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Woman kidnapped in Michigan found over a week later in Utah, police say

Woman kidnapped in Michigan found over a week later in Utah, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 11:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man has been arrested in Utah after police say he kidnapped a woman in Michigan who had a protective order against him.
Supreme Court will consider reinstating approval for rail project in eastern Utah

Supreme Court will consider reinstating approval for rail project in eastern Utah

Associated Press  |  Posted June 24 - 11:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider reviving a critical approval for a railroad project that would carry crude oil and boost fossil fuel production in rural eastern Utah.
Fatal motorcycle crash closes eastbound I-80 in Salt Lake County

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Fatal motorcycle crash closes eastbound I-80 in Salt Lake County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 10:52 a.m.  |  Save Story

Eastbound I-80 is closed following a fatal motorcycle crash in Salt Lake County on Monday.
Biden aims anger at Trump on anniversary of abortion rights ruling

Biden aims anger at Trump on anniversary of abortion rights ruling

Nandita Bose, Reuters  |  Updated June 24 - 10:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden's campaign on Monday will use the second anniversary of a Supreme Court's decision overturning abortion rights to spotlight an issue it believes can help defeat Donald Trump in this year's election.
Grassroots group aids those unsheltered during extreme heat

Grassroots group aids those unsheltered during extreme heat

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A local mutual aid grassroots organization, the Coconut Hut, has been providing those who are homeless with water, other items and tools.
Hiker missing for 10 days says he survived by drinking a gallon of water each day

Hiker missing for 10 days says he survived by drinking a gallon of water each day

Zoe Sottile, CNN  |  Posted June 24 - 9:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A California man spent 10 days stranded in the mountains after he got lost on a hike, relying in part on large volumes of water to survive.
Supreme Court to hear challenge to ban on transgender care for minors

Supreme Court to hear challenge to ban on transgender care for minors

Andrew Chung, Reuters  |  Posted June 24 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide the legality of a Republican-backed ban in Tennessee on gender-related medical care for transgender minors, as the justices waded into another contentious issue implicating LGBT rights.
Lifeguard and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor dies after apparent shark attack in Hawaii

Lifeguard and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor dies after apparent shark attack in Hawaii

Paradise Afshar, CNN  |  Posted June 24 - 8:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

A lifeguard and surf instructor – who also appeared in movies including "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and "Blue Crush" — died Sunday following an apparent shark attack on the North Shore of Ohau, Hawaii, according to officials.
Backyard Offices are changing the way people work, create, and play

Backyard Offices are changing the way people work, create, and play

Backyard Office Utah  |  Posted June 24 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Building an extra space to separate your home and professional life is what one company specializes in.
70M set to ride trains, planes and automobiles over Fourth of July

70M set to ride trains, planes and automobiles over Fourth of July

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted June 24 - 7:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

Travel volumes are expected to easily surpass 2023 levels for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, with AAA projecting nearly 71 million U.S. travelers will venture 50 miles or more from their homes to celebrate Independence Day this year.
Salt Lake County Library offers free period products at all branches

Salt Lake County Library offers free period products at all branches

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 7:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

All 18 branches of the county library system now provide free tampons and pads in women's and unisex restrooms, and Baker says this change makes the difference between patrons staying to utilize library services or going home.
Prosecutors to seek limit on Trump's 'inflammatory' FBI claims

Prosecutors to seek limit on Trump's 'inflammatory' FBI claims

Andrew Goudsward, Reuters  |  Posted June 24 - 6:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

Prosecutors will ask a judge on Monday to rein in Donald Trump's "inflammatory" statements about law enforcement agents working on the criminal case accusing the former president of mishandling classified documents.
How do locals feel about Powder Mountain turning luxury?

How do locals feel about Powder Mountain turning luxury?

