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Friends of autumn buttercup say, 'Yay for cows!'

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 7:02pm

In the never-ending feud over public lands in Utah, cowboys and ranchers are usually on the other side of the fence from environmentalists. So it might come as a surprise to hear that a pretty little flower has brought the warring parties together.

Motorcyclist killed in I-84 crash

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:43pm

A man was killed Tuesday night after losing control of his motorcycle, Utah Highway Patrol confirmed.

U. helps victims of nuclear fallout share their stories

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:22pm

Decades after thousands of Utahns suffered the consequences of nuclear radiation, the University of Utah wants to help victims and their families share their stories of loss and government secrecy.

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

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 6:17pm

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

Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:53pm

Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks.

UTA drill tests emergency responses to terrorism

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:39pm

Roughly 150 first responders from several agencies conducted a terrorism response drill Wednesday on the Ogden FrontRunner platform. The drill helped agencies coordinate their responses and work together to improve readiness for real-life scenarios.

Trump urges passage of House immigration bills

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 5:16pm

President Donald Trump is urging the House to pass legislation that would stiffen punishments on people who re-enter the U.S. illegally and for "sanctuary" jurisdictions that refuse to cooperate with federal deportation forces.

Judge tosses suit claiming excessive force in Utah traffic stop

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:45pm

A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a Utah woman who says a state trooper ripped her from her car during an early morning stop on a dark side street.

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Jill Bleed and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:24pm

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.

Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:18pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell explored options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill Wednesday but confronted an expanding chorus of GOP detractors, deepening the uncertainty over whether the party can resuscitate its bedrock promise to repeal President Barack Obama's overhaul.

Poll: Nearly 67% of Utahns open to voting for new United Utah Party candidates

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:47pm

Nearly two-thirds of Utahns say they are "not very loyal" to the Republican or Democratic parties and would consider voting for a candidate from the recently created United Utah Party, a new poll found.

Box Elder Sheriff's Office investigating possible driveway sealing scam

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:37pm

The Box Elder Sheriff’s Office is urging county residents to be vigilant with a business going door to door offering overpriced driveway sealing services.

Chicago charges show challenge of police code of silence

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:12pm

Since late 2015, the public has known that police who witnessed the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald described a scene starkly different than the one that later emerged on video of a white officer pumping 16 bullets into the black teenager.

7 children's movies that parents can actually enjoy

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:37pm

If you’ve sat through too many insufferable princess movies or another straight-to-DVD super sequel, then check out this list.

Have You Seen This? Man does fiancée’s hair every day for a year

Angie Treasure, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:45pm

One New York stylist decided to do his fiancée’s hair every day for a year leading up to their wedding day as a way to spend more time together, and yeah, we’re all jealous.

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.

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