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Latter-day Saint pioneer from Pakistan attends first general conference, reconnects with mentor in Utah visit

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:00am

After working for years to build bridges for his faith around the world, Razzaq Gill finally visited its headquarters last week.

Ex-Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz recalls Rep. Elijah Cummings with fondness

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:33am

Former Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland had almost nothing in common politically or personally.

Going out on top: Provo's Tony McGeary retiring with school's first region title since 2005

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:17am

Provo’s 35-3 win over Payson didn’t just clinch a region title — the Bulldogs’ first since 2005 — or an undefeated season in Region 8 play.

Utahn charged in kidnapping, sexual assault of woman walking on street

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:44am

Charges were filed Wednesday against a Kearns man accused of abducting a woman off a street in 2016, taking her to an abandoned house and then sexually assaulting her.

Utah legislative proposals seek to snuff out youth vaping, focus on sales to teens

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:04am

If it calls itself a vape shop, it’s a vape shop.

Woman dies in crash on I-15 in Ogden, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:27am

A woman died in a crash early Thursday morning in Weber County, authorities said.

Utah legislature gears up for ‘interesting conversation’ on conversion therapy

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:21am

A proposed rule that would effectively ban conversion therapy — crafted at the request of the governor and opposed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — has set the stage for an “interesting conversation” on Capitol Hill, the speaker of the Utah House of Representatives said Wednesday.

Utah farmers short on pumpkins after freeze

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:03am

A freeze last week has left one of Utah’s biggest pumpkin suppliers short on pumpkins.

Improving early learning: Millions more needed for teacher coaching, student testing

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:37am

If Utah wants to improve learning outcomes from preschool through the third grade, it needs teaching coaches, lawmakers were told Wednesday.

Woman awaiting trial in one case now charged with arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:18am

A woman awaiting trial for her alleged role in a decadelong abuse case is now charged with setting her house on fire.

Powerful Democratic Congressman Elijah Cummings has died

Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:30am

Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, a sharecropper's son who rose to become the powerful chairman of a U.S. House committee that investigated President Donald Trump, died early Thursday of complications from longstanding health issues, his office said. He was 68.

'I'm not worried about Bojan': There are clear reasons why the Jazz's Bogdanovic has struggled this preseason

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:04am

Bojan Bogdanovic is an honest man. He’s not going to sugarcoat it — he’s played poorly in the preseason. Really poorly, even.

UK, EU reach tentative Brexit deal; still needs ratification

Raf Casert and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:32pm

Britain and the European Union finally reached a new tentative Brexit deal on Thursday, hoping to escape the acrimony, divisions and frustration of their three-year divorce battle. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now faces the Herculean task of selling the accord to his recalcitrant parliament — including his allies in Northern Ireland.

Utah Jazz get 'honest, transparent' look at themselves in loss to Blazers

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 11:03pm

The Jazz finished the preseason winless against NBA competition after a 126-118 loss to Portland.

Amazon to hire 700 full-time employees at Salt Lake fulfillment center

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 10:11pm

Amazon opened its Salt Lake fulfillment center in 2018 and announced the new round of hires this week.

State lawmakers hope to follow Riverton’s footsteps in combating opioid crisis

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:59pm

A month after Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs announced an initiative to reduce stockpiling and misuse of opioids in his community, the city’s efforts have gained the attention of state leaders.

Train operator 'unsung hero' in nearly fatal crash on train tracks

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:24pm

While most have seen the video and heard from UHP trooper Ruben Correa, who many call a hero, there were other factors at play in the fateful moment.

Conservative group calls Mitt Romney a ‘Democrat secret asset’ in TV ad

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 9:22pm

Last week, Romney reiterated earlier his earlier comments that it was wrong for Trump to ask Ukraine and China to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination.

2 Utahns charged in worldwide takedown of ‘largest darknet child pornography website,’ DOJ says

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:30pm

Hundreds of individuals, including two Utah men, have been charged worldwide in a takedown of the “largest darknet child pornography website,” according to the U.S. Department of Justice.

What a 132-year-old time capsule tells us about what life was like in Utah back in 1887

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 16th - 8:10pm

On Wednesday, 60 years after a time capsule buried in 1887 was found, its contents were finally unveiled to the public. The capsule included dozens of fun trinkets that tell of life in 1887.

Activists assemble against construction ahead of Utah Inland Port Authority’s first meeting in months

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 16th - 7:11pm

The group Stop the Polluting Port held another press conference to demand a halt to development of about 16,000 acres west of the airport.