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5 doctors charged with taking kickbacks to tout painkiller

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:32pm

Five New York City doctors were arrested Friday on charges that they accepted bribes and kickbacks from an Arizona-based pharmaceutical company to prescribe large volumes of a highly addictive painkiller.

4 envy-inducing spring break road trips

Ken Garff Nissan  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 3:00pm

The Wasatch Front may be a destination in its own right, but if the winter blues have a hold on you, it may be time to hit the road and put some miles between you and the snow. These four spring break road trips will make your friends green with envy

UK probing Facebook after Cambridge Analytica suspension

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:44pm

Britain's information commissioner is investigating whether Facebook data was "illegally acquired and used," after the social network suspended Cambridge Analytica, a firm that worked for U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign.

Have You Seen This? Turning 1 dog into 4

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 2:02pm

Turning one dog photo into four is almost like a magic trick, except there’s no smoke, mirrors, or sleight of hand.


Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald feels at home on Utah stages

Whitney Butters Wilde, for The Deseret News  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 1:14pm

Actress and singer Audra McDonald is accustomed to performing throughout the world, from Broadway to concert halls across the U.S., on both the big and small screen.

US job openings soar to record high of 6.3 million

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 12:26pm

U.S. employers sharply ramped up their demand for workers in January, advertising 6.3 million jobs at the end of the month, the most on records dating back 17 years.

Man arrested near Utah-Wyoming border after chase reaches triple-digit speeds

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:47am

A man was arrested near the Utah-Wyoming border Friday after police say he led them on a chase that reached triple-digit speeds.

20 seconds of terror — my experience competing in the World Elk Calling Championships

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 11:12am

As I walked up to the stage, my heart was absolutely pounding. I smiled and laughed nervously. But mostly, I was trying to remember why I agreed to compete in a world championship where I had no idea what I was doing.

Police: Boy in critical condition after being hit by car Friday in Provo

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:37am

A juvenile was critically injured after he was hit by a car in Provo on Friday afternoon, police said.

Police: Man arrested after ramming police car, threatening officers in West Valley City

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 10:06am

A man was arrested on Friday evening after police say he crashed into an officer’s car, made threats to officers and was violent with his girlfriend.

Man dies after being hit by multiple cars on I-15

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 9:35am

A man is dead after he crashed his car on I-15, ran out of the car and was hit by several vehicles early Saturday morning, officials said.

3 men plead guilty to illegal bison hunting near Yellowstone

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:57am

Three men have pleaded guilty to the illegal hunting and wasting of bull bison north of Yellowstone Park.

Everyday heroes: Red Cross honors Utahns who make a difference in their communities

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 8:18am

The American Red Cross honored 15 individuals, organizations and a dog Friday as heroes in the community.

Xi reappointed as China's president with no term limits

Christopher Bodeen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 17th - 7:41am

China's rubber-stamp legislature on Saturday unanimously approved the reappointment of Xi Jinping as president with no limit on the number of terms he can serve.

6-year-old St. George girl back home after near drowning

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:51pm

A 6-year-old St. George girl who nearly drowned returned home Friday.

Utah governor signs controversial inland port bill, plans special session to make fixes

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:29pm

Despite calls from Salt Lake City leaders, residents and some county officials to veto the controversial bill establishing an inland port authority in the city's northwest quadrant, Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday signed the bill.

No. 16 UMBC stuns No. 1 Virginia 74-54 to make NCAA history

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 10:10pm

It finally happened — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.

'I couldn't breathe': Match Day emotions run high as U. medical students are placed into residencies

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 9:42pm

Following a lifetime of preparation and four years of scrupulous training, Douglas Chan had finally opened the letter informing him where he would have an opportunity to begin his career in psychiatry.

Sessions fires former FBI Deputy Director McCabe

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 9:18pm

Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced Friday night that he was firing former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a longtime and frequent target of President Donald Trump's anger, just two days before his scheduled retirement date.

Cable barriers on Utah highway medians save lives, officials say

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted   Mar 16th - 9:10pm

They line the interstates and major thoroughfares from coast-to-coast: cable barriers running along the center medians. They’re designed to prevent vehicles from crossing over into oncoming lanes.


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