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Rising drug prices widen gap between have, have-not patients

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:47am

For Bridgett Snelten, changing her health insurance meant enduring wild blood sugar swings, bouts of vomiting and weight gain.

Heavy construction in Eagle Mountain leads to complaints about rock chips

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 10:00am

It is one of those frustrations for drivers, when a rock hits and chips your windshield. With all of the construction going on in Eagle Mountain, residents have complained, saying they keep getting rock chips from unsecured loads of gravel.

Utah panel gives early OK to bill expanding juvenile access to public defenders

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:33am

A legislative panel gave early support Wednesday to a measure that would expand access to attorneys for children and teens in Utah’s juvenile court system.

Eastbound I-80 in Parleys Canyon reopens after crash causes serious delays

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:07am

Eastbound I-80 in Parleys Canyon reopened a little before 9 a.m. after a four-vehicle crash caused serious delays Thursday morning, officials said.

Gold stars on Utah licenses will cost millions, lawmakers told

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:52am

Members of the Utah Legislature's Transportation Interim Committee heard presentations Wednesday on the cost of getting Utah drivers' licenses compliant with Homeland Security requirements and UDOT's research of automated license plate readers.

First group graduates from Operation Rio Grande drug court

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:35am

More than a year after the beginning of Operation Rio Grande, 15 people have graduated from the program’s first drug court.

Funeral directors' expo showcases alternative burial methods

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:46am

The 2018 National Funeral Directors Association International Convention and Expo at the Salt Palace Convention Center hosted hundreds of funeral products and service providers, including alternative and green burial options.

School retrofits, more mental health resources needed, school safety committee says

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:20am

A school safety advisory committee has presented their list of recommendations for safer schools to a legislative committee.

Project uses shipping containers as affordable business space in SLC

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:45pm

A new kind of business or office space is taking shape in the Salt Lake neighborhood known as the Granary District, the large city block bordered by 800 and 900 South and 300 and 400 West.

Here’s what Utah should do to cut incarceration in half and save $250 million, study says

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:09pm

The state's prison population has risen nearly 565 percent in four decades. Here's how one study says Utah can cut incarceration in half.

2 in serious condition after head-on crash in Salt Lake City, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:55pm

One man is in critical condition after a head-on crash in Salt Lake City, police said.

Murder charge filed in 2017 gang-related shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:04pm

A man who was 17 when he allegedly gunned down a woman in her vehicle has been charged as an adult with murder.

Utah House, Senate GOP support medical marijuana bill; detractors say it won't happen

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:00pm

House and Senate Republicans appear to be on board with a proposed compromise bill for dispensing medical marijuana in Utah, but detractors say lawmakers are putting on a show and patients will never get medical cannabis.

Prep football: Week 10 scores and schedule

KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 6:30pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 10 high school football games across the state.

Orem police identify man who died after being shot by homeowner who confronted him in garage

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:45pm

Police on Wednesday identified a man who died after being shot by a homeowner who encountered the man in a garage of his home on Monday morning.

Debate pits Bishop against newcomer challengers

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 5:16pm

Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, took to the stage Wednesday night at Logan's Utah State University to argue why voters should send him back for another term in Congress. His challengers are Lee Castillo, a Democrat, and Eric Eliason, United Utah.

Utah lawmaker says gas station sweepstakes games often amount to gambling

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:39pm

A Utah lawmaker is again seeking to clarify that sweepstakes games functioning like pseudo-slot machines are illegal in the Beehive State.

Former U. coach sues dog boarding facility over death of beloved pet

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 4:08pm

Former University of Utah and Weber State football coach Ron McBride has filed a lawsuit against a dog boarding facility in Murray after his family's longtime pet was killed by two other dogs at the facility.

Police: Man suspected in Kearns robbery critically injured in officer-involved shooting

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:28pm

A person suspected in an armed robbery was critically injured after an officer-involved shooting Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

UVU wrestler charged with raping woman at music festival

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:03pm

A member of the Utah Valley University wrestling team who has received several athletic and academic honors has been charged with raping a woman at a music festival in Wasatch County.