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Report: One-third of households struggle to pay energy bills

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:40pm

Nearly a third of U.S. households have trouble paying their energy bills, and the problem mainly impacts racial minorities, according to a report released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration.

Family of woman killed in Las Vegas shooting starts college fund for other victims' families

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 10:13pm

After their daughter died in the Las Vegas shooting, Chris and Debbie Davis, along with their other daughter Mynda Smith, wanted to help other youths who were affected by the massacre get to college.

Mexico commemorates victims of deadly quakes

Peter Orsi and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:42pm

Mexico's wounds remained open Wednesday as victims, relatives and rescuers marked the Sept. 19 anniversaries of last year's earthquake that killed more than 360 people and the devastating 1985 temblor that left at least 9,500 dead.

Man wanted in 2016 Davis County child sex assault case arrested at San Francisco airport

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 9:10pm

U.S. Marshals caught a man Wednesday who they say had been on the run in Chicago, Thailand and Japan since being charged with child sex assault in Davis County in 2016.

Eating junk food tied to higher risk of numerous cancers

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 8:37pm

You probably already know that junk food, though delicious, is bad for you. It can have negative health effects such as increasing your risk of heart disease, metabolic disease and even cancer. Now, researchers have used a new nutritional labeling system to tie a diet low in nutritional quality with increased risks of a number of types of cancers.

New Intermountain Transformation Center to lead change in health care

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:33pm

Scientists, doctors and hospital administrators are expected to come from all over to learn and share the latest medical techniques and best practices at the new Intermountain Healthcare Kem C. Gardner Transformation Center.

View behind fire lines shows land destruction, protection of homes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 19th - 7:00pm

As the Pole Creek Fire and Bald Mountain Fire continue to burn, fire bosses took reporters behind fire lines on Wednesday and showed widespread destruction in areas adored for recreation and valued for cattle grazing — but also progress in protecting neighborhoods.

Washington County backing Gov. Herbert’s petition over control of ‘roadless areas’ of national forests

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:26pm

The Washington County Commission on Tuesday weighed in on Gov. Gary Herbert’s petition to allow the state to control some areas of federal forestland.

Utah Jazz going purple with 2018 throwback jersey

Jeff Thomas, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 6:21pm

The Utah Jazz announce a new Purple Throwback Jersey for 2018-19 season.

Ryan Coogler to produce LeBron James' 'Space Jam 2'

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:45pm

"Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler is joining LeBron James and the "Space Jam 2" team.

Kennecott visitors center set to reopen 5 years after landslide

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 19th - 5:12pm

There’s a good explanation for why so many Utahns have made the trip up to the Kennecott Visitors Center at Bingham Canyon Mine in the past.

ATF head cleared in fatal Sandy TRAX shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:40pm

The head of Utah's Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was legally justified when he shot and killed a man near a Sandy TRAX station in March, according to a new report released Wednesday.

Alleged big player in Utah drug trafficking charged

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 4:09pm

A man believed to be a big player in drug trafficking in Utah, utilizing a car repair business to distribute drugs, has been charged.

Mesquite detective accused of sexually abusing Utah teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 3:30pm

A veteran Mesquite police detective has a been arrested on charges accusing him of sexually abusing a southern Utah teen he met on a social networking app geared toward gay and bisexual men.

Florence death toll climbs to 37; Trump visits stricken area

Chuck Burton and Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:50pm

The death toll from Hurricane Florence climbed to at least 37, and North Carolina’s governor pleaded with thousands of evacuees not to return home just yet.

Hatch: Senate hearing on sexual assault allegation against Kavanaugh not a trial

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 19th - 2:00pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch outlined Wednesday what he sees as the focus of next week’s possible Senate hearing on the sexual assault allegations against U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, saying it is not a trial.

US, Canada will keep talking Thursday to revamp NAFTA

Luis Alonso Lugo and Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:43pm

U.S. and Canadian negotiators — facing a deadline at the end of the month — will extend until at least Thursday their negotiations to keep Canada in a North American trade bloc.

Have You Seen This? Maybe not the best way to remove a wasp nest

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:15pm

It's a wasp versus drone showdown!

Finding success in a self-guided Alaskan fishing trip

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 19th - 1:01pm

You don't necessarily need a guide to fish successfully, and self-guided fishing trips to Alasaka are a great challenge for any angler.

Walmart wants to bring its 'everyday low prices' to health care

Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted Sep 19th - 12:39pm

When most people think about health care, rarely do "discounts" and "low prices" come to mind.

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Former USU piano student sues current faculty member for assault, sexual battery; school investigates

Erica Evans and Gillian Friedman, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:49am

A former Utah State University student filed a civil lawsuit late Monday against current piano department faculty member Dennis Hirst, seeking more than $300,000 in damages for alleged sexual assault, sexual battery and other claims.

Family wants to know who shot and killed Trigger, their 4-month-old horse

Natalia Hepworth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 19th - 11:46am

A family is saddened over the loss of a "special member" after finding their young horse shot to death over the weekend.

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