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1 injured in incident at West Valley City home

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 6:35am

One person was injured in an incident at a home in West Valley City early Friday, officials said.

Bountiful police searching for man who allegedly exposed himself to two girls

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:44pm

Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a man who they say exposed himself to two girls at a school on Wednesday.

Police arrest and identify Kearns shooting suspect

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:33pm

The 19-year-old Ty Wayne McBride, of West Valley City, has been booked into the Salt Lake County Jail for investigation of aggravated robbery and attempted homicide, Unified police announced Thursday night.

Jazz draft Duke's Grayson Allen at No. 21 in the 2018 NBA Draft

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 10:24pm

The Utah Jazz have selected Grayson Allen from Duke with the No. 21 selection in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Crews fighting 50-acre wildfire near Wyoming border, evacuations ordered

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:58pm

Multiple crews are fighting a 50-acre fire in Utah that began on private property and spread onto national forest land about 30 miles south of Evanston.

8 easy tips to save money on air conditioning this summer

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted Jun 21st - 9:00pm

Follow these tips to save energy and money on your air conditioning. Then put those savings into a well-deserved reward — like maybe a vacation to somewhere cooler?

4 gang members charged in home invasion robbery

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:53pm

Four documented gang members were charged with numerous felonies Thursday for their part in a home invasion robbery last weekend.

Squat toilets, helicopters and $12K worth of toilet paper: How national parks deal with human waste from visitors

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 8:21pm

Getting the poop out of national parks takes a lot more work than you might think.

First lady visits migrant children housed in Texas

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:28pm

Melania Trump visited with migrant children Thursday during a brief stop at a Texas facility housing some of the youth separated from their parents as her husband's administration prosecutes adults who enter the U.S. illegally from Mexico.

Bryce Canyon National Park to hire locals for park jobs through new program

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 7:00pm

If you live near Bryce Canyon National Park, you’ll soon have a chance to work there.

Race against cancer takes on new meaning for Draper woman

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:28pm

After running the American Fork half marathon as a healthy athlete, Joani Richardson never thought she would one day finish the race as a cancer survivor.

South Salt Lake electronics store heavily damaged in fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 6:25pm

A longtime Main Street business was heavily damaged in a fire Thursday morning.

BYU Engineers team up with UDOT to save lives by eliminating left turns

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:47pm

BYU Engineers team up with UDOT to save lives by eliminating left turns

Couple seriously injured in weekend ATV crash near Yuba Lake in Juab County

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:33pm

A couple is still recovering from serious injuries after their ATV rolled south of Yuba Lake in Juab County Saturday, officials said.

Utah teen accused in backpack bomb was bullied, expert says

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 5:15pm

A Utah teenager accused of trying to blow up a homemade backpack bomb after looking at Islamic State propaganda online had been bullied and didn't understand the severity of his actions, a psychologist testified in his court trial Wednesday.

Review: 'Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom' is fine

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:44pm

With the four subsequent films since "Jurassic Park" I keep waiting for the original magic to happen again, but “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom” let me know that will never happen with this franchise.

USU officer hit by car while helping direct traffic

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:38pm

A Utah State University officer was hit by a car while helping direct traffic after a separate crash in Logan Thursday afternoon, officials said.

Koko the gorilla used smarts, empathy to help change views

Seth Borenstein and Janie Har, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:36pm

Koko the gorilla, whose remarkable sign-language ability and motherly attachment to pet cats helped change the world's views about the intelligence of animals and their capacity for empathy, has died at 46.

Mining at the former Grand Staircase monument?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:35pm

Colt Mesa within the former boundaries of the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument used to host a copper mine. It has been idled since 1974. Now, a Canadian company says it will start exploring and drilling, but no permits have been issued.

High Court: Online shoppers can be forced to pay sales tax

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 21st - 4:00pm

States will be able to force more people to pay sales tax when they make online purchases under a Supreme Court decision Thursday that will leave shoppers with lighter wallets but is a big financial win for states.

New algal bloom detected at Rockport Reservoir

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 21st - 3:44pm

Officials issued an advisory for Rockport Reservoir after water samples taken by the Utah Department of Environmental Quality revealed the presence of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae that can contain toxins that cause liver problems.

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