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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty in deal with US and return to Australia

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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty in deal with US and return to Australia

Alanna Durkin Richer and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Updated June 24 - 10:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange will plead guilty to a felony charge in a deal with the U.S. Justice Department that will free him from prison and resolve a long-running legal saga.
Officials warn of potentially dangerous conditions while hiking to Mount Timpanogos

Officials warn of potentially dangerous conditions while hiking to Mount Timpanogos

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 10:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Timpanogos Emergency Response Team is warning hikers about the potentially dangerous conditions on the Mount Timpanogos trails.
California man arrested for allegedly kidnapping girlfriend

California man arrested for allegedly kidnapping girlfriend

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 10:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A California man is being held without bond at the Salt Lake County Jail for allegedly kidnapping his girlfriend over the weekend.
Park City police trying to handle e-bike issues as complaints, injuries ramp up

Park City police trying to handle e-bike issues as complaints, injuries ramp up

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

After an e-bike incident nearly turned deadly and multiple other problems arose, Park City police want to make sure more people understand e-bike rules.
Top Cats: Panthers win their 1st Stanley Cup, top Oilers 2-1 in Game 7

Top Cats: Panthers win their 1st Stanley Cup, top Oilers 2-1 in Game 7

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Posted June 24 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Florida Panthers are Stanley Cup champions for the first time, and they took about the hardest path possible to the title.
Local rap battle helps raise funds for victim of drive-by shooting

Local rap battle helps raise funds for victim of drive-by shooting

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 9:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

The family of a teenager shot in a drive-by shooting in Murray last month is grateful for the support of a niche community.
Firefighter seriously injured by fallen tree in Little Twist Fire

Firefighter seriously injured by fallen tree in Little Twist Fire

Mary Culbertson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 8:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A firefighter working to contain the Little Twist Fire was hit by a fallen tree and seriously injured.
A closer look at why Chad Daybell's execution is likely many years away

A closer look at why Chad Daybell's execution is likely many years away

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 24 - 8:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 12-person jury sentenced Chad Daybell to death this month, but it will be many years, maybe decades, before the Fremont County man is executed.
Salt Lake's 'largest renewable energy initiative' is now operational after several snags

Salt Lake's 'largest renewable energy initiative' is now operational after several snags

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A massive 80-megawatt solar farm near the Great Salt Lake is finally up and running, generating energy for cities and entities east of it.
FDA warns company selling products with human fecal matter without approval

FDA warns company selling products with human fecal matter without approval

Alex Arsenych, CNN  |  Posted June 24 - 7:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

The United States Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to a company appearing to sell products containing human fecal matter without approval from the agency.
Beyond Retzlaff and Bohanon, BYU football quietly piling up quarterbacks

Beyond Retzlaff and Bohanon, BYU football quietly piling up quarterbacks

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 6:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

While Jake Retzlaff and Gerry Bohanon remain locked in a quarterback duel to be named the starting signal caller of the BYU football team this fall, off the field they are about as friendly as can be.
2 years after Roe v. Wade overturned, protesters say Utah 'moving backwards in time' on abortion

2 years after Roe v. Wade overturned, protesters say Utah 'moving backwards in time' on abortion

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 5:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

On the two-year anniversary of the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, over 100 Utahns gathered in front of the state Capitol to protest the decision.
New autism treatment center to open in Ogden

New autism treatment center to open in Ogden

Britt Johnson and Emma Keddington, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 24 - 5:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new Ogden center will offer a wide range of services like therapy for treating those with autism, including allowing kids to connect with other children who they can relate to.
'Immensely popular' Iron County campground to be expanded

'Immensely popular' Iron County campground to be expanded

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted June 24 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

About 5 miles outside Cedar City, the Pyramid Ridge Campground is situated in a high desert landscape at over 6,000 feet in elevation. Now, the site is slated for a makeover.
Midwest flooding collapses rail bridge, forces evacuations and kills at least 1

Midwest flooding collapses rail bridge, forces evacuations and kills at least 1

Associated Press  |  Posted June 24 - 4:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A huge train bridge has collapsed in the Sioux City, Iowa, area during flooding in the Midwest that has led to evacuations and killed at least one person.
Have You Seen This? World's ugliest dog is a 'Wild Thang'

