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Jan Garbett announces run for Utah governor

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:29pm

Another Utahn has entered the race to be the state’s next governor, as Jan Garbett told KSL NewsRadio’s Jeff Caplan on Thursday that she will become the seventh competitor in the campaign.

Mike Bloomberg's strategy for victory in Utah on Super Tuesday

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 5:04pm

Bloomberg needs a strong showing on Super Tuesday to give his campaign real legs. Will Utah hand him a key primary victory?

Gephardt: SL County recorder warning homeowners about ad that looks like government notice

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:40pm

Property owners are showing up at the Salt Lake County Recorder’s Office by the dozens to pay off a $95 bill. But it’s not a bill — it’s a direct advertising mailer that resembles a government notice.

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Man turns himself in to Payson police following hit-and-run that injured young boy

Jacob Klopfenstein and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 20th - 4:38pm

A man turned himself in to police on Thursday, shortly after Payson police announced they were searching for a pickup truck in connection to an auto-pedestrian crash that injured a 9-year-old boy.

Ogden truck driver pleads guilty in years-old Clearfield sexual assaults

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 4:20pm

A long-haul truck driver accused of raping and sexually assaulting several women in Clearfield after breaking into their homes in the middle of the night roughly 20 years ago has pleaded guilty as charged to 17 felonies.

7 children taken to hospital after Bountiful hot tub causes respiratory problems

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:34pm

The incident occurred at South Davis Recreation Center, 550 N. 200 West, according to South Davis Metro Deputy Fire Chief Dave Powers.

Apple may soon let you choose Google Maps and Gmail as your default iPhone apps

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:01pm

Apple may be about to give its customers a lot more control over their iPhones and iPads.

How local colleges are boosting Utah's economy

Salt Lake Community College  |  Posted Feb 20th - 3:00pm

You might think of the tech scene as the only reason for Utah's booming economy, but there are other players contributing to the success.

Senators pass bill to increase penalty for illegally passing school buses

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Updated Feb 20th - 2:46pm

State senators gave initial approval without debate on Wednesday to a bill that would increase the penalty for passing a school bus displaying flashing lights.

Have You Seen This? Drone attacked by croc lives to show the encounter

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:35pm

Well, I'm never going to Australia or getting in its water. This video had decided that for me.

Salt Lake man who killed girlfriend, shot officer, says he ‘lost it,’ charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 2:05pm

A man accused of killing his girlfriend and shooting a Salt Lake police officer before injuring himself with a self-inflicted gunshot wound, now faces several felony charges.

Utah GOP lawmakers honor Trump in wake of Romney’s vote to convict in impeachment

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Updated Feb 20th - 1:27pm

Utah’s GOP legislative leaders released a statement Thursday expressing support of President Donald Trump in wake of Sen. Mitt Romney’s lone Republican vote to convict the president for abuse of power.

Geneva Rock seeks to expand Draper mining operations by 27 acres

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 1:17pm

Geneva Rock is again seeking to expand operations, which is also reigniting blowback from some Draper residents.

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‘Scared and frustrated’: Utahn hospitalized with coronavirus begs for help

Amy Donaldson, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb 20th - 12:20pm

From an isolation room in Japan’s Chiba Hospital where he is battling pneumonia, Tooele resident John Haering sent an email begging for help to both the cruise line that quarantined him after passengers were exposed to coronavirus and the U.S. Embassy in Japan.

Utahn who posed as doctor headed to prison for sex assaults of women

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 20th - 12:15pm

A Provo restaurateur was sentenced to prison Tuesday for sexually assaulting two women after he posed as a doctor and recruited them to participate in a fake medical study.

Bloomberg rallies in Salt Lake City the morning after first appearance in Democratic debate

Graham Dudley, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 20th - 11:45am

After a challenging first Democratic debate, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg rallied in Salt Lake City Thursday morning.

BYU attempts to clarify removal of 'homosexual behavior' section from Honor Code

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb 20th - 11:16am

Brigham Young University has attempted to clarify changes made to the Honor Code and what those changes mean for LGBT students after the school removed the section on "homosexual behavior" from the university's code of conduct.

Utah authorities searching for missing 17-year-old girl from Box Elder County

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 20th - 10:59am

Authorities are searching for a 17-year-old girl who is missing from Box Elder County.

Trump loyalist Roger Stone gets 40 months in prison

Ashraf Khalil and Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb 20th - 10:57am

Trump loyalist and ally Roger Stone was sentenced Thursday to 40 months in federal prison, following an extraordinary move by Attorney General William Barr to back off his Justice Department’s original sentencing recommendation.

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