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Foundational progress made in Utah homeless services but urgent crisis persists, report finds

Foundational progress made in Utah homeless services but urgent crisis persists, report finds

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah has made "significant and meaningful progress" in homeless services but still faces an "urgent and growing" crisis in chronic homelessness, according to a report released Wednesday by the Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute.
Police investigating Cedar City 'road rage' shooting

Police investigating Cedar City 'road rage' shooting

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated June 12 - 7:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cedar City police are investigating after a person was shot during what police called a "road rage incident."
Sandy couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say

Sandy couple found dead in murder-suicide, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Sandy police believe a Sandy man sent his children out of the house just before killing their mother and then turning then gun on himself.
You've seen the book, now get it for free

You've seen the book, now get it for free

Vescovo Buonarroti Art, LLC  |  Posted June 12 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And now interested readers can get an e-book version for free.
'No one knew this would be popular': Original designer reflects on legacy of Jazz rebrand

'No one knew this would be popular': Original designer reflects on legacy of Jazz rebrand

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 6:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

John Stockton didn't want the Jazz brand to change. But nearly three decades later, a similar rebrand is being nearly unanimously praised.
Watch live: 5 GOP candidates for House District 3 take crowded debate stage

Watch live: 5 GOP candidates for House District 3 take crowded debate stage

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 5:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five Republicans vying for Utah's 3rd Congressional District seat will debate Wednesday evening.
The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after conviction

The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden after conviction

Colleen Long, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

The White House isn't ruling out a potential commutation for Hunter Biden, the president's son who was convicted on three federal gun crimes and is set to be sentenced by a judge in the coming months.
Utah is now 1 vote away from hosting the 2034 Winter Games. Here's what just happened

Utah is now 1 vote away from hosting the 2034 Winter Games. Here's what just happened

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 5:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's bid to host the 2034 Winter Games is headed to a final vote by the International Olympic Committee in July.
Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Utah in late June

Vice President Kamala Harris to visit Utah in late June

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 4:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Utah in late June, a person with knowledge of the plans said.
About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable, poll finds

About half of US adults approve of Trump's conviction, but views of him remain stable, poll finds

Steve Peoples and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

About half of U.S. adults approve of Donald Trump's recent felony conviction, according to a poll from the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research.
Man in critical condition after Payson crash

Man in critical condition after Payson crash

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 3:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

One man is hospitalized after his vehicle and a semitruck collided in Payson Wednesday.
Have You Seen This? Mama duck escorts ducklings through school

Have You Seen This? Mama duck escorts ducklings through school

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 3:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

School hallways are pretty empty now. But it was a different story last month when a mother duck escorted her ducklings straight through the corridor of a high school in Montana.
Utah families press US to let would-be Haitian adoptees come amid turmoil in Caribbean nation

Utah families press US to let would-be Haitian adoptees come amid turmoil in Caribbean nation

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 3:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five Utah families in the process of adopting 12 Haitian children are pressing the U.S. government to let the kids come amid turmoil in the Caribbean nation.
Baltimore's busy port fully reopens after bridge collapse. Return to normal expected

Baltimore's busy port fully reopens after bridge collapse. Return to normal expected

Lea Skene and Brian Witte, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 2:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Authorities anticipate commercial shipping traffic through the Port of Baltimore will soon return to normal levels after the channel fully reopened this week for the first time since the Francis Scott Key Bridge collapse.
Tooele deputy accused of having relations with former inmate

Tooele deputy accused of having relations with former inmate

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 2:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County sheriff's deputy is accused of engaging in sexual relations with a woman who was an inmate at the jail and who was being supervised by the state.
Biden's student loan work gets tepid reviews — even among those with debt, poll finds

Biden's student loan work gets tepid reviews — even among those with debt, poll finds

Collin Binkley and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Updated June 12 - 1:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new poll shows relatively few Americans say they're fans of President Joe Biden's work on the issue of student loans.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Utah State, Oklahoma State

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Utah State, Oklahoma State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents — the final nonconference game against an in-state rival and the first conference game of Utah's Big 12 era.
Man previously arrested in big drug bust faces new charges

Man previously arrested in big drug bust faces new charges

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 12:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man arrested several years ago during a big drug bust in Cottonwood Heights is facing new charges of operating a drug lab.
'He's an evil man.' Mom does not plan to speak at sentencing of man who killed Dylan Rounds

'He's an evil man.' Mom does not plan to speak at sentencing of man who killed Dylan Rounds

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 12 - 12:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Candice Cooley does not plan to speak at the sentencing hearing of the man who killed her son.
Extreme heat remains in Utah, but how long will the heat wave last?

