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Harvey Weinstein arrives to surrender in sex assault probe

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:03am

Harvey Weinstein turned himself in to police Friday morning to face the first criminal charges to be filed against him after months of sexual abuse allegations from scores of women that destroyed his career and set off a national reckoning known as the #MeToo movement.

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:38pm

An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

FanX founder taking 'indefinite leave of absence' over sexual harassment policy dispute

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:19pm

In the wake of controversy and public outcry about the pop culture convention's handling of sexual harassment complaints, Salt Lake FanX co-founder Bryan Brandenburg confirmed Thursday he is taking a leave of absence.

Video shows drama of fatal July 4 shooting by UHP trooper

Annie Knox  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:07pm

Investigators on Friday released dramatic video of police fatally shooting a Bountiful man on the Legacy Parkway following a chase near a July 4 parade route last year.

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:59pm

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country's nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched.

Former Draper man rails against African Americans before being sentenced for federal hate crime

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:41pm

A Draper man being sentenced for a federal hate crime went on racist diatribe in U.S. District Court on Thursday, saying African Americans are "pimps" and "drug dealers."

Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:11pm

Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein is expected to surrender to authorities Friday to face charges involving at least one of the women who have accused him of sexual assault, two law enforcement officials told The Associated Press.

Review: 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' reveals more about the Millennium Falcon crew

Dave Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:10pm

If you want to get to know more about the crew of the Millennium Falcon and be introduced to some new friends you should absolutely see "Solo."

Trump cancels summit, citing 'open hostility' by North Korea

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:01pm

President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, blaming "tremendous anger and open hostility" by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called "regrettable" while still holding out hope for "peace and stability."

6 tips to make your lawn (and neighbors) green

KSL Classifieds  |  Posted   May 24th - 9:00pm

The grass is always greener on the other side isn’t just a saying if your neighbor’s lawn is actually greener than yours. Here are six tips to get your lawn nice and green.

How to follow the Mediterranean diet using locally-grown foods

Suzanne Lewis, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:37pm

May is Mediterranean Diet month. This eating pattern is a great way to explore flavorful and healthy family meals with a local flair.

Lava from Hawaii volcano enters ocean from 3 flows

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:23pm

Lava entered the ocean from a third flow Thursday, marking the third week of a Hawaii volcano eruption that has opened up nearly two dozen vents in rural communities, destroyed dozens of buildings and shot miles-high plumes of ash into the sky.

Trump nominates Utahn to be an assistant secretary of state

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:33pm

Utahn Ronald Mortensen was nominated by President Donald Trump Thursday to serve as assistant secretary of state for population, refugees and migration.

Family that lost daughter in crash urges drivers to be safe during Utah's '100 Deadliest Days'

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:00pm

A Utah family who lost their daughter five years ago urges drivers to be safe during Utah's "100 Deadliest Days" this summer.

Local cardiologist travels to China to find the secret to centenarians' longevity

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:30pm

A local doctor traveled across the world to learn why it’s not uncommon for many citizens in Asia to live comfortably past 100 years of age.

American Fork man headed to prison for selling kits turning rifles into machine guns

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:09pm

A federal judge handed an American Fork man a nearly three-year prison term Thursday for illegally making and selling more than 1,400 machine-gun converter devices for AR-15-style rifles.

High school counselor accused of sexually abusing student

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:53pm

A high school counselor has been arrested for investigation of sexually abusing a student.

U. professor awarded $2M to develop tech that protects power grids from disaster

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:43pm

When Hurricane Maria swept through Puerto Rico last September, it left nearly all of the island’s 3.4 million residents without electricity. University of Utah professor Masood Parvania wants to prevent that from happening again.

911 call captures harrowing moments before crews arrive at Brigham City fatal fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 5:11pm

A 911 call regarding a fire at a trailer home that left one man dead and another critically injured captured the dramatic moments before firefighters arrived on scene.

Utah Rep. John Curtis' concerns over North Korea summit being 'too good to be true' prove right

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 4:03pm

Even before President Donald Trump announced Thursday he'd canceled his summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, Rep. John Curtis, R-Utah, had questioned whether expectations for the meeting had gotten out of hand.

Democratic Senate candidate Jenny Wilson says GOP tax cuts failing, offers her own plan

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 3:31pm

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson unveiled her own tax reform bill Thursday, saying the Republican plan isn't working for middle-class families while corporations are riding high.

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