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3-year-old boy in critical condition after falling out of window in Herriman

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:01pm

A 3-year-old boy is in critical condition after falling out of a fourth-floor window in Herriman Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Charges: Midvale man sexually abused girls in exchange for treats

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:39pm

A Midvale man was charged with 12 felonies on Tuesday for allegedly offering money and treats to two young girls in exchange for sex acts.

5 family-friendly water-filled hikes in Utah Valley

J'nel Wright, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:02pm

If your hiking experience won't feel complete without a giant splash at the end, these five hikes in the Utah Valley canyons are sure to be a blast for hikers of all ages and skill levels. So, take a hike! And don't forget your towel.

Body of missing Logan swimmer recovered

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:57pm

Officials found the body of a swimmer who disappeared near Newton Reservoir dam Saturday.

Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after off-road crash in Washington County injures 2

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:45pm

Deputies arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of driving under the influence after his off-highway vehicle rolled in Washington County Monday, seriously injuring two passengers.

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:44pm

Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant.

Minor league baseball's Orem Owlz to move to Pueblo, Colorado

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:22pm

According to reports, minor league baseball's Orem Owlz will announce its intention to move to Pueblo, Colorado on Wednesday.


13 board games to play at your summer family reunion

Matt Montgomery, for The Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:19pm

Family reunions don’t just have to be filled with time you spend talking, eating or avoiding the family water fight by the pool.

Motorcyclist dies 3 days after crash with SUV in South Salt Lake

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:02pm

A 23-year-old motorcyclist died Tuesday after colliding with an SUV in South Salt Lake Saturday, officials said.

Listen to children who've just been separated from their parents at the border

Ginger Thompson, Propublica  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:56am

The desperate sobbing of 10 Central American children, separated from their parents one day last week by immigration authorities at the border, makes for excruciating listening.

Herbert approves spending plan for VW settlement money

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:45am

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday approved a spending plan for the $35 million the state received in the Volkswagen settlement. Utah will purchase cleaner government-owned trucks and buses, and expand the electric vehicle charging network.

US poised to announce exit from UN human rights council

Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:38am

The Trump administration is set to announce Tuesday its departure from the United Nations' main human rights body in its latest withdrawal from an international institution.

Construction worker burglarized Idaho police station, bragged on social media, police say

Laurie Welch,  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:32am

An Idaho man stole $2,000 worth of equipment from the new Rupert Police Department then bragged about it on social media, police say.

In tit-for-tat, Trump threatens more tariffs against China

Zeke Miller and Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 11:09am

President Donald Trump has directed the U.S. Trade Representative to prepare new tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese imports as the two nations move closer to a trade war.

Hatch to ask Justice Dept. to suspend family separation while Congress seeks solution

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:54am

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is expected to ask the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday to suspend the Trump administration policy of separating immigrant families at the border while Congress works on a solution.

Pair of hawks attack 11 passersby on Dixie State campus

Mikayla Shoup, St. George News  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:46am

An area on Dixie State University’s campus is temporarily closed off due to a pair of aggressive hawks that have been attacking people walking by.

Child scales 'un-climbable' pool ladder in video

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:28am

A Massachusetts family has captured a video of their toddler climbing what is supposed to be a gate stopping children from getting into a pool.

Ben Anderson: Utah Jazz mock draft roundup

Ben Anderson, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Jun 19th - 10:19am

Examining the most recent mock drafts from prominent NBA media, Ben Anderson examines how each projected player would fit with the Jazz.

Rep. Stewart: Ankle monitors could solve border crisis of families being separated

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:58am

Instead of separating families that enter the U.S. illegally, Utah Congressman Chris Stewart says putting ankle monitors on the parents could solve the problem.

Alexa, send up breakfast: Amazon launches Echo for hotels

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 9:33am

Alexa has a new job: hotel concierge.

Judge orders restrictions for 'Diesel Brothers' stars

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:21am

Stars of the Discovery Channel show "Diesel Brothers" have been ordered not to modify vehicles in ways that could lead to greater pollution.


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