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Texas man charged with groping teen arrested, accused of groping 2nd teen in Utah

Texas man charged with groping teen arrested, accused of groping 2nd teen in Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 8:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Texas man charged with groping a teenage girl at a Salt Lake store in August has been arrested and accused of groping a second girl at another Salt Lake store.
Southern Utah sky watchers capture 'magical' fire rainbow

Southern Utah sky watchers capture 'magical' fire rainbow

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted June 13 - 8:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

Brian and Liz Baker have been self-admitted sky watchers for over six decades. But around noon on Sunday, they saw something in the skies above Washington Fields they say they have never seen: a band of prism colors.
13 things only dads say

13 things only dads say

Minky Couture  |  Posted June 13 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Maybe you've heard them from your dad, a relative, a neighbor or a friend's dad, but chances are you'll be nodding your head in agreement.
Sandy man admits sexually assaulting 3 women he met on dating apps

Sandy man admits sexually assaulting 3 women he met on dating apps

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 7:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Sandy man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting three women he met on dating apps.
Possible 2026 World Cup training camps may include Salt Lake City or Herriman

Possible 2026 World Cup training camps may include Salt Lake City or Herriman

Associated Press  |  Posted June 13 - 7:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Possible team training camps for the 2026 World Cup include a site in Salt Lake City among several other U.S. cities. FIFA announced more details of the tournament, one day after the two-year mark before the kickoff on June 11, 2026, in Mexico City.
What happened to the likes? X is now hiding which posts you like from other users

What happened to the likes? X is now hiding which posts you like from other users

Associated Press  |  Posted June 13 - 6:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

X's engineering team said it would be "making likes private for everyone to better protect your privacy" — that means that users will still be able to see their own likes, but others will not — putting an end to a feature that many used.
Utah Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction, ruling DNA expert should have been hired

Utah Court of Appeals reverses murder conviction, ruling DNA expert should have been hired

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 13 - 6:18 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Court of Appeals reversed a conviction for the killing of a Provo woman. It ruled Jerad Gourdin should have a new trial because his attorney did not hire a DNA expert.
Salt Lake's Delta Center zoning changes meet opposition from planning commission

Salt Lake's Delta Center zoning changes meet opposition from planning commission

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City's planning commission voted to give a negative recommendation on proposed zoning changes tied to Smith Entertainment Group's Delta Center plan.
Utah artist revives forgotten Santaquin house with vibrant art

Utah artist revives forgotten Santaquin house with vibrant art

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ryan Hymas has thrown the door to his unique art house wide open. The public is invited to visit his kaleidoscopic in-house art gallery at 218 W. Main in Santaquin until Saturday.
5 Republicans make their case for representing Utah's 3rd Congressional District

5 Republicans make their case for representing Utah's 3rd Congressional District

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 12 - 10:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five GOP candidates for Utah's 3rd Congressional District tried to set themselves apart on a crowded debate stage in Salt Lake City Wednesday evening.
2 former Utah Supreme Court justices endorse Michelle Quist in Utah AG race

2 former Utah Supreme Court justices endorse Michelle Quist in Utah AG race

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 10:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

Michelle Quist, United Utah Party nominee for attorney general, has received two endorsements from former Utah Supreme Court justices.
Salt Lake City close to 99-year lease decision with USA Climbing over new training facility

Salt Lake City close to 99-year lease decision with USA Climbing over new training facility

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 9:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City is eying a lease with USA Climbing that could spark major plans for its Rio Grande District.
Moms ask for case to move forward as man pleads not guilty to murdering Eagle Mountain boys

Moms ask for case to move forward as man pleads not guilty to murdering Eagle Mountain boys

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 9:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two toddlers were killed after a car collided into an Eagle Mountain horse corral in May 2022. On Wednesday, their mothers told the judge how delays in the murder case are hard on their families.
Teen hit by car in Spanish Fork intersection dies

