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Utah man charged with murder in girlfriend's stabbing death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 4:09pm

A South Salt Lake man was charged Thursday with stabbing his 26-year-old girlfriend to death.

Husband of woman injured in cabin explosion credits neighbors for saving her life

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:45pm

The husband of a woman injured in a cabin explosion last week thanked those who helped save her life and called it a miracle in a statement to friends, family and media.

Kim or Trump? Hanoi barber offers leaders' hairdos for free

Hau Dinh, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:34pm

At a barbershop tucked away in a Hanoi alley, Le Phuc Hai patiently waits for the dye to turn his black hair the orange shade of President Donald Trump's locks.

Review: Solid story, impressive details make ‘How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World’ shine

Dave Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:01pm

With two great movies before it, "How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World" has a lot to live up to. Does this film finish the franchise strong, or does it leave us disappointed?

Heartburn or heart attack? When to worry

Intermountain Live Well  |  Posted Feb 21st - 3:00pm

Heart attacks rise in winter. Instances of heartburn rates also go up this time of year, in part due to overindulgence of comfort foods, late eating, and increased alcohol intake. Here are tips to tell the difference.

Skier’s GoPro captures him getting buried in avalanche

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:29pm

If you want to experience an avalanche risk-free, this skier captured his burial on a GoPro.

YouTube takes action as advertisers leave following concerns pedophiles exploited the platform

Oliver Darcy Business, CNN  |  Posted Feb 21st - 2:15pm

YouTube said on Thursday it has taken aggressive action after a video creator accused the platform of aiding pedophiles in finding clips of young girls. The statement comes as major companies, including AT&T, Nestle and Epic Games, announced they are pausing advertising on YouTube over the concerns.

Utah inmate charged with attacking clerk, attempting escape

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:48pm

A man who police say attacked a Utah County Jail clerk in an attempt to escape has been charged.

Searing testimony heard at Vatican sex abuse summit

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 21st - 1:44pm

The day began with an African woman telling an extraordinary gathering of Catholic leaders that her priestly rapist forced her to have three abortions over a dozen years after he started violating her at age 15. It ended with a Colombian cardinal warning them they could all face prison if they let such crimes go unpunished.

Utah lawmaker wants to require BYU police to follow open records rules or risk decertification

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 1:24pm

A bill aimed at forcing the BYU Police Department to follow the same open records rules that all other law enforcement agencies are subjected to or risk decertification has been introduced in the Utah Legislature.

Arrest made in cold case killing of Idaho girl

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:48pm

It’s been 24 years since a 14-year-old Minidoka County girl was brutally killed, and now a man has been arrested in connection to the case.

A guide to winter camping and snowpacking

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:31pm

Winter camping is both an appealing and intimidating idea for many people. There are few crowds, and the peaceful beauty of remote outdoor locations in the winter is hard to beat.

'It seems to have been really successful': Wasatch County tests out program to pay off warrants without arrests

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 12:14pm

The Wasatch County Justice Court has been packed Thursday with people who have taken advantage of a new program that allows those with warrants to pay their warrant fees without being arrested, authorities said.

Police: 'Empire' actor staged attack to 'promote his career'

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 21st - 11:58am

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett staged a racist, anti-gay attack on himself because he was unhappy about his salary and wanted to promote his career, Chicago's police superintendent said Thursday.

Utahn awaiting trial arrested in second child porn allegation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:52am

A South Jordan man already facing child pornography charges was arrested again this week while out of jail awaiting his next court hearing.

A cancer drug might be useful in treating traumatic brain injuries, U. researchers say

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:21am

Researchers at the University of Utah and University of Washington have published a study indicating that a drug traditionally used to treat cancer may be useful in mitigating the effects of traumatic brain injuries.

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Will Utah be the 16th state to ban conversion therapy for gay teens?

Erica Evans and Emily Hoeven,   |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:09am

A bill that would ban therapy designed to change either a teen’s sexual orientation or gender identity is expected to be introduced this week in the Utah Legislature with the goal of curbing the suicide rate of vulnerable youth.

Have You Seen This? College basketball superstar's shoe blows out during game

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 11:00am

There have been many memorable moments between the North Carolina Tar Heels and the Duke Blue Devils. On Wednesday night, we saw another memorable moment: a player’s shoe blowing out during a game.

Utah Warriors' defensive shift already paying dividends for 2nd-year squad

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:14am

Two games into the league’s second season, the Warriors have flipped their original narrative on its head. No longer a team with an explosive offense and an inconsistent defense, Utah has found a defensive identity to pair with its offense.

Police searching for armed man after robbery at North Salt Lake convenience store

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 21st - 10:08am

Police are searching for a man after an armed robbery at a Maverik convenience store in North Salt Lake early Thursday morning.

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