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LDS returned missionary writes inspirational rap song

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:01pm

A recently returned missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is taking the Internet by storm with his unique rap mashup.

Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:31pm

The man charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy had a lengthy criminal record going back a decade, but never spent more than short stints in jail.

Surfer uninjured after shark bites her board off in California

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 3:14pm

A surfer escaped injury on Saturday after a great white shark bit her board off California's central coast.

School makes guns available to trained staff this year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:29pm

This academic year marks the first that a remote Idaho school district will make guns available to trained staff members in the event that an active shooter is on the 300-student campus.

Amid controversy, West Jordan councilman aims to realign local government

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:05pm

The City Council again has delayed a discussion on a proposal that could change the way things are done in West Jordan. One member claims residents misunderstand how local government is set up, giving the mayor more power than he can claim.

3 cars destroyed, 3 horses killed in 2 WVC fires

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:15pm

Police are investigating two fires overnight in West Valley City early Sunday that destroyed three vehicles and killed three horses.

Travis Wilson a rare quarterback in Utah history

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:34am

Depending on what side of the fence you sit, you're either a fan of Utah's quarterback situation or you're not. Either way, Travis Wilson is slated to be Utah's starting quarterback coming into the season, and it's quite a ra

Missing hiker found alive after 9 days lost in Sierra Nevada

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:04am

A woman who was stranded in the rugged Sierra Nevada for nine days while suffering from some broken bones survived by using a water filter to drink from a creek, authorities said.

Report: Utah colleges producing degrees with high earning potential

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:40am

Graduates from Utah's colleges and universities are among the most well-paid in the country in several non-STEM fields, according to a PayScale report released this week.

Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:05am

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea.

New vet clinic gives year of free care to canine hero

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:40am

Dr. Andrea Howard is thrilled to be opening the doors of her very own veterinarian's office, but perhaps no one is more excited than one special patient.

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Marriage advice from BYU's Education Week

Sarah Petersen and Sarah Gambles, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:11am

BYU's Education Week was full of great tips on marriage and family relationships. Here are some that stood out.

Kaysville videographer believes everyone has a story worth telling

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:07am

Inspired by Humans of New York, a local videographer made a video starring Utah strangers who tell bits of their stories.

Pedestrian hit, killed while crossing SLC street

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:25pm

A man was killed Saturday night after being struck by a motor home in Salt Lake City.

Subcontractor critically injured while hanging sign near power lines

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 11:23pm

A man was critically injured Saturday after he was shocked by a power line while hanging a banner near a home development site in Lehi.

Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

Charles Odum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:40pm

A fan died after falling from the upper deck into the lower-level stands at Turner Field on Saturday night during a game between the Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees.

Man charged with murder in ambush of Houston area deputy

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:21pm

Texas prosecutors on Saturday charged a 30-year-old man with capital murder in the killing of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was gunned down from behind while filling his patrol car with gas in what officials described as a "senseless and cowardly act."

Security breach affecting 10K Utah Food Bank donors

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:10pm

A security breach in the Utah Food Bank's website may have resulted in the disclosure of more than 10,000 donors' personal information.

Art of speaking to dogs alive and well in Heber Valley

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 8:43pm

The annual Soldier Hollow Sheepdog Classic gets underway next weekend. In anticipation of the event, a world-renowned sheepherder took time Saturday morning to train some local sheepherders and their dogs.

Prep football: Week 2 scores and highlights

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:03pm

Check back here for the latest scores from all the Week 1 prep football games across the state.

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