Paul Nelson

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

Gov. Cox issues another emergency drought order for Utah

Governor Spencer Cox declared an emergency drought for Utah for the second straight year.
5 months ago

FBI says more teenage boys in Utah being extorted by online predators

Federal investigators say there is an alarming rise in the number of teenage boys getting victimized by online predators.
6 months ago

Jury begins their deliberations in the murder trial against Jerrod Baum

The Jerrod Baum murder trial is now in the hands of a jury. Baum is accused of killing Riley Powell and Brelynne “Breezy” Otteson in 2017.
6 months ago

Bountiful officials say drinking water is safe, even though it’s green

City leaders in Bountiful are telling everyone not to worry about the water… even if it’s a little greener than people would like it to be. 
6 months ago

Man booked for attempted murder after running down parked motorcyclist

A man is booked into jail for attempted murder after a bizarre attack in an apartment parking lot. Investigators say he admitted he was trying to kill a parked motorcyclist, believing he was a hitman trying to kill him.
6 months ago

Two men arrested for double murder in Draper

DRAPER – Two young men could face aggravated murder charges after police say they shot and killed two victims after a party in Draper broke out over the weekend.  However, their investigation is not over, so there are many details they’re not ready to release, yet. Witnesses have reported hearing about ten shots fired by […]
6 months ago

Judge rules man who fired eight shots into a car did not act in self-defense

A Taylorsville man won't be allowed to claim self-defense and will stand trial on accusations of firing eight gunshots and paralyzing a woman.
6 months ago

Snowpack could be measured better with grant for U of U researchers

SALT LAKE CITY — Is it possible to get a more complete picture of the state’s snowpack and water situation? Researchers from the University of Utah just got a large grant which they say could help hydrologists have better information about what’s really on the slopes.  University of Utah Civil Engineering Professor Carlos Oroza has […]
6 months ago

U of U officials searching for vandal who defaced Block U during Pride Week

Officials at the University of Utah are looking for a vandal responsible for a pair of incidents at the end of Pride Week.
6 months ago

Man booked for automobile homicide after reportedly running over his wife at Salt Lake International Airport

A man has been booked into jail for reportedly running over his wife at the Salt Lake International Airport.
6 months ago

Federal health officials investigating Utah-based company over COVID-19 testing

A Utah-based company is being investigating for claims of substandard conditions at COVID-19 testing sites.
6 months ago

Utah man facing federal charges after alleged death threats at VA health centers

A southern Utah man has been arrested and booked into jail after he allegedly making death threats toward VA Hospital workers.
6 months ago

Health officials will significantly ‘ramp down’ the number of COVID-19 tests they offer

The Utah Department of Health announced it will ramp down the number of COVID-19 tests being offered to the public.
6 months ago

Police say new DNA evidence may help solve 2016 cold case murder

New DNA clues, may help Salt Lake County investigators solve a cold case murder from 2016.
6 months ago

Salt Lake leaders touting success of Project Safe Neighborhood

Project safe neighborhood has led to a double-digit percentage decline in drug and gun crime over the past year, according to city officials.
6 months ago

Lawmakers overturn Gov. Cox’s veto on transgender athlete bill, make change immediately after

The veto of a transgender athlete bill (H.B. 11) was overturned Friday by the Utah Legislature.
6 months ago

Hundreds rally against transgender athlete ban, call on veto to be upheld

With rallies at the Capitol, the debate over transgender ban is continuing to be a hot-button issue.
6 months ago

Over 20 arrested in Utah County human trafficking sting, 3 victims rescued

More than 20 people were arrested in a Utah County human trafficking sting. Three victims were also rescued.
6 months ago

NBA watching Utah and the proposed transgender student sports ban

If a transgender sports ban is upheld by the Utah legislature, it's possible the 2023 NBA All-Star game could be pulled out of Salt Lake City.
6 months ago

Outdoor Retailer convention coming back to Salt Lake City in 2023

SALT LAKE CITY — After a five-year hiatus, the Outdoor Retailer show is returning to Salt Lake City in 2023 through 2025.  This move isn’t sitting well with dozens of retailers that say they plan on boycotting the show if it’s in the Beehive State. Just this fall, Gov. Spencer Cox invited the convention back […]
6 months ago

Staffing issues and lack of trucks lead to Utah Food Bank to cancel food drive

Supply chain problems and a labor shortage has forced the Utah Food Bank to cancel a food drive.
6 months ago

911 hang-up leads to Sandy man being booked for attempted murder

A woman used a 911 hang-up Sunday night to alert authorities to a fight she was having with her live-in boyfriend.
7 months ago

Park City School District facing criminal accusations of failure to report child abuse

After a failure to report child abuse, the Park City School District is now facing charges.
7 months ago

Man accused in Logan kidnapping reportedly claims he thought victim was his wife

A Cache County man accused in attempted Logan kidnapping of a woman has been arrested.
7 months ago