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ACLU fights against warrantless searches of drug database

Brady McCombs - Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:33pm

The American Civil Liberties Union and Utah state officials say a judge's recommendation to allow the Drug Enforcement Administration to do warrantless searches of a prescription drug database violates people's privacy rights.

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Utah woman in Florida for cruise loses foot after being hit by truck

Ben Lockhart and Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:30pm

A Utah woman in Florida preparing to leave on a cruise had her foot severed when she and other members of her family were hit by an alleged drunk driver.

South Salt Lake hopes new downtown will change attitudes

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 8:02pm

South Salt Lake leaders break ground on what will be the city’s new downtown near 2200 S. Main. The first phase of the planned $45 million, mixed-use development will include retail and residential components.

Flood warning: 'Mother Nature threw us a knuckleball,' manager says

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:31pm

It's probably not a matter of if Utah residents will see flooding in the coming months as the snowpack comes out of the mountains, but a matter of when and where. The U.S. Bureau of Reclamation warned Monday that rivers and streams are already high.

U. to conduct feasibility study in possible Rice-Eccles Stadium expansion

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:01pm

The University of Utah will conduct a feasibility study to review the expansion of the south end zone of Rice-Eccles Stadium, the university announced Monday morning.

Woman assaulted, robbed in mistaken identity case, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:00pm

A home invasion robbery and assault over the weekend may have been the result of mistaken identity, according to the Weber County Sheriff's Office.

Herbert vetoes bill getting rid of bipartisan appointments to state boards

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:00pm

Gov. Gary Herbert vetoed a bill that removed from state law a requirement that some Utah boards and commissions have bipartisan representation.

Family of Utah victims in London attack says they hold no ill will

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:47pm

The family of an injured Utah woman and her husband who was killed in the terror attack on London's Westminster Bridge say they hold no ill feelings toward the man responsible, but instead are focusing on the love and closeness within their family.

Man killed in I-15 crash that closed northbound freeway for hours

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 6:38pm

A man is dead after a five-vehicle crash that shut down I-15 northbound near Draper for several hours, authorities said. The freeway was re-opened around 6 p.m.

Trial date set in Latino activist's rape case

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 4:15pm

As negotiations for a resolution are ongoing, a trial date has been set for Tony Yapias, a prominent Latino activist facing allegations of rape.

Utah's Spiral Jetty to become state work of art

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 3:44pm

Utah's governor has signed a bill that designates the iconic "Spiral Jetty" sculpture on the shore of the Great Salt Lake an official state work of art.

8 great spring break destinations in Utah

Lindy Phippen Smith, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 1:47pm

Here are some last-minute spring break ideas right here in our great state.

Hatch, Lee vote to allow internet service providers to track and sell customers' browsing history

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:51pm

The Republican-controlled Senate voted Thursday to roll back regulations that prohibited internet service providers from tracking and selling customers’ browsing history. The resolution will be heard in the House Monday.

Ann Romney sees son Josh Romney running for Utah governor

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 12:29pm

Josh Romney has said he considering a run for Utah governor in 2020. But his mother, Ann Romney, didn't equivocate Monday in a "Today" show interview when asked if she thought her son would seek the job.

25 restaurants to participate in Ogden Restaurant Week

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:59am

Twenty-five restaurants will participate in a 10-day showcase supporting locally owned independent restaurants throughout the city.

Make Your Week: Picking up litter for exercise; children helping the community

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 11:49am

It’s Monday again, and to top it all off, it’s raining and gloomy today. If you are feeling particularly tired or down, we have a boost for you.

Family of Utah couple injured in London attack says they hold no ill will

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 10:51am

The family of an injured Utah woman and her husband who was killed in the terror attack on London's Westminster Bridge say they hold no ill feelings toward the man responsible, but instead are focusing on the love and closeness within their family.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted   Mar 27th - 7:41am

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

Community of artists mourns Utah man killed in London terror attack

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:46pm

A community of artists and friends gathered Sunday to remember a West Bountiful man who was killed in a London terror attack on Wednesday.

Road to Understanding: As drilling dips, Uintah County turns to tourism

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Mar 26th - 10:40pm

Duchesne, Daggett, and Uintah counties rely heavily on oil, which can make things challenging during the down years. But one county is trying to diversify their economy through tourism.