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Continuing coverage: New fires spark in Uintah and Millard counties

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:49am

While fire crews have been able to contain the major blazes across the state, two new fires have sparked in Uintah and Millard counties.

South Jordan residents shocked over power pole expansion in their neighborhood

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:47am

About 75 South Jordan residents voiced concerns and asked questions of Rocky Mountain Power representatives Monday about a planned upgrade of power transmission poles close to their homes.

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Ogden man accused of murder claims victim had followed his daughter

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:25am

An Ogden man accused of beating an older man to death claims he was angry because he had once seen that man peeking into his daughter's window, police say.

Nickelodeon announces new 'Rugrats' episodes, movie

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:04am

Tommy, Chuckie and the gang have a new TV and movie deal.

West Nile virus confirmed in Davis, Uintah counties

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:38am

Mosquitos in two additional Utah counties have tested positive for West Nile virus, state health department officials said Tuesday.

Obama gives Trump sharp rebuke in Mandela address on values

Andrew Meldrum, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:35am

Without ever mentioning President Donald Trump by name, former U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday took aim at "strongman politics" in his highest-profile speech since leaving office, urging people around the world to respect human rights and other values now under threat in an impassioned address marking the 100th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela's birth.

Warren Buffett gives $3.4 billion to charity

Julia Horowitz, CNN  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:02am

Warren Buffett has donated another huge slice of his sprawling wealth.

Hawaii volcano boat tours continue after lava injuries

Audrey McAvoy and Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:47am

Hawaii tour boat operators plan to continue taking visitors to see lava, but will follow the Coast Guard's revised policy and stay farther away after an explosion caused molten rock to barrel through the roof of a vessel, injuring 23 people.

Family says 5-month-old boy contracted salmonella in Honey Smacks outbreak

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:42am

A couple said Monday their 5-month-old boy is Utah’s only known person infected with salmonella in a nationwide outbreak tied to a Kellogg’s cereal.

5 top sources for funding your retirement

Fsi Mortgage  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:00am

Starting to plan you retirement? Here are five traditional retirement sources and plans to consider.

Police investigating after woman allegedly assaulted by door-to-door salesman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 7:22am

Police are investigating after a man who claimed to be a salesman allegedly assaulted a woman in a South Jordan home on Sunday.

Trump returns from summit with Putin to forceful criticism

Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:58am

In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump openly questioned his own intelligence agencies' firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin's insistence that Moscow's hands were clean.

Legislative task force considers sponsors for UDOT emergency assistance fleet

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 6:46am

The Utah Department of Transportation's fleet of incident management team trucks that primarily patrol Wasatch Front freeways could end up covered with sponsor advertising.

Rollover leaves teen in critical condition, seriously injures another

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:34pm

Two teenage boys were involved in a rollover accident Monday that left one seriously injured and the other in critical condition.

Idaho family grieves loss of 2nd baby in 2 years

EastIdahoNews.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:14pm

The family of an 11-month-old Idaho Falls girl is grieving after the child died last week following surgery at Primary Children’s Hospital.

US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

Matthew Pennington and Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:03pm

The United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war, U.S. officials said Monday.

Evacuations to be lifted for area impacted by Dollar Ridge Fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:51pm

As firefighters increase containment of the Dollar Ridge Fire, residents in areas of the evacuation zone can soon return to their homes, Duchesne County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday.

Utah students opting out of tests could hurt overall results, block federal funding

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:45pm

A new plan with the U.S. Department of Education will classify some students who opt out of statewide testing as having failed the tests — a shift in numbers that could make Utah ineligible for more than $120 million in federal funding.

Bryce Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

David Ginsburg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:36pm

The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698.

Fox is 9th casualty after jaguar's weekend escape at zoo

Stacey Plaisance and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:22pm

A little girl's teary-eyed self-portrait, stuffed toys and a stick of taffy from a local street vendor, were among the items left at the entrance to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on Monday — a makeshift memorial for nine animals killed by a jaguar that escaped its enclosure two days earlier.

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Tech Bargains  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:00pm

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