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Little to report from Utah tax reform task force until town halls start next week

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:02pm

There wasn't much to say during the first official report of the Legislature's Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force to lawmakers on Wednesday.

Man dies in Trappers Loop Road motorcycle crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:44pm

A man died Wednesday evening after his motorcycle drove off the side of the road at a high rate of speed, police say.

Utah company developing smart toilets to track health

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:31pm

There’s a digital health revolution underway making it easier for all of us to track our wellness online, and with our doctors.

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:08pm

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday.

Heart disease can have long-term impact on the brain, study says

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:38pm

Patients who receive a diagnosis of coronary heart disease are at higher risk for cognitive decline later on, a new study shows.

Own a hybrid or electric car? UDOT would like to talk to you

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:12pm

Utah will be one of the first states in the country to charge electric and hybrid vehicle owners for the miles they drive under a voluntary program starting in January.

Utahns warned about Wells Fargo text scam

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:48pm

Fake texts posing as Wells Fargo Bank are being sent to some Utahns, according to a warning sent out Wednesday by Utah Division of Consumer Protection.

4Ocean calls for plastic reduction, invites retailers to fight pollution in the way they manufacture

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:13pm

A dedicated session at the Outdoor Retailer Market in Denver showcased 4Ocean, the world’s largest ocean cleanup company, and their mission to reduce and clean up plastic pollution.

Utah's newest ride-share innovation officially launches a month after mishap

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:33pm

A new electric, low-speed ride-share vehicle for the Daybreak community was finally unveiled during a ceremony Wednesday afternoon.

Utah sex offender follows group to expose himself, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:49pm

A registered sex offender was arrested Monday after police say he followed a group of girls in a car so he could expose himself to them.

Guns, drugs, law enforcement badge found in gang member's house, report states

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:41pm

A documented white supremacist gang member with a long criminal history was taken back into custody by parole agents this week.

The Mike Conley trade was a big swing for the Jazz, but what can they do now?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:30pm

The Jazz are looking like a Finals contender after trading for Mike Conley trade, but how do they complete their roster.

HYST? Puppy has the cutest nighttime routine

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:05pm

We all have our own ways of getting ready for bed. For this puppy, tucking himself into the blankets makes bedtime perfect.

Utah Royals' Christen Press isn't dwelling on past miss against Sweden

Anne M. Peterson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 3:32pm

A devastating missed penalty kick by Christen Press in a loss at the Olympics could have been the lowest point of her career. Instead, it was a motivator and defining moment for the American forward.

Outdoor Retailer honors the outdoor community’s most inspiring individuals

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 3:21pm

Outdoor Retailer attendees gathered at the Hyatt Regency hotel in Denver Tuesday night to see some of the most inspiring members of their community receive awards for work in getting others into the outdoors.

How to help a friend struggling with illness

Minky Couture  |  Posted Jun 19th - 3:00pm

Many people will experience the unique pain that is watching a loved one suffer from a chronic illness. There are several ways you can support and help ease the normal burdens of life for someone suffering.

Utah Sen. Dan McCay to introduce bill to end elective abortion 'because it matters'

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:44pm

A new group calling itself Abortion-Free Utah launched a campaign Wednesday to end elective abortion in the state.

I-80 reopens after hazardous material spill, train derailment in Nevada

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:41pm

I-80 has reopened after a 12-car train derailed and spilled ammonium nitrate east of Wells, Nevada, Wednesday afternoon, officials said.

Police: Teen injured in Herriman crash expected to survive, could face charges

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:22pm

A teen critically injured when the motorcycle he was riding crashed into a dump truck is expected to recover, but he may face reckless driving charges, police said.

What events like Outdoor Retailer do for the outdoor industry

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:09pm

Outdoor Retailer has been a staple of the outdoor recreation industry for years, but many people don’t fully understand what it does for the outdoor industry or why it has such a massive economic impact.

Salt Lake police arrest 7 juveniles who allegedly broke into elementary school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:33am

Seven juveniles who allegedly broke into an elementary school by going through the roof were rounded up by Salt Lake police late Tuesday.