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14-year-old rams police car, flees, officers say

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 8:01am

West Valley City police are looking for a 14-year-old who they believe rammed a police car then fled Thursday morning.

Utahns willing to water less to get crops, not homes on prime farmland

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:31am

A new poll shows that Utah residents resoundingly place high value on locally produced crops and other food, with a significant majority who indicate they'd water their lawns less, or favor new water projects rather than taking water from farmland.


Police fatally shoot Logan man during standoff

Brittany Copeland  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:23am

A man died after a standoff with police at his home in Logan. Police say he started shooting at officers from the front door of his home.

Man who tried to disarm officer gets prison time

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:47am

An Oregon man who tried to disarm a Utah police officer inside a Uintah County hospital, causing the officer's gun to discharge inside an exam room, has been ordered to serve up to 20 years in prison.

4 kids involved in ATV, truck accident; 2 hospitalized

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:23pm

Four youths were pinned under an ATV and a truck Wednesday evening, and two were taken to the hospital, officials said.

State officials urge caution after close calls near popular shooting area

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 10:22pm

An area just off the road to Antelope Island State Park has proven to be a popular spot for target shooters, but state officials were calling for caution and common sense Wednesday after several close calls.

18-month-old dies after being hit by vehicle in S Ogden parking lot

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:58pm

An 18-month old girl died after being hit by a vehicle in a South Ogden in apartment complex parking lot Tuesday night.

Boeing officials think debris found off Reunion looks like part of 777, source says

Rene Marsh, Margot Haddad and Steve Almasy, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:47pm

Debris found in the western Indian Ocean on Wednesday appears to be part of a Boeing 777, the same model as Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 that disappeared in 2014, according to a source close to the investigation.

Native American students embrace challenge of new summer school

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:42pm

A new summer school is a big step into the modern world for some Native American students meeting in Blanding.

Rosie Rivera named 1st female chief for a Unified Police precinct

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:16pm

There's a new chief in town for residents of Riverton — and she's unlike any the Unified Police Department has ever seen.

Utah-based aid group helps Nepal earthquake victims give birth safely

Tifie Humanitarian  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:00pm

If you could help a new mother deliver a healthy baby in a safe place, would you? Since April's devastating earthquake in Nepal, over 125,000 pregnant women are faced with delivering their babies outside in the elements.

Deputies look for man who threatened to detonate explosives, robbed Hyrum bank

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:47pm

Cache County Deputies are looking for a man who they say robbed a bank when he claimed a device he was holding could be used to set off explosives.

Minnesota dentist rarely discussed hunting with patients

Brian Bakst and Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:31pm

A Minnesota dentist who has become the target of worldwide outrage for hunting and killing a protected lion in Zimbabwe advised patients Wednesday to seek care elsewhere and said he rarely discussed his big-game hunting because it can be a "divisive and emotionally charged topic."

FDA approves stomach-filling balloon for weight loss

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:31pm

Federal health regulators on Tuesday approved an inflatable medical balloon that aids weight loss by filling up space in the stomach.

High school principal breaks collarbone on 1,700-mile bike ride

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:14pm

A high school principal who has been riding his bike from Washington to California to teach his students about service broke his collarbone on the journey last week.

Ogden man dies in wrong-way crash on I-15

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:02pm

Alcohol and drugs were found inside a vehicle that Utah Highway Patrol troopers say was driving the wrong-way on I-15 late Tuesday, causing a fatal crash.

Beyond the birds and bees: Discussing healthy sexuality with your child

Whitney Barrell and Shannon Hickman, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:34pm

Rather than just focusing on the mechanics of how babies are born, consider broadening the discussion based on the child's age and ability to understand concepts. Here are a few suggestions to make the topic a little less daunting.


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