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Police: St. George children taken by father are in Mexico

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:37am

Two boys who police believe were taken by their father Wednesday are now in Mexico, and federal officials are working to locate them, authorities said Thursday.

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Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:29am

President Donald Trump on Thursday chastised NATO leaders for not paying their fair share to protect the alliance, complaining in front of them that the defense burden the United States has shouldered for many years is "not fair" to its taxpayers.

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The new asylums: How Utah traps the mentally ill behind bars

Daphne Chen and McKenzie Romero, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:13am

SPECIAL REPORT: Mentally ill inmates are being forced to wait five months or more to get into the Utah State Hospital for help, far exceeding wait times in six other Western states. Some are getting sicker. Some are released. Others are dying.

Graco recalls car seats; webbing may not hold child in crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:08am

Graco Children's Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.

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UK police find 'significant' evidence; May slams US on leaks

Jill Lawless, Paisley Dodds and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:00am

Home searches across Manchester and beyond have uncovered important items in a fast-moving investigation into the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, Manchester's police chief said Thursday as a diplomatic spat escalated over U.S. leaks about the investigation to the media.

Woman cited for DUI after car hits boy on bicycle

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:53am

South Salt Lake police believe a woman was driving drunk when her car struck a 6-year-old boy on a bicycle.

Supreme Court patent ruling praised by Utah tech community

Art Raymond  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:59am

A Monday U.S. Supreme Court ruling should help protect companies against "patent trolls" who target tech sector businesses, including some in Utah, for harassment suits.

GOP candidate for US House charged with assaulting reporter

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:47am

The Republican candidate in the nationally-watched election Thursday for Montana's sole congressional seat has been charged with misdemeanor assault for allegedly grabbing a reporter by the neck and throwing him to the ground.

Ringling Bros. might be gone, but the circus spirit isn't dead

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:42am

While the greatest show on Earth may be over, its spirit and arts isn’t necessarily dead, says one local business director that teaches circus arts.

5 greatest seafaring movies

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:59am

With the fifth "Pirates of the Caribbean" movie headed to theaters, we thought we'd take a look at the five best seafaring movies.

Census data: Lehi 11th-fastest growing city in America

Carter Williams  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:21am

U.S. Census Bureau released its 2016 population estimates Thursday, and Lehi was named the 11th-fastest growing city in the country. The bureau also said Logan surpassed 50,000 residents for the first time.

3 charged with trafficking drugs

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:00am

Three suspected of drug trafficking were charged Wednesday by the Utah Attorney General's Office.

Report: 23M more to be uninsured, $834B in Medicaid spending to be slashed under AHCA

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:03am

A report from the Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday estimated that 23 million more Americans will be uninsured by 2026 under the American Health Care Act compared to under current law.

Ogden students take artistic talents to new level with prosthetics and real-life models

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:45pm

Students at Highland Junior High School in Ogden are taking their artistic talents to a whole new level. Instead of watercolors and canvasses, they use prosthetics and real-life models in their Stagecraft class.

Salt Lake SWAT standoff turns into kidnapping investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:29pm

An investigation into a Wednesday morning shooting turned into an aggravated kidnapping investigation by the afternoon.

Pedestrian and bike bridges coming to 4 Utah locations

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:29pm

Some bicyclist and pedestrian hot spots in four major Utah cities will be seeing some changes in the near future after a federal grant was awarded to the Utah Department of Transportation and Utah Transit Authority.

500K people expected to travel to witness eclipse, Idaho officials say

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:02pm

In August, it's entirely possible that tens of millions of Americans will jump in their cars and drive to a neighboring state to watch a total solar eclipse. But are Wyoming and Idaho ready for a possible invasion from Utah?

Bail denied for 2nd teen charged in Deserae Turner shooting

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:36pm

Bail was denied Wednesday for a teenage boy accused of plotting to shoot and kill 14-year-old Deserae Turner.

Judge denies motion to drop murder charge for teen accused in officer's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:03pm

A judge Wednesday denied a motion seeking to dismiss a murder charge for one of three teenage boys accused in the death of West Valley police officer Cody Brotherson.

5 stunning locations in Salt Lake County (that could be hiding $2,500)

The Inquirian Race  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:00pm

Salt Lake County has no shortage of beautiful scenery. You can take it in while also fighting childhood cancer and competing for the chance to win $2,500.

Should the FDA prohibit filtered cigarettes?

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:34pm

Light cigarettes falsely ease smokers' fear of lung cancer, say researchers from the Ohio State University.

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