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200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast

Mohamed Ben Khalifa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:06pm

Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the western coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate people trying to reach Europe across the Mediterranean.

Gunman in TV killings remembered as 'professional victim'

Alan Suderman and Adam Geller, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:44pm

Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a "professional victim."

New trial date for man accused in death of teen girlfriend

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:36pm

An 18-year-old Colorado man accused of killing his teenage girlfriend three years ago because he thought she was pregnant is slated to face a murder charge in March after a judge set a new trial date on Friday.

Motorcyclist arrested after allegedly racing through traffic, evading officers

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:01pm

A man was arrested after allegedly racing past multiple officers in St. George on a motorcycle over a span of several hours Thursday, police said.

Carpet first aid: 2 DIY stain-removing solutions

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:00pm

There is nothing more wonderfully scary than new carpet. It looks and feels so good but you feel like you are walking on a time bomb, just waiting for that first stain with a sense of impending doom.

Clinton likens GOP's views on women to those of terrorists

Julie Carr Smyth and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:34pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton on Thursday drew parallels between terrorist organizations and the field of Republican candidates for president when it comes to their views on women, telling an Ohio audience her potential GOP rivals were pushing "out-of-date" policies.

Have You Seen This? Napping 200 feet in the air

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:15pm

Some like to catch some rays and relax. Others like to catch some rays on top of a 200-foot wind turbine.

2 women arrested, man missing in connection with mail, vehicle thefts

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:52pm

Police arrested two women in connection with a rash of thefts in which mail, IDs and other documentation were stolen, but a man who may be involved remains on the loose.

Police seek car in fatal hit-and-run on Bangerter

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:51pm

Police on Friday asked for public help to find a car that hit and killed a man as he ran across several lanes of traffic on Bangerter Highway.

Police identify man killed in I-80 rollover

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:44pm

Police have identified the man who was killed in a rollover Wednesday on eastbound I-80.

Family of teen girl burned over 65 percent of body grateful for community support

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:24pm

Baylee Hoaldridge's parents say they're blown away by the outpouring of love and support from family, friends and complete strangers. Their daughter was burned from the chest down in an ATV accident on July 4th. Baylee is in the fight of her life.

Deputy buys skateboard for girl after theft

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:45am

When Kaylie discovered her skateboard had been stolen, she didn't expect to ever see it again. A deputy from the Utah County Sheriff's Office took matters into his own hands and bought a nearly identical board.

5 photography tips to make your smartphone photos "pop"

Utah.com  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:35am

With pictures taken in record numbers, it's easy for photos to get lost in the crowd. Whether you like scenic shots of Utah, taking pictures of your kids or Instagramming your food, you want your photos to "pop" and get the attention they deserve.

Quiz: Can you identify these Alaskan destinations?

Gary Sorensen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:29am

Alaska is known as the Last Frontier and is a spectacular place to visit and explore. Alaska's towering glaciers, jagged mountains, incredible wildlife and pure beauty are amazing. Enjoy taking this quiz about traveling to Alaska.

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The Utah football 100: Ranking the best players in school history

Jay Yoemans, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:22am

Although the University of Utah football program has had plenty of ups and downs on the field, it has always had great players.

Jazz will have $20M to use or lose by next offseason

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:15am

In the offseason of 2016, the Utah Jazz could have around $20 million to spend just to get to the NBA's salary cap floor. Where will they use that money?

New uniforms unveiled; MLB mascot shows up Beyonce

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:08am

College football season is almost upon us, which means one thing: time for new uniforms and unreal prep and middle school plays. Additionally, we'll take a look at Under Armour's new ad campaign and an MLB diva.

5 things to know about the next iPhone

Brandon Griggs CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:40am

It's that time of year again. The kids are back in school, the nights are getting cooler, footballs are flying through the air and Apple is readying new iPhones.

Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:24am

The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

In report to Congress, Planned Parenthood says videos are deceptive

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:19am

Planned Parenthood sent a report to Congress on Thursday that they say proves undercover videos released attacking the organization are heavily edited and inaccurate.

Swimmer with one leg sets new records

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:03am

An extremely talented high school swimmer excels in her sport, and she does it all with one leg.

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