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Days of '47 float preview party underway, with impressive creations on display

Days of '47 float preview party underway, with impressive creations on display

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Months of hard work to create the impressive floats that will be featured in Salt Lake City's Days of '47 Parade was shown off Saturday in Sandy.
2 southern Utah RV parks some of 10 Best Places to RV in America

2 southern Utah RV parks some of 10 Best Places to RV in America

Stephanie DeGraw, St. George News  |  Posted July 20 - 5:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah is the only state to have multiple locations ranked in the top 10 of the 2024 Best Places to RV in America.
Idaho inmate gets life sentence for escaping state custody at Boise hospital

Idaho inmate gets life sentence for escaping state custody at Boise hospital

Rebecca Boone, Associated Press  |  Updated July 20 - 4:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Idaho inmate received a life sentence for escaping state custody at a Boise hospital after the corrections officers guarding him were violently attacked.
Utah college wrestler killed in Richfield rollover, woman in critical condition

Utah college wrestler killed in Richfield rollover, woman in critical condition

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated July 20 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was killed in a crash west of Richfield on Wednesday night.
Navigating the growing demand and costs of aggregate in Utah

Navigating the growing demand and costs of aggregate in Utah

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted July 20 - 4:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Residents' lack of desire for a quarry or pit near their homes is just one reason, among many, for the gradual price spike in aggregate in recent years.
Court blocks Biden administration student loan plan

Court blocks Biden administration student loan plan

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted July 20 - 3:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

In another blow to the Biden administration's plan to lower payments and forgive student loan debt, a court blocked a new repayment plan.
Have You Seen This? The capybaras only parade at night

Have You Seen This? The capybaras only parade at night

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 2:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Whatever the capybaras were looking for, I hope they found it.
Report: Mike Trout expected to rehab with Salt Lake Bees during upcoming homestand

Report: Mike Trout expected to rehab with Salt Lake Bees during upcoming homestand

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 2:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake Bees return to Smith's Ballpark on Tuesday and three-time MVP Mike Trout is expected to take the field with them when they do, according to a report.
Using fintech apps, debit cards to teach kids money fundamentals

Using fintech apps, debit cards to teach kids money fundamentals

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 20 - 2:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

An app called BusyKids allows children to gain experience with money before reality smacks them in the face. It's another option for payment alternatives.
2 girls fought off would-be kidnapper in Sugar House, police say

2 girls fought off would-be kidnapper in Sugar House, police say

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 20 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 12-year-old girl was grabbed by the wrist in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City on Friday night, according to police, but was able to fight off an alleged kidnapper with the help of her friend.
Meet the mom behind the 'Opt-Out Family' movement

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Meet the mom behind the 'Opt-Out Family' movement

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted July 20 - 1:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Erin Loechner didn't just cut down on social media. She deleted all of her accounts and is now helping other families do the same.
Biden's ability to win back skeptical Democrats is tested at a perilous moment for his campaign

Biden's ability to win back skeptical Democrats is tested at a perilous moment for his campaign

Lisa Mascaro and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated July 20 - 1:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Despite a week of campaign stops, interviews and insistence that he is the best candidate to confront Republican Donald Trump, President Joe Biden has done little to soften the push for him to exit the 2024 race.
How Jazz assistant Sean Sheldon is taking advantage of summer league chance

How Jazz assistant Sean Sheldon is taking advantage of summer league chance

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 12:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sean Sheldon wasn't going to hide reality.
COVID-19 is on the rise this summer due to new variant

COVID-19 is on the rise this summer due to new variant

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted July 20 - 12:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new COVID-19 variant is leading an increase in cases nationwide, and President Joe Biden is among those who tested positive. Most of the cases being seen in emergency departments are a variant known as KP.3 and a new vaccine is expected.
Trump to hold first campaign rally after assassination attempt

Trump to hold first campaign rally after assassination attempt

Tim Reid, Reuters  |  Updated July 20 - 11:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump will hold his first campaign rally on Saturday since he narrowly escaped an assassination attempt one week ago and fresh from his nominating convention where his takeover of the Republican Party was cemented.
State changes execution drug, at 'significant cost,' to dismiss death row civil suit

State changes execution drug, at 'significant cost,' to dismiss death row civil suit

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 11:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Department of Corrections officials say they have found a way to procure a more commonly used drug for the execution of Taberon Dave Honie scheduled for Aug. 8.
How a faulty CrowdStrike update crashed computers around the world

