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20 years later, man donates kidney to former missionary companion

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:55pm

Right now, there are more than 100,000 people waiting for a lifesaving organ transplant in the United States. For many, the donation doesn't come soon enough, but sometimes people connect in a way they never expected.

New Fairpark arena needs $761K in heating, ventilation, other amenities

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 10:10pm

The Utah State Fairpark enjoyed a number of July events with the completion of its new arena, but has found a number of missing amenities, like bathroom heating and adequate ventilation for concession stands.

Lee no longer a holdout on health care — at least for now

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:06pm

After being a holdout on the Senate's efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, cast a deciding vote Tuesday in favor of going forward with debate.

Duchesne mom sues sheriff after her autistic son, 13, was thrown to ground

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 9:04pm

The Duchesne County Sheriff's Office has released bodycam footage of an April incident involving an autistic boy. The boy's mother has sued to force training for officers, but the department says it already had scheduled such an information session.

Community group hopes to improve quality of life for central Ogden

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 7:31pm

A partnership of several community entities is working to improve housing, education and healthcare for people living near the center of Ogden.

Gov. Gary Herbert endorses Provo Mayor John Curtis in 3rd District race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:28pm

Gov. Gary Herbert endorsed Provo Mayor John Curtis over two other Republicans in next month's primary election in the 3rd Congressional District race.

Construction to cause delays in Salt Lake City, Ogden

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 6:04pm

Motorists in Salt Lake City and Ogden should expect delays beginning Tuesday night due to bridge repairs, Utah Department of Transportation officials said.

Canadian polygamous leader found guilty of having 25 wives

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:57pm

Two former leaders of an isolated polygamous community in Canada were convicted Monday of practicing polygamy after a decadeslong legal fight, setting up another potential court battle over the constitutionality of Canada's polygamy laws.

1 killed, 3 injured in early-morning 'surprise' assault in SLC

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:48pm

An early-morning assault in downtown Salt Lake City left one person dead and three others injured Tuesday, police said.

Man charged in igniting massive Brian Head wildfire

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:26pm

Utah prosecutors have charged a man accused of accidentally sparking a massive wildfire that forced some 1,500 people from their homes last month and cost about $34 million to fight.

KUTV anchor Shauna Lake pleads guilty to impaired driving

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 5:13pm

KUTV news anchor Shauna Lake resolved a DUI case against her in court Tuesday afternoon.

Utah consumer confidence high in July

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:09pm

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index for July held steady this month, declining 1.0 point to register at 114.2. Consumer confidence in Utah has remained above 110 since last July. The national Consumer Confidence Index registered at 121.1.

User submitted: The difference a year makes for water level at Bear Lake

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 4:01pm

This week's gallery includes drone footage comparing aerial views of Bear Lake from 2016 to 2017, as well as photos of wildfires, flooding, sunsets and Pioneer Day celebrations.

Report: Utah home-birth rate double national average

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 3:20pm

A new report shows Utah women are choosing home birth at a rate double the national average, and those moms tend to be older and have more education.

St. George home flooded by vandals

Mary Richards  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:32pm

A home for sale was heavily damaged by water after someone dragged in garden hoses, turned on all the faucets and left the water running throughout the house.

SLC band Cinders killing crowds with kindness

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 2:01pm

The world is filled with sad songs and angry songs and heartbreak songs. So Salt Lake City six-piece band Cinders decided to tap into another emotion on their debut album: joy. Cinders is playing its next Salt Lake City show at Beehive Social Club.

Have You Seen This? Utah baby experiences pure joy at her 1st rodeo

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 1:15pm

One-year-old Ila experienced pure joy at the Spanish Fork Fiesta Days Rodeo last week, and the video is absolutely adorable.

Teen's vandalism leaves $200K in damage, police say

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Shara Park  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:15pm

Police used a Taser to arrest a 16-year-old boy who they say vandalized several stores in West Jordan early Tuesday.

2 killed in head-on crash in Duchesne County identified

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 12:02pm

Two people were killed and a 12-year-old girl was injured in a head-on crash in eastern Utah on Sunday.

How to earn a living on an endless road trip

Monique Serbu, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:59am

How do you earn a living if you’re always traveling? It’s possible to live completely on the road and still earn enough money to cover your expenses — and have a little fun, too — thanks largely to ever-present access to the internet.