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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.
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 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.
Duck dumping at Oquirrh Lake is causing overpopulation and environmental issues

Duck dumping at Oquirrh Lake is causing overpopulation and environmental issues

Shara Park, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A case of duck dumping is highlighting a concerning issue developing in Daybreak: the overpopulation of ducks at Oquirrh Lake.
Utah hosting conference focused on reducing violence in Pacific Islander community

Utah hosting conference focused on reducing violence in Pacific Islander community

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 7:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

The National Pacific Island Violence Prevention Conference, with a theme of "Building Resiliency and Reclaiming Power," is set for Friday and Saturday.
Soaring insurance costs hit as US buyers finally get a break on car prices

Soaring insurance costs hit as US buyers finally get a break on car prices

Timothy Aeppel, Reuters  |  Posted April 12 - 6:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new form of sticker shock has hit American car buyers: soaring insurance costs.
Cache Valley police and students working together to prevent suicide, sextortion

Cache Valley police and students working together to prevent suicide, sextortion

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 12 - 6:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

The North Park police chief is hoping to get through to teens and their parents on two important topics: suicide and sextortion.
Eric Walden: Jazz coach, players preached desperation Thursday; it's time for front office to join in

Eric Walden: Jazz coach, players preached desperation Thursday; it's time for front office to join in

Eric Walden for KSL.com  |  Posted April 12 - 12:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

The tanking team finally snapped a 13-game losing streak in the season's home finale, and afterward noted how much having a sense of urgency helped.
Hardy thankful for 'most loyal fans' in NBA as Jazz snap 13-game losing skid

Hardy thankful for 'most loyal fans' in NBA as Jazz snap 13-game losing skid

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 11 - 11:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The noise always stands out to Will Hardy.
Extra officers to patrol Utah roads in April looking for distracted drivers

Extra officers to patrol Utah roads in April looking for distracted drivers

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 11 - 10:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

Law enforcement officers in Utah are working extra shifts with unmarked vehicles to patrol for distracted drivers.
Pacific castaways' 'HELP' sign sparks US rescue mission – and a surprise reunion

Pacific castaways' 'HELP' sign sparks US rescue mission – and a surprise reunion

Brad Lendon, CNN  |  Posted April 11 - 10:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A U.S. Navy and Coast Guard operation on Tuesday rescued three mariners stranded on a tiny Pacific Ocean islet for more than a week after the trio spelled out "HELP" using palm fronds laid on a white-sand beach.
Bad Bunny drops suit after alleged bootlegger removes Salt Lake videos from YouTube

Bad Bunny drops suit after alleged bootlegger removes Salt Lake videos from YouTube

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 9:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

The reggaeton performer Bad Funny dropped a lawsuit he had filed after a Spanish YouTube channel operator posted videos from his Feb. 21 Salt Lake City show.
Taylor Swift music back on TikTok despite fight with Universal Music, report says

Taylor Swift music back on TikTok despite fight with Universal Music, report says

Jaspreet Singh, Reuters  |  Posted April 11 - 9:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Taylor Swift's music is back on TikTok, even as the Chinese short-video app and singer's record label Universal Music are at loggerheads, the Financial Times reported on Thursday.
Kentucky expected to hire BYU's Mark Pope as next men's basketball coach

Kentucky expected to hire BYU's Mark Pope as next men's basketball coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated April 11 - 8:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

BYU men's basketball coach Mark Pope is the leading candidate to become the next head coach at Kentucky, multiple outlets reported Thursday night.
Trump campaign calls to debate Biden earlier and more times

Trump campaign calls to debate Biden earlier and more times

Nathan Layne, Reuters  |  Updated April 11 - 8:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Republican presidential candidate and former President Donald Trump wants to debate President Joe Biden more than the usual three times and to hold them earlier in the 2024 election cycle, his campaign said in a letter on Thursday to the commission overseeing debates.
Kevin Franke sues Jodi Hildebrandt for 'intentional' emotional harm, negligence

Kevin Franke sues Jodi Hildebrandt for 'intentional' emotional harm, negligence

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 8:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The father of children who were abused by the "8 Passengers" blogger is suing his wife's business partner for negligence and causing intentional emotional harm.
Utah gets $1.5M donation as it unveils more plans for new golden spike monument

Utah gets $1.5M donation as it unveils more plans for new golden spike monument

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 7:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

