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Retired chief sheriff's deputy charged with sexually abusing teen employees over years

Retired chief sheriff's deputy charged with sexually abusing teen employees over years

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 4:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

A retired San Juan County chief sheriff's deputy is facing more than a dozen felonies accusing him of sexually abusing three teenage boys dating back to more than 20 years ago.
California man killed in Sunday I-70 crash; truck driver accused of auto homicide, DUI

California man killed in Sunday I-70 crash; truck driver accused of auto homicide, DUI

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Updated July 22 - 4:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person is dead following a crash on I-70 Sunday morning, the Utah Highway Patrol said. A semitruck driver was arrested for investigation of automobile homicide and DUI.
Controversial technique could reduce transplant organ shortage

Controversial technique could reduce transplant organ shortage

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted July 22 - 4:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The field of medical ethics is grappling with use of a relatively new technique that's expected to boost the supply of donated organs and improve the likelihood a transplanted organ will do well in its recipient.
'Would you allow me to exist?' Honie asks parole board to commute his death sentence

'Would you allow me to exist?' Honie asks parole board to commute his death sentence

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 22 - 3:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Taberon Dave Honie, who is scheduled to be executed by lethal injection on Aug. 8, appeared before the Utah Board of Pardons and Parole Monday to ask that his sentence be changed.
Have You Seen This? Rescue dog looks unrecognizable with matted fur

Have You Seen This? Rescue dog looks unrecognizable with matted fur

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 3:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Simon the dog was found in Kansas City, Missouri, looking like a prehistoric creature, with more than 6 pounds of matted fur on his tiny body.
You've seen the book, now get it for free

You've seen the book, now get it for free

Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC  |  Posted July 22 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And for a limited time, KSL.com readers can get a free e-book version.
Mennonites in Provo connect with community through doughnuts

Mennonites in Provo connect with community through doughnuts

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 2:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

In 2012, a small group of Mennonites came to Provo to establish the Living Water Mennonite Church and Christian Ministry. Since then, they've found some unique ways to be involved in the community.
How Secret Service protection has changed for presidents over the years

How Secret Service protection has changed for presidents over the years

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted July 22 - 2:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the world has vastly changed, so has protection for presidents since the days when the public could come to the White House to meet Abraham Lincoln.
Cox urges Utahns to celebrate Pioneer Day safely after near 'catastrophes'

Cox urges Utahns to celebrate Pioneer Day safely after near 'catastrophes'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 1:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

With Utah's second July firework window opening on Monday, Gov. Spencer Cox said he wants Utahns to be careful with when and where they light any personal fireworks.
US Secret Service chief admits failure in Trump shooting, says she won't resign

US Secret Service chief admits failure in Trump shooting, says she won't resign

David Morgan, Reuters  |  Updated July 22 - 1:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. Secret Service Director Kimberly Cheatle admitted to Congress on Monday that she and her agency failed when a would-be assassin wounded Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Democrats promise an 'orderly process' to replace Biden. Harris is favored, but questions remain

Democrats promise an 'orderly process' to replace Biden. Harris is favored, but questions remain

Will Weissert And Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Updated July 22 - 1:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

A committee setting the Democratic party's rules for its national convention in Chicago will gather virtually on Wednesday to discuss the next steps after President Joe Biden dropped out the election.
St. George couple transforms struggle into success with car detailing business

St. George couple transforms struggle into success with car detailing business

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 22 - 12:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

A southern Utah couple has turned their shared journey of overcoming addiction into a sparkling success story with their car detailing business.
UVU grad with cancer supports Primary Children's Hospital

UVU grad with cancer supports Primary Children's Hospital

Tamara Vaifanua, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 22 - 12:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah Valley University graduate battling cancer is providing patients at Primary Children's Hospital with some comfort.
5 Tips on buying furniture that fits

5 Tips on buying furniture that fits

RC Willey  |  Posted July 22 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Nothing is worse than bringing home a brand-new piece of furniture, assembling it, and then realizing it just doesn't fit — whether literally or if the vibes are all wrong.
Average Americans spend 63 times more time on TV than personal religious practice

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Average Americans spend 63 times more time on TV than personal religious practice

