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

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

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated April 15 - 12:18 p.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.
Bombing at Afghanistan airport that killed 13  troops — including 1 Utahn — wasn't preventable, report says

Bombing at Afghanistan airport that killed 13 troops — including 1 Utahn — wasn't preventable, report says

Lolita C. Baldor and Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 11:55 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new review says the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport that killed U.S. troops — including one from Utah — and Afghans in August 2021 was not preventable, and the "bald man in black" spotted by U.S. service members the morning of the attack was not the bomber.
Ship that caused bridge collapse had apparent electrical issues while still docked, source says

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Ship that caused bridge collapse had apparent electrical issues while still docked, source says

Eric Tucker and Sarah Brumfield, Associated Press  |  Updated April 15 - 11:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Someone with knowledge of the situation tells the Associated Press that the massive container ship that caused the deadly collapse of a Baltimore bridge experienced apparent electrical issues before it left the port.
How Hope is pushing Utah higher

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How Hope is pushing Utah higher

Meg Walter, Deseret News  |  Posted April 15 - 11:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

The president of the Goldener Hirsch Inn is keeping the legacy of her parents alive, adding the 'margin of excellence'.
'Rabbit fever' outbreak believed to be cause of 9 beaver deaths in Utah, wildlife officials say

'Rabbit fever' outbreak believed to be cause of 9 beaver deaths in Utah, wildlife officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 11:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah wildlife officials say that nine beavers and one vole have died in recent weeks from a suspected tularemia outbreak.
Breaking barriers with brushstrokes: This southern Utah artist is legally blind

Breaking barriers with brushstrokes: This southern Utah artist is legally blind

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted April 15 - 10:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

In a world often perceived through sight, one woman defies limitations with a brush in hand and an extraordinary vision that transcends the boundaries of blindness.
Gun supervisor for 'Rust' movie to be sentenced for fatal shooting on set

Gun supervisor for 'Rust' movie to be sentenced for fatal shooting on set

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 9:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

A movie weapons supervisor is facing a possible sentence of up to 18 months in prison in the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film "Rust."
Rural Oregon city asks Supreme Court if homeless people can be fined for sleeping outside

Rural Oregon city asks Supreme Court if homeless people can be fined for sleeping outside

Claire Rush, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 9:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

The rural city of Grants Pass in southern Oregon has become the unlikely face of the nation's homelessness crisis as its case over anti-camping laws goes to the U.S. Supreme Court.
In a historic first, Trump's criminal hush money trial kicks off in New York

In a historic first, Trump's criminal hush money trial kicks off in New York

Luc Cohen and Jack Queen, Reuters  |  Updated April 15 - 9:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump becomes the first former president to face a criminal trial on Monday in a case involving hush money paid to a porn star that could keep him tied up in court for weeks and complicate his bid to win back the White House.
Highland neighborhood rallies behind neighbors after pipe burst damages 2 homes

Highland neighborhood rallies behind neighbors after pipe burst damages 2 homes

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 15 - 8:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

A neighborhood in Highland came together after a pipe burst Saturday that flooded the area. Two homes were left with significant damage.
Watch live: Chad Daybell murder trial enters 2nd week

Watch live: Chad Daybell murder trial enters 2nd week

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 8:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

Watch live as the murder trial of Chad Daybell continues in Boise.
How a small Utah town is embracing its post-coal identity through proactive rural leadership

How a small Utah town is embracing its post-coal identity through proactive rural leadership

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Once a town on the brink of death after the downturn of the coal industry, Helper has weathered the storm on its way to becoming the best version of itself.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

AppsTango  |  Posted April 15 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Whether you're a small business owner, you're working on building the world's next greatest idea or you want to improve what you've already got, building an app is a worthwhile cause.
Young adults most likely to still take extra precautions for COVID-19

Young adults most likely to still take extra precautions for COVID-19

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 15 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

More people think the COVID-19 pandemic's ongoing than don't, according to a new HarrisX poll for the Deseret News. That's despite the fact that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the pandemic in America over nearly a year ago.
Amid a divided government, Rep. Celeste Maloy and Speaker Mike Johnson seek progress

Amid a divided government, Rep. Celeste Maloy and Speaker Mike Johnson seek progress

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 10:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

