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Facebook suspends Boston analytics firm over data usage

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:11pm

Facebook said Friday that it has suspended Boston-based analytics firm Crimson Hexagon while it investigates how it collects and shares Facebook and Instagram's user data.

Led by former BYU star Jimmer, Team Fredette advances to TBT's 'Super 16'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:40pm

Stop if you’ve heard this before: a Jimmer Fredette-led basketball team is headed to the Round of 16 of a national tournament.

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Man steals car with kids in backseat, teen girl fights back

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:30pm

Police are searching for a man who stole a car with two children in the back seat from a Midvale gas station Sunday afternoon.

1 dead, 1 injured in shooting during LDS sacrament meeting in Nevada

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:17pm

Police have confirmed a shooting during a sacrament meeting today in an LDS meetinghouse in Fallon, Nevada.

After a week of walkbacks, Trump returns to Russia doubting

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:59pm

Capping a week of drama, back tracking, a double negative and blistering statements from allies about his attitude toward Russian election interference, President Donald Trump on Sunday was back to referring to "a big hoax."

Partnerships of love: How a St. George service dog charity is changing lives

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:36pm

Loving Angel in St. George is training dogs for handlers with special needs, ranging from autism and immobility to seizures and post-traumatic stress disorder.

Flooding reported, flash flood warning issued near Fruitland

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:34pm

Flooding has been reported and a flash flood warning has been issued in parts of Duchesne County until 7 p.m., weather officials report.

Gunman in Trader Joe's standoff was feuding with grandmother

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:09pm

A feud between a man and his grandmother over his girlfriend staying at the grandmother's home exploded into violence that ultimately led to him taking dozens of people hostage inside a Los Angeles supermarket, a relative said Sunday.

Molinari survives wild day to win British Open; Tony Finau top-10 at 3rd-straight major

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:27pm

Francesco Molinari didn't get the loudest cheers for the best golf at British Open.

Teen dies, woman in critical condition after crash on Highway 89 in Utah County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:28pm

A teenager has died and one woman is in critical condition after a head-on crash on U.S. Highway 89 Sunday morning, officials said.

More people sickened by parasite in outbreak linked to McDonald's salads

Emanuella Grinberg, CNN  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:11pm

More illnesses have been reported across the United States in two separate cyclospora outbreaks, federal health officials said Thursday.

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' reboot to feature African-American lead

Chloe Melas  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:34pm

Buffy lives.

Money stolen during fundraiser for Boise stabbing victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:47pm

Police are investigating after a local gym reported the theft of about $2,000 in donations raised during a fundraising event for victims of last month's knife attack at a Boise apartment complex.

Private messaging apps increasingly used for public business

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:07pm

One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.

Have You Seen This? Best dog ever drags sprinkler inside

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:02pm

A hot day won’t stop this dog from playing with his new favorite toy.

Tokyo 2020 official mascots unveiled at ceremony

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:13pm

The official mascots for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and Paralympics were unveiled at a ceremony in downtown Tokyo on Sunday.

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Violence and other challenges decrease when kids believe in their own bright futures

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 12:39pm

On a summer midweek morning, some of Utah’s youngest learners — preschoolers — crowd into a play kitchen at the Utah Community Action Head Start to make a colorful fake pizza, which they “feed” to Mike Varanakis, the organization’s spokesman.

Police: Man arrested in connection with infant son’s death after child found in trash can in Ogden

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:40am

Alex Hidalgo, 37, was arrested in connection with the death of his infant son in Ogden, police confirmed Sunday.

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 11:22am

The agency that supervises the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile would essentially lose direct Cabinet oversight under legislation that Congress is negotiating.

Officials arrest second man in connection with 2017 home invasion robbery in Delta

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:45am

Authorities have arrested a second man in connection with a home invasion last November where an 83-year-old woman was bound while robbers stole more than $200,000 worth of jewelry.

Utah special legislative session not considering school safety bills

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:33am

The Utah State Legislature held a special session focused on taxes and the Inland Port, but they did not look at any bills dealing with one of our state’s and our nation’s most pressing issues: school safety amidst continued gun violence.

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