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Former Hogle Zoo Director LaMar Farnsworth dies at age 86

KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:28pm

LaMar Farnsworth, who served as director of Utah’s Hogle Zoo for 33 years, died Oct. 17 of leukemia. He was 86.

Utah man charged with rape, blackmail of teen girls

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:07pm

A man accused of posing as a young adult on social media to solicit nude pictures of teen girls now faces charges of rape and blackmail of at least two girls, according to court records.

Midvale man arrested after alleged threats to children’s hospital

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:52pm

A 21-year-old man began making threats Tuesday night to shoot a children’s hospital, as well as harming other people, according to the Unified Police Department. He was booked into Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of terroristic threats and threats of violence.

Chaotic scene as Republicans disrupt impeachment deposition

Michael Balsamo and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 4:26pm

Republicans briefly brought House Democrats' impeachment investigation to a halt Wednesday as around two dozen GOP House members stormed into a closed-door deposition with a Defense Department official.

Former vice squad officer sentenced for offering to manage prostitute

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:32pm

A former police vice squad lieutenant convicted of offering to manage a prostitute will avoid prison time but will serve 90 days in jail.

Utah State University asking for public's help in searching for missing student

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:25pm

Utah State University authorities are seeking the public’s help in locating a missing student.

The Utah Jazz will host NBA All-Star Game in 2023

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 3:23pm

On Wednesday, the Utah Jazz and the NBA announced that Salt Lake City will host the 2023 NBA All-Star Game.

There's a scientific reason you crave junk food when you don't get enough sleep

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 3:05pm

It's 3 a.m. and you're wide awake for the second night in a row. You get up and stumble to the kitchen for some warm milk mom swears will put you to sleep.

These 4 mistakes can keep you from your daily run

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:00pm

Making these simple, yet avoidable, mistakes can keep you from your running routine.

WeWork's disgraced CEO is getting a massive payout. Now workers await their own fate

Sara Ashley O'Brien, CNN  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:33pm

Current and former staffers at WeWork are outraged that former CEO and cofounder Adam Neumann would get a massive payout after he all but ran the company into the ground.

Netflix boss not worried about losing 'Friends' and 'The Office'

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:00pm

Netflix's chief content officer Ted Sarandos isn't worried about subscribers leaving the streaming service when "Friends" and "The Office" are no longer being there for them.

'Die, die, die,' Utah man yelled while stabbing grandmother, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:47pm

A Millcreek man who police say violently attacked his grandmother because he believed she was a demon has been charged with attempted murder.

Police question whether woman was shot in the face by accident

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:17pm

Ogden police are investigating whether a woman who was shot in the face was injured during a drunken accident as originally claimed or if criminal charges are warranted.

Poll: Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. favorite on list of possible candidates for governor

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:47pm

A third of likely Utah voters would choose former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. as their next governor, according to a new Salt Lake Chamber poll.

Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent

Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 12:44pm

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the NATO ally agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria and he defended his decision to withdraw American troops, saying the U.S. should not be the world's policeman.

'Let's get to work': Aimee Winder Newton announces bid for Utah governor

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 12:42pm

Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is running for governor.

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct 23rd - 12:37pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced bipartisan, hostile questions in a congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the social media company’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency known as Libra.

Mother of suspected Utah drug ring leader arrested

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:17pm

The investigation into a large drug ring allegedly led by a 19-year-old man making many of his deals on Snapchat continues to grow.

Here's why Utah's rural areas often vote at a higher rate (and more conservatively) than urban ones

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:58am

The 2016 election threw into stark contrast a burgeoning political and social division between rural and urban areas.

Patrick Kinahan: Best for Jazz to jell quickly

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:33am

Now that the games count in the standings, the Jazz need to reverse the struggles they had defensively in the preseason. A slow start to the season could come back to haunt them in regard to playoff seeding in the more competitive Western Conference.

Utah boy receives hundreds of cards before surgery

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:02am

A 13-year-old South Ogden boy checked into Primary Children’s Hospital Tuesday for another surgical procedure among many he has already endured in his life. But for this trip to the hospital, a new support team let him know “he’s got this” with 400 cards from around the world.

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