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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.

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

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:46pm

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.

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FBI investigating death of Utah woman on Alaskan cruise ship

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 4:34pm

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.

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.

Northbound I-15 reopens after crash, vehicle fire in SLC

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 3:23pm

Northbound I-15 at 2100 South in Salt Lake City has reopened after flames engulfed two cars Wednesday afternoon following a crash, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.

Police: Man shot, killed in Pioneer Park

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 1:48pm

Police have identified a man killed in a shooting Wednesday morning, the second incident in just 24 hours blocks away from the homeless shelter.

Ainge calls Curtis 'moderate', says he's 'not telling the real story on the campaign trail'

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:22pm

Tanner Ainge, one of three Republicans in next month's 3rd Congressional District primary election, differentiated himself Tuesday from the frontrunner in the race, Provo Mayor John Curtis.

Man in critical condition after being shocked by Murray power line

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 12:08pm

A man is in critical condition after being shocked during an industrial accident by a power line Wednesday morning, according to Murray City police officer Kenny Bass.

Koch group contract offers 'in-kind services' to U. for guest speakers, curriculum, textbooks

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 11:19am

The University of Utah's new quantitative analysis institute could in the future accept "in-kind services" from the Charles Koch Foundation, according to the two organizations' gift agreement finalized Monday.

Eagle Mountain neighbors fear man camping in ravine is watching, photographing them

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 9:14am

Homeowners expressed fears Tuesday about a man with camera equipment they say had been camping out in a ravine between their homes and a golf course.

Primary ballots on their way to Utah mailboxes

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 8:03am

Hundreds of thousands of ballots will be hitting Utahn's mailboxes this week ahead of the Aug. 15 primary.

As Senate takes up repeal bill, health care advocates rally in SL

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 26th - 7:26am

As senators in Washington, D.C., voted on a Republican proposal to replace Obamacare Tuesday evening, advocates in Salt Lake City rallied against federal legislation to repeal the law.

20 years later, man donates kidney to former missionary companion

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:21pm

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.

Nevada couple seeks help finding lost dog in Salt Lake County

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 25th - 11:20pm

For nearly a month, a Nevada couple has called Utah home, refusing to leave because of something they lost here. Their dog ran away while out on a walk in Sandy, and they are determined to find her.

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.