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Former college hoops player identified as Taylorsville shooting victim

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 8:20pm

Unified Police detectives have taken a person of interest into custody in connection with Sunday's homicide in Taylorsville, according to a tweet from UPD Media.

After blistering report, audit shows Utah water use data now 90% accurate

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 8:00pm

A legislative audit released Tuesday says Utah is doing a better job of tracking water consumption, but there needs to be more effort to monitor secondary water use, push water systems to tiered pricing, and revamp water rates to remove subsidies.

Venezuelan judge orders Utah man be tried on weapons charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 7:35pm

A Venezuelan judge ruled Tuesday that a jailed American man must stand trial on weapons charges, dashing hopes of his family in Utah that he would be released and united with them for Christmas.

The brain benefits of your child's dinosaur obsession

Kate Morgan, The Cut for CNN  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 7:31pm

Susan Alloway's daughter Erin was very specific about her Halloween costume. It couldn't be just any dinosaur: Erin, 6, wanted to be an Ozraptor.

Ogden couple pleads guilty to trafficking women in prostitution operation

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 6:40pm

An Ogden couple accused of alternately providing women with drugs or beating and intimidating them to keep them working in the commercial sex operation they ran out of their home pleaded guilty Monday.

Utah truck driver helps prevent second wildfire in Weber Canyon

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 6:19pm

Just weeks after a wildfire charred 619 acres of Weber Canyon, a local truck driver jumped into action to help prevent another blaze.

Crews struggle to keep flames from California neighborhoods

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 6:11pm

A cooking fire at a homeless encampment sparked a wildfire last week that destroyed six homes in the Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles, authorities said Tuesday, while the fifth-largest wildfire in California history burning northwest of the city kept expanding and kept thousands out of their homes.

Provo photographer charged with touching teen models

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 6:04pm

A Provo photographer accused of inappropriately touching teen boys while having them pose in their underwear now faces nine felony charges.

Proposed Escalante Canyons National Park proposal a 'bait-and-switch,' environmental groups say

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 5:48pm

Several environmental groups called the proposed national park in the Grand Staircase-Escalante area a "bait-and-switch" to distract from the Trump administration's attempt to break up the national monument.

Student critically injured in auto-pedestrian crash outside West Valley school

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 5:42pm

A seventh-grade student critically injured after he was struck by a vehicle outside of a middle school Tuesday morning was placed in a medically-induced coma but was stabilized following surgery in the afternoon, Granite School District and authorities said.

As inversion air returns to SLC, so does 'trend' of pollution masks

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 5:34pm

With the air quality seemingly deteriorating by the day, pollution masks have once again made their return to downtown — and makers of the masks don’t expect the trend to go away anytime soon.

Corrections officer arrested for allegedly enticing a minor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 5:17pm

A Utah Department of Corrections officer was arrested Monday for allegedly trying to meet up with a 13-year-old boy.

Deaths from window blinds show need for cord ban, study says

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 4:13pm

Children's injuries and deaths from window blinds have not stalled despite decades of safety concerns, according to a new U.S. study that recommends a complete ban on blinds with cords.

User submitted: Photos show smoggy sunsets as inversion sets in

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 3:30pm

The inversion has officially set in over the Wasatch Front, and though it may be hard to breathe, at least the sunsets are nice.

4 overlooked health benefits of plastic surgery

Alpine Plastic Surgery  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 3:00pm

While many patients seek out plastic surgery for cosmetic reasons, there are more health benefits associated with plastic surgery than meet the eye.

Trump says senator 'would do anything' for cash

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 2:39pm

Pushing into the sexual harassment debate, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat had begged him for campaign contributions in the past and "would do anything" to get them. Democrats accused the president of comments that were crude and worse.

Netflix users watched 140 million hours of TV per day in 2017

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 2:28pm

As the end of the year draws to a close, we tend to reflect on things that matter and our highlights of the year — and with that, Netflix is here to recap how much time you wasted binge watching TV in 2017.

2 arrested after burglaries at Wayne County post office, high school

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 2:13pm

Two men were arrested Monday in connection with a pair of break-ins in which authorities said individuals broke into the Loa Post Office and a high school over the weekend.

Claire Ryann, The Piano Guys perform live in New York to #LightTheWorld

Whitney Evans, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 1:23pm

A group of YouTube sensations is holding a free concert in New York Tuesday night, hoping that as they share their talents, those listening will be inspired to serve.

Have You Seen This? How to play the 'Star Wars' theme on calculators

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 1:15pm

Every now and again I'm reminded that I'm not very clever or smart or talented for that matter. Actually it happens a lot and this video just drives that point home.

Police: Man rammed squad car before fleeing in stolen vehicle

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Dec 12th - 1:08pm

Police are searching for a man they said slammed into a police officer’s vehicle before fleeing in a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning.

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