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Warehouse fire caused by illegal occupants, fire officials say

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 4:28pm

A fire that burned through an abandoned warehouse and caused an estimated $50,000 in damage Friday night was caused by illegal occupants likely experiencing homelessness, fire officials say.

Jazz flatten Clippers 104-91, win 1st-round series 4-3

Beth Harris, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 4:20pm

Gordon Hayward scored 26 points and the Utah Jazz easily eliminated the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday with a 104-91 victory, winning the first-round playoff series 4-3.

Police identify suspects from I-80 traffic stop, fleeing investigation

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 3:45pm

Police have identified three suspects taken into custody Saturday evening following a hunt that lasted throughout the day.

Possible medical episode causes Ogden car crash police say

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:50pm

One man was hospitalized after a car accident Sunday, which was possibly caused by health problems, according to police.

Have You Seen This? Military precision jump rope

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 2:03pm

Jump rope: From fun school yard games to a training test of speed, endurance and precision.

Globalism reigns at box office, while 'Furious' passes $1B

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 1:22pm

A South India sensation, a Hispanic-focused comedy and the highest-grossing film ever directed by an African American made up the top three films in North America on a culturally diverse box office weekend.

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Do college campuses put students' faith at risk? For Mormons, not so much

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:37pm

College gets a bad rap among some religious Americans. Campuses are thought to weaken personal faith, whether it's because young people are free to sleep in on Sundays or because the secular, academic environment leads students astray.

Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 12:29pm

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Sunday his country may take further action against Kurdish militants in Iraq and Syria, as U.S.-backed forces in Syria closed in on the last neighborhoods of a former stronghold of the Islamic State group.

As number of adoptions drops, many US agencies face strains

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:50am

For legions of Americans craving a chance to adopt children, a confluence of daunting trends makes this an especially distressing time.

Pentagon: 45 civilians killed by coalition strikes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:33am

Investigations conducted during the month of March reveal that U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria killed 45 civilians, mostly in and around the Iraqi city of Mosul, according to a Pentagon statement released Sunday.

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will get better

Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:07am

President Donald Trump said after North Korea's latest failed rocket launch that communist leader Kim Jong-Un will eventually develop better missiles, and "we can't allow it to happen."

2 teens rescued from reservoir told to yell "Utah Jazz" until located

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 11:02am

Two teenage boys were rescued after falling into Hyrum reservoir after being instructed by search and rescue to yell “Utah Jazz” until they could be located.

Pope: Humanity couldn't bear war with North Korea

Steve Almasy CNN  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:54am

Pope Francis said Saturday he worries that rising tensions between the United States and North Korea could lead to a wide military conflict that would wipe out a "large part of humanity."

Utah could see 2 black women square off in U.S. House election

Michelle L. Price - Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 9:12am

A Millcreek woman running as a Democrat to unseat Utah Republican Rep. Mia Love next year could result in Utah's first congressional race where both the Republican and Democratic nominees are black women.

S.L. Chamber leader Lane Beattie surprised with Giant in Our City award

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 30th - 8:49am

Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Lane Beattie got a big surprise when he was honored as the business organization's "Giant in Our City" during its 130th anniversary celebration Friday night.

Bluffdale officer injured when car rolls during pursuit

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 11:04pm

A Bluffdale police officer escaped with only minor injuries after he rolled his patrol car during a pursuit on I-15 Saturday evening.

Absent glitter and Trump, journalists honor press freedom

Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:31pm

Prominent Washington journalists, if not Hollywood stars, celebrated the First Amendment during the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner, an event that lacked the glitter of past years because of the absence of the president of the United States.

3 in custody following I-80 traffic stop, fleeing investigation

Payton Davis and Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:26pm

Three people were taken into custody following a traffic stop Saturday morning that turned into a fugitive hunt that lasted throughout the day.

Fallen soldier with Utah ties remembered as hero

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:20pm

Army Ranger Sgt. Cameron Thomas, was one of two U.S. soldiers killed Wednesday in a firefight with ISIS combatants in Afghanistan. Thomas' father is originally from Payson and other family members still live in the state.

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:02pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by claiming historic action on his agenda, renewing promises on health care and taxes and attacking the news media that he says is misleading Americans.

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