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Ainge joins field of candidates to replace Rep. Jason Chaffetz in Utah's 3rd District

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:16pm

A person with a familiar last name, especially to sports fans, has jumped into the race for Utah's soon-to-be-vacant 3rd Congressional District seat.

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Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:40pm

President Donald Trump fulfilled a major campaign promise Tuesday, proposing a $4.1 trillion budget plan that would upend Washington in a big way. But he drew rebukes, even from some Republican allies, for the plan's jarring, politically unrealistic cuts to the social safety net for the poor and a broad swath of other domestic programs.

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Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Eileen Sullivan and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:40pm

Former CIA Director John Brennan told Congress Tuesday he personally warned Russia last summer against interfering in the U.S. presidential election and was so concerned about Russian contacts with people involved in the Trump campaign that he convened top counterintelligence officials to focus on it.

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10 people seated on jury in Bill Cosby's sex assault trial

Joe Mandak and Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:30pm

The jury that will hear Bill Cosby's sexual assault case was filling up quickly Tuesday as lawyers and prosecutors worked to select panelists who they believe would be favorable to their side.

12 dumb things Utah drivers do every summer

Zero Fatalities  |  Posted   May 23rd - 3:00pm

Here’s the list of all-too-common mistakes and what NOT to do while driving this summer.

4 arrested in WVC assault and drive-by shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:35pm

Three teenagers and an adult were arrested Tuesday in separate incidents as officers responded to an aggravated assault and a drive-by shooting in West Valley City that happened about the same time.

5 classic TV shows that should be made into movies

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 2:16pm

Hollywood currently has a love affair with remaking old TV shows into modern-day movies. Here are five classics that should get that treatment.

Trump makes personal appeal to both sides for Mideast peace

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:16pm

President Donald Trump made a personal appeal for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past," as he closed a four-day swing through the Middle East Tuesday.

Have You Seen This? 2 accordions take on 'Star Wars'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:15pm

Turns out accordions are cool as long as you sprinkle in some Star Wars. That seems counterintuitive, but it's true. Check it out.

Police identify body of man discovered in Ogden foothills

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 1:14pm

A body discovered in the foothills above 29th Street in Ogden earlier this month has been identified as a 20-year-old man who had recently moved to Ogden from Roosevelt, police said.

Police identify 2-year-old boy who drowned in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:54pm

Police identified a 2-year-old boy who drowned near Blacksmith Fork River Sunday morning.

Thieves steal 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:47pm

Salt Lake police are looking for a missing 800-pound bronze statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young.

‘Pray for Manchester:’ The world mourns after 22 die in attack

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:45pm

As news of the attack spread throughout the world, celebrities, fans and friends of those who attended the concert took to social media to express their sadness, grief and heartache.

UK blast: Blood, horror, shock as bomber strikes young crowd

Jill Lawless, Rob Harris and John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:33pm

For a crowd of mostly young British music fans, the Ariana Grande concert was supposed to be a school night out enjoying cheerful high-energy pop.

Deal for teen charged in double-fatal crash could split between juvenile, adult systems

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:29pm

Attorneys are working on a plea deal that would split between the juvenile and adult court systems for a teenage girl accused of killing two strangers in an alleged suicide attempt.

Police: High school senior set to graduate this week killed in Mapleton crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 12:15pm

A Maple Mountain High School senior who was scheduled to graduate Thursday died in a two-vehicle crash Monday night, police said.

6 ways to keep your password safe

Darren Croft, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:45am

While we would never leave our door unlocked in the middle of the night, we can often be far too cavalier with our passwords. Following these six, practical password principles will improve our safety and protect our information.

5 safety tips for the perfect summer BBQ

Emily Long, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:39am

The best summer barbecues occur when the sun is shining, friends are gathered and tasty meat is grilling. With a little bit of knowledge and preparation, you can make this your safest — and most delicious — summer yet.

Rio Olympic planning assailed for 'white elephant' venues

Stephen Wade and Filipe By Almeida, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:34am

A federal prosecutor looking into last year's Rio de Janeiro Olympics says that many of the venues "are white elephants" that were built with "no planning."

Roger Moore had prouder achievements than playing James Bond

Robert Barr and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:13am

Sir Roger Moore saw more to life than a well-mixed martini. The actor, who died Tuesday at age 89, didn't seem to take Bond that seriously even while playing him.

Police: Man arrested after robbing 7-Eleven with hatchet

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:02am

A man has been arrested in connection with several convenience store robberies including a 7-Eleven Wednesday morning where he used a hatchet, police said.

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