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted June 24 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

Powder Mountain opened in 1972. Known for its locals-only feel and uncrowded terrain, the resort's getting an expensive makeover that some worry could price out loyal locals.
Democrats move further to the left on social issues

Democrats move further to the left on social issues

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

While Republicans are more likely to self-identify as socially and fiscally conservative now than 20 years ago, Democrats' self-identification shows a greater increase in liberal social and economic views.
US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Rooks, Corrigan top steeplechase with 1-3 finish

US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Rooks, Corrigan top steeplechase with 1-3 finish

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 10:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Steeplechase U. is alive and well at Brigham Young University.
Chicago's iconic 'Bean' sculpture reopens to tourists after nearly a year of construction

Chicago's iconic 'Bean' sculpture reopens to tourists after nearly a year of construction

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 23 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

One of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions known as "The Bean" has reopened to the public after nearly a year of construction.
Police arrest 2nd man in killing outside a party at Poplar Grove warehouse

Police arrest 2nd man in killing outside a party at Poplar Grove warehouse

Brian West, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 9:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police on Sunday arrested a second man suspected of being part of a "coordinated effort with several shooters" who killed a man May 26 outside a party at a Poplar Grove warehouse.
'Nothing about us without us': 3 bring lived experiences to new Utah health commission

'Nothing about us without us': 3 bring lived experiences to new Utah health commission

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 9:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Meet three Utahns appointed to bring their lived experience to new Utah Behavioral Health Commission. They were confirmed by the Utah Senate this week.
Micro communities for homeless people sprout in cities eager for quick and cheap solutions

Micro communities for homeless people sprout in cities eager for quick and cheap solutions

R.J. Rico and Jesse Bedayn, Associated Press  |  Posted June 23 - 8:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

In downtown Atlanta, shipping containers have been transformed into an oasis for dozens of previously unsheltered people who now proudly call a former parking lot home. It's just one example of micro communities that have been popping up across the U.S.
More than 1,000 die during Hajj amid scorching temperatures

More than 1,000 die during Hajj amid scorching temperatures

Reuters  |  Posted June 23 - 7:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than 1,000 people died during Hajj this year, according to a Reuters tally, as extreme heat hammered the nearly 2 million who took part in the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.
Summer is here. How full is every major Utah reservoir to start the season?

Summer is here. How full is every major Utah reservoir to start the season?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Summer is here and those planning to spend it by a reservoir will find many filled to the brim — or at least close to it — to kick off the season.
Utah woman loses 100 pounds in one year: Here's how you can be next

Utah woman loses 100 pounds in one year: Here's how you can be next

Health Utah  |  Posted June 23 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

When Angie showed up at Health Utah, she was struggling with fibromyalgia, extreme fatigue, insulin resistance, depression, systemic inflammation and metabolic syndrome.
How global emissions and horrific weather events connect

How global emissions and horrific weather events connect

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 6:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Climate scientists at Oxford University Physics say they demonstrated in a first-of-its-kind study how high tech weather forecasts can be used to connect global emissions and their impact on extreme weather.
WHO issues warnings on fake diabetes and weight-loss drugs

WHO issues warnings on fake diabetes and weight-loss drugs

Kanjyik Ghosh, Reuters  |  Posted June 23 - 5:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

The World Health Organization on Thursday issued warnings on falsified semaglutides used in diabetes and weight-loss drugs in light of three altered batches of products detected in Brazil, the U.K. and the United States.
Utah golf: Trio of Utahns contend on 3 different Tours

Utah golf: Trio of Utahns contend on 3 different Tours

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 4:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Rose Park native who lives in Lehi shot 66 to finished tied for fifth with a four-day total of 18-under-par 262 at TPC Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut.
US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military drills

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military drills

Jihoon Lee, Reuters  |  Posted June 23 - 4:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

A nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Saturday to take part in joint military exercises later this month with the host nation and Japan, naval officials said.
How 2 Utah artists are creating careers for themselves

How 2 Utah artists are creating careers for themselves

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 4:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two things that don't traditionally go hand in hand are football and art. Two Utah artists are carving their own path to turn art into a career.
Romney's wildfire legislation unveiled as fire season is well underway

Romney's wildfire legislation unveiled as fire season is well underway

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 3:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than two dozen recommendations in a congressionally established wildfire prevention and mitigation commission are part of legislation unveiled Thursday by Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.
Have You Seen This? Giant petrel gets up close and personal with birdwatchers in South Africa

Have You Seen This? Giant petrel gets up close and personal with birdwatchers in South Africa

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 3:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A curious giant petrel gets up close and personal with birdwatchers in South Africa.
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 June 23 - 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.
'Inside Out 2' scores $100M in its second weekend, setting records