Have You Seen This? World's ugliest dog is a 'Wild Thang'

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 3:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

An 8-year-old Pekingese from Oregon was crowned "the world's ugliest dog" over the weekend. It is a well-earned title.
20 hikers rescued from canyon after flash flooding hits Moab area

20 hikers rescued from canyon after flash flooding hits Moab area

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 3:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly two dozen hikers were rescued from a popular canyon outside of Moab after they had become "trapped" from flash flooding that impacted the area on Friday.
'I don't think there's ever such a thing as a bad draft': How Jazz will handle 2024 draft

'I don't think there's ever such a thing as a bad draft': How Jazz will handle 2024 draft

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 2:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

The 2024 draft, which begins on Wednesday, is unique. There isn't a consensus top player, let alone a consensus top five or 10.
Boil order issued for Washington County community after E. coli found

Boil order issued for Washington County community after E. coli found

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 2:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A boil order was issued for the Diamond Valley community near St. George after E. coli bacteria were found, according to the Diamond Valley Acres Water Company.
Palestinian refugee agency sued by Israeli victims of Oct. 7 Hamas attack

Palestinian refugee agency sued by Israeli victims of Oct. 7 Hamas attack

Jonathan Stempel, Reuters  |  Updated June 24 - 2:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The United Nations Palestinian refugee agency was sued on Monday by dozens of Israelis who accused it of aiding and abetting the Oct. 7 Hamas attack on Israel.
Eastbound I-80 reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

Eastbound I-80 reopens after fatal motorcycle crash

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 24 - 1:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Eastbound I-80 was closed for several hours following a motorcycle crash that killed a 54-year-old Texas man in Salt Lake County on Monday.
Ogden man convicted in stabbing investigation headed to prison

Ogden man convicted in stabbing investigation headed to prison

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 1:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man convicted of stabbing another man in Ogden 17 times in the face and neck has been sentenced to the Utah State Prison.
Derrick Porter debuts as host of 'Music & the Spoken Word'

Derrick Porter debuts as host of 'Music & the Spoken Word'

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 1:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Derrick Porter debuted Sunday as the host of "Music & the Spoken Word" of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 
The biggest questions the Supreme Court will answer this week

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The biggest questions the Supreme Court will answer this week

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted June 24 - 12:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court will likely issue the final rulings of its current term this week, wrapping up some of the highest-profile battles from the past nine months.
Man certified as Utah law enforcer accused of engaging in sex with teen

Man certified as Utah law enforcer accused of engaging in sex with teen

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 12:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who has police officer certification in Utah is facing charges of engaging in sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl.
What to know as excessive heat, flash flood potential linger in Utah this week

What to know as excessive heat, flash flood potential linger in Utah this week

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 12:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Excessive heat remains a fixture in Utah's northern half, while flash flooding is possible across its southern half to start this week — but more showers are possible later in the week.
Woman kidnapped in Michigan found over a week later in Utah, police say

Woman kidnapped in Michigan found over a week later in Utah, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 11:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man has been arrested in Utah after police say he kidnapped a woman in Michigan who had a protective order against him.
Supreme Court will consider reinstating approval for rail project in eastern Utah

Supreme Court will consider reinstating approval for rail project in eastern Utah

Associated Press  |  Posted June 24 - 11:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court has agreed to consider reviving a critical approval for a railroad project that would carry crude oil and boost fossil fuel production in rural eastern Utah.
Biden aims anger at Trump on anniversary of abortion rights ruling

Biden aims anger at Trump on anniversary of abortion rights ruling

Nandita Bose, Reuters  |  Updated June 24 - 10:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden's campaign on Monday will use the second anniversary of a Supreme Court's decision overturning abortion rights to spotlight an issue it believes can help defeat Donald Trump in this year's election.
Grassroots group aids those unsheltered during extreme heat

Grassroots group aids those unsheltered during extreme heat

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 24 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A local mutual aid grassroots organization, the Coconut Hut, has been providing those who are homeless with water, other items and tools.
Hiker missing for 10 days says he survived by drinking a gallon of water each day

Hiker missing for 10 days says he survived by drinking a gallon of water each day

