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Hundreds dead in Turkey earthquake, rescuers scrambling for survivors

Hundreds dead in Turkey earthquake, rescuers scrambling for survivors

Umit Ozdal and Ece Toksabay, Reuters  |  Updated Feb. 5 - 10:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

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A major earthquake of magnitude 7.9 killed hundreds in southern Turkey and Syria on Monday. The quake was also felt in Cyprus, Lebanon, collapsing dozens of buildings and triggering a search for survivors under the rubble in snowy streets.
Harry Styles wins album of the year Grammy; Beyoncé triumphs

Harry Styles wins album of the year Grammy; Beyoncé triumphs

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 10:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Harry Styles won album of the year at the Grammy Awards, taking home the top honor on a night that Beyoncé dominated and became the ceremony's most decorated artist. Beyoncé won her 32nd award Sunday, breaking a 26-year-old record.
Utah 5th grader successfully petitions to allow hats at his school

Utah 5th grader successfully petitions to allow hats at his school

Ashley Moser, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 10:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Manila Elementary School's policy allowed students to wear ball caps only on designated days. James Cope, 10, was not fond of that rule, so he started a petition.
Get Gephardt: How do you know if your donation really gets to those who need it?

Get Gephardt: How do you know if your donation really gets to those who need it?

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 9:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Fundraising runs rampant on social media, but how do you know if your donation really gets to those who need it?
Skier dies in Little Cottonwood Canyon fall

Skier dies in Little Cottonwood Canyon fall

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 8:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man died Saturday after he fell down the side of the mountain near Lisa Falls in Little Cottonwood Canyon, police said.
Will food, snacks for a Super Bowl party cost more this year?

Will food, snacks for a Super Bowl party cost more this year?

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 8:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

For the 57th iteration of the big game on Feb. 12, fans will be dropping significantly more bread for their buns, burgers and beverages thanks to inflation that's been running at or near 40-year highs for most of the past year.
Locals in the Pro Bowl: Tyler Huntley reflects on 1st Pro Bowl after NFC tops AFC

Locals in the Pro Bowl: Tyler Huntley reflects on 1st Pro Bowl after NFC tops AFC

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 5 - 7:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

The NFL's annual postseason exhibition Pro Bowl is now the Pro Bowl Games, and Utah was well represented in Las Vegas.
7 arrested in drug trafficking investigation in Utah and Salt Lake counties

7 arrested in drug trafficking investigation in Utah and Salt Lake counties

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 7:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah County law enforcers served search warrants on four homes simultaneously last week, resulting in the arrests of seven people and the seizure of multiple pounds of meth and heroin.
Here are the four harmful myths that make us fatter and sicker

Here are the four harmful myths that make us fatter and sicker

HLTH Code  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

As a nation, there's no denying that Americans are getting sicker and fatter.
Pili scores 30, No. 7 Utah tops Oregon, ties for Pac-12 lead

Pili scores 30, No. 7 Utah tops Oregon, ties for Pac-12 lead

The Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 5 - 6:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Alissa Pili scored a season-high 30 points and No. 7 Utah moved into a tie for first place in the Pac-12 Conference with a 100-92 win over Oregon.
Sorry, Spike. There's a new world's oldest living dog — and he's the oldest ever recorded

Sorry, Spike. There's a new world's oldest living dog — and he's the oldest ever recorded

Amarachi Orie, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 6:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

It was only two weeks ago that Spike, a 23-year-old chihuahua mix from Ohio, was named the oldest living dog. Now, he has been utterly dethroned.
Runnin' Utes sleepwalk through 61-46 win over Cal Bears

Runnin' Utes sleepwalk through 61-46 win over Cal Bears

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 5:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utes built up a 20-point lead with 9:06 left to play and came away with a 61-46 win at home.
Actor Viola Davis achieves elite EGOT status with Grammy win

Actor Viola Davis achieves elite EGOT status with Grammy win

Danielle Broadway, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 5:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Actor Viola Davis on Sunday won a Grammy for her audio recording of her memoir "Finding Me," granting her entry into the elite ranks of EGOT winners with an Emmy, a Grammy, an Oscar and a Tony award.
Justice Dept. to review Memphis police after Tyre Nichols' killing

