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45k payday loans still unpaid after 10 weeks, Utah report finds

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:17am

More than 45,000 loans from payday lenders in Utah went unpaid by the 10-week limit in 2014, according to a new state report. The average annual interest rate was 481.77 percent.

Dreamy layer-lapse video highlights Utah, Southwest

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:33am

Two filmmakers included Utah in a video passion project they traveled 3,000 miles to complete.

The truth about addiction

Cory A. Reich, Ph.D. Executive Clinical Director The Phoenix Recovery & Counseling Centers  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:10am

One Saturday morning I received the call; the call nobody ever hopes to experience in their lifetime. The tone and cadence of my father-in-law's voice clearly indicated that something was seriously wrong.

Becker, Biskupski virtually tied in mayoral race, poll shows

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 9:16am

The latest poll released Tuesday shows Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker and his rival Jackie Biskupski are grid-locked in a virtual tie in their bid for mayor just three weeks away from Election Day.

Fugitive surrenders after SWAT uses tear gas at Millcreek home

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:57am

A SWAT situation unfolded Monday night after police say a fugitive hid in the attic of a house.

Tuesday's straw vote won't end Medicaid expansion efforts, Gov. Herbert says

Lisa Riley Roche,dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:35am

Gov. Gary Herbert said he's optimistic his efforts to expand Medicaid in Utah won't end when House Republicans meet behind closed doors Tuesday to take a straw vote on the latest proposal.

Police look for alleged bank robber, consider her armed and dangerous

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 8:21am

Police are looking for a woman who they believe was involved in a bank robbery Wednesday night.

Dixie State rebranding, but university name will stay

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:59am

Dixie State University is planning changes to its mascot and school nickname, but officials say they won't alter the official name that some say has racist connotations.

US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Utah death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:40am

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate convicted in the brutal killing of a woman 29 years ago.

Cyclist in critical condition after early morning crash

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:21am

A bicyclist is in extremely critical condition after a car struck them and pushed them 50 feet.

'Once-in-a-lifetime' find could be a WWII bomb, rock hunter says

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:35pm

A Utah rock hound recently stumbled across the find of a lifetime in Tooele County's western desert. Now he's waiting on Air Force officials tell him whether it's an unexploded bomb.

Utah governor meets with elementary school students, teachers

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:34pm

State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the Legislature convenes in January.

Lee says he is not interested in House speakership

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Another Utahn saw his name surface over the weekend as a potential U.S. House speaker — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.

SLC endorses social media tool that connects neighborhoods

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Social media is known for its ability to connect people throughout the globe, but Salt Lake City launched an initiative Monday to support using social media as a connection between neighbors.

Woman found dead in mobile home had been missing since Friday, family says

Pat Reavy and Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

The children of Noelia Popoca, who was found dead in a mobile home Sunday, say they knew as early as Friday something was wrong.

Video shows driver roll vehicle after narrowly missing trooper

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:31pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was almost hit by a distracted driver Sunday talked about the experience after the dramatic dashcam video was released Monday.

10-year-old killed in hunting accident identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:31pm

Police identified the 10-year-old boy who was shot and killed while hunting Saturday.

Top 5 places to feed your pumpkin craving

KSL Local  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:03pm

If you want to get your pumpkin fix during this fall season, here are a few places you can visit for some delicious pumpkin-flavored items.

Utah teen's wish granted in South Bend

Kat Thornbourgh  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 8:48pm

A teenager in Cache County is still smiling big after a win for Notre Dame over the weekend. Not only did his favorite football team take out Navy, but Jack Salmond watched them win at home in South Bend, Indiana, as well.

Project helps protect Logan beavers, reduce threat of flooding

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:54pm

A project in Logan may be a lifesaver for beavers, and it may help Wal-Mart get along better with its furry neighbors. Workers have installed a system intended to reduce the threat of flooding caused by beaver dams.