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‘September To Remember': Utah State Fair plans to move forward with events with major adjustments

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 7th - 8:11pm

The Utah State Fair Board voted unanimously Monday to continue fair events this September with adjustments that will make it vastly different than in year’s past.

Ogden man fired shots at woman running away from him, striking her once, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:47pm

A man who police say fired several rounds at a woman trying to run away from him — striking her at least once — was charged Tuesday with attempted murder.

A family dog could help your preschooler learn social and emotional skills, study finds

Kristen Rogers, CNN  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:22pm

With our busy schedules and reliance on technology for entertainment, it's hard for little ones to get enough of the outdoor physical activity that's crucial for healthy development.

Mitt Romney sponsors bill to prepare country for future pandemics

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:01pm

Saying federal health officials were slow to gauge the COVID-19 threat, Sen. Mitt Romney introduced bipartisan legislation to prepare the country for future disease outbreaks.

19 terrific trucks currently listed on KSL Cars

Brian Champagne for KSL Cars  |  Posted Jul 7th - 7:00pm

From restored older trucks to brand-new luxury rides, you'll find everything in between.

Davis County Sheriff’s K-9 Rony, 'America's Top Dog' competitor, dies

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 7th - 6:12pm

The Davis County Sheriff’s office lost one of its outstanding K-9 officers, Rony, who died unexpectedly on July 4.

Have You Seen This? Guy saves baby eagle from middle of the lake

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 7th - 5:36pm

It's really all there in the headline. This dude saved a baby eagle from the middle of the lake — and yes, that's a baby.

Plane crash that killed 2 preceded by 'backfiring' sound, nosedive, NTSB says

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 7th - 5:10pm

In the preliminary report, officials said the small, experimental amateur-built plane could be heard “backfiring” by witnesses before nosediving into an open field and catching fire.

Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 7th - 5:00pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping schools closed not because of the risks from the coronavirus pandemic but for political reasons.

US notifies UN of withdrawal from World Health Organization

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 7th - 4:52pm

The Trump administration has formally notified the United Nations of its withdrawal from the World Health Organization, although the pullout won’t take effect until next year, meaning it could be rescinded under a new administration or if circumstances change. Former Vice President Joe Biden, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said he would reverse the decision on his first day in office if elected.

Why does Sen. Mike Lee have issues with conservative Supreme Court justices?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 7th - 4:23pm

Sen. Mike Lee spent an “ungodly” amount of time poring through the judicial opinions of Neil Gorsuch and wholeheartedly supported his confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court three years ago.

Vivint Solar acquired by one of its biggest competitors in $3.2 billion deal

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 7th - 3:33pm

In a deal announced late Monday, Vivint Solar is being acquired by Sunrun Inc. in an all-stock deal valued to be around $3.2 billion.

Top 5 things to do in Provo Canyon this summer

High Country Adventure  |  Posted Jul 7th - 3:00pm

Get outside and enjoy some COVID-safe activities in Provo Canyon.

Parks officials cite more holiday drivers for marijuana offenses than for alcohol

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jul 7th - 2:38pm

Increased checkpoints and patrols at some of Utah’s state parks and reservoirs over the holiday weekend to crack down on intoxicated boaters and motorists resulted in five citations issued for DUI.

Senate Republicans eye virus aid as evictions, benefits cuts loom

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 7th - 2:03pm

An eviction moratorium is lifting. Extra unemployment benefits are ending. Parents are being called to work, but schools are struggling to reopen for fall as the COVID-19 crisis shows no signs of easing.

Coronavirus updates: 564 new cases, 4 new deaths; US protective equipment begins to dwindle

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Jul 7th - 1:43pm

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

564 new cases, 4 new deaths as Utah shows signs of another COVID-19 plateau

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jul 7th - 1:27pm

“We all are part of the solution,” Dr. Angela Dunn said. “We as individuals can save lives by wearing face coverings when we’re out in public ... We should take pride in that.”

Provo man faces 8 charges following birthday police chase

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 7th - 1:22pm

A Provo man faces a number of criminal charges after police say he tried to drive off with officers still partially inside his vehicle.

3 more charged with committing felonies in downtown Salt Lake riot

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 7th - 12:48pm

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against three more people accused of committing crimes during the May 30 riot in downtown Salt Lake City.

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