'Inside Out 2' scores $100M in its second weekend, setting records

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 2:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Inside Out 2," the Pixar sequel, collected $100 million in ticket sales in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, setting a new record for an animated movie in its follow-up frame in theaters.
Massachusetts Senate passes bill curtailing use of plastics, including grocery bags, straws

Massachusetts Senate passes bill curtailing use of plastics, including grocery bags, straws

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 1:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The state Senate in Massachusetts has passed a wide-ranging bill curtailing the use of plastics, including barring the purchase of single-use plastic bottles by state agencies.
Utah in danger of losing hundreds of affordable housing units in next few years

Utah in danger of losing hundreds of affordable housing units in next few years

Sydnee Chapman Gonzalez, Utah Investigative Journalism Project  |  Posted June 23 - 12:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Several hundred affordable units in Utah are set to age out of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit by 2029. Those expirations, in turn, mean there's no guarantee rents will stay affordable.
Herriman field fire causes power outage; crews go 'above and beyond' to save house

Herriman field fire causes power outage; crews go 'above and beyond' to save house

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 11:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

A field fire from downed power lines has caused a mass power outage in Herriman Sunday morning.
New faith-based volunteer clinic provides pregnancy care for women in crisis

New faith-based volunteer clinic provides pregnancy care for women in crisis

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 23 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new clinic catering to women with an unplanned pregnancy recently opened in Idaho Falls.
What the Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling means for religious freedom

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What the Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling means for religious freedom

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 11:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court's recent ruling against a group of doctors who oppose abortion for religious reasons may, in the long run, come to be seen as a big win for doctors who oppose abortion for religious reasons.
2 crop dusting airplanes collide in southern Idaho, killing pilot

2 crop dusting airplanes collide in southern Idaho, killing pilot

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 23 - 10:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two crop dusting airplanes collided near an airport in southern Idaho on Thursday and crashed to the ground, killing one of the pilots and leaving the other with life-threatening injuries, officials said.
'Unsustainable': Utah Reps. Blake Moore and Burgess Owens respond to $1.9 trillion deficit

'Unsustainable': Utah Reps. Blake Moore and Burgess Owens respond to $1.9 trillion deficit

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 10:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah reps. Blake Moore and Burgess Owens are speaking out on how they think the White House should be tackling the national debt, saying Biden's policies are "unsustainable."
Former southern Utah youth coach sentenced for unlawful sexual activity with minor

Former southern Utah youth coach sentenced for unlawful sexual activity with minor

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted June 23 - 9:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 39-year-old Parowan man who pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual activity with a minor has been sentenced to one year in jail, followed by four years of probation.
Farewell robo-umps? MLB picks a Triple-A system fans see at remaining Bees games

Farewell robo-umps? MLB picks a Triple-A system fans see at remaining Bees games

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The days of robo-umps may soon be numbered, as another method of calling balls and strikes takes over Triple-A before it may be the standard in the majors.
Judge rejects request to compel new testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

Judge rejects request to compel new testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 8:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

A New Mexico judge says prosecutors can't use immunity to compel a movie set armorer to testify in the involuntary manslaughter trial of actor Alec Baldwin who fatally shot a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie "Rust."
US Geological Survey adopts BYU-made water cycle curriculum to be taught nationwide

US Geological Survey adopts BYU-made water cycle curriculum to be taught nationwide

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A team of BYU scientists, educators and creatives developed updated water cycle resources for teachers that include the impact of humans.
14 Unique baby names that can only be from Utah

14 Unique baby names that can only be from Utah

Siegfried & Jensen  |  Posted June 23 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utahns place a strong focus on families, and many parents want their children to stand out with a special name. Here are 14 baby names that just scream "Utah."
IRS says 'vast majority' of 1 million pandemic-era credit claims show a risk of being improper

IRS says 'vast majority' of 1 million pandemic-era credit claims show a risk of being improper

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 7:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Internal Revenue Service said Thursday a review of 1 million claims for the Employee Retention Credit representing $86 billion shows the "vast majority" are at risk of being improper.
Pro-Curtis PACs drops $2 million against Staggs during final 2 weeks of primary

Pro-Curtis PACs drops $2 million against Staggs during final 2 weeks of primary

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 7:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

National special interest groups supporting 3rd District Congressman John Curtis for U.S. Senate have spent over $2 million in the last two weeks to oppose one of his rivals, Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs.
US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Allphin advances to high jump finals

