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Supreme Court upholds cross on public land in Maryland

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:33am

A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday in an important decision about the use of religious symbols in American life.

2 years after devastating knee injury, 'Vintage A-Rod' rounding into form for Utah Royals FC

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:16am

With five goals in eight matches, including a sublime counter-attacking effort from distance in last week’s 1-0 win over New Jersey-based Sky Blue FC, Rodriguez’s resurgence couldn’t come along at a better time for Utah Royals FC.

High court says sex offender law didn't violate Constitution

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 10:01am

The Supreme Court says Congress didn't do anything improper when it gave the attorney general the ability to decide how to apply a sex offender registry law to more than 500,000 people convicted before the law was enacted.

Baby California condor spotted near Arizona-Utah line

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 9:03am

A baby California condor has been spotted in far northern Arizona.

1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:41am

Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a "surprise" medical bill, according to a study released Thursday. And depending on where you live, the odds can be much higher.

Apartment fire in Salt Lake displaces 15 people

Linda Williams, and Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:30am

Fifteen residents were displaced from their homes after an apartment caught fire in Salt Lake City Thursday morning, officials said.

Animated videos: Boy Scouts' new tactic to fight sex abuse

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:22am

Under financial pressure from sex-abuse litigation, the Boy Scouts of America are seeking to bolster their abuse-prevention efforts with a new awareness program featuring cartoon-style videos that will be provided to more than 1.2 million Cub Scouts across the nation.

Young Ogden mother contracts flesh-eating disease after giving birth

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:11am

A young Ogden mother is recovering from a mysterious disease. She became very sick after delivering her baby by C-section, and doctors fought to save her.

Why summer is the best time to get a physical

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Jun 20th - 8:00am

While summer heats up, millions of people across the nation are simmering down from school-year schedules and demands. This season of downtime is a great time to schedule your family's annual physical exams.

Off-duty New York police officer saves kayaker in Moab

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:40am

An off-duty New York State Park police officer helped save the life of a kayaker in Moab.

Utah murder suspect pleads not guilty in Idaho chase

Laurie Welch,  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:21am

A man accused of shooting two people in Utah and leading Cassia County Idaho deputies on a two-day manhunt was arraigned Tuesday in Cassia County District Court.

New process for filling congressional vacancies in Utah looks a lot like the one used by governor

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 20th - 7:04am

Lawmakers are looking now at coming up with a process for filling unexpected congressional vacancies that looks a lot like what Gov. Gary Herbert ended up doing two years ago.

Iran shoots down US surveillance drone, heightening tensions

Nasser Karimi and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 20th - 6:36am

Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. surveillance drone Thursday in the Strait of Hormuz, marking the first time the Islamic Republic directly attacked the American military amid tensions over Tehran's unraveling nuclear deal with world powers.

Utah teenager who says principal sexually assaulted him sues school

Gretel Kauffman  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:17pm

A 17-year-old Utah boy who says his school principal assaulted him in fifth grade is suing Soldier Hollow Charter School, saying the school should have done more to investigate earlier complaints.

Little to report from Utah tax reform task force until town halls start next week

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:02pm

There wasn't much to say during the first official report of the Legislature's Tax Restructuring and Equalization Task Force to lawmakers on Wednesday.

Man dies in Trappers Loop Road motorcycle crash

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:44pm

A man died Wednesday evening after his motorcycle drove off the side of the road at a high rate of speed, police say.

Utah company developing smart toilets to track health

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:31pm

There’s a digital health revolution underway making it easier for all of us to track our wellness online, and with our doctors.

Dominican AG: Ortiz shooting result of mistaken identity

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:08pm

Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday.

Heart disease can have long-term impact on the brain, study says

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:38pm

Patients who receive a diagnosis of coronary heart disease are at higher risk for cognitive decline later on, a new study shows.

Own a hybrid or electric car? UDOT would like to talk to you

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:12pm

Utah will be one of the first states in the country to charge electric and hybrid vehicle owners for the miles they drive under a voluntary program starting in January.

Utahns warned about Wells Fargo text scam

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:48pm

Fake texts posing as Wells Fargo Bank are being sent to some Utahns, according to a warning sent out Wednesday by Utah Division of Consumer Protection.