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Bangladesh building fire kills at least 43, injures dozens

Bangladesh building fire kills at least 43, injures dozens

Ruma Paul, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 6:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Bangladesh's health minister says a fire in a six-story commercial complex in the nation's capital, Dhaka, has killed at least 43 people and injured dozens of others.
Police identify man killed in Bountiful shooting

Police identify man killed in Bountiful shooting

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Bountiful police say one man was shot and killed Thursday morning. No arrests have been made in the shooting.
No. 18 Utah women dominate in wire-to-wire blowout win over Washington State

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No. 18 Utah women dominate in wire-to-wire blowout win over Washington State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utes maintained a double-digit lead in a wire-to-wire win, beating the Cougars 82-67 in the first part of a doubleheader with the men's team at the Huntsman Center.
Utah man in prison for 20 years still won't apologize to child kidnapping victims

Utah man in prison for 20 years still won't apologize to child kidnapping victims

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 5:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah prison inmate convicted more than 20 years ago in separate cases of kidnapping two children is still refusing to directly apologize to them or admit criminal intent.
Utah senators kill compromise bill giving tenants more notice of rent increases

Utah senators kill compromise bill giving tenants more notice of rent increases

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 5:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah lawmaker's push to give tenants more notice of rent increases hit a wall as Republicans on a Senate committee voted not to advance it.
US House approves bill to avert government shutdown

US House approves bill to avert government shutdown

David Morgan and Richard Cowan, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 4:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Republican-controlled U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday approved a bill to avert a partial government shutdown, sending the measure to the Democratic-majority Senate less than two days before funding for some federal agencies runs out.
Miller family to donate $2.2 million in water conservation efforts in Utah

Miller family to donate $2.2 million in water conservation efforts in Utah

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 4:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

This week, the Larry H. and Gail Miller Foundation announced a $2.2 million donation to water conservation efforts in Utah.
Meet the man changing the conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion

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Meet the man changing the conversation about diversity, equity and inclusion

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 3:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

With 400 public records requests and counting, John Sailer is putting a spotlight on universities' hiring procedures.
Have You Seen This? Colts, former BYU lineman go behind the scenes at NFL Combine interviews

Have You Seen This? Colts, former BYU lineman go behind the scenes at NFL Combine interviews

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 3:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Colts shared a video from last year's combine featuring former BYU lineman Blake Freeland to give a rare look into the interviews between coaches and players.
Pilot uninjured after performing a belly landing at Hill Air Force Base

Pilot uninjured after performing a belly landing at Hill Air Force Base

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 2:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

A pilot is uninjured after an in-flight emergency on Thursday forced the pilot to utilize a belly landing maneuver at Hill Air Force Base.
Texas sues Aylo, parent company of Pornhub

Texas sues Aylo, parent company of Pornhub

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 2:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Texas has filed a suit against Aylo for allegedly violating a state law that requires pornography companies to verify the ages of users and block minors from accessing obscene material.
Utah Legislature passes bill to make grazing a state right

Utah Legislature passes bill to make grazing a state right

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 1:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah State Legislature recently passed a bill that would change grazing from a permitted activity to a right.
80-year-old Roy man charged with sexually abusing young girl over years

80-year-old Roy man charged with sexually abusing young girl over years

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 1:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

An 80-year-old Roy man faces 10 felonies accusing him of sexually abusing a young girl who was a friend of the family over a period of several years.
Trained 'guardians,' 'teacher-protectors' armed with guns could respond to shootings in Utah public schools

Trained 'guardians,' 'teacher-protectors' armed with guns could respond to shootings in Utah public schools

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 12:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Armed and trained public school employees could volunteer as guardians to respond to emergencies in Utah public schools under legislation passed Wednesday night.
Lehi house partially collapses following massive fire

Lehi house partially collapses following massive fire

Karah Brackin and Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Several emergency crews responded to a large fire that severely damaged a Lehi home Thursday morning.
Trump appeals ruling disqualifying him from Illinois ballot

