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FanX co-founder arrested in Hawaii, accused of making bomb threats to Utah buildings

FanX co-founder arrested in Hawaii, accused of making bomb threats to Utah buildings

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 1:27 p.m.

A co-founder of Salt Lake FanX was arrested in Hawaii this week after federal prosecutors say he threatened to bomb multiple buildings in Utah.
Utah sex offender accused of sexual battery 3 weeks after leaving halfway house

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Utah sex offender accused of sexual battery 3 weeks after leaving halfway house

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 25 - 1:25 p.m.

A registered sex offender who arrived in Cedar City just two days ago was arrested Tuesday for a new offense, according to police.
Prison ordered for Payson man convicted of enticing a minor

Prison ordered for Payson man convicted of enticing a minor

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 1:03 p.m.

A judge on Tuesday ordered a Payson man to spend up to 30 years in prison for enticing a minor. He was arrested in an undercover operation in which he believed he was arranging a meeting with a 13-year-old girl.
Vigil, rally planned for 2nd anniversary of George Floyd killing

Vigil, rally planned for 2nd anniversary of George Floyd killing

Mohamed Ibrahim, Report For America via Associated Press  |  Posted May 25 - 12:41 p.m.

A candlelight vigil to honor George Floyd's memory at the intersection where he died was among the remembrances scheduled for the second anniversary of the Black man's killing at the hands of Minneapolis police officers.
Utah concert promoter charged with murder in stabbing death of man outside venue

Utah concert promoter charged with murder in stabbing death of man outside venue

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 12:13 p.m.

A man who witnesses say was a concert promoter was charged Wednesday with murder and accused of stabbing a man nine times outside a concert venue in downtown Salt Lake City.
'Lunchflation' is real. Returning to the office is costing us a fortune

'Lunchflation' is real. Returning to the office is costing us a fortune

Kathryn Vasel, CNN Business  |  Posted May 25 - 11:47 a.m.

Millions of employees started working remotely after the pandemic first took hold in 2020. But now, more people are returning to the office — and they're being greeted by much higher prices for just about everything.
How this Latter-day Saint got to the top of Richard Nixon's enemy list

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How this Latter-day Saint got to the top of Richard Nixon's enemy list

Daryl Gibson, Deseret News  |  Posted May 25 - 11:30 a.m.

In an era of contentious politics and journalism, Jack Anderson's career still casts a long shadow.
Explainer: How cities in the West have water amid drought

Explainer: How cities in the West have water amid drought

Suman Naishadham, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25 - 11:20 a.m.

Many Western cities over the past three decades have diversified their water sources, boosted local supplies, and use water more efficiently now than in the past.
Utah doesn't have any monkeypox vaccine. Here's why

Utah doesn't have any monkeypox vaccine. Here's why

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 25 - 11:02 a.m.

Utah doesn't have any of the vaccines for monkeypox, but there's no need to start stocking up since it should be available if needed from the federal government, public health officials said Tuesday.
After 3 months, Polish host cities struggle to find jobs, homes for Ukraine refugees

After 3 months, Polish host cities struggle to find jobs, homes for Ukraine refugees

Joanna Plucinska and Michael Kahn, Reuters  |  Updated May 25 - 10:28 a.m.

Three months after Russia invaded Ukraine many central European nations are facing challenges as they shift to providing long-term assistance to refugees, who are mostly women and children.
These states have the weakest gun control laws in the country

These states have the weakest gun control laws in the country

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, Deseret News  |  Posted May 25 - 10:06 a.m.

Gun control remains one of the most pressing and heated debates in politics. Although the federal government hasn't passed gun control or gun rights legislation recently, states continue to pass measures of their own.
How 2 freshmen from Mississippi left mark on BYU baseball ahead of WCC Tournament

How 2 freshmen from Mississippi left mark on BYU baseball ahead of WCC Tournament

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 9:33 a.m.

Collin Reuter and Ozzie Pratt have made an instant impact as best friends, high school teammates and now freshmen at BYU.
2 Utah children identified in worldwide hepatitis investigation

2 Utah children identified in worldwide hepatitis investigation

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 8:40 a.m.

Health officials have identified two Utah children diagnosed with hepatitis "with no known cause" as part of a worldwide investigation that began in the U.S. last winter.
Canyons School District graduates its 'first class'

Canyons School District graduates its 'first class'

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 8:31 a.m.

