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Woman accused of setting fatal fire dies after jail suicide attempt

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:35am

A West Valley woman charged with murder for allegedly setting a house fire that killed her mother has committed suicide while incarcerated.

Police seek man caught on video starting Moab brush fire

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:15am

Police are searching for a man caught on video allegedly starting a brush fire early Friday morning in Moab.

Patrick Kinahan: Hayward should have easy choice

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:04am

After a long period of speculation, Gordon Hayward must make a decision on his future. He could stay with the Jazz, the team that drafted him seven years ago, or sign with another NBA team. All things considered, his best option is to stay home.


Senate leaders scramble for deal on health care bill

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:56am

Senate GOP leaders scrambled Wednesday for a deal to revive their health care legislation, but encountered new obstacles as recalcitrant senators doubled down on their opposition to the bill sought by President Donald Trump.


Woman shot to death inside her car in West Jordan

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:53am

A woman was shot to death while inside her car Wednesday morning.

Utah DWR employee killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:36am

A man killed in a rollover crash Tuesday was identified Wednesday as a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee.


21 songs that name-drop Utah

Deseret News  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:32am

Here's our non-exhaustive playlist of songs that mention Utah.

Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:04am

The future of flu vaccines just might come in a tiny, prickly patch.

Brian Head Fire reaches Panguitch watershed, grows to more than 50K acres

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:42am

The growing Brian Head Fire has reached the watershed for Panguitch, forcing the city to divert to a reserve well for culinary water, according to the mayor’s office.

Strangers buy car for Texas man who walked miles to work

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:18am

A Texas man's 3-mile (5 kilometer) daily walk to work has inspired a group of strangers to collect enough money to buy him a car.

Companies weigh cyberattack cost, with Ukraine hit hard

Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 9:17am

Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals, and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order.

Utah lawsuits to test president's power to shrink monuments

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:51am

Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah's new national monument face a tougher challenge than anticipated.

3 Chicago officers accused of lying about teen's shooting

Michael Tarm and Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:45am

Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on charges that they conspired to cover up and lie about what happened when a white police officer shot a black teenager 16 times — which prompted outrage when a video of the killing was finally released.

The latest on solar in Utah — 3 major changes happening in 2017

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 8:00am

Solar in Utah has certainly hit its stride. See what it has in store in 2017.

Parties jointly ask judge to extend stay in LGBT lawsuit

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:07am

Plaintiffs' and defendants' attorneys have asked a federal judge to extend the stay in proceedings until Sept. 15 in Equality Utah's constitutional challenge of state education policies it says prohibit positive speech about LGBT individuals.

Kairos Academy to ask for hearing over termination of charter

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:49am

The board of directors of Kairos Academy, a public charter school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens, plans to appeal a recent decision by the State Charter School Board to terminate its charter.

1 killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 11:00pm

A driver was killed in a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon, officials confirmed.

Police: 2 teens face juvenile court for small fireworks fire

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:47pm

Two Saratoga Springs teenagers are being sent to juvenile court after police say their fireworks, lit in a restricted area outside of the state's legally allowed days, started a small fire this week.

Macaw named Winston is 2nd from zoo bird show to fly away and die

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:46pm

Something spooked a blue-and-gold Macaw named Winston, a 10-year headliner in the Hogle Zoo's bird show, sending him across the street and under a car Tuesday.

Brian Head Fire grows as red-flag warning continues

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:44pm

The fire near Brian Head has forced 1,500 people out of their homes and burned nearly 50,000 acres as of Tuesday night.

Lawsuit says Utah school board election shouldn't be partisan

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 27th - 10:32pm

Plaintiffs including current and former members of the Utah State Board of Education and others filed a lawsuit Tuesday in 3rd District Court challenging the constitutionality of a 2016 law that calls for partisan State School Board elections.


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