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Idaho police arrest woman suspected in aggravated assault, hit and run incidents

Idaho State Journal Staff  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:32pm

Idaho Falls police announced Monday that they were able to take a 39-year-old woman into custody and verify that her 4-year-old boy was safe.

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Police: Co-worker called Waffle House suspect 'paranoid'

Sheila Burke and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:16pm

The suspect in Sunday's killings at a Tennessee Waffle House once lived in Colorado, where police say a co-worker described him as being paranoid and delusional at times. The co-worker also told a detective the man was infatuated with Taylor Swift and claimed to be a sovereign citizen.

Utah man sentenced for killing mother and brother he believed were 'demons'

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 2:04pm

A Ferron man has been sentenced to up to life prison for shooting and killing his mom and brother, whom he believed were demons at the time.

4 traditions that will make your family campout a standout

Olivia Meikle, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:59pm

Even for experienced campers, taking kids camping can be overwhelming. But by slowing the pace of your next trip and adding a few new traditions to the mix, your next family campout can be a standout.

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Vineyard man convicted of raping 8-year-old girl

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:54pm

A Vineyard man was convicted by a jury in 4th District Court Monday for repeatedly sodomizing and raping his fiancee's 8-year-old daughter over the course of eight months.

In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:32pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."

Make Your Week: A reminder for compassionate driving; stranger pays for a new suit

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:31pm

Spring is in the air, which usually helps to lift people’s spirits (or maybe that’s just me.) However, if you are still needing a little boost on this Tuesday, the following stories should do the trick.

Have You Seen This? Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson surprises high schooler who asked him to prom

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 1:20pm

It's hard not to like Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and this video is just solidifying his stance as a legend.

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Behind the playlist: How the Utah Jazz use music to hype up the home crowd

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:47pm

Though Castro has worked for the Jazz for 11 years, this is his first season helming the team’s in-game playlist.

FBI searching for missing Montana woman who may have been spotted in SLC

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:35pm

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is asking for the public's help in finding a 25-year-old Montana woman who went missing nearly six months ago in November 2017.

Toronto driver charged with 10 counts of 1st degree murder

Charmaine Noronha and David R. Martin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 12:10pm

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.

9 waterfalls you should see this spring in southcentral Idaho

Heather Kennison, Times-news  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:57am

Melissa Barry knows that waterfalls are an easy sell when it comes to attracting tourists.

In closing, defense calls Cosby accuser 'pathological liar'

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:19am

Bill Cosby's lawyers urged a jury Tuesday to acquit the 80-year-old comedian of sexual assault charges they said were based on "flimsy, silly, ridiculous evidence," arguing he was falsely accused by a "pathological liar" scheming for a big payday.

Body believed to be missing man found at bottom of Horseshoe Bend

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:53am

The body of what is believed to be a missing man was found at the bottom of the popular Horseshoe Bend overlook near Page, Arizona, Sunday afternoon.

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.

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.

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