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What members of Utah polygamous clan did with $512M in falsely obtained tax credits

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted Jul 19th - 5:27pm

Members of a northern Utah polygamous group have admitted in federal court to creating false records in their biodiesel company to obtain more than a half-billion dollars in renewable fuel tax credits.

Plan to slow Western wildfires would clear strips of land

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:43pm

The Trump administration is proposing an ambitious plan to slow Western wildfires by bulldozing, mowing or revegetating large swaths of land along 11,000 miles (17,700 kilometers) of terrain in the West.

3 charged with robbing friend at gunpoint for drugs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 4:07pm

Three 18-year-old men accused of robbing their high school friend at gunpoint now face serious criminal charges.

Retired Utah Sen. Jake Garn never imagined he'd one day leave the planet

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:32pm

Never did retired U.S. Sen. Jake Garn, the "little kid from Richfield, Utah," imagine that he would one day leave the planet.

Have You Seen This? Snake rings doorbell

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:07pm

I hate this video. There should be no surprises, it's exactly what the title describes.

'The Other Side of Heaven 2' almost didn't happen: see it now while it's on the big screen

The Other Side Of Heaven 2  |  Posted Jul 19th - 3:00pm

It took some convincing for the next installment in the faith-based movies to come to life.

Review: 'The Lion King' does not reign supreme

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 19th - 2:01pm

“The Lion King” is now in theaters, and I have to say it was a rough go for me. There are some things that are absolutely spectacular in the film, but even they don't make the film worth your time.

Utah Psychologist Licensing Board approves first step in ending conversion therapy on minors

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:38pm

Conversion therapy on minors, which has been a controversial subject and debated in Utah, could soon be banned through a route other than legislature.

ESPN's Le Batard calls network 'cowardly' for not addressing politics, Trump's remarks

Jazmin Goodwin, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 19th - 1:15pm

ESPN radio and TV personality Dan Le Batard called his network's relatively new politics-free stance "cowardly" in the face of President Donald Trump and his supporters' remarks about four Democratic congresswomen of color.

Tony Finau in contention as Open Championship heads to the weekend

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:45pm

Even with the late slip-up, Utah native Tony Finau shot a 1-under-par 70 Friday in the second round of the Open Championship and currently sits in a tie for 12th at 4-under.

Utah chooses 8 applicants to be licensed to grow medical marijuana

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:15pm

Utah has chosen its eight medical marijuana growers, officials said Friday.

Utah unemployment rate dropped to 2.8% in June

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:29am

Utah's low unemployment rate took a slight dip last month.

Friendship leads to an incredible custom Jeep build

Jeff Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:02am

Todd Hansen and Ryan Maxfield have been involved with off-roading and Jeeps for years. Their friendship produced a Utah business and then the world's first street-legal rear-steer Jeep Wrangler.


Bingham will start the 2019 season No. 1 in Utah high school football, but will it stay there?

James Edward, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:49am

Bingham begins the 2019 season ranked No. 1 in the Deseret News statewide top 25 rankings for the 10th straight year, but it has an uphill climb to end the season there in a deep, revamped Class 6A.

Search resumes for missing boaters on Strawberry Reservoir

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:45am

The search resumed Friday for two brothers last seen on Strawberry Reservoir on Thursday.

7 charged with possessing stolen items from Park City jewelry store, police say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:31am

Seven people from Weber and Davis counties have been arrested and a reward has been offered for information leading to more arrests in connection with a jewelry store burglary in April, police said.

Utah father shattered infant son's skull, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:15am

A man accused of killing his 5 1/2-month-old child has been charged with murder.

Police overseers fire 4 officers in McDonald-related case

Herbert G. McCann, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:02am

The Chicago Police Board on Thursday fired four police officers for allegedly covering up a white officer's 2014 fatal shooting of black teenager Laquan McDonald.

Teens push woman's broken car 5 miles to her home

Gabriel Kinder, CNN  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:31am

A late-night run to the donut shop turned into a roadside rescue for three teens living near Niagara Falls. It ended with them pushing a stranded stranger's car for hours and inspiring others on Facebook.

Utah gives $1 million in education grants to help fill workforce jobs

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:00am

In order to meet the state's increasing workforce needs, the Utah Department of Workforce Services awarded eight grants, totaling $1 million, to education and industry partnerships.

Google will build 15,000 Silicon Valley homes as part of a $15 billion project

Sherisse Pham, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:39am

Google is teaming up with an Australian developer to build $15 billion worth of homes, offices and retail space in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Teen critically injured after falling 65 feet from aqueduct near Spanish Fork River Park

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:15am

An 18-year-old suffered critical injuries after he fell about 65 feet from an aqueduct near Spanish Fork River Park early Friday morning, authorities said.