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Westbound I-215 closing near Parleys Canyon this weekend

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:16pm

Motorists should be aware of a freeway closure near Parleys Canyon before heading out this weekend, the Utah Department of Transportation said.

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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:08pm

Police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people.

Man shot by police as teen admits to assault, drug charge; ordered to pay a fine

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:06pm

A refugee man at the center of controversy when he was shot by police at age 17 in a confrontation near the homeless shelter, sparking a riot and criticism of officers, resolved his case and was terminated from juvenile court Friday.

From Left Field: NBA draft’s top pick makes online mistake; kittens and hockey is a winning combo

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 12:00pm

The NBA's top pick makes a rookie mistake, a hockey team has the purr-fect schedule release video and a baseball game played at midnight without lights.

Rolling sequoia: Idaho tree tied to John Muir set for move

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:44am

Not very often does a 10-story-tall, 800,000-pound (362,877-kilogram) landmark change locations. Especially one that's alive.

McConnell's focus: finding votes for Senate health care bill

Alan Fram and Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:20am

Cheered on by the White House, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is focusing on finding the votes he'll need to push the Republican plan for dismantling President Barack Obama's health care law through the Senate.

Depp's 'assassin' comments the latest in celebrity anger

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:14am

Johnny Depp has sparked controversy for joking about assassinating Donald Trump during an appearance at a large festival in Britain, the latest example of artists using violent imagery when dealing with the president.

North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 11:06am

North Korea on Friday called itself the "biggest victim" in the death of an American student who was detained for more than a year and died days after being released in a coma.

How Donovan Mitchell found his way to the Utah Jazz

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:50am

Two key turning points, for both Louisville guard Donovan Mitchell and Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey, led to Mitchell ending up in Utah.

Friend links 2nd missing Utah woman, teen daughter to man sought in 3 Idaho deaths

Ruth Brown, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:43am

Days after the family of a Utah woman who was in the process of moving to Caldwell with her husband told the Statesman she was missing, a friend of a second woman is telling a similar story.

Brian Head Fire blazes through more than 27K acres, destroys 13 homes

Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:38am

Firefighters are focused on prioritizing life and property as the Brian Head fire has raged through more than 27,744 acres, officials say.

Supreme Court could reveal action on travel ban at any time

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 10:28am

The Supreme Court has almost certainly decided what to do about President Donald Trump's travel ban affecting citizens of six mostly Muslim countries.

Trump suggests he was trying to keep FBI director honest

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:37am

President Donald Trump suggested he was just trying to keep fired FBI Director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations.

Kids today aren't working summer jobs like they used to

Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 9:32am

It was at Oregon's Timberline Lodge, later known as a setting in the horror movie "The Shining," where Patrick Doyle earned his first real paycheck.

Kind act spreads to 167 drivers at Indiana McDonald's

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:41am

A customer's act of kindness at a southern Indiana McDonald's sparked a chain reaction of niceness in its drive-thru line.

What you can do about the hidden danger around your home

Wasatch Window Well Covers  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 8:00am

If your window wells are uncovered, you could potentially have a whole host of issues on your hands. Don’t believe it? Read on to find out more about some potentially serious problems.

3 children seriously injured in car crash in Salt Lake City

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 7:36am

Three children under the age of 5 were taken to Primary Children's Hospital Thursday night after the car they were riding in was hit in an intersection, police said.

Artists aim to challenge, comfort audience at festival

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 6:41am

In a festival populated with mind-bending sculptures, experimental photography and provocative surrealist paintings, Michael Rohner's work stands out for its "gently confrontational" nature.

Jazz trade up twice, select Donovan Mitchell with No. 13, Tony Bradley with No. 28

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Jun 23rd - 1:40am

Jazz made a move to trade up to select Donovan Mitchell with No. 13 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft. Then, they did it again, moving up to No. 28. They did have to trade a current Jazzman in order to make their moves.

FBI investigating possible homicide on Uintah, Ouray Indian Reservation

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jun 22nd - 10:48pm

The FBI and the Bureau of Indian Affairs are investigating the possible murder of a 38-year-old man on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation in northeastern Utah.

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