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Teenager killed, friend injured when vehicle crashes into Salmon River

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:40am

A McCall teenager was killed and her Malad friend was injured after their vehicle crashed into the Salmon River Saturday night.

Ben Anderson: Jazz unbothered by Thunder’s white flag physicality

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:33am

The Jazz once again blew past a desperate Oklahoma City Thunder team, despite an increase in physicality.

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West Valley teacher arrested in connection with student sex abuse case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:26am

A charter school teacher was arrested Monday after police say he inappropriately touched and took illegal pictures of a third-grade student that he taught.

Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

Charmaine Noronha and David R. Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:24am

The 25-year-old suspect who plowed a van into a crowded Toronto sidewalk was ordered held Tuesday on 10 counts of murder and 13 of attempted murder as Canadian authorities and the public sought to make sense of one of the deadliest mass killings in the country's modern history.

Mental health and guns an issue after Waffle House attack

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:22am

Without knowing who he was or what he might do, police briefly had Travis Reinking in their sights days before the deadly assault on a Waffle House restaurant.

For the first time, Facebook spells out what it forbids

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:02am

If you've ever wondered exactly what sorts of things Facebook would like you not to do on its service, you're in luck. For the first time, the social network is publishing detailed guidelines to what does and doesn't belong on its service — 27 pages worth of them, in fact.

Get Into My Car ... Amazon begins delivery to vehicles

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:03am

Amazon's latest perk ... free delivery to your car.

County Council poised to leave sales tax hike revival up to city leaders

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:39am

Thanks to the sweeping transportation bill passed by the Utah Legislature this year, counties have the power to resurrect the Proposition 1 tax sales tax hike. But Salt Lake County leaders might pass that power to cities.

Rep. John Curtis' school safety summit seeks to 'mine, find and mature' best thinking on security

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:01am

Rep. John Curtis' Safe School Summit held Monday at Provo's Edgemont Elementary School sought to "mine, find and mature," the best thinking on school security in Utah.

3 battery options for rooftop solar

Solaroo  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:00am

Some make the jump to solar because of other considerations, like environmental benefits. Here are three battery options that can give you access to electricity when the grid is down.

Eagle Mountain wrangling tumbleweeds after mighty windstorm

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:40am

During last week's windstorm, the weeds piled up in the yards of many Eagle Mountain residents, blocking some garages, according to Linda Peterson, the city's communications and community relations director.

Video details pellet gun shooting of UTA bus

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:04am

Newly-released video and audio provide the most detailed account yet of what happened on a Utah Transit Authority bus last week, prior to the bus having its windows shot out by pellets.

Vernal family’s tragedy prompts legislative action, research

Geoff Liesik, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:43am

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed a resolution — drafted following the postoperative death of a Vernal man — that urges the medical community to study a possible link between prescribed opioid painkillers and unexpected deaths after surgery.

The Triple Team: Jazz victorious over OKC in physical Game 4 battle for 3-1 series lead

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:46am

Three thoughts on the Jazz matching and exceeding the Thunder's physicality to win a crucial Game 4, Russell Westbrook undermining Oklahoma City with his decision making, and Donovan Mitchell's record-setting night.

Motive elusive after van driver kills 10 on Toronto sidewalk

Charmaine Noronha, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:28pm

Police in Canada's biggest city are piecing together witness accounts and surveillance video trying to determine why a driver plowed a rented van along a crowded sidewalk, killing 10 people and injuring 15 in what many said seemed a deliberate attack.

Utah veteran relives time aboard B-17 bomber he learned to fly during WWII

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:25pm

A 99-year old WWII vet was honored with an early birthday gift from his family. Richard Stucki, of Cedar City, enjoyed a VIP flight Monday aboard the Madras Maiden — one of only a dozen B-17 aircraft still flying today. He turns 100 in July.

Former corrections officer sentenced to prison after a decade on the run

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:43pm

A former Utah corrections officer convicted of forcible sex abuse more than a decade ago before going into hiding to avoid sentencing was sent to prison on Monday.

No typical double date: Trumps, Macrons dine at Mount Vernon

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:31pm

Tending to bonding before business, President Donald Trump and France's Emmanuel Macron opened the French president's visit Monday with an anything-but-ordinary double date with their wives at George Washington's house.

Smaller communities struggle to find volunteer firefighters

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:11pm

Wildfire season could pick up quickly in Utah as the state warms up and dries out, but most of Utah’s rural departments face a severe shortage of volunteers, who are the first line of defense.

Closing arguments, deliberations loom in Bill Cosby retrial

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:49pm

Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is set to go to the jury on Tuesday, but not before closing arguments pitting the prosecution's portrayal of a serial predator against the defense's contention that he's the victim of a "con artist" who made up drugging and molestation allegations to score a big payday.

Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

Michael Graczyk, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:17pm

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday.

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