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Highland man sentenced to jail for sexually assaulting 2 high school classmates

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 4:14pm

A 19-year-old Highland man accused of sexually assaulting two of his high school classmates has been sentenced to a year in jail to allow the girls to finish out their senior year.

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.

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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.

Man found dead on street in Avenues; police investigating

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 2:16pm

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

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.

5 Utah Jazz players born in the wrong era

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:29am

A look at five memorable Utah Jazz players, who may have been better suited playing in a different NBA era than their own.

U.S. deploys Predator drones to Latvia

Tal Kopan and Jim Sciutto, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 10:15am

The U.S. deployed MQ-1 Predator drones to Latvia for the first time this weekend, the Pentagon announced Monday.

More than 225K Apple iPhone accounts hacked

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:59am

Hackers have stolen more than 225,000 Apple accounts from iPhone customers.

Fit, healthy kids do better in school, especially math

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:32am

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"

Albert Aji and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:09am

A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near the 2,000-year-old temple in the city occupied by Islamic State militants.

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