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'Perfect' MyKayla Skinner leads Utah to NCAA Super Six

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 10:27pm

Thanks to sophomore phenom MyKayla Skinner, Utah qualified for it’s the 21st Super Six appearance.

Americans told to toss romaine lettuce over E. coli fears

Terry Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:19pm

U.S. health officials on Friday told consumers to throw away any store-bought romaine lettuce they have in their kitchens and warned restaurants not to serve it amid an E. coli outbreak that has sickened more than 50 people in several states.

How many of these 10 Utah national monuments have you been to?

Utah.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 9:00pm

You already know about Utah's world-famous national parks (hopefully), but how about Utah’s national monuments? Scratch the state's surface a little more and you'll find yourself digging into the other nine Utah federal designations.

Pair hid friend's body in closet for days after overdose, police say

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:53pm

Provo police arrested two people accused of hiding their friend's body inside a closet after he suffered a fatal drug overdose earlier this month.

Photos show many people wore oxygen masks wrong during Southwest emergency landing

Thom Patterson, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:51pm

Should you ever find yourself flying in a crippled airliner with an open window at 30,000 feet, knowing how to operate your oxygen mask could be vital.

N. Korea, setting stage for talks, halts nuclear, ICBM tests

Kim Tong-Hyung and Eric Talmadge, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:42pm

North Korea announced Saturday it will suspend nuclear tests and intercontinental ballistic missile launches ahead of its summits with Seoul and Washington, but stopped well short of suggesting it has any intention of giving up its nuclear weapons or scale back its production of missiles and their related component parts.

Leak crackdown talk yields rare Comey, Trump agreement

Mary Clare Jalonick, Eric Tucker and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:41pm

James Comey and President Donald Trump seem to disagree on most everything, but the ex-FBI director’s memos show consensus on at least one thing: the need to hunt down leakers.

Parole officer charged in shooting seeks gag order

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 8:22pm

An officer criminally charged for an allegedly unjustified shooting from last year is seeking a gag order in his case.

Utah man loses more than 100 pounds on Keto diet

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:57pm

With so many different diets becoming popular today, it's hard to know who to trust. Be aware of the pros and cons to fad dieting before finding the right fit for you.

Utah students rally for gun reform on anniversary of Columbine shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:35pm

More than 200 students in Salt Lake City chose the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre to say they're not giving up the fight for gun reform during a rally held at the state Capitol Friday.

Police say woman called in Ogden bomb threats to cancel man's court dates

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:32pm

Police say a woman called in three bomb threats to an Ogden courthouse, each around the time a man she knows was due in court in a DUI case.

Microsoft executive named president of Utah Valley University

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 7:03pm

Astrid S. Tuminez, regional director for corporate, external and legal affairs in Southeast Asia for Microsoft, has been selected the next president of Utah Valley University. She will succeed Matthew S. Holland.

Review: 4 days with the Lexus RC F coupe

Mike Stapley, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 6:17pm

The RC F combines great looks with spirited driving and a powerful V8.

Person on way to hospital for emergency dies following car crash

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:38pm

A person being taken to the hospital for a medical emergency died after being involved in a crash Sunday evening.

Cockroaches, other health hazards close La Frontera Cafe in Sandy

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 5:02pm

Salt Lake Health Department officials closed a Mexican food restaurant Wednesday, citing several dozen health code violations “presenting an imminent health hazard.”

About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewing

Juan A. Lozano and Nomaan Merchant, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:44pm

His daughter standing behind him, former President George H.W. Bush sat at the front of the cavernous sanctuary of St. Martin's Episcopal Church. He gazed up at the rose-draped casket holding his wife of 73 years.

Jazz have big things planned for home playoff debut Saturday

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:38pm

With free T-shirts, a varied fan fest, giveaway custom shoes, and more, the Jazz are going all out to provide a big experience for the Jazz's home playoff debut this season on Saturday. That, plus more notes from the Jazz's practice Friday.

Accountant defends tax returns in solar tax 'scheme' trial

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 4:15pm

Testimony continues in a federal court trial which the U.S. Department of Justice says stems from an "abusive tax scheme" that cost the U.S. Treasury at least $50 million in bogus tax credits and depreciation claims. It involves a Utah company.

Rainbow Bridge becomes world’s 4th international dark sky sanctuary

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 3:22pm

Utah’s dark starry skies have once again received recognition after Rainbow Bridge National Monument was recently named an international dark sky sanctuary— making it only the fourth designation in the world.

Woman accused of assaulting air marshal, throwing coffee on passengers on flight from London to SLC

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:45pm

A woman faces misdemeanor assault charges after officials say she threw coffee on passengers and assaulted a U.S. Air Marshal on a Delta flight from London to Salt Lake City on Thursday.

Utah top in country for job growth, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 20th - 2:02pm

The Beehive State ranked first in overall and private sector job growth for the month of March, according to Utah Department of Workforce Services. The seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat at 3.1 percent, the national rate was 4.1 percent.

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