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Speak out, opt out, throw out: Utah woman wishes she never touched prescription opioids

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 1:16pm

According to the Use Only As Directed campaign, it only takes seven days for someone to become addicted to opioids, which is why the campaign has urged people to speak out about the risk of addiction, opt out by using alternatives and throw out unused medication.

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Officers shot in New Jersey standoff; school on lockdown

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 10th - 1:05pm

Police officers were shot Tuesday in the Jersey City standoff that left a neighborhood, including a school, on lockdown, authorities said.

Man in West Jordan drug trafficking case now charged with obstructing justice

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:42pm

A 19-year-old man accused of operating a large-scale drug trafficking operation is facing a new criminal charge of obstructing justice.

Taylorsville father and son reported missing return home safely, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 10th - 12:16pm

A father and son who had not been seen since Monday returned home safely Tuesday, police confirmed.

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The unique role Utah played in a federal push to expand LGBTQ and religious rights

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:48am

Exploring the relationship between a 2015 Utah law and the Fairness for All Act

Pelosi announces agreement on North American trade pact

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 10th - 11:16am

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday announced agreement on a modified North American trade pact, handing President Donald Trump a major Capitol Hill win on the very same day that Democrats announced their impeachment charges against him.

House Democrats unveil 2 articles of impeachment against President Trump

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 10th - 11:10am

House Democrats announced two articles of impeachment Tuesday against President Trump — abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.

Utah figure skating official charged with enticing a minor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 11:05am

The former president of Salt Lake Figure Skating, who is also a youth teacher at his church, has been charged with trying to solicit sex from a teenager.

KSL Pick'em: 87% miss Pac-12 championship game

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:32am

After the dust settled in Week 15, three BYU fans landed at the top of the leaderboard, while the Cougar fan base had the highest average score of 22.9. Utah State was second with 21.7, while Utah, hurt by its loss in the championship game, only scored 20.7.

Heart of Minky QUIZ: Take this quiz and you could win a Minky blanket!

Minky Couture  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:14am

Take this quiz to test your knowledge of charitable Americans. You'll also be entered to win a Minky Couture blanket!

Man charged with rape of child in New York facing exploitation counts in Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 10:00am

A man already wanted in another state on a charge of raping a juvenile has been charged with soliciting sex from a juvenile in Salt Lake.

Utah lenders loan you money, then they get a warrant for your arrest

Anjali Tsui, Propublica  |  Posted Dec 10th - 9:04am

High-interest loan companies are using Utah’s small claims courts to arrest borrowers and take their bail money. Technically, the warrants are issued for missing court hearings. For many, that’s a distinction without a difference.

Home for sale in SLC mysteriously missing driveway

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:51am

A Utah man was hoping to sell a Salt Lake City house quickly after fixing it up and installing numerous upgrades over the past three months, but Michael Burns said his plans for the property ran into an unexpected and shocking snag this week.

State Charter School Board votes to close Capstone Classical Academy charter

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:22am

The State Charter School Board voted unanimously Monday to close Capstone Classical Academy, a public charter school in Weber County, effective at the end of the academic year.

Suspected porch thieves in Cedar City found with hundreds of fake IDs and credit cards

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 8:03am

Police say two people found in a Cedar City hotel with hundreds of fake IDs and fraudulent credit cards were also involved in package thefts in the area.

Newcomers fuel Utah County growth more than babies

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:47am

Time to break out the Jell-O mold — those new neighbors most likely moved in from out of town.

1 dead after semitruck crashes and burns in Morgan County

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 10th - 7:43am

One person died after a semitruck crashed and caught fire on I-84 in Morgan County Monday night. The eastbound freeway remains closed Tuesday morning.

Salt Lake man charged with sexually assaulting 2 girls at church

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 10th - 7:31am

A Salt Lake man has been charged with sexually abusing two young girls in his church, five years apart.

Is it time to alter expectations? Questions about the Jazz's unexpected start

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 10th - 12:43am

You've got questions. We try to provide answers about Utah's tough start.

Things got ugly for the Utah Jazz on Monday in loss to OKC

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 9th - 11:02pm

Considering the circumstances, Monday's game was one the Jazz were most definitely supposed to win. Spoiler: They didn’t. Heck, they didn’t come close.

Utah’s tax task force votes to recommend bill to full Legislature

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Updated Dec 9th - 10:12pm

The state’s tax reform task force voted 6-3 to recommend a draft bill to the full Legislature Monday, less than three days after the bill was unveiled to the general public.

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