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Moving family's U-Haul catches fire on I-15; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:23pm

A family moving from Washington to Utah had a setback on Thursday evening as their U-Haul truck caught fire on I-15.

Warm weather brings runoff warning on Utah waterways

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:45pm

Warming temperatures — Friday is expected to hit 82 degrees — means more people out recreating near creeks, rivers and lakes. Although Utah had a dreary snowpack, the water that is there will still run fast, cold and more powerful than people

Associate of Utah man accused of running international drug ring faces federal charges

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 9:13pm

Another associate of a Cottonwood Heights man accused of running an international drug ring faces federal charges for allegedly making fake prescription drugs.

‘The real Bill Cosby’: Comedian convicted of sexual assault

Michael R. Sisak and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:58pm

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom as America’s Dad.

Lanes reopened after crash causes major delays on northbound I-15 in Midvale

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:55pm

Lanes have reopened after a crash involving a paratransit vehicle caused major delays on I-15 northbound on Thursday.

Herbert weighs in on ballot initiatives

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:38pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he opposes a pair of ballot initiatives dealing with medical marijuana and Medicaid expansion and is supportive of the Count My Vote and Better Boundaries initiatives that will be on the November ballot.

Weddings are stress factories for many a bride and groom

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:05pm

Weddings are festive, but they're often mega-stressful for bride and groom. Multiply that by about a million and it's a wonder Meghan Markle is still upright as her May 19 royal nuptials crawl ever closer.

Kim says he, Moon are on starting line of new Korean history

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 8:03pm

With a single step over a weathered, cracked slab of concrete, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made history Friday by crossing over the world's most heavily armed border to greet South Korean President Moon Jae-in for talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons. Kim then invited Moon to cross briefly back into the north with him before they returned to the southern side.

Democrats to debate platform at convention, hope for less haggling than GOP

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:32pm

Utah Democrats are trying to capitalize on the chaos from last week's GOP state convention by promising their delegates won't spend hours haggling over party issues when they meet Saturday.

Crews repair gas leak after explosion in Orem; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:14pm

Crews have temporarily repaired a gas leak after an explosion took place at an unoccupied Orem building on Thursday, officials said.

Celebrating Utah’s 4 national trails as NPS celebrates 50 years of trails

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:00pm

U.S. National Trails are turning 50 years old this year. Four of the 30 trails run through Utah.

Alleged Utah militia leader admits to attempting to blow up BLM cabin

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 6:27pm

A man who authorities say led a Utah militia group pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to trying to blow up a remote Bureau of Land Management cabin.

Amazon raising price of annual Prime membership to $119

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:45pm

Amazon is raising the price of its annual Prime membership fee to $119 a year, up 20 percent from $99.

Police: 12 Tooele baseball players may face lewdness charges after exposure incident

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com and Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:35pm

Twelve baseball players from Tooele High School may face lewdness charges after police say they “inappropriately exposed themselves” on a school bus.

Toddler Alfie Evans' parents say they'll work with doctors

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:14pm

The father of terminally ill toddler Alfie Evans said Thursday that he would work with doctors to give his son "dignity and comfort," as he called for a truce in a divisive case that has pitted doctors and the British courts against Alfie's parents, Christian groups and the pope.

Ogden court bomb threats case moved to Farmington

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:43pm

The case of a woman accused of calling in bomb threats to the Ogden Courthouse to get her boyfriend out of his hearings has been moved to Davis County.

At hearings, EPA chief seeks to divert blame for ethics woes

Ellen Knickmeyer and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:13pm

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt, yet another Trump administration official with his job on the line over ethical concerns, took heat from lawmakers Thursday over his profligate spending and lobbyist ties and tried to divert responsibility to underlings.

Payson father, son restore unique 23-window sunroof deluxe Volkswagen bus

Wes Mangum, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:01pm

Rick St. John and his father James restored Rick's 1961 Volkswagen 23-window sunroof deluxe bus from a "rusted-out shell" into a unique and fun ride, currently valued at over $250,000.

Spoiler-free review: Marvel fans are going to love 'Avengers: Infinity War'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:30pm

It’s finally here, the day so many of you have been waiting for so long. Many of you are mere hours away from seeing “Avengers: Infinity War” and I’m here to tell you in a completely spoiler-free way that you will not be disappoint

Pompeo sworn in as secretary of state, dashes off to Europe

Josh Lederman and Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:29pm

Mike Pompeo took over as America's top diplomat Thursday after being confirmed by the Senate and sworn in across the street minutes later. The new secretary of state immediately dashed off to Europe in an energetic start befitting the high-stakes issues awaiting him from Iran to North Korea.

Trump's VA choice bows out in latest Cabinet flame-out

Zeke Miller and Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:14pm

President Donald Trump's White House doctor reluctantly withdrew his nomination to be Veterans Affairs secretary Thursday in the face of accusations of misconduct, the latest embarrassing episode highlighting Trump's struggles to fill key jobs and the perils of his occasional spur-of-the-moment-decision-making.

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