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Officer looking for truant students shoots, critically injures juvenile

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:12pm

A Granite School District officer looking for truant students shot and wounded a juvenile, who he said tried to run over him, leaving the victim hospitalized in extremely critical condition Tuesday.


Authorities recover new clues after another Austin blast

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:48pm

Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital faced new threats along with the promise of valuable new leads as their attention shifted Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded and the discovery of another, unexploded bomb near Austin's airport.

Colorado man dies in Emery County rollover crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:13pm

A Colorado man died in a rollover crash on I-70 in Emery County Tuesday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

SLC pauses northwest quadrant development agreements, citing uncertainty with inland port bill

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:41pm

Salt Lake City leaders on Tuesday pushed pause on new development agreements in the northwest quadrant, citing uncertainty with the bill signed by the governor last week establishing an inland port authority in the city's northwest quadrant.

UHP trooper hits, arrests wrong-way driver with history of DUIs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:40pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper intentionally sideswiped a wrong-way driver on the Legacy Highway late Monday to stop the man before he injured or killed someone.

Federal appeals court upholds Utah's controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:26pm

A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld Utah's controversial election law that allows candidates to gather voter signatures to get on the primary election ballot.

Provo officials heard about sexual misconduct by police chief years before alleged rape

Matthew Piper, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:10pm

Provo city officials learned about complaints of sexual misconduct by former Police Chief John King more than a year before a rape allegation brought about King’s resignation, according to a new lawsuit and interviews with those close to the case.

5 tips to waste less food and save money

Rebecca Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:38pm

Forty percent of the food in the U.S. goes uneaten and Americans send 38 million tons of food straight to the landfills every year. Here's how to cut back on food waste and save money at the same time.

Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping spending bill

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:24pm

Talks over a $1.3 trillion government spending bill dragged Tuesday as congressional negotiators found themselves tangled in side issues ahead of a Friday deadline.

BYU, U. grad programs rank in top 10 nationwide

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:05pm

Brigham Young University's graduate-level accounting program and the University of Utah's graduate programs in nursing informatics and environmental law rank among the top 10 nationally, according to new rankings by U.S. News & World Report.

What’s a vernal equinox and why does it mark the first day of spring?

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:33pm

Thanks to the state’s fifth-warmest winter on record, it’s felt like spring in Utah for the past few months already. But Tuesday, it became official.

Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation

Matthew Barakat and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:06pm

A teenager armed with a handgun shot and critically wounded a girl inside a Maryland school on Tuesday and the shooter was killed when a school resource officer confronted him moments after the gunfire erupted. A third student was in good condition after he was shot.

Bountiful gynecologist admits to streaming child porn

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

A Bountiful gynecologist accused in state court of sexually abusing children pleaded guilty to a federal child pornography charge Tuesday.

Delta misroutes puppy on cross-country trip

Melissa Gray and Marlena Baldacci, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:41pm

An Idaho man says his new 8-week-old puppy appears happy and healthy despite being flown across the country to the wrong airport — landing in Las Vegas and Salt Lake City before finally arriving in his arms Sunday.

Police: $1K reward offered in locating man who struck women with baseball bat

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:38pm

Police are offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man wanted in connection with assaulting his ex-girlfriend and another person with a baseball bat at a restaurant parking lot earlier this month.

Summit County files lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 6:09pm

Summit County officials filed a lawsuit Tuesday against more than a dozen “big pharma” opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Group repeats calls for embattled Utah County commissioner's resignation

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 5:18pm

A Utah advocacy group on Tuesday again repeated its call for embattled Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves' resignation. This time, Graves stayed to listen.

Minneapolis officer charged in shooting of Australian woman

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:56pm

A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.

Executive at data mining firm claims they designed Trump campaign strategy

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:44pm

The chief executive of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica told a reporter posing as a potential client that his company played a big role in getting Donald Trump elected, a British news program revealed Tuesday.

Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:28pm

Generators are still humming. Candles are still flickering. Homes are still being repaired.

Fire that temporarily closed Provo Center Street 'suspicious,' officials say

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:12pm

Provo Center Street was closed for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area that officials are calling suspicious, according to fire officials.


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