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Burglary suspect leads police on freeway chase, UHP says

Linda Williams  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:30pm

A man wanted in connection with a home burglary led officers on a chase along I-15 and I-84 in Weber County before being taken into custody Monday morning, officials from the Utah Highway Patrol said.

Body of missing Idaho woman pulled from Snake River

Nate Sunderland,  |  Posted   May 29th - 4:06pm

The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office has recovered the body of 37-year-old Kelley Haney, a Blackfoot, Idaho, woman who disappeared on May 11.

Raw sewage floods Salt Lake truck stop

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:55pm

As much as 200 gallons of raw sewage flooded the parking lot of a truck stop Monday morning before the spill was contained, according to the Salt Lake County Health Department.

Tiger Woods arrested in Florida on DUI charge, released

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:39pm

Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday on a DUI charge in Jupiter, Florida, and spent nearly four hours in a county jail before he was released.

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 3:21pm

President Donald Trump on Monday expressed the nation's "boundless" gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans defending the United States.

Helicopter rescues fallen boulder climber in Weber County

Linda Williams  |  Posted   May 29th - 2:09pm

Crews rescued an individual who fell while bouldering in Weber County Monday morning.


The Shot: An oral history of John Stockton's most unforgettable moment

Jody Genessy, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 29th - 1:25pm

The Shot, as it's simply called, remains revered in the Beehive State even 20 years later.

Car hits West Jordan house, narrowly missing 2 people

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   May 29th - 1:04pm

A West Jordan family is hoping the city will make changes after a vehicle plowed into their house Sunday morning, barely missing two people inside.

Senators' demands underscore McConnell's health care problem

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 12:12pm

For Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, writing a Republican-only health care bill that can pass the Senate boils down to this question: How do you solve a problem like Dean, Lisa, Patrick, Ted, Rand and Susan?

No. 16 Utah softball falls to Washington in 3rd game of Super Regional Staff  |  Posted   May 29th - 11:56am

No. 7 Washington did all of its scoring in the first two innings, and held on for a 2-1 win over the No. 16 Utes in Sunday’s decisive game of the Seattle Super Regional to advance to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City.

Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber's suitcase

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 11:24am

Police in Manchester, England issued a picture of the arena suicide bomber holding a blue suitcase and asked anyone who might have seen him with it before the attack to call a confidential hotline.

Great Clips of the Week: Homer Simpson inducted into Baseball Hall of Fame

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 29th - 11:00am

It finally happened; a baseball superstar was finally inducted into the Hall of Fame. Plus, BYU reliever Mason Marshall didn't blink in the face of a line drive and a minor leaguer found a unique way to strike out.

Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 10:27am

If you're planning a big vacation trip this summer, move over. You're going to have lots of company.

Masked gunman robs Millcreek convenience store

Linda Williams  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:53am

Unified police are searching for a man who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint early Monday morning. He was described as 5 feet 6 inches tall, wearing all black clothes and a black mask.

UTA board gives conditional OK for sale of Clearfield property for assembly plant

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:53am

Utah Transit Authority trustees gave conditional approval Wednesday to the sale of property at the Clearfield FrontRunner station for an assembly plant despite concerns about a former board member's ties to the project.

Rwanda native shares story of survival, forgiveness to people who killed her family

Carole Mikita  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:49pm

Not only did Immaculee Ilibagiza survive the genocide in her homeland of Rwanda, she also forgave the people who killed her family.

Ogden school embraces its origins with bagpipe band

Ray Boone  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:29pm

It's not exactly the most popular instrument, but Ben Lomond High School's band director says students are clamoring to learn how to play the bagpipes.

Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00pm

In the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a Navy Seal team member fell to his death Sunday after his parachute failed to open during a Fleet Week demonstration over the Hudson River.

Pleasant Grove woman killed after her motorcycle collides with truck

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:28pm

A Pleasant Grove woman was killed Sunday on state Route 35 east of Woodland after the motorcycle she was riding failed to negotiate a turn. Authorities identified the victim as Claire Benson, 47. The highway was shut down for one hour.

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:15pm

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

U. College of Education among top secondary teacher preparation programs nationwide

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:32pm

The University of Utah's College of Education is one of the top secondary teacher preparation programs nationwide, according to the latest ratings by the National Council on Teacher Quality.


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