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Utah city appoints new mayor who pleaded guilty last year to DUI

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 4:09pm

A Layton councilman and former Salt Lake City director of 911 who garnered statewide attention last year after he was arrested for drunken driving has been picked to serve as Layton's mayor.

From travel to IPOs, how shutdown is upsetting US economy

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:32pm

Delta Air Lines can't get eight new aircraft in the air. Roughly a million government employees and contractors aren't being paid. Some Americans who are trying to start small businesses face delays in obtaining the required tax identification number from the IRS.

The 10 best new streaming titles on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime in January

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jan 16th - 3:01pm

It’s a new year, but it’s also a new month, which means new titles are now available to stream. But with all these new options how do you know what to watch? Here’s a look at the best new streaming titles in January.

Man suffers 'significant injuries' after arm gets stuck in machine at Salt Lake bakery

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:55pm

A man suffered "significant injuries" after his arm got stuck in a machine at a Salt Lake City bakery Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

After crossing into Guatemala, new group of migrants sets sights on Mexico

Sonia Perez D., Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 2:32pm

More than 1,000 Hondurans were walking and hitchhiking through Guatemala on Wednesday, heading toward the Mexico border as part of a new caravan of migrants hoping to reach the United States.

Have You Seen This? 1,000 people around the world dance with 1 guy

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 1:28pm

Flash mobs are cool, but this is even cooler.

Zack Moss passed on the NFL to 'be the best running back of all time' at Utah

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 1:01pm

The average second-round draft pick in the NFL in 2019 will make anywhere between $4.5 million to nearly $8 million over the life of a four-year rookie contract.

Lawyer: Adult kids not bitter after years of abuse in California home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:47pm

Seven adult children who were freed from their parents' California home and years of alleged abuse are not bitter, their attorney said Wednesday.

Sears staves off liquidation, stores to remain open

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 12:14pm

Sears will live on— at least for now.

McAdams reschedules town hall, district office meetings

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:44am

Rep. Ben McAdams, D-Utah, has rescheduled town hall meetings and open office hours planned for next week in light of Congress canceling a planned recess.

Cache County funeral home director's cases moved to Salt Lake City

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 16th - 11:13am

Criminal cases involving a Cache County funeral home director accused of arranging to have sex with a boy, then using bad checks to get out of jail following his arrest, have been moved to Salt Lake City.

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Apostle leads Catholic delegation on tour of Rome Temple

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:58am

A Catholic delegation led by the secretary of the Vatican's Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity took a tour Tuesday of the new Rome Italy Temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Committee votes to recommend changing Cedar High's 'Redmen' mascot

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:45am

The Cedar High School Mascot Committee has voted to recommend changing the school’s “Redmen” mascot.

Man dies after crash on 900 East in Sandy

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:26am

A 33-year-old man was killed in a head-on crash in Sandy, Wednesday morning, officials said.

Utah's snowpack levels remain below average

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:18am

Officials say snow levels in Utah remain below the state's typical average despite a wet winter.

Salt Lake airport working to ease shutdown burdens on federal workers

Kate Valentine, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 16th - 10:00am

It’s business as usual at the Salt Lake International Airport, except the federal workers there to help keep the skies safe are working for free with hopes that when the partial U.S. federal government shutdown ends, they will get paid.

Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:30am

Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.

Final defendant sentenced in Bundy ranch standoff in Nevada

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 9:06am

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy's bodyguard in confrontations with U.S land management agents became the last of 19 defendants from 11 states to be sentenced on Tuesday in an armed standoff nearly five years ago.

2 US service members, 2 US civilians killed in Syria blast

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 16th - 8:33am

Two U.S. service members and two American civilians were among those killed in an explosion while conducting a patrol in Syria on Wednesday, the U.S. military said, an attack that came less than a month after U.S. President Donald Trump announced his intention to withdraw troops from the war-torn country.

Eastbound I-80 reopened after semitruck fire in Snyderville

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:56am

Eastbound I-80 reopened after a semitruck fire closed the freeway at Silver Creek Junction in Snyderville Wednesday morning, the KSL Traffic Center reports.

UHP: Semitruck crashes into restaurant in Wellington, closes US 6

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 16th - 7:43am

A semitruck crashed into a restaurant in Wellington early Wednesday morning, closing U.S. 6 and Main Street, officials said.

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