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Student suspected of making threats says she lost phone for 20 minutes

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:34am

A 17-year-old girl who is being investigated for allegedly making false threats to her school told police she had lost her phone for 20 minutes, according to court documents.

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Expert: Benadryl, quaaludes could've affected Cosby accuser

Michael R. Sisak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:17am

Bill Cosby's chief accuser could have been made woozy either by the cold and allergy medicine Benadryl or by quaaludes, a prosecution expert testified Thursday at the comedian's sexual assault retrial.

Desperate buyers offer more than sellers ask, but still lose as Boise’s home prices skyrocket

Maria L. La Ganga, Idaho Statesman  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 11:02am

So you think you want to buy a house in Boise? Where the region’s median home prices are at record highs, construction is still below precrash levels and West Coast ex-pats are flocking in, flush with cash and amazed at all the real estate "bargains"?

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's president

Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:49am

Raul Castro said Thursday that he expected 57-year-old Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez to serve two five-year terms as president and eventually take Castro's place as head of the Communist Party, potentially dominating Cuban politics until 2031.

Police: Idaho man ran large-scale meth operation on farm, used 'potato' as code

Laurie Welch, Times-news  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:46am

Police say a Rupert man had a large-scale meth operation and in text messages to buyers used the word "potato" as a code word for his wares.

Real Salt Lake striving to find consistency ahead of Rocky Mountain Cup opener

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:30am

Real Salt Lake (2-3-1) has had its players' backs against the wall several times in just over two months of the 2018 Major League Soccer season. They’ve responded each time, which can be both good and bad.

New data: Americans filling far fewer opioid prescriptions

Linda A. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 10:01am

The number of prescriptions for opioid painkillers filled in the U.S. fell dramatically last year, showing their biggest drop in 25 years and continuing a decline amid increasing legal restrictions and public awareness of the dangers of addiction, new data show.

Police: 3 arrested after robbing, assaulting resident in Elsinore

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:28am

Three people were arrested Tuesday after officials say they assaulted and robbed a person in a home.

It's (another) boy! Michigan family with 13 sons gets No. 14

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:23am

A Michigan couple with 13 sons has welcomed a 14th into the family.

Trump leaves open possibility of bailing on meeting with Kim

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 9:14am

President Donald Trump said that although he's looking ahead optimistically to a historic summit meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un he could still pull out if he feels it's "not going to be fruitful."

Teen brings baseball team to dying grandma's backyard so she could watch him play one last time

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:20am

An Illinois grandmother rarely missed any of her grandson's baseball games. But when she received a terminal cancer diagnosis that would keep her from attending his first college game, her grandson brought the game to her.

Salt Lake County hub of Utah's tourist economy, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:01am

New data from the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute at the University of Utah detail the significance of Salt Lake County’s role in driving the state’s tourism industry.

Athletes with Utah connections who overcame addiction

Renaissance Ranch  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 8:00am

This article discusses the unique challenges five athletes faced on and off the field that led to their drug addiction and how they overcame it.

Utah Corrections Director Rollin Cook stepping down

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:38am

Department of Corrections Executive Director Rollin Cook announced Wednesday that he is stepping down.

Recreational pot sales back on table along NV-UT line

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 7:20am

The legal sale of recreational marijuana on the Nevada-Utah line may not be banned after all.

Sandy passes its first idle-free ordinance, adopting county's first 1-minute limit

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 19th - 6:45am

Sandy this week implemented its first idle-free ordinance after Mayor Kurt Bradburn ceremoniously signed it at a school assembly Tuesday.

The Triple Team: Donovan Mitchell leads Jazz late comeback to tie up series

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:48pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's remarkable response to OKC's run led by Donovan Mitchell, Jazz big men (led by Derrick Favors) beasting on the boards, and Ricky Rubio's turnaround Game 2.

Mapleton father, mother conspired to kill family, report concludes

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 10:27pm

On Wednesday, after six months of investigation, Mapleton police released a final 55-page report of a startling murder-suicide, concluding that the parents conspired to kill their family.

Miguel Diaz-Canel selected as next president of Cuba

Michael Weissenstein and Andrea Rodriguez, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 9:53pm

The Cuban government on Wednesday selected 57-year-old First Vice President Miguel Mario Diaz-Canel Bermudez as the sole candidate to succeed President Raul Castro in a transition aimed at ensuring that the country's single-party system outlasts the aging revolutionaries who created it.

UTA president to leave agency after new legislation eliminates position

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 9:45pm

The Utah Transit Authority board has voted to terminate President and CEO Jerry Benson because new legislation eliminates his position.

Police investigating infant death in Saratoga Springs

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 18th - 9:38pm

Police are investigating an infant death that took place on Wednesday as a possible homicide, officials said.

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