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2 dead in Wayne County plane crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 5:51pm

Two people died when the plane they were in crashed in a rural area Friday morning, officials said.

St. George man working on vehicle severely injured in house fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 5:45pm

A man was severely injured and a home suffered extensive damage during a fire in St. George Friday.

Utah man gets 15 years to life for 2016 murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:13pm

A Utah man will spend 15 years to life behind bars for killing a 22-year-old man who was forced to dig his own grave.

Governing officials, people struggling with poverty meet to discuss the affordable housing crisis

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 4:39pm

An event held by Circle Salt Lake brought a panelist of individuals struggling with poverty and homelessness before community leaders and governing officials to discuss Utah’s affordable housing crisis on Thursday evening.

Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs gets life in prison

Amy Forliti and Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:08pm

A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him "locked up forever" for trying to steal her.

Georgia mailman’s final route captures America's heart

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 3:01pm

A Georgia mailman's final route has gone viral and will give you all the feels.

Police: Woman seriously injured after crash on Mountain View Corridor in West Jordan

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

A woman suffered serious injuries after being ejected from her car on Mountain View Corridor, police said.

Zion National Park plans to handle big Memorial Day weekend crowds

Kelli Pierce and Becky Bruce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

The National Park Service is planning ahead to handle the busiest weekend of the year at Zion National Park: Memorial Day weekend.

Review: Latest Disney remake 'Aladdin' has enough magic to grant your moviegoing wishes

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 24th - 2:02pm

"Aladdin” is now in theaters and not only is it going to make its own forbidden treasure at the box office, it’s also a lot of fun and I’d be willing to say one of Disney’s better live-action remakes.

Flooding impacting roads as rain continues in Salt Lake

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 1:51pm

Flooding is impacting several roadways and a TRAX line as the rain continues to fall Friday in the Salt Lake area.

A doggone fine send off for Veteran Affairs K-9 Max

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 1:26pm

Max was given a retirement certificate Thursday by VA Deputy Police Chief Travis Payne at a send off celebrating his service where the community gathered to pet him one last time.

Man injured in Tooele explosion recovering; cause deemed accidental

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 1:26pm

A man who was seriously injured after a propane explosion Thursday evening is recovering at the University of Utah Hospital Burn Center, authorities said Friday.

More than 30 dead deer found near landfill in Utah

Morgan Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 12:15pm

More than 30 deer have turned up dead near a landfill in Utah, prompting an investigation by state officials and new measures meant in part to keep the animals from the site.

Utah judge who criticized Trump online and in court suspended

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 11:30am

The Utah Supreme Court has suspended a city judge for making "shirty and politically charged" comments from the bench and posting "indelicate" criticism online about President Donald Trump.

5 officers cleared in fatal shooting of Utahn who reached for cellphone

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 10:53am

Five Salt Lake police officers involved in a fatal shooting in November against a man who raised a cellphone at them were determined to be legally justified.

Facebook is leaving clues about a possible cryptocurrency launch

Ivana Kottasová, CNN  |  Posted May 24th - 10:47am

Facebook is reportedly preparing to launch a cryptocurrency as part of its global push into payments.

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Here's the status of all the NFL players with Utah ties

Brandon Judd, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24th - 10:40am

A total of 74 players with Utah ties are on NFL active rosters, with another player on injured reserve, as the end of May nears and organized team activities are going on throughout the league.

'Move along': Stormtroopers ready for Star Wars land crowds

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:31am

Disneyland's new Galaxy's Edge attraction promises to transport visitors to a new locale in the Star Wars universe, but any who overstay their visit might not catch their ride on the Millennium Falcon.

Federal lawsuit filed to block Alabama's new abortion ban

Kim Chandler, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 10:00am

A federal lawsuit filed Friday asks a judge to block an Alabama law that outlaws almost all abortions, the most far-reaching attempt by a conservative state to seek new restrictions on the procedure.

Food expiration labels are confusing. The FDA wants to change that

Faith Karimi, CNN  |  Posted May 24th - 9:32am

Americans have struggled with the many food labels and their meanings for years. Sell by, best by and best if used by — what are the differences?

NKorea says talks won't resume unless US changes position

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 9:01am

North Korea said Friday that nuclear negotiations with the United States will never resume unless the Trump administration moves away from what Pyongyang described as unilateral demands for disarmament.