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Group repeats calls for embattled Utah County commissioner's resignation

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 5:18pm

A Utah advocacy group on Tuesday again repeated its call for embattled Utah County Commissioner Greg Graves' resignation. This time, Graves stayed to listen.

Summit County files lawsuit against major opioid manufacturers

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:57pm

Summit County officials filed a lawsuit Tuesday against more than a dozen “big pharma” opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Minneapolis officer charged in shooting of Australian woman

Amy Forliti, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:56pm

A Minneapolis police officer was charged Tuesday with murder and manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed Australian woman in July minutes after she called 911 to report a possible sexual assault behind her home.

Teen shoots girl in Maryland school, killed in confrontation

Matthew Barakat and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:44pm

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.

Executive at data mining firm claims they designed Trump campaign strategy

Gregory Katz, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:44pm

The chief executive of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica told a reporter posing as a potential client that his company played a big role in getting Donald Trump elected, a British news program revealed Tuesday.

Needs go unmet 6 months after Maria hit Puerto Rico

Danica Coto, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:28pm

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

Fire that temporarily closed Provo Center Street 'suspicious,' officials say

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:12pm

Provo Center Street was closed for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area that officials are calling suspicious, according to fire officials.

New blast sends bombing investigators to Texas FedEx center

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 4:08pm

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.

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.

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.

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.


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