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Reward offered for information about fire in Latter-day Saint church

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:05pm

Authorities are offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person who started a fire at a meetinghouse of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Cottonwood Heights.

Parents: Here's how you can help fight summer learning loss

Elizabeth Reid, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:53pm

Stemming summer learning loss in children can be as easy as integrating a few habits within the home with this list of enjoyable ideas.

More than 5K in Ogden without power

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:34pm

More than 5,000 customers in Ogden don't have power because of a damaged power line, Rocky Mountain Power officials said.

Crews searching for owner of boat that drifted ashore with engine still running

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 18th - 7:24pm

Rescue crews are searching for the owner of a boat that drifted to shore at Strawberry Reservoir with its engine still running, officials said.

Utah teen ordered to detention in stepbrother's shooting death

Annie Knox  |  Updated Jul 18th - 7:19pm

During an emotional hearing Thursday, a Utah teen who admitted to shooting and killing his stepbrother in March was sentenced to a secure detention center, where he could remain until he turns 21.

Man shouting 'You die!' kills 33 in Japan anime studio fire

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 18th - 6:44pm

A man screaming "You die!" burst into an animation studio in Kyoto, doused it with a flammable liquid and set it on fire Thursday, killing 33 people in an attack that shocked the country and brought an outpouring of grief from anime fans.

Sen. Mike Lee calls for unanimous consent on 9/11 victims fund bill amid criticism from bill advocates

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 18th - 6:20pm

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will vote for a 9/11 first responders compensation bill after all, likely giving the bill unanimous consent.

A new freight train route for Utah? Uinta Basin hopes so

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:46pm

Is an 80-mile railway to get oil and other goods out of the Uinta Basin destined in the future? The Seven County Infrastructure Coalition hopes so. An informational meeting will be Friday in Salt Lake City at the downtown Radisson.

Wildfire updates: Crews close to full containment of Tooele County fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 18th - 5:33pm

Crews have made significant ground fighting a fire that sparked after birds got into a power line, officials said Thursday morning.

American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Darlene Superville and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 18th - 5:28pm

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone in the same waterway and Trump came close to retaliating with a military strike.

Utah majority disapproves of Trump's job performance, poll finds

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Updated Jul 18th - 5:24pm

More than half of Utahns don't like the job President Donald Trump is doing in the White House, according to a new UtahPolicy.com and Y2 Analytics poll released Thursday.

Utah couple charged with inflicting broken ribs, brain bleed to their baby

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jul 18th - 5:11pm

A West Valley couple has been charged with abusing their infant child and then trying to cover it up, according to charging documents.

Here's what's actually going on with that app that makes you look old

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:02pm

Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present?

Utahn had sexual relationship with teen she was asked to mentor, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jul 18th - 4:43pm

A court-appointed mentor to a teenage girl has been charged with sexually assaulting the girl.

House OKs $15 minimum wage, setting marker for 2020 campaign

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 18th - 4:16pm

House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, transforming an issue that once splintered the party into a benchmark for the 2020 election.

Salt Lake police seek man accused of assaulting TV photojournalist during Inland Port protest

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:07pm

Salt Lake City police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly attacked a television news photographer during a protest over the Utah Inland Port Authority.

Deputies identify 74-year-old Utah woman who died after tree hit her head

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:44pm

Deputies identified a 74-year-old woman who died after a tree hit her head Tuesday.

Utah Rep. Rob Bishop now says he may run again

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Updated Jul 18th - 3:24pm

In 2012, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he would not seek reelection after his ability to serve in a committee leadership position had been exhausted, which is 2020. But, many people are urging him to stay in. He says he's considering it.

Authorities identify 13-year-old killed in southern Utah UTV crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:17pm

Authorities have identified a 13-year-old boy who died Wednesday during a UTV accident in Sand Hollow State Park.

Have You Seen This? Dad's brilliant game to get kids to stop crying

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:07pm

Being a parent is hard, and it only gets harder when kids cry. This dad figured out how to stop the crying — and it's brilliant.

QUIZ: Cosmo, fight songs and other BYU football facts

Byu Football  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:00pm

If you love all things connected to Cougar football, you'll want to test your knowledge with this quiz. You could win a 4-pack family ticket package as a reward.

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