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Plata, Savarino score in stoppage time to help RSL clinch 4th-straight Rocky Mountain Cup

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:13pm

Joao Plata converted a penalty kick in stoppage time, Jefferson Savarino scored with the last touch of the match, and Real Salt Lake went on to beat the Rapids 2-0 to clinch the club’s fourth-straight Rocky Mountain Cup.

Wendover K-9 caught trying to break free from police station

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:05pm

Police in Wendover have solved a mystery: They now know how K-9 officer Ace kept getting out of the locked area in the police station.

Beyonce, Sinatra among those on Obama summer song playlist

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 9:29pm

The Obama summer playlist has everyone from Drake and Beyonce to Steely Dan and Frank Sinatra. The former president calls it "some new, some old, some fast, some slow."

Thousands protest in Germany against racism, discrimination

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:47pm

Thousands of people attended a protest against racism and discrimination in the German city of Dresden on Saturday, a week ahead of two state elections in the country's east in which the far-right Alternative for Germany party is expected to make gains.

Yellowstone chief says park doesn't need reservation system

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:55pm

Yellowstone National Park's top administrator says visitors aren't harming the park's natural resources and he sees no need to require reservations to limit crowds.

3-and-out: How Highland's offensive attack has brought the team together

Ryan Miller, and Sean Walker,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 7:17pm

Highland doesn't care who gets the credit. That's helped the Rams to a 2-0 start.

Britain's Prince Andrew denies knowledge of Epstein's crimes

Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 6:12pm

Britain's Prince Andrew responded to intense media scrutiny of his links to Jeffrey Epstein by issuing a statement Saturday denying any knowledge of criminal behavior by his one-time friend who killed himself in a New York jail while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges.

Man shot and killed by police at West Valley City Hall identified

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 5:49pm

New details have emerged on a police-involved shooting at West Valley City Hall Friday night.

West Valley man sentenced to at least 7 years in prison for child sexual abuse

Lauren Bennett,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 5:32pm

Williams’ victims ranged in age from 4 to 12 at the time of abuse, which occurred between 1983 and 1997 in Williams’ former West Valley neighborhood, police said.

Nursing home shares adorable play on 'back to school' posts with residents

Camryn Justice, CNN  |  Posted Aug 24th - 4:54pm

It's back to school season and with it comes the Facebook trend where parents post pictures of their kids before their first day of the new school year, holding signs with their grade and details about them to remember as they grow up.

New 'Star Wars: Episode IX' footage debuts at D23

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 3:30pm

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy says that "Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker" is going to be an incredibly good time.

How Utah colleges are bringing campus safety to the smartphone

Kim Bojorquez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:44pm

As Utah State University students gear up for the start of the fall semester next week, students can have more peace of mind with the help of an app.

Have You Seen This? Patient doggy isn’t quite patient enough

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Aug 24th - 2:00pm

Patience is a virtue, especially when you don’t want to get wet.


End of a Deseret News era: Longtime sports columnist Brad Rock is retiring

Doug Robinson, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:26pm

The Deseret News is marking the end of an era. On Aug. 31, our own Brad Rock is retiring.

'The Fighting Preacher,' T.C. Christensen's true story of a Latter-day Saint missionary and boxer, opens in east Idaho this week

Rett Nelson,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 1:02pm

The film makes its theatrical debut in eastern Idaho this weekend after opening to sold-out theaters throughout Utah last month.

Authorities: 2 killed, 20 injured in Nevada mine bus crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, and Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 12:15pm

Authorities in rural northeastern Nevada say a mine bus collided head-on with a tractor-trailer rig Saturday, killing two people and injuring others.

Riverdale dog dies after waking up owners, saving them from house fire

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:30am

Two Riverdale residents are safe Saturday after their dog alerted them to an early morning fire in their mobile home, allowing them to escape.

Brazilian troops begin deploying to fight Amazon fires

Marcelo Silva By Sousa, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 11:00am

Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

UN conference to disrupt downtown traffic near Salt Palace from Sunday to Wednesday

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 10:15am

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced on Twitter Friday that the 68th United Nations General Society Conference will cause "significant" pedestrian and vehicle traffic disruptions around the Salt Palace Convention Center next week.

Obi-Wan, Lizzie McGuire join new Disney Plus platform

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 24th - 9:32am

Ewan McGregor is reprising his "Star Wars" role as Obi-Wan Kenobi in a new series, one of the many splashy projects that Disney is banking on to make its new streaming platform competitive.

President Nelson embarks on ministry tour in Latin America — the 4th in nearly 1.5 years

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Aug 24th - 8:55am

Just a few weeks before his 95th birthday, Latter-day Saint President Russell M. Nelson will embark on a ministry tour to Latin America — his fourth tour in nearly one and a half years.

KSL College Football Pick'em returns for 2019

College football fans rejoice, KSL College Football Pick'em is back for the 2019 season. Compete against your friends, family and neighbors for ultimate bragging rights from your living room to the tailgate lot.