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Friends speak out as search continues for missing West Bountiful woman

Friends speak out as search continues for missing West Bountiful woman

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 4:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

The search continues for a missing 80-year-old woman out of West Bountiful. A Silver Alert was first issued Monday for Kay Prince Vest.
From spiked shoes to generational gifts: The heartwarming first major purchases of Jazz players

From spiked shoes to generational gifts: The heartwarming first major purchases of Jazz players

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

John Collins arrived at the draft in 2017 with some eye-popping shoes — especially if your eyes got too close to said shoes.
Israel says Iran launched a number of drones toward it that will take hours to arrive

Israel says Iran launched a number of drones toward it that will take hours to arrive

Joseph Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted April 13 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Israeli military says Iran has launched a number of drones toward Israel. The army's spokesman said it would take several hours for the aircraft to arrive. He said Saturday Israel was prepared.
After finding something within 'worth saving,' this Utah artist shares message of hope

After finding something within 'worth saving,' this Utah artist shares message of hope

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted April 13 - 2:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

From the shadows of childhood trauma emerged a man on a mission — to transform pain into purpose with art.
Northrop Grumman unveils prototype of spooky new underwater drone

Northrop Grumman unveils prototype of spooky new underwater drone

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 2:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

Northrop Grumman is one of two companies developing autonomous underwater vehicles that can wander the ocean for long periods of time, using the ocean to generate electricity.
'Took a big step': Cam Rising, Isaac Wilson shine in annual Utah spring game

'Took a big step': Cam Rising, Isaac Wilson shine in annual Utah spring game

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 1:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cam Rising wasted little time showcasing his talent on the field again at Rice-Eccles Stadium Saturday afternoon.
Where are they now? Key players in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson

Where are they now? Key players in the murder trial of O.J. Simpson

Michael Casey, Associated Press  |  Posted April 13 - 1:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

The announcement Thursday that O.J. Simpson is dead brings renewed attention to the trial and the fascinating cast of characters who played a role in the case.
In basketball coaching search, BYU will need to do something uncomfortable: move quickly

In basketball coaching search, BYU will need to do something uncomfortable: move quickly

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 12:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars are on the market for a new men's basketball coach after Mark Pope returned to his alma mater Kentucky to replace John Calipari.
University of Utah professor helps refugees discover wonders of science

University of Utah professor helps refugees discover wonders of science

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 12:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

A professor at the University of Utah is putting the focus of his research on helping refugees get involved in science.
Firefighters burn invasive phragmites in Ogden Bay

Firefighters burn invasive phragmites in Ogden Bay

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 11:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Crews started to burn 2,000 acres of invasive phragmites in the Ogden Bay Wildlife Management Area Friday.
How O.J. Simpson defined childhood for millennials

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How O.J. Simpson defined childhood for millennials

Meg Walter, Deseret News  |  Posted April 13 - 11:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Simpson trial defined millennials' childhood in a way that is no longer possible with fragmented media
Even in the age of Google Earth, people still buy globes. Here's why they remain so alluring

Even in the age of Google Earth, people still buy globes. Here's why they remain so alluring

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted April 13 - 10:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

In the age of Google Earth, watches that triangulate and cars with built-in GPS, there's something about a globe — a spherical representation of the world in miniature — that somehow endures.
Young children undercounted in 2020 census. What about in Utah?

Young children undercounted in 2020 census. What about in Utah?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 10:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Census Bureau says over 1 million children between the ages of 0 and 4 may have been undercounted during the 2020 census, but some Utah counties bucked the trend.
Salt Lake County library system drops late fees on books for children, teens

Salt Lake County library system drops late fees on books for children, teens

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 9:49 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake County library system will no longer assess overdue fines on materials classified for children and teenagers.
Man, 12-year-old girl arrested for string of armed robberies across LA County

Man, 12-year-old girl arrested for string of armed robberies across LA County

Dean Fioresi, KCAL News  |  Posted April 13 - 9:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Police announced the arrests of an 18-year-old man and a 12-year-old girl who were allegedly connected to a string of armed robberies across Los Angeles County on Tuesday.
Utah's Hogle Zoo announces this year's new arrivals

