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Utah man says scammers took over $200K from elderly mother

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:01am

Jeff Tiede said he feels helpless as scammers have continued to take thousands of dollars each week from his elderly mother who lives thousands of miles away.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:20am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Volunteers push to gather tax referendum signatures ahead of Tuesday's deadline

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:01am

Volunteers were working overtime across the state to gather enough signatures by Tuesday’s deadline to put the tax reform bill on the ballot.

MLK's daughter weighs in on her father's dream in a polarized America

Lauren Lee, CNN  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:44pm

Each year, Martin Luther King Jr. Day encourages Americans to come together and volunteer to improve their communities.

'We are all part of the same divine family,' Elder Stevenson tells Salt Lake NAACP

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 8:18pm

Elder Gary E. Stevenson of the church’s Quorum of Twelve Apostles was the keynote speaker at the NAACP’s Salt Lake City branch Monday at the Little American Hotel, where he commended the organization for its work in advancing equality and striving for justice in society.

Former Utah family loses Hawaiian home in fire linked to police officers' deaths

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:49pm

Members of a family originally from Utah are trying to put their lives back together after losing all of their belongings in a fire that erupted from a chaotic crime scene.

Red Cross issues 'urgent' call for donors, especially those with 'critical' type O blood

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:05pm

As of Monday, the organization had less than a three-day supply of type O blood available for patients and medical treatments, the Red Cross said in a news release.

Idaho man has over 2 million baseball cards and a spot in the Guinness World Records Book

Brittni Johnson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 6:28pm

Paul Jones has a decked out baseball-themed basement, but it’s almost nothing compared to the millions of baseball cards he has stashed throughout his home.

Alpine School District launches esports clubs at 5 schools

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 5:03pm

Some might call a bunch of kids gathered around a TV while holding controllers a “waste of time” while others might call it a “pointless way to rot your brain.”

Rescuers rappel injured woman over 400 feet down in S. Utah

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 20th - 12:32pm

An injured woman who had to be rappelled over 400 feet down a cliff side in Snow Canyon State Park was one of multiple calls the Washington County Search and Rescue responded to Sunday.

Hundreds mourn mother, children killed in shooting in Grantsville home

Amy Donaldson, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:07am

Hundreds of people gathered Monday night to remember and honor the mother and three children who were all gunned down in their home three days earlier.

Looking back at when Utah became one of the last states to recognize MLK Day

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:29am

While Utah celebrated a holiday that alternately recognized Martin Luther King, Jr. for more than a decade, it was one of the last U.S. states to recognize the civil rights icon’s birthday as a holiday, only officially doing so in 2000.

Murray dealership forced to close after 5 cars, many titles stolen

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 20th - 7:46am

Police are searching for whoever stole five vehicles, keys, and titles for an additional 20 to 30 vehicles from a Murray car dealership.

Desolation Canyon float trips: What they might cost and why that matters

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:48pm

Feds proposing doubling recreation fee due to public use.

Alta High students could face charges after fight

Ashley Kewish, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 5:55pm

An Alta High School student was hospitalized in serious condition following a fight in a school locker room, according to officials with the Canyons School District and Sandy City Police Department.

Utah man, 88, charged with trying to kill stepson, shooting at police

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:42pm

An 88-year-old man accused of shooting his stepson earlier this month and barricading himself in his home now faces several charges.

Salt Lake Chamber announces legislative priorities for 2020

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 3:16pm

With the start of the 2020 Legislature fast approaching, Utah’s largest business association is laying out its top policy priorities for the new year.

Don’t expect changes to Ogden airport after Roy plane crash, officials say

John Wojcik, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:02pm

Officials say you shouldn’t bank on any major changes coming to the Ogden airport, even after a Roy plane crash that left a 64-year-old man dead.

Woman runs onto I-15, causes crashes Saturday night, officials say

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:47am

One woman is in custody Sunday after she ran onto southbound I-15 at 14600 South late Saturday night, causing multiple accidents.