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Salt Lake police training exercise to close roads downtown

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 22nd - 6:20pm

West Temple is closed from South Temple to 200 South, and 200 South will be closed from West Temple to 200 West.

Two charged with gunning down Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:54pm

Two men were charged Thursday with gunning down a Salt Lake man, killing him, after already threatening to rape and kill a woman, according to prosecutors.

VP Mike Pence talks trade, reelection and religion during Utah visit

Dennis Romboy and Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated Aug 22nd - 5:19pm

Vice president met with leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint and discussed Venezuela, religious freedom.

Salt Lake teachers agree to 4.1% pay raise

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:12pm

Salt Lake teachers “overwhelmingly” voted to approve a new working agreement with the Salt Lake City Board of Education that includes a 4.1% across-the-board teacher salary increase and maintains a salary steps and lanes system that compensates teachers for education attainment and years of service.

Walmart to revamp, reopen El Paso store after mass shooting

Cedar Attanasio and Jill Bleed, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 22nd - 5:07pm

Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a shooting earlier this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt.

Nephi man charged with injuring 2-month-old baby

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:38pm

A Nephi man was charged Thursday with breaking ribs and bones in his 2-month-old baby son.

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

Marcelo Silva De Sousa, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:07pm

Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation.

Have You Seen This? The fiery 100-mph pitch at Lagoon

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:44pm

Amusement parks are a haven of all things fantastical, and that's where this teen shows off his own miracle.

Dad assaults children who wouldn't get up for church, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:05pm

A man apparently upset with his children for not getting out of bed to go to church now faces criminal charges for assaulting them with a guitar, according to charging documents.

3 reasons natural light is a good thing in your home

Amsco Windows  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:00pm

The benefits of having big windows that allow lots of natural light range from cost savings to better sleep.

US and Taliban resume talks on ending America's longest war

Kathy Gannon and Cara Anna, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 22nd - 2:57pm

A United States envoy and the Taliban resumed negotiations Thursday on ending America's longest war after earlier signaling they were close to a deal.

Attorneys general and telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls

Sam Fossum, CNN  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:39pm

Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorneys general from all 50 states plus DC announced a voluntary agreement Thursday to prevent and punish illegal robocallers.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her songs' masters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:02pm

Taylor Swift plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announces run for 3rd term

Rachel La Corte, Associated Press  |  Updated Aug 22nd - 1:43pm

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, who has ended his climate change-focused 2020 presidential bid, announced Thursday that he'll seek a third term as governor.

St. George chiropractor charged with sexually abusing female patients

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:42pm

A St. George chiropractor was charged Thursday with inappropriately touching female patients and employees during exams

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:48pm

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported.

Smoky Mountains visitor returns rock from falls taken as a souvenir

Nick Beres, CNN  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:15pm

One visitor to the Smoky Mountains did something that really surprised the park rangers.

Overstock CEO resigns days after sharing statement regarding 'Russian investigation'

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 22nd - 11:45am

Overstock CEO Patrick M. Byrne has resigned.

Utahn's passion for cars nets him sweet Dodge Challenger, successful YouTube channel

Jeff Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 11:33am

Arman Oganov has always loved cars. Owning a modern muscle car at a young age made making YouTube videos a reality and has turned his passion into a successful hobby.

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How a conference in Utah could help save the symphony world

Lottie Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 11:07am

America’s top symphony orchestras are about to go to summer camp. But instead of making music, players from 52 big name orchestras are getting together to talk.

Parents petition Payson city for crossing guard at school crosswalk

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 11:05am

School is back in session, but many parents in a Payson neighborhood have expressed concern and frustration over a lack of a crossing guard at a crosswalk they consider to be dangerous.

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