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Utah man, 28, dies after falling out of Jeep

Ashley Imlay, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:38pm

A West Valley City man died Monday after falling out of the back of a Jeep and hitting his head, according to officials.

Ready or not, it's back to school week along the Wasatch Front

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:16pm

It's back to school this week for most Wasatch Front public schools with Salt Lake, Granite, Murray and Alpine districts getting underway Monday. Canyons, Davis and Jordan start on Wednesday, although some Jordan kids started in late July.

Defense forming identity as BYU ushers in final week of fall camp

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:15pm

BYU's defense is coming together as the Cougars ushered in the final week of fall camp Monday in Provo. Plus, a few "possibly long-term" injuries from non-contact drills, and former BYU signee Chinonso Opara heads to Weber State.

Fire updates: Grass fire burns 90 to 100 acres in WVC

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 10:12pm

A grass fire sparked near the Bacchus Highway forced the closure of the road for a couple hours Monday afternoon.

Colorado suspect says he killed wife after he saw her strangling daughter, affidavit says

Ralph Ellis and Darran Simon, CNN  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:42pm

A murder suspect told police in Colorado he strangled his pregnant wife in a rage after he saw her on a baby monitor strangling the couple's 3-year-old daughter, Celeste, according to court documents.

Utah rooftop solar installations drop 23 percent in 1 year

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 9:41pm

Utah rooftop solar installations dropped about 23 percent in one year thanks, in part, to the end of a system called net metering, industry experts say.

Utah football turns focus to Weber State as depth chart nearly settled

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:51pm

Utah football is all business now as the program transitions from fall camp to season mode.

Charges filed in 2014 strangling death of Provo woman

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:32pm

In 2014, 60-year-old Belen Perez's adult son came home to find his mother strangled to death, with chemicals poured over her upper torso and face in an apparent attempt to destroy evidence. Now, police say they believe they've found her killer.

How often does your congressional representative hold public town hall meetings?

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 8:09pm

Utah’s four congressional representatives conduct public town halls in a variety of ways — from virtual telephone meetings to hikes up Mount Timpanogos. But how often does your congressional representative hold these meetings?

Groups gear up to propose drastic changes to Pioneer Park

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:33pm

Downtown SLC leaders are getting ready to roll out a new proposal for Pioneer Park — and it's much more than the multipurpose field currently under construction.

Thousands say farewell to fallen firefighter Matthew Burchett

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:15pm

Thousands of family members, friends and firefighters from across Utah gathered at the Maverik Center on Monday to say farewell to veteran firefighter Matthew Burchett.

Mosquitos in Stansbury Park area test positive for West Nile virus

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 7:00pm

Mosquitos from the Benson Mill area in Stansbury Park tested positive for West Nile virus, Tooele County officials said Monday.

Rental prices up in Utah, housing availability down

Heather Kelly, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 6:27pm

New research shows rental prices are skyrocketing, even though Utah’s unemployment rate remains among the lowest in the nation.

Korean reunions: Tears as mother and son meet for first time in 68 years

James Griffiths, Paula Hancocks and Sophie Jeong, CNN  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:48pm

"Sang Chol!" 92-year-old Lee Keum-seom exclaimed, as she fell into her long lost son's arms at a holiday resort in North Korea Monday.

3 Weber County men charged in fentanyl overdose death

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:43pm

Three Weber County men face criminal charges related to the fentanyl overdose death of a 22-year-old man in March.

No verdict in Manafort trial after 3 days of deliberations

Matthew Barakat, Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:25pm

The jury in the financial fraud trial of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has finished its third day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Pope: No effort spared to fight abuse, but offers no details

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:17pm

Pope Francis vowed Monday that "no effort must be spared" to root out priestly sex abuse and cover-up from the Catholic Church, but gave no indication that he would take action to sanction complicit bishops or end the Vatican culture of secrecy that has allowed the crisis to fester.

Could Ogden be new home for BLM headquarters?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:15pm

Rep. Rob Bishop is bringing top U.S. Department of Interior official to Ogden next week for a tour and discussion on the reorganization of the agency. His full committee will conduct a field hearing in Roosevelt and will meet to discuss forest fires.

Beating King of Pop, The Eagles have No.1 album of all-time

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 20th - 5:05pm

The Eagles' greatest hits album has moonwalked past Michael Jackson's "Thriller" to become history's best-selling album of all-time in the U.S.

Have You Seen This? Ants build bridge to invade wasp nest

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:00pm

Today is your lucky day because today is the day you get to watch a video of thousands of army ants that built a bridge made of ants so they could all invade their enemy's house.

Severe stomach pain: life-threatening or just annoying?

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Aug 20th - 3:00pm

Stomach pain is the No. 1 reason people go to the emergency room in Utah. Here is when you should and when you shouldn't.

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