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Utah man convicted of assaulting law enforcement at US Capitol on Jan. 6

Utah man convicted of assaulting law enforcement at US Capitol on Jan. 6

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 7:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man from Utah has been found guilty of seven felonies for actions at the United States Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Supreme Court won't upend tax on Americans' foreign earnings

Supreme Court won't upend tax on Americans' foreign earnings

Andrew Chung, Reuters  |  Posted June 20 - 6:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Supreme Court preserved a tax on Americans who have invested in certain foreign corporations as constitutionally sound, ruling on Thursday against a challenge to it at a time when some Democratic lawmakers are seeking to impose a wealth tax on the super rich.
Could an artist with Utah ties have the 'song of the summer'?

Could an artist with Utah ties have the 'song of the summer'?

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 6:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Summer doesn't officially begin until Thursday, but there are already contenders for song of the summer. Benson Boone, an up-and-comer with Utah ties, has made the list.
How Utah researchers helped discover a new 78 million-year-old dinosaur species

How Utah researchers helped discover a new 78 million-year-old dinosaur species

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated June 20 - 6:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah researchers helped lead a study outlining a previously unknown dinosaur species that once roamed the West.
TikTok says US ban is inevitable without a court order blocking law

TikTok says US ban is inevitable without a court order blocking law

David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Posted June 20 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

TikTok and Chinese parent ByteDance on Thursday urged a U.S. court to strike down a law they say will ban the popular short app in the United States on Jan. 19, saying the U.S. government refused to engage in any serious settlement talks after 2022.
Utah receives $20M to expand technology that may drastically change traffic mobility, safety

Utah receives $20M to expand technology that may drastically change traffic mobility, safety

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah received $20 million toward a implementing technology that enhances snowplow and bus mobility now, and could change traffic safety in the future.
Glenn Beck explains why Sen. Lee and Trump fall on opposite sides of Utah endorsements

Glenn Beck explains why Sen. Lee and Trump fall on opposite sides of Utah endorsements

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted June 20 - 4:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and former President Donald Trump are on opposite sides of two hotly contested congressional races this primary season, including a key district in Utah.
Have You Seen This? 5-year-old coach hyping up high school team

Have You Seen This? 5-year-old coach hyping up high school team

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 3:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Clips show Christopher Bess grabbing the clipboard during timeouts and hyping up the Tarboro High School boys' basketball team, which his father, Reginald, is the head coach of.
Affordable summer adventures await at historic Utah farm

Affordable summer adventures await at historic Utah farm

Wilkerson Farm  |  Posted June 20 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Wilkerson Farm in Orem offers a variety of affordable, family-friendly adventures that promise to create lasting memories.
Officials identify man killed in early morning Box Elder county crash

Officials identify man killed in early morning Box Elder county crash

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated June 20 - 2:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Troopers have identified a man killed Tuesday morning when his car went off the interstate and rolled into a ditch in Box Elder County.
Teen faces 19 felonies in gang-related drive-by shooting death in Murray

Teen faces 19 felonies in gang-related drive-by shooting death in Murray

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 2:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 17-year-old boy is facing a charge of murder and 18 other felonies tied to a gang-related drive-by shooting death near a TRAX station in Murray.
Delta power plant issues handled in special session

Delta power plant issues handled in special session

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 20 - 1:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lawmakers convened a special session Wednesday to take up two key issues that are top priorities in Utah — securing enough energy for the state's future growth and retaining access to federal lands for purposes of multiple use.
West Point man charged with murder in Clearfield road rage shooting

West Point man charged with murder in Clearfield road rage shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 1:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

A West Point man was charged Thursday with shooting and killing another driver during a road rage confrontation in Clearfield earlier this month.
Utah health care payment innovator Waystar crushes IPO with $1B raise

Utah health care payment innovator Waystar crushes IPO with $1B raise

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted June 20 - 1:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Waystar, the Lehi-based innovator of a health care payment platform, just launched one of the biggest initial public offerings of the year, raising nearly $970 million on the sale of some 45 million shares of its newly issued stock.
Employees suing Disney after moving across the country for work, then project getting canceled

Employees suing Disney after moving across the country for work, then project getting canceled

