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Man accused of getting near Old Faithful arrested in chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:31am

A man accused of walking dangerously close to Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park faces additional charges after a police chase in Wyoming's capital city.

KSL Pick'em: College football Week 4 staff selections

Robert Jackson, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:13am

Here are the games for Week 4: No. 10 Penn State at Illinois (Friday), No. 25 BYU vs. McNeese State, No. 14 Mississippi State at Kentucky, No. 7 Stanford at No. 20 Oregon, and Utah State vs. Air Force.

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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen boasts of aiding Mueller investigation

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:05am

President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer says he is providing "critical information" as part of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election and possible coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign.

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Church says boys, girls camps to stay part of Latter-day Saint youth programs when Scouts goes away

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:49am

Don't worry, all you outdoorsy types, just because The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is eliminating Boy Scouts doesn't mean camping will disappear as it overhauls its youth programs for both young men and young women.

Trump drops civil tone, slams Kavanaugh accuser credibility

Alan Fram, Lisa Mascaro and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:29am

Abandoning his previous restraint, President Donald Trump challenged the credibility of the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault on Friday, declaring that if the alleged attack was so terrible she would have reported it to law enforcement.

What to know when No. 25 BYU kicks off against FCS foe McNeese State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:39am

Here’s why the Cougars shouldn’t take the Cowboys lightly before Saturday’s 4 p.m. MT kickoff on BYUtv and KSL Newsradio.

Groups donate $40 million for proposed Huntsman Cancer Institute expansion

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:21am

The 100,000-square-foot expansion would extend from the north end of the Huntsman Cancer Institute's existing buildings, officials said, adding up to 50 new inpatient rooms and workspace for doctors.

4 reasons you don't need to irrigate in October

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:14am

Utah residents enjoy having green lawns and lush landscapes. From a plant health point of view, there is no need to water in October. Here are four reasons why.

3 newborn babies and 2 adults stabbed at day care center

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:01am

Five people — including three newborn babies — were stabbed at an overnight day care center inside a New York City home early Friday, and a woman who had slashed her wrist and was found in the basement was taken into custody, police said. The victims were listed in critical but stable condition.

Attorneys general asking DEA to tighten drug manufacture

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:45am

Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids.

Teen bullied with fake homecoming invite gets real one from pageant queen

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:17am

Michael Conrad, a junior at Taylorsville High School, was excited to get an invitation to the homecoming dance from a cheerleader, but saddened to later learn it was a fake – a prank, placed by a bully.

Judge moves case for man charged with starting Brian Head Fire

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:08am

A judge has agreed to transfer out of Iron County the case against a Taylorsville man charged with accidentally starting the 71,000-acre Brian Head wildfire last year.

Salt Lake man charged in hit-and-run crash from a year ago

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 6:45am

A Salt Lake man was charged Thursday with driving away and abandoning his vehicle after hitting a pedestrian in a crosswalk one year ago.

2 northern Utah taxi companies close, leaving Weber and Davis counties with fewer options

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 10:21pm

Two taxi companies have closed in the northern Wasatch Front in the past month.

Where are wildfire evacuees? Mostly with family, friends and neighbors

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:50pm

Many who are displaced in Utah County are receiving support — whether it's housing, meals, or other assistance — from those just outside the evacuation zone instead of the Red Cross.

American joins Delta, United in raising checked-bag fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 9:20pm

It's official: It will cost you more to check a bag on any of the three biggest U.S. airlines.

BYU law school welcomes first predominantly female class

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:49pm

Brigham Young University’s law school just admitted its first predominantly female class, and both religion and politics may have something to do with it.

Utah real estate investor found guilty of fraud in $100 million Ponzi scheme

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 8:15pm

A Utah real estate investor accused of running a $100 million Ponzi scheme faces prison time after a federal jury found him guilty Thursday of 15 fraud charges.

Quick, easy, family-friendly recipes for busy weeknights

Emily Fonnesbeck, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:33pm

School is in and weeknights are now full of homework, practices, lessons and commitments. Evenings may feel rushed and chaotic and it's easy for dinner to feel that way too. Here are recipes that will nourish your family with little time commitment.

Law enforcers face suspension during quarterly POST Council meeting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 20th - 7:00pm

During the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council's quarterly meeting Thursday, members voted on the certification status of 16 law enforcers who faced discipline for various violations.

California makes people ask for straws, sodas with kid meals

Sophia Bollag, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 20th - 6:31pm

If you want a straw with your drink or a soda with a kids' meal at a California restaurant, you'll need to ask for them starting next year.

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