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Kelly Olynyk thinks Jazz have good foundation for rebuild

Kelly Olynyk thinks Jazz have good foundation for rebuild

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:36 a.m.

Kelly Olynyk has been in this situation before; he's just a little older this time around.
Utah man gets 4 years probation after pleading no contest to killing girlfriend

Utah man gets 4 years probation after pleading no contest to killing girlfriend

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:25 a.m.

A Salt Lake City man was sentenced to four years of probation on Tuesday after entering a no contest plea last week to recklessly causing the death of his live-in girlfriend while he was drunk.
Get Gephardt: Your credit card can up your interest rate without telling you

Get Gephardt: Your credit card can up your interest rate without telling you

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:06 a.m.

If your credit card company raises your interest rate even just a little bit, it could have a significant impact on how long it takes you to get out of debt. A relatively new law means your credit card company can do just that and they do not even have to give you the heads up.
Meet Evan McMullin: the Utah man running for U.S. Senate

Meet Evan McMullin: the Utah man running for U.S. Senate

Put Utah First  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 8:00 a.m.

McMullin's goal is to put Utah first instead of playing the political game. It's an approach based largely on his admiration for and desire to emulate Sen. Mitt Romney, whom Burgess Everett of Politico called "McMullin's apparent role model."
Alzheimer's drug study yields positive results, say makers Eisai and Biogen

Alzheimer's drug study yields positive results, say makers Eisai and Biogen

Deena Beasley, Julie Steenhuysen and Rocky Swift, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 7:39 a.m.

An experimental Alzheimer's drug made by Eisai Co. Ltd. and Biogen slowed cognitive and functional decline in a large trial of patients in the early stages of the disease, they said on Tuesday, potentially a rare win in a field littered with failed drugs.
How helpful is Utah's SHARP survey? Parents have just days to give input

How helpful is Utah's SHARP survey? Parents have just days to give input

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 7:21 a.m.

Utah parents have one more week to give their feedback on the State Board of Education's decision to pull its support for the Student Health and Risk Prevention survey, otherwise known as SHARP.
Hurricane Ian nears Florida landfall with 155 mph winds

Hurricane Ian nears Florida landfall with 155 mph winds

Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 28 - 6:59 a.m.

The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Ian has rapidly intensified off Florida, gaining top winds of 155 mph, just shy of the most devastating Category 5 hurricane status.
'We're right at that spot where it's about to take off': Are EVs reaching a turning point?

'We're right at that spot where it's about to take off': Are EVs reaching a turning point?

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 10:35 p.m.

There's a lot of excitement surrounding electric vehicles these days, and more of them on Utah roads. Rocky Mountain Power hosted an electric vehicle car show Tuesday to show off the latest options.
Inmate serving life for fatal Las Vegas bombing escapes prison

Inmate serving life for fatal Las Vegas bombing escapes prison

Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 10:07 p.m.

Authorities are searching for a 42-year-old convicted bombmaker who escaped from a Nevada prison where he was serving a life sentence for a deadly 2007 explosion outside a Las Vegas Strip resort.
Self-proclaimed millionaire pleads guilty to assaulting woman, is released pending sentence

Self-proclaimed millionaire pleads guilty to assaulting woman, is released pending sentence

Kaitlyn Bancroft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 9:56 p.m.

A jury trial scheduled to start Tuesday was abruptly canceled when the defendant agreed to a last-minute plea deal.
Canada is ending COVID travel restrictions. Here's why

Canada is ending COVID travel restrictions. Here's why

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 9:34 p.m.

Canada's COVID-19 travel restrictions will no longer be in place as of Oct. 1, government officials announced this week.
Sen. Gene Davis responds to call from Salt Lake County Dems to resign following investigation

Sen. Gene Davis responds to call from Salt Lake County Dems to resign following investigation

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 27 - 9:24 p.m.

The Salt Lake County Democratic Party called on state Sen. Gene Davis to resign immediately on Tuesday, following an investigation into complaints of harassment.
Utah state rep. among those proposing rules for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

Utah state rep. among those proposing rules for 'gooning,' taking troubled kids to care

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 9:02 p.m.

"Secure transport" companies hired by parents at their wit's end over a child's behavior operate with virtually no regulation. Some kids are handcuffed or hooded on trips to facilities.
STEM Fest sparks curiosity and learning in Utah students

STEM Fest sparks curiosity and learning in Utah students

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 8:29 p.m.

