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France's 2030 Winter Olympics bid 'on hold' pending national elections

France's 2030 Winter Olympics bid 'on hold' pending national elections

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 4:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

France's bid for the 2030 Winter Games has stalled, but the International Olympic Committee is counting on the needed government guarantees to come through in time for a final vote in July, the same time that Utah hopes to be awarded the 2034 Winter Games.
Utahn who worked for IRS charged in federal court with trying to steal $2M

Utahn who worked for IRS charged in federal court with trying to steal $2M

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 3:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former Internal Revenue Service employee from Utah was charged in federal court with abusing his position to attempt to steal more than $2 million in tax credits.
Have You Seen This? Glass doors can be hazardous

Have You Seen This? Glass doors can be hazardous

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 3:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

This poor fellow didn't just walk into a glass door — he ran into it with gusto.
South Jordan police shoot and kill person who they say threatened them with a knife

South Jordan police shoot and kill person who they say threatened them with a knife

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 2:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

South Jordan police shot and killed a person Saturday who they said pulled a knife on officers as they attempted to detain the individual.
Kate, Princess of Wales, waves to crowds in first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

Kate, Princess of Wales, waves to crowds in first public appearance since cancer diagnosis

David Milliken, Reuters  |  Posted June 15 - 1:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kate, Britain's princess of Wales, waved to crowds and smiled broadly from the balcony of Buckingham Palace after watching a military parade on Saturday, making her first public appearance this year as she undergoes treatment for cancer.
 Making it 'Rico' in the land of opportunity

Making it 'Rico' in the land of opportunity

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 12:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah businessman shares how a motivation to forge his own path and fond childhood memories led to setting himself up for the rest of his life.
Do you know who to call or what to expect when someone dies?

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Do you know who to call or what to expect when someone dies?

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 12:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Most deaths require some type of investigation. Here's what you can expect if someone dies unexpectedly.
Vintage pink truck serves drinks, doughnuts to Holladay

Vintage pink truck serves drinks, doughnuts to Holladay

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 11:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's another new coffee spot along the Wasatch Front. This one just happens to be a bright pink, Instagram-worthy truck.
Biden administration loses bid to revive legal directive for LGBTQ students

Biden administration loses bid to revive legal directive for LGBTQ students

Daniel Wiessner, Reuters  |  Updated June 15 - 11:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

A U.S. appeals court on Friday rejected a bid by President Joe Biden's administration to revive its directive that schools allow transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms and to join sports teams that align with their gender.
UDOT installing high-visibility lane striping along Wasatch Front highways

UDOT installing high-visibility lane striping along Wasatch Front highways

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 10:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Department of Transportation will be installing high-visibility lane striping across Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties as "part of the largest lane striping project in state history."
Utah State School Board weighs what to do with library books deemed indecent, pornographic

Utah State School Board weighs what to do with library books deemed indecent, pornographic

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 10:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah State Board of Education has considered guidance to an administrative rule that said books and other materials selected for removal from school libraries be "shredded" or "burned."
US attack sub, Canada navy patrol ship arrive in Cuba on heels of Russian warships

US attack sub, Canada navy patrol ship arrive in Cuba on heels of Russian warships

Dave Sherwood, Reuters  |  Updated June 15 - 9:36 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Canadian navy patrol ship sailed into Havana early on Friday, just hours after the United States announced a fast-attack submarine had docked at its Guantanamo naval base in Cuba, both vessels on the heels of Russian warships that arrived on the island earlier this week.
Alex Jones' bankruptcy liquidation approved in court

Alex Jones' bankruptcy liquidation approved in court

Dietrich Knauth, Reuters  |  Updated June 15 - 8:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

A U.S. bankruptcy judge on Friday allowed conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to convert his bankruptcy case into a straightforward liquidation, saying he would quickly appoint an independent trustee to oversee the sale of Jones' remaining assets.
Explore New Zealand (and Australia) for a fraction of the price with this Utah travel agency

Explore New Zealand (and Australia) for a fraction of the price with this Utah travel agency

Dick Jensen & Alan McKay Tours  |  Posted June 15 - 8:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

