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Paul Nelson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at pnelson@ksl.com.
  • 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 […]
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    Could aerial fireworks be banned in Utah?

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – Policy makers on the city, county and state levels are looking into whether or not restrictions should be tighter on personal aerial fireworks, or, if they should be banned completely. Over the three days before and after the Fourth of July, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams says their office received […]
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    Former Utah soldier calls Khadr settlement “outrageous”

    RIVERTON – A retired Utah Army Reserve soldier is angry with the Canadian government for issuing an apology and reaching a multi-million dollar settlement with a man once detained at Guantanamo Bay. Listen to an extended portion of our interview with Layne Morris Layne Morris lost sight in his right eye after an attack in […]
  • Harrison pleads guilty in federal court in Utah

    FEDERAL COURTHOUSE – A quick plea deal and mandatory life sentence was handed down to one of the men accused of carjacking and kidnapping Kay Ricks last year, then killing him in Wyoming. Federal prosecutors say Derek James Harrison was already sentenced to serve a life sentence for Ricks’ death in Wyoming.  However, Assistant US Attorney […]
  • Military family robbed in Salt Lake City

    SALT LAKE CITY – A military family driving from South Carolina to Washington ends up being robbed in Salt Lake City.  The thieves took two years worth of family data. The Abrahamson family made a pit stop in Salt Lake City, staying at a hotel near the airport.  But, when they woke up on the […]
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    Inmates get music training from world renowned choir director

    UTAH STATE PRISON – Some inmates at the Utah State Prison are getting an opportunity few will ever encounter.  They’re getting musical training from the highest of levels, and they’re not taking the experience for granted. Normally, you can see Mack Wilberg conducting the world famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir.  But on this occasion, he wasn’t […]
  • Park City man booked for binding and attacking girlfriend

    PARK CITY – Police have booked a Summit County man for aggravated assault and aggravated kidnapping after he reportedly bound his girlfriend with duct tape and beat her several times over a three-day period. Investigators say Jason Stone and his girlfriend went camping near the Utah-Colorado border on Thursday, but, it quickly turned violent.  Summit […]
  • “Person of interest” arrested in Salt Lake City hit and run

    SALT LAKE CITY – Police say a woman they called a “person of interest” in a deadly hit and run crash has been found, and will go back to prison on a parole violation. Shutney Lee Kyzer was seen in surveillance video leaving the area near 200 South and 400 West after the crash.  Detective […]
  • Judge closer to deciding amount in lawsuit against FLDS Church

    MATHESON COURTHOUSE – A former FLDS child bride who is suing church leader Warren Jeffs and two corporations within the church is one step closer to getting a multi-million dollar settlement.  Jeffs, however, isn’t acknowledging the lawsuit. On one side of the courtroom was Elissa Wall and her attorneys.  On the other were empty chairs.  […]
  • Water parks gearing up for very busy season

    SALT LAKE COUNTY – The heat and the Fourth of July holiday have water park managers bracing for a flood of customers. On Memorial Day, managers at the Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center estimate they had 3,700 visitors on just that day.  Executive Director Patti Hansen says they expect to see nearly that amount every […]