Teen hit by car in Spanish Fork intersection dies

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 9:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Spanish Fork police confirmed one of two teens hit while crossing the road in Spanish Fork last month has died.
Republican-controlled US House votes to hold attorney general in contempt

Republican-controlled US House votes to hold attorney general in contempt

Makini Brice, Reuters  |  Posted June 12 - 8:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives voted on Wednesday to hold Attorney General Merrick Garland in contempt for refusing to turn over audio recordings of a special counsel interview with Democratic President Joe Biden.
Israeli hostage faced 'punishments' during 8 months in Hamas captivity, family says

Israeli hostage faced 'punishments' during 8 months in Hamas captivity, family says

Paula Hancocks and Madalena Araujo CNN  |  Posted June 12 - 8:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

The family of one of the hostages rescued in an Israeli operation over the weekend has said that he experienced psychological abuse over the hands of his Hamas captors during the eight months that he was held in Gaza.
Foundational progress made in Utah homeless services but urgent crisis persists, report finds

Foundational progress made in Utah homeless services but urgent crisis persists, report finds

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah has made "significant and meaningful progress" in homeless services but still faces an "urgent and growing" crisis in chronic homelessness, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.
Church of Jesus Christ expands aid to women, children with $55.8M donation

Church of Jesus Christ expands aid to women, children with $55.8M donation

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The General Relief Society Presidency of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is expanding efforts to help women and young children around the world.
Police investigating Cedar City 'road rage' shooting

Police investigating Cedar City 'road rage' shooting

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated June 12 - 7:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cedar City police are investigating after a person was shot during what police called a "road rage incident."
Sandy couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say

Sandy couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sandy police believe a Sandy man sent his children out of the house just before killing their mother and then turning then gun on himself.
You've seen the book, now get it for free

You've seen the book, now get it for free

Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC  |  Posted June 12 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And now interested readers can get an e-book version for free.
'No one knew this would be popular': Original designer reflects on legacy of Jazz rebrand

'No one knew this would be popular': Original designer reflects on legacy of Jazz rebrand

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 6:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

John Stockton didn't want the Jazz brand to change. But nearly three decades later, a similar rebrand is being nearly unanimously praised.
The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after conviction

The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after conviction

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden, the president's son who was convicted on three federal gun crimes and is set to be sentenced by a judge in the coming months.
Utah is now 1 vote away from hosting the 2034 Winter Games. Here's what just happened

Utah is now 1 vote away from hosting the 2034 Winter Games. Here's what just happened

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 5:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's bid to host the 2034 Winter Games is headed to a final vote by the International Olympic Committee in July.
Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Utah in late June

Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Utah in late June

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 4:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Utah in late June, a person with knowledge of the plans said.
About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable, poll finds

About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable, poll finds

Steve Peoples and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

About half of U.S. adults approve of Donald Trump's recent felony conviction, according to a poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Man in critical condition after Payson crash

Man in critical condition after Payson crash

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 3:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

One man is hospitalized after his vehicle and a semitruck collided in Payson Wednesday.
Have You Seen This? Mama duck escorts ducklings through school

Have You Seen This? Mama duck escorts ducklings through school

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 3:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

School hallways are pretty empty now. But it was a different story last month when a mother duck escorted her ducklings straight through the corridor of a high school in Montana.
Utah families press US to let would-be Haitian adoptees come amid turmoil in Caribbean nation

Utah families press US to let would-be Haitian adoptees come amid turmoil in Caribbean nation

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 3:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five Utah families in the process of adopting 12 Haitian children are pressing the U.S. government to let the kids come amid turmoil in the Caribbean nation.
Baltimore's busy port fully reopens after bridge collapse. Return to normal expected

Baltimore's busy port fully reopens after bridge collapse. Return to normal expected

Lea Skene and Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 2:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Authorities anticipate commercial shipping traffic through the Port of Baltimore will soon return to normal levels after the channel fully reopened this week for the first time since the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.
Tooele deputy accused of having relations with former inmate