Utah's Hogle Zoo announces this year's new arrivals

Shara Park, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 8:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

From rescued cougar cubs to a baby gorilla expected to arrive this summer, there are exciting things happening at Utah's Hogle Zoo.
'I watched my brother die': Family shares pain during sentencing of DUI driver

'I watched my brother die': Family shares pain during sentencing of DUI driver

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted April 13 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

A courtroom was awash in orange from family and friends who showed up on Thursday in support of a 7-year-old boy who died in Washington last June, following a crash that involved a drunken driver.
Washington Terrace, South Ogden bird advocates push for permission to keep backyard chickens

Washington Terrace, South Ogden bird advocates push for permission to keep backyard chickens

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 7:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

The backyard chicken issue has been debated previously in Washington Terrace and South Ogden, the only Weber County locales that don't allow them, advocates say. Now it's lurching forward again.
Kenneth Lofton Jr.'s near triple-double leads Jazz to back-to-back victories

Kenneth Lofton Jr.'s near triple-double leads Jazz to back-to-back victories

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 13 - 12:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

Lofton Jr. had 27 points, nine rebounds and eight assists in the Jazz's 110-109 win over the LA Clippers in Los Angeles.
NHL to Utah? Arizona Coyotes reportedly informed move to Salt Lake is happening

NHL to Utah? Arizona Coyotes reportedly informed move to Salt Lake is happening

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 12 - 11:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

According to multiple reports, the Coyote players were informed before Friday's game in Edmonton that they would be moving to Utah next season.
If OJ Simpson's assets go to court, Goldman, Brown families could be first in line

If OJ Simpson's assets go to court, Goldman, Brown families could be first in line

Andrew Dalton, Associated Press  |  Posted April 12 - 10:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

O.J. Simpson died without having paid the lion's share of the $33.5 million judgment a civil jury awarded to the families of his ex-wife Nicole Brown Simpson and her friend Ron Goldman.
Royals shut out in 1-0 home loss to Orlando

Royals shut out in 1-0 home loss to Orlando

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated April 12 - 10:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Royals were held scoreless for the first time since the season opener Friday at America First Field in a 1-0 loss to the Orlando Pride.
Last-minute try keeps Utah Warriors from road win over Dallas

Last-minute try keeps Utah Warriors from road win over Dallas

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 10:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Reserve hook Tomas Bekerman scored off a 15-man maul in the final minute as the Jackals rallied for a 22-20 win over the Warriors at Choctaw Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
IOC wraps up visit to Utah's proposed 2034 Olympic venues

IOC wraps up visit to Utah's proposed 2034 Olympic venues

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted April 12 - 10:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

Members of the International Olympic Committee delegation continued visiting Utah venues to evaluate the readiness for a 2034 Winter Games.
President's son Hunter Biden loses bid to dismiss gun charges

President's son Hunter Biden loses bid to dismiss gun charges

Tom Hals, Reuters  |  Posted April 12 - 10:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

A federal judge in Delaware on Friday declined to dismiss gun charges against Hunter Biden, one of the two criminal cases against Joe Biden's son as the Democratic U.S. president ramps up his campaign for reelection.
1 dead, 13 injured after 18-wheeler crashed into public safety office; driver arrested

1 dead, 13 injured after 18-wheeler crashed into public safety office; driver arrested

Andy Rose and Sara Smart, CNN  |  Posted April 12 - 9:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man drove a stolen 18-wheeler into a Texas Department of Public Safety building Friday, killing one person and injuring 13 others, according to local officials.
Shaping the future of aviation tech: UVU's autonomous electric tug

Shaping the future of aviation tech: UVU's autonomous electric tug

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted April 12 - 9:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Valley University students tested their prototype electric-powered, autonomous vehicle during a demo at Provo Airport in Provo on Friday.
Utah conference on organ transplantation promotes effective practices to help more people

Utah conference on organ transplantation promotes effective practices to help more people

Sky Mundell, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 8:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

Organ donor and transplantation professionals learned best practices Friday at a leadership conference in Utah aiming to boost successful transplant numbers nationwide.
State calling for public input to close 'digital divide,' bring high-speed internet to all Utahns

