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Utah WWII sailor finally laid to rest after DNA helps identify remains

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:31pm

A Utah sailor who died in the attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was laid to rest in his hometown of Monroe Friday morning. His remains recently were identified through DNA.

Some Canyons School District kindergartners spending more time in the classroom

Sandra Olney  |  Posted   May 26th - 7:02pm

Kindergarten might be the most important year in a child's education. That is why the Canyons School District decided to try expanding the number of hours some of its kindergartners spend in the classroom.

Utah woman creates smart purse with phone charger, Bluetooth connectivity

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   May 26th - 6:25pm

Born from her desire to provide busy women with a helpful accessory, Salt Lake City resident Dani Richeson created the FYB London smart purse: a handbag complete with everything from a built-in phone charger to Bluetooth connectivity.

24 indicted in major meth distribution ring targeting S.L. County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:47pm

Two separate drug investigations that eventually became one have culminated in 24 people being federally indicted and 41-pounds of meth seized.

1 dead, 1 injured in motorcycle crash near Fillmore

Carter Williams and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:46pm

A woman was killed and a man injured after the motorcycle they were riding crashed, closing a section of southbound I-15 for several hours Friday afternoon, police said.

State refuses to pay Swallow's $1.5M legal bill

Lindsay Whitehurst - Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 5:17pm

The state has refused to pay $1.5 million in legal bills for a former Utah Attorney General acquitted of bribery and other charges in one of the most high-profile cases in state history, according to a letter made public Friday.

'This will change lives:' New center's goal is to rehab likely repeat offenders

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:43pm

Supporters cheer Thursday as a new First Step House outpatient facility, designed to help Salt Lake County in its push to reduce inmate recidivism, formally opened at 660 S. 200 East.

What parents should know about 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'

David Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:33pm

As a parent, it's nice to know what we are going to get from a movie before we take our children. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales" is a fun movie, but may not be for everyone. Take a minute and find out if this film is OK for your f

Humane Society representing family whose dog was ordered to die under Santaquin ordinance

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   May 26th - 4:11pm

Aiming to fight what they call an "archaic" city law, the Humane Society of Utah has agreed to legally represent the family of a dog that's been ordered to be put to death.

Vivint reaches $100K settlement with Wyoming after alleged violations  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:28pm

Vivint, a Utah County-based home security company, has reached a consumer protection settlement with the state of Wyoming, after Vivint's salespeople were accused of misleading consumers in 2015.

Tooele man charged with aggravated murder in Easter robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:10pm

A Tooele man accused of shooting a man in the head at close range during a robbery on Easter Sunday has now been charged with aggravated murder.

Scientist discovers snakes that hunt in packs

Euan McKirdy, CNN  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:02pm

Get ready to update your nightmares.

Top friendly floors for your furry friends​

Giant Carpet One Floor & Home  |  Posted   May 26th - 3:00pm

Thinking of replacing your floors but worried about damage from your pets? Here is a quick guide to flooring options made for withstanding the worst accidents and scratches.

At least 28 killed in ambush attack on Christians in Egypt

Hamza Hendawi and Mohammed Wagdy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:38pm

Masked gunmen ambushed a bus carrying Coptic Christians to a monastery south of Cairo on Friday, killing at least 28 people, and Egypt responded by launching airstrikes against what it said were militant training bases in Libya.

Trump 'evolving' on climate action, pressured by Europeans

Julie Pace and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 2:19pm

Forceful face-to-face talks this week with fellow world leaders left President Donald Trump "more knowledgeable" and with "evolving" views about the global climate accord he's threatened to abandon, a top White House official said Friday. Trump also was impressed by their arguments about how crucial U.S. leadership is in supporting international efforts.

Have You Seen This? World's weirdest buildings

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:24pm

From buildings shaped like baskets to ones that are designed completely upside down, this video is bound to show even the biggest architecture junkies a few fun facts.

German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:13pm

The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations.

Ariana Grande planning benefit concert in Manchester

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:10pm

Ariana Grande has vowed to return to Manchester, England, to give a concert to raise money for the victims of Monday's deadly bombing at her show there.

UN Peacekeepers: How a Haiti child sex ring was whitewashed

Katy Daigle and Paisley Dodds, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:31pm

The general sat on a plastic lawn chair in the garden of his mother's home, the scent of tropical blooms filling the air as he talked about the alleged rape and sodomy of a Haitian teenager by a Sri Lankan peacekeeper.


9 Utah chocolate makers talk about their craft

Kaitlyn Bancroft, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:13pm

With eight artisan chocolate makers and a ninth on the way, the Utah fine chocolate scene has much to offer in tastes, textures and more.

DWR seeks info about cougar illegally killed in Beaver County  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:46am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials are asking for the public’s help in getting information about a poacher who illegally killed a cougar.


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