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Teen accused of rape, attempted murder of Sandy jogger bound over for trial

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 8:05pm

A teen accused of raping and attempting to kill a 50-year-old woman out jogging in a Sandy park was bound over for trial Tuesday during a preliminary hearing for the case.

Utah State to open first chocolate factory

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 7:31pm

Sweet tooth fans of northern Utah, rejoice, Utah State University is opening a craft chocolate factory on its campus this July.

West Valley man charged with manslaughter in death of his grandpa

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 6:28pm

A West Valley man was charged Tuesday with violently pushing his elderly grandfather to the ground — almost by jumping on top of him — and causing a fatal head injury.

$4K a minute pours in to help reunite separated immigrant families

Amanda Jackson, CNN  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:47pm

In less than four days, a California couple has raised more than $4 million -- and counting -- through Facebook to help reunite undocumented families that have been separated at the border.

$500K for a national title? A look at UVU hoops coach Mark Pope's new contract

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 5:16pm

Utah Valley University announced it signed men's basketball head coach Mark Pope to a six-year extension on June 7. However, details of the deal weren't released until Monday.

Utah lawmakers cautiously optimistic over Emery lands proposal

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:42pm

A committee of Utah lawmakers is cautiously optimistic over an Emery County legislation by Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, that creates 577,000 acres of wilderness, expands Goblin Valley State Park and establishes a 383,000 acre national conservation area,

Bountiful man in critical condition after shooting in Kearns; shooter still at large

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:27pm

A Bountiful man is in critical condition after he was shot while picking up another man in Kearns Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Trump administration pulls US out of UN human rights council

Matthew Lee and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:19pm

The United States announced Tuesday it was leaving the United Nations' Human Rights Council, with Ambassador Nikki Haley calling it "an organization that is not worthy of its name." It was the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Hatch asks Justice Dept. to suspend family separation while Congress seeks solution

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:17pm

Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch and 12 other GOP senators asked the U.S. Department of Justice Tuesday to suspend the Trump administration policy of separating immigrant families at the border while Congress works on a solution.

White House deputy chief of staff to leave in July

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 4:10pm

The White House aide who led the planning for President Donald Trump's meeting last week with North Korea's Kim Jong Un has decided to leave the Trump administration to return to the private sector.

Have You Seen This? Tornado passes right in front of driver

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 19th - 3:01pm

I pride myself in staying calm during stressful situations, but I can never be as cool as this guy as a tornado passes right in front of him.

Layton man hit toddler in face, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:34pm

A Layton man was accused Tuesday of hitting a toddler in the face.

Barricaded man in custody following domestic dispute

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:27pm

A person is in custody after police said they briefly barricaded themselves from police who had responded to a domestic dispute Tuesday afternoon.

3-year-old boy in serious condition after falling out of window in Herriman

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:24pm

A 3-year-old boy is in serious condition after falling from the fourth floor of an apartment in Herriman Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.

Trump raises risk of economically harmful US-China trade war

Paul Wiseman and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:18pm

The United States and China edged closer Tuesday to triggering the riskiest trade war in decades, a fight that could weaken the world's two largest economies, unsettle relations between Beijing and Washington and crimp global growth.

Romney spends nearly 5 times as much as Kennedy on US Senate campaign

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 2:02pm

U.S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney has spent nearly $2 million on his Republican primary election campaign, about five times that of his opponent Mike Kennedy.

Charges: Midvale man sexually abused girls in exchange for treats

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:39pm

A Midvale man was charged with 12 felonies on Tuesday for allegedly offering money and treats to two young girls in exchange for sex acts.

5 family-friendly water-filled hikes in Utah Valley

J'nel Wright, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 19th - 1:02pm

If your hiking experience won't feel complete without a giant splash at the end, these five hikes in the Utah Valley canyons are sure to be a blast for hikers of all ages and skill levels. So, take a hike! And don't forget your towel.

Body of missing Logan swimmer recovered

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:57pm

Officials found the body of a swimmer who disappeared near Newton Reservoir dam Saturday.

Man arrested on suspicion of DUI after off-road crash in Washington County injures 2

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:45pm

Deputies arrested a 51-year-old man on suspicion of driving under the influence after his off-highway vehicle rolled in Washington County Monday, seriously injuring two passengers.

Some fear changes to state laws as US weighs pot medicine

Kathleen Foody and P. Solomon Banda, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 19th - 12:44pm

Some American parents who for years have used cannabis to treat severe forms of epilepsy in their children are feeling more cautious than celebratory as U.S. regulators near a decision on whether to approve the first drug derived from the marijuana plant.

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