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Mitt Romney has big lead against Mike Kennedy in Senate primary, poll shows

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:15pm

Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney has a huge lead over state Rep. Mike Kennedy with the Republican primary election just a month away, a new UtahPolicy.com poll shows.

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Plane landing on I-15 southbound closes 2 lanes in Riverdale; no injuries

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 1:14pm

An airplane emergency landing on I-15 has closed two southbound lanes, officials said.

New technology from Utah company aims to improve response to school shootings

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 26th - 12:37pm

A Utah company that develops and sells body armor unveiled new technology Friday aimed at improving the response times to school shootings and reducing the resulting casualties.

Report details multiple inmate abuse violations at Daggett jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:57am

The Utah Department of Corrections' final report looking into allegations of inmate abuse at the Daggett County Jail details incidents of sleeping on duty, deploying Tasers on inmates for soda and using inmates to train police dogs.

North and South Korean leaders hold surprise 2nd summit

Kim Tong-Hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 11:19am

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday, holding a surprise summit at a border truce village to discuss Kim's potential meeting with President Donald Trump, Moon's office said.

Defending champs Portland hand Utah Royals first road loss of season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:45am

Christine Sinclair and Lindsay Horan each scored a goal in the first half, and the Portland Thorns shut out Utah, 2-0 in front of 15,113 fans Friday night at Providence Park.

U. researchers: Lightning can produce gamma rays

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 10:22am

A massive University of Utah-led study published last week confirms lightning can produce gamma rays and scientists hope the discovery will help them further understand how lightning happens.

Texas officer kills off-duty deputy in alleged break-in

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:44am

Investigators say an off-duty Texas police officer fatally shot an off-duty sheriff's deputy suspected in a reported break-in at the officer's home.

Lehi planning road improvements including widening Main Street bridge

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 26th - 9:04am

A city leader hopes an upcoming infrastructure project will improve conditions near a bridge on the city’s west side.

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Only 1 in 3 teens will be working or looking for a job this summer. Here's why Utah is different

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 26th - 8:44am

Help wanted: 90 cents an hour, 12 hours a day, constant standing and possible inhalation of dangerous fumes.

Sheriff: 'You can’t take the law into your own hands' after parents respond to school lockdown armed with rifles

Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:46pm

Bannock County Sheriff Lorin Nielsen wants the public to know that arming yourself and responding to a school threat incident will likely put you in harm's way and hinder law enforcement's response.

No decision on German shepherd’s fate as negotiations continue

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:20pm

Prospects appear brighter for Champ, the German shepherd set to be euthanized for being aggressive toward police officers, after city officials met Thursday with family members of the dog’s owners and their attorney.

Memorial weekend: Skip the crowds at Zion National Park, check out these local haunts

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:45pm

If you're planning on visiting the Beehive State's southwest corner and would prefer to avoid crowded trails and long wait times, the Deseret News spoke to several natives and discovered some of the best local haunts.

Lawsuit filed against Utah Lt. Gov. Cox over Count My Vote initiative

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:12pm

A group attempting to stop a citizens initiative aimed at maintaining a controversial candidate nomination process filed a lawsuit against Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox in 3rd District Court late Friday.

Idaho town told not to drink water amid contamination scare

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:57pm

Residents of an Idaho town have been told not to drink its well water amid concerns that a fired municipal worker who killed himself in his home may have contaminated it, officials said Friday.

Body of teen who drowned at Hyrum Reservoir recovered, sheriff says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:38pm

The body of a male teen who drowned after jumping off a cliff was recovered Friday evening, authorities said.

Burn survivor becomes beauty inspiration

Ryan Bergeron, CNN  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:36pm

With a drop of a pan, Shalom Blac's life changed forever.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:04pm

Billionaire tech innovator Elon Musk’s latest idea is to create a website that rates journalists and news organizations based on their credibility.

Officials: Man dies after high-speed motorcycle crash in Morgan County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:53pm

One man is dead after a Friday afternoon motorcycle crash in which he was driving at an extremely high speed, officials said.

Stalled South Salt Lake homeless shelter expected to move forward, mayor says

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:32pm

Amid monthlong delays of the South Salt Lake homeless shelter's groundbreaking, city officials say they've overcome issues and expect the project to move forward next week.

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