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What Gov. Cox's primary race revealed about political divisiveness

What Gov. Cox's primary race revealed about political divisiveness

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted July 18 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

One day after Gov. Spencer Cox concluded his national "Disagree Better" initiative, the nation was shocked by a gunman taking aim at Donald Trump .
1 dead after race leads to car crashing into tree in Park City

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1 dead after race leads to car crashing into tree in Park City

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV and Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Updated July 18 - 11:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

One person was killed after their car crashed into a tree and burst into flames early Thursday. Troopers say the driver may have been racing another vehicle at the time.
How one Utah clinic's IV drips support beauty and anti-aging efforts

How one Utah clinic's IV drips support beauty and anti-aging efforts

Prime IV Hydration & Wellness in Orem  |  Posted July 18 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Prime IV Hydration & Wellness is an Orem, Utah company that specializes in carefully administering proprietary blends of vitamins, minerals and amino acids via IV infusions.
Why JD Vance and other Republicans converted to Trump

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Why JD Vance and other Republicans converted to Trump

Jacob Hess, Deseret News  |  Posted July 18 - 11:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

There are meaningful differences in the perspectives of conservative leaders who have embraced former President Donald Trump's new campaign for office — compared with those who still don't.
18-year-old charged with weapons, drug violations following Kanarraville shooting death

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18-year-old charged with weapons, drug violations following Kanarraville shooting death

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Updated July 18 - 11:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

An 18-year-old man is facing multiple charges following a shooting incident that left another man dead in Kanarraville on Wednesday evening.
How NASA and SpaceX will bring down the International Space Station when it's retired

How NASA and SpaceX will bring down the International Space Station when it's retired

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted July 18 - 11:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

SpaceX will use a powerful, souped-up capsule to shove the International Space Station out of orbit once time is up for the sprawling lab.
Better Business Bureau launches toolkit helping people hit by scams to recover

Better Business Bureau launches toolkit helping people hit by scams to recover

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 18 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Better Business Bureau has launched a new rescue line called the Scam Survivor Kit to help people who have been the victims of fraud.
Utahns seeing more power outages from fire sensors this summer

Utahns seeing more power outages from fire sensors this summer

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 18 - 10:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

Rocky Mountain Power customers have seen outages in the hottest days of the year, when they need it most. The power company says the cause is safety-related.
Biden points to 29% drop in border arrests as RNC turns focus to immigration, crime

Biden points to 29% drop in border arrests as RNC turns focus to immigration, crime

Sam Simpson and Michelle Shen, CNN  |  Posted July 18 - 9:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Biden administration is highlighting a considerable drop in arrests on the U.S. southern border as Republican National Convention speakers seek to cast the president as weak on immigration and crime.
Why Brayden Keim is poised to become BYU's next NFL tackle

Why Brayden Keim is poised to become BYU's next NFL tackle

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Based on the pretext provided over the past two seasons, the 6-foot-9, 315-pound Alta High product should be set for marked improvement.
First graduates from SUU's filmmaking program ready for action

First graduates from SUU's filmmaking program ready for action

Haven Scott, St. George News  |  Posted July 18 - 8:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

While the Utah Film Commission is celebrating 100 years of movie making in the Beehive State, Southern Utah University is set to graduate its first students earning a bachelor's degree in filmmaking in 2024.
Sen. Mitt Romney secures provisions for Utah in annual defense bill

Sen. Mitt Romney secures provisions for Utah in annual defense bill

Asia Bown, Deseret News  |  Posted July 18 - 8:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Sen. Mitt Romney detailed several amendments he was able to include in the 2025 National Defense Authorization Act.
9 fun ways to celebrate Pioneer Day

9 fun ways to celebrate Pioneer Day

Minky Couture  |  Posted July 18 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

From dazzling fireworks and thrilling rodeos to festive parades, Pioneer Day offers everything you need to join in the grand festivities and celebrate the Beehive State's rich heritage.
See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

Tim Vandenack, Cassidy Wixom, Bridger Beal-Cvetko and Emma Everett, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

Here is a look at numerous locales and taxing entities throughout Utah that are mulling property tax hikes as part of their proposed 2024-25 budgets.
Trump running mate J.D. Vance vows to fight for 'forgotten' workers

Trump running mate J.D. Vance vows to fight for 'forgotten' workers

Joseph Ax, Nathan Layne and Gram Slattery, Reuters  |  Posted July 18 - 7:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump's vice presidential running mate, Sen. J.D. Vance, presented himself to the nation on Wednesday night as the son of a neglected industrial Ohio town who will fight for the working class if elected in November.
Faith and resilience: How Utah cares for its refugees

Faith and resilience: How Utah cares for its refugees

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted July 18 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

This Utah neighborhood came together to help three Ukrainian refugees. Here's where they are a year later.
RSL draws 1-1 with fellow West leader LAFC despite Arango, Gomez suspensions

RSL draws 1-1 with fellow West leader LAFC despite Arango, Gomez suspensions

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 11:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Real Salt Lake faced its first test without All-Star leader Chicho Arango after his four-match suspension was announced Monday and came away with a point in a 1-1 draw.
Well-known Utah lemonade stand family involved in crash after dropping off donation

Well-known Utah lemonade stand family involved in crash after dropping off donation

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A family that donates money made from a lemonade stand to help with organ donations was recently in a car crash after dropping off a donation.
Multiple failures, multiple investigations: Unraveling the attempted assassination of Donald Trump

Multiple failures, multiple investigations: Unraveling the attempted assassination of Donald Trump

Colleen Long, Mike Balsamo, Mary Clare Jalonick and Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted July 17 - 10:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Multiple investigations have been launched into the attempted assassination of Donald Trump. They include probes into the crime itself and how law enforcement allowed it to happen at all.
Man killed in Richfield rollover, woman in critical condition

Man killed in Richfield rollover, woman in critical condition

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 9:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was killed in a crash west of Richfield Wednesday night.
Motorcyclist injured in crash outside of Arches National Park

Motorcyclist injured in crash outside of Arches National Park

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

A motorcyclist was injured Wednesday afternoon when he crashed into a truck while pulling out of Arches National Park.
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.
St. George's dry spell ends at 78 days; flash flood risk picks up as monsoons return

St. George's dry spell ends at 78 days; flash flood risk picks up as monsoons return

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

St. George received rain for first time since April, while flash flooding potential returns to Utah.
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.
Helmet use declines amid rising number of bike vs. vehicle collisions in Utah

Helmet use declines amid rising number of bike vs. vehicle collisions in Utah

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The relationship between cyclists and motorists can be fraught with tension and misunderstanding. Biking advocates say it's important for both parties to acknowledge responsibility in keeping roads safe.
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.
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 Sunday, 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.

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