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Doggy deliveries help Colombians shop during pandemic

Luis Benavides and Manuel Rueda, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 10:09pm

Eight-year-old Eros trots through the streets of this hilly city several times a day with a straw basket in his jaws, taking vegetables, fruit and packaged foods to customers of the El Porvenir mini-market. The chocolate Labrador retriever is paid with treats and massages of his furry head.

Man arrested in 2 Salt Lake protests charged with breaking windows at D.A.’s office

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:20pm

One of the four people arrested Thursday during a protest at the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s Office building that turned violent was charged late Friday with two felonies.

Amid pandemic, many value control over their vacation: Are RVs the answer?

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:33pm

Utahns eager to find alternatives to vacations that heighten the risk of exposure to coronavirus are turning to recreational vehicle rentals in droves, spilling into RV parks for socially distant vacations.

Disney World reopens as coronavirus cases surge in Florida

Tamara Lush and Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 8:02pm

“The Most Magical Place on Earth” has reopened after nearly four months with new rules in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Shootout between gangs inside West Valley hotel leaves one critically injured

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 7:42pm

Several partygoers were arrested early Saturday after a shootout between rival gang members critically injured one person inside a hotel in West Valley City, police said.

Trump wears mask in public for first time during pandemic

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 7:11pm

President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus.

Intoxicated Smithfield man tried to kill father with hatchet, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 6:26pm

A Smithfield man has been arrested and accused of trying to kill his father.

Real Monarchs fall to San Diego in first live pro game with fans since March 11

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Jul 11th - 6:19pm

Saturday’s match was the first live professional sporting event in the United States since March 11 and marked 126 days since the last soccer match at Rio Tinto Stadium, a prolonged layoff on both accounts due to the coronavirus pandemic.

7-Eleven Day is canceled this year, meaning no free Slurpees

Alicia Lee, CNN  |  Posted Jul 11th - 4:41pm

It's a sad day for Slurpee lovers everywhere.

Romney calls Trump's Roger Stone commutation 'unprecedented, historic corruption'

Katie Workman,  |  Updated Jul 11th - 3:31pm

Senator Mitt Romney took aim at President Donald Trump’s commutation of longtime advisor Roger Stone’s prison sentence with a Saturday morning tweet.

Nationally recognized free Utah preschool accepting new students

Utah Community Action  |  Posted Jul 11th - 3:00pm

Enroll your child in one of the state's best preschools—completely free.

What Stanford's 11 cuts to athletics means for BYU men's volleyball

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 11th - 2:56pm

Stanford made the extreme decision to eliminate 11 sports on campus following the 2020-21 season, including men's volleyball. What does that mean for BYU, a rival of the Cardinal in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation?

632 new COVID-19 cases, 5 new deaths announced Saturday

Katie Workman,  |  Updated Jul 11th - 2:06pm

The Utah Department of Health reported 632 new COVID-19 cases and five new deaths Saturday.

Have You Seen This? Man performs daredevil stunt from the comfort of his own couch

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 11th - 2:05pm

Why fly through the sky with wings when you can use your sofa?


BYU football has a history of games being canceled, postponed or moved

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 11th - 12:15pm

When the Big 10 announced Thursday, and the Pac-12 announced Friday, that they are playing a conference-only football schedule this fall, it impacted independent BYU in a major way. But this isn’t the first time that the Cougars have had games affected due to various external forces.

Multiple people injured, one airlifted in Box Elder County crash

Katie Workman,  |  Posted Jul 11th - 10:59am

Three people were transported to the hospital by ambulance, and one by helicopter after a vehicle crash on state Route 30 near Fielding, officials say.

US coronavirus deaths take a long-expected turn for the worse

Mike Stobbe and Nicky Forster, Associated Press  |  Updated Jul 11th - 10:40am

A long-expected upturn in U.S. coronavirus deaths has begun, driven by fatalities in states in the South and West, according to data on the pandemic.

'A multisystem disease': How coronavirus affects the entire body

Maggie Fox, CNN  |  Posted Jul 11th - 9:58am

Coronavirus damages not only the lungs, but the kidneys, liver, heart, brain and nervous system, skin and gastrointestinal tract, doctors said Friday in a review of reports about Covid-19 patients.

Donald Trump Jr.: Mask mandates are a 'states' rights' issue

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 11th - 8:59am

Donald Trump Jr. said Friday the president believes it’s up to Gov. Gary Herbert and leaders of other states to make decisions about whether making face masks mandatory is the best way to keep from reverting back to previous restrictions on public activity as COVID-19 cases continue to increase.


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