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Idaho family grieves loss of 2nd baby in 2 years Staff  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:14pm

The family of an 11-month-old Idaho Falls girl is grieving after the child died last week following surgery at Primary Children’s Hospital.


US open to direct talks with Taliban, officials say

Matthew Pennington and Kathy Gannon, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 10:03pm

The United States is open to holding direct talks with the Taliban to encourage negotiations between the militant group and the Afghan government to end 17 years of war, U.S. officials said Monday.


Evacuations to be lifted for area impacted by Dollar Ridge Fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:51pm

As firefighters increase containment of the Dollar Ridge Fire, residents in areas of the evacuation zone can soon return to their homes, Duchesne County Sheriff's Office announced on Monday.


Bryce Harper wins thrilling HR Derby over Schwarber

David Ginsburg, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:36pm

The ball cleared the center field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698.


Fox is 9th casualty after jaguar's weekend escape at zoo

Stacey Plaisance and Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:22pm

A little girl's teary-eyed self-portrait, stuffed toys and a stick of taffy from a local street vendor, were among the items left at the entrance to the Audubon Zoo in New Orleans on Monday — a makeshift memorial for nine animals killed by a jaguar that escaped its enclosure two days earlier.

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Tech Bargains  |  Posted Jul 16th - 9:00pm

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Man charged with starting Brian Head fire wants trial moved, cites 'hatred' in community

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:37pm

A Taylorsville man charged with accidentally starting a wildfire near Brian Head last summer has asked a judge to transfer his case outside Iron County, saying online comments show he is hated in the rural community.

Wave of condemnation hits Trump after summit with Putin

Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:33pm

"Bizarre." ''Shameful." ''Disgraceful." That's the swift and sweeping condemnation directed at President Donald Trump on Monday after he sided with Russian President Vladimir Putin during a stunning appearance in Helsinki — and that's just from the Republicans.

Lava crashes through roof of Hawaii tour boat, injuring 23

Audrey McAvoy and Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:33pm

An explosion caused by lava oozing into the ocean sent molten rock crashing through the roof of a sightseeing boat off Hawaii's Big Island, injuring 23 people Monday, officials said.

Amazon’s Prime Day runs into early snags

Anne D’innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:23pm

Amazon’s website ran into some early snags Monday on its much-hyped Prime Day, an embarrassment for the tech company on the shopping holiday it created.

2 girls injured in DUI crash as repeat offender leaves Orem liquor store

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:16pm

Police say a repeat DUI offender caused a crash outside a state liquor store in Orem, injuring two Utah girls.

Trump embraces longtime US foe Putin, doubting own intel

Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Vladimir Isachenkov, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 8:13pm

In an extraordinary embrace of a longtime U.S. enemy, President Donald Trump on Monday openly questioned his own intelligence agencies’ firm finding that Russia meddled in the 2016 U.S. election to his benefit, seeming to accept Russian President Vladimir Putin’s insistence that Moscow’s hands were clean.

Police investigating Ogden death as homicide

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:40pm

Police have opened a homicide investigation after a body was found Monday in an alley in Ogden.

Critics blast BLM over December oil and gas leasing proposal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:39pm

Critics are upset at the Bureau of Land Management for its Monday announcement that more than 330,000 acres across the state will be offered up for potential oil and gas development at a December auction.

Herbert announces inland port compromise, calls for special session

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:23pm

In a joint news conference with Salt Lake City Council members Monday, Gov. Gary Herbert announced a compromise made up of a long list of changes to the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority law and called a special session for Wednesday.

State school board OKs $1.4 M in loans to charter schools, writes off $45K loan balance

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 7:04pm

The Utah State Board of Education, meeting in a special meeting Monday, authorized $1.4 million in loans to charter schools and wrote off a $45,000 loan balance from a charter school that lost its charter last fall.

West Nile virus confirmed in Box Elder County

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 6:24pm

Mosquitoes near Willard Bay in Box Elder County have tested positive for West Nile virus, the Utah Department of Health confirmed Monday.

Nonprofit that helps develop businesses offering $5K in contest

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:55pm

The monetary prize is available to past and present Suazo Business Center clients — which is celebrating its 15th year helping low- to moderate-income families grow their business.

Stranded woman drank water from moss after California crash

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:41pm

An Oregon woman who was badly injured and stranded for a week after her Jeep plunged 250 feet over a cliff into the ocean near Big Sur in California says she survived by drinking fresh water dripping from moss until she was rescued by a couple hiking along the beach.

Police ID man killed in Friday crash as 88-year-old American Fork resident

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:38pm

Police on Monday identified an American Fork man who died after the car he was riding in was struck by a pickup truck that was fleeing from officers Friday morning.

Judge temporarily halts deportation of reunified families

Elliot Spagat and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 16th - 5:37pm

A federal judge on Monday ordered a temporary halt to deportations of immigrant families reunited after being separated at the border, as the Trump administration races to meet a July 26 deadline for putting more than 2,500 children back in their parents' arms.


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