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Herriman field fire causes power outage; crews go 'above and beyond' to save house

Herriman field fire causes power outage; crews go 'above and beyond' to save house

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 11:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

A field fire from downed power lines has caused a mass power outage in Herriman Sunday morning.
New faith-based volunteer clinic provides pregnancy care for women in crisis

New faith-based volunteer clinic provides pregnancy care for women in crisis

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 23 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new clinic catering to women with an unplanned pregnancy recently opened in Idaho Falls.
What the Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling means for religious freedom

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What the Supreme Court's latest abortion ruling means for religious freedom

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 11:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court's recent ruling against a group of doctors who oppose abortion for religious reasons may, in the long run, come to be seen as a big win for doctors who oppose abortion for religious reasons.
2 crop dusting airplanes collide in southern Idaho, killing pilot

2 crop dusting airplanes collide in southern Idaho, killing pilot

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 23 - 10:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two crop dusting airplanes collided near an airport in southern Idaho on Thursday and crashed to the ground, killing one of the pilots and leaving the other with life-threatening injuries, officials said.
'Unsustainable': Utah Reps. Blake Moore and Burgess Owens respond to $1.9 trillion deficit

'Unsustainable': Utah Reps. Blake Moore and Burgess Owens respond to $1.9 trillion deficit

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 10:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah reps. Blake Moore and Burgess Owens are speaking out on how they think the White House should be tackling the national debt, saying Biden's policies are "unsustainable."
Former southern Utah youth coach sentenced for unlawful sexual activity with minor

Former southern Utah youth coach sentenced for unlawful sexual activity with minor

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted June 23 - 9:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 39-year-old Parowan man who pleaded guilty to unlawful sexual activity with a minor has been sentenced to one year in jail, followed by four years of probation.
Farewell robo-umps? MLB picks a Triple-A system fans see at remaining Bees games

Farewell robo-umps? MLB picks a Triple-A system fans see at remaining Bees games

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The days of robo-umps may soon be numbered, as another method of calling balls and strikes takes over Triple-A before it may be the standard in the majors.
Judge rejects request to compel new testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

Judge rejects request to compel new testimony from movie armorer in Alec Baldwin trial

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 8:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

A New Mexico judge says prosecutors can't use immunity to compel a movie set armorer to testify in the involuntary manslaughter trial of actor Alec Baldwin who fatally shot a cinematographer during rehearsal for the Western movie "Rust."
US Geological Survey adopts BYU-made water cycle curriculum to be taught nationwide

US Geological Survey adopts BYU-made water cycle curriculum to be taught nationwide

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A team of BYU scientists, educators and creatives developed updated water cycle resources for teachers that include the impact of humans.
14 Unique baby names that can only be from Utah

14 Unique baby names that can only be from Utah

Siegfried & Jensen  |  Posted June 23 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utahns place a strong focus on families, and many parents want their children to stand out with a special name. Here are 14 baby names that just scream "Utah."
IRS says 'vast majority' of 1 million pandemic-era credit claims show a risk of being improper

IRS says 'vast majority' of 1 million pandemic-era credit claims show a risk of being improper

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 7:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Internal Revenue Service said Thursday a review of 1 million claims for the Employee Retention Credit representing $86 billion shows the "vast majority" are at risk of being improper.
Pro-Curtis PACs drops $2 million against Staggs during final 2 weeks of primary

Pro-Curtis PACs drops $2 million against Staggs during final 2 weeks of primary

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 7:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

National special interest groups supporting 3rd District Congressman John Curtis for U.S. Senate have spent over $2 million in the last two weeks to oppose one of his rivals, Riverton Mayor Trent Staggs.
US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Allphin advances to high jump finals

US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Allphin advances to high jump finals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 11:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

Allphin cleared 1.78 meters (5-10) to tie for 11th in the preliminary round of the high jump to advance to Monday's finals, where she'll compete at 6:15 p.m. MDT.
Arango exits early, RSL drops first match since March in 1-0 home loss to Galaxy

Arango exits early, RSL drops first match since March in 1-0 home loss to Galaxy

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated June 22 - 10:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Real Salt Lake's unbeaten streak ended after 15 matches with a 1-0 loss to the LA Galaxy at America First Field on Saturday.
Eliminated from playoffs, Utah Warriors snap 4-match losing skid with win over Dallas

Eliminated from playoffs, Utah Warriors snap 4-match losing skid with win over Dallas

