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Donovan Mitchell may have already experienced his most impactful moment at this year's All-Star weekend

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 1:14pm

Mitchell will play in the Rising Stars Challenge on Friday night before commentating the NBA Dunk Contest on Saturday. But the most impactful event of the weekend for Mitchell may have already happened.

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Trump declares national emergency to get $8 billion for wall

Alan Fram, Catherine Lucey and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 15th - 12:34pm

Defiant in the face of a stinging budget defeat, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency Friday to get more federal dollars for his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border, relying on a broad interpretation of his powers that was certain to trigger stiff legal challenges.

Ogden man charged with aggravated murder in shooting of brothers

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 12:14pm

An Ogden man was charged Friday with aggravated murder for allegedly participating in a robbery that resulted in one man being killed and his brother critically injured.

Trump administration approves 2 coal mining projects in Utah

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:51am

The Trump administration on Thursday announced the approval of two coal mining projects in southern Utah, including one nestled between two national parks in the state's red rock region.

Feeling sorry for Arizona? Not a chance for Utah with conference bye in sight

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:39am

Utah men’s basketball coach Larry Krystkowiak was asked if he felt empathy for the state of Arizona athletics during his post-game press conference Thursday night after his team defeated the Wildcats 83-76.

Shelter in place lifted at 2 Salt Lake County elementary schools after cougar sighting

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 15th - 11:31am

A shelter-in-place protocol at Foothills and Blackridge elementary schools has been lifted after a cougar was spotted in Salt Lake County Friday morning.

Carbon School District cancels classes due to snow; Storm expected statewide Friday

Linda Williams and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 15th - 11:20am

The Carbon School District canceled classes Friday due to "massive amounts of snow."

Allegedly drunken airline passenger who forced landing in Salt Lake City faces criminal charges

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 11:08am

A Florida man faces criminal charges for allegedly disrupting a Delta flight from San Francisco to Atlanta that was diverted to Salt Lake City last month.

Making dad proud: TJ Haws adjoined to father Marty during BYU's win in San Diego

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:47am

During the win, TJ Haws passed his father, Marty Haws, for No. 23 on the Cougars’ all-time scoring list. The junior who starred at Lone Peak now has 1,358 career points, edging ahead of dad, who compiled 1,337 points from 1986-90.

Latter-day Saint missionaries can now call home every week

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 15th - 10:30am

Missionaries for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints can now call and text their families every week, church officials said Friday.

Lawmakers advance bills calling for change to radioactive waste law, more psychiatric residents at U of U

KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 15th - 10:30am

Separate bills to amend Utah's radioactive waste law and add more psychiatric residencies at the University of Utah medical school both advanced Thursday.

Utah couple charged in decadelong abuse case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:49am

A Utah man accused of sexually abusing multiple girls over the past decade now faces 14 felony charges, including 13 for alleged sex crimes.

House OKs resolution saying Utah's gun laws are enough

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 9:03am

The Utah House passed a resolution Thursday emphasizing the "best manner to protect" Utahns is by enforcing existing gun laws. Meanwhile, other bills aimed at enacting "red flag" laws or gun storage safety sit in limbo.

Provo water park Seven Peaks to reopen this summer

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:41am

After ongoing litigation prompted Seven Peaks Provo to stay closed last year, the water park will reopen this summer with new management.

Utah man allegedly seeking 'reaction' to nude selfie gets reaction from police

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 8:22am

A South Weber man accused of putting pictures of his genitals on a random woman's car so he could watch her reaction is getting a firsthand look at how prosecutors are reacting.

House committee to consider bill allowing sexual violence protective order requests

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:41am

Current law does not allow for people who encounter sexual violence outside current or former romantic relationships, such as from acquaintances, to apply for protective orders. A bill discussed by Utah lawmakers this week would give them the option.

Utahn caught stealing mail for second time in 3 weeks, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 15th - 7:18am

A Layton man with a history of theft and drug-related crimes was arrested Tuesday after Sandy police say they caught him with a lot of other people's mail.

Haws' career-high 35 leads BYU to pivotal road win at San Diego in OT

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 14th - 11:43pm

TJ Haws scored a career-high 35 points, and Yoeli Childs added 27 points and 12 rebounds to help BYU to an 88-82 win in overtime in the Jenny Craig Pavilion at San Diego. Olin Carter III led the Toreros with 20 points, and Isaiah Pineiro supplied 20 points, 12 rebounds and five assists for San Diego.

Parker Van Dyke lifts Utah past Arizona, 83-76, with his 7 threes

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 14th - 10:57pm

Parker Van Dyke needed no help picking up where he left off last week.

Utah Republicans raise questions about national emergency

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 14th - 10:22pm

Utah Republicans are questioning President Donald Trump's expected declaration of a national emergency to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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