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Thousands without power in West Jordan, West Haven

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:17pm

Nearly 10,000 people are without power due to separate substation issues in West Jordan and West Haven.


House OKs $1.3 trillion budget bill, but Senate stalls

Lisa Mascaro and Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:02pm

Congress was poised to pass a giant $1.3 trillion spending bill that would end the budget battles for now, but not without risking another shutdown as conservatives objected to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.

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.

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

Jill Colvin, Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 5:09pm

President Donald Trump is replacing national security adviser H.R. McMaster with the former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton, injecting a hawkish foreign policy voice into his administration ahead of key decisions on Iran and North Korea.

2 convicted in gambling enterprise highlight Utah's crackdown on gambling

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:43pm

Two Utah men were convicted of running a gambling enterprise in state convenience stores and other locations across the state. It's an example of the state's crackdown on gambling.

Herbert signs bill that could raise marriage license fees

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:12pm

Some couples tying the knot in Utah will have to pay more for their marriage license later this year unless they undergo counseling, thanks to a new law signed by Gov. Gary Herbert.

Legal shake-up in Trump team may suggest shift in strategy

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:42pm

President Donald Trump's lead lawyer in the special counsel's Russia investigation resigned Thursday, shaking up the legal team just as Trump intensifies attacks on an inquiry he calls nothing more than a witch hunt.

Trump orders huge tariffs on China, raises trade war worries

Ken Thomas and Paul Wiseman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:38pm

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.

Pregnant elk poached in Zion National Park, authorities say

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:36pm

Authorities are seeking information about the recent poaching of a pregnant cow elk within Zion National Park.

Stocks dive on trade war fears after China sanctions

Marley Jay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:16pm

Stocks plunged Thursday after the Trump administration slapped sanctions on goods and investment from China. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped more than 700 points as investors feared that trade tensions between the world's largest economies would escalate.

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

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:11pm

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

6 incredible women who helped shape Utah history

Steward Health Care  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 3:00pm

Utah women have been making a difference locally and around the globe for centuries. March is national women in history month. Learn about six influential women from our busy beehive state that left a long-lasting impact!

Two West Valley schools briefly ‘shelter in place’ during police incident

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:51pm

Two schools were instructed Thursday to "shelter in place" when a confrontation between two groups of juveniles resulted in shots fired but no injuries.

Hurricane Harvey's toxic impact deeper than public told

Frank Bajak Of The Associated Press and Lise Olsen Of The Houston Chronicle  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:18pm

A toxic onslaught from the nation's petrochemical hub was largely overshadowed by the record-shattering deluge of Hurricane Harvey as residents and first responders struggled to save lives and property.

Fed up with Facebook? Here's how to break it off

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 2:03pm

Fed up with Facebook? You're not alone. A growing number of people are deleting it, or at least wrestling with whether they should, in light of its latest privacy debacle — allegations that a Trump-linked data-mining firm stole information on tens of millions of users to influence elections.

Olympus Junior High wrestling team looks to clinch 20th consecutive district title

Connor Richards,  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 1:32pm

Led by coach Robert Brough, Olympus Junior High's 22 wrestlers will compete on Saturday for the Granite School District title.

Have You Seen This? Math teacher is a human calculator

John Clyde, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 1:15pm

I still count with my fingers and this guy is putting together huge numbers. I am not a smart man.

Wife of man stabbed at Salt Lake City bar says attack was unprovoked

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 1:08pm

The wife of a man injured in a stabbing at a popular downtown bar Tuesday says the attack was unprovoked.

Budget deal includes wildfire disaster fund to end borrowing

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:56am

A spending bill slated for a vote in Congress includes a bipartisan plan to create a wildfire disaster fund to help combat increasingly severe wildfires that have devastated the West in recent years.

Boy Scouts of America issues statement on Payson teen with Down syndrome, family responds

Nicole Vowell, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:48am

The Boy Scouts of America and the Utah National Parks Council in Utah County are facing a lawsuit after a family of a teen with Down syndrome claims their son was not accepted into the Alternative Eagle Scout Program because of his mental disability.


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