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'This is who he is': Donovan Mitchell playing at elite level as Jazz roll to 5th-straight win

'This is who he is': Donovan Mitchell playing at elite level as Jazz roll to 5th-straight win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 10:45 p.m.

Donovan Mitchell scored 36 points as the Jazz rolled the Timberwolves 136-104 Wednesday at Target Center.
Hot-shooting Knell helps No. 24 BYU hold on for 10th-straight win over Aggies

Hot-shooting Knell helps No. 24 BYU hold on for 10th-straight win over Aggies

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 10:33 p.m.

Trevin Knell scored a season-high 13 points and the 24th-ranked BYU shot 55% from the field en route to its 10th-straight win over Utah State.
Sen. Mike Lee to Instagram: 'You're the new tobacco, whether you like it or not'

Sen. Mike Lee to Instagram: 'You're the new tobacco, whether you like it or not'

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 10:23 p.m.

Sen. Mike Lee prepared for recent Senate hearings with U.S. social media platforms by testing out their claims of safeguards for kids by setting up spoof accounts for underage users and then watching what kind of content rolls in.
Utah family still looking for clues in disappearance of son in 2017

Utah family still looking for clues in disappearance of son in 2017

Morgan Wolfe, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 9:59 p.m.

A Utah family is pleading for any information people may have on the disappearance of their son and brother.
Meadows sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case

Meadows sues as Jan. 6 panel proceeds with contempt case

Mary Clare Jalonick and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 9:27 p.m.

Former Trump White House chief of staff Mark Meadows on Wednesday sued the House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection as the chairman of the panel pledged to move forward with contempt charges against him for defying a subpoena.
Runnin' Utes go cold from the field as TCU claims a 76-62 win

Runnin' Utes go cold from the field as TCU claims a 76-62 win

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 8:55 p.m.

The neutral-site contest was dubbed the Simmons Bank Showdown, though it was anything but that.
Utah County man is state's second COVID-19 omicron case

Utah County man is state's second COVID-19 omicron case

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 8:34 p.m.

A second case of the new COVID-19 omicron variant has been detected in Utah.
Weber State power couple breaks school records and earns All-American status

Weber State power couple breaks school records and earns All-American status

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 8:01 p.m.

Weber State University's cross-country and track programs officially have a "first couple," and they go by the names of Christian and Summer Allen. In the space of two weeks, they have each earned All-American and broken school records in the 5,000-meters.
No 5-second rule for this fallen KFC chicken bucket

No 5-second rule for this fallen KFC chicken bucket

Becky Bruce, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 7:33 p.m.

KFC might be finger-lickin' good, but we don't recommend diving into the bucket of chicken that fell in Taylorsville Wednesday afternoon.
Police investigating diesel fuel theft ring in 4 counties

Police investigating diesel fuel theft ring in 4 counties

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 7:05 p.m.

Unified police detectives believe a group has been stealing thousands of gallons of diesel fuel from gas stations in multiple counties and selling it for well below market value.
Overstock warehouse in Lehi has the holiday deals you need for last-minute gifts

Overstock warehouse in Lehi has the holiday deals you need for last-minute gifts

Sparkfish  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 7:00 p.m.

As you browse the selection in their store, you're guaranteed to find prices that are cheaper than Amazon.
US Senate passes Republican bill to overturn Biden vaccine mandate

US Senate passes Republican bill to overturn Biden vaccine mandate

David Morgan, Reuters  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 6:50 p.m.

The Democratic-controlled U.S. Senate on Wednesday approved a Republican measure that would overturn President Joe Biden's COVID-19 vaccine-or-test mandate for private businesses, with two Democrats joining Republicans to back the initiative.
Rocky Mountain National Park ranger, driver hurt in shootout

Rocky Mountain National Park ranger, driver hurt in shootout

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 6:22 p.m.

A shootout during a traffic stop at Colorado's Rocky Mountain National Park wounded a ranger and one of two suspects who were involved in an earlier pursuit with law enforcement.
Warnings, advisories issued ahead of Utah storm that could dump 2 feet of snow

Warnings, advisories issued ahead of Utah storm that could dump 2 feet of snow

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 5:51 p.m.

The National Weather Service made some adjustments to its forecast Wednesday for a storm headed to Utah.
'Jeopardy!' stays with hosts Bialik, Jennings for the season

'Jeopardy!' stays with hosts Bialik, Jennings for the season

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 5:47 p.m.

Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings will continue as tag-team hosts of "Jeopardy!" through the rest of this season.
Audit shows Utah prisons need to improve on health care provided to inmates

Audit shows Utah prisons need to improve on health care provided to inmates

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 5:16 p.m.

An audit of state prisons found concerning information about health care provided to inmates, including lack of follow-up monitoring for patients and administrative oversight issues.
Hill fighter wings set to conduct night flying over next two weeks

Hill fighter wings set to conduct night flying over next two weeks

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 4:39 p.m.

The active duty 388th and reserve 419th fighter wings will conduct local night flying operations with the F-35A Lightning II on most weekdays through Dec. 21.
3 Better.com executives resign after CEO lays off 900 over Zoom

3 Better.com executives resign after CEO lays off 900 over Zoom

Moira Ritter, CNN  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 4:01 p.m.

Days after Better.com's CEO unceremoniously fired 900 people over Zoom, several executives are handing in their resignation letters.
Utah company accused of dumping pollutants into sewer is fined $2M

Utah company accused of dumping pollutants into sewer is fined $2M

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 3:17 p.m.

A South Salt Lake company accused of illegally dumping pollutants into the city's sewer system over a two-year period was ordered Wednesday to pay what prosecutors believe is a near record $2 million fine.
How will the grizzly bear fare under the Biden administration?

How will the grizzly bear fare under the Biden administration?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 3:01 p.m.

The enormous and statuesque grizzly bear is again in the spotlight in Montana, where officials there want the Biden administration to lift protections.
Prosecutor: Potter 'failed' Wright; defense calls it mistake

Prosecutor: Potter 'failed' Wright; defense calls it mistake

Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 3:00 p.m.

A suburban Minneapolis police officer who said she mistakenly drew her gun instead of her Taser when she fatally shot Black motorist Daunte Wright went on trial on manslaughter charges Wednesday, with a prosecutor saying Kim Potter had been trained how to avoid such deadly mix-ups but still got it wrong.
Utah health officials report 1,423 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths Wednesday

Utah health officials report 1,423 new COVID-19 cases, 16 deaths Wednesday

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 2:34 p.m.

Utah health officials reported 1,423 new COVID-19 cases and 16 deaths on Wednesday.
Have You Seen This? Field hockey goalie channels the 'Karate Kid'

Have You Seen This? Field hockey goalie channels the 'Karate Kid'

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 2:33 p.m.

This is one of the best field hockey saves you'll ever see. And if you don't follow the sport, it might just be the only field hockey save you'll ever see.
Scott Peterson resentenced to life term in wife's 2002 death

Scott Peterson resentenced to life term in wife's 2002 death

Don Thompson, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 2:31 p.m.

Nearly 17 years after being sentenced to die, Scott Peterson was resentenced to life without parole Wednesday during an emotional hearing in which family members of his slain pregnant wife, Laci, called him out for the Christmas Eve killing in 2002 and his apparent lack of remorse.
Is Vladimir Putin trying to create a new Soviet Union? Utah Sen. Mitt Romney thinks so

Is Vladimir Putin trying to create a new Soviet Union? Utah Sen. Mitt Romney thinks so

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 2:25 p.m.

A potential Russian invasion of Ukraine might be just the start of an effort by President Vladimir Putin to re-establish the old Soviet Union, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says.
Officer who shot man holding Utah family hostage justified in using deadly force, prosecutor rules

Officer who shot man holding Utah family hostage justified in using deadly force, prosecutor rules

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 1:36 p.m.

A Salt Lake City SWAT officer who shot and killed a man accused of holding a Farmington family hostage for nearly seven hours in September was justified in using deadly force, the Davis County attorney ruled Wednesday.
Utah's population increased by more than 70K people this year, estimates indicate

Utah's population increased by more than 70K people this year, estimates indicate

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 12:41 p.m.

Population estimates released Wednesday by the University of Utah's Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute indicate that Utah added approximately 71,936 people since the 2020 census.
West Valley man may have brutally killed elderly grandmother, who is still missing

West Valley man may have brutally killed elderly grandmother, who is still missing

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 12:30 p.m.

A man arrested three weeks ago for allegedly kidnapping and torturing his wife is now charged with brutally killing his elderly grandmother, according to court documents.
Costco is offering an expanded perk to club members

Costco is offering an expanded perk to club members

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 12:10 p.m.

Costco is searching for ways to make paying $60 for a membership every year worth more to online shoppers — and keep them away from Amazon.
The drama behind a hit TV show's million-dollar exit

The drama behind a hit TV show's million-dollar exit

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 11:36 a.m.