Extreme heat remains in Utah, but how long will the heat wave last?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 11:52 a.m.  |  Save Story

Triple-digit heat is possible along the Wasatch Front on Wednesday and Thursday, but below-normal temperatures are likely next week.
From Fiesta Days to the Freedom Fest, these Utah Valley summer events can't be missed

From Fiesta Days to the Freedom Fest, these Utah Valley summer events can't be missed

Utah Valley Chamber  |  Posted June 12 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

There are several cherished celebrations in Utah Valley every year. From Provo to Payson, don your cowboy boots or patriotic apparel and celebrate summer with traditional Utah Valley fun.
Man who fled after being sentenced for shooting has been rearrested

Man who fled after being sentenced for shooting has been rearrested

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 11:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man who police say ran away while being transferred to a treatment center and his friend, who allegedly helped him avoid capture for three weeks, have both been taken into custody.
Sick of politics? Move off the grid like these Utah families did

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Sick of politics? Move off the grid like these Utah families did

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 12 - 11:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

Months away from another presidential election, a cooperative community is sprouting in the west Utah desert.
Intermountain Health unveils what it wants to do with old Salt Lake Sears block

Intermountain Health unveils what it wants to do with old Salt Lake Sears block

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health unveiled new renderings of its planned "urban hospital" during a Salt Lake City meeting on Tuesday, but it also faced pushback.
Police looking for $230K Lamborghini stolen from Salt Lake airport

Police looking for $230K Lamborghini stolen from Salt Lake airport

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 10:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police are asking for help finding a Lamborghini left at the Salt Lake airport — with doors unlocked and keys still inside — which was not there when the owner returned eight days later.
Alpine School District hears first public comments on potential split option

Alpine School District hears first public comments on potential split option

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 9:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Alpine School District got a taste of what residents think of a plan to potentially split the school district.
Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and inspiration for NBA logo, dies at 86

Jerry West, a 3-time Hall of Fame selection and inspiration for NBA logo, dies at 86

Tim Reynolds, Associated Press  |  Updated June 12 - 9:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Jerry West, who was selected to the Basketball Hall of Fame three times in a storied career as a player and executive and whose silhouette is considered to be the basis of the NBA logo, has died.
Patrick Kinahan: All lost a friend with the passing of legendary broadcaster Klauke

Patrick Kinahan: All lost a friend with the passing of legendary broadcaster Klauke

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 8:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

The guy loved baseball, having spent the last 29 summers devoted to the game, so how could anybody not like him? Turns out, fans of all sports in Utah didn't just like him, they loved him.
Boy rescued from Provo River

Boy rescued from Provo River

Carlysle Price and Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 8:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 13-year-old boy with special needs was rescued from the Provo River Tuesday afternoon.
Police officer rescues driver from burning semi in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Police officer rescues driver from burning semi in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Brittany Tait, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 12 - 8:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

On Monday morning, a fiery rollover crash off state Route 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon closed the road for hours, leading to a daring rescue.
8 bathroom updates you can do in one weekend

8 bathroom updates you can do in one weekend

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted June 12 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

if your bathroom is feeling dated, tired or just plain dingy, a minor facelift can be done in one weekend.
Democrat Caroline Gleich appeals to 'girl dads' in campaign push ahead of Father's Day

Democrat Caroline Gleich appeals to 'girl dads' in campaign push ahead of Father's Day

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 7:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Caroline Gleich, a Democratic U.S. Senate candidate from Utah, issued an appeal to fathers in a campaign ad ahead of Father's Day, citing concerns about access to fertility treatments and affordable housing.
Inflation cooled in May in a sign that price pressures may be easing

