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After yearbook flap, students say sorry with paper hearts

Annie Knox, KSL and Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:35pm

Students arrived at Springville High School Monday morning to find hundreds of paper hearts with kind messages posted on the doors and similar notes written in sidewalk chalk outside.

An egg a day might reduce your risk of heart disease, study says

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:20pm

Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests.

Man arrested outside Taylorsville home where shots were fired

Annie Knox, KSL and Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 10:08pm

Police have arrested a man who walked out of a Taylorsville home where shots were reported fired Monday afternoon.

What is lava haze? A look at Hawaii's latest volcanic hazard

Jae C. Hong and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:29pm

Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass.

Herriman plucks its Unified chief to lead new city-run police force

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:21pm

Days after Herriman leaders moved to cut ties with Unified police and start their own force, the city has hired its existing Unified precinct chief to lead the new department.

5 animal rights activists charged with pilfering pigs in Utah

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:05pm

Five California animal activists accused of stealing pigs from a farm in Beaver and talking about their actions on social media now face felony charges due in part to their own posts.

Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:08pm

When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don't amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even viruses. But we really know how to throw what little weight we have around, according to a first-of-its-kind global census of the footprint of life on the planet.

Lee targeting powers of BLM, Forest Service

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:35pm

Frustrated with the police powers of federal land management agencies he says are straying far from their authority, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is crafting legislation to restrict or abolish them. He says federal agencies are overstepping their purpose.

UDOT begins work on 'unique' wildlife bridge over I-80

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:02pm

Construction crews began installing the footings for the state’s first wildlife overpass, which transportation officials said should help animals safely cross I-80 at Parleys Summit and make driving conditions safer for motorists, too.

Parents and teen sign a family contract before handing over the car keys

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:27pm

With summer just days away, many Utah high school students are taking advantage of the extra time to get behind the wheel. One teen learns the importance of setting goals with his parents before they hand over the keys.

Fall from 2nd-story window critically injures 3-year-old girl in Spanish Fork

Linda Williams, and Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:04pm

A 3-year-old girl was critically injured when the screen on an open window gave way and she fell from the second-story of a residence in Spanish Fork, authorities said.

FBI, Justice to 'review' classified info sought by lawmakers

Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:04pm

Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.

American Fork man found guilty of sexually abusing 4-year-old girl

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   May 21st - 5:39pm

A jury found an American Fork man guilty of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl following a four-day trial last week.

School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:46pm

At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors.

Campaign seeks to intervene in medical marijuana foes' lawsuit

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:43pm

The Utah Patients Coalition medical marijuana campaign filed a motion in court Monday seeking to intervene in a lawsuit that the ballot initiative's opponents have filed against Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox.

Obamas will be on and off camera in unique Netflix deal

Brian Stelter, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:12pm

Barack and Michelle Obama will work both in front of and behind the camera in a multi-year production deal with Netflix.

Man arrested in connection with low-income housing apartment fire

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   May 21st - 4:05pm

A man was arrested Saturday after authorities say he intentionally started a fire at a low-income apartment complex for people with disabilities, according to a jail report.

Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests

Mark Lieber, CNN  |  Posted   May 21st - 3:16pm

Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study.


Cycling advocates say more Utah women should commute by bike

Ashley Imlay, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:31pm

For Kira Johnson, the love of cycling to work led her to her current job at Provo Bicycle Collective, a nonprofit used bike shop.

Expert: Meth and pills are problems in US evidence rooms

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:23pm

Evidence room problems illustrated by the case of a Utah technician who was fired after being found high on methamphetamine at work are all too common, according to a national police expert.

Euthanasia of aggressive St. George dog put on hold pending review

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 2:03pm

A hearing officer's order for the euthanasia of a dog deemed to be dangerous after it acted aggressively toward police responding to a domestic dispute in St. George has been put on hold following a social media furor.


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