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At last: Man receives package more than a decade later

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:22pm

It’s never fun getting a package late, especially if you need it by a certain date. Try waiting 14 years.

DEA agent: fentanyl not just a problem for drug users

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:35pm

A DEA agent says the fentanyl crisis is not just a drug user problem. A faint exposure to the residue of a drug so lethal, a simple walk down a street could put one in danger.

West Valley School for teen mothers loses appeal for charter

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:20pm

A school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens is shutting down after the State Charter School Board voted for the charter's termination.

Salem flooding affects 100 homes

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:40pm

About 100 homes in Salem were affected by flooding around 3 p.m. Wednesday in what Salem City Police Sgt. Greg Smith called a once-in-a-century storm.

Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:32pm

Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign. Senators responded by vowing to revive legislative efforts left for dead twice already this week.

Charges: Pleasant Grove man chases down, hits man after RV rental dispute

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:13pm

A Pleasant Grove man was charged Wednesday after prosecutors say chased down a group that had just returned an RV rented by the man’s mother and struck a man with his vehicle, according to court documents.

Summer bod still not ready? 5 healthy ways to transform your figure

Alpine Plastic Surgery  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:00pm

Summer is here, but are you ready for that boat day with your friends? Here are some tips to jump start your road to making healthy changes and kicking bad habits.

Police investigating whether early morning robberies, shooting in SLC are linked

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:34pm

Police officers are investigating whether three crimes committed early Wednesday morning are connected, as they search for two men and look to question a third, officials confirmed.

Forest Service asks public to clean up after themselves after target shooting leads to wildfire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:03pm

Computers, furniture, appliances and more are being used as shooting targets. It's an issue the U.S. Forest Service says is getting worse.

Can apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 7:00pm

The claims are everywhere: If you add apple cider vinegar to your daily diet, it will help you lose weight. "Research supports the use for weight loss," declares one manufacturer.

16-year-old from Minnesota ID'd as victim of John Wayne Gacy

Don Babwin and Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:41pm

After running away from his Minnesota home in 1976, 16-year-old Jimmy Haakenson called his mother, told her he was in Chicago, then disappeared forever.

Provo woman gives birth to baby in hospital parking lot

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:20pm

Shamika Hayes didn't have time to make it into the hospital or remove her pants before her baby girl made an appearance.

Sen. John McCain had aggressive brain tumor surgically removed

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:19pm

Sen. John McCain, 80, has been diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor, Mayo Clinic doctors directly involved in the senator's care told CNN exclusively. The doctors spoke directly to CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

5 killed in Salem witch hunt remembered on 325th anniversary

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:15pm

The Massachusetts community where 20 people suspected of witchcraft were put to death in 1692 unveiled a memorial to 19 of those victims on Wednesday, promising never to forget the tragedy.

Sex assault victims have new advocate, hotline for tracking rape kits

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:49pm

Victims of sexual assault who feel they are left in the dark once their rape kit is submitted to the Utah State Crime Lab now have an advocate to keep them more informed, and the process more transparent.

5-year-old in critical condition after being found at bottom of Murray pool

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:34pm

A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in Murray Wednesday afternoon, according to Murray Deputy Fire Chief Jon Harris.

Jon Huntsman Jr. could face tough confirmation questions about Trump, Russia

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:15pm

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. could be thrown some tough questions about the Trump administration's controversies involving Russia when he faces Senate Democrats at his confirmation hearing.

Brain scans may change care for some people with memory loss

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 4:43pm

Does it really take an expensive brain scan to diagnose Alzheimer's? Not everybody needs one but new research suggests that for a surprising number of patients whose memory problems are hard to pin down, PET scans may lead to changes in treatment.

Minneapolis police officer has yet to talk to investigators

Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 4:21pm

Four days after a Minneapolis police officer fatally shot a woman who had called 911 to report a possible rape, the officer has yet to talk with investigators, and his attorney has given no indication he ever will.

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