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Christian health care organization asks Latter-day Saints to rethink their beliefs or leave

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:20am

Latter-day Saint Ryan Baker has been a member of Samaritan Ministries for about two years. Just a few days ago, the Christian health care organization told him he would need to rethink his beliefs or leave.

The season’s most spellbinding events

Gardner Village  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:06am

If witching hour strikes and you're in the mood to celebrate the season, grab your best gal pals and head to Gardner Village.

Bear sighting leads to traffic delays on State Street in Orem

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:59am

A bear was sighted near the intersection of State Street and Center Street in Orem on Wednesday morning, and crews are working to remove it.

Trump names hostage negotiator as national security adviser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:31am

President Donald Trump says he plans to name hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to be his new national security adviser.

Brighton High School wants to bring back its marching band

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:05am

Step by step, Mikala Mortensen is laboring to field Brighton High School’s first marching band since the 1990s.

National Guardsman, nurse practitioner enters race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:52am

A Utah National Guard captain and self-described “political outsider” has entered the field of candidates to represent Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

Judge rejects Utahn’s bid for less prison time after he helped police find remains of his girlfriend, her son

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:08pm

A Utah man who killed his girlfriend and her toddler and then buried them under a cedar tree in the desert failed to secure a lesser prison sentence Tuesday in exchange for helping police find their remains.

Utah middle school partially opens nearly 1 month into the semester

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:34pm

School officials announced Tuesday the state fire marshal granted partial occupancy for the new school building, starting Wednesday.

5 things to do every day to actually improve your health

Rose Mattson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:36pm

From flashy headlines telling you to “eat this, not that” to reading how kale might save lives or seeing sugar being vilified yet again, it can be so difficult to wade through the muck to find out what actually helps improve your health.

Researching local WWII airplane crash sites becomes Utah man’s passion

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:02pm

One Utah man is honoring World War II pilots who crashed in southern Utah by placing American flags and information on the pilots’ lives at the remote crash sites.

West Valley City man charged with sexually abusing woman he met through dating website

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:31pm

A man who was arrested Friday after he was charged with sexually abusing a woman he met through a dating website last year made his first appearance in 3rd District Court Tuesday, according to court records.

Utah middle schools honor Constitution Day with mock trial

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:01pm

The eight jurors may not have been old enough to drive, but they took their jobs seriously as they weighed the evidence and chose to convict one of their classmates in a mock trial over a fictional stolen car.

BYU unveils new throwback uniform for upcoming home tilt with Washington

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:51pm

The new uniform is a throwback to the 1960s-era of BYU football, and comes with a retro-themed field with diamond-shaped patterns in the end zones that were characteristic of the time.

State audit finds weaknesses in Utah driver's license database security

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:22pm

A newly released state audit found security weaknesses in the Utah Driver License Division database, including former employees having access to the system.

Man claims he’s been secretly filming women for 17 years, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:56pm

A man who claimed he had been taking pictures of women without their knowledge for 17 years has been arrested for investigation of voyeurism.

Officer involved in Lauren McCluskey case leaves University of Utah, hired by Logan police

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:38pm

A former University of Utah police officer who was involved in the Lauren McCluskey case started a new job with the Logan Police Department.

Former coach Mike Petke sues Real Salt Lake over lost wages

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 3:53pm

The former Real Salt Lake coach who was fired after an alleged use a homophobic slur against a referee has filed a lawsuit against RSL seeking $687,500 in lost wages.

SpaceX wants to beam internet across the American South by late 2020

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted Sep 17th - 2:36pm

SpaceX wants to become one of the world's largest internet providers by deploying a constellation of thousands of satellites to beam broadband from space. And it wants to get it done fast.

Magna woman sentenced to prison after admitting to shaking 1-year-old boy, causing permanent brain injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:46pm

A Magna woman has been sentenced to prison after she admitted to intentionally shaking a 1-year-old boy she was babysitting in 2018, which police say caused the boy to suffer permanent brain injuries.

Should religious ‘delusions’ keep Ron Lafferty from the firing squad?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 1:16pm

Condemned killer Ron Lafferty wants a federal appeals court to rehear arguments it rejected last month that would keep him from facing a firing squad.

Utah joins nearly 2 dozen US states spending on Census count

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:55pm

Utah is the latest of nearly two dozen states across the country that are spending millions of their own money to make sure residents fill out next year's census form amid fears that undercounting could mean losing federal funding or crucial seats in Congress.