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'Seconds means lives': How police approach to active shooters has evolved since Columbine

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:18pm

Active shooter incidents around the country — 250 from 2000 to 2017 — have heightened the public's awareness about protecting themselves and have changed law enforcement's approach to dealing with the bad guys.

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Boys burned by suspected acid in 'heinous crime' released from hospital

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:45pm

On Friday, Jason Keith Summers, 32, was arrested after police say he went to his neighbor's yard and threw an unknown substance on two boys, ages 3 and 5. The substance was initially suspected to be sulphuric acid.

Man injured when Payson home destroyed in fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:35pm

One man was injured and a home destroyed in an early morning fire in Payson on Monday.

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Man killed by officers had killed elderly grandmother, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:33pm

Police say a man who took an elderly couple hostage, killing the woman and critically injuring the man before being shot and killed by police, was the woman's grandson.

Pesticide death causes Wayne County health clinic closure

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:13pm

A community health center was closed Monday as crews worked on cleaning a contaminated area after a person died from pesticide consumption Sunday night.

4 wildfires continue to burn in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:03pm

Rain and cooler temperatures helped officials battle the largest blaze burning in Utah right now, though there are three other fires burning in the state heading into the week.

4 confirmed dead after fiery I-84 crash in Idaho

Nicole Blanchard, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:37pm

The Ada County, Idaho, Coroner's Office confirmed Monday that four people were killed in a fiery car crash that involved seven vehicles on Saturday.

Severe storm brings half-dollar-sized hail to several parts of the valley

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:44pm

A severe thunderstorm warning was in effect for several parts of Utah Monday morning as hail and rain poured down across the Wasatch Front.

Regulations for new Utah cannabis laws several months away

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:42pm

A state agriculture department official told lawmakers that its days as "a sleepy little agency" may be numbered thanks to the department's central role in determining how new cannabis-related laws are implemented in Utah.

Utah Royals acquire US striker Christen Press in mega-trade with Chicago

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:06pm

The Royals acquired the rights to U.S. international Christen Press, the club announced Monday, pending the receipt of her international transfer certificate, in addition to Chicago defender Samantha Johnson.

Rep. Mia Love pushing bill to end 'horrible' separation of families at border

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:49pm

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, said Monday she is helping to push a proposal that would end President Donald Trump's "horrible" policy of separating children from their immigrant parents at the border.

Trump announces plans for Pentagon to create 'Space Force'

Lolita C. Baldor, Ken Thomas and Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:36pm

President Donald Trump announced Monday he is directing the Pentagon to create a new "Space Force" as an independent military service branch aimed at ensuring American supremacy in space — though he may have limited power to develop a new military command.

Police release name of woman killed in Ogden motorcycle crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:08pm

Police released the name of a woman Friday who died in a motorcycle crash in Ogden earlier this month.

Utah’s largest-ever economic development project meeting stalls before it gets started

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:59pm

The controversial Utah Inland Port Authority board was supposed to have its first meeting Monday regarding what is expected to be the state's largest economic development project ever. But that didn't happen.

Trump digs in on immigration as national outrage rises

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:14pm

Undaunted and unapologetic, President Donald Trump defended his administration's border-protection policies Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Tough action is needed to fight illegal immigration, he declared and the U.S. "will not be a migrant camp" on his watch.

Man dies after losing control, crashing bicycle he was riding

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:01pm

A 57-year-old man died after he lost control of the bicycle he was riding and crashed Friday evening, police said.

Have You Seen This? This tortoise is all of us in the summer

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:30pm

There are few things better on a hot summer day than turning on the sprinklers and getting a bit of relief from the intense heat. Even this tortoise agrees.

Former U. baseball player shares story of opioid battle with youth groups

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:11pm

A once promising baseball player at the University of Utah who became addicted to heroin after an injury is now sober, and he's sharing his story with youth groups to help prevent others from getting sucked in as he did.

Audi CEO detained in diesel emissions case

Frank Jordans, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:39pm

German authorities on Monday detained the chief executive of Volkswagen's Audi division, Rupert Stadler, as part of a probe into the manipulation of emissions controls.

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D.A. reviews police shooting as friends remember 'good kid' who battled addiction

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:02pm

As Zane James lay face down on a grassy front yard in a residential neighborhood, an officer checking either his waistband or front jacket pocket found what appeared to be a gun.

Great Clips of the Week: Brewers' Triple-A callup is the ultimate hurler

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 12:29pm

Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Adrian Houser had a moment to forget during his fifth call-up to The Show in Sunday's 10-9 loss to the Phillies. Meanwhile, Mexico fans likely caused an earthquake celebrating a 1-0 win over defending champ Germany.

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