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Community holds forum discussing youth reliance on electronics

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:17pm

Dozens of students, parents and teachers attended a youth protection meeting at Midvale Middle School to discuss the impact smartphones are having on our children’s mental health.

Trump's new national security adviser now highest-ranking Latter-day Saint in administration

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:53pm

Robert O'Brien comes to the post after serving as the president's chief hostage negotiator.

19-year-old alleged leader of Utah drug group charged with numerous felonies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:18pm

A 19-year-old Salt Lake man who police say is a key player in a “large-scale drug operation” now faces 16 felony charges.

Utah mother dies from injuries suffered in car crash that killed her daughter

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:43pm

A mother who was in a car crash last month that killed her 16-year-old daughter has died from injuries she suffered during the wreck.

Salt Lake, New York to become 'test beds' for research like 5G, FCC says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:39pm

Salt Lake and New York are about to become "test beds" for advanced wireless technologies like 5G, the Federal Communications Commission announced Wednesday.

Have You Seen This? Authorities bust unlikely home intruder

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 3:01pm

One California family was in for a surprise when they found a mountain lion in their bathroom.

Amid a privacy crisis, Facebook now wants to put a camera on your TV

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:33pm

When Facebook first introduced Portal, a smart speaker with a screen, in October of last year, the company was grappling with a seemingly endless list of privacy issues. The idea seemed tone deaf, to say the least.

The 13 best new streaming titles on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 2:00pm

September is upon us, and that means the weather will soon start to turn, leaves will start to change, and new titles are ready for your streaming pleasure. Here are the 13 best new titles streaming on your favorite services.

Salt Lake man gets 90-day jail sentence after admitting to having child pornography

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:31pm

A Salt Lake City man has been sentenced to jail after he admitted to having approximately 90 videos of child pornography on his phone in 2018.

1 dead in Hooper crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:20pm

One person died Wednesday afternoon in a car crash at 5900 W. 4600 South in Hooper, authorities say.

Looking forward to Utah’s fall colors? Here’s what to expect this year

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 1:12pm

It's nearly that time of the year where the trees start changing colors. Here's why trees change and when we might see peak fall foliage in Utah.

Knockoff pot vapes raise concerns for licensed companies

Michael R. Blood, The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:17pm

A short walk from police headquarters in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, a cluster of bustling shops are openly selling packaging and hardware that can be used to produce counterfeit marijuana vapes that have infected California’s cannabis market.

The Fed cut rates for the second time this year

Donna Borak, CNN Business  |  Posted Sep 18th - 12:03pm

The Federal Reserve on Wednesday cut interest rates for the second time since July as concerns grow about a potential global slowdown.

Salt Lake actor engaged in secret relationship with teen, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:47am

A local actor accused of engaging in a “secret relationship” with a teenage girl a few years ago now faces numerous felonies.

Herbert names Department of Environmental Quality director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:31am

Utah has a new top environmental regulator.

The college student’s quick guide to off-campus housing

Cassie Tolhurst, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:16am

It’s that time of year again. The air is cooling off, the days are getting shorter, and the school year is underway. For a college student, that also means textbooks, class schedules and housing.

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Inside the family court crisis that has left more than 700 children dead

Gillian Friedman, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:05am

On a bone-chilling January morning in Yucca Valley, California, 23-year-old Katie Tagle woke up to an email that made her heart stop.

Salt Lake considers changes for e-scooters

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 18th - 11:02am

One year has passed with little-to-no regulations during the e-scooter pilot program in Salt Lake City. Officials say they have received hundreds of emails and phone calls asking for change.

Patrick Kinahan: Time is now to extend Kalani Sitake's contract

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:25am

Riding the momentum of football team's two consecutive overtime wins, BYU can use this time to extend coach Kalani Sitake's contract before going into the last year of his deal next season. For recruiting purposes, the program needs the continuity.

Federal plan to end state mileage standards draws criticism

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:34am

The Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.

Test of new traffic alert system underway on I-15 in Virgin River Gorge

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:15am

In an effort to reduce collisions as traffic slows and stops due to continuing work on the bridges through the Virgin River Gorge, the Arizona Department of Transportation has rolled out a system designed to let motorists know what’s ahead of them.