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World's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, dies

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 10:44am

The world's last male northern white rhino, Sudan, has died after "age-related complications," researchers announced Tuesday, saying he "stole the heart of many with his dignity and strength."

Provo Center Street reopens after fire causes closure

Faith Heaton Jolley,  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:36am

Provo Center Street reopened after closing for several hours Tuesday morning due to a fire in the area, police said.

Political party caucus meetings on tap Tuesday across Utah

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:32am

Political parties in Utah will hold caucus meetings Tuesday night to elect delegates and cast votes for candidates to run in primary and general elections.


Sheriff official: 3 injured in Maryland high school shooting

Alex Brandon, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:04am

A shooting at a Maryland high school Tuesday wounded three people, including the shooter, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

Ryan hopes spending bill disputes can be settled Tuesday

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:02am

Battles over priorities in a huge government-wide spending bill are essentially settled, leaving a scaled-back plan for President Donald Trump's border wall and a huge rail project that pits Trump against Capitol Hill's most powerful Democrat as the top issues to be solved.


How Facebook likes could profile voters for manipulation

Barbara Ortutay and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 9:00am

Facebook "likes" can tell a lot about a person. Maybe even enough to fuel a voter-manipulation effort like the one a Trump-affiliated data-mining firm stands accused of — and which Facebook may have enabled.

Huntsman Cancer Institute joins study aimed at improving leukemia screening, treatment

Ben Lockhart, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:29am

The Huntsman Cancer Institute will be one of just a handful of health organizations to oversee an extensive clinical study aimed at better determining which new treatments work best for acute myeloid leukemia patients on a case-by-case basis.

Investigators suspect FedEx bomb is tied to Austin bombings

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:00am

A package bomb that authorities believe is linked to the recent string of Austin bombings exploded early Tuesday inside of a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries.

5 famous people whose bad financial decisions cost them their fortunes

FSI Mortgage  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 8:00am

Five famous people who were rich, but lost it all.

Police: Man stole woman's $10K winnings outside Wendover casino

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:19am

A Bountiful man is accused of stealing $10,000 in winnings from a woman by ripping her purse from her hands in a casino parking lot.

Romney seeks Marriott post he can't hold as a US senator

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 20th - 7:02am

Mitt Romney is running for re-election to Marriott International's board of directors, but his campaign said Monday that he'll resign from that post if elected in November to the U.S. Senate.

Police: Jogger sexually assaulted on trail near Sandy TRAX station

Carter Williams,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 11:11pm

Police are looking for a man in connection with a "brazen" sexual assault on a trail near a TRAX station and a popular park Monday afternoon.

Developers revamp proposal for Cottonwood Mall site

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:37pm

After some contentious debate regarding the proposed redevelopment of the former Cottonwood Mall site, a new plan is being put forth by two local real estate developers hoping to create a "legacy" project that will be appreciated for years to come.

Utah governor signs bill allowing locks on classroom doors

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 10:10pm

Gov. Gary Herbert has signed into law a measure allowing Utah school districts to install barricade locks on classroom doors.

Police: Man arrested in father's stabbing death

Brianna Bodily, KSL Newsradio and Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:51pm

A 65-year-old man has died after his adult son allegedly stabbed him, police said.

Self-driving vehicle strikes and kills pedestrian in Arizona

Felicia Fonseca and Tom Krisher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:48pm

a crash that could have far-reaching consequences for the new technology.

Utah hits 14 3-pointers, eases by LSU 95-71 in NIT

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:35pm

Sedrick Barefield led five Utah starters in double figures with 17 points and the Utes hit 14 3-pointers en route to a 95-71 victory over LSU on Monday night in the first round of the NIT.

Why wildlife officials euthanize invasive species

Connor Richards,  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 9:05pm

A junior high school teacher in Preston, Idaho, made nationwide controversy after he allegedly fed a terminally ill puppy to a snapping turtle in front of students. Many are wondering why the Idaho Department of Agriculture euthanized the turtle.

Mentally ill man sent to prison 17 years after murdering wife

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:33pm

After 17 years of legal proceedings and attempts to restore his competency, a Salt Lake man has been sentenced to prison for the murder of his wife.

Fear mounts in Austin as serial bomber uses tripwire

Paul J. Weber and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:22pm

The hunt for the serial bomber who has been leaving deadly explosives in packages on Austin doorsteps took a new, more sinister turn Monday when investigators said the fourth and latest blast was triggered along a street by a nearly invisible tripwire.

SUU student aviators take to the skies to help law enforcement

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 19th - 8:05pm

Southern Utah University’s aviation program is setting the benchmark for aerial support assistance programs across the country as students take to the skies sporting night-vision technology when calls go out for help.


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