Zoe Sottile, CNN  |  Posted June 24 - 9:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A California man spent 10 days stranded in the mountains after he got lost on a hike, relying in part on large volumes of water to survive.
Supreme Court to hear challenge to ban on transgender care for minors

Supreme Court to hear challenge to ban on transgender care for minors

Andrew Chung, Reuters  |  Posted June 24 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court agreed on Monday to decide the legality of a Republican-backed ban in Tennessee on gender-related medical care for transgender minors, as the justices waded into another contentious issue implicating LGBT rights.
Lifeguard and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor dies after apparent shark attack in Hawaii

Lifeguard and 'Pirates of the Caribbean' actor dies after apparent shark attack in Hawaii

Paradise Afshar, CNN  |  Posted June 24 - 8:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

A lifeguard and surf instructor – who also appeared in movies including "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and "Blue Crush" — died Sunday following an apparent shark attack on the North Shore of Ohau, Hawaii, according to officials.
Backyard Offices are changing the way people work, create, and play

Backyard Offices are changing the way people work, create, and play

Backyard Office Utah  |  Posted June 24 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Building an extra space to separate your home and professional life is what one company specializes in.
70M set to ride trains, planes and automobiles over Fourth of July

70M set to ride trains, planes and automobiles over Fourth of July

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted June 24 - 7:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

Travel volumes are expected to easily surpass 2023 levels for the upcoming Fourth of July holiday, with AAA projecting nearly 71 million U.S. travelers will venture 50 miles or more from their homes to celebrate Independence Day this year.
Salt Lake County Library offers free period products at all branches

Salt Lake County Library offers free period products at all branches

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 24 - 7:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

All 18 branches of the county library system now provide free tampons and pads in women's and unisex restrooms, and Baker says this change makes the difference between patrons staying to utilize library services or going home.
Prosecutors to seek limit on Trump's 'inflammatory' FBI claims

Prosecutors to seek limit on Trump's 'inflammatory' FBI claims

Andrew Goudsward, Reuters  |  Posted June 24 - 6:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

Prosecutors will ask a judge on Monday to rein in Donald Trump's "inflammatory" statements about law enforcement agents working on the criminal case accusing the former president of mishandling classified documents.
How do locals feel about Powder Mountain turning luxury?

How do locals feel about Powder Mountain turning luxury?

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted June 24 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

Powder Mountain opened in 1972. Known for its locals-only feel and uncrowded terrain, the resort's getting an expensive makeover that some worry could price out loyal locals.
Community rallies around family of American Fork couple killed in murder-suicide

Community rallies around family of American Fork couple killed in murder-suicide

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 23 - 11:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Family, friends and those who worked closely with an American Fork couple who died this week honored them with a candlelight vigil Sunday night. 
Democrats move further to the left on social issues

Democrats move further to the left on social issues

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

While Republicans are more likely to self-identify as socially and fiscally conservative now than 20 years ago, Democrats' self-identification shows a greater increase in liberal social and economic views.
US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Rooks, Corrigan top steeplechase with 1-3 finish

US Olympic track and field trials: BYU's Rooks, Corrigan top steeplechase with 1-3 finish

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 10:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Steeplechase U. is alive and well at Brigham Young University.
Chicago's iconic 'Bean' sculpture reopens to tourists after nearly a year of construction

Chicago's iconic 'Bean' sculpture reopens to tourists after nearly a year of construction

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 23 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

One of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions known as "The Bean" has reopened to the public after nearly a year of construction.
Police arrest 2nd man in killing outside a party at Poplar Grove warehouse

Police arrest 2nd man in killing outside a party at Poplar Grove warehouse

Brian West, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 9:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police on Sunday arrested a second man suspected of being part of a "coordinated effort with several shooters" who killed a man May 26 outside a party at a Poplar Grove warehouse.
'Nothing about us without us': 3 bring lived experiences to new Utah health commission

'Nothing about us without us': 3 bring lived experiences to new Utah health commission

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 9:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Meet three Utahns appointed to bring their lived experience to new Utah Behavioral Health Commission. They were confirmed by the Utah Senate this week.
Micro communities for homeless people sprout in cities eager for quick and cheap solutions

Micro communities for homeless people sprout in cities eager for quick and cheap solutions

R.J. Rico and Jesse Bedayn, Associated Press  |  Posted June 23 - 8:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

In downtown Atlanta, shipping containers have been transformed into an oasis for dozens of previously unsheltered people who now proudly call a former parking lot home. It's just one example of micro communities that have been popping up across the U.S.
More than 1,000 die during Hajj amid scorching temperatures

More than 1,000 die during Hajj amid scorching temperatures

Reuters  |  Posted June 23 - 7:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than 1,000 people died during Hajj this year, according to a Reuters tally, as extreme heat hammered the nearly 2 million who took part in the annual Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca.
Summer is here. How full is every major Utah reservoir to start the season?

