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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.

Man still critical after officer-involved shooting in Kearns

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

A man shot during a confrontation with Unified police officers remained in critical condition Thursday, police said.

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.

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.