In 2009, the newly formed Canyons School District welcomed its first kindergarteners. This year, those kindergarteners will be graduating high school.
Mother of handcuffed man killed by police reaches $350K settlement with West Valley City

Mother of handcuffed man killed by police reaches $350K settlement with West Valley City

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 25 - 8:10 a.m.

West Valley police say they have changed the way officers process people arrested in DUI cases after a sergeant shot and killed a man while he was in police custody.
How to know if you can afford to buy a home in this crazy real estate market

How to know if you can afford to buy a home in this crazy real estate market

Homie  |  Posted May 25 - 8:00 a.m.

If you're feeling the push to buy a home sooner rather than later, you've no doubt wondered if purchasing a home is even feasible in the current market. Here's how to gauge whether this is a good time for you to buy a home.
Walmart apologizes for selling Juneteenth ice cream

Walmart apologizes for selling Juneteenth ice cream

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business  |  Posted May 25 - 7:41 a.m.

Walmart's attempt to commemorate Juneteenth with a new ice cream didn't go over so well.
Ogden leaders consider no more free parking downtown

Ogden leaders consider no more free parking downtown

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 25 - 7:17 a.m.

Free parking could become a thing of the past in downtown Ogden. City leaders are considering adding a pay system to help accommodate future growth.
Economy bigger priority than punishing Russia, new poll says

Economy bigger priority than punishing Russia, new poll says

Nomaan Merchant and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25 - 6:50 a.m.

Americans are becoming less supportive of punishing Russia for launching its invasion of Ukraine if it comes at the expense of the U.S. economy, a sign of rising anxiety over inflation and other challenges, according to a new poll.
Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

Gunman kills 19 children in Texas school rampage

Eugene Garcia and Dario Lopez-Mills, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 11:01 p.m.

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said.
Jordan School District amends 'cultural attire' graduation policy after passionate public comments

Jordan School District amends 'cultural attire' graduation policy after passionate public comments

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 10:52 p.m.

Jordan School District amended a policy Tuesday that has come under controversy as some students, staff members, parents and advocates say it is "discriminatory," as it didn't allow students to don cultural attire during their graduation ceremonies.
UCLA to pay record of nearly $700M in doctor abuse lawsuits

UCLA to pay record of nearly $700M in doctor abuse lawsuits

Brian Melley, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 10:30 p.m.

The University of California system has agreed to pay millions to more than 300 women who said they were sexually abused by a longtime UCLA gynecologist.
Kemp wins Georgia GOP governor's primary race in rebuke of Trump

Kemp wins Georgia GOP governor's primary race in rebuke of Trump

Steve Peoples And Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 10:10 p.m.

Gov. Brian Kemp of Georgia easily dispatched Donald Trump's hand-picked challenger on Tuesday in a Republican primary that demonstrated the limits of the former president.
Where is the civility? Here's what Utahns think about today's political discourse

Where is the civility? Here's what Utahns think about today's political discourse

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 9:10 p.m.

A vast majority — 90% — of Utahns say political debates have become less civil in the U.S. over the past six years, in the wake of the 2016 presidential election when Donald Trump won the presidency over Hillary Clinton.
US safety, savings rules set stage for baby formula shortage

US safety, savings rules set stage for baby formula shortage

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 8:23 p.m.

A massive recall is getting most of the blame for the U.S. baby formula shortage, but experts say the products have long been vulnerable to this type of crisis.
Social media companies hammered by mounting questions over advertising

Social media companies hammered by mounting questions over advertising

Michelle Chapman, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 7:57 p.m.

Social media has had a rough 2022 with lingering questions about advertising spending and a $44 billion takeover of Twitter that may or may not be happening, depending on which Elon Musk tweet you read.
West Jordan police seeking help locating endangered 13-year-old girl missing since Saturday

West Jordan police seeking help locating endangered 13-year-old girl missing since Saturday

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Updated May 24 - 7:51 p.m.

West Jordan Police are seeking help locating an endangered 13-year-old girl who has been missing since Saturday.
Arctic Circle says 'thank you' to community by giving back

Arctic Circle says 'thank you' to community by giving back

Arctic Circle  |  Posted May 24 - 7:00 p.m.

For more than 70 years, Arctic Circle's restaurants have been delighting customers. Wanting to give back to the community that has helped the burger stand become a regional dining hotspot, the restaurant founded the 501(c)(3) charitable organization, Arctic Cares, in 2015.
Who's in – and who's out – for GOP congressional, Senate primary debates

Who's in – and who's out – for GOP congressional, Senate primary debates

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated May 24 - 6:19 p.m.

