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Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:08pm

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.

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As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:04pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September.

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 5:02pm

Ryan Reaves scored the winning goal, Marc-Andre Fleury made 31 saves and the Vegas Golden Knights pushed their remarkable expansion season into the Stanley Cup Final, beating the Winnipeg Jets 2-1 on Sunday in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.

UVU, RSL Youth Academy to develop soccer facility in Vineyard

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 4:02pm

The Utah State Board of Regents on Friday approved an agreement between Utah Valley University and Real Salt Lake Youth Academy Foundation to develop a youth soccer training facility at UVU's Vineyard campus.

Have You Seen This? Army buddies reunite after 61 years

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 20th - 2:02pm

They didn’t think they’d see each other again, but decades later, the love is still strong.

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The real reason your Utah family is helping drive the economy

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:23pm

"The purpose of the Family Prosperity Initiative is to show how families impact the economy and how the economy impacts families."

Ex-coach convicted of threatening Eagle Mountain school arrested again

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 1:14pm

A former college basketball coach with a history of mental illness who was convicted of threatening to blow up an elementary school in 2016 was recently taken into custody again.

'Deadpool 2' ends Avengers' box-office reign, rakes in $125M

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 12:27pm

Deadpool and his foul-mouthed crew of misfits and malcontents have taken down the Avengers.

Family, friends recall shooting victims' optimism, humor

Juan Lozano and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:46am

Hardworking. Funny. Loving. Grieving family and friends recalled the endearing qualities of some of the victims of Friday's mass shooting at a Texas high school, as authorities on Saturday released the names of the 10 killed.

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 11:12am

A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting.

Bees player buys own jersey to honor grandfather who died from cancer

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:32am

It’s not often you see a professional baseball player pay for the jersey on their back, but Salt Lake Bees pitcher Ralston Cash didn’t hesitate when he found out that money went to cancer research.

Utah Pride Center opens doors of its new 'beacon'

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:54am

The Utah Pride Center finally has a home of its own. Late Saturday afternoon, friends and supporters gathered for the ribbon cutting of its new home at 1380 S. Main in Salt Lake City, just south of Smith's Ballpark.

Dixie edges Desert Hills for 4A baseball title; Gunnison breaks 39-year drought with 2A softball title

KSL Sports  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:16am

Kayler Yates drove in the only run of the game in walkoff fashion, and Dixie won its second-straight state title 1-0 over Desert Hills at Dixie State.

Northbound I-15 reopens in Bountiful after crash, hazmat situation

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:42am

Northbound I-15 has reopened a rollover crash that caused a hazmat situation, officials said.

'Being a nerd is maybe not so bad' — 10,000 kids see physics in motion at Lagoon

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:17am

Once every year, students from around Utah and neighboring states converge on Lagoon to put skills they've learned in school to the test and to see physics in motion during what may be the most fun day in science class.

Park City pulls off Miner sweep with top-division titles in boys, girls lacrosse

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40am

Charlie Black had a pretty good feeling that Saturday would be special for the Park City lacrosse team.

Utah-based Savage Companies to merge with Bartlett and Company

Associated Press  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:49pm

Utah-based supply chain provider Savage Companies announced Wednesday it has agreed to merge with Missouri-based grain and milling firm Bartlett and Company. The new combined entity will be called Savage Enterprises.

Trial ordered in abuse death of daughter described as 'holocaust victim'

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 10:08pm

A couple has been ordered stand trial on an aggravated murder charge in the abuse death of their daughter, who was found so malnourished and neglected she was compared to a holocaust victim.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 19th - 9:26pm

Do you have what it takes to spot the real headlines amid the fake ones? Take our quiz to find out!

Salt Lake's bit part in the royal wedding? Presiding bishop of Episcopal Church elected in Utah

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:57pm

Anglophiles take note: There's a Utah connection to the royal wedding.

Saratoga Springs Police searching for missing, endangered man

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 19th - 8:17pm

Police are searching for a man who has been missing since May 10.

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