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Roy shakes off slow start in 51-17 rout over Woods Cross on the road

Roy shakes off slow start in 51-17 rout over Woods Cross on the road

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Roy Royals made up for a scoreless first quarter Friday with 23 unanswered points and 51 points in the final three quarters.
Utah trainer believes copper in her dog's food led to his death

Utah trainer believes copper in her dog's food led to his death

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Cache Valley woman who trains service dogs for veterans says she found out the hard way that copper, a common ingredient in dog food, can make your dog very sick and even lead to death.
1 man killed in house explosion in southern Utah County

1 man killed in house explosion in southern Utah County

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 10:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 19-year-old man died in a house explosion in the town of Elk Ridge on Friday.
A third party signed up 15,000 voters in Arizona, looking for unity ticket against Biden and Trump

A third party signed up 15,000 voters in Arizona, looking for unity ticket against Biden and Trump

Jonathan J. Cooper, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than 15,000 people in Arizona have registered to join a new political party floating a possible bipartisan "unity ticket" against Joe Biden and Donald Trump.
As fall begins, look inside the house to avoid dangerous falls

As fall begins