News

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

Plane emergency landing 2

Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday...

Government

The Latest: US team heading to Singapore to work on summit

Trump North Korea Analysis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and North Korea (all times local): 10:30 a.m. The White House says a team is still heading to Singapore this weekend to work on logistics for a possible summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. White House...


Government

Freed after 2 years, man jailed in Venezuela returns to US

Venezuela Jailed American

A Utah man jailed in Venezuela on weapons charges nearly two years ago was released Saturday after a U.S. senator pressed for his freedom in a surprise meeting with President Nicolas Maduro days after the embattled socialist leader expelled the top American diplomat in the South American country.


State

The Latest: White House says Venezuela policy not changing

Venezuela US Senator's Visit

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the release of a Utah man, Joshua Holt, who has been held in Venezuela (all times local): 11:10 p.m. The White House is thanking the government of Venezuela for releasing an American held in jail for two years but adding that U.S. policy toward the Maduro regime...


Government

Backchannel with 'Dracula' helped free Utah man in Venezuela

ADDITION Venezuela Jailed America

WASHINGTON (AP) — A secret backchannel led by a veteran Republican Senate staffer and a flamboyant Venezuelan official nicknamed “Dracula” broke through hostile relations between the two governments to secure the release of American prisoner Joshua Holt, who traveled to the South American country...


Police & Fire

Plane makes emergency landing on I-15 in Riverdale, no injuries reported

Plane emergency landing 2

Emergency crews are responding to a plane crash on Interstate 15 near Riverdale Road Saturday morning.


State

Saucedo scores first goal of season, RSL tops Sounders 1-0

MLS Real Salt Lake Sounders Soccer

SEATTLE (AP) — Practice — and patience — finally paid off for Sebastian Saucedo. Saucedo launched a shot that found the upper right corner in the 61st minute in Real Salt Lake’s 1-0 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Saucedo got the chance for his first goal of the season when Danilo...


Government

Trump's 'phony' source turns out to be White House official

Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump accused The New York Times on Saturday of inventing a source for a story who, in fact, was a White House official conducting a briefing for reporters under the condition that the official not be named. Trump tweeted that the Times quoted an official “who...


Government

US official says American Joshua Holt, held in jail in Venezuela for 2 years, has

WASHINGTON (AP) — US official says American Joshua Holt, held in jail in Venezuela for 2 years, has returned to U.S.


Business

Plans to arm teachers may face big roadblock

(c) 2018, The Washington Post. Kansas has a problem: It has a law allowing teachers to carry guns in the classroom, but almost no schools are using it because insurance companies refuse to provide coverage if they do. As EMC Insurance, the largest insurer of schools in Kansas, explained in a letter...


Business

Court: Gov't violated privacy law for defrauded students

Student Loans For Profit Colleges

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal court has ruled that the Education Department violated privacy laws with regard to students defrauded by the Corinthian for-profit college chain. In a break with Obama administration policy, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos announced in December that some students cheated...


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