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Tornadoes rake Southern Plains; more severe weather expected

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 19th - 7:23am

A spate of tornadoes raked across the Southern Plains, leaving damage and causing few injuries, and parts of the region were bracing for more severe thunderstorms and possible flooding.

No longer in the dark: Navajo Nation homes get electricity

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 10:28pm

Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa.

Utah hotline for expectant mothers looks back at 35 years of service

Gretel Kauffman, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 10:05pm

The Utah Department of Health's MotherToBaby program, formerly known as the Pregnancy Risk Line, has been answering questions about pregnancy and breastfeeding since 1984.

Biden rejects Democrats' anger in call for national unity

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Updated May 18th - 9:45pm

His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

Tooele uses 'amnesia spray,' rallies for 3-1 win over Spanish Fork for 4A softball title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18th - 9:20pm

Natalee Bevan had a double, a stolen base and a run scored to pace a two-run second inning, and Tooele never trailed in the second game en route to 3-1 win over Spanish Fork to clinch the 4A state title at Spanish Fork Complex.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report to say

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted May 18th - 9:00pm

Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce next week.

Arnold Schwarzenegger assaulted during event in South Africa

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 18th - 8:27pm

Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old quickly recovered and said, "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

Police ID teen tackled after bringing gun to Oregon school

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Updated May 18th - 8:01pm

Police released the identity Saturday of an 18-year-old student who was tackled after reportedly bringing a gun into classroom at an Oregon high school.

Refugee resettled in Utah without parents, accomplishes what she was once told she'd never achieve

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 7:19pm

When Desange Kuenihira was a young girl growing up in a refugee camp without parents, she was told she had no future and would never even graduate from high school. Wednesday she graduated with her high school diploma and an associate degree.

War of Will wins Preakness featuring riderless running horse

Stephen Whyno, Associated Press  |  Updated May 18th - 6:27pm

Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

All I-15 lanes reopen in South Salt Lake after 2 multi-vehicle crashes

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Updated May 18th - 6:24pm

Two multi-vehicle crashes on northbound I-15 shut down several lanes for over two hours Saturday afternoon, officials report.

Kyle Korver speaks about finding who you are at Creighton University graduation

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18th - 5:21pm

Jazz veteran Kyle Korver was the commencement speaker for his alma mater, touching on everything from shooting, finding himself and his recent Players' Tribune essay.

Police recover bodies of Utah couple killed in helicopter crash above Alpine

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 4:43pm

The bodies of a Utah couple killed in a helicopter crash in the hills above Alpine Friday were recovered Saturday.

RSL dominates Toronto FC in 3-0 home victory

Paul Swenson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18th - 4:35pm

Real Salt Lake keeper Nick Rimando returned Saturday after a four-game absence due to injury and earned his second shutout of the season.

In clash with Congress, weak legal case may still help Trump

Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Updated May 18th - 3:08pm

For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet they may end up delaying the investigations with their argument, and that could be a win in itself.

Have You Seen This? No one has ever been this excited about hair dye

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 18th - 2:02pm

Who knew that the joy of freshly dyed green hair could be contagious?

Tooele county man pulls woman from partially submerged car

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:37pm

A Tooele County man says he's not a hero after pulling a woman from a car that rolled off I-80 and landed upside down in water. Still, there are a lot of people grateful for his actions.

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How this week may have earned President Donald Trump a second term

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18th - 1:14pm

Conservative voters don’t have to like President Donald Trump to give him a second term. They have to believe they need him — and this week’s political news gave them two reasons to do just that.

How to find camping spots in Utah that are off the beaten path

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 18th - 1:00pm

Get your camping gear ready, for Memorial Day weekend will be upon us soon. It may be hard to find the great outdoors any greater than in Utah: Hiking, camping, fishing, horseback riding, rock climbing, off-roading and in several places – well, crowds.

Man shot in leg during love-triangle altercation, police say

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted May 18th - 12:26pm

A man was shot early Saturday after trying to get into his ex-girlfriend's apartment, police say.

MF Mandy Laddish returns to starting form as Utah Royals' roster hit by World Cup call-ups

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18th - 11:45am

Laddish missed the entire 2017 season, the last one in franchise history for Kansas City, and her player rights where transferred to Utah Royals FC.

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