News

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

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Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday...

Business

Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport

Britain Lightning Storms

LONDON (AP) — British meteorologists said thousands of lightning strikes hit the U.K. during a powerful overnight thunderstorm, and a London-area airport reported flight disruptions Sunday after an aircraft refueling system was damaged. London Stansted Airport said that a lightning strike disabled...


Education

Community groups to host meet and greet event with Ogden school board candidates

Ogden School Board Meeting

Four northern Utah organizations —Ogden Education, Weber County League of Women Voters, ACTION and IMAGE de Northern Utah— have come together to host a meet and greet event for candidates running in districts 2, 4 and 7.


Police & Fire

Review shows Davis sheriff’s office OT spending booms

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Auditors are questioning the practice of 'voluntary' overtime in the Davis County Sheriff's Office.


Government

Backchannel, 'Dracula' help free Utah man in Venezuela

Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


Business

Brazilian truckers strike enters its 7th day

SAO PAULO (AP) — A strike by Brazilian truckers that has caused shortages at gas stations and supermarkets across Latin America’s biggest country has entered a seventh day with no immediate solution in sight. Anger over rising diesel prices led truckers to begin striking last week and they’ve vowed...


Business

'Solo' sputters in takeoff at box office with $83.3M

Film Review Solo: A Star Wars Story

NEW YORK (AP) — The Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” came in well below expectations with an $83.3 million opening weekend at the North American box office. Disney estimated Sunday that “Solo” will gross $101 million over the four-day Memorial Day weekend. Forecasts last week ran as high...


Business

Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

Detroit Train Station Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit’s passenger...


Business

AP Top Business News at 11:51 a.m. EDT

‘Solo’ sputters in takeoff at box office with $83.3M Vintage denim: 125-year-old Levis sell for nearly $100K Vacant for decades, Detroit’s train station may get new life Source: Trump administration has cut deal with China’s ZTE Huge lightning storms in UK disrupt travel at London airport Court:...


Business

Ex-Arizona regulator charged with bribery heads to trial

Utility Regulator Bribery Trial

PHOENIX (AP) — About six years ago, an elected Arizona utility regulator who is now accused of accepting bribes had $31,000 funneled to him from a water company owner and tried to get the owner to buy him a $350,000 piece of land, authorities said. In exchange, then-Corporation Commissioner Gary...


Government

Man held in Venezuela for 2 years is welcomed home by Trump

APTOPIX Venezuela Jailed American Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joshua Holt, a Utah man who traveled to Venezuela in 2016 to marry a woman he met online but soon found himself jailed and later branded the CIA’s top spy in Latin America, has been welcomed home by his family and President Donald Trump. Holt, 26, says he was “overwhelmed with...


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