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FBI: Utah man says he killed wife on cruise over her laughing

Rachel D'Oro and Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 12:02pm

A St. George man killed his wife aboard an Alaska cruise and told an acquaintance who later walked into the blood-splattered cabin that he did it because she would not stop laughing at him, the FBI said in documents released Thursday.

911 calls show moments after I-15 plane crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 11:38am

Calls to the control tower and 911 show the surprise and chaos following a plane crash that killed four people Wednesday afternoon.

Fruit Heights resident fears houses will slide following flood

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 10:05am

A homeowner in Fruit Heights fears his house may slide after floodwater caused a retaining wall to collapse Wednesday. A lawsuit is already pending over a portion of the wall that collapsed in October.

10-year-old girl boosts summer reading by saving Bookmobile

Nadine Wimmer  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 9:42am

When October Hamilton writes what she did last summer, she can truthfully say she kept kids in her community reading by saving the Bookmobile.

Ogden police searching for suspect in shooting

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:39am

A 28-year-old man was shot in the leg Wednesday evening by an acquaintance who fired at his car, and police still are searching for the suspect.

Some GOP ballots accidentally sent to unaffiliated voters

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 8:00am

Utah County Clerk Bryan Thompson said he and his colleagues were seeking to determine how many of the incorrect ballots were sent and had already informed the Lieutenant Governor’s office, which oversees Utah elections, of the problem.

Utahns denounce Trump's ban on transgender troops in US military

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 7:01am

Utah Republicans in Washington and local LGBT advocacy groups spoke out against President Donald Trump after the commander in chief declared a ban on transgender troops serving in the U.S. military.

SkyWest announces start date for flight from St. George to LA

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 27th - 6:44am

SkyWest Airlines has announced plans for a new round-trip flight between St. George and Los Angeles this fall.

FBI investigating death of Utah woman on Alaskan cruise ship

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:50pm

The FBI and Alaska police are investigating a Utah woman’s death after a domestic dispute on an Alaskan cruise ship Tuesday night, officials said.

Health officials report 12th case of E. coli in Hildale

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:12pm

There are now 12 confirmed cases of E. Coli in Hildale, Utah health officials reported last week. The E. Coli outbreak started at the beginning of July, and two children have died from contamination.

New MTC buildings in Provo include larger classrooms, outside study space

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 10:02pm

Kelly Mills knows the Provo Missionary Training Center is not intended as the ultimate destination for the tens of thousands of Mormon missionaries who pass through it each year.

2 Weber County couples killed in plane crash on I-15

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:21pm

Two couples from Weber County died Wednesday when a small plane crashed down onto I-15 in Riverdale, snarling freeway traffic for hours.

Exhibitors mixed on Outdoor Retailer moving to Colorado

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:35pm

All good things must come to an end, as the saying goes, but for some local companies that have been longtime participants in the Utah's largest annual convention, the realization of finality is starting to sink in.

Utah 1 of 12 states linked to Mexican papayas salmonella outbreak

David Pitt, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:03pm

U.S. health officials say consumers should avoid a variety of papaya from Mexico linked to a salmonella outbreak that has been blamed for the death of a person in New York City and for sickening 46 others in 12 states — including Utah.

Wednesday's Child - 'I should have a mom, but for now I don't'

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:00pm

Gannon is a 14-year-old boy who is still trying to wrap his head around being in foster care. He knows he deserves to have a family; they just haven't found him yet.

Waist-deep water floods homes, cuts power in Salt Lake

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 5:22pm

Flooding from an early morning storm led to some road closures, TRAX delays and power outages in the Salt Lake Valley Wednesday morning.

Utah leaders warn drug lords 'we're coming,' but disclose no details of new plan

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:16pm

After a closed-door meeting Wednesday that ran more than an hour over schedule, Gov. Gary Herbert, House Speaker Greg Hughes and others joined local mayors to announce a new "collaborative" effort to control the "lawlessness" in the Rio Grande area.

1 dead, 1 seriously injured after driver flees police, crashes into semitruck

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:08pm

A person fleeing from Utah Highway Patrol troopers died after the vehicle they were driving collided with a semitruck Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.

Arizona man killed in St. George rollover crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 3:28pm

An Arizona man was killed on state Route 7 east of St. George Wednesday morning in a rollover accident.

Jewell bashes Trump administration over monument review

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 3:27pm

Former Interior Secretary Sally Jewell lamented the Trump administration's monument review, saying the new U.S. president should be making new monuments, not dismantling them. She defended Bears Ears National Monument, which could see changes.