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Utah Now Has The Harshest Anti-Drunk Driving Laws In The U.S.

Utah governor Gary Herbert signed some of the strictest drunken driving limits in the nation into law yesterday, prompting protests from those …

New Year's Eve

Man charged with setting fire to his own apartment

Carl Ballou, Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Mar 22nd, 2017 @ 9:57pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — A Salt Lake man was charged Wednesday with first-degree felony …

Crime

How Did Martin Harris Help Bring Forth the Book of Mormon?

The Know<p>A successful farmer and businessman from a prominent Palmyra family,1 Martin Harris may have been Joseph Smith’s earliest supporter outside …

San Juan County's population growing faster than any other in the nation

Dave Cawley, KSL<p>By | Posted Mar 23rd, 2017 @ 1:58pm<p>SALT LAKE CITY — While it’s no secret Utah's population is growing at a rate little seen …

Utah

Road to Understanding: Growing pains in St. George

Devon Dewey, KSL.com<p>By | Posted Mar 22nd, 2017 @ 10:09pm<p> 14 photos<p>15<p>+Show 1 more video<p>ST. GEORGE — One city in the far corner of the state is …

Housing

How Utah softball transformed from Pac-12 bottom dweller to national-title contender

Five years ago, the Utah softball program got a rude awakening. The Utes were thrust into the forefront of the Division I softball scene—switching …

College Basketball

Veteran jobless rate in Utah among lowest in nation

Leonardo da, Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Mar 23rd, 2017 @ 9:13am<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Utah’s robust economy has been especially strong for state job seekers, …

Utah

Ignoring your dog or cat's teeth problems could lead to life-threatening issues

KSL TV<p>By | Posted Mar 22nd, 2017 @ 10:05pm<p> 6 photos<p>21<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Anyone who owns a pet knows how much bring so much joy to life, but many may …

Health

New technology in Utah freezes, kills early stage breast cancer tumors

Nicole Boliaux, Deseret News<p>By | Posted Mar 23rd, 2017 @ 7:29am<p> 12 photos<p>6<p>OGDEN — After losing a daughter and two younger sisters to cancer, Adele …

Cancer

Dispute over Utah charter school property forcing question of eminent domain authority

A Utah charter school group is asking the state charter school board to settle a longstanding property dispute through eminent domain.<p>The board is …

Education

Rep. Chris Stewart steps up as poll shows most Utahns want Congress members to hold town halls

Rep. Chris Stewart's town hall slated for Friday marks the first to be held in person by a member of Utah's all-Republican congressional delegation …

Elections

Utah governor signs gun-related bills

Gov. Gary Herbert signed 13 more bills into law on Thursday, including one allowing Utahns as young as 18 to obtain concealed-gun permits.<p>Of a record …

Gun Rights

5 U.S. Cities Poised To Become Tomorrow's Tech Meccas

Pollination. It’s as natural as the sunrise. With the help of birds, bees, and animals, plants produce offspring. Fertilized seeds take root, sprout, and bear fruit, which is then eaten, and its seeds are scattered again.<p>This is happening right now as Silicon Valley’s innovative spirit spreads …

Silicon Valley

Here are the 10 hottest cities for millennials looking to buy a home

It's hard enough deciding whether to take the leap from renting to owning. And if you decide to buy, there's a seemingly endless list of big …

Real Estate

US Speedskating to hold long track trials in Milwaukee

The United States will hold its Olympic long track speedskating trials at the Pettit National Ice Center in Milwaukee.<p>US Speedskating announced …

Sports

Week 6: Salt Lake Screaming Eagles at Spokane Empire

Just 11 days after their 41-35 home loss to Spokane, the Salt Lake Screaming Eagles will be seeking some road revenge against the Empire. You can …

Sports

Utah law professors, constituents urge Chaffetz to investigate Trump — and poll shows voters agree

Washington • Months before President Donald Trump was elected, Rep. Jason Chaffetz vowed to provide rigorous oversight if the then-GOP nominee …

Government

Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Associated Press<p>By | Updated Mar 23rd, 2017 @ 8:05am<p>LONDON — A Utah man was killed and his wife was injured during attacks in London Wednesday that …

Mormonism

Knicks Morning News (2017.03.23)

[NYPost] Knicks and Porzingis blitzed by Jazz’s monster big man (Wednesday, March 22, 2017 9:30:00 PM) SALT LAKE CITY — Knicks coach and Jazz legend …

NBA

Report: Philly’s home inventory dropped 32 percent in last five years

This makes it really tough for first-time buyers<p>Philly’s real estate has notably been on the upswing in the last year, with home values hitting all-time highs in 2016 and the market transitioning from a buyer’s to seller’s. But as the first quarter of 2017 comes to a close, new numbers show that …

Real Estate

Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett said in a text that he is staying with the Gaels. He had been mentioned as a possible candidate at Cal. Bennett is expected to receive an extension sometime this spring. Bennett led the Gaels to the round of 32 before losing to Arizona in Salt Lake City. Bennett has led the Gaels to six NCAA appearances since 2001, 3 WCC titles (1 outright).

Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett said in a text that he is staying with the Gaels. He had been mentioned as a possible candidate at Cal. Bennett is …

March Madness

Op-ed: Students take lead on climate change because they face the consequences

During the last week of the Utah Legislature, I listened to nine courageous students give public comment to the House Economic Development and …

Climate Change

Police name attacker of UK Parliamentary precinct

A police officer lays flowers as part of a floral tribute to the victims of the attack near the Houses of Parliament. (Tim Ireland, AP)<p>London - The …

News (South Africa)

Idaho man who didn't match DNA from killing is freed

By , Associated Press | Posted Mar 22nd, 2017 @ 5:32pm<p> 5 photos<p>0<p>BOISE, Idaho (AP) — An Idaho man who experts say was coerced into a false murder …

Crime

City Creek Center marks 5-year anniversary

Laura Seitz, Deseret News<p>By | Posted Mar 22nd, 2017 @ 7:00pm<p> 4 photos<p>0<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Five years ago, downtown Salt Lake City celebrated the …

Utah

Recovering UHP trooper recalls patrol car slamming into him

Murray • Utah Highway Patrol trooper Devin Gurney recalled debris flying through the air, and the patrol car lurching suddenly in his direction.<p>After …

Law Enforcement

SL City joins brief supporting suit against Trump order on immigration enforcement

Shutterstock<p>By | Posted Mar 23rd, 2017 @ 6:46am<p>SALT LAKE CITY — Salt Lake City is one of 34 cities and counties nationwide that signed a "friend of …

Utah Jazz: John Stockton didn’t like the mountain jerseys, but the guys in the locker room now want them back

Sometime before the best season in franchise history, Utah Jazz owner Larry H. Miller asked one of his superstars for some fashion advice.<p>What did …

NBA

Real Monarchs: Mike Petke, former Red Bulls coach, eager to build winner in return to coaching

The scenario already has been run through the gauntlet in Mike Petke's mind: Should the Real Monarchs find themselves up 1-0 late in a match this …

Soccer

Kragthorpe: Eric Mika may have improved too quickly, for BYU’s sake

If the legacy of BYU's "Lone Peak Three" becomes a case of failing to live up to expectations, the irony will be that it happened mainly because Eric …