If the dramatic cinematography in the hit series "Yellowstone" invoked dreams of moving to Montana to work on a ranch, Marshall Moore has a reminder — "Most of Montana is actually Utah."
Choosing Utah, Clark Phillips III looking to prove Ohio State doubters wrong

Choosing Utah, Clark Phillips III looking to prove Ohio State doubters wrong

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 11:08 a.m.

On Jan. 1, 2022, Clark Phillips will get his chance in person to prove others wrong as Utah takes on Ohio State in the 108th Rose Bowl.
High school volleyball: Ms. Volleyball, MVPs and All-State teams named in Utah

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High school volleyball: Ms. Volleyball, MVPs and All-State teams named in Utah

Tyler Haslam, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 11:06 a.m.

Of all the positions on the volleyball court, setter is in the running for the least flashy of them all.
Team to investigate discrimination, bullying claims at Utah school after student's suicide

Team to investigate discrimination, bullying claims at Utah school after student's suicide

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 10:58 a.m.

Davis School District announced members of the review team tasked with investigating the district after the death of 10-year-old Izabelle Tichenor.
Pfizer says COVID booster offers protection against omicron

Pfizer says COVID booster offers protection against omicron

Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec. 8 - 10:21 a.m.

Pfizer said Wednesday that a booster of its COVID-19 vaccine may offer important protection against the new omicron variant even though the initial two doses appear significantly less effective.
Jury decides fate of driver charged with auto homicide in 2019 fatal crash in Hurricane

Jury decides fate of driver charged with auto homicide in 2019 fatal crash in Hurricane

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 10:02 a.m.

A jury found Christopher Weaver guilty of automobile homicide in connection with a 2019 fatal crash in Hurricane.
Recursion Pharma scores multibillion-dollar mega deal with Swiss drug titan

Recursion Pharma scores multibillion-dollar mega deal with Swiss drug titan

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 9:29 a.m.

Biotech startup Recursion Pharmaceuticals on Tuesday announced a mega deal with Swiss drug and diagnostics giant Roche AG, and its U.S. subsidiary Genentech, that could generate billions in new revenues for the Salt Lake City-based company in the coming decade.
Why US surgeon general is calling the pandemic, youth mental health 'dual crises'

Why US surgeon general is calling the pandemic, youth mental health 'dual crises'

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 9:06 a.m.

U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy has issued an advisory spotlighting the urgent need to address the nation's youth mental health crisis.
Travelers still fighting for refunds of flights canceled by the pandemic

Travelers still fighting for refunds of flights canceled by the pandemic

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 8:27 a.m.

Nearly 21 months after the pandemic started thwarting trips, travelers are still struggling to get their money back.
Worried about your loved one's dementia?

Worried about your loved one's dementia?

Steward Healthcare  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 8:00 a.m.

If you're worried about your loved one's dementia and its effects on their quality of life, don't suffer alone.
Inland Port still working to improve supply chain issues

Inland Port still working to improve supply chain issues

Matt Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 7:43 a.m.

The Utah Inland Port Authority said it was making progress in the ongoing supply chain crisis Tuesday, weeks after it announced partnerships with Union Pacific and others to expedite the shipping of containers to Utah.
Utah city tops list for predicted 2022 housing market. Here's why Gov. Cox isn't proud of it

Utah city tops list for predicted 2022 housing market. Here's why Gov. Cox isn't proud of it

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 8 - 6:28 a.m.

Salt Lake City has topped another national list for its boiling housing market, this time outpacing even its closest competitor — Boise, Idaho.
3 killings tied to same gang; frustrated detectives keep arresting same people

3 killings tied to same gang; frustrated detectives keep arresting same people

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 10:35 p.m.

Police say the shooting death of a Utah football player, an unsolved killing in Millcreek, and the recent shooting of two police officers can all be linked to the same gang.
Everything coming and going on Netflix in December

Everything coming and going on Netflix in December

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 10:03 p.m.

Netflix is adding a number of holiday titles throughout the month of December and saying goodbye to a few, as well.
Court grants injunction in Utah's vaccine mandate lawsuit

Court grants injunction in Utah's vaccine mandate lawsuit

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 9:34 p.m.

A preliminary injunction was granted in a lawsuit that Utah and six other states and state agencies filed against a vaccine mandate for federal contractors.
What Utah Gov. Cox says is an 'abomination' in the West, and how he wants to spend $500M to help

What Utah Gov. Cox says is an 'abomination' in the West, and how he wants to spend $500M to help

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Updated Dec. 7 - 8:56 p.m.