New details about one of Utah's newest state monuments were released after a ceremony celebrating a resolution that creates the park.
US Senate candidate drops out after personal tragedy

US Senate candidate drops out after personal tragedy

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted April 11 - 7:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. Senate candidate Clark White ended his campaign after his wife unexpectedly died, Utah Republican Party chairman Rob Axson announced on Wednesday.
Back pain no longer slowing down this 83-year-old Utah runner

Back pain no longer slowing down this 83-year-old Utah runner

Uprightly Spine Care Center  |  Posted April 11 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Max B. was the perfect example of an active senior. His golden years were filled with running marathons, woodworking and household projects. That is, until a mini stroke in 2020 threw him a curveball.
Former inmate testifies of abuse by Daggett County jailers in federal trial

Former inmate testifies of abuse by Daggett County jailers in federal trial

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 6:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Key witnesses testified Thursday in a federal trial about abuses suffered by inmates from former Daggett County Jail officials.
Utah's black license plates are great — until you get the wrong one

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Utah's black license plates are great — until you get the wrong one

Meg Walter, Deseret News  |  Posted April 11 - 5:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

When black license plates became available in Utah, my family ordered one. We weren't prepared for what the state would send us.
Former Rep. Chris Stewart endorses John Curtis in US Senate race

Former Rep. Chris Stewart endorses John Curtis in US Senate race

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 5:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former Rep. Chris Stewart has endorsed Rep. John Curtis in the race for the U.S. Senate, Curtis' campaign announced Thursday.
Mitigation efforts have been 'effective' so far at Panguitch Lake, authorities say

Mitigation efforts have been 'effective' so far at Panguitch Lake, authorities say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 5:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

Reservoir levels at Panguitch Lake have already dropped about 6 inches and efforts to mitigate a possible breach at the top of the section of the dam have been "effective" to this point, state officials said Thursday.
FBI concerned about possible coordinated attack in US after Russia massacre

FBI concerned about possible coordinated attack in US after Russia massacre

Andrew Goudsward and Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters  |  Updated April 11 - 4:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

The FBI is concerned about the possibility of an organized attack in the United States similar to the one that killed scores of people at a Russian concert hall last month, the bureau's director told a House of Representatives panel on Thursday.
Detective describes uncovering bodies near Chad Daybell's home

Detective describes uncovering bodies near Chad Daybell's home

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated April 11 - 4:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Rexburg police officer testified about uncovering bodies in Chad Daybell's backyard during the second day of testimony in the trial for Chad Daybell, who is charged with murdering his wife and the children of his new wife, Lori Daybell.
Mobile pantry fights food insecurity in Summit County

Mobile pantry fights food insecurity in Summit County

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 11 - 4:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Community Action Services team is taking its food pantry on the road. The mobile pantry will be parked in different spots around Summit County every other week because there are more hungry families there than people might expect.
Olympic officials see 'night and day' difference in Salt Lake City since 2002 Games

Olympic officials see 'night and day' difference in Salt Lake City since 2002 Games

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 3:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Olympic Games Executive Director Christophe Dubi said there's a "night and day" difference in Salt Lake City since the 2002 Games at a panel with Olympic officials and local leaders.
Have You Seen This? Accidental double-dunk happens twice in same week

Have You Seen This? Accidental double-dunk happens twice in same week

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 3:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

The most viral example was on Tuesday when Chicago Bull Torrey Craig threw the basketball off the backboard and attempted to slam it home himself.
Police, FBI investigating if SUU active shooter threat is hoax; no evidence of shots fired

Police, FBI investigating if SUU active shooter threat is hoax; no evidence of shots fired

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated April 11 - 3:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

Iron County authorities are investigating a call claiming an active shooter was on the campus at Southern Utah University, prompting the school to go into lockdown.
One of Dave Rose's top assistants at BYU coming back to Utah

One of Dave Rose's top assistants at BYU coming back to Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 3:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former BYU assistant Dave Rice is expected to be the next head coach at Salt Lake Community College, a source with direct knowledge of the situation confirmed to KSL.com.
Utah driver now accused of intentionally hitting 9 female pedestrians along Wasatch Front

Utah driver now accused of intentionally hitting 9 female pedestrians along Wasatch Front

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 2:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man accused of purposefully using his car to hit female pedestrians was charged Thursday with three additional counts of attempted murder.
St. George physician testifies toddler's head trauma resulted from abuse

