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Students bring refurbished bikes to refugee children

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:16pm

Six seniors at Judge Memorial Catholic High School saw the culmination of their hours of service at the Salt Lake Bicycle Collective on Friday as they delivered 29 children's bikes to refugee families.

Testing strength, Harris and Sanders take 2020 to rival turf

Paul J. Weber and Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 6:40pm

Charging onto the home turf of their Democratic rivals, Sen. Kamala Harris campaigned in Texas for the first time Saturday while Sen. Bernie Sanders swung through California — both a test of early strength in a crowded presidential race and a peek at the country's two biggest states carrying big stakes in 2020.

Watchdog: FEMA wrongly released personal data of victims

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:57pm

The Federal Emergency Management Agency wrongly released to a contractor the personal information of 2.3 million survivors of devastating 2017 hurricanes and wildfires, potentially exposing the victims to identity fraud and theft, a government watchdog reported Friday.

UDOT will continue going over budget to plow mountain snowstorm

Emily Ashcraft, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 5:32pm

Utah Department of Transportation has already surpassed its $24.1 million budget for the year, but it will continue to plow through the snow in the mountains this weekend.

Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

Jari Tanner, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 4:58pm

Rescue workers off Norway's western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation.

Motorcyclist dead after crash with vehicle in Springville

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 4:21pm

A 21-year-old man is dead after his motorcycle collided with a vehicle Friday night, officials said.

BYU women hold off Auburn, 73-64 for first NCAA tourney win since 2014

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 3:46pm

Brenna Chase had 19 points, seven assists and three blocked shots, and Caitlyn Alldredge supplied a career-high 14 points and three assists to help BYU hold on for a 73-64 win over 10th-seeded Auburn in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament in Stanford, California.

Have You Seen This? Cow turns into puppy with her favorite ball

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 3:17pm

An anxious cow + a Pilates ball = too blessed to be stressed.

Photos: National Puppy Day 2019

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:39pm

KSL.com readers sent in photos of their favorite pups to celebrate national puppy day.

Facebook detected overseas ad farm targeting Utah midterm election

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:01pm

Facebook stopped an overseas ad farm targeting Utah’s midterm election last fall, Bloomberg News reported Friday.

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North Salt Lake police say they've never seen stalking like this before, and the cost is adding up

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:36pm

Since August, services providers have been showing up at a North Salt Lake man's house, sometimes as many as 20 a day, to provide services the man never ordered.

Midvale City Council adds 1,000 housing new units to 'Jordan Bluffs' plan amid uproar from residents

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 1:22pm

The Midvale City Council agreed Tuesday to push forward an amended high-density housing plan that would add 1,000 more housing units to a swath of land known as “Jordan Bluffs,” where 2,500 units were already proposed.

A supermoon, surprising asteroids and a fossil treasure trove: This week in space and science

Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 12:41pm

This week, a supermoon dazzled skywatchers, two asteroid missions shared their initial and surprising results and 518 million-year-old fossils were found in China.

Jackie Biskupski honors Salt Lake's women leaders, hopes awards continue under next mayor

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 11:22am

Salt Lake women were honored at the second-annual Deedee Corradini Women’s Leadership Awards Thursday, named after the city's first woman to serve as mayor. Outgoing Mayor Jackie Biskupski says she hopes the awards continue after she leaves office.

US-allied Syrian force declares victory over Islamic State

Philip Issa, Andrea Rosa and Maya Alleruzzo, The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 10:12am

U.S.-backed forces declared military victory over the Islamic State group in Syria on Saturday after liberating the last pocket of territory held by the militants, marking the end of a brutal self-styled caliphate the group carved out in large parts of Iraq and Syria in 2014.

Fun early spring activity recommendations

Ian Dempsey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 9:35am

Spring has arrived and it's time to free yourself from winter hibernation. Here are some picks to help you get out of the house.

Ethiopian Airlines chief questions Max training requirements

Elias Meseret, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:53am

The warning and training requirements set for the now-grounded 737 Max 8 aircraft may not have been adequate, in light of the Ethiopian plane crash that killed 157 people, the chief of Ethiopian Airlines said Saturday.

Would fees help the Cottonwood canyons? Ski officials discuss Wasatch Front dilemmas

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:11am

A group of key Wasatch leaders discussed recreation-related issues facing the Wasatch Front, highlighting the need for more funding.

Best HDTV under $600, lowest prices on Playstation Plus and Xbox LIve, and more deals.

Tech Bargains  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 8:00am

In recognition of this week's 2019 Game Developers Conferece, the team at Techbargains is featuring gaming deals, electronics, and TVs. Prices and stock are accurate at the time of posting but can end without notice, so please act fast.

Barr scours Trump-Russia report to see how much to open

Eric Tucker, Michael Balsamo and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 7:29am

Attorney General William Barr scoured special counsel Robert Mueller's confidential report on the Russia investigation with his advisers Saturday, deciding how much Congress and the American public will get to see about the two-year probe into President Donald Trump and Moscow's efforts to elect him.

Chen produces spectacular free skate to win gold at worlds

Jim Armstrong, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 23rd - 2:03am

Defending champion Nathan Chen delivered a spectacular free skate Saturday to win the gold medal again at the figure skating world championships.