Tooele deputy accused of having relations with former inmate

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County sheriff's deputy is accused of engaging in sexual relations with a woman who was an inmate at the jail and who was being supervised by the state.
Biden's student loan work gets tepid reviews — even among those with debt, poll finds

Biden's student loan work gets tepid reviews — even among those with debt, poll finds

Collin Binkley and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Updated June 12 - 1:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new poll shows relatively few Americans say they're fans of President Joe Biden's work on the issue of student loans.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Utah State, Oklahoma State

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Utah State, Oklahoma State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents — the final nonconference game against an in-state rival and the first conference game of Utah's Big 12 era.
Man previously arrested in big drug bust faces new charges

Man previously arrested in big drug bust faces new charges

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 12:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man arrested several years ago during a big drug bust in Cottonwood Heights is facing new charges of operating a drug lab.
'He's an evil man.' Mom does not plan to speak at sentencing of man who killed Dylan Rounds

'He's an evil man.' Mom does not plan to speak at sentencing of man who killed Dylan Rounds

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 12 - 12:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Candice Cooley does not plan to speak at the sentencing hearing of the man who killed her son.
Extreme heat remains in Utah, but how long will the heat wave last?

Extreme heat remains in Utah, but how long will the heat wave last?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 11:52 a.m.  |  Save Story

Triple-digit heat is possible along the Wasatch Front on Wednesday and Thursday, but below-normal temperatures are likely next week.
From Fiesta Days to the Freedom Fest, these Utah Valley summer events can't be missed

From Fiesta Days to the Freedom Fest, these Utah Valley summer events can't be missed

Utah Valley Chamber  |  Posted June 12 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

There are several cherished celebrations in Utah Valley every year. From Provo to Payson, don your cowboy boots or patriotic apparel and celebrate summer with traditional Utah Valley fun.
Man who fled after being sentenced for shooting has been rearrested

Man who fled after being sentenced for shooting has been rearrested

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 11:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man who police say ran away while being transferred to a treatment center and his friend, who allegedly helped him avoid capture for three weeks, have both been taken into custody.
Sick of politics? Move off the grid like these Utah families did

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Sick of politics? Move off the grid like these Utah families did

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 11:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

Months away from another presidential election, a cooperative community is sprouting in the west Utah desert.
Intermountain Health unveils what it wants to do with old Salt Lake Sears block

Intermountain Health unveils what it wants to do with old Salt Lake Sears block

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health unveiled new renderings of its planned "urban hospital" during a Salt Lake City meeting on Tuesday, but it also faced pushback.
Police looking for $230K Lamborghini stolen from Salt Lake airport

Police looking for $230K Lamborghini stolen from Salt Lake airport

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police are asking for help finding a Lamborghini left at the Salt Lake airport — with doors unlocked and keys still inside — which was not there when the owner returned eight days later.
Alpine School District hears first public comments on potential split option

Alpine School District hears first public comments on potential split option

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 9:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Alpine School District got a taste of what residents think of a plan to potentially split the school district.
Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and inspiration for NBA logo, dies at 86

Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and inspiration for NBA logo, dies at 86

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Updated June 12 - 9:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, has died.
Patrick Kinahan: All lost a friend with the passing of legendary broadcaster Klauke

Patrick Kinahan: All lost a friend with the passing of legendary broadcaster Klauke

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 8:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

The guy loved baseball, having spent the last 29 summers devoted to the game, so how could anybody not like him? Turns out, fans of all sports in Utah didn't just like him, they loved him.
Boy rescued from Provo River

Boy rescued from Provo River

Carlysle Price and Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 8:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 13-year-old boy with special needs was rescued from the Provo River Tuesday afternoon.
Police officer rescues driver from burning semi in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Police officer rescues driver from burning semi in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Brittany Tait, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 8:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

