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Woman going to prison for drunk driving crash that killed her 7-year-old

Woman going to prison for drunk driving crash that killed her 7-year-old

Kaitlyn Hart, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 17 - 9:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 30-year-old woman was given prison time after she pleaded guilty to causing a crash that killed her 7-year-old child.
Archeologists find musket balls fired during an early battle of the Revolutionary War

Archeologists find musket balls fired during an early battle of the Revolutionary War

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted July 17 - 9:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Archeologists with the National Park Service say they have found musket balls that date back nearly 250 years and were fired during one of the first battles in the Revolutionary War.
Orem man arrested, accused of entering random Draper home, getting in bed with woman

Orem man arrested, accused of entering random Draper home, getting in bed with woman

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 8:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Orem man once convicted of kidnapping his girlfriend while making food deliveries is now accused of entering a random Draper home and getting in bed with a sleeping woman.
It's not just you. Here's where this summer really has been the worst

It's not just you. Here's where this summer really has been the worst

Mary Gilbert, CNN  |  Posted July 17 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Heat is normal during the summer, but this year's has been anything but normal and halfway through the season's hottest month, it's clear this one is for the record books.
'I think my dad killed my mom,' man says in 911 call of American Fork murder-suicide

'I think my dad killed my mom,' man says in 911 call of American Fork murder-suicide

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

An American Fork couple found dead in their home of a murder-suicide last month apparently had "drama" in the days leading up to the tragic event, according to a 911 call.
Taylor Hendricks strikes back: 23 points and near-perfect shooting highlight Jazz win

Taylor Hendricks strikes back: 23 points and near-perfect shooting highlight Jazz win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

There was a lot of noise surrounding Taylor Hendricks coming out of Monday's game.
Motorcyclist critically injured in crash outside of Arches National Park

Motorcyclist critically injured in crash outside of Arches National Park

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

A motorcyclist was critically injured Wednesday afternoon when he crashed into a truck while pulling out of Arches National Park.
Have You Seen This? Missionary returning home gives musician Post Malone a Book of Mormon

Have You Seen This? Missionary returning home gives musician Post Malone a Book of Mormon

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A missionary at the St. George Airport was ecstatic to see his family after two long years, but he also had a surprise celebrity encounter when he gave Post Malone a Book of Mormon.
Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 5:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah prosecutors said Wednesday they will obtain pentobarbital ahead of the execution of Taberone Dave Honie on Aug. 8.
Biden tests positive for COVID-19, White House says

Biden tests positive for COVID-19, White House says

Nandita Bose and Steve Holland, Reuters  |  Updated July 17 - 5:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden, under fire from fellow Democrats to drop his re-election campaign, tested positive for COVID-19 while on a trip to Las Vegas on Wednesday and is experiencing mild symptoms, the White House said.
The iconic Mirage in Las Vegas is closing today after 34 years

The iconic Mirage in Las Vegas is closing today after 34 years

Jordan Valinsky, CNN  |  Posted July 17 - 5:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Mirage Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip is closing Wednesday, after 34 years in business.
Christmas Box House desperate for donations

Christmas Box House desperate for donations

Brian Carlson, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 4:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Christmas Box House hopes to continue providing children shelter, safety and their daily essentials. But right now, their summer donations are down $55,000.
Uintah County motorcyclist on cross-country trip killed in crash minutes before reaching home

Uintah County motorcyclist on cross-country trip killed in crash minutes before reaching home

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Uintah County man who was riding his motorcycle across the country was killed in a crash Saturday, just minutes away from home.
Dave Buhler, longtime commissioner of higher education and politician, dies at 67

Dave Buhler, longtime commissioner of higher education and politician, dies at 67

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 3:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's former commissioner of higher education and longtime politician Dave Buhler has died at the age of 67.
Have You Seen This? Massive sea cucumber moves along ocean floor