The Utah STEM Action Center hosted its annual STEM Fest where thousands of Utah students met with exhibitors and learned about career opportunities in STEM fields Tuesday in Sandy.
Hurricane Ian strikes Cuba; Florida braces for winds, floods

Hurricane Ian strikes Cuba; Florida braces for winds, floods

Cristiana Mesquita and Curt Anderson, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 27 - 8:14 p.m.

Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba as a major hurricane Tuesday and left 1 million people without electricity. Now it's on a collision course with Florida over warm Gulf waters and forecasters say it may strengthen into a catastrophic Category 4 storm.
Death of Iranian woman inspires protest at University of Utah campus

Death of Iranian woman inspires protest at University of Utah campus

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 7:58 p.m.

Chants of "say her name" and "Mahsa Amini" echoed across the University of Utah campus as a crowd of students held portraits of the 22-year-old woman who died in Iranian police custody.
Mike Pence has endorsed this candidate in heated Utah race for US Senate

Mike Pence has endorsed this candidate in heated Utah race for US Senate

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 7:33 p.m.

Former Vice President Mike Pence, who delivered a speech in Utah last week, endorsed Sen. Mike Lee in his bid for reelection Tuesday.
Jerrod Baum seeks new double murder trial, but doesn't say why he should get it

Jerrod Baum seeks new double murder trial, but doesn't say why he should get it

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 7:01 p.m.

Jerrod Baum, who was convicted by a jury of murdering two Utah teenagers, is asking the court for a new trial. But he has yet to explain why he thinks he should get one.
Credit union helps members fight off inflation

Credit union helps members fight off inflation

Utah First Credit Union  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 7:00 p.m.

How does inflation impact the average Utahn trying to save money? Simply put, inflation is an increase in average prices for goods and services in the economy. When prices rise, purchasing power decreases.
Aggies motivated to get right before BYU series ends, but do they have what it takes?

Aggies motivated to get right before BYU series ends, but do they have what it takes?

Jacob Nielson for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 6:27 p.m.

The Wagon Wheel has not resided in Logan since 2019. It will stay out of town for much longer if the Aggies football team can't pull off the upset against BYU on Thursday night.
Nodding to the past, looking to the future. Utah's Kennecott again mining copper underground

Nodding to the past, looking to the future. Utah's Kennecott again mining copper underground

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 27 - 5:54 p.m.

The Kennecott Copper Mine on Tuesday announced that it will be moving mining operations underground again after more than a century in its next step to extract copper.
Utah Inland Port Authority pauses 'all major capital projects,' as new report outlines flaws

Utah Inland Port Authority pauses 'all major capital projects,' as new report outlines flaws

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 5:34 p.m.

The Utah Inland Port Authority is taking a timeout as problems related to its future begin to build.
Intermountain Healthcare plans to change its name, build hospital in Ephraim

Intermountain Healthcare plans to change its name, build hospital in Ephraim

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 5:16 p.m.

Intermountain Healthcare announced plans Tuesday to change its name to Intermountain Health. The company has also acquired land in Ephraim to build a new hospital.
Here's what BYU women's basketball will receive after canceled series with reigning champs

Here's what BYU women's basketball will receive after canceled series with reigning champs

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 4:24 p.m.

The program led by first-year head coach Amber Whiting will receive $100,000 from South Carolina after the defending national champions opted to cancel its two-game series.
Have You Seen This? A butt punt and coach rage in the NFL

Have You Seen This? A butt punt and coach rage in the NFL

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 3:39 p.m.

Sunday afternoon featured an intense 30 minutes of NFL games ending in dramatic fashion.
Why did more Utah kindergartners get vaccine exemptions last year?

Why did more Utah kindergartners get vaccine exemptions last year?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 3:02 p.m.

Vaccine exemptions were up last school year, but one official says he doesn't believe parents are more reluctant to get their children the shots despite the politics surrounding COVID.
One surefire way to amp up your Utah football tailgate

One surefire way to amp up your Utah football tailgate

recteq  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 3:00 p.m.

There's no better way to tailgate outside Rice-Eccles Stadium than with some grilled burgers or hot dogs. If you really want to elevate your tailgate, prepare some Korean Bulgogi Chicken Sliders and cook them on your recteq wood pellet grill.
12 newcomers, Trevin Knell injury hover over BYU hoops' opening fall practices

12 newcomers, Trevin Knell injury hover over BYU hoops' opening fall practices

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 2:34 p.m.

Knell told BYUtv that the surgery was to repair a torn rotator cuff and partially torn tendon that started in the first game of last year and eventually got worse, despite his best efforts.
McDonald's is selling Happy Meals to adults — with a twist

McDonald's is selling Happy Meals to adults — with a twist

Jordan Valinsky, CNN Business  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 2:06 p.m.

