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USU taps Wyoming dean as new executive vice president

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:18pm

Francis D. Galey, who is a veterinarian and dean of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at the University of Wyoming, has been selected executive vice president and provost of Utah State University.

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4 dead in Waffle House shooting in Tennessee; suspect sought

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:09pm

A nearly naked gunman wearing only a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville early Sunday, shooting four people to death before a customer rushed him and wrestled the weapon away.

Memorial service held for woman killed in Southwest flight

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:55pm

Family and friends gathered Sunday to mourn an Albuquerque bank executive who died after the Southwest Airlines plane she was on blew an engine in midair.

Idaho police seek woman suspected of shooting at man, smashing through fence, shed

Nate Sunderland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 6:31pm

Authorities are searching for an armed Idaho Falls woman who is suspected of shooting at a male six times and being responsible for a hit-and-run crash.

Police: Man dies after injuring wife in Provo shooting

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:57pm

A man was found dead after a six-hour SWAT standoff following a domestic incident where he shot and injured his wife, according to police.

White House: No plans by Trump to fire Mueller, Rosenstein

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:55pm

The White House says President Donald Trump has no intention of firing special counsel Robert Mueller and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Payson man downloaded videos depicting infant rapes, police say

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 5:16pm

A Payson man was arrested Sunday after police say he downloaded videos depicting rapes of infants and sexual assaults of older children.

Utah painter captures Jazz successful season in portraits

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 4:09pm

The Utah Jazz and rookie sensation Donovan Mitchell have been one of the stories of the year in the NBA, and a local painter has been ‘capturing’ the team’s success in a unique way.

Sentencing set for Utah man convicted of fatal Wyoming stabbing

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 3:33pm

A sentencing date has been set for a man convicted of killing a woman and stabbing another during a knife attack at a Wyoming hotel.

Cedar City woman wins international singing awards 2 years in a row

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:47pm

A Utah singer recently was named female vocalist and entertainer of the year by the North America Country Music Associations, International for the second year in a row.

Have You Seen This? The most complicated dessert in the world

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 2:02pm

This man understands the why of “If you don’t eat your meat, how can you have any pudding?”

Texas 8th-graders asked to list positives of slavery

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:18pm

A San Antonio charter school has apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.

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High school football: 2018 schedules unveiled for all 104 teams

James Edward, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 1:14pm

The start of the 2018 high school football season is still four months away, but the first weekend of high school football is not far off and it's never too early to get excited about Friday Night Lights.

'A Quiet Place,' 'Rampage' lead newcomers at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:38pm

It's another weekend of buzz versus pure star power at the box office as the word of mouth sensation "A Quiet Place" finds itself neck-and-neck again with Dwayne Johnson's "Rampage." This time buzz had the slight advantage.

No. 4 BYU earns bye to NCAA men's volleyball semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 11:34am

BYU will play the winner of Mountain Pacific Sports Federation rival UCLA (24-7) and EIVA champion Harvard (13-13).

UDOT names new regional director

Apr 22nd - 11:11am

Utah Department of Transportation Executive Director Carlos Braceras has tapped Rob Clayton as the agency’s new Region Three director.

Ogden Canyon road reopened after rollover crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:33am

Ogden Canyon was closed in both directions on Sunday due to a rollover crash, officials said.

Firefighter who pulled Southwest flight victim back into plane 'felt a calling to help'

Eric Levenson CNN  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 10:22am

The Texas firefighter who helped pull a passenger back into the plane during a deadly Southwest Airlines emergency spoke emotionally about the tragedy on Thursday.

Nearing end of global tour, LDS Church president visits people of Hong Kong

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:46am

The worldwide ministry tour for LDS Church President Russell M. Nelson is winding down. On Saturday he made his second-to-last stop in Hong Kong.

Growing lumberjack sport of axe throwing is sticking in Utah

Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 9:02am

It’s starting to stick in Utah. Four clubs along the Wasatch Front now help folks unwind by letting them throw axes.

Mitt Romney says he'll make decision on supporting Trump in 2020 'down the road'

Maeve Reston, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 7:15am

Mitt Romney said Saturday that he could not yet commit to supporting Donald Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, making it clear that he intends to stake his claim as an independent voice for Utah.

The Triple Team: Rubio leads Jazz to stellar win over Oklahoma City

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 22nd - 12:29am

Three thoughts on the record-setting triple-double from Ricky Rubio that turned the game for Utah, the Jazz's defense on the Thunder playing big and small, and an incredible atmosphere inside Vivint Arena.

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