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Man who strangled wife, killed his 2 girls sentenced to life

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 5:25pm

A man who strangled his pregnant wife and suffocated their two young daughters wanted to escape his marriage and growing family, prosecutors said Monday as a judge imposed a sentence of life without parole after a plea deal kept the killer from facing the death penalty.

10 podcasts for your Thanksgiving travel

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 4:47pm

Are you traveling for the Thanksgiving holiday? Here are some podcasts of all kinds to help you pass the time.

Seven face sex charges after undercover sting in southern Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 4:15pm

The Washington County Attorney's Office charged seven men on Monday in separate cases with trying to arrange sex with a juvenile.

Elizabeth Smart gives birth to third child, a baby girl

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 19th - 3:27pm

Teenage kidnapping survivor Elizabeth Smart has given birth to her third child.

Homeless Salt Lake man charged with a dozen burglaries this year

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 2:02pm

A suspected serial burglar already facing felonies in 10 separate cases since July is now facing two more charges.

Why you should check the fish stocking reports before you head out with your rod

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 19th - 1:53pm

Utah waters often offer good fishing after stockings take place. Anglers who use this report will find better odds of catching fish.

21 local officials in Utah support lawsuit against national monument shrinkage

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 1:25pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski and 20 other mayors and council members across Utah filed documents supporting a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump's 2017 decision to shrink two national monuments in southern Utah.

Utah man charged with kidnapping, raping, attempting to kill houseguest

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:31pm

A man accused of tying a woman to a bed and raping her, then stabbing her as she tried to escape, has been charged with attempted murder.

7 mindfulness apps to help you stay calm during the holiday season

Carrie Rogers-whitehead, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Nov 19th - 12:13pm

The holidays are officially here. Are you feeling stressed?

Make Your Week: 5th-graders sing 'Fight Song' for classmate with cancer

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 11:30am

Thanksgiving is coming up in just a few days and it's the perfect time to be grateful for all the kindness in the world. Here are a few stories to remind you of just how much good there is in the world.

President Nelson speaks to 24K people in Texas, talks of facing life's challenges

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:31am

President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints visited Texas on Sunday night.

Love adds to lead over McAdams in latest Utah County vote counts; more Salt Lake numbers expected Monday

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Nov 19th - 10:18am

Republican Rep. Mia Love kept her lead over Democratic Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams in the latest Utah County results released Monday morning.

Police identify 7-year-old girl, grandmother killed in Murray house fire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 9:17am

Police identified a 7-year-old girl and grandmother who were killed during a house fire in Murray Monday morning, officials said.

Searchers scour new area for clues in Jerika Binks’ disappearance

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:42am

New video shows who police believe is Jerika Binks, a woman who vanished February 18, while out for a run.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 19th - 7:21am

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

Service mourns German prisoners of war, urges Utahns to reflect

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 9:18pm

As they gathered to honor German prisoners of war buried in Salt Lake City, faith and civic leaders said Sunday it's important not just to remember the fallen but to reflect on how to prevent atrocities of war in the future.

Skiers enjoy first chance at hitting Brighton slopes this season

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:45pm

Ski season is “on” in Utah.

Cottonwood Heights apartment complex catches fire twice in less than 2 weeks

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 8:13pm

An apartment complex in Cottonwood Heights caught fire early Sunday, causing severe damage to three apartments and displacing 10 people who live there.

Teams recover body of 2nd missing canoer at Strawberry Reservoir

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:31pm

Teams have recovered the body of a 26-year-old woman from Sugar House, confirming that both she and her boyfriend died after their canoe capsized.

Suicide leading cause of death in Utah jails

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 18th - 7:20pm

Of the 71 inmates who died in county jails from 2013 to 2017, more than half took their own lives and nearly half of all deaths occurred within the first seven days behind bars.