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Drought over: US women win 1st Olympic cross-country medal

Steve Reed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:12am

As she headed up the steepest, most grueling hill of her life in third place, Jessica Diggins thought to herself just winning an Olympic medal was no longer good enough.

Utah dentist faces child pornography charges

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:00am

A dentist in Weber County was charged Tuesday with downloading child pornography.

3 essential ways to keep your heart healthy

MountainStar Healthcare  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 8:00am

Heart disease is the No. 1 cause of death in the United States. Luckily, there are plenty of steps you can take to improve your health and reduce your chances of heart disease. Follow these essential tips for a healthier, happier heart today.

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Evangelist Billy Graham, who reached millions, dies at 99

Rachel Zoll, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:42am

The Rev. Billy Graham, who transformed American religious life through his preaching and activism, becoming a counselor to presidents and the most widely heard Christian evangelist in history, died Wednesday. He was 99.

High school coach charged with unlawful sex activity with teen

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 7:15am

A high school soccer coach has been charged with engaging in sexual conduct with a teenage girl.

Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

Brendan Farrington, Josh Replogle and Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 21st - 6:42am

Students who survived the Florida school shooting prepared to flood the Capitol Wednesday pushing to ban the assault-style rifle used to kill 17 people, vowing to make changes in the November election if they can't persuade lawmakers to change laws before their legislative session ends.

U. students get behind-the-scenes look at Olympic broadcasting center

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:56pm

University of Utah students got a unique opportunity this week to see exactly what it takes to broadcast the Olympic Winter Games from Pyeongchang to the world.

Takeaways from the 1st day of the 6A girls basketball tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:48pm

Chalk, not upsets, reigned supreme, and a few circus-shots were made at Bruin Arena on the opening day of the Class 6A girls basketball state tournament Tuesday at Salt Lake Community College.

Rally shows tide of support for those in recovery

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 10:23pm

More than 300 addiction recovery advocates and others gathered at the Utah Capitol Tuesday evening at a lively rally urging solidarity and encouragement for those fighting substance abuse and mental health issues.

Woman's killer pleads guilty to burning her home down

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:42pm

A man who killed his girlfriend and dumped her body before fleeing to Mexico has now admitted to burning down the woman's home days before attacking her.

Salt Lake City leaders 'optimistic' in negotiations over inland port authority

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:10pm

As Utah and Salt Lake City leaders huddle to draft legislation that would create a new authority to oversee an inland port in the city's northwest quadrant, city leaders on Tuesday painted a rosy picture of ongoing negotiations.

Trump urges ban on gun devices like bump stocks

Catherine Lucey and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 9:04pm

As a grieving Florida community demanded action on guns, President Donald Trump on Tuesday directed the Justice Department to move to ban devices like the rapid-fire bump stocks used in last year's Las Vegas massacre. It was a small sign of movement on the gun violence issue that has long tied Washington in knots.

Does social media make weddings more stressful?

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:37pm

#Weddingstressmuch? Social media is creeping into U.S. nuptials, but Americans don't necessarily see that as a good thing.

'These kids are fighting back': Salt Lake students plan march after Florida shooting

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 8:05pm

"This is something that we've gone to school with our entire lives," said Elizabeth Love, a senior at West High School and one of the organizers of a planned student march on the Capitol. "We're gonna fix it."

The least and most dangerous countries to be a newborn

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:33pm

Every year around the world, about 2.6 million babies die within their first month of life — and some countries see more of those tragic deaths than others.

Utah House votes to remove sales tax on food

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 7:00pm

Utahns might be paying a little less at the grocery store under a bill the House passed Tuesday to remove sales tax on food.

Army awards medals to students killed in Florida shooting

Jamie Crawford, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 6:28pm

The U.S. Army is awarding medals for heroism to three students killed in last week's school shooting in Parkland, Florida.

Idaho lawmaker not sorry for yelling 'abortion is murder'

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:45pm

A Republican Idaho state senator yelled "abortion is murder" at a group of students who were pushing for birth control legislation at the Statehouse and now faces an ethics complaint after a post from an unverified Twitter account told them to discuss "killing babies" with a Democratic lawmaker.

Attorney admits he lied to Mueller's federal agents

Chad Day and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:18pm

A 33-year-old attorney fired last year by a prominent international law firm became the fourth person to plead guilty in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, admitting Tuesday that he lied to federal investigators about his contacts with a Trump campaign official.

Judge: Man accused of assisting teen's suicide is competent

McKenzie Romero, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:14pm

A Spanish Fork man accused of murder after investigators say he helped a teenager take her own life is competent to proceed to trial, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Video shows trooper vehicle hit for a second time during snowy conditions

Faith Heaton Jolley, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 20th - 5:05pm

Utah Highway Patrol released dramatic dashcam video Tuesday to remind drivers to slow down during snowy road conditions.

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