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White House communications director resigns amid tensions

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:27am

A top White House communications staffer has resigned as President Donald Trump considers a major staff overhaul.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the three-day weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.


Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Juan Zamorano and Kathia Martinez, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 30th - 7:09am

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, a onetime U.S. ally who was ousted by an American invasion in 1989, died late Monday at age 83.


High speed chase ends in Tooele; 1 person shot

Linda Williams  |  Posted   May 30th - 6:58am

A police chase along I-80 through the Salt Lake area ended in Tooele Tuesday morning. Authorities said one person had multiple gunshot wounds, another person was in custody.

Flood warning issued for areas near Logan River

Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   May 29th - 11:03pm

The National Weather Service in Salt Lake City has issued a flood warning for the Northern Cache County area, specifically in areas near the Logan River.

Family warns of drowning hazard posed by bucket of water

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 29th - 10:32pm

An Ogden family hopes sharing their story will serve as a warning to other families after their 13-month-old child nearly drowned in a bucket of water.

Ultimate sacrifice: Teen dies shielding cousin from gunfire

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 10:32pm

It was after midnight when a gunman burst into the living room of a southern Mississippi home where young people were playing video games.

Tiger Woods blames medications for his arrest on DUI charge

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 10:30pm

Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail Monday for nearly four hours.

Raw sewage floods Salt Lake truck stop

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   May 29th - 10:17pm

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.

Wayne County unveils monument honoring WWII Airmen

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   May 29th - 9:28pm

A special ceremony was held in Wayne County Monday to unveil a monument commemorating a tragedy that happened there during World War II.

AP Exclusive: Suspected drug thefts persist at VA centers

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:56pm

Federal authorities are investigating dozens of new cases of possible opioid and other drug theft by employees at Veterans Affairs hospitals, a sign the problem isn't going away as more prescriptions disappear.

U., medical students express thanks for donated bodies

Alison Berg  |  Posted   May 29th - 8:01pm

University of Utah officials and medical students shared their gratitude for body donations with family members of the deceased at the school's annual donor memorial service on Friday.

Hatch honors veterans, calls for support of Trump at Memorial Day service

Alison Berg  |  Posted   May 29th - 7:27pm

Sen. Orrin Hatchurged attendees at Monday's Larkin Mortuary Memorial Day service to "support our armed forces" and remember those who have died in the line of duty.

Get ready for busy travel season; airlines could set record

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:58pm

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

Trump honors fallen and families in Memorial Day address

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:57pm

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 - 5:45pm

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

BYU baseball heads to NCAA's Stanford regional, will face Cal State Fullerton

Sean Walker  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:31pm

BYU (37-19) will play Cal State Fullerton at 2 p.m. MDT Thursday in the Stanford regional in the Cougars’ first stop on the road to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

Burglary suspect arrested following car chase through Weber County

Linda Williams  |  Posted   May 29th - 5:27pm

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.


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.


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