Trump appeals ruling disqualifying him from Illinois ballot

Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump on Thursday appealed an Illinois judge's ruling barring him from appearing on the state's Republican presidential primary ballot because of the former president's role in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Out like a light: These Utah brothers made it easier to sleep well with an adjustable pillow

Out like a light: These Utah brothers made it easier to sleep well with an adjustable pillow

Twilla  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah brothers, Peter and Mark, created a pillow that is fully adjustable. It's like building your own pillow from the ground up.
Spanish Fork woman charged with hindering 2022 Springville murder case

Spanish Fork woman charged with hindering 2022 Springville murder case

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 11:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A woman who police say was with a gunman when he killed a Springville man in 2022 has been charged with lying for the man and hindering the murder investigation.
Republicans block Senate bill to protect nationwide access to IVF treatments

Republicans block Senate bill to protect nationwide access to IVF treatments

Mary Clare Jalonick and Stephen Groves, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 10:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

Senate Republicans have blocked legislation that would protect access to in vitro fertilization, objecting to a vote on the issue Wednesday even after widespread backlash to a recent ruling by the Alabama Supreme Court that threatens the practice.
Gunman arrested, accused of threatening to shoot 2 Salt Lake officers

Gunman arrested, accused of threatening to shoot 2 Salt Lake officers

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 10:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man was arrested in Salt Lake City Wednesday after police say he pointed a gun at officers and threatened to kill them.
Utah Legislature approves allowing more children at unlicensed day care facilities

Utah Legislature approves allowing more children at unlicensed day care facilities

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 9:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

A bill that aims to allow unlicensed providers to care for up to eight children instead of six passed the House and Senate. It now awaits Gov. Spencer Cox's signature.
Wildfire scorching the Texas Panhandle grows to the largest in state history

Wildfire scorching the Texas Panhandle grows to the largest in state history

Sean Murphy and Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 9:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

A wildfire spreading across the Texas Panhandle has become the largest in state history. Authorities say the Smokehouse Creek fire grew Thursday to nearly 1,700 square miles of scorched rural ranchlands and destroyed homes.
Sen. Mike Lee endorses Derek Brown in Utah attorney general race

Sen. Mike Lee endorses Derek Brown in Utah attorney general race

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 9:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. Sen. Mike Lee announced Thursday he is endorsing Republican Derek Brown in the race for Utah attorney general.
Driver ejected, killed in rollover crash in Millard County

Driver ejected, killed in rollover crash in Millard County

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man was killed Wednesday in a crash on I-15 near Cove Fort in Millard County. Police are investigating whether alcohol was a contributing factor.
Plaza near veterans memorial at center of controversial Tremonton project

Plaza near veterans memorial at center of controversial Tremonton project

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tremonton project to bring more foot traffic and business to the downtown area has slowed as residents voice concerns about the Midland Square Veterans Memorial at the center of the plans.
Hundreds of turkeys hound Weber County homeowners

Hundreds of turkeys hound Weber County homeowners

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Hundreds of turkeys are causing problems for some homeowners in Huntsville, in Weber County.
Utah clinic finds success treating patients still dealing with Long COVID

Utah clinic finds success treating patients still dealing with Long COVID

Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Many people are still struggling with long-term effects of COVID-19. Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine is offering groundbreaking treatment for people suffering for months—or even years—with long COVID.
What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

What would happen without a Leap Day? More than you might think

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 7:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

Leap year. It's a delight for the calendar and math nerds among us. So how did it all begin and why?
Idaho prosecutor seeking death penalty in Jeremy Best murder case

Idaho prosecutor seeking death penalty in Jeremy Best murder case

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 7:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Teton County prosecutor is seeking the death penalty against Jeremy Best, a man accused of killing his wife, her unborn child and their toddler.
The Utah lawmakers balancing legislative duties with baby diaper changes

