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Evan McMullin has raised more than $1M in presidential campaign

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:40pm

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin has raised just over a $1 million since entering the race in August.

The Latest: Lawyer says conspiracy charge can baffle jury

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:35pm

The Latest on the acquittals of key figures in the occupation of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon (all times local):

Planned Parenthood appeals decision stands in unusual review

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:10pm

A federal appeals court decision siding with Utah's Planned Parenthood branch in a court battle over a gubernatorial defunding order withstood an unusual court review Friday.

1st of 3 men sentenced in jealousy killing of 18-year-old

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:39pm

The first of three men who shot an 18-year-old man, a killing that police believed was sparked by jealousy about a girl, was sentenced to prison Friday.

Fire rips through Murray condominiums, but all residents escape injury

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:48pm

A large fire ripped through 10 condominiums and townhomes at the Three Fountains complex in Murray Friday. Remarkably, no one was injured, but initial damage was estimated at $1 million.

High school students help dig new Beaver Mountain bike trail

Lindy Phippen Smith, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:20am

The Cache Valley High School Mountain Bike Team along with the community built up their team and helped dig out a trail to create a community legacy that will have all mountain bikers excited about Beaver Mountain's next great adventure.

Orem man finds strange, moldy object in V8 Fusion energy drink

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:31am

Andy Boot regularly buys V8 Fusion energy drinks, but when he recently bought a pack, he found a dark, mold-like, dark green object at the bottom of one of the cans.

Utah 8th-graders post top science scores on national test

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:20am

"This is excellent news," said Mark Peterson, spokesman for the Utah State Board of Education. "To be No. 1 in the nation for eighth grade and top 10 for fourth grade is a real tribute to the teachers and their students."

Poll: Which is Utah's favorite Halloween candy?

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:00am

In this poll, we’re asking you to vote for your favorite Halloween candy. Some of the candies mentioned in the list are all-time favorite chocolates, while others are Halloween classics.

Movement threatens more standoffs with feds over public lands

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:29am

A growing movement says it's empowered to keep going after the acquittal of seven people in an armed takeover of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon. KSL-TV's Debbie Dujanovic spent months interviewing members about their battle for public lands.

Agreement shuts down Kennecott's 3 coal-burning units

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 7:38am

An agreement reached between Kenecott and Rocky Mountain Power means cleaner air in the Salt Lake Valley with the accelerated closure of three coal-burning power units. The agreement was approved Thursday by the Public Service Commission.

Report: BLM has no strategic plan for wild horses

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 7:17am

A new review by the Office of the Inspector General concluded the Bureau of Land Management is not spending its money as wisely as it could when it comes to contracts for holding facilities and lacks a strategic plan to manage wild horse populations.

Utah teen named 1 of Time magazine’s most influential teens

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:49am

Nineteen-year-old George Matus, a graduate of Waterford High School in Sandy, Utah, was named one of Time Magazine’s most influential teens of 2016. KSL catches up with him following the announcement in an interview about his inspiration and goals.

Jury acquits leaders of Oregon standoff of federal charges

Steven Dubois and Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:37pm

The leaders of an armed group who seized a national wildlife refuge in rural Oregon were acquitted Thursday in the 41-day standoff that brought new attention to a long-running dispute over control of federal lands in the West.

Police: Man arrested after taking UFA saw in front of firefighters

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:25pm

A Riverton man was arrested Wednesday night after police allege he drove off with a heavy-duty circular saw that had fallen out of a Unified firetruck. However, the man arrested said it's all a misunderstanding.

Deputies use child's swing to rescue trapped deer

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 10:16pm

Two Summit County Deputies used their quick wits to improvise as they rescued a young deer from a 7-foot-deep window well.

UDOT project to force weekend closure of Bangerter Highway in Taylorsville

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 9:38pm

The Utah Department of Transportation Thursday announced the scheduled closure of Bangerter Highway in both directions between 4700 South and 5400 South from Friday night at 9 p.m. until Monday morning at 5 a.m.

DNC urges Utah Democrats to send 'joyful noise' to Washington

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 8:54pm

The head of the Democratic National Committee campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Salt Lake City on Thursday as the state's minority party steps up its push to turn Utah blue.

Ogden man arrested in undercover sex sting at Provo park

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 7:51pm

A man who went to a Provo park Thursday for a sexual encounter with someone he thought was a 13-year-old girl instead was met by law enforcement officers and arrested, police said.

Cedar City midwife found guilty in infant's 2012 death

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 27th - 7:26pm

A Cedar City midwife was found guilty Thursday of manslaughter and reckless endangerment in the death of a premature infant.