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$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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Utah Legislature passes changes to medical marijuana bill, allowing for more pharmacies

Ashley Imlay, KSL, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:35am

The Utah Legislature passed changes to the state’s medical marijuana bill that will allow for 14 pharmacies — and more in the future — and increase the number of growers.

Utah man sent to prison for robbing eastern Idaho bank

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:20am

A Utah man who robbed Ireland Bank in March was sent to prison Friday.

Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze

Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:47am

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com and Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: When you get mad, you get stupid

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:05am

I heard this recently: “When you get mad you get stupid." I immediately recognized it as truth. In this useful edition of LIFEadvice, I'll share a process that will help you fight smarter.

New information in cold case of missing woman leads to search in Jordan River

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:05pm

New leads in a 24-year-old cold case could help bring closure for the family of missing mother, Bobbi Ann Campbell.