WEATHER FORECAST
for Thursday April 26th
Salt Lake City
77° 49°

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Chicago
59° 36°

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Atlanta
63° 51°

chance precip 90%
Denver
62° 42°

chance precip 0%
Phoenix
97° 71°

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San Francisco
58° 47°

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Boise
82° 47°

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Boston
66° 50°

chance precip 80%
Dallas
76° 47°

chance precip 0%
New York
67° 53°

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Portland
83° 55°

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Seattle
73° 49°

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Miami
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AP FACT CHECK: Romney didn't illegally gather voter info as Dem opponent claimed

Republican Mitt Romney's likely Democratic opponent in the Utah Senate race has accused the former presidential candidate of improperly gathering voter information, the latest attack from challengers who aren't letting him just cruise to victory.
 

Man accused of killing teens, dumping bodies in mine, appears in court

The man accused of killing a teenage couple and dumping their bodies in an abandoned mine waived a preliminary hearing in a Provo courtroom Thursday morning.
 

Former Santa Clara city employee developed, sold software to city, audit shows

A former Santa Clara city employee developed and sold software to the city without proper disclosure of an apparent conflict of interest, according to a report released Wednesday by the Office of the State Auditor.
 

Ronny Jackson withdraws from consideration for VA chief

President Donald Trump's pick to lead Veterans Affairs, Ronny Jackson, withdrew Thursday in the wake of late-surfacing allegations about overprescribing drugs and poor leadership while serving as a top White House doctor, saying the "false allegations" against him have become a distraction.
 

Senate committee poised for vote on bill to protect Mueller

The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to vote Thursday on a bill to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job — legislation that has split Republicans as President Donald Trump has repeatedly criticized Mueller's Russia investigation.
 

Easy tips for spotless hardwood, laminate, tile floors and carpet

Want to keep your floors looking beautiful and brand-new? Here are some tips for how to clean different types of flooring, as well as what to avoid.
 

Hatch proposes expanded Secret Service role in stopping school violence

Sen. Orrin Hatch joined a bipartisan group of senators Tuesday to introduce a bill to expand the Secret Service’s ability to help communities lessen threats of violence at schools.
 

UTA celebrates FrontRunner's 10th anniversary as it plans for future

The Utah Transit Authority is celebrating the 10th anniversary of FrontRunner on Thursday.
 

Utah obstetrician credited with 17,000 deliveries dies on vacation

A Utah doctor who passed away while on vacation in Holland is being remembered for his kindness, dedication to patients, and for delivering an astounding number of babies.
 

The Triple Team: How the Jazz lost a 25-point lead to OKC in Game 5

Three thoughts on the causes of the big Oklahoma City comeback: how Utah struggled to attack OKC's switching defense, Rudy Gobert's foul trouble causing huge (and problematic) issues, and the remarkable shooting of Paul George and Russell Westbrook.
 

'A true friend': Salt Lake County Councilman Sam Granato dies at 67

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

2 dead in Idaho car crash; 4 LDS Church missionaries injured

Four LDS Church missionaries from the Utah Logan Mission were involved in a crash on Wednesday in which two other people died, officials said.
 

Former karate instructor sentenced to prison for sexually abusing teen

A former karate instructor from Clearfield has been sentenced to prison for repeatedly sexually abusing a teen girl he taught.
 

No verdict from Cosby jury; defense lawyers slammed

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual assault case ended a marathon first day of deliberations without reaching a verdict Wednesday as his lawyers came under heavy criticism for what some called a blatant attempt to "victim-shame" the parade of women who have leveled accusations against the 80-year-old comedian.
 

Inventor accused in solar tax 'scheme' testifies at trial

The federal case against a trio of companies and two Utah men the Department of Justice says are behind an "abusive tax scheme," continues to play out in a lengthy trial. The founder and CEO of one company testified Wednesday.
 

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

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.
 

Save some green; get on the green: 6 deals on National Golf Day

Golf, for all its virtues, can be costly. To help with that, here are six of the best golf-related deals currently on our site. Enjoy!
 

Disability rights advocate Barbara Toomer dies at 88

Barbara Toomer, longtime Utah and national disability rights activist, passed away Tuesday in Salt Lake City. She was 88 years old.
 

Why relationships are more important to your health than diet

Experts might tout the line "food is medicine" but research is showing food is only one small component of your health — how you manage stress and your relationships might matter more.
 

Trump and Kanye West trade Twitter love

Trump-West 2020?
 

Fired Sandy chief says he's a 'hugger' in email to department

Fired Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker says he's a "hugger," and if he offended any of his employees, "I’m sorry, it was never my intent," he wrote in an email to his former department.
 

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

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."
 

Herbert signs 8 bills for suicide prevention in Utah

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

Seven Peaks Provo future remains uncertain as owners file for bankruptcy

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

Couple accused of putting body in closet charged

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

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

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

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

5 Davis sheriff's deputies harassed female employees, report says

Five corrections deputies with the Davis County Sheriff's Office sexually harassed female co-workers or didn't do enough to prevent it from happening, a two-month investigation has concluded.
 

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

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."