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During your lunch break, catch up on the day's national and local news. We also give you traffic and weather every 10 minutes on the 9's as you commute around the Wasatch front.




Water main floods I-215 - September 22, 2017

A water main break leads to mud and debris blocking lanes on the northbound lanes of the I-215 east belt. Fall begins with cold weather and even snow across parts of northern Utah. Utah school students raise money for a school in Houston impacted by hurricane flooding.

Duration: 00:34:31

Gang violence in Kearns - September 20, 2017

Unified police plan a meeting in Kearns to discuss a recent blast of gang violence, including two deaths overnight. FLDS polygamist sect leader Lyle Jeffs cuts a plea deal in a federal food stamp fraud charge. Utah lawmakers meet in special session to deal with issues arising from Operation Rio Grande.

Duration: 00:35:19

Trump blasts "Rocket Man"

President Donald Trump, in a historic speech to the United Nations General Assembly, called North Korea's Kim Jong Un a "rocket man" and said if the United States is forced to defend itself or its allies, "we will have no choice but to totally destroy North Korea." Former Utah Governor Jon Huntsman addresses the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which is considering whether he should become the next Ambassador to Russia. And a strong earthquake rattles Mexico City.

Duration: 00:33:40

A 7 vehicle crash leaves one dead in Utah County – Sept 12, 2017

A man died on I-15 in Utah County when he steered his vehicle into the back of a flatbed truck. The Utah highway patrol says this was part of a seven-car crash that happened just north of the 500 East exit.

Duration: 00:35:13

Irma moves north past Florida - September 11, 2017

Tropical Storm Irma leaves flooding and wind damage in Florida as it moves north and west past the state. Utah marks the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks. Orem police arrest a man who repeatedly called 911 asking to be deported. BYU's football team does some soul searching after the rivalry game loss to the University of Utah.

Duration: 00:33:38

Florida braces for Irma - September 7, 2017

Salt Lake City police arrest 25 people in a drug trafficking investigation tied to Operation Rio Grande. Utah's governor pitches for state control of health insurance before Congress. Hurricane Irma continues tracking toward Florida.

Duration: 00:35:28

Hundreds remain evacuated because of the Uintah fire – Sept. 6, 2017

Hundreds of people remain evacuated because of the Uintah fire in the mouth of Weber Canyon. Today fire crews escorted people back to their homes briefly so they could grab pets, medicine, and important documents.

Duration: 00:35:11

Uintah fire burns homes, evacuates schools - September 5 2017

Multiple homes have burned after a fire fueled by strong winds spread quickly near the mouth of Weber Canyon. A couple of schools were also evacuated as a precaution. The Dee Events Center at Weber State University has been turned into an evacuation center.

Duration: 00:34:10

Salt Lake City mayor apologizes to nurse detained by police for not doing a blood draw on unconscious patient – September 1, 2017

Salt Lake City's mayor has apologized to a nurse at the University of Utah Hospital who was detained by police for not performing a blood draw on an unconscious patient for an officer who did not have a warrant. The mayor says the police department is reviewing their policies.

Duration: 00:39:07

A West Jordan woman jailed after police say she tried to hire a hitman – August 31, 2017

Provo Police say a month long investigation led to the arrest of a West Jordan woman who they say tried to hire a hitman to kill the father of her children. Police say Cindy Riggings offered to pay an undercover officer for the job with money and meth.

Duration: 00:32:51

A Police K9 shot in southern Utah while trying to subdue a suspected carjacker – August 30, 2017

A police dog and a carjacking suspect were both shot in Southern Utah. The Washington County sheriff's office says the shootings happened during a standoff with a carjacking suspect who had crashed a stolen truck near 2500 Santa Clara drive. The suspect refused to get out of his truck and officers sent in police K9 Tess to assist. Police say the suspect shot Tess in the head, and then police returned fire hitting him.

Duration: 00:34:39

Utah’s House speaker is calling out the Salt Lake City Mayor over operation Rio Grande – August 29, 2018

Utah House Speaker Greg Hughes is accusing Salt Lake City mayor Jackie Biskupski of getting in the way of creating a safe space for the homeless population near the Road Home Shelter. The Mayor then responded on KSL Newsradio, denying the accusations.

Duration: 00:35:08

Utahns sending help to flood victims in Houston – August 28, 2017

The Utah National Guard has flown Blackhawk helicopters to Houston to assist in water rescues. Utah’s task force one is also there using boats to rescue people from flooded homes.

Duration: 00:35:20

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke make recommendations on national monuments – August 24, 2017

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has finished his review of several national monuments throughout the country, and passed along his recommendations to the White House. However his statement sent to the public does not give many details, but does say he recommends some changes to a “handful” of monuments.

Duration: 00:34:20

Preliminary hearing underway for an 18-year-old accused of helping a teenage girl commit suicide – August 23, 2017

The preliminary hearing is taking place in Utah County for an 18-year-old charged with murder after investigators say he assisted a 16-year-old girl commit suicide. Police say Tyerell Pryzbycien even recorded the death on his cellphone.

Duration: 00:35:47

A Utah Guard member killed in Afghanistan has been identified as Aaron Butler of Monticello – August 17, 2017

The Utah Guard member killed in Afghanistan has been identified as 27-year-old Aaron Butler from Monticello according to his family. A friend of Butler tells KSL Aaron loved being in the military, and he was a Green Beret.

Duration: 00:35:03

One person is dead and others injured after a crash at the Salt Flats – August 16, 2017

One person is dead and five others injured after a head on crash at the Bonneville Salt Flats. The BLM says a truck and a van collided. Speed Week is taking place at the Salt Flats, but the vehicles in the crash were not part of the racing.

Duration: 00:33:15

Police doing a second weep of the Rio Grande area – August 15, 2017

Police are in day two of "Operation Rio Grande." Officers once again swept through the neighborhoods surrounding the homeless shelter in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah removing those selling drugs and causing other problems.

Duration: 00:33:30

Operation Rio Grande underway in Salt Lake City – August 14, 2017

A major law enforcement operation kicked off in Salt Lake City, Utah dubbed “Operation Rio Grande.” State leaders say phase one includes removing drug dealers and others from around the homeless shelter who prey on the homeless population.

Duration: 00:34:45

2 dead after a skydiving accident in Nephi, Utah – August 11, 2017

Two people are confirmed dead after a skydiving accident near Nephi, Utah. Police tell us it was a tandem jump. The instructor, 35 year old Serena Whelchel is from California. The client, 41 year old Wendi Gabaldon 41 is from Tooele, Utah.

Duration: 00:35:30

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