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Teen snowmobiler gets stuck, walks several miles to safety

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:29pm

A teenager was reunited with his family after his snowmobile became stuck in a hole, forcing him to walk several miles to be located, officials said Monday night.

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Trump endorses Romney's Senate run

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 11:29pm

President Donald Trump announced his endorsement for Mitt Romney's Senate run via Twitter Monday night.

Takeaways from the 1st day of the 5A girls basketball state tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:58pm

Three region top seeds fell in the opening round of the Class 5A state girls basketball tournament Monday at Salt Lake Community College. Here are the highlights.

Committee recommends bill legalizing sale of hemp products for qualifying licensees

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:39pm

A bill which would widely allow the production and sale of hemp products for qualifying license holders got the OK of the House Natural Resources, Agriculture, and Environment Committee on Friday.

5 things 'Mister Rogers' can still teach us

Mercedes Leguizamon and Brandon Griggs, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:22pm

To a generation of children, Fred Rogers was a lot more than a soothing voice and a cardigan.

School shooting puts pressure on Florida lawmakers to act

Terry Spencer, Curt Anderson and Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:12pm

The deadly shooting at a Florida high school has put pressure on the state's Republican-controlled Legislature to consider a sweeping package of gun-control laws in a state that has resisted restrictions on firearms for decades, lawmakers said Monday.

'Living inside a painting': Zion National Park through the eyes of artists

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:00pm

Among the millions of visitors to Zion National Park every year, there are four artists-in-residence, who capture the park in their work as it changes from day to day and season to season.

National group's ad calls gun exceptions in .05 percent DUI legislation hypocritical

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:28pm

A national organization opposing Utah's .05 percent blood alcohol DUI limit has Rep. Norm Thurston in its sights for a bill that carves out self-defense exceptions for laws against using a firearm while intoxicated.

Idaho senator yells at students lobbying for birth control

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:33pm

A state senator shouted at University of Idaho students affiliated with Planned Parenthood trying to schedule a meeting with him to discuss birth control and sex education.

Utah measure pushes back on ruling that boosted police power

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 7:01pm

A Utah lawmaker is proposing to limit the effects of a U.S. Supreme Court ruling that bolstered police power to use evidence even if officers did something wrong to get it.

Safety inspections gone, but cars must still be safe, UHP warns

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 6:28pm

The Utah Highway Patrol wants to remind the public that while safety inspections are no longer required in Utah, drivers are still required to have a safe vehicle.

Snowstorm triggers powder day frenzy, hampers commute

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:47pm

As skiers and snowboarders rushed to the canyons to take advantage of the snowy conditions, the weather made things difficult on the roads.

Pastor describes blast, flames in Grand Canyon copter crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 5:18pm

A Las Vegas pastor said witnessing a "big explosion and instant flames" when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon, killing three British tourists, has left him shaken.

5G helps make Pyeongchang the most high-tech Olympics ever

Michelle Toh, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:45pm

Spectators at the Pyeongchang Olympics aren't just getting to watch the ultimate showdown in winter sports. They're also witnessing the most high-tech Olympic Games in history.

Utah Royals open 'uber-professional' preseason camp under snowy skies, Herriman indoor facility

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 4:01pm

Uber-professional. Those were the best words Utah Royals captain Becky Sauerbrunn had to describe the first day of preseason in the newest market in the National Women’s Soccer League.

UTA program helps officers ID riders with 'invisible disabilities'

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 3:08pm

The Utah Transit Authority has implemented a program to train all of its transit police officers to recognize “invisible disabilities” such as autism that often influences the behavior of individuals who use mass transportation.

Names released in connection with fatal Evanston plane crash

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:12pm

Law enforcement officials on released the names of two people they believe died in a plane crash near Evanston, Wyoming Sunday.

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BYU's Tanner Mangum is making a comeback. Here's his approach

Dick Harmon, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 2:08pm

It’s a siren call Tanner Mangum will answer until it calls no more.

Trump offers support for limited effort on background checks

Catherine Lucey and Maria Danilova, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 1:24pm

President Donald Trump offered support for a limited strengthening of federal background checks on gun purchases Monday while staying largely mum in the last few days about the victims of the Florida school massacre and the escalating debate about controls on weapons.

Legislature: Animal-tethering bill stalls, vehicle-registration bill finds support

KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 1:21pm

A bill that would do away with the requirement that motorists have vehicle registration in the car found new support, and opposition stalled a measure making it a crime to leave animals tethered.

Runnin’ Utes peaking at right time; positioned to finish near top of Pac-12

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 12:12pm

Each of the final three games comes packed with importance to Utah’s postseason hopes of claiming a top-tier spot in the Pac-12’s final regular season standings.

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