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NASHVILLE, TN - JUNE 07:  Danny Masterson speaks during a Launch Event for Netflix "The Ranch: Part...
BRIAN MELLEY and ANDREW DALTON, Associated Press

Mistrial declared in actor Danny Masterson’s rape trial

A judge has declared a mistrial at the rape trial of “That ’70s Show” actor Danny Masterson.
2 days ago
An Arizona business owner found guilty in Utah of making false claims to the government in order to...
Kaitlyn Bancroft, KSL.com

Prison time ordered for business owner convicted of stealing millions from government

An Arizona business owner found guilty in Utah of making false claims to the government in order to obtain a $99 million contract will serve federal prison time and forfeit over $2 million from multiple bank accounts, district court records show.
3 days ago
Eli Mitchell (Courtesy Mitchell family)...
Michael Houck

Man pleads guilty to fatal hit-and-run involving West Jordan teen

The man suspected of killing a West Jordan 13-year-old riding his bike in April has pleaded guilty to two felony charges. 
4 days ago
Stewart Rhodes in October 2022 in federal court. (Bill Hennessy)...
LINDSAY WHITEHURST, ALANNA DURKIN RICHER and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN, Associated Press

Oath Keepers boss guilty of seditious conspiracy in 1/6 case

Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes has been convicted of seditious conspiracy for a violent plot to overturn Democrat Joe Biden’s presidential win.
4 days ago
A block section of the old Utah State Prison in Draper is pictured on Aug. 15. A Utah man serving a...
Pat Reavy, KSL.com

Man who believed God told him to kill more than 20 years ago now seeks parole

A Utah man serving life in prison for killing a man he had never met more than 20 years ago because he believed God told him to do it no longer believes that and is seeking parole.
4 days ago
FILE: Crews drop fire retardant on the Jacob City Fire on July 9. (UWCNF)...
Michael Houck

Charges dropped against man who allegedly started Jacob City Fire

Tooele county attorneys have dropped the charges against the man who allegedly started a 4,000-acre wildfire over the summer. 
5 days ago
West Valley police officers respond as a protest at the West Valley City Police Department is disru...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Utah Man pleads guilty to pepper spraying Black Lives Matter protesters

A man pled guilty on Tuesday to hitting Black Lives Matter protesters with pepper spray at a demonstration in West Valley City in September 2020 as part of a plea deal.
7 days ago
The Utah Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by a judge to dismiss charges against a driver ac...
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com

Charges in crash that killed 3 should not have been dismissed, Utah appeals court says

The Utah Court of Appeals has reversed a decision by a judge to dismiss charges against a driver accused of causing a 2020 crash that killed three people in San Juan County.
8 days ago
ATLANTA, GA - JULY 23: Protestors march and chant in Downtown Atlanta, in opposition to Georgia's n...
SUDHIN THANAWALA, Associated Press

Judge overturns Georgia’s ban on abortion after 6 weeks

Georgia’s ban on abortion starting around six weeks into a pregnancy has been overturned by a federal judge.
18 days ago
Sophia Rosing has been charged with alcohol intoxication in a public place, fourth-degree assault w...
Liam Reilly, CNN

Ex-Kentucky student accused in racist attack banned from campus

The University of Kentucky has permanently banned a white former student accused of physically assaulting a Black student worker while repeatedly using racial slurs.
24 days ago
MoviePass's former CEO and the leader of its former parent company have been indicted on securities...
Jennifer Korn, CNN

Former MoviePass executives face fraud charges

MoviePass's former CEO and the leader of its former parent company have been indicted on securities fraud charges for deceiving investors of the company's movie-a-day subscription model.
27 days ago
Crumbl cookies (Laura Seitz, Deseret News)...
Michael Houck

Crumbl Cookies files trademark lawsuit against two competitors

Crumbl Cookies is pursuing legal action against two other cookie companies, claiming trademark infringement.
5 months ago
The Supreme Court had been moving gingerly, sitting on a tinderbox of blockbuster cases and careful...
Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

Supreme Court Decision Allows Wisconsin Primary During Pandemic

The Supreme Court issued its first order related to the pandemic after a long day of ricocheting legal briefs concerning Wisconsin's pending primary.
3 years ago
Salt Lake County Jail...
Brittany Tait, KSL TV

ACLU Calls For Release Of Inmates After One Tests Positive For COVID-19

An inmate at the Salt Lake County Jail has tested positive for COVID-19, and the ACLU is now calling for the state's jails and the prison to release those who have fewer than 180 days left in their sentences.
3 years ago
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Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

US Supreme Court Lets ‘Remain In Mexico’ Asylum Policy Stay In Place

The Supreme Court said on Wednesday that the controversial Trump administration "Remain in Mexico" asylum policy can stay in effect while legal challenges play out.
3 years ago
Movie producer Harvey Weinstein (R) enters New York City Criminal Court on February 24, 2020 in New...
MICHAEL R. SISAK, TOM HAYS and JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press

Weinstein Sentenced To 23 Years For Sexual Assaults

Harvey Weinstein was sentenced Wednesday to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault.
3 years ago
FILE: The Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Getty Images)...
MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press

Supreme Court Takes Up 1st Big Abortion Case Of Trump Era

The Supreme Court is taking up the first major abortion case of the Trump era.
3 years ago
A bump stock is installed on an AK-47 at Good Guys Gun and Range on February 21, 2018 in Orem, Utah...
Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter

Supreme Court leaves Trump bump stock ban in place

The Supreme Court left in place on Monday President Donald Trump's ban on bump stocks, turning away an appeal from owners of the device and gun rights groups.
3 years ago
A federal appeals court blocked the Trump administration from sending asylum seekers to Mexico to w...
Priscilla Alvarez, CNN

Appeals Court Blocks Trump Administration From Sending Asylum Seekers To Mexico To Await Hearings

A federal appeals court on Friday blocked the Trump administration from sending asylum seekers to Mexico to wait for their immigration hearings in the US.
3 years ago
Sun Cha Warhola appears in court Feb. 24, 2020 (Photo: Derek Petersen)...
Felicia Martinez, KSL TV

Trial Set For Woman Accused Of Strangling Her Children To Death

A woman accused of strangling her children to death nine years ago appeared before a judge at the Davis County District Court on Monday.
3 years ago
Harvey Weinstein arrives at Manhattan criminal court house as a jury continues with deliberations o...
Eric Levenson, Lauren del Valle and Aaron Cooper, CNN

Harvey Weinstein Jurors Ask If they Can Be Hung On Certain Counts And Unanimous On Others

Harvey Weinstein jurors on Friday asked the judge if they can be hung on some counts but unanimous on others.
3 years ago
Roger Stone, former adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, with his wife Nydia arrives at E. Barre...
ASHRAF KHALIL, MARK SHERMAN and MICHAEL BALSAMO Associated Press

Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison

Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to 40 months in prison on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress.
3 years ago
In this Nov. 15, 2019, file photo, Roger Stone, left, with his wife Nydia Stone, leaves federal cou...
Katelyn Polantz, CNN

Roger Stone Sentencing Happening Amid Trump Complaints Against Prosecutors

Roger Stone sentencing: The longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday.
3 years ago
Attorney Ted Buck delivers opening statements to a jury while standing in front of a large photo pr...
Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio

Parents Of Susan Powell Endure Day Of Graphic Court Testimony

A trial that began Tuesday is likely the final chapter in the horrific saga that ended in the violent deaths of Susan Powell's two sons in 2012. 
3 years ago
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