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Immigration judges say new quotas undermine independence

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 10:15pm

The nation's immigration court judges are anxious and stressed by a quota system implemented by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that pushes them to close 700 cases per year as a way to get rid of an immense backlog, the head of the judges' union said Friday.

Man crashed car into neighbor's house on purpose, police say

Sam Penrod, KSL TV and Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:40pm

Police say a man who was high on drugs intentionally drove his car into his neighbor's house Thursday, causing no injuries but a great amount of structural damage.

Utah trapeze couple to perform in 'America's Got Talent Live!' in Las Vegas

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 9:09pm

The Utah couple whose trapeze act, Duo Transcend, made it to the finals on "America's Got Talent" will now perform in a Las Vegas show with the winner, magician Shin Lim.

Angels Landing reopens Saturday after severe storms caused flooding and rockfalls

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:36pm

Angels Landing is set to reopen Saturday following a 2-month closure caused by severe storm damage, officials report.

Idaho city seeks volunteers to be human scarecrows

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 8:04pm

City officials in Idaho are looking for volunteers to help ward off what has become a local sign of fall: The arrival of roughly 10,000 crows to the city of Nampa.

How local businesses, residents are making a difference for Utah County evacuees, firefighters

Hannah Leavitt, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:33pm

Local businesses and community members are helping evacuees and firefighters affected by the fires burning in Utah County. Here are just a few examples.

Riverton restaurant briefly closed this week due to health violations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 7:00pm

A restaurant closed in Riverton this week due to multiple health violations.

Utah tops in job growth in US, jobless rate flat in August at 3.1 percent

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 5:13pm

The state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat from the prior month, registering at 3.1 percent in August — No. 13 in the U.S. Nationally, the jobless rate was also stable from the previous month registering at at 3.9 percent.

What is functional fitness and why should I be doing it?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:41pm

Staying in shape can sometimes feel monotonous and in vain, but one man says it doesn't have to be that way. For Your Life Your Health, a local fitness expert explains the benefits of a growing trend in Utah.

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with these 5 movies

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 4:12pm

To help celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month, here are five movies that are all-time classics in the Hispanic community — not to mention, helped teach others about nuestra cultura.

Have You Seen This? This man is an air drum legend

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:48pm

Some people play the guitar, others sing and some tickle the keys, but only a select few can play the air drums to perfection.

No charges for officer who fatally shot man, but D.A. says questions remain because cop won't talk

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:35pm

A West Valley police officer who shot and killed a 20-year-old man holding a screwdriver inside a garage will not be criminally prosecuted.

AP sources: Rosenstein spoke of possible secret Trump taping

Michael Balsamo and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 21st - 3:01pm

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein discussed secretly recording President Donald Trump last year as law enforcement agencies grew increasingly unnerved about chaos in the White House, according to people familiar with the exchange. One person who was present at the time said Rosenstein was just being sarcastic.

What parents need to know about 'The House with a Clock in Its Walls'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:54pm

Here’s what parents need to know before taking their kids to “The House with a Clock in Its Walls.”

Baby love: Utah's Hogle Zoo welcomes newest addition

KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 1:14pm

Utah's Hogle Zoo on Friday introduced it's newest addition — Georgetta the giraffe. The 150-pound bundle of joy was born at 3:33 a.m. Monday.

Fire updates: Residents of Elk Ridge, Woodland Hills to return to their homes Saturday morning

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:53pm

Residents of Woodland Hills and Elk Ridge will be able to return to their homes Saturday, officials announced Friday night.

One week later, evacuated assisted care facility owner wonders how much longer

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:48pm

Of all the weeks Chris Hermansen has worked in his life, this past one just might be his toughest yet. He’s the owner of the Elk Ridge Assisted Living facility in Utah County.

Man charged in Ogden shooting arrested; 2 others remain at large

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 12:14pm

One of three men charged in connection with a shooting at a club that injured three people earlier this month was arrested Wednesday, while two others remain at large.

Breaking down Utah's abundance of dropped passes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:51am

Fall camp at the University of Utah was a bit deceiving to all that were invited to watch practice. Receivers made big-time plays and caught nearly everything that came their way with ease.

Ivins residents prepare for extensive fight against planned 113-acre resort

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 21st - 11:16am

Ivins residents like Chris Haddad and Regina Roper moved to the small Southern Utah city to enjoy the peaceful vistas and starry skies, but as of late, they’re fighting a proposed resort with over 100 total buildings, including two hotels and many rental homes that they say would threaten their quiet way of life.

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