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Duchesne River put on flood warning

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:45pm

The forecast was minor flooding which would inundate fields and lowland along the river southeast of Randlett.

Salt Lake City to provide free feminine hygiene products in city buildings

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 10:13pm

With its $20,000 pilot program, Salt Lake City joins a number of other cities across the country in offering tampons and sanitary pads at no cost in public building restrooms.

Provo man ordered to prison in connection with stabbing roommate 53 times during fight

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:41pm

A Provo man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder after he was accused of stabbing his roommate 53 times during an “LSD-infused fight” in 2018 was sentenced Monday to serve at least 4 1/2 years in prison for the attack, according to court documents

Injuries from cosmetics send 4,300 children to ERs every year

Minali Nigam, CNN  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:10pm

Cosmetic products such as perfume, nail polish and shampoo help us feel and look good. But in the wrong hands these products can be harmful, or even deadly.

High hairline? Forehead reductions offer new, simple solutions

Utah Facial Plastics  |  Posted Jun 18th - 9:00pm

Both women and men can have issues with high or receding hairlines. Advances in the forehead reduction cosmetic procedure make a lower hairline simpler than ever.

Utah prisons see biggest population increase in at least 20 years

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:38pm

The population at the Utah State Prison grew by 257 inmates in the past year, the largest 12-month increase in at least 20 years. Corrections officials say they're alarmed and fear they could run out of beds.

Algal bloom warning advisory lifted for Saratoga Springs Marina

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 8:05pm

The warning advisory for algal blooms in Saratoga Springs Marina was lifted Monday after samples showed toxin levels were below the recreation health-based threshold, according to state environment officials.

Trump rehashes gripes, rips 'radical' Dems in 2020 launch

Jill Colvin, Jonathan Lemire and Michael Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:33pm

Jabbing at the press and poking the eye of the political establishment he ran against in 2016, President Donald Trump officially kicked off his reelection campaign Tuesday with a grievance-filled Florida rally that focused more on settling scores than laying out his agenda for a second term.

Granite School District investigates LGBTQ pride flag burning; no charges to be filed

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 7:00pm

The Granite School District is investigating after a video surfaced online over the weekend showing two students within the district burning an LGBTQ pride flag, district officials said.

Police ask for public's help in identifying 'suspicious male'

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 6:04pm

Police are looking for a man who allegedly approached a 12-year-old boy and asked him what he would do to earn $50.

Salt Lake City teachers rally amid salary negotiation standstill

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:47pm

Amid an impasse in salary negotiations, about 150 Salt Lake School District teachers rallied Tuesday to ask for more money.

Utah woman raped by instructor sues trucking company

Gretel Kauffman, KSL and Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 5:13pm

A lawsuit accuses trucking company C.R. England of not warning a rape victim about prior complaints and "harassing" her after she was assaulted.

Testing company that lost Utah contract hasn't been paid since January, still working to recover data

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 4:40pm

Utah lawmakers were told Tuesday there's more than $2 million in unpaid invoices from the testing company whose contract was terminated earlier this month after a series of problems surfaced.

Toddler survives 19-foot fall from third-story window

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:58pm

An almost two-year-old boy fell out of the third floor of an apartment building Tuesday near 2200 South 1100 West, officials confirmed.

Utah police officer who shot man wants wrongful death suit dismissed

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:46pm

A former Cottonwood Heights police officer being sued for shooting a fleeing man in the back resulting in his death, wants the lawsuit dismissed.

Man charged with automobile homicide in connection with Lake Powell fatal

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:27pm

The man who police say was driving a boat on Lake Powell while intoxicated, resulting in a crash that killed an 18-year-old Spanish Fork woman, has been charged.

Have You Seen This? Sleepy baby loves his pizza

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 18th - 3:01pm

My heart goes out to this kid, and I'm also impressed because he's doing my two favorite things at once: eating pizza and sleeping.

Provo band Michael Barrow and the Tourists plays serious music, tells bad dad jokes

Spencer Sutherland, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:33pm

What’s the biggest compliment you could give Provo band Michael Barrow and the Tourists? “You sound like John Mayer.” The five-piece group formed in 2016 and has been blending Mayer-esque folk, pop, soft rock and soul ever since.

33K pounds of cocaine seized in one of biggest US drug busts

Michael Rubinkam and Matt Rourke, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:12pm

U.S. authorities seized 33,000 pounds, or 15,000 kilograms, of cocaine from a ship at Philadelphia's port in what they described as one of the largest drug busts in American history.

I was in 'catatonic stupor' when I murdered my wife, Utah inmate says

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 2:02pm

William Hartnell Booty said his mental illness would cause him to go into a "catatonic stupor" during high stress situations, including the day that he murdered his wife.

Man free for 13 years after murder 'always figured I would pay for it'

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 18th - 1:16pm

A man convicted in a former cold case murder recently went before the Utah Parole Board for the first time.