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2 northern Utah taxi companies close, leaving Weber and Davis counties with fewer options

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:21pm

Two taxi companies have closed in the northern Wasatch Front in the past month.

Where are wildfire evacuees? Mostly with family, friends and neighbors

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:50pm

Many who are displaced in Utah County are receiving support — whether it's housing, meals, or other assistance — from those just outside the evacuation zone instead of the Red Cross.

American joins Delta, United in raising checked-bag fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:20pm

It's official: It will cost you more to check a bag on any of the three biggest U.S. airlines.

BYU law school welcomes first predominantly female class

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:49pm

Brigham Young University’s law school just admitted its first predominantly female class, and both religion and politics may have something to do with it.

Utah venture capitalist found guilty of fraud in $100 million Ponzi scheme

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:15pm

A Utah venture capitalist accused of running a $100 million Ponzi scheme faces prison time after a federal jury found him guilty Thursday of 15 fraud charges.

Quick, easy, family-friendly recipes for busy weeknights

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:33pm

School is in and weeknights are now full of homework, practices, lessons and commitments. Evenings may feel rushed and chaotic and it's easy for dinner to feel that way too. Here are recipes that will nourish your family with little time commitment.

Law enforcers face suspension during quarterly POST Council meeting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:00pm

During the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council's quarterly meeting Thursday, members voted on the certification status of 16 law enforcers who faced discipline for various violations.

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

Sophia Bollag, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:31pm

If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

5 common mistakes parents make when installing car seats

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:47pm

The Utah Department of Public Safety said only six out of 10 parents install car seats correctly and only 20 percent read the instructions beforehand.

'I had to change my ways': Man convicted in teen's high-profile killing granted parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 5:13pm

A once-hardened gang member who shot and killed a 16-year-old girl in a case of mistaken identity nearly 20 years ago has been granted parole.

Utahn who died trying to save drowning mom, child named Carnegie hero

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:40pm

A Sandy man who jumped into the fast-moving and cold Provo River in an attempt to save a woman and her daughter in 2017 is one of 16 people being honored with Carnegie medals for heroism.

State: Lake Powell Pipeline decision provides 'clarity'

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 4:09pm

Critics of the planned Lake Powell Pipeline say a federal regulatory decision issued Thursday is a major setback for proponents of the project. The state Division of Water Resources says the decision simply provides clarity on the path going forward.

Salt Lake City mayor hoping another Olympics 'clicks' with committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:30pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski is part of a delegation pitching the city's bid for another Winter Games at an annual meeting of U.S. Olympic officials in Colorado Springs.

Ephraim orders water restrictions after well shaft breaks

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:29pm

Ephraim's city well shaft broke Wednesday night, and the city now relies on springs as its sole water source. City manager Brant Hanson, however, assures residents that there is no need to panic.

Review: Fanciful 'House with a Clock' is a frightening family flick for Halloween season

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

“The House with a Clock in Its Walls” has some really interesting ideas and is unlike most scary movies for families I’ve seen before. Here are a few reasons "The House with a Clock in Its Walls” intrigued me.

How a $69, 15-minute scan can save your life

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Sep 20th - 3:00pm

Take advantage of all that modern-day technology has to give. Take 15 minutes and $69, and stop guessing at how healthy your heart is — you deserve to know.

Mayors paddle the Jordan River to highlight 'little oasis' in middle of Salt Lake County

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 2:12pm

Local mayors climbed into kayaks and canoes Thursday to paddle down the Jordan River to highlight the annual Get Into the River Festival, a reminder to Utahns to take advantage of the 45-mile stretch of trails in the heart of Salt Lake County.

Married couple accomplishes goal to do 60 hikes before turning 60

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:43pm

Robert and Phyllis Williamson did 60 hikes in over six years, finishing right before their 60th birthday.

Have You Seen This? Robot dog attempts obstacle course

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 1:15pm

If you've ever wanted your very own robot dog, this is the video for you.

Interior Secretary Zinke to visit Zion National Park Monday

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:54pm

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke will tour Utah’s iconic Zion National Park on Monday and get a close-up look at some of the $65 million worth of backlogged maintenance needs.

Police: Report that Barzee caused disturbance at South Salt Lake motel 'unfounded'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 12:46pm

Police say a national media report that Wanda Barzee created a disturbance at a motel she is believed to be staying at was “unfounded.”

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