The Utah lawmakers balancing legislative duties with baby diaper changes

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 6:13 a.m.  |  Save Story

Smiles broke through the humdrum of a government operations hearing on Monday when committee members saw a fellow state lawmaker approach the mic with her 6-month-old baby.
Freshman Woolston, seniors Gustin, Smiler host special celebration in BYU's win over Houston

Freshman Woolston, seniors Gustin, Smiler host special celebration in BYU's win over Houston

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 11:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

The freshman from Lone Peak dropped 16 points to go along with five rebounds and three assists as BYU snapped a three-game losing skid with a 64-54 win over Houston.
Plane fell like a 'corkscrew' before fatal crash near Colorado border; cause remains unknown

Plane fell like a 'corkscrew' before fatal crash near Colorado border; cause remains unknown

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 10:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report Wednesday on a plane crash in Grand County that destroyed the plane and killed two people as it spiraled from the sky.
Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

Wildfire grows into one of largest in Texas history as flames menace multiple small towns

Sean Murphy and Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 10:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

A cluster of wildfires is scorching the Texas Panhandle, including a blaze that grew into one of the largest in state history. The largest fire expanded to nearly 800 square miles.
Trump is disqualified from Illinois ballot, judge rules

Trump is disqualified from Illinois ballot, judge rules

David Thomas and Kanishka Singh, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 10:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Illinois state judge on Wednesday barred Donald Trump from appearing on the Illinois' Republican presidential primary ballot because of his role in the attack at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Utah County driver charged in fatal 2022 crash with school bus

Utah County driver charged in fatal 2022 crash with school bus

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 9:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Saratoga Springs man critically injured in a crash with a school bus that also resulted in the death of his passenger is now facing a criminal charge.
Powder Mountain replaces season pass limit with price increases

Powder Mountain replaces season pass limit with price increases

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 9:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Powder Mountain ski resort released season tickets Wednesday, removing many discount groups, including free passes for seniors 75 and up, while increasing prices.
Comunidades Unidas zeroing in on issues of import to Latinos, immigrants

Comunidades Unidas zeroing in on issues of import to Latinos, immigrants

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 9:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The West Valley City-based advocacy group hopes to get its concerns on the radar screen of local leaders ahead of November elections.
What Salt Lake City's mayor included in her 2024 goals

What Salt Lake City's mayor included in her 2024 goals

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 8:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall unveiled her city goals for this year, offering a window into what the city may prioritize.
Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

Biden 'continues to be fit for duty,' his doctor says, after president undergoes annual physical

Darlene Superville and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 8:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden's doctor says he "continues to be fit for duty" after conducting an annual physical that will be closely watched as the 81-year-old seeks reelection.
Lower auto prices are finally giving Americans a break after years of inflationary increases

Lower auto prices are finally giving Americans a break after years of inflationary increases

Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 8:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Price increases for cars and trucks in the United States, which helped fuel inflation for nearly three years, are slowing and in some cases falling, helping cool overall inflation and giving frustrated Americans more hope of finding an affordable vehicle.
Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime and Freevee in March

Here's what's coming to Amazon Prime and Freevee in March

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 8:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Here's a look at the movie and series titles, new and old, coming to the Amazon Prime and Freevee streaming services in March.
'We can do better': Nikki Haley pitches herself to Utahns at critical point in GOP primary

'We can do better': Nikki Haley pitches herself to Utahns at critical point in GOP primary

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 7:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley will appeal to Utah voters at a rally in Orem as she hopes to build momentum leading up to Super Tuesday.
Taylorsville heritage center reclaims stolen historic anvils

Taylorsville heritage center reclaims stolen historic anvils

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 7:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

A pair of historically significant anvils were finally returned to Taylorsville after being stolen two years ago.
Solar bill aims to protect Utah consumers amid fraud complaints

Solar bill aims to protect Utah consumers amid fraud complaints

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A bill that some clean energy advocates fear could deter rooftop solar purchases but supporters say protects consumers was heard in a legislative committee on Tuesday.
How you can sell your home for free with Ivory Homes

