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BYU student dies after being struck by vehicle in Provo

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:40pm

A BYU student died after he was struck by a vehicle while longboarding near the school’s campus Sunday night, police said.

Man smoking cigarette at Gallivan Center sprayed in face with fire extinguisher

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 12:15pm

A man is speaking out after being sprayed in the face with a fire extinguisher allegedly for smoking.

Millcreek man charged with breaking 4-year-old’s arm

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:37am

A father who allegedly got mad at his young daughter has been charged with breaking the toddler’s arm.

Great Clips of the Week: Former Ute finds a unique way to get his coach's attention

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 11:00am

Former Utah linebacker Cody Barton was casually throwing a ball before Seattle's game on Sunday. He ended up smacking an unexpecting Pete Carroll in the face.

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Why Draper's prison site gives Utah a 'once in a generation' opportunity

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:58am

It’s an opportunity that’s been described as “once in a generation,” “unprecedented” and “unlike anything, anywhere else.”

Utes looking to shake off pretender role in test with Washington State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:19am

The unfortunate part about being in the spotlight is that when things go wrong, like it did for Utah Friday against USC, there’s nowhere to hide; the mistakes, frailties and overall issues are only magnified in the spotlight.

How to get the best price on a holiday plane ticket

Katia Hetter, CNN  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 10:01am

While travel advice abounds for the best times to buy the most affordable holiday plane tickets, it's hard to escape reality: Flying during some of the year's busiest travel periods generally isn't going to be cheap.

Disney+ begins taking pre-orders

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 9:33am

Disney+ doesn't launch for another two months, but it's now available for pre-order.

UN chief urges action to make Earth carbon neutral by 2050

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:53am

Leader after leader told the United Nations on Monday that they will do more to prevent a warming world from reaching even more dangerous levels. But as they made their pledges at the Climate Action Summit, they conceded it was not enough.

Romney: If Trump pressured Ukrainian president 'it would be troubling in the extreme'

Devan Cole, CNN  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:20am

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney said Sunday that it "would be troubling in the extreme" if President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's president.

10 categories where Utah is no. 1 in the U.S.

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 8:00am

The Beehive State ranks first in many categories, making it a fulfilling place to live.

Voter privacy law a ‘step too far,’ Utah lawmaker says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:44am

Earlier this year, Sen. Jake Anderegg got a bill through the Utah Legislature that lets candidates for public office keep their home addresses private.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jen Riess, KSL.com and Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: The self-esteem test

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 7:00am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim explains the difference between arrogance and high self-esteem and gives you the secret to improving your self-esteem.

Australia uses new technology to catch drivers on phones

Rod McGuirk, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 23rd - 1:22am

An Australian state is attempting to persuade people to put down their smartphones while driving by rolling out cameras to prosecute distracted motorists.

At UN, Trump focuses on religious freedom, not climate

Jonathan Lemire and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:24pm

President Donald Trump was addressing a conference for world leaders at the United Nations, but he was talking to his political base Monday as he breezed by a major climate change summit and focused instead on religious persecution, an issue that resonates with evangelical supporters who want to see him reelected next year.

How Utah’s natural resource agency could make more $

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:05pm

Unlike other Western states like Colorado, Wyoming and Idaho, Utah’s wildlife agency is not self-supporting, instead relying on general fund money from the state budget for its operations.

Trial begins for former Dallas cop who fatally shot neighbor

Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 10:04pm

Opening statements were set to begin Monday in the murder trial of a white Dallas police officer who fatally shot a black neighbor in his home, a shooting the officer has said happened after she entered the man's apartment by mistake.

Like many US cities, Salt Lake finds it ‘can’t build way out’ of affordable housing shortage

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 9:15pm

Right before the housing market crashed in 2008, tumbling America into the Great Recession, the average apartment rent in Salt Lake County peaked at a little over $800.

FDA approves ‘fast track’ for Utah-based DiscGenics

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:57pm

After years of scientific research, a Utah company’s medical innovation is finally on a quicker path to potential widespread use in human patients.

Over 65? Utah doctor advises yearly memory test

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 22nd - 8:13pm

For the first time, the nation’s leading group of brain doctors is recommending everyone age 65 and older receive a yearly memory assessment.