Stephen Cranney and Jacob Hess, Deseret News  |  Posted July 22 - 11:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Americans spend on average 2.4 minutes a day on personal worship, which is also four times less than what they spend on pet care, eight times less than exercise, nine times less than gaming, 12 times less than socializing and 28 times less than eating.
Woman dies near Quail Creek State Park in fourth Utah heat-related hiking death this month

Woman dies near Quail Creek State Park in fourth Utah heat-related hiking death this month

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 11:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 56-year-old woman died Sunday on a trail near a state park in southwest Utah in what is believed to be the fourth heat-related illness death in the Utah's outdoors this month.
Harris calls Biden's record 'unmatched' as she launches her presidential campaign

Harris calls Biden's record 'unmatched' as she launches her presidential campaign

Nandita Bose, Jarrett Renshaw and Jeff Mason, Reuters  |  Updated July 22 - 10:48 a.m.  |  Save Story

Vice President Kamala Harris made her first public appearance Monday since entering the presidential race after President Joe Biden, 81, abruptly abandoned his reelection bid and endorsed her.
Delta cancels another 600 flights on Monday in wake of cyber outage

Delta cancels another 600 flights on Monday in wake of cyber outage

David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Updated July 22 - 10:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Delta Air Lines canceled more than 600 flights on Monday, as the air carrier continued to struggle to restore operations after last week's global cyber outage, even as other airlines were recovering from the incident.
Secret Service oversaw security at 2002 Olympics and would do it again for 2034 Winter Games

Secret Service oversaw security at 2002 Olympics and would do it again for 2034 Winter Games

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted July 22 - 10:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

If the Winter Games return to Salt Lake City in 2034, it would be designated a "National Special Security Event" with the Secret Service in charge.
Challenging, exhausting 24 hours for residents evacuated near the Sandhurst Fire

Challenging, exhausting 24 hours for residents evacuated near the Sandhurst Fire

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 22 - 9:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Sandhurst Fire, which ignited Saturday near Ensign Peak, prompted mandatory evacuation orders for several nearby homes.
Rent or buy? The current American housing dilemma

Rent or buy? The current American housing dilemma

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted July 22 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Many Americans are facing a difficult decision in light of the current housing market: Buy or rent?
'We heard everyone screaming': Witness describes search for USU athlete Andre Seldon Jr.

'We heard everyone screaming': Witness describes search for USU athlete Andre Seldon Jr.

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 22 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

What was supposed to be a fun day on the water turned into tragedy Saturday at Porcupine Reservoir in Cache County.
New book argues 'The Book of Mormon' was written by temple worshippers

New book argues 'The Book of Mormon' was written by temple worshippers

Plain and Precious Publishing  |  Posted July 22 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's a new book that paints a totally fresh perspective on the ancient scripture — and it's likely to pique many people's curiosity.
Lehi jewelry business donates $75K for Alzheimer's research through purple heart earring

Lehi jewelry business donates $75K for Alzheimer's research through purple heart earring

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 22 - 7:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

A local jewelry company is set to donate $75,000 to the Alzheimer's Association in honor of the owner's mother who died of the disease.
Utah man among 3 dead in crash in eastern Canada

Utah man among 3 dead in crash in eastern Canada

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 22 - 7:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Three people, including a 71-year-old man from Utah, were killed in a crash in Nova Scotia, Canada, according to police.
From hiking to fishing: Americans heading outdoors in record numbers

From hiking to fishing: Americans heading outdoors in record numbers

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted July 22 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

More and more Americans are finding their way outside to recreate, much of the growth driven by people over age 55, a new report finds.
Salt Lake police lift neighborhood evacuation orders for wildfire near Ensign Peak

Salt Lake police lift neighborhood evacuation orders for wildfire near Ensign Peak

Ashley Fredde and Roy Burton, KSL.com  |  Updated July 21 - 10:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police lifted evacuation orders in the neighborhoods previously threatened by the Sandhurst Fire above Ensign Peak on Sunday night.
How a new malaria vaccine could save thousands of lives

How a new malaria vaccine could save thousands of lives

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly half a million children younger than 5 die each year in Africa because of malaria, so great excitement accompanied the rollout July 15 of a second malaria vaccine — both released this year.
Salt Lake County DA faces criticism for saying 'a dead body is more competent than Trump'

Salt Lake County DA faces criticism for saying 'a dead body is more competent than Trump'

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 10:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A week after the attempted assassination of former president Donald Trump, Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill came under scrutiny for posting that "a dead body is more competent than Trump to be president."
Utah's 2024 precipitation remains above average, so why is most of it 'abnormally dry'?

