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UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

Katy Daigle and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:31pm

The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.

Tooele man charged with aggravated murder in Easter robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:17pm

A Tooele man accused of shooting a man in the head at close range during a robbery on Easter Sunday has now been charged with aggravated murder.

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9 Utah chocolate makers talk about their craft

Kaitlyn Bancroft, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:13pm

With eight artisan chocolate makers and a ninth on the way, the Utah fine chocolate scene has much to offer in tastes, textures and more.

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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 28

Maggie Michael and Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:58am

Masked gunmen riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a packed bus taking Coptic Christians on a visit to a monastery south of Egypt's capital, killing at least 28 people, including two little children, authorities said.

DWR seeks info about cougar illegally killed in Beaver County

KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:46am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials are asking for the public’s help in getting information about a poacher who illegally killed a cougar.

Southern Utah brush fires called ‘suspicious’ by fire chief

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:35am

Firefighters responded to two brush fires on the St. George-Washington City border Thursday night that may have occurred under suspicious circumstances.

New United Utah Party leader Jim Bennett announces bid for Chaffetz's seat

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:07am

Jim Bennett, the executive director of the newly formed political party United Utah, announced Friday he is running for the 3rd District seat in Congress being vacated by Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

From Left Field: Cubs channel inner-‘Anchorman’ with glorious new suits

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:02am

The Chicago Cubs went shopping for new and bizarre suits before heading to California, LeBron James surpassed Michael Jordan with a new postseason record, and a college baseball team does a fantastic job video-bombing interviews.

School apologizes after awarding student 'most likely to become a terrorist'

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:46am

A Houston-area school district has disciplined several teachers after a student received a mock award naming her "most likely to become a terrorist."

Woman stops car thief: 'I'm not dealing with this sort of crap today!'

Jason Kurtz, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:29am

Melissa Smith's message to a would-be car thief was blunt: "I'm not dealing with this sort of crap today!"

Jazz practice facility renovation to keep players happy, healthy in Utah

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:15am

Vivint Arena isn't the only Jazz facility getting an overhaul. The Jazz's practice facility, the Zions Bank Basketball Center, is doubling in size and getting some new amenities.

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:02am

Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination."

Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:49am

In the Middle East, President Donald Trump was feted with pageantry, the leaders of Saudi Arabia and Israel seemingly in competition to outdo the other with the warmth of their welcomes and the depth of their pledges of cooperation.

Nu Skin had Utah's top-paid CEO with $10.3M paycheck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:56am

A new survey finds the top-paid CEO in Utah made $10.3 million last year as the head of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.

Bears Ears Monument designation draws thousands of comments

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:28am

Should the 1.35-million acre Bears Ears Monument designation remain intact or should it be rescinded or the boundaries altered as the result of a review by the U.S. Department of Interior? A public comment period ends Friday.

4 ways insurance companies are trying to cheat you after a car accident

Robert J. DeBry and Associates  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:00am

You need to be aware and vocal of the mistreatment that you may face when dealing with your insurance company after the damage has been done. Here are 4 ways insurance companies are trying to cheat you after a car accident.

Release date set for woman convicted in overdose death

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:48am

A woman sent to prison for providing drugs to a man who fatally overdosed but did nothing to help him will be released in September.

Police seek 3 people following armed home invasion in Holladay

Linda Williams and Caitlin Burchill  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:25am

Police are searching for three people following a home invasion robbery in Holladay early Friday morning.

39 million travelers expected over Memorial Day weekend

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:49am

AAA predicts more than 39 million travelers will commute during the Memorial Day weekend, the highest number of travelers since 2005. Be prepared for rising gas prices and crowded roads.

Student's service animal featured in Summit County high school yearbook

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:48pm

Remember the joy of getting your yearbook back, checking your picture and getting friends to sign it? That was all the rage at North Summit High this week, especially because of a particular page in their yearbook that's getting a lot of attention.

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