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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.

Kim Jong Un makes history, crosses border to meet his rival

Foster Klug, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:14pm

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.

Crash causing major delays on northbound I-15 in Midvale

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 7:12pm

A crash involving a paratransit vehicle has closed three lanes of I-15 northbound.

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

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.

Orem police searching for missing 75-year-old man

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:06pm

Orem police are asking for the public's help to find a 75-year-old man who went missing Wednesday morning.

3 things you should do now for a green lawn in July and August

Weber Basin Water Conservancy District  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:00pm

Having a perfect, green lawn is a high standard sought by many homeowners. Here are three easy, inexpensive things you can do this time of year to get your grass ready for the heat.

U. gets $740K grant for cannabis research

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:42pm

A $740,000 grant will allow researchers at the University of Utah to begin studying the effects of cannabis on healthy adult brains. The findings are expected to help understand potential benefits of the substance.

Bystander threatened with knife and ashtray while helping store clerk

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:21pm

A man was arrested for aggravated assault after threatening a bystander with a knife outside a convenience store early Wednesday morning.

Senate committee OKs bill to safeguard special counsel

Chad Day and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:12pm

Bipartisan legislation to protect special counsel Robert Mueller now lies in the hands of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after the GOP-led Senate Judiciary Committee voted Thursday to advance it.

Classical 89 to remain on the airwaves after all

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:08pm

BYU Broadcasting announced Thursday it purchased another station, which allows it to move BYUradio content there and keep Classical 89— which had been slated to disappear from the radio.

Lehi family’s landscaping project turns up 16,000-year-old bones

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:02pm

A family that started a landscape project on their back yard instead found bones, and a paleontologist said Wednesday he believed the bones may date back as much as 16,000 years.

Have You Seen This? Woman’s reaction to snake on windshield is the best

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:45pm

If I ever have a snake crawl onto my windshield while I'm driving to work, I hope my reaction is half as great as this woman's was.

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