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Logan City Council shelves vote to ban plastic bags

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:13pm

The Logan City Council decided on Tuesday to delay a vote on an ordinance that would restrict stores from distributing plastic bags.

Police investigate report of attempted abduction in Saratoga Springs

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:40pm

Police in Saratoga Springs on Tuesday provided extra patrols in the neighborhood where an 8-year-old boy reported an attempted abduction.

Shifting hopes as Republicans, Democrats wait for Mueller

Jonathan Lemire and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:19pm

It's a witch hunt, a vendetta, the worst presidential harassment in history. That's what President Donald Trump has shouted for two years about the special counsel's Russia probe. Now, barring an eleventh-hour surprise, Trump and his allies are starting to see it as something potentially very different: a political opportunity.

Hikers find human remains in two Utah cities on same evening

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 8:05pm

Authorities in two Utah cities are investigating after two separate groups happened upon human remains Sunday evening.

Ready, set, sleep! Teach your newborn about bedtime

Rachel Garcia, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:34pm

Newborn babies' sleep schedules are all over the place. Experts agree the key to helping your little one with this is to teach them the difference between night and day.

Fate of dog that bit child's hand off to be decided by next week, Davis County officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 7:01pm

The investigation began in the days after an incident on March 3, where a 4-year-old boy had his hand bitten off by a dog in the area of 1100 North and 3600 West in Layton.

No evidence of high blood lead in residents after Sandy water contamination, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 6:05pm

Blood tests of Sandy residents who were potentially affected by the city’s water supply contamination last month have revealed no evidence of elevated blood lead levels, officials said Tuesday.

Salt Lake City's airport expansion hits 'extraordinary milestone' as crews top off north concourse

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:15pm

The massive, yearslong expansion of Salt Lake City International Airport has reached another big milestone: the placement of the north concourse's final steel beam.

A lot has changed for Donovan Mitchell since his first trip to Madison Square Garden

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:47pm

On Wednesday, Donovan Mitchell will be the main attraction in the "Mecca of Basketball." The same place he grew up attending games.

Have You Seen This? Blind 6-year-old plays 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:44pm

This is just one of the greatest things I've ever seen. Avett is my new hero.

Utahn once acquitted of murder held gun to stylist's head, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:15pm

An Orem man acquitted more than seven years ago of murder is now accused of holding a gun to a hair salon employee and demanding sexual acts.

1 dead, 2 injured in head-on crash in Sardine Canyon

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:08pm

One woman died and two men were injured after a vehicle traveling in the wrong direction collided head-on with another vehicle on U.S. Highway 91, authorities said.

The problem with vaping devices and Utah youths

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:00pm

From 2017 to 2018 there was a 78 percent increase among high school students using e-cigarettes. A 2017 Utah survey found 32.1 percent of 12th graders tried an e-cigarette that year. Here are signs parents can watch for.

Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:31pm

Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.

Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video

Kelvin Chan and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:05pm

Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn't anyone alert the company while it was happening?

Utahn accused of killing dog said he enjoyed it, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:42pm

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a Layton man accused of torturing his dog before killing it, then allegedly saying he took pleasure in doing it.

Preliminary hearing set in Herriman double stabbing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:16pm

A preliminary hearing has been set for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend after she allegedly stabbed him, apparently in self-defense.

Teacher who asked student to wipe ash cross from his forehead returns to classroom

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:44pm

A Bountiful elementary school teacher who asked a student to wipe palm ash from his forehead has returned to the classroom after a school district review.

Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says

Dr. Edith Bracho-sanchez, CNN  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:18pm

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks such as sodas, sports drinks and juice is linked to an increased risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease and, to a lesser extent, from cancer, according to new research.

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Is it too easy to get an emotional support animal prescription?

Erica Evans Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:03pm

A Deseret News reporter went online to see how easy it is to get a "prescription" for an emotional support animal.

Former dentist who pleaded guilty in child pornography case dies

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:47am

A former Weber County dentist who was sentenced to home confinement last month after pleading guilty in a child pornography case died Sunday, according to court records.