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No. 11 Utah rallies by No. 4 USC to claim 2nd straight Pac-12 title, Rose Bowl berth

No. 11 Utah rallies by No. 4 USC to claim 2nd straight Pac-12 title, Rose Bowl berth

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 3 - 12:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

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The Utes claimed a 47-24 win over the USC Trojans and back-to-back Pac-12 championships in front of a sellout crowd at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas Friday night.
2-alarm fire 'fully engulfed' paving company in South Salt Lake

2-alarm fire 'fully engulfed' paving company in South Salt Lake

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 9:10 a.m.  |  Save Story

A two-alarm fire at a paving company in South Salt Lake caused significant damage but no injuries overnight.
Income disparity rising in rural communities, BYU study says

Income disparity rising in rural communities, BYU study says

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 8:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

BYU researchers recently reported finding widening inequalities in rural communities throughout the West.
10 Christmas movies that were filmed in Utah

10 Christmas movies that were filmed in Utah

Siegfried & Jensen  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Before you grab a blanket and a cup of hot cocoa to curl up and watch your next holiday flick, find out which of your favorites may have been filmed right here in Utah.
Canyons School District quickly switched to remote learning after Friday's snowstorm

Canyons School District quickly switched to remote learning after Friday's snowstorm

Katija Stjepovic, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 3 - 7:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

Friday's early morning storm impacted multiple school districts across the Wasatch Front. Enough snow had accumulated on the roads in Canyons School District to prompt officials to take learning fully online.
Whistles everywhere: Jazz rout Pacers in foul fest of a game

Whistles everywhere: Jazz rout Pacers in foul fest of a game

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 2 - 11:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

At the end of the first half, the Jazz rolled off a 17-0 run featuring dunks, transition 3-pointers and all sorts of defensive fun. If only the game ended there.
Rescue team, bystander recount daring Moab rescue after base jumper cliff crash

Rescue team, bystander recount daring Moab rescue after base jumper cliff crash

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

A harrowing rescue in Moab is caught on camera, and the team behind it is sharing the story and crediting the quick work of a bystander.
Orem plans temporary traffic signal at intersection where student, crossing guard were hit

Orem plans temporary traffic signal at intersection where student, crossing guard were hit

Ladd Egan, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Temporary traffic signals could soon be installed at the intersection where an elementary school student and a crossing guard were hit this week, according to the city engineer for Orem.
Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

Pentagon debuts its new stealth bomber, the B-21 Raider

Tara Copp, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec. 2 - 9:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

The United States' newest nuclear stealth bomber is making its public debut after years of secret development.
Children's painkillers are in high demand as respiratory illnesses continue to rise

Children's painkillers are in high demand as respiratory illnesses continue to rise

Carma Hassan, CNN  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

With all but six states experiencing "high" or "very high" respiratory virus levels, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, certain over-the-counter children's medications are hard to find in many places across the United States.
Over 70 mayors call on Congress to protect Dreamers — including 1 Utahn

Over 70 mayors call on Congress to protect Dreamers — including 1 Utahn

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 8:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall is among over 70 mayors from around the country who sent a bipartisan letter to congressional leaders earlier this week in support of Dreamers.
Wayback Burgers to open its first Utah location

Wayback Burgers to open its first Utah location

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 7:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Wayback Burgers, one of the nation's fastest-growing burger franchises, announced a lease signing for a new restaurant in St. George, making it the franchise's first Utah location.
Jail, probation ordered for West Jordan man charged in 5 robberies

Jail, probation ordered for West Jordan man charged in 5 robberies

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 7:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A West Jordan man who pleaded guilty to five robberies was sentenced Friday to serve 364 days in jail and four years of probation.
Moscow police say a 6th person on the lease isn't involved in the Idaho student killings

Moscow police say a 6th person on the lease isn't involved in the Idaho student killings

Elizabeth Wolfe and Mallika Kallingal, CNN  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Moscow Police Department said on Friday that they don't believe a sixth person listed on the lease at the residence, where four University of Idaho students were killed last month, was involved in their deaths.
Biden signs bill to block US railroad strike

