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1 critical after stabbing at Salt Lake skate park

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:01pm

Police Tuesday evening were looking for a suspect in an alleged stabbing that left a person critically injured, police said.

Migrants pause to honor dead man, rest, still far from US

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:41pm

Still more than 1,000 miles from their goal of reaching the United States, a caravan of Central American migrants briefly halted its arduous journey Tuesday to mourn a fellow traveler killed in a road accident, and to rest weary, blistered feet and try to heal illnesses and injuries suffered on the road.

Charges in Sandy woman's death hinge on toxicology tests, electronic devices

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 9:10pm

Despite being charged with three misdemeanor crimes, a judge has ordered a man still under investigation in connection with the death of Sandy woman remain held in the Juab County Jail without bail.

Counselors, therapy dogs standby for U. students experiencing grief after shooting

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:37pm

While classes were canceled Tuesday, the campus remained open at the U, partly so that students in need of emotional support could get that help.

BYU's Hardnett looking for offensive boost in 2nd season; Worthington, Haws named team captains

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:05pm

“Last year, I didn’t shoot the ball very good,” said Hardnett, who will open BYU’s exhibition slate Wednesday night at 7 p.m. MT against Division II Saint Martin’s (BYUtv, KSL Newsradio).

Spanish Fork man pleads guilty to child abuse homicide charge after admitting he filmed girl’s suicide

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:32pm

A 19-year-old Spanish Fork man admitted Tuesday to filming a teen girl's suicide in Payson Canyon last year after buying rope, tying the noose and speaking to her as she inhaled air duster and passed out.

What you should know about child identity theft

William E. Lewis Jr., KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:00pm

Identity theft of children is often overlooked and has rapidly increased over the last decade. In 2018, more than 1 million children were the victims of identity fraud, up from just 6,500 cases in 2003.

Midvale woman hit by TRAX train killed

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 6:27pm

Officials have identified a woman who died Monday after walking in front of a TRAX train.

'Crisp' Curtis, Singer debate for Utah's 3rd Congressional District showcases civility, not conflict

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:49pm

Despite significant differences in how each candidate sees the role of the federal government, there was little friction in Tuesday's 3rd Congressional District debate between Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, and Democrat James Singer.

Rio Tinto completing the mining 'circle of life'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 5:14pm

In 1989, the first gold was mined in Barney's Canyon near the site of the world's largest open pit mining operation. Since then, the mine has completed its life cycle and the area around it is now being restored to resemble the state nature intended.

Volunteers search swamps, fields for signs of Wisconsin girl

Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:40pm

Hundreds of volunteers in rows walked through swamps, cornfields and woods on Tuesday in search of clues that might lead investigators to a 13-year-old Wisconsin girl whose parents were killed and who is believed to have been abducted.

Board votes to restore Utah public schools' access to educational database

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 4:09pm

Public schools' access to the EBSCO Information Services educational database has been restored after its use was blocked for nearly a month following complaints the database contained inappropriate material.

Idaho spends most of its emergency opioid grant on treatment

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:30pm

Idaho spent the vast majority of its share of federal emergency money intended to fight the nation's opioid crisis on treatment, much like other states that have not expanded Medicaid, according to an Associated Press analysis.

Does your emergency food storage have proper nutrients?

Blue Chip Group  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 3:00pm

To maintain good health in a crisis, you need a fully balanced diet: water, protein and nutrient-dense calories. To keep you and your family going, be sure to purchase the most nutritional, shelf-stable foods you can afford.

County attorney may file charges in missing toddler case

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 2:06pm

St. George Police have released additional details in the case of Brandon Stratton, a 3-year-old who was found Oct. 18 after being reported missing several hours earlier.

Pregnant woman and unborn baby die after weekend crash near Heber

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:58pm

A pregnant woman and her unborn baby died Tuesday after the woman and her husband were critically injured during a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 40 Saturday, officials said.

Have You Seen This? Man builds $500K mansion for his dog

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:15pm

We all love our pets, but do we love them enough to build them a half-a-million dollar mansion? This guy does.

Salt Lake County mayor again prioritizes Oxbow Jail, public safety in 2019 budget proposal

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:39pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams on Tuesday announced his 2019 budget proposal with new money for public safety, but without a tax increase.

2 children killed, 2 drivers injured in 3-vehicle crash in North Ogden

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:00pm

Two children were killed and two drivers were injured in a three-vehicle car crash in North Ogden Tuesday morning, police said.

Despite home loss to Memphis, rookie Grayson Allen provides spark for Jazz

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:31am

Not much went well for the Jazz during a stunning 92-84 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies late Monday night. But if they take one thing from their third game — and second loss — of the 2017-18 regular season, maybe it will be rookie Grayson Allen.

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President Nelson visits Paraguay, where the church is helping the blind to see

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:22am

Through a state-of-the-art microscope, a surgeon gazed steadily Monday at a cloudy cataract blinding the eye of the impoverished woman on his operating table in this city of half a million people.

155 cases of polio-like illness now under investigation, CDC says

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:02am

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Monday that there are 155 patients under investigation this year for acute flaccid myelitis, a condition that that can cause paralysis and mostly affects children.

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