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Mortar discovered at WJ waste management facility results in police response

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:58am

The discovery of what appeared to be a mortar at a garbage handling and recycling facility in West Jordan Wednesday led to a response by police, fire and a bomb tech.

67.5 percent of Utah students taking AP tests earn college credit

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:40am

More than 67 percent of Utah students who took Advanced Placement exams in 2017 earned college credit, which ranked the Beehive State fifth in the nation, according to data released Wednesday by the College Board.

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Beyond 'Obamacare': New liberal plan on health care overhaul

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:19am

A major liberal policy group is raising the ante on the health care debate with a new plan that builds on Medicare to guarantee coverage for all.

Wise goes for it, and comes out with another Olympic gold

Eddie Pells, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 8:00am

They give their bodies for this sport. Sometimes little pieces of their hearts and souls, too.

Panel gives nod to bill that waives fees for IDs for homeless

Preston Cathcart, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:39am

A committee OK'd a bill to waive the fees for government IDs like birth certificates for homeless people.

Utah musician charged with sexually abusing woman

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:21am

A local musician accused of forcing a woman to perform sex acts has been charged with multiple felonies.

BYU turns to social media to help combat sexual abuse

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 7:03am

Brigham Young University is using Instagram to let students know help is available after sexual abuse.

Democrat Jenny Wilson takes aim at Republican Mitt Romney's response on gun violence

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 6:45am

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jenny Wilson took aim Wednesday at Republican Mitt Romney's "tepid" response on gun violence in the wake of the Florida school shooting.

US women beat Canada for gold in a 3-2 shootout thriller

Teresa M. Walker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 22nd - 4:06am

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson skated slowly back and forth toward the net, showing forehand, then leaning quickly to the left to fake a backhand that pulled Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados out of the crease.

Charges: Man duped friends, others to invest in fake companies

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 10:21pm

Federal prosecutors say a Stansbury Park man hornswoggled neighbors, relatives and fellow churchgoers into investing thousands of dollars in his fake companies from 2013 to 2017.

Rev. Billy Graham, known as 'America's Pastor,' dies at 99

Rachel Zoll and Jonathan Drew, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:42pm

The Rev. Billy Graham, the magnetic, movie-star-handsome preacher who became a singular force in postwar American religious life, a confidant of presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday at 99.

'Bad, bad' shooting comment prompts reaction at Utah school

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:40pm

Sandy police say an upset middle school student made a very poor choice in how he vented his frustration on social media.

SLC’s Pago named Utah’s best restaurant by Salt Lake Magazine readers

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:20pm

The best restaurant in Utah for 2018 is Salt Lake City’s Pago, according to Salt Lake Magazine readers.

Angry teens swarm into Florida Capitol; demand new gun laws

Brendan Farrington, Gary Fineout and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 9:12pm

A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care for the mentally ill.

A simple walking test while counting backwards can diagnose dementia

Susan Scutti, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:36pm

Simple walking tests can accurately diagnose a type of dementia that may sometimes be reversed when identified early and quickly treated, a study published Wednesday in the journal Neurology found.

Police want help finding witnesses in shooting of South Salt Lake teen

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:04pm

Police are seeking the public's help in identifying two people they believe may have witnessed the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy in South Salt Lake last week.

Pleasant Grove firefighters use spare time to restore 1933 engine 'Old Joe'

Sam Penrod, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:32pm

Pleasant Grove firefighters are using their spare time in between calls to restore an old 1933 fire engine.

Late Utah Olympic bobsledder’s family at Games to help raise money for son's foundation

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:00pm

A foundation in late U.S. bobsledder Steven Holcomb’s name seeks to help raise money for others who need vision operation.

Utah lawmakers declare 'Orrin Hatch Day,' share stories honoring retiring senator

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:29pm

Members of the Utah Legislature declared Wednesday "Orrin G. Hatch Day" and honored the retiring U.S. senator from Utah with their own stories from his 42 years in office.

2 Utahns infected in nationwide salmonella outbreak

Connor Richards, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:47pm

A nationwide outbreak of salmonella has infected two people in Utah, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials said on Feb. 20. Here's what you need to know.

Live-action ‘Lion King’ won’t have villain song ‘Be Prepared’

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 5:32pm

Be prepared … for a live-action “Lion King” movie without Scar’s classic villainous anthem.

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