Utah's 2024 precipitation remains above average, so why is most of it 'abnormally dry'?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 9:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah collected above-average precipitation throughout the first half of this year, but "abnormally dry" conditions are returning amid a precipitation lull that began in April.
'Now is our time': St. George Musical Theater breaks ground on performing arts venue

'Now is our time': St. George Musical Theater breaks ground on performing arts venue

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 21 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Exciting developments are underway as construction begins on a new musical theater in St. George.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

AppsTango  |  Posted July 21 - 9:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Whether you're a small business owner, you're working on building the world's next greatest idea or you want to improve what you've already got, building an app is a worthwhile cause.
Scenic Utah's vision: Fewer billboards, more landscape

Scenic Utah's vision: Fewer billboards, more landscape

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 8:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

The nonprofit Scenic Utah, led by former Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker, has sent a letter to the Federal Highway Administration and the Utah Department of Transportation listing 29 billboards across the state that it finds to be "illegal" or "nonconforming."
10-year-old girl in critical condition after car crash in Bluffdale

10-year-old girl in critical condition after car crash in Bluffdale

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 7:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 10-year-old girl was transported by medical helicopter in critical condition Sunday after two cars collided at an intersection.
Utah politicians react to Joe Biden dropping out of presidential race

Utah politicians react to Joe Biden dropping out of presidential race

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated July 21 - 7:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah politicians reacted to President Joe Biden's decision to withdraw from the 2024 campaign with a mix of gratitude and calls for him to leave the presidency.
Rep. Burgess Owens launches new Merit Caucus to reform education policies

Rep. Burgess Owens launches new Merit Caucus to reform education policies

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 7:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Rep. Burgess Owens has launched the Merit Caucus, focused on advancing merit-based policies in public schools to ensure students receive a good education regardless of their background.
President Joe Biden ends reelection campaign, backs Kamala Harris as Democratic nominee

President Joe Biden ends reelection campaign, backs Kamala Harris as Democratic nominee

Jeff Mason, Jarrett Renshaw and Steve Holland, Reuters  |  Updated July 21 - 6:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden abandoned his reelection bid on Sunday under growing pressure from his fellow Democrats and endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris as the party's candidate to face Republican Donald Trump in the November election.
'Twisters' whips up $80.5 million at box office, while 'Deadpool & Wolverine' looms

'Twisters' whips up $80.5 million at box office, while 'Deadpool & Wolverine' looms

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted July 21 - 5:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Moviegoers ran toward the tornadoes this weekend, propelling "Twisters" to a blockbuster opening. The standalone sequel to the 1996 hit made $80.5 million in ticket sales from 4,151 theaters in North America, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The credit card debt dilemma: Trends, causes and solutions

The credit card debt dilemma: Trends, causes and solutions

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 4:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

In the last 25 years, American credit card debt has risen from $478 billion in 1999 to its current $1.115 trillion, according to LendingTree data.
Retired San Juan County sheriff's deputy accused of child sex abuse dating back 20 years

Retired San Juan County sheriff's deputy accused of child sex abuse dating back 20 years

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 4:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

An arrest warrant was issued Sunday for a 74-year-old retired San Juan County sheriff's deputy as part of an investigation into child sex abuse going back at least two decades, the sheriff's office said.
From homeless to hope: Inside the Milestone Transitional Living Program

From homeless to hope: Inside the Milestone Transitional Living Program

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 4:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

New housing in Sandy is the core of a self-sufficiency program for adults 18 to 21 who were homeless or frighteningly close.
Biden will step aside in the 2024 race. What happens next?

Biden will step aside in the 2024 race. What happens next?

