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Charges: Man forced women into prostitution, human trafficking

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 9:00am

The Utah Attorney General's Office on Tuesday charged a man with a number of felony charges, including human trafficking, for allegedly forcing at least two women into prostitution, according to charging documents.

Panel suggests only cost-of-living raises for Utah governor, other state offices

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:56am

An independent panel recommended Tuesday that statewide elected officials in the executive branch receive annual cost-of-living raises at the same rate as state employees.

Police: DNA leads to arrest of Utah man in Mississippi rape

The Associated Press  |  Posted Nov 14th - 8:22am

Authorities say DNA from a 2014 rape in Mississippi was recently matched to that of a Utah man arrested on a drug charge this year.

Sanpete sues over painkiller addiction, joining several Utah counties

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:41am

Sanpete is the latest county to sue drugmakers and distributors over the toll of painkiller addiction in Utah.

To protect animals as 'family,' Salt Lake City adopts law requiring pet stores to sell only shelter animals

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Nov 14th - 7:03am

The Salt Lake City Council on Tuesday unanimously voted to approve a new city ordinance to prohibit pet stores from selling animals unless they come from shelters or rescues.

'Cold': Woman who dated killer Josh Powell breaks silence in new podcast

Dave Cawley, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Nov 13th - 10:20pm

A woman who dated Josh Powell in 1998 shares her story publicly for the very first time in the first episode of a weekly multimonth KSL podcast titled "Cold."

Oakland yanks lease for proposed Utah coal terminal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:43pm

Oakland city officials terminated a lease with the would-be developer of an export terminal that would ship Utah coal to Asian markets. The city says the developer failed to meet construction deadlines. The developer disagrees.

Former Latter-day Saint bishop who opposed 'sexually explicit interviews' loses excommunication appeal

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 9:10pm

A former Texas bishop for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints who was excommunicated for public opposition to the church and its leaders was told Sunday that his appeal of that disciplinary decision was rejected.

Third man dies after industrial accident at Moab potash mine

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:28pm

A man has died after he was injured in an industrial accident at a mine near Moab that claimed the lives of two other men on Saturday.

Sen.-elect Mitt Romney in Washington for orientation meetings

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 8:05pm

Sen.–elect Mitt Romney joined other freshmen senators in Washington, D.C., for orientation meetings Tuesday.

South Salt Lake bar to close after weekend shooting

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:31pm

A bar where a shooting took place over the weekend is apparently shutting down.

Proposition 4 falls barely under 50 percent support in latest vote tally

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted Nov 13th - 7:01pm

Utahns' no votes against Proposition 4 currently hold a lead of 922 ballots out of 909,060 so far tallied in Utah following the release of additional results by 11 counties Tuesday.

Deputies investigating after dog shot to death in owner's backyard in Eagle Mountain

Ashley Imlay, KSL and Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 13th - 6:28pm

Sheriff's deputies are investigating after a dog was shot and killed in the owner's backyard on Sunday, officials said.

Utah teen charged with bringing bomb to school wants case dismissed

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 5:14pm

Attorneys for a St. George teenager accused of bringing a homemade backpack bomb to school in March want a judge to toss the case, saying the charges are too hefty.

Riverton boy has emergency surgery after swallowing fidget magnets

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:40pm

A 6-year-old boy had to have emergency surgery after he accidentally swallowed fidget magnets, a toy that’s marketed for people with ADHD.

Lawmakers call for state management plan for Bears Ears

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Nov 13th - 4:09pm

A committee of lawmakers wants Utah to send a loud message on how the newly reduced Bears Ears National Monument would be managed if the lands were in control of the state. It voted Tuesday to begin crafting a plan to submit to the Legislature.

Here's why Qualtrics' CEO believes the $8B acquisition has 'no downsides'

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:58pm

Qualtrics’ deal with SAP is the second-largest acquisition of a private tech company in history, according to Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith.

New podcast to shed light on Susan Powell cold case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 3:32pm

A new podcast series debuting Wednesday sets to shed light on one of Utah’s most notorious crime mysteries: Susan Powell’s disappearance and the impact it had on the community.

Here’s when Utah’s ski resorts will open for the 2018-19 season

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 2:21pm

Ski season is just around the corner and several Utah resorts open this week for the 2018-19 season.

Body of Maj. Brent Taylor to return to Utah Wednesday for Saturday funeral

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Nov 13th - 1:51pm

The body of Maj. Brent Taylor will return to Utah Wednesday for a public viewing Friday and funeral on Saturday.