How a faulty CrowdStrike update crashed computers around the world

Matt O'Brien, Associated Press  |  Updated July 20 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

All it took was one faulty CrowdStrike software update to cause global disruptions Friday.
BYU's offense knows there is a lot to prove this fall, and it starts up front

BYU's offense knows there is a lot to prove this fall, and it starts up front

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 10:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

BYU center Connor Pay isn't worried about what Utah quarterback Cam Rising thinks about his team. He wants to win, too, and he knows the offensive line will be key in that game and all year.
'I can breathe easy': West-side Mexican eatery gets reprieve as development pressure mounts

'I can breathe easy': West-side Mexican eatery gets reprieve as development pressure mounts

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 9:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

A small west-side Mexican restaurant that had faced closure as development pressure in the neighborhood mounted will be able to keep operating.
Here's where to watch fireworks celebrating Pioneer Day in Utah

Here's where to watch fireworks celebrating Pioneer Day in Utah

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 20 - 9:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

Get ready for some powerful pyrotechnics over the next week, as cities across Utah celebrate Pioneer Day.
Utah high school athletes to represent state at festival in France ahead of Paris Olympics

Utah high school athletes to represent state at festival in France ahead of Paris Olympics

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted July 20 - 8:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

A group of six Utah teenagers will travel to France on Sunday to participate in a global youth sports festival ahead of the Paris 2024 Olympic Games.
Milk, eggs and now bullets for sale in handful of U.S. grocery stores with ammo vending machines

Milk, eggs and now bullets for sale in handful of U.S. grocery stores with ammo vending machines

Kimberly Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted July 20 - 7:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

A company has installed vending machines that sell ammunition in grocery stores in Alabama, Oklahoma, and Texas, raising concerns among gun control advocates.
Gov. Spencer Cox: Moving forward with 'Disagree Better' as a national nonprofit

Gov. Spencer Cox: Moving forward with 'Disagree Better' as a national nonprofit

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted July 20 - 7:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox plans to create a "Disagree Better" nonprofit organization to continue the work of his yearlong initiative as chairman of the National Governors Association, he told the Deseret News.
Why a final decision on France's bid for the 2030 Winter Games may be delayed

Why a final decision on France's bid for the 2030 Winter Games may be delayed

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted July 19 - 10:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Before the International Olympic Committee decides on July 24 whether Utah will host another Olympics in 2034, there's supposed to be a vote on France's French Alps bid for the 2030 Winter Games.
Tucker's goal not enough in 2-1 Utah Royals loss at Seattle in Summer Cup start

Tucker's goal not enough in 2-1 Utah Royals loss at Seattle in Summer Cup start

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated July 19 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Royals got two cracks at the Seattle Reign on the road in the last two weeks and could not come up with a win on either trip.
Federal judge denies Colby Jenkins lawsuit to halt 2nd District election certification

Federal judge denies Colby Jenkins lawsuit to halt 2nd District election certification

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted July 19 - 9:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

A federal judge denied a request from Utah 2nd Congressional District candidate Colby Jenkins to delay the state election certification and reprocess some ballots.
Federal prosecutor accused of mishandling evidence in Trump inauguration protest cases

Federal prosecutor accused of mishandling evidence in Trump inauguration protest cases

Katelyn Polantz and Tierney Sneed, CNN  |  Posted July 19 - 9:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former federal prosecutor in Washington, D.C., is facing attorney discipline proceedings on the accusation of obscuring evidence in cases against people who protested then-President-elect Donald Trump's 2017 inauguration.
Sentinel defense project cost estimate jumps 81%, spurring Air Force efforts to control costs

Sentinel defense project cost estimate jumps 81%, spurring Air Force efforts to control costs

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Sentinel nuclear defense project may be over budget, but Air Force officials say it's "essential" and will be maintained. Northrop Grumman is lead contractor near Utah's Hill AFB.
A man kills a grizzly bear in Montana after it attacks while he is picking berries

A man kills a grizzly bear in Montana after it attacks while he is picking berries

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted July 19 - 8:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man picking huckleberries in Montana shot and killed a grizzly bear after it attacked and injured him badly enough that he had to be hospitalized.
Southern Utah man tied to fatal shooting faces charges, but not for victim's death

