Utah-based social media fraud scheme took $6M from widows, feds say
One 75-year-old woman sent $356,000 to a “German businessman,” believing he was investing her money in a pipe supplier for a sewer system in Turkey.
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Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press | Updated Sep 20th - 7:45am
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda that flooded parts of Texas left at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in homes.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 7:19am
An Orem man who allegedly blamed his health problems in part on a 4th District judge now faces charges of threatening to kill that judge.
Christina Giardinelli, KSL | Posted Sep 20th - 7:00am
Being asked on your first date is an exciting milestone for many young women. For Karsyn West, the occasion gained a much wider audience than expected when a chivalrous homecoming invitation made its way to the wrong house.
The Associated Press | Updated Sep 20th - 6:22am
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he's ending his campaign for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Updated Sep 20th - 6:17am
Crews rescued two missing kayakers who were last heard from about 3 p.m. Thursday, Utah State Parks officials said.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Sep 19th - 9:46pm
Salt Lake County Mayor Wilson’s eyes welled up as she recalled a young Latino boy who approached her while she toured customs and border facilities in Texas.
Aley Davis, KSL TV | Posted Sep 19th - 8:51pm
With school in session for more than a month now, kids have had plenty of time to share germs and other crawly bugs. Studies show head lice is a common risk this time of year.
Gabrielle Sorto, CNN | Posted Sep 19th - 8:21pm
Instagram announced a new policy that will block, and sometimes remove, content promoting weight-loss or cosmetic procedures to younger teens.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Sep 19th - 7:49pm
It’s easy to find stories of actors, musicians, comedians or socialites visiting Utah for its skiing, hunting or gorgeous views. But this story may just take the cake when it comes to celebrity interaction in Utah.
Graham Dudley, KSL.com | Posted Sep 19th - 7:32pm
Six people have been indicted for conspiracy to distribute meth after a Project Safe Neighborhoods collaborative bust.
Gretel Kauffman, KSL | Posted Sep 19th - 7:17pm
A baby who reportedly became tangled in window blind cords was taken to the hospital Thursday afternoon, the Logan Fire Department said.
Gretel Kauffman, KSL | Posted Sep 19th - 7:01pm
A bounce house and wayward gust of wind sparked a fire in Draper on Thursday, causing about 3,100 homes in the nearby area to lose power.
Jon Gambrell, Associated Press | Posted Sep 19th - 6:26pm
Any attack on Iran by the U.S. or Saudi Arabia will spark an “all-out war,” Tehran’s top diplomat warned Thursday, raising the stakes as Washington and Riyadh weigh a response to a drone-and-missile strike on the kingdom’s oil industry that shook global energy markets.
Dennis Romboy, KSL | Posted Sep 19th - 6:03pm
Sen. Mitt Romney introduced a bill Thursday to ban flavored e-cigarettes and tax vaping products like regular cigarettes to fund a public awareness campaign.
Juan A. Lozano | Posted Sep 19th - 5:15pm
The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda dangerously flooded parts of Texas and Louisiana on Thursday, scrambling rescue crews and volunteers with boats to reach scores of stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Updated Sep 19th - 5:12pm
The solo rider went off the road after a curve and crashed, troopers said. Wind was being investigated as a factor in the wreck.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Sep 19th - 4:52pm
Orem Mayor Richard Brunst will not face charges for alleged unauthorized withdrawals he made from his city retirement account.
Wendy Leonard, KSL | Posted Sep 19th - 4:04pm
Patients, guardians and pharmacists will be expected to pay into Utah’s medical marijuana program by way of fees charged for registration, background checks and prescription cards.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Sep 19th - 3:29pm
Salt Lake City police are trying to figure out Thursday how a man ended up at a local hospital with a gunshot wound.
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