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Hostage standoff ends peacefully after more than 5 hours, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:46pm

A more than five hour standoff and hostage situation in West Valley ended peacefully Monday.

DWR: What hunting equipment should/shouldn't be allowed in Utah?

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:41pm

The Division of Wildlife Resources released a survey and wants feedback on what hunting equipment should and shouldn't be allowed in Utah.

Netflix adding 54 titles, dropping 61 in September

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:18pm

Netflix streaming will drop over 60 titles and add just over 50 in September.

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State report: E-cigarette use doubles among Utah youth

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 3:03pm

Veronica Ford delivered a message Monday to fellow Utah teenagers: Don't fall for the cool mist and bright-colored flavors of increasingly popular e-cigarettes.

2 arrested in confrontation at WVC driver's license office, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:43pm

A confrontation between a security guard and another man inside a state Driver License Division office resulted in a shot from the security guard's gun being fired.

Online pharmacies suspected of selling counterfeit drugs

Gena Somra, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 2:32pm

"Buy real Viagra here, for a fraction of the price! Free Shipping included! All without a prescription!" shout the online headlines. A quick Google search brings up a plethora of enticing choices for any consumer looking for a deal on one of the world's most popular prescription medications.

Trump's mass deportation idea was tried in the 1930s

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:35pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's call for mass deportation of millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, as well as their American-born children, bears similarities to a large-scale removal that many Mexican-American families faced 85 years ago.

Have You Seen This? The peanut butter artist

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:15pm

Inside all of us is an artist. Sometimes all we need is the right canvas, like a little brother.

Newborn snow leopards ready for their closeup at Chicago zoo

Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:47pm

Can you say "awww"? Chicago's Brookfield Zoo on Friday shared the first pictures and video of two newborn snow leopard cubs born on June 16. The female cubs have been bonding with their mother in a behind-the-scenes den since their birth.

Traverse 7 mountain passes along Highline Trail

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 12:06pm

The Highline Trail runs over 90 miles — mostly along the southern slope of the Uinta Mountain Range from Kamas all the way to Flaming Gorge — and offers a beautiful hike.

4 tools that use money to motivate weight loss

Joseph Irvine, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:31am

Want to lose weight, exercise more and eat healthier without relying on expensive surgeries, questionable hypnosis or potentially dangerous drugs? A writer shares his experience of using technology to motivate weight loss.

Dallas Stars player loves In N Out; wiener dog alert in El Paso

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 11:09am

In case you forgot, professional athletes are just like the rest of us in their love for the game, work ethic — and unbridled passion for great hamburgers. Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin proved that this week.

Midway man admits to stealing tourism brochures, takes plea deal

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:57am

A Wasatch County man who was once a candidate for Congress and an aide to the former governor of Missouri has pleaded no-contest to two misdemeanors in a case filed under Utah's commercial terrorism law.

Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old star athlete

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:42am

The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.

Obama to appear on NBC survival show with Bear Grylls

Allie Malloy, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:21am

While on his three-day trip to Alaska — aimed at promoting climate change action — President Barack Obama will tape an episode of "Running Wild with Bear Grylls," NBC and the White House announced Monday.

5 of the most dangerous roads in Utah

KSL Local  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 10:00am

Labor Day weekend ends what officials call the 100 deadliest days on Utah roads. There have been 172 traffic deaths in 2015, so far, with a handful of Utah roads sharing a large portion of those fatalities.

1 fire displaces 12 people, another damages Ogden business

Shara Park and Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:45am

Crews put out two separate fires overnight. One caused $100,000 in damage to a business; the other displaced 12 people.

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Utah's top 25 schools in each subject based on SAGE results

Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:42am

The Utah State Office of Education released the results from the most recent round of SAGE testing Monday. Here are Utah's top schools in each subject.

The pressure of a Heisman candidate year for Devontae Booker

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 9:03am

Many will be tuning in to see Michigan head coach Jim Harbaugh in his return to the college ranks, but locally, many are just as excited about the return of Heisman candidate Devontae Booker and the future he holds for the Utes this upcoming season.

Alison Parker's parents on gun-control: 'We cannot be intimidated'

Kevin Conlon and Poppy Harlow, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 8:49am

It's been less than a week since murder set their lives onto a new course, into roles they never wanted to take on and into a battle they never planned to fight.

Last Titanic lunch menu, saved by survivor, going to auction

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 8:11am

The Titanic's last lunch menu — saved by a passenger who climbed aboard the so-called "Money Boat" before the ocean liner went down — is going to auction, where it's estimated it will bring $50,000 to $70,000.

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