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From Medicaid to medical marijuana: Here's everything you need to know about election initiatives

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 9:00pm

If your mail-in ballot has been sitting on the kitchen counter while you hem and haw and tell yourself you’ll research the issues in your non-existent free time, you’re not alone.

Ex-deputy AG sues Salt Lake County DA office over arrest during John Swallow trial

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 8:05pm

A former chief deputy Utah attorney general says Salt Lake County prosecutors violated his civil rights when they had him thrown in jail, claiming he told them he wouldn't be available to testify in the John Swallow trial last year.

Feds link overdose death to accused Cottonwood Heights pill maker in new charges

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:31pm

Federal prosecutors have linked a fentanyl overdose death to a man accused of running an international pill-making operation out of his Cottonwood Heights home, according to new criminal charges.

How Sears left a mark in American shopping history

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 7:00pm

Department stores, like Sears, may be on the way out. However, the company played an important role in American consumerism.

‘I can do it too’: Mentoring patients through spinal cord injuries

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 6:27pm

A new program is bringing together patients recovering from spinal cord injuries with mentors who have been through the same experience to share tips and encouragement.

Wildfires burned 485,989 acres in Utah this year — more than double for 2017

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:45pm

The total number of wildfires reported in Utah this year was 1,314, according to state fire officials.

New details emerge in Kearns officer-involved shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 5:14pm

The strange series of events that led to a man being shot by police Wednesday began when the man allegedly attempted to rob a restaurant but was chased out by a worker with a 2-feet long cheese knife, according to court documents.

There's an apartment building boom going on in Salt Lake City

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 18th - 4:08pm

Everywhere you look in Salt Lake City, it seems a new apartment building is going up. In fact, the city is in the middle of a building boom — but rents are not going down.

Utah tech company Lucid nearly triples total funding with latest $72M round

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 3:05pm

Lucid closed a $72 million funding round Wednesday, nearly tripling its total funding to date from $42 million to a total of $114 million.

5 staycation destinations for fall break in Utah

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 2:30pm

Fall break is here for most Utah schools and if you are wanting to get away, but don't have the time or money to leave the state, here are five local staycation destinations.

Body identified as woman who went missing after she was reportedly abandoned on camping trip

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:47pm

A body located in Juab County Saturday was positively identified as a woman who went missing after she was reportedly abandoned by a man who was camping with her, police said.

Utah man in ricin case charged with making biological weapon threat against Trump

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 1:21pm

Federal prosecutors charged a Logan man who allegedly mailed ricin to the White House with making biological weapons' threats against the president and other government leaders Thursday.

3-year-old boy missing in St. George found safe, police say

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:46pm

A 3-year-old boy who went missing in St. George Wednesday night has been found safe, police said.

Student sues Utah school district in sexual abuse hazing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:29pm

A 14-year-old boy who was allegedly the victim of sexual abuse by three football players from Gunnison Valley High School has filed a lawsuit in federal court.

FEC email stirs more controversy in 4th District race

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 12:13pm

Rep. Mia Love's campaign released a copy of an email Thursday from the Federal Election Commission stating contributions received for a primary election before the GOP's April convention could be kept.

Police seek public's help locating 4 in connection with firearms theft at Clearfield pawnshop

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:52am

Police are searching for four people who they say stole a rifle and a handgun at a Clearfield pawnshop Wednesday afternoon.

USU study: Winter sports drive canyon visitation, but so do inversions

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:19am

Research from the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism looked at Salt Lake Valley inversions and visits to popular canyons for skiing — Big and Little Cottonwood. They found winter sports draws people there, but bad air also pushes them.

Case against former Escalante police chief dismissed

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 18th - 11:03am

It's been three and a half years, but now the former police chief of Escalante, Garfield County, is no longer facing a criminal case against him.

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.