Summer is here. How full is every major Utah reservoir to start the season?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Summer is here and those planning to spend it by a reservoir will find many filled to the brim — or at least close to it — to kick off the season.
Utah woman loses 100 pounds in one year: Here's how you can be next

Utah woman loses 100 pounds in one year: Here's how you can be next

Health Utah  |  Posted June 23 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

When Angie showed up at Health Utah, she was struggling with fibromyalgia, extreme fatigue, insulin resistance, depression, systemic inflammation and metabolic syndrome.
How global emissions and horrific weather events connect

How global emissions and horrific weather events connect

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 6:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Climate scientists at Oxford University Physics say they demonstrated in a first-of-its-kind study how high tech weather forecasts can be used to connect global emissions and their impact on extreme weather.
WHO issues warnings on fake diabetes and weight-loss drugs

WHO issues warnings on fake diabetes and weight-loss drugs

Kanjyik Ghosh, Reuters  |  Posted June 23 - 5:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

The World Health Organization on Thursday issued warnings on falsified semaglutides used in diabetes and weight-loss drugs in light of three altered batches of products detected in Brazil, the U.K. and the United States.
Utah golf: Trio of Utahns contend on 3 different Tours

Utah golf: Trio of Utahns contend on 3 different Tours

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 4:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Rose Park native who lives in Lehi shot 66 to finished tied for fifth with a four-day total of 18-under-par 262 at TPC Highlands in Cromwell, Connecticut.
US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military drills

US aircraft carrier arrives in South Korea for military drills

Jihoon Lee, Reuters  |  Posted June 23 - 4:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

A nuclear-powered U.S. aircraft carrier arrived in the South Korean port city of Busan on Saturday to take part in joint military exercises later this month with the host nation and Japan, naval officials said.
How 2 Utah artists are creating careers for themselves

How 2 Utah artists are creating careers for themselves

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 4:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two things that don't traditionally go hand in hand are football and art. Two Utah artists are carving their own path to turn art into a career.
Romney's wildfire legislation unveiled as fire season is well underway

Romney's wildfire legislation unveiled as fire season is well underway

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 23 - 3:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than two dozen recommendations in a congressionally established wildfire prevention and mitigation commission are part of legislation unveiled Thursday by Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah.
Have You Seen This? Giant petrel gets up close and personal with birdwatchers in South Africa

Have You Seen This? Giant petrel gets up close and personal with birdwatchers in South Africa

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 23 - 3:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A curious giant petrel gets up close and personal with birdwatchers in South Africa.
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 23 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And for a limited time, KSL.com readers can get a free e-book version.
'Inside Out 2' scores $100M in its second weekend, setting records

'Inside Out 2' scores $100M in its second weekend, setting records

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 2:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Inside Out 2," the Pixar sequel, collected $100 million in ticket sales in its second weekend, according to studio estimates Sunday, setting a new record for an animated movie in its follow-up frame in theaters.
Massachusetts Senate passes bill curtailing use of plastics, including grocery bags, straws

Massachusetts Senate passes bill curtailing use of plastics, including grocery bags, straws

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Updated June 23 - 1:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The state Senate in Massachusetts has passed a wide-ranging bill curtailing the use of plastics, including barring the purchase of single-use plastic bottles by state agencies.
Utah in danger of losing hundreds of affordable housing units in next few years

Utah in danger of losing hundreds of affordable housing units in next few years

Sydnee Chapman Gonzalez, Utah Investigative Journalism Project  |  Posted June 23 - 12:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Several hundred affordable units in Utah are set to age out of Low-Income Housing Tax Credit by 2029. Those expirations, in turn, mean there's no guarantee rents will stay affordable.

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