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Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:45am

Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

ACLU says prisoners want improved living conditions, more opportunity

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:22am

Sunday, the Utah ACLU released a statement supporting the prisoners on a hunger strike in a Utah prison facility, encouraging the Utah Department of Corrections to reassess several of the issues outlined in the inmates' letter. The department said, however, that it has been working over the last several months to address those issues.

Pro-Israel, pro-peace group J Street launches in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:59am

J Street had its official launch in Utah on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City, where its founder, Jeremy Ben-Ami, discussed the pending Iranian nuclear agreement. J Street is a growing pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:33am

Here are 10 local stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

My spouse supports same-sex marriage and I don't

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:57am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives six tips for handling sensitive disagreements with your spouse.

Solitude forest fire grows to 1,104 acres

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:32pm

A lightning-caused fire has grown to 1,104 acres since its July 19 sparking, affecting nearby areas with its plumes of smoke. Officials are managing the fire, however, as a means of cleaning up the forest.

Mudslide causes significant delays in Spanish Fork Canyon

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:24pm

Heavy rain in Utah County led to a mudslide that covered all lanes of U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:22pm

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Unified Fire: 2 adults, 1 child treated after 'suspicious' Taylorsville fire

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:22pm

Three people, including one child, have been treated for smoke inhalation after a small fire in a Taylorsville apartment, authorities said.

Man killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicago

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:02pm

A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb.

Program seeks to expunge criminal records of Utah's chronically homeless

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:48pm

A pilot program to help cleanse the criminal records of people who were chronically homeless has yielded several successes despite multiple challenges encountered by Utah Legal Services attorneys and staff.

Why this Windows 10 feature is freaking everyone out

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:12pm

Windows 10 includes a new feature called Wi-Fi Sense, which is making some folks uneasy.

'Downton' producer doesn't shut door on big-screen film

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 7:41pm

With "Downton Abbey" coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility.

GALLERY: Event helps Bhutanese community preserve its heritage

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 7:06pm

Bhutanese community in Utah members attend a seven-day cultural and religious program Shrimaad Bhagawat Gyan Mahayagya at the Sri Krishna Temple in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.

Agencies evaluate Utah's recreation industry in face of overcrowding

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:28pm

Unprecedented lines at Arches National Park. New entrance lanes at state parks like Utah Lake. Utah residents love their recreational opportunities, and so do visitors. A new poll taps residents' views on recreation and how to manage growth.

Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

Michael Martinez, Deborah Bloom and David McKenzie CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:14pm

Jericho the lion is alive and well and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.

Pharoah Phestival as Triple Crown winner cruises in Haskell

Richard Rosenblatt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:51pm

A slight nudge was all it took for American Pharoah to seize control of the Haskell Invitational. And when Victor Espinoza asked, the majestic colt delivered an encore performance in his first race since winning the Triple Crown.

Sheriff's office: Man speeds through 3 towns, crashes into officer's car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 5:26pm

A man's high speed drive through three towns in Washington County ended when he crashed into a responding officer's vehicle Sunday morning.

Yellowstone to clear Soda Butte Creek of nonnative fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 4:40pm

Before moving ahead with a plan to destroy exotic brook trout in Yellowstone National Park's Soda Butte Creek, fisheries managers will first try to capture native cutthroat trout from the stream to salvage them.

Photos of endangered animals shine on Empire State Building

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 3:33pm

Dozens of people stopped in Manhattan intersections gazing at photos of endangered animals shining on the side of the Empire State Building.

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Zimbabwe accuses 2nd American of illegally hunting lion

Farai Mutsaka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:45am

Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

ACLU says prisoners want improved living conditions, more opportunity

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 8:22am

Sunday, the Utah ACLU released a statement supporting the prisoners on a hunger strike in a Utah prison facility, encouraging the Utah Department of Corrections to reassess several of the issues outlined in the inmates' letter. The department said, however, that it has been working over the last several months to address those issues.

Pro-Israel, pro-peace group J Street launches in Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:59am

J Street had its official launch in Utah on Sunday at the Jewish Community Center in Salt Lake City, where its founder, Jeremy Ben-Ami, discussed the pending Iranian nuclear agreement. J Street is a growing pro-Israel, pro-peace movement.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:33am

Here are 10 local stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Power outage hits Summit, Salt Lake counties

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 7:07am

Crews worked Monday morning to repair a power outage that left 70 percent of Park City without power at one point, according to police.

My spouse supports same-sex marriage and I don't

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 6:57am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives six tips for handling sensitive disagreements with your spouse.

Utah man grows, eats weeds

Peter Rosen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:32pm

There are weeds in Mike Wood's small backyard garden that he planted on purpose. What other people call weeds, he calls lunch. And he wants to educate others on how they can eat weeds, too.

Solitude forest fire grows to 1,104 acres

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:32pm

A lightning-caused fire has grown to 1,104 acres since its July 19 sparking, affecting nearby areas with its plumes of smoke. Officials are managing the fire, however, as a means of cleaning up the forest.

Girl killed in I-15 rollover after being ejected, struck

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:24pm

A teenage girl traveling with her parents was killed after being ejected from an SUV and hit by another car, Utah Highway Patrol reported Sunday.

Mudslide causes significant delays in Spanish Fork Canyon

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:24pm

Heavy rain in Utah County led to a mudslide that covered all lanes of U.S. 6 in Spanish Fork Canyon Sunday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:22pm

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Unified Fire: 2 adults, 1 child treated after 'suspicious' Taylorsville fire

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:22pm

Three people, including one child, have been treated for smoke inhalation after a small fire in a Taylorsville apartment, authorities said.

Man killed when storm slams tent down on crowd near Chicago

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:02pm

A man was killed and more than a dozen injured on Sunday when a tent where people had sought shelter during a brief storm blew off its moorings and collapsed on some of the crowd at a festival in a Chicago suburb.

Program seeks to expunge criminal records of Utah's chronically homeless

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:48pm

A pilot program to help cleanse the criminal records of people who were chronically homeless has yielded several successes despite multiple challenges encountered by Utah Legal Services attorneys and staff.

Why this Windows 10 feature is freaking everyone out

David Goldman, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:12pm

Windows 10 includes a new feature called Wi-Fi Sense, which is making some folks uneasy.

'Downton' producer doesn't shut door on big-screen film

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 7:41pm

With "Downton Abbey" coming to an end, its executive producer is offering hope that a follow-up movie is at least a possibility.

GALLERY: Event helps Bhutanese community preserve its heritage

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 7:06pm

Bhutanese community in Utah members attend a seven-day cultural and religious program Shrimaad Bhagawat Gyan Mahayagya at the Sri Krishna Temple in Salt Lake City on Sunday, Aug. 2, 2015.

Agencies evaluate Utah's recreation industry in face of overcrowding

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:28pm

Unprecedented lines at Arches National Park. New entrance lanes at state parks like Utah Lake. Utah residents love their recreational opportunities, and so do visitors. A new poll taps residents' views on recreation and how to manage growth.

Confirmed: Jericho the lion is alive

Michael Martinez, Deborah Bloom and David McKenzie CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 6:14pm

Jericho the lion is alive and well and roaming his park habitat in Zimbabwe, the Oxford University researcher tracking the lion confirmed on Sunday.

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