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Utah train operator recounts lead up to knick-of-time rescue by trooper

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:34pm

Riley Nelson, a Utah Transit Authority train operator, saw a glint of light in the distance early Wednesday morning as he carried about 60 passengers northward away from Salt Lake City.

QUIZ: How well do you pay attention at sports games?

Lifevantage  |  Posted Oct 17th - 3:00pm

There's often so much going on at any given sports game, it's hard to focus on the small details that make it possible.

Poll: McAdams’ favorability higher than Utah’s other congressmen

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:58pm

Utah’s only Democrat in Congress, Rep. Ben McAdams, rated higher among voters than the state’s three other U.S. House members, according to a new poll released Thursday.

Lone Peak football loses appeal, will open playoffs at 1-9

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:44pm

A panel of members from the Utah High School Activities Association's executive committee unanimously upheld a decision (3-0) to forfeit the Knights' five previous wins of the season for fielding an ineligible player.

Utah leads states in gun sales growth over past decade, study shows

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:33pm

As lawmakers heard statistics Wednesday on the state of gun crime in Utah, a new study shows Utah’s rate of gun ownership has increased more than any other state over the past decade.

'Office Ladies' podcast takes you inside Dunder Mifflin

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted Oct 17th - 2:03pm

There something I wish I'd known before walking into an interview with Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey: quoting them would be nearly impossible at the end.

Latter-day Saint bishop jailed, accused of having images of child sex abuse

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 1:19pm

A Latter-day Saint bishop faces potential criminal charges for allegedly possessing and distributing what investigators described as “child sexual abuse material.”

Utah woman who admitted to distributing 99 pounds of meth sentenced to 20 years in prison

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 12:38pm

A Utah woman who admitted to helping distribute over 99 pounds of methamphetamine in Utah, Idaho and elsewhere, between 2014 and 2016, will spend 20 years in federal prison, authorities said.

Exposure to pollution linked to 'silent miscarriages'

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:30am

Pregnant women who have been exposed to high levels of pollution face an increased risk of "silent miscarriage" in the first trimester, according to a new study. A "silent miscarriage" happens when a fetus hasn't formed or has died, but the placenta and embryonic tissue remain.


Guest opinion: The church does not support conversion therapy, but that doesn’t fit in some headlines

Jacob Hess and Hal Boyd, Contributor  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:25am

The well-being of youths and children is — and should be — common ground on which everyone can stand.

Zack Moss says 'there's no pressure' as he nears Utah's all-time rushing record

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:13am

Zach Moss is expected to cement his name in Utah history as arguably the best running back to come through the program. The Florida native is 55 yards shy of breaking the all-time rushing record at Utah — a record held for the last 31 years.

Latter-day Saint pioneer from Pakistan attends first general conference, reconnects with mentor in Utah visit

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 11:00am

After working for years to build bridges for his faith around the world, Razzaq Gill finally visited its headquarters last week.

Ex-Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz recalls Rep. Elijah Cummings with fondness

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:33am

Former Utah GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland had almost nothing in common politically or personally.

Going out on top: Provo's Tony McGeary retiring with school's first region title since 2005

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 10:17am

Provo’s 35-3 win over Payson didn’t just clinch a region title — the Bulldogs’ first since 2005 — or an undefeated season in Region 8 play.

Utahn charged in kidnapping, sexual assault of woman walking on street

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:44am

Charges were filed Wednesday against a Kearns man accused of abducting a woman off a street in 2016, taking her to an abandoned house and then sexually assaulting her.

Utah legislative proposals seek to snuff out youth vaping, focus on sales to teens

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 9:04am

If it calls itself a vape shop, it’s a vape shop.

Woman dies in crash on I-15 in Ogden, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:27am

A woman died in a crash early Thursday morning in Weber County, authorities said.

Utah legislature gears up for ‘interesting conversation’ on conversion therapy

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:21am

A proposed rule that would effectively ban conversion therapy — crafted at the request of the governor and opposed by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints — has set the stage for an “interesting conversation” on Capitol Hill, the speaker of the Utah House of Representatives said Wednesday.

Utah farmers short on pumpkins after freeze

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Oct 17th - 8:03am

A freeze last week has left one of Utah’s biggest pumpkin suppliers short on pumpkins.

Improving early learning: Millions more needed for teacher coaching, student testing

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:37am

If Utah wants to improve learning outcomes from preschool through the third grade, it needs teaching coaches, lawmakers were told Wednesday.

Woman awaiting trial in one case now charged with arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Oct 17th - 7:18am

A woman awaiting trial for her alleged role in a decadelong abuse case is now charged with setting her house on fire.