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Bill inspired by elected official's struggle with dementia now in governor's hands

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:32am

A bill inspired by the controversy that swirled around former Salt Lake County Recorder Gary Ott received official approval from the Utah Legislature on Friday. It needs one more signature, from Gov. Gary Herbert, before it can become law.

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Power outage affects thousands in Taylorsville

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 25th - 8:08am

More than 4,000 people were affected by a power outage in Taylorsville for about 45 minutes on Sunday morning, according to Rocky Mountain Power.

Minor injuries in shuttle bus rollover near Utah-Idaho border

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:35pm

A shuttle bus carrying seven occupants crashed and tipped over on southbound I-15 Saturday afternoon, Utah Highway Patrol officials report.

The Triple Team: Jazz pull out win against struggling Mavericks

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:13pm

Three thoughts on the tanking Mavericks (and the Jazz pulling out a win thanks to their late-game mistakes), the Jazz's solid defense throughout, and how scouts learn team's play calls.

Jazz edge Mavericks 97-90 for 12th win in 13 games

John Coon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:07pm

The Utah Jazz turned to their defense to close out the lowly Dallas Mavericks.

Trump says arming teachers in schools 'Up to States'

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:51pm

President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence — an idea he championed in recent days — is "Up to States."

4 killed in San Juan County plane crash identified

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:16pm

Four people were killed in a small plane crash in San Juan County near the Colorado border.

1 hospitalized after hit-and-run crash in Tooele

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:42pm

One person was hospitalized after a hit-and-run crash that involved a stolen vehicle Saturday evening.

Congress releases redacted, declassified Democratic memo

Mary Clare Jalonick and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:29pm

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.

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

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  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.

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.

Salt Lake residents sound off on northwest quadrant development

Wendy Leonard, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 6:01pm

Salt Lake City residents on the west side expressed concerns to lawmakers about proposed development in the city's northwest quadrant.

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

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  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.

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, KSL.com  |  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, KSL.com 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.

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