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Pineview swimmer rescued, resuscitated by good Samaritan boater

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:50pm

A man who nearly drowned in Pineview Reservoir Saturday evening was pulled from the water and resuscitated by a good Samaritan. Sheriff's deputies say the man was swimming while intoxicated.

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8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

Kevin McGill, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 12:33pm

A man who got into an argument with his estranged wife over their children was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff's deputy.

Google aims to connect online ads to real-world sales

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:37am

Google already monitors online shopping — and now it's keeping an eye on physical stores to try to sell more digital advertising.

Researchers: Drug will 'dramatically reduce' need for liver transplants

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00am

Patients' need for a transplant can be dramatically lowered by a drug that until now has been unclear with regard to its effects on the most severely ill with a liver disease, according to an Intermountain Healthcare study unveiled Friday.

Davis High 'Band Man' named district's Teacher of the Year

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:21am

Davis School District named Steven Hendricks as Teacher of the Year at an awards assembly at Davis High School. In addition to the nomination, the district awarded Hendricks with a one-year lease and insurance coverage on a Kia Forte EX.

Splash pad, zip lines and bouldering wall draw crowds to new Wardle Fields Park

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:55am

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation opened a new regional park on Wednesday, and hundreds of local families attended the ribbon-cutting at 14010 S. 2700 West in Bluffdale.

Man who hid gun used in gang fight admits to weapons charge

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:57am

A convicted felon who hid a gun that was fired during a fight between rival gangs outside Orem High School last year admitted to a federal weapons charge.

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:13am

British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

BYU baseball takes 2 from Gonzaga for first NCAA tourney berth in 15 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:00pm

After 15 years, the drought is over for BYU baseball. Next stop: the NCAA tournament.

1 dead, 1 critically hurt after semi rear-ends slower moving car

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:44pm

A Duchesne man was killed and a West Jordan woman is in critical condition after a semitrailer struck a passenger car on Saturday night.

Reward offered for person who killed Helper dog with airgun

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:27pm

The Humane Society of Utah has joined in an effort to find the person responsible for the death of a service dog

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:45pm

Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

US announces sanctions on alleged Mexican heroin trafficker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:24pm

The U.S. government is imposing sanctions on alleged Mexican drug traffickers described by the Treasury Department as "major contributors to our nation's heroin epidemic."

Report: After Pulse massacre, police training needs changes

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:51pm

As a law enforcement foundation reviews how the Orlando Police Department responded to a 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub, the organization's staffers say in a paper that police training and protocols may need to change.

Female paragliders from around the US rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Missing man in Franklin County, Idaho found dead

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:46pm

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office reports they have found the body of 19-year-old Bailand Johnson in the Cub River.

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:34pm

As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar.

Cottonwood Heights police arrest suspect in string of armed robberies

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:02pm

Cottonwood Heights police believe they have apprehended the man they suspect of committing a series of armed robberies in the past five weeks.

School's out: Spring sports championships signal end of 2016-17 season

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:34pm

Cottonwood and Timpanogos wrapped up the Class 5A and 4A baseball titles, respectively, Friday afternoon, signaling the end of the 2016-17 high school sports season.

Museum clinic repairs gadgets, reduces landfill waste

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:49pm

Community members had the opportunity to bring in their broken items to the "Fix-It Clinic" at The Leonardo. The event aimed to reduced waste by helping people repair broken appliances.

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