Have You Seen This? Massive sea cucumber moves along ocean floor

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 3:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A diver found a massive "sea cucumber" moving along the ocean floor near the Philippines a couple of years ago.
Mother, son die in Pleasant Grove house fire

Mother, son die in Pleasant Grove house fire

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Updated July 17 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people, a mother and her son, were killed in a house fire in Pleasant Grove early Wednesday.
Time to complete the FAFSA is dwindling, but Utah students can still take advantage

Time to complete the FAFSA is dwindling, but Utah students can still take advantage

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

It still isn't too late to fill out and submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid and the Utah System of Higher Education is pushing to get more Utah students to do so.
Copycat snacks in lookalike packages pose health risk, FDC and FTC warn

Copycat snacks in lookalike packages pose health risk, FDC and FTC warn

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted July 17 - 2:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Federal regulators are worried children and unsuspecting adults might accidentally buy chips, candies and snacks that look familiar but are laced with drugs.
2nd man charged in gambling machine investigation

2nd man charged in gambling machine investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 2:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

The owner and manager of a Salt Lake business are under investigation and accused of providing gambling machines to customers in 2022.
How to save when higher energy costs have a third of Americans paying their power bills on credit

How to save when higher energy costs have a third of Americans paying their power bills on credit

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 2:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Power companies are not immune from the pressures of inflation and for us, that means we must pay more to keep our homes livable in these sweltering summer days.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at BYU, Colorado

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at BYU, Colorado

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 1:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents after the second bye of the season — a return to the rivalry game against BYU and another meeting against Colorado.
3 Unified police officers found justified in killing man during Kearns shootout

3 Unified police officers found justified in killing man during Kearns shootout

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 12:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three Unified police officers were found to be legally justified in killing a man who shot at them while they were investigating a domestic violence incident in August.
Peruvian Consulate up and running; nation becomes 3rd with diplomatic offices in Utah

Peruvian Consulate up and running; nation becomes 3rd with diplomatic offices in Utah

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Peruvian Consulate is operating out of a downtown Salt Lake City high-rise, making Peru the third nation with diplomatic offices in Utah after Mexico and El Salvador.
Democrats aim to nominate president in first week of August, as some push Biden to quit the race

Democrats aim to nominate president in first week of August, as some push Biden to quit the race

Zeke Miller And Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted July 17 - 12:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Democrats plan to hold a virtual vote to make President Joe Biden their nominee in the first week of August. That's despite intensifying calls from some in the party for Biden to bow out of the presidential race.
Can Jimmer Fredette beat the buzzer?

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Can Jimmer Fredette beat the buzzer?

Ethan Bauer, Deseret News  |  Posted July 17 - 11:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

This summer's Olympic Games presents a chance for the BYU legend to go out a winner — and a gold medalist.
Act now: BLM proposes to close 967 miles of road in the San Rafael Swell

Act now: BLM proposes to close 967 miles of road in the San Rafael Swell

Utah Public Lands Policy Coordinating Office  |  Posted July 17 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Bureau of Land Management published the proposed alternatives for the San Rafael Swell Travel Management Plan, which could severely limit access to this cherished area by closing hundreds of miles of roads.
'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25, 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

'Shogun' leads all Emmy nominees with 25, 'The Bear' sets comedy series record with 23

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted July 17 - 11:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

"The Bear" has gone on a tear at Wednesday morning's Emmy nominations with a comedy-series record 23, and "Shogun" led all nominees with 25 in a dominant year across categories for FX.
The US government gives nuclear energy a big boost

The US government gives nuclear energy a big boost

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted July 17 - 10:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

One of the most significant reforms in the energy arena passed Congress with bipartisan support and is designed to jump-start the deployment of next generation nuclear technology.
3 rescued from Zero Gravity slot canyon

3 rescued from Zero Gravity slot canyon

Carlysle Price, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 10:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man was rescued after he was "wedged between canyon walls," Monday night, according to Emery County Sheriff Tyson Huntington.
Hacker group claims it leaked internal Disney Slack messages over AI concerns