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 10:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Michael Manson scored four tries, and the Utah Warriors snapped a four-match losing skid with an emphatic 50-46 win over the Dallas Jackals in the penultimate game of the season.
'America is worth the sacrifice': Memorial dedication in France for Utahn killed during WWII

'America is worth the sacrifice': Memorial dedication in France for Utahn killed during WWII

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 10:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A small town in France dedicated a memorial Saturday to a crew of a B-17 bomber killed in WWII. One of the soldiers honored was Utah resident 2nd Lt. John "Jack" Lundberg.
38 dogs were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. But some fishermen had quite a catch

38 dogs were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. But some fishermen had quite a catch

Jeff Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted June 22 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

A trio of fishermen have saved almost 40 dogs that were close to drowning on a Mississippi lake. The hound dogs plunged into the water while chasing a deer after setting off on a fox hunt.
Expect a 'celebration' on July 24, a U.S. Olympic leader says about 2034 Winter Games

Expect a 'celebration' on July 24, a U.S. Olympic leader says about 2034 Winter Games

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 22 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

On Pioneer Day, Utah should easily clear the final hurdle to be named the host of the 2034 Winter Games, a top U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee official said Friday.
Weber firefighters gear up for busy season, help homeowners prepare

Weber firefighters gear up for busy season, help homeowners prepare

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 8:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Weber fire officials expect an uptick in fires following the recent wet cycle but say there are some things you can do to prepare to help prevent fires from damaging your home or cabin.
Grilling safety a top priority to fire officials as Utah heads into summer season

Grilling safety a top priority to fire officials as Utah heads into summer season

Allessandra Harris Gurr, KSL NewsRadio   |  Posted June 22 - 7:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Heading into the summer with sometimes triple-digit temperature highs, now is more important than ever to practice grilling safety when cooking outside.
County attorney says no evidence candidates acted inappropriately in signature gathering

County attorney says no evidence candidates acted inappropriately in signature gathering

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 22 - 7:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Washington County's attorney said some irregularities in a signature-gathering company are being investigated, but there is no evidence of a candidate or the company acting inappropriately.
Several displaced, homes flooded in Price after severe thunderstorms

Several displaced, homes flooded in Price after severe thunderstorms

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 6:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Several people in Price were left with flood damage after a severe thunderstorm moved in Friday afternoon.
West Valley City Animal Services hosts weekend adoption event to find homes for pets in need

West Valley City Animal Services hosts weekend adoption event to find homes for pets in need

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 5:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

West Valley City Animal Services held a Shelter Saturday event, where people could come to adopt pets in need of a good home.
Stay safe while hiking in the heat by following this advice from experts

Stay safe while hiking in the heat by following this advice from experts

Melanie Radzicki McManus, CNN  |  Posted June 22 - 4:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

With summer officially here, many people are excited to go hiking along their favorite local trails or tackle an out-of-town bucket-list hike. But before you grab your backpack and race out the door, hiking and safety officials urge caution.
1/4-acre property ignites heated allegations, lawsuit in this small Utah city

1/4-acre property ignites heated allegations, lawsuit in this small Utah city

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 4:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cache County assessor who brought a lawsuit against the North Logan City Council is involved in a yearslong heated dispute over a seemingly insignificant quarter-acre property.
NASA delays return of Boeing Starliner for more technical checks

NASA delays return of Boeing Starliner for more technical checks

Joey Roulette and Mrinmay Dey, Reuters  |  Updated June 22 - 3:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

NASA has further postponed the Boeing Starliner's return to Earth from the International Space Station with its first crew of astronauts, to allow more time for review of technical issues encountered, the agency said on Friday.
Have You Seen This? Basketball hoop turns into missile

Have You Seen This? Basketball hoop turns into missile

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 3:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sometimes a series of unexpected events occur creating an unintentional Rube Goldberg machine.
Husband of bride killed in alleged DUI crash on wedding night to receive nearly $1M settlement

Husband of bride killed in alleged DUI crash on wedding night to receive nearly $1M settlement

The Associated Press  |  Updated June 22 - 2:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The husband of a bride who was killed in a South Carolina beach road collision on her wedding night last year will receive almost a million dollars in a settlement connected to the crash.
Several Taylorsville homes flooded with raw sewage

