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Mass. man charged with scamming Utah grandfather

02/24/2014 7:12am
A Massachusetts man is facing charges after an 86-year-old grandfather from Utah was allegedly bilked out of more than $51,000 in a common telephone scam.

Silver medalist recalls road to Olympic dream

02/24/2014 8:06am
The Olympics are over and athletes are returning home. But for one Olympic athlete in Utah, this was his first time in a long time, watching the Winter Olympics from home.

Tips for choosing a tax preparer

02/24/2014 8:42am
In Utah, a state-issued license is required for electricians, veterinarians, or even someone who applies false eyelashes. But anyone can legally prepare others' taxes without any training whatsoever.

10 essentials for your family road trip

02/24/2014 9:55am
Hitting the road? Here are 10 essential items for any family road trip.

USU study identifies signs an employee might quit soon

02/24/2014 10:15am
A Utah State University researcher has come up with a checklist that employers could use to predict whether or not an employee may be leaving soon.

Why you should ski the backcountry of the Wasatch Mountains

02/24/2014 11:01am
Backcountry skiing is a great way to get outside, avoid crowds and soak in amazing views. Gobblers Knob in Big Cottonwood Canyon is one tour in particular that offers all of the above.

Playing Tetris can ward off cravings, study says

02/24/2014 11:45am
It only takes three minutes of playing Tetris to reduce cravings, according to a new study from Plymouth University.

Utah to get 9 more Popeyes restaurants

02/24/2014 2:04pm
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Monday announced plans for additional expansion into the greater Salt Lake City area, with the addition of nine locations over the next two years.

60% of Utahns LDS in 2013, Gallup says

02/24/2014 2:17pm
A new survey found that 60 percent of Utahns identify as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and a research economist says that number has stayed pretty consistent since 2005.

Hagel says US military must shrink to face new era

02/24/2014 4:17pm
Looking beyond America's post-9/11 wars, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Monday proposed shrinking the Army to its smallest size in 74 years, closing bases and reshaping forces to confront a "more volatile, more unpredictable" world with a more nimble military.

Young people hospitalized for flu more than other age groups this season

02/24/2014 7:19pm
More young and middle aged adults were hospitalized for influenza this flu season than any other age group nationally.

SLC down $1.5M after changes to downtown parking

02/24/2014 7:30pm
Salt Lake City's big changes to parking hours and fees downtown seem to have backfired. The city now has a $1.5 million shortfall.

Experts discuss if 'child' could face life without parole in deputy's death

02/24/2014 7:32pm
A 17-year-old girl charged with murder in the death of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride appeared in court for the first time Monday.

Suspect in $6M SLC fire to remain behind bars until trial

02/24/2014 7:33pm
Saying that he poses a danger to himself and others, a federal magistrate on Monday ordered a man suspected of arson to remain behind bars pending trial.

Video: 'Rookie' Jazz player pranked with popcorn

02/24/2014 7:34pm
Utah Jazz rookie Rudy Gobert forgot to bring donuts to Monday's practice and he paid a price.

Granite School District issues AR-15s to school police

02/24/2014 7:35pm
Law enforcement officers for the Granite School District are now carrying AR-15 rifles in an effort to keep kids at school safe.

Eagle Mountain audit points to problems with travel expenses, receipts

02/24/2014 7:36pm
A report from the Utah state auditor says Eagle Mountain complied with state law in transferring money from its natural gas and electricity proceeds to cover worker hours related to utility issues. The report, however, highlighted other problems.

Provo city leaders meet with UTA over proposed bus route

02/24/2014 7:42pm
The Provo City Council met with Utah Transit Authority officials at the state Capitol on Monday to find a way to bring a bus rapid transit line to Utah County. Last week, the City Council voted down UTA's proposed route.

First-of-its-kind Debate Commission aims to inform Utah voters

02/24/2014 7:49pm
A newly formed commission hopes to engage Utah political candidates and voters in a more meaningful discussion on pressing issues in the 2014 election.

4 family members likely died of CO poisoning, Idaho coroner says

02/24/2014 7:54pm
A community in Idaho is mourning several members of the same family. The county coroner says a husband and wife and their two sons appear to have died from carbon monoxide poisoning.

SWAT teams arrest man following 3-hour standoff with police

02/24/2014 9:03pm
SWAT teams took a 19-year-old man into custody Monday evening after police say he fired a shotgun at his mother's car and then barricaded himself inside a Millcreek home for about three hours.

U. to open campus in South Korea

02/24/2014 9:09pm
The University of Utah has been given permission to open a new campus half a world away in South Korea. The U. is one of only a handful of schools asked to open a campus in the Asian country.

Halfway through legislative session, funding a big concern

02/24/2014 9:32pm
Every year hot issues come and go on Utah's Capitol Hill, and this year, once again, many are simply on hold waiting for money.

Wilson cleared to play spring football; lineman in critical condition

02/24/2014 10:21pm
Starting quarterback Travis Wilson has been cleared to play spring football, according to team doctors Monday.

Tips for preventing carbon monoxide poisoning

02/24/2014 10:36pm
Carbon monoxide is known as a silent killer because it's a colorless and odorless gas. It wasn't until 2012 when carbon monoxide detectors became required in every home. Here are some tips for staying safe with carbon monoxide.

Unusual ruling has mother, grandmothers fighting for custody of 2-year-old

02/24/2014 10:38pm
For the past year and a half, a young mother has been fighting for custody of her daughter. But it's not "dad" who's staking claim; it's the child's great-grandmother. When mom got nowhere through the court system, she brought to the case to KSL.

Investigation shows why teens shouldn't 'friend' people they don't know

02/24/2014 11:07pm
A KSL Investigative report showed that parents should monitor their children's Facebook accounts and that teens shouldn't be Facebook friends with anyone that they don't know in real life.

Logan woman dies in snowmobiling accident

02/24/2014 11:10pm
Professional snowmobiler and young mother Raysha Gladfelder Nielsen died after she was thrown from a snowmobile over the weekend.

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