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LeBron's 35 help Cavs beat Celtics 87-79, reach NBA Finals

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:59pm

With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not sit out.

New UVU President Astrid Tuminez to assume duties in September

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:54pm

Incoming Utah Valley University President Astrid Tuminez will assume official duties at the university on Sept. 17. Jeffery E. Olson, senior vice president of academic affairs, will serve as interim president until her arrival, officials said Friday.

‘We’ll be here’: Ogden woman dedicates life to sending packages to troops overseas

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:35pm

Linda Larsen has dedicated the last 11 year to sending care packages to troops overseas.

Man in custody after multiple law enforcement agencies respond to home in Clinton

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 9:10pm

Multiple law enforcement agencies are responding to a home in Clinton where they believe an armed person involved in an earlier incident in Roy may be located.

Besides lava and ash, Hawaii volcano is pumping out 'vog'

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:14pm

Kilauea volcano on Hawaii's Big Island has had it all over the past three weeks: molten rock shooting toward the sky, lava oozing from the ground and ash clouds rising miles into the air.

Florida panhandle braces as storm Alberto gains new strength

Tamara Lush and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:13pm

The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, gained strength as it approached the northern Gulf Coast, emptying out beaches in Florida ahead of Memorial Day.

Roads, campgrounds remain open as fire burns near Vernal

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 8:00pm

The Pine Ridge Fire north of Vernal was 10 percent contained Sunday as crews continued to battle the blaze that began Saturday afternoon. About 240 acres have burned, but roads and campgrounds in the area remain open.

Audit uncovers mismanaged funds at Davis County Jail

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:35pm

A new audit by Davis County concluded that hundreds of thousands of dollars intended to go to inmates was mismanaged by jail staffers due to a lack of training, lack of staffing and employees simply not understanding how the money system worked.

Police: 2-year-old boy in critical condition after shooting himself in West Valley City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 7:13pm

A two-year-old boy is in extremely critical condition after he shot himself with a gun, officials said.

Authorities: Flash flood surges through Maryland community

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:57pm

Flash floods struck a Maryland city on Sunday that had been wracked by similar devastation two years earlier, prompting emergency rescues as raging waters engulfed cars and rose above the first floor of some buildings, authorities said.

University of Idaho's president to leave next spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 6:01pm

The Idaho State Board of Education has announced that University of Idaho President Chuck Staben's contract will not be renewed in 2019.

Man dies after apparently being hit by vehicle in WVC Sunday morning, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 5:35pm

A man was killed early Sunday morning after apparently getting hit by a vehicle, police said.

Will Power wins Indy 500, No. 17 for car owner Roger Penske

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 4:17pm

Will Power hated racing on ovals. He wasn't a fan of Indianapolis Motor Speedway and figured he would never win the Indianapolis 500.

Police: Florida woman held captive slips note to veterinary employee, escapes

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 3:33pm

Florida authorities say a woman who was beaten and held captive for two days at gunpoint by her boyfriend escaped when she convinced him bring their dog to an animal hospital - and then slipped a note to a staff member.

Wyoming proposes higher trout limit at Flaming Gorge to help trophy size fish

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:47pm

Biologists hope a proposal to increase the amount of trout anglers can catch on Wyoming's Flaming Gorge Reservoir will increase the number of trophy-size fish in the area.

Have You Seen This? Perfected real life ‘Street Fighter’

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 27th - 2:02pm

Two grown men bring the classic “Street Fighter” video game to life with hilariously accurate sound effects and choreography.

San Juan County tests 'game changer' process to build roads

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 27th - 1:20pm

With too many roads to fix and not enough money, a southeastern Utah community is testing out a new technique for building roads that has the potential to save taxpayers as much as 80 percent over traditional asphalt.

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:42pm

In the largest disturbance yet in Disney's otherwise lucrative reign over "Star Wars," the Han Solo spinoff "Solo: A Star Wars Story" opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters.

14-year-old in 'extremely critical' condition after 3-car Layton crash, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 27th - 12:02pm

A 14-year-old Fillmore boy is in extremely critical condition after an early morning crash on I-15, officials said.

Budget battle brews as Trump threatens another shutdown

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 27th - 11:38am

President Donald Trump has warned Congress that he will never sign another foot-tall, $1 trillion-plus government-wide spending bill like the one he did in March. His message to lawmakers in both parties: Get your act together before the next budget lands on my desk.

Baby wallaby lights up veterans at nursing home

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   May 27th - 10:57am

Unique therapy animals provide excitement at the William E. Christofferson Salt Lake Veterans Home.

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