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US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters and how you can stop it

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:51am

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

Man arrested after heated argument during southern Utah city council meeting

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 20th - 10:24am

A man was arrested after two men fought to have the last word during a recent Kanab City Council meeting, jail records show.

Pampers is making a 'smart' diaper. Yes, really

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:46am

It's come to this: There's about to be an app for your baby's diaper.

Is it safe to allow an au pair to drive your children?

Go Go Pair  |  Posted Jul 20th - 8:17am

When it comes to driving your children, it's important that your au pair meets your standards of safety and knowledge.

A taste of Utah's artisan foods makes its way to nation's capital

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:59am

A number of local food vendors will showcase the flavors of Utah at the nation's capital in honor of a pioneer celebration next week.

Bike race to close multiple streets around The Gateway

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jul 20th - 7:01am

Several roads near The Gateway mall will be closed most of the day Saturday for the inaugural Salt Lake Criterium.

Press, Corsie lift Utah Royals FC to 2-2 draw with league-leading Portland

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:25pm

The U.S. international scored the first equalizer, and Scottish captain Rachel Corsie added a second as Utah drew visiting Portland, 2-2 in front of an announced crowd of 15,931 fans Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Passing the torch, new commander takes over Ogden Air Logistics Complex

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:47pm

Brig. Gen. McCauley von Hoffman took hold of the ceremonial flag Friday to become the new Ogden Air Logistics Complex commander at Hill Air Force Base — just the second woman to hold the position.

Utah man arrested and accused of 37 counts of child sex crimes

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01pm

Mark Swan, 48, of Grantsville, was ordered in 3rd District Court to be held without bail Friday after police said he allegedly threatened his victims with harm if they talked to authorities.

11 great cars that are inexplicably still available on KSL Cars

KSL Cars  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:00pm

Whether they were initially overpriced, entered the market at a bad time, or maybe just aren’t the gems typically searched for, the following cars are great candidates for your next set of wheels.

To help save the planet, cut back to a hamburger and a half per week

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:39pm

Americans will need to cut their average consumption of beef by about 40% and Europeans by 22%, for the world to continue to feed the 10 billion people expected to live on this planet in 2050, according to a new report.

Missouri man with history in Utah charged with emailing child porn

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:17pm

A Missouri man has been charged in a child pornography investigation that originated out of Utah.

Only 38% of Utahns ready to vote for a second term for President Trump, poll finds

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 7:11pm

Just over a third of Utahns would vote for another term for President Donald Trump, according to a new poll released Friday.

Canal leak in Utah city cuts supply for secondary watering

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:47pm

Homes west of 3200 West in Riverton can expect to experience little to no pressure in the city's outdoor water system.

Train derailment causes ‘major delays’ on all TRAX lines

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:35pm

UTA officials said an incident at 400 South and Main Street caused major delays for all TRAX lines Friday evening.

Plastic or paper? Trump campaign weighs in on straw debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:03pm

The president and his reelection campaign are mocking efforts to replace plastic straws with paper ones and turning that disdain into a fundraising gimmick.

What members of Utah polygamous clan did with $512M in falsely obtained tax credits

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:27pm

Members of a northern Utah polygamous group have admitted in federal court to creating false records in their biodiesel company to obtain more than a half-billion dollars in renewable fuel tax credits.

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:43pm

The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.

3 charged with robbing friend at gunpoint for drugs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:07pm

Three 18-year-old men accused of robbing their high school friend at gunpoint now face serious criminal charges.

Retired Utah Sen. Jake Garn never imagined he'd one day leave the planet

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:32pm

Never did retired U.S. Sen. Jake Garn, the "little kid from Richfield, Utah," imagine that he would one day leave the planet.

Have You Seen This? Snake rings doorbell

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:07pm

I hate this video. There should be no surprises, it's exactly what the title describes.

Bike race to close multiple streets around The Gateway

Several roads near The Gateway mall will be closed most of the day Saturday for the inaugural Salt Lake Criterium.