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22-year-old Payson man pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:29am

A Payson, Utah, resident charged with sexual assault has pleaded not guilty.

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China cutting auto import taxes as of July 1

Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:28am

China said Tuesday it will reduce auto import duties effective July 1 following pledges to buy more U.S. goods and end restrictions on foreign ownership in the industry.

Trump the dealmaker facing challenges ahead of NKorea summit

Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:15am

Weeks before his planned North Korea summit, President Donald Trump is staring down a dealmaker's worst nightmare: overpromising and under-delivering.

Thieves cause more than $50K in damage, business owner says

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:20am

Kevin Larsen and his work crew were hoping to earn some money Monday morning. Instead, they spent the day repairing damage left behind by thieves over the weekend.

Kennedy apologizes on behalf of all Utahns for opponent Romney calling pastor a bigot

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:01am

State Rep. Mike Kennedy said Monday he apologized on behalf of all Utahns to a pastor that Mitt Romney, his GOP U.S. Senate primary opponent, recently called a "religious bigot" for statements about Mormonism and other faiths.

Large concrete arrows scattered across Utah guided airplanes in the '20s

Devon Dewey, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:38am

Back in the 1920s, the U.S. government built hundreds of large, concrete arrows across the country. The purpose of the arrows was to provide guidance at night for pilots who were pioneering the country’s airmail system.

EU lawmakers to press Zuckerberg over data privacy

Lorne Cook, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:02am

European Union lawmakers plan to press Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Tuesday about data protection standards at the internet giant at a hearing focused on a scandal over the alleged misuse of the personal information of millions of people.

Gunman at Grand America arrested after firing at passers-by, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:43am

A guest at the Grand America Hotel was arrested Sunday after police say he shot at two people and then hid in his room where drugs were found.

After yearbook flap, students say sorry with paper hearts

Annie Knox, KSL and Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:35pm

Students arrived at Springville High School Monday morning to find hundreds of paper hearts with kind messages posted on the doors and similar notes written in sidewalk chalk outside.

An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:20pm

Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests.

Man arrested outside Taylorsville home where shots were fired

Annie Knox, KSL and Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:08pm

Police have arrested a man who walked out of a Taylorsville home where shots were reported fired Monday afternoon.

What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

Jae C. Hong and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:29pm

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass.

Herriman plucks its Unified chief to lead new city-run police force

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

Days after Herriman leaders moved to cut ties with Unified police and start their own force, the city has hired its existing Unified precinct chief to lead the new department.

5 animal rights activists charged with pilfering pigs in Utah

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:05pm

Five California animal activists accused of stealing pigs from a farm in Beaver and talking about their actions on social media now face felony charges due in part to their own posts.

Meet the latest allies in the fight against rural opioid abuse: the USDA, Utah Farm Bureau

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:40pm

As a growing body of federal health data points to the vulnerability of three rural counties in Utah for high rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths, officials of the U.S. Department Agriculture and the Utah Farm Bureau are joining the fight.

Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:08pm

When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don't amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even viruses. But we really know how to throw what little weight we have around, according to a first-of-its-kind global census of the footprint of life on the planet.

Lee targeting powers of BLM, Forest Service

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:35pm

Frustrated with the police powers of federal land management agencies he says are straying far from their authority, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is crafting legislation to restrict or abolish them. He says federal agencies are overstepping their purpose.

UDOT begins work on 'unique' wildlife bridge over I-80

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:02pm

Construction crews began installing the footings for the state’s first wildlife overpass, which transportation officials said should help animals safely cross I-80 at Parleys Summit and make driving conditions safer for motorists, too.

Parents and teen sign a family contract before handing over the car keys

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:27pm

With summer just days away, many Utah high school students are taking advantage of the extra time to get behind the wheel. One teen learns the importance of setting goals with his parents before they hand over the keys.

Fall from 2nd-story window critically injures 3-year-old girl in Spanish Fork

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:04pm

A 3-year-old girl was critically injured when the screen on an open window gave way and she fell from the second-story of a residence in Spanish Fork, authorities said.

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:04pm

Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.

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