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Trial run of license plate-reading cameras in Tooele met with mixed reactions

Trial run of license plate-reading cameras in Tooele met with mixed reactions

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 12:03 p.m.

License plate-reading cameras have made their debut in Tooele on a trial basis, but they've proven polarizing to residents as police work to clarify how they will be used.
Explainer: How will OPEC+ cuts affect oil prices, inflation?

Explainer: How will OPEC+ cuts affect oil prices, inflation?

David Mchugh, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 11:36 a.m.

Oil cartel OPEC and its allies are cutting production. And that means oil prices are likely going up.
Climate change made summer drought 20 times more likely

Climate change made summer drought 20 times more likely

Drew Costley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 11:11 a.m.

Widespread drought that dried up large parts of Europe, the United States and China this past summer was made 20 times more likely by climate change, according to a new study.
RSL in familiar spot with playoff hopes hinging on final game

RSL in familiar spot with playoff hopes hinging on final game

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 10:27 a.m.

The 2022 season could come to an end for RSL on Sunday, or, it could extend into the playoffs for the 12th time in franchise history.
Teenage grandmaster 'likely cheated' in dozens of matches, top chess website claims

Teenage grandmaster 'likely cheated' in dozens of matches, top chess website claims

Tara Subramaniam and Kevin Dotson, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 10:00 a.m.

Teenage chess grandmaster Hans Niemann "likely cheated" in more than 100 online matches, including ones with prize money involved, according to an investigation by one of the sport's most popular websites.
Driver found unconscious, lying on active power line after pickup rolls

Driver found unconscious, lying on active power line after pickup rolls

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 9:29 a.m.

A driver's life was spared after a rollover crash in Littlefield, Arizona, Tuesday when responders found an unresponsive man lying on an active power line underneath his pickup truck and he was flown to the hospital in Utah in critical condition.
37 dead, mostly preschoolers, in Thai day care rampage

37 dead, mostly preschoolers, in Thai day care rampage

Tassanee Vejpongsa, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct. 6 - 9:24 a.m.

A former policeman facing a drug charge burst into a day care center in northeastern Thailand, killing dozens of preschoolers and teachers before shooting more people as he fled.
Another reported racial incident has BYU fans under scrutiny again, this time in women's soccer

Another reported racial incident has BYU fans under scrutiny again, this time in women's soccer

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 8:43 a.m.

Five women's soccer players contacted British newspaper The Guardian last week claiming they heard racial slurs being directed at them and their teammates.
How a 12-foot skeleton became the hottest Halloween decoration around

How a 12-foot skeleton became the hottest Halloween decoration around

AJ Willingham, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 8:23 a.m.

There are two kinds of people: those who understand the allure of a 12-foot skeleton decoration, and those who have yet to understand the allure of a 12-foot skeleton decoration.
$200,000 separation agreement with former SL superintendent sheds no light on departure

$200,000 separation agreement with former SL superintendent sheds no light on departure

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 8:07 a.m.

With public focus trained on the appointment of an interim superintendent Tuesday night, the Salt Lake City Board of Education also approved a separation agreement with former Superintendent Timothy Gadson III — the state's first Black superintendent, who held the post only briefly — totaling more than $200,000.
Utahns are having trouble finding Adderall as manufacturers report shortages

Utahns are having trouble finding Adderall as manufacturers report shortages

Michael Locklear, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 7:44 a.m.

Utah pharmacies are having a hard time keeping Adderall in stock, leaving patients without or waiting for their prescriptions.
REI dumps Black Friday — permanently

REI dumps Black Friday — permanently

Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 7:18 a.m.

REI has quit Black Friday, forever.
Housing bust or first to adjust? What's actually happening in Boise

Housing bust or first to adjust? What's actually happening in Boise

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 6 - 6:22 a.m.

At the height of the pandemic housing frenzy, Boise was not just discovered. It was flooded with buyers.
Kidnapped California family, including baby, found dead

Kidnapped California family, including baby, found dead

Olga R. Rodriguez And Stefanie Dazio, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 11:32 p.m.

The sheriff of Merced County in California says a baby girl and three other family members who were kidnapped at gunpoint from their business two days ago have been found dead.
Police determine threat is 'noncredible' after searching Southwest flight at Salt Lake airport

Police determine threat is 'noncredible' after searching Southwest flight at Salt Lake airport

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com and Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 10:52 p.m.

