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U. player takes plea in confrontation involving racial slurs

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:02am

A University of Utah football player has pleaded guilty to throwing an object at a man who allegedly hurled racial slurs at him first.

See a doctor today: Same-day online scheduling is here

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 8:00am

Scheduling an appointment with your doctor should be a piece of cake. If you don't want to or can't wait for a future appointment, make sure to check out online, same-day scheduling.

Briefing papers told Trump not to congratulate Putin on win

Jonathan Lemire and Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:56am

President Donald Trump was warned in briefing materials to refrain from congratulating Russian President Vladimir Putin on his re-election, but he did so anyway, a senior administration official said Wednesday.


Austin bombing suspect blows himself up as SWAT moves in

Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:49am

The suspect in the deadly bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to a three-week manhunt. But police warned that more bombs could be out there.

Utah governor signs bills to remove ill officials, fund homeless shelters

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:19am

Gov. Gary Herbert's office announced Tuesday that he has signed 136 more bills and seven concurrent resolutions, bringing the total number of signed pieces of legislation from the 2018 General Legislative Session thus far to 325.

Election ruling draws mixed reviews from Utah caucusgoers

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 21st - 7:03am

Evan Boberg, a used car salesman, believes a federal appeals court made a bad decision Tuesday when it effectively allowed Utah candidates to continue gathering voter signatures to make their way onto primary election ballots.

The Triple Team: Jazz snap 9-game winning streak with loss to Hawks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:31pm

Three thoughts on why the Jazz have lost to the bottom-feeding Hawks twice this year (it's not a coincidence), the Jazz's poor defense against Dennis Schroder, and where the Jazz stand now in the playoff picture.

Motorcyclist killed in Saratoga Springs crash

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 11:26pm

A man in his 30s died after his motorcycle was hit by a car Tuesday night, Saratoga Springs police say.

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 Idaho man's 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.


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