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Restoring state sales tax on food a topic of tax reform task force

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:25pm

There were lots of charts and graphs but little discussion about restoring the full sales tax on food, reducing the state income tax rate and other proposals on the agenda.

How Planned Parenthood’s withdrawal from the Title X family planning program will affect Utah clinics

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:01pm

The Planned Parenthood Association of Utah joined other Planned Parenthood affiliates across the country on Monday in announcing that it will withdraw from the Title X federal family planning program rather than comply with a new Trump administration rule.

Probation, anger management ordered for Bountiful officer who injured suspect

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 9:15pm

A Bountiful police officer who improperly accessed an investigative record and injured a handcuffed suspect has been ordered to probation, plus 40 hours of community service and an anger management course.

Teen arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after road rage incident

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:53pm

An 18-year-old from Layton was arrested after troopers said he fired a single gunshot out of his car window in an apparent road rage incident.

Amazon to open 2nd Utah fulfillment center

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 8:14pm

Amazon announced plans Monday to open a facility in West Jordan. The company said its new fulfillment center will employ more than 800 people.

Salt Lake officers help remind drivers that school is back in session

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:32pm

It was back to school for most students in Salt Lake County on Monday.

RSL owner pays $1.32M for rare 1894 dime, inches closer to collecting 1 of every US coin ever minted

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 19th - 7:15pm

Utah businessman and Real Salt Lake owner Dell Loy Hansen paid $1.32 million for a 125-year-old dime during an event in Chicago.

Utah’s Huntsman Cancer Institute unveils mobile screening clinic

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:50pm

Huntsman Cancer Institute on Monday unveiled its first mobile screening clinic meant to bring prevention services to underserved communities throughout Utah.

Woman arrested after pouring laundry detergent on parents, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 6:23pm

A Taylorsville woman was arrested over the weekend for investigation of abuse after police say she beat her parents and poured laundry detergent on them.

Man dies at Lake Powell after swimming in marina, officials say

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:56pm

A man died at Lake Powell Sunday after he jumped in the water and didn’t resurface, officials said Monday. He is the third man to die at Lake Powell in the last week.

Sex offender wouldn’t let woman leave her house, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 5:16pm

A registered sex offender who has been exposing himself to a woman renting a room from him was arrested over the weekend after refusing to let the woman leave the house, police say.

A federal campaign to keep the West from burning

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 4:11pm

The U.S. Department of Interior is stepping up its efforts to ward off catastrophic wildfires in the wake of last summer’s unprecedented season in which much of the West burned, including an entire California town, and Utah mourned the loss of one of its firefighters killed in a northern California blaze.

5 people hospitalized with lung disease after vaping, Utah health officials report

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:48pm

Five people have recently been hospitalized in Utah with serious breathing problems after vaping or using other inhalation drugs, state health officials say.

Provo songwriter Jordan Moyes chasing his idols with honesty, vulnerability

Spencer Sutherland, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 19th - 2:02pm

Tom Petty. Neil Young. Coldplay. Those are just a few of the songwriters Provo-based Jordan Moyes looks up to. Though he’s only 25 years old, Moyes already has been chasing his idols for more than a decade.

Why Sen. Mitt Romney sees himself as a ‘renegade’ Republican

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:40pm

Sen. Mitt Romney doesn’t see himself as an establishment Republican.

Police identify man killed Friday in Ogden officer-involved shooting

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Aug 19th - 1:28pm

Police have identified a man who died after being shot by four Ogden police officers on Friday evening.

Human cases of West Nile virus confirmed in Salt Lake, Washington counties

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:58am

The first human case of West Nile virus in Salt Lake County has been found, health officials say. A human case of the disease has also been confirmed in Washington County.

Woman charged in connection with real estate agent’s death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 19th - 11:44am

A woman was charged Monday is connection with the death of a Salt Lake real estate agent.

NYPD fires officer 5 years after Garner's chokehold death

Jim Mustian, Michael R. Sisak and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:54am

After five years of investigations and protests, the New York City Police Department on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner, the black man whose dying gasps of "I can't breathe" gave voice to a national debate over race and police use of force.

Southern Utah ‘ideal’ for sex traffickers to find victims, AG’s office says

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 19th - 10:15am

Human trafficking is a top priory for law enforcement and task force agents across Utah.