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Police seek public’s help in solving Easter Sunday homicide of South Jordan man

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:29pm

Police are trying to locate a vehicle that was seen on surveillance video near 3200 S. 900 West, where a man was shot and killed on Easter Sunday.

Grand Canyon tram project stalls before Navajo council vote

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:54pm

A project to build a 1.6-mile tram that would take visitors into the Grand Canyon is on hold for a few months after failing to gain enough support from Navajo Nation lawmakers.

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes

Matt Sedensky, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:02pm

The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to avoid imminent foreclosure on his modest Brooklyn home.

US gas prices rise 3 cents over 2 weeks, to $2.46 a gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:33pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline jumped 3 cents nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.46.

Tight, tense French presidential vote echoes around world

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:05pm

Whatever the result of France's presidential election, the choice will resonate far beyond France's borders, from Syrian battlefields to Hong Kong trading floors and the halls of the U.N. Security Council.

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Wanted: Effective, veteran teachers willing to relocate to San Juan County

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:54pm

While on the job, teachers at Montezuma Creek Elementary School face working conditions to which most public school teachers in Utah would be completely unaccustomed.

No. 3 BYU men's volleyball to face Barton in NCAA Tournament first round

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:42pm

The Cougars (24-4) received an at-large bid and the No. 3 seed in next week’s NCAA Tournament, and will face tourney debutant Barton from Conference Carolinas Tuesday, 4 p.m. MDT, in Columbus, Ohio.

On Holocaust day, Netanyahu says its lessons guide him

Ian Deitch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:30pm

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened Israel's annual memorial day for the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II by saying the lessons of the Holocaust guide him daily and issuing a warning to Israel's enemies not to test it.

Have You Seen This? Dad still dad when asleep

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:03pm

Muscle memory and instinct take over when this sleeping dad hears his crying baby.

'The Fate of the Furious' laps new films at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:24pm

"The Fate of the Furious" sped into first place at the box office again, leaving new thriller "Unforgettable" and historical drama "The Promise" in the dust.

1 person injured in Salt Lake City shooting Sunday morning

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:20pm

One man was taken to the hospital with a minor gunshot wound after a shooting in Salt Lake City on Sunday.

US officials say pirates have returned to waters off Somalia

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:41pm

Pirates have returned to the waters off Somalia, but the spike in attacks on commercial shipping does not yet constitute a trend, senior U.S. officials said Sunday.

Trump heads into tough week with budget, health care battles

Catherine Lucey and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:53am

President Donald Trump is heading into one of the most challenging weeks of his presidency, juggling a renewed health care push and a looming budget deadline. It's all complicated by a potential showdown with Democrats over paying for a border wall.

Doctor's arrest brings attention to US female circumcisions

Jeff Karoub, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:59am

Zehra Patwa learned only a few years ago that during a family trip to India at age 7, she was circumcised, which is common for girls in parts of Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Tax Freedom Day still to come in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:49am

The Tax Foundation reported Tuesday that Americans work nearly five months a year to earn enough to cover the state, local and federal taxes owed collectively. Nationally, Tax Freedom Day falls on April 23, while in Utah, Tax Freedom Day is April 21.

North Korea detains US citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:34am

North Korea has detained a U.S. citizen, officials said Sunday, bringing the number of Americans now being held there to three.

Sandy homeowners safely evacuated when neighbors warned them of fire

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:06pm

Homeowners in Sandy were able to evacuate from their burning home after neighbors warned them of a fire.

Vazquez secures Atlanta 3-1 win over Salt Lake with 1st goal

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:50pm

Brandon Vazquez scored his first MLS goal in the closing seconds of stoppage time to secure Atlanta United's 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.

PHOTOS: Volunteers celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up beaches of Utah Lake

KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:34pm

Bela Perkins shows her father trash she picked up from the beaches of Utah Lake as a part of an Earth Day project in Vineyard on Saturday.

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