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Plane landing on I-15 southbound closes 2 lanes in Riverdale; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:20am

An airplane emergency landing on I-15 has closed two southbound lanes, officials said.

Lehi planning road improvements including widening Main Street bridge

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:04am

A city leader hopes an upcoming infrastructure project will improve conditions near a bridge on the city’s west side.


Only 1 in 3 teens will be working or looking for a job this summer. Here's why Utah is different

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:44am

Help wanted: 90 cents an hour, 12 hours a day, constant standing and possible inhalation of dangerous fumes.

Sheriff: 'You can’t take the law into your own hands' after parents respond to school lockdown armed with rifles

Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:46pm

Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen wants the public to know that arming yourself and responding to a school threat incident will likely put you in harm's way and hinder law enforcement's response.

No decision on German shepherd’s fate as negotiations continue

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:20pm

Prospects appear brighter for Champ, the German shepherd set to be euthanized for being aggressive toward police officers, after city officials met Thursday with family members of the dog’s owners and their attorney.

Memorial weekend: Skip the crowds at Zion National Park, check out these local haunts

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:45pm

If you're planning on visiting the Beehive State's southwest corner and would prefer to avoid crowded trails and long wait times, the Deseret News spoke to several natives and discovered some of the best local haunts.

Lawsuit filed against Utah Lt. Gov. Cox over Count My Vote initiative

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:12pm

A group attempting to stop a citizens initiative aimed at maintaining a controversial candidate nomination process filed a lawsuit against Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox in 3rd District Court late Friday.

Idaho town told not to drink water amid contamination scare

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:57pm

Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink its well water amid concerns that a fired municipal worker who killed himself in his home may have contaminated it, officials said Friday.

Body of teen who drowned at Hyrum Reservoir recovered, sheriff says

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:38pm

The body of a male teen who drowned after jumping off a cliff was recovered Friday evening, authorities said.

Burn survivor becomes beauty inspiration

Ryan Bergeron, CNN  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:36pm

With a drop of a pan, Shalom Blac's life changed forever.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:04pm

Billionaire tech innovator Elon Musk’s latest idea is to create a website that rates journalists and news organizations based on their credibility.

Officials: Man dies after high-speed motorcycle crash in Morgan County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:53pm

One man is dead after a Friday afternoon motorcycle crash in which he was driving at an extremely high speed, officials said.

Stalled South Salt Lake homeless shelter expected to move forward, mayor says

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:32pm

Amid monthlong delays of the South Salt Lake homeless shelter's groundbreaking, city officials say they've overcome issues and expect the project to move forward next week.

Korea summit after all? Trump says 'everybody plays games'

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:29pm

"Everybody plays games," President Donald Trump declared Friday as he suggested the potentially historic North Korean summit he had suddenly called off might be getting back on track.

Man charged with rape after allegedly sexually assaulting young girl in Washington County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:00pm

A man faces felony child rape charges after police say he sexually assaulted a young girl.

Teacher who confronted Indiana school shooter lauded as hero

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:37pm

An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives.

Ed Smart reflects on 3 years of assisting Salgado family

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:28pm

The pain of not knowing what happened to your missing loved one is something Ed Smart hopes no one will ever have to go through. But in 2015, he was approached by the Salgado family after their beloved Elizabeth disappeared.

Police: 1 dead after motorcycle crash in Harrisville

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   May 25th - 6:20pm

One person has died in a crash involving a car and a motorcycle on Highway 89, authorities said.

Here’s why privacy policy updates have been popping up on websites and in your inbox

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:47pm

If you feel like you’ve been seeing an unusual amount of privacy policy updates popping up all over your favorite websites or in your inbox, you’re not going crazy.

Canadian police seek 2 after bomb wounds 15 at restaurant

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 5:09pm

Police hunted for two people Friday after an explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people.


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