Emily Ashcraft

U. Health's long COVID clinic continues to help people manage debilitating symptoms

U. Health's long COVID clinic continues to help people manage debilitating symptoms

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 8:50 p.m.

The University of Utah Health's Long COVID Clinic has treated 3,000 patients over the last three years, and doctors say the clinic is here to stay.
Man sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for shooting outside Draper party that killed 2

Man sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for shooting outside Draper party that killed 2

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 8:29 p.m.

A man was sentenced to between 50 years and life in prison on Thursday for firing shots outside an Airbnb party in Draper, killing two young fathers.
Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 5:29 p.m.

Utah prosecutors said Wednesday they will obtain pentobarbital ahead of the execution of Taberone Dave Honie on Aug. 8.
Santaquin man sentenced to 2 years of probation in sex with teen case

Santaquin man sentenced to 2 years of probation in sex with teen case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:39 a.m.

A Santaquin man has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleaded guilty to attempted sexual solicitation of a child involving a runaway teen working as his nanny.
Man sentenced to prison for causing death of toymaker while under the influence of alcohol

Man sentenced to prison for causing death of toymaker while under the influence of alcohol

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 10:04 a.m.

A West Jordan man was sentenced to prison after being found guilty of negligently operating a vehicle resulting in a man's death. The victim was delivering toys to area hospitals.
Chabad of Park City to host evening of solidarity for Israel with message from a hostage's mother

Chabad of Park City to host evening of solidarity for Israel with message from a hostage's mother

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 10:29 p.m.

Einav Danino, the mother of Ori Danino who has been a hostage of Hamas since Oct. 7, 2023, is coming to Utah on Wednesday to share a message of hope.
Archbishop of America travels to Utah for opening of new Greek Orthodox Church in Sandy

Archbishop of America travels to Utah for opening of new Greek Orthodox Church in Sandy

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 7:16 a.m.

The doors of a Greek Orthodox Church dedicated to St. Anna were officially opened on Saturday in a service led by Archbishop Elpidiophoros of America, long awaited by members of the parish.
Judge sets preliminary hearing in Kouri Richins murder case

Judge sets preliminary hearing in Kouri Richins murder case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 8:19 a.m.

The preliminary hearing for a Kamas woman accused of murdering her husband was scheduled Friday for the end of August, after multiple delays.
Primary Children's Hospital urging caregivers to never leave children in the car

Primary Children's Hospital urging caregivers to never leave children in the car

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 7:02 p.m.

A child's body temperature can rise three to five times faster than an adult's, which is why Primary Children's Hospital says it's so important children not be left inside cars during the summer months.
Second man pleads guilty to kidnapping, murder of Kearns woman in 2021

Second man pleads guilty to kidnapping, murder of Kearns woman in 2021

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 1:14 p.m.

A second man has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and murdering Nicole Solario-Romero, a woman whose abduction near her Kearns home in 2021 was caught on a doorbell camera.
Utah man convicted of assaulting law enforcement at US Capitol on Jan. 6

Utah man convicted of assaulting law enforcement at US Capitol on Jan. 6

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 7:44 p.m.

A man from Utah has been found guilty of seven felonies for actions at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Ex-Utah County youth symphony leader accused of molesting teens pleads guilty just before trial

Ex-Utah County youth symphony leader accused of molesting teens pleads guilty just before trial

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 10:32 p.m.

A former youth symphony leader pleaded guilty on Tuesday to attempted forcible sodomy of a teenager about 20 years ago, but charges are still pending in Salt Lake County.
Nicholas Rossi no longer representing himself in Utah County rape case

Nicholas Rossi no longer representing himself in Utah County rape case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 18 - 7:04 p.m.

After multiple delays due to Nicholas Rossi's inability to pay his chosen attorney for his Utah County rape case, he agreed on Tuesday to the appointment of a public defender.
Deseret Peak Utah Temple dedication and open house dates announced

Deseret Peak Utah Temple dedication and open house dates announced

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 4:35 p.m.

The open house for the Deseret Peak Utah Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will begin in September in Tooele ahead of its dedication on Nov. 10.
Have You Seen This? Lego exhibit at BYU shows Utah-familiar buildings, stories

Have You Seen This? Lego exhibit at BYU shows Utah-familiar buildings, stories

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 3:56 p.m.

A Lego exhibit at BYU includes multiple buildings familiar to Utahns. Each of the artistic designs has a tie to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Primary Children's is expanding behavioral health care with new $96M Taylorsville campus

Primary Children's is expanding behavioral health care with new $96M Taylorsville campus

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 17 - 3:03 p.m.

Primary Children's Hospital announced an expansion of its behavioral health services Monday. A new Taylorsville facility is designed to include families in helping more children.
Sculptures for Heber Valley's future Christ in America park will be unveiled in Provo this summer

Sculptures for Heber Valley's future Christ in America park will be unveiled in Provo this summer

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 5:14 p.m.

This summer, some sculptures for the future Christ in America Garden in Heber Valley will be shown in Provo, and a benefit concert will be held for the nonprofit building the park.
Lloyd Newell shares experiences ahead of his last 'Music & the Spoken Word' broadcast

Lloyd Newell shares experiences ahead of his last 'Music & the Spoken Word' broadcast

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 7:02 p.m.

Lloyd Newell, the voice of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square for the last 35 years, spoke about his time in the role ahead of his final broadcast on Sunday.
'Seconds matter': Intermountain Health is lowering stroke response times at emergency rooms

'Seconds matter': Intermountain Health is lowering stroke response times at emergency rooms

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 8:20 a.m.

Intermountain Health says it's working to decrease the time it takes for stroke patients to be treated at its rural emergency rooms because every minute counts.
Utah Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction, ruling DNA expert should have been hired

Utah Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction, ruling DNA expert should have been hired

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 6:18 a.m.

The Utah Court of Appeals reversed a conviction for the killing of a Provo woman. It ruled Jerad Gourdin should have a new trial because his attorney did not hire a DNA expert.
Moms ask for case to move forward as man pleads not guilty to murdering Eagle Mountain boys

Moms ask for case to move forward as man pleads not guilty to murdering Eagle Mountain boys

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 9:25 p.m.

Two toddlers were killed after a car collided into an Eagle Mountain horse corral in May 2022. On Wednesday, their mothers told the judge how delays in the murder case are hard on their families.
Church of Jesus Christ expands aid to women, children with $55.8M donation

Church of Jesus Christ expands aid to women, children with $55.8M donation

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:33 p.m.

The General Relief Society Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is expanding efforts to help women and young children around the world.
'The clock is ticking': Utah prepares for first execution since 2010

'The clock is ticking': Utah prepares for first execution since 2010

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 12:12 p.m.

Officials with Utah's Department of Corrections say they have been preparing for a possible execution since last year. Now one is scheduled for Aug. 8.
West Jordan man found guilty in 2021 Halloween party homicide

West Jordan man found guilty in 2021 Halloween party homicide

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 10 - 7:56 p.m.

A West Jordan man accused of shooting and killing another man at a Halloween party in 2021 has been found guilty of murder.
Utah judge signs execution warrant for Cedar City man convicted in 1998 murder

Utah judge signs execution warrant for Cedar City man convicted in 1998 murder

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 10 - 4:21 p.m.

A Utah judge signed an execution warrant Monday for Taberon Dave Honie, setting his date for lethal injection on Aug. 8.