Heading into his second year at the helm, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is unveiling how he wants to spend — and return — taxpayer money next year.
Ogden community pays honors to Pearl Harbor with 21-gun salute

Ogden community pays honors to Pearl Harbor with 21-gun salute

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 8:34 p.m.

The American Legion in Ogden gathered with community members to honor those killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago today.
US House passes bill to speed passage of debt limit increase

US House passes bill to speed passage of debt limit increase

Richard Cowan and Susan Cornwell, Reuters  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 8:12 p.m.

The U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday plans to vote on legislation easing the way for Congress to pass an increase in the $28.9 trillion limit on federal borrowing authority and avoid a looming default on the nation's debt.
How to 'star-hop' your way to view Comet Leonard this week

How to 'star-hop' your way to view Comet Leonard this week

Ryan Boyce, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 7:35 p.m.

Follow the map drawn by a local astronomer to 2021's extraordinary comet.
Assistant fire chief reaches plea deal for rape charges

Assistant fire chief reaches plea deal for rape charges

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 6:34 p.m.

A man charged with multiple counts of rape while working as the assistant chief of the Kanosh Fire Department reached a plea deal. He was accused of sexually assaulting a firefighter who worked under him and another woman.
Bob Dole to lie in state at Capitol as nation honors senator

Bob Dole to lie in state at Capitol as nation honors senator

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 6:03 p.m.

Sen. Bob Dole's casket will lie in state in the U.S. Capitol on Thursday as congressional leaders honor the former Republican presidential candidate and World War II veteran who served in Congress for 36 years.
Have You Seen This? So, that's what the fox says

Have You Seen This? So, that's what the fox says

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 5:33 p.m.

Move over, song that will not be named, because we now know what the fox says.
Locals in the NFL, Week 13: Pick-6 from 'Dirty Dan' highlights Chiefs' defensive surge

Locals in the NFL, Week 13: Pick-6 from 'Dirty Dan' highlights Chiefs' defensive surge

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 5:13 p.m.

The Chiefs have unlocked the defense again during crunch time, holding each of their last five opponents to 17 points or less, and haven't allowed more since late October.
Neither omicron variant nor US diplomatic boycott will stop Beijing Olympics, IOC says

Neither omicron variant nor US diplomatic boycott will stop Beijing Olympics, IOC says

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 5:06 p.m.

Nothing will halt Beijing's 2022 Winter Games, officials said despite concerns about the omicron variant, plus a diplomatic boycott by the U.S.
St. George eliminating midday crossing guards, reduced speed school zones

St. George eliminating midday crossing guards, reduced speed school zones

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 4:35 p.m.

The St. George Police Department on Monday announced the elimination of kindergarten crosswalks, effective Jan. 1, 2022.
US judge blocks last remaining Biden admin COVID-19 vaccine rule

US judge blocks last remaining Biden admin COVID-19 vaccine rule

Tom Hals, Reuters  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 3:40 p.m.

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked the last of the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandates for businesses, saying the government exceeded it authority with a requirement that millions of employees of federal contractors be inoculated.
Twitter tests overhaul of process to flag harmful tweets

Twitter tests overhaul of process to flag harmful tweets

Sheila Dang, Reuters  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 3:06 p.m.

Twitter will begin overhauling how users report harmful tweets in an effort to make it easier for people to describe what is wrong with the content they are seeing, the social networking site said Tuesday.
How a SLC Couple Saved $194,783 in Taxes in Retirement

How a SLC Couple Saved $194,783 in Taxes in Retirement

Ryan Thacker and Tyson Thacker for B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 3:00 p.m.

Higher taxes could hit just as millions of baby boomers head into retirement. And that would have devastating consequences for their nest eggs — especially their tax-deferred IRAs and 401Ks.
Up to 1 million COVID vaccines wasted in Nigeria in November

Up to 1 million COVID vaccines wasted in Nigeria in November

Edward McAllister, Libby George and Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters  |  Posted Dec. 7 - 2:27 p.m.

Up to one million COVID-19 vaccines are estimated to have expired in Nigeria last month without being used, two sources told Reuters.
1,122 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths reported in Utah Tuesday

1,122 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths reported in Utah Tuesday

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Dec. 7 - 2:06 p.m.

Utah health officials confirmed 1,122 new COVID-19 cases, as well as 11 additional deaths on Tuesday.

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