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Hundreds gather in cities across Utah to remember victims of domestic violence

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:51am

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and hundreds gathered in Utah cities Tuesday to remember those victims whose lives ended too soon.

Aimee Winder Newton announces bid for Utah governor

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:15am

Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is running for governor.

Despite pleas to 'don’t rush,' Utah tax task force advances reform proposal

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:06pm

Nearly 30 people lined up at the Legislature’s tax reform task force meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns about proposals for restructuring Utah’s tax system that include restoring the full sales tax on food, adding sales tax to gasoline purchases and services while cutting income taxes.

Semitruck hauling potatoes catches fire on SB I-15 near Provo

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:57pm

Crews worked to extinguish a semitruck hauling potatoes that caught on fire on southbound I-15 near Provo Tuesday night, officials said.

Jeb Bush says kids born in poverty will never hold jobs 'unless we dramatically change' education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:15pm

Unless the United States “dramatically changes how we educate our children,” many of them who are living in poverty “are never going to have jobs,” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday.

South Salt Lake shelter hasn't even opened yet, but already expected to overflow

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:56pm

The Road Home’s downtown shelter isn’t anywhere close to shuttering — that is, unless state officials can figure out with to do with more than 100 men.

‘They’re going to leak and they’re going to lie’: Stewart, Bishop bemoan Democrats’ impeachment process

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:35pm

The Democrats’ impeachment process is “just nonsense” and any State Department employee who testifies in the impeachment hearings is “betraying” the American people, Utah Rep. Chris Stewart believes.

Layton considers zoning changes to make way for medical marijuana

Zoi Walker, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:02pm

Layton is considering a zoning change in order to grow medical cannabis. The city’s proposal asks for zoning changes in response to the legislature approving medical cannabis pharmacies.

Utah among states facing lawsuits from vape retailers after flavor ban

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:40pm

A group of local vape retailers on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against the Utah Department of Health protesting the department’s emergency rule that bans flavored e-cigarettes.

It's the law: Authorities want drivers to stop when school bus stop arms are out

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 8:17pm

The Jordan School District is teaming up with law enforcement to raise awareness as concerns grow for student safety around school buses.

Provo investigating threats against officer involved in soccer coach’s arrest

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:46pm

Provo police are investigating threats made online against one of their officers following the arrest of a soccer coach who either tripped or fell while being escorted to a patrol car.

Zions Bancorporation to lay off 5% of workforce by year's end amid revenue declines

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 7:11pm

Utah-based Zions Bancorporation will lay off 5% of its workforce and is planning to close a “modest amount” of bank branches, its top executives announced Monday.

McCluskey family: Changes at U. not enough 1 year after Lauren’s murder

Colby Walker, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 6:41pm

Today marks the 1-year anniversary of the murder of University of Utah track star Lauren McCluskey. Students held a vigil and her parents continue to criticize the school.

Mother left toddler alone for more than 2 hours, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 5:16pm

A woman who allegedly went to get food for her child and then got lost was arrested over the weekend for investigation of child abandonment.

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. close to decision on another run

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 4:38pm

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. said Tuesday he’ll announce his decision about making another run for governor in about two weeks.

UVU basketball recruit charged with forcible sexual abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 1:48pm

A Utah Valley University basketball recruit has been charged after police say he sexually abused a woman at a party and physically assaulted a man.

Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Ephraim

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:50pm

A 46-year-old motorcyclist died after crashing head-on into a car Monday evening, officials confirmed Tuesday afternoon.

Man charged with attempted bus hijacking in Salt Lake City

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 12:21pm

A man who police say attempted to hijack a bus is facing criminal charges.

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson proposes tax hike to solve 'huge' budget problems

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:28am

In her first budget address — and after what she and previous Mayor Ben McAdams described as increasingly tough budget years — Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson proposed a property tax hike Tuesday.