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Utah Dem: Assassination attempt against Trump 'wiped out' talk of Biden stepping aside

Utah Dem: Assassination attempt against Trump 'wiped out' talk of Biden stepping aside

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted July 16 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are expressing relief that former President Donald Trump survived an assassination attempt at a rally in Pennsylvania on Saturday.
Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Walmart retools its young adult clothing line in pursuit of fashion credibility

Anne D'innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 10:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Walmart has spent three years overhauling its mix of adult apparel to make it stylish as well as sensible for middle America.
Biden is trying to sharpen the choice voters face in November as Republicans meet in Milwaukee

Biden is trying to sharpen the choice voters face in November as Republicans meet in Milwaukee

Aamer Madhani and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden is returning to the campaign trail for the first time since the attempted assassination of his Republican rival, former President Donald Trump.
Former head of University of Utah's diversity division, axed by HB261, is stepping down

Former head of University of Utah's diversity division, axed by HB261, is stepping down

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Mary Ann Villarreal, who headed the University of Utah's equity, diversity and inclusion division before its elimination because of HB261, is leaving to take another post.
Utah is seeing an increase in political threats, Department of Public Safety head says

Utah is seeing an increase in political threats, Department of Public Safety head says

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Investigators have seen an increase in political threats against elected officials in Utah, the head of the state's Department of Public Safety said.
Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Sen. Bob Menendez guilty of taking bribes in cash and gold and acting as Egypt's foreign agent

Larry Neumeister and Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Updated July 16 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sen. Bob Menendez has been convicted of all charges at his corruption trial, including accepting bribes of gold and cash from three New Jersey businessmen and acting as a foreign agent for the Egyptian government.
Utah's air quality gets worse as wildfire smoke moves in

Utah's air quality gets worse as wildfire smoke moves in

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some parts of Utah are looking a little hazier as wildfire smoke settles in.
Former college running back pleads guilty to killing 2nd man 1 day after killing another

Former college running back pleads guilty to killing 2nd man 1 day after killing another

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Christian Taele pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering Tyler Belinti, 23, in Ogden a day after murdering Ryan Hooly in Spanish Fork in June 2022. He claimed he was directed by a higher power.
I-15 south reopens after separate crashes cause fatality, closure on Arizona-Nevada border

I-15 south reopens after separate crashes cause fatality, closure on Arizona-Nevada border

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted July 16 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The southbound lanes of Interstate 15 are open after two crashes on the Arizona-Nevada state line forced a closure early Tuesday morning.
Weber County's offerings for seniors face uncertainty; one or two facilities could close

Weber County's offerings for seniors face uncertainty; one or two facilities could close

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber County leaders are debating the future of the five senior centers in the county and mulling elimination of one or two of them due to limited funding.
Fire crews battling blazes in northern, eastern Utah

Fire crews battling blazes in northern, eastern Utah

Collin Leonard and Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated July 16 - 6:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Tangent Peak Fire has reached 468 acres, as crews fly to access a remote portion of Box Elder County on the northwestern perimeter of the Great Salt Lake.
Ingrid Andress says she's checking into rehab after viral national anthem performance

Ingrid Andress says she's checking into rehab after viral national anthem performance

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 6:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Country music artist Ingrid Andress says she was intoxicated during her much-criticized performance of the national anthem on Monday at the 2024 MLB Home Run Derby and will be seeking treatment.
2 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Sanpete County

2 killed in 3-vehicle collision in Sanpete County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 6:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people were killed and three suffered moderate injuries in a three-vehicle collision near Chester, Sanpete County.
Elon Musk says he's moving SpaceX and X out of California

Elon Musk says he's moving SpaceX and X out of California

Ramishah Maruf, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Elon Musk says he's moving his companies out of California.
When toxins come home from work and family members get sick, who's responsible?

When toxins come home from work and family members get sick, who's responsible?

