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Hundreds brave snowstorm to rally legislators to clean up Utah air

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:32pm

Undeterred by snow, hundreds rallied at the state capitol on Saturday calling for lawmakers to make "no excuses" when it comes to clearing Utah's air.

Daniels and Bonam each score 24 as Utah beats Washington

Tim Booth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:30pm

Devon Daniels darted through Washington's defense for a career-high 24 points, Lorenzo Bonam also had a career-high 24 points and Utah pulled away for a 94-72 win over the Huskies Saturday night.

Search intensifies for 23 missing in Italian avalanche

Colleen Barry and Paolo Santalucia, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:31pm

The strain showed on Fabio Salzetta's face.

Law society lauds Sen. Harry Reid's service to country, LDS church

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:00pm

One of the most powerful elected officials in the country the past eight years received recognition Friday from a Mormon lawyers' group for his decades of service in government and for the LDS Church.

Mika with 17 points, BYU rolls past Pacific 62-47

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 6:24pm

Eric Mika scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 13th double-double this season and BYU rolled to a 62-47 win over Pacific on Saturday.

Suspect in Colorado murder case arrested after high-speed chase in Garfield County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:51pm

A man wanted in connection with a Colorado murder case was arrested Friday morning following a high-speed chase, police said.

Man arrested after threatening another man with knife, evading police

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:23pm

A man considered a person of interest in a shooting Wednesday was jailed after a threatening another man with a knife before leading officers on a low-speed chase in the snow early Saturday morning, police said.

$1.23 million penalty issued against Idaho nursing home

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:40pm

An Idaho nursing home is nearing a deadline to pay a $1.23 million penalty issued by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

FrontRunner train collides with semitruck

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:06pm

Two people were treated for minor injuries after a train collided with a semitruck Saturday morning, authorities said.

Trump's Day Two: Prayer service, visit CIA, hit media

Stephen Collinson, CNN  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:00pm

President Donald Trump made a peace offering to the CIA and sought divine blessing for his administration Saturday, but mass protests in multiple cities provided a graphic demonstration of the nation's huge political divides.

Presiding judge rejects Swallow motion to toss judge from his case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 3:15pm

A presiding 3rd District judge Friday rejected former Utah Attorney General John Swallow's effort to remove the judge overseeing the criminal case against him.

Man dies after being struck by TRAX train

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 3:12pm

A man died Saturday after he was struck by a TRAX train while exiting a station platform, authorities said.

Utahns, celebrities turn out for women's march at Sundance Film Festival

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:24pm

Becca Stevenson, a recently widowed mother of three young girls, steered a stroller down the middle of Main Street despite a steady snowfall during a women's march Saturday amid the Sundance Film Festival.


Can Sundance films change a polarized conversation about the environment?

Allison Pond, Deseret News  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 1:51pm

The Sundance Film Festival kicked off Thursday night with the premiere of "An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power," which opened to a sold-out crowd at the Eccles Theater in Park City.

Have You Seen This? Cutest Queen’s guardsman in the whole world

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 1:49pm

A little boy, in full red-coat regalia, gets a treat that only the Queen’s Guard can provide.

4 dead after tornado rips through south Mississippi

Jeff Amy and Rebecca Santana, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:33pm

Four people were killed, roofs were ripped from homes and churches, and trees were torn from the earth early Saturday when a tornado hitting in the dark of night ripped through a region in southern Mississippi, officials said.

Winter storm creates more headaches for Utah drivers

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:21pm

Winter weather once again caused headaches for Utah drivers Saturday morning, and more snow is expected in the next few days.

Heading to Pacific, BYU hoops out to snap road hex

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:06am

For a team that boasts just one senior on the active roster, perhaps it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the Cougars are having trouble translating their home form to road games.

Eating crickets? BYU researchers taste-testing insect protein

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:37am

Brigham Young University researchers are studying how cricket protein may become a more palatable and regular part of Western cuisine.

Women descend on DC to push back against new president

Nancy Benac and Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:04am

Tens of thousands of women massed in the nation's capital and other cities around the globe Saturday for marches and demonstrations aimed at showing Donald Trump they won't be silent over the next four years.

'Driven by politics': Homelessness expert slams Salt Lake's plan for 4 resource centers

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:33am

One month after Salt Lake City leaders named four sites for the city's new homeless resource centers, an expert on homelessness blasted their approach as counterproductive and poorly planned.


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