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Immigrant from Argentina, local entrepreneur, picked to fill Salt Lake City's vacant council seat

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 10:40pm

After hearing from nearly 20 candidates vying to fill the empty seat left by now state Sen. Derek Kitchen, D-Salt Lake City, the Salt Lake City Council voted Tuesday night to pick a new District 4 council member.

Semper Fi Fund helps injured veterans get out on slopes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:44pm

Park City Mountain Resort is the perfect winter playground this week for 25 disabled US military veterans, eager to hone their skills on skis and snowboards.

Man arrested in connection with Mt. Pleasant carjacking

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 9:25pm

An SUV riddled with bullet holes, smashed windows and broken lights tells a story of what Mt. Pleasant police called a carjacking at gunpoint — an incident reportedly involving several young adults.

Utah keeps its AAA bond status. Here’s why that matters

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:51pm

Utah once again received a AAA bond rating by the S&P Global, Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch credit rating systems, the state reported last week — a feat that saves taxpayers money.

Salt Lake City mayor makes special delivery to local TSA workers

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:23pm

As the government shutdown continues to impact thousands of people in Utah and nationwide, Salt Lake City's top elected official offered a small gesture of appreciation to the men and women forced to work for no pay at the state's largest airport.

Bicyclist in critical condition after hit-and-run

Tracie Snowder, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:03pm

A bicyclist is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Salt Lake City Tuesday night, police say.

Newark operations resume after drone reports halt arrivals

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:31pm

Flight arrivals at Newark Airport were briefly suspended Tuesday evening after a drone was spotted over another nearby airport, officials said, in the latest incident of the unmanned aircraft affecting commercial air travel.

Man charged in Park City with human smuggling

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:08pm

A man who told police he was paid to sneak people across the border into the United States has been charged in Utah with human smuggling.

Ex-Utah League of Cities and Towns boss charged with theft, misusing public money

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:25pm

Salt Lake County prosecutors have filed criminal charges against the Utah League of Cities and Town's former executive director.

Pics of the Week: Utahns capture lunar eclipse, weekend snow

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 5:31pm

Hours before the Wasatch Front was hit by the biggest snowstorm of the year so far, skies were clear enough in many areas for Utahns to view a spectacular lunar event.

How to protect your children from online sextortion

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:50pm

Sextortion, or sexual extortion, is one of the fastest-growing problems affecting young people in Utah. Here are five ways to protect your kids.

Teen boy in critical condition after Ferris wheel fall at Sandy store, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:37pm

A 14-year-old boy with autism is in critical condition after falling from a Ferris wheel at the Scheels store in Sandy, police said.

5 gang members charged in Utah mall shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:31pm

Five people were formally charged Tuesday in 3rd District Court for a shooting that happened just outside Fashion Place mall between rival gang members that injured two and created a panic for all mall patrons.

Rivera 1st unanimous HOF pick; Doc, Edgar, Mussina also in

Jake Seiner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 4:29pm

This honor was saved for the one and only Mariano Rivera.

Mitt Romney to hold town hall in Utah Tuesday

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 3:28pm

Mitt Romney is set to hold his first town hall as a sitting senator for Utah as a government shutdown continues.

Judge hearing testimony on 2020 census citizenship question

Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:45pm

A federal trial began Tuesday for lawsuits challenging the Trump administration's addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census, a plan that a different court blocked last week.

Police: Threats against schools in Salt Lake County not believed to be credible

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 2:07pm

Police from various agencies in Salt Lake County say they don’t believe threats made against daycare and preschools across the valley are credible.

Senate sets up showdown votes on shutdown plans

Alan Fram and Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:59pm

Senate leaders on Tuesday agreed to hold votes this week on dueling proposals to reopen shuttered federal agencies, forcing a political reckoning for senators grappling with the longest shutdown in U.S. history: Side with President Donald Trump or vote to temporarily end the shutdown and keep negotiating.

Have You Seen This? Teenagers can't use rotary phone

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:45pm

This video is going to make a lot of us feel old. These two 17-year-old boys can't figure out how to use a rotary phone.

US service member killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 1:17pm

The U.S. military says an American service member has been killed by enemy fire in Afghanistan.

3 arrested after a police car is rammed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 12:47pm

West Valley police arrested three people early Tuesday after officers say a driver rammed a patrol car and lead officers on a brief chase.

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