Southern Utah man tied to fatal shooting faces charges, but not for victim's death

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 8:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Criminal charges have been filed against an 18-year-old man who allegedly said he shot another man after the man tried to sexually assault him. But the charges aren't for the death.
Secret Service should've had more agents at Trump rally, former security adviser O'Brien says

Secret Service should've had more agents at Trump rally, former security adviser O'Brien says

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted July 19 - 7:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former national security adviser Robert O'Brien says Secret Service leadership must be held accountable for not having more agents at the rally where former President Donald Trump was nearly assassinated.
Here's how Salt Lake County's $36.7M zoo, arts and parks tax keeps these programs alive

Here's how Salt Lake County's $36.7M zoo, arts and parks tax keeps these programs alive

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 7:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new analysis from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute shows that Salt Lake County collected $36.7 million in zoo, arts and parks tax revenue in fiscal year 2023.
Documented gang member convicted in shooting now arrested in new Salt Lake shooting

Documented gang member convicted in shooting now arrested in new Salt Lake shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 6:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who police say has a violent criminal history has been arrested in connection with a shooting in Salt Lake City that left the victim in critical condition. He was convicted in another shooting earlier this year.
Celebration for 2034 Olympics announcement planned at Utah Olympic Park

Celebration for 2034 Olympics announcement planned at Utah Olympic Park

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 19 - 6:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 2034 Winter Olympics will be officially announced next Wednesday, July 24. It is expected Salt Lake City will get the bid, with celebrations planned at Utah Olympic Park and the Salt Lake City-County Building.
Review: 'Twisters' may be silly, but it's a good time

Review: 'Twisters' may be silly, but it's a good time

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 5:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Here are some reasons "Twisters" is a good time and what summer movies are all about.
Dozens of Salt Lake City flights canceled, delayed as tech outage disrupts global travel

Dozens of Salt Lake City flights canceled, delayed as tech outage disrupts global travel

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Updated July 19 - 5:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

A global technology outage impacted flights at the Salt Lake City International Airport on Friday.
Salt Lake County unveils 'game-changing' criminal justice, homelessness reform plan

Salt Lake County unveils 'game-changing' criminal justice, homelessness reform plan

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 5:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson on Friday unveiled a five-year plan aimed at curbing homelessness and reforming the criminal justice system in the county.
Have You Seen This? A little pig makes a big leap

Have You Seen This? A little pig makes a big leap

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 4:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A little pig does a leap into a pool of water in the most adorable way ever.
Warrants in Davis County labor trafficking investigation under scrutiny

Warrants in Davis County labor trafficking investigation under scrutiny

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

A judge has granted a hearing to determine whether search warrants served in the Rubicon labor trafficking investigation were granted based on false or misleading statements made by investigators.
Charges filed in West Haven boy's death; school district had reported family to DCFS

Charges filed in West Haven boy's death; school district had reported family to DCFS

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 19 - 3:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three family members of a 12-year-old West Haven boy who died after years of abuse, according to police, are now facing criminal charges. His school district says it had previously made reports to the state.
Many Venezuelans in Utah boosting opposition candidate in Venezuela's presidential vote

Many Venezuelans in Utah boosting opposition candidate in Venezuela's presidential vote

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 3:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

As Venezuela's July 28 presidential vote nears, many from the nation now living in Utah are boosting the candidacy of the main opposition coalition.
Bicyclist dies after being hit by garbage truck in Tooele

Bicyclist dies after being hit by garbage truck in Tooele

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 2:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man is dead after he was hit by a garbage truck in Tooele Friday while riding a bike, police said.
Firefighter killed at Trump rally honored with bagpipes, gun salute and a bugle sounding taps

Firefighter killed at Trump rally honored with bagpipes, gun salute and a bugle sounding taps

Michael R. Sisak, Maryclaire Dale, Gary Fields And Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted July 19 - 2:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Hundreds of people gathered at a Pennsylvania church to honor a former fire chief, Corey Comperatore, who was shot and killed at a rally for former President Donald Trump.
RSL's Luna replaces Arango on MLS All-Star team

RSL's Luna replaces Arango on MLS All-Star team

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 1:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Chicho Arango is suspended from the 2024 MLS All-Star Game, but the league chose to go with another Real Salt Lake Star for his replacement.
State, feds seek information about 2 'critically endangered' condors illegally killed in Utah

State, feds seek information about 2 'critically endangered' condors illegally killed in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 1:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

