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Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Sudhin Thanawala and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:24pm

President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge's ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from "sanctuary cities" that don't cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it "ridiculous" and vowing to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Trump puts bull's-eye on Bears Ears National Monument

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:03pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review national monument designations over the past 21 years, mentioning Bears Ears National Monument when he vowed to return power to the states and end the "abuse" of the Antiquities Act.

Woman finds 'spy cameras' in bedroom, estranged husband arrested

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:02pm

A man accused of installing hidden cameras in his estranged wife's house in West Valley City has been arrested.

Do fake security signs prevent break-ins?

Safewise  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:00pm

Can you just slap a home security alarm company’s sticker on your window and keep potential thieves at bay? But there are significant drawbacks.

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Moab student charged with killing 2 friends in DUI prom night crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:56pm

A Moab man has been charged with driving a car drunk and killing two teenagers following a junior prom in March.

FBI to look at Daggett County Jail inmate mistreatment investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:31pm

Utah state officials say the FBI wants to take a look at their investigation of a remote Utah county jail under investigation for allegations of inmate mistreatment.

White House briefs Senate amid scary moment with North Korea

Matthew Pennington and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:42pm

The Trump administration hosted senators for an extraordinary White House briefing Wednesday at a perilous moment with North Korea, marked by the unpredictable nation's nuclear threats and stern talk of military action, if necessary, from the United States.

Freedom Caucus backs health care proposal but obstacles remain

Lauren Fox, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:38pm

The conservative House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting a plan aimed at bridging the internal Republican Party divide between moderates and conservatives on health care reform.

Have You Seen This? Kenny G serenades flight with sax solo

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:31pm

What's the one thing that could immediately make any flight better? Answer: Kenny G serenading you with a smooth and sultry saxophone solo.

Trump plan would cut taxes for companies — and people, too

Stephen Ohlemacher and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:14pm

President Donald Trump proposed dramatic cuts in corporate and personal taxes Wednesday in an overhaul his administration asserts will spur national economic growth and bring jobs and prosperity to America's middle class. But his ambitious plan is alarming lawmakers who worry it will balloon federal deficits.

Shot grazes head of man lying on motel bed

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:16pm

Police say a man is lucky to have escaped with minor injuries after being shot at from close range Wednesday in Harrisville, Weber County.

8 tips for budget-friendly DIY home security

Sage Singleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:59am

Home break-ins occur every 13 seconds in the United States, so it's essential to take the necessary steps to safeguard your home and family. Here are eight tips for budget-friendly do-it-yourself home security.

DWR proposes changes to Utah pheasant hunt

KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:51am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending a few changes to the fall pheasant hunt and are asking for the public’s feedback.

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

Meera Senthilingam CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:17am

An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one day be applied to premature babies.

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:07am

Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, using the first-ever papal TED talk to urge the world to show more solidarity with the poor and the weak.

ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

Ahiza Garcia and Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:54am

ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday.

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Brooke Romney: Catching stones vs. casting stones

Brooke Romney, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:50am

At my grandmother’s funeral, my uncle told of a time when he couldn't wait to share a juicy bit of neighborhood gossip with his mom. Her immediate response was, “People who live in glass houses don’t throw stones.”

Patrick Kinahan: Classic Jazz basketball creating playoff success

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:23am

The Jazz got down and dirty to beat the Clippers in the pivotal Game 5 to grab a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. Playing strong defense and hitting open shots have been foundation pieces in helping transform the franchise into a playoff team.

7 Utah places where you can celebrate National Pretzel Day

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:01am

Wednesday marks National Pretzel Day and while there are multiple odd celebratory days on the calendar each year, this one is worth celebrating.

Board to oversee new homeless shelters gearing up for new role, considering appointment of Josh Romney

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:02am

The organization that's supposed to act as the oversight and "backbone" to the state's new homeless model took some of its first steps Tuesday toward owning and operating the three future homeless resource centers.

U. engineering students present toll study for Big Cottonwood Canyon

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:21am

How to handle the people problem as a result of the popularity of Big Cottonwood Canyon was the focus of an engineering study done by University of Utah senior design students studying civil and environmental engineering. They recommend a toll.

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