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As border security debate rages, Utahns look to take action close to home

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:40pm

A rally protesting threats of mass deportations and conditions in border detention facilities was held in West Valley City on Tuesday.

Triple homicide investigation continues 2 years later

Emily Lowe, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 10:16pm

The 61-year-old accused of killing his wife and two other victims and hiding their bodies near his Caldwell, Idaho home is still at large two years after their deaths.

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House passes emergency funding bill for migrant care crisis

Andrew Taylor and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:48pm

It took last-minute changes and a full-court press by top Democratic leaders, but the House passed with relative ease Tuesday a $4.5 billion emergency border aid package to care for thousands of migrant families and unaccompanied children detained after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border.

Salt Lake County urges Utah Legislature to pass conversion therapy ban

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:15pm

Both Republicans and Democrats on the body over Salt Lake County's most populous county voted unanimously Tuesday urging the Utah Legislature to revive and pass a law that would have banned conversion therapy.

10 ways barbershop singers will surprise and delight Salt Lake City

Barbershop Harmony Society  |  Posted Jun 25th - 9:00pm

Barbershop music has come a long way since its beginnings. See what modern barbershop looks like as the Barbershop Harmony Society takes over Salt Lake City and Temple Square July 1.

Mueller to testify publicly before House committees July 17

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:56pm

Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before Congress on July 17 after Democrats issued subpoenas to compel him to appear, the chairmen of two House committees announced Tuesday.

Idaho toddler severely burned after falling into roasting pan

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:28pm

An Idaho Falls toddler is recovering in the hospital after being severely burned while visiting family in Colorado.

UTA hires new executive director from Silicon Valley

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 7:03pm

The Utah Transit Authority has chosen Carolyn Gonot, the chief planning and engineering officer for a San Jose-area transportation agency, to serve as executive director.

Lawsuit claims Grand America Hotel exploited immigrants

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 6:28pm

A lawsuit filed Tuesday accuses the luxury Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City of luring workers from the Philippines to a program that promised training and cultural immersion but instead forced them to work long hours doing menial jobs for low pay.

Spida, meet Spider: Donovan Mitchell face-to-face with Tom Holland in crossover commercial for new shoe

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:55pm

Utah Jazz guard Donovan "Spida" Mitchell released the first 30-second spot for his D.O.N Issue #1 shoe on social media, and he got a little help from "Spider-Man: Far From Home" actors Tom Holland and (Mitchell superfan) Jake Gyllenhaal.

Mirror Lake Highway reopens after big snow season; some campsites remain closed

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:44pm

Summer is here, and Mirror Lake Highway finally reopened for the season Monday. While the road is open, some of the recreational areas in northeastern Summit County remain closed, according to U.S. Forest Service officials.

Populous hired to design Rice-Eccles Stadium expansion project, with slight changes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 5:10pm

The University of Utah has selected Populous to design its $80 million Rice-Eccles Stadium south end zone expansion project.

Bicyclist’s body found in Springdale after mother reports him missing

Ryann Richardson, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:32pm

The body of a 20-year-old bicyclist was found an hour after his mother reported him missing.

Border official resigns amid uproar over migrant children

Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 25th - 4:05pm

The acting head of U.S. Customs and Border Protection resigned Tuesday amid an uproar over the discovery of migrant children being held in pitiful conditions at one of the agency's stations in Texas.

Police identify woman who died in Spanish Fork multi-car crash

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:35pm

Angela Marie Palmer, 54, of Mapleton, died of injuries she received in the car crash, according to police. The driver of the Porsche, 56-year-old Jeffery Palmer, of Mapleton, is currently in the ICU at a local hospital, police said.

Utah federal prosector receives national award for work with domestic violence victims

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:31pm

A federal prosecutor in Utah received national recognition for his volunteer work with domestic violence victims.

Have You Seen This? These Utah kids can shred

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:02pm

You know the phrase, “just like riding a bike," right? That means something completely different to young Sophie and Lyon.

5 home improvement projects ideal for warmer weather

Amsco Windows  |  Posted Jun 25th - 3:00pm

With the sun shining and the snow melted away, this upcoming summer season is a great opportunity to work on projects around the house. Here are five home improvement projects that are ideal to accomplish during the summer months.

Helper councilman arrested, accused of groping neighbor

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:34pm

A city councilman in Helper was recently arrested after police say he entered his neighbor's house uninvited and groped her.

Utah alcohol agency to hold first drawing for rare, high-demand liquor

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 25th - 2:02pm

The Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will hold its first drawing for rare, high-demand products in July.

Man in serious condition after ATV crash near Soldier Summit

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 25th - 1:44pm

A man is in serious condition after an ATV crash in the White River area near Soldier Summit in Wasatch County, officials said.