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Police: Boy Scouts leader drowns after helping child who was struggling

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:41pm

A Boy Scouts leader has drowned after he tried to save a child who was struggling in the water at Salem Ponds, officials confirmed.

BYU plans to appeal court ruling that BYUPD should obey Utah's open-records law

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:37pm

Brigham Young University officials plan to appeal a judge’s ruling last week that BYU’s police department must obey Utah’s open records laws, a university spokesman confirmed Wednesday.

Plan to move Orem Owlz to Colorado reportedly in doubt, Pueblo County officials say

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:01pm

The Pueblo Chieftain reported Wednesday that Owlz owner Jeff Katofsky, who announced last month a plan that would move the Angeles’ rookie-league affiliate from its Utah County home, appears to be backing out of the deal.

Having a working mom has benefits for kids later in life, study says

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:40pm

Growing up with a working mom may have some benefits for both daughters and sons later in life.

Ogden man killed in head-on crash identified

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 9:09pm

A man killed in a head-on crash while trying to pass a semi has been identified.

An earlier dinner may lower risk of some cancers, study says

Maritza Moulite, CNN  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:37pm

People who have their dinner before 9 pm or at least two hours before going to sleep may have a lower risk of developing breast and prostate cancer, according to a new study.

Popular trails in Zion National Park still closed for thunderstorm damage

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 8:05pm

Several trails at Zion National Park remain closed after an "intense thunderstorm," according to park officials.

Officials searching for missing teenage girl from Davis County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:57pm

Authorities are asking for the public’s help to locate a 14-year-old girl who has been missing since July 14.

Sen. Orrin Hatch takes a swing at defending Supreme Court nominee

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:32pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch defended U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Wednesday, particularly his going into debt to buy season tickets to Washington Nationals games.

EU fines Google a record $5 billion over mobile practices

Ryan Nakashima and Raf Casert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:17pm

European regulators came down hard on another U.S. tech giant Wednesday, fining Google a record $5 billion for forcing cellphone makers that use the company's Android operating system to install Google search and browser apps.

Troopers preparing now for lower DUI threshold

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 7:00pm

A first-in-the-nation law reducing Utah's DUI threshold does not take effect until the final days of 2018, but troopers already are preparing for its start date.

Trump talks tougher, now says he warned Putin on meddling

Zeke Miller, Ken Thomas and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:29pm

President Donald Trump spent a second day Wednesday managing the political fallout from his widely criticized meeting with Russia's Vladimir Putin, shifting stances and mopping up what the White House said were misstatements.

Judge considers motion to dismiss suit against ex-MTC president, LDS Church

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:23pm

A federal judge is weighing arguments over an LDS Church motion to dismiss a Colorado woman's lawsuit alleging a Missionary Training Center president raped her more than 30 years ago.

Northbound I-15 reopens after crash near 12300 South in Draper

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:51pm

Northbound I-15 reopened Wednesday afternoon after a crash involving a rolled trailer at 12300 South in Draper, officials said.

U.S. 40 to be closed overnight Wednesday at I-80 in Summit County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:45pm

Northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 40/148 will be completely closed from 11 p.m. Wednesday to 11 a.m. Thursday as crews work to fix buckled pavement, officials said.

Thai boys recount cave rescue: Voices in dark, then 'hello'

Tassanee Vejpongsa and Kaweewit Kaewjinda, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:17pm

Trapped in the recesses of a flooded cave, the 12 boys and their soccer coach were trying to dig their way out when they heard voices in the darkness. Their coach quickly told everyone to be quiet.

5, including former Weber County employee, charged in confrontation with Hispanic family

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:15pm

A former Weber County employee whose angry rant at a Hispanic family was caught on video has been charged with several crimes, including inciting a riot.

Fire updates: Millard County fire grows to 700 acres

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:18pm

Four wildfires continue to burn in the state, but rain and improved conditions have helped crews make significant progress in battling the state's fires.

'I am ashamed of myself': Jail ordered for mother in child abuse case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:12pm

A woman whose 9-year-old son was so severely abused that he was kept home from school so others wouldn't see his bruises has been sentenced to jail.

Woman critically injured during crash at 11400 South, Bangerter

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:02pm

The Bangerter Highway and 11400 South intersection in South Jordan has reopened after a crash forced closures and critically injured a woman Wednesday morning, officials said.

Mike Petke fined, suspended 2 games for rant; 9 players to miss Utah Royals-North Carolina for USA callup

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:01pm

Real Salt Lake coach Mike Petke's bank account got a little lighter Wednesday, when he revealed a $10,000 fine and two-match suspension from Major League Soccer for his comments critical of MLS officiating.


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