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Blankets, bed-sharing common in accidental baby suffocations

Lindsey Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:43am

Accidental suffocation is a leading cause of injury deaths in U.S. infants and common scenarios involve blankets, bed-sharing with parents and other unsafe sleep practices, an analysis of government data found.

Store owner feels blessed he wasn’t hit by gunfire during police chase, shooting

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:18am

On April 8, a gunman led police on a chase through the streets of Salt Lake — a chase that ended in a hail of gunfire after the gunman crashed into a store. That store was Princess Alterations at 3339 S. State in South Salt Lake. Two weeks later, it’s still in shambles and the owners say they can’t stay there.


US won't renew sanctions waivers for importing Iranian oil

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:01am

The Trump administration on Monday told five nations — Japan, South Korea, Turkey, China and India — that they will no longer be exempt from U.S. sanctions if they continue to import oil from Iran.

Tips for a better environment: Why Earth Day matters more than ever

Auric Energy  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:00am

While not a major calendar holiday, many will celebrate Earth Day on April 22. Now more than ever, we can make an impact on the environment through simple, daily decisions as well as larger-scale changes, like switching to solar energy.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: Do you have a victim mentality?

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:01am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coach Kim explains what a victim mentality might look like and how to repair your perspective.

Official: Sri Lanka failed to heed warnings of attacks

Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:30am

Sri Lankan officials failed to heed warnings from intelligence agencies about the threat of an attack by a domestic radical Muslim group that officials blame for Easter Sunday bombings which killed more than 200 people, the country's health minister said Monday.

Construction begins on multifaceted Utah Shakespeare Festival, SUMA project

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:36pm

The Utah Shakespeare Festival and the Southern Utah Museum of Art (SUMA) recently broke ground on a multipart project meant to enhance the guest experience at the Beverley Taylor Sorenson Center for the Arts on the campus of Southern Utah University.

Rock climber, 18, remained hospitalized Sunday after fall

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:58pm

An 18-year-old rock climber who fell 20 feet while rappelling Saturday remains hospitalized and in a coma.

Newcomer Vero Boquete makes immediate mark in Utah Royals' season-opening win

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:23pm

There was something just a little bit different about Veronica Boquete, the Utah Royals midfielder who made her debut with the club in a 1-0 win over Washington in the season opener Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

FDA OKs first medical device to treat ADHD in children

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:47pm

The first medical device to treat childhood attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, was OK'd Friday by the US Food and Drug Administration. Designated for children ages 7 to 12 who are not currently on medication for the disorder, the device delivers a low-level electrical pulse to the parts of the brain responsible for ADHD symptoms.

'The season's not over': Jazz looking to start long climb to get back in series

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:02pm

"You can say no team’s come back from 3-0, but no team had come back from 3-1 and that happened, so that’s where our mindset’s at," Donovan Mitchell said.

Possible presidential candidate Howard Schultz postpones Utah visit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:15pm

Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks chief executive considering a third-party run for president in 2020, has postponed a planned visit to Utah this week.

Police say the death toll from the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has increased to 290

Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 21st - 6:53pm

Nine bombings of churches, luxury hotels and other sites on Easter Sunday killed more than 200 people and wounded hundreds more in Sri Lanka's deadliest violence since a devastating civil war in the South Asian island nation ended a decade ago.

Utah bridges rank among safest in nation

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:41pm

More than 60 bridges statewide are listed as structurally deficient. A recent nationwide assessment, however, ranks Utah’s bridges among the best.

Utah faith, political leaders mourn deadly toll in Sri Lankan bombings

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Updated Apr 21st - 6:11pm

Faith leaders and members of Utah's congressional delegation had messages of sympathy and support for Sri Lank following a series of a Easter bombings.

As NFL draft approaches, much of former BYU linebacker Sione Takitaki's story still yet to be written

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:07pm

Sione Takitaki’s story still isn’t over. He’s likely to hear his name called in next week’s NFL Draft, with ESPN draft expert Mel Kiper Jr. projecting him as high as a late third-round pick.

'The Curse of La Llorona' reigns over weekend box office

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 4:09pm

"The Curse of La Llorona" brought good fortune at the box office.

Have You Seen This? Spring hugs for all the goats

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 3:04pm

In springtime, the only pretty ring time, goats need some hugs.

Test fire of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft ran into problems, sending up thick clouds of smoke

Jackie Wattles, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:26pm

Thick plumes of smoke rose over a SpaceX facility in Florida during a test fire of a Crew Dragon spacecraft on Saturday. If the issue was serious, it could derail plans to fly astronauts aboard the capsule later this year.

Report shows 239 people sickened in Utah fluoride overfeed; investigation continuing

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:46pm

A new summary of the health impacts caused by the accidental release of fluoride in Sandy says there were 239 cases of sick people.


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