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Cedar Fort man dies after 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.

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'Major announcement' planned on elusive serial killer

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:13am

Authorities in California plan to make a "major announcement" in the case of an elusive serial killer they say committed at least 12 homicides, 45 rapes and dozens of burglaries across the state in the 1970s and 1980s.

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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.

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.

Jury to deliberate after Cosby painted as predator, victim

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:20am

Jurors at Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial are poised to start deliberating after a marathon day of closing arguments that portrayed the comedian both as a calculating predator who's finally being brought to justice and the victim of a multimillion-dollar frame-up by a "pathological liar."

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.

Curtis-Herrod re-match in 3rd District not making same headlines as Romney's Senate race

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:04am

Mitt Romney may be making national headlines for being forced into a primary in the U.S. Senate race, but the re-match between Rep. John Curtis and former state lawmaker Chris Herrod isn't attracting much attention.

Police chasing suspected shoplifters deploy Taser, crash car

Annie Knox, KSL and Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:45pm

Pursuit of a pair of juveniles suspected of shoplifting Tuesday evening led officers to deploy a Taser and ended with an officer-involved fender bender.

Tooele County to begin charging toll for use of Middle Canyon

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:27pm

When bikers, hikers, and campers head into Middle Canyon in Tooele County this summer, they’ll be charged a fee for the first time.

Online post suggests rampage suspect may have resented women

Charmaine Noronha and David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:46pm

The suspect in the deadly van attack in Toronto posted a chilling Facebook message just minutes before plowing into a crowded city sidewalk, authorities said Tuesday, raising the possibility that he may have nursed grudges against women — a possible echo of a 1989 massacre of 14 women that remains one of Canada's most traumatic acts of violence.

Salt Lake County approves ordinance to enact $58M sales tax hike if enough cities signal support

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:25pm

Under a new ordinance the Salt Lake County Council passed Tuesday, the once-failed $58 million sales tax hike that voters rejected in 2015 will come back from the dead if enough city leaders signal support.

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