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Congress OKs $1.3 trillion budget, Trump considers veto

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:15am

Congress gave final approval Friday to a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles and conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.

Charges filed in wrong-color gang killing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:02am

A man accused in the shooting death of a 24-year-old South Salt Lake man at an early morning party — allegedly for wearing the wrong colors to a party — has been charged with aggravated murder.


2 killed, dozen hurt in French supermarket hostage-taking

Sylvie Corbet and Samuel Petrequin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:43am

An armed man took hostages in a supermarket in southern France on Friday, killing two and injuring about a dozen others, police said. He had earlier opened fire on officers nearby.

The Triple Team: Offense, not defense, carries Jazz to 119-112 win over Mavericks

Andy Larsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:51pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's offense (not their defense) pushing them over the Mavericks, the Jazz's active hands coming up with deflections and steals, and Joe Ingles' 10-assist night.

Officials investigating noncredible threat at Indian Hills Middle School in Sandy

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15pm

Officials are investigating an Instagram threat to Indian Hills Middle School, but they say they have no reason to believe it’s a credible threat.

Heber City community members hold vigil for Estonian exchange student who died Saturday

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:15pm

Dozens of students and community members gathered at Wasatch High School on Thursday evening to remember an Estonian exchange student who died last weekend.

Senate moves toward final congressional OK of $1.3T budget

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:14pm

Congress was poised to pass a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that would end the budget battles for now, as leaders cleared final Senate obstacles aafter conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.

Some convictions tossed in deputy death case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:42pm

A teen girl convicted as an accomplice in the murder of Utah County Sheriff's Sgt. Cory Wride has been granted a new trial on some of her convictions.

McMaster out, Bolton in as Trump's national security adviser

Catherine Lucey, Zeke Miller and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:18pm

Charging ahead with the dramatic remaking of his White House, President Donald Trump said Thursday he would replace national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, a foreign policy hawk entering a White House facing key decisions on Iran and North Korea.

Corner Canyon High parents warned of whooping cough outbreak

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:10pm

Parents of Corner Canyon High School students were notified Thursday by the Salt Lake County Health Department of an outbreak of whooping cough at the school. The letter directs people with cold symptoms to contact their health care providers.

Asian shares slump on fears of trade war between US, China

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:04pm

Asian stock markets slumped Friday after Beijing responded to the Trump administration's tariff hikes by saying it may order higher import duties on a range of U.S. goods, ratcheting up fears of a trade war.

Are BMI classifications misleading?

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:36pm

Body Mass Index is a well-accepted diagnostic tool, but does it have limitations that could lead to misclassifications for health and disease risk?

Ex-police officer starts company to protect schools, buildings in active shooter situations

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:04pm

A former police officer started a company to protect schools and buildings in active shooter situations.

Trump orders huge tariffs on China, raises trade war worries

Ken Thomas and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:40pm

Primed for economic combat, President Donald Trump set in motion tariffs on as much as $60 billion in Chinese imports to the U.S. on Thursday and accused the Chinese of high-tech thievery, picking a fight that could push the global heavyweights into a trade war.

4th witness found, questioned in school officer shooting

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:32pm

Investigators have interviewed a fourth passenger in a car that struck a school police officer who managed to shoot and critically injure the driver.

Power restored for thousands in West Jordan, West Haven

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:14pm

Nearly 10,000 people were without power due to separate substation issues in West Jordan and West Haven on Thursday evening.

Toys R Us founder dies days after chain's announced shutdown

Alexandra Olson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:00pm

Charles P. Lazarus, the World War II veteran who founded Toys R Us six decades ago and transformed it into an iconic piece of Americana, died Thursday at age 94, a week after the chain announced it was going out of business.

Police apprehend person in connection with 27 burglaries in Sugar House, Liberty Wells

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:30pm

Police apprehended a person in connection with 27 burglaries in 20 days in the Sugar House and Liberty Wells area Thursday.

New brain implant technology is life changing for epilepsy patient

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:29pm

Aimee Buckley, an epilepsy patient, found no help from traditional treatments like medications and brain surgeries until she learned about the RNS System.

Herbert pushes GOP to drop fight against signature gathering

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:47pm

The governor covered a range of topics during Thursday's news conference, including talk of gun violence solutions, bills he may veto, and plans for an upcoming special session to make changes to the inland port authority bill.

Salt Lake man charged in gang-related killing of 16-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:15pm

It only took 1 minute and 17 seconds for a random confrontation between two people who had never met each other to end in a murder, police say.


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