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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

Colleen Barry and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:04pm

A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel.


'We lose a brother:' Draper battalion chief killed by falling tree during California wildfire

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:50pm

Draper Fire Battalion Chief Matt Burchett died in a hospital Monday after a tree fell on him while he fought the California blaze.

User submitted: More shots of Utah's smoky summer skies

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:38pm

How many weeks has it been since you've seen a blue sky?


Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

Chad Day, Matthew Barakat and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:34pm

Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.

Melaleuca CEO breaks world rowing record, will not retire Staff  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:14pm

The fate of Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot risked his career to beat a 100-meter rowing record Tuesday — and won.

Passes provide plethora of summer fun for a single, reduced price

Pass Of All Passes  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:00pm

Looking for a great way to keep the family entertained at a great value? Here's the perfect solution.

Linebacker Cody Barton 'confident' and ready for breakout season

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:44pm

Barton is the perfect balance of serious and fun all at the same time. One minute he’s ready to destroy his prey with a determination similar to that of a lion in the African savanna; but in an instant, he’s back to his playful antics.

University of Utah shouldering growing costs of SafeUT app as use proliferates

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:33pm

The University of Utah is shouldering the growing costs of the proliferating use of SafeUT app, which provides real-time crisis intervention to youths, most of them public school-age students.

Fire updates: Officials to reevaluate closure of US Highway 6

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:13pm

U.S. Highway 6 remains closed Tuesday from Thistle (U.S. Highway 89 junction) to Castle Gate (U.S. Highway 191 junction) as the Coal Hollow Fire continues to burn in southeast Utah County, officials said.

Lawmakers impeach all 4 W.Va. court justices over spending

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:40pm

West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues, including a suspended justice facing a 23-count federal indictment.

Have You Seen This? Great white shark jumps at researcher

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:15pm

Well this is the scariest thing I've ever seen. One more reason I never need to get in the water.

Trump lashes out at Omarosa, calls her 'that dog'

Catherine Lucey and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:59pm

President Donald Trump escalated his messy clash with former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Tuesday, referring to the longtime colleague, who had been the top African-American in his White House, as "that dog!"

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:57pm

Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism.

Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:45pm

Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it.

Teen charged as adult with shooting bystander in the foot

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:15pm

A 17-year-old boy was charged as an adult Tuesday with shooting a bystander in the foot during a confrontation with a rival gang member.


Delon Wright gets ball rolling on mental wellness for youth athletes

Jody Genessey, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:08pm

Over the next two days, Delon Wright will work with dozens of young basketball players during his camp at East High School.

Officials identify 16-month-old who drowned in water diversion pipe

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:57am

A 16-month-old boy who was found dead Monday night was located inside a water diversion pipe about 530 yards from its opening, authorities said Tuesday.

Defense bill to transfer federal land for USU space dynamics research

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:35am

The defense spending bill President Donald Trump signed Monday includes a provision to transfer Forest Service land to Utah State University for space research.

Gore: Trump not yet as damaging to environment as he feared

Martha Waggoner, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:14am

The Trump administration has made some dangerous changes to environmental policy, but the damage so far has been less than it initially appeared, former Vice President Al Gore said in an interview Monday.

Former school counselor gets jail time in sexual misconduct case

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:00am

A former school counselor was sentenced last week to jail time for engaging in sexual activity with a student.

BYU professor discovers rare pterosaur in Utah

Josh Tilton, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:28am

A Utah professor discovered an extremely rare fossil called pterosaur, which is helping scientists’ understanding of this prehistoric creature.


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