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Feds charge fourth person with burning police car in Salt Lake riot

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:06am

Federal authorities have charged a fourth person in the burning of a Salt Lake police car during a violent demonstration over the death of George Floyd in May.

School districts preparing thousands of PPE kits for new year

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:36am

As Utah students begin to head back to the classroom for the new school year, some teachers are concerned about personal protection from COVID-19.

Latter-day Saints for Trump group seeks to 'mobilize' church members to reelect president

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:42am

A group calling itself Latter-day Saints for Trump and co-chaired by retired Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch intends to promote the reelection of the president among members of its faith.

Roy man charged with throwing toddler into Liberty Park pond

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:16am

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a man accused of throwing a 2-year-old girl into the pond at Liberty Park.

Taking a Chance: Darts' maturity leads to 24-20 win at Herriman in 1st US prep football game of pandemic

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:48pm

Chance Trujillo threw for a pair of first-half touchdowns, and Davis held Herriman to one second-half first down to ease into a 24-20 win over the Mustangs in 2020's first sanctioned U.S. high school football game of the COVID-19 pandemic Thursday night.

Ogden apartment fire causes $100K in damages, injures 2

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 10:44pm

The fire began about 8:50 p.m. at Jefferson Ave. and 6th Street in a four-unit apartment building.

Jazz top Spurs, turn their attention to Nuggets and playoffs

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 13th - 10:19pm

The Utah Jazz and Denver Nuggets will begin their first-round series on Monday.

Authorities identify 63-year-old man found dead on Ogden trail

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 13th - 9:33pm

Authorities have released the name of a 63-year-old man who was found dead on an Ogden trail last week.

Coronavirus updates: 334 cases, 2 deaths; CDC issues a dire warning for the fall

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Aug 13th - 9:30pm

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

Camp new to Utah helps kids move past abuse and make new memories

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:09pm

Program in its first year aims to help children heal after trauma, with a few social-distance tweaks.

How to experience more moments of happiness — even in 2020

Susie Boyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:42pm

Happiness researchers have dug deep and wide to figure out what makes humans happy. Their findings offer valuable insights that can help us navigate the ever-changing, often-worrisome landscape of 2020.

‘I want closure for my daughter,’ mother of Rosie Tapia says on 25th anniversary of girl’s death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:28pm

Thursday marked the 25th anniversary of one of the city’s most infamous unsolved crimes.

Utah lawmakers to address budget ‘hot spots’ in special session next week

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated Aug 13th - 8:07pm

There’s going to be another special session of the Utah Legislature next week, the sixth since the end of the 2020 Legislature in March — and likely not the last, as lawmakers continue to grapple with the impact of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

Trump admits he's blocking postal cash to stop mail-in votes

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 13th - 7:49pm

President Donald Trump frankly acknowledged Thursday that he's starving the U.S. Postal Service of money in order to make it harder to process an expected surge of mail-in ballots, which he worries could cost him the election.

Young father who survived horrifying fall into glacier speaks from hospital bed

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted Aug 13th - 7:32pm

An Evanston, Wyoming, man who fell into a deep crack in a glacier is speaking from his hospital bed about the frightening ordeal and the heroes he says saved his life.

Family of man killed by police claims bodycam video exists but was kept secret

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Aug 13th - 6:27pm

But an attorney for Cottonwood Heights insisted Thursday that video does not exist.

Have You Seen This? Baby laughs hysterically at mom's attempt at golfing

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:43pm

A swing and a miss: That's a perfect hole in one on this baby girl's laughter level.

Salt Lake DA taps independent prosecutor for cases of protesters charged with vandalizing his office

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 13th - 5:14pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has tapped an independent counselor to prosecute cases involving vandalism of the district attorney’s office.

Construction worker killed in Weber County excavator accident identified

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 13th - 4:38pm

A construction worker died after being crushed by the bucket of an excavator on Tuesday morning, authorities said.

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