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Utah students pool money to buy PE teacher his dream shoes

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:32pm

A Utah P.E. teacher received the surprise of a lifetime when his students bought him his dream shoes while he was recovering from a sports injury.

$1.5 million settlement for former AG John Swallow approved by Utah Legislature

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL and Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:04pm

A $1.5 million settlement for former Utah Attorney General John Swallow was approved in a special session of the Utah Legislature Monday, despite bellyaching from a few lawmakers.

Walmart will trade you a gift card for your old car seat

Allen Kim, CNN  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:36pm

Walmart is partnering with TerraCycle — a global waste management company that works with companies, retailers, cities and facilities to recycle "difficult-to-recycle" products and packaging — to offer the nation's largest car seat recycling event, with nearly 4,000 Walmarts participating across the country.

Woman held in West Point house was assaulted, raped, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:08pm

Police arrested a man who they say beat and raped a woman in his house and wouldn’t let her leave.

AP source: New York prosecutors subpoena Trump's tax returns

Michael R. Sisak and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:38pm

New York City prosecutors have subpoenaed President Donald Trump's tax returns, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.

Parents of slain Ogden man question police use of deadly force

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:02pm

The father of a man whom Ogden police killed outside his home last month calls the fatal shooting an “assassination.”

Utah confirms 42 cases of vaping-related illness

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 6:06pm

Confirmed cases of people in Utah with the vaping-related illness have surpassed 40, health officials said Monday.

Tracy Aviary says goodbye to popular sun conures; new bird species on its way

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:36pm

Some of Tracy Aviary’s more popular and colorful creatures are moving on to another home after about a decade in Utah, as another colorful species prepares to make a comeback.

After another 'big win' over USC, Cougars cautious to move on to No. 22 Washington

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:52pm

There was plenty of reason to celebrate, with BYU’s 30-27 overtime win over then-No. 24 USC. But now it's time to move on.

Vivint Smart Home merger will generate nearly $700M to pay company debt

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:30pm

Utah tech giant Vivint Smart Home will boast an enterprise value of $5.6 billion following a merger announced Monday.

2-year-old Utah boy dies after horse stepped on him

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 4:03pm

The boy’s father had taken him off the horse Sunday and was tending to the animal when something spooked it and it stepped on the toddler’s chest, sheriff's officials said.

Evacuations lifted for Francis Fire burning in Davis County foothills

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:59pm

A fire burning in the hills above Fruit Heights in Davis County forced the evacuation of some areas earlier Monday, officials said. By 10 p.m., all evacuations were lifted.

Have You Seen This? Raccoon goes for a ride during Hurricane Dorian

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:33pm

Rain, or wind, or even snow doesn’t stop this little raccoon from taking the delicious food that’s owed to him. My bank account after eating out every night last week can relate.

New 'Jurassic World' short film gives dino fans a look at the post-'Fallen Kingdom' world

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 2:02pm

A new short film set in the universe of the “Jurassic World” movie trilogy gives dinosaur fans a look at the trilogy's world after the events of 2018's "Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom."

Mitt Romney: Military response to oil attack would be 'grave mistake'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 1:16pm

It would be a “grave mistake” for U.S. armed forces to respond to Iran’s apparent attack on a Saudi Arabian oil field over the weekend, Sen. Mitt Romney said Monday.

Psychiatrist: Utah man accused of killing 6 controlled by voices

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 1:03pm

A forensic psychiatrist told jurors Monday that a man accused of fatally shooting six members of his ex-wife's family near Houston in 2014 wasn't responsible for his actions because of severe mental illness that made him believe voices in his head telling him to carry out the killings.

Inmate who pleaded guilty to human trafficking tells parole board ‘it just didn’t happen’

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:44pm

A man who pleaded guilty to human trafficking earlier this year has now told the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole that he is innocent.

Utah to award grants for electric car charging stations

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:13pm

Utah groups can apply for state funding for electric vehicle charging stations.

Utah teen wins gold medal at the Youth World Archery Championships

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:20am

“I did well,” Makenzie Weatherspoon said, reluctantly. “I just kind of keep it simple, like…I did okay.”

Man says he thought he 'was going to die' while being attacked by 2 dogs

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:04am

Animal control officers are looking for two pit bulls after a man reported being attacked. The alleged victim says he’s most upset at the actions of the dogs' owners.

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This elite quarterback signee-turned-missionary has no guarantees, and he’s fine with it

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted Sep 16th - 11:03am

Separated by more than 6,000 miles from home, and from the game that he loves, one of the top quarterback prospects in college football wakes up, kneels down on his bed, bows his head on a pillow and prays. The sun is rising in this coastal town in southern Brazil and after Elder Tanner McKee finishes his prayer, he begins another day as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Great Clips of the Week: Orem's Puka Nacua scores first TD for Huskies; Georgia's touching tribute for Arkansas State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 10:45am

Anderson's wife Wendy recently passed away after a two-year battle with breast cancer, and Georgia students and fans paid tribute to her with a grassroots movement that was "one of the classiest moves I've ever seen."

Evacuations lifted for Francis Fire burning in Davis County foothills

A fire burning in the hills above Fruit Heights in Davis County forced the evacuation of some areas earlier Monday, officials said. By 10 p.m., all evacuations were lifted.