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Homelessness, inland port, air quality highlight first major Salt Lake City mayoral debate

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:45pm

Seven out of eight candidates showed for Wednesday night's debate, hosted by the Alliance for a Better Utah, all vying to prove they'd be the best choice to replace Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski at year's end.

Salt Lake's Olympic bid gets boost from new IOC selection process

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 10:30pm

The chances of Salt Lake City getting another Winter Games got a boost Wednesday with the International Olympic Committee's move to a more flexible bidding process focused on finding enthusiastic host cities.

Mother, daughter sue hospital for ‘facilitating’ sexual assaults committed by Bountiful gynecologist

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:39pm

A lawsuit, filed Tuesday against the hospital who employed a Bountiful gynecologist convicted of sexually abusing a 13-year-old girl and streaming video of him removing her clothes, alleges the hospital is partially responsible for the abuse.

How did members of Utah's congressional delegation vote on emergency border funding bills?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:23pm

Rep. Chris Stewart says it's an "enormous understatement" to say there's a crisis at the U.S. border with Mexico.

Utah teen admits to manslaughter in stepbrother's shooting death

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 9:03pm

A 15-year-old Utah boy admitted Wednesday to shooting and killing his stepbrother as the mother of the slain teen wept in a Salt Lake City courtroom.

How to make mealtimes more enjoyable for your family

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:30pm

Family mealtimes are important, but it can feel tricky to know what to serve, how to serve it, and how to keep meal times positive. Here are some tips to help you.

Medical marijuana growers vie for limited licenses in Utah

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 8:12pm

The Utah Department of Agriculture and Food's Medical Cannabis Program is accepting applications for a limited number of cultivator licenses.

UTA to close section of rail on South Temple for repairs, 9 days of slowdowns expected

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:51pm

Part of South Temple in downtown Salt Lake City will be reduced to one lane and a section of rail will be closed from June 29 until July 7 as the Utah Transit Authority replaces old TRAX rails.

Son continuously pulled trigger but parents spared when no shots fire, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 7:04pm

A man who police say pointed a gun at a Midvale couple in their home and continuously pulled the trigger has been charged.

Questions raised about dating apps as search continues for missing Utah student

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 6:48pm

Questions were being raised about whether her social media and dating accounts might lead to a break in the case.

County planning commission votes against Eden gravel pit proposal amid public concern

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 6:23pm

The Ogden Valley Planning Commission sided with concerned residents and business owners in voting, but their decision doesn't mean a Minnesota company's gravel pit proposal for Eden is officially over.

SLC mayor issues budget vetoes over City Council's affordable housing approach

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:58pm

Mayor Jackie Biskupski and the City Council are at odds after the council shifted and placed contingencies on about $4 million in affordable housing money.

Tremonton man appeals murder case to get out of plea deal

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 5:13pm

Attorneys for Brandon K. Thompson, 31, argued his former lawyer misled him and coerced him into taking a plea deal.

Democrats rail against economy-for-the-rich in first debate

Juana Summers and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:39pm

Ten Democrats railed against a national economy and Republican administration they argued exist only for the rich as presidential candidates debated onstage for the first time in the young 2020 season, embracing inequality as a defining theme in their fight to deny President Donald Trump a second term in office.

Watching porn at work makes people behave unethically, BYU study finds

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 4:05pm

A new BYU study finds watching pornography in the workplace will increase unethical behavior in the office.

Gang members charged in mall shooting now charged with cemetery shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:33pm

Two men already charged in connection with the shooting at Fashion Place mall are now charged with another gang-related shooting that occurred just one week earlier.

Here's everything coming and going on Netflix in July

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:00pm

Here’s a look at the full list of titles coming and going on Netflix in July.

Hormone balancing: the most unique medical appointment you'll ever experience

Aviva Woman  |  Posted Jun 26th - 3:00pm

If you feel something is wrong with your health but have had discouraging doctors' visits in the past, keep trying. Sometimes all it takes to find a solution is to start with a provider who will listen while looking at the bigger picture.

Sheriff's office says county underfunded its retirement

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:32pm

Utah County has underfunded the retirement system for its sheriff's office for more than 20 years, officials said.

Family of Lauren McCluskey to take legal action against University of Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:06pm

The family of a University of Utah student who was killed on campus last fall plans to file a legal complaint against the university.

'The Office' is leaving Netflix in 2021

Jill Disis, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 26th - 2:02pm

Netflix is losing "The Office" in 2021. It's a sign of how intense the streaming wars have become.