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'We give of our resources': Herbert asks Utahns to donate to homeless fund on tax form

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:41am

To help victims of domestic violence and others in need, Gov. Gary Herbert is encouraging Utahns to donate to the Pamela Atkinson Homeless Trust Fund on their 2018 tax forms.

U. player takes plea in confrontation involving racial slurs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:02am

A University of Utah football player has pleaded guilty to throwing an object at a man who allegedly hurled racial slurs at him first.

Gov. Herbert signs bills to remove ill officials, fund homeless shelters

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:19am

Gov. Gary Herbert's office announced Tuesday that he has signed 136 more bills and seven concurrent resolutions, bringing the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session thus far to 325.

Election ruling draws mixed reviews from Utah caucusgoers

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:03am

Evan Boberg, a used car salesman, believes a federal appeals court made a bad decision Tuesday when it effectively allowed Utah candidates to continue gathering voter signatures to make their way onto primary election ballots.

Motorcyclist killed in Saratoga Springs crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:26pm

A man in his 30s died after his motorcycle was hit by a car Tuesday night, Saratoga Springs police say.

Officer looking for truant students shoots, critically injures juvenile

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:12pm

A Granite School District officer looking for truant students shot and wounded a juvenile, who he said tried to run over him, leaving the victim hospitalized in extremely critical condition Tuesday.

Colorado man dies in Emery County rollover crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:13pm

A Colorado man died in a rollover crash on I-70 in Emery County Tuesday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

SLC pauses northwest quadrant development agreements, citing uncertainty with inland port bill

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:41pm

Salt Lake City leaders on Tuesday pushed pause on new development agreements in the northwest quadrant, citing uncertainty with the bill signed by the governor last week establishing an inland port authority in the city's northwest quadrant.

UHP trooper hits, arrests wrong-way driver with history of DUIs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:40pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally sideswiped a wrong-way driver on the Legacy Highway late Monday to stop the man before he injured or killed someone.

Federal appeals court upholds Utah's controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:26pm

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld Utah's controversial election law that allows candidates to gather voter signatures to get on the primary election ballot.

Provo officials heard about sexual misconduct by police chief years before alleged rape

Matthew Piper, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:10pm

Provo city officials learned about complaints of sexual misconduct by former Police Chief John King more than a year before a rape allegation brought about King’s resignation, according to a new lawsuit and interviews with those close to the case.

BYU, U. grad programs rank in top 10 nationwide

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:05pm

Brigham Young University's graduate-level accounting program and the University of Utah's graduate programs in nursing informatics and environmental law rank among the top 10 nationally, according to new rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

What’s a vernal equinox and why does it mark the first day of spring?

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:33pm

Thanks to the state’s fifth-warmest winter on record, it’s felt like spring in Utah for the past few months already. But Tuesday, it became official.

Bountiful gynecologist admits to streaming child porn

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:00pm

A Bountiful gynecologist accused in state court of sexually abusing children pleaded guilty to a federal child pornography charge Tuesday.

Police: $1K reward offered in locating man who struck women with baseball bat

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:38pm

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat at a restaurant parking lot earlier this month.

Police: 15-year-old arrested in connection with Sandy sex assault

Jordan Ormond,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:19pm

A teenager has been arrested in connection with a case involving a jogger who police say was sexually assaulted on a trail in Sandy Monday afternoon.

Summit County files lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:09pm

Summit County officials filed a lawsuit Tuesday against more than a dozen “big pharma” opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Group repeats calls for embattled Utah County commissioner's resignation

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 5:18pm

A Utah advocacy group on Tuesday again repeated its call for embattled Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves' resignation. This time, Graves stayed to listen.

Fire that temporarily closed Provo Center Street 'suspicious,' officials say

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:12pm

Provo Center Street was closed for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area that officials are calling suspicious, according to fire officials.

Reports of woman kidnapped not 'credible,' police say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:53pm

Reports of a woman abducted in West Valley City Tuesday afternoon are not 'credible,' police say.