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Utah WW2 veteran's personal effects to be displayed in British museum

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:59pm

On July 4, 1944, one month after D-Day, an army pilot from Utah crash-landed in Nazi-occupied France. That pilot survived and went on to serve in two more wars. Now, his story of survival has captivated the interest of a British museum.

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Immigrants wept, pleaded for water and pounded on the truck

Frank Bajak and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:50pm

The tractor-trailer was pitch-black inside, crammed with maybe 90 immigrants or more, and already hot when it left the Texas border town of Laredo for the 150-mile trip north to San Antonio.

Spanish Fork family honors toddler killed in accident with big act of kindness

Sean Moody  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:22pm

Days after they lost their toddler in an accident, a Spanish Fork family is keeping his name alive with a big act of kindness.

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Trump says upcoming health vote is GOP's chance to keep vow

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 6:21pm

A peeved President Donald Trump browbeat Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, asserting that his predecessor's signature overhaul has meant "death" and saying the Senate's planned faceoff vote is their chance to keep their pledge to repeal it.

No Russia collusion, 'nothing to hide,' Kushner tells Senate

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:01pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser Jared Kushner answered questions from Senate investigators for hours behind closed doors Monday, acknowledging four meetings with Russians during and after Trump's victorious White House bid and insisting he had "nothing to hide." He emerged smiling to publicly declare, "All of my actions were proper."

Woman injured in South Salt Lake shooting expected to recover, police say

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 5:01pm

A 42-year-old woman who was shot in the leg and torso Sunday afternoon at a house in South Salt Lake is expected to recover, police said Monday.

Utahns gather to celebrate pioneer heritage at Days of '47 Parade

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:19pm

Thousands of people flocked downtown Monday to view the annual Days of ’47 Parade as thousands more watched the festivities on TV.

Rescued eagle unable to return to wild, will stay at Utah wildlife rehab center

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 4:15pm

Phoenix, a 5-year-old golden eagle, leaps from perch to perch in his enclosure. He does it with a brace on his left foot.

Rockies’ Bettis pitches in SLC as he continues journey back to majors after cancer battle

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:17pm

Colorado Rockies pitcher Chad Bettis may have been the opposing pitcher at Smith’s Ballpark Sunday night, but it was hard to tell. Salt Lake City was just another stop in his goal to pitch in the majors again after beating cancer twice.

Early reports 'always just rumors,' Hayward says during lengthy free-agent discussion with ESPN

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 3:14pm

Former Utah Jazz star Gordon Hayward discussed at length his free-agent decision with ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski in a lengthy interview on the ESPN reporter's podcast "The Woj Pod."

6 relaxing, blissful summer book escapes

Teri Harman, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 2:22pm

There’s still plenty of time left for a summer escape, even if you don’t leave the comfort of your own backyard. These captivating novels pull the reader into amazing worlds of action, romance, emotion and even a little fairytale magic.

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LDS Church 'going forward' with alternative to Scouting for older teens

Scott Taylor, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 1:14pm

“Going forward.” That two-word phrase summarizes the direction and momentum of the LDS Church in the 10-plus weeks since it announced plans to begin its own activity program for young men ages 14 to 18 and discontinue participation with Scouting’s Varsity and Venturing programs for those ages.

Charlie Gard parents drop legal fight, agree to let him die

Caroline Spiezio, Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 12:11pm

The parents of Charlie Gard, whose battle to get their critically ill baby experimental treatment stirred international sympathy and controversy, dropped their legal effort Monday, saying tearfully that it was time to let their son die.

Tremonton residents asked to temporarily limit water use after 'major' water line break

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 11:54am

Tremonton city officials asked residents to restrict water use temporarily after a "major" water line break that drained the city's water tanks.

Great Clips of the Week: Danny Ainge 'posterized' by USU-bound son; Michael Phelps races a shark

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 11:00am

The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree in the case of incoming Utah State freshman Crew Ainge, the son of former BYU star Danny Ainge, as demonstrated in a video that made the rounds on social media Sunday.

UVU culinary freshman hungry to be the best — named national Student Chef of the Year

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:42am

Hungry for victory? For the second year in a row, a Utah Valley University culinary arts student was named the Student Chef of the Year at a national cooking convention.

Murray man killed in Midvale motorcycle crash identified

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 10:06am

A Murray man riding a motorcycle and was killed Sunday night after a car struck him in the middle of an intersection has been identified, police say.

Coach Kim: Is selfishness the problem in your relationship?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 8:15am

"My wife and I can’t seem to get along. No matter how hard I try to please her, she says I am selfish with my choices." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain the real cause of selfishness in a relationship and how to change it.

Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:54am

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

Motorcyclist dead after Midvale crash

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:42pm

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday evening in an accident near 7500 South and State Street, Unified police detective Ken Hansen said.

Utah restaurant stomps coastal competition, takes home 'World's Best Lobster Roll' award

Ray Boone  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:58pm

The owners of Freshies Lobster Co. didn't think they had a chance when they put their food up against restaurants located just a short stroll from the Atlantic, but they proved everyone wrong — even themselves.

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