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Toxic cloud caused by Hawaii volcano lava emerges over ocean

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 9:00am

White plumes of acid and extremely fine shards of glass billowed into the sky over Hawaii as molten rock from Kilauea volcano poured into the ocean, creating yet another hazard from an eruption that began more than two weeks ago: A toxic steam cloud.

School shooting victims remembered as sweet, hardworking

Juan Lozano and Sarah Zimmerman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:42am

An outgoing and "really funny" student who blocked the door to try to prevent the gunman from entering the classroom, an exchange student who aspired to work in civil service and a substitute teacher who frequently hosted gatherings were among the 10 people killed at a Texas high school.

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Trump pulls back from brink of trade war with China

Martin Crutsinger and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:20am

President Donald Trump on Monday hailed his administration's temporary truce with China on trade, even as his Treasury secretary and China struck a note of caution on the latest agreement.

Utah troopers focus on seat belt enforcement to save lives this summer

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:02am

The 100 deadliest days on Utah roads begins Memorial Day weekend. Law enforcement agencies across the West are giving drivers “extra encouragement” to stay safe.

How a mammogram can save the life of a woman you love

Steward Health Care  |  Posted   May 21st - 8:00am

Breast cancer is a common occurrence, but it's also very treatable, especially with early intervention. Nearly everyone has a woman in their life who they care about; read through the most recent screening guidelines to help protect those you love.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jordan Ormond, KSL.com and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:41am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Coach Kim: When life is a big disappointment

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   May 21st - 7:03am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some ways to change your mindset when you cannot change a situation.

Ogden man seeks parole for 1994 Willard Bay murder

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 21st - 6:43am

A man who has served more than 20 years in prison for murder is seeking parole.

Faster-moving Hawaii lava gushes into sea, spews new danger

Caleb Jones and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:47pm

A volcano that is oozing, spewing and exploding on Hawaii's Big Island has gotten more hazardous, sending rivers of molten rock pouring into the ocean Sunday and launching lava skyward that caused the first major injury.

LDS Church rededicates Jordan River Temple following 2 years of renovations

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 20th - 10:23pm

Thousands of members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints took part Sunday in the rededication of the Jordan River Temple.

Maduro declared winner in disputed Venezuela election

Scott Smith and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:39pm

Venezuelan officials declared socialist leader Nicolas Maduro the easy winner of Sunday's presidential election, while his leading challenger questioned the legitimacy of a vote marred by irregularities and called for a new ballot to prevent a brewing social crisis from exploding.

Britain basks in royal wedding afterglow; grave gets bouquet

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 9:15pm

Unwilling to kiss Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's wedding goodbye just yet, Britain basked Sunday in the scale of the spectacle as major broadcasters kept scenes from the royal nuptials on repeat along with fresh interviews with the bride's dressmaker.

Lehi man convicted in 2009 killing asks for his third parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:55pm

A Lehi man convicted of shooting and killing his uncle in 2009 in Pleasant Grove is seeking parole for a third time.

Springdale, UDOT officials celebrate completion of SR-9 reconstruction

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted   May 20th - 8:20pm

Town, county and state officials celebrated the end of roadwork through Springdale this week with a ceremonial ribbon-cutting that marked the completion of state Route 9’s reconstruction.

Old fire hoses used to keep classrooms safe from gunfire

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:47pm

No matter what it costs, schools all across the country are trying to do whatever possible to keep students safe.

As Trump pressures DOJ, Giuliani says probe may end by Sept

Jonathan Lemire and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:40pm

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said that the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September.

Trial set for Wyoming man accused of killing pregnant woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 7:13pm

A Wyoming man charged in the July 2016 shooting deaths of his girlfriend and her unborn baby at a cabin in Idaho is scheduled to go to trial in June 2019.

Provo man flashes children, pepper sprays father, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:40pm

A Provo man was arrested Saturday after police say he flashed two children and then pepper sprayed their father to get away.

Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:26pm

The Vegas Golden Knights are going to the Stanley Cup Final — with a chip on their shoulder.

Cyclists tried to scare cougar but it attacked, killing 1

Gene Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 20th - 6:07pm

The two mountain bikers did what they were supposed to do when they noticed a mountain lion tailing them on a trail east of Seattle.

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