Police with K-9s searched a Southwest Airlines flight on Wednesday evening after a passenger discovered a note onboard.
Cottonwood Heights group says chip seal road treatment is dangerous, ineffective

Cottonwood Heights group says chip seal road treatment is dangerous, ineffective

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 10:16 p.m.

Some cyclists and drivers say a form of road surface treatment makes their Cottonwood Heights roads bumpy and dangerous.
Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as Russian losses mount

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as Russian losses mount

Adam Schreck, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 9:44 p.m.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the final papers to annex four regions of Ukraine while his military struggled to control the new territory. In a defiant move, the Kremlin held the door open for further land grabs in Ukraine.
Former Utah State football player Torrey Green appeals rape convictions at Utah Supreme Court

Former Utah State football player Torrey Green appeals rape convictions at Utah Supreme Court

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com and Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 9:28 p.m.

Former Utah State football player Torrey Green is appealing his multiple rape convictions in the Utah Supreme Court.
Biden to storm-ravaged Florida: 'We're not going to leave'

Biden to storm-ravaged Florida: 'We're not going to leave'

Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 9:19 p.m.

President Joe Biden has toured hurricane-ravaged areas of Florida, surveying storm damage by helicopter and bringing a pledge that federal, state and local governments will work as one to help rebuild homes, businesses and lives.
Salt Lake City joins communities in 3 states to fund new carbon dioxide removal projects

Salt Lake City joins communities in 3 states to fund new carbon dioxide removal projects

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 9:12 p.m.

Utah's capital city is joining local communities in Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico in an effort to increase carbon dioxide removal projects within the Four Corners region.
Officials identify woman whose body was found at Arches National Park

Officials identify woman whose body was found at Arches National Park

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 9:11 p.m.

A woman whose body was found at Arches National Park over the weekend has been identified.
5-year-old in critical condition after being hit by truck, police say

5-year-old in critical condition after being hit by truck, police say

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 8:39 p.m.

A 5-year-old was hit by a truck while on a bike and is in critical condition, Roy police say.
'Like Frogger': School officials, parents anxious over pedestrian safety near Canyon View High

'Like Frogger': School officials, parents anxious over pedestrian safety near Canyon View High

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 7:57 p.m.

Iron County School District officials are looking into ways to improve pedestrian safety near Canyon View high and middle schools in the wake of multiple close calls recently reported.
SpaceX mission to International Space Station includes 1st Native American woman to orbit

SpaceX mission to International Space Station includes 1st Native American woman to orbit

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 7:34 p.m.

The nation's first spacefaring Native American woman astronaut was one of four crew members aboard the SpaceX-powered launch for a mission to the International Space Station.
Huntsman Mental Health Institute to host national summit to eliminate mental health stigma

Huntsman Mental Health Institute to host national summit to eliminate mental health stigma

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 7:04 p.m.

Huntsman Mental Health Institute and nearly 200 national organizations will gather for a summit on World Mental Health to create a nationwide network to eliminate mental health stigma.
When you eat may dictate how hungry you are, study says

When you eat may dictate how hungry you are, study says

Sandee LaMotte, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 6:34 p.m.

We all know that eating later in the day isn't good for our waistlines, but why? A new study weighed in on that question by comparing people who ate the same foods — but at different times in the day.
Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter deal is back — could Donald Trump be returning to the platform?

Elon Musk's $44 billion Twitter deal is back — could Donald Trump be returning to the platform?

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 6:05 p.m.

Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revived his $44 billion offer to buy social media giant Twitter and, if he keeps at least one of his promises, former President Donald Trump could be headed back to the platform.
US appeals court sends DACA case back to lower court to consider new rules

US appeals court sends DACA case back to lower court to consider new rules

Ted Hesson, Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 5:34 p.m.

A federal appeals court ruled that a program that has protected thousands of young immigrants from deportation was unlawful, but said current enrollees could renew their status and sent the case back to a lower court to consider a new Biden administration regulation.
Have you seen this? Anne Hathaway shows how she eats cupcakes

Have you seen this? Anne Hathaway shows how she eats cupcakes

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 4:58 p.m.

I would imagine a lot of people have learned taking a bite into a cupcake is not a good idea. In this video, Anne Hathaway shows a better way to eat a cupcake, and it may be the cleanest method I've seen.
Has a frontrunner emerged in Utah's effort for a new state flag?

Has a frontrunner emerged in Utah's effort for a new state flag?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 4:33 p.m.