Annie Knox and Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 5:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Safety measures go a long way on the job. But what about hazards you take home with you? KSL investigates who's responsible when loved ones get sick from toxins in the workplace.
Convention delegates react to JD Vance pick: 'If Trump likes him, I love him'

Convention delegates react to JD Vance pick: 'If Trump likes him, I love him'

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 16 - 4:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Trump's vice president selection steals the show on the first day of the Republican convention.
Corvette stolen in 'coordinated' theft operation at airport, police say

Corvette stolen in 'coordinated' theft operation at airport, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three men who police say stole a car from the economy lot at the Salt Lake City International Airport have been arrested, but a fourth man and a Corvette remained missing Tuesday.
Deputies identify 2 killed after being struck by separate cars on I-215 in Murray

Deputies identify 2 killed after being struck by separate cars on I-215 in Murray

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 16 - 3:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Early Saturday morning, two people were killed after they parked their car on the shoulder of I-215 and got out of their car, according the Utah Highway Patrol
Have You Seen This? BYU athletic director has unique connection to CFB 25 video game

Have You Seen This? BYU athletic director has unique connection to CFB 25 video game

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 3:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The decade-long wait is over as EA Sports has released its first college football video game since 2014 this week with the unveiling of EA Sports College Football 25.
Utah rental market softens, but for how long?

Utah rental market softens, but for how long?

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 3:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's rental market is seeing a decrease in prices after years of astronomical increase. Experts say the trend will likely not last forever.
Mediterranean diet found to improve children's heart health, study finds

Mediterranean diet found to improve children's heart health, study finds

Taylor Nicioli, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 2:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Mediterranean diet has been linked to many health benefits for adults. Now, a new study suggests it could be beneficial to children's heart health as well.
Salt Lake City airport announces 12 more concessions coming soon to Concourse B

Salt Lake City airport announces 12 more concessions coming soon to Concourse B

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 1:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City airport officials named 12 new food and retail options set to open by 2026 along with its next big gate expansion.
Mexican state of Oaxaca focus of Utah activities as Guelaguetza celebrations loom

Mexican state of Oaxaca focus of Utah activities as Guelaguetza celebrations loom

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Updated July 16 - 1:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

Oaxaca will be the focus of planned activities on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday in Utah in connection with the annual Guelageutza celebrations in the Mexican state.
Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Boise State, UNLV

Aggies football: Previewing the 2024 season with a look at Boise State, UNLV

Alex Vejar for KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 1:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State starts its conference schedule on Oct. 5.
Trump gunman fired shot from roof that wasn't secured by any agency

Trump gunman fired shot from roof that wasn't secured by any agency

Reuters  |  Posted July 16 - 12:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

The gunman who tried to assassinate Donald Trump fired from a rooftop that the Secret Service had declared to be outside its security perimeter — a fatal omission that the agency should not have made, according to two of its former officials.
Criminal charges dismissed against 2 Millard County sheriff's deputies

Criminal charges dismissed against 2 Millard County sheriff's deputies

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 12:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

The criminal cases against two Millard County sheriff's deputies accused of obstruction and official misconduct have now been dismissed.
Negligent use of fireworks to blame for Layton fire that destroyed a home and vehicles

Negligent use of fireworks to blame for Layton fire that destroyed a home and vehicles

Shara Park, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Investigators say negligence with fireworks resulted in a devastating fire in Layton that destroyed a family's home, cars, and primary source of income.
What JD Vance has said about his faith

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What JD Vance has said about his faith

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted July 16 - 11:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Ohio senator and recently named running mate of former President Donald Trump spoke with the Deseret News in 2016 about his religious journey.
Stringent fire restrictions ordered for Antelope Island amid 'extremely dry' conditions

Stringent fire restrictions ordered for Antelope Island amid 'extremely dry' conditions

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 11:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

State firefighters are implementing more stringent fire restrictions at Antelope Island State Park as "extremely dry vegetation conditions" begin to grip the region.
Patrick Kinahan: Only guarantee with Whittingham's retirement is no long farewell party

Patrick Kinahan: Only guarantee with Whittingham's retirement is no long farewell party

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 10:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Much to the dismay of Utah fans, and to the delight of their BYU counterparts, Kyle Whittingham won't coach forever.
Man sentenced to prison for causing death of toymaker while under the influence of alcohol

Man sentenced to prison for causing death of toymaker while under the influence of alcohol

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A West Jordan man was sentenced to prison after being found guilty of negligently operating a vehicle resulting in a man's death. The victim was delivering toys to area hospitals.
Utah man sentenced in smartphone scheme that defrauded investors out of $10M

