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Curtis-Herrod re-match in 3rd District not making same headlines as Romney's Senate race

04/25/2018 7:04am
Mitt Romney may be making national headlines for being forced into a primary in the U.S. Senate race, but the re-match between Rep. John Curtis and former state lawmaker Chris Herrod isn't attracting much attention.

Man followed home and attacked inside, police say

04/25/2018 7:22am
A man accused of committing a home invasion robbery before attempting to kidnap a child was charged Tuesday with a number of felonies.

Utah WWII hero Ted Kampf, who survived Bataan Death March, dies at 96

04/25/2018 7:46am
Theodore 'Ted' Kampf passed away in Salt Lake City. He was the last living Utah resident to survive the Bataan Death March and last Utahn to be held captive as a prisoner of war in a Japanese forced labor camp where he was kept for 3 1/2 years.

7 tips to make allergy season more bearable

04/25/2018 8:00am
Instead of wishing for winter to return, take advantage of these tips to transition into the warmer months with fewer allergy symptoms.

USU goats’ milk produces material as strong as spider webs

04/25/2018 8:01am
There is something very different about the goats at Utah State University’s south farm in Wellsville, Utah.

APNewsBreak: Hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

04/25/2018 8:43am
The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life.

Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

04/25/2018 9:00am
The European Space Agency released the most accurate census yet of stars in the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies Wednesday, providing astronomers with a wealth of new data for further research.

Idaho lunch lady fired after giving free meal dies

04/25/2018 10:01am
A Pocatello woman who made international headlines in 2015 after she was fired from her job as a middle school cafeteria worker just days before Christmas has died.

Spontaneous combustion in porch planter likely caused house fire

04/25/2018 10:14am
A structure fire in Littlefield, Arizona, spread quickly and destroyed a home Monday evening despite the quick response of firefighters from two fire departments. The suspected – and surprising – culprit of the fire was a basic chemical reaction: spontaneous combustion of peat moss in a planter on the porch of the home.

Patrick Kinahan: Rubio hitting high notes for Jazz

04/25/2018 10:39am
Ricky Rubio spent his first six seasons in the NBA without making even one playoff appearance. But the point guard has put it all together in his seventh season, helping the Jazz to a better-than-expected regular season and about to close out OKC.

Helicopter-crash survivor from southern Utah recovering

04/25/2018 10:46am
A Toquerville man who survived a helicopter crash in Pennsylvania earlier this month is recovering in a hospital in Pittsburgh.

'His heart's still beating': Utahns impacted by organ donorship share their stories

04/25/2018 10:57am
People whose lives have been impacted by organ donorship met Tuesday at the Salt Lake City Library to share their stories during National Donate Life Month.

Big podcasts are discussing this Salt Lake restaurant. The restaurant would rather not

04/25/2018 11:12am
In a December episode of “The Bill Simmons Podcast,” Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr answered questions from the show’s listeners. One of those listeners asked Kerr if he had a favorite city for grabbing a postgame meal. His answer? Salt Lake City.

Jury gets case after Cosby painted as predator, victim

04/25/2018 11:37am
The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case began deliberating Wednesday in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, weighing charges he drugged and molested a woman at his suburban Philadelphia home 14 years ago.

Cedar Fort man dies after rollover crash in Tooele County

04/25/2018 11:42am
A Cedar Fort man died after failing to negotiate a curve in the roadway while traveling on state Route 73 in Tooele County Tuesday evening, officials said.

Hatch, Lee say Mueller legislation unconstitutional

04/25/2018 11:57am
Utah's two Republican senators oppose legislation that would prevent President Donald Trump from firing Robert Mueller but say the special counsel must be allowed to finish his investigation into Russia's election meddling.