Justice Dept. to review Memphis police after Tyre Nichols' killing

Kanishka Singh, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Justice Department will participate in a review of the Memphis Police Department after the death of Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man fatally beaten by officers in the Tennessee city last month.
Felony charges for contractor accused of ripping off several Utahns

Felony charges for contractor accused of ripping off several Utahns

Matt Gephardt and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 4:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

After a contractor got paid, customers say he stopped responding and walked off the job. A Get Gephardt investigation found this particular contractor has walked off so many jobs it could land him behind bars.
Balloon bickering over Biden's actions, China's intentions

Balloon bickering over Biden's actions, China's intentions

Chris Megerian, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 3:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Republican lawmakers are accusing China of deliberately surveilling sensitive U.S. military sites with a suspected spy balloon.
Have You Seen This? An amazing deer rescue

Have You Seen This? An amazing deer rescue

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 3:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

I love seeing this type of video. We need more people like this in the world.
Frontier Airlines announces new unlimited summer flight pass

Frontier Airlines announces new unlimited summer flight pass

Zoe Sottile, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 2:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Frontier Airlines has announced its newest incentive to get travelers back in the air post-pandemic: An unlimited summer flight pass that costs $399.
Colorado State apologizes for offensive chant directed at Utah State's Max Shulga

Colorado State apologizes for offensive chant directed at Utah State's Max Shulga

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 5 - 1:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

Max Shulga, native of Kyiv, Ukraine, was attempting free throws near the end of the Aggies 88-79 win over the Rams, when a handful of fans inside Moby Arena started the offensive chant.
The 7 strangest places to visit in Provo, Utah

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The 7 strangest places to visit in Provo, Utah

Collin Leonard, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 1:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Provo is full of wonderful, strange and quirky history. Get off the beaten path and explore these hidden gems.
Great Salt Lake is shrinking, but habitat work means more birds

Great Salt Lake is shrinking, but habitat work means more birds

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 1:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

As lawmakers were opening the state's wallet to spend a half billion dollars on water conservation including strategies in 2022, the birds began showing up in greater numbers at a nature conservatory next to the Great Salt Lake in western Davis County.
'A tale of 2 cities': Homelessness in Park City

'A tale of 2 cities': Homelessness in Park City

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 12:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Summit County has no homeless shelter system, so its approach to helping the homeless population is different than other places. The extremes of Park City are like a tale of two cities.
Utah air quality is continuing to get worse, says USU professor

Utah air quality is continuing to get worse, says USU professor

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 11:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah State University professor says that Utahns are breathing some of the worst air we've seen in over a decade.
Small Utah city makes significant progress in efforts to preserve 153-year-old building

Small Utah city makes significant progress in efforts to preserve 153-year-old building

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 10:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

Corinne is making progress on a project to restore a beloved historic building in the small Box Elder County city. It's now looking to finish the project with the help of the Utah Legislature.
These 10 movies turning 20 in 2023 will make you feel old

These 10 movies turning 20 in 2023 will make you feel old

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 10:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Want to feel old? Here are 10 movies that are celebrating their 20th birthday in 2023.
2nd man arrested in connection to fatal Palmer Court stabbing

2nd man arrested in connection to fatal Palmer Court stabbing

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 9:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

A second man was arrested in connection with a fatal stabbing at the Palmer Court Apartments in Salt Lake City.
'Died suddenly' posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

'Died suddenly' posts twist tragedies to push vaccine lies

Ali Swenson And Angelo Fichera, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 5 - 9:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

A growing online conspiracy theory is using the tagline "died suddenly" to baselessly claim that COVID-19 vaccines are killing people.
Fremont High School helps support their 'superfan' with celebration, fundraiser

Fremont High School helps support their 'superfan' with celebration, fundraiser

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 8:13 a.m.  |  Save Story

Students and teachers at Ogden's Fremont High School teamed up to help out their superfan who rarely misses a game.
How a Utah nonprofit is using tattoos to help cancer warriors

