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New York college says it found George Washington's hair in archived book

Mary Esch, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 10:53am

Tucked in the pages of a grimy, leather-bound almanac in the archives at New York's Union College was a tiny envelope with the hand-scrawled words "Washington's hair."

Massive juniper removal project could help Idaho sage grouse

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:33am

Federal officials have released final plans for one of the largest ever projects to remove juniper trees to protect habitat for imperiled sage grouse that will also benefit cattle ranchers in southwestern Idaho.

Bill penalizing Utah doctors for not providing abortion information moves forward

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:58am

A bill that would penalize health care providers who don't show women an informational video or module before they undergo an abortion moved forward in the Senate on Friday afternoon.

Russian athlete suspected of doping at Olympics

James Ellingworth, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:19am

The Russian delegation at the Pyeongchang Olympics has announced that one of its athletes has failed a drug test.

Flu shot only 36 percent effective, making bad year worse

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:42am

The flu vaccine is doing a poor job protecting older Americans and others against the bug that's causing most illnesses.

Bibbins, Rawson help Utah beat Washington State 77-70

Ricky Hester, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:39pm

Justin Bibbins scored 24 points and Tyler Rawson added 15 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to help Utah beat Washington State 77-70 on Saturday night.

85-year-old man dies in Richfield house fire

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 11:08pm

An 85-year-old man is dead after a house fire early Saturday morning.

Police: Juvenile injured in West Valley shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:33pm

A juvenile was transported to the hospital in stable condition after being shot Saturday evening, police said.

Trump adviser: Russian meddling 'incontrovertible'

Desmond Butler and David Rising, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:31pm

President Donald Trump's national security adviser said Saturday there was "incontrovertible" evidence of a Russian plot to disrupt the 2016 U.S. election, a blunt statement that shows how significantly the new criminal charges leveled by an American investigator have upended the political debate over his inquiry.

Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell wins 2018 NBA slam dunk title

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 10:10pm

Jazz rookie Donovan Mitchell won the slam dunk title at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game, taking the title with three scintillating throwback-inspired dunks against fellow finalist Larry Nance Jr. of the Cleveland Cavaliers.

Salt Lake man charged in connection with fatal crash

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:48pm

A man involved in a crash last year that resulted in the death of one of his children has been charged.

Officials: 2 critically injured in Box Elder County crash

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:26pm

Two people were critically injured in a crash in Box Elder County on Saturday afternoon, officials said.

Logan High teacher arrested for unlawful sexual activity with minor

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 9:10pm

Weber County deputies say they found 57-year-old Joseph Scott Harris in a car on the side of the road with an underage teen Friday, both in stages of undress. Harris is a teacher at Logan High School.

Police investigate apparent stabbing that closed TRAX S-Line

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:34pm

A victim was transported to the hospital in critical condition with apparent stab wounds Friday afternoon, police said.

Florida, angry and grieving, takes gun protest to streets

Jason Dearen, Allen G. Breed and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 8:25pm

Thousands of angry students, parents, teachers and neighbors of a Florida high school where 17 people were killed demanded Saturday that immediate action be taken on gun-control legislation, insisting they would not relent until their demands were met.

Police doubt Islamic State flag at Hurricane High School was from terror group

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:56pm

Authorities said Friday they suspect an Islamic State group's flag found flying outside a southern Utah high school was likely a prank and not the work of the terrorist group.

Ballet dancers embrace 'feeling you get on stage' in bid to make elite competition

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 7:21pm

As she prepared to put on a ballet dance performance fashioned to charm a panel of judges Saturday at the University of Utah's Marriot Center of Dance, 16-year-old Olivia Latham admitted it: She had some jitters.

Jake Parkinson resigns as Salt Lake County GOP chairman

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:39pm

Jake Parkinson has resigned as chairman of the Salt Lake County Republican Party.

Blind 11-year-old Utah girl acts through obstacles as star of ‘Princess Academy’ musical

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 6:32pm

Mia Walker, a blind, 11-year-old actress playing the lead role in a new show, identifies with her character’s refusal to let her physical abilities limit her.

Passenger says teen driver panicked, hit the gas outside NSA

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:54pm

A passenger in a vehicle that was fired upon outside the National Security Agency campus says the unlicensed teen driver made a wrong turn, panicked and hit the gas.

Weber County: Evidence worker allegedly under the influence

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 17th - 5:08pm

Weber County officials say investigations are underway in the wake of the firing of a Sheriff's Office evidence room employee who allegedly was "under the influence" at work.

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