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Utahn charged with stabbing ex's new fiance had made previous threats, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Jul 17th - 3:33pm

A court hearing for a southern Utah man accused of stabbing his ex-wife's new fiance multiple times was continued again on Tuesday,

BYU grad tells U.S. Senate panel he would impartially apply law if confirmed as federal judge

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 3:03pm

David B. Barlow appeared to leave a favorable impression on the few senators who quizzed him Wednesday during his nomination hearing to become a federal judge.

Maintaining your secondary water system

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District  |  Posted Jul 17th - 3:00pm

Even the most seasoned of gardeners and homeowners might not realize how much water is wasted on faulty sprinkler systems.

Prosecutors drop groping case against Kevin Spacey

Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 2:36pm

Prosecutors dropped a case Wednesday accusing Kevin Spacey of groping a young man at a resort island bar in 2016, more than a week after the accuser refused to testify about a missing cellphone the defense says contains information that supports the actor's claims of innocence.

Comic-Con at 50: Bigger than ever, but at what cost?

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 2:07pm

No one expected their culture would ever become mainstream when a few hundred comic book and science fiction enthusiasts and creators gathered in the basement of a San Diego hotel 49 years ago for what would become known as the first Comic-Con.

7 semitrucks rolled over in the last 2 days — the latest Wednesday on 3300 South

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 1:32pm

A semitruck rolled over on 3300 South, forcing partial closure of the road and the I-15 junction ramp. It's the seventh in two days, the Utah Highway Patrol reports.

City hopes 'Baby Shark' song will drive homeless away

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 1:15pm

Officials in West Palm Beach are hoping a continuous loop of children's songs played throughout the night will keep homeless people from sleeping on the patio of a city-owned rental banquet facility.

Salt Lake police identify man fatally shot during confrontation with officers

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:21pm

Police identified the man shot and killed by a Salt Lake police officer Monday, officials said.

Patrick Kinahan: Snyder faces new kind of pressure with high Jazz expectations

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jul 17th - 12:14pm

Now that the Utah Jazz have added more talent to the roster, the team is expected to contend in the Western Conference. Along with the much higher expectations comes increased pressure on coach Quin Snyder, who now has to put all the pieces together.

Utah 16-year-old charged as adult in fatal home invasion

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:52am

A 16-year-old boy has been certified to stand trial as an adult in connection with a fatal home invasion in Vernal in 2018.

Patrons return to CVS, restaurant after gas leak in Sugar House forces evacuations

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:34am

A natural gas leak in Sugar House forced evacuations at a CVS Pharmacy and KFC and A&W restaurant Wednesday morning, officials said.

Wildfire updates: Giant boulder lands on Springville porch after being dislodged by fire

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:30am

A giant boulder landed on a Springville porch after the Round Peak Fire dislodged the rock.

North Salt Lake will replace ‘dummy’ cameras at park where Mackenzie Lueck disappeared

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com and Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:20am

The city of North Salt Lake plans to replace “dummy” cameras with real ones at Hatch Park after Mackenzie Lueck disappeared.

Notre Dame far from safe for restoration work, according to architect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 11:01am

A French architect says that Notre Dame Cathedral still isn't safe enough for restoration work to begin, more than three months after a devastating fire nearly destroyed the monument.

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Layton Utah Temple site belonged to this 'honored' family for over a century

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:55am

Joseph Morgan slept in a crude dugout on Holmes Creek up on the Layton bench for three years after he walked across the plains to Utah in 1853.

Elon Musk is making implants to link the brain with a smartphone

Michael Scaturro, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:46am

Elon Musk wants to insert Bluetooth-enabled implants into your brain, claiming the devices could enable telepathy and repair motor function in people with injuries.

Funeral planned for Army sergeant who died in Afghanistan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 10:03am

An Army sergeant from Utah who died in Afghanistan will be buried in Ogden this week.

Government restrictions on religion increasing worldwide

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:45am

Government restrictions on religion have increased markedly in many places around the world, not only in authoritarian countries, but also in many of Europe's democracies, according to a report surveying 198 countries that was released Monday.

Game-by-game predictions for the 2nd half of Utah’s 2019 season

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 17th - 9:04am

What are the chances the Utes can closeout the regular season strong and claim the Pac-12 South Division. That answer is nuanced, but I’ll take my best crack at it.

Study links consumption of sugary drinks to increased risk of some cancers

Nina Avramova, CNN  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:21am

There's more bad news for fans of sugary drinks such as soda and fruit juice.

Apple unveils disability-themed emojis in push for greater diversity

Amy Woodyatt, CNN Business  |  Posted Jul 17th - 8:03am

Apple will introduce disability-themed emojis in a move designed to "bring even more diversity to the keyboard."