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Salt Lake Stallions coach a fan of new Alliance chairman, investor

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:12pm

Is the Alliance of American Football already running out of money? League co-founder Charlie Ebersol refuted the reports Tuesday, and Salt Lake Stallions coach Dennis Erickson sees the new equity shareholder as a sign of the league’s growth and potential after just two weeks of professional football games.

Man spotted abusing dog arrested for mail theft, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Feb 19th - 10:04pm

A man with a long history of theft and substance abuse-related arrests, according to court records, was arrested again recently after police spotted him allegedly abusing a dog.

Grand Canyon looking into possible radiation exposure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:30pm

Grand Canyon National Park officials say they are investigating whether anyone was exposed to radiation at unsafe levels while samples of uranium ore sat in plastic buckets in a park research building.

Study: 80 percent of sex crime victims didn't report incidents to school

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:02pm

Eighty percent of victims of sexual assault and sexual misconduct at the University of Utah did not report the incidents to the school, a new university study shows.

Make up missed credits or graduate early with free help from Utah Online School

Utah Online School  |  Posted Feb 19th - 9:00pm

Utah Online School is a great option for high school students who need to make up classes needed for graduation or for students who want to graduate early.

Utah House OKs bill to require doctors to discuss opioids with patients before prescribing

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:29pm

The House voted favorably on HB191, which would require physicians to discuss the risks of addiction, dangers of mixing opioid medication with other substances, reasons why the prescription may be necessary and other options with patients.

Utah House passes tweaked bill loosening restrictions on local anti-idling ordinances

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 8:03pm

After a previous version of the bill failed in front of a committee, the Utah House of Representatives voted Tuesday to approve a watered-down bill to allow cities slightly more power to enforce anti-idling ordinances.

Key witness says Colorado man fatally beat fiancee with bat

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:32pm

A man beat his fiancee to death with a baseball bat, convinced a woman he was having an affair with to clean up the bloody crime scene and then burned the victim's remains while she watched, investigators said Tuesday.

Justice Thomas calls for re-examining landmark libel case

Mark Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 7:04pm

Justice Clarence Thomas says the Supreme Court should consider overturning a 55-year-old landmark ruling that makes it hard for public figures to win libel suits, writing in a case involving a woman who says Bill Cosby raped her.

Former NFL, college player fatally shot over parking spot in Colorado, authorities say

Ray Sanchez, CNN  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:31pm

Anthony "T.J." Cunningham, a former Seattle Seahawks player and assistant principal at a Colorado high school, has died after being shot during a parking dispute, the Arapahoe County Sheriff's Office said.

Hiker stuck in quicksand at Utah park feared he would die

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 6:00pm

A man who was stranded for hours in frigid weather with his leg sunk up to the knee in quicksand at a creek in Utah's Zion National Park said Tuesday that he feared he would lose his leg and might die because the quicksand's water was so cold.

'Just take me to jail': Utah man charged with murdering girlfriend in front of her 5-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:38pm

A West Valley man was charged Tuesday with murdering his girlfriend in front of her 5-year-old son.

Pics of the Week: Photographic proof your prayers for snow are still being answered

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 19th - 5:04pm

Not even southern Utah can escape the snow that continues to pile up throughout the state.

Hate crimes bill will get hearing this session

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 4:06pm

Sen. Daniel Thatcher pumped his fist into the air Tuesday after a majority of his fellow Senate Republicans agreed his hate crimes bill should get a committee hearing.

Alleged gunman in killing of Ogden man charged

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:31pm

The alleged triggerman in the shootings of two brothers in Ogden — killing one and critically injuring the other — has been charged.

In France, the Force is strong with lightsaber dueling

John Leicester, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 19th - 3:00pm

Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must.

This AI is so good at writing that its creators won't let you use it

Rachel Metz, CNN  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:31pm

A new artificial intelligence system is so good at composing text that the researchers behind it said they won't release it for fear of how it could be misused.

Have You Seen This? Skier pulls double backflip to avoid injury at Deer Valley

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 19th - 2:15pm

During a competition at Deer Valley, a skier pulled a double backflip, but he didn't do it to look cool — he did it to avoid getting seriously injured.

'Good faith' bill making fixes to Utah medical marijuana law advanced by committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:47pm

A bill making what were described as technical changes to the Utah Medical Cannabis Act passed in a special legislative session last year was unanimously advanced by a Senate committee Tuesday.

Fake grenade prompts real evacuation of Utah elementary school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 1:16pm

Taylorsville Elementary School was briefly evacuated on Tuesday after a student brought a suspicious device to school.

3 Utah schools deemed safe on lead, copper levels after Sandy water woes

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 19th - 12:47pm

Independent testing at Alta High and Sunrise and Altara elementary schools by a private laboratory show the drinking water is safe, with no elevated levels of lead or copper. The testing was done over the holiday weekend by the Canyon district.

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