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Promises, pomp and protests as Trump sworn in

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 1:41pm

Pledging to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a deeply divided nation and ushering in an unpredictable era in Washington. His victory gives Republicans control of the White House for the first time in eight years.

2100 South freeway to close tonight for construction

KSL.com  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 12:14pm

The Utah Department of Transportation urges drivers to plan ahead for a full closure of state Route 201 at 9 p.m. tonight between Bangerter Highway and Redwood Road while crews place beams for a new bridge on I-215.

Review: 4 outdoor products for winter

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 11:48am

The winter sports season is in full force and our state’s snowpack is about 130 percent of normal. This is a great time to get outside, and here are four products worth considering for your upcoming adventures.

Park City man saves for 11 years to buy, customize Lamborghini

Brian Petty, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 11:30am

James Condon dreamed about owning a super car since he was a young boy. After years of saving and working, he was finally able to purchase the 2006 Lamborghini that resides in his garage today, but it doesn't stay in his garage for very long.

Utah unemployment rate holds steady at 3.1%

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:54am

New state numbers show Utah's unemployment rate is holding steady at 3.1 percent.

Land swap for school trust land in Bears Ears on hold

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:35am

A land swap for 109,000 acres of state school trust land within the newly created Bears Ears National Monument won't happen before President Barack Obama leaves office and is on indefinite hold, federal and state officials said this week.

Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West

Matthew Brown and Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:15am

Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S., park officials said Thursday.

Feds file fraud charges against 'Free Capitalist' again

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:42am

A Utah businessman who unloaded on federal and state authorities after a judge threw out the criminal case against him nearly three years ago again faces charges for alleged investment fraud.

Grand jury indicts man in killing on reservation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:55am

A federal grand jury has indicted a man already facing charges in Ute Tribal Court.

S. Ogden man charged in fatal shooting says victim disrespected co-worker's sister

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:40am

A man accused of shooting and killing a man who had allegedly disrespected his co-worker's sister said he "did it for (her)," according to charging documents.

Tech summit highlights Utah's Silicon Slopes

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:10am

Thousands of the business and tech leaders gathered Thursday for the first Silicon Slopes Tech Summit at the Salt Palace Convention Center in Salt Lake City. The two-day networking event was organized by Silicon Slopes and Beehive Startups.

Man reunited with missing dog after wife dies in car crash

Ashley Moser  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:45am

Lehi resident Chris Olsen says a patch of black ice was responsible for a terrible accident that changed his life forever. Luckily, in Olsen's time of need, his beloved dog Monte finally made it back home.

Student protesters call for U. to become a sanctuary campus

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:11am

About 50 students at the University of Utah walked out of their classes Thursday to protest the inauguration of Donald Trump and demand that the campus become a sanctuary for undocumented students.

Coin counting machine experiment: How accurate are they?

Mike Headrick and Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:47pm

Have you ever wondered how accurate coin counting machines found in grocery stores and banks really are? The KSL Investigators did an experiment to see if the machines are right on the money or if you're getting short-changed.

Trump must unify Republicans, Democrats in next few months, Huntsman Jr. says

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:26pm

President-elect Donald Trump must unify Republicans and Democrats around a couple of big goals during his first year in office to gain Americans' trust, former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. said Thursday.

Federal government employee caught driving recklessly

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 10:13pm

Cell phone video shot by an unnamed source captured a federal government employee driving erratically on SR-189 near Deer Creek Reservoir.

Redford talks Trump, growth in Utah as Sundance kicks off

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:45pm

Robert Redford speculated on the effect of Donald Trump's election, the importance of documentary journalism and the future of the Sundance Film Festival on Thursday at the event's opening press conference in Park City.

Looking back at SLC ads and classified ads over the past 165 years

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 9:20pm

Once the community place for livestock, classified advertisements have come a long way through the years. So have advertisements.

Utahns converge on Capitol for Trump's inauguration

Marc Giauque  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 8:02pm

A large number of Utahns are in Washington D.C. for Friday's inauguration, some in an official capacity, others, not so much. Regardless, the Beehive State will be represented in the audience ready to watch the swearing-in ceremony.

Paramedic commuting to work aids man who suffered heart attack while driving

Alex Cabrero and Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jan 19th - 7:31pm

Having a heart attack is never good, especially when you're driving. However, in this instance, the man in the car behind the man having a heart attack just happened to be trained for this very sort of thing.