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New Medicaid expansion plan less than a month away, Herbert says

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:18am

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he and other state leaders are less than a month away from having a new Medicaid expansion proposal ready to be considered in a special session of the Legislature.


Profane and acclaimed: 'The Book of Mormon' musical arrives in Salt Lake City

Aaron Shill, Deseret News  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:12am

Today, the Broadway musical that skewered Mormonism on its way to nine Tony Awards opens just blocks from Temple Square and the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.


300 years after shipwreck, treasure hunters find $1M in gold

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:36am

A family of treasure hunters has found more than $1 million worth of gold artifacts off the coast of Florida.

Student survives 5,000-lbs tree crashing through bedroom

Christopher Brito and Anthony Dilorenzo  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:17am

Authorities saved a 20-year-old college student after a nearly 5,000-pound tree fell into her house and trapped her inside for two hours early Monday.

Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women

Jonathan Mattise and Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:06am

A man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide, authorities said.

Baltimore riots: Emails between city leaders show chaos, confusion

Holly Yan and Janet Digiacomo, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:50am

Baltimore officials knew protests could erupt the day of Freddie Gray's funeral but were overwhelmed by the riots that followed.

No traffic fatalities over Pioneer Day weekend, UHP says

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:30am

Nobody died on Utah's roads over the long Pioneer Day weekend, the Utah Highway Patrol reported Monday.

Imagine Dragons to honor Utah kids before concert

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 7:04am

Imagine Dragons will honor three Utah kids who have cancer right before their concert Tuesday evening.

Woman convicted in deputy's death says judge was biased

  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:53am

A Utah woman convicted in a 50-mile crime spree that left one sheriff's deputy dead and another wounded is asking for her conviction to be thrown out, arguing the judge in the case was biased.

Woman attempts to burn boyfriend's apartment, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:59pm

A woman who police say attempted to burn some of her live-in boyfriend's property was arrested for investigation of multiple counts of aggravated arson over the weekend.

Lee adopts new strategy in fight against Obamacare

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:54pm

Sen. Mike Lee withdrew his plan Monday night to push a second attempt to bring another vote on the Affordable Care Act, switching to a new strategy.

Mapleton mother credits neighbor for saving her baby's life

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:43pm

A close friendship became even closer after a Mapleton woman turned to her neighbor for help when her baby stopped breathing.

Terminating telemarketer calls: 3 smartphone apps put to the test

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:30pm

How do you stop annoying telemarketing calls when the Do Not Call Registry doesn't work? KSL Investigators put three smartphone apps to the test.

Poll: Most Utahns oppose US legalization of same-sex marriage

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:29pm

A majority of Utahns oppose the U.S. Supreme Court decision last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, a new poll shows.

With Boston bid out, another Salt Lake Olympics gains traction

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:26pm

Now that Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Games has ended, is there a chance of another Olympics for Salt Lake City?

John Swallow pleads not guilty to bribery charges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:20pm

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow pleaded not guilty Monday to more than a dozen criminal charges resulting from a sweeping public corruption investigation.

Drive a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep? Here's what to do now

Jackie Wattles and Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:19pm

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had trouble convincing drivers to bring in their recalled Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles for repairs. Now it's been told to sweeten the pot.

Fire near Jordanelle causes evacuation of homes

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:19pm

A 2-acre brush fire near Jordanelle Reservoir caused an estimated 100 people to be evacuated from their homes Monday.

Brothers with spina bifida share 'wheelchair adventures'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:48pm

Two brothers with the same birth defect aren't letting it stop them from having fun. Camren and Murray Glad's parents taught them the only disability is a bad attitude, and they're proving it by sharing their "wheelchair adventures" with the world.


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