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Supreme Court to address circuit court split on deportation standard

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 4:00pm

The Supreme Court decided this week to hear a case on the issue whether the definition of a crime of violence, as applied through the deportation sections of immigration law, is "unconstitutionally vague." The case has implications for a Utah man.

Choosing happy

Angie Denison  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:01pm

Who doesn’t want to be happy? It’s one of the basic rights Americans were guaranteed when this country was founded — “life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.” Michelle King talks to three experts who lay out some key strategies

Missing 21-year-old man with autism found safe day after father found dead while hiking

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:07pm

Police found a missing 21-year-old man safe Saturday morning a day after his father was found dead in the area of Jacob's Ladder east of Point of the Mountain.

Stan Lee renaming convention may be good news for S.L. Comic Con

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:32am

Stan Lee, the father of the Marvel universe, may have unintentionally tipped the scales in a trademark lawsuit between Salt Lake Comic Con and San Diego Comic-Con by renaming his own Comikaze event.

Utah Supreme Court could weigh in on case against ex-A.G. John Swallow

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 10:46am

The Utah Supreme Court will now decide whether to weigh in on the criminal case against former Attorney General John Swallow.

Charges: West Valley man facing deportation kidnapped, raped ex-girlfriend after jail release

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 9:36am

A criminal case filed Friday alleges a West Valley City man kidnapped and raped his ex-girlfriend one week after being released from jail and ordered to leave the country.

Shrinking Utah County farms: How to keep pavement at bay

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 8:29am

Envision Utah released its Agricultural Toolbox for Utah County Thursday for elected leaders and farmers as a blueprint of possible ways to keep viable farmland in production despite urban encroachment and its pressures for new subdivisions.

Need more affordable housing? Fund housing trust funds, expert says

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 7:56am

Housing trusts with dedicated revenue streams go a long way to create and preserve affordable housing, says Michael Anderson of the national nonprofit Center for Community Change in a meeting with Utah advocates and government officials Wednesday.

Search underway for 21-year-old with autism after his father is found dead while hiking

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 11:59pm

Police are searching for an 21-year-old man after his father died while the pair were hiking in the area of Jacob's Ladder east of Point of the Mountain.

Apple CEO tells Utah tech leaders to dream big

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:33pm

Apple CEO Tim Cook was the featured guest of Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, during a question and answer session with members of the Utah tech community Friday at the Grand America Hotel in Salt Lake City.

Bomb squad examines, detonates suspicious pressure cooker in Sugar House

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:32pm

Police roped off an area near Sugar House BBQ on Friday to examine a suspicious pressure cooker, authorities confirmed.

1 worker killed, another hurt in trench collapse in American Fork

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 10:31pm

A construction worker died after a trench collapsed Friday in American Fork, police confirmed.

Woman hopes surveillance video helps ID couple seen stealing purse

Keith McCord  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:26pm

It took only seconds to walk into a business lobby, spot a purse under a desk and grab it. Now a single mom is hoping a YouTube video helps identify the thieves.

Attorneys general cast doubt on Utah land push

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:56pm

A new legal analysis from a group of Western attorneys general casts doubt on many of the arguments Utah has put forward in its push to gain control of millions of acres of federal land.

Salt Lake man charged with murder in violent home invasion robbery

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 7:55pm

Criminal charges were filed Friday against a Salt Lake man accused of shooting and killing an 18-year-old man during a violent home invasion robbery.

Ex-USC linebacker appears in Utah court to face rape charge

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:35pm

Osa Chad Masina, a former Brighton High football star and now suspended USC linebacker, made his first court appearance Friday on charges of raping a woman in Cottonwood Heights.

Revised plan calls for 4 small homeless resource centers in Salt Lake City

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:32pm

After meeting behind closed doors much of Friday morning, city, county and state officials announced that Salt Lake City will find locations for four small homeless resource centers in the city with a total of 550 beds.

Jury chooses life without parole for ex-Utahn convicted of murder a second time

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:12pm

A man found guilty of killing a teenage girl while he was on parole for another murder will spend the rest of his life behind bars, a jury ruled Friday.

Asylum 49 voted scariest haunted house in Utah

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:38pm readers recently voted Asylum 49 the scariest haunted house in Utah.

DWR seeks information in poaching of 3x3 buck deer

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 2:01pm

Division of Wildlife Resources conservation officers are seeking the public’s help identifying the person responsible for illegally killing a buck deer near Beaver.