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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,  |  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, 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,  |  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.

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,  |  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,  |  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.

Looking for a parking spot at Solitude this winter? Here’s why it'll cost you

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Sep 17th - 12:14pm

Solitude Mountain Resort officials announced Tuesday they will now charge visitors as much as $20 per day for parking when the new ski season starts Nov. 23.

Ben Anderson: Despite disappointing finish, FIBA a huge success for Donovan Mitchell

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:55am

Despite a surprising low finish in the tournament standings, Donovan Mitchell proved his value for the national team, which should benefit the Jazz and give him a leg up to making the Olympic roster.


Church president details ‘love and laws of God’ in description of 2015, 2019 LGBT policy announcements

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:46am

The president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints offered a detailed description of gospel love and law that motivated them to make church policy adjustments that affected the LGBT community in 2015 and 2019.

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.

Researchers: AI surveillance is expanding worldwide

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:52am

A growing number of countries are following China’s lead in deploying artificial intelligence to track citizens, according to a research group’s report published Tuesday.