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Snowpack, warm temps pose potential flooding problems

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:15pm

The combination of a near-record snowpack over the winter, and stormy, warm weather this spring could lead to severe flooding in Utah. The right weather conditions, however, could also keep creeks from becoming unmanageable.

Have You Seen This? Pizza heroes don’t need capes

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 15th - 5:36pm

A man makes the most casual pizza save maybe ever caught on camera.

Census says more than 60% of US men are fathers

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:59pm

Fathers in the U.S. tend to be better educated than men without children, and relatively few men have children over age 40.

Advocates seek quick release of migrant kids detained in US

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 4:03pm

Immigrant advocates have filed legal documents to try to force the administration of President Donald Trump to quickly release immigrant children from a Florida detention center.

Bystanders help police pull man from fiery crash in Utah County

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 3:38pm

A man survived a fiery car crash after bystanders noticed a problem off the side of the road and decided to act, rushing to help.

Target registers up and running after widespread outages

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:29pm

Target on Saturday acknowledged guests were "unable to make purchases" for a couple of hours at its stores, as shoppers took to social media to complain that cash registers weren't working.

Utah company starts ‘Uber for hourly jobs’ concept through Bacon app

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 2:15pm

A Utah company is hooking up local companies with job seekers to fill quick, hourly jobs.

E. Idaho man facing charges following grandmother's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 1:34pm

Authorities say the recent discovery of a 78-year-old eastern Idaho woman's death five years ago has led to charges against her son-in-law and grandson.

Activity passes bundle Utah’s top attractions into affordable packages

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:50pm

Several activities passes are promising to save families money by bundling Utah adventures into a single pass.

Weld takes GOP bid to oust Trump to New Hampshire; voters are confused.

Hunter Woodall, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 12:07pm

Bill Weld jokes about not kissing the back of a child's head because he doesn't want to be accused, like Joe Biden, of making people uncomfortable. He tells voters they wouldn't know how obese Americans truly are until they go to county fairs, where "those overalls are working overtime." And he believes his opponent's policies are trending in the direction of Adolf Hitler.

Multi-million dollar project restores aspen ecosystems on Monroe Mountain

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 11:25am

Multiple organizations have invested millions of dollars in recent years to restore aspen tree ecosystems on Monroe Mountain in southern Utah.

Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks but calls for talks

Robert Burns and Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 10:42am

President Donald Trump has blamed Iran for attacks on oil tankers near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, but he also held out hope that implicit U.S. threats to use force will yield talks with the Islamic Republic as the Pentagon considers beefing up defenses in the Persian Gulf area.

Elk Ridge lifts water boil advisory for most of city, mayor thanks residents for patience

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:59am

After some water samples tested positive for coliform earlier this week, Elk Ridge City announced Friday via Facebook the boil advisory has been mostly lifted, except for the southernmost part of the city.

Several spectators injured during opening ceremonies of Utah Summer Games

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:56am

Fireworks landed near spectators during the opening ceremonies of Utah's Summer Games, resulting in four injuries.

Democrats favor more access to capital for black businesses

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:21am

Four Democrats vying for their party's presidential nomination honed in on the economic concerns of the black community during a forum Saturday in South Carolina, a state where nonwhite voters will play a major role in next year's primary election.


Why the 'deepfake' problem is 'likely to get much worse before it gets much better'

Dennis Romboy and Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 15th - 9:20am

A House Intelligence Committee hearing in Washington examined the dangers that deepfakes — including the use of emerging artificial intelligence — pose to national security, upcoming elections, public trust and journalism.

Up close: 14-year-old’s invention helps premature babies hear

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 15th - 8:38am

Fourteen-year-old Olivia Washburn is hoping to help premature babies across the world through her newborn intensive care unit caps.

In hot water? Study says warming may reduce sea life by 17%

Seth Borenstein, The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:56am

The world's oceans will likely lose about one-sixth of their fish and other marine life by the end of the century if climate change continues on its current path, a new study says.

What to get your outdoorsy dad for Father's Day

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jun 15th - 7:13am

REI Salt Lake City’s Kieran Balazs is an outdoorsy dad as well as an industry expert, and he offered his advice to in picking gifts under $100 this year.

Man dies in Enoch rollover crash

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 14th - 10:30pm

A man is dead after a rollover car crash in an intersection in Iron County, authorities said on Friday.

VA recreation fair connects veterans to adaptive activities

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 14th - 10:13pm

The VA Salt Lake City Health Care System's annual recreation fair connected veterans with organizations that offer adaptive sports and recreation.

Heavy delays expected for I-80 and I-15 this weekend, UDOT says

Several construction projects will close lanes and roads this weekend. UDOT warns drivers to expect heavy delays in areas.