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Pro wakeboard tour makes first stop in Utah at Mantua Reservoir

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:29pm

Defending Supra Boats Pro Wakeboard Tour champion Mike Dowdy earned the top spot on the podium with a first-place performance of 97.83 points in the pro wakeboard tour's first-ever trip to Utah.

California father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 10:12pm

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J. Kerrigan got a call from a friend. "Your son is alive," he said.

More than 1,400 sign online petition urging reprieve for charter school for teen moms

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 9:45pm

More than 1,400 people have signed an online petition urging a reprieve for Kairos Academy, a public charter school that serves teen moms or pregnant teens. The Utah State Charter School Board voted Tuesday to terminate its charter.

SKorean president calls for NKorean Olympic participation

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 9:12pm

South Korea President Moon Jae-in said Saturday he hopes to see North Korean athletes at next year's Winter Olympics in South Korea to ease tensions over the North's nuclear program.

California company relocating to Logan to build better battery technology

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:51pm

A California tech company is moving to Utah to partner with Utah State University to develop better battery technology. Electric Power Systems and USU recently became the newest recipients of a USTAR grant aimed at technology research development.

Friends, family gather for a concert to remember terrorist victim

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:29pm

Friends and family of Melissa and Kurt Cochran gathered in Bountiful's City Park Saturday to celebrate Kurt's life with a daylong concert. Kurt, who operated a West Bountiful recording studio, was killed in the March terrorist attack in London.

Spokesman: Cosby plans tour to educate youth on misbehavior

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 7:17pm

Bill Cosby will organize a series of town hall meetings to help educate young people about problems their misbehavior could create and other issues, a spokesman for Cosby said.

Jazz get assists from Baylor, Stockton for latest draft picks

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 6:47pm

Seven years ago, on June 24, 2010, the Utah Jazz drafted Gordon Hayward. Last Thursday, they added three players who they hope could have similar careers.

W. Jordan woman killed in rollover on Mountain View Corridor

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 4:59pm

A 22-year-old woman was killed early Saturday when the Ford F-150 she was driving rolled on Mountain View Corridor, police said.

Trump: Obama 'did nothing' about Russia election meddling

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 4:38pm

President Donald Trump questioned former President Barack Obama's response to Russia's attempts to influence the 2016 election in an interview airing Sunday morning, saying Obama didn't do enough to address the situation.

Huge, homely mastiff named Martha wins world's ugliest dog

Linda Wang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 4:01pm

Martha is big, ugly, lazy and gassy. And a world champion.

Syria releases hundreds of detainees ahead of Eid

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 3:57pm

The Syrian government released Saturday hundreds of detainees including some who backed the insurgency against President Bashar Assad on the eve of a major Muslim holiday.

Now in Washington, Melania Trump still no social butterfly

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 3:36pm

Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly.

Over 120 people buried by massive southwest China landslide

Gillian Wong, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 3:23pm

More than 120 people were buried by a landslide that caused huge rocks and a mass of earth to come crashing into their homes in a mountain village in southwestern China early Saturday, officials said.

Unified police seek help locating man who robbed Taylorsville credit union, 2 banks

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:43pm

Unified police officers are asking for the public’s help in locating a man who robbed a credit union Friday morning.

UK Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:42pm

British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts."

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

Sylvia Hui and Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:21pm

Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them "not safe for people to sleep in overnight."

Have You Seen This? Baby elephant chasing birds is delightful

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 2:02pm

An elephant calf gets a little too (adorably) rambunctious while chasing birds at a Swedish zoo.

Disneyland devotee visits park for 2,000 days in a row

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 12:43pm

If Disneyland is "The Happiest Place on Earth," Jeff Reitz may be its happiest citizen.

Google to stop reading your Gmail to help sell ads

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 24th - 11:57am

Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads.

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