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US women end drought, beat Canada for gold in a shootout

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 1:16am

The Americans' gold medal drought is finally over. They needed the first shootout in an Olympic women's final to do it, too.

Wasatch High student flags gun threat online; classmate in custody

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 12:25am

A Wasatch High School student alerted authorities that a classmate threatened gun violence on social media Wednesday evening. Police took the teen into custody without incident.

Charges: Man duped friends, others to invest in fake companies

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:21pm

Federal prosecutors say a Stansbury Park man hornswoggled neighbors, relatives and fellow churchgoers into investing thousands of dollars in his fake companies from 2013 to 2017.

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

Rachel Zoll and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:42pm

The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday at 99.

'Bad, bad' shooting comment prompts reaction at Utah school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:40pm

Sandy police say an upset middle school student made a very poor choice in how he vented his frustration on social media.

SLC’s Pago named Utah’s best restaurant by Salt Lake Magazine readers

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:20pm

The best restaurant in Utah for 2018 is Salt Lake City’s Pago, according to Salt Lake Magazine readers.

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:12pm

A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care for the mentally ill.

A simple walking test while counting backwards can diagnose dementia

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:36pm

Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology found.

Police want help finding witnesses in shooting of South Salt Lake teen

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:04pm

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people they believe may have witnessed the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in South Salt Lake last week.

Pleasant Grove firefighters use spare time to restore 1933 engine 'Old Joe'

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:32pm

Pleasant Grove firefighters are using their spare time in between calls to restore an old 1933 fire engine.

Late Utah Olympic bobsledder’s family at Games to help raise money for son's foundation

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00pm

A foundation in late U.S. bobsledder Steven Holcomb’s name seeks to help raise money for others who need vision operation.

Utah lawmakers declare 'Orrin Hatch Day,' share stories honoring retiring senator

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:29pm

Members of the Utah Legislature declared Wednesday "Orrin G. Hatch Day" and honored the retiring U.S. senator from Utah with their own stories from his 42 years in office.

2 Utahns infected in nationwide salmonella outbreak

Connor Richards, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:47pm

A nationwide outbreak of salmonella has infected two people in Utah, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said on Feb. 20. Here's what you need to know.

Live-action ‘Lion King’ won’t have villain song ‘Be Prepared’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:32pm

Be prepared … for a live-action “Lion King” movie without Scar’s classic villainous anthem.

Construction begins to replace border wall in California

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:14pm

The federal government began work Wednesday on replacing border wall in California, the first wall contract awarded in the Trump administration outside of eight prototypes that were built last year in San Diego.

Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:06pm

As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself that just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough.

Utah House panel endorses bill increasing penalty for killing police dog

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:43pm

A House panel endorsed a bill Wednesday that would increase the penalty for intentionally killing a K-9 police dog.

3 Southern Utahns arrested in Mesquite for allegedly trafficking heroin, meth

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:12pm

Police have arrested three Southern Utahns – two of whom were arrested in 2016 in connection with a Cedar City murder – for their alleged involvement in trafficking and selling heroin and crystal meth in Mesquite, Nevada.

Doomsday leader pleads guilty to child rape, abuse

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 4:05pm

The purported leader of a doomsday cult pleaded guilty Wednesday to child rape and abuse.

Utah House panel advances bill to end death penalty

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:24pm

Dave Noriega finds it disgusting that state lawmakers pushing to abolish the death penalty in Utah would try to tell his family what justice means.

Need a new job? 12 local companies hiring for $12/hour or more

KSL Jobs  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 3:00pm

The 12 jobs included below are full-time, pay at least 12 bucks an hour and don’t require much formal experience — perfect for those currently working on a degree/technical skill. Many of these jobs also offer potential commissions and advance

Lots of snow for skiing, but Utah snowpacks still depleted following recent storm

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 2:37pm

While the Presidents Day snowstorm wreaked havoc for holiday commuters and brought much-needed snow for Utah’s ski resorts, it didn’t do much for the state’s below-average snowpack totals.

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