State and federal wildlife officials are asking for the public's help in figuring out who illegally killed two "critically endangered" bird species near Zion National Park within the past two years.
Gov. Spencer Cox issues reversal, says he will vote for and endorse Donald Trump

Gov. Spencer Cox issues reversal, says he will vote for and endorse Donald Trump

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated July 19 - 1:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said he will endorse and vote for Donald Trump this fall — a dramatic reversal from just last week when he said he wouldn't vote for the former president.
Mariachi Festival in Salt Lake City tonight; event aims to 'highlight the cultural wealth' in Utah

Mariachi Festival in Salt Lake City tonight; event aims to 'highlight the cultural wealth' in Utah

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 12:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

A mariachi festival is coming to downtown Salt Lake City, sponsored in part by the Mexican Consulate and aiming to 'highlight the cultural wealth' in Utah.
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  |  Updated July 19 - 12:45 p.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.
Biden's campaign chair acknowledges support 'slippage,' says Biden's staying in the race

Biden's campaign chair acknowledges support 'slippage,' says Biden's staying in the race

Zeke Miller, Lisa Mascaro, Michael Balsamo And Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Posted July 19 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden's campaign chair on Friday acknowledged "slippage" in support but told MSNBC the campaign sees "multiple paths" to beating Republican Donald Trump.
Utah among 6 finalists announced to host future Sundance Film Festival

Utah among 6 finalists announced to host future Sundance Film Festival

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 12:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Sundance Institute has release the six finalists that will be considered to host the Sundance Film Festival, starting in 2027. Park City and Salt Lake City are among the six.
Widespread technology outage disrupts flights, banks, companies around the world

Widespread technology outage disrupts flights, banks, companies around the world

Charlotte Graham-Mclay, Elaine Kurtenbach and David Mchugh, Associated Press  |  Updated July 19 - 11:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

A global technology outage grounded flights, knocked banks and hospital systems offline and media outlets off air in a massive disruption.
Blake Anderson's lawyer releases part of legal response to Utah State

Blake Anderson's lawyer releases part of legal response to Utah State

Alex Vejar for KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 11:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

Tom Mars accuses the school of firing Anderson for "convenience" rather than "cause."
Young, scrappy and hungry? Here's your shot at $10 'Hamilton' tickets in Utah

Young, scrappy and hungry? Here's your shot at $10 'Hamilton' tickets in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's a way for the young, scrappy and hungry looking to not throw away their shot to see the smash hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" at a massive discount.
American Fork man who claimed self-defense now charged with killing brother-in-law

American Fork man who claimed self-defense now charged with killing brother-in-law

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 10:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

An American Fork man was charged Friday with murder, accused of shooting and killing his sister's estranged husband shortly after the man arrived at their home from California.
What is CrowdStrike, the company linked to the global outage?

What is CrowdStrike, the company linked to the global outage?

Sean Lyngaas, CNN  |  Posted July 19 - 9:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

The global computer outage affecting airports, banks and other businesses on Friday appears to stem at least partly from a software update issued by major U.S. cybersecurity firm CrowdStrike, experts told CNN.
Murray businesswoman sent to prison for exploiting elderly and vulnerable clients

Murray businesswoman sent to prison for exploiting elderly and vulnerable clients

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Seventy-six clients trusted their Social Security and other incomes to Janine McCauley for management but found themselves in debt after she "comingled assets" to use for herself, charges say.
Cox privately expresses support for Trump in letter, calling his survival a 'miracle'

Cox privately expresses support for Trump in letter, calling his survival a 'miracle'

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 19 - 8:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox privately committed his support to the Donald Trump this week, calling it a "miracle" the former president's "life was spared" in an assassination attempt.
Wall Street Journal reporter convicted of espionage in Russia, sentenced to 16 years in prison

Wall Street Journal reporter convicted of espionage in Russia, sentenced to 16 years in prison

Kirill Zarubin, Associated Press  |  Posted July 19 - 8:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich has been convicted of espionage charges that his employer and the U.S. vehemently reject. He was sentenced to 16 years in prison after a secretive and rapid trial.
Police seeking tips in series of overnight fires in rural Box Elder County

Police seeking tips in series of overnight fires in rural Box Elder County

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Recent fires on Rocky Dugway Road in Mantua, Box Elder County, have puzzled the community and damaged at least three properties.

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