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Police investigating strange 3rd-row seat thefts

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:54pm

You might not know it, but next time you travel to California you could be taking along cargo precious to thieves: your SUV's third-row seat. KSL Investigators traveled to Anaheim to see how big of a problem it is and met up with possible crooks.

2 corrections officials resign in wake of crimes by halfway house walkaways

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:45pm

Gov. Gary Herbert announced that an independent review is underway in response to crimes committed by parolees who walked away from a halfway house, pledging that any "derelict" employees will be fired. Two corrections administrators have resigned.

Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money, Obama

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:44pm

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters.

Emery propels BYU past San Francisco 114-89

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:40pm

Nick Emery sank 10 3-pointers and scored a career-high 37 points to propel BYU to a 114-89 win over San Francisco on Thursday night.

West Valley City police chief praises domestic violence program

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:10pm

The West Valley City Police Department began participating in a domestic violence support pilot program in January. Now, the police chief is calling on lawmakers to expand funding so other departments can use it as well.

4A STATE WRESTLING: Father-son combo Dischers lead Wasps to 2nd straight title

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 10:05pm

Thursday night's state wrestling title was extra special for Wasatch's Jakob Discher — not just because he celebrated his own title and a second-straight Class 4A championship with the Wasps at Utah Valley's UCCU Center. He did so with his dad.

Police: Man remembers who he is after 30 years

Artemis Moshtaghian and Lawrence Crook Iii, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:28pm

Missing for decades, one man just solved his own missing persons case, according to Canadian police.

Oregon occupiers surrender; 1 arrested in Utah

Rebecca Boone and Martha Bellisle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:07pm

With the FBI tightening its ring around them, the last four holdouts in the armed takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon surrendered Thursday, ending a 41-day standoff that left one man dead and exposed simmering anger over the government's control of vast expanses of Western land.

7 last minute Valentine's Day gifts

KSL Deals  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 9:03pm

Don't wait too long — Valentine's Day is this Sunday!

Diverse group urges lawmakers to expand Medicaid

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:55pm

It was a different cast of characters testifying about the need for Medicaid expansion in Utah on Thursday.

Air quality reaches unhealthy levels due to inversion

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:27pm

The air outside is unhealthy, according to measurements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, but the body has natural defenses like tears and phlegm to help you fight back. It's gross, but these are good warriors to help protect you.

SLC mayor launches search for new economic development leader

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:14pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has launched a national search to find a highly qualified director to lead the city's newly created Business and Economic Development Department.

UHP trooper receives minor injuries after being hit on I-15

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 8:02pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper was struck as he sat in his car on I-15 Thursday morning.

Video: Provo-based trio creates incredible Mario Kart/Star Wars mashup

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:44pm

Three Utahns banded together to combine their love of a popular party game and the resurgence of the Star Wars craze in a new video mashup that shows Mario racing through the galaxy in an X-wing in classic Nintendo style.

Utahns aim to 'revolutionize' the wedding ring, improve safety

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:22pm

After going through about five rings, Brighton Jones was on a quest to find a better wedding band. He helped create the Enso ring, which is a safer alternative to traditional bands made of precious metals.

Walt Disney World aficionado offers time, money-saving advice

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 7:03pm

From fast passes to food, a Utah woman is a Walt Disney World vacation-planning veteran, and now she has the credentials to help others plan their magical trip.

Riot at prison in northern Mexico leaves 49 inmates dead

Porfirio Ibarra and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 6:31pm

A brawl between rival drug gangs at an overcrowded penitentiary in northern Mexico turned into a riot Thursday, leaving 49 inmates dead and 12 injured in the country's deadliest prison melee in years.

New cybercrimes deserve tougher punishments, lawmaker says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 5:18pm

A state legislator wants Utah to take on a wave of emerging cybercrime with tougher laws for making false police reports or harassing people using electronic devices.

Titanic II launch pushed back to 2018

Lisa Respers France, CNN  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 4:46pm

Don't book your tickets for the Titanic II just yet. A spokesman for Australian tycoon Clive Palmer told the Belfast Telegraph that the project to bring an exact replica of the original ill-fated ship has been pushed back from 2016 to 2018.

Einstein's right again: Scientists detect ripples in gravity

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted  Feb 11th - 3:02pm

It was just a tiny, almost imperceptible "chirp," but it simultaneously opened humanity's ears to the music of the cosmos and proved Einstein right again.


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