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M. Night Shyamalan's 'Glass' is No. 1 with $40.6M debut

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 3:10pm

M. Night Shyamalan scored his fifth No. 1 movie as the director's "Glass," while not quite the blockbuster some expected, nevertheless dominated Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend at the box office with $40.6 million in ticket sales according to studio estimates Sunday.

Students at Westminster College help elementary students dream as part of MLK celebration

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Jan 20th - 11:50am

Students at Westminster college helped elementary kids build supply kits for their teachers, experience a college classroom by learning about the solubility of M&M's, play soccer and draw their dreams on graduation caps.

Utah starting $2.5M debt forgiveness program for tech grads

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 20th - 10:30am

Utah is rolling out a program to forgive college debt for tech workers who stay and work in the state.

Family of South Jordan homicide victim thanks community for support

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com and Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 20th - 9:50am

The family of a South Jordan man killed this past week issued a statement Saturday night thanking the community for sending messages of support.

Utah delegation follows partisan split in response to Trump border proposal

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:17pm

A nationally televised presentation of a border security compromise proposal Saturday from President Donald Trump was met with mixed results, including from Utah's congressional delegation.

Total lunar eclipse and rare super blood wolf moon this weekend

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:15pm

It's not every year that a super blood wolf moon happens, so be sure to look up this weekend for one of the first skywatching events of 2019.

Rep. Ben McAdams rallies with constituents in his first District 4 town hall meeting

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:47pm

Freshly inaugurated Congressman Ben McAdams convened a town hall in West Valley City on Saturday, just a few weeks after taking office. He fielded questions and encouraged engagement in the hour-long event.

Furloughed federal employees offered free breakfasts in Logan

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:10pm

As the federal shutdown continues, government workers are wondering when they might be able to get back to work and be paid again. One restaurant in Logan wants to help by offering furloughed workers a free breakfast.

Utah National Guardsman dies swimming laps at Utah public pool

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:26pm

A member of the Utah National Guard died Saturday while swimming laps at a public pool.

Students playing well on the field, in the classroom thanks to RSL donation

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 6:01pm

The Real Salt Lake Foundation announced its new "Scoring for Schools" program Tuesday at Terra Linda Elementary school. The program will donate funds to the Alpine, Jordan and Canyons school districts.

Lehi residents protest new elementary school boundary lines

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 4:48pm

The Alpine School District in Lehi, one of Utah’s most rapidly expanding cities, is rezoning elementary school boundaries for the fourth time in nine years. Their actions are inciting local parents to action.

Hundreds turn out for Salt Lake City Women's March

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 2:30pm

Chanting, holding signs and braving a somewhat blustery Saturday, hundreds marched on State Street to the Utah State Capitol for the 2019 Women's March to proclaim their solidarity and equality. The event was organized by People For Unity.

Giving peanut extract under the tongue may be an even safer way to treat peanut allergies, doctors say

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:55pm

If you know or love a child with a peanut allergy, you’re aware of how difficult their lives can be.

Utahn brings clean water to Liberian schools with help of ‘scammer’ that helped him raise thousands

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 1:20pm

It was late July when a strange note from a scammer popped up on Ogden resident Ben Taylor’s Facebook one evening. Nearly a year and a half later, Taylor and the "scammer" have raised $90,000 for charitable projects.

PBS films tackles Native American links to rock, blues, jazz

Russell Contreras, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 12:45pm

As a child, Fred Lincoln "Link" Wray, Jr. hid under a bed when the Ku Klux Klan came to his parent's home in rural North Carolina. Racist groups often targeted the poor family of Shawnee Native American ancestry as the Wrays endured segregation in the American South just like African-Americans.

3 arrested in connection with death of South Jordan man

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 11:50am

Police arrested three people Saturday in connection with the death of a South Jordan man who had been missing since Thursday, officials report.

Heavy rainfall brings damage to Juab County property

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 19th - 10:50am

Like many places in Utah, Nephi got its fair share of rain and snow this week.

Trump offers temporary 'Dreamers' deal for border wall

Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:45am

In a bid to break the shutdown stalemate, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protections for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children and those fleeing disaster zones in exchange for his long-promised border wall. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise," Democrats were quick to dismiss it at a "non-starter."

Body recovered in search for missing skier after avalanche in Emery County

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 19th - 9:10am

Search crews recovered the body of a missing skier Saturday who was buried by an avalanche on Friday, officials report.

Should Utah taxpayers get a sales tax or income tax cut? Governor and legislative leaders don't agree

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 8:30am

Gov. Gary Herbert and GOP legislative leaders see eye to eye about broadening Utah's sales tax base to include some still-to-be specified services — but not on where the 2019 Legislature should cut taxes.