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Trump signs Hatch, Stewart suicide prevention hotline bill

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:00pm

President Donald Trump signed a bill Tuesday that two Utah Republicans pushed to create a three-digit telephone number similar to 911 for the national suicide prevention hotline.

Cattle in Logan Canyon to slow traffic for 3 days

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:27pm

Over 1,400 cattle will delay traffic in Logan Canyon on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday as the animals move to higher pastures.

Melaleuca CEO breaks world rowing record, will not retire

EastIdahoNews.com Staff  |  Posted Aug 14th - 6:24pm

The fate of Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot risked his career to beat a 100-meter rowing record Tuesday — and won.

Proposed state history archive could replace Road Home in downtown SLC

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:45pm

Utah’s $125-million historic archive, including the state’s first flag and other unique treasures in state history, could find a new home in Salt Lake City’s soon-to-be-shuttered homeless shelter.

AP NewsBreak: Pilot who crashed his own home had hangar code

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:33pm

A man who died when he flew a plane into his own house after he had been arrested for assaulting his wife had full access to his employer's plane because he had earned the firm's trust, the president of the Utah company said Tuesday.

Fire updates: US Highway 6 to reopen Tuesday night

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:27pm

U.S. Highway 6, which has been closed since Sunday due to the Coal Hollow Fire, will reopen Tuesday at 8 p.m., state fire officials say.

Report: Pennsylvania priests molested over 1,000 children

Mark Scolforo and Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:27pm

Hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in Pennsylvania molested more than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — since the 1940s, and senior church officials, including a man who is now the archbishop of Washington, D.C., systematically covered up the abuse, according to a grand jury report released Tuesday.

Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:09pm

Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it.

WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

Catherine Lucey and Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:07pm

President Donald Trump unloaded on former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman Tuesday, calling her a "crazed, crying lowlife" and "that dog," as a clash rooted in the reality star's accusations of racism focused new attention on his frequent disparagement of prominent African-Americans.

As students go back to school, Salt Lake improves city crosswalks

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:43pm

With students scheduled to start school in the coming weeks, nearly 1,500 crosswalks throughout Salt Lake City have been stripped and replaced for the new year.

Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

Colleen Barry and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 4:21pm

A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 15 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel.

'We lose a brother:' Draper battalion chief killed by falling tree during California wildfire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:50pm

Draper Fire Battalion Chief Matt Burchett died in a hospital Monday after a tree fell on him while he fought the California blaze.

User submitted: More shots of Utah's smoky summer skies

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:38pm

How many weeks has it been since you've seen a blue sky?

Manafort chooses not to testify as defense rests its case

Chad Day, Matthew Barakat and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:34pm

Paul Manafort's defense rested its case Tuesday without calling any witnesses in the former Trump campaign chairman's tax evasion and bank fraud trial. Manafort himself chose not to testify.

Passes provide plethora of summer fun for a single, reduced price

Pass Of All Passes  |  Posted Aug 14th - 3:00pm

Looking for a great way to keep the family entertained at a great value? Here's the perfect solution.

Linebacker Cody Barton 'confident' and ready for breakout season

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:44pm

Barton is the perfect balance of serious and fun all at the same time. One minute he’s ready to destroy his prey with a determination similar to that of a lion in the African savanna; but in an instant, he’s back to his playful antics.

University of Utah shouldering growing costs of SafeUT app as use proliferates

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 2:33pm

The University of Utah is shouldering the growing costs of the proliferating use of SafeUT app, which provides real-time crisis intervention to youths, most of them public school-age students.

Lawmakers impeach all 4 W.Va. court justices over spending

John Raby, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:40pm

West Virginia lawmakers completed the extraordinary move of impeaching all four state Supreme Court justices Monday night for spending issues, including a suspended justice facing a 23-count federal indictment.

Have You Seen This? Great white shark jumps at researcher

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 14th - 1:15pm

Well this is the scariest thing I've ever seen. One more reason I never need to get in the water.

UK police treat Parliament crash as terrorism, seek motive

Jill Lawless and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:57pm

Police flooded central London streets and cordoned off the city's government district Tuesday, after a speeding car plowed into cyclists and crashed outside Parliament in what authorities were treating as an act of terrorism.

Teen charged as adult with shooting bystander in the foot

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 12:15pm

A 17-year-old boy was charged as an adult Tuesday with shooting a bystander in the foot during a confrontation with a rival gang member.

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