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Williams, Norvell help No. 6 Gonzaga pull away from BYU, 79-65 for WCC title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:04pm

Johnathan Williams had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists, and Zach Norvell Jr. added 15 points and five rebounds to help No. 6 Gonzaga pulled away from BYU, 79-65 in the final regular-season home game of 2017-18 at the Marriott Center.

Tax officials warn of scammers pretending to be from IRS

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:40pm

With income tax season underway, the Utah State Tax Commission is warning taxpayers to beware of fraudsters purporting to be state or federal agents collecting payments over the phone.

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Mary Clare Jalonick and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:29pm

Two weeks after President Donald Trump blocked the full release of a classified Democratic memo, the House intelligence committee published a redacted version of the document that aims to counter a narrative that Republicans on the committee have promoted for months — that the FBI and Justice Department conspired against Trump as they investigated his ties to Russia.

Senate calls for more action on postpartum depression and anxiety

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:09pm

A resolution which identifies postpartum depression and anxiety as "a serious statewide public health issue" was approved Friday by the Senate in a unanimous vote.

Fire burns vacant Emigration Canyon home

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 6:36pm

A fire ripped through a vacant home in Emigration Canyon Saturday afternoon.

Police: Man arrested in West Valley after taking 99-year-old woman hostage

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:27pm

A man was arrested early Saturday morning after police say he barricaded himself inside a home and took a 99-year-old woman hostage.

Freshman post pulls Fremont across finish line for 6A girls basketball title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:24pm

Freshman center Emma Calvert totaled 21 points and 10 rebounds with four blocked shots to lift Fremont to the inaugural Class 6A state girls basketball championship with a 61-47 win over Bingham.

Utah Beef Council fees unconstitutional, officials say

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:58pm

A hobby farmer with three head of cattle is forcing the state to reorganize the private nonprofit Utah Beef Council because he says the fees he pays are requiring him to unconstitutionally support political speech.

Shuttle bus crashes, tips over on I-15 near Utah-Idaho border

Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:43pm

A shuttle bus transporting at least 6 occupants crashed and tipped over on southbound I-15 Saturday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol officials report.

USC beats Utah 74-58 behind Metu and Usher

Matthew Coles, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:28pm

Chimezie Metu, despite being listed in documents produced by the FBI investigation into college basketball corruption, found a respite on the court and shut out the noise.

UN unanimously demands a 30-day cease-fire across Syria

Edith M. Lederer, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:14pm

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria "without delay" to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded.

East tops Timpview in 5A final for 1st girls basketball title in school history

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:38pm

Rita Satini had 17 points and three steals, and Lani Taliauli and Lani Falatea each added 12 points and three assists to help the Leopards lift the first girls basketball state championship in school history with a 68-48 win over Timpview at SLCC.

Have You Seen This? Tot outshines New Orleans jazz band

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:02pm

Good buskers can make you stop in your tracks. Great buskers can inspire you to move to the music. Babies can still outshine them all.

Delta, United Airlines cut ties with NRA as group faces backlash following Florida shooting

Ken Sweet, Damian Troise and Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:17pm

The National Rifle Association, and now the State of Florida, faced a growing backlash as companies cut ties to the gun industry following the latest school massacre, and student survivors called for tourism boycotts of their home state until gun control measures are enacted.


Utah Jazz attendance is down, but tickets are a hot item

Jody Genessy, Deseret News  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:51pm

Average ticket prices on the resale market have increased by nearly $22 since the beginning of the season, one of the biggest increases in the NBA.

5 techy things in the Utah Legislature

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:28pm

From self-driving cars to drones, here are five tech-centric bills on Capitol Hill.

House approves diesel emissions testing in Utah County

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:45am

A bill requiring Utah County to institute a pilot project to test certain diesel vehicles for emissions compliance cleared the Utah House 56-15 and moves on the Senate for debate. The program would require pass and failure rates of those vehicles.

Bill creating process for transgender Utahns to legally change their gender fails

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:02am

A bill intended to make it clear how transgender people could legally change their gender through the courts failed in the Senate on Friday after a lengthy and sometimes emotional debate.

Utes basketball players' home burglarized during game

Sean Moody, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:28am

As the University of Utah men's basketball team was beating UCLA Thursday night, it appears someone was busy at the house where some players live.

American men win Olympic curling gold, beat Sweden 10-7

Jimmy Golen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:56am

John Shuster's last throw in the eighth end of the Olympic curling final clacked off one Swedish stone and knocked it into another, sending them both skittering out of scoring range.

Bingham outlasts Copper Hills for berth in 6A championship

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:17am

Maggie McCord poured in 16 points and 11 rebounds, and Jaycee Lichtie added 13 points with nine free throws to help the Miners survive Copper Hills, 48-40 in a Class 6A state semifinal Friday night at Salt Lake Community College.


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