The Hamburglar is back at McDonald's. But this time, it's just for adults.
US consumers gaining confidence as gas prices keep falling

US consumers gaining confidence as gas prices keep falling

Matt Ott, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 1:42 p.m.

U.S. consumers grew more confident for the second month in a row as gas prices continued to fall. The Conference Board said Tuesday that its consumer confidence index rose to 108 in September, from 103.6 in August.
3 bouncers charged with shooting man outside Salt Lake concert venue

3 bouncers charged with shooting man outside Salt Lake concert venue

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 1:21 p.m.

Prosecutors say a fight in front of Salt Lake music venue on July 3 escalated when three men who were working security fired 22 shots into a car, injuring a 20-year-old man.
Submitting a claim to the government for pothole damage? Good luck with that

Submitting a claim to the government for pothole damage? Good luck with that

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 12:55 p.m.

Friends might tell you to file a claim with the city or state if a pothole damages your vehicle. Good luck with that because payouts for pothole damage in Utah are rare.
New Forward Party emerges in Utah to shake up 2-party system

New Forward Party emerges in Utah to shake up 2-party system

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 12:13 p.m.

Local candidates for the coming midterm election spoke at a meet-and-greet event hosted by the Utah Forward Party on Monday. They are running as members of the United Utah Party and spoke for election reform and against the two-party system.
 Jan. 6 sedition trial underway for Oath Keepers leader

Jan. 6 sedition trial underway for Oath Keepers leader

Michael Kunzelman and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 27 - 11:36 a.m.

Jury selection began Tuesday in the trial of the founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates charged with seditious conspiracy, one of the most serious cases to emerge from the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol.
Legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett cancels Salt Lake show, citing 'health issues'

Legendary singer-songwriter Jimmy Buffett cancels Salt Lake show, citing 'health issues'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 11:34 a.m.

Jimmy Buffett's Oct. 10 Vivint Arena is one of five shows that are now canceled as a result of "health issues," including a brief hospitalization.
What is 'closed-door romance'?

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What is 'closed-door romance'?

Natalie Issa, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 11:16 a.m.

Romance novels without explicit sex might sound impossible. But they're out there — and, dare I say, more romantic?
Farmington man recovering after 40-foot fall from highway overpass

Farmington man recovering after 40-foot fall from highway overpass

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 10:56 a.m.

A Farmington man was seriously injured after falling 40 feet from a highway overpass.
Patrick Kinahan: Morgan Scalley next man up for Utah

Patrick Kinahan: Morgan Scalley next man up for Utah

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 10:26 a.m.

The annual head coaching merry-go-round that circulates through college football already has jumpstarted with the firing of three head coaches less than one month into the season.
'The Letter': As grief turns into rage, Snarr family searches for peace

'The Letter': As grief turns into rage, Snarr family searches for peace

Amy Donaldson, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 9:06 a.m.

Ron and Sy Snarr process the intense grief after losing a son to murder and another to a voracious disease.
Utahn who fired at neighbor's apartment said he mistook gun for flashlight, police say

Utahn who fired at neighbor's apartment said he mistook gun for flashlight, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 8:41 a.m.

A Taylorsville man said he he mistook his gun for a flashlight and fired a round into a neighbor's apartment, according to police. He now faces a criminal charge.
In move from quarterback to running back, Ja'Quinden Jackson has 'found my joy again'

In move from quarterback to running back, Ja'Quinden Jackson has 'found my joy again'

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 8:19 a.m.

Ja'Quinden Jackson wanted to see the field to showcase his talent for the Utes.
Not sure how to vote for Utah judges? This new website can help

Not sure how to vote for Utah judges? This new website can help

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 8:09 a.m.

A newly revamped website will let voters more easily access judges' credentials ahead of the 2022 election.
Questions linger for Utah's COVID-19 long-haulers amid glimmers of hope

Questions linger for Utah's COVID-19 long-haulers amid glimmers of hope

University of Utah Health  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 8:00 a.m.

For those suffering the effects of long COVID, a return to normalcy and full health is still illusive, but there is more help and hope.
A Spanish Fork high school homecoming dress code causes tension between students, faculty

A Spanish Fork high school homecoming dress code causes tension between students, faculty

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 7:45 a.m.

Students at American Leadership Academy in Spanish Fork say they were wrongly dress coded at their Homecoming dance.
1 dead, officer injured in South Salt Lake police shooting

1 dead, officer injured in South Salt Lake police shooting

Linda Williams and Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 27 - 7:44 a.m.

