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Utah man killed in two-vehicle crash in Idaho

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 10:43pm

A two-car accident in Idaho involving two Utahns leaves one dead and the other taken to the hospital.

Major accident closed part of I-15 near American Fork

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 10:31pm

A major accident closed northbound I-15 near American Fork on Saturday afternoon.

Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 10:30pm

Antonin Scalia, the influential conservative and most provocative member of the Supreme Court, has died, leaving the high court without its conservative majority and setting up an ideological confrontation over his successor in the maelstrom of a presidential election year. Scalia was 79.

Giant Kennecott dump trucks are sporting an unusual new look

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 10:15pm

Kennecott engineers started installing lightweight beds on its dump trucks so more material can be carried. But it's the color of the new beds getting a lot of attention.

The GOP's bitter South Carolina brawl

MJ Lee, CNN Politics Reporter  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:55pm

The sudden death of Supreme Court justice Antonin Scalia provided a rare moment of agreement among Republican presidential candidates before a debate here turned into the most bitter brawl of the cycle.

Jimmer Fredette named D-League All-Star MVP with record-setting performance

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 9:25pm

Former BYU star Jimmer Fredette had an NBA D-League record 35 points in Saturday's All-Star game, earning Most Valuable Player honors in leading the East to a 128-124 win over the West in Toronto, Ontario.

Lawmaker proposes new statue for Capitol

Emily Larson  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 8:05pm

Rep. Mark Wheatley, D-Murray, has proposed a new statue for the state Capitol honoring Father Francisco Atanasio Dominguez and Father Silvestre Velez de Escalante.

Washington County's economy gets boost thanks to visitors from colder climates

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:27pm

Washington County's economy is getting a boost this weekend thanks to thousands of youth athletes and their families who are in town for early season soccer and baseball tournaments.

Emery stays hot with 31, BYU beats Santa Clara 96-62

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 7:11pm

Nick Emery had 18 of his 31 points before intermission Saturday and BYU cruised in the second half to beat Santa Clara 96-62.

France bestows highest honor on Utah veteran

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 6:48pm

A local World War II veteran on Saturday received France's highest honor, the Legion of Honor.

'Controversial' Antelope Island mule deer permit sells for world record $410K bid

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 6:30pm

Attendees of the Friday night auction at the 10th annual Western Hunting and Conservation Expo didn't just enjoy dinner and a keynote speech by "American Sniper" wife, Taya Kyle — they also witnessed a world record.

Police identify 90-year-old man hit and killed in Sandy

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 6:00pm

The 90-year-old man who was hit and killed while looking for his dog Friday night has been identified as David Feldman.

In this case, wild horses drag them together

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 5:25pm

A cooperative management agreement struck by the Bureau of Land Management in Utah and the School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration shelves a lawsuit and means certain wild horse populations will be more closely managed by the agency.

Police: 3 killed, scores to hospitals after huge I-78 pileup

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 4:53pm

A pileup involving dozens of vehicles on a Pennsylvania interstate that killed three people and sent dozens to hospitals appears to have been related to a passing snow squall, authorities said Saturday.

Pulsipher shoots BYU women past Santa Clara, one win from WCC title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 4:48pm

Makenzi Morrison Pulsipher scored 13 of her game-high 25 points in the second quarter as the BYU women's basketball team won its 14th-straight game, 70-63, over Santa Clara to pull within a win over the West Coast Conference title Saturday afternoon.

Utah Foster Care Foundation lives on; 'Constitutional carry' bill shelved for the year  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 4:24pm

The Utah Foster Care Foundation will live on thanks to a vote from lawmakers, a new "constitutional carry" bill has been shelved for the year, and a committee vote on a vote on a gay adoption bill was unexpectedly postponed Friday.

Columbine shooter's mother says she thinks of victims daily

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 1:38pm

The mother of Columbine High School shooter Dylan Klebold says she didn't know anything was wrong with her son before the 1999 attack, and she prayed for his death when she heard he was involved and that the rampage might still be underway.

Arizona man charged in Oregon standoff appears in Utah court

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 12:47pm

One of the people charged in connection with the armed occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge has appeared in a Utah court.

Orem mom prompts city to build wheelchair-accessible playground

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 11:55am

Finding a playground for 7-year-old Presley Gleason, who is wheelchair-bound, is a struggle for her family. But Orem City is planning to build a wheelchair-accessible thanks to a petition from Presley's mom.

Russian PM: West is rekindling the Cold War with NATO moves

David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 11:50am

Russia's prime minister accused NATO on Saturday of restarting the Cold War amid increased military maneuvers and troop deployments to countries neighboring Russia, moves the alliance's top official defended as a necessary response to aggression from Moscow.

Jeep pulls Corona Arch rope swing shot from Super Bowl ad

Dave Cawley  |  Posted  Feb 13th - 10:52am

Jeep says "point well taken" over criticism of its Super Bowl 50 commercial. The ad included a clip showing someone rope swinging from Corona Arch, an activity banned by the BLM in 2015.


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