On Monday morning, a fiery rollover crash off state Route 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon closed the road for hours, leading to a daring rescue.
8 bathroom updates you can do in one weekend

8 bathroom updates you can do in one weekend

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted June 12 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

if your bathroom is feeling dated, tired or just plain dingy, a minor facelift can be done in one weekend.
Democrat Caroline Gleich appeals to 'girl dads' in campaign push ahead of Father's Day

Democrat Caroline Gleich appeals to 'girl dads' in campaign push ahead of Father's Day

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Caroline Gleich, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate from Utah, issued an appeal to fathers in a campaign ad ahead of Father's Day, citing concerns about access to fertility treatments and affordable housing.
Inflation cooled in May in a sign that price pressures may be easing

Inflation cooled in May in a sign that price pressures may be easing

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 7:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Inflation in the United States eased in May for a second straight month, a hopeful sign that a pickup in prices that occurred early this year may have passed. The trend, if it holds, could move the Federal Reserve closer to cutting its benchmark interest rate from its 23-year peak.
Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone park fulfills Lakota prophecy

Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone park fulfills Lakota prophecy

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 6:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

The reported birth of a rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone National Park fulfills a Lakota prophecy that portends better times.
Family of teen killed in post-graduation altercation remembers him as a 'beautiful spirit'

Family of teen killed in post-graduation altercation remembers him as a 'beautiful spirit'

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Limongello family never thought they'd have to hear the news that their son was killed in a fight.
Gov. Spencer Cox, challenger Phil Lyman try to differentiate during 'tame' GOP debate

Gov. Spencer Cox, challenger Phil Lyman try to differentiate during 'tame' GOP debate

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 11:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

Gov. Spencer Cox and state Rep. Phil Lyman offered differing visions of Utah in what Lyman described as a "tame" debate ahead of the GOP gubernatorial primary.
Delta Center renovations could begin next year. Here's what some of Smith's plans look like

Delta Center renovations could begin next year. Here's what some of Smith's plans look like

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 10:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Smith Entertainment Group offered a few more details of its plans for the Delta Center and the blocks east of it in downtown Salt Lake City on Tuesday.
Utah is looking to Iceland to map the state's geothermal potential

Utah is looking to Iceland to map the state's geothermal potential

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 11 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah delegation is visiting Iceland to see if the country could help the Beehive State achieve cleaner energy through geothermal energy. 
Sandy Hook shooting survivors graduate without 20 of their classmates

Sandy Hook shooting survivors graduate without 20 of their classmates

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted June 11 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The children who survived the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, will be graduating high school with mixed emotions.
Dog fight! Joey Chestnut out of July 4 hot dog contest due to deal with rival brand

Dog fight! Joey Chestnut out of July 4 hot dog contest due to deal with rival brand

Cedar Attanasio, Associated Press  |  Posted June 11 - 9:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Organizers of America's perennial July Fourth hot dog swallowing contest say the reigning champion won't compete this year due to a contract dispute. Joey Chestnut has been competing since 2005 and hasn't lost since 2015.
Davis School District launches 2 high school upgrades. $475M bond plans edge ahead

Davis School District launches 2 high school upgrades. $475M bond plans edge ahead

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 9:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Davis school officials broke ground on $32 million and $32.9 million upgrade plans at Clearfield and Layton high schools, part of $475 million in planned upgrades in all in the district.
Utah GOP attorney general candidates talk social media litigation, Trump

Utah GOP attorney general candidates talk social media litigation, Trump

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 11 - 8:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Derek Brown, Frank Mylar and Rachel Terry — Republican primary candidates for Utah's attorney general — discussed issues like social media litigation, abortion and fentanyl on Tuesday afternoon in a debate on the University of Utah campus.
 'Desperately needed': 3 families receive Habitat for Humanity homes in Kearns

'Desperately needed': 3 families receive Habitat for Humanity homes in Kearns

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Field of Dreams community in Kearns gained three more families on Tuesday, bringing the community to 90% completion.

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