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US authorities: Marijuana involvement imperils citizenship

Astrid Galvan, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:22pm

Immigration authorities on Friday said that anyone with any involvement with marijuana, regardless of whether it's legal in the state where they live, can be denied citizenship because the drug is still illegal under federal law.

Southern Utah teacher formally charged with child sex abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:41pm

A formal charge was filed Friday against a southern Utah teacher accused of inappropriately touching a student.

Pilot in fiery California crash identified as Utah man

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:07pm

A pilot killed in a fiery plane crash at a Southern California airport has been identified as a 48-year-old Utah man.

Police: Armed robberies in Sandy, Midvale believed to be connected

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:53pm

Police believe two armed robberies in Salt Lake County Friday morning are connected.

Utah gymnastics scores season-low, finishes last at national semifinal

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:49pm

The smallest mistakes can be costly when the stakes are high. Unfortunately for Utah gymnastics, errors added up on Friday and ended the team’s season.

Have You Seen This? The thrill-seeker's bucket list

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:30pm

Here are 44 things to put on your bucket list — or maybe not. Some look pretty scary.

6 best new titles streaming on Netflix, Hulu and Amazon Prime Video in April

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:02pm

Here are some good new streaming titles in April that would make an evening in pretty great.

5 reasons why robots in medicine shouldn’t scare you

Steward Health Care  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:00pm

If you harbor fears of robots in medicine you are not alone. Learning to trust digital technology starts with empowering yourself with knowledge. Here are five reasons why robots in medicine, and the technology that drives them, shouldn’t scare you.

Wolf population declining in Yellowstone National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:25pm

Officials say Yellowstone National Park's gray wolf population has dropped to about 80 wolves — less than half of the highest population mark in the park.

Utah unemployment rate steady at 3 percent, with job growth expected to remain strong

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 1:42pm

The Beehive State continues to be among the best states in the U.S. to find a job. For the second month in a row, Utah's unemployment rate registered at 3 percent. The national unemployment rate was unchanged from the prior month at 3.8 percent.

A journey back to where John Stockton hit 'The Shot'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 1:25pm

The arena that was home to the Jazz's proudest moments is now a church.

Weber County man sentenced to 90 days in jail in sexual misconduct case, court records show

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:44pm

A Weber County man has been sentenced to 90 days in jail after he was accused of exchanging nude images with and having sex with a 17-year-old girl.

Utah lakes bloom with fish; Where do experts recommend casting lines this spring?

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:15pm

Whether you’re looking to boat fish or cast lines from the shore, spring marks a prime time for lake and reservoir fishing as populations bloom.

Authorities identify man who drowned Thursday after falling into Starvation Reservoir

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:50am

Officials have identified a man who drowned after falling into Starvation Reservoir on Thursday afternoon.

This flu season is the longest in a decade, CDC says

Debra Goldschmidt and Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:42am

It's official: This year's flu season is a record breaker.

Probation ordered for teen tied to 2 friends' opioid deaths

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:37am

A Park City teenager linked to the fatal overdoses of her two friends has admitted to reduced criminal charges, part of a deal that allows her to chip away at community service and probation as she prepares to leave for college in the fall.

Police identify Layton man who died Wednesday after being hit by car

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:21am

Police have identified a man who died after being hit by a car in Layton on Wednesday evening.

How Utahns reacted to Columbine shooting 20 years ago and how it changed school safety

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:15am

Twenty years ago Saturday, the unimaginable happened. Here’s how Utahns reacted in the days before and after the shooting, and how Columbine changed how we view school safety.

Judge says US government can be sued for Flint water crisis

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:02am

A judge says the federal government can be sued by Flint residents who blame the Environmental Protection Agency for waiting too long to intervene in the city's water crisis.

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These two Utah hot spots are among the nation's top growing, census data shows

Annie Knox and Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:17am

Two of Utah's urban clusters remained among the fastest-growing in the nation last year, but for very different reasons.

Salt Lake Temple to close in December 2019, will remain closed for 4 years

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:55am

The Salt Lake Temple will close on Dec. 29, 2019. It will remain closed for about four years as it undergoes extensive renovations.