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Nearly 100 cases of vaping-related lung illness reported in Utah

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 10:06pm

Nearly 100 cases of vaping-related lung injuries have been identified in Utah, the state health department said Monday, with 15 more possible cases under investigation.

Utah business adds mystery to your Halloween gathering

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Oct 21st - 9:18pm

Make your Halloween night even more mysterious and entertaining.

Daybreak residents worried about contaminated water, South Jordan officials say it’s safe

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:55pm

Dozens of Daybreak residents said they believe contaminated water is to blame for rashes, itchy skin and even severe burning.

Judge denies feds' attempt to up Utah lawmaker's restitution payments

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:25pm

A former San Juan County commissioner won’t have to quintuple his restitution payments for damage to an archaeologically sensitive southeastern Utah canyon during an illegal ATV protest ride.

Final 'Rise of Skywalker' trailer debuts

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 21st - 8:23pm

The final trailer for the "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" debuted Monday night, offering montages of epic cosmic combat and a fleeting glimpse of the late Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia embracing Daisy Ridley's Rey.

How to avoid toxic metals in your baby's food (and yours)

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:57pm

Upset by reports that up to 95% of baby food contains one or more toxic heavy metals, including lead, arsenic, cadmium and mercury?

GOP presidential candidate Mark Sanford warns another Great Depression may be looming

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 7:31pm

Mark Sanford, the former South Carolina governor who’s taking on President Donald Trump in the race for the 2020 Republican presidential nomination, offered a gloomy assessment of the impact of the nation’s growing deficit during a campaign stop in Salt Lake City Monday.

U. students stage walkout, say school still isn't safe 1 year after Lauren McCluskey's death

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Tracie Snowder,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 6:36pm

A day before the one-year anniversary of Lauren McCluskey's death, dozens of students at the University of Utah staged a walkout during classes on Monday.

Joe Ingles signs one-year contract extension with Jazz

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:52pm

The Utah Jazz forward will now have three years left on his deal after signing an extension on Monday.

4 key takeaways from KSL Salt Lake City mayoral debate

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:39pm

Several key issues took center stage Monday afternoon during a debate held at KSL between Utah state Sen. Luz Escamilla and Salt Lake City Councilwoman Erin Mendenhall, who are vying to become Salt Lake City's next mayor.

'I didn’t want to kill anybody,' man seeking parole tells board

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 5:18pm

Sean Phillip Graham admits that Anson Arnett was one of the few counselors in his group home that he liked.

Utah man charged with sexually abusing girl he helped babysit

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 4:03pm

A Washington Terrace man who helped babysit a young girl has been charged with sexually abusing her.

14 charged after violent inland port protest left building in disarray, dirtied with feces

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 3:31pm

Fourteen people have been charged in connection with a violent July protest over Utah’s controversial inland port, officials said Monday.

Have You Seen This? Olympian's crazy parkour workout

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 2:04pm

It’s official, he’s a gold medalist in “the floor is lava” event. After 232 attempts, he deserves it.

What do Utahns think of Mitt Romney and Mike Lee?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:44pm

Utah’s two senators aren’t faring well in their home state.

Latter-day Saint bishop charged with possessing child pornography

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:16pm

A bishop of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was charged Monday with possession of child pornography.

Woman dies after being hit by car in Draper, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:08pm

A 20-year-old woman died after being hit by a car in Draper on Monday morning, according to police.

Police identify Idaho woman killed in Layton auto-pedestrian crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 1:00pm

Police on Monday released the name of an Idaho woman who was struck and killed in an auto-pedestrian crash late Saturday night.

More Utah tax reform proposals surface, including tax on soda and candy

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:14pm

At least four other tax reform proposals have been submitted for a Utah legislative task force to consider, including everything from limiting the restoration of the full sales tax on food just to soda and candy, to imposing a statewide property tax that would bring in some $100 million.

Utah State men's basketball opens season at No. 17 in AP Top 25; first time in more than 30 years

Carra McManamon,  |  Posted Oct 21st - 12:11pm

Utah State is returning four starters from last seasons as well as six letter winners.


Should parents gamble on their kid being the next LeBron James?

Ethan Bauer, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 21st - 11:21am

New guidelines from the National Athletic Trainers’ Association dispute the idea that to find lasting athletic success — even in high school — kids must specialize early.