Several Taylorsville homes flooded with raw sewage

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 22 - 12:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Taylorsville neighborhood was happy to have a new road, until suddenly their houses started filling with raw sewage.
'The human side': Advocate for Venezuelan immigrants asks for understanding amid influx

'The human side': Advocate for Venezuelan immigrants asks for understanding amid influx

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 12:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Mayra Molina, of the Venezuelan Alliance of Utah, asks for understanding for those fleeing the nation and coming to the United States.
Man shot twice in Clearfield following group confrontation, police say

Man shot twice in Clearfield following group confrontation, police say

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 11:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Clearfield Police Department is investigating a shooting Friday night that resulted in an 18-year-old male being taken by medical helicopter to a hospital.
What happened when 20 Latter-day Saints sat down with a famed British theologian

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What happened when 20 Latter-day Saints sat down with a famed British theologian

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted June 22 - 11:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

World-renowned British theologian N. T. Wright learned first-hand last week that he has a real fan club among BYU and BYU-Idaho religious faculty.
Appeals court does not block US mandate to cover cancer screenings, HIV drugs

Appeals court does not block US mandate to cover cancer screenings, HIV drugs

Brendan Pierson, Reuters  |  Posted June 22 - 11:36 a.m.  |  Save Story

A U.S. appeals court on Friday refused to block a federal mandate requiring health insurers to cover preventive care services like cancer screenings and HIV-preventing medication at no extra cost to patients but ruled against the government on a key legal issue that leaves the mandate's future in doubt.
Travel along the same trail the pioneers did on this expert-led tour

Travel along the same trail the pioneers did on this expert-led tour

Southwest Adventure Tours  |  Posted June 22 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Glenn Rawson and Dennis Lyman are hosting the Mormon Pioneer Trail Tour this summer.
Report finds fewer Utah workers experiencing sexual harassment

Report finds fewer Utah workers experiencing sexual harassment

Alexandrea Bonilla, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 22 - 10:48 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Women abd Leadership Project has concluded Utah is seeing fewer sexual harassment reports, but the project has also identified where problems remain.
Experts urge parents to talk to their kids about marijuana

Experts urge parents to talk to their kids about marijuana

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 22 - 10:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly half of the states allow legal recreational use of marijuana. It sends a mixed message to kids about the dangers of marijuana to their still-developing brains. This is where parents can get involved.
Why Olive Garden doesn't want to give discounts

Why Olive Garden doesn't want to give discounts

Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN  |  Posted June 22 - 9:24 a.m.  |  Save Story

Restaurant chains from Applebee's to McDonald's have in recent months clocked a troubling trend: Customers watching their budgets are spending less. So they've come up with a solution — offer meal deals and discounts to bring people back.
BYU football: How Fesi Sitake sold a 4-star wide receiver on BYU

BYU football: How Fesi Sitake sold a 4-star wide receiver on BYU

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

BYU has made notable strides recently in recruiting and developing NFL-quality receivers, and top recruits are beginning to notice.
US Olympic team, others will bring own AC units to Paris, undercutting environmental plan

US Olympic team, others will bring own AC units to Paris, undercutting environmental plan

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted June 22 - 8:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Olympic team is one of a handful that will supply air conditioners for their athletes at the Paris Games in a move that undercuts organizers' plans to cut carbon emissions.
Judge sets preliminary hearing in Kouri Richins murder case

Judge sets preliminary hearing in Kouri Richins murder case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 8:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

The preliminary hearing for a Kamas woman accused of murdering her husband was scheduled Friday for the end of August, after multiple delays.
American Fork man killed wife, then himself, police say

American Fork man killed wife, then himself, police say

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Updated June 22 - 8:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Police on Friday identified the the couple found dead in a murder-suicide inside their American Fork home.
You've seen the book, now get it for free

You've seen the book, now get it for free

Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC  |  Posted June 22 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And now interested readers can get an e-book version for free.
Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery

Shiny monolith removed from mountains outside Las Vegas. How it got there still is a mystery

Rio Yamat, Associated Press  |  Posted June 22 - 7:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

A strange monolith found jutting out of the rocks in a remote mountain range near Las Vegas has been taken down by authorities. Its discovery over the weekend, and quick removal, revives a pandemic-era mystery.
Utah fertility rates still on the decline, mirroring nationwide trends

Utah fertility rates still on the decline, mirroring nationwide trends

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 7:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah, the state that held the title of highest fertility rates in the nation until 2016, now sits at No. 4 with a fertility rate of 1.853 children per woman.
US Olympic track and field trials: Utah athletes, both new and old, excel on first day

