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Patrick Kinahan: Time is now to extend Kalani Sitake's contract

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 18th - 10:25am

Riding the momentum of football team's two consecutive overtime wins, BYU can use this time to extend coach Kalani Sitake's contract before going into the last year of his deal next season. For recruiting purposes, the program needs the continuity.

Federal plan to end state mileage standards draws criticism

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:34am

The Trump administration is poised to revoke California’s authority to set auto mileage standards, asserting that only the federal government has the power to regulate greenhouse gas emissions and fuel economy.

Test of new traffic alert system underway on I-15 in Virgin River Gorge

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Sep 18th - 9:15am

In an effort to reduce collisions as traffic slows and stops due to continuing work on the bridges through the Virgin River Gorge, the Arizona Department of Transportation has rolled out a system designed to let motorists know what’s ahead of them.

Saudi Arabia says Iranian missiles, drone hit oil facilities

Jon Gambrell, Aya Batrawy and Fay Abuelgasim, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:38am

Saudi Arabia alleged Wednesday that Iranian cruise missiles and drones attacked the heart of the kingdom’s oil industry, showing journalists the remains of the weapons while stopping short of directly accusing Iran of launching the assault.

The season’s most spellbinding events

Gardner Village  |  Posted Sep 18th - 8:06am

If witching hour strikes and you're in the mood to celebrate the season, grab your best gal pals and head to Gardner Village.

Bear sighting leads to traffic delays on State Street in Orem

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:59am

A bear was sighted near the intersection of State Street and Center Street in Orem on Wednesday morning, and crews were working to remove it.

Trump names hostage negotiator as national security adviser

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:31am

President Donald Trump says he plans to name hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien to be his new national security adviser.

Brighton High School wants to bring back its marching band

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 7:05am

Step by step, Mikala Mortensen is laboring to field Brighton High School’s first marching band since the 1990s.

National Guardsman, nurse practitioner enters race for Utah’s 4th Congressional District

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Sep 18th - 6:52am

A Utah National Guard captain and self-described “political outsider” has entered the field of candidates to represent Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

India's government approves ban on e-cigarettes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 18th - 5:13am

India's government on Wednesday decided to ban e-cigarettes, expressing concern at the alarming rate at which vaping is becoming popular among the country's youth and causing breathing illnesses.

Kaysville Christmas star survives Francis Fire

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 11:19pm

A Christmas miracle in September? That’s the question being asked as a 60-year-old Kaysville landmark amazingly remained untouched after a wildfire ripped through the hillside above Fruit Heights Monday.

Do Utah lawmakers want schools to get less money? Taxes, transportation focus of legislative policy summit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:35pm

A hall filled with Utah lawmakers gathered Tuesday for a daylong policy summit stayed silent when asked if they wanted schools to get less money.

Judge rejects Utahn’s bid for less prison time after he helped police find remains of his girlfriend, her son

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 10:08pm

A Utah man who killed his girlfriend and her toddler and then buried them under a cedar tree in the desert failed to secure a lesser prison sentence Tuesday in exchange for helping police find their remains.

Utah middle school partially opens nearly 1 month into the semester

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 9:34pm

School officials announced Tuesday the state fire marshal granted partial occupancy for the new school building, starting Wednesday.

5 things to do every day to actually improve your health

Rose Mattson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:36pm

From flashy headlines telling you to “eat this, not that” to reading how kale might save lives or seeing sugar being vilified yet again, it can be so difficult to wade through the muck to find out what actually helps improve your health.

Researching local WWII airplane crash sites becomes Utah man’s passion

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 17th - 8:02pm

One Utah man is honoring World War II pilots who crashed in southern Utah by placing American flags and information on the pilots’ lives at the remote crash sites.

West Valley City man charged with sexually abusing woman he met through dating website

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:31pm

A man who was arrested Friday after he was charged with sexually abusing a woman he met through a dating website last year made his first appearance in 3rd District Court Tuesday, according to court records.

Utah middle schools honor Constitution Day with mock trial

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 7:01pm

The eight jurors may not have been old enough to drive, but they took their jobs seriously as they weighed the evidence and chose to convict one of their classmates in a mock trial over a fictional stolen car.

BYU unveils new throwback uniform for upcoming home tilt with Washington

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:51pm

The new uniform is a throwback to the 1960s-era of BYU football, and comes with a retro-themed field with diamond-shaped patterns in the end zones that were characteristic of the time.

State audit finds weaknesses in Utah driver's license database security

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 6:22pm

A newly released state audit found security weaknesses in the Utah Driver License Division database, including former employees having access to the system.

Man claims he’s been secretly filming women for 17 years, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Sep 17th - 4:56pm

A man who claimed he had been taking pictures of women without their knowledge for 17 years has been arrested for investigation of voyeurism.