New Zealand is the ultimate travel destination if you're looking for a bit of adventure in a breathtakingly beautiful setting.
Salt Lake County opens transitional living building for homeless or at-risk young adults

Salt Lake County opens transitional living building for homeless or at-risk young adults

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 7:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County on Friday opened a new transitional living space for homeless or at-risk young adults in Millcreek.
Utah farmers say a strong winter has led to an amazing crop season

Utah farmers say a strong winter has led to an amazing crop season

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 7:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Fruit and vegetable farmers in northern Utah are saying this crop season might be one of the best in recent memory.
Cox calls special session of Legislature on Juneteenth, drawing criticism from NAACP leader

Cox calls special session of Legislature on Juneteenth, drawing criticism from NAACP leader

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 11:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Friday called state lawmakers into a special session on Juneteenth, June 19, to consider changes to a handful of bills dealing with energy and state sovereignty.
Safety and flood warnings near rivers; reservoirs hit capacity

Safety and flood warnings near rivers; reservoirs hit capacity

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 10:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Heavy snow two years in a row left reservoirs filled to the brim. Now, high temperatures are making rivers more active than usual. Here is how you can keep your home and family safe this summer.
Putin demands more Ukrainian land to end war; Kyiv rejects 'ultimatum'

Putin demands more Ukrainian land to end war; Kyiv rejects 'ultimatum'

Vladimir Soldatkin, Reuters  |  Updated June 14 - 9:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia would end the war in Ukraine only if Kyiv agreed to drop its NATO ambitions and hand over the entirety of four provinces claimed by Moscow, demands Kyiv swiftly rejected as tantamount to surrender.
Johnson says House will go to court for Biden audio after Justice Department refused prosecution

Johnson says House will go to court for Biden audio after Justice Department refused prosecution

Alanna Durkin Richer and Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press  |  Updated June 14 - 9:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

Speaker Mike Johnson said Friday that the House will go to court to enforce the subpoena against Attorney General Merrick Garland for access to President Joe Biden's special counsel audio interview.
Power restored to most after 20,000 homes affected by 'unrelated' outages across Utah

Power restored to most after 20,000 homes affected by 'unrelated' outages across Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 9:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly 20,000 households throughout Utah lost power Friday evening due to several different incidents that created a "perfect storm," said Rocky Mountain Power officials.
Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-215 in West Valley City

Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-215 in West Valley City

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 9:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was critically injured Friday night after he crashed his motorcycle.
Utah Prison Education Project admits first cohort of degree-seeking students

Utah Prison Education Project admits first cohort of degree-seeking students

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 9:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Prison Education Project on Tuesday announced the admittance of its first cohort of 15 degree-seeking students currently incarcerated at the Utah State Prison.
South Salt Lake man charged with punching children, threatening family

South Salt Lake man charged with punching children, threatening family

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 8:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man accused of threatening a family at a South Salt Lake apartment complex is facing multiple felony charges.
Iceland facilities excite Utah delegation about geothermal possibilities

Iceland facilities excite Utah delegation about geothermal possibilities

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some state leaders are learning how small geothermal plants could power communities of the future in Utah. With access to geothermal water from the ground, there is a lot that can be done.
Utahns Tony Finau, Zac Blair survive cut among top 10 at US Open

Utahns Tony Finau, Zac Blair survive cut among top 10 at US Open

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 7:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tony Finau picked several spots to iron out his aggression, and found himself in contention through 36 holes of the U.S. Open.
Lloyd Newell shares experiences ahead of his last 'Music & the Spoken Word' broadcast

Lloyd Newell shares experiences ahead of his last 'Music & the Spoken Word' broadcast

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lloyd Newell, the voice of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square for the last 35 years, spoke about his time in the role ahead of his final broadcast on Sunday.
Construction leads to discovery of human skeletal remains in Logan

Construction leads to discovery of human skeletal remains in Logan

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 6:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Construction on a roundabout near the corner of the Logan City Cemetery on Friday led to the discovery of human skeletal remains, police said.
Man injured in hang gliding accident in Draper

