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Splash pad, zip lines and bouldering wall draw crowds to new Wardle Fields Park

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:55am

Salt Lake County Parks and Recreation opened a new regional park on Wednesday, and hundreds of local families attended the ribbon-cutting at 14010 S. 2700 West in Bluffdale.

Police say 8 dead in Mississippi shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:30am

Authorities in Mississippi said Sunday that a suspect is in custody after eight people were killed in a shooting, including a sheriff's deputy.

Man who hid gun used in gang fight admits to weapons charge

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:57am

A convicted felon who hid a gun that was fired during a fight between rival gangs outside Orem High School last year admitted to a federal weapons charge.

Businessman faked drug test results, allowing clients to keep using, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:32am

The owner of a private probation company has been charged with passing one of his clients on all of her drug tests — even though police say she was still heavily using drugs — and then lying about it in court.

BA says most flights running; angry passengers face delays

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 8:13am

British Airways said "many" of its IT systems were back up and running Sunday, but travelers still faced cancellations and delays after a global computer failure grounded hundreds of flights.

BYU baseball takes 2 from Gonzaga for first NCAA tourney berth in 15 years

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:00pm

After 15 years, the drought is over for BYU baseball. Next stop: the NCAA tournament.

Reward offered for person who killed Helper dog with airgun

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:27pm

The Humane Society of Utah has joined in an effort to find the person responsible for the death of a service dog

Mayor: 'Heroes' died protecting women from anti-Muslim rant

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:45pm

Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an Oregon man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young women who appeared to be Muslim on a Portland light-rail train.

US announces sanctions on alleged Mexican heroin trafficker

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:24pm

The U.S. government is imposing sanctions on alleged Mexican drug traffickers described by the Treasury Department as "major contributors to our nation's heroin epidemic."

Report: After Pulse massacre, police training needs changes

Mike Schneider, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:51pm

As a law enforcement foundation reviews how the Orlando Police Department responded to a 2016 mass shooting at a gay nightclub, the organization's staffers say in a paper that police training and protocols may need to change.

Female paragliders from around the U.S. rally in Draper for world record attempt

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

Female paragliders from across the U.S. converged on the Wasatch Front Memorial Day weekend for an event to celebrate their sport and for an attempt scheduled for Sunday to set a world record from the flight park at Point of the Mountain.

Trump's trip: Conventional images and unconventional talk

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:34pm

As he dashed through the Middle East and Europe, Donald Trump looked like a conventional American leader abroad. He solemnly laid a wreath at a Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem, had an audience with the pope at the Vatican and stood center stage with Western allies at the annual summits that dominate the diplomatic calendar.

Cottonwood Heights police arrest suspect in string of armed robberies

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:02pm

Cottonwood Heights police believe they have apprehended the man they suspect of committing a series of armed robberies in the past five weeks.

School's out: Spring sports championships signal end of 2016-17 season

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:34pm

Cottonwood and Timpanogos wrapped up the Class 5A and 4A baseball titles, respectively, Friday afternoon, signaling the end of the 2016-17 high school sports season.

Museum clinic repairs gadgets, reduces landfill waste

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:49pm

Community members had the opportunity to bring in their broken items to the "Fix-It Clinic" at The Leonardo. The event aimed to reduced waste by helping people repair broken appliances.

Multiple injuries after Main Street car crash in Tooele

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:07pm

Police responded to a car crash nvolving “multiple patients” with at least one airlifted to a nearby hospital Saturday afternoon.

Utah's oldest resident celebrated 110th birthday

Alison Berg  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:58pm

Dorothy Marlowe celebrated her 110th birthday this week with cake, ice cream and trivia from 1907 — the year she was born. Marlowe is Utah's oldest resident, according to the Utah Department of Human Services.

Package that led to Newark airport evacuation deemed safe

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:30pm

A suspicious package that forced the partial evacuation of a terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport has been determined not to be a threat.

Elderly man injured after car collides with semitruck in Ogden

Yvette Cruz  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:50pm

An elderly man was injured Saturday afternoon after the vehicle he was driving collided with a semitruck and rolled on its side, according to Weber County Sheriff’s Sgt. Chad Allen.

UK police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for info

Jill Lawless and Mstyslav Chernov, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:03pm

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

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