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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.

Behind the big orange logo: an inside look at Vivint Smart Home

KSL Jobs  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 9:00pm

What does Vivint do? Why is it so successful? And why should you work there? We’ve got some answers. Here is an inside look at one of Utah’s most acclaimed companies.

Judge orders reopening of DACA, after 90-day delay

Tal Kopan and Ariane De Vogue, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:45pm

Another federal judge has overruled the Trump administration's efforts to end a popular immigration program — this time saying the government has to accept new applications.

Honorary Unified officer makes arrest during first day on the job

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:37pm

A 33-year-old cancer patient got the chance to serve as an honorary law enforcement officer as part of his bucket list.

In big shift, Trump assesses Kim Jong Un as 'very honorable'

Jonathan Lemire and Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:32pm

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean dictator has been "very open" and "very honorable," a sharply different assessment of a leader he once denounced as "Little Rocket Man."

How much exercise your kid needs, based on the latest research

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:05pm

It's a question with an answer that researchers are still trying to better understand: How much exercise do kids need on a daily basis?

Man who disarmed Waffle House shooter hailed by lawmakers

Sheila Burke and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:40pm

The man who snatched an AR-15 rifle away from a gunman at a Nashville restaurant told Tennessee lawmakers Tuesday he faced "the true test of a man," drawing a standing ovation during his brief address.

His nomination in peril, Jackson fights for VA post

Hope Yen, Zeke Miller and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:32pm

His nomination in peril, Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson fought Tuesday to convince lawmakers of his leadership abilities as more details of accusations against him emerged, ranging from repeated drunkenness to a toxic work environment as he served as a top White House doctor.

Utah man sentenced for killing mother and brother he believed were 'demons'

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:11pm

A Ferron man has been sentenced to up to life prison for shooting and killing his mom and brother, whom he believed were demons at the time.

Group appeals to United Nations on 'human rights' violations at Bears Ears

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:00pm

Utah Dine Bikeyah leaders say grave robbing and looting of cultural artifacts at Bears Ears National Monument are human rights violations, and the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues should intervene and stop ongoing management plans.

West Valley teacher arrested in connection with student sex abuse case

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:42pm

A charter school teacher was arrested Monday after police say over the course of the school year he inappropriately touched and took illegal pictures of a third-grade student that he taught.

Russell Westbrook fined, not suspended, for role in Game 4 altercation

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:36pm

Russell Westbrook avoided a suspension, but was still assessed a $10K fine and a postgame technical foul, for his role in an altercation with Rudy Gobert in the fourth quarter of Game 4 against the Utah Jazz Monday.

Utah alcohol agency overcharged some customers, audit shows

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:28pm

The state alcohol department overcharged customers nearly $1,200 because it incorrectly marked up the price on seven items, a new state audit shows.

Owner of Provo Daily Herald buys Ogden Standard-Examiner

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:47pm

The owner of the Provo Daily Herald is purchasing the Standard-Examiner newspaper in Ogden.

Jury in Bill Cosby case to begin deliberating on Wednesday

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:18pm

The jury in Bill Cosby's sexual-assault retrial will begin deliberating Wednesday after a searing day of closing arguments in which the comedian was variously portrayed as a calculating predator who is finally being brought to justice, or the victim of a multimillion-dollar frame-up by a "pathological liar."

Trump wants 'detente' with Russia, U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:17pm

President Donald Trump wants to work with Russian President Vladimir Putin to achieve "detente" with Russia, U.S. Ambassador Jon Huntsman Jr. said.

Hogle Zoo helps rescue 10K tortoises from illegal pet trade in Madagascar

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 5:15pm

On April 10, police discovered 10,000 endangered radiated tortoises covering the floors of a private residence in Toliara, Madagascar, where officials believe the animals were being collected for the illegal pet trade in Asia.

Sandy police chief fired after investigation of misconduct

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 4:49pm

Sandy Police Chief Kevin Thacker was fired Tuesday after an investigation into multiple reports of “inappropriate and unprofessional behavior” within the police department, Sandy Mayor Kurt Bradburn said.

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