It's clear some ideas among the 20 state flag semifinalists have risen to the top while others are all but eliminated.
Bug's saliva breaks down plastic, boosting fight against pollution

Bug's saliva breaks down plastic, boosting fight against pollution

Will Dunham, Reuters  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 3:31 p.m.

Two substances in the saliva of wax worms — moth larvae that eat wax made by bees to build honeycombs — readily break down a common type of plastic, researchers said on Tuesday, in a potential advance in the global fight against plastic pollution.
Utah rule allows practice of law without supervision of a lawyer

Utah rule allows practice of law without supervision of a lawyer

Utah State Bar  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 3:00 p.m.

Not every legal matter requires the experience and training of a licensed attorney. Rules adopted by the Utah Supreme Court in 2018 allow licensed paralegal practitioners to practice in specific areas of law without direct involvement or supervision of an attorney.
A leg up on the competition: U. develops the most advanced bionic leg ever created

A leg up on the competition: U. develops the most advanced bionic leg ever created

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 2:57 p.m.

The University of Utah is announcing a partnership with Ottobock — a leader in prosthetics — to bring the Utah Bionic Leg to more individuals with lower-limb amputations.
Poll: Republicans viewed as the best party to address US immigration system

Poll: Republicans viewed as the best party to address US immigration system

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 2:26 p.m.

Republicans appear to have an edge over Democrats as the party seen most likely to address immigration problems in the U.S.
OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

OPEC+ makes big oil cut to boost prices; pump costs may rise

David Mchugh, Associated Press  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 2:24 p.m.

The OPEC+ alliance of oil-exporting countries has decided to sharply cut production to support sagging oil prices.
90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, poll finds

90% of US adults say mental health is a crisis in the United States, poll finds

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 2:05 p.m.

An overwhelming majority of people in the United States think the country is experiencing a mental health crisis, according to a new survey from CNN in partnership with the Kaiser Family Foundation.
Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with Halyna Hutchins' family

Alec Baldwin reaches settlement with Halyna Hutchins' family

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 1:36 p.m.

The family of Halyna Hutchins, the cinematographer killed on the "Rust" movie set in 2021, and Alec Baldwin have reached an undisclosed settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed against the actor and others, according to a statement released by the actor's attorney.
Man who claims girlfriend shot herself multiple times is charged with murder

Man who claims girlfriend shot herself multiple times is charged with murder

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 1:09 p.m.

A man who police say told detectives that his girlfriend shot herself multiple times, causing fatal injuries, has been charged with murder.
Motorcyclist killed in Provo collision

Motorcyclist killed in Provo collision

Kaitlyn Bancroft, KSL.com  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 12:47 p.m.

A 47-year-old man died Tuesday when the motorcycle he was driving collided with a van on State Street in Provo.
Designed to keep students safe, SafeUT app sees big increase in activity

Designed to keep students safe, SafeUT app sees big increase in activity

Debbie Worthen, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 12:39 p.m.

Utah students are reporting more tips related to violence, more total tips and using the Safe UT app designed to keep them safe more too.
What policymakers and Americans see differently when it comes to abortion

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What policymakers and Americans see differently when it comes to abortion

Jennifer Graham, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 12:30 p.m.

New findings show that most Americans hold nuanced views on abortion that could help states craft policy.
'Best Before' labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

'Best Before' labels scrutinized as food waste concerns grow

Dee-Ann Durbin, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 12:21 p.m.

"Best before" labels are coming under scrutiny as concerns about food waste grow around the world. Manufacturers have used the labels for decades to estimate peak freshness.
Homeowners in Florida face unsure future after Ian

Homeowners in Florida face unsure future after Ian

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 11:44 a.m.

The town of Fort Meyers Beach in Florida is unrecognizable after Hurricane Ian tore through the area. It's now considered to be one of the 25 worst hurricanes to ever hit the U.S.
Registered sex offender charged in Salt Lake sex assault, shooting investigation

Registered sex offender charged in Salt Lake sex assault, shooting investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 11:17 a.m.

A registered sex offender with a long and violent criminal history in Utah has been charged in connection with a 2021 sexual assault of a woman and the shooting of her friend who tried to help, according to prosecutors.
Evan McMullin sues Club for Growth, Utah TV stations over attack ad

Evan McMullin sues Club for Growth, Utah TV stations over attack ad

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated Oct. 5 - 11:08 a.m.