How a Utah nonprofit is using tattoos to help cancer warriors

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 5 - 7:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Ink Against Cancer provides help with living and medical expenses, last wishes and funeral expenses for cancer warriors.
BYU holds down Pacific with 18 turnovers in win

BYU holds down Pacific with 18 turnovers in win

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 4 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Fousseyni Traore had 19 points and 12 rebounds as BYU pulled away from Pacific 81-66.
Utah teens learn about healthy relationships at youth summit

Utah teens learn about healthy relationships at youth summit

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Teenagers gathered at a Healthy Relationship Youth Summit to learn more about the signs of unhealthy relationships and be able to identify them.
Splash attack: Ashworth, Aggies use 3-point barrage to outlast Colorado State

Splash attack: Ashworth, Aggies use 3-point barrage to outlast Colorado State

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 4 - 10:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Steven Ashworth and the Aggies were too lethal to be contained for an entire game.
Traffic impacts expected as Salt Lake City begins Sugar House street makeover

Traffic impacts expected as Salt Lake City begins Sugar House street makeover

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 9:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

Construction is set to begin this month on a vital business corridor in Salt Lake City.
How a 5-year-old Interior order is changing Utah, Western big game wildlife policy

How a 5-year-old Interior order is changing Utah, Western big game wildlife policy

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

State and federal wildlife experts agree that an order signed in Salt Lake City in 2018 is making a positive impact five years later.
Bill would provide funding for suicide barriers in Utah jails

Bill would provide funding for suicide barriers in Utah jails

Kailey Gilbert, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 8:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah has one of the highest jail suicide rates in the country, said Rep. Carol Spackman Moss, and she is sponsoring legislation to combat those rates.
Ukraine's Zelenskiy says situation at the front getting tougher

Ukraine's Zelenskiy says situation at the front getting tougher

David Ljunggren, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 7:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Saturday that the situation on the front lines in the east of the country was getting tougher and Russia was throwing more and more troops into battle.
As Riverdale trailer park closure approaches, some residents left with big fees and few options

As Riverdale trailer park closure approaches, some residents left with big fees and few options

Kaitlyn Bancroft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 7:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lesley's Mobile Home Park resident Jason Williams says that when the park closes at the end of May, 50-plus families will have nowhere to go because of limited affordable housing.
Curly Me's career fair brings representation to young girls

Curly Me's career fair brings representation to young girls

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 6:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Curly Me! hosted a career fair on Saturday that gave girls the opportunity to meet people of color in various career fields in South Salt Lake.
Mount Washington experiences record-setting wind chill

Mount Washington experiences record-setting wind chill

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Arctic air that descended on the Northeast on Saturday brought dangerously cold sub-zero temperatures and wind chills to the region, including a record-setting wind chill of minus 108 degrees Fahrenheit on the summit of Mount Washington in New Hampshire.
Boeing lands $1.6B missile guidance contract for work to be done in Ogden

Boeing lands $1.6B missile guidance contract for work to be done in Ogden

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 4:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Northern Utah continues to bolster its reputation as an aerospace and defense hotbed, this time through Boeing being selected by the U.S. Air Force as the prime contractor for the nation's intercontinental ballistic missile guidance subsystems support.
50-car train derailment causes big fire, evacuations in Ohio

50-car train derailment causes big fire, evacuations in Ohio

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 4:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A train derailment and resulting large fire have prompted an evacuation order in an Ohio village near the Pennsylvania state line. The Friday night derailment covered the area in billows of smoke lit orange by the flames below.
Local Muslim youth group packs thousands of meals for those in need

Local Muslim youth group packs thousands of meals for those in need

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 3:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than 80 people packed thousands of meals for those in need Saturday morning at the Bluffdale fire station.
6 tips to save money on your family food budget

6 tips to save money on your family food budget

Beehive Meals  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Food cost is one thing that can vary drastically from month to month. And if you're not careful, your spending habits in this category could be draining your bank account faster than you think.
Have You Seen This? Proud dad's reaction is priceless

