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UTA free fare days could be used to combat air pollution

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:15pm

The Wasatch Front has been covered with a thick blanket of smog and pollution, but there could soon be a new tool to fight the murky inversion in the future — and UTA may help.

Salt Lake City Council votes to give themselves a nearly $10K pay bump

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:42pm

The seven-member council voted unanimously to give themselves each a roughly $9,600 pay raise, increasing their salaries from $26,291 to $35,925 effective in January.

No bail for Utahn accused of killing code enforcement officer

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:10pm

A West Valley man accused of killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house will remain in jail without the possibility of posting bail.

Don't end up in the ER this holiday season

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:00pm

Holiday injuries lead to a spike in emergency room visits. Here are some of the more common injuries and tips for how to avoid them.

88-year-old mother reunites with daughter she thought had died at birth

Andrea Diaz, CNN  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:05pm

Since she was just a little girl, Connie Moultroup has had the same Christmas wish every year: to meet her biological mother. This week — after 69 long years — she finally did, all thanks to a DNA ancestry kit.

What you need to know about bodycams

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:33pm

Fourteen people have died during officer-involved shootings in Utah since October. Here's what you need to know about the body cameras that (sometimes) capture the scene.

Videos show exploding rock arch, hoodoos in Utah — are they real or a hoax?

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 7:00pm

One video shows a rock arch crumble in an apparent explosion. Another depicts flat-lying rocks falling off a pair of hoodoos, leaving only dust in their wake. Are they real or an elaborate hoax?

Utah company that promised hunting trips under investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:27pm

A Roy company that sold hunting equipment and offered to take customers on hunting trips is under investigation for allegedly pocketing customers' money without delivering on its promises, according to new court documents.

Wednesday night's BYU hoops game a homecoming for Portland State coach Barret Peery

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 6:12pm

With the Vikings (5-3) will come head coach Barret Peery, a second-year rising start coach whose career began in Utah County — as a guard at Payson High School.

‘The witch is dead’: Millcreek scraps controversial blight study with unanimous vote

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:45pm

A controversial blight study that caused residents to fear their homes would be taken through eminent domain as a part of a Millcreek growth plan is officially dead.

Committees name finalists to create Martha Hughes Cannon statue for US Capitol

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 5:14pm

Five artists are now vying to create the Martha Hughes Cannon statue for the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol.

Ranchers reveling in Trump's proposed rollback of water regulations

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 4:09pm

Proposed revisions to a controversial Obama-era water regulation are being widely applauded by ranchers, farmers and private property advocates.

Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:41pm

A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ago.

Aggies' Gary Andersen introduced as head coach, says 'Cache Valley is where we wanted to be'

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:18pm

Gary Andersen is back home. The one-time head football coach for the Aggies has returned to Cache Valley and is ready for a second opportunity to make Utah State an “elite” football program.

What is Utah doing about illegal, annoying robocalls, telemarketing scams?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:05pm

Utah has joined 40 states in an effort to stop or reduce illegal robocalls, 187 million of which were made to Utahns last year.

5 ideas for gifts that are lasting

Minky Couture  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:00pm

Tired of spending your hard earned money on gifts that are forgotten before the new year? Consider these options instead.

Groups say oil and gas leases jeopardize pristine public lands in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:28pm

A coalition of environmental and conservation organizations are speaking out on a Bureau of Land Management online oil and gas lease/sale auction Tuesday that offered up 150,000 federal acres in Utah for potential industry extraction.

Helping to drive investment in 'opportunity zones'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:44pm

Utah is home to many areas that could be possible locations for economic development with the right capital investment. Created by federal legislation, the Opportunity Zone Program is a tax incentive designed to boost investment in low-income areas.

Have You Seen This? UPS driver becomes squirrel’s BFF during delivery

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:15pm

This UPS driver has the most chill reaction possible when his new squirrel friend jumps on his shoulder, and it's amazing.

Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote

Mary Clare Jalonick and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:43pm

Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's federal sentencing laws.

Rep. Mia Love: Trump 'obviously' doesn't understand GOP's issues with minority women

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:13pm

President Donald Trump does not understand the Republican Party's issue with minority women, outgoing Utah Rep. Mia Love said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the Women Rule Summit in Washington.

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