Biden signs bill to block US railroad strike

David Shepardson and Nandita Bose, Reuters  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden signed legislation Friday to block a national U.S. railroad strike that could have devastated the American economy.
Qatar government paid for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes' trip to see World Cup match

Qatar government paid for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes' trip to see World Cup match

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 5:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

The government of Qatar paid for a trip to the World Cup there for Utah Attorney General Sean Reyes. A spokesman says it was because Reyes consulted with the country on human trafficking.
'We've been planning it for years': Washington County water managers highlight long-term plans

'We've been planning it for years': Washington County water managers highlight long-term plans

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 5:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

While the onset of colder months may not be the time people usually think about water issues, water districts across the state continue to stress the need for water conservation in various ways. But what else are those agencies doing to secure water for future use?
Price man arrested in woman's 2019 death now being called a murder

Price man arrested in woman's 2019 death now being called a murder

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 5:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Price man has been arrested for investigation of murder in connection with the shooting death of a woman in 2019 in Carbon County that was once considered an accidental shooting.
BYU settles into NCAA Tournament on road with 3-0 sweep of James Madison

BYU settles into NCAA Tournament on road with 3-0 sweep of James Madison

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 5:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Erin Livingston poured in 20 kills, and senior Heather Gneiting added 10 kills as No. 18 BYU pushed past James Madison in straight sets Friday afternoon in Pittsburgh.
Jazz seeking fan feedback to help design new jerseys

Jazz seeking fan feedback to help design new jerseys

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 4:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

The team is using the current homestand to collect feedback on potential new jersey designs.
How mental health staffing shortages are delaying justice in Utah's courts

How mental health staffing shortages are delaying justice in Utah's courts

Daniella Rivera, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 4:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah man waiting for justice after the alleged 2019 murder of his husband, says staffing issues at the Utah State Hospital have contributed to months of delays in court.
Federal partnership is helping keep Salt Lake violent crime down, city says

Federal partnership is helping keep Salt Lake violent crime down, city says

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 4:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City leaders joined some of their federal law enforcement partners on Thursday to tout the continued success of a program designed to get violent offenders off the street.
Have You Seen This? Flying squirrels conduct airborne raid on bird feeder

Have You Seen This? Flying squirrels conduct airborne raid on bird feeder

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 3:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

These special ops squirrels use night vision and gliders to strike at night.
Weber State professor works to combat virus spread through indoor air

Weber State professor works to combat virus spread through indoor air

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 3:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Demetrios Pagonis was called on to help measure the risk for spread inside performance venues, here's what he found.
Lehi man arrested, accused of causing 6-vehicle crash in September

Lehi man arrested, accused of causing 6-vehicle crash in September

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 2:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police say an unlicensed driver who was required to have an interlock ignition device in his car was arrested Thursday for allegedly causing a six-car crash in September.
6 myths that might be keeping you from living your best organized life

6 myths that might be keeping you from living your best organized life

Kristen Rogers, CNN  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 2:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

If you're often running late to work because you can't find your keys or tensing at the sight of kitchen clutter, you might feel the need to get organized. But what if you don't know where to start?
Kanab man charged with killing woman after fight at Salt Lake club

Kanab man charged with killing woman after fight at Salt Lake club

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 1:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Kanab man kicked out of a downtown Salt Lake nightclub following a fight later shot and killed a woman in a nearby parking lot, according to murder charges filed Friday.
Pick Six Previews: Utah's improved defense to lift team to Pac-12 title over USC

Pick Six Previews: Utah's improved defense to lift team to Pac-12 title over USC

Brett Ciancia, Pick Six Previews  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 1:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Teams that won the regular season matchup are 5-1 in the rematch in the Pac-12 championship. Utah did that last year by smashing Oregon twice in three weeks.
Counting BYU hats at Disneyland

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Counting BYU hats at Disneyland

Meg Walter, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 1:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

When one enters the gates of Disneyland, one should be prepared for an experience outside our normal concept of space, time and dietary standards.
Police looking for driver who hit, killed Provo jogger

