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Trial begins in $87M lawsuit over Susan Cox Powell's murdered sons

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 18th - 10:13pm

A final chapter in the horrific saga of a Utah woman who vanished about a decade ago and the killings of her young sons in a fiery attack by their father years later began Tuesday with opening statements in a lawsuit against Washington state over the boys' deaths.

AP source: Barr tells people he might quit over Trump tweets

Michael Balsamo and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 18th - 9:27pm

Attorney General William Barr has told people close to him he’s considering quitting his post after President Donald Trump wouldn’t heed his warning to stop tweeting about Justice Department cases, an administration official told The Associated Press.

Examining No. 23 BYU basketball's NCAA Tournament resume with 3 games to go

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:51pm

BYU basketball has its best team since the Jimmer Fredette-led squad of 2010-11, according to Associated Press Top 25 voters. But are the Cougars a lock for the NCAA Tournament?

Struggling to quit sugar? You might not be sleeping enough

Kristen Rogers, CNN  |  Posted Feb 18th - 8:28pm

If you find yourself eating too much added sugar and unhealthy fats, it might be because you're not getting enough sleep, according to a study published Monday in the Journal of the American Heart Association.

Utah Senate unanimously backs bill to lower penalty for bigamy

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:42pm

Legislation to drop the penalty for bigamy from a felony to an infraction in hopes of making the victims of abuses in polygamous communities more willing to step forward passed out of the Senate unanimously Tuesday.

Pete Buttigieg's strategy for victory in Utah on Super Tuesday

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:22pm

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg’s path to victory in the Utah Democratic primary relies on a compilation of endorsements from local politicians, a bump from his in-person appearance and recent national surge in polls, and a unification of moderates on the left and right.

President Trump goes on clemency spree, and the list is long

Jill Colvin, Zeke Miller and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 18th - 7:12pm

President Donald Trump went on a clemency blitz Tuesday, commuting former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence and pardoning former New York City police commissioner Bernie Kerik, among a long list of others.

'Silicon Slopes is all of Utah': Organization announces new southeastern Utah chapter

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 7:00pm

Silicon Slopes launched a new chapter in Carbon and Emery counties in a bid to build "homegrown companies" by "homegrown entrepreneurs."

Utah bill to require warning label on pornography passes House

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 6:24pm

A Utah bill to require pornography sites to post warning labels about the harmful effects lawmakers say it can have on minors cleared another legislative hurdle Tuesday.

Payson brothers charged with hate crime in assault on black missionary

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:44pm

Two brothers from Payson were formally charged Tuesday with a hate crime in the attack of a black Latter-day Saint missionary.

UTA hopes to tap into federal grant to enhance FrontRunner service

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 5:15pm

The Utah Transit Authority hopes to tap into a multibillion-dollar federal fund to expand the capacity of the FrontRunner commuter rail line.

Mike Bloomberg announces location, time of Thursday visit to Utah

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Updated Feb 18th - 5:06pm

Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg will be back in Utah on Thursday morning for a second campaign appearance in advance of the state’s Super Tuesday primary on March 3.

Washington, DC, woman dies in Angel Point Cove rappelling accident

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:26pm

A 33-year-old woman from Washington, D.C., died on Tuesday morning after she fell while rappelling near Angel Point Cove trailhead in Wayne County, authorities said.

Bloomberg to go face to face against rivals after ad blitz

Alexandra Jaffe and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 18th - 4:26pm

For Mike Bloomberg, the one-way conversation with Democratic voters is about to end.

Man accused of killing Moab pastor, son in crash charged with 4 felonies

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 18th - 4:11pm

A Cache County man accused of killing a local pastor and his son in a high speed, multi-vehicle crash on Moab’s Main Street now faces four felony charges.

New study: Utah among states with highest risk for melanoma linked to UV rays

Shelby Lin Erdman, CNN  |  Updated Feb 18th - 3:56pm

States with the highest rates of melanoma cases linked to ultraviolet radiation are spread across the United States on the East and West coasts, in Hawaii and in landlocked states like Utah, according to a study published Monday in the International Journal of Cancer.

2 in critical condition after crash near Deer Creek Reservoir

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 18th - 3:53pm

Two people are in critical condition after a crash near Deer Creek Reservoir in Wasatch County, authorities said.

Have You Seen This? Inquisitive pig examines camera that fell from airplane

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:44pm

Have you ever considered what a pig might make of a GoPro camera ... that fell from the sky?

10-year-old Utah girl dies in rollover crash in southwest Wyoming, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 18th - 3:31pm

A 10-year-old Utah girl died in a rollover crash Sunday just north of the Utah border in southwest Wyoming.

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