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Utah Jazz get an easy win, finally, in Minnesota

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 11th - 10:17pm

A funny thing happened in Minnesota on Wednesday. Take a deep breath, Jazz fans. Your team got an easy one at last.

Family that lost home in fire says daughter’s Christmas wish brings hope

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:09pm

Daniele and Christian Youngblood lost nearly everything last August, when the Gun Range Fire tore through their home, and two others.

1 in 5 Utahns is a public school student; fall ’19 enrollment tops 666,000

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:38pm

The Oct. 1 head count of 666,858 represents an enrollment increase of 1.19%, or 7,906 students, over the previous year’s head count of 658,952.

Utah company’s escape-room-in-a-box puts a fun mystery under the tree

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:30pm

Utah-based Finders Seekers is making it easy for shoppers to find that special, unique gift for everyone on their list.

Driver killed in crash on US 6 after veering into opposite lane, colliding head-on with semitruck

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 11th - 8:05pm

As the truck traveled eastbound in the westbound lane, a westbound semitruck in the proper lane was unable to avoid the truck, UHP said.

Could 2020 bring full Medicaid expansion to Utah?

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:50pm

Limited Medicaid expansion is helping some Utahns, others are still without coverage.

The Beehive Classic's 3-year run will end after Saturday's in-state doubleheader

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:42pm

Larry H. Miller Sports & Entertainment Group announced via a statement Wednesday evening that the three-time event where Vivint Smart Home Arena hosts the four largest basketball programs in the state will be going away after this year.

Sen. Mike Lee rips ex-FBI director James Comey over Russia probe report

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:22pm

DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz found no evidence that political bias influenced the FBI’s decision to investigate allegations of collusion between then-candidate Donald Trump and Russia to influence the 2016 presidential election.

Winter storm expected to hit northern Utah this week

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:45pm

A winter storm warning was issued for the Wasatch Mountains north of I-80, starting Thursday at 5 a.m., according to NWS.

Court docs outline disturbing abuse during monthlong captivity

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:40pm

As new charges are pending against a man accused of kidnapping, drugging and beating a woman in his house for more than a month, new court documents reveal disturbing details of abuse the victim says she also suffered.

Utah Silver Alert canceled after 83-year-old man found safe

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 11th - 5:10pm

A Silver Alert was canceled Wednesday by South Jordan police for an 83-year-old man with Alzheimer’s disease, who had been missing since Tuesday evening.

Shipping some Christmas gifts? You'll want to do it soon

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:58pm

Christmas is approaching fast and, if you’re like most Americans, you probably still have some shopping to cross off your list.

Utah woman thankful family friend arrested her for DUI

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Dec 11th - 4:13pm

When Utah Highway Patrol Sgt. Nick Bricker found his family friend, Hillary Staska, in her car in 2016, it was obvious she had been drinking and driving.

1 killed in rollover crash near Colorado-Utah border

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:38pm

Investigators suspect speed and alcohol were factors in the crash, UHP said.

Fears mount that New Jersey shooting was anti-Semitic attack

David Porter and Jim Mustian, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 11th - 3:30pm

Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City was an anti-Semitic attack mounted on Wednesday as authorities recounted how a man and woman deliberately pulled up to the place in a rental van with at least one rifle and got out firing.

California considers calling THC in pot a risk to moms-to-be

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 11th - 3:27pm

A California panel on Wednesday wrestled with the reliability and accuracy of dense research studies as it considers whether to declare marijuana's potent, high-inducing chemical — THC — a health risk to pregnant women and require warnings for the pot products legally sold in the nation's most populous state.

New Utah rule allows practice of law without supervision of lawyer

Utah State Bar  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:00pm

A new Utah law allows licensed paralegal practitioners to handle specific legal processes without the supervision of an attorney.

US calls UN meeting on North Korea missiles, not rights

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 11th - 2:13pm

The Security Council on Wednesday was meeting for the second time in a week on North Korea’s increasing ballistic missile and nuclear-related activities, this time at the request of the United States, which effectively blocked a council discussion on the North’s dismal human rights situation.

Thursday deadline looms for BLM employees on potential move to the West

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:46pm

Washington-based employees of the Bureau of Land Management have until Thursday to decide if they will move out West as part of the planned reorganization of the public lands agency under the U.S. Department of Interior, a shakeup drawing both praise and criticism.

Man arrested in Nebraska after DNA linked him to 1982 cold case homicide in Salt Lake City

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec 11th - 1:27pm

Bryan H. Reed was arrested and booked into Dakota County Jail in Nebraska and faces charges of murder and aggravated burglary in the woman’s death.

Authorities identify body found in Garfield County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:09pm

Authorities have identified a body that was discovered over the weekend in a remote area of Garfield County.

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