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Utah man, 20, takes murder plea in marijuana robbery-slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:00am

A 20-year-old Salt Lake City man has pleaded guilty to murder in a robbery-slaying that authorities say netted a package of marijuana and about $500 in cash.

3 Iraqis living in US accused of hiding ties to kidnapper

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:00am

Three Iraqis living in the U.S. as refugees have been charged with visa fraud after prosecutors say they hid their family ties to a kidnapper.

Journalist Wilson 'Bill' Minor dies; covered civil rights

Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 9:00am

Wilson F. "Bill" Minor, a journalist who chronicled Mississippi through almost 70 years of change including its turbulent struggle over civil rights, has died.

Philadelphia prosecutor's money woes scare lawyers away

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:40am

Philadelphia's top prosecutor could soon be looking for another lawyer given financial problems at the heart of his bribery and extortion case.

Petition would seek reduced sentence for Pamela Smart

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:34am

Advocates for Pamela Smart, who's serving a life sentence for plotting with her teenage lover to kill her husband, say they are planning to file a petition seeking a reduced sentence.

The Latest: Dad says mosque vandalism suspect was Army medic

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:34am

The Latest on vandalism at a Colorado mosque (all times local):

Supreme Court rules for Texas death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:30am

The Supreme Court sided on Tuesday with a Texas death row inmate who claims he should not be executed because he is intellectually disabled.

Chronic wasting disease reaches Green River Basin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:26am

A contagious neurological disease that causes elk, deer and moose to wither away and die has spread to Wyoming's Green River Basin.

How Congress could kill Obamacare after all

Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:26am

President Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan say that Obamacare is on the verge of collapse.

Man accused of killing ex-roommate who stopped in to say bye

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:03am

A Florida man is accused of fatally stabbing his roommate when she stopped by his home on Saturday morning to say goodbye before moving back to Pennsylvania where she grew up, according to sheriff's investigators.

Utah lake State Park marina dredging project being postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:00am

A $1.3 million dredging project that was to have begun in April at the marina at Utah Lake State Park is being delayed, probably until after Labor Day.

Teacher’s viral Facebook post highlights hunger problem in schools

Jessica Ivins, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 8:00am

For many teachers, the most important part of the job has nothing to do with pop quizzes or midterm reports.

Parents charged with murder, arson in death of disabled teen

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:50am

The parents of a mentally and physically disabled New York teenager have been indicted on murder charges that allege they killed him in the family's New York home before setting it on fire to cover up the crime.

Lawyer: ICE agent shot unarmed Chicago man as he opened door

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:41am

Federal immigration officials say an agent shot and wounded a man after he pointed a gun at agents trying to make an arrest in a Chicago home, but the wounded man's attorney said he was unarmed and targeted for no apparent reason.

South Salt Lake marks start of big downtown master plan

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:40am

A city near Salt Lake City is starting an ambitious effort to create a master-planned downtown, beginning with a supermarket and residential units near a busy highway and transit crossroads.

Girl gets cellphone back thanks to quick-thinking deputy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:20am

A 4-year-old girl has her cellphone back thanks to some quick work by Florida sheriff's deputies.

The Latest: Club operator denies security bypassed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 7:05am

The Latest on the nightclub shooting in Cincinnati (all times local):

Caldwell man gets 40 years for child porn, sex abuse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:54am

A Caldwell man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for making child pornography and sexually abusing a minor.

Rattlesnake bites Florida boy who mistook it for a toy

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 28th - 6:40am

Authorities say a 5-year-old Florida boy is recovering after being bitten by a rattlesnake that he mistook for a toy.