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Have You Seen This? What spring looks like across the world

Mary Dalrymple,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:17pm

If you're not already jumping up and down with excitement for the start of spring, watch this video and you will be.

4 activities for spring break in central Utah

Spencer Durrant, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:11pm

Spring break is a great time to get out and enjoy time together as a family. If you don't feel like taking a big trip to the beach, though, there's plenty of stuff to do right here in central Utah.


How a Deseret News story changed how the world sees chemical warfare

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 1:05pm

Fifty years ago, on March 19, which was a Wednesday in 1968, the Deseret News broke a story that would have significant worldwide ramifications.


Potential eruptions at Yellowstone geyser, world's largest

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:53pm

Yellowstone National Park has reported a series of potential eruptions from the world's largest active geyser for the first time since 2014.


Serial bomber uses a tripwire in fourth attack in Austin

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:39pm

Fear mounted across Texas' capital on Monday after the fourth bombing this month — a blast triggered this time by a nearly invisible tripwire, demonstrating what police called a "higher level of sophistication" than the package bombs used in the previous attacks.

Uber suspends self-driving car tests after pedestrian death

Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:34pm

Uber suspended all of its self-driving testing Monday after what is believed to be the first fatal pedestrian crash involving the vehicles.

3 Salt Lake County men arrested in 'large scale' meth bust

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 12:10pm

Three men were arrested after police recovered more than 10 pounds of meth, two guns and thousands of dollars in cash during multiple raids of a suspected “large scale” drug ring over the weekend, according to a jail report.

4 injured after chase ends in 4-vehicle crash, police say

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:52am

Two people were critically injured and two others were transported to a hospital after a woman driving a stolen van crashed at an intersection while evading officers, police said.

Make Your Week: Getting free tickets to the zoo, clearing the snow for others

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:20am

There are a lot of good people in the world. But if you are feeling a little down or need to have your faith in humanity restored, look no further than at the stories below.

Great Clips of the Week: Meet Sister Jean, the patron saint of March Madness

Sean Walker,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:00am

This is March — home of the madness. Here are some of our favorite moments from the opening weekend of the NCAA Tournament.

Some in GOP alarmed as Trump tweets against Robert Mueller

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:48am

President Donald Trump kept up his attack on the escalating Russia investigation, insisting in a new tweet Monday that it was "a total WITCH HUNT with massive conflicts of interest!" The comment came a day after a top White House lawyer tried to calm speculation that the president was considering firing the special counsel leading the probe.

Not handy? Walmart offers TV installers, furniture builders

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:20am

Walmart doesn't just want to sell TVs and furniture — it wants to send a professional home to set them up, too.

Community rallies around embattled Idaho teacher; woman who reported puppy's death feels threatened

Logan Ramsey, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:00am

Although people from across the U.S. and beyond are calling for science teacher Robert Crosland to lose his job for allegedly dropping a sick puppy into a classroom aquarium containing a hungry snapping turtle, the vast majority of those who live in his community appear to be supporting him.

Lawmakers: Delay in federal monitor for UTA underscores need for agency overhaul

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:59am

Not having a federal monitor in place to oversee the Utah Transit Authority nearly a year after a deadline set in a nonprosecution deal underscores the need for the major changes just made to the agency, lawmakers said Friday.

Gust blows shed 50 feet in Home Depot parking lot, pinning girl underneath

Joseph Witham, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:24am

A teenage girl was sent to the hospital after becoming trapped underneath a storage shed that landed on her during an apparent microburst in Washington City Sunday afternoon.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker, and Yvette Cruz,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:05am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

5 of the craziest YouTube stunts with a Utah connection

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:00am

One of the best places to find crazy stunts online is YouTube, but a surprising amount of these stunts take place in the Beehive State. Take a look through this list for your daily dose of adventure (while you sit safely in front of your computer).

Fire damages Grantsville business

Linda Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:47am

Fire damaged a building at the Big Shot Ranch north of Grantsville early Monday.

Coach Kim: How the pursuit of love could destroy your marriage

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, Contributors  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:21am

In this edition of LIFEadvice Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham explain how the pursuit of love can actually be the problem.

Man critically injured when car hits tree, catches fire

Linda Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 7:09am

A car crashed into a tree and burst into flames in Riverton early Monday. The driver was pulled from the car and is in critical condition.

Utah survey: Over 20 percent of youth in 8th grade or above tried vaping

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 6:45am

Extensive surveying of Utah youth in 2017 found that more than 20 percent respondents who are in eighth grade or above have tried e-cigarettes at least once, and that similar numbers have tried alcohol, according to the Utah Department of Health.


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