Police looking for driver who hit, killed Provo jogger

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com and Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Updated Dec. 2 - 12:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Provo police say a woman was jogging Thursday when she was hit and killed near 800 North and 850 West. Police were looking Friday for the driver who hit her and drove off.
2nd of 2 men sentenced for burglarizing Canyons District schools

2nd of 2 men sentenced for burglarizing Canyons District schools

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 12:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Sandy men have been sentenced to probation after pleading guilty to burglary for breaking into multiple Canyons School District schools and taking items. The second sentencing hearing was held on Thursday.
Newly built homes deemed unlivable due to sliding soil

Newly built homes deemed unlivable due to sliding soil

Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 12:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

If you want to know what a sinking home sounds like, just ask Eric and Carole Kamradt.
KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 14 of college football

KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 14 of college football

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 11:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

Each week, we'll release the KSL.com sports staff picks for you to see. Can you do a better job than us? Probably, but that's the fun of it all.
Cruise ship passenger rescued from ocean isn't sure how he went overboard, he tells ABC

Cruise ship passenger rescued from ocean isn't sure how he went overboard, he tells ABC

Jason Hanna and Melissa Alonso, CNN  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 11:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

An Alabama man who rescuers pulled from the Gulf of Mexico hours after he was reported missing from a cruise ship doesn't know how he wound up in the water, he told ABC.
Southern Utah man accused of abusing girls at residential treatment program

Southern Utah man accused of abusing girls at residential treatment program

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 10:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

A St. George man employed at a residential treatment program for troubled girls was arrested Thursday for investigation of sexually abusing two of the girls.
USC game sparked change in Utah's defense; will improvement be seen in title bout?

USC game sparked change in Utah's defense; will improvement be seen in title bout?

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 10:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

Something had to change or Utah's season was largely in peril, especially considering the preseason expectation and a loss the week prior to UCLA.
US navigating 'housing bubble,' Fed says. Will it pop or 'deflate?'

US navigating 'housing bubble,' Fed says. Will it pop or 'deflate?'

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

He has said the U.S. housing market needed a "difficult correction" and a "reset." But Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell used a stronger word to describe the housing market.
Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

Infowars host Alex Jones files for personal bankruptcy

Dave Collins and Jill Bleed, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Infowars host Alex Jones has filed for personal bankruptcy protection in Texas as he faces nearly $1.5 billion in court judgments over conspiracy theories he spread about the Sandy Hook school massacre.
Where will the CDC monitor wastewater for polio?

Where will the CDC monitor wastewater for polio?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Wastewater monitoring for polio is set to increase in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced this week.
Police: Man arrested in freeway shootout says he was trying to scare officers, see his mom

Police: Man arrested in freeway shootout says he was trying to scare officers, see his mom

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 8:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Provo man injured during a shootout with police on I-15 near Layton has been moved from a hospital and booked into the Davis County Jail.
Who will replace Ilaisa Tuiaki as BYU's defensive coordinator? Here are 5 options

Who will replace Ilaisa Tuiaki as BYU's defensive coordinator? Here are 5 options

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 8:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

With head coach Kalani Sitake calling the plays on defense, don't expect BYU to move too swiftly to replace Ilaisa Tuiaki as defensive coordinator.
Report: No altitude advice before Dallas air show crash

Report: No altitude advice before Dallas air show crash

Jamie Stengle and Jake Bleiberg, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 8:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A preliminary report from federal officials on a deadly midair collision at a November Dallas air show says no guidance was given on altitudes before a World War II-era fighter plane crashed into a bomber.
Snow hits morning commute, delays school in some districts Friday

Snow hits morning commute, delays school in some districts Friday

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 2 - 7:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

A predicted snowstorm has turned roads icy along the Wasatch Front and delayed the start of school in several districts Friday morning.
SLC redesigning 2100 South for cars, pedestrians, and cyclists

SLC redesigning 2100 South for cars, pedestrians, and cyclists

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 7:40 a.m.  |  Save Story

A rise in pedestrian and cyclist fatalities is a key reason Sugar House business owners and community members are urging residents to get involved in the redesign of 2100 South.
US hiring stayed strong in November as employers added 263,000 jobs

US hiring stayed strong in November as employers added 263,000 jobs

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 7:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

