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I was in 'catatonic stupor' when I murdered my wife, Utah inmate says

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:02pm

William Hartnell Booty said his mental illness would cause him to go into a "catatonic stupor" during high stress situations, including the day that he murdered his wife.

Man free for 13 years after murder 'always figured I would pay for it'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:16pm

A man convicted in a former cold case murder recently went before the Utah Parole Board for the first time.

Trump: Shanahan out at Pentagon, Esper now acting secretary

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:41pm

President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan is withdrawing his nomination to lead the Pentagon.

Trump says US will begin deporting millions

Jill Colvin and Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:07pm

President Donald Trump is threatening to deport millions of people living in the United States illegally, heralding a plan that could help energize his supporters just ahead of formally announcing his reelection bid .


They've been in couples therapy for 17 years. Do they need a new therapist or a divorce?

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 18th - 11:38am

The pop singer Pink recently revealed that she and her husband have been in couples therapy for 17 years. How long should couples therapy last, and how do you know when it's time to stop?

Ben Anderson: A roundup of the Jazz potential draft picks

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:52am

With the NBA draft on Thursday, here's a roundup of who the top mock drafts have the Jazz selecting in this week's draft.

Pompeo: US forces in Persian Gulf just a deterrent

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:33am

The Trump administration is not seeking conflict with Iran and its military buildup in the Persian Gulf is aimed entirely at deterring Iranian aggression and threats to U.S. interests and international shipping, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday.

US preschoolers less pudgy in latest sign of falling obesity

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:15am

Preschoolers on government food aid have grown a little less pudgy, a U.S. study found, offering fresh evidence that previous signs of declining obesity rates weren't a fluke.

Trump says he'll talk trade with Xi next week in Japan

Paul Wiseman and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:01am

President Donald Trump said he'll hold trade talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping next week at a summit of nations in Japan. And U.S. and Chinese negotiators will resume talks before the leaders meet.

Recycling costs skyrocket in Washington County after contractor falls on hard times

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:27am

The Washington County Solid Waste board is considering removing countywide recycling programs after recent developments with the company contracted to provide the service.

Facebook plans its own currency for 2 billion-plus users

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:02am

Facebook already rules daily communication for more than 2 billion people around the world. Now it wants its own currency, too.

AP Investigation: Many US jails fail to stop inmate suicides

Sharon Cohen and Nora Eckert, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:41am

The last time Tanna Jo Fillmore talked with her mother, she was in a Utah jail, angry, pleading and desperate. She’d called every day that past week, begging for help.

Aussie tech firm Kord opens office in Ogden

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:21am

An Australian company is establishing an office in Ogden to continue developing its warfighting technology.

Could your dentist save your life?

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:00am

As the care provider who specializes in disease and abnormalities of the mouth, though, your dentist could be your first line of defense for a variety of diseases, from relatively mild irritations to more significant conditions such as oral cancer.

Man shot in head during argument over gun in West Jordan

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:44am

A man was shot in the head by another man outside a house in West Jordan after the two got in an argument over a gun early Tuesday morning, officials said.

Utah legislator Dan McCay isn't running for Congress

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:38am

State Sen. Dan McCay said Monday that he doesn't plan to challenge U.S. Rep. Ben McAdams in Utah’s 4th Congressional District.

You could be swallowing a credit card's weight in plastic every week

Isabelle Gerretsen, CNN  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:20am

Globally, we are ingesting an average of 5 grams of plastic every week, the equivalent of a credit card, a new study suggests.

GOP candidates for Utah governor raising campaign funds at rapid pace

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:02am

Republican Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has raised more than $250,000 since announcing his candidacy for governor a month ago, according to his campaign.

Photos: Spring runoff splits open Kane County road

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:54am

The road to Navajo Lake was split wide open Thursday thanks to spring water running under the road, officials said.

WWII pilot fulfills his wife's wish to see him fly again

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:39pm

World War II fighter pilot Bill Willis took to the sky again Friday from Morgan County Airport, fulfilling a wish his recently deceased wife had long had for him.

Driverless shuttle debuts at Station Park

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:59pm

The fully autonomous shuttle is now free for the public to test ride in Farmington.