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Online daters share red flags for scams on dating sites

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:41pm

Romance scams are skyrocketing. The Federal Trade Commission says the total number of reported cases has doubled since 2015. Just last year, Americans lost $143 million to the scheme.

Gone in a New York minute: How the Amazon deal fell apart

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 16th - 1:06pm

In early November, word began to leak that Amazon was serious about choosing New York to build a giant new campus. The city was eager to lure the company and its thousands of high-paying tech jobs, offering billions in tax incentives and lighting the Empire State Building in Amazon orange.

Snowbird launches app for carpooling up Little Cottonwood Canyon

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 16th - 12:20pm

Snowbird Ski Resort has launched an app aimed at increasing carpooling for skiers and snowboarders heading up Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Sandy city delayed notifying state, public of contamination water

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 11:07am

Sandy city has been cited for failing to notify the Utah Division of Drinking Water and the public adequately over water contaminated with copper and lead.

Utah Democratic leader won't face charges in altercation with Republican state senator

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 10:56am

Prosecutors have chosen not to file charges against a Democratic Utah House leader who got into a physical altercation with a Republican state senator in a Senate building hallway.

Utah LEMS patient shocked after cost of treatment went from being free to costing $375K a year

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 16th - 9:38am

A Utahn with a rare neurological disease is balking at the sight of his medical bills after FDA approval caused his free treatment to go up to $375,000 a year.

Civil rights leader, Baptist minister, educator Rev. France Davis to deliver U. commencement address

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Feb 16th - 8:08am

The Rev. France Davis, a longtime civil rights leader, educator and Utah religious leader, will deliver the commencement address at the University of Utah on May 2.

Utah House passes bill to criminalize fake urine used to cheat drug tests

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:25pm

The Utah House of Representatives voted 61-8 on Friday to pass HB16, which would make it illegal to use synthetic urine to defraud a drug test.

Utah man charged with selling drugs during high school football game

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:00pm

An 18-year-old man who claimed he went to a high school to watch football but kept getting requests to sell drugs now faces nearly a half-dozen charges for allegedly opening shop in the parking lot, according to court documents.

Utah woman severely injured in home explosion, fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:32pm

A woman was severely injured Friday evening after a home explosion and fire, officials said.

‘It was amazing’: Herriman 6th-grader places 2nd in world at prestigious archery event

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:14pm

Kaylee Gurney, an 11-year-old from Herriman, placed second in the world for her age at a prestigious international archery event held in Las Vegas last week.

UHP: Utah police chief arrested in DUI was driving in highway median

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:08pm

The police chief of a small Utah town seemed disoriented and failed his sobriety tests miserably when pulled over by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper for investigation of DUI, according to newly released reports and video.

Sponsor of Utah hate crimes bill struggling to get support in Senate

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:35pm

A majority of Senate Republicans aren't behind hate crimes legislation to enhance the punishment for targeting victims because of race, religion, sexual orientation or other characteristics, Senate President Stuart Adams said.

Charges filed for Denver man who police say carried gun into Moab school, 'trashed' cafeteria

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:02pm

A Denver man accused of causing a ruckus inside a Moab charter school has been formally charged.

Pleasant Grove teen tackles distracted driving through Eagle Scout project

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 15th - 6:32pm

One Pleasant Grove teen is battling one of Utah's biggest problems in his own living room through a creative Eagle Scout project.

UDOT calls for residents to keep snow from their property off the road

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:50pm

As more winter weather rolls in this weekend, The Utah Department of Transportation would like to remind residents that it is illegal to remove snow from their own property and put it in the road.

High levels of lead, copper found in drinking water for 600 Sandy households, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:44pm

Elevated levels of lead and copper have been found in Sandy’s drinking water, officials say.

There’s science behind that bond you have with your dog

Shara Park, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 15th - 5:19pm

When a parent gazes into an infant’s eyes, the body produces oxytocin — also known as the love hormone. A research study out of Japan found that gazing into a dog’s eyes produces the exact same thing.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Ariane De Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:48pm

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg returned to the Supreme Court Friday to participate in the regular closed-door conference meeting among the nine justices, the court announced.

Sen. Mike Lee: Trump emergency declaration legal, but should it be?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 4:16pm

Sen. Mike Lee says it appears President Donald Trump acted within the law when he declared a national emergency at the southern border Friday.