State calling for public input to close 'digital divide,' bring high-speed internet to all Utahns

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 8:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Department of Commerce accepted Utah's Digital Equity plan, which means communities now have the chance to provide input on gaps in internet access to take advantage of '"generational" funding to bring high-speed, reliable internet to the entire state.
Four-wheeler rider critically injured after going into oncoming traffic in Cedar City

Four-wheeler rider critically injured after going into oncoming traffic in Cedar City

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 7:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

A four-wheeler rider is hospitalized after he lost control and went into oncoming traffic in Cedar City on Friday, police say.
Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says culture is 'secret sauce' that makes Utah thrive

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says culture is 'secret sauce' that makes Utah thrive

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said Utah's culture is what separates the Beehive State from the rest of the nation.
How Utah's snowpack basins fared this year — and what happens next

How Utah's snowpack basins fared this year — and what happens next

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Almost every Utah snowpack basin ended up with an above-normal collection this year, and most of it has yet to melt, which may cause some safety concerns in the coming months.
Get moving: How to manage stress with exercise 

Get moving: How to manage stress with exercise 

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 6:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

If not managed well, stress can cause serious health problems. Exercise — love it or hate it — has long been proven to reduce stress.
GOPers in Davis, Weber counties take aim at ERIC, which helps Utah maintain voter lists

GOPers in Davis, Weber counties take aim at ERIC, which helps Utah maintain voter lists

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 5:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Proposed resolutions in Davis and Weber counties ask Utah to stop using the electronic voting service, even as Utah officials say the program has helped identify 675,026 voter records needing updates.
Salt Lake City hits 1st 80-degree day of year, ties 88-year-old record

Salt Lake City hits 1st 80-degree day of year, ties 88-year-old record

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 5:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City tied an 88-year-old temperature record on Friday, but cooler temperatures are on the horizon.
'I haven't seen anything like this before.' Prosecutor details armed invasion of elderly Idaho woman's home

'I haven't seen anything like this before.' Prosecutor details armed invasion of elderly Idaho woman's home

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted April 12 - 5:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

The man who was shot and killed by an 85-year-old woman during a home invasion had parked at least a mile away from her home, walked, and then broke in through a window with a screwdriver.
How Utah County residents can help Utah become a no-kill state

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How Utah County residents can help Utah become a no-kill state

Brian Higgins, KSL Classifieds  |  Posted April 12 - 4:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

On Feb. 27, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox declared 2024 a "No-Kill Shelter Year" for the state's animal shelters, but two-thirds of all the animals being killed in the state come from Utah County. See how you can help the state achieve no-kill status.
Judge declines to delay Trump's NY hush money trial over complaints of pretrial publicity

Judge declines to delay Trump's NY hush money trial over complaints of pretrial publicity

The Associated Press  |  Posted April 12 - 4:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

The judge in Donald Trump's hush money criminal case has turned down the former president's request to postpone his trial because of publicity about the case.
Panguitch Lake dam mitigation efforts effective; evacuation warning lifted

Panguitch Lake dam mitigation efforts effective; evacuation warning lifted

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

City officials announced Friday the evacuation notice for Panguitch and surrounding areas has been lifted, as dam mitigation efforts have been successful.
Utah representatives split on reauthorization to US government surveillance program

Utah representatives split on reauthorization to US government surveillance program

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 3:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's representatives were split on a bill to reauthorize a U.S. surveillance program that passed the House on Friday.
Study says half-million stroke deaths linked to extreme temperatures

Study says half-million stroke deaths linked to extreme temperatures

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 12 - 2:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

Extreme temperature fluctuations linked to climate change could be a factor in roughly a half-million deaths and additional cases of disability from stroke around the world, according to a new study published in Neurology, the journal of the American Academy of Neurology.
Spanish Fork Republican candidate for state senate disqualified as incumbent senator threatens lawsuit

Spanish Fork Republican candidate for state senate disqualified as incumbent senator threatens lawsuit

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 2:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Republican senator is threatening a lawsuit claiming the Utah County Republican Party wasted his time and resources on a race that ultimately ended with his opponent being disqualified.
Utah man sends $45K to get son out of jail only to find out he was never arrested

