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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 U.S. 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.

Multiple injuries after Main Street car crash in Tooele

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:07pm

Police responded to a car crash nvolving “multiple patients” with at least one airlifted to a nearby hospital Saturday afternoon.

Utah's oldest resident celebrated 110th birthday

Alison Berg  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:58pm

Dorothy Marlowe celebrated her 110th birthday this week with cake, ice cream and trivia from 1907 — the year she was born. Marlowe is Utah's oldest resident, according to the Utah Department of Human Services.

Package that led to Newark airport evacuation deemed safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:30pm

A suspicious package that forced the partial evacuation of a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been determined not to be a threat.

Elderly man injured after car collides with semitruck in Ogden

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:50pm

An elderly man was injured Saturday afternoon after the vehicle he was driving collided with a semitruck and rolled on its side, according to Weber County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chad Allen.

UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

Jill Lawless and Mstyslav Chernov, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:03pm

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

Parents of toddler shot in Utah among those unpunished

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:45pm

The parents of a 2-year-old Utah boy who was shot and killed by his 3-year-old sister in 2014 weren't charged after investigators determined it was a horrible accident.

Have You Seen This? Hysterical man sets new Plinko record

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:01pm

This man has enough energy to power himself to the moon, so it’s a pure delight to watch him set a new Plinko winnings record on “The Price Is Right.”

Nationalist Buddhist group gathers in Myanmar despite ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:31pm

Thousands of Buddhist monks, nuns and supporters of an ultranationalist Buddhist group gathered at an annual conference on the outskirts of Myanmar's biggest city on Saturday despite being banned by the government.

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73 players in 40 countries: Basketball players with Utah ties are thriving abroad

Jay Yeomans, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:09pm

While most college basketball players don't ever get the chance to play in the NBA, there are still plenty of opportunities to play the game around the world. Professional leagues are in just about every country you can imagine, and players from Utah schools have played in most of them.

Some women-only screenings planned for 'Wonder Woman'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:50am

Take a seat, "Thor."

Islamic State claims responsibility for Egypt attack

Amr Nabil and Heba Afify, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:34am

The Islamic State group on Saturday claimed responsibility for the attack on a bus carrying Christians on their way to a remote desert monastery south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, which killed 29.

Trump's budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling

Dan Joling, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:52am

President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.

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