Police are investigating a police shooting death near 400 E. Robert Ave. in South Salt Lake early Tuesday. One person died and an officer was injured.
Biden plan to cancel some student loan debt will cost $400 billion, budget office says

Biden plan to cancel some student loan debt will cost $400 billion, budget office says

David Shepardson and Eric Beech, Reuters  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 7:18 a.m.

President Joe Biden's executive actions canceling some student loan debt will cost about $400 billion, about a quarter of funds owed, the Congressional Budget Office said on Monday.
Why are house prices so high? Blame remote work, not 'speculative bubble,' Fed study says

Why are house prices so high? Blame remote work, not 'speculative bubble,' Fed study says

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 27 - 6:50 a.m.

The sudden shift to remote work drove more than half of overall U.S. housing price growth during the pandemic — and it's likely to continue to drive up home prices as well as inflation.
Why court proceedings in Aaron Lowe murder case were postponed 9 times

Why court proceedings in Aaron Lowe murder case were postponed 9 times

Matt Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 10:22 p.m.

One year after the death of University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe, prosecutors continue to pour over digital evidence and the case against his accused killer continues to get pushed back in court.
Putin's call-up fuels Russians' anger, protests and violence

Putin's call-up fuels Russians' anger, protests and violence

Dasha Litvinova, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 26 - 10:05 p.m.

Five days after President Vladimir Putin announced a partial mobilization to call up hundreds of thousands of reservists to fight in Ukraine, the move has triggered outraged protests, a fearful exodus and acts of violence across the vast country.
Man caught in sting operation sentenced to prison for enticement of minor

Man caught in sting operation sentenced to prison for enticement of minor

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 9:39 p.m.

A 23-year-old man who pleaded guilty to enticing a minor over the internet was sentenced to prison last week.
Woman killed, man critically injured in collision near Strawberry Reservoir

Woman killed, man critically injured in collision near Strawberry Reservoir

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 26 - 9:39 p.m.

A woman was killed and a man is in critical condition after their vehicle turned in front of a semitruck near Strawberry Reservoir on Monday afternoon, state troopers said.
319 wildlife animals in Utah have been killed illegally since Aug. 1, officials say

319 wildlife animals in Utah have been killed illegally since Aug. 1, officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 9:03 p.m.

Utah wildlife conservation officers say there has been an uptick in illegally killed animals ahead of the state's busiest hunting period.
Hurricane Ian forcing NASA to stash rocket, delay 3rd try at Artemis I moon mission launch

Hurricane Ian forcing NASA to stash rocket, delay 3rd try at Artemis I moon mission launch

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 8:26 p.m.

NASA announced Monday plans to move its massive Space Launch System rocket to a safer location due to deteriorating weather conditions around Florida's Kennedy Space Center as Hurricane Ian continues to move toward the state.
17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

17 dead, 24 wounded in school shooting in Russia

Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 26 - 7:59 p.m.

Authorities say a gunman has killed 17 people and wounded 24 others in a school in central Russia. According to officials, 11 children were among those killed in the Monday morning shooting in School No. 88 in Izhevsk, a city 600 miles east of Moscow.
'I want a team that competes': Jazz enter training camp with new expectations

'I want a team that competes': Jazz enter training camp with new expectations

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 7:32 p.m.

With mass changes, comes new expectations. Not one player uttered "championship" on Monday during the parade of interviews, and only a few were brave enough to even hint at a playoff run.
Sandy has its 'golden spike' moment with completion of popular trail 25 years later

Sandy has its 'golden spike' moment with completion of popular trail 25 years later

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 7:11 p.m.

A small addition to the Porter Rockwell Trail marks an end for Sandy, but opens up options for more trails in the region.
Swiss train manufacturer is looking for a new generation of workers in Utah

Swiss train manufacturer is looking for a new generation of workers in Utah

Stadler  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 7:00 p.m.

Public transit is back in style in the U.S. — and so are skilled manufacturing careers. One of the companies offering these types of jobs is Stadler US Inc., a passenger train manufacturing company in Salt Lake City.
Short turnaround, lengthy injury report brings No. 19 BYU to in-state rivalry with Utah State

Short turnaround, lengthy injury report brings No. 19 BYU to in-state rivalry with Utah State

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 6:23 p.m.

The two teams will resume the 91st edition of the Wagon Wheel rivalry series — and potentially the last, at least as currently scheduled — Thursday evening.
2 brothers took guns to Salt Lake high school as 'status symbol,' police say

2 brothers took guns to Salt Lake high school as 'status symbol,' police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 5:50 p.m.

Two guns were found at Highland High School on Monday during a search of students' backpacks as part of an undisclosed investigation, police said.

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