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SkyWest announces start date for flight from St. George to LA

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:44am

SkyWest Airlines has announced plans for a new round-trip flight between St. George and Los Angeles this fall.

Teen pleads not guilty in fatal crash recorded on Instagram

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:47pm

A California teenager pleaded not guilty Wednesday to felony charges of vehicular manslaughter and drunken driving after she lost control of her car while livestreaming on Instagram and recording a crash that killed her younger sister.

Spinning Ohio State Fair ride breaks apart; 1 dead, 7 hurt

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:32pm

A swinging and spinning amusement park ride called the Fire Ball broke apart on the opening day of the Ohio State Fair on Wednesday, hurtling people through the air, killing at least one and injuring seven others.

Health officials report 12th case of E. coli in Hildale

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:12pm

There are now 12 confirmed cases of E. Coli in Hildale, Utah health officials reported last week. The E. Coli outbreak started at the beginning of July, and two children have died from contamination.

New MTC buildings in Provo include larger classrooms, outside study space

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:02pm

Kelly Mills knows the Provo Missionary Training Center is not intended as the ultimate destination for the tens of thousands of Mormon missionaries who pass through it each year.

TSA expands new procedure for inspecting large electronics

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:42pm

Passengers at all U.S. airports will soon face new measures for screening electronic devices bigger than a cellphone.

Trump again rips attorney general but many want him to stay

Jonathan Lemire and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:26pm

Congressional Republicans and influential conservatives rallied around Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday as President Donald Trump kept up his public pelting of the nation's top law enforcement officer and left his future in doubt.

Law drawing focus in Russia probe rarely ends in prosecution

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:52pm

Criminal prosecutions are rare for people who fail to register as foreign agents, according to a top Justice Department official who testified Wednesday about an obscure law receiving new attention amid investigations into contacts between the Trump campaign and Russia.

Exhibitors mixed on Outdoor Retailer moving to Colorado

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:35pm

All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, but for some local companies that have been longtime participants in the Utah's largest annual convention, the realization of finality is starting to sink in.

Utah 1 of 12 states linked to Mexican papayas salmonella outbreak

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:03pm

U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New York City and for sickening 46 others in 12 states — including Utah.

Why intense workouts are leading to a life-threatening condition

Daniella Emanuel, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:32pm

When Christopher Michael Everett went to his first SoulCycle class, he gave it his all. He sat in the front of the class, cranked the resistance on his bike and started pedaling.

Wednesday's Child - 'I should have a mom, but for now I don't'

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:00pm

Gannon is a 14-year-old boy who is still trying to wrap his head around being in foster care. He knows he deserves to have a family; they just haven't found him yet.

Review: 4 days with the 2017 Chrysler 300C

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 6:29pm

The new Chrysler 300C is a big car with a lot of power and roomy interior, making it perfect for long road trips.

Judge: Baby Charlie Gard will end life in hospice, not home

Caroline Spiezio, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 5:49pm

Critically ill baby Charlie Gard will be transferred to a hospice and taken off life support unless his parents and a hospital agree on a plan that could potentially keep the child alive for a bit longer, a British judge ruled Wednesday.

7 more essential movies for film buffs streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 5:16pm

We recently covered the seven essential movies for film buffs before 1940, and now we're back with seven essential movies for film buffs currently streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime that are from 1941 to 1979.

Trump's order: Bar all transgender troops from US military

Robert Burns and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:42pm

President Donald Trump abruptly declared a ban Wednesday on transgender troops serving anywhere in the U.S. military, catching the Pentagon flat-footed and unable to explain what it called Trump's "guidance." His proclamation, on Twitter rather than any formal announcement, drew bipartisan denunciations and threw currently serving transgender soldiers into limbo.

Utah leaders warn drug lords 'we're coming,' but disclose no details of new plan

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:16pm

After a closed-door meeting Wednesday that ran more than an hour over schedule, Gov. Gary Herbert, House Speaker Greg Hughes and others joined local mayors to announce a new "collaborative" effort to control the "lawlessness" in the Rio Grande area.

1 dead, 1 seriously injured after driver flees police, crashes into semitruck

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:08pm

A person fleeing from Utah Highway Patrol troopers died after the vehicle they were driving collided with a semitruck Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

GOP senators blink, miss big chance to repeal 'Obamacare'

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 3:59pm

After seven years of emphatic campaign promises, Senate Republicans demonstrated Wednesday they don't have the stomach to repeal "Obamacare" when it really counts, as the Senate voted 55-45 to reject legislation undoing major portions of Barack Obama's law without replacing it.

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