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Trail Mountain fire 40 percent contained; firefighters share Father's Day message

Tracie Snowder,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:50pm

The Trail Mountain fire in Emery County has scorched 13,710 acres but is now 40 percent contained, officials said in a Sunday night update.

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:32pm

At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected "smuggling event" crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said.

Officials suspend search for missing swimmer near Newton Reservoir dam

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:25pm

Police suspended a search Sunday night for a missing swimmer who may have drowned near the Newton Reservoir dam on Saturday.

Police shoot, kill man who took elderly couple hostage, killing 1

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 17th - 10:24pm

A man who killed an elderly woman and critically injured her husband was shot and killed by police Sunday.

Man charged with making $1.3 million in fraudulent returns to Walmart

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:56pm

Authorities say a man suspected of making fraudulent returns at more than 1,000 Walmart stores across the U.S. has been arrested in Arizona.

3 dead, dozens injured by quake in Osaka in western Japan

Ken Moritsugu and Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:38pm

A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring dozens.

Vows in the air: German couple married in tightrope wedding

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 9:28pm

A couple in eastern Germany have gotten married in a swing dangling from a motorcycle atop a tightrope, 14 meters (46 feet) above the ground.

Program gives kids passport to STEM summer vacation

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:38pm

For the first time, the education staff at the Hill Aerospace Museum is offering a free summer program with interactive classes for children 8 years old and up to learn about science, technology, engineering and math.

Former NFL fullback teams up with coach Ron McBride to fight opioid epidemic in Utah

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 8:11pm

The former Cottonwood High standout signed a four-year rookie contract in 2011, and spent time floating between the Eagles’ active roster and practice squad before being released for the final time Jan. 2, 2012. That's before it came crashing down.

Tough course or easy, Brooks Koepka repeats as US Open champ

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 7:34pm

One was about power. The other was about patience.

‘Viva México!’: World Cup watch party brings community together at Gateway

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 6:18pm

On Sunday morning, soccer fans from across northern Utah gathered at The Gateway to watch one of the most anticipated matches in the World Cup group stage, as Mexico faced defending champion Germany in Moscow.

Driver ejected during rollover in West Valley City tries to flee police

Tracie Snowder,  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:51pm

A driver who was ejected from his car that rolled during a crash tried to flee police in West Valley City Sunday afternoon, police said.

Man arrested for allegedly throwing sulphuric acid on child

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 17th - 5:10pm

A Smithfield man accused of throwing sulphuric acid on a child and then jumping out of a police car in a failed escape attempt has been booked into jail.

How to reduce time in Salt Lake Airport security lines

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:56pm

Officials expect Salt Lake International Airport to see 25,000 fliers day this summer. That’s a 6 percent bump over last summer — and for travelers, that means even longer security lines.

No injuries in Murray house fire

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:16pm

Burning candles left unattended were being looked at as the possible cause of a house fire in Murray Saturday night.

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

Mike Catalini and Ron Todt, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 4:04pm

Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured.

Celebrate Father's Day by revisiting these classic TV dads

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 17th - 3:33pm

Your favorite patriarchs, father figures and dads from the good old days of television.

Have You Seen This? Toddler anger management

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 17th - 2:47pm

Breaking news: At least one toddler in the world isn’t throwing tantrums when he’s mad.

Melania Trump says US should govern 'with heart' in enforcing immigration law

Kate Bennett CNN  |  Posted Jun 17th - 1:03pm

In a rare statement on a policy issue, first lady Melania Trump weighed in through her spokeswoman on the immigration crisis taking place at America's borders.

'Incredibles 2' crushes animation record with $180 million

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 17th - 12:04pm

The combined powers of superheroes, the Pixar brand and a draught of family-friendly films helped "Incredibles 2" become the best animated opening of all time, the biggest PG-rated launch ever and the 8th highest film launch overall.


See who made the 2018 Deseret News softball All-State team

Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 17th - 11:52am

Here’s a list of this year’s All-State teams. Ms. Softball and the MVPs are picked by the Deseret News. The first-, second- and third-team selections were voted on by the coaches.


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