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Sheriff defends his 'harsh' plan to solve homelessness 'crisis'

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:16pm

Making an urban campsite in downtown Salt Lake City is not an invitation to allow drug addicts to continue their illegal activity in a different location, Salt Lake County Sheriff's Jim Winder said.


Utah needle exchange program put on hold

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 5:02pm

A Utah needle exchange program has been put on hold following concerns from law enforcement that it would encourage drug use.

Fire captain's discrimination lawsuit against Salt Lake moves to federal court

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:45pm

A Salt Lake fire captain's discrimination lawsuit against the city, Mayor Jackie Biskupski, former Fire Chief Brian Dale and two other high-ranking fire officials has been moved from state court to federal court.

Enoch man dies in rollover crash on SR 130

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:12pm

An Enoch man was killed after being ejected as his vehicle rolled on state Route 130 Thursday morning, police said.

Logan students can sleep in next year — a little

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:10pm

A change in class schedules at Logan High School has pushed the entire small city district to later school start times next year.

3 law enforcers have certification revoked by POST Council

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 4:04pm

Officers having sex while on duty, trying to enter the wrong apartment while intoxicated and illegally using their police tools were among the cases heard Thursday by the Peace Officer Standards and Training Council.

Russian experts paint sinister picture of Russian meddling

Deb Riechmann and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:37pm

Russian experts painted a sinister picture of Russian meddling in the 2016 election Thursday, telling the Senate intelligence committee about fake news, cyber trolls, smear campaigns and even slayings they say could have ties to the Kremlin.

4 ways to use your credit card rewards points (and help LDS missionaries)

Deseret First Credit Union  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 3:00pm

With Deseret First Credit Union, there's a new way to redeem your credit card rewards.

Facebook launches personal fundraising tool

Kaya Yurieff, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:32pm

Watch out, GoFundMe. You have some big new competition in the fundraising space.

Top aide to President Donald Trump leaves administration

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 2:01pm

A top aide to President Donald Trump said she is leaving his administration to join a pro-Trump outside group, America First Policies.

Woman says football star told her reporting rape would 'ruin my career'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:37pm

In the middle of a three-day preliminary hearing, the fourth of seven alleged victims testified that former Utah State football star Torrey Green raped her in his student apartment, then told her a report of a rape would "ruin my career."

Have You Seen This? Riverton dad saves daughter from wakesurfing disaster

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:19pm

This Utah father-daughter duo's trip to the lake led to an expertly avoided disaster and a viral video. Watch Kevin Farr's expert "dad reflexes" as he catches his daughter mid-fall, while still maintaining his balance on a surfboard.


Brooke Romney: It's time to stop being friendly and start being a friend

Brooke Romney, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:00pm

Today, I lost a friend. She was a widowed mother of two, working full time to provide a life for her son and daughter. She was kind and energetic. She was happy and involved.

U. pushes for more women in video game engineering

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:37pm

Despite the video gaming industry’s consistent growth and evolution, gender diversity remains a key issue in game design and creation. The University of Utah, however, is working to change that.

The fly angler's secret for fishing small creeks and streams

Robert Williamson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:09pm

When the large rivers are flowing high and murky, don't overlook small streams and creeks to satisfy your desire to go fly fishing. While the location of these streams may be secret, the rewards of fishing them are well known!

Man robs Farmington credit union after waiting outside for employees to open doors

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 11:11am

A man robbed a credit union in Farmington Wednesday morning after waiting outside for it to open and then walking in with employees.

Bizarre statue of Ronaldo turns heads; punting a birthday cake

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 10:59am

At the unveiling ceremony of a renamed airport in Portugal, a statue of soccer star and model Cristiano Ronaldo was revealed with a less-than-flattering likeness. Elsewhere, Oakland Raiders punter kicked a birthday cake to celebrate his QB's big day.

McAdams: Proposed Draper sites for homeless shelter remain options

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 10:32am

Despite Draper Mayor Troy Walker's announcement late Wednesday night to rescind his offer of two site options for a homeless resource center, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said the sites are still on the table.

'Change is opportunity:' RSL's Petke settles into new role with familiar faces

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 10:15am

With Real Salt Lake's announcement of Mike Petke as the fourth head coach in franchise history, Chris Wingert got excited. Two Long Island natives were reunited on the Wasatch Front.

Defendant in David Heisler kidnapping case to be federally indicted; death penalty on table

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:58am

Nine months after 30-year-old David Heisler was abducted from his Santa Clara home and left for dead on the Arizona Strip, the three suspects believed by authorities to have perpetrated the abhorrent and shocking crime appeared in court.

Federal judge in Hawaii extends injunction halting travel ban

Laura Jarrett, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:29am

A federal judge in Hawaii has granted the state's request for a longer term halt of the revised travel ban executive order. US District Court Judge Derrick Watson blocked the revised executive order two weeks ago -- but it was only a temporary halt through a restraining order. The plaintiffs asked for it to be converted into a longer term preliminary injunction, and he agreed Wednesday night.


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