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Patrick Kinahan: BYU back in the great quarterback business

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:57am

After stumbling on offense for most of the past two seasons, BYU appears ready to make significant improvement on ending drives in the end zone. Not only does quarterback Zach Wilson return as the starter, but most of the coaches on offense are back.

Human case of West Nile virus reported in Grand County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:15am

Southeast Utah Health Department officials confirmed an adult living in Grand County has been diagnosed with West Nile virus.

Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 10:00am

Soon, you could get fewer familiar ads following you around the internet — or at least on Facebook.

Trump administration moves to end limits on child detention

Colleen Long and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:29am

The Trump administration is moving to end a long-standing federal agreement that limits how long immigrant children can be kept in detention. A court fight will almost certainly follow over the government's desire to hold migrant families until their cases are decided.

Man accused of sexual abuse during pre-parade campout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 9:03am

Prosecutors say a Provo man sexually abused a teenager while camping along a parade route.

Following theft, mother of fallen firefighter receives replacement flags

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:41am

The mother of a Cedar City man who died while fighting a wildfire in Arizona six years ago was disheartened when a commemorative flag was stolen from her front yard last month.

Trial ordered for Provo man accused of beating wife, children in hidden room

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:22am

A Provo man has been ordered to stand trial on charges of abusing his wife and children in a hidden room inside their house, and monitoring their every movement with surveillance cameras.

Las Vegas strip visitors may have been exposed to measles, health department warns

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:00am

The Southern Nevada Health District is warning people who visited Las Vegas Boulevard earlier this month that they may have been exposed to measles.

Earn your degree faster and for less money

B Y U-Pathway Worldwide  |  Posted Aug 21st - 8:00am

By combining online learning with religious education, BYU-Pathway Worldwide inspires hope, opening new opportunities in higher education to learn by study and by faith.

Utah courts protecting children during divorce proceedings, but could speed up process, audit finds

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:39am

Utah’s court system has proper protocols in place to protect children during their parents’ divorces, but many divorces with custody disputes take longer than necessary, auditors found.

Beijing appeals to US to 'meet China halfway' on trade

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 21st - 7:18am

Beijing appealed to Washington on Wednesday to "meet China halfway" and end a tariff war after President Donald Trump said Americans might need to endure economic pain to achieve longer-term benefits.

Court upholds firing of West Valley City police officer who fatally shot woman

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Aug 21st - 6:39am

A federal court of appeals on Tuesday ruled that the West Valley City Police Department did not violate due process in firing former officer Shaun Cowley after he shot and killed a woman in 2012.

Crews rescue stranded 21-year-old hiker at Mt. Timpanogos

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:17pm

Utah County Search and Rescue teams responded to reports of a possibly stranded hiker Tuesday night.

Trump expected to nominate replacement for Jon Huntsman Jr. in Russia

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:12pm

President Donald Trump has apparently already lined up a replacement for Jon Huntsman Jr. as U.S. ambassador to Russia.

Inland port opponents confront SLC Council over $28 million tax for warehouse

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:42pm

An agreement Salt Lake City leaders made last year, before the state created the controversial Utah Inland Port Authority, has come back to haunt them.

Marvel's involvement in 'Spider-Man' movies may be in doubt

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:40pm

With great success comes great re-negotiation. In the wake of the announcement that "Spider-Man: Far From Home" is now the highest-grossing film ever in Sony Pictures' history, reports surfaced that Marvel Studios may be stepping away from the cross-studio partnership.

Audit asks if revenue will be sufficient to cover the $1.43 billion Lake Powell Pipeline

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:09pm

If projections pan out, it appears the Washington County Water Conservancy District will generate sufficient revenue — perhaps even an excess — to cover the costs of the planned $1.43 billion Lake Powell Pipeline, according to a legislative audit released Tuesday.

Utah company is putting the mystery back in date nights

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:00pm

Date nights don't have to be a big ordeal, but they are essential to any healthy relationship. Here's how to add a little mystery to your night.

More women should be assessed for BRCA mutations, new recommendations say

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:37pm

More women should be assessed for harmful mutations in the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genes that can increase risk of certain cancers, according to new recommendations.

Homeless man's spending spree prompts renewed safety tips from Utah police

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:05pm

The recent arrest of a homeless man in Utah County who investigators say has kept law enforcers in Orem and and Provo busy has prompted renewed safety warnings from police about leaving valuables unattended in cars.

Boulder traveled over 2K feet before crashing into Springville family's porch, state officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:33pm

New data released Tuesday shows a boulder rolled more than 2,000 feet and split into two before it crashed into the front porch of a home in Springville last month.