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Easter Sunday blasts kill at least 207 in Sri Lanka

Bharatha Mallawarachi and Krishan Francis, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:43am

At least 207 people were killed and hundreds more wounded in eight bomb blasts that rocked churches and luxury hotels in or near Sri Lanka's capital on Easter Sunday — the deadliest violence the South Asian island country has seen since a bloody civil war ended a decade ago.

Local outdoor professionals share gear and self-care hacks for spring

Ian Dempsey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:11am

KSL spoke with local outdoor professionals about their favorite do-it-yourself gear repair and self-care hacks, as well as their philosophy on gear repair.

Coal project near Bryce Canyon National Park draws lawsuit

Brady McCombs, The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:35am

Environmental organizations are suing the Trump administration over the approval a coal-mining project near a national park in southern Utah.

Kyle Korver: 'I've never been around a young player like Donovan Mitchell'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:02am

The seasoned Jazz vet wanted to share just how special the Jazz's young star is.

Rockets outlast Jazz to take commanding lead in series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:34pm

James Harden missed his first 15 shots. The Rockets won anyway.

Utahn home from military surprises mom at FanX

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:32pm

When there are people dressed in odd-looking costumes in downtown Salt Lake City, it's a sure sign FanX is back. But there was one character at the Saturday event that sure got a lot of attention.

A zookeeper suffered 'lacerations and punctures' in a tiger attack at Kansas zoo

Deanna Hackney and Dakin Andone, CNN  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:49pm

A zookeeper is recovering in the hospital after she was attacked Saturday morning by a tiger at the Topeka, Kansas, zoo.

LaBonta's goal leads Utah Royals FC to 1-0 win, vital 3 points in home opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:06pm

Lo’eau LaBonta scored a goal just 10 minutes into the match, U.S. international Christen Press supplied the assist, and Utah overpowered the visiting Washington Spirit for a 1-0 victory Saturday night in front of an announced crowd of 18,015.

Surveillance video shows barista confront burglar at drive-thru window

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:55pm

A burglar caught in broad daylight diving through the drive-thru window at a café in Sugar House likely got away empty-handed, thanks to a barista.

How to use your smartphone to make new habits stick

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:06pm

Breaking old habits or even adopting new ones is no walk in the park, but now many people are finding success in using their smartphones to tackle habits.

Man convicted of murder in stabbing of St. George woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:07pm

A 29-year-old man faces up to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a St. George woman with a decorative sword in her apartment.

Will Salt Lake tourism suffer during major Temple Square renovations?

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:12pm

In terms of popularity, Salt Lake City’s Temple Square is the No. 1 tourist and visitor destination in Utah. So, how might those numbers be affected when the renovations begin?

Netflix to launch all girl superhero animation series from Africa

Aisha Salaudeen, CNN  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:30pm

As part of its growing acquisition of content from Africa, Netflix has announced its first original African animated series - Mama K's Team 4.

Woman hospitalized after climbing fall

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:50pm

A Wasatch County woman underwent emergency surgery Saturday following a climbing fall. Officials said the 20-year old woman was rock climbing with a group at Wasatch Mountain State Park when she fell and hit her head 20 feet below.

Pope during Easter vigil: reject the 'glitter of wealth'

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:41pm

At an Easter vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the "glitter of wealth," and to avoid seeking life's meaning in "things that pass away."

Utahn arrested in TRAX shooting served time for previous TRAX assault

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:05pm

A man accused of shooting a passenger at a bus stop at random this week was sent to prison more than 10 years ago for stabbing a TRAX passenger, according to court records.

Have You Seen This? Classic rimshot joke gets more classic

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:31pm

It’s the 10th anniversary of this YouTube video, and it has stood the test of time.

Tourists, Easter worshippers lament closure of Notre Dame

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:49pm

Tourists, devout Catholics and others looked on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral Saturday, regretting that they couldn't get inside the magnificent monument on this Easter weekend because of the damage caused by a violent fire.

University police release new car description in attempted sexual assault case

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:12pm

University of Utah police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect and vehicle from an attempted sexual assault last weekend.

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Are senior citizens keeping millennials out of the home buyer's market?

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:03pm

Millennials are finally beginning to buy more homes after lagging well behind their same-age counterparts from previous generations.

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:31pm

By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.