday.
2 months ago

KSL+: Curbing domestic violence at the State Capitol

Domestic violence situations can be some of the most difficult for police to respond to and can lead to the most heartbreaking loss for families.
2 months ago

Man chases teens after shots fired at Taylorsville High

As parents and neighbors reacted to gunshots heard from the Taylorsville High parking lot, one man ran towards the school.
2 months ago