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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.

Gunman in LA supermarket standoff arrested on suspicion of murder

Christopher Weber and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 1:11pm

A gunman who got into a deadly shootout with police, then took dozens of people hostage at a Los Angeles supermarket has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said 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.

Without evidence, Trump claims documents confirm misconduct

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:35am

President Donald Trump asserted without evidence Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the court that approved the warrant.

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.

Red Cross warns of blood shortage and urgently needs donors

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:39am

The American Red Cross has issued an emergency call for blood donations to address a critical blood shortage nationwide.

Real Salt Lake draws lowly Colorado 2-2 in Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 11:33pm

Damir Kreilach and Joao Plata each scored a first-half goal before Real Salt Lake settled for a 2-2 draw with Colorado in the second leg of the Rocky Mountain Cup rivalry series Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Ogden police investigating infant boy's death as homicide; person of interest located

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:21pm

Police are now investigating the suspicious death of an infant found Friday as a homicide, and they have located and are questioning a person of interest in the case, officials said.

Regents give Snow College OK to pursue student housing in Richfield

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:03pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday authorized Snow College to participate in a public-private partnership to develop 100 units of student housing on its Richfield campus.

1 dead, dozens of hostages freed after Los Angeles standoff

Christopher Weber and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 10:01pm

A woman was shot and killed when a gunman ran into a busy Los Angeles supermarket where he held dozens of people hostage for about three hours Saturday before handcuffing himself and surrendering to police.

S. Idaho charter school OKs employee request to carry gun

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:35pm

Officials at a south-central Idaho charter school have approved allowing a school employee to carry a concealed firearm on campus.

Search for missing man in Uinta Mountains continues

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

Community members on Saturday searched for Ray Humpherys, 66, who did not return to his campsite in the Uinta Mountains on Wednesday evening.

ADHD study links teens' symptoms with digital media use

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:04pm

The more teens check social media and stream video, the more likely they might develop symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a new study suggests.

Utah wildfire updates: 9 fires continue burning across the state

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 9:00pm

Nine active wildfires continued burning across the state Saturday, according to Utah wildfire officials.

CFB Preview: BYU trying to bounce back from 4-9 nightmare season

KSL Sports  |  Posted Jul 21st - 8:33pm

BYU is coming off its worst season since 1955, but change is in sight for the Cougar football program that went 4-9 a year ago. A new season is on the horizon.

DUP to host Pioneer Day celebration in American Fork

KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 21st - 7:27pm

The Daughters of Utah Pioneers will host a Pioneer Day celebration on July 24, from 1-5 p.m., at Robinson Park, 100 E Main, in American Fork.

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