US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Allphin advances to high jump finals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 11:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

Allphin cleared 1.78 meters (5-10) to tie for 11th in the preliminary round of the high jump to advance to Monday's finals, where she'll compete at 6:15 p.m. MDT.
Arango exits early, RSL drops first match since March in 1-0 home loss to Galaxy

Arango exits early, RSL drops first match since March in 1-0 home loss to Galaxy

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated June 22 - 10:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Real Salt Lake's unbeaten streak ended after 15 matches with a 1-0 loss to the LA Galaxy at America First Field on Saturday.
Eliminated from playoffs, Utah Warriors snap 4-match losing skid with win over Dallas

Eliminated from playoffs, Utah Warriors snap 4-match losing skid with win over Dallas

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 10:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Michael Manson scored four tries, and the Utah Warriors snapped a four-match losing skid with an emphatic 50-46 win over the Dallas Jackals in the penultimate game of the season.
'America is worth the sacrifice': Memorial dedication in France for Utahn killed during WWII

'America is worth the sacrifice': Memorial dedication in France for Utahn killed during WWII

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 10:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A small town in France dedicated a memorial Saturday to a crew of a B-17 bomber killed in WWII. One of the soldiers honored was Utah resident 2nd Lt. John "Jack" Lundberg.
38 dogs were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. But some fishermen had quite a catch

38 dogs were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. But some fishermen had quite a catch

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted June 22 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

A trio of fishermen have saved almost 40 dogs that were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. The hound dogs plunged into the water while chasing a deer after setting off on a fox hunt.
Expect a 'celebration' on July 24, a U.S. Olympic leader says about 2034 Winter Games

Expect a 'celebration' on July 24, a U.S. Olympic leader says about 2034 Winter Games

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 22 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

On Pioneer Day, Utah should easily clear the final hurdle to be named the host of the 2034 Winter Games, a top U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee official said Friday.
Weber firefighters gear up for busy season, help homeowners prepare

Weber firefighters gear up for busy season, help homeowners prepare

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 8:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber fire officials expect an uptick in fires following the recent wet cycle but say there are some things you can do to prepare to help prevent fires from damaging your home or cabin.
Grilling safety a top priority to fire officials as Utah heads into summer season

Grilling safety a top priority to fire officials as Utah heads into summer season

Allessandra Harris Gurr, KSL NewsRadio   |  Posted June 22 - 7:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Heading into the summer with sometimes triple-digit temperature highs, now is more important than ever to practice grilling safety when cooking outside.
County attorney says no evidence candidates acted inappropriately in signature gathering

County attorney says no evidence candidates acted inappropriately in signature gathering

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 22 - 7:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Washington County's attorney said some irregularities in a signature-gathering company are being investigated, but there is no evidence of a candidate or the company acting inappropriately.
Several displaced, homes flooded in Price after severe thunderstorms

Several displaced, homes flooded in Price after severe thunderstorms

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 6:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Several people in Price were left with flood damage after a severe thunderstorm moved in Friday afternoon.
West Valley City Animal Services hosts weekend adoption event to find homes for pets in need

West Valley City Animal Services hosts weekend adoption event to find homes for pets in need

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 5:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

West Valley City Animal Services held a Shelter Saturday event, where people could come to adopt pets in need of a good home.
Stay safe while hiking in the heat by following this advice from experts

Stay safe while hiking in the heat by following this advice from experts

Melanie Radzicki McManus, CNN  |  Posted June 22 - 4:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

With summer officially here, many people are excited to go hiking along their favorite local trails or tackle an out-of-town bucket-list hike. But before you grab your backpack and race out the door, hiking and safety officials urge caution.
1/4-acre property ignites heated allegations, lawsuit in this small Utah city

1/4-acre property ignites heated allegations, lawsuit in this small Utah city

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 4:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cache County assessor who brought a lawsuit against the North Logan City Council is involved in a yearslong heated dispute over a seemingly insignificant quarter-acre property.
NASA delays return of Boeing Starliner for more technical checks

NASA delays return of Boeing Starliner for more technical checks

Joey Roulette and Mrinmay Dey, Reuters  |  Updated June 22 - 3:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

NASA has further postponed the Boeing Starliner's return to Earth from the International Space Station with its first crew of astronauts, to allow more time for review of technical issues encountered, the agency said on Friday.

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