Utah Debate Commission debates between Republican congressional and Senate candidates will go on as scheduled next week, though most incumbents plan to skip the event.
Could widespread grid failure impact Utah this summer?

Could widespread grid failure impact Utah this summer?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 5:43 p.m.

A summer reliability assessment for 2022 puts a huge chunk of the United States at risk for potential grid failure — meaning the lights won't come on and the hum of air conditioners will go silent.
Utah shuts down Spanish Fork youth facility months after child died in its care

Utah shuts down Spanish Fork youth facility months after child died in its care

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 5:19 p.m.

A state agency has moved to shut down a teen residential treatment center in Utah County after a teen died in its care.
Former gang member who killed Utah postal worker seeks parole after 25 years

Former gang member who killed Utah postal worker seeks parole after 25 years

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 4:02 p.m.

A former gang member from Los Angeles who shot and killed a postal worker in Utah and then shot at others who tried to help the victim is seeking parole after 25 years.
Driver critically injured in crash involving 2 men chasing each other, police say

Driver critically injured in crash involving 2 men chasing each other, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 3:36 p.m.

A chase between two arguing men in Salt Lake City ended in a crash Tuesday, resulting in life-threatening injuries for third person who was driving in the area, police said.
Motorcyclist killed in intersection collision over the weekend identified

Motorcyclist killed in intersection collision over the weekend identified

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 24 - 3:31 p.m.

A motorcyclist died after colliding with another vehicle at the 1900 West intersection Saturday night.
Feds: Ohio man plotted trip to Texas to kill George W. Bush

Feds: Ohio man plotted trip to Texas to kill George W. Bush

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 3:10 p.m.

Federal authorities say an Iraqi man living in Ohio has been arrested on a charge of plotting to assassinate former President George W. Bush.
Walmart drone delivery swooping into Salt Lake City

Walmart drone delivery swooping into Salt Lake City

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Updated May 24 - 3:05 p.m.

U.S. mega-retailer Walmart on Tuesday announced plans to launch its own drone delivery service in six states and 34 store locations, including Salt Lake City, in the coming year.
Ukraine: 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupol's ruins

Ukraine: 200 bodies found in basement in Mariupol's ruins

Elena Becatoros, Oleksandr Stashevskyi And Ricardo Mazalan, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 3:02 p.m.

Ukrainian authorities say workers digging through the rubble of an apartment building in Mariupol found 200 bodies in the basement. It was a grim reminder of the horrors still coming to light in the ruined city that has seen some of worst suffering of the 3-month-old war.
The future of used car sales – for buyers and sellers

The future of used car sales – for buyers and sellers

Heidi Borst, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 2:54 p.m.

If you're in the market for a new car, now might be a tough time to find one. Automakers are battling semiconductor chip shortages, causing record-low inventories of new vehicles. And along with that shortage comes, you guessed it, higher prices.
Utahn charged with starting fire in Logan jail, possessing shanks

Utahn charged with starting fire in Logan jail, possessing shanks

Jacob Scholl, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 1:52 p.m.

A Vernal man was charged Monday with lighting a fire in the Cache County Jail earlier this month, as well as possessing three makeshift knives.
A father-son team are covering the West in Uncle Bob's buttermilk syrup

A father-son team are covering the West in Uncle Bob's buttermilk syrup

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 1:27 p.m.

It all started innocently enough. In 1983, Bob and Kristine Smith were at a pancake breakfast in California when Kristine nudged Bob and said, "You gotta try this syrup."
Utah cancer surgeons use new, less-invasive robotic surgery with shorter recovery time

Utah cancer surgeons use new, less-invasive robotic surgery with shorter recovery time

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 12:28 p.m.

Surgeons at Huntsman Cancer Institute are pioneering a new lung cancer technique that is less invasive and drastically shortens recovery time for the patient.
New video shows 360-degree view of Washington D.C. Temple

New video shows 360-degree view of Washington D.C. Temple

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 12:09 p.m.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Tuesday released a new video showing the inside of the recently renovated Washington D.C. Temple.
Busy hurricane season predicted for the Atlantic Ocean

Busy hurricane season predicted for the Atlantic Ocean

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 12:04 p.m.

