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Police question whether woman was shot in the face by accident

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 1:17pm

Ogden police are investigating whether a woman who was shot in the face was injured during a drunken accident as originally claimed or if criminal charges are warranted.

Mother of suspected Utah drug ring leader arrested

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 12:17pm

The investigation into a large drug ring allegedly led by a 19-year-old man making many of his deals on Snapchat continues to grow.

Here's why Utah's rural areas often vote at a higher rate (and more conservatively) than urban ones

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:58am

The 2016 election threw into stark contrast a burgeoning political and social division between rural and urban areas.

Patrick Kinahan: Best for Jazz to jell quickly

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:33am

Now that the games count in the standings, the Jazz need to reverse the struggles they had defensively in the preseason. A slow start to the season could come back to haunt them in regard to playoff seeding in the more competitive Western Conference.

Utah boy receives hundreds of cards before surgery

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 11:02am

A 13-year-old South Ogden boy checked into Primary Children’s Hospital Tuesday for another surgical procedure among many he has already endured in his life. But for this trip to the hospital, a new support team let him know “he’s got this” with 400 cards from around the world.

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What a conservative New York Times columnist had to say to BYU students

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:56am

The standing ovation that cascaded from the top of BYU’s cavernous Marriott Center to the floor on Tuesday was evidence.

Is the All-Star Game coming to Utah? Jazz to make major announcement on Wednesday

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:46am

NBA commissioner Adam Silver is in town for a "major annoucement." All signs point to Salt Lake City getting the 2023 All-Star Game

Study: Washing hands is the best way to stop E. coli superbug

Jack Guy, CNN  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 10:31am

People failing to wash their hands after going to the toilet, rather than undercooked meat or other food, is behind the spread of antibiotic-resistant E. coli, according to new research.

U of U police: More students using courtesy shuttles, police escorts

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:43am

Police escorts at the University of Utah have seen a big jump in the year since the murder of student-athlete Lauren McCluskey last October, according to University of Utah Police officials.

High school seniors gear up for Utah College Application Week

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:24am

As Hillcrest High School seniors look forward to graduating high school in the spring and closing a chapter in their lives, they seem just as excited to open a new chapter in college.

Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent

Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:07am

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he will lift sanctions on Turkey after the NATO ally agreed to permanently stop fighting Kurdish forces in Syria and he defended his decision to withdraw American troops, saying the U.S. should not be the world's policeman.

Demolition begins on rundown motel to make way for arts plaza

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:03am

Construction crews began tearing down the old Courtyard Inn Motel as part of a redevelopment plan for downtown Ogden.

Utah's most haunted places

Robert J. DeBry & Associates  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 8:00am

Go on a hair-raising adventure through the Beehive State to these haunted places throughout the state.

Hundreds gather in cities across Utah to remember victims of domestic violence

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:51am

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and hundreds gathered in Utah cities Tuesday to remember those victims whose lives ended too soon.

'Let's get to work': Aimee Winder Newton announces bid for Utah governor

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 23rd - 7:15am

Salt Lake County Councilwoman Aimee Winder Newton is running for governor.

Despite pleas to 'don’t rush,' Utah tax task force advances reform proposal

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 11:06pm

Nearly 30 people lined up at the Legislature’s tax reform task force meeting Tuesday night to voice their concerns about proposals for restructuring Utah’s tax system.

Semitruck hauling potatoes catches fire on SB I-15 near Provo

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:57pm

Crews worked to extinguish a semitruck hauling potatoes that caught on fire on southbound I-15 near Provo Tuesday night, officials said.

Zuckerberg appears in Congress as Facebook faces scrutiny

Marcy Gordon and Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:56pm

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg faced bipartisan, hostile questions in a congressional hearing Wednesday focused on the social media company’s plans to launch its own cryptocurrency known as Libra.

Cole's streak ends as Nats rough up Astros ace in Game 1

Kristie Rieken, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:54pm

The Washington Nationals roughed up Gerrit Cole for five runs in seven innings Tuesday night, beating Houston 5-4 to jump ahead in the best-of-seven World Series.

Jeb Bush says kids born in poverty will never hold jobs 'unless we dramatically change' education

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 10:15pm

Unless the United States “dramatically changes how we educate our children,” many of them who are living in poverty “are never going to have jobs,” former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush said Tuesday.

South Salt Lake shelter hasn't even opened yet, but already expected to overflow

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Oct 22nd - 9:56pm

The Road Home’s downtown shelter isn’t anywhere close to shuttering — that is, unless state officials can figure out with to do with more than 100 men.