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Texas man arrested in Summit County following search

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:20pm

A man wanted in Texas was arrested in Summit County Sunday thanks to an officer checking registrations.

Utah family turns grief into purpose by opening ranch to help young girls

Lori Prichard  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 10:08pm

Nestled above a neighborhood in Alpine sits a quiet, beautiful ranch with a unique purpose. The idea for the ranch was born during a family's greatest grief — the loss of a child.

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Utah bookstore knew Harry Potter was magic from the start

Hannah McDonald, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:43pm

The King’s English Bookshop was early to the Harry Potter craze. Early, at least, for an independent bookstore 5,000 miles away from J.K. Rowling’s home base.

13-year-old rolls truck aunt asked him drive, UHP says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 9:08pm

A 13-year-old boy who was asked by his aunt to drive an F150 pickup from Vernal to Fort Duchesne escaped injury after crashing on state Route 40 Sunday, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Provo, Utah County agree to share costs of Olympic venue into 2018

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:30pm

After funding struggles threatened to close Peak's Ice Arena, the Utah County Commission and the city of Provo brokered an agreement that will keep the doors open and the patrons skating until the summer of 2018.

Takata files for bankruptcy, overwhelmed by air bag recalls

Tom Krisher and Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 8:03pm

Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of defective air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people.

Man catches teen falling from park ride: 'It's OK to let go'

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 7:54pm

Matthew Howard Sr. was just leaving a New York amusement park Saturday evening with his family when he heard someone screaming for help.

LaVell Edwards' coaching proteges add to legacy every day

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 7:01pm

Andy Reid's coaching career his taken him to seven states since leaving Provo after a one-year graduate assistant gig in 1982. But he never forgot the man who shaped his life — legendary BYU coach LaVell Edwards.

South Jordan students perform homemade opera

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 6:29pm

Students at South Jordan Elementary School showcased their skills last week operas with they wrote and produced.

Scores missing in massive China landslide; 10 bodies found

Han Guan By and Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:56pm

Rescuers recovered 10 bodies and were still searching for 93 missing people on Sunday, a day after a massive landslide buried a picturesque mountain village in southwestern China.

Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

Iram Asim, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:10pm

Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers Sunday to gather the oil. Then the wreck exploded, engulfing people in flames as they screamed in terror.

Lawmakers labor to clean up state education code with 90-plus more bills in pipeline

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 5:10pm

Even as Utah lawmakers labor to tidy up the section of the Utah code on education, legislators have filed more than 90 bills for consideration in the 2018 legislative session, and it's only June.

Analysis: Utah House map may give GOP advantage

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 4:46pm

Utah is one of the most conservative states in the country, and Republicans have long controlled the state Legislature. But an Associated Press analysis shows the state's legislative districts were drawn in a way that may have given the GOP extra help.

Charge: Kaysville man offered to attend church if teen exposed herself

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 4:04pm

A Kaysville man who police say convinced a 17-year-old he would start going to church if she exposed herself to him now faces a felony sex abuse charge.

'Transformers: The Last Knight' debuts to a franchise low

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 3:31pm

The hulking machines of "Transformers" are no longer box-office behemoths in North America. But they're still big in China.

Police looking for teen who used pepper spray during fight at Taylorsville Dayzz

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:42pm

Unified police were looking Sunday for a teen girl they believe produced a can of pepper spray during a fight at the Taylorsville Dayzz festival, forcing many people — including innocent bystanders — to seek treatment.

Have You Seen This? Reporter versus Irish weather

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 2:01pm

The thing about live, outdoor weather reports is that there’s always, um, weather.

Transplanted: Large Idaho sequoia tree finds new home

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:43pm

A large sequoia tree with a history rooted in conservation was standing in the way of progress, so on Sunday, it was moved.

Average US gas price drops 7 cents, as crude cost falls

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 1:34pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline dropped 7 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Guess who uses public libraries the most? Millennials

Jessica Suerth CNN  |  Posted   Jun 25th - 12:34pm

A public library may conjure up an image of a place where a septuagenarian is scouring for books on tape or a harried mom is trying to calm her kids by reading "Where The Wild Things Are."

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