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AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

Stephen Braun, Jeff Horwitz and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:45am

At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan's strongest supporters.

Study: Burglars could hack smart sprinkler to disable alarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:01am

Computer scientists at William & Mary in Virginia say burglars could potentially break into houses through smart home devices. Those are the products that are connected to the internet and allow people to turn up their thermostat or turn on a sprinkler through apps on their phone.

Snow snarls traffic across northern Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:00am

Utah Department of Transportation officials reported more than a dozen minor crashes during the Wednesday morning commute. KSL Traffic Center reported that those crashes are leading to delays across the Wasatch Front.

Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

Barbara Ortutay, Michael Liedtke and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:33am

U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take control of the House next month.

Utah medical company pays $1.6M to settle false Medicare claims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:47am

A Utah medical company has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle federal false claims allegations involving Medicare.

Utah patients upset at surprise medical bills; hospitals, insurers at odds over who is to blame

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:32am

Several Utahns spoke to the Health Reform Task Force on Tuesday to decry a practice known as "balance billing."

UK disarray: May to face no-confidence vote from her party

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:03am

British Conservative lawmakers forced a no-confidence vote in Prime Minister Theresa May for Wednesday, throwing U.K. politics deeper into crisis and Brexit further into doubt.

10 surefire gifts for the health fanatic on your Christmas list

Fāv Chocolate  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:00am

Being healthy isn't always easy, but it certainly becomes simpler when healthy choices come in the form of holiday gifts. If you have a special someone in your life who is a total health nut, here are seven gifts that are sure to please.

5 arrested, drugs seized after pocket dial to 911

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:41am

Five people were arrested after police said a pocket dial of 911 led to the discovery of a wide assortment of drugs in an apartment.

5 charged in alleged plot to deliver drugs to Utah prison inmates

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:19am

Five people were charged Tuesday in what investigators say was a plot to smuggle drugs into the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison using fast food.

Former Utah Jazz dancers react to body shaming, unfair pay claims

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:02am

Decades of unfair pay and body shaming are just some of the claims being made by former NBA dancers, including those from the Utah Jazz.

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to 3 years in prison

Jim Mustian and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:38am

Ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen was sentenced Wednesday to 3 years in prison for crimes including hush-money payments that prosecutors say President Trump ordered.

UTA free fare days could be used to combat air pollution

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:15pm

The Wasatch Front has been covered with a thick blanket of smog and pollution, but there could soon be a new tool to fight the murky inversion in the future — and UTA may help.

Salt Lake City Council votes to give themselves a nearly $10K pay bump

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:42pm

The seven-member council voted unanimously to give themselves each a roughly $9,600 pay raise, increasing their salaries from $26,291 to $35,925 effective in January.

No bail for Utahn accused of killing code enforcement officer

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:10pm

A West Valley man accused of killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house will remain in jail without the possibility of posting bail.

Don't end up in the ER this holiday season

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:00pm

Holiday injuries lead to a spike in emergency room visits. Here are some of the more common injuries and tips for how to avoid them.

88-year-old mother reunites with daughter she thought had died at birth

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:05pm

Since she was just a little girl, Connie Moultroup has had the same Christmas wish every year: to meet her biological mother. This week — after 69 long years — she finally did, all thanks to a DNA ancestry kit.

What you need to know about bodycams

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:33pm

Fourteen people have died during officer-involved shootings in Utah since October. Here's what you need to know about the body cameras that (sometimes) capture the scene.

Videos show exploding rock arch, hoodoos in Utah — are they real or a hoax?

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:00pm

One video shows a rock arch crumble in an apparent explosion. Another depicts flat-lying rocks falling off a pair of hoodoos, leaving only dust in their wake. Are they real or an elaborate hoax?

Utah company that promised hunting trips under investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:27pm

A Roy company that sold hunting equipment and offered to take customers on hunting trips is under investigation for allegedly pocketing customers' money without delivering on its promises, according to new court documents.

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