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O.J. Simpson granted parole after nearly 9 years in prison

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:47pm

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel heist, successfully making his case in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.

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Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Anthony McCartney and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:41pm

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41.

Have You Seen This? Toddler adorably misses finish line, would rather just ride bike

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:31pm

Senn Swieters is a 2-year-old walking bike champion who may just be wiser than any of us. As he shows in this video, he understands that what really matters isn't winning gold, it's having fun.

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Bountiful doctor arrested in child porn investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:05pm

A Bountiful doctor has been arrested by the Davis County Sheriff's Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in an investigation involving child pornography.

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Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

Donna Cassata, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:03pm

Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis.

Polygamous towns appealing overhaul of their operations

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:48pm

A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion.

Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' is a masterpiece

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:31pm

Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest living filmmakers and "Dunkirk" may be his masterpiece.

Prosecutors: Online takedown linked to Park City teen drug deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:14pm

U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington say they've taken down an illicit internet marketplace where a Park City teenager bought drugs responsible for a classmate's fatal overdose.

10 years later, Utah native moving past nearly fatal bull-riding accident

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:40am

Just as Tag Elliott was ascending to the top of the world rodeo circuit, tragedy struck his own career — but made him stronger.

The ultimate Utah summer fly fishing road trip

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:34am

Summer is in full swing, giving anglers tons of water and access to fish. This guide will help you plan an incredible summer fly fishing trip throughout Utah.

From Left Field: Utah's Kyle Kuzma gets recognition from Kevin Durant

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:59am

Former Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma received a shoutout from Kevin Durant after winning the NBA Summer League MVP trophy and championship. That, plus one Tour de France rider showed off his gnarly legs after finishing a stage.

Authorities investigating alleged sibling shooting in Garfield County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:43am

A Garfield County teen is in juvenile detention and his teenage stepsister in the hospital following a weekend shooting.

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One boy died, then another — and the opioid epidemic came into full view

Jesse Hyde, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:23am

The boys didn’t know what they were doing. The drug was a powder. They called it “pink.” It had come from China.

Coaches hoping Laulu-Pututau’s weight gain bears fruit on Cougar tight ends

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:15am

Like a lot of high school football players with Division I aspirations, Moroni Laulu-Pututau wore a lot of hats in his prep days at Mountain Crest, but never tight end. Until now.

For world champion cowboy Kaycee Feild, Days of ’47 adds to legacy of legendary father

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:20am

For four-time world bareback champion Kaycee Feild and the rest of the first family of Utah rodeo, the Days of ’47 represents a special place — starting with the new statue that sits outside the rodeo arena honoring a legend of the sport.

Senate Judiciary Committee approves FBI director nomination

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:56am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI.

Jeff Sessions: 'I plan to continue' as attorney general

Miranda Green, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:45am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he plans to continue in his job despite President Donald Trump's comments that he'd have picked someone else had he known Sessions would recuse himself from the Justice Department's Russia investigation.

Facebook working on way to charge for reading news articles

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:42am

Facebook is working on a way for news organizations to charge readers for articles they share and read on the social network.

Sneak peek at US Navy's new $13B aircraft carrier

Zachary Cohen, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:23am

Perched 50 feet above the USS Gerald Ford's massive flight deck, Petty Officer 1st Class Jose Triana has a clear view of the horizon from his padded captain's chair in the pilot house of the world's most advanced aircraft carrier.

Getaway driver in Provo gang robbery, shooting pleads guilty

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:59am

The alleged getaway driver for three people accused of killing a Provo man in a gang-related robbery and shooting has pleaded guilty.

U. to launch new 'quantitative analysis' institute using $20M from Eccles, Koch organizations

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:31am

The University of Utah has announced plans to launch a new center, called the Marriner S. Eccles Institute of Economics and Quantitative Analysis, designed to help top students form early partnerships with prestigious employers.

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