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Judge gives US 6 months to identify children split at border

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 26th - 6:43am

The federal government has six months to identify potentially thousands of children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border early in President Donald Trump's term, a judge ordered Thursday.

3 QBs and lots of defenders highlight 1st round of draft

Barry Wilner, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 10:51pm

A Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at the top, two more QBs along the way — and a whole lot of guys who like nothing better than putting passers on the ground.

Bulldozer training preps crews to fight wildfires

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 9:09pm

Wildland firefighters from seven states are learning how to use bulldozers to fight wildfires in Utah’s West Desert.

Is breakfast really the most important meal?

Danielle Billat, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:37pm

Breakfast may not be the most important meal of the day, but research does seem to show some benefits for those who choose to eat breakfast regularly.

Change feels imminent as Jazz close up shop

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 8:05pm

The Jazz went through exit interviews on Thursday with the feeling that things will look different next season.

Utah man sets goal to run every street in Salt Lake City

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:54pm

One Utahn has set a goal some would never consider — and he's doing so in great strides.

Former Utah police chief pleads guilty to impaired driving

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 7:34pm

A former Box Elder County police chief has pleaded guilty to impaired driving after troopers say he drove erratically and failed a sobriety test in January.

Mexico's crackdown forces migrants to more dangerous routes

Sonia PÉrez D. and Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 6:28pm

José Vallecillo, a 41-year-old metalworker from Honduras, has a good-paying job welding steel freight containers waiting for him in the northern Mexico city of Monterrey, at a factory where he has worked before and the owner invited him to return.

Utah, Colorado and Ute Tribe see gold in liquified natural gas exports

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 5:47pm

Two basins in eastern Utah and western Colorado could add as much as $92.7 billion in annual U.S. gross domestic product through 2050 and as much as $3.26 trillion in cumulative benefits by tapping into the liquified natural gas export market.

Food poisoning remains persistent problem, US report finds

Candice Choi, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 5:13pm

As recent illnesses tied to raw turkey , ground beef , cut melon and romaine lettuce suggest, U.S. food poisoning cases don't appear to be going away anytime soon.

Police: American Fork girl critically injured Wednesday after crashing bike into moving car

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:35pm

A 10-year-old girl remained in critical condition Thursday after she slammed into a moving car while on her bike on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

Who do Utahns say is doing a better a job in the Senate: Mitt Romney or Mike Lee?

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 4:08pm

One of Utah's senators fared a little better than the other in a quarterly survey of how they're doing their jobs.

Colorado River basin reservoirs benefit from heavy snowpack

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 25th - 3:21pm

Reservoirs around the Colorado River basin are in good shape after an exceptionally wet winter.

Man accused of sexually abusing 2 teens has racked up new charges since

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:48pm

As the case of a Santaquin man accused of sexually assaulting two teenage girls at knifepoint prepares to go to trial, a second case alleging the man intimidated his victims in court has been moved to Provo.

West Jordan shooting death ruled legally justified

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 2:16pm

The Salt Lake County District Attorney's Office has determined that the fatal shooting of a knife-wielding man by a West Jordan police officer in October was legally justified.

Granite teachers could see 8.7% compensation hike under tentative pact

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:44pm

A tentative agreement between the Granite School Board and the Granite Education Association will likely mean an 8.7 percent increase in compensation for teachers, no increase in health care premiums and a salary scale that tops at $84,255 annually.

Feds aim to make example of man convicted in one of Utah's largest Ponzi schemes

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 1:16pm

Federal prosecutors want to come down hard on a Utah real estate magnate who bilked investors out of tens of millions of dollars in one of the state's largest Ponzi schemes.

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Here's why (and how) to observe a digital Sabbath

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:57pm

For me, it’s wasn’t technology, but a cat litter box that was the impetus for change.

Sex offender arrested in abuse of disabled woman

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:47pm

A registered sex offender has been arrested for allegedly abusing a disabled woman he was staying with, according to police.

Utah photographer excited for the Milky Way’s 'rift' and summer astrophotography

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 25th - 12:15pm

Daniel Smith, nature photography instructor for the University of Utah’s Parks, Rec and Tourism department, has been gearing up for summer night photography opportunities.

Layton man charged with burning child in bathtub

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:43am

A 19-year-old man who became upset with an 18-month-old child now faces a charge of child abuse, according to court records.

MyKayla Skinner announces departure from program, plan to pursue 2020 Olympics

Holli Joyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 25th - 11:27am

University of Utah gymnastics junior MyKayla Skinner will leave the program to make a run for the 2020 Olympics, she announced Thursday.