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Utah boy, 15, ordered to detention in stepbrother's shooting death

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 6:34pm

During an emotional hearing Thursday, a Utah teen who admitted to shooting and killing his stepbrother in March was sentenced to a secure detention center, where he could remain until he turns 21.

A new freight train route for Utah? Uinta Basin hopes so

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:46pm

Is an 80-mile railway to get oil and other goods out of the Uinta Basin destined in the future? The Seven County Infrastructure Coalition hopes so. An informational meeting will be Friday in Salt Lake City at the downtown Radisson.

Here's what's actually going on with that app that makes you look old

Rachel Lerman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 5:02pm

Is a peek into the future worth your privacy in the present?

Utah couple charged with inflicting broken ribs, brain bleed to their baby

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:35pm

A West Valley couple has been charged with abusing their infant child and then trying to cover it up, according to charging documents.

Salt Lake police seek man accused of assaulting TV photojournalist during Inland Port protest

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 4:07pm

Salt Lake City police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who allegedly attacked a television news photographer during a protest over the Utah Inland Port Authority.

Deputies identify 74-year-old Utah woman who died after tree hit her head

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:44pm

Deputies identified a 74-year-old woman who died after a tree hit her head Tuesday.

Authorities identify 13-year-old killed in southern Utah UTV crash

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:17pm

Authorities have identified a 13-year-old boy who died Wednesday during a UTV accident in Sand Hollow State Park.

Have You Seen This? Dad's brilliant game to get kids to stop crying

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:07pm

Being a parent is hard, and it only gets harder when kids cry. This dad figured out how to stop the crying — and it's brilliant.

QUIZ: Cosmo, fight songs and other BYU football facts

Byu Football  |  Posted Jul 18th - 3:00pm

If you love all things connected to Cougar football, you'll want to test your knowledge with this quiz. You could win a 4-pack family ticket package as a reward.

Worst movies of 2019 — so far

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 18th - 2:02pm

Up to this point, 2019 has not been what we were hoping for when it comes to film. Here are the worst movies of the year, so far.

Utah Rep. Rob Bishop now says he may run again

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:40pm

In 2012, Rep. Rob Bishop, R-Utah, said he would not seek reelection after his ability to serve in a committee leadership position had been exhausted, which is 2020. But, many people are urging him to stay in. He says he's considering it.

American warship destroys Iranian drone in Strait of Hormuz

Darlene Superville and Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:28pm

A U.S. warship on Thursday destroyed an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after it threatened the ship, President Donald Trump said. The incident marked a new escalation of tensions between the countries less than one month after Iran downed an American drone in the same waterway and Trump came close to retaliating with a military strike.

Democrat Ben McAdams, rest of Utah delegation, vote against $15 federal minimum wage

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 1:16pm

Rep. Ben McAdams was one of six Democrats who opposed the bill that passed 231-199, with the support of just three Republicans.

The prince of preservation: Tremonton man assembles collection of nearly 350 horse-drawn wagons

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:57pm

Meet the prince of preservation. For the past 50 years, Eli Anderson has spent life with one foot firmly entrenched in the past.

Utahn had sexual relationship with teen she was asked to mentor, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 12:47pm

A court-appointed mentor to a teenage girl has been charged with sexually assaulting the girl.

Police: Woman stole mail, crashed vehicle after chase in Cottonwood Heights

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:57am

A woman was arrested after a police pursuit, which started when officers received reports she was stealing mail, ended in a crash Thursday morning, police said.

Wildfire updates: Crews close to full containment of Tooele County fire

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:26am

Crews have made significant ground fighting a fire that sparked after birds got into a power line, officials said Thursday morning.

Sen. Mike Lee calls for unanimous consent on 9/11 victims fund bill amid criticism from bill advocates

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:02am

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, will vote for a 9/11 first responders compensation bill after all, likely giving the bill unanimous consent.


The world's first official 'Downton Abbey' escape room opened in Salt Lake City. Here's what to expect

Michelle Garrett Bulsiewicz, for The Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 18th - 11:01am

Can't wait for the "Downton Abbey" movie coming out this September? There's an escape room in Salt Lake City that might help hold you over.

Utah man charged in connection with calling in bomb threat to Lowe's

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:47am

A man who called in a bomb threat at a Lowe's store because he was mad about being fired, is now looking at potential prison time if convicted.

House OKs $15 minimum wage, setting marker for 2020 campaign

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:33am

House Democrats approved legislation Thursday to raise the federal minimum wage for the first time in a decade, to $15 an hour, transforming an issue that once splintered the party into a benchmark for the 2020 election.