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Sen. Lee says comparing Trump to Book of Mormon hero Capt. Moroni wasn't meant to offend

Ryan Miller and Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Oct 29th - 11:36pm

Utah Sen. Mike Lee said Thursday his comparison of President Donald Trump to Captain Moroni said wasn't intended to be "distracting or offensive."

Woman who was killed after hitting semitruck near Riverside identified by police

Ashley Fredde,  |  Updated Oct 29th - 11:14pm

A woman was killed in a crash Wednesday morning after colliding with a semitruck at the intersection of 4400 West and state Route 30.

44-year-old Kaysville mother delivers surprise baby with help of a midwife

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 29th - 10:10pm

Some women may be feeling apprehensive about giving birth at a hospital during the pandemic. One Kaysville mom is grateful she had a midwife by her side when she delivered her surprise baby as an older mother.

White House advisers warn of 'unrelenting' COVID-19 spread, 'whole lot of pain'

Doina Chiacu and Aleksandra Michalska, Reuters  |  Posted Oct 29th - 9:36pm

At least nine states on Thursday reported record daily increases in new infections. As of Thursday, there were 45,457 COVID-19 patients in U.S. hospitals, the highest number since Aug. 14.

Two officers on leave following resignation of eastern Utah police chief

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Oct 29th - 9:08pm

Two days after the unexpected resignation of Roosevelt’s police chief, the department has announced that two officers have been placed on administrative leave.

Talking 'Bachelorette' with teammates: How BYU’s Zach Wilson stays grounded amid Heisman hype, Cougars’ breakout season

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 9:07pm

Zach Wilson and his BYU teammates are just normal college students who love pop culture — and who have moved into the AP Top 25 as the junior quarterback gets some early Heisman Trophy consideration.

Despite economic toll of pandemic on independent bookstores, Pioneer Book is thriving

Jennifer Rollins, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 29th - 8:34pm

While many local bookstores are relying on donations and fundraisers in the hopes of staying afloat during the pandemic, Pioneer Book, a staple of the Provo community for the past 40 years, is doing better than it has ever done.

Man seriously injured after scooter collides with SUV in Salt Lake City

Ashley Fredde,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 8:13pm

A man was transported to the hospital with serious injuries on Thursday after a scooter collided with an SUV in an intersection.

Man allegedly kidnapped ex-girlfriend in Ogden but she escaped in Wyoming

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 29th - 7:44pm

Police arrested a man accused of kidnapping his ex-girlfriend and driving her around all night before she was able to escape in Evanston, Wyoming.

Utah governor, neighbors, others criticize protests at home of state epidemiologist Dr. Angela Dunn

Carter Williams,  |  Updated Oct 29th - 7:34pm

Dr. Angela Dunn’s home address was shared online this week with calls for people to show up outside her Salt Lake City home.

Women Tech Awards highlight the top women in Utah tech sector

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 7:11pm

The Women Tech Council, which held its annual awards on Wednesday, is a nonprofit organization focused on the economic impact of women in the tech sector.

Washington County Sheriff's Office opens investigation into Zion National Park missing person case

Ashley Fredde,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 7:00pm

Washington County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday that they've opened an investigation into the Zion National Park's missing person case of Holly Courtier, after receiving numerous tips.

Haunted and/or historic: 4 of Utah's spookiest sites

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Oct 29th - 7:00pm

Whether it's because of large numbers of children or families just looking for fun, Halloween has long trailed only Christmas as Utah's most popular holiday. And there are plenty of spooky stories and spooky sites for those who like haunts and ghosts.

Teen charged as adult in fatal shooting at Salt Lake’s Tanner Park

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 29th - 6:26pm

A 17-year-old boy arrested for allegedly shooting three people at Tanner Park over a small-level drug deal has been charged as an adult with murder.

Fauci says first U.S. COVID-19 vaccines could ship late December or early January

Julie Steenhuysen, Reuters  |  Posted Oct 29th - 5:42pm

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious diseases expert, said it will take time to get back to something approaching normal as vaccine-induced immunity builds both nationally and globally. He said life will likely not get back to normal "until the end of 2021 at least."

Have You Seen This? Paul Rudd surprises Brooklyn voters with cookies and thank-yous

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 4:54pm

Voting can make you a superhero. But can you imagine being given cookies and a shoutout by an actual superhero while in line to cast your ballot?

Fast-moving Hurricane Zeta kills 3 as it rips across U.S. South

Kathleen Flynn, Reuters  |  Posted Oct 29th - 3:48pm

Hurricane Zeta tore across the U.S. South on Thursday with strong winds that left a trail of downed trees, snapped power lines and killed at least three people.

Real Salt Lake's Oct. 18 postponed match with Colorado will not be made up. Here's what that means for the playoffs

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 29th - 3:20pm

Major League Soccer announced Thursday that a bevy of games, mostly involving the Colorado Rapids, will not be made up due to a significant number of positive results for COVID-19.

5 things you should look for in every business you visit to make sure it's safe

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted Oct 29th - 3:00pm

With Utah seeing record high reports of COVID-19 cases and flu season around the corner, it’s time to get serious about public health, according to the Utah Department of Health.


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