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Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Jill Bleed and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:33pm

A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:19pm

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.

Rare video shows mountain lion take down deer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:55pm

A trail camera in California captured footage of a mountain lion taking down a deer. And the speed of the attack is stunning.

Pants for women, parental leave for all LDS Church employees

Tad Walch  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:53pm

Women employed by the LDS Church may now wear pantsuits or slacks to work, men may remove suit jackets in hot weather and parental leave is available to all.

Chaffetz says Fox News role just part of his post-Congress plans

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:45pm

Newly announced Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz, who steps down as a Utah congressman Friday, said he also has an agreement to write a book and plans to work as a consultant for technology firms in Washington, D.C.

Utah DWR employee killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:31pm

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

Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:20pm

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 and airport displays operating manually.

Mom's ex-boyfriend gets life in prison in killing of 'Baby Doe'

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:20pm

A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island.

Child porn charges added to sex abuse allegations against bounce house businessman

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:58am

A Heber City bounce house business owner accused of sexually abusing at least four young boys was charged Tuesday with having child pornography.

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 died by 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, KSL.com 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.

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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.

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.

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