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Handcuffed Weinstein faces rape charge in #MeToo reckoning

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:59pm

It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs.

Appeals court upholds jealous Cedar City man's double murder conviction

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:51pm

An appeals court has upheld a pair of aggravated murder convictions against a Cedar City man who shot and killed his girlfriend and his friend in 2013 because he believed they were having an affair.

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Student says science teacher tackled Indiana school shooter

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:49pm

A male student armed with two handguns opened fire at a suburban Indianapolis middle school Friday morning, wounding another student and a teacher before being taken into custody, authorities said.

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Idaho town told not to drink water amid contamination fear

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:41pm

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

Mother of Elizabeth Salgado hopes to raise funds to return to Utah

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:33pm

The mother of Elizabeth Salgado is trying to raise enough money to return to Utah to see her slain daughter's remains.

Beaver Mountain pot party results in felony charges

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 12:18pm

An April 20 party on the pavilion at Beaver Mountain Lodge that included marijuana joints being passed out to everyone who attended and six times more people than the event was licensed for has resulted in felony charges.

Murray man sentenced to prison for sexually abusing 3 boys

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:51am

A Murray man accused of luring young boys to meet him and sexually abusing them has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison.

Man arrested after barricade situation at Salt Lake motel

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:40am

A police situation involving at least one person barricaded inside a Salt Lake City motel ended peacefully Friday morning, according to police.

Sleep in this weekend — you might live longer

Jen Christensen, CNN  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:17am

Your pets may be pestering you to get up and feed them, and your spouse may want you to get started on that honey-do list, but tell them you're sleeping in this weekend. Science says it may help you live longer, especially if you don't get enough rest during the week.

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Meet the Utah marine known for clean country tunes

Danielle Christensen, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:08am

John Wayne Schulz isn’t your ordinary cowboy.

St. George enacts daytime watering ban

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 25th - 11:01am

As higher temperatures roll in, so too do the annual watering restrictions implemented by the city of St. George.

Former NAACP leader exposed as white faces fraud charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:43am

A former NAACP leader in Washington state whose life unraveled after she was exposed as a white woman pretending to be black has been charged with welfare fraud.

Students from past 20 years surprise choir director with special performance

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 25th - 10:02am

A Pleasant Grove choir teacher got an anniversary gift to remember Wednesday evening.

Fiat Chrysler warns 4.8M owners: Don't use the cruise

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:53am

Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles in the U.S. because in rare but terrifying circumstances, drivers may not be able to turn off the cruise control.

Explosion at Indian restaurant in Canada wounds 15 people

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:49am

An explosion caused by a homemade bomb ripped through an Indian restaurant where children were present for family parties at a mall in the Toronto suburb of Mississauga, wounding 15 people, Canadian police said.

For CEOs, $11.7 million a year is just middle of the pack

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 9:02am

Chief executives at the biggest public companies got an 8.5 percent raise last year, bringing the median pay package for CEOs to $11.7 million. Across the S&P 500, compensation for CEOs is often hundreds of times higher than typical workers.

Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says 'talking to them now'

Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:47am

President Donald Trump on Friday warmly welcomed North Korea's promising response to his abrupt withdrawal from the potentially historic Singapore summit and said "we're talking to them now" about putting it back on track.

Weber County joins legal fight against opioid makers

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 8:43am

Weber County has joined the list of local governments in Utah to sue opioid manufacturers this spring, alleging they engaged in deceptive marketing practices that diminished the public's understanding of the risks associated with their products.

Trooper saves woman’s life, even after his death

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:42am

For the first time, Janica Ellsworth is talking about her husband’s sacrifice and how he continues to help others even after he’s gone.

$1 million prize offered for best ideas to help Utah families

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 25th - 7:20am

University of Utah President Ruth V. Watkins and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox called on Utahns Thursday to step up to the challenge of developing the best policy and technology innovations to support a thriving middle class.

Amazon: Echo device sent conversation to family's contact

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 24th - 10:38pm

An "unlikely" string of events prompted Amazon's Echo personal assistant device to record a Portland, Oregon, family's private conversation and then send the recording to an acquaintance in Seattle, the company said Thursday.

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