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AG's office: No criminal conduct found in Davis County inmate's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 7:11pm

Despite her family's claims that her death is suspicious, the Utah Attorney General's Office announced Friday that the fatal injuries Heather Miller sustained while in custody of the Davis County Jail were "not the result of criminal conduct."

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Authorities: Body found in Grand Canyon believed to be missing 14-year-old

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:49pm

A body believed to be a 14-year-old Tennessee boy who went missing along with his step-grandmother, a retired emergency medical technician from Vernal, was found Friday, park officials said.

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Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Erica Werner and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:34pm

Congress took the easy way out to keep the government open on the eve of Donald Trump's 100th day in office, passing a weeklong stopgap spending bill Friday that amounted to more of a defeat for the president than a victory.

University of Utah researchers develop virtual reality games for medical uses

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:34pm

A group of graduate program students at the University of Utah are working closely with medical experts and patients to develop several therapy-centered video games.

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Seoul: N. Korea fails in missile test-fire near its capital

Foster Klug and Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:26pm

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the second such test-fire flop in recent weeks but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters.

Marcus Williams selected No. 42 by Saints in 2nd round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 6:04pm

Standout safety Marcus Williams was selected No. 42 overall Friday in the 2nd round of the NFL Draft.

Teen faces charges in crash that killed 2 Corner Canyon classmates

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:58pm

A 16-year-old Corner Canyon High School student is facing negligent homicide charges for a crash that killed two of her classmates last year.

First Lady dedicates 'healing' garden at children's hospital

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:48pm

Off in the distance, young patients can see the Washington Monument from the hospital's new rooftop "healing" garden, dedicated Friday by first lady Melania Trump as a place children and their families can breathe fresh air, "relax and enjoy in peace."

Mother and son graduate from BYU on the same day

Mary Richards  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 5:09pm

BYU’s convocation ceremonies today included a special moment for one family — a mother and youngest son walked across the stage at the same time.

Southbound I-15 lanes reopen after 14-vehicle crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:54pm

A 14-vehicle crash briefly closed as much as four lanes of southbound I-15 Friday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol said.

NSA to stop collecting some internet communications

Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:44pm

The nation's signals intelligence agency said Friday it will no longer collect certain communications moving on the internet simply because they mention a foreign intelligence target, in a move applauded by privacy advocates.

Police arrest Bountiful man suspected of groping 3 shoppers

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 4:31pm

A Bountiful man suspected of groping at least three shoppers was arrested Thursday at his home.

In Egypt, pope brings a message of peace amid crackdown

Nicole Winfield and Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 3:15pm

Pope Francis demanded that Egypt's Muslim leaders teach a rejection of violence in God's name during a delicate visit Friday to the Arab world's most populous country, and he strongly backed its uncompromising crackdown on political Islam and militancy.

12 of the biggest movies coming to theaters in 2017

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 3:02pm

Next week kicks off summer blockbuster season with "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol 2." Here are 12 of the most anticipated movies still to come in 2017.

15 date ideas under $40

Robert J. DeBry and Associates  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 3:00pm

Friday night, date night...but you've hit your spending budget for the month. Here are some date ideas under $40 you could try tonight (and future nights).

Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:45pm

President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end."

Drugged driving surpasses drunken driving among drivers killed in crashes, report finds

Robert Jimison, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:38pm

Driving under the influence of drugs was deadlier in 2015 than driving while drunk, a new report found. Still, some safety experts caution that drunken driving remains a bigger problem and say that drugged driving needs more research.

Have You Seen This? Beagle sings the blues

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 1:15pm

Even beagles get sad sometimes and they just need to sing the blues.

Poll: UVU president viewed most favorable by 3rd District Republicans to take Chaffetz's seat

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 12:30pm

In the wake of Rep. Jason Chaffetz's announcement that he intentions to vacate his seat, a new poll of Republican voters in Utah's 3rd Congressional District released Friday shows surprising support for UVU President Matthew Holland.

Tips for fishing kokanee salmon in spring, summer

Brad Kerr, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:59am

Kokanee salmon are a highly sought-after fish in Utah reservoirs. These fish are not that difficult to catch when one follows a few steps for locating and getting lures down to them. Here are a few tips for having success in catching kokanee salmon.

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What ESPN layoffs mean for BYU athletics and how we watch them

Ryan Teeples, for The Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 28th - 11:39am

As the news about ESPN's layoffs hit the airwaves and the web Wednesday, speculation in Utah immediately turned to what the cost-cutting at the sports giant means for its next deal with BYU.

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