SALT LAKE CITY — Federal prosecutors say a Stansbury Park man hornswoggled neighbors, relatives and fellow churchgoers into investing thousands of dollars in his fake companies from 2013 to 2017. Ronald Wayne Leavitt, 61, was charged in federal court in Salt Lake City Wednesday with felonies wire fraud and money laundering. He persuaded people close to him to pour money into ventures that included a California real-estate project, a high-end development in Moab called "Hidden Mesa" and a sugar-substitute startup, promising a triple return on investment, charges state. He "did not use the funds to further any of the ventures and instead spent them onRead More →

Utah's 2018 Winter Weather

————— 869 FPUS55 KSLC 111809 ZFPSLC Zone Forecast Product for Utah…Updated National Weather Service Salt Lake City UT 1109 AM MST Sun Feb 11 2018 UPDATED ALL ZONES UTZ003-120000- Salt Lake and Tooele Valleys- Including Salt Lake City and Tooele 1109 AM MST Sun Feb 11 2018 UPDATED .REST OF TODAY…Becoming partly cloudy. Highs around 50. South winds 10 to 20 mph. .TONIGHT…A 20 percent chance of snow showers after midnight. Mostly cloudy. Lows in the mid 30s. South winds 10 to 20 mph. .MONDAY…A slight chance of snow showers in the morning, then a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Cloudy.Read More →

FSX: Steam

SALT LAKE CITY — Thanks in part to a spike in international travel, Salt Lake City International Airport is reporting record passenger growth for the second year in a row. Bill Wyatt, executive director of the city’s Department of Airports, says passenger counts grew 4.5 percent from January through December 2017 to a total of nearly 24.2 million. It’s the first time the airport has served more than 24 million passengers in a 12-month period. That includes an increase of more than 20 percent among international passengers to a total of more than 913,000. Domestic travel increased nearly 4 percent. Wyatt says it underscores theRead More →

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Utah state lawmakers are considering options to push cities to create more zoning for multifamily homes to help alleviate the statewide problem of lack of affordable housing. Charging fees to cities that don’t have enough affordable housing is among the ideas, The Salt Lake Tribune reported . Some legislators believe those who can’t afford a home and other necessities become at risk for homelessness, increasing the burden on a network of nonprofit and public groups hoping to get people off the streets. But by all accounts, there is far more need than the safety net can handle. So, lawmakers areRead More →

Have you ever watched the news while you were visiting Salt Lake City? If you are a local, you will likely have a couple favorite stations. Watching the local news is a great way to learn about what’s happening in the world, and also local events that are occurring in the city. Some of the news channels are going to provide the information that you would prefer. You may find that other stations are a little more biased. That’s why finding multiple sources for news is highly recommended. These are the top rated Salt Lake City UT news channels that you may want to watchRead More →