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Curtis defends his actions regarding former police chief

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:43pm

Utah Republican congressman John Curtis is again defending his actions as Provo mayor over the hiring and handling of harassment complaints against a former police chief.


Police: Man who struck women with baseball bat arrested in Kearns

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:12pm

Police have arrested a man who they say assaulted his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat in the parking lot of a South Jordan restaurant earlier this month.

Utah governor signs bill allowing medical marijuana use by terminally ill patients

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:11pm

A bill giving terminally ill patients access to certain forms of medical cannabis was signed into law this week by Gov. Gary Herbert.

'These cute faces are the front lines': Utah school wins national award for kindness

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:32pm

"I think (being kind) is one of the most important things. I think it should be No. 1 on your list to do, is to at least give someone a smile," said 9-year-old Annabel George, a student at Daybreak Elementary School in South Jordan.

Police question 3, seek 4th passenger in Granite police shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:27pm

Three teenagers who ran off after their friend was shot by a Granite School District police officer on Tuesday have been found and questioned, district officials said Wednesday.

Land deal finalized to clean up, develop old Salt Lake landfill, likely for inland port

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:00pm

A real estate arm of the LDS Church has donated to a state agency the site of the old Salt Lake City landfill — a 770-acre property in the city's northwest quadrant that has long been eyed as part of an inland port development.

Judge rejects cult leader's request to withdraw guilty plea

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:41pm

The purported leader of a doomsday cult wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

Audio: 911 dispatcher helps bystander save St. George girl in near drowning

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:28pm

Audio of a brief 911 call includes a dispatcher talking a caller through lifesaving measures after a girl nearly drowned in St. George last week.

2 seriously injured in Taylorsville crash

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:15pm

Two people were seriously injured in a crash on Wednesday afternoon near 4500 S. 500 West, police said.

Resigned Davis teacher investigated in messages with students case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:15pm

A teacher who recently resigned from the Davis School District is being investigated for inappropriate communication with students over social media, according to court documents.

UTA using K-9s to protect against threats on mass transit

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 4:44pm

With public safety concerns growing nationwide, the Utah Transit Authority is maintaining its vigilance for safety on its public transportation system. UTA Tuesday conducted real-life training and safety demonstration sweeps with canine officers.

Utah resolves dispute with Big Tobacco to keep settlement money flowing

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 3:02pm

Utah has resolved a dispute with Big Tobacco over a 20-year-old settlement agreement to ensure millions of dollars that were at risk continue to flow into the state.

Utah to let women get birth control from pharmacy

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 2:24pm

Women in conservative Utah will soon be able to get birth control directly from a pharmacist rather than visiting a doctor each time they want to obtain or renew a prescription, a move taken by only a few other states, many of them liberal.

Police: Man wanted in Layton robbery likely connected to Salt Lake County robberies

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 2:08pm

A man suspected in a Layton bank robbery is also believed to be connected to at least two gas station robberies in the Salt Lake Valley, police said Wednesday.

3 restaurants, 5 hikes in Salt Lake Valley that allow dogs

Brooke Nally, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 1:01pm

If you'd love to have your dog tag along with you in all of your adventures and outings, check out these pet-friendly spots in Salt Lake City.

Poll round 3: Who is the most prominent Utahn?

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:54am

Ain’t it sweet? We’re on to the second week of competition as we try to find the most prominent Utahn.

Holladay man who hit, killed jogger seeks parole

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 9:20am

A man who hit and killed a jogger in 2013 while driving with methamphetamine in his system is seeking parole.

'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.