Big Utah budget surplus 'too good to be true,' could mean no tax cut, lawmakers say
Projections of a $1.3 billion budget surplus turned out to be "too good to be true," Senate President Stuart Adams said Friday.
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Pat Reavy, KSL | Updated Feb 22nd - 2:38pm
A man seen in a viral video hitting another man on a Salt Lake City sidewalk after asking if he is gay was charged Friday with misdemeanor assault.
Annie Knox, KSL | Updated Feb 22nd - 2:22pm
A West Valley man admitted Friday to killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house in August.
Linda Williams and Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Updated Feb 22nd - 2:20pm
Southbound I-15 is almost fully reopened after a crash and tanker fire closed the freeway between 400 South and 2100 South in Salt Lake City early Friday morning.
Andrew Taylor, Associated Press | Updated Feb 22nd - 2:04pm
Democrats controlling the House have teed up a vote next week to block President Donald Trump from using a national emergency declaration to fund a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, accelerating a showdown in Congress that could divide Republicans and lead to Trump's first veto.
Terry Spencer and Joshua Replogle, Associated Press | Updated Feb 22nd - 1:59pm
New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft faces misdemeanor charges of soliciting a prostitute after he was twice videotaped in a sex act at a Florida massage parlor, police said Friday in a case that could get him in trouble with the NFL.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 1:35pm
As of 2019, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has helped facilitate the launch of many startups with more incoming. Here are some of the most exciting small businesses emerging from the University of Utah this year.
Katie McKellar, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 1:13pm
Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City, is making another attempt to require new buses to be equipped with seatbelts after a previous bill failed in the House two years ago — and Friday his bill cleared its first hurdle.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 12:44pm
Over the last few seasons, Ricky Rubio has found his shot after the All-Star break, but playing your best basketball in the final two months of the season is nothing new for Quin Snyder's Jazz.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 12:15pm
Colorado River cutthroat trout are a prized fish throughout Utah, but habitat loss and the introduction of nonnative competitors has caused dramatic declines in their populations throughout the entire Western United States.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Updated Feb 22nd - 12:09pm
Layton police say a man who burst into a home uninvited to confront the homeowner about an alleged relationship was shot and killed Thursday night.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted Feb 22nd - 12:08pm
R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls.
Deseret News Editorial Board | Posted Feb 22nd - 11:16am
First, a host of people were quick to take to social media to show support and express outrage when actor Jussie Smollett claimed he had been assaulted by two men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs, struck him and poured some chemical on him. That list included the majority of the Democratic presidential candidates, scores of members of Congress and even the president himself. They seemed so sure of the facts.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 11:03am
Utah’s Hogle Zoo is ending a 60-year tradition of caring for North American Gray Wolves in 2019 as they prepare to transfer their lone wolf, Angel, to a sanctuary in the Pacific Northwest.
Group asks Utah lawmakers to vote no on tobacco bill; Senate Democrats miss update from Romney, Curtis, others
KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 10:00am
"We just want to do it the right way the first time," a member of the American Cancer Society's Cancer Action Network said while asking lawmakers to vote against a tobacco bill Thursday. Also, Senate Democrats never heard from Senator Mitt Romney or Reps. Chris Stewart and John Curtis at their annual update to lawmakers.
Debbie Dujanovic and Mark Stevens, KSL TV | Posted Feb 22nd - 9:14am
During the first full year after Utah eliminated mandatory safety inspections for most passenger vehicles, court records show the number of citations issued to motorists for unsafe vehicles jumped 43 percent.
Cara MacDonald, KSL.com | Posted Feb 22nd - 9:02am
University of Utah Health researchers have been investigating the function of cone snail insulin, which they believe can be used as a faster-acting form of insulin to treat diabetes.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 8:38am
A man who created an uproar in his community when he was caught taking photographs of young boys in the bathroom of a church meetinghouse, says being sent to prison was the best thing that happened to him.
Ashley Strickland, CNN | Posted Feb 22nd - 8:17am
Tyrannosaurus rex wasn't always the king of the dinosaurs. Before they became towering predators, tyrannosaurs started out much smaller, and a newly discovered fossil is helping fill the gap between those two extremes.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 8:03am
Police say a Wyoming convict who went to Adult Probation and Parole to see if he could be supervised in Utah, only to learn he had outstanding warrants in Utah, became extremely combative while being arrested.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Feb 22nd - 7:45am
Utah students of limited means would pay no tuition or fees for two years to attend state colleges, universities and technical colleges under HB260, which passed the House on a vote of 69-3 on Thursday.
- Utah man shoots, kills Idaho officer who confronted him in his home, police say
- Man charged in Utah viral video assault, but not with a hate crime
- Utahn admits murdering West Valley code enforcement officer at his home
- Southbound I-15 almost fully reopened after tanker crash, fire force closure in Salt Lake
- Big Utah budget surplus 'too good to be true,' could mean no tax cut, lawmakers say
- Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute
- Arrest made in cold case killing of Idaho girl
- 8 U. startups transforming the face of entrepreneurship in Utah
- Biologists seek to cleanse streams and repopulate endangered native Utah trout
- US: Alabama woman who joined Islamic State is not a citizen
Patriots owner Robert Kraft accused of soliciting prostitute
- The Jazz's best basketball of the season comes after the All-Star break
- 2A girls basketball: North Summit cruises past Millard, Kanab wears down Wasatch Academy to reach semifinals
- BYU notes: Cougars' loss busts win-probability odds; Zags clinch 7th-straight title
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