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Jury recommends life in prison for man who rammed crowd

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:41pm

A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ago.

Aggies' Gary Andersen introduced as head coach, says 'Cache Valley is where we wanted to be'

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:18pm

Gary Andersen is back home. The one-time head football coach for the Aggies has returned to Cache Valley and is ready for a second opportunity to make Utah State an “elite” football program.

What is Utah doing about illegal, annoying robocalls, telemarketing scams?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:05pm

Utah has joined 40 states in an effort to stop or reduce illegal robocalls, 187 million of which were made to Utahns last year.

5 ideas for gifts that are lasting

Minky Couture  |  Posted Dec 11th - 3:00pm

Tired of spending your hard earned money on gifts that are forgotten before the new year? Consider these options instead.

Too close for comfort: Groups say oil and gas leases jeopardize pristine public lands in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 2:28pm

A coalition of environmental and conservation organizations are speaking out on a Bureau of Land Management online oil and gas lease/sale auction Tuesday that is offering up 150,000 acres in Utah for potential industry extraction.

Helping to drive investment in 'opportunity zones'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:44pm

Utah is home to many areas that could be possible locations for economic development with the right capital investment. Created by federal legislation, the Opportunity Zone Program is a tax incentive designed to boost investment in low-income areas.

Have You Seen This? UPS driver becomes squirrel’s BFF during delivery

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 1:15pm

This UPS driver has the most chill reaction possible when his new squirrel friend jumps on his shoulder, and it's amazing.

Facing pressure, McConnell agrees to criminal justice vote

Mary Clare Jalonick and Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:43pm

Under pressure from President Donald Trump and many of his Republican colleagues, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday that he will bring legislation to the floor to overhaul the nation's federal sentencing laws.

Rep. Mia Love: Trump 'obviously' doesn't understand GOP's issues with minority women

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 12:13pm

President Donald Trump does not understand the Republican Party's issue with minority women, outgoing Utah Rep. Mia Love said Tuesday during a panel discussion at the Women Rule Summit in Washington.

Ben Anderson: Are the Jazz done making moves after Korver trade?

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:57am

The Jazz made an unusual trade to acquire Kyle Korver early in the season — is it a sign there are more trades to come?

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He's called BYU games for 38 years. The Potato Bowl will be Marc Lyons' last

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:39am

If Marc Lyons could script his final BYU football broadcast at the conclusion of 38 seasons, it would probably take place on New Year’s Day at the illustrious Fiesta Bowl in warm and sunny Arizona, and the game would feature two ranked teams.

Hints of Democratic agenda as Google CEO testifies

Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 11:33am

Google CEO Sundar Pichai — and other tech executives who may be watching — got hints Tuesday of what issues they can expect to face as Democrats take control of the House in three weeks.

Charges: Utahn with 100 rounds of ammo threatened to kill wife's family

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:59am

An Orem man has been charged with threatening to shoot his estranged wife's family — forcing an elementary school to go into lockdown — because he was upset over their pending divorce.

Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

Jonathan Lemire, Alan Fram and Elana Schor, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:46am

President Donald Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans. Despite his brash stance, they believe the turmoil has left him increasingly vulnerable as he gears up for what is sure to be a nasty fight for re-election.

Looking to buy a jail? Daggett County puts old jail up for sale for $4.45M

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:29am

Are you looking to buy a jail? Do you have $4.45 million lying around somewhere? If so, then you’re in luck.

4 journalists and a newspaper are Time's Person of the Year

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:19am

Time magazine on Tuesday recognized journalists, including the slain Saudi columnist Jamal Khashoggi, as its 2018 Person of the Year in what it said was an effort to emphasize the importance of reporters' work in an increasingly hostile world.

'I'm in': Retiring state Sen. Jim Dabakis joins 2019 race for Salt Lake City mayor

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:35am

After mulling whether to join two other candidates already lined up to challenge Mayor Jackie Biskupski next year, outgoing state Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, announced Tuesday via Facebook Live his decision.

New Kearns building bridges Olympics and community

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:28am

The newest addition to the Utah Olympic Oval and Kearns Oquirrh Park Fitness Center site connects the two buildings — both literally and figuratively.

Utah Rep.-elect Ben McAdams names former deputy mayor as congressional chief of staff

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:06am

Rep.-elect Ben McAdams, D-Utah, announced Monday Nichole Dunn, former deputy Salt Lake County mayor, will serve as his congressional chief of staff.

Police: No charges in 'suspicious' death of South Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:39am

Despite being involved in a fight prior to his death, the Utah State Medical Examiner's Office has determined a South Salt Lake man whose death was originally called "suspicious," died of a drug overdose.

New information released on case of missing mother whose phone was last pinged in Idaho

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 11th - 8:01am

Police released new information and a timeline Monday afternoon about a missing Colorado mother who may be in Idaho.

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