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Man who disarmed Waffle House shooter hailed by lawmakers

Sheila Burke and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:59pm

The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced "the true test of a man," drawing a standing ovation during his brief address.

Trump wants 'detente' with Russia, U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. says

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump wants to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin to achieve "detente" with Russia, U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. said.

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Online post suggests rampage suspect may have resented women

Charmaine Noronha and David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:14pm

The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that he may have nursed grudges against women — a possible echo of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada's most traumatic acts of violence.

Former parole agent pleads guilty to having sex with woman he supervised

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:12pm

A former parole agent in Carbon County accused of having sex with a woman he was supervising has entered into a plea deal.

User submitted: Photos that prove Utah is a great place to live

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:00pm

Whether you're a fan of the outdoors, cherry blossoms, rainbows or even rainstorms, spring in Utah has really got a little something for everyone, and so does our latest user submitted gallery.

Judge tosses lawsuit by Utah imam involving no-fly listing

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:36pm

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Utah Muslim leader who said he was wrongly placed on a government watch list and temporarily blocked from leaving Kenya with his family last summer.

Teen proof your home for the summer

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 3:00pm

This summer the majority of teens will be left home alone for at least some amount of time and there are plenty of ways for them to get in trouble, or get hurt. Here are tips for making your home safe.

Idaho police arrest woman suspected in aggravated assault, hit and run incidents

Idaho State Journal Staff  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:32pm

Idaho Falls police announced Monday that they were able to take a 39-year-old woman into custody and verify that her 4-year-old boy was safe.

Utah man sentenced for killing mother and brother he believed were 'demons'

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:04pm

A Ferron man has been sentenced to up to life prison for shooting and killing his mom and brother, whom he believed were demons at the time.

4 traditions that will make your family campout a standout

Olivia Meikle, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:59pm

Even for experienced campers, taking kids camping can be overwhelming. But by slowing the pace of your next trip and adding a few new traditions to the mix, your next family campout can be a standout.

Vineyard man convicted of raping 8-year-old girl

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:54pm

A Vineyard man was convicted by a jury in 4th District Court Monday for repeatedly sodomizing and raping his fiancee's 8-year-old daughter over the course of eight months.

In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:32pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."

Make Your Week: A reminder for compassionate driving; stranger pays for a new suit

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:31pm

Spring is in the air, which usually helps to lift people’s spirits (or maybe that’s just me.) However, if you are still needing a little boost on this Tuesday, the following stories should do the trick.

Have You Seen This? Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson surprises high schooler who asked him to prom

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:20pm

It's hard not to like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and this video is just solidifying his stance as a legend.

West Valley teacher arrested in connection with student sex abuse case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:15pm

A charter school teacher was arrested Monday after police say over the course of the school year he inappropriately touched and took illegal pictures of a third-grade student that he taught.

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Behind the playlist: How the Utah Jazz use music to hype up the home crowd

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:47pm

Though Castro has worked for the Jazz for 11 years, this is his first season helming the team’s in-game playlist.

FBI searching for missing Montana woman who may have been spotted in SLC

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:35pm

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in finding a 25-year-old Montana woman who went missing nearly six months ago in November 2017.

9 waterfalls you should see this spring in southcentral Idaho

Heather Kennison, Times-news  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:57am

Melissa Barry knows that waterfalls are an easy sell when it comes to attracting tourists.

In closing, defense calls Cosby accuser 'pathological liar'

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:19am

Bill Cosby's lawyers urged a jury Tuesday to acquit the 80-year-old comedian of sexual assault charges they said were based on "flimsy, silly, ridiculous evidence," arguing he was falsely accused by a "pathological liar" scheming for a big payday.

Body believed to be missing man found at bottom of Horseshoe Bend

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:53am

The body of what is believed to be a missing man was found at the bottom of the popular Horseshoe Bend overlook near Page, Arizona, Sunday afternoon.

Teenager killed, friend injured when vehicle crashes into Salmon River

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:40am

A McCall teenager was killed and her Malad friend was injured after their vehicle crashed into the Salmon River Saturday night.

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