Federal meteorologists say the Atlantic should expect another extra busy hurricane season this year. Tuesday's National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Atlantic hurricane season forecast calls for 14 to 21 named storms, with six to 10 becoming hurricanes.
'I will never have peace': Woman shot by ex-boyfriend pleads against parole

'I will never have peace': Woman shot by ex-boyfriend pleads against parole

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 11:46 a.m.

A Provo man who was once facing a potential death sentence for killing a man in Heber City and shooting his ex-girlfriend in the face 27 years ago, is now seeking parole.
Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan: Crazy state of college sports creating chaos

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 11:31 a.m.

Randy Rahe didn't entirely put his retirement on the rapidly changing world of college athletics but clearly it was a factor.
Roughing it, but make it luxury

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Roughing it, but make it luxury

Stephen Fried, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 11:27 a.m.

For well over a century, travelers have been searching for rebirth in the American West with a type of increasingly pampered rusticity. It may have reached its apex at Ted Turner's New Mexico ranch.
'Where do the neighborhoods go?' Cedar City looking to create more livable, walkable downtown

'Where do the neighborhoods go?' Cedar City looking to create more livable, walkable downtown

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted May 24 - 11:01 a.m.

Cedar City citizens could see increased opportunities to live and work in a more walkable, housing-friendly downtown in a few short years if the housing committee's recent, long-term proposals come to pass.
US birth rates rose slightly in 2021 after steep drop in 1st year of the pandemic, CDC data shows

US birth rates rose slightly in 2021 after steep drop in 1st year of the pandemic, CDC data shows

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Posted May 24 - 10:44 a.m.

Early speculation that the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to a baby boom has been turned on its head, with early data showing more of a baby bust — and worsening rates of some adverse outcomes.
Angry supervisor shoots employee at Salt Lake business, police say

Angry supervisor shoots employee at Salt Lake business, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24 - 10:02 a.m.

Salt Lake police arrested a man after they say he shot one of his employees in the leg and also shot out the tires on the employee's vehicle.
MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters

MacKenzie Scott gives $123M to Big Brothers Big Sisters

Maria Di Mento, Chronicle Of Philanthropy via Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 9:33 a.m.

MacKenzie Scott gave $122.6 million to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, the national youth-mentoring charity announced on Tuesday.
Is a recession coming? New poll reveals majority of Utahns are worried

Is a recession coming? New poll reveals majority of Utahns are worried

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted May 24 - 9:07 a.m.

As U.S. inflation drives the costs of goods and services into record territory, Utah is among a group of Western states that has been experiencing the worst of those increases.
Is a trip to Disney too expensive or complicated? Check out these alternatives

Is a trip to Disney too expensive or complicated? Check out these alternatives

Monica Fish, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24 - 8:42 a.m.

It's supposed to be the happiest place on earth — and now that it's reopened, most visitors agree. The ones that can afford it, that is. Has Walt's vision of "some kind of family park where parents and children could have fun together," gone by the wayside?
Man with extensive history of sex crimes appears in court on new cases in St. George

Man with extensive history of sex crimes appears in court on new cases in St. George

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted May 24 - 8:20 a.m.

A defendant with a juvenile criminal history of sex crimes was in court on two recent cases involving rape and other charges filed last year in St. George, a hearing conducted to determine if the defendant, who has the highest risk rating, should remain free pending trial.
Thousands complain of water waste in Utah neighborhoods — but how is it enforced?

Thousands complain of water waste in Utah neighborhoods — but how is it enforced?

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 8:06 a.m.

When the weather gets hot, KSL hears from many viewers who are frustrated to see excessive watering, broken sprinklers, and other acts of disregard for the drought.
Here are three new mental wellness guides for employees based on industry

Here are three new mental wellness guides for employees based on industry

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted May 24 - 8:00 a.m.

Utah Community Builders releases three new mental wellness guides for hospitality, construction and law.
Skydiver in critical condition but slowly recovering after crash in South Jordan

Skydiver in critical condition but slowly recovering after crash in South Jordan

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 24 - 7:20 a.m.

A skydiving accident left a Lehi man in the hospital in critical condition. But his family tells KSL it's a miracle that he survived at all and he's showing good signs of recovery.
Starbucks leaving Russian market, shutting 130 stores

Starbucks leaving Russian market, shutting 130 stores

Dee-ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Updated May 24 - 6:57 a.m.

Starbucks is pulling out of the Russian market. In a memo to employees Monday, the Seattle coffee giant said it decided to close its 130 stores and no longer have a brand presence in Russia.

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