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Salt Lake County Councilman Sam Granato dies at 67

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:29pm

Salt Lake County Councilman Sam Granato has died following a battle with cancer, his family said Wednesday. He was 67.

Seven Peaks Provo future remains uncertain as owners file for bankruptcy

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:03pm

The company that owns the Seven Peaks Provo Water Park has filed for bankruptcy.

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Ex-cop arrested in sadistic crime spree from '70s and '80s

Don Thompson and Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:59pm

A man once sworn to protect the public from crime was accused Wednesday of living a double life terrorizing suburban neighborhoods at night, becoming one of California's most feared serial killers and rapists in the 1970s and '80s before leaving a cold trail that baffled investigators for more than three decades.

Couple accused of putting body in closet charged

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:47pm

A Provo couple accused of putting their dead friend's body in a closet have been charged.

Man critically injured, 600 South ramp reopens after auto-pedestrian accident

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:40pm

A pedestrian is in critical condition after being hit by a vehicle early Wednesday morning, and the 600 South off-ramp has reopened, officials said.

Trump's travel ban likely to be upheld, justices indicate

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:29pm

The Supreme Court seemed poised Wednesday to uphold President Donald Trump's ban on travel to the U.S. by visitors from several Muslim-majority countries, a move that would hand the president a major victory on a controversial signature policy.

Lehi’s ‘technology corridor’ gearing up for large freeway construction

Peter Samore, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 5:15pm

Construction is about to ramp up at the I-15 “Technology Corridor,” with hopes of improving traffic flow in Lehi.

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.

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."

Roy man dies after driving into a ditch, crashing into tree near Ogden

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:03pm

A Roy man died after driving off the highway, through a fence, down a ditch and into a tree while traveling southbound on I-15 near Ogden Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

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.

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