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Man arrested in connection with body found at 21st Street Pond

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:46pm

A 35-year-old man was arrested in connection with the death of a man whose body was found near the 21st Street Pond early Thursday morning.

'Mom, we will never stop making you proud': Family, friends say goodbye to slain code officer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:32pm

Funeral services were held Friday for a slain West Valley code enforcement officer.

UVU research shows penguins aren't as monogamous as widely believed

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:47pm

Prevailing wisdom has maintained that penguins are monogamous creatures — two parents bonded for life. Pairing with the aquarium, Utah Valley University has published new research that has called into question that long-held stance.

Amazon could be coming to a movie theater near you

Jill Disis, CNN  |  Posted Aug 17th - 5:15pm

Amazon has already tried to reinvent brick-and-mortar grocery stores and book sellers. Is the movie theater next?

Manafort judge says he's received threats, won't name jurors

Matthew Barakat, Stephen Braun and Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:44pm

The judge in Paul Manafort's financial fraud trial said Friday he has received threats and he fears for the "peace and safety" of the jurors deciding the fate of the former Trump campaign chairman.

With so many kinds of protein powders, how do you chose the best one for you?

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:13pm

Many people know protein is an essential component for a healthy body, but a wide selection and abundant advertising makes buying protein powder a tough choice.

Whittingham praises his 'special' team as fall camp draws to an end

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 4:09pm

Kyle Whittingham has two undefeated season under his belt in his tenure at the University of Utah. He’s been a part of historic teams and several winning seasons. But could his current crop of talent be the one that takes Utah to the Pac-12 title?

2 eateries closed in Salt Lake County this week due to health violations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:58pm

Two Salt Lake County food establishments closed this week after health officials found violations that posed an imminent health hazard, reports show.

Lanes reopen on US Highway 189 in Provo Canyon after hazmat spill

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:27pm

All but one lane has reopened on U.S. Highway 189 after it was closed in both directions in Provo Canyon Friday afternoon due to a hazmat spill, officials said.

Anger engulfs families as Italy buries its bridge victims

Colleen Barry, Frances D'Emilio and Paolo Santalucia, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 3:01pm

With anger and grief, Italians began burying some of their dead Friday from the Genoa highway bridge collapse, holding funerals in the victims' hometowns. Several angry families rebuffed the offer of a state funeral and the cardinal of Naples was merciless in his condemnation of negligence by Italian officials.

Utah jobless rate at 3.1 percent

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:13pm

The state Department of Workforce Services reported Friday that Utah led the nation in total job growth in July at 3.9 percent.

Crews work to repair gas leak near Grand America Hotel; TRAX lines reopened

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:59pm

TRAX trains are once again running through Main Street after a three-hour closure as crews repair a gas leak that was reported Friday morning, fire officials said.

Have You Seen This? What every state is best and worst at

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:15pm

We all like to think our state is the best, but what is it actually the best at?

12-year-old thanks UHP trooper for saving her from Weber River

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 17th - 1:01pm

A 12-year-old girl and her family came to a Morgan park Thursday to meet UHP trooper Justin Adams, and thank him for possibly saving the girl's life.

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High school football previews for all 104 teams, all 18 regions

James Edward, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:41pm

The start of the 2018 high school football is today, and the Deseret News assembled in-depth previews for all 104 teams and all 18 regions.

Lawmakers question government's role as fate of Utah's Science, Technology & Research initiative is delayed

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:36pm

Decisions about the long-term fate of the Utah Science, Technology and Research initiative have been kicked down the road as a legislative committee this week heard a rundown of the work being done by the Governor's Office of Economic Development.

Authorities identify Roy man killed in crash on Powder Mountain

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 17th - 12:14pm

Authorities on Friday identified a Roy man who died after the street sweeper he was driving crashed on Powder Mountain Thursday afternoon.

Birth control app highlights emerging health tech market

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:50am

Natural Cycles, a mobile fertility app, this month became the first ever digital contraceptive device to win FDA marketing approval.

US vows to work more closely with states to fight wildfires

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 11:15am

As wildfires choke California and other Western states, the Trump administration pledged Thursday to work more closely with state and local officials to prevent wildfires from ever starting.

State workers make less than private sector but have better benefits, Utah lawmakers told

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 17th - 10:41am

State employees don't make as much money as their private sector counterparts but get more in benefits, Utah lawmakers were told this week.

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