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Rescue crews searching for crashed hang glider in Draper

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:23pm

Unified Fire Authority crews are attempting to locate a hang glider who may have crashed near the Point of the Mountain Monday evening.

Report: Instagram worst social media app for young people's mental health

Kara Fox, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:07pm

Instagram is the most detrimental social networking app for young people's mental health, followed closely by Snapchat, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) in the UK.

3 simple ways to make the closing process easier in a booming housing market

Ranlife  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:00pm

You're on the home stretch. You've been with your clients each step of the way. But make sure you end on a high note. Here are 3 simple ways you can make the closing process easier, and ensure your clients become repeat customers.

Friberg Moses paintings brought out of obscurity in BYU exhibit

Carole Mikita  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:34pm

Recently discovered paintings created for the 1956 film "The Ten Commandments" are on exhibit at BYU's Special Collections Library. Equally exciting: they were created by Utah artist Arnold Friberg.

3 white men, 2 white women picked for Bill Cosby jury so far

Joe Mandak, Maryclaire Dale and Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:24pm

The panel that will decide Bill Cosby's fate in his sex assault trial began to take shape Monday with the selection of five jurors, three white men and two white women.

UK police: 19 confirmed dead in explosion at Grande concert

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:10pm

An explosion struck an Ariana Grande concert in northern England late Monday, killing at least 19 people and injuring dozens in what police say they are treating as a terrorist attack.

Ogden police: At least 1 critically injured in 5-car crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:09pm

A five-car crash in Ogden left at least one person in critical condition Monday, police said.

Firefighters fear risks posed by homeless along Jordan River Parkway

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:02pm

Multiple fires have already sparked this spring along the Jordan River Parkway, and firefighters expressed concerns Monday about the risks posed later this summer by illegal campers living among the ample fuels.

Utah, Mexico update agreement about duties in child custody cases

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:32pm

The consulate of Mexico in Salt Lake City signed an agreement Monday with the Utah Department of Human Services updating the consulate's extensive role assisting in parental custody cases for minors with Mexican citizenship.

Trump's $4.1T budget relies on deep domestic cuts

Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:17pm

President Donald Trump's proposed $4.1 trillion budget slashes safety net programs for the poor, targeting food stamps and Medicaid, while relying on rosy projections about the nation's economic growth to balance the budget within 10 years.

Bitter battle between Garden City residents, officials over lake access ends with truce

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:01pm

A bitter yearslong battle between lakeside homeowners and Garden City officials over access to Bear Lake has ended in a compromise.

Fidget spinners don't live up to 'focus aid' hype, experts say

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:27pm

If you have a child in grade school, chances are you've seen, or at least heard of, a fidget spinner. Sellers tout the toy as a way for kids to calm their nerves, but some experts say that theory doesn't hold up.

Man who picked up California runaway arrested in Salt Lake, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:20pm

A man accused of picking up a runaway teen girl in California and taking her all around the Northwest, all while providing her drugs and taking inappropriate pictures, has been arrested in Salt Lake City.

Flynn rejects Trump-Russia probe subpoena; Dems say he lied

Chad Day and Stephen Braun, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:16pm

President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, invoked his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination in rebuffing a subpoena Monday in the investigation into Russia's election meddling. Then a top House Democrat cited new evidence he said appeared to show Flynn lied on a security clearance background check.

Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:13pm

President Donald Trump solemnly placed a note in the ancient stones of Jerusalem's Western Wall on Monday, sending a signal of solidarity to an ally he's pushing to work harder toward peace with the Palestinians. But his historic gesture— and his enthusiastic embrace of Israel's leader — were shadowed even here by reminders of Trump's tumult back home

Average gas price in Salt Lake City declines over 2 cents

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:58pm

Going against the national trend, gasoline prices in Salt Lake City are declining.

Woman killed, 2 others injured in Manti crash

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:52pm

One woman died after two cars collided in the intersection of 200 N. Main St. in Manti Sunday night.

Frustrated Utah Republicans, Democrats form new centrist political party

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:14pm

Some disaffected Republicans and Democrats who say extreme views are co-opting their parties have decided to carve out a middle ground in Utah politics.

BLM to begin crafting travel plan for Book Cliffs

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:13pm

The Bureau of Land Management is inviting public comment as it begins crafting a travel management plan for the Book Cliffs region in Utah. Two public meetings are set for June 7 and 8 in Vernal and Roosevelt.

Chaffetz talks to Comey, postpones hearing

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:47pm

After speaking with former FBI Director James Comey Monday, Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, postponed a planned appearance by Comey later this week before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

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