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Court documents: Man police say caused head-on crash has troubled history

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:16pm

A man who police say caused a two-car crash that left two people in critical condition has a history of stealing cars and mental illness, according to court documents.

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox: Chance to cover Jazz a 'dream come true'  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:33pm

Here's his experience covering the Utah Jazz's home opener against the defending champion Golden State Warriors, as told to KSL TV reporter Jeremiah Jensen.

'I don't feel real': Mental stress mounting after Hurricane Michael

Jay Reeves, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:58pm

Amy Cross has a hard time explaining the stress of living in a city that was splintered by Hurricane Michael. She's fearful after hearing gunshots at night, and she's confused because she no longer recognizes the place where she's spent her entire 45 years.

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crash near Little Cottonwood Canyon

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:17pm

A motorcyclist is in critical condition after a crash on Wasatch Boulevard, according to police.

Halloween only the start for Lehi man who decorates his house all year

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:15pm

Lehi resident Mike Willes decorates his home for Halloween each year with countless skeletons, ghosts and ghouls, all set to purple, green and orange lights.

Portland all-but eliminates Real Salt Lake from postseason with 3-0 win in Rose City

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:03pm

Sebastian Blanco had a goal and an assist, and the Portland Timbers picked up their second win over Real Salt Lake in three games with a 3-0 victory Sunday afternoon at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon.

Family, fans, of Tom Petty gather to name park in his honor

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:48pm

A Florida park was renamed after iconic rocker Tom Petty, who played at that park as a boy.


How Best Buy has beat the big-box curse: Know (and love) thy enemy

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:01pm

While the world has witnessed the steady decline and demise of big-box electronics stores since their heyday in the '80s and '90s, Best Buy has continued to navigate a successful path forward in the face of aggressive competition from online retailers.

No injuries reported after plane carrying 5 people crashes in Hurricane

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:55pm

A small plane carrying five people from Hurricane to Salt Lake City went down in a residential area Sunday, but no injuries have been reported.

Trump space force plan is grounded in real needs but hazy

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:04pm

With his demand that the Pentagon create a new military service — a Space Force to assure "American dominance in space" — President Donald Trump has injected urgency into a long-meandering debate over the best way to protect U.S. interests in space, both military and commercial.

First 'smash room' in Utah lets customers smash away stress

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:01pm

It’s a unique way to relieve stress, and you could say it’s all the “rage” across the country. Now, there’s a new “rage room” in Utah County that’s all in the name of fun and therapy.

'Halloween' scares up $77.5 million in ticket sales

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:14pm

Forty years after he first appeared in theaters, Michael Myers is still drawing huge audiences for a good scare.

Turkey to reveal details of probe into Khashoggi's killing

Christopher Torchia and Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:31pm

In a sign of growing pressure on Saudi Arabia, Turkey said it will announce details of its investigation into the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Tuesday and U.S. congressional leaders said the Gulf kingdom — in particular its crown prince — should face severe consequences for the death of the writer in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

Team Rubicon volunteers return to Utah after hurricane cleanup work

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:12pm

Team Rubicon volunteers from Utah are returning from a weeklong assignment to the Carolinas to help with cleanup efforts from Hurricane Florence.

Police: Man punched, shoved teen girls dressed as zombies promoting dance production

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:38am

Park City police say five teen girls dressed as zombies were promoting Odyssey Dance Theatre's annual production of "Thriller" by scaring pedestrians on Main Street.

Utah ranked No. 23 in AP, No. 24 in Coaches Poll after beating USC

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:54am

With a renewed effort on offense and three consecutive weeks of blowing out Pac-12 opponents, Utah football is now ranked in the Top 25.

Utah lawmakers question watershed protection law

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:33am

Lawmakers continue to have lingering concerns over the breadth of a 120-year-old Utah law.

Budget-friendly ways to keep the heat in your home this winter

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:05am

This week’s weather may have been nicer than last week when snow hit the mountains, but winter will be here for good, soon. How ready is your home?

Man who killed 3 in Colorado Walmart gets life in prison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:59am

The man who gunned down three people in a suburban Denver Walmart last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. But more than 11 months after the crime, his motive remains a mystery.

Successful local film launch results in $40,000 donation to NAACP

Excel Entertainment  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:05am

The Beehive State is abuzz about Excel Entertainment’s newest hit film, “Jane and Emma,” which opened in Utah theaters Oct. 12. In just one day, the film's box office sales generated a $40,000 donation to the NAACP.

Ragged, growing caravan of migrants resumes march toward US

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:57am

A growing caravan of Honduran migrants streamed through southern Mexico on Sunday heading toward the United States, after making an end-run around Mexican agents who briefly blocked them at the Guatemalan border.


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