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Money crunch after Planned Parenthood quits federal program

Lindsay Whitehurst and David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 1:47pm

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases after its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in an abortion dispute with the Trump administration.

First Jazz coach Tom Nissalke dies at 87

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:13pm

Tom Nissalke, the first head coach for the Jazz following their move from New Orleans 1979, died Thursday. He was 87.

Man accused of killing Mackenzie Lueck answers sex assault charges in court

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 12:07pm

The man accused of murdering University of Utah student Mackenzie Lueck appeared in court Friday on separate charges of sexual assault.

Going hiking? Police say take your wallet and phone with you

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:35am

As Utahns make their way to the mountains for hiking and biking before summer comes to an end, law enforcers are encouraging residents to not only take valuables out of their cars, but also lock the doors.

Utah moves to scrap state-run pot dispensary system

Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 11:02am

Utah legislators were moving Thursday to scrap a planned state-run medical marijuana dispensary system after county attorneys said it would put public employees at risk of being prosecuted under federal drug laws.

Police arrest man who they say exposed himself to women, 11-year-old girl

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:33am

Police arrested a man who they say exposed himself to three women and an 11-year-old girl in Layton this week, according to jail records.

KSL College Football Pick'em returns for 2019

Robert Jackson, KSL.com and Glenn Swan, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:15am

College football fans rejoice, KSL College Football Pick'em is back for the 2019 season. Compete against your friends, family and neighbors for ultimate bragging rights from your living room to the tailgate lot.

Teacher shortage, protests complicate educator pay dynamics

Morgan Smith and Sally Ho, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 10:02am

First-grade teacher Hillary Madrigal jumped to a nearby school district last year, lured by higher salaries that would allow her to quit her second job as a housekeeper and buy a new car.

Ogden caretaker charged with abusing patient

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 9:42am

A man who was supposed to be taking care of a vulnerable adult in a group home allegedly admitted to abusing a resident there.

Utahn sentenced to prison for role in death of woman shot while sleeping in Ogden home

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:38am

One of two teens who originally faced murder charges in the shooting death of woman as she slept in an Ogden home was ordered Thursday to at least five years and up to life in prison.

Utah inching toward full Medicaid expansion after latest fed rejection

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:22am

Utah is paying $2.5 million more each month than it would be paying under full Medicaid expansion.

Powell acknowledges growing risk of slowdown, but gives no hint about rate moves for September

Donna Borak, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 8:04am

Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell on Friday acknowledged that the economy has grown more turbulent in the three weeks since the Fed cut rates for the first time in a decade -- but stopped short of giving any indication about what might be coming at the next rate-setting meeting in September.

Billionaire conservative donor David Koch dies at 79

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:35am

Billionaire industrialist David H. Koch, who with his older brother Charles was both celebrated and demonized for transforming American politics by pouring their riches into conservative causes, died Friday at 79.

Trump vows response to China tariffs on $75B of US goods

Joe McDonald, Paul Wiseman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 7:12am

President Donald Trump declared Friday that he had "hereby ordered" American companies with operations in China "to immediately start looking for" an alternative after Beijing announced a series of retaliatory tariffs.

APNewsBreak: US government unveils final Utah monument plan

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:41am

The U.S. government's final management plan for land in and around a Utah national monument that President Donald Trump downsized doesn't include many new protections for the cliffs, canyons, waterfalls and arches found there, but it does include a few more safeguards than were in a proposal issued last year.

Pedestrians from Ohio die after being hit by vehicle in Moab

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 23rd - 6:24am

A man and woman visiting from Ohio died when they were hit by a vehicle while trying to cross Main Street in Moab Thursday night, officials said.

UDOT working on 'runaway truck' solution after Garden City crashes

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:22pm

Officials with the Utah Department of Transportation said they plan to begin working on a runaway truck solution near Bear Lake after two large trucks lost their brakes and barreled through the same intersection within a week of each other, bulldozing several storage units.

2 dead in auto-pedestrian crash in Moab

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 10:06pm

Two people are dead after they were hit by a car Thursday on Main Street in downtown Moab, police said.

BYU football signee’s belongings stolen on his way to Latter-day Saint MTC; man arrested

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:53pm

On Thursday, Orem police arrested David Brian Beames, 41, in connection to the theft. However, none of the family’s belongings were recovered.

Headstone dedicated to enslaved Salt Lake City man 157 years after his death

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:17pm

A ceremony was held at the Salt Lake City Cemetery Thursday to dedicate the grave of an enslaved pioneer who died in 1862. The ceremony also reflected on the 400-year anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. slave trade.

University of Utah introduces free campus rideshare app

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:50pm

Portion of university’s nearly $1 million campus safety budget will go toward helping students get home safely

KSL College Football Pick'em returns for 2019

College football fans rejoice, KSL College Football Pick'em is back for the 2019 season. Compete against your friends, family and neighbors for ultimate bragging rights from your living room to the tailgate lot.