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Utahraptor bill sails through House committee

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 2:00pm

A bill to designate the Utahraptor as the state dinosaur sailed through a House committee Thursday.

Committee approves measure seeking more coordination on pediatric trauma care

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:50pm

A resolution asking that the state organize a network of providers to set "standards and guidelines to reduce morbidity, mortality and the cost of injury and illness to pediatric patients in Utah" passed the House Health and Human Services Committee.

Utah Legislature gives somber recognition to families of 16 fallen soldiers

Preston Cathcart  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:40pm

Family members of fallen Utah soldiers filed onto the House floor, encircling the legislative body around the edges of the room, while Rep. Justin Fawson, R-North Ogden, dressed in military uniform, honored them with poetry and a moment of silence.

Utah House passes bill to import cost-saving pharmaceutical drugs from Canada

Preston Cathcart  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 1:18pm

House Majority Leader Brad Wilson, R-Kaysville, called the idea that Utahns can find cheaper drugs by importing them from another country a "snipe hunt." But Rep. Norm Thurston, R-Provo, is sponsoring a bill that he says would do just that.

Orrin Hatch apologizes to Rob Porter's ex-wives

MJ Lee and Maegan Vazquez CNN  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:58am

The ex-wives of Rob Porter, a White House aide who recently resigned over domestic abuse allegations, say they have received letters of apology from Porter's old boss, Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, who previously defended his former staffer as a "decent man."

Utah seeks to 'opt out' of Every Student Succeeds Act year-end tests

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 11:24am

Utah's final plan to comply with the federal Every Student Succeeds Act comes with one caveat - a request to opt out of student testing requirements.

Utahns could see biggest storm of the season with heavy snow tonight and Monday

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:16am

A winter storm will move through Utah from Sunday, lasting into either Monday or Tuesday in some areas, and it could be the biggest storm of the season.

Bill penalizing Utah doctors for not providing abortion information moves forward

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:58am

A bill that would penalize health care providers who don't show women an informational video or module before they undergo an abortion moved forward in the Senate on Friday afternoon.

85-year-old man dies in Richfield house fire

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:08pm

An 85-year-old man is dead after a house fire early Saturday morning.

Police: Juvenile injured in West Valley shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:33pm

A juvenile was transported to the hospital in stable condition after being shot Saturday evening, police said.

Salt Lake man charged in connection with fatal crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:48pm

A man involved in a crash last year that resulted in the death of one of his children has been charged.

Officials: 2 critically injured in Box Elder County crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:26pm

Two people were critically injured in a crash in Box Elder County on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Police investigate apparent stabbing that closed TRAX S-Line

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:34pm

A victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition with apparent stab wounds Friday afternoon, police said.

Police doubt Islamic State flag at Hurricane High School was from terror group

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:56pm

Authorities said Friday they suspect an Islamic State group's flag found flying outside a southern Utah high school was likely a prank and not the work of the terrorist group.

Ballet dancers embrace 'feeling you get on stage' in bid to make elite competition

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:21pm

As she prepared to put on a ballet dance performance fashioned to charm a panel of judges Saturday at the University of Utah's Marriot Center of Dance, 16-year-old Olivia Latham admitted it: She had some jitters.

Jake Parkinson resigns as Salt Lake County GOP chairman

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:39pm

Jake Parkinson has resigned as chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party.

Blind 11-year-old Utah girl acts through obstacles as star of ‘Princess Academy’ musical

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:32pm

Mia Walker, a blind, 11-year-old actress playing the lead role in a new show, identifies with her character’s refusal to let her physical abilities limit her.

Weber County: Evidence worker allegedly under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:08pm

Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.

Police: Street racer loses control of car, crashes into Salt Lake monument

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:42pm

Street racing led to a car crashing into a monument in Salt Lake City early Saturday morning, sending the driver to the hospital in critical condition, police say.

'A darn fun life': Utah couple to celebrate 76 years of marriage

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 4:25pm

S. Hal and Venita Kartchner know, perhaps better than just about anyone, how to make love last.