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American Fork appoints interim police chief

Abby Hobbs, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  May 29th - 5:17pm

Lt. Darren Falslev was appointed Thursday as American Fork's interim police chief, replacing veteran Chief Lance Call.

Driver killed in Cache County after truck rolls down embankment, police say

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  May 29th - 4:35pm

A 57-year-old Idaho man died when his truck drifted off the road and into an embankment Sunday morning, police said.

Energy summit details massive project planned for Uinta Basin

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 29th - 4:20pm

Gov. Gary Herbert was joined Wednesday at the Governor's Utah Energy Summit by Scott Saxberg, the president and CEO of Crescent Point Energy, to announce the latest developments in a planned nearly 4,000-well oil and gas project in the Uinta Basin.

Photos: Members of multiple faiths gather to honor Japanese-American veterans

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 29th - 2:26pm

Japanese-American veterans were honored Sunday at a memorial service honoring those who lost their lives or served during World War II.

Unified firefighters get hands-on training in swift-water rescues

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  May 29th - 12:41pm

Rescuers from the Unified Fire Authority are in the water training in the event of a swift-water rescue. The training comes as the snowmelt is starting to really pick up prior to the busy Memorial Day weekend.

BYU alum Brugman eying patience, consistency on the road to big leagues

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:57am

BYU alum Jaycob Brugman returned to Utah this weekend after his recent promotion to Triple-A put him in the lineup against the Salt Lake Bees, and one step closer to the majors.

The 12 most expensive movies ever made

Natalie Morin, Graphiq  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:13am

Making a successful movie is no easy task. Though audiences and critics laud films with elaborate visual effects, stunning views and star-studded casts, all of those elements cost millions of dollars.

World War II bomber pilot, 96, receives Honor Salute

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:46am

Dan M. Eastman, 96, a World War II bomber, pilot received an Honor Salute during a brief ceremony Wednesday at Olympus Ranch Retirement Community. The initiative is a joint effort between Community Nursing Services and volunteer service members.

Police ID man killed in possible road rage incident

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:14am

Police have identified the 30-year-old man killed Saturday in a possible road rage incident, as well as the man arrested in connection to the shooting.

Photos: Veterans mark Memorial Day by remembering fallen soliders

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:27am

Marine Corps League member and veteran, Brian Nicholes, right, and Ron Woodward salute a grave of a fallen American soldier at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Salt Lake City on Saturday, May 28, 2016.

Principal placed on leave after being accused of domestic violence

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:28pm

A Davis School District principal has been placed on administrative leave after being arrested Friday in connection with a reported domestic assault at his home.

Longboarder shot, killed in road rage incident, police say

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:16pm

A road rage incident led to the fatal shooting of a man riding a longboard Saturday afternoon in West Valley City, police said.

Police ride in honor of fallen officers during Memorial Day celebration

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 28th - 10:01pm

Typically, if you see a lot of flashing police lights, it means that someone is in trouble. However, that wasn’t the case with all the police motorcycles Saturday morning.

How to stop superbugs from killing 10 million people a year

Meera Senthilingam, CNN  |  Posted  May 28th - 9:01pm

Superbugs could kill one person every three seconds by 2050, the equivalent of 10 million people a year, according to the final report last week from the Review on Antimicrobial Resistance, established in 2014 to keep the world from being "cast back into the dark ages of medicine."

Lee praises Trump's potential Supreme Court picks but hasn't endorsed him

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 28th - 8:36pm

Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, really likes Donald Trump's list of potential U.S. Supreme Court nominees, but that hasn't persuaded him to endorse the presumptive Republican presidential nominee.

Get returned stolen cars inspected for meth, police warn

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 28th - 7:32pm

Police are warning owners of stolen vehicles to get them checked for possible drug residue once they've been returned. Many car thieves have drug habits and use the substances in the stolen vehicles.

7-run inning lifts Utah over Washington for share of Pac-12 title

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 28th - 6:42pm

Utah baseball claimed at least a share of the Pac-12 title Saturday, beating the Washington Huskies 12-8 following a big seventh-inning rally.

UTA employee Kay Ricks remembered as 'endlessly forgiving'

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 28th - 6:29pm

Several hundred friends, family members and co-workers gathered at an LDS Chapel in American Fork to honor the life of Kay Ricks, UTA employee who was found dead on a dirt road outside Kemmerer, Wyoming after he and his UTA truck vanished on May 12.

Salt Lake Comic Con buys into local gaming convention

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 28th - 5:27pm

Salt Lake Comic Con has expanded its reach on the Utah nerd convention circuit, buying a 50 percent stake in Salt Lake Gaming Con.

San Juan County Commissioner appeals conviction for 2014 ATV protest ride

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 28th - 4:41pm

San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman filed an appeal Friday, saying the court was wrong to convict him of an illegal ATV protest ride.