US Olympic track and field trials: Utah athletes, both new and old, excel on first day

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 22 - 12:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

On Friday morning, Grant Fisher formally joined the Utah running community through a partnership with Run Elite Program. By Friday evening, he formally became the first American male track and field athlete to punch his ticket to the Paris Olympics.
Micropreemie born to Idaho couple at 26 weeks is fighting for his life

Micropreemie born to Idaho couple at 26 weeks is fighting for his life

Brittni Johnson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 21 - 10:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Idaho family has a long road ahead of them after their son was born at 26 weeks and three days, weighing only 1 pound, 10 ounces.
Shooting at grocery store in Arkansas kills 3 and wounds 10 others, police say

Shooting at grocery store in Arkansas kills 3 and wounds 10 others, police say

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Updated June 21 - 10:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Arkansas State Police say a shooter opened fire Friday at a grocery store, killing three people and wounding 10 others. The shooting at the Mad Butcher grocery store in Fordyce has left the store and parked cars riddled with bullet holes.
'This is medicine for me': A Utah man is battling Parkinson's with boxing

'This is medicine for me': A Utah man is battling Parkinson's with boxing

Emma Benson and Michael Houck, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 21 - 9:54 p.m.  |  Save Story

An interactive class is helping those effected by Parkinson's disease by keeping them active with boxing.
At 7-foot-9, he may become the tallest college basketball player ever

At 7-foot-9, he may become the tallest college basketball player ever

Leah Asmelash, CNN  |  Posted June 21 - 9:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Olivier Rioux, once the record holder as the tallest teenager in the world, is now listed on the University of Florida's men's basketball roster.
Utah Royals no match for undefeated Orlando Pride in 6-0 road loss

Utah Royals no match for undefeated Orlando Pride in 6-0 road loss

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated June 21 - 9:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The NWSL's No. 1 team the Orlando Pride went undefeated over the first half of the season and showed no signs of slowing down in a 6-0 win over the Utah Royals in the first game of the season's second half on Friday.
Row, row, row your concrete: BYU hosts concrete canoe championships

Row, row, row your concrete: BYU hosts concrete canoe championships

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 9:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The ASCE Civil Engineering Student Championships brings together 25 universities to race concrete canoes designed and made by civil engineering students.
Heating home mistakes and how to avoid them

Heating home mistakes and how to avoid them

Brian Carlson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 21 - 8:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Are you making your house hotter by accident? Cooling experts at Any Hour Services walk KSL through a home in Utah County to show what common mistakes people make and how to avoid them.
House-approved $883B defense bill included changes from Utah Reps. Curtis, Moore

House-approved $883B defense bill included changes from Utah Reps. Curtis, Moore

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted June 21 - 8:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The House passed the $883.7 billion annual defense policy bill in a 217-199 vote earlier this week, largely along party lines. Three Republicans opposed it, while six Democrats voted in favor of it.
Washington County men accused in $2M crypto scheme indicted in federal court

Washington County men accused in $2M crypto scheme indicted in federal court

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted June 21 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Washington County men suspected of operating an unlicensed money transfer scheme to fraudulently convert bulk cash into cryptocurrency have been indicted in federal court.
Primary Children's Hospital urging caregivers to never leave children in the car

Primary Children's Hospital urging caregivers to never leave children in the car

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A child's body temperature can rise three to five times faster than an adult's, which is why Primary Children's Hospital says it's so important children not be left inside cars during the summer months.
Man who was sick asks for help, gets shot in the leg, charges say

Man who was sick asks for help, gets shot in the leg, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 21 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who told Salt Lake police he had been sick for a few days was shot in the leg after asking another man for help, according to charging documents.
So long plastic air pillows: Amazon shifting to recycled paper filling for packages

So long plastic air pillows: Amazon shifting to recycled paper filling for packages

Michelle Chapman, Associated Press  |  Updated June 21 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Amazon is moving from putting plastic air pillows in its packages in North America to using recycled paper filling instead, a move that's more environmentally friendly and is said to secure items in boxes just the same, if not better.
Ralphie and the Paynes: A dog adoption story

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Ralphie and the Paynes: A dog adoption story

Kathleen Clove, KSL Classifieds  |  Posted June 21 - 5:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

From a puppy mill in Nebraska to a loving home in Utah, a dog rescue changes many lives.

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