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Barefield’s hot hand lifts Utah past Saint Mary’s to advance to NIT semis

Utah is headed to “The Garden” in New York City.

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

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.

Utah's 'ring' counties among nation's fastest growing

New census figures shed light on Utah's fastest growing areas, as well as shrinking communities.

With police near, suspected Austin bomber blows himself up

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.

Facebook's Zuckerberg apologizes for 'major breach of trust'

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

Police: Man rescued from remote Emery County slot canyon after breaking his leg

A man from Nephi was rescued Wednesday morning after he fell and broke his leg in a remote slot canyon near Goblin Valley State Park.

Curtis defends his actions regarding former police chief

Utah Republican congressman John Curtis is again defending his actions as Provo mayor over the hiring and handling of harassment complaints against a former police chief.

Utah governor signs bill allowing medical marijuana use by terminally ill patients

A bill giving terminally ill patients access to certain forms of medical cannabis was signed into law this week by Gov. Gary Herbert.

Young woman's skin condition leads to splotchy appearance — and a modeling contract

Amy Deanne was a high school senior when she first noticed the odd white spots on her hand.

'These cute faces are the front lines': Utah school wins national award for kindness

"I think (being kind) is one of the most important things. I think it should be No. 1 on your list to do, is to at least give someone a smile," said 9-year-old Annabel George, a student at Daybreak Elementary School in South Jordan.

Lawmakers release huge budget; big military, domestic boosts

Congressional leaders 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.

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

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.

Land deal finalized to clean up, develop old Salt Lake landfill, likely for inland port

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.

Judge rejects cult leader's request to withdraw guilty plea

The purported leader of a doomsday cult wants to withdraw his guilty plea.

Audio: 911 dispatcher helps bystander save St. George girl in near drowning

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.

2 seriously injured in Taylorsville crash

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

3 restaurants, 5 hikes in Salt Lake Valley that allow dogs

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

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

'It's our turn to speak': 40 Utah teens discuss how to combat school violence

Forty teenagers representing 10 high schools from Davis, Salt Lake and Utah counties came together Monday with a question to answer: How do you create lasting change and prevent school violence, even after media attention of the Parkland, Florida, high school shooting has faded and the well-publicized walkouts and coming marches are over.