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FILE: A customer purchases a gun at Freddie Bear Sports on April 8, 2021, in Tinley Park, Illinois....
Associated Press

Connecticut sues Utah firearm company in ‘ghost gun’ lawsuit

Connecticut has sued four gun companies, one in Orem, Utah, accusing them of mailing illegal firearm parts with no serial numbers to an undercover state investigator.
13 days ago
FILE - A JetBlue Airways Airbus A320, left, passes a Spirit Airlines Airbus A320 as it taxis on the...
David Koenig

US sues to block JetBlue from buying Spirit Airlines

The Biden administration is suing to block JetBlue Airways from buying Spirit Airlines, saying the deal would reduce competition and drive up air fares for consumers.
13 days ago
The parents of a 14-year-old with severe disabilities have filed a lawsuit claiming the Davis Schoo...
Kaitlyn Bancroft

Parents claim Davis School District denied their daughter lifesaving care, in new lawsuit

The parents of a 14-year-old with severe disabilities have filed a lawsuit claiming that the Davis School District is denying their daughter potentially lifesaving accommodations.
15 days ago
Warner Bros. Discovery filed a lawsuit against Paramount, claiming the rival media company breached...
Ramishah Maruf

‘South Park’ lawsuit: Warner Bros. Discovery sues Paramount for $500 million

Warner Bros. Discovery Inc. is suing Paramount, claiming its competitor aired new episodes of "South Park" after Warner paid more than $500 million for exclusive rights in 2019.
22 days ago
A car is upside down in a corral....
Emily Ashcraft,

Jurors can hear about meth in driver charged with killing 2 young boys, judge rules

A judge ruled Thursday that jurors will be allowed to hear about results of a blood test of a man charged with causing a crash that killed two young Eagle Mountain boys who were playing together with toy trucks in a corral.
25 days ago
Cassidy Wixom

University of Utah announces $5M settlement for international student who was killed

The University of Utah announced Tuesday it reached a $5 million settlement with the family of an international student who was killed last February. Another student has been charged with murder in her death.
26 days ago
Vallow motion denied...
Cary Schwanitz

Judge denies Lori Vallow Daybell’s request to dismiss murder case

A Boise judge denied Lori Vallow Daybell’s attempt to get her case dismissed because she has not had a speedy trial.
1 month ago
FILE: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) speaks during the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercia...
Curt Anderson, Michelle L. Price and Farnoush Amiri

Rep. Gaetz says no charges for him in sex trafficking case

Rep. Matt Gaetz says the Justice Department has ended a sex trafficking case with no charges against him.
1 month ago
FILE - This police camera video provided by The Moab Police Department shows Gabrielle "Gabby" Peti...
Jean Casarez and Lauren del Valle

Gabby Petito’s family attorney claims that Brian Laundrie’s mom wrote a letter offering ‘to help bury the body’

An attorney representing the parents of Gabby Petito wants the letter he says Brian Laundrie's mom wrote him offering to bury a body, with inscription 'burn after reading.'
1 month ago
Orem Mayor David Young provides a video message to residents in January. Young is suing his ex-daug...
Cassidy Wixom

After $1M judgment against him, Orem mayor now sues ex-daughter-in-law

Orem Mayor David Young is now suing his former daughter-in-law and an Alabama man for what he claims was an illegal scheme designed to defraud him and his real estate company.
1 month ago
ATLANTA, GEORGIA - NOVEMBER 10: In this photo illustration, the FTX website is seen on a computer o...
Allison Morrow

FTX to politicians: Give us back our donations or we’ll sue you

New FTX management is pressuring hundreds of politicians and political organizations to return millions of dollars donated by them or its founders before it went bankrupt.
1 month ago
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Associated Press

Judge: Banning guns for marijuana users unconstitutional

A federal judge in Oklahoma has ruled a federal law prohibiting people who use marijuana from owning firearms is unconstitutional.
1 month ago
House Business and Labor Committee hearing public comments on H.B. 131 (KSL-TV's Michael Houck)...
Michael Houck

