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Small plane crashes near Hardware Ranch in Cache County

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:51pm

A small plane crashed Thursday morning near Hardware Ranch in the Blacksmith Fork Canyon area of Cache County, officials said.


Police: 4 horses dead in Payette in pasture with no water

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:47pm

Authorities in west-central Idaho say they're investigating after finding four dead horses in a pasture with an empty water trough.


Comcast drops Fox bid, paving way for sale to Disney

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:39pm

Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men.


Riverton announces its intent to leave Unified Police Department

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:31pm

Riverton has submitted its 12-month notice to the Unified Police Department.

Utah lawmakers look at bonds for affordable housing

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 12:16pm

Some lawmakers and civic leaders believe one of the answers to Utah's growing housing affordability issue could lie in a $100-million bond proposal that would support housing options for very low-, low-, and moderate-income individuals and families.

Police ID Boy Scout leader who drowned saving child at Salem Pond

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 11:36am

Police identified a Boy Scout leader on Thursday who drowned after he tried to save a child who was struggling in the water at Salem Pond Wednesday evening.

Friends remember BYU-Idaho student after tragic drowning

Natalia Hepworth,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:53am

A short text message, some sodas and a frozen treat are the last memories Brigham Young University-Idaho student Wildaline Figaro has of her friend Daël Juanito Augustin.

Almond, soy 'milk' makers may need to find alternative description

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:29am

Soy and almond drinks that bill themselves as "milk" may need to consider alternative language after a top regulator suggested the agency may start cracking down on use of the term.


From the NFL to the opera, how this Tongan immigrant found his true calling

Carley Porter, Deseret News  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:27am

Ta'u Pupu'a always loved singing, but a blossoming football career took his life elsewhere. Now he's back in the limelight as an opera tenor extraordinaire.

BYU's Moroni Laulu-Pututau is 100% healthy and ready for debut with tight-end corps

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:16am

BYU’s Moroni Laulu-Pututau was ready to make his debut at tight end last year. But after an injury in the final days of fall camp, the show on the field has been postponed to 2018.

Lawmakers approve $30 million child tax credit for Utah families in special session

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 10:00am

Lawmakers approved giving Utah families a $30 million break on their state income taxes starting next year, a last-minute addition to Wednesday's special session agenda.

Mountain View Corridor reopens after crash at Old Bingham Highway

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:54am

A car crash on westbound Old Bingham Highway at Mountain View Corridor closed the roads in that area Thursday morning, transportation officials said.

Stats reveal how many Americans volunteer and where; Utah tops list

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:32am

Time is a precious thing. Once we give it away, we can't get it back. And that's part of what makes new federal data on volunteering a compelling snapshot of generosity across geographic and demographic lines.

Study: National parks get fewer visits when pollution rises

Matthew Brown, Associated Press  |  Posted Jul 19th - 9:01am

Visitors appear to be steering clear of some U.S. national parks or cutting visits short because of pollution levels that are comparable to what's found in major cities, according to a study released Wednesday.

Panel debates requiring Utahns to lock guns away

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:45am

With school shootings and suicides in mind, some Utah lawmakers on Wednesday debated penalizing gun owners who do not properly lock away their weapons.

Missing girl in Davis County found safe

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:21am

A 14-year-old missing girl who authorities said was possibly endangered Wednesday was located safe early Thursday morning, according to the Davis County Sheriff's Office.

Bikers express frustration about unprecedented number of motorcycle deaths in Utah this year

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:13am

About 30 motorcyclists gathered with some law enforcement officials Wednesday evening to discuss what they want Utahns to be aware of on the road.

FrontRunner employee on leave after calling women ‘porn stars’

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:00am

Four women said they were yelled at and called “porn stars” by a UTA employee after two of them went to the bathroom together on a FrontRunner train.

5 tips for choosing bathroom flooring that adds value

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted Jul 19th - 8:00am

One of the best ways to add value to your home is to update your bathroom and getting the flooring right is the first step. Here are some tips to keep in mind as you prepare.

6 injured after pickup truck rolls down mountainside in American Fork Canyon

Linda Williams,  |  Posted Jul 19th - 6:21am

Several people were injured when a pickup truck with six people inside rolled off a steep mountain road in American Fork Canyon early Thursday morning, officials said.

Police: Boy Scout leader drowns after helping child who was struggling

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jul 18th - 10:41pm

A Boy Scout leader has drowned after he tried to save a child who was struggling in the water at Salem Ponds, officials confirmed.


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