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Police find documents, records left in vacant buildings

09/26/2013 1:38am
An investigative team discovered that the vacant buildings scattered around Salt Lake City could potentially pose as a threat for the owners of the homes and businesses.

Union High coaches overwhelmed by national support for suspensions

09/26/2013 7:04am
Union High School coaches and administrators have been surprised and moved by the attention and support in the wake of a decision to suspend all varsity and JV football players for some bad behavior that ranged from skipping class to cyberbullying.

5 ways to keep up on a second language

09/26/2013 8:04am
Many people in Utah speak a second language. According to statistics listed on the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, 77 percent of students attending BYU speak a second language.

Utah wildlife officer, 37, killed in Wyoming crash

09/26/2013 9:02am
Officials with the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources are mourning a 37-year-old employee who died in an off-duty car accident in Wyoming.

Child health advocates call for tobacco tax hike with plans for funds

09/26/2013 9:56am
Local and national child advocacy groups have announced their support of a proposal by President Barack Obama to expand early childhood education by increasing the federal tax on tobacco sales.

LDS encouraged to attend priesthood session at local chapel

09/26/2013 10:19am
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will broadcast the priesthood session for the first time, but the church is encouraging priesthood holders to attend the session in their local chapel, where distances permit.

Man dies after neighbor allegedly stabs him with knife

09/26/2013 11:40am
A man stabbed in an apparently unprovoked attack has died from his injuries.

First snowfall of year prompts safety concerns

09/26/2013 1:33pm
The temperatures are dropping and much of the state is seeing a bit of rain. But some parts of the mountains are seeing the first snowfall of the year.

6 of the best high school football rivalries in Utah

09/26/2013 2:17pm
We here at KSL wanted to get a closer look at some of the greatest high school football rivalries in the state of Utah. We chatted up of prep-sports experts, Rod Zundel and Jeremiah Jensen, to break down their picks for the state's best rivalries.

Many concerned about invasion of privacy with personal drones

09/26/2013 3:20pm
Hobbyists, including some in Utah, are getting their hands on new models of unmanned aircraft capable of carrying cameras and other sensors. The trend raises new concerns over personal privacy.

Ex-teacher, Boy Scout leader faces charges for explicit photos

09/26/2013 4:39pm
A veteran junior high school teacher and former Boy Scout leader was charged Thursday with five counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, a second-degree felony.

House committee orders Swallow, AG's office to turn over documents

09/26/2013 5:27pm
A special Utah House committee has issued its first two subpoenas in the investigation of embattled Attorney General John Swallow.

Utah guardsmen head to Colorado to rebuild, federal govt approval unsure

09/26/2013 6:04pm
Roughly 100 members of the Utah National Guard set out for Colorado on Thursday to help rebuild following widespread flooding.

Race may have been a factor in inmate murder, police say

09/26/2013 6:21pm
A prison inmate who made headlines four years ago in a failed jail escape has now been charged with murdering his cellmate.

Utah family escapes Kenyan mall during attack

09/26/2013 6:27pm
Utah native Greg Jackson and his family were inside the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, Kenya when it came under attack.

Man sentenced with up to 45 years in prison after deadly crash

09/26/2013 6:38pm
Thomas Randall Ainsworth, who hit a vehicle and killed an 18-month-old boy on Christmas Eve, 2011, was sentenced Thursday to up to 45 years in prison.

Former Miss Riverton takes plea deal in bomb case

09/26/2013 6:42pm
The former Miss Riverton accused of tossing homemade "bottle bombs" out a car window struck a plea deal Thursday.

Thousands of Utahns awaiting governor's decision on Medicaid expansion

09/26/2013 6:59pm
Gov. Gary Herbert delayed his decision again on whether Utah will implement Medicaid expansion, leaving more than one-third of Utah's uninsured population in limbo as Affordable Care Act deadlines loom.

Fire displaces Magna family, injures dog

09/26/2013 7:01pm
A two-alarm fire damaged a home at at 2939 S. 9200 West in Magna on Thursday afternoon.

Utah man accused of mass shooting plot in court

09/26/2013 7:04pm
A Utah man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an outdoor shopping center in Salt Lake City is set to make his first court appearance Thursday afternoon.

New memorial dedicated by the Ute Indian Tribe

09/26/2013 7:43pm
Members of the Ute Indian Tribe have a proud tradition of fighting for this land. So it's only fitting the tribe would build its own memorial to pay tribute to the Ute men and women who have worn the nation's uniform.

Teen accidentally shoots friend in stomach

09/26/2013 8:01pm
Police arrested a 16-year-old boy they say accidentally shot his 15- year-old friend Thursday.

WSU football player arrested for allegedly stealing bottle of cologne

09/26/2013 8:12pm
A Weber State football player has charged with shoplifting.

Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company celebrates 50 years

09/26/2013 8:53pm
Utah's Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company has cause for celebration. It remains one of the top contemporary dance groups in America and it has hit the 50 year mark.

Young refugees get rare chance to hoop it up with Jazz players

09/26/2013 9:00pm
He'd just lost a heated game of Elimination after watching his basketball spin off the rim, but Mohammed Bwanadi was all smiles.

DA files murder charge in Wasatch County cold case

09/26/2013 9:22pm
Nearly 18 years after a Salt Lake City teen was found bludgeoned to death, a Florida man who has already served time once for murder has been charged in her death.

September marks 50th anniversary of JFK visit to Utah

09/26/2013 10:04pm
It's been 50 years to the date since President John F. Kennedy made a visit to Utah as part of a tour of the western United States.

Woman sets up police sting to retrieve stolen wedding dress

09/26/2013 10:12pm
After taking matters into her own hands, a Taylorsville woman has tracked down her wedding dress with help from police.

Utah women weigh in on benefits of Affordable Care Act

09/26/2013 10:59pm
President Obama's new health care act has drawn criticism and praise for both sides of the aisle. Various pieces of the new laws will be rolling out over the next few years, and many in Utah have been wondering how the new laws will affect them.

Sneaky ways to get kids to eat more veggies

09/26/2013 11:04pm
KSL's Brooke Walker had dinner with a local Utah family to check up on the amount of veggies the family was serving. She brought along dietician Kathleen Nielsen to give her two cents.

Utahns with Parkinson's gather for new Michael J. Fox show

09/26/2013 11:16pm
A new show on KSL featuring Michael J. Fox is bringing light and comedy to people living with Parkinson's Disease.

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