The nation's employers kept hiring briskly in November despite high inflation and a slow-growing economy — a sign of resilience in the face of the Federal Reserve's aggressive interest rate hikes.
Elon Musk expects Neuralink's brain chip to begin human trials in 6 months

Elon Musk expects Neuralink's brain chip to begin human trials in 6 months

Rachael Levy, Reuters  |  Posted Dec. 2 - 6:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

Elon Musk said on Wednesday he expects a wireless brain chip developed by his company Neuralink to begin human clinical trials in six months, after the company missed earlier timelines set by him.
Utah State holds off Utah Tech upset bid, improves to 6-0

Utah State holds off Utah Tech upset bid, improves to 6-0

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 1 - 11:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Tech was bent on making its first-ever game with Utah State a memorable one on Thursday night.
Upset City: Carlson scores 22 points as Runnin' Utes upset No. 4 Wildcats

Upset City: Carlson scores 22 points as Runnin' Utes upset No. 4 Wildcats

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 1 - 10:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah built up a 17-point halftime lead, the first against a top-5 opponent since the 1996-97 season, and had all the momentum going into the second half against the Wildcats.
New orthopedic urgent care offers quicker, more affordable care

New orthopedic urgent care offers quicker, more affordable care

Ayanna Likens, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 10:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A first of its kind orthopedic urgent care opened in St. George, providing faster and cheaper services than going to the emergency room.
First trailer for 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'

First trailer for 'Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny'

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 10:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

It has been 14 years since the release of "Kingdom of the Crystal Skull." Disney, LucasFilm, and Indiana Jones himself hope you'll take another ride with the archeologist in "Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny."
Hawaii volcano's lava oozes toward key Big Island highway

Hawaii volcano's lava oozes toward key Big Island highway

Caleb Jones, Jennifer Sinco Kelleher and Andrew Selsky, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 9:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Experts say humans can do nothing to prevent the lava flowing from the world's largest volcano from swallowing the main highway linking the east and west coasts of Hawaii's Big Island.
BYU researchers capture sound of world's most powerful rocket coming to life

BYU researchers capture sound of world's most powerful rocket coming to life

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 9:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

How loud is the world's most powerful rocket when it roars to life?
The mind behind the Rubik's Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

The mind behind the Rubik's Cube celebrates a lasting puzzle

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 8:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

If you've ever had trouble solving a Rubik's Cube, a good piece of advice is to break it down into steps. It's worth a shot: That advice is from the man who made it.
Trump probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review

Trump probe: Court halts Mar-a-Lago special master review

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec. 1 - 8:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A federal appeals court has halted an independent review of documents seized from former President Donald Trump's Florida estate, removing a hurdle the Justice Department said had delayed its criminal investigation into the retention of top-secret government information.
Man shot, arrested following 'extremely dangerous' shootout on I-15

Man shot, arrested following 'extremely dangerous' shootout on I-15

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 1 - 7:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man accused of shooting at officers as he was being pursued on I-15 in Layton Wednesday morning was arrested after being injured during an exchange of gunfire with police.
US gas is cheaper than before Russia invaded Ukraine

US gas is cheaper than before Russia invaded Ukraine

Matt Egan, CNN  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Prices at the pump continue to plunge, dropping the U.S. average for gasoline to below where it was when Russia invaded Ukraine.
Should Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney run for reelection in 2024?

Should Utah GOP Sen. Mitt Romney run for reelection in 2024?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 7:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

More Utahns than not approve of how Sen. Mitt Romney is doing his job, yet a little over half don't think he should run for reelection in 2024.
Utah author shares poignant stories of spiritual rebirth in new book

Utah author shares poignant stories of spiritual rebirth in new book

Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new book offers a Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saint perspective on the journey to God through spiritual rebirth. "Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers.
Weinstein lawyer in closing: 'Tears do not make truth'

Weinstein lawyer in closing: 'Tears do not make truth'

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 1 - 6:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

An attorney for Harvey Weinstein at his Los Angeles sexual assault trial told jurors that the prosecution's case relies entirely on asking them to trust accusers who have proved they were untrustworthy. Lawyer Alan Jackson made the closing argument for the defense on Thursday.

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