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Utah wildfire destroys 1 vacation home, 6 outbuildings

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:37pm

A 15-acre wildfire threatened 30 homes and destroyed one vacation home and six outbuildings Monday afternoon in Paragonah.

Mayors honor Royals' Becky Sauerbrunn, Kelley O'Hara, Christen Press with keys to the city

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 10:12pm

In front of a crowd of a little more than 100 people Monday evening on the east steps of the Salt Lake City-County Building, the female leaders of Utah’s largest population jointly honored the three Royals with a World Cup title.

Crowds get 'up close and personal' to preview Days of '47 floats

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:22pm

Parade fans got a preview of what's in store for this year's Days of '47 Parade.

'The Fighting Preacher' is the best church history story you've never heard

Purdie Distribution  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 9:00pm

Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints have heard many church history stories throughout the years, but this is one tale not told in church.

How to protect yourself from heat-related illnesses

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:48pm

FEMA has issued a heat advisory for the Wasatch Front beginning Monday and extending through Tuesday. Here's what you should know about your risk for heat-related illnesses like heat stroke and heat exhaustion.

BYU receiver pleads guilty to reduced charges in DUI case; ordered fine, probation

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:10pm

A BYU football player charged with two misdemeanors related to a driving under the influence arrest pleaded guilty to an amended charge in the case Monday, according to court records.

Keeping kids and teens on a schedule in the summer helps them thrive

Heather Simonsen, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 8:03pm

It’s tempting to forget about structure during the summer, and let kids have their freedom. But too much relaxation can actually be a detriment to kids.

Mother: Family will sue cruise company over toddler's death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:33pm

There are "a million things" the cruise company could have done to prevent the death of an 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from an open window on a cruise ship in Puerto Rico, the toddler's mother said in an interview broadcast Monday.

Weber deputies conduct child abuse investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 7:04pm

A 1-year-old boy has been placed in protective custody as Weber County Sheriff's deputies investigate a possible child abuse case.

More than 3.5K without power in Provo during heat wave

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:54pm

More than 3,500 Provo Power customers were without power Monday evening while temperatures climbed above 100 degrees.

Salt Lake police investigate weekend stabbing

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 6:25pm

Salt Lake police were still investigating on Monday what lead to a man being stabbed in the chest over the weekend.

New approval rating for Gov. Gary Herbert as he welcomes nation's governors to Salt Lake City

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:47pm

Nearly half of Utah voters approve of the job Gov. Gary Herbert is doing in his last term as governor after a decade in the state's top office, according to poll results released Monday.

Trump expands fast-track deportation authority across US

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 5:33pm

The Trump administration announced Monday that it will vastly extend the authority of immigration officers to deport migrants without allowing them to appear before judges, its second major policy shift on immigration in eight days.

SWAT team arrests man wanted for domestic violence

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:44pm

A man with a violent criminal history was arrested over the weekend by a SWAT team for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping a woman.

Utah man sentenced to prison in 2017 infant death case

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 4:07pm

A man who was convicted earlier this year of child abuse — but acquitted of murder — in the 2017 death of a 2-week-old child has been sentenced to prison.

‘Rapid’ spreading Layton fire displaces 23 and injures 14, fire chief says

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:04pm

Fire crews responded to a 3-alarm fire Monday afternoon that left five occupants and seven police officers with minor injuries, officials said. It caused $1 million in damages, according to the fire chief.

Have You Seen This? Toddler walks through supermarket aisle with dog in stoller

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 3:00pm

The total randomness of what we see in grocery stores and/or supermarkets is something else. And in this video, we are treated to a double dose of supermarket random cuteness.

3 car fires cause traffic delays in Salt Lake, Weber, Davis counties

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:46pm

Three separate car fires created traffic delays along the Wasatch Front on Monday afternoon.

Man serving time for DUI death tells parole board 'I have a hard time forgiving myself for what I did'

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:46pm

A man who smashed into a woman gardening in the front yard of her Roy home ten years ago, is seeking parole.

Tom Hanks is absolutely perfect as Mister Rogers in new movie trailer

Marianne Garvey, CNN  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:03pm

Just in time for a Monday, Sony has released the first trailer for the upcoming film about the late Fred Rogers, "A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood.

2 schools evacuated in Coalville due to gas leak, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jul 22nd - 2:01pm

Two schools were evacuated Monday as authorities responded to a ruptured gas line, officials said.

Heat advisory issued for Wasatch Front

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has issued a heat advisory for the Wasatch Front Monday into Tuesday.