Jeff Mason, Jason Lange and Stephanie Kelly, Reuters  |  Posted July 21 - 3:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden said on Sunday he would withdraw from the 2024 presidential election race, putting the United States into uncharted territory. Here's what could happen next.
Have You Seen This? Dirt bike dog catches serious air

Have You Seen This? Dirt bike dog catches serious air

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 2:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

I still don't know, for sure, if dogs are smarter than cats. But they definitely live more adventurous lives.
Utah State University's 'Cow to Cone' event shows the process of how ice cream is made

Utah State University's 'Cow to Cone' event shows the process of how ice cream is made

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 21 - 12:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State University held its first ever "Cow to Cone" event on Friday. It's an opportunity for people to see how ice cream is made.
Celebrating the stories of pioneer women through Minerva Teichert's brushstrokes

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Celebrating the stories of pioneer women through Minerva Teichert's brushstrokes

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 11:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new Minerva Teichert art exhibit, complete with her work and the journals of Latter-day Saint pioneer women, transports visitors back in time to learn a thing or two about how these women shaped the West.
Utah man with cerebral palsy publishes children's book

Utah man with cerebral palsy publishes children's book

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 10:59 a.m.  |  Save Story

Johnathan Aubrey, the founder and CEO of Winning Despite Obstacles, tells the story of learning how to ride a bike despite his disability in his new children's book.
New plan outlines big changes ahead for Salt Lake City's fast-growing Granary District

New plan outlines big changes ahead for Salt Lake City's fast-growing Granary District

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 21 - 10:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City transportation planners unveiled a new plan that handles transportation needs in the city's growing Granary District.
Heading to the lake? Don't forget these water safety tips

Heading to the lake? Don't forget these water safety tips

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 21 - 9:40 a.m.  |  Save Story

Summer means fun in the water. But as you're out recreating, remember — accidents can happen in an instant.
Secret Service acknowledges denying some past requests by Trump campaign for tighter security

Secret Service acknowledges denying some past requests by Trump campaign for tighter security

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted July 21 - 8:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Secret Service is now acknowledging that it denied some requests by Republican Donald Trump's campaign for more security at his events.
Father of Spanish Fork girl who disappeared in 1995 releases new book

Father of Spanish Fork girl who disappeared in 1995 releases new book

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 21 - 8:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

The father of a Spanish Fork teen who disappeared and was killed in 1995 released a book he wrote on the pain of losing her, and how it brought him back to faith.
5 amazing Utah locations you probably haven't experienced

5 amazing Utah locations you probably haven't experienced

Siegfried & Jensen  |  Posted July 21 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Even if you are a lifelong Utah resident, chances are you haven't made it to all of the places on this list.
How cows are used as weed eaters — literally — to help the Great Salt Lake retain water

How cows are used as weed eaters — literally — to help the Great Salt Lake retain water

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted July 21 - 7:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

After cows clear the phragmites, native vegetation that requires less water can return, leaving more water for the Great Salt Lake.
Body of Utah State football player found after apparent drowning at Porcupine Dam

Body of Utah State football player found after apparent drowning at Porcupine Dam

Matt Brooks and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated July 21 - 12:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State University confirmed the death of cornerback Andre Seldon Jr. late Saturday night, saying the body of the 5-foot-9, 190-pound defensive back was found by the Utah Department of Public Safety dive team.
Late penalty after weather delay gives Colorado bragging rights in 3-2 rivalry win over RSL

Late penalty after weather delay gives Colorado bragging rights in 3-2 rivalry win over RSL

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 11:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Rocky Mountain Cup will be staying in Colorado for the first time since 2020.
Fire crews gain 'good control' on blaze near Ensign Peak; mandatory evacuations remain in place

Fire crews gain 'good control' on blaze near Ensign Peak; mandatory evacuations remain in place

Carter Williams, Matt Brooks and Roy Burton, KSL.com  |  Updated July 20 - 10:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Firefighters have contained the southern perimeter of the Sandhurst Fire Sunday night and all evacuation orders have been lifted.
13-year-old girl drowns at Bear Lake

13-year-old girl drowns at Bear Lake

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 10:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 13-year-old drowned at Bear Lake, the Bear Lake County (Idaho) Sheriff's Office said Saturday.
One last love note: 360 billboards of Julia Reagan stand in her honor across the country

One last love note: 360 billboards of Julia Reagan stand in her honor across the country

Jessica Lowell, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted July 20 - 10:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A husband who ran an advertising company with his wife is using billboards to honor her memory around Utah, and the country.
Malicious actors trying to exploit global tech outage for their own gain

Malicious actors trying to exploit global tech outage for their own gain

David Koenig and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Updated July 20 - 9:54 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the world continues to recover from massive business and travel disruptions caused by a faulty software update from cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, malicious actors are trying to exploit the situation for their own gain.

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