Utah man sentenced in smartphone scheme that defrauded investors out of $10M

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 9:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 60-year-old Utah man was sentenced in federal court on Monday to 29 months in jail after he admitted to defrauding hundreds of investors out of $10 million in his smartphone company — SAYGUS.
'It reminds me of Kelly': Kyle Filipowski starting to find his footing (and playmaking) with Jazz

'It reminds me of Kelly': Kyle Filipowski starting to find his footing (and playmaking) with Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kyle Filipowski touched his lips to check for blood.
Snacks are getting cheaper as Americans tire of high prices

Snacks are getting cheaper as Americans tire of high prices

Ramishah Maruf, CNN  |  Posted July 16 - 8:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

PepsiCo's snack unit Frito-Lay posted a dip in revenue in its second quarter Thursday after multiple quarters of price increases.
Woman dies during Snow Canyon hike, parents in critical condition

Woman dies during Snow Canyon hike, parents in critical condition

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 30-year-old woman who moved to Utah for the church community died during a family hike in Snow Canyon on Saturday. Her parents are in critical condition.
Man accused of touching 2 girls in Salt Lake stores now faces new charges

Man accused of touching 2 girls in Salt Lake stores now faces new charges

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah man charged with sexually abusing two girls in Salt Lake stores is facing additional charges accusing him of possession child sex abuse material on his phone.
2 injured in rollover crash on I-15 in Box Elder County

2 injured in rollover crash on I-15 in Box Elder County

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two people were seriously hurt after an SUV rolled off Interstate 15 in northern Utah early Tuesday morning.
Republican convention focuses on immigration a day after Trump makes triumphant entrance

Republican convention focuses on immigration a day after Trump makes triumphant entrance

Bill Barrow, Steve Peoples And Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 7:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Republican National Convention resumes with a focus on immigration. The issue is central to former President Donald Trump's political brand that helped endear him to the GOP base when he began his first campaign in 2015.
Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

Amazon Prime Day is a big event for scammers, experts warn

Wyatte Grantham-philips and Haleluya Hadero, Associated Press  |  Posted July 16 - 7:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Amazon Prime Day is here. And experts are reminding consumers to be wary of scams.
Utah delegates motivated to participate at RNC after attempted assassination of Trump

Utah delegates motivated to participate at RNC after attempted assassination of Trump

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 6:24 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah delegates at the RNC say they're inspired by Trump and motivated to participate after the attempted assassination just days prior to the convention.
Judge dismisses Trump classified documents case over concerns with prosecutor's appointment

Judge dismisses Trump classified documents case over concerns with prosecutor's appointment

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Updated July 15 - 10:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

A federal judge in Florida has dismissed the classified documents case against former President Donald Trump, siding with defense lawyers who said the special counsel who filed the charges was illegally appointed by the Justice Department.
A major indie-pop band is asking its Utah fans to care about the Great Salt Lake

A major indie-pop band is asking its Utah fans to care about the Great Salt Lake

Palak Jayswal, Salt Lake Tribune  |  Posted July 15 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Utah environmental groups are teaming up with a major pop band to bring awareness to the plight of the Great Salt Lake.
17-year-old Judge Memorial High student shot, killed in West Valley parking lot

17-year-old Judge Memorial High student shot, killed in West Valley parking lot

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 15 - 10:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 17-year-old Kearns boy, who attended Judge Memorial High School and was a member of the basketball team, was shot while sitting in the back seat of a car in a West Valley parking lot, police said.
Biden to propose capping rental costs, Washington Post reports

Biden to propose capping rental costs, Washington Post reports

Eric Beech and Trevor Hunnicutt, Reuters  |  Posted July 15 - 10:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden will unveil a proposal on Tuesday to cap housing rental costs nationwide, the Washington Post reported on Monday, citing three people familiar with the matter.
Historic vehicle taken from Utah national forest last seen in Kane County, rangers say

Historic vehicle taken from Utah national forest last seen in Kane County, rangers say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 9:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A historic military vehicle that had been illegally removed from a national forest last month was last seen in Kane County.
With words, deeds and arms deals, allies make the case for NATO in terms that would appeal to Trump

