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Salt Lake County mayor traveling to the US-Mexico border

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:50am

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson is headed to the U.S.-Mexico border, saying she wants to get a first-hand look at the humanitarian crisis there.

KSL Pick'em: Cougars claim top fan base for second straight week

Robert Jackson,  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:14am

For the second straight week, BYU fans staked its claim as the top fan base following yet another overtime win for the Cougars.

Misdelivered homecoming invite lands on the doorstep of 72-year-old Utah woman

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:07am

Act fast, Damian J. The cookies are crumbling on your dance invitation.

Alex Trebek back in chemotherapy after 'numbers went sky high'

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:03am

Alex Trebek says he has restarted chemotherapy on his doctor's orders.

Cokie Roberts, longtime political journalist, dies at 75

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:38am

Cokie Roberts, the daughter of politicians who grew up to cover the family business in Washington for ABC News and NPR over several decades, died Tuesday in Washington of complications from breast cancer. She was 75.

South Jordan dad takes carpool duties to next level with costumes, characters

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:31am

A Utah father is becoming a social media sensation with his unique approach to the middle-school carpool.

NBC's 'Peacock' to join the streaming fray in April

Tali Arbel, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:26am

Comcast's NBCUniversal said Tuesday that its upcoming streaming service will be called Peacock, in an homage to NBC's logo. It will become the home for some of the company's most popular shows, including "Parks and Recreation" and "The Office."

Make your yard winter-friendly with these plants

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:00am

When the trees appear dead and the grass is covered in snow, these winter plants bring attention and interest to your yard.

State hydrologist warns of economic, environmental impacts of climate change

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:22am

Climate change will negatively impact Utah environmentally and economically over the next century, according to scientists.

'Turn your key, be idle free,' Utah leaders say in kicking off idle-free season

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:01am

It took a group of fifth graders in Utah expressing their concerns to school administrators about the fumes they were breathing from bus fleets to help spark Utah’s idle-free movement.

House Judiciary Committee to hold 1st impeachment hearing

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:54pm

As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation.

Back to basics: Congress tries to keep government lights on

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:48pm

The good news is that it doesn't look like a bitterly polarized Washington will stumble into another government shutdown.

Purdue Pharma begins Chapter 11 bankruptcy journey

Tom Murphy and Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:06pm

Purdue Pharma gets its day in court Tuesday after the OxyContin maker filed for bankruptcy and negotiated a potential multi-billion dollar settlement to resolve thousands of lawsuits.

Utah students pool money to buy PE teacher his dream shoes

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:32pm

A Utah P.E. teacher received the surprise of a lifetime when his students bought him his dream shoes while he was recovering from a sports injury.

$1.5 million settlement for former AG John Swallow approved by Utah Legislature

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:04pm

A $1.5 million settlement for former Utah Attorney General John Swallow was approved in a special session of the Utah Legislature Monday, despite bellyaching from a few lawmakers.

Walmart will trade you a gift card for your old car seat

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:36pm

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging — to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country.

Woman held in West Point house was assaulted, raped, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:08pm

Police arrested a man who they say beat and raped a woman in his house and wouldn’t let her leave.

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Michael R. Sisak and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:38pm

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.

Parents of slain Ogden man question police use of deadly force

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:02pm

The father of a man whom Ogden police killed outside his home last month calls the fatal shooting an “assassination.”

Utah confirms 42 cases of vaping-related illness

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:06pm

Confirmed cases of people in Utah with the vaping-related illness have surpassed 40, health officials said Monday.

Accused killer in Nevada church shooting competent for trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:04pm

A northern Nevada man accused of a shooting at a rural Latter-day Saint church that killed one man and wounded another during Sunday services has been ruled competent to stand trial.