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Gov. Herbert: Latest Medicaid expansion plan may need changes

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 12:38pm

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday there may need to be changes made to the latest Medicaid expansion plan he and legislative leaders came up with after months of private meetings.


Man accused in triple homicide appears in court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 12:31pm

A man who authorities said tried to blame his mother after he killed two adult boarders and a baby because they wouldn't move out of his house appeared in court Tuesday via a video hookup on murder charges that could carry the death penalty.

Hurricane man in critical condition after falling out of truck bed

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 12:15pm

A 42-year-old man was reportedly sitting on a wooden chair in the bed of a truck when one of the chair's legs broke as the vehicle made a turn, according to police. He fell out of the vehicle and hit his head.

Bear expert talks about behind-the-scenes of tranquilizing, tracking

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:57am

A Brigham Young University graduate student is fulfilling his life-long passion of studying bears — and he has some interesting stories to tell.

Mom upset over note from fellow restaurant customers accusing baby of 'ruining' dinner

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:45am

A restaurant manager gave an Idaho mother a free meal after two other customers delivered a scathing note to her table, accusing her baby of "ruining" their dinner.

Why passwords won't keep you safe without MFA

Ben Hutchins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:45am

Passwords provide a false sense of security. Just ask the half of American adults that were hacked in 2014. But there is a way to fight back. It's called MFA — multi-factor authentication.

Brady: Kids should play multiple sports; Boise State kicker dances alone

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:09am

Tom Brady told a Boston radio station that he feels kids are forced into one-sport specialization too early. Meanwhile, Boise State's kicker is throwing his own party.

Jazz can't let old politics dictate future rotations

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:34am

As the Jazz begin the 2015 NBA season, they can't let mistakes from 2014 derail this year's plans for the postseason.

Solar lease vs. purchase: 3 considerations

KSL Local  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:31am

Today we sat down with Andrew Mullen, Director of Sales for Solaroo Energy, a South Jordan based solar installation company, to discuss a hot topic in solar – leasing vs. purchasing.

KSL Pick'em: Aggie fan takes top spot in Week 5

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:45am

A Utah State fan grabs the top spot for the first time in Week 5 of KSL Pick'em. The Aggies beat Colorado State 33-18 behind new quarterback Kent Myers, while BYU snapped its two game losing streak, beating UConn 30-13.

Inmate's alleged murder confession letters debated ahead of trial

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:31am

A prison inmate who faces a potential death penalty if convicted of killing his cellmate, allegedly wrote a letter to the Sanpete County Attorney's Office confessing his crime.


The spiritual revolution taking place away from church pews

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:30am

A new book explores how the question, "Where is God?" is reshaping religion.

Edward Snowden's ready to go to prison, waiting on answer from U.S.

Jethro Mullen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:17am

Edward Snowden says he's offered "many times" to go to prison in the United States as part of a deal to return from exile in Russia but is still waiting for an answer from the American government.

Online database aims to change dialogue on suicide

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:01am

A University of Utah professor hopes a new online database will change the way people talk and think about suicide.

Ex-A.G. Shurtleff joins motion to get DOJ evidence

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 8:33am

Former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff joined a prosecution motion Monday to force the Justice Department to turn over evidence gathered in an investigation of him and his successor.

Lawsuit filed over rehab house planned for Herriman neighborhood

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 8:17am

The battle between Herriman city and the owners trying to open a neighborhood drug and rehab center is heating up. The owners of Renew Wellness and Recovery say the city is caving to pressure from nearby residents.

402K ballots mailed to Salt Lake County voters

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:45am

About 402,000 ballots flooded Salt Lake County voters' mailboxes Monday afternoon. Voters in other Utah municipalities holding vote-by-mail elections will receive their ballots by the end of the week.

Strange burglaries lead to felony charges for Vernal man

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 7:26am

A Vernal man is facing felony charges after a pair of unusual burglaries, including one where investigators say the man forced his way into a Roosevelt house and brandished a gun while claiming to be a police officer.

BYU student paralyzed in bounce house accident making a 'remarkable recovery'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 6:47am

The accident was catastrophic and took a Tooele family by surprise. They went to the Draper LDS Temple Aug. 29 and by evening they were in the ICU with their son, paralyzed and struggling to breathe. But Josh Hinton is recovering at "warp speed."

Is mental 'boot camp' the answer for concussion victims?

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:42pm

A clinic in Provo is claiming remarkable success in treating the long-term effects of concussions. A patient whose brain was scrambled in a freak accident said the one-week mental boot camp at Cognitive FX has made a profound difference.

Orem police and fire departments sporting touch of pink

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:28pm

If you get pulled over by an Orem police officer this month, or they help you solve a crime, you'll likely notice a couple of the details on their uniforms are different. The same is true for Orem firefighters — they're all sporting the color pink.

Chaffetz says speaker bid may be 'long shot,' Utah delegation has yet to declare support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 5th - 10:27pm

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who said Monday his bid to become U.S. House speaker is a "long shot," may not have the support of the rest of Utah's congressional delegation.


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