Man injured in hang gliding accident in Draper

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 6:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was injured while hang gliding in Draper on Friday.
You can now track Salt Lake County's less-visible air quality

You can now track Salt Lake County's less-visible air quality

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 5:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County launched a new website that better tracks air quality conditions, including summertime ozone levels.
Cox condemns Denver sending migrants to Utah, says 'resources are completely depleted'

Cox condemns Denver sending migrants to Utah, says 'resources are completely depleted'

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says Denver officials paying travel costs to send migrants to Utah is "unacceptable," explaining that the state's "resources are completely depleted."
Utah Royals midseason check-in: 'Rollercoaster' first half of return season concludes with no shortage of changes

Utah Royals midseason check-in: 'Rollercoaster' first half of return season concludes with no shortage of changes

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 5:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Keeping things in perspective is important for everybody, but especially for a first-year soccer club struggling to get its second win of the season through the first 13 games of a 26-game season.
Trump turns 78, spotlighting age as central issue in 2024 race

Trump turns 78, spotlighting age as central issue in 2024 race

Nathan Layne, Reuters  |  Updated June 14 - 5:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Trump turns 78 on Friday, a milestone that will remind voters that the two major-party candidates running for U.S. president this year are the oldest ever to seek the office.
UDOT crews battle heat while working on construction projects

UDOT crews battle heat while working on construction projects

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

As double-digit temperatures start climbing into the triple digits and breaking records, construction is still happening.
Have You Seen This? Celebrity chef releases soda-scented cologne for Father's Day

Have You Seen This? Celebrity chef releases soda-scented cologne for Father's Day

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 4:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Have you ever wanted to smell like the carbonated gasp of a pop bottle being opened and also raw meat at the same time? Chef Bobby Flay has the scent for you.
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 14 - 3:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And for a limited time, KSL.com readers can get a free e-book version.
Man falls 12 feet at Pleasant Grove construction site, prompting extraction

Man falls 12 feet at Pleasant Grove construction site, prompting extraction

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 2:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man fell 12 feet into a basement while working at a construction site in Pleasant Grove Friday, prompting a special response team to extract him.
Poll: Trump leads big among Utah voters; Biden, Kennedy tied

Poll: Trump leads big among Utah voters; Biden, Kennedy tied

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 14 - 2:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former President Donald Trump maintains a dominant lead over President Joe Biden in Utah, according to a new Deseret News/Hinckley Institute of Politics poll.
Review: 'Inside Out 2' is a well-earned trip back into Riley's mind

Review: 'Inside Out 2' is a well-earned trip back into Riley's mind

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 1:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Here are some reasons I loved "Inside Out 2" and one reason it didn't quite live up to the first one.
Police seize 70 pounds of meth in St. George traffic stop

Police seize 70 pounds of meth in St. George traffic stop

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 1:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

St. George police say they seized about 70 pounds of methamphetamine during a traffic stop on Thursday.
Kate, Princess of Wales, says she's making 'good progress' in cancer treatment

Kate, Princess of Wales, says she's making 'good progress' in cancer treatment

Associated Press  |  Posted June 14 - 12:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Princess of Wales says she is "making good progress" in her cancer treatment and will attend Saturday's royal Trooping the Color ceremony, Kate's first public appearance since her diagnosis.
Brad Wilson appears to be pulling back in US Senate race

Brad Wilson appears to be pulling back in US Senate race

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

As the push to the Republican primary election for U.S. Senate heats up, one candidate appears to be slowing down, though Brad Wilson's campaign strongly denies it.
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 14 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

"Putting on Christ" by author Steven Anthony Bishop seeks to inspire those who are diligent truth seekers. And for a limited time, KSL.com readers can get a free e-book version.
California serial killer on death row linked to cold case homicide in Salt Lake City

California serial killer on death row linked to cold case homicide in Salt Lake City

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 11:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man convicted of killing 14 women in southern California is now accused of killing a woman in Salt Lake City in 1998.
Peel and switch: Meet BYU's 2 assistants with high-level defensive background

Peel and switch: Meet BYU's 2 assistants with high-level defensive background

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 10:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

