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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.

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Former police officer named as serial killer

Sophia Bollag and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 1:15pm

A suspected California serial killer who committed at least 12 homicides and 45 rapes throughout the state in the 1970s and '80s was identified Wednesday as a former police officer, an official said.

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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."

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.

'His heart's still beating': Utahns impacted by organ donorship share their stories

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:57am

People whose lives have been impacted by organ donorship met Tuesday at the Salt Lake City Library to share their stories during National Donate Life Month.

Helicopter-crash survivor from southern Utah recovering

Spencer Ricks, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:46am

A Toquerville man who survived a helicopter crash in Pennsylvania earlier this month is recovering in a hospital in Pittsburgh.

Patrick Kinahan: Rubio hitting high notes for Jazz

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:39am

Ricky Rubio spent his first six seasons in the NBA without making even one playoff appearance. But the point guard has put it all together in his seventh season, helping the Jazz to a better-than-expected regular season and about to close out OKC.

Spontaneous combustion in porch planter likely caused house fire

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:14am

A structure fire in Littlefield, Arizona, spread quickly and destroyed a home Monday evening despite the quick response of firefighters from two fire departments. The suspected – and surprising – culprit of the fire was a basic chemical reaction: spontaneous combustion of peat moss in a planter on the porch of the home.

Idaho lunch lady fired after giving free meal dies

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:01am

A Pocatello woman who made international headlines in 2015 after she was fired from her job as a middle school cafeteria worker just days before Christmas has died.

Trump travel ban is focus of Supreme Court's last arguments

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:17am

President Donald Trump's ban on travelers from several mostly Muslim countries is the topic of arguments Wednesday at the Supreme Court, with a Trump administration lawyer facing questions during the first half of arguments.

Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 9:00am

The European Space Agency released the most accurate census yet of stars in the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies Wednesday, providing astronomers with a wealth of new data for further research.

APNewsBreak: Hoops panel says ban cheats, end 1-and-done

Ralph D. Russo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:43am

The Commission on College Basketball sharply directed the NCAA to take control of the sport, calling for sweeping reforms to separate pro and college tracks, permit players to return to school after going undrafted by the NBA and ban cheating coaches for life.

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

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:13am

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.

USU goats’ milk produces material as strong as spider webs

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:01am

There is something very different about the goats at Utah State University’s south farm in Wellsville, Utah.

7 tips to make allergy season more bearable

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:00am

Instead of wishing for winter to return, take advantage of these tips to transition into the warmer months with fewer allergy symptoms.

Utah WWII hero Ted Kampf, who survived Bataan Death March, dies at 96

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:46am

Theodore 'Ted' Kampf passed away in Salt Lake City. He was the last living Utah resident to survive the Bataan Death March and last Utahn to be held captive as a prisoner of war in a Japanese forced labor camp where he was kept for 3 1/2 years.

Man followed home and attacked inside, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:22am

A man accused of committing a home invasion robbery before attempting to kidnap a child was charged Tuesday with a number of felonies.

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