St. George physician testifies toddler's head trauma resulted from abuse

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted April 11 - 2:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Further details were revealed during a preliminary hearing held Monday about what caused a 2-year-old to die last summer.
Study: Relying only on willpower to resist temptation makes you seem more trustworthy

Study: Relying only on willpower to resist temptation makes you seem more trustworthy

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 11 - 1:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

There may be multiple paths — and wayside helpers — to overcome pornography addiction, stop smoking, quit swearing, lose weight, bring up grades or tackle other personal issues, some vexing and others truly problematic.
Family of man shot by juvenile at TRAX station shares update on recovery

Family of man shot by juvenile at TRAX station shares update on recovery

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 11 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The family of a man shot at a South Salt Lake TRAX station last week is sharing their sadness over what unfolded, as they work to get support for his recovery.
'One of the most remembered mayors': Former Salt Lake Mayor Ted Wilson dies at 84

'One of the most remembered mayors': Former Salt Lake Mayor Ted Wilson dies at 84

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

Former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson died Thursday at the age of 84 due to congestive heart failure and Parkinson's disease.
Instagram begins blurring nudity in messages to protect teens and fight sexual extortion

Instagram begins blurring nudity in messages to protect teens and fight sexual extortion

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted April 11 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Instagram says it's deploying new tools to protect young people and combat sexual extortion, including a feature that will automatically blur nudity in direct messages.
Child sex abuser sentenced to 120 years; judge calls victim a 'hero'

Child sex abuser sentenced to 120 years; judge calls victim a 'hero'

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Massachusetts man who was convicted 10 years after sexually abusing a young Salt Lake County girl whom he babysat has been ordered to serve 120 years in prison.
Spice up care packages with unique freeze-dried salsa from Utah's Salsa Queen

Spice up care packages with unique freeze-dried salsa from Utah's Salsa Queen

The Salsa Queen  |  Posted April 11 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's popular maker of fresh, gourmet salsas has converted four of their amazing flavors into freeze-dried versions that are shelf-stable and easy to share with loved ones across the globe.
Greater Zion group marks 100 years of moviemaking in Washington County

Greater Zion group marks 100 years of moviemaking in Washington County

Stephanie DeGraw, St. George News  |  Posted April 11 - 11:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Washington County is celebrating Utah's 100 years of film history with free screenings of five movies shot in southern Utah.
American Airlines announces flights out of Provo Airport starting this fall

American Airlines announces flights out of Provo Airport starting this fall

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 9:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's second largest airport is getting another airline option this fall.
Gen Z is less happy than the rest of us. Here is what would make a difference

Gen Z is less happy than the rest of us. Here is what would make a difference

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted April 11 - 9:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Gen Z is having a harder time than previous generations did at their age, according to new research. But the secret to increasing their happiness may be found in that data.
OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in 'trial of the century,' dies at 76

OJ Simpson, fallen football hero acquitted of murder in 'trial of the century,' dies at 76

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Updated April 11 - 9:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

O.J. Simpson, the decorated football superstar and Hollywood actor who was acquitted of charges he killed his former wife and her friend but later found liable in a separate civil trial, has died. He was 76.
BYU men's basketball's Collin Chandler: 4-star talent and 4-star expectations

BYU men's basketball's Collin Chandler: 4-star talent and 4-star expectations

Ben Criddle for KSL.com  |  Posted April 11 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

As Mark Pope and his staff scour the transfer portal landscape for the best potential additions to the BYU basketball team, it serves as a reminder that perhaps the best addition is coming to Provo.
New film tells story of 79 Latter-day Saint missionaries who escaped Nazi Germany

New film tells story of 79 Latter-day Saint missionaries who escaped Nazi Germany

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 11 - 8:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Just days before the start of World War II, Americans, many of them Utahns, escaped from Nazi Germany. They were Latter-day Saint missionaries serving in that country. Now a filmmaker is telling their story.
Dylan Rounds' mother says finding his remains brings needed closure

Dylan Rounds' mother says finding his remains brings needed closure

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 11 - 8:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

The family of Dylan Rounds, who disappeared nearly two years ago, say they're finally starting to get some closure after his remains were found on Tuesday.
Utah retirement experts issue  critical warning about Social Security

Utah retirement experts issue critical warning about Social Security

B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions and Advisors  |  Posted April 11 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Retirement experts Tyson Thacker and Ryan Thacker have issued a critical warning to Utah residents who are planning to file for Social Security in the next five years.

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