With words, deeds and arms deals, allies make the case for NATO in terms that would appeal to Trump

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted July 15 - 9:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

European allies in NATO are stepping up their military spending, just as Donald Trump wanted. They're pointing to common interests, such as security concerns with China.
Influencer Roblox stars, chocolate bars: Utah's crazy YouTube meet-up

Influencer Roblox stars, chocolate bars: Utah's crazy YouTube meet-up

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

On Monday, YouTuber Steak recruited friends and fellow YouTubers Lana's Life, KreekCraft and Mr Booshot to host a meet-and-greet and give away $25,000 worth of Feastables chocolate in Salt Lake City.
Signs of trouble at Trump rally were evident in minutes before gunman opened fire

Signs of trouble at Trump rally were evident in minutes before gunman opened fire

Mark Scolforo, Eric Tucker and Michael Kunzelman, Associated Press  |  Posted July 15 - 8:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

In the minutes before shots rang out at Donald Trump's rally in Pennsylvania, police had a report of a suspicious man pacing near the magnetometers.
3 killed in head-on collision near Moab Sunday

3 killed in head-on collision near Moab Sunday

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three people were killed in a head-on collision Sunday afternoon outside of Moab.
Abravanel Hall relocation to Main Street was considered before Smith agreement, emails show

Abravanel Hall relocation to Main Street was considered before Smith agreement, emails show

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 7:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County considered rebuilding Abravanel Hall on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City before discourse appeared to change, recently released public records show.
4-year-old discovered gun, accidentally shot sibling, police say

4-year-old discovered gun, accidentally shot sibling, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tooele County sheriff's deputies are investigating a shooting involving a 4-year-old who found a loaded gun and accidentally shot a sibling in the foot.
In blow to Biden, Teamsters consider no endorsement in 2024 race

In blow to Biden, Teamsters consider no endorsement in 2024 race

Trevor Hunnicutt and Jarrett Renshaw, Reuters  |  Posted July 15 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden is on the brink of failing to win a key labor endorsement as leaders of the 1.3 million-member Teamsters union consider backing no candidate at all in the U.S. presidential race, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Winter Sports School in Park City helps student-athletes pursue academics, sport

Winter Sports School in Park City helps student-athletes pursue academics, sport

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 15 - 6:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Winter Sports School in Park City was designed to bridge the best of both worlds — academic and sports — at the highest level.
'You blew my hand off': Wanted man may have been accidentally shot by Salt Lake police

'You blew my hand off': Wanted man may have been accidentally shot by Salt Lake police

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 5:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Body camera videos of a shooting involving a Salt Lake police officer were released Monday that appear to show an officer accidentally firing his gun, striking a wanted man in the hand.
Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as GOP running mate

Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as GOP running mate

Jill Colvin, Julie Carr Smyth, Steve Peoples and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated July 15 - 4:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump has selected Sen. JD Vance of Ohio as his Republican running mate. Vance was a vocal opponent of Trump during the 2016 presidential election but changed his position.
US Secret Service delays briefing to Congress on Trump assassination attempt

US Secret Service delays briefing to Congress on Trump assassination attempt

David Morgan, Reuters  |  Posted July 15 - 4:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Secret Service postponed a meeting on Monday where it was due to field questions from Congress about why agents failed to prevent a gunman from almost killing Donald Trump, as the agency increases protection for the former president.
Salt Lake Tribune newsroom staff seeking to unionize

Salt Lake Tribune newsroom staff seeking to unionize

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake Tribune's staff is seeking to unionize, citing concerns about journalists who have lost their jobs "at least, in part, over page view quotas largely beyond their control."
RSL's Arango suspended for 3 games, All-Star Game for 'violating anti-harassment policy'

RSL's Arango suspended for 3 games, All-Star Game for 'violating anti-harassment policy'

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 3:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Major League Soccer announced a four-game suspension Monday for Real Salt Lake forward Chicho Arango for "violating the MLS Anti-Harassment Policy."
Have You Seen This? NASA releases new images from James Webb Space Telescope

Have You Seen This? NASA releases new images from James Webb Space Telescope

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 3:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The James Webb Space Telescope released photographs Friday depicting two merging galaxies, collectively known as Arp 142 and nicknamed "the Penguin and the Egg."

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