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Utah County still home to many large families with 6 kids

Braley Dodson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:45pm

Though rare, the percentage of families in Utah County with six-plus kids is holding steady, the Daily-Herald reports.

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Trump vows veto as Democrats try to block emergency order

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 9:38pm

Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump's first veto.

R. Kelly arrested, charged in Chicago with sexual abuse

Sara Burnett and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 9:28pm

R. Kelly, the R&B star who has been trailed for decades by allegations that he violated underage girls and women and held some as virtual slaves, was charged Friday with aggravated sexual abuse involving four victims, including at least three between the ages of 13 and 17.

Salt Lake officer has knack for finding stolen cars — over 2,000 so far

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:13pm

Many years ago, patrol officer Rod Hunt made a habit of looking out for stolen cars during his downtime on the job. He’s since recovered well over 2,000.

Top health issues impacting Utah women (some might surprise you)

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:00pm

Approximately 3.1 million people live in Utah, and about half of them are women. Health issues affecting them affect the state, significantly. The following facts and stats offer an at-a-glance perspective on women’s health in Utah.

Patriots owner Kraft denies charges of soliciting prostitute

Terry Spencer and Joshua Replogle, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 8:42pm

Robert Kraft, the billionaire owner of the New England Patriots, faces charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a shopping-center massage parlor in Florida, police said Friday.

FDA proposes new sunscreen regulations

Dr. Edith Bracho-Sanchez, CNN  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:41pm

The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information.

Health officials offering free blood testing for Sandy residents affected by water contamination

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:07pm

Intermountain Healthcare and the Salt Lake County Health Department will be offering free blood lead level testing for Sandy residents affected by the city’s recent water contamination issue.

Radioactive waste bill passes; veto by Utah governor appears unlikely

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:34pm

A nuclear waste watchdog group is calling on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill dealing with depleted uranium, a form of radioactive waste. The measure passed the House on a vote of 50-20 Friday morning and awaits his signature.

Utah Latter-day Saint missionary who died touched electrical wire before falling, church statement says

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:00pm

A Latter-day Saint missionary from Utah came in contact with an electrical cable that may have caused him to fall to his death earlier this week, according to a church statement.

Southbound I-15 reopen after tanker crash, fire force closure in Salt Lake

Linda Williams and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 6:58pm

Southbound I-15 is reopen after a crash and tanker fire closed the freeway between 400 South and 2100 South in Salt Lake City early Friday morning.

Charges: Teacher sent nude photos, video to her student at Utah County charter school

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:47pm

A Draper woman faces multiple felonies counts after she texted nude photos of herself to one of her teenage students last month, according to court documents.

Report: Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 5:16pm

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

Man charged in Utah viral video assault, but not with a hate crime

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 4:46pm

A man seen in a viral video hitting another man on a Salt Lake City sidewalk after asking if he is gay was charged Friday with misdemeanor assault.

Utah man shoots, kills Idaho officer who confronted him in his home, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 4:41pm

Layton police say a man who burst into a home uninvited to confront the homeowner about an alleged relationship was shot and killed Thursday night.

Water reform bills sail through committee

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:39pm

Three bills that propose to reform key provisions in areas of Utah's water law received approval Friday from the House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environmental Quality Committee. One measure requires voter approval to amend the constitution.

Have You Seen This? Fan stuns Michael Bublé at his own concert

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:14pm

When a famous musician hands the mic to a fan at a concert it can go one of two ways: the good way or the bad way. Thankfully for Michael Bublé, it went the good way, by a long shot.

Judge combines lawsuits against Big Pharma in 3 Utah counties for evidence gathering

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:45pm

A 3rd District judge combined lawsuits against Big Pharma in Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties into one case Friday for gathering evidence before trial.

2019 Academy Awards: What will win vs. what should win

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:00pm

I don’t have a crystal ball, but I do have some knowledge of the films and plenty of opinion. So here is a list of whom I believe will win in some of the major categories and whom I think should win.

Utah man accused of assaulting pregnant girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:46pm

Police say an 18-year-old Utah man is accused of punching and kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach, aiming to cause a miscarriage.

Utahn admits murdering West Valley code enforcement officer at his home

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Updated Feb 22nd - 2:22pm

A West Valley man admitted Friday to killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house in August.

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