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Trio charged in home invasion attack on Vernal man

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:35pm

Three Uintah County men are facing felony charges after a violent home-invasion attack that left a Vernal man with more than a dozen stab wounds and one of his alleged attackers with a bullet hole in the leg.

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On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

Adam Geller and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:31pm

On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. "You'll need this," he said.

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Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

George Jahn, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:52pm

As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned truck was found with at least 20 — and possibly up to 50 — decomposing bodies of migrants piled inside.

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1 dead after semitruck falls into ravine

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:49pm

One person died when a semitruck traveling on SR-59 fell 200 feet down into a ravine, police said. It is unclear when the accident occurred, or how long the truck and body have been in the ravine.

Man hired to kill daughter's boyfriend gets 165 days in jail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:44pm

A man contracted to kill an unwanted boyfriend said in court Thursday that he never intended to harm the man, but used the money to get an apartment.

Contact lens makers take fight over price law to court

Kristen Wyatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:31pm

Contact lens makers struggled Thursday to defend their pricing policies in a federal appeals case that could have wide-ranging effects on the $4 billion industry.

Pregnant woman injured in hit-and-run crash; police seek driver

Pat Reavy and Paul Nelson  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:20pm

Police asked for the public's help Thursday in finding a woman believed to have caused a hit-and-run accident in Orem that put a pregnant woman in the hospital.

Day after fatal shooting, police still have few answers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 5:14pm

The investigation into a fatal officer-involved shooting in West Jordan continued Thursday with police releasing few new details.

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:21pm

A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure.

Traffic cleared after fuel spill closes northbound I-15

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:12pm

Northbound lanes reopened on I-15 Thursday afternoon after a dump truck spilled diesel fuel near 6800 South, officials said.

For girl losing hair, a stranger reaches out to help

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:54pm

A good samaritan is raising money for an eighth grade girl he's never met who is losing her hair.

Loose nut costs Air Force $62.4M in accident

Tom Lobianco, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 3:30pm

An Air Force reconnaissance airplane caught fire in April, endangering the lives of 27 airmen aboard the plane -- all because a retaining nut connecting oxygen tubing was not tightened properly, accident investigators have determined. The report blamed a private defense contracting company for the accident.

Study finds peak months for college students' 1st drug use

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:31pm

Parents worried that their college-bound children might succumb to the temptations of campus life may want to take note of a new analysis that found that students tend to experiment with specific types of drugs for the first time during certain times of year.

From Star Wars to Pixar, movies still to come in 2015

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 2:03pm

Now that the summer blockbuster season is behind us, you may be wondering what movies are still out there to look forward to. We have your list here — from Star Wars to Pixar.

18-year-old dies days after Ogden drive-by shooting

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:40pm

An 18-year-old who was shot while riding his bike in Ogden last week died of his injuries Sunday, police said.

Cancer cells retrained to be normal again in new study

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:26pm

In a major breakthrough in the battle against cancer, researchers believe they've found a way to retrain cancerous cells to die in the same way healthy cells do.

Have You Seen This? Fumble turns into comedy gold

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 1:12pm

An comedy troupe is unwittingly born after a fumble during a high school football game.

Lehi police need public's help identifying 3 burglary suspects

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:16pm

The Lehi Police Department is asking for the public's help in identifying three suspects who they say burglarized a local business.

Park City company makes splash with floating speaker

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:59am

Utah tech consultants Raptor Creative Design hope to have a hit on their hands with their own product, the Optical Musical Object. In addition, they offer their clients advantages many of their larger competitors cannot.

Buy early, save big this ski season

Ray Grass, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:31am

Every year ski/snowboard resorts present discounted winter passes based on age and deadlines. By buying early, skiers and snowboards can enjoy their sport for less. Also, major retailers offer discounts on equipment/accessories starting Labor Day.

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Why parents and teachers should talk about the life events that impact students

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 11:24am

A new study by bestselling authors Joseph Grenny and David Maxfield finds a deep communication chasm when it comes to parents and teachers sharing information about a child's life that could matter for future success.

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