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Paul Nelson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at pnelson@ksl.com.
  • RSL takes on EPL powerhouse, Manchester United

    RIO TINTO STADIUM – After a year of planning, soccer fans in Utah are getting a chance to see one of England’s best teams play against Real Salt Lake. For some soccer fans, having a chance to see an international powerhouse like Manchester United is a special treat.  One fan we spoke with says he […]
  • West Jordan sets aside two areas for aerial fireworks

    WEST JORDAN – Residents who purchased aerial fireworks before city officials banned them will have a chance to set them off on Pioneer Day. City leaders and fire officials toured the city for potential sites where people would be allowed to ignite fireworks that go higher than 15 feet, and they’ve determined two parks to […]
  • Police identify two men killed in small plane crash

    UTAH NATIONAL GUARD – The deadly crash that killed two people in Butterfield Canyon has left the Utah National Guard in mourning. Just hours after the crash happened, officials within the Utah National Guard say they heard rumblings Captain Nicholas Thomas was involved.  Shortly after that, Lieutenant Colonel Steven Fairbourn says they were shown pictures […]
  • Police searching for man accused of stealing ducklings from ponds

    SUGARHOUSE – Salt Lake City Police and state wildlife officials are looking into bizarre claims of a man stealing ducklings from two different ponds. Brickyard Condominium resident Linda Walker noticed someone walking up to the pond on the west side of the complex on July 8th.  At first, she thought the man was doing pond […]
  • Health

    Doctors in Utah say air pollution bigger problem than previously known

    SALT LAKE CITY – A group of doctors say current environmental regulations on air pollution aren’t tight enough.  They’re citing recent studies that show even on lighter days, pollution leads to major health problems. One study was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, that doctors link pollution to premature deaths. “It occurs even […]
  • Utah

    AG Department changes could lead to more hemp grows in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY – The state is making changes that could clear the way for farmers to team with laboratories to grow industrial hemp. Before proponents of medical marijuana get too excited, experts point out this is not a drug. “Industrial hemp is not marijuana, and, this, in no way has a relationship with the […]
  • Utah

    Survivor of long fall from Mt. Timpanogos tells his story

    UTAH VALLEY HOSPITAL – The man recovering from a long slide and a 30-40 foot fall over a cliff is talking about how his team members and search and rescue crews kept him alive after he shattered both legs. Talon Kohler was up the mountain with other members of the Timpanogos Emergency Response Team assessing […]
  • Utah

    Online petition hopes to get judge recalled

    UTAH COUNTY – An online petition is circulating, asking the Utah Judicial Conduct Commission to recall a judge some say gave a light sentence to a former BYU student accused of sexually abusing young children and soliciting sex from what he thought was a 13-year-old girl. Judge Darold McDade gave 300 days in jail to […]
  • West Jordan man tells survival story after long fall

    BIG COTTONWOOD CANYON – A West Jordan man is telling his survival story after a dangerous fall that he says should have killed him, and he hopes what happened to him won’t happen to anyone else. Near the end of April, Casey Hunter rolled a snowmobile and lost the key.  He made it a personal […]
  • Towing company sues state for alleged favoritism

    SALT LAKE CITY – The state of Utah, Utah Highway Patrol, UDOT and the Department of Public Safety are being sued for $600 thousand.  A heavy duty towing company is accusing the state of playing favorites. West Coast Towing is one of three companies contracted with the state to handle heavy duty towing operations, like […]