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Elizabeth Smart: Accomplice in my kidnapping will be watched

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:33am

Elizabeth Smart says she's been assured that the woman who helped kidnap her when she was 14 and stood by as she was sexually assaulted will be watched when she's released from prison.

Trains, tunnels still 'on the table' for Cottonwood canyon transportation, officials say

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:03am

For months there's been $66 million waiting to be used for improvements in the Cottonwood canyons, but powder days will still come with the same traffic delays this winter.

BYU's win largest upset in KSL Pick'em history

Robert Jackson,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:46am

BYU's historic 24-21 win at Wisconsin was the largest upset in KSL Pick'em history. Just three percent of participants picked the Cougars, the lowest winning percentage since 2016, when only four percent picked Oregon to defeat Utah.

VIDEO: Man cited after walking on cone of Yellowstone's Old Faithful

Rett Nelson,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:28am

“This is the park service. Get on the boardwalk!,” said an official with Yellowstone National Park after witnessing a man walking on the cone of Old Faithful last Friday.

5 ways Trump's tariffs on $200B in China goods could be felt

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:01am

By imposing taxes on an additional $200 billion in Chinese goods, President Donald Trump has intensified a battle of wills between the world's two largest economies — and the outcome is far from certain.

Hurricane rating system fails to account for deadly rain

Seth Borenstein and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:42am

When meteorologists downgraded Hurricane Florence from a powerful Category 4 storm to a Category 2 and then a Category 1, Wayne Mills figured he could stick it out.

Feds approve importation of pot drug for tremor study

Gene Johnson and Julie Watson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:19am

In a rare move, the U.S. government has approved the importation of marijuana extracts from Canada for a clinical trial, highlighting a new avenue for American researchers who have long had trouble obtaining the drug for medical studies.

Korean leaders meet in Pyongyang for potentially tough talks

Eric Talmadge and Hyung-Jin Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:03am

South Korean President Moon Jae-in began his third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on Tuesday with possibly his hardest mission to date — brokering some kind of compromise to keep North Korea's talks with Washington from imploding and pushing ahead with his own plans to expand economic cooperation and bring a stable peace to the Korean Peninsula.

7 common and surprising things that can ruin your teeth

Stubbs Dental  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:00am

Most people know that sweets and a lack of brushing are bad for your teeth, but what other things might cause tooth damage, whether by decay or something else? Here are seven common things to watch for that can ruin your teeth.

Utah father charged with biting or hitting wife, kids, neighbor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:18am

A Cedar City man is facing a long list of charges after police say he bit and punched members of his family, including two children, and then bit a neighbor.

Fire updates: Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires burn over 90K acres combined

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:03am

The Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires have now burned a combined total of more than 90,000 acres in Utah County, fire officials reported Tuesday morning.

Man riding horse dies after getting hit by vehicle

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:27am

A 35-year-old man died when a vehicle hit the horse he was riding near 2143 West and 13800 South in Riverton Monday night, police said.

‘Game of Thrones,’ ‘Mrs. Maisel’ triumph at Emmys

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:08pm

Amazon’s “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” became the first streaming series to win top Emmy comedy honors and HBO’s “Game of Thrones” recaptured the best drama series award Monday at a ceremony that largely slighted its most ethnically diverse field of nominees ever.

1st private moon flight passenger to invite creative guests

Christopher Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:42pm

Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa said Monday that he plans to blast off on the first-ever private commercial trip around the moon and will invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people on the weeklong journey "to inspire the dreamer in all of us."

Trump declassifies documents related to FBI Russia probe

Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:14pm

President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including a portion of a secret surveillance warrant application and former FBI Director James Comey's text messages.

Hooper sewer director identified as drowning victim

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:37pm

Police have identified a man who died Saturday after falling head first into a pipe.

Ghorbani suggests Trump is biggest threat to national security, Stewart says it's China

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:29pm

Democrat Shireen Ghorbani suggested that the "person in our White House" is the biggest threat to the nation's security during a rowdy 2nd Congressional District debate Monday filled with a host of cheers and jeers.

Minorities are the majority in West Valley City, census data shows

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:02pm

West Valley City recently became the first large Utah city with more residents who identify as minorities than those who identify as white, according to data from the U.S. Census.

Man questioned in bus shooting has history of firing in orchard, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:33pm

A man who police say is the lone person of interest in the shooting of a UTA bus and a semitruck on U.S. 89, once asked if he could hunt on his property, according to court records.

Charges filed in shooting that left one dead, teen paralyzed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 5:43pm

Charges have been filed in a February shooting that left one man dead and a 17-year-old boy paralyzed from the waist down.


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