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What’s it like growing up and working in Utah politics as a Latina?

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:03am

Feeling like “the other” is something Rebecca Chavez-Houck knows all too well.

Imelda leaves 2 dead in Texas, others stranded and trapped

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.

Orem man charged with threatening to kill judge he blames for health problems

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.

Story of misdelivered homecoming invite goes viral, has happy ending

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.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio drops 2020 presidential bid

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.

Crews rescue 2 kayakers reported missing near Antelope Island

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.

Back from tour of US-Mexico border, SL County Mayor Wilson details ‘broken’ system

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.

Creepy crawlers: How to avoid head lice this fall season

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.

Instagram will block content promoting weight-loss products, cosmetic procedures to minors

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.

How a chair gifted by a Hollywood legend ended up in a Utah government office building

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.

Authorities seize 195 pounds of meth, indict 6 in Utah drug scheme

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.

Utah baby taken to hospital after getting tangled in window blinds

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.

Bounce house sparks fire, power outages in Draper

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.

Iran envoy: ‘All-out war’ to result if hit for Saudi attack

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.

Sen. Mitt Romney proposes bill to ban flavored e-cigarettes

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.

More than 1,000 rescues, evacuations as Imelda soaks Texas

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.

1 dead in Utah motorcycle crash

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.

Orem mayor accused of making ‘unauthorized withdrawals’ won’t be charged

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.

Utah health department sets proposed fee schedule for medical marijuana program

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.

Man shows up at Salt Lake hospital with gunshot wound

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.

Police arrest Utah man charged with child abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:02pm

A White City man wanted on charges of child abuse has been arrested.

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