Utah man sends $45K to get son out of jail only to find out he was never arrested

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 1:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

A West Jordan man recently fell victim to a scheme in which someone claiming to be his son called and said he was in jail and that money needed to be sent immediately.
What's next? 5 candidates BYU should turn to replace Mark Pope

What's next? 5 candidates BYU should turn to replace Mark Pope

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

BYU men's basketball coach Mark Pope is off to Kentucky after just one season — and a fifth-place finish — in the Big 12. Where do the Cougars turn next?
US airlines ask the Biden administration to stop approving new flights between the US and China

US airlines ask the Biden administration to stop approving new flights between the US and China

The Associated Press  |  Posted April 12 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The biggest U.S. airlines and their unions say the U.S. needs to take a stand against what they call "anti-competitive" policies that China imposes on U.S. airlines.
Police looking for Sandy woman charged with exploiting elderly woman with dementia

Police looking for Sandy woman charged with exploiting elderly woman with dementia

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

An arrest warrant has been issued for a Sandy woman charged with befriending an elderly woman with dementia and then cutting her off from her family and exploiting her finances.
When a Trump rally feels like a tent revival

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When a Trump rally feels like a tent revival

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted April 12 - 11:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

Religion and politics have mixed for a long time, but the present political moment — and especially former President Donald Trump's 2024 campaign — feels different.
How liable is a moving company if your stuff gets damaged?

How liable is a moving company if your stuff gets damaged?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 11:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

Dave Donegan's home was just about to go into renovation, so he hired a moving and storage company to hold onto his household goods while work was underway.
Biden administration announces another round of loan cancellation under new repayment plan

Biden administration announces another round of loan cancellation under new repayment plan

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted April 12 - 10:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Biden administration is canceling student loans for another 206,000 borrowers as part of a new repayment plan that offers a faster route to forgiveness. The Education Department announced the latest round of cancellations on Friday.
Transition is early at BYU, but Keanu Hill's move to tight end 'absolutely' a success

Transition is early at BYU, but Keanu Hill's move to tight end 'absolutely' a success

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

It's still early. But by unanimous decision, Keanu Hill's move from BYU wide receiver to tight end has already been deemed a success by all parties involved.
Powwows aren't just about color and dancing; they foster 'a unification and meeting of hearts'

Powwows aren't just about color and dancing; they foster 'a unification and meeting of hearts'

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 10:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The University of Utah is hosting its annual powwow, put on by the American Indian Resource Center, on Saturday, with a broad array of participants expected to attend.
Ambassador of Ukraine to US meets with Utah state and church leaders

Ambassador of Ukraine to US meets with Utah state and church leaders

Erin Cox, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 9:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

For the first time, the Ukrainian ambassador to the U.S. paid the Beehive State a visit.
Patrick Kinahan: Don't blame Pope leaving BYU for going home to dream job

Patrick Kinahan: Don't blame Pope leaving BYU for going home to dream job

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Negotiations were wrapped up Thursday night with Mark Pope agreeing to become the coach at Kentucky, historically one of the greatest programs in college basketball.
'Erratic' man accused of using fire extinguisher on FrontRunner passengers

'Erratic' man accused of using fire extinguisher on FrontRunner passengers

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 8:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah man was arrested Wednesday after police say he used a fire extinguisher on passengers on a FrontRunner train and threw rocks at them.
Woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted while getting ride from stranger, police say

Woman kidnapped, sexually assaulted while getting ride from stranger, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 8:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police have arrested a man who they say offered a woman a ride, but then wouldn't let her out of his car and sexually assaulted her.
Which Utah law school ranks higher, BYU's or the University of Utah's?

Which Utah law school ranks higher, BYU's or the University of Utah's?

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted April 12 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's two law schools — the University of Utah's S.J. Quinney College of Law and Brigham Young University's J. Reuben Clark Law School — each ranked 28th in the nation, according to the latest U.S. News & World Reports 2024 rankings.
7 Earth Day events happening in Utah

7 Earth Day events happening in Utah

Minky Couture  |  Posted April 12 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Roll up your sleeves and get ready to show the planet some love! Here are a few local events happening on or near Earth Day to get you started.

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