Kevin Young came to BYU encouraging an NBA developmental pipeline and a professional life, five-out offense. But for defense, the first-time collegiate head coach turned to two stars.
Woman accused of hitting 2 pedestrians at WestFest, causing 3-car crash while fleeing

Woman accused of hitting 2 pedestrians at WestFest, causing 3-car crash while fleeing

Logan Stefanich and Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 10:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

An 18-year-old woman was arrested for investigation of DUI after police say she hit two people with her car before fleeing the scene and causing a three-car crash.
2 South Salt Lake men plead guilty in federal court to odometer fraud

2 South Salt Lake men plead guilty in federal court to odometer fraud

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 10:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

Two South Salt Lake men have pleaded guilty in federal court to selling used vehicles with tens of thousands more miles on them than the buyers were told.
22 years in solitary confinement. What does it do to a person?

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22 years in solitary confinement. What does it do to a person?

Natalia Galicza, Deseret News  |  Posted June 14 - 10:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

Frank De Palma spent a third of his life alone. Researchers and lawmakers are only beginning to understand the effects.
Women 'need to speak out': Gaby Ramos killing spurs sister to take up domestic violence cause

Women 'need to speak out': Gaby Ramos killing spurs sister to take up domestic violence cause

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 10:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The 2021 killing of Gaby Ramos allegedly at the hands of her ex-boyfriend has spurred Rocio Sifuentes, her sister, to take up the cause of speaking out against domestic violence.
Double take: 23 sets of twins graduate from a single Massachusetts middle school

Double take: 23 sets of twins graduate from a single Massachusetts middle school

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 14 - 9:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

Twenty-three sets of twins have graduated from a Massachusetts middle school, making up about 10% of the eighth-grade class.
Hiker dies after collapsing in Colorado National Monument

Hiker dies after collapsing in Colorado National Monument

Jennifer McRae, CNN  |  Posted June 14 - 9:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A hiker died after she collapsed and lost consciousness in Colorado National Monument earlier this week.
Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on bump stocks

Supreme Court strikes down Trump-era ban on bump stocks

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted June 14 - 8:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court has struck down a Trump-era ban on bump stocks, a gun accessory that allows semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly like machine guns.
'Seconds matter': Intermountain Health is lowering stroke response times at emergency rooms

'Seconds matter': Intermountain Health is lowering stroke response times at emergency rooms

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 8:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health says it's working to decrease the time it takes for stroke patients to be treated at its rural emergency rooms because every minute counts.
Smith's workers recognized by Sandy city officials for helping save a life

Smith's workers recognized by Sandy city officials for helping save a life

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 8:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Five pharmacists at Smith's Food and Drug, 2039 E. 9400 South, were recognized by Sandy city officials after helping to save a man's life.
7 reasons proper hydration is a key to good health

7 reasons proper hydration is a key to good health

Prime IV Hydration & Wellness  |  Posted June 14 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

The National Institutes of Health reports that 75% of the population is chronically dehydrated.
California man charged with attacking 2 at Salt Lake airport, trying to grab officer's gun

California man charged with attacking 2 at Salt Lake airport, trying to grab officer's gun

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 7:39 a.m.  |  Save Story

A California man is facing criminal charges after police say he randomly attacked two people at the Salt Lake City International Airport and then tried to disarm two police officers.
Salt Lake sees first 100-degree day. Here's how it's measured

Salt Lake sees first 100-degree day. Here's how it's measured

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 7:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Temperatures officially hit 100 degrees in Salt Lake City Thursday for the first time this year. The measuring of the temperature isn't as cut and dried as you might think.
Renewing US passport can now be done online in trial run

Renewing US passport can now be done online in trial run

The Associated Press  |  Posted June 14 - 6:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

The State Department has opened a trial run allowing a limited number of people to apply to renew their passports online.
Sen. Romney again pursues bill mandating E-Verify to crack down on people without work visas

Sen. Romney again pursues bill mandating E-Verify to crack down on people without work visas

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Sen. Mitt Romney is again pursuing legislation mandating the use of the federal E-Verify system to guard against the hiring of unauthorized workers.

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