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DNA brings arrest in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

Sophia Bollag and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 4:15pm

A DNA match led to the arrest of a 72-year-old former police officer in one of the most baffling and sadistic crime sprees of the 1970s and '80s — a string of at least 12 slayings and 45 rapes in California by an attacker dubbed the Golden State Killer, police said Wednesday.

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

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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."

Review: Outdoor products that cost less than $35

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

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

Josh Lederman and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 3:27pm

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."

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

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Emaciated dog rescued from Salt Flats finally gets adopted

Connor Richards, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

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

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

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

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:20pm

You've never seen (or heard) the world like this before.

Herbert signs 8 bills for suicide prevention in Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:15pm

Gov. Gary Herbert signed eight suicide prevention bills into law at a ceremony Tuesday afternoon.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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."

Hatch, Lee say Mueller legislation unconstitutional

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Cedar Fort man dies after rollover crash in Tooele County

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Jury gets case after Cosby painted as predator, victim

Michael R. Sisak and Claudia Lauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

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

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

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

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Helicopter-crash survivor from southern Utah recovering

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:46am

A Toquerville man who survived a helicopter crash in Pennsylvania earlier this month is recovering in a hospital in Pittsburgh.

Patrick Kinahan: Rubio hitting high notes for Jazz

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Spontaneous combustion in porch planter likely caused house fire

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Idaho lunch lady fired after giving free meal dies

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

Trump travel ban is focus of Supreme Court's last arguments

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:17am

President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries is the topic of arguments Wednesday at the Supreme Court, with a Trump administration lawyer facing questions during the first half of arguments.

Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 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.

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