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Trucker charged in 10 deaths in immigrant-smuggling case

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 1:40pm

The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey.

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Senate GOP gets new pressure from Trump on health care

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 1:39pm

A peeved President Donald Trump tweaked Republican opponents of his party's reeling health care bill Monday, saying this week's planned faceoff vote is their "last chance to do the right thing" and erase his predecessor's signature overhaul.

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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.

No Russia collusion, Trump son-in-law Kushner tells Congress

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 12:51pm

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner denied Monday that he colluded with Russians in the course of President Donald Trump's White House bid and declared he has "nothing to hide."

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.

Box Elder County fire 100 percent contained Sunday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:34pm

A fire that burned 700 acres in northwestern Utah was 100 percent contained Sunday evening, fire officials said.

2 killed in head-on collision in Duchesne County

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:22pm

A head-on collision left two people dead Sunday evening, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

Super Bowl champ Kyle Van Noy representing adopted kids with charity foundation

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:50pm

Kyle Van Noy was back in Provo on Friday night, when he and his wife Marissa hosted a charity event to raise money for the Van Noy Valor Foundation at Fat Cats bowling alley in Provo.

Woman in serious condition after South Salt Lake shooting

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:00pm

Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex that left one woman in serious condition Sunday evening.

Documentary: Princes William and Harry recall last words with Princess Diana

Marilia Brocchetto and Susannah Cullinane, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:51pm

Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret at the brevity of their final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, just hours before her 1997 death in a car crash in Paris. In a new documentary set to release on Monday the brothers detail their feelings about that conversation.

9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:20pm

At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

New driver-assist tech may be moving faster than consumers can handle

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:14pm

Driver-assist technology is becoming ubiquitous on new vehicles but the wide variety of terms and labels used to identify these features could be creating safety hazards, a problem one U researcher is working to eliminate.

'A double problem': Needle exchanges fight disease, but stray syringes raise alarm

Annie Knox and Ladd Egan  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 6:39pm

The success of Utah's needle exchanges, made legal by the Legislature last year, comes at a price.

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