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2 arrested, 2 still at large in theft of 800-pound statue

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:33pm

Two people were in custody and two others still at large Wednesday as Salt Lake police continued their investigation into a stolen 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young sitting on a park bench.

Hogle Zoo welcoming 2 new polar bears this fall

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:15pm

Hogle Zoo is getting two new polar bears after losing its only polar bear to kidney failure in April.

How to stay safe around Utah’s thousands of abandoned mines

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:47am

Several national parks are expecting huge crowds for Memorial Day weekend, and as more people head outdoors, Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining officials are giving reminders to watch out for abandoned mines.

Mother loses unborn baby, 2 teens killed in Idaho crash

Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:14am

An Idaho mother and teenage boy are fighting for their lives Tuesday, as two other families prepare to bury their loved ones.

From Left Field: One of the worst own goals ever; LeBron misses wide-open dunk

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:00am

One of the worst own goals ever, Kyrie Irving pulls the okie-doke on Boston, LeBron James missing an open jam, and a reporter asks Manu Ginobili if he just retired after speaking Spanish. More fun stories from the world of sports.

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ASU to offer broader degree options for BYU-I and Pathway students

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:48am

BYU-Pathway Worldwide and BYU-Idaho students can earn guaranteed admission to a broader array of degree programs at Arizona State University, the schools announced Tuesday before ASU President Michael Crow's historic devotional address at BYU-Idaho.

Age-progressed photo of missing Idaho toddler released

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:45am

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has released an age-progressed photo of missing Idaho Falls toddler DeOrr Kunz Jr.

UK investigates 'network' of alleged Manchester attackers

Jill Lawless, Maggie Michael and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:34am

British security forces raided an apartment building Wednesday in central Manchester as they investigated "a network" of people allegedly behind the city's concert bombing. Hundreds of soldiers were sent to secure key sites across the country, including Buckingham Palace and the British Parliament at Westminster.

Airlines have rules about taking photos, video on planes

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:30am

Without the shocking video, it's unlikely that the world would have learned or cared about the violent manhandling of a 69-year-old man on a plane last month.

Patrick Kinahan: Sitake says Mangum set for big season

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:22am

Even though Tanner Mangum might have been the better NFL prospect, the BYU coaches went with Taysom Hill as the starter throughout last season. One year later, Mangum is better prepared emotionally and physically to now be the starting quarterback.

A gunshot and a child dies: Should anyone be punished?

Nick Penzenstadler, Ryan J. Foley and Larry Fenn, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:54am

Amy Pittman learned on her first day in jail to bottle up her grief.

Missing Bountiful girl found safe

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:28am

A 13-year-old Bountiful girl who went missing Tuesday afternoon was found safe Wednesday morning, police said.

'We can use peace': Trump and Pope Francis meet

Jonathan Lemire, Nicole Winfield and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:06am

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe.

Relationship weathers storm as boyfriend proposes in front of tornado

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:50am

A Texas woman was nearly blown away by her boyfriend’s one-of-a-kind marriage proposal.

Is there a difference in gas quality between stations?

Maverik  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:00am

Driving down the street, you may see a different fuel price at every gas station. Break through the confusion by understanding what you're really getting from different businesses.

2 Utahns convicted in Nevada elk poaching case

Scott Sonner, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:49am

An 18-month investigation into big game poaching in northeast Nevada has netted three convictions on charges ranging from the illegal killing of three trophy elk to interfering with state investigators.

Florida man charged with seeking sex from couple's children

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:18am

A Florida man who allegedly offered to pay adults to have sex with their juvenile children for a weekend has been charged.

Experts explore problems, promises of Utah Lake

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:02am

Hundreds of scientists, regulators, water managers and other experts met Tuesday at the Utah Valley Convention Center in the first ever summit dedicated to all things Utah Lake, including its nutrient challenges and value as a recreational asset.

Utah County looks to lift outhouse ban

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:46am

Utah County is moving to lift a 1950s-era ban on outhouses.

Police recover stolen 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith, Brigham Young

Pat Reavy and Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:48pm

An 800-pound statue of Joseph Smith and Brigham Young chatting on a bench was found in good condition after being stolen early Tuesday, authorities said.

N. Tooele Fire enacts changes to improve overnight response

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 23rd - 11:27pm

With limited budgets and manpower, fighting fires in small communities are never easy. But a change for the better is ahead for the North Tooele Fire Department.

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