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High court asked to iron out polling place clothing dispute

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:53pm

A "Make America Great Again" hat. A tea party T-shirt. A MoveOn.org button.

Trump stays quiet on shooting victims, fumes over Russia

Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:51pm

President Donald Trump spent the holiday weekend hunkered down at his Florida estate, watching cable television news, grousing to club members and advisers and fuming over the investigation of Russian election meddling.

Police: 4 shot, including boy, 6, outside Texas steakhouse

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:37pm

A 6-year-old boy and three adults were shot in the parking lot of a popular West Side San Antonio Steakhouse.

For Duckworth, a baby will bring down yet another barrier

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:35pm

Breaking down barriers is nothing new for Sen. Tammy Duckworth, and that's the way she likes it.

Trump fumes about Russia investigation as nation mourns

Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:13pm

As the nation mourned, President Donald Trump kept largely silent about the Florida school shooting victims and the escalating gun control debate, instead raging at the FBI for what he perceived to be a fixation on the Russia investigation at the cost of failing to deter the attack.

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:46pm

Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

Few states let courts take guns from people deemed a threat

Ryan J. Foley and Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:25pm

The warnings around Nikolas Cruz seemed to flash like neon signs: expelled from school, fighting with classmates, a fascination with weapons and hurting animals, disturbing images and comments posted to social media, previous mental health treatment.

Museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:14pm

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy.

Largely silent about Florida school shooting victims

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:07pm

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No survivors in plane crash near Evanston

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:04pm

A small plane crash near the Bear River left no survivors Sunday afternoon, officials report.

Trooper shot and wounded in Texas while pursuing suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:45pm

Authorities say a Texas trooper has been shot and wounded while pursuing a suspect.

The Latest: Shooting survivors focus anger at Trump, tweets

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:03pm

The Latest on the deadly Florida high school shooting (all times local):

4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:01pm

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

30-year-old Utah man killed by avalanche in Wyoming 'pseudo brother, son' to Orem family

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:59pm

Alex Marra, who died in an avalanche near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday, was a lifelong friend to an Orem family who considered him a "pseudo son" and "pseudo brother."

Ex-wife of former White House aide says Hatch has apologized

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:29pm

An ex-wife of former White House staff secretary Rob Porter says she has received a letter of apology from Sen. Orrin Hatch, the Utah Republican who defended his former aide from "a vile attack" after two ex-wives accused Porter of domestic abuse.

Parkland students say, 'We are going to be the last mass shooting'

Eliott C. McLaughlin and Nicole Chavez, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:28pm

To those who say it's too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High see your point.

More Utah minorities sentenced to prison in 2017

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 6:09pm

Recent data show the percentage of minorities sentenced to prison in Utah has increased more than 40 percent — up from 33 percent in 2015 when the state passed a sweeping overhaul of the justice system.

2 Utahns behind Pyeongchang Olympic ice sheets

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 5:21pm

Shane Truskolaski and Dan Berry work at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, and were invited to South Korea to help make world-class ice for the Winter Games.

Low snow shuts down Eastern Sierra winter recreation zone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 5:16pm

The sorry state of the snowpack in the Sierra has forced a ban on snowmobiling at a popular recreation area near the California-Nevada line until further notice.

Plane lands on California highway median; no one injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 4:57pm

Authorities say a small plane has landed on the median of a Northern California highway but that no injuries have been reported.