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50K fentanyl pills, $43K cash seized in large Utah drug bust

50K fentanyl pills, $43K cash seized in large Utah drug bust

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 1 - 9:26 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah County Major Crimes Task Force made two large drugs busts in Magna and West Valley City on Thursday.
With eyes on BYU's QB1, candidates Retzlaff, Bohanon begin to plead their case

With eyes on BYU's QB1, candidates Retzlaff, Bohanon begin to plead their case

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted March 1 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

If there was a hostile competition between the two on Day 1 of the spring, Retzlaff wasn't showing it.
Bluffdale man faces first-degree felony in random Halloween party assault

Bluffdale man faces first-degree felony in random Halloween party assault

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted March 1 - 8:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Bluffdale man accused of randomly attacking a 17-year-old attending a Halloween party last fall is now facing a first-degree felony charge of aggravated assault.
What to know as Salt Lake City's biggest Sugar House road project begins

What to know as Salt Lake City's biggest Sugar House road project begins

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted March 1 - 8:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

A two-year project to revamp 2100 South in the heart of Sugar House is slated to begin on Monday.
Utah Legislature extends involuntary commitment for mental health crises

Utah Legislature extends involuntary commitment for mental health crises

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted March 1 - 8:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah House and Senate voted unanimously on Wednesday to extend the amount of time an individual with a dangerous mental health crisis can be committed to a hospital before being released or transferred to long-term treatment.
Police need help locating $140K fur coat stolen from Park City boutique

Police need help locating $140K fur coat stolen from Park City boutique

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted March 1 - 7:37 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Russian sable fur coat, valued at $140,000, was stolen from the Sitka Fur Gallery in Park City, police say.
Trump lawyers seek delay of classified documents case as judge weighs new timeline

Trump lawyers seek delay of classified documents case as judge weighs new timeline

Andrew Goudsward and Andy Sullivan, Reuters  |  Posted March 1 - 7:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

Lawyers for Donald Trump will be in court on Friday seeking to delay a trial on charges the former president illegally held onto classified documents, as a federal judge wrestles with whether Trump should face a jury before the November election.
Here's how Utah representatives voted on the stopgap bill to avert shutdown

Here's how Utah representatives voted on the stopgap bill to avert shutdown

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted March 1 - 6:55 a.m.  |  Save Story

The House of Representatives approved a stopgap bill to avert a government shutdown in a 320-99 vote Thursday.
2 Utah Department of Corrections workers credited for helping during medical emergencies

2 Utah Department of Corrections workers credited for helping during medical emergencies

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted March 1 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two workers with the Utah Department of Corrections in Gunnison were in the right place at the right time. They first provided aid to one person but ended up rescuing two.
Jazz coach Will Hardy has a 'lot of hope' for rookie Taylor Hendricks

Jazz coach Will Hardy has a 'lot of hope' for rookie Taylor Hendricks

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 10:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Taylor Hendricks only had seven tickets to give out to Thursday's game against the Magic. He could have used a bit more.
Deivon Smith records 3rd triple-double as Runnin' Utes blowout Cardinal at home

Deivon Smith records 3rd triple-double as Runnin' Utes blowout Cardinal at home

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 10:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah led wire-to-wire in a 90-68 win over Stanford in the penultimate home game of the regular season.
Clergy protections for child abuse reporting approved by Utah Legislature

Clergy protections for child abuse reporting approved by Utah Legislature

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 10:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Senate on Thursday approved HB432, which provides legal protection to clergy members who voluntarily report ongoing child abuse or neglect from confessions.
Talking to your teens about dating: Workshop helps parents open the door to conversations

Talking to your teens about dating: Workshop helps parents open the door to conversations

Sky Mundell, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 10:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

A group of organizations called the Planting Seed Coalition wants to ensure that Utah teens who are actively dating can recognize the signs of a dangerous situation or person.
Biden pressures Trump to unblock migrant plan during dueling border visits

Biden pressures Trump to unblock migrant plan during dueling border visits

Steve Holland and Ted Hesson, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden and Donald Trump used rival visits to the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday to heap blame on each other over migrant crossings ahead of the November election.
The lesson the Jazz can take from the final 2 minutes in loss to Magic

The lesson the Jazz can take from the final 2 minutes in loss to Magic

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Magic used a 10-0 run in the final two minutes to pull away from the Jazz.
Review: 'Dune: Part 2' is a rare cinematic experience

Review: 'Dune: Part 2' is a rare cinematic experience

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 9:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

I like movies. But not all movies are a cinematic experience. See how I feel about the sequel of "Dune."
Navajo Nation reps press for funds to build road to isolated community

Navajo Nation reps press for funds to build road to isolated community

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 9:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

For years, Navajo Nation leaders have been seeking funds to build a new 38-mile road to the remote Navajo Mountain area on the reservation in extreme southeast Utah.
Details of Utah's bid for the 2034 Olympics formally submitted by governor, mayor

Details of Utah's bid for the 2034 Olympics formally submitted by governor, mayor

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 9:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Key backers of Utah's bid to host the 2034 Winter Games gathered Thursday to send thousands of pages of details about their hosting plans to the International Olympic Committee.
What's coming to Disney+ and coming and going on Hulu in March

What's coming to Disney+ and coming and going on Hulu in March

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Here's a look at what's coming to Disney+ and coming and going on Hulu in March.
West Valley parents face criminal charges in death of 3-month-old daughter

West Valley parents face criminal charges in death of 3-month-old daughter

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 8:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

A West Valley father has been charged with murder in the death of his 3-month-old daughter and his wife is charged with withholding information from doctors and police.
US Senate approves bill to avert government shutdown, sends it to Biden

US Senate approves bill to avert government shutdown, sends it to Biden

David Morgan and Makini Brice, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 7:54 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Democratic-majority U.S. Senate on Thursday approved a short-term stopgap spending bill to avert a partial government shutdown, after the Republican-controlled House of Representatives backed it with less than 36 hours before funding would have begun to run out.
Police identify man killed in Bountiful shooting

Police identify man killed in Bountiful shooting

Josh Ellis and Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 7:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Bountiful police say one man was shot and killed Thursday morning. No arrests have been made in the shooting.
Dozens killed waiting for aid in Gaza; overall death toll passes 30,000

Dozens killed waiting for aid in Gaza; overall death toll passes 30,000

Nidal al-Mughrabi, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 29 - 7:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Gaza health authorities said more than 100 Palestinians had been shot dead by Israeli forces as they waited for an aid delivery on Thursday, but Israel challenged the death toll and said many of the victims had been run over by aid trucks.
Utah's getting 2 new state monuments. Here's what they are

Utah's getting 2 new state monuments. Here's what they are

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's newest two state monuments tell completely different stories about state history.
BYU's thrilling win over No. 7 Kansas only start of Big 12 breakout

BYU's thrilling win over No. 7 Kansas only start of Big 12 breakout

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Spencer Johnson sat in front of a microphone before the Cougars assembled at the Marriott Center Annex for practice.
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.
No. 18 Utah women dominate in wire-to-wire blowout win over Washington State

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.
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.
'Remember': RootsTech 2024 kicks off with over a million participants

'Remember': RootsTech 2024 kicks off with over a million participants

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 29 - 4:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Over a million people from 190 countries gathered online and in person Thursday to kick off RootsTech 2024 and "Remember" why family history is important to them.
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.

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