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Woman dies after falling from Lake Powell cliff

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:02am

An Arizona resident died in an emergency room after falling off a cliff in the Chains area into Lake Powell Tuesday, according to the National Park Service.

2 Cedar Hills brothers rescued after getting stranded overnight on hike

Andrew Adams, KSL TV and McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:35pm

Two brothers from Cedar Hills were rescued Tuesday morning near the Timpooneke trailhead after getting lost overnight.

'They're just hungry': Salt Lake day care recognized for feeding kids in need

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 10:05pm

On Tuesday, Neighborhood House was recognized with a Highest Honors in Menus Award. The recognition is given to child care centers that work to improve the nutrition of children in their care.

Man dies in ATV accident in Tooele County

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:42pm

A 71-year-old man died in an ATV accident near Indian Springs outside Dugway on Tuesday.

Trump, Moon try to keep NKorea summit on track amid doubts

Zeke Miller and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:19pm

President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U.S. summit with North Korea on track after Trump abruptly cast doubt that the June 12 meeting would come off. Setting the stakes sky high, Moon said, "The fate and the future of the Korean Peninsula hinge" on the meeting.

Audit finds $126K in mishandled funds at Davis County Jail

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:10pm

A six-month long investigation into the corrections office at the Davis County Sheriff’s Office found more than $126,000 in mishandled funds, left open to possible fraud.

The ultimate Memorial Day weekend guide: events, destinations and more

Utah.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 9:00pm

This Memorial Day, salute the past and celebrate the present with our itineraries that are good for staying put or wandering afar.

Do kids need a different kind of sunscreen?

Michael Nedelman, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:37pm

A busy sunscreen aisle can leave parents confused about which lotions, sticks or sprays to buy for their kids.

Smartphone detox: Why it's critical to disconnect in our digital world

Bianca Peters, Cbs Miami Via CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 8:04pm

Are you addicted to your smartphone? Who isn't! A 2016 poll released by Common Sense Media found that 50-percent of teens and 27-percent of parents feel they are addicted to their smartphones.

A tale of tortoises and transportation in Washington County

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:31pm

A bill by Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, would literally pave the way for a new northern corridor in Washington County to support the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan area. That route, however, would impact a tortoise reserve.

Spanish Fork janitor accused of sexually abusing 2 students

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 22nd - 7:00pm

A janitor at a Spanish Fork elementary school was arrested Tuesday and accused of sexually abusing two students.

Ogden man assists Hawaiian officials in tracking volcano lava with drone

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 6:28pm

A Utah man used his drone skills in Hawaii to assist authorities in tracking the volcano’s lava flows and pinpoint hot spots within the cooling magma.

Amazon urged to stop selling face recognition technology to law enforcement

Sara Ashley O'Brien and Kaya Yurieff, CNN  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:47pm

More than two dozen civil rights organizations are calling on Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to stop selling its facial recognition technology to the government, according to a letter made public Tuesday by the ACLU.

Doomsday cult leader sent to prison for rape of a child

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:44pm

The purported leader of a doomsday cult who pleaded guilty in February to raping a child was sentenced Tuesday to a combined 26 years to life in prison.

North Sanpete High teacher under investigation in sexting case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 5:15pm

A former science teacher at North Sanpete High School is being investigated for allegedly sexting a 16-year-old girl at the school, according to court documents.

Lawyer in video rant over Spanish speakers apologizes

Deepti Hajela, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:44pm

A lawyer whose rant against Spanish speakers in a New York City eatery went viral posted an apology online on Tuesday, saying that how he expressed himself was "unacceptable."

Hatch looking forward to life of retiree, not rumored Australian ambassadorship

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 4:13pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, quelled speculation Tuesday that he might become the U.S. ambassador to Australia after he retires next January.

Police identify motorcyclist killed in Provo crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:56pm

Police identified a man killed in a motorcycle crash in Provo over the weekend. A second man died a week and a half after a crash in Roosevelt.

User submitted: Funnel clouds, lightning, sunsets and wildlife

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:36pm

This week's gallery is full of everything from tornado-like funnel clouds to pretty sunsets and wildlife photos.

1 dead, 1 critically injured in Brigham City fire

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 22nd - 3:02pm

One person died and another person was flown to the University of Utah Burn Center in critical condition after a trailer home caught fire Tuesday morning, authorities said.

Sen. Orrin Hatch aims to eliminate caps on employment-based green cards

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 22nd - 2:46pm

The senator said there is no good reason to force workers from large countries to wait longer for a green card simply because they come from highly populated nations.

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