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Salt Lake City's airport expansion hits 'extraordinary milestone' as crews top off north concourse

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 5:15pm

The massive, yearslong expansion of Salt Lake City International Airport has reached another big milestone: the placement of the north concourse's final steel beam.

A lot has changed for Donovan Mitchell since his first trip to Madison Square Garden

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:47pm

On Wednesday, Donovan Mitchell will be the main attraction in the "Mecca of Basketball." The same place he grew up attending games.

Have You Seen This? Blind 6-year-old plays 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:44pm

This is just one of the greatest things I've ever seen. Avett is my new hero.

Utahn once acquitted of murder held gun to stylist's head, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 4:15pm

An Orem man acquitted more than seven years ago of murder is now accused of holding a gun to a hair salon employee and demanding sexual acts.

The problem with vaping devices and Utah youths

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted Mar 19th - 3:00pm

From 2017 to 2018 there was a 78 percent increase among high school students using e-cigarettes. A 2017 Utah survey found 32.1 percent of 12th graders tried an e-cigarette that year. Here are signs parents can watch for.

Facebook settles suits over ad-targeting discrimination

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:31pm

Facebook settled five lawsuits alleging that its advertising systems enabled discrimination in housing, credit and employment ads.

Why Facebook didn't block live New Zealand shooting video

Kelvin Chan and Anick Jesdanun, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 2:05pm

Why did Facebook air live video of the New Zealand mosque shooting for 17 minutes? Didn't anyone alert the company while it was happening?

Utahn accused of killing dog said he enjoyed it, charges say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:42pm

Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against a Layton man accused of torturing his dog before killing it, then allegedly saying he took pleasure in doing it.

Preliminary hearing set in Herriman double stabbing case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 1:16pm

A preliminary hearing has been set for a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend after she allegedly stabbed him, apparently in self-defense.

Teacher who asked student to wipe ash cross from his forehead returns to classroom

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:44pm

A Bountiful elementary school teacher who asked a student to wipe palm ash from his forehead has returned to the classroom after a school district review.

Sugary drinks linked to higher risk of premature death, especially for women, study says

Dr. Edith Bracho-sanchez, CNN  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:18pm

Frequent consumption of sugary drinks such as sodas, sports drinks and juice is linked to an increased risk of premature death from cardiovascular disease and, to a lesser extent, from cancer, according to new research.

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Is it too easy to get an emotional support animal prescription?

Erica Evans Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Mar 19th - 12:03pm

A Deseret News reporter went online to see how easy it is to get a "prescription" for an emotional support animal.

Former dentist who pleaded guilty in child pornography case dies

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:47am

A former Weber County dentist who was sentenced to home confinement last month after pleading guilty in a child pornography case died Sunday, according to court records.

Former pro footballer admits killing wife in Park City

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:28am

A former professional football player has admitted to murdering his wife at a Park City condo in 2017.

'Toy Story 4' embarks on an adventure to save a new character

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:02am

Your favorite gang of toys is back, and the latest adventure looks like the most action-packed yet.

Mother and daughter found dead after 'apparent murder-suicide' in Ogden, police said

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 19th - 11:01am

Two women were found dead in an Ogden home early Tuesday morning after "an apparent murder-suicide," police said.

Records show FBI was probing Michael Cohen long before raid

Jim Mustian and Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:47am

Special counsel Robert Mueller began investigating President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, for fraud in his personal business dealings and for potentially acting as an unregistered foreign agent at least nine months before FBI agents in New York raided his home and office, according to documents released Tuesday.

Ben Anderson: Jazz must plan for future without Exum

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:28am

After Dante Exum's latest injury, the Jazz must alter their plans this summer to build in place of Exum, rather than wait for another rehabilitation.

Man called 911 to falsely report gunman at Ogden mall, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:16am

A Roy man has been charged with making a false report after claiming he was being chased by someone with a gun at an Ogden mall.

Utah takes first step to setting up medical marijuana program

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 19th - 10:02am

State officials took a first big step Monday toward making medical cannabis available to Utah patients.

DC-area sniper shootings case to have Supreme Court hearing

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 19th - 9:00am

The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to consider Virginia's plea to reinstate the life-without-parole sentence of a man who as a teenager participated in sniper shootings that terrorized the Washington, D.C., region in 2002.