Natasha Chen, CNN  |  Posted June 20 - 12:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two employees are suing the Walt Disney, saying the company moved their jobs from California to Florida, only for Disney to cancel the project and move them back, hurting them financially and emotionally.
Cost of homeowner's insurance in Utah up by double digits each year since 2022

Cost of homeowner's insurance in Utah up by double digits each year since 2022

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 20 - 12:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah insurance commissioner says home insurance rates are on the rise in Utah due to several factors, including building homes in more risky areas and the state's traditionally cheaper market that's catching up to nationwide levels.
Donald Sutherland, veteran actor, dead at 88

Donald Sutherland, veteran actor, dead at 88

Brian Lowry and Elizabeth Wagmeister, CNN  |  Posted June 20 - 11:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

Donald Sutherland, a veteran actor known for roles in "M*A*S*H," "Klute" and "The Hunger Games," has died, according to a statement from his agency CAA.
Midvale man arrested, accused of unlawful sex with 14-year-old girl

Midvale man arrested, accused of unlawful sex with 14-year-old girl

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 11:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 50-year-old Midvale man was arrested Wednesday and accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 14-year-old girl and exhibiting "predatory behavior."
The invention — and reinvention — of Amy Coney Barrett

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The invention — and reinvention — of Amy Coney Barrett

Mariya Manzhos, Deseret News  |  Posted June 20 - 11:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

Amy Coney Barrett may be the Supreme Court's most enigmatic justice. And the most likely to become an icon.
Sandy crews mow, weed to reduce potential fire hazards around the city

Sandy crews mow, weed to reduce potential fire hazards around the city

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 20 - 11:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Crews worked to clear potential fire hazards by leveling fields within the city's limits on Wednesday.
Utah Hockey Club announces preseason schedule

Utah Hockey Club announces preseason schedule

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 10:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

The first-year NHL team in Salt Lake City announced its preseason schedule Thursday, featuring two games played in Utah and six more away from the state.
US job market shows signs of cooling

US job market shows signs of cooling

Lucia Mutikani, Reuters  |  Updated June 20 - 10:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

Fewer Americans enrolled for unemployment benefits for the first time last week, Labor Department data showed on Thursday, though the number of people on benefits rolls overall climbed a week earlier to the highest since January, a sign that the U.S. job market continues to cool.
Threats, harassment of local officials up 55% since 2022, research shows

Threats, harassment of local officials up 55% since 2022, research shows

Becky Bruce, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted June 20 - 10:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

Harassment and threats against local elected officials, including school board members, mayors, council members, county clerks rose 55% in the last two years, research shows.
Members of Romanian crime group linked to southern Utah robbery, police say

Members of Romanian crime group linked to southern Utah robbery, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 20 - 9:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Criminal charges have been filed against two men in connection with a 2022 robbery in St. George. The men are believed to have committed similar crimes around the country.
Undecided voters await Biden-Trump debate with eye on economy, border and age

Undecided voters await Biden-Trump debate with eye on economy, border and age

Helen Coster and Alexandra Ulmer, Reuters  |  Updated June 20 - 8:59 a.m.  |  Save Story

Undecided voters are looking to next week's debate to help decide their vote.
New law requires all Louisiana public school classrooms to display the Ten Commandments

New law requires all Louisiana public school classrooms to display the Ten Commandments

Sara Cline, Associated Press  |  Updated June 20 - 8:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

Louisiana has become the first state to require that the Ten Commandments be displayed in every public school classroom. Its republican governor on Wednesday signed the bill mandating the displays.
5 historic examples of visionary business plans driving Utah's economy

5 historic examples of visionary business plans driving Utah's economy

Salt Lake Chamber  |  Posted June 20 - 8:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's economic landscape is poised for extraordinary transformation.
Elite running program credited for producing Utah Olympians competing in 2024 Paris Games

Elite running program credited for producing Utah Olympians competing in 2024 Paris Games

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 20 - 8:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Olympian Clayton Young credits his success to an increased emphasis on the running culture in Utah, and a big part of that is the Elite Run program.
USU creating new program to help more people with disabilities nationwide

USU creating new program to help more people with disabilities nationwide

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 20 - 8:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah State University will be creating a new program to help more people affected by disabilities get the tools they need to learn. 
Britain's Stonehenge sprayed with paint by environmental protesters