House Speaker Mike Johnson and Rep. Celeste Maloy share something in common: a mutual experience of juggling newly bestowed responsibilities within the confines of an extremely divided government.
Idaho mother whose son died fighting in Ukraine wants to travel there and pay it forward

Idaho mother whose son died fighting in Ukraine wants to travel there and pay it forward

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted April 14 - 9:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Idaho mother who lost her son in 2022 after he fought in Ukraine wants to give back to the people who cared for him by traveling to the country.
Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 8:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

The oldest living conjoined twins have died in Pennsylvania at age 62. Obituaries say Lori and George Schappell died April 7 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
'At least I'll be able to imagine': Jazz will watch playoffs with a focused eye

'At least I'll be able to imagine': Jazz will watch playoffs with a focused eye

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 8:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Will Hardy isn't yet used to being done with the season in mid-April.
Salt Lake police investigating shooting find blood, gun, but no victim

Salt Lake police investigating shooting find blood, gun, but no victim

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted April 14 - 7:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police investigating a shooting Sunday in the Liberty Wells neighborhood discovered some blood and a gun in a nearby yard, but no shooting victim.
Librarians fear new penalties, even prison, as activists challenge books

Librarians fear new penalties, even prison, as activists challenge books

Hillel Italie and Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 7:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Across the country, book bans and attempted bans have soared to the highest levels in decades. Public and school-based libraries have been inundated with complaints from community members and conservative activists.
Utah immigrant advocates blast anti-illegal immigration talk as 'fearmongering,' 'dehumanizing'

Utah immigrant advocates blast anti-illegal immigration talk as 'fearmongering,' 'dehumanizing'

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many Utah politicos have focused on illegal immigration and the harm they say it's causing, but immigrant advocates seek to offer a more nuanced view.
Are you making these 5 critical food storage and emergency preparedness mistakes?

Are you making these 5 critical food storage and emergency preparedness mistakes?

HLTH Code  |  Posted April 14 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

If you're unsure your food storage supply is up to snuff, it's important to recognize some common mistakes many families make – and avoid them in your own efforts.
How businessman Jason Walton's loss launched him on a political mission

How businessman Jason Walton's loss launched him on a political mission

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 6:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three years ago, any and all convenient political narratives held by self-made millionaire Jason Walton were shattered at the news of his daughter's death by suicide.
Officer, bystanders hailed for stopping man who killed 6 at a Sydney mall

Officer, bystanders hailed for stopping man who killed 6 at a Sydney mall

Rick Rycroft And Keiran Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 5:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

A police officer and several bystanders are being hailed for running "towards danger" to confront the attacker who stabbed and killed six people at a suburban Sydney shopping center.
Former BYU coach brings 1996 championship trophy, sellout crowd to Kentucky intro

Former BYU coach brings 1996 championship trophy, sellout crowd to Kentucky intro

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 5:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

It's safe to assume Mark Pope didn't have a Sunday afternoon over the past five years quite like his first one as head coach at the University of Kentucky.
Where will the Jazz be drafting following season-finale loss to Warriors?

Where will the Jazz be drafting following season-finale loss to Warriors?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 14 - 4:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Warriors saved the Jazz from themselves Sunday, ending the game on a 6-0 to beat Utah 123-117.
Drug shortages reach record high in US, according to University of Utah data

Drug shortages reach record high in US, according to University of Utah data

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Posted April 14 - 4:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

There are more active drug shortages in the United States than ever, according to data from the University of Utah Drug Information Service and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Sky-high housing costs push homeownership out of reach for many US renters

Sky-high housing costs push homeownership out of reach for many US renters

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 4:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly 4 in 10 renters in a new nationwide survey say they don't believe they'll ever own a home, up nearly a quarter from less than a year ago.
Tooele ballet academy students to perform new ballet with music written for them

Tooele ballet academy students to perform new ballet with music written for them

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 3:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ballets typically include classic fairytales like "Cinderella," "Swan Lake" or "Sleeping Beauty," but the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance is preparing to perform its own, new ballet, inspired by a lesser-known Portuguese fairytale.
Gunlock chronicles: Tales of small-town life captured by Washington County author

Gunlock chronicles: Tales of small-town life captured by Washington County author

