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Draper police escort fallen officer's son to school to honor sacrifice

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:07pm

Two years ago, Bensen Johnson's father, Draper Police Sgt. Derek Johnson, was shot and killed in the line of duty. To honor Johnson, a Draper police motorcade escorted Bensen to school Tuesday morning on the anniversary of his father's death.

LDS Church launches gritty addiction campaign to raise awareness

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 7:02pm

Addiction ruins lives and destroys families. During September, which is addiction recovery month, the Mormon Channel is launching a new campaign to raise awareness of the LDS Church's Addiction Recovery Program and to encourage conversation.

BYU cornerback facing assault, riot charges

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:46pm

BYU starting cornerback Michael Davis has been charged with two misdemeanors in connection with a dispute at a local apartment complex.

Father turns in son after alleged jewelry store burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:26pm

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry.

Man found dead on street in Avenues; police investigating

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:34pm

Salt Lake City police were investigating whether the death of a man found in the middle of a street was drug-related.

Pope: Priests may absolve people from 'sin of abortion' if they repent during Holy Year

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 5:14pm

Pope to let all priests in Holy Year absolve people from 'sin of abortion' if they repent.

Artist, police seek paintings stolen from Fruit Heights gallery

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:57pm

Several original paintings were stolen from a Fruit Heights gallery and police are seeking information about the theft.

Tips for staying safe in the outdoors

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:46pm

Many Utahns will be flocking to Utah's state and national parks this weekend for end-of-summer camping and boating, and officials are encouraging safety.

Photos: Utahns showcase big sky, fire, rainbows with this week's user submissions

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 3:33pm

Each Tuesday we take a look back at the past week in news from across Utah, showcasing photos and videos submitted by KSL.com users.

6 uncomfortable things that will change your career

KSL Jobs  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:34pm

Looking to get further in your career? Sometimes it means getting out of your comfort zone, but you'll be happy you did in the long run.

Video: Local flash flood-chaser films largest event he's seen

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:31pm

A local flood-chaser said the largest flash flood he's seen happened last weekend in Southern Utah.

Clinton, aides stressed protecting State Dept info in email

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:43pm

Hillary Rodham Clinton and her aides at the State Department were acutely aware of — and occasionally frustrated by — the need to protect sensitive information when discussing international affairs over email and other correspondence.

Federal judge orders Kentucky clerk who evoked 'God's authority'

Claire Galofaro, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:21pm

A county clerk who invoked "God's authority" as she defied the U.S. Supreme Court yet again on gay marriage Tuesday refused to resign and now must face a federal judge who could impose fines or send her to jail.

Have You Seen This? Blue whale interrupts live interview

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 1:19pm

This BBC nature reporter is over the moon when he gets news of a blue whale swimming nearby.

Netflix down 5% as Apple considers streaming service

Hope King, CNNmoney  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:46pm

Netflix shares were down 5 percent on Tuesday, following reports that Apple is considering launching its own streaming media service.

Award-winning educator prepares to launch new starship simulator

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 12:30pm

Victor Williamson's simulations have evolved a lot since he first made paper controls for students in 1983 to help them learn by pretending to fly through space.

Amazon to let Prime members download videos

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:32am

Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos.

Attorney: Former Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:28am

An attorney says the former director of a foundation created by ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges.

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Why it's so hard for women in religious communities to find men to marry

Mark A. Kellner, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 11:20am

Finding a man to marry is hard, author Jon Birger said this week, not due to the "hook-up" culture, but because there are more women with advanced education than there are equivalent men. In certain faith communities, the deficit is compounded.

Brady courtroom artist gets a second chance; Marshawn Lynch sells Skittles on TV

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:55am

Tom Brady's courtroom artist, Jane Rosenberg, had another chance at drawing Brady in court Monday, and the results were a mixed bag. That, plus a baseball player in a banana suit, just because.

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