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Takeaways from the 1st day of the 6A girls basketball tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:48pm

Chalk, not upsets, reigned supreme, and a few circus-shots were made at Bruin Arena on the opening day of the Class 6A girls basketball state tournament Tuesday at Salt Lake Community College.

Rally shows tide of support for those in recovery

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:23pm

More than 300 addiction recovery advocates and others gathered at the Utah Capitol Tuesday evening at a lively rally urging solidarity and encouragement for those fighting substance abuse and mental health issues.

Woman's killer pleads guilty to burning her home down

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:42pm

A man who killed his girlfriend and dumped her body before fleeing to Mexico has now admitted to burning down the woman's home days before attacking her.

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:04pm

As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.

Does social media make weddings more stressful?

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:37pm

#Weddingstressmuch? Social media is creeping into U.S. nuptials, but Americans don't necessarily see that as a good thing.

'These kids are fighting back': Salt Lake students plan march after Florida shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:05pm

"This is something that we've gone to school with our entire lives," said Elizabeth Love, a senior at West High School and one of the organizers of a planned student march on the Capitol. "We're gonna fix it."

The least and most dangerous countries to be a newborn

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:33pm

Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life — and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than others.

Utah House votes to remove sales tax on food

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:00pm

Utahns might be paying a little less at the grocery store under a bill the House passed Tuesday to remove sales tax on food.

Army awards medals to students killed in Florida shooting

Jamie Crawford, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:28pm

The U.S. Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:45pm

A Republican Idaho state senator yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic lawmaker.

Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:18pm

A 33-year-old attorney fired last year by a prominent international law firm became the fourth person to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, admitting Tuesday that he lied to federal investigators about his contacts with a Trump campaign official.

Judge: Man accused of assisting teen's suicide is competent

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:14pm

A Spanish Fork man accused of murder after investigators say he helped a teenager take her own life is competent to proceed to trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Video shows trooper vehicle hit for a second time during snowy conditions

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:05pm

Utah Highway Patrol released dramatic dashcam video Tuesday to remind drivers to slow down during snowy road conditions.

Bill requiring harassment training for lobbyists passes committee

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:43pm

A bill requiring lobbyists to take a course every year in avoiding harassment in the workplace passed the House Government Operations Committee Tuesday.

State Sen. Jim Dabakis announces he won't seek re-election

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:40pm

Sen. Jim Dabakis, an outspoken Democrat from Salt Lake City, announced Tuesday he will not seek re-election this year after serving six years in the Legislature.

Convicted burglar accused in series of new burglaries

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:12pm

A suspected serial burglar accused of targeting mainly Hispanic businesses is now facing a long list of criminal charges.

Timpview harrier wins Gatorade national award, a back-to-back honor for Utah runners

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 4:00pm

For the second consecutive year, a Utah County high school produced the Gatorade national cross-country runner of the year — this time in Timpview senior Aidan Troutner.

Utah GOP lawmakers pushing to end death penalty

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:59pm

Republican state lawmakers, including House Speaker Greg Hughes, are again pushing to end the death penalty in Utah.

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What are the benefits and risks of pregnancy in midlife?

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:36pm

When Illinois Sen. Tammy Duckworth gives birth in April, she'll be the first senator to have a baby while in office. She'll also be 50 years old. What are the benefits and risks of pregnancy in midlife — and is this good for the family?

User submitted: Photos show snowiest weekend of year

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:30pm

Photos from KSL.com readers show just how much snow areas all across Utah got during this winter's biggest storm.

Logan High teacher charged in sexual misconduct case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 3:02pm

Criminal charges were filed Tuesday against a Logan High School teacher who police say was caught partially dressed inside a car with a teenage girl.

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