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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.

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

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 6:51pm

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.

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.

Facebook's Zuckerberg admits mistakes but no apology

Barbara Ortutay, Danica Kirka and Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:47pm

Breaking five days of silence, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted mistakes and outlined steps to protect user data in light of a privacy scandal involving a Trump-connected data-mining firm.

With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up

Jim Vertuno and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:44pm

As a SWAT team closed in, the suspected bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for three weeks used one of his own devices to blow himself up. But police warned that he could have planted more bombs before his death, and they cautioned the city to stay on guard.

Trump swings behind massive budget; big military increase

Andrew Taylor and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:36pm

Congressional leaders all but finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives President Donald Trump some of his border wall money and takes only incremental steps to address gun violence.

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.

Peru's president offers resignation amid political turmoil

Franklin Briceno and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 5:06pm

Embattled President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski offered his resignation Wednesday ahead of an impeachment vote, seeking to put an end to a fast-moving political drama playing out just three weeks before the Andean nation is set to host U.S. President Donald Trump for a regional summit.

Northeast gets clobbered with fourth snowstorm in 3 weeks

Ted Shaffrey and Michael Hill, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 4:52pm

Spring kicked off with a wallop of wintry weather along the East Coast as the fourth nor'easter in three weeks dumped more than a foot of snow in some places Wednesday.

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.

Tempest over Trump-Putin call turns into uproar over leaks

Zeke Miller and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 4:08pm

The tempest over President Donald Trump's congratulatory phone call to Vladimir Putin quickly grew on Wednesday into an uproar over White House leaks, sparking an internal investigation and speculation over who might be the next person Trump forces out of the West Wing.

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.

Boko Haram returns Nigeria girls, warns not to put in school

Haruna Umar and Krista Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 2:42pm

Boko Haram Islamic extremists brought back nearly all of the 110 girls they had kidnapped from a boarding school last month, dropping them off in the middle of the night Wednesday with a warning: "Don't ever put your daughters in school again."

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.

10 ways to boost your cell signal

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 1:59pm

We’ve all seen the “lost cell signal” dance.

Have You Seen This? First question fail on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 1:15pm

It's good to be confident, but this guy was a little too confident.

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.

Idaho AG now investigating teacher for alleged animal cruelty

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 12:44pm

The criminal investigation into a science teacher who fed a small puppy to a turtle has been turned over to the Idaho Attorney General.

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

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 12:43pm

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.


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