Independent Senate candidate Evan McMullin sued Club for Growth Action and local TV stations on Tuesday over a misleading attack ad.
What will the Glendale Regional Park look like when it opens?

What will the Glendale Regional Park look like when it opens?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 10:53 a.m.

Glendale Regional Park is opening in 2024, no matter what. With 18 months to spare, some projects are moving to top of the list to be completed first.
How Jaylen Dixon brought the fun back to his game and what it means for the Utes offense

How Jaylen Dixon brought the fun back to his game and what it means for the Utes offense

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 10:26 a.m.

Only one player that has previously entered his name into the transfer portal has been added back to the Utah football roster.
'The future is here': Intermountain launches drone delivery service, 1st of its kind in the West

'The future is here': Intermountain launches drone delivery service, 1st of its kind in the West

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 9:05 a.m.

Intermountain Healthcare is making sci-fi a reality by using taps on your smartphone to deploy an electric aircraft to drop needed supplies in your front yard.
Bed checks and business trips: No. 16 BYU, Notre Dame opting out of glitz of Las Vegas

Bed checks and business trips: No. 16 BYU, Notre Dame opting out of glitz of Las Vegas

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 8:46 a.m.

When it comes to the glitz and glamor of Las Vegas, from UFC's Apex training center in Summerlin to the ballyhooed Las Vegas Strip, the Cougars won't have much to do with it.
They're back: Grasshoppers once again invade southern Utah and Nevada

They're back: Grasshoppers once again invade southern Utah and Nevada

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 8:20 a.m.

The fluttering that flies out walking on the grass, the extra passenger on the hood of the car, those things flying around the streetlights at night. People aren't imagining things. The grasshoppers are back.
Drug tests deemed 'not sufficiently reliable' in one child welfare case are commonly used in Utah

Drug tests deemed 'not sufficiently reliable' in one child welfare case are commonly used in Utah

Daniella Rivera, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 8:08 a.m.

A certain type of drug test was ruled "not sufficiently reliable" in a couple's legal effort, but Utah's child welfare agency isn't signaling any plans to stop using the tests.
Off-roading Utah: What you need to know about insurance and popular fall trails

Off-roading Utah: What you need to know about insurance and popular fall trails

Brad Debry Law Firm  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 8:00 a.m.

Ripping and roaring through Utah's winding mountain trails and dusty desert paths on your all-terrain vehicle, four-wheeler or dirtbike is one of life's greatest pleasures for many people.
Robots are making French fries faster, better than humans

Robots are making French fries faster, better than humans

Phil Lavelle and Sandra Stojanovic, Reuters  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 7:39 a.m.

Fast-food French fries and onion rings are going high-tech, thanks to a company in Southern California.
'I'm happy with the outcome': Former Parowan mayor found not guilty in misdemeanor theft case

'I'm happy with the outcome': Former Parowan mayor found not guilty in misdemeanor theft case

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 7:20 a.m.

In a misdemeanor theft case that took more than three years to make its way through the court system, former Parowan mayor Preston Griffiths was found not guilty on Friday.
Seoul's reprisal blows up after North Korean missile success

Seoul's reprisal blows up after North Korean missile success

Kim Tong-hyung, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 6:47 a.m.

A malfunctioning South Korean ballistic missile blew up as it plowed into the ground during a drill with the United States that was a reprisal for North Korea's launch a day earlier of a weapon that flew over Japan and has the range to strike Guam.
How will lower Colorado River flows impact Utah business, way of life?

How will lower Colorado River flows impact Utah business, way of life?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 5 - 6:22 a.m.

Utah's growth is aided by the Colorado River. What happens when it's not producing water?
Jazz pick up preseason win in Portland, but was future of team playing in Las Vegas?

Jazz pick up preseason win in Portland, but was future of team playing in Las Vegas?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 11:50 p.m.

Will Hardy is on the board with a win after the Jazz rolled to a 118-101 preseason victory over the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday. Meanwhile, the projected No. 1 and No. 2 picks in the 2023 NBA draft, who could join the Jazz in the future, were going head-to-head in Las Vegas.
Rival high schools show their support for Utah teen killed in car crash

Rival high schools show their support for Utah teen killed in car crash

Michael Locklear, KSL-TV  |  Posted Oct. 4 - 10:20 p.m.

A father who recently lost his daughter in a car crash wants to express his gratitude. He's touched that several rival high schools across central Utah put aside their differences to honor Oakley Shiner, 17.

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