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Getaway driver in Provo gang robbery, shooting pleads guilty

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:59am

The alleged getaway driver for three people accused of killing a Provo man in a gang-related robbery and shooting has pleaded guilty.

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OJ Simpson making case for his freedom on live TV

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:31am

Former football star and convicted felon O.J. Simpson will command the world's attention once again Thursday when he pleads for his freedom on live TV.

U. to launch new 'quantitative analysis' institute using $20M from Eccles, Koch organizations

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:31am

The University of Utah has announced plans to launch a new center, called the Marriner S. Eccles Institute of Economics and Quantitative Analysis, designed to help top students form early partnerships with prestigious employers.

Days of '47 Rodeo settles in to new home with prayer, poem, praise

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 7:11am

Utah's Days of '47 Rodeo broke in its new 10,000-seat home Wednesday with praise from Utah political and religious leaders

Provo woman gives birth to baby inside pants at hospital parking lot

Camilla Stimpson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:59pm

Shamika Hayes didn't have time to make it into the hospital or remove her pants before her baby girl made an appearance.

At last: Man receives package more than a decade later

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 11:22pm

It’s never fun getting a package late, especially if you need it by a certain date. Try waiting 14 years.

DEA agent: fentanyl not just a problem for drug users

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:35pm

A DEA agent says the fentanyl crisis is not just a drug user problem. A faint exposure to the residue of a drug so lethal, a simple walk down a street could put one in danger.

West Valley School for teen mothers loses appeal for charter

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 10:20pm

A school in West Valley City that serves teen mothers and pregnant teens is shutting down after the State Charter School Board voted for the charter's termination.

Salem flooding affects 100 homes

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:40pm

About 100 homes in Salem were affected by flooding around 3 p.m. Wednesday in what Salem City Police Sgt. Greg Smith called a once-in-a-century storm.

Trump exhorts Senate anew to rid US of Obamacare

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:32pm

Lecturing fellow Republicans, President Donald Trump summoned GOP senators to the White House Wednesday and told them face-to-face they must not leave town for their August recess without sending him an "Obamacare" repeal bill to sign. Senators responded by vowing to revive legislative efforts left for dead twice already this week.

Charges: Pleasant Grove man chases down, hits man after RV rental dispute

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:13pm

A Pleasant Grove man was charged Wednesday after prosecutors say chased down a group that had just returned an RV rented by the man’s mother and struck a man with his vehicle, according to court documents.

Summer bod still not ready? 5 healthy ways to transform your figure

Alpine Plastic Surgery  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 9:00pm

Summer is here, but are you ready for that boat day with your friends? Here are some tips to jump start your road to making healthy changes and kicking bad habits.

Police investigating whether early morning robberies, shooting in SLC are linked

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:34pm

Police officers are investigating whether three crimes committed early Wednesday morning are connected, as they search for two men and look to question a third, officials confirmed.

Forest Service asks public to clean up after themselves after target shooting leads to wildfire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 8:03pm

Computers, furniture, appliances and more are being used as shooting targets. It's an issue the U.S. Forest Service says is getting worse.

Can apple cider vinegar help with weight loss?

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 7:00pm

The claims are everywhere: If you add apple cider vinegar to your daily diet, it will help you lose weight. "Research supports the use for weight loss," declares one manufacturer.

16-year-old from Minnesota ID'd as victim of John Wayne Gacy

Don Babwin and Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:41pm

After running away from his Minnesota home in 1976, 16-year-old Jimmy Haakenson called his mother, told her he was in Chicago, then disappeared forever.

Sen. John McCain had aggressive brain tumor surgically removed

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:19pm

Sen. John McCain, 80, has been diagnosed with a primary glioblastoma, a type of brain tumor, Mayo Clinic doctors directly involved in the senator's care told CNN exclusively. The doctors spoke directly to CNN Chief Medical Correspondent, Dr. Sanjay Gupta.

5 killed in Salem witch hunt remembered on 325th anniversary

Rodrique Ngowi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 6:15pm

The Massachusetts community where 20 people suspected of witchcraft were put to death in 1692 unveiled a memorial to 19 of those victims on Wednesday, promising never to forget the tragedy.

Sex assault victims have new advocate, hotline for tracking rape kits

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:49pm

Victims of sexual assault who feel they are left in the dark once their rape kit is submitted to the Utah State Crime Lab now have an advocate to keep them more informed, and the process more transparent.

5-year-old in critical condition after being found at bottom of Murray pool

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 19th - 5:34pm

A 5-year-old boy is in critical condition after he was found at the bottom of a swimming pool in Murray Wednesday afternoon, according to Murray Deputy Fire Chief Jon Harris.

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