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Utah tops in job growth in US, jobless rate flat in August at 3.1 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:13pm

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat from the prior month, registering at 3.1 percent in August — No. 13 in the U.S. Nationally, the jobless rate was also stable from the previous month registering at at 3.9 percent.

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm

Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.

No charges for officer who fatally shot man, but D.A. says questions remain because cop won't talk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:35pm

A West Valley police officer who shot and killed a 20-year-old man holding a screwdriver inside a garage will not be criminally prosecuted.

Baby love: Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomes newest addition

KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:14pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo on Friday introduced it's newest addition — Georgetta the giraffe. The 150-pound bundle of joy was born at 3:33 a.m. Monday.

Fire updates: Visualization shows exactly how Pole Creek Fire grew

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:53pm

A new visualization Friday that shows how the Pole Creek Fire grew since it sparked by lightning Sept. 6.

One week later, evacuated assisted care facility owner wonders how much longer

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:48pm

Of all the weeks Chris Hermansen has worked in his life, this past one just might be his toughest yet. He’s the owner of the Elk Ridge Assisted Living facility in Utah County.

Man charged in Ogden shooting arrested; 2 others remain at large

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:14pm

One of three men charged in connection with a shooting at a club that injured three people earlier this month was arrested Wednesday, while two others remain at large.

Ivins residents prepare for extensive fight against planned 113-acre resort

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:16am

Ivins residents like Chris Haddad and Regina Roper moved to the small Southern Utah city to enjoy the peaceful vistas and starry skies, but as of late, they’re fighting a proposed resort with over 100 total buildings, including two hotels and many rental homes that they say would threaten their quiet way of life.

Senators call for audit of DSU as ‘concerned faculty’ seek investigation into violation of academic freedom

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:00am

Faculty at DSU and a group of Utah state senators are seeking an investigation into the school’s administration for the termination of tenured professors.

'I just want a chance': Man sentenced to prison for 1999 murder seeks parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:47am

Jeremy Edwin Richards says he'll serve whatever time the Board of Pardons and Parole decides is best. But Richards believes after 19 years in the Utah State Prison, he has changed and is ready to be a productive member of society again.

Public meetings called on downsized Grand Staircase plans

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:00am

The management of the downsized Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument and will be the subject of two public meetings next month.

Groups donate $40 million for proposed Huntsman Cancer Institute expansion

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:21am

The 100,000-square-foot expansion would extend from the north end of the Huntsman Cancer Institute's existing buildings, officials said, adding up to 50 new inpatient rooms and workspace for doctors.

Attorneys general asking DEA to tighten drug manufacture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:45am

Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids.

Teen bullied with fake homecoming invite gets real one from pageant queen

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:17am

Michael Conrad, a junior at Taylorsville High School, was excited to get an invitation to the homecoming dance from a cheerleader, but saddened to later learn it was a fake – a prank, placed by a bully.

Judge moves case for man charged with starting Brian Head Fire

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:08am

A judge has agreed to transfer out of Iron County the case against a Taylorsville man charged with accidentally starting the 71,000-acre Brian Head wildfire last year.

Salt Lake man charged in hit-and-run crash from a year ago

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:45am

A Salt Lake man was charged Thursday with driving away and abandoning his vehicle after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk one year ago.

2 northern Utah taxi companies close, leaving Weber and Davis counties with fewer options

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:21pm

Two taxi companies have closed in the northern Wasatch Front in the past month.

Where are wildfire evacuees? Mostly with family, friends and neighbors

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:50pm

Many who are displaced in Utah County are receiving support — whether it's housing, meals, or other assistance — from those just outside the evacuation zone instead of the Red Cross.

BYU law school welcomes first predominantly female class

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:49pm

Brigham Young University’s law school just admitted its first predominantly female class, and both religion and politics may have something to do with it.

Utah real estate investor found guilty of fraud in $100 million Ponzi scheme

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:15pm

A Utah real estate investor accused of running a $100 million Ponzi scheme faces prison time after a federal jury found him guilty Thursday of 15 fraud charges.