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Charges: Man sexually abused 2 girls getting snow cones

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:18pm

A Taylorsville man was charged this week with sexually abusing two children while they were out on a walk to get snow cones.

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'Hot bench' questions Count My Vote, state lawyers over ballot initiatives

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:02pm

Count My Vote made its case before the Utah Supreme Court for getting on the November election ballot Wednesday after being disqualified because nearly 3,000 residents had their names removed from its initiative petitions.

5 issues that will affect the 2018 midterm elections

Kurt Manwaring, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 15th - 2:01pm

The 2018 midterm elections will be affected by a number of issues, including the Russia investigation, a possible government shutdown, a Supreme Court nominee and more.

BYU adds Saleapaga to offensive line; former NFL running back upset with Hoge's move

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:30pm

Keanu Saleapaga was playing on the left side of BYU’s second-string offensive line Wednesday, a day before the Cougars will visit LaVell Edwards Stadium for the second scrimmage of fall camp.

Have You Seen This? Darth Vader’s Hogwarts

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:15pm

"Potter, I am your father."

Coal Hollow Fire now estimated to have burned 25K acres; public meeting scheduled

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:06pm

A public meeting is scheduled for Wednesday afternoon to allow people to ask questions about the Coal Hollow Fire in southeast Utah county.

Trump makes good on threat to revoke Brennan's clearance

Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 1:02pm

President Donald Trump is revoking the security clearance of former Obama administration CIA director John Brennan, a vocal critic of the president, the White House said Wednesday.

Victim's family seeks 'second chance' for man who killed girlfriend in 1997

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:16pm

It's been 20 years since Milo R. Simper shot his girlfriend, Libby Fowler, killing her and her unborn child.

Man injured in Midvale officer-involved shooting after stabbing officer with screwdriver

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 12:03pm

A Salt Lake City man was shot in the torso after he stabbed a police officer with a screwdriver in Midvale early Wednesday morning, officials said.

How to design a school in the era of mass shootings

Eric Levenson, CNN  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:25am

For school designers and architects, the current debate about how to make schools safer focuses too much on add-on measures.

BYU grad's exercise invention explodes on Kickstarter

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 11:01am

It started with a problem. Ethan and Kinsee Abbott were poor newlywed college students, and Ethan wanted a place to work out.

Potential new coal plant operator offers few new details

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:47am

A Chicago-based company in negotiations to take over a coal-fired power plant in northern Arizona said it would run the generating station at less than half its existing capacity to ensure it’s economical, a company official said Tuesday.

Report on clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania says church brushed off complaints

Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:32am

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she'd had her tonsils removed. One boy was forced to say confession to the priest who sexually abused him.

Patrick Kinahan: Public perception of Sitake inaccurate

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:22am

Kalani Sitake comes off as an easy-going person, which some critics have perceived as a professional weakness. But the third-year BYU football coach admits that while he does love interacting with people he is tough and demanding when necessary.

Crews search for hiker missing since Monday in Zion National Park

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:06am

Search and rescue crews scoured the east part of Zion National Park Wednesday for a hiker missing since Monday, the National Park Service confirmed.

Road Home continues hearings with lawmakers about response to critical audit

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 10:02am

The Road Home told lawmakers Tuesday it has found success with a pilot program intended to beef up admittance protocols and improve security at its downtown shelter.

Twitter suspends conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for 1 week

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 9:33am

Twitter says it is suspending the account of the far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for one week after he violated the company's rules against inciting violence.

Hatch Center launches $40M fundraising push for next chapter

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:58am

Orrin Hatch is stepping down, but he's not planning on fading away.

'Manafort and his lies' at heart of case, prosecution argues

Chad Day, Matthew Barakat and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:43am

Paul Manafort lied to keep himself flush with cash and later to maintain his luxurious lifestyle when his income dropped off, prosecutors told jurors Wednesday in closing arguments at the former Trump campaign chairman's financial fraud trial.

Idaho nuclear power plant 'game changing' for Utah?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:41am

A small modular nuclear power plant design for a facility in southeast Idaho is winding its way through the federal regulatory framework, a procession a key Trump administration official described Tuesday as historic.

Eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Aug 15th - 8:00am

Eating on the cheap and enjoying a nutritional, well-balanced diet go hand-in-hand, despite perceptions that the opposite is true.

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