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'The Juice' will be loose: O.J. Simpson is granted parole

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:30pm

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.

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GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:28pm

Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. John McCain's potential absence and a dreary report envisioning that the number of uninsured Americans would soar.

Man once named Public Enemy No. 1 sent to prison for assaulting officer

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 5:21pm

Once listed as Public Enemy No. 1, Christopher John McMillan was sentenced to prison Friday for assaulting a police officer and other violent offenses.

Judge: San Juan County election maps must be redrawn again

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:50pm

The boundaries of election districts in San Juan County are unconstitutional and violate the rights of Native Americans who make up roughly half the southeastern Utah county's population, a federal judge has ruled for the second time.

Roy dad pleads guilty to abusing baby who tested positive for meth, THC

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 4:13pm

A Roy man has pleaded guilty to abusing his 5-week-old son, who in addition to physical injuries tested positive for methamphetamine and THC.

UDOT worker seriously injured in crash near Jeremy Ranch

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:15pm

A Utah Department of Transportation worker was in serious condition after a semitruck crashed into two UDOT vehicles that were working on a bridge on I-80 Thursday, authorities said.

Police: Man in critical condition after Orem shooting

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:10pm

Orem police responded to a shooting near 500 East and 1800 South, according to the agency's Twitter account.

Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

Donna Cassata, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:02pm

Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis.

5 gifs that show the importance of helmets

Heads Up Utah & Zero Fatalities  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:00pm

If you like keeping your noggin in one piece, wearing a helmet is an obvious no-brainer. Here are five reasons to wear a helmet every time you ride on one of Utah roads.

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Anthony McCartney and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:43pm

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41.

Is 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' worth the price of admission?

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:15pm

Luc Besson fans are wondering if "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" is worth the price of admission, and it looks like the answer is a resounding maybe.

Police: 15-year-old shoots, injures his stepsister, 13, in Garfield County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:58pm

A Garfield County teen is in juvenile detention and his teenage stepsister in the hospital following a weekend shooting.

Have You Seen This? Toddler adorably misses finish line, would rather just ride bike

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:31pm

Senn Swieters is a 2-year-old walking bike champion who may just be wiser than any of us. As he shows in this video, he understands that what really matters isn't winning gold, it's having fun.

Bountiful doctor arrested in child porn investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:05pm

A Bountiful doctor has been arrested by the Davis County Sheriff's Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in an investigation involving child pornography.

Polygamous towns appealing overhaul of their operations

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:48pm

A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion.

Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' is a masterpiece

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:31pm

Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest living filmmakers and "Dunkirk" may be his masterpiece.

Prosecutors: Online takedown linked to Park City teen drug deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:14pm

U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington say they've taken down an illicit internet marketplace where a Park City teenager bought drugs responsible for a classmate's fatal overdose.

10 years later, Utah native moving past nearly fatal bull-riding accident

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:40am

Just as Tag Elliott was ascending to the top of the world rodeo circuit, tragedy struck his own career — but made him stronger.

The ultimate Utah summer fly fishing road trip

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:34am

Summer is in full swing, giving anglers tons of water and access to fish. This guide will help you plan an incredible summer fly fishing trip throughout Utah.

From Left Field: Utah's Kyle Kuzma gets recognition from Kevin Durant

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:59am

Former Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma received a shoutout from Kevin Durant after winning the NBA Summer League MVP trophy and championship. That, plus one Tour de France rider showed off his gnarly legs after finishing a stage.

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One boy died, then another — and the opioid epidemic came into full view

Jesse Hyde, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:23am

The boys didn’t know what they were doing. The drug was a powder. They called it “pink.” It had come from China.

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