Vaccine passport prohibition bill moves forward in its second year

On Tuesday afternoon, HB131, the vaccine passport prohibition bill, received a favorable recommendation from the House Business and Labor Committee with a 10 to 2 vote.
2 months ago
President Joe Biden looks on during a welcome ceremony as part of the '2023 North American Leaders'...
Zeke Miller, Michael Balsamo, and Collen Long

FBI searched Biden home, found documents marked classified

Another search, this one by the FBI at President Joe Biden’s home in Wilmington, Delaware, has turned up more documents containing classified markings.
2 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks at a Democratic National Committee event at the Howard Theatre on Octobe...
Meg Kinnard

A side-by-side look at the Trump, Biden classified documents

A side-by-side look at the similarities and differences between the potentially classified materials discovered at tank offices formerly used by President Joe Biden and the Mar-a-Lago seizure from former President Donald Trump.
2 months ago
FILE: The U.S. Supreme Court is shown on April 25, 2022, in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Kevin Dietsc...
Devan Cole

Supreme Court declines to hear another longshot 2020 election fraud challenge

The Supreme Court declined a case by a Utah man alleging the 2020 election was fraudulent and wished for the removal of several elected officials, including President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris.
2 months ago
(Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)...
Gene Johnson

Seattle schools sue tech giants over social media harm

The public school district in Seattle is suing the tech giants behind TikTok, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and Snapchat.
2 months ago
A bump stock device, (left) that fits on a semi-automatic rifle to increase the firing speed, makin...
Kevin McGill

US appeals court blocks ban on rapid-fire ‘bump stocks’

A federal appeals court has ruled against a Trump administration ban on bump stocks.
2 months ago
The the entrance to the Utah Supreme Court at the Matheson Courthouse in Salt Lake City is pictured...
Emily Ashcraft

Utah kids challenge decision to dismiss their environmental lawsuit against state

A group of six Utah kids and one adult appealed their lawsuit claiming state government is shortening their lives by not protecting the environment to the Utah Supreme Court on Tuesday.
2 months ago
Utah Pacific Islander Health Coalition hosted a free COVID-19 vaccination and testing clinic at the...
Hugo Rikard-Bell, KSL Newsradio

New vaccination bill: what does it mean for those unvaccinated?

A new vaccination bill is will make it illegal to discriminate against someone based on their vaccination status.
3 months ago
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - NOVEMBER 18: U.S. Representative-elect George Santos (R-NY) speaks at the Repub...
BOBBY CAINA CALVAN, Associated Press

Prosecutors open investigation into Rep.-Elect George Santos

U.S. Rep.-elect George Santos of New York is now under investigation by the Nassau County District attorney's office.
3 months ago
Baggage waits to be claimed after canceled flights at the Southwest Airlines terminal at Los Angele...
Forrest Brown, Karla Cripps and Barry Neild, CNN

Buttigieg warns Southwest CEO he will hold airline accountable after ‘meltdown’

Southwest Airline's operational meltdown has put the Dallas-headquartered company under serious scrutiny -- not only from stranded passengers and media reports but from US Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg as well.
3 months ago
CIUDAD ACUNA, MEXICO - SEPTEMBER 20: U.S. Border Patrol agents interact with Haitian immigrants on ...

Supreme Court keeps immigration limits in place indefinitely

The Supreme Court is keeping pandemic-era limits on people seeking asylum in place indefinitely, dashing the hopes of immigration advocates who had been anticipating their end this week.
3 months ago
An order of cookies is prepared for a customer at Crumbl in Lehi on Friday, Dec. 21, 2018. (Laura S...
Michael Houck

Crumbl v. Crave jury trial set for Jan. 2024, forensic examination ordered against Dirty Dough

Crumbl and Crave will present their case in front of a jury in January 2024 while forensic experts review Dirty Dough's digital records for the word "Crumbl."
3 months ago

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