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Utah farmers short on pumpkins after freeze

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:03am

A freeze last week has left one of Utah’s biggest pumpkin suppliers short on pumpkins.

What will it take to improve early learning for Utah kids? Millions more for teacher coaching, student testing, extended-day kin

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:37am

If Utah wants to improve learning outcomes from preschool through the third grade, it needs teaching coaches to help educators improve their teaching practice, state lawmakers were told Wednesday.

Woman awaiting trial in one case now charged with arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:18am

A woman awaiting trial for her alleged role in a decadelong abuse case is now charged with setting her house on fire.

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:30am

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68.

'I'm not worried about Bojan': There are clear reasons why the Jazz's Bogdanovic has struggled this preseason

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:04am

Bojan Bogdanovic is an honest man. He’s not going to sugarcoat it — he’s played poorly in the preseason. Really poorly, even.

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

Raf Casert and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:32pm

Britain and the European Union finally reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battle. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now faces the Herculean task of selling the accord to his recalcitrant parliament — including his allies in Northern Ireland.

Utah Jazz get 'honest, transparent' look at themselves in loss to Blazers

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:03pm

The Jazz finished the preseason winless against NBA competition after a 126-118 loss to Portland.

Amazon to hire 700 full-time employees at Salt Lake fulfillment center

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:11pm

Amazon opened its Salt Lake fulfillment center in 2018 and announced the new round of hires this week.

State lawmakers hope to follow Riverton’s footsteps in combating opioid crisis

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:59pm

A month after Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced an initiative to reduce stockpiling and misuse of opioids in his community, the city’s efforts have gained the attention of state leaders.

Conservative group calls Mitt Romney a ‘Democrat secret asset’ in TV ad

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:22pm

Last week, Romney reiterated earlier his earlier comments that it was wrong for Trump to ask Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.

2 Utahns charged in worldwide takedown of ‘largest darknet child pornography website,’ DOJ says

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:30pm

Hundreds of individuals, including two Utah men, have been charged worldwide in a takedown of the “largest darknet child pornography website,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

What a 132-year-old time capsule tells us about what life was like in Utah back in 1887

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:10pm

On Wednesday, 60 years after a time capsule buried in 1887 was found, its contents were finally unveiled to the public. The capsule included dozens of fun trinkets that tell of life in 1887.

Activists assemble against construction ahead of Utah Inland Port Authority’s first meeting in months

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:11pm

The group Stop the Polluting Port held another press conference to demand a halt to development of about 16,000 acres west of the airport.

Prep football: Week 10 scores and schedule Sports  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 10 high school football games across the state.

Suspected ringleader in Utah elderly exploitation case arrested in California

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:53pm

The alleged ringleader of a group accused of exploiting an elderly woman out more than $264,000 — a man recently paroled from prison after serving nearly 30 years for murder — has been arrested.

Lone Peak football to forfeit every game of season to date for fielding ineligible player

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:44pm

The school, through an Alpine School District spokesperson, says it plans to appeal the unanimous decision handed down by a committee managed by the Utah High School Activities Association.

Charges refiled against Utah prison inmate in 2010 rape case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 5:17pm

A Utah State Prison inmate who was charged in 2017 with an unsolved rape case from nearly a decade ago, only to have the case later dismissed, has now been charged again.

Why did Bernie Sanders single out Mike Lee at presidential debate?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 4:12pm

Bernie Sanders and Mike Lee couldn’t be farther apart politically, but the Democratic presidential candidate named the Utah senator as a surprising friendship.

Utahn charged with attacking police dog trying to arrest him

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:40pm

A man accused of attacking a police K-9 trying to apprehend him now faces felony charges.

The biggest surprise of Google's Pixel event is a transcription app. Here's how it works

Rachel Metz, CNN  |  Posted Oct 16th - 3:00pm

While Google's latest smartphone, the Pixel 4, got top billing at a major launch event in New York on Tuesday, the unveiling of an AI-enhanced recording and transcribing app was perhaps the biggest surprise of the day.

Police identify woman in ‘suspicious’ Midvale motel death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 2:27pm

The Unified Police Department has released the name of a woman who was found dead at a Motel 6 in Midvale on Tuesday.

Prep football: Week 10 scores and schedule

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 10 high school football games across the state.