Britain's Stonehenge sprayed with paint by environmental protesters

Muvija M, Sarah Young and Michael Holden, Reuters  |  Posted June 20 - 7:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Environmental protesters sprayed paint on Britain's Stonehenge on Wednesday, with footage online showing orange marks covering some of the stones of the world-famous prehistoric megalithic structure.
What Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says about the origins of COVID-19

What Utah Sen. Mitt Romney says about the origins of COVID-19

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 20 - 7:20 a.m.  |  Save Story

Sen. Mitt Romney called for an end to funding gain of function research during a contentious Senate hearing Tuesday on the origins of COVID-19.
Utah home prices see slower growth amid national affordability crisis

Utah home prices see slower growth amid national affordability crisis

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted June 20 - 6:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

In May, the median price for a home on the market in Utah was $522,754, a 2.4% increase from a year ago, reports indicate. The West and Northeast are the least affordable areas of the country for Americans to purchase a home. What gives?
Investigators on the Daybell case speak out after the end of Chad Daybell's jury trial

Investigators on the Daybell case speak out after the end of Chad Daybell's jury trial

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com, Nate Eaton, East Idaho News  |  Posted June 19 - 10:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The chief prosecutor, chief investigator and special FBI agent assigned to the Chad and Lori Daybell case spoke to East Idaho News about their experiences in interviews over the last weeks since Chad Daybell's trial ended.
RSL unbeaten in 15 straight to tie second-best MLS streak with 4-3 win in Kansas City

RSL unbeaten in 15 straight to tie second-best MLS streak with 4-3 win in Kansas City

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 9:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 4-3 win on the road at Kansas City tied RSL with the Portland Timbers (2013/2018) and Colorado Rapids (2016) for the second-longest unbeaten streak in a single MLS season.
New Mexico wildfire claims second life, while rain offers hope of relief

New Mexico wildfire claims second life, while rain offers hope of relief

Morgan Lee and AndrÉs Leighton, Associated Press  |  Posted June 19 - 9:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

Heavy rain and hail are falling around an evacuated village in New Mexico threatened by wildfires that have killed at least two people and damaged more than 1,400 structures.
Utah 5th grader receives special award for saving schoolmate's life

Utah 5th grader receives special award for saving schoolmate's life

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 19 - 9:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah student Hector Lara grabbed the girl by her backpack to pull her to safety. The 10-year-old was awarded the AAA School Safety Patrol Lifesaving Medal for his actions.
Unremorseful woman brutally killed southern Utah parents, tried to kill brother, police say

Unremorseful woman brutally killed southern Utah parents, tried to kill brother, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 8:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police say a woman shot and killed her parents in their Washington home Tuesday night and tried to kill her brother. The woman allegedly told police she had no remorse and would do it again.
More than 30K fentanyl pills and pounds of heroin and cocaine seized in drug investigation

More than 30K fentanyl pills and pounds of heroin and cocaine seized in drug investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 8:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

A seven-month investigation has resulted in large quantities of drugs being seized from several locations in Salt Lake County.
More ramps open as Lake Powell continues to rise from spring runoff

More ramps open as Lake Powell continues to rise from spring runoff

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 7:56 p.m.  |  Save Story

Boaters now have more places to launch out of Lake Powell as the reservoir continues to gain water from this year's snowpack runoff.
Utah lawmakers vote to block federal protections for LGBTQ+ students under Title IX

Utah lawmakers vote to block federal protections for LGBTQ+ students under Title IX

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 19 - 7:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah lawmakers convened in a special session on Juneteenth to declare the state's intent not to follow a soon-to-be-enacted federal rule providing anti-discrimination protections to LGBTQ+ students under Title IX.
This woman sculpts celebrity busts – from sushi

This woman sculpts celebrity busts – from sushi

Lianne Kolirin, CNN  |  Posted June 19 - 7:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

When Ed Sheeran wrote "Shape of You," he probably didn't have this vision of himself sculpted from sushi ingredients in mind.
Salt Lake police arrest man in connection with fatal May shooting

Salt Lake police arrest man in connection with fatal May shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 6:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 19-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a 30-year-old man in May during a large party at a Salt Lake City warehouse.
The Supreme Court decision that could rock Utah

The Supreme Court decision that could rock Utah

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 19 - 5:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