Haven Scott, St. George News  |  Posted April 14 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Eddie Mac Jones witnessed enough events to write a book during his two decades serving with southern Utah's locally famous 222nd Field Artillery Battalion. Instead he has written his experiences while being raised in Washington County circa the 1940s.
GOPers in Salt Lake, Weber, Davis counties call for halt in use of ERIC to maintain voter lists

GOPers in Salt Lake, Weber, Davis counties call for halt in use of ERIC to maintain voter lists

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Updated April 14 - 2:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Republicans in the three Wasatch Front counties approved resolutions asking the Utah Lt. Governor's Office to stop using the ERIC system, which is under fire in other GOP-led states.
Laura Osnes on working with Candace Cameron Bure on new Great American Family film

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Laura Osnes on working with Candace Cameron Bure on new Great American Family film

Margaret Darby, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 2:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Great American Family offers more faith-centered, family-friendly content in 'Just in Time'
Big recreation measures pass the House to improve public access

Big recreation measures pass the House to improve public access

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 2:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Four key pieces of legislation under the umbrella of the EXPLORE Act passed the House this week, helping to improve and expand access to public lands and waterways.
News organizations post open letter urging Biden and Trump to debate ahead of election

News organizations post open letter urging Biden and Trump to debate ahead of election

Hadas Gold, CNN  |  Posted April 14 - 1:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A dozen of the nation's biggest news organizations posted an open letter Sunday, urging President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump to participate in televised debates ahead of the 2024 election.
Ogden schools implementing mariachi program: 'It represents the culture of our community'

Ogden schools implementing mariachi program: 'It represents the culture of our community'

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 12:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ogden School District will be implementing mariachi classes into the curriculum at a high school and two junior high schools.
The latest trend in stunning kitchen remodels: quartzite

The latest trend in stunning kitchen remodels: quartzite

Bedrock Quartz  |  Posted April 14 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Quartzite is a beautiful stone formed from natural quartz grains with exceptional strength, density, and hardness.
JPMorgan Chase boss Jamie Dimon bullish on AI, not so much on economic 'soft landing'

JPMorgan Chase boss Jamie Dimon bullish on AI, not so much on economic 'soft landing'

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says emerging artificial intelligence tools will have transformational impacts at the same level as other benchmark technology advancements.
The Yeti? Eagles? Olympians? Here are our favorite potential names for Utah's NHL team

The Yeti? Eagles? Olympians? Here are our favorite potential names for Utah's NHL team

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted April 14 - 10:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah is on the verge of landing an NHL team. Our staff picks their favorite potential name.
Fallout from Trump's bid to overturn election loss heads to Supreme Court

Fallout from Trump's bid to overturn election loss heads to Supreme Court

John Kruzel, Reuters  |  Updated April 14 - 10:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

The actions of Donald Trump and his supporters following his 2020 election loss are at the top of the U.S. Supreme Court's agenda in the next two weeks.
The pet crisis is overwhelming the nation's shelters, rescue groups

The pet crisis is overwhelming the nation's shelters, rescue groups

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 10:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Shelters and rescue groups are begging for supplies, donations and volunteers.
Iran warns Israel against retaliation; global powers urge restraint

Iran warns Israel against retaliation; global powers urge restraint

James Mackenzie, Parisa Hafezi and Jeff Mason, Reuters  |  Posted April 14 - 9:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Iran warned Israel and the U.S. on Sunday of a much larger response if there is any retaliation for its mass drone and missile attack on Israeli territory overnight, as Israel said "the campaign is not over yet."
Teaching children to regulate emotions early is essential to future success, experts say 

Teaching children to regulate emotions early is essential to future success, experts say 

Aley Davis, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 14 - 9:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Teaching kids how to regulate emotions early is essential to future success.
College students are flocking to the Marriage Pact, mostly for fun, but some find love

College students are flocking to the Marriage Pact, mostly for fun, but some find love

Leanne Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 8:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

It's the stuff of movies: Two friends vow to marry each other if they're not hitched by a specified future date or age. The Marriage Pact, an annual matching ritual that has become popular on college campuses around the U.S., has led a few couples to lasting love.
Utah radon expert advises: 'It is imperative to test for radon in Utah'

Utah radon expert advises: 'It is imperative to test for radon in Utah'

UtahRadon.org  |  Posted April 14 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

One in three Utah homes have a high level of radioactive gas that causes lung cancer—and most Utahns don't know it.
Berlin zoo celebrates the 67th birthday of Fatou, believed to be world's oldest gorilla

