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No stars upon thars: Utah drivers' licenses could cause problems at airport

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 7:00am

Like Dr. Suess' Sneetches on beaches, Utahns in transit may soon find a small star can make all the difference.

Man injured in officer-involved shooting in Midvale

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 15th - 6:12am

Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in MIdvale early Wednesday morning, officials said.

Primary night: Dems go for diversity, GOP for Trump choices

Steve Peoples and Kyle Potter, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:53pm

Democrats embraced diversity Tuesday in a primary night of firsts, while Republicans in Minnesota rejected a familiar face of the GOP old guard in favor of a rising newcomer aligned with President Donald Trump.

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

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:44pm

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.

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

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:43pm

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

Real Salt Lake travels to LAFC for midweek match where both teams need result

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:35pm

After a disappointing 1-1 draw at home, the next step is a doozy when Real Salt Lake (10-9-5, 35 points) travels to face LAFC at Banc of California Stadium in a game that will be broadcast on ESPN2.

Utah lawmaker proposes putting a team in every school to catch red flags

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 10:15pm

After most school massacres, people look back and realize there were warning signs that everyone missed — or didn't take seriously. Now, Utah is moving toward a mental health approach designed to catch those red flags before a tragedy takes place.

Couple lost in Wyoming ice cave for nearly 2 days rescued

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:42pm

A man and woman got lost inside a mazelike ice cave in Wyoming for nearly two days and were hypothermic when rescuers found them.

Fire updates: US Highway 6 reopens near Coal Hollow Fire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 14th - 9:27pm

U.S. Highway 6 reopened Tuesday evening following a two-day closure prompted by the nearby Coal Hollow Fire, an approximately 24,000 acre blaze burning in southeast Utah County.

How parents can prepare their children for the upcoming school year

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:37pm

Your back-to-school list probably includes buying new clothes and school supplies, but does it also include talking to your children about safety?

Man who started fire at airport's Hertz lot was trying to steal gas, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 8:05pm

A man who claimed he was trying to steal gas when he accidentally lit a large fire at a Hertz rental car lot at the Salt Lake City International Airport has been charged.

Former Utah library director sentenced to 30 days in Jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:33pm

The former director of Utah library will serve 30 days in jail after spending thousands of dollars in library funds on a mobile video game.

No 'mission accomplished,' but Operation Rio Grande successes celebrated

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Aug 14th - 7:03pm

Marking the one-year anniversary of the beginning of Operation Rio Grande, community leaders gathered to report the successes and shortfalls over the last 12 months. The good: Crime is down. The bad: There aren't enough treatment beds to go around.

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.

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.

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