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Jury vindicates harassed ex-West Jordan cop, awards $2.7M

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 6:28pm

A former West Jordan police sergeant would readily give up the nearly $3 million a federal jury awarded him Wednesday to not have gone through years of hell for raising sexual harassment allegations against his superiors.

Uber rolls out in-app tipping option, matching Lyft

Michael Liedtke and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:40pm

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

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Brian Head Fire nears 11K acres burned; 3 more cabins destroyed

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:38pm

A wildfire burning around the resort area of Brian Head has once again doubled in size.

Utah County officials approve $300K settlement on 2012 Utah fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 5:09pm

Utah County officials have reached a $300,000 settlement with a man accused of starting a 2012 fire that led to the evacuation than 1,000 northwestern Utah homes.

Senate GOP unveils 'Obamacare' overhaul, but not all aboard

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:50pm

Senate Republicans launched their plan for shriveling Barack Obama's health care law Thursday, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor, relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that have helped finance expanded coverage for millions.

Iranian couple living in Utah details arduous path to freedom, US citizenship

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:36pm

It was standing room only as Yasaman Keshavarz stood with her husband and other immigrants, repeating the words of an oath that pledged them to defend the Constitution, the nation and renounce their citizenship in their home countries.

No tapes after all: Trump says he didn't record Comey talks

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:07pm

President Donald Trump declared Thursday he never made and doesn't have recordings of his private conversations with ousted former FBI Director James Comey, ending a month-long guessing game that he started with a cryptic tweet and that ensnared his administration in yet more controversy.

Herbert calls for diligence, common sense in Utah's escalating fire season

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 4:04pm

Gov. Gary Herbert called on Utah residents Thursday to practice diligence and common sense in the wake of a fire season that is quickly escalating across the state. Herbert recently toured the Brian Head fire.

Karate instructor, 81, arrested in sex abuse investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:36pm

An 81-year-old Orem karate instructor has been arrested for investigation of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl.

Monroe father pleads guilty in death of baby who died of dehydration, neglect

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:07pm

A Monroe father has pleaded guilty to child abuse homicide in the death of his 1-year-old daughter, who officials say died of dehydration and neglect.

4 cool tips to keep your AC humming this summer

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 3:00pm

Summer’s here! A time of jubilation for the beach-bodied, the overworked school teacher and the enthusiastic summer camper, but the sunny season cuts both ways: The same heat that invites swimsuits, vacations and campouts is also… well&hellip

STEM Best Practices Conference attracts hundreds from all over the state

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:21pm

Almost 700 educators, administrators, industry officials gathered at the Utah Valley Convention Center for the third annual STEM Best Practices Conference.

Ogden man accused of shooting man in head during robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:03pm

An Ogden man accused of shooting another man in head at a Harrisville motel is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on July 11.

Davis County Sheriff's Office releases name of man who drowned in Farmington Pond

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 2:01pm

The Davis County Sheriff's Office released the name of the man who drowned in Farmington Pond Tuesday night.

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:55pm

President Donald Trump appeared to cast doubt on the assessment of 17 U.S. intelligence agencies that blame Russia for election meddling, questioning Thursday why the Obama administration didn't try to stop it.

Man charged with forcing woman into prostitution for 8 years

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:42pm

A man accused of smuggling a woman into Utah eight years ago and forcing her into prostitution has been arrested and charged with human trafficking.

Have You Seen This? Elementary school kids break unbelievable jump rope record

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 1:15pm

These Japanese elementary school students make breaking a world record look easy.

Hatch supportive, Lee 'not ready' as Senate unveils text of revised health care bill

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:58pm

The American Health Care Act is now the Better Care Reconciliation Act after changes to Republicans' health care bill were unveiled Thursday in the U.S. Senate.

After tragedy, Cottonwood Heights pool pushes forward with safety adjustments

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 12:16pm

The family of a 7-year-old boy who drowned at the Cottonwood Heights Recreation Center in 2014 won a lawsuit against the town's parks and recreation service in December. Since then, the center has been working to ensure the tragedy never repeats.

What to watch for in Utah during Thursday's NBA Draft

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 11:57am

The NBA Draft is Thursday at 5 p.m. Mountain time, and with four draft picks, the Jazz are very busy. Here's what to watch for.

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