How you can sell your home for free with Ivory Homes

Ivory Homes  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Through Ivory Homes' partnership with Smart Move Guarantee, all of the headaches and hassles associated with selling and buying a home can virtually disappear.
2 hospitalized in Salt Lake City following Uintah County shooting

2 hospitalized in Salt Lake City following Uintah County shooting

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 6:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people were flown to the University Hospital in Salt Lake City after they were shot in Uintah County.
Police identify woman who died after being found in creek, ask for information

Police identify woman who died after being found in creek, ask for information

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 6:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police have named the woman who was found unresponsive in Box Elder Creek on Tuesday and later died, and they're now asking the public for help in their investigation.
Keyonte George's top priority in the final stretch of the season is learning how to use his voice

Keyonte George's top priority in the final stretch of the season is learning how to use his voice

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 6:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jazz coach Will Hardy is looking for one thing specifically when it comes to Keyonte George's play down the stretch: he wants to see (or, maybe more accurately, hear) him use his voice.
Pro-Palestine demonstrators call for Utah health care workers to support cease-fire

Pro-Palestine demonstrators call for Utah health care workers to support cease-fire

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 6:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Over 100 demonstrators held a rally in front of Timpanogos Regional Hospital recently, calling for a cease-fire in Palestine and the support of Utahns.
Congress leaders reach deal on FY 2024 spending bills, avert government shutdown Saturday

Congress leaders reach deal on FY 2024 spending bills, avert government shutdown Saturday

Makini Brice and Richard Cowan, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 5:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Democratic and Republican leaders in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday announced they had reached a deal for advancing the 12 annual bills that fund an array of federal programs, while also averting government shutdowns.
Utah lawmaker is 'Kenough' in return to House floor after medical emergency

Utah lawmaker is 'Kenough' in return to House floor after medical emergency

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 5:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Rep. Dan Johnson was transported in an ambulance after an apparent medical episode in the House chamber at the Capitol Monday. He returned to the House on Wednesday.
McConnell to step down as Senate Republican leader in November, after record run in the job

McConnell to step down as Senate Republican leader in November, after record run in the job

Michael Tackett, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Mitch McConnell says he'll step down as Senate Republican leader in November. The 82-year-old Kentucky lawmaker is the longest-serving Senate leader in history.
Bill changing guidelines to create new cities gets Senate OK after retroactivity provision removed

Bill changing guidelines to create new cities gets Senate OK after retroactivity provision removed

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A measure changing the process to create new cities has gotten the green light from the Utah Senate after the removal of a controversial retroactivity provision.
Supreme Court appears torn about a Trump-era ban on gun accessory known as bump stocks

Supreme Court appears torn about a Trump-era ban on gun accessory known as bump stocks

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 4:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court appears torn about a challenge to a Trump-era ban on bump stocks. That's the gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns and was used in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Republican impeachment probe 'baseless,' US president's son Hunter Biden says

Republican impeachment probe 'baseless,' US president's son Hunter Biden says

Makini Brice, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 4:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden struck a defiant tone on Wednesday at a Republican-led House of Representatives impeachment inquiry into his father, calling it a "baseless" partisan pursuit against his family.
Lee, Romney respond to Sen. McConnell's retirement news

Lee, Romney respond to Sen. McConnell's retirement news

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 4:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will be stepping down from his leadership role in November.
Man broke into Midvale woman's home, waited for her to return, then robbed her, charges say

Man broke into Midvale woman's home, waited for her to return, then robbed her, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 28 - 4:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was arrested Monday and accused of breaking into a Midvale woman's home and robbing her at gunpoint after she returned home. Criminal charges were filed against him Wednesday.
Wendy's, burned by CEO comment, vows no price surges for burgers

Wendy's, burned by CEO comment, vows no price surges for burgers

Waylon Cunningham and Deborah Mary Sophia, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 28 - 4:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Wendy's said on Wednesday it has no plans to raise menu prices at times of peak demand, after the burger chain was scorched on social media sites for comments its CEO made earlier this month suggesting the chain may start testing "dynamic pricing."

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