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AP source: Flynn lawyers make a break with Trump team

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 11:42pm

Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Donald Trump's legal team that they are no longer communicating with them about special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference.

Thanksgiving ties heat record for Salt Lake, breaks records in other cities

Ashley Stilson, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 10:54pm

An unusually warm holiday week continues as Thursday's temperatures tied the heat record for Thanksgiving in Salt Lake City.

Fund for helpful homeless man collects more than $280,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 9:54pm

A fund set up to raise money for a homeless man who helped a woman when her car ran out of gas in Philadelphia has collected more than $280,000.

Turkey and cocktails: $3.4M in pre-holiday liquor sales

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 9:22pm

Utah sold $3.4 million in alcohol on Wednesday at 45-state owned liquor stores to set a record for the day before Thanksgiving.

‘Left Standing’: After living through 3 terrorist attacks, Utahn shares survival story in new book

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 8:45pm

After a terrorist’s bomb exploded 10 feet away from him in an airport in 2016, Mason Wells had more than a dozen medical procedures.

When the boogie-man feels real: Tips to stop your kids’ nightmares

Jessie H. Shepherd, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 8:03pm

Nightmares can be very distressing for both the child and the caregiver. But with these few tips and strategies, both of you can get back to a good night's rest.

Tips to keep you safe while decorating this holiday season

Erin Goff, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 6:49pm

The American Red Cross wants you to make your list and check it twice this holiday season. And we're not talking gifts, we're talking safety checklist.

Have You Seen This? Video of mom and daughter will give you hope

Angie Treasure, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 6:14pm

Because family is what matters this holiday season, this video is a great reminder.

Mormons to again 'Light the World' with service leading up to Christmas

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 5:28pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is relaunching its global initiative promoting service worldwide daily leading up to Christmas Day for the second-straight year.

Man freed decades after double killing that rocked LA suburb

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 4:53pm

Simi Valley was a sleepy Southern California suburb in 1979, one frequently ranked near the top of surveys of America's safest cities — in large part because hundreds of police officers from nearby Los Angeles lived there.

BYU notes: Cougars all business as season finale approaches in Hawaiian paradise

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 4:12pm

The 2017 BYU football team is not going to a postseason bowl game, having failed to qualify for the six-win plateau with a 3-9 record ahead of Saturday’s season finale at Hawaii.

Idaho man charged with attempted murder of son

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 3:49pm

An Idaho man was arrested after authorities say he attempted to ambush and kill his son.

Where does Utah rank when it comes to Black Friday consumer chaos?

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 3:29pm

While some people are looking forward to another helping of mashed potatoes at Thanksgiving dinner, others are preparing to serve themselves some serious doorbuster deals.

Macy's Thanksgiving parade revels on amid tight security

William Mathis, Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 2:42pm

The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade featured balloons, bands, stars and heavy security in a year marked by attacks on outdoor gathering spots.

Health advisory lifted for lake in southwest Idaho

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 2:38pm

Visitors at a southwest Idaho lake can once again touch the water without fear of contacting toxic algae.

Sheriff: Las Vegas shooting gunman fired over 1,100 rounds

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 1:45pm

The top lawman in Las Vegas says the gunman who killed dozens of people at a concert last month fired more than 1,100 rounds.

Native Americans marking Thanksgiving with day of mourning

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 12:50pm

Members of Native American tribes from around New England are gathering in the town where the Pilgrims settled for a solemn National Day of Mourning observance.

FEC opposes dismissing civil case against ex-Utah A.G. John Swallow

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 12:06pm

Government lawyers have asked a judge not to dismiss the Federal Election Commission complaint against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow.

Facebook opens 2nd office combating hate speech in Germany

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 11:31am

Facebook is adding 500 more contractors in Germany to review content posted to the social media site, after a new law came into force targeting online hate speech.

Looking back at the Utah pioneers’ first Thanksgiving

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Nov 23rd - 11:07am

Utah didn't recognize Thanksgiving until 1852 but it wasn't the first time Utah pioneers celebrated the holiday.

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