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Utah State's Devante Mays selected in 7th round by Green Bay Packers

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:20pm

Mays was selected by the Packers with the 238th overall pick (seventh round) Saturday during the 2017 NFL Draft in Philadelphia.

Zions Bank executive tells students how to be savvy savers

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 4:18pm

Zions Bank Chief Financial Officer Kay Hall visited Charter High School in West Valley City to help instill teens with financial knowledge and decision-making skills as part of National Teach Children to Save Day.

An interview with a young mother of an autistic son

Dylan Cannon, Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 3:53pm

Did you know that April is Autism Awareness Month? I recently interviewed a young mother with a child on the autism spectrum. Here is the write-up of our conversation.

Puerto Rico releases offer to bondholders

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 3:05pm

The Puerto Rico government is offering to pay its senior creditors around 50 cents on the dollar as part of efforts to address its economic crisis.

Pita Taumoepenu makes it 8 for Utah with No. 202 pick to 49ers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:46pm

Utah defensive player Pita Taumoepenu was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers Saturday in the NFL Draft.

Cougar lost in Salt Lake City euthanized Saturday morning

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:40pm

A cougar was euthanized in downtown Salt Lake City after it wandered into residential areas on Saturday.

Tensions rise between Turkey, US along Syrian border

Zeynep Bilginsoy and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:35pm

Tensions rose Saturday along the Turkish-Syrian border as both Turkey and the U.S. moved armored vehicles to the region and Turkey's leader once again demanded that the United States stop supporting the Syrian Kurdish militants there.

Sam Tevi becomes 7th Ute drafted, selected No. 190 to Los Angeles Chargers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:14pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman Sam Tevi was selected No. 190 overall Saturday in the sixth round of the NFL Draft.

BYU's Jamaal Williams drafted in the 4th round by Green Bay

Sean Walker  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:03pm

The Cougars’ all-time leading rusher was selected in the fourth round of the 2017 NFL Draft by the Green Bay Packers, the league announced Saturday.

Have You Seen This? Vacuum cleaner or human scream?

Martha Ostergar, KSL Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 2:00pm

Sometimes pets and babies fear the vacuum like it’s their nightmares come to life, and now you will too.

Pentagon: Blast kills US service member outside Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:53pm

A U.S. service member in Iraq was killed Saturday by an explosive device outside Mosul, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.

Utah's JJ Dielman drafted No. 176 to Cincinnati Bengals in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:42pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman J.J. Dielman was selected No. 176 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Utah's Brian Allen selected No. 173 to Pittsburgh Steelers in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:32pm

The onetime receiver turned cornerback Brian Allen was selected No. 173 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Hacker releases stolen copies of Netflix series

Michael Liedtke, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:24pm

A hacker claims to have followed through on a threat to release several episodes from the upcoming season of Netflix's hit series "Orange Is The New Black."

Utah's Joe Williams selected No. 121 to 49ers in 4th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:19pm

From early retirement to the NFL, former Utah running back Joe Williams was selected No. 121 overall in the fourth round in the NFL Draft Saturday.

Utah lineman Isaac Asiata selected No. 164 to Miami Dolphins in 5th round

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 1:02pm

Former University of Utah offensive lineman Isaac Asiata will continue his football career after being selected No. 164 overall Saturday in the fifth round of the NFL Draft.

Trump says he's brought 'profound change' to Washington

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:52pm

President Donald Trump on Saturday marked his 100th day in office by saying he had brought "profound change" to Washington and reaffirming that "my only allegiance" is to those he governs.

Police: Man dead from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after Heber standoff

Freeman Stevenson  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 12:01pm

A man died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a standoff with police late Friday night in Heber, police say.


Is Utah still a model for solving chronic homelessness?

Eric Schulzke, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 11:51am

Today's chaotic discussion leaves many wondering how the conversation on homelessness in Utah changed so dramatically so fast. Is Utah, in fact, a model for addressing homelessness — or is it in chaos?

Utah mother of Venezuelan prisoner feeling hopeful

Annie Knox and Paul Nelson  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 10:15am

The mother of a Utahn being held in a Venezuelan prison is feeling more hopeful her son will be released after meeting with some of Utah's congressional delegation and White House staff this week.

National consumer confidence outpacing local attitudes

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 29th - 8:43am

The Zions Bank Utah Consumer Attitude Index dropped 10.9 points in April to 112.6. The national Consumer Confidence Index decreased 4.6 points from March to April and currently sits at 120.3.


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