Longtime Salt Lake County clerk being challenged by her own employee
Salt Lake County's longtime clerk, Sherrie Swensen, is gunning for an eigth term after nearly three decades in office — but her elections director, Rozan Mitchell is challenging her.
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Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Mar 19th - 1:11pm
Spring break is a great time to get out and enjoy time together as a family. If you don't feel like taking a big trip to the beach, though, there's plenty of stuff to do right here in central Utah.
Lee Benson, Deseret News | Posted Mar 19th - 1:05pm
Fifty years ago, on March 19, which was a Wednesday in 1968, the Deseret News broke a story that would have significant worldwide ramifications.
The Associated Press | Posted Mar 19th - 12:53pm
Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.
Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press | Posted Mar 19th - 12:39pm
Fear mounted across Texas' capital on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast triggered this time by a nearly invisible tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks.
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press | Posted Mar 19th - 12:34pm
Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Mar 19th - 12:10pm
Three men were arrested after police recovered more than 10 pounds of meth, two guns and thousands of dollars in cash during multiple raids of a suspected “large scale” drug ring over the weekend, according to a jail report.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Mar 19th - 11:52am
Two people were critically injured and two others were transported to a hospital after a woman driving a stolen van crashed at an intersection while evading officers, police said.
Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com | Posted Mar 19th - 11:20am
There are a lot of good people in the world. But if you are feeling a little down or need to have your faith in humanity restored, look no further than at the stories below.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Mar 19th - 11:00am
This is March — home of the madness. Here are some of our favorite moments from the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament.
Darlene Superville, Associated Press | Posted Mar 19th - 10:48am
President Donald Trump kept up his attack on the escalating Russia investigation, insisting in a new tweet Monday that it was "a total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!" The comment came a day after a top White House lawyer tried to calm speculation that the president was considering firing the special counsel leading the probe.
Joseph Pisani, Associated Press | Posted Mar 19th - 10:20am
Walmart doesn't just want to sell TVs and furniture — it wants to send a professional home to set them up, too.
Logan Ramsey, Idaho State Journal | Posted Mar 19th - 10:00am
Although people from across the U.S. and beyond are calling for science teacher Robert Crosland to lose his job for allegedly dropping a sick puppy into a classroom aquarium containing a hungry snapping turtle, the vast majority of those who live in his community appear to be supporting him.
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL | Posted Mar 19th - 8:59am
Not having a federal monitor in place to oversee the Utah Transit Authority nearly a year after a deadline set in a nonprosecution deal underscores the need for the major changes just made to the agency, lawmakers said Friday.
Joseph Witham, St. George News | Posted Mar 19th - 8:24am
A teenage girl was sent to the hospital after becoming trapped underneath a storage shed that landed on her during an apparent microburst in Washington City Sunday afternoon.
Sean Walker, KSL.com and Yvette Cruz, KSL.com | Posted Mar 19th - 8:05am
Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
Robert J. DeBry | Posted Mar 19th - 8:00am
One of the best places to find crazy stunts online is YouTube, but a surprising amount of these stunts take place in the Beehive State. Take a look through this list for your daily dose of adventure (while you sit safely in front of your computer).
Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors | Posted Mar 19th - 7:21am
In this edition of LIFEadvice Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain how the pursuit of love can actually be the problem.
Linda Williams, KSL.com | Posted Mar 19th - 7:09am
A car crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Riverton early Monday. The driver was pulled from the car and is in critical condition.
Ben Lockhart, KSL | Posted Mar 19th - 6:45am
Extensive surveying of Utah youth in 2017 found that more than 20 percent respondents who are in eighth grade or above have tried e-cigarettes at least once, and that similar numbers have tried alcohol, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Yvette Cruz, KSL.com | Posted Mar 18th - 11:10pm
No one was injured in an early morning drive-by shooting near 5500 W. and 6885 South in West Jordan, officials report.
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- Community rallies around embattled Idaho teacher; woman who reported puppy's death feels threatened
- 3 Salt Lake County men arrested in 'large scale' meth bust
- Longtime Salt Lake County clerk being challenged by her own employee
- Serial bomber uses a tripwire in fourth attack in Austin
- Officials identify man who died after being hit by multiple cars on I-15
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- Uber suspends self-driving car tests after pedestrian death
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- Gust blows shed 50 feet in Home Depot parking lot, pinning girl underneath