Hacker group claims it leaked internal Disney Slack messages over AI concerns

Ramishah Maruf, CNN  |  Posted July 17 - 9:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

An activist hacking group claimed it leaked thousands of Disney's internal messaging channels, which included information about unreleased projects, raw images computer codes and some logins.
MyKayla Skinner's dedication led to Olympic dream, but its now second to her greatest accomplishment

MyKayla Skinner's dedication led to Olympic dream, but its now second to her greatest accomplishment

Kathy Aiken for KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Olympics was always the dream for MyKayla Skinner ever since she was a little girl.
At the GOP convention on the 2nd night: A tale of 2 ex-Trump critics

At the GOP convention on the 2nd night: A tale of 2 ex-Trump critics

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 17 - 8:40 a.m.  |  Save Story

Six months ago, Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley were the two lone challengers still in the race, trying to steal the Republican nomination from former President Donald Trump. On Tuesday evening, that felt like a distant memory.
Amazon Prime Day 'major cause of injuries' for workers, Senate finds

Amazon Prime Day 'major cause of injuries' for workers, Senate finds

Olesya Dmitracova, CNN  |  Posted July 17 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Amazon's warehouses are especially dangerous for workers during the company's annual Prime Day event, as well as the holiday season, according to an investigation by the U.S. Senate.
How to clean any type of floor

How to clean any type of floor

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted July 17 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

No matter what season it is or what kind of floors you have in your home, you can keep them as clean as possible with daily maintenance, weekly cleaning and regular deep cleaning.
Young parents killed in tragic collision in Sanpete County

Young parents killed in tragic collision in Sanpete County

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 8:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

A young couple was killed in a collision while turning into their driveway Monday, leaving their 3-year-old without parents.
Santaquin man sentenced to 2 years of probation in sex with teen case

Santaquin man sentenced to 2 years of probation in sex with teen case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Santaquin man has been sentenced to two years of probation after pleaded guilty to attempted sexual solicitation of a child involving a runaway teen working as his nanny.
Homeland Security investigates Secret Service handling of security at Trump rally

Homeland Security investigates Secret Service handling of security at Trump rally

Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted July 17 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Department of Homeland Security's inspector general says its investigating the U.S. Secret Service's handling of security for former President Donald Trump on the day a gunman tried to assassinate him at a Pennsylvania rally.
12 Great Salt Lake-themed art projects unveiled as Salt Lake City looks to 'wake' the lake

12 Great Salt Lake-themed art projects unveiled as Salt Lake City looks to 'wake' the lake

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake City Arts Council revealed 12 temporary art projects that will spotlight the lake and its importance.
Utah Dem: Assassination attempt against Trump 'wiped out' talk of Biden stepping aside

Utah Dem: Assassination attempt against Trump 'wiped out' talk of Biden stepping aside

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted July 16 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are expressing relief that former President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt at a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday.
Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Anne D'innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 10:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Walmart has spent three years overhauling its mix of adult apparel to make it stylish as well as sensible for middle America.
Biden is trying to sharpen the choice voters face in November as Republicans meet in Milwaukee

Biden is trying to sharpen the choice voters face in November as Republicans meet in Milwaukee

Aamer Madhani and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden is returning to the campaign trail for the first time since the attempted assassination of his Republican rival, former President Donald Trump.
Former head of University of Utah's diversity division, axed by HB261, is stepping down

Former head of University of Utah's diversity division, axed by HB261, is stepping down

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Mary Ann Villarreal, who headed the University of Utah's equity, diversity and inclusion division before its elimination because of HB261, is leaving to take another post.
Birth of premature baby at West Valley overflow shelter 'sheds light on the urgent need'

Birth of premature baby at West Valley overflow shelter 'sheds light on the urgent need'

