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97-year-old Utahn recognized for contributions to salt science

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 1:38pm

Ogden resident Guy Wilkins, an authority on solar salt production, was recognized at the 2018 World Salt Symposium hosted in Park City. He made a name for himself developing formulas that helped salt-making plants operate more efficiently.

1 dead after attack at huge rally for Ethiopia's new PM

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 12:25pm

A thwarted attempt to hurl a grenade at Ethiopia's reformist new prime minister led to a deadly explosion Saturday at a massive rally in support of sweeping changes in Africa's second most populous country. Nine police officials were arrested, state media reported.

Millennials may be less happy, healthy than their parents by middle age

Lauren Said-moorhouse, CNN  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:40am

Millennials in the UK are on track to be the first generation to be less healthy than their parents by the time they reach middle age, a new report suggests.


The good, bad and ugly of Grayson Allen's controversial college career

Jody Genessy, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:28am

Trivia-loving Utah Jazz fans will get a kick out of one particular tidbit regarding newly drafted Grayson Allen’s bio from his playing days at Duke.

'Hometown Hero' takes once-in-a-lifetime flight with Air Force Thunderbirds

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 11:01am

A practice show Friday for the Warriors Over the Wasatch air show gave a lot of folks in northern Utah a sneak preview. But for Hometown Hero honoree Aaron Thompson, it meant an hour-long flight he'd never forget.

Woman arrested following 88-mile police chase along I-15

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:33am

A woman was arrested Friday following a high-speed police chase that spanned 88 miles along I-15 in central Utah.

Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 10:07am

The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United States.

Report: U. didn't properly disclose plan for lamb research

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:31am

A research program at the University of Utah did not properly list procedures and lung test tests performed on lambs in 2017, according to a federal inspection report released Friday.

Grand jury indicts Syracuse man on charges he spied for China

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 9:00am

A federal grand jury has indicted a former U.S. intelligence officer from Utah on charges alleging he spied for the Chinese government in exchange for $800,000.

3 injured in early morning crash on Bangerter Highway

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:06am

Police say a driver ran a red light at 5400 South and Bangerter Highway early Saturday morning, causing a crash that critically injured three people.

How you can help a Utah child in foster care

Foster The Children  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 8:00am

John and Cayce Thill became foster parents to provide a safe place for children until they could get back home to their parents. As they cared for children who ultimately didn’t have the option to return home, the couple's perspective changed.

66-year-old man found dead after apparent ATV accident

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 23rd - 7:25am

A 66-year-old man was found dead in a subdivision above Mt. Pleasant after an apparent ATV accident on Friday.

Social media and kids: What age do they start?

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 10:25pm

It could happen at any time: Eventually, your kids may want their own social media accounts.

65-acre wildfire in Summit County 5 percent contained

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:43pm

A wildfire that began Thursday morning on the north slope of the Uinta mountains was 5 percent contained Friday night.

Justices adopt digital-age privacy rules to track cellphones

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:16pm

Police generally need a warrant to look at records that reveal where cellphone users have been, the Supreme Court ruled Friday in a big victory for privacy interests in the digital age.

Despite public outcry, Tooele approves 114 percent property tax hike

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 9:11pm

After a lengthy public hearing Wednesday night, the Tooele City Council approved a 114 percent property tax hike that city leaders say will help put the city on a much more financially stable path.

Trump’s ‘era of fracture’ extends to religion, reporter says at BYU symposium

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:38pm

The Trumpian era has issued in increased conflict, not just in the political sphere, but the religious as well, said The Atlantic’s religion reporter Emma Green during her keynote speech at BYU's annual religious freedom symposium.

8 homes destroyed in Moab fire get green light for cleanup

Alec Williams, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 8:05pm

Test results determined that of the nine homes destroyed in the Cinema Court fire in Moab, only one home had asbestos present, likely delaying the homeowner's ability to begin the cleanup process.

Utah solar lens scheme a 'massive fraud,' judge says

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:32pm

A judge described a solar tax scheme as a taxpayer funded hoax that deceived thousands in Utah and multiple states who claimed ineligible tax benefits. RaPower3 and International Automated Systems can no longer promote tax benefits to sell lenses.

Security expert: Armed guards may only shoot to save a life

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 22nd - 7:00pm

A fatal shooting by a security guard on the job downtown has prompted discussion about training and licensing requirements in the state, which were reduced this year.


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