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Florida panhandle braces for impact as Alberto approaches

Tamara Lush and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:17pm

Beaches in Florida were largely empty ahead of Memorial Day as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, approached the northern Gulf Coast carrying brisk winds and heavy rain.

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Police: 2-year-old boy in critical condition after shooting himself in West Valley City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:41pm

A two-year-old boy is in extremely critical condition after he shot himself with a gun, officials said.

Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:17pm

Will Power hated racing on ovals. He wasn't a fan of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and figured he would never win the Indianapolis 500.

Roads, campgrounds remain open as fire burns near Vernal

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:02pm

The Pine Ridge Fire north of Vernal was 10 percent contained Sunday as crews continued to battle the blaze that began Saturday afternoon. About 240 acres have burned, but roads and campgrounds in the area remain open.

Police: Florida woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee, escapes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:33pm

Florida authorities say a woman who was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to an animal hospital - and then slipped a note to a staff member.

Wyoming proposes higher trout limit at Flaming Gorge to help trophy size fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:47pm

Biologists hope a proposal to increase the amount of trout anglers can catch on Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir will increase the number of trophy-size fish in the area.

Have You Seen This? Perfected real life ‘Street Fighter’

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:02pm

Two grown men bring the classic “Street Fighter” video game to life with hilariously accurate sound effects and choreography.

San Juan County tests 'game changer' process to build roads

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:20pm

With too many roads to fix and not enough money, a southeastern Utah community is testing out a new technique for building roads that has the potential to save taxpayers as much as 80 percent over traditional asphalt.

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:42pm

In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters.

14-year-old in 'extremely critical' condition after 3-car Layton crash, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:02pm

A 14-year-old Fillmore boy is in extremely critical condition after an early morning crash on I-15, officials said.

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:38am

President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.

Baby wallaby lights up veterans at nursing home

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:57am

Unique therapy animals provide excitement at the William E. Christofferson Salt Lake Veterans Home.

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USU didn't notify schools of former faculty sexual misconduct. Was it obligated to?

Erica Evans and Gillian Friedman, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:31am

Utah State University did not notify other universities about sexual harassment allegations against two former USU employees, despite President Noelle Cockett’s saying that the Logan school had done so.

19-year-old man dies after UTV crash in Weber County, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:12am

A man died after the side-by-side he was driving rolled over onto him on Saturday evening, officials said.

Man dies after apparently being hit by vehicle in WVC Sunday morning, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:36am

A man was killed early Sunday morning after apparently getting hit by a vehicle, police said.

Snow College President Gary Carlston announces retirement

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:24am

Snow College President Gary L. Carlston has announced his plans to retire but will remain on the job until his successor is named, likely in early 2019.

After 'crazy couple of days,' BYU golfer tied for 2nd at NCAA championships

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:46am

BYU’s Patrick Fishburn was tied for second after two rounds of stroke play, just one shot behind Brandon Manchebo of Auburn.

Seoul: North Korea committed to US summit, denuclearization

Hyung-Jin Kim and Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:32pm

South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un committed in the rivals' surprise meeting to sitting down with President Donald Trump and to a "complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula." The Korean leaders' second summit in a month Saturday saw bear hugs and broad smiles, but their quickly arranged meeting appears to highlight a sense of urgency on both sides of the world's most heavily armed border.

Freed after 2 years, Utahn jailed in Venezuela returns to US

Joshua Goodman and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:50pm

Joshua Holt, who traveled to Venezuela from Utah in 2016 but soon found himself jailed and later branded as a spy, was set free Saturday.

US raises concerns about illnesses tied to synthetic cannabinoids

Julian Hattem, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:39pm

U.S. health officials are urging states to regulate marijuana oil extracts after investigating a rash of illnesses tied to the products in Utah.

Jordan School District breaks ground on new Bluffdale schools

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:05pm

Many students are starting summer vacation as we head into Memorial Day weekend, and the Jordan School District is making sure they all have classrooms in the future.

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