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Utah woman arrested after giving terminal husband big morphine dose, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 12th - 2:03pm

A woman who police say gave her terminally ill husband a bottle of morphine has been arrested for investigation of attempted manslaughter.

Florida surpasses US record for largest single-day increase in COVID cases

Tamara Lush and Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 12:07pm

Florida shattered the national record Sunday for the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any state since the beginning of the pandemic, adding more than 15,000 cases as its daily average death toll continued to also rise.

It's Trump's call on what the GOP convention will look like

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:40am

After months of insisting that the Republican National Convention go off as scheduled despite the pandemic, President Donald Trump is slowly coming to accept that the late August event will not be the four-night infomercial for his reelection that he had anticipated.


Was Saturday’s fan-inclusive Real Monarchs game a wise move?

Ethan Bauer, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 12th - 10:37am

Just past 12:30 p.m., just after the west lot in the shadow of the big white clamshell called Rio Tinto Stadium opens, a white Honda CR-V pulls in. Its driver parks as far from the entrance as possible, and four young men spill out from every door. They’ve spent the past 12 hours crammed into their “super cozy” car, making the trip from San Diego to the Salt Lake Valley in search of something normal.

Amid pandemic, many value control over their vacation: Are RVs the answer?

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Updated Jul 12th - 9:54am

Utahns eager to find alternatives to vacations that heighten the risk of exposure to coronavirus are turning to recreational vehicle rentals in droves, spilling into RV parks for socially distant vacations.

Man shot through door at deputies before he was found dead, police say

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 12th - 9:30am

A man died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Weber County after police say he shot through the door at first responders who were originally called to the home to help a person having a seizure.

Mueller defends Russia probe, says Stone remains a felon

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 12th - 8:16am

Former special counsel Robert Mueller sharply defended his investigation into ties between Russia and Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, writing in a newspaper opinion piece Saturday that the probe was of “paramount importance” and asserting that a Trump ally, Roger Stone, “remains a convicted felon, and rightly so" despite the president's decision to commute his prison sentence.

Could Jon Huntsman Jr. become a write-in candidate for governor?

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 12th - 7:20am

Former Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. could still be a candidate for governor this fall even though he just lost the state’s GOP primary election to Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox in a close race, if an attempt to get him to run as a write-in candidate succeeds.

Coronavirus updates: 632 new cases, 5 new deaths; National death rate increasing Staff  |  Updated Jul 11th - 10:58pm

Here are the latest updates on COVID-19 from Utah and around the world.

Doggy deliveries help Colombians shop during pandemic

Luis Benavides and Manuel Rueda, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 10:09pm

Eight-year-old Eros trots through the streets of this hilly city several times a day with a straw basket in his jaws, taking vegetables, fruit and packaged foods to customers of the El Porvenir mini-market. The chocolate Labrador retriever is paid with treats and massages of his furry head.

Man arrested in 2 Salt Lake protests charged with breaking windows at D.A.’s office

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:20pm

One of the four people arrested Thursday during a protest at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office building that turned violent was charged late Friday with two felonies.

Wildfire Updates: Evacuation order canceled for Millcreek Canyon

Jen Riess,  |  Updated Jul 11th - 9:19pm

Unified Fire Authority officials have canceled an evacuation order issued Saturday evening for Millcreek Canyon due to the Crestwood Fire.

Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

Tamara Lush and Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 8:02pm

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” has reopened after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Shootout between gangs inside West Valley hotel leaves one critically injured

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 7:42pm

Several partygoers were arrested early Saturday after a shootout between rival gang members critically injured one person inside a hotel in West Valley City, police said.

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 7:11pm

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.

Intoxicated Smithfield man tried to kill father with hatchet, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 6:26pm

A Smithfield man has been arrested and accused of trying to kill his father.

Real Monarchs fall to San Diego in first live pro game with fans since March 11

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 11th - 6:19pm

Saturday’s match was the first live professional sporting event in the United States since March 11 and marked 126 days since the last soccer match at Rio Tinto Stadium, a prolonged layoff on both accounts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

7-Eleven Day is canceled this year, meaning no free Slurpees

Alicia Lee, CNN  |  Posted Jul 11th - 4:41pm

It's a sad day for Slurpee lovers everywhere.

Nationally recognized free Utah preschool accepting new students

Utah Community Action  |  Posted Jul 11th - 3:00pm

Enroll your child in one of the state's best preschools—completely free.


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