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Paul Nelson is a reporter and anchor at KSL NewsRadio. Contact him at pnelson@ksl.com.

Arguments for and against renaming Dixie State University during special session

The debate of renaming Dixie State University created some heated discussion Tuesday on Utah's Capital Hill.
27 days ago

House passes new congressional map, Dems say new map is not fair

A new congressional map is a step closer to being approved at the Utah State Capital, despite the disapproval of Democrats.
27 days ago

Lawmakers are called upon to adopt ‘bipartisan’ redistricting maps

Redistricting is going to be a hot topic during this week's special legislative session on Capitol Hill.
28 days ago

Fatal crashes, auto-pedestrian accidents across Utah up from last year

Fatal crashes and auto-pedestrian accidents are up in Utah from last year.
28 days ago

Business owners near Taylorsville say project has strained revenue

Business owners near Taylorsville say road work has been a significant strain on their revenue.
1 month ago

Fleeing suspect in Taylorsville reportedly hides in family’s window well

A 6th grader told police he saw the suspect in the window well as he helped siblings get ready for school. He left soon after.
1 month ago

Salt Lake City unveils updated crime control plan

As Salt Lake City officials unveil their new crime control plan, they also say they'll need more employees to make the new plan work. 
1 month ago

Police help transport ballots in Salt Lake County due to security concerns

The Unified Police Department will help transport ballots from drop-off locations due to safety concerns.
1 month ago

Educators call for more help in school cafeterias to help ease supply-chain problems

More help is needed in school cafeterias to help ease national supply-chain problem. Because of that, last minute changes by school districts are being made to ensure children get their lunches.
1 month ago

Salt Lake City leaders announce major upgrades to Ballpark neighborhood

The Salt Lake City ballpark area needs work to make it feel more like a neighborhood, said Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall.
1 month ago

Drunken chase and deadly crash suspect faces over a dozen charges

Christian Cody Facer is charged with a drunken chase with officers in Davis County then crashing and killing a 33-year-old woman.
1 month ago
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Doctors report more COVID-19, and MIS-C cases in Utah kids

In Utah, children between the ages of five and 11 make up 20% of new COVID-19 cases, and 120 kids have another illness, MIS-C.
1 month ago

Grocery prices climbing, analysts can only speculate when inflation will stabilize

Grocery prices took a long time to get this high. Analysts expect it will also take a long time for them to stabilize.
1 month ago

Laundrie remains will be examined by anthropologists after ‘inconclusive’ autopsy

Utah experts say anthropologists can examine the Laundrie remains and provide a more complete picture of what happened before and after a person died. 
1 month ago

Moab Police get digital evidence possibly connected to double murder

The digital evidence includes data from a nearby cell phone tower, which may help them pinpoint who else was at the murder scene.
1 month ago

Hospitals in need of crutches/canes across Utah, donations needed

Crutches and canes can't be manufactured because companies can't get the materials needed to make them.
1 month ago

Smaller veicles at risk, also, when strong winds blow across Tooele County

The strong winds that toppled semis on I-80 Monday can do the same to smaller vehicles said one driver who took shelter off of I-80.
1 month ago

Analysts say investigators ‘missed opportunities’ in Gabby Petito investigation

A former police chief and a former prosecutor take a closer look at the investigation into the murder of Gabby Petito and whether police dropped the ball.
2 months ago

Utah labor shortage: Why employees are quitting and where they’re going

The Utah labor shortage can be traced, in part, to retiring baby boomers as well as new opportunities/skills discovered during the pandemic.
2 months ago

UPDATE: Suspect in murder of Gaby Ramos may be in Mexico

The Taylorsville Police Department says they believe the suspect, Manual Perea returned to Mexico shortly after shooting Ramos.
2 months ago

Utah trucking companies feel strain from country’s supply chain problem

Rising gas prices, worker shortages, and trucking issues: analysts say they’re all combining to make a major nationwide supply chain problem.
2 months ago

Murray woman arrested for reportedly lying to police about deadly shooting

MURRAY, Utah — A Murray woman is booked into the Salt Lake County Jail as police say she lied to them multiple times about her boyfriend’s murder.  Investigators say she kept lying even after they showed her evidence proving her statements were false. Shooting at Murray home Police were called to a shooting at a […]
2 months ago

Demolition begins at abandoned Raging Water/Seven Peak water park

Demolition has begun for the old Raging Waters/Seven Peaks Water Park.
2 months ago

SLC Police response times are better, but top brass says not good enough

The average police response time in September was a little over 14 minutes, but SLC PD Chief Mike Brown wants more improvement.
2 months ago