The federal government owns the majority of land in Utah — around two-thirds of it. That land includes the state's national park gems noted for their acres of striking rock formations and vivid natural arches.
Lehi Historical Marker Program to unveil first marker honoring the rodeo

Lehi Historical Marker Program to unveil first marker honoring the rodeo

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 4:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Lehi Historical Society will be unveiling its first historical marker, which will honor the Lehi rodeo.
A Utah hero died for freedom in World War II. This woman is making sure he's not forgotten

A Utah hero died for freedom in World War II. This woman is making sure he's not forgotten

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 19 - 4:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

On June 22, in a pasture outside the village of Épagne-Épagnette in northern France, a young patriotic woman from Utah is set to help unveil a memorial plaque honoring World War II soldiers who died 53 years before she was born.
It's summer solstice time. Here's what that means

It's summer solstice time. Here's what that means

Adithi Ramakrishnan, Associated Press  |  Posted June 19 - 3:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Summer kicks off in the Northern Hemisphere with the summer solstice on Thursday.
Have You Seen This? Horse helps its friend fly the coop

Have You Seen This? Horse helps its friend fly the coop

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 3:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

We could all use a friend like Al Fayeed, who isn't afraid to get his hooves dirty and help others have a good time.
Report: Utah could save millions in waste by improving inventory process at liquor stores

Report: Utah could save millions in waste by improving inventory process at liquor stores

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 2:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A legislative audit found Utah could save millions in waste by using industry best practices to manage inventory at state-owned liquor stores.
The relationship between Church of Jesus Christ and Community of Christ

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The relationship between Church of Jesus Christ and Community of Christ

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted June 19 - 2:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

Members of Community of Christ and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints came together in the Kirtland Temple this week for a devotional, singing and celebrating their shared heritage.
California standout rallies from 3-down to win inaugural UGA girls' junior state amateur

California standout rallies from 3-down to win inaugural UGA girls' junior state amateur

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 2:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ashley Gettleman rallied from a 3-hole deficit to upset top-seeded Aadyn Long, 2 and 1, Wednesday and claim the inaugural Utah girls' junior amateur championship.
Crimson Cliffs grad Lincoln Markham pulls away for Utah junior amateur championship

Crimson Cliffs grad Lincoln Markham pulls away for Utah junior amateur championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 2:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

The BYU signee rallied from a second-hole deficit to take a 3-up lead after six holes and never let up en route to a 7 and 6 win over Morgan's Lance Loughton to clinch the inaugural Utah junior amateur title.
Employees of New Yorker nightclub face money laundering, other charges

Employees of New Yorker nightclub face money laundering, other charges

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 2:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Four people associated with the New Yorker nightclub in Salt Lake City are now facing criminal charges following a yearlong investigation into the now-closed business.
Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Arizona, Arizona State

Utes football: Previewing the 2024 schedule with a look at Arizona, Arizona State

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted June 19 - 1:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

We continue down Utah's 2024 schedule with two more opponents — two familiar opponents that are making their move from the Pac-12 to the Big 12, too.
The legacy of a last name: A new memorial park honors the last names of the formerly enslaved

The legacy of a last name: A new memorial park honors the last names of the formerly enslaved

Victor Blackwell and Devon M. Sayers, CNN  |  Posted June 19 - 1:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new sculpture park that memorializes African Americans' centuries-long fight for freedom – from slavery to modern day – has opened in Montgomery, Alabama, the original capital of the Confederacy.
Utah Rep. Maloy seeks to accelerate federal mine permitting process

Utah Rep. Maloy seeks to accelerate federal mine permitting process

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 19 - 12:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Republican lawmakers are targeting what they say is a laborious, cumbersome and costly federal permitting process that drains industry and taxpayers of millions.
Proposed gun range west of Payson worries homeowners

Proposed gun range west of Payson worries homeowners

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 19 - 11:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

Dozens of people who live near the foothills west of Payson are worried about a new gun range that's proposed for the area behind their homes.
What's open and closed on Juneteenth 2024

What's open and closed on Juneteenth 2024

Ramishah Maruf, CNN  |  Posted June 19 - 10:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, became the newest U.S. federal holiday in 2021, though its storied history has held significance for many Black Americans for a long time.

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