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Gov. Herbert meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 19th - 10:30am

Gov. Gary Herbert met with Pope Francis at Vatican City Wednesday as a part of his 11-day European “trade mission” to improve trade relations between the state and Europe.

UN expert urges probe of Saudi prince over Khashoggi killing

Jamey Keaten and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 19th - 10:16am

An independent U.N. report into the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi said Wednesday there is "credible evidence" to warrant further investigation into the possible role of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, and suggested sanctions on his personal assets.

Report: Jazz trade for Memphis point guard Mike Conley

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:06am

The Utah Jazz got their new point guard. Utah has traded for Memphis PG Mike Conley, Shams Charania of The Athletic reported Tuesday.

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Delays ease up after crash on northbound I-15 near South Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 19th - 9:52am

Delays have mostly disappeared on northbound I-15 after a crash near 3300 South backed traffic up all the way to Midvale Tuesday morning, KSL Traffic reports.

Trump EPA rolls back Obama rule on coal-fired power plants

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:27am

The Trump administration on Wednesday completed one of its biggest rollbacks of environmental rules, replacing a landmark Obama-era effort that sought to wean the nation's electrical grid off coal-fired power plants and their climate-damaging pollution.

Democrats interview former longtime Trump aide Hope Hicks

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:02am

Former top White House adviser Hope Hicks is refusing to answer questions related to her time in the White House in an interview with the House Judiciary Committee, according to several frustrated Democrats who have been in the meeting.

Utah relinquishes oversight of trust linked to polygamist

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:22am

A judge said Tuesday it's time to let a community board on the Utah-Arizona border have final say about who is entitled to buy homes and properties in a trust that once belonged to a sect run by notorious polygamist Warren Jeffs, ending court oversight that began 14 years ago.

More charges for Utah man accused of raping girl

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:01am

A Fairview man already charged in one case of raping a child now faces additional allegations of sexually abusing children.

8 local can't-miss events happening this summer

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:00am

Summer in Utah is anything but boring, especially with all of the fun events planned. These are nine activities you can't miss this summer.

2 women share their experience at the LDS Millionaire event

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:42am

A week and a half ago, 20 women were escorted to a secret country club somewhere in Utah to meet an “LDS Millionaire.” This is what two women said about their experience.

Weber State student takes on hemp study

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:19am

The typical undergraduate thesis project isn’t supposed to attract a lot of attention or controversy. Weber State University student Jeff Colbert, however, chose a subject that did just that.

Toddler who fell 13 feet from Spanish Fork home makes 'miraculous recovery,' family says

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:05am

Jacob Stallings was flown via medical helicopter to Primary Children's Hospital in critical condition after his 13-foot fall on June 11. He's since been released from the hospital and will receive further treatment at home, family members said.

Technician sent to hospital; U of U building reopens after chemical spill

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:42am

The accidental spill of a potentially hazardous chemical sent a lab technician to the hospital and left a building evacuated for hours Tuesday evening.

Duchesne River put on flood warning

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:45pm

The forecast was minor flooding which would inundate fields and lowland along the river southeast of Randlett.

Salt Lake City to provide free feminine hygiene products in city buildings

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:13pm

With its $20,000 pilot program, Salt Lake City joins a number of other cities across the country in offering tampons and sanitary pads at no cost in public building restrooms.

Toddler survives 19-foot fall from third-story window

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 18th - 9:47pm

An almost two-year-old boy fell out of the third floor of an apartment building Tuesday near 2200 South 1100 West, officials confirmed.

Provo man ordered to prison in connection with stabbing roommate 53 times during fight

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:41pm

A Provo man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder after he was accused of stabbing his roommate 53 times during an “LSD-infused fight” in 2018 was sentenced Monday to serve at least 4 1/2 years in prison for the attack, according to court documents

Trump rehashes gripes, rips 'radical' Dems in 2020 launch

Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 18th - 9:33pm

Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.

University of Utah chemistry building evacuated due to dangerous spill

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Updated Jun 18th - 9:32pm

The building housing the University of Utah Department of Chemistry was evacuated Tuesday night after an explosive substance spilled inside.

Injuries from cosmetics send 4,300 children to ERs every year

Minali Nigam, CNN  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:10pm

Cosmetic products such as perfume, nail polish and shampoo help us feel and look good. But in the wrong hands these products can be harmful, or even deadly.

High hairline? Forehead reductions offer new, simple solutions

Utah Facial Plastics  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:00pm

Both women and men can have issues with high or receding hairlines. Advances in the forehead reduction cosmetic procedure make a lower hairline simpler than ever.

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