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The Triple Team: Jazz winning streak ends after sloppy performance against Blazers

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 11:11pm

Three thoughts on the Jazz's rustiness coming out of the All-Star break showing repeatedly in their first loss in a month, Portland's inspired defense, and a bad night for the Jazz in the playoff race.

US deportations targeting more people with no crime records

Elliot Spagat, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 10:25pm

People arrested by deportation officers increasingly have no criminal backgrounds, according to figures released Friday, reflecting the Trump administration's commitment to cast a wider net.

Former Weber State employee accused of misusing public money

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:42pm

A former Weber State University employee was booked into jail this week as police investigate whether he misused public funds while working at the school.

Utah County officials searching for 24-year-old missing woman

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:22pm

Officials in Utah County are searching for a woman who has been missing since February 18.

Utah Senate leaders say it's time to talk about gun control, school safety

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 9:10pm

Senate President Wayne Niederhauser, R-Sandy, said Friday he believes it's time for Utah lawmakers to look at gun control in the context of school safety following last week's deadly mass shooting at a Florida high school.

After school shooting, Florida leaders propose new gun laws

Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:36pm

Florida's governor announced plans Friday to put more armed guards in schools and to make it harder for young adults and some with mental illness to buy guns, responding to days of intense lobbying from survivors of last week's shooting at a Florida high school.

Hot baths, saunas can relieve pain, may help heart, experts say

Amy Chillag, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:36pm

Idahoan Don Benedict was on 14 pain and anxiety pill doses a day until he began to get relief from soaking in hot springs.

Utah Valley Hospital opens 100-Day Heart Challenge to the public

Aley Davis, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:05pm

Intermountain Healthcare is promoting a healthy heart lifestyle through a competition at Provo's new LiVe Well Center.

Motorist critically injured in crash on US 189

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 8:04pm

A motorist was critically injured after the vehicle they were driving hit a wall on U.S. 189 before it was struck by another vehicle after the motorist was able to get out of their vehicle Friday afternoon, troopers said.

Quiz: Can you spot the fake news stories?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:32pm

In the nine days since the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida, conspiracy theories have begun to take route.

Utahn pleads no contest to stealing money from terminally ill child

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 7:00pm

A Pleasant Grove man accused of stealing funds meant for the family of a terminally ill child pleaded no contest to reduced charges and agreed to pay back the money.

Utah bill would give teens fleeing polygamy more rights

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:29pm

Teenagers fleeing polygamous communities would get more legal protection from parents who could expose them to sexual abuse or forced marriage under a proposal approved Friday by a panel of Utah lawmakers.

Park City man chosen as English Olympics announcer for 6th time

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 6:28pm

For the sixth time, Carl Roepke was chosen to be the English voice for an Olympic venue.

Man struck by lightning at St. George golf course

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:59pm

A 38-year-old man was struck by lightning at the Sunbrook Golf Course in St. George on Friday afternoon, officials confirmed.

Bill OK'd to increase penalty for wrong-way DUIs

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:40pm

A legislative committee voted Friday in favor of a bill that would increase the penalties for driving under the influence if the individual was also driving in the wrong direction on a freeway or controlled-access highway.

Ex-Trump aide pleads guilty, will cooperate in Russia probe

Chad Day, Tom Lobianco and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 5:06pm

A former senior adviser to President Donald Trump's election campaign pleaded guilty Friday to federal conspiracy and false-statements charges, switching from defendant to cooperating witness in the special counsel's probe of Trump's campaign and Russia's election interference.

St. George Police arrest man on human trafficking charges

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 4:43pm

A 24-year-old man was arrested in St. George Friday on human trafficking charges.

3 things to do on your next family outing

Vicki Allsopp, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 3:57pm

Research shows that participating in recreational and outdoor activities has positive effects on a family's communication, cooperation and resilience. Here are three not-so-typical recreational activities to plan for your next family outing.

‘Flamin’ Hot’ Cheetos movie will tell inspirational story of snack food’s creation

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 3:00pm

A movie inspired by the snack Flamin' Hot Cheetos is in the works at Fox Searchlight.

Russian, Utah authorities seek next of kin for fallen WWII soldier

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 23rd - 2:11pm

Authorities in Utah are asking for help finding the only known relative of a World War II Soviet soldier whose remains were recently found in Russia.

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