Roy man dies after driving into a ditch, crashing into tree near Ogden

04/25/2018 12:03pm
A Roy man died after driving off the highway, through a fence, down a ditch and into a tree while traveling southbound on I-15 near Ogden Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

Southwest jet victim's husband: 'Mommy's not coming home'

04/25/2018 1:05pm
The husband of an Albuquerque woman killed in a Southwest Airlines jet that blew an engine while flying said he broke the news about her death to their two children at their school, telling them: "Mommy's not coming home, guys."

Have You Seen This? Playing the world map on a piano

04/25/2018 1:20pm
You've never seen (or heard) the world like this before.

Jazz shootaround: OKC faces elimination game, Rubio nominated for community service award

04/25/2018 1:47pm
The Jazz held a shootaround ahead of Wednesday's Game 5 in Oklahoma City. There, they talked about the Jazz's expectations about OKC's level of play in an elimination game, the camaraderie of the team, and Donovan Mitchell's head-turning play.

Emaciated dog rescued from Salt Flats finally gets adopted

04/25/2018 2:05pm
Kelly, a Brittany spaniel that was found in January wandering the Bonneville Salt Flats without any food or water, has made a full recovery and was finally adopted Sunday.

Here's how to watch Marvel movies in the right order

04/25/2018 3:00pm
The Marvel Cinematic Universe was not made in chronological order, so here's a guide to watch all of the films in order before you go see "Avengers: Infinity War" this weekend.

Review: Outdoor products that cost less than $35

04/25/2018 3:33pm
The simplest, most effective products are often the least expensive. Here’s a look at several outdoor products that all cost less than most monthly internet bills.

U. students stressed by finals encounter 'Cry Closet' in library

04/25/2018 4:13pm
As finals week began Wednesday at the University of Utah, students passing through the J. Willard Marriott Library encountered an unexpected space to help them cope with their testing anxiety: An art installation dubbed "The Cry Closet."

5 Davis sheriff's deputies harassed female employees, report says

04/25/2018 4:44pm
Five corrections deputies with the Davis County Sheriff's Office sexually harassed female co-workers or didn't do enough to prevent it from happening, a two-month investigation has concluded.

Lehi’s ‘technology corridor’ gearing up for large freeway construction

04/25/2018 5:15pm
Construction is about to ramp up at the I-15 “Technology Corridor,” with hopes of improving traffic flow in Lehi.

Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

04/25/2018 5:29pm
The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy.

Man critically injured, 600 South ramp reopens after auto-pedestrian accident

04/25/2018 5:40pm
A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle early Wednesday morning, and the 600 South off-ramp has reopened, officials said.

Couple accused of putting body in closet charged

04/25/2018 5:47pm
A Provo couple accused of putting their dead friend's body in a closet have been charged.

Seven Peaks Provo future remains uncertain as owners file for bankruptcy

04/25/2018 6:03pm
The company that owns the Seven Peaks Provo Water Park has filed for bankruptcy.

Salt Lake County Councilman Sam Granato dies at 67

04/25/2018 6:29pm
Salt Lake County Councilman Sam Granato has died following a battle with cancer, his family said Wednesday. He was 67.

Herbert signs 8 bills for suicide prevention in Utah

04/25/2018 6:45pm
Gov. Gary Herbert signed eight suicide prevention bills into law at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

Macron resists Trump's 'America first' in speech to Congress

04/25/2018 6:51pm
French President Emmanuel Macron drew sharp contrasts with President Donald Trump's worldview Wednesday, laying out a firm vision of global leadership that rejects "the illusion of nationalism" in a candid counterweight to Trump's appeals to put "America first."

Fired Sandy chief says he's a 'hugger' in email to department

04/25/2018 7:00pm
Fired Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker says he's a "hugger," and if he offended any of his employees, "I’m sorry, it was never my intent," he wrote in an email to his former department.

Ex-cop arrested in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

04/25/2018 7:15pm
A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for more than three decades.

Why relationships are more important to your health than diet

04/25/2018 8:05pm
Experts might tout the line "food is medicine" but research is showing food is only one small component of your health — how you manage stress and your relationships might matter more.