Inflation cooled in May in a sign that price pressures may be easing

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 7:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Inflation in the United States eased in May for a second straight month, a hopeful sign that a pickup in prices that occurred early this year may have passed. The trend, if it holds, could move the Federal Reserve closer to cutting its benchmark interest rate from its 23-year peak.
Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone park fulfills Lakota prophecy

Reported birth of rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone park fulfills Lakota prophecy

Amy Beth Hanson, Associated Press  |  Posted June 12 - 6:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

The reported birth of a rare white buffalo calf in Yellowstone National Park fulfills a Lakota prophecy that portends better times.
Family of teen killed in post-graduation altercation remembers him as a 'beautiful spirit'

Family of teen killed in post-graduation altercation remembers him as a 'beautiful spirit'

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 12 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Limongello family never thought they'd have to hear the news that their son was killed in a fight.
Gov. Spencer Cox, challenger Phil Lyman try to differentiate during 'tame' GOP debate

Gov. Spencer Cox, challenger Phil Lyman try to differentiate during 'tame' GOP debate

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 11:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

Gov. Spencer Cox and state Rep. Phil Lyman offered differing visions of Utah in what Lyman described as a "tame" debate ahead of the GOP gubernatorial primary.
Delta Center renovations could begin next year. Here's what some of Smith's plans look like

Delta Center renovations could begin next year. Here's what some of Smith's plans look like

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 10:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Smith Entertainment Group offered a few more details of its plans for the Delta Center and the blocks east of it in downtown Salt Lake City on Tuesday.
Utah is looking to Iceland to map the state's geothermal potential

Utah is looking to Iceland to map the state's geothermal potential

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 11 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah delegation is visiting Iceland to see if the country could help the Beehive State achieve cleaner energy through geothermal energy. 
Sandy Hook shooting survivors graduate without 20 of their classmates

Sandy Hook shooting survivors graduate without 20 of their classmates

Dave Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted June 11 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The children who survived the 2012 shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, will be graduating high school with mixed emotions.
Dog fight! Joey Chestnut out of July 4 hot dog contest due to deal with rival brand

Dog fight! Joey Chestnut out of July 4 hot dog contest due to deal with rival brand

Cedar Attanasio, Associated Press  |  Posted June 11 - 9:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Organizers of America's perennial July Fourth hot dog swallowing contest say the reigning champion won't compete this year due to a contract dispute. Joey Chestnut has been competing since 2005 and hasn't lost since 2015.
Davis School District launches 2 high school upgrades. $475M bond plans edge ahead

Davis School District launches 2 high school upgrades. $475M bond plans edge ahead

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 9:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Davis school officials broke ground on $32 million and $32.9 million upgrade plans at Clearfield and Layton high schools, part of $475 million in planned upgrades in all in the district.
Utah GOP attorney general candidates talk social media litigation, Trump

Utah GOP attorney general candidates talk social media litigation, Trump

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 11 - 8:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Derek Brown, Frank Mylar and Rachel Terry — Republican primary candidates for Utah's attorney general — discussed issues like social media litigation, abortion and fentanyl on Tuesday afternoon in a debate on the University of Utah campus.
 'Desperately needed': 3 families receive Habitat for Humanity homes in Kearns

'Desperately needed': 3 families receive Habitat for Humanity homes in Kearns

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Field of Dreams community in Kearns gained three more families on Tuesday, bringing the community to 90% completion.
University of Utah grows 'downtown presence' with $38M acquisition

University of Utah grows 'downtown presence' with $38M acquisition

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 8:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

The University of Utah on Tuesday signed off on the purchase of City Centre — a 238,000-square-foot building at the northeast corner of State Street and 400 South.
'100 Deadliest Days' could be deadlier without more blood donations

'100 Deadliest Days' could be deadlier without more blood donations

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 7:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. is dependent on the American Red Cross for 40% of its blood supply. Right now, the organization is 20,000 donations short — a big deal especially during the summer.
2 rescued after boat explodes, catches fire, then sinks

2 rescued after boat explodes, catches fire, then sinks

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted June 11 - 6:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two people in Idaho were rescued after a boat they were on exploded and then caught fire.
Payson man, 75, charged with sexually abusing young girls in Fruit Heights

