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Orrin Hatch laments discord, calls for civility in final Senate speech

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 1:01pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch lamented political discord while calling for civility in a divided Congress and nation in his final speech in the U.S. Senate on Wednesday.

CIA briefs House leaders on Khashoggi as Senate nears votes

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 12:47pm

CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed House leaders on Wednesday on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as the Senate prepared for a possible vote on two resolutions that would rebuke Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying.

Salt Lake City a 'no-brainer' choice to bid for another Olympics, Ski Utah leader says

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:57am

The longtime head of Ski Utah is convinced that Salt Lake City is going to be picked over Denver to bid for a future Winter Games by the U.S. Olympic Committee on Friday.

Charges filed against Utah man accused of taking voyeuristic videos at Lagoon

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:32am

A Bountiful man accused of possessing hundreds of images of child pornography and voyeuristic videos of young children at Lagoon has been charged.

Patrick Kinahan: Jazz must kick it in gear soon

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 12th - 11:19am

For several reasons, the Jazz have not met expectations two months into this season. As the schedule becomes easier over the next several weeks, the Jazz need to make their move up the Western Conference standings or risk not making the playoffs.

AP: Ivanka, Kushner could profit from tax break they pushed

Stephen Braun, Jeff Horwitz and Bernard Condon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:45am

At an Oval Office gathering earlier this year, President Donald Trump began touting his administration's new real estate investment program, which offers massive tax breaks to developers who invest in downtrodden American communities. He then turned to one of the plan's strongest supporters.

'Jurassic Park,' 'Shining' added to National Film Registry

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:34am

The National Film Registry is turning 30 and will bring in a new crop of films ranging from dinosaurs' return from extinction, a cowboys-in-love drama and stories showcasing Native Americans.

Study: Burglars could hack smart sprinkler to disable alarm

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:01am

Computer scientists at William & Mary in Virginia say burglars could potentially break into houses through smart home devices. Those are the products that are connected to the internet and allow people to turn up their thermostat or turn on a sprinkler through apps on their phone.

98 crashes reported in Salt Lake, Utah counties as snow falls

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 12th - 10:00am

As of 11 a.m., Utah Highway Patrol troopers had responded to a total of 98 crashes in Salt Lake and Utah counties since 6 a.m. KSL Traffic Center reported that those crashes are leading to delays across the Wasatch Front.

Google grilled in Congress: What's ahead for tech companies

Barbara Ortutay, Michael Liedtke and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 9:33am

U.S. lawmakers' grilling of Google CEO Sundar Pichai may have sounded like a broken record, but it amplified the prickly issues facing tech companies as Democrats prepare to take control of the House next month.

Utah medical company pays $1.6M to settle false Medicare claims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:47am

A Utah medical company has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle federal false claims allegations involving Medicare.

Utah patients upset at surprise medical bills; hospitals, insurers at odds over who is to blame

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:32am

Several Utahns spoke to the Health Reform Task Force on Tuesday to decry a practice known as "balance billing."

UK disarray: May faces a no-confidence vote from her party

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:03am

British Prime Minister Theresa May battled on Wednesday to save her job, her EU divorce bill and maybe even Brexit itself as lawmakers in her Conservative Party held a no-confidence vote on her leadership.

10 surefire gifts for the health fanatic on your Christmas list

Fāv Chocolate  |  Posted Dec 12th - 8:00am

Being healthy isn't always easy, but it certainly becomes simpler when healthy choices come in the form of holiday gifts. If you have a special someone in your life who is a total health nut, here are seven gifts that are sure to please.

5 arrested, drugs seized after pocket dial to 911

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:41am

Five people were arrested after police said a pocket dial of 911 led to the discovery of a wide assortment of drugs in an apartment.

5 charged in alleged plot to deliver drugs to Utah prison inmates

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:19am

Five people were charged Tuesday in what investigators say was a plot to smuggle drugs into the Central Utah Correctional Facility in Gunnison using fast food.

Former Utah Jazz dancers react to body shaming, unfair pay claims

Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 12th - 7:02am

Decades of unfair pay and body shaming are just some of the claims being made by former NBA dancers, including those from the Utah Jazz.

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

Larry Neumeister and Tom Hays, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 12th - 6:38am

Michael Cohen, Donald Trump's once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after telling a federal judge that his "blind loyalty" to Trump led him to cover up the president's "dirty deeds."

UTA free fare days could be used to combat air pollution

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 11th - 10:15pm

The Wasatch Front has been covered with a thick blanket of smog and pollution, but there could soon be a new tool to fight the murky inversion in the future — and UTA may help.

Salt Lake City Council votes to give themselves a nearly $10K pay bump

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Dec 11th - 9:42pm

The seven-member council voted unanimously to give themselves each a roughly $9,600 pay raise, increasing their salaries from $26,291 to $35,925 effective in January.

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