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‘He’s led a happy life’: Utah man makes the most of little time he has left

Connor Richards, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:32pm

Quinn Starks was given "weeks to months" to live after doctors discovered a tumor in his brain. He's making the most of his time left by doing the things he loves with friends and family.

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Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalized with blood infection

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:27pm

Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalized in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said Monday.

Man steals car with 12-year-old in front seat, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 7:00pm

A man stole a car with a boy inside over the weekend, then flagged down an officer to turn himself in, police say.

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Van kills 10 and injures 15 in Toronto; driver in custody

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:59pm

A rented van plowed down a crowded Toronto sidewalk Monday, killing 10 people and injuring 15 before the driver fled and was quickly arrested in a confrontation with police, Canadian authorities said.

Pompeo nomination narrowly clears panel, goes to full Senate

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 6:23pm

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but the vote served as a warning shot to the White House as nominees to lead the CIA and Veterans Affairs are hitting stiff resistance.

Police identify motorcyclist killed in Riverton crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:52pm

Police identified a South Jordan man who died from injuries suffered after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a pickup truck Sunday evening.

Travelers find 2 mortars near Escalante

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 5:16pm

A bomb squad destroyed a pair of mortars travelers found Thursday in a remote area near the town of Escalante, officials said.

Little-known Mike Kennedy to take on Mitt Romney in Utah GOP primary

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:45pm

Mitt Romney will again face a Kennedy in an election with a U.S. Senate seat on the line. Not one of those Kennedys — this is Mike Kennedy, a state legislator from Alpine.

Charges: Wyoming man stabbed convenience store customer

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 4:13pm

A Wyoming man accused of stabbing a man who allegedly bumped into him in a Summit County convenience store has been charged with attempted murder.

Waffle House slaying suspect arrested after massive manhunt

Sheila Burke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:59pm

The mentally unstable gunman suspected of killing four people in a late-night shooting at a Waffle House restaurant was arrested near his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day, authorities said.

Closing arguments, deliberations loom in Bill Cosby retrial

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:44pm

Bill Cosby's sexual assault retrial is set to go to the jury on Tuesday, but not before closing arguments pitting the prosecution's portrayal of a serial predator against the defense's contention that he's the victim of a "con artist" who made up drugging and molestation allegations to score a big payday.

Best Buy, other new retailers choosing Station Park

Station Park  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 3:00pm

If you haven't been to Station Park in a while, it's time to go. Here are some exciting new retailers opening their doors in the coming weeks.

Hero customer rushes Waffle House killer and rips away his assault-style rifle

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:35pm

As soon as gunshots tore through the Waffle House, James Shaw Jr. bolted and hid in a restroom.

State Street intersection at 5300 S in Murray reopens after rollover crash

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:04pm

The State Street intersection at 5300 South in Murray reopened after a rollover crash closed the northbound, eastbound and westbound lanes Monday morning, officials said.

U. announces search committee for new athletic director

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 2:02pm

University of Utah athletic director Chris Hill will call it quits in June after a 31-year career overseeing the athletic arm of the university. On Monday, the university announced its search committee to find his replacement.

Romney says he supports president’s policy, despite past disputes

Jared Page, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted   Apr 23rd - 1:42pm

Mitt Romney says he’s confident he would be able to work with President Donald Trump if he’s elected to the U.S. Senate, despite their public disputes in the past.

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.

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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.

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