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Reports of woman kidnapped not 'credible,' police say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:53pm

Reports of a woman abducted in West Valley City Tuesday afternoon are not 'credible,' police say.


Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, dies in confrontation

Matthew Barakat and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:36pm

A teenager armed 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.

Border wall, tunnel tussle hold up sweeping spending bill

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:36pm

President Donald Trump will reap a huge budget increase for the military while Democrats cement wins on infrastructure and other domestic programs that they failed to get under President Barack Obama if lawmakers can agree on a $1.3 trillion government-wide spending bill before a deadline later this week.


Road reopens at Outlets at Traverse Mountain after gas leak

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:34pm

The intersection near the Outlets at Traverse Mountain in Lehi has reopened following a gas leak that closed the road and forced evacuations Tuesday morning.

User submitted: Winter ends with storms and rainbows

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:30pm

This week's gallery is filled with pictures snapped by Utahns who were out and about enjoying nature.

Arborist charged with destroying trees in Springdale

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:12pm

The former arborist for Springdale was charged Tuesday with causing more than $20,000 in damage around the town hall by cutting down more than a dozen trees that he had planted.


Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 3:10pm

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

New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:46pm

Investigators pursuing a suspected serial bomber in the Texas capital shifted their attention Tuesday to a FedEx shipping center near San Antonio where a package exploded on a conveyor belt in the middle of the night and caused minor injuries to a worker.

Comparing Zion's Angels Landing to Yosemite's Half Dome

Mike Godfrey, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:41pm

Let's compare two legendary hiking trails: Angels Landing in Zion National Park and Half Dome in Yosemite National Park. Here's what these two hikes have in common and which is the more demanding.

Federal appeals court upholds Utah's controversial election law

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:37pm

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.

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

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:16pm

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.

Have You Seen This? A tribute to the life and works of Keyboard Cat

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:15pm

Rest in peace, Bento the Keyboard Cat.

Crews remove 1970s pickup that mysteriously ended up in Colorado River

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 2:10pm

Local and state officials are investigating how an older pickup truck ended up in the Colorado River in Moab. It was removed from the river Friday when it was determined to be a water hazard.

Man arrested in stabbing death of his father in South Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 1:47pm

An argument between a father and his adult son led to the father being stabbed to death Monday, according to South Salt Lake police.

Facebook's data crisis deepens as questions mount

Mark Thompson, CNN  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:45pm

Facebook is facing a crescendo of questions about how its user data came to be harvested for political purposes as investors continue to take fright at the risk the scandal poses to its business.

Police seek public's help in identifying man in Layton bank robbery

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 12:25pm

Police are searching for a man they say walked into a bank brandishing a handgun and demanding money before fleeing with an undisclosed amount of cash Tuesday morning.

Ben Anderson: Unlikable Jazz are easy team to love

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:45am

The Jazz have seen a recent uptick in technical fouls and on the court fights, but despite the brash play, they are as enjoyable as ever.

Measuring the toll of the opioid epidemic is tougher than it seems

Charles Ornstein, Propublica  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:32am

One of our editors set out to create an ambitious list of data sources on the opioid epidemic. Much of what he found was out of date, and some data contradicted other data.

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

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:01am

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.

World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:59am

The death of the world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, doesn't end efforts to save a subspecies of one of the world's most recognizable animals. The focus now turns to his stored semen and that of four other dead rhinos, as well as the perfection of in vitro fertilization techniques and the critical need to keep the remaining two females alive.


Intermountain Healthcare employees brace for more job cuts

Matthew Piper, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:31am

Weeks after 2,300 Intermountain Healthcare billing employees learned that their jobs will be outsourced to a for-profit company with a checkered past, other nonclinical employees have been told that their departments will soon be reorganized.


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