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

A premature baby boy was born in between the sliding glass doors of the West Valley overflow shelter early Thursday last week.
Utah is seeing an increase in political threats, Department of Public Safety head says

Utah is seeing an increase in political threats, Department of Public Safety head says

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Investigators have seen an increase in political threats against elected officials in Utah, the head of the state's Department of Public Safety said.
Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Larry Neumeister and Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Updated July 16 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sen. Bob Menendez has been convicted of all charges at his corruption trial, including accepting bribes of gold and cash from three New Jersey businessmen and acting as a foreign agent for the Egyptian government.
Utah's air quality gets worse as wildfire smoke moves in

Utah's air quality gets worse as wildfire smoke moves in

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some parts of Utah are looking a little hazier as wildfire smoke settles in.
Here are the local baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB draft

Here are the local baseball players selected in the 2024 MLB draft

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Big 12 had 50 players selected by Major League ball clubs during the 20-round draft, the most by the conference since 2011 that included three Utah players and one from BYU.
Former college running back pleads guilty to killing 2nd man 1 day after killing another

Former college running back pleads guilty to killing 2nd man 1 day after killing another

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Christian Taele pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering Tyler Belinti, 23, in Ogden a day after murdering Ryan Hooly in Spanish Fork in June 2022. He claimed he was directed by a higher power.
I-15 south reopens after separate crashes cause fatality, closure on Arizona-Nevada border

I-15 south reopens after separate crashes cause fatality, closure on Arizona-Nevada border

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 16 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The southbound lanes of Interstate 15 are open after two crashes on the Arizona-Nevada state line forced a closure early Tuesday morning.
Weber County's offerings for seniors face uncertainty; one or two facilities could close

Weber County's offerings for seniors face uncertainty; one or two facilities could close

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber County leaders are debating the future of the five senior centers in the county and mulling elimination of one or two of them due to limited funding.
Fire crews battling blazes in northern, eastern Utah

Fire crews battling blazes in northern, eastern Utah

Collin Leonard and Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated July 16 - 6:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Tangent Peak Fire has reached 468 acres, as crews fly to access a remote portion of Box Elder County on the northwestern perimeter of the Great Salt Lake.
Ingrid Andress says she's checking into rehab after viral national anthem performance

Ingrid Andress says she's checking into rehab after viral national anthem performance

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 6:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Country music artist Ingrid Andress says she was intoxicated during her much-criticized performance of the national anthem on Monday at the 2024 MLB Home Run Derby and will be seeking treatment.
2 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Sanpete County

2 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Sanpete County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 6:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people were killed and three suffered moderate injuries in a three-vehicle collision near Chester, Sanpete County.
Elon Musk says he's moving SpaceX and X out of California

Elon Musk says he's moving SpaceX and X out of California

Ramishah Maruf, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Elon Musk says he's moving his companies out of California.
When toxins come home from work and family members get sick, who's responsible?

When toxins come home from work and family members get sick, who's responsible?

Annie Knox and Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 5:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Safety measures go a long way on the job. But what about hazards you take home with you? KSL investigates who's responsible when loved ones get sick from toxins in the workplace.
Convention delegates react to JD Vance pick: 'If Trump likes him, I love him'

Convention delegates react to JD Vance pick: 'If Trump likes him, I love him'

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 16 - 4:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Trump's vice president selection steals the show on the first day of the Republican convention.
Corvette stolen in 'coordinated' theft operation at airport, police say

Corvette stolen in 'coordinated' theft operation at airport, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three men who police say stole a car from the economy lot at the Salt Lake City International Airport have been arrested, but a fourth man and a Corvette remained missing Tuesday.
Deputies identify 2 killed after being struck by separate cars on I-215 in Murray

Deputies identify 2 killed after being struck by separate cars on I-215 in Murray

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 16 - 3:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Early Saturday morning, two people were killed after they parked their car on the shoulder of I-215 and got out of their car, according the Utah Highway Patrol

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