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Sam Herrera is a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio. You can reach her at sherrera@ksl.com.

Utah saw 12% decrease in traffic fatalities from 2022-2023

The U.S. Department of Transportation said Utah had the seventh-biggest decrease in traffic fatalities in the nation between 2022 and 2023. 
1 day ago

Wrong-way crash closes WB I-80 near Great Saltair for hours

A wrong-way driver hit a truck pulling a horse trailer head-on, closing westbound I-80 for several hours on Monday
1 day ago

Resident at Sandy homeless facility arrested for murder of roommate

Police say a 62-year-old resident at the Sandy homeless facility was found dead in her room on Sunday, the victim of an apparent murder.
1 day ago

TSA sets record over Memorial Day weekend

According to the agency, TSA officers beat a record previously set on Nov. 26 last year.
1 day ago

Mitt Romney’s commencement speech at Johns Hopkins University interrupted by protesters

Sen. Mitt Romney was briefly interrupted by protestors as he spoke at Johns Hopkins University's commencement ceremony on Thursday,
5 days ago

Chad Daybell not called to testify in murder trial, defense rests

The defense team for Chad Daybell said Daybell would not take the stand during his murder trial.
5 days ago

Nikki Haley endorses Trump for president

The endorsement comes months after Haley ended her own presidential bid in March.
6 days ago

Suspect killed after alleged kidnapping in Millcreek

The Unified Police Department said officers got a call about a suspected kidnapping and hostage situation in Millcreek before the officer-involved shooting.
7 days ago

Defense rests case in Trump hush money trial

The defense in the hush money trial rested its case just a day after the prosecution rested.
7 days ago

LISTEN: UDOT and USU to conduct vertiport demonstration

The Utah Department of Transportation and Utah State University will conduct the state's first vertiport demonstration Monday night.
8 days ago

Prosecutors rest case in Trump hush money trial

Prosecutors rested their case on Monday, turning things over to former President Donald Trump's defense team.
8 days ago

Idaho rests case in Chad Daybell trial

Chad Daybell is currently on trial in Boise, Idaho for several murders.
12 days ago

LISTEN: Mortgage rates drop for first time in weeks

Shane Stewart, a certified financial planner, joins Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News to discuss the dropping mortgage rates.
19 days ago

LISTEN: Walmart hiring more workers without college degrees for high-paying corporate jobs

In an exclusive interview with ABC News, Walmart U.S. CEO spoke on the company's efforts to hire and promote employees without college degrees.
19 days ago

Utah lawmakers mourn the death of former 3rd District Representative, Chris Cannon

Former Utah lawmaker Chris Cannon served Utah's 3rd district in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2009.
19 days ago

U of U group rallies to support Palestinians, USU students plan peaceful demonstration

A rally in support of Gaza starts at 6 at the University of Utah. Last night, 19 people were arrested after demonstrators set up an encampment.
28 days ago

U of U students set up pro-Gaza encampment

In a post about the U of U encampment, student-led organization Mecha demanded the school divest itself from Israel.
29 days ago

LISTEN: Using ChatGPT in school

A new BYU study looked at the ways students are using ChatGPT in school.
29 days ago

Delta Center to host NHL welcome party, traffic impacts expected

The NHL welcome party at the Delta Center kicks off at 4 p.m. Wednesday and is free to attend. Seats are first-come, first-serve.
1 month ago

LISTEN: Zach Wilson reportedly traded to Denver Broncos

KSL Sports producer Kyle Ireland joined Jeff Caplan's Afternoon News to discuss Zach Wilson's reported trade.
1 month ago

Salt Lake structure collapse temporarily traps 2

Salt Lake fire officials said the two people were rescued following the structure collapse but their conditions are unknown.
1 month ago

LIVE: Beehive Family Report explores the tax burden of an average Utah family

The Beehive Family Report explores the tax burden of an average family of five in Utah.
1 month ago

LISTEN: How the ski industry in Utah impacts the state

Anyone in Utah knows how big the ski industry is, but do they know what it means for the state's economy?
1 month ago

SUU lifts lockdown, campus secured after active shooter threat

The SUU lockdown was lifted after several hours. No shots were fired and no one was injured but police are continuing to investigate the situation.
2 months ago