WEATHER FORECAST
for Wednesday July 1st
Salt Lake City
98° 76°

chance precip 20%
Chicago
67° 58°

chance precip 0%
Atlanta
87° 69°

chance precip 20%
Denver
89° 63°

chance precip 20%
Phoenix
107° 86°

chance precip 20%
San Francisco
70° 58°

chance precip 0%
Boise
101° 71°

chance precip 0%
Boston
76° 63°

chance precip 100%
Dallas
97° 75°

chance precip 0%
New York
84° 69°

chance precip 80%
Portland
96° 64°

chance precip 0%
Seattle
87° 63°

chance precip 0%
Miami
90° 79°

chance precip 20%
 

SL County seniors in need of box fans

The recent triple-digit temperatures are especially tough on Utah's seniors citizens, and many don't have the means to cool off. That's why Salt Lake County Aging and Adult Services is asking for help — in the form of box fans.
 

Alleged hate crimes against gay Delta man were staged, police say

After investigating a brutal attack and vandalism against a gay man, the Millard County Sheriff's Office announced Tuesday afternoon that the crimes were staged.
 

Utah County man turns to Facebook to search for birth parents

Shaun Farley was put up for adoption as a baby. Now, more than 30 years later, he's trying to find his birth parents by making a public plea on Facebook.
 

Motorcyclist hit, killed by FrontRunner train in Ogden

A motorcyclist was fatally struck by a FrontRunner train Tuesday evening, moments after crashing into a lowered railroad arm, police said.
 

Saved by the belt: County commissioner shares 2 stories of survival

The National Safety Council estimates 155 U.S. lives will be saved this Independence Day weekend by motorists wearing seat belts in crashes. Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves counts himself among those "saved by the belt." For him, it happened twice.
 

Police: 141 bodies recovered from Indonesia plane crash

The death toll from the crash of an air force transport plane in the Indonesian city of Medan jumped to more than 140 on Wednesday, indicating a growing list of victims from the neighborhood where the plane went down.
 

Feds to drop some charges in Jeremy Johnson fraud case

Federal prosecutors intend to drop some of the 86 fraud charges against St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson and four associates as both sides prepare for a complicated trial.
 

June 2015: 25 spectacular user photos

From the amateur enthusiasts to the professional photographer, users from across the state send in their best scenic and weather shots each month to KSL.com. Here are 25 of the best shots taken in June that depict the beauty of Utah.
 

Hot mess: The grossest health concerns of summer

You are not the only one who thrives in the summer and loves its warm, long days. Bacteria and other microbes that cause food poisoning, diarrhea and just general grossness also flourish, threatening to make it a season to be sick.
 

Woman sent to prison for embezzling $500K from power company

An accounting clerk who embezzled more than a half million dollars from Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems will go to prison.
 

Driver in critical condition, lane closed after semitruck rollover

A driver was hospitalized in critical condition Tuesday after a large service truck rolled on I-15 near Willard.
 

Group appointed to address possible American Fork Canyon land swap

A group designed to preserve the Wasatch Mountains will create a working group that will examine and review the possible exchange involving Snowbird ski resort and the U.S. Forest Service.
 

6-year-old calls 911 while man breaks into home

A man police suspect was high on drugs broke into a Salt Lake home Tuesday and terrorized a family, including five young children.
 

LDS leaders address same-sex marriage in letter written to members

Starting this Sunday, LDS Church leaders will read a letter regarding the Supreme Court's decision on same-sex marriage to members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in the United States and Canada.
 

Camera catches partially-dressed man breaking into dog kennel

A couple is offering a $500 reward for anyone who can help police identify a partially-dressed man who they believe has taken an unhealthy interest in their dog.
 

Man stabbed near Temple Square after alleged robbery

Police in Salt Lake are looking for a man accused of robbing and stabbing another man near Temple Square.
 

Man shot in SLC parking lot gunfight, police say

A Salt Lake man who went outside his apartment to see if anyone needed help after he heard gunshots was shot himself after exchanging fire with a group of men.
 

Police seek 'brazen' burglars who enter unlocked homes while residents sleep

A string of "brazen" burglaries has law enforcement warning residents to lock their homes and vehicle doors. Police said a group of four men have been entering through unlocked doors at night, often while residents are sleeping.
 

Christie promises blunt campaign as he enters 2016 contest

A tough-talking New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie launched his 2016 campaign for president Tuesday with a promise to tell voters the truth even if it makes them cringe.
 

Judge's ruling clears way for new Steven Powell vouyerism trial

A Washington judge on Tuesday rejected a motion by Steven Powell to throw out the 2011 search of his Puyallup, Washington, home by West Valley police and all the evidence seized because of it, thereby clearing the way for trial to begin next week.
 

California governor signs strict school vaccine legislation

Gov. Jerry Brown wasted no time Tuesday in signing a contentious California bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country following an outbreak of measles at Disneyland late last year.
 

User photos: This week in news

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.
 

Prison break: Sweat says he, Matt practiced escape, official says

Three members of Clinton Correctional Facility's executive team, along with nine security staff employees, have been placed on administrative leave as part of the review of two convicted murderers' escape, according to the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision.
 

Pixar's 15 films from worst to best

Pixar's library is one of the strongest of any studio, and trying to rank one above the other may just be impossible. But we gave it a try anyway.
 

Cat stationmaster Tama mourned in Japan, elevated as goddess

Tama the stationmaster, Japan's feline star of a struggling local railway, was mourned by company officials and fans and elevated into a goddess at a funeral Sunday.
 

Minutes before robbery, man visited another bank, police say

Minutes before robbing a Wells Fargo in Salt Lake City, police say the same man attempted to rob another bank nearby. Investigators are asking for help to identify him.
 

Teen dedicates Eagle Scout project to Shriner's Hospital after treatments

After receiving treatment at Shriner's Hospital for Children in Salt Lake City for more than a decade, a Bountiful teen decided to "give something back" and dedicate his Eagle Scout project to the hospital.
 

U. student creates backpack-cooler combo

A University of Utah student created a food cooler system to help solve the problem of bulky, hard coolers. The Cold Shoulder bag is a backpack with an integrated removable cooler. Blevins has turned to Kickstarter to launch production.