Payson man, 75, charged with sexually abusing young girls in Fruit Heights

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 5:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Payson man was charged Tuesday with sexually abusing multiple young girls over the years when he lived in Fruit Heights during the 1970s and 1980s.
Steve Klauke, longtime 'voice' of Salt Lake Bees, dies after being hit by vehicle

Steve Klauke, longtime 'voice' of Salt Lake Bees, dies after being hit by vehicle

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 11 - 5:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Longtime Utah sportscaster Steve Klauke, who broadcast games for the Salt Lake Bees for 29 years before he retired at the end of last season, has died.
Utah ranks third in nation for child well-being, but educational challenges persist

Utah ranks third in nation for child well-being, but educational challenges persist

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 5:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new report analyzing how children are performing in a post-pandemic society points to areas for improvement when it comes to proficiency scores and absenteeism.
Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Key new features coming to Apple's iOS 18 this fall

Associated Press  |  Posted June 11 - 4:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Apple announced a slew of new features for iOS 18 at Monday's developers conference event, many of which are designed to enhance the Siri assistant and bring artificial intelligence tools to iPhone users.
US proposes banning medical debt from credit reports, VP Harris says

US proposes banning medical debt from credit reports, VP Harris says

Douglas Gillison, Reuters  |  Posted June 11 - 4:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Forthcoming regulations will remove medical debt from the credit reports of tens of millions of Americans, Vice President Kamala Harris announced Tuesday.
President's son Hunter Biden convicted of lying about drug use to buy gun

President's son Hunter Biden convicted of lying about drug use to buy gun

Tom Hals and Jack Queen, Reuters  |  Updated June 11 - 3:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden was convicted by a jury on Tuesday of lying about his illegal drug use to buy a gun, making him the first child of a sitting U.S. president to be convicted of a crime.
Have You Seen This? Tony Finau recounts memorable Memorial Day weekend

Have You Seen This? Tony Finau recounts memorable Memorial Day weekend

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 11 - 3:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tony Finau added another top-10 finish and a $579,000 paycheck from The Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio. But his previous week was better, he admits.
'Stop calling me names.' Gabby Petito letter to Laundrie signals tensions prior to road trip

'Stop calling me names.' Gabby Petito letter to Laundrie signals tensions prior to road trip

Dakin Andone and Jean Casarez, CNN  |  Posted June 11 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Gabby Petito asked Brian Laundrie to stop calling her names, according to a letter she wrote, signaling tensions between the couple prior to her death.
Industry groups sue to block 'forever chemical' drinking-water rule

Industry groups sue to block 'forever chemical' drinking-water rule

Brendan Pierson, Reuters  |  Posted June 11 - 2:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. manufacturing and chemical industry groups have filed a lawsuit seeking to block a federal rule announced this year setting the first-ever drinking water standard to protect people against toxic "forever chemicals."
Bank workers lend helping hand at home of West Valley veteran; nearly 30 others in 'paint-a-thon'

Bank workers lend helping hand at home of West Valley veteran; nearly 30 others in 'paint-a-thon'

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 11 - 2:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A veteran's house was getting a swift makeover Monday as bank workers volunteered their after-hours time on nearly 30 home improvement service projects in Utah, Idaho and Wyoming.
House committee report finds Wall Street 'colluded' to curb emissions

House committee report finds Wall Street 'colluded' to curb emissions

Isla Binnie, Reuters  |  Updated June 11 - 1:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

A U.S. congressional committee will accuse the biggest Wall Street firms on Tuesday, in a report seen by Reuters ahead of its publication, of colluding with advocacy groups to force companies to shrink their greenhouse gas emissions.
Manhattan DA to testify to House committee after Trump sentencing

Manhattan DA to testify to House committee after Trump sentencing

Jasper Ward and Luc Cohen, Reuters  |  Updated June 11 - 12:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on July 12, a day after former president Donald Trump is sentenced in his hush money case, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.
7 ways businesses are successfully using artificial intelligence now

7 ways businesses are successfully using artificial intelligence now

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted June 11 - 12:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

For business, AI is a game-changer, enhancing performance and opening doors to new opportunities. Here's how businesses are leveraging these tools to boost efficiency, cut costs and drive growth over time.

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