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Women accuse Morgan Freeman of inappropriate behavior, harassment

An Phung and Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:33pm

A young production assistant thought she had landed the job of her dreams when, in the summer of 2015, she started work on "Going In Style," a bank heist comedy starring Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine and Alan Arkin.

Have You Seen This? Dentist’s magic show makes kid’s day

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:15pm

Going to the dentist can be scary, but when your dentist is a magician, it makes things a whole lot better.

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

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Matthew Lee  |  Posted   May 24th - 1:11pm

In a dramatic diplomatic turn, President Donald Trump on Thursday called off next month's summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, calling the cancellation a "tremendous setback" for peace and stressing that the US military was ready to respond to any "foolish or reckless acts" by the North.

Timeline: The 3-year search for Elizabeth Salgado

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:56pm

Three years ago, 26-year-old Elizabeth Salgado went missing in broad daylight as she walked home from school in Provo. On Friday, a man found her skeletal remains on the side of the road in Hobble Creek Canyon.

Woman in 'very critical condition' after I-15 rollover in Iron County

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:16pm

A rollover on Interstate 15 in Iron County left two occupants injured after their SUV rolled multiple times late Tuesday night.

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Why Jar Jar Binks (and 4 other 'Star Wars' characters) deserve spinoff films

Herb Scribner, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 24th - 12:00pm

“Star Wars” fans will have their thirst for more stories quenched on Friday when “Solo: A Star Wars Story” drops nationwide.

Girl who died in car fire identified, parents jailed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:47am

A 4-year-old girl who died after a car erupted into flames in Boise has been identified by authorities who say both parents are in custody at the Ada County Jail.

Man suspected in teen's death confesses to murder, police say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:44am

A man suspected in the death of a 15-year-old West High student "confessed to the killing" to two individuals, including one person who said the man had blood on his face and hands, according to a jail report.

Once homeless teen gets full ride to Harvard

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:29am

Philadelphia teen Richard Jenkins used to sleep in a homeless shelter and was nicknamed "Harvard" by bullies for being a bookworm. Now, he is going to the same Ivy League school on a full scholarship.

1st sex assault trial set for ex-Utah State football player

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:15am

A trial for a former Utah State football player accused of sexually assaulting seven women has been set for January.

Protests worldwide against US idea of auto import tariffs

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 11:01am

China, Japan and the European Union condemned Thursday the Trump administration's decision to launch an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on imports of vehicles and automotive parts into the United States.

'Eerie' blue flames burn in cracks caused by Hawaii volcano

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:28am

Scientists in Hawaii have captured rare images of blue flames burning from cracks in the pavement as the Kilauea volcano gushes fountains of lava in the background, offering insight into a new dimension in the volcano's weeks-long eruption.

Road woes troubling Real Salt Lake during lengthy away spell

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:15am

With all three professional franchises under the Real Salt Lake umbrella traveling to road matches on the weekend, here’s a reminder for fans of RSL, Utah Royals FC and the Real Monarchs: road games are hard.

N. Korea demolishes nuclear test site as journalists watch

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:09am

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 group of foreign journalists looked on.

FBI launches campaign to curb hoax threats to schools, public places

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:57am

The FBI launched a campaign Wednesday to educate people on the consequences of posting hoax threats to schools and other public places.

Sen. Orrin Hatch cautions against 'dark side' of sports betting in Sports Illustrated op-ed

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:47am

Sen. Orrin Hatch cautioned against the potential "dark side" of sports betting in an op-ed for Sports Illustrated on Wednesday, while calling for federal oversight as states decide whether to permit wagering on professional and college games.

Crowds, delays expected at Zion National Park this weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:01am

U.S. officials say they're expecting record numbers of visitors to southern Utah's Zion National Park this holiday weekend that could have people waiting more than 45 minutes to enter the park and board shuttles.

6 amazing inventions that came from Utah

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted   May 24th - 8:00am

Utah is known for a lot of things, but most people aren't aware of how many modern-day inventions actually came from the Beehive State. Here is a list of seven amazing inventions that wouldn't exist without the innovative Utahns who created them.

Utah man sues president after he is blocked on Twitter, wins court ruling

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:43am

Nick Pappas never thought he’d be in such a club. But he is one of seven people who sued President Trump after they were blocked by POTUS on Twitter.

McAdams calls for action after 'damning' Road Home audit

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 7:19am

The board of a nonprofit that owns the Road Home's shelters met Wednesday to review an audit that found lax security and widespread drug use, findings Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams called "damning," "incredibly troubling" and alarming."

UTA board reaffirms former boss's $200K severance package

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 24th - 6:42am

Former UTA top boss Jerry Benson will keep a severance package valued at more than $200,000 after trustees narrowly voted Wednesday to reaffirm their earlier decision to fire him without cause.

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