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GOP House hopeful Greg Gianforte charged with assault

Bobby Caina Calvan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:32am

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.

From Left Field: Teacher crosses over student, receives adulation

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:16am

One teacher got the students on his side by pulling this nifty move in an end-of-year basketball game. That, and more fun sports stories in today's From Left Field.

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Trump chastises NATO, vows to crackdown on leaks

Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:12am

With long-standing European alliances facing new strain, President Donald Trump chastised NATO member nations for not paying their fair share to protect the long-standing pact and declined to explicitly endorse its mutual defense agreement.

Outdoor Retailer takes show to Denver

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:00am

Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging for one big expo to be held in Denver.

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Soldiers launch attacks in besieged Philippine city

Jim Gomez and Teresa Cerojano, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:52am

Backed by tanks and rocket-firing helicopters, Philippine troops launched "precision attacks" Thursday to clear extremists linked to the Islamic State group from a city that has been under siege since a raid that failed to capture one of Asia's most-wanted militants.

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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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.

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.

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.

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