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Provo group donating beds to help make refugees feel at home

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:56pm

A family in Provo is sleeping a little better tonight after a big donation from a group who is helping to make refugees feel at home.

Was 'shaved key' used in theft of car woman saved a year to buy?

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:40pm

A woman was hoping Monday somebody might spot the car she saved for a year to buy, as police warned others about a theft tool that is effectively used to steal many older-model, foreign-made vehicles...

Woman accused of robbing 6 banks in 24 hours charged

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:10pm

Prosecutors say case is the first of six she will face in connection with string of alleged weekend robberies.

Idaho burial site contained 2 sets of child remains, sheriff says

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:35pm

A burial site discovered north of Mountain Home earlier this month contained two sets of human remains, Elmore County Sheriff Mike Hollinshead announced Monday.

In Mexico, fears a new plant will kill wastewater farming

Rebecca Blackwell, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:04pm

For more than 100 years, most of what gets flushed down Mexico City's toilets has resurfaced two hours to the north in the rivers and reservoirs of the rural Mezquital Valley. A massive new water treatment plant is about to change this.

4 accomplishments that put Utah on the map

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:00pm

The Beehive State’s success is no accident. These four accomplishments are premiere examples of Utah's collaborative spirit.

Colombia murder leads attorneys for Florida man to Utah looking for drug money

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:33pm

Seeking to collect on a $191.4 million award in a court case against some of Colombia's most notorious drug traffickers and guerrillas led lawyers for a Florida man to Utah.

'We support Beckerle:' Dozens hold another protest for fired Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:31pm

As a survivor of ovarian cancer who beat the disease in 2009 after treatment at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Laurie Fraser feels she can speak from experience about what the organization has accomplished under the leadership of Dr. Mary Beckerle.

Feds stumble again with split verdict in Bundy standoff case

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:13pm

Government prosecutors stumbled again Monday in a bid to gain convictions of armed protesters in a case arising from skirmishes in a decades-old battle over control of public lands in the western United States.

BYU students create prosthetic socket to aid amputees in Africa

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:00pm

For eleven bloody years, rebels in Sierra Leone cut off the limbs of more than 27,000 people, leaving thousands permanently disabled. Now, six BYU students are working to create affordable prosthetic sockets to aid the surviving amputees.

Daggett County sheriff resigns amid jail controversy

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:52pm

Daggett County Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen resigned Sunday amid controversy over allegations of misconduct at the county jail.

Florida man admits to cold-case rape, murder of 16-year-old Salt Lake girl

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:47pm

A Florida man admitted Monday to raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in 1977 in an apartment complex where he worked.

Recall: Cooked chicken breast was undercooked

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:41pm

So far, there have been no reports of illness related to the raw meat.

In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:32pm

As the world braces for a possible North Korean nuclear test, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Monday urged restraint in a call to President Donald Trump. America's U.N. envoy warned of a strike if Pyongyang attacks a U.S. military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile.

New Orleans takes down white supremacist monument

Jesse J. Holland and Gerald Herbert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:49pm

A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to take down symbols of the Confederacy and the Jim Crow South.

Morgan deputies looking at fentanyl in overdose case, warrant states

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:16pm

A synthetic opioid 50 times stronger than heroin may be to blame for the near fatal overdose of a Morgan County teen recently.

Seniors share time, experience as Head Start volunteers

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:45pm

On Monday, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams encouraged senior citizens in the community to join the county's Senior Corps, where they can participate in programs such as Foster Grandparents, Meals on Wheels and even ride-sharing.

Car rams school bus in South Salt Lake

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:28pm

A car hit a school bus carrying about 40 junior high students after school Monday, a Granite School District spokesman said.

Trump to order review of monuments

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:04pm

President Trump is expected to roll out an executive order Wednesday directing an Interior Department review of presidential monument designations over the past 20 years, including the Bears Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante national monuments.

5 best road trips to take as the weather warms up

End Text Wrecks  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:00pm

They don't call our state BeUtahful for nothing. As the weather warms up, check out some of the top road trips you can take in Utah and its surrounding states.

At least global warming may get Americans off the couch more

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:33pm

Global warming's milder winters will likely nudge Americans off the couch more in the future, a rare, small benefit of climate change, a new study finds.

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