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Vaping lung injuries in Utah continue to rise

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:03am

The number of vaping-related lung injuries in Utah continues to rise, new statistics released Tuesday from the state show.

Massive mastiff rescued after getting exhausted on mountain hike

Amanda Jackson, CNN  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:28am

Floyd the mastiff went for a hike with his owner up the Grandeur Peak trail near Salt Lake City on Sunday. But when it was time to come down, Floyd was too exhausted and just sat down.

Patrick Kinahan: Firing Sitake may not solve BYU's problems

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:15am

With only one year left on his contract, Kalani Sitake is in a position where he is fighting to keep his job. But firing Sitake and bringing in a new staff may not be the answer to solving all of the problems that are plaguing the BYU football team.

UDOT: Speed up or move over!

Simone Seikaly, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:01am

It may seem strange that the Utah Department of Transportation is telling drivers to speed up, but that is exactly the message they’re sending. That, or get out of the fast lane.

Officials investigating alleged gun threat at Duchesne County schools

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:29am

There is an increased law enforcement presence at Duchesne County schools on Wednesday due to reports of a school threat, authorities said.

Smoke near Spanish Fork Canyon expected from prescribed burn

The Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 16th - 9:12am

Authorities say people may see smoke near the site of several wildfire burn scars over the next few weeks, but it will be coming from a prescribed burn.

Home field, new playoff adjustment have RSL confident ahead of playoff opener with Portland

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct 16th - 8:39am

Sandy’s Major League Soccer club will host the Portland Timbers in the first round of the MLS Cup playoffs Saturday, and they’ll do it in front of the Real Salt Lake faithful who have driven goalkeeper Nick Rimando through his career.

No injuries after gunmen walk up to house, fire 11 rounds in West Valley City, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:25am

Police are still looking for people in connection with a shooting that took place early Wednesday morning in West Valley City.

Debate takeaways: Warren under fire, 70s club ignores the age issue

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 16th - 8:02am

including 78-year-old Sanders, who had a heart attack this month. Moderators asked all three how they could do the job. None really addressed the question.

Will Utahns pay sales tax at the gas pump? Lawmakers to consider tax reform proposals

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:21am

Drivers in Utah may be paying sales tax in addition to the gas tax when they fill up their gas tanks under a package of tax reform options expected to be presented Wednesday at least to Republican state senators in their closed-door caucus meeting.

Section of 6200 South set to close for week as crews work on pipeline

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:07am

A section of 6200 South near Bangerter Highway is set to close Wednesday night as crews work to relocate the Jordan Valley aqueduct over the next week.

Salt Lake man charged in sextortion case involving 13-year-old girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 6:41am

A Salt Lake man who prosecutors say met a 13-year-old because of a social media game is now accused of threatening the girl and demanding explicit pictures of her.

Trump campaign targets Ben McAdams over impeachment inquiry

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 10:12pm

McAdams is one of more than 60 Democrats targeted by Trump’s reelection campaign, but McAdams’ campaign manager said the effort isn’t having an impact.

Debate rivals assail Warren as she joins Democrats’ top rank

Steve Peoples, Will Weissert and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 15th - 10:06pm

Elizabeth Warren repeatedly came under attack during Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate as rivals accused the Massachusetts senator of ducking questions about the cost of Medicare for All and her signature “wealth tax” plan in an attempt to derail her rising campaign.

Woman found dead at Midvale Motel 6, Unified police say

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct 15th - 10:04pm

Police are investigating a suspicious death at a Motel 6 in Midvale.

Police: Utah cousins rob father and daughter at gunpoint, then father pulls his gun on them

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:46pm

Police say two cousins robbed a girl and her father at gunpoint when the four met up to sell a phone in Salt Lake City on Saturday. Then, the father pulled out his own gun and fired at the cousins as they ran away, jail records show.

Investigators seek information from Snapchat in warrant filed in Taylorsville party death

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 9:22pm

A warrant unsealed last week shows officials requested "basic subscriber information" from a sixth Snapchat username they believe is one partygoer's second Snapchat account.

Judge declines to reduce bail for man charged with Utah adoption scheme

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:56pm

Bail remains at $3 million for the Arizona elected official accused of running an illegal adoption scheme and smuggling at least 40 pregnant women to Utah from the Marshall Islands.

3 abandoned cougar kittens sent to New York zoo after being rescued in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:28pm

A trio of cougar kittens has a new home in New York City after they were found abandoned by a hunter in northeastern Utah last week and later rescued by state wildlife biologists.

Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

Lisa Mascaro, Mary Clare Jalonick and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 15th - 8:10pm

The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, as the swift-moving probe by House Democrats showed no signs Tuesday of easing.

Trucking pioneer Gene England, a Utah native, turns 100 next week and still goes to work every day

Jennifer Guzman, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 15th - 8:02pm

Hard work, dedication and commitment have helped Gene England, one of the pioneers of the successful trucking company C.R. England, accomplish his version of the American dream.

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