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Police: Waffle House suspect was armed when arrested

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:29pm

The mentally unstable gunman suspected of opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in the middle of the night was arrested not far from his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day following the attack that killed four people, authorities said.

Have You Seen This? What it’s like to drive through a waterfall

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:15pm

Driving through a waterfall sounds cool and mystical until you see just how dangerous it is.

Man tried to kill father of girlfriend's son, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:01pm

A Cedar City man has been charged with attempting to murder the father of his girlfriend's son.


New species among rare treasure trove of fossils found in California

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:47pm

Finding fossils can be a fact of life for construction crews excavating in California. That's what happened when crews broke ground to begin the new Bay Area Calaveras Dam in 2013. They just didn't expect to find so many.

Canada police: Van hits at least 8 people in Toronto

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:32pm

Canadian police say a van in Toronto has struck at least 8 people, but that the cause of the incident and the extent of the injuries are not yet known.


Salt Lake's Eccles Theater shows 'incredible' revenue returns in debut year

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:24pm

Years ago, when downtown Salt Lake City's future 2,500-seat theater was coming down to a vote, critics feared it would end in disaster: an unprofitable and underused stage that would dilute business for other theaters while still relying on a subsidy.

Orem company under investigation, lawsuits filed in possible embezzlement case

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:16pm

Clients of an Orem-based property management company are worried they're out of thousands of dollars after they learned of theft within the company meant they won't be getting paid.

Prince charming: Kate gives birth to boy, home by suppertime

Jill Lawless and Sylvia Hui, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 12:09pm

Third time's a charm. The Duchess of Cambridge gave birth Monday morning to a new prince who is fifth in line to the British throne — and she was home by suppertime.

Warrant: Fire that gutted Big Shot Ranch was arson

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:49am

Investigators are calling a large fire that destroyed the clubhouse of the Big Shot Ranch north of Grantsville arson.

Summer Movie Preview: Hollywood roars back into action

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:37am

Summer starts early this year in Hollywood with the potentially record-breaking release of "Avengers: Infinity War" Thursday, and the marquee Marvel superheroes couldn't be coming at a better time.

Great Clips of the Week: Jazz fan's PG-rated ire targets Russell Westbrook

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:27am

It’s nearly May, which means the NBA playoffs are in full swing, the baseball thrills are just getting started, and soccer fans still have no idea exactly how Major League Soccer’s target-allocation money works.

Report: Sean Hannity received HUD help on multimillion dollar property deals

Rob McLean, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 11:24am

Fox News host Sean Hannity allegedly received help from the US Department for Housing and Urban Development to carry out multimillion dollar real estate deals, according to a report by The Guardian.

With lights from Toys R Us dimmed, sales plunge at Hasbro

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:42am

With its sales falling due to the liquidation of Toys R Us, Hasbro is looking for new places to sell Monopoly, My Little Pony and its other toys.

Cosby defense blocked from using deposition; trial nears end

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:31am

Jurors in Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial won't hear old deposition testimony from a confidante of his chief accuser, a judge ruled Monday, dealing a blow to his lawyers' effort to undermine her credibility.

Thousands of girls joining boys as Cub Scouts

Holly Ramer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 10:02am

Ten-year-old twins Tatum and Ian Weir aren't about to let matching, minor injuries deter them from their goal of becoming the first sister-brother pair of Eagle Scouts.

Shipwreck found in Lake Erie could be nearly 200 years old

John Seewer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:29am

Shipwreck hunters are planning to excavate around a Lake Erie wreck this summer that they think could be the remains of a schooner that went down nearly two centuries ago.

Travel ban case is justices' first dive into Trump policy

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 9:04am

The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change.

Pompeo facing rare opposition from Senate panel

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:21am

President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, is facing serious opposition before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which may not have enough votes to recommend him for confirmation because all Democrats, and at least one Republican, have said they will oppose him.

Paraglider falls 100 feet onto Bountiful hillside

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:02am

A 29-year-old man was in good condition Sunday night after falling 100 feet onto the hillside above the Bountiful 'B' after the canopy on his paraglider collapsed, according to the Davis County Sheriff's Office.

5 wildly incorrect misconceptions about Utahns

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 8:00am

Utahns have a ton of misconceptions associated with them. Here are five of the most popular.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:41am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.


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