Berlin zoo celebrates the 67th birthday of Fatou, believed to be world's oldest gorilla

Associated Press  |  Updated April 14 - 7:44 a.m.  |  Save Story

Berlin's zoo is celebrating the 67th birthday of Fatou the gorilla, its oldest resident, who it believes is also the oldest gorilla in the world. Fatou was born in 1957 and came to the zoo in what was then West Berlin in 1959.
Davis County mother finishes 6 major world marathons

Davis County mother finishes 6 major world marathons

Meg Christensen for KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kristin Leger accomplished her dream of finishing all six major world marathons, qualifying her for the Abbott World Marathon Majors Hall of Fame.
RSL can't cash in on chances in 0-0 draw to Columbus

RSL can't cash in on chances in 0-0 draw to Columbus

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated April 13 - 10:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Real Salt Lake had almost double the shots on goal on Saturday than its opponent the Columbus Crew but couldn't find the back of the net in the team's first 0-0 draw since June 2023.
Far fewer young Americans now want to study in China. Both countries are trying to fix that

Far fewer young Americans now want to study in China. Both countries are trying to fix that

Didi Tang and Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted April 13 - 9:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

The imbalance in the U.S.-China relationship extends beyond trade to the world of higher education. These days, only about 700 American students are studying at Chinese universities, while there are nearly 300,000 Chinese students at U.S. schools.
Groups raise money to support hit-and-run victim studying in Utah from Nepal

Groups raise money to support hit-and-run victim studying in Utah from Nepal

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

After being victimized by an accused serial hit-and-run driver, local communities are rallying around a Nepalese transfer student.
Booms, sirens in Israel after Iran launches over 200 missiles and drones in unprecedented attack

Booms, sirens in Israel after Iran launches over 200 missiles and drones in unprecedented attack

Josef Federman and Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Updated April 13 - 9:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Booms and air raid sirens have sounded across Israel after Iran launched hundreds of drones, ballistic missiles and cruise missiles in an unprecedented revenge mission that pushes the Middle East closer to a regionwide war.
Spanish Fork homeowner finds old well under his driveway

Spanish Fork homeowner finds old well under his driveway

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 8:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

After years of gradual change in one Spanish Fork homeowner's driveway, a well was discovered after part of the concrete caved in.
Bird flu is spreading to more farm animals. Are milk and eggs safe?

Bird flu is spreading to more farm animals. Are milk and eggs safe?

Jonel Aleccia, Associated Press  |  Posted April 13 - 7:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

A bird flu outbreak in U.S. dairy cows has spread to more than two dozen herds in eight states, including Idaho. That comes weeks after the nation's largest egg producer found the virus in its chickens.
Embattled State School Board member Natalie Cline loses reelection bid

Embattled State School Board member Natalie Cline loses reelection bid

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Updated April 13 - 7:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

County GOP delegates halted embattled State School Board member Natalie Cline's reelection bid Saturday, selecting Amanda Bollinger as the sole GOP candidate for the November ballot.
Salt Lake business to relocate to Murray after 119 years; building to be torn down

Salt Lake business to relocate to Murray after 119 years; building to be torn down

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A family-owned clothing store that has been a Salt Lake City staple for over a century is moving to a new location after the 2020 earthquake damaged its downtown location.
How to keep your kids on a regular sleep routine to reduce stress

How to keep your kids on a regular sleep routine to reduce stress

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 13 - 6:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Experts emphasize that sleep is therapy, both physically and emotionally, which is why it's important to keep you and your kids on a regular sleep routine.
174 rescued after being stranded in the air in fatal cable car accident in Turkey

174 rescued after being stranded in the air in fatal cable car accident in Turkey

Associated Press  |  Posted April 13 - 4:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

The last of 174 people stranded in cable cars high above a mountain in southern Turkey have been rescued. They were brought down nearly 23 hours after one pod hit a pole and burst open, killing one person and injuring seven when they plummeted to the rocks below.
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.
Olympic Games delegation proclaims Utah 'a hidden gem'

Olympic Games delegation proclaims Utah 'a hidden gem'

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted April 13 - 3:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

Wrapping up a four-day venue visit, members of an Olympic delegation on Saturday praised Utah's preparation for the 2034 Games.
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.

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