Have You Seen This? Proud dad's reaction is priceless

Martha Ostergar for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 2:54 p.m.  |  Save Story

My one wish is that everyone could have a hype man with this vibe.
Senate passes bill to name law enforcement scholarship after retired Sen. Karen Mayne

Senate passes bill to name law enforcement scholarship after retired Sen. Karen Mayne

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 2:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former Senate Minority Leader Karen Mayne retired last month due to health concerns after she was diagnosed with cancer.
Man arrested, but motive unknown in Dallas Zoo monkey theft

Man arrested, but motive unknown in Dallas Zoo monkey theft

Jamie Stengle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 1:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

The arrest of a 24-year-old man accused of taking two monkeys from the Dallas Zoo after cutting their enclosure has shed some light on a mysterious string of events there.
US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

 Zeke Miller, Michael Balsamo, Colleen long and Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 4 - 1:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The United States downed a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast after it traversed sensitive military sites across North America.
Oregon pins hopes on mass timber to boost housing, jobs

Oregon pins hopes on mass timber to boost housing, jobs

Claire Rush, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 12:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

In Oregon, mass timber is increasingly being viewed as a construction material that could help the state build more affordable homes and revive rural logging towns.
Man arrested in Salt Lake City fatal stabbing; police seek 1 more

Man arrested in Salt Lake City fatal stabbing; police seek 1 more

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 4 - 11:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

One of two men believed to be involved in the fatal stabbing of a third man in Salt Lake City this week has been arrested.
New Salt Lake salon moves away from gender-specific cuts to be more inclusive

New Salt Lake salon moves away from gender-specific cuts to be more inclusive

Ashley Moser, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 11:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

When stylist Joshua Lucero looked into opening his own shop inclusivity was top of mind, which is why he's doing away with "men's" and "women's" haircuts.
Utah printing press museum opens the gates and seizes the day with its historical collection

Utah printing press museum opens the gates and seizes the day with its historical collection

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 10:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

The new Crandall Printing Museum opened its doors Jan. 28 in Alpine after the original in Provo shut down more than three years ago.
Walker Kessler had a bad game; he's learning how to handle that

Walker Kessler had a bad game; he's learning how to handle that

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 9:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's an argument that Walker Kessler has been Utah's second best player this season. He was far from that on Friday against the Hawks.
Indian police arrest 1,800 men in crackdown on underage marriage

Indian police arrest 1,800 men in crackdown on underage marriage

Zarir Hussain, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 9:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

Police in Assam have arrested more than 1,800 men for marrying or arranging marriages to underage girls, launching what the eastern Indian state's chief minister said on Friday was the start of a sustained crackdown on the practice.
Experts urge better opioid rescue drug access to save lives

Experts urge better opioid rescue drug access to save lives

Geoff Mulvihill and Sharon Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Public health experts are telling U.S. state and local government officials in charge of using funds from opioid settlements to consider getting more naloxone into the hands of people who use drugs and those who are around them.
Offices are more than 50% filled for the 1st time since the pandemic started

Offices are more than 50% filled for the 1st time since the pandemic started

Jordan Valinsky, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 8:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly three years after the pandemic began, American offices are finally more than half-full again, as workers have gradually returned to the office.
Love dogs? Here are Utah's most popular breeds

Love dogs? Here are Utah's most popular breeds

Siegfried & Jensen  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utahns are always looking to add a new furry friend to the family. Using data from KSL Classifieds searches in 2022, here are the most popular dog breeds in Utah.
Falling inflation, falling unemployment is the stuff of 'economics fiction'

Falling inflation, falling unemployment is the stuff of 'economics fiction'

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 4 - 7:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Data out of a new federal employment report released Friday blew past estimates as the U.S. jobs market continues to churn with unexpected resilience and unemployment dropped to its lowest level since 1969.
'We didn't have that': Jazz play low-energy game in home loss to Hawks

'We didn't have that': Jazz play low-energy game in home loss to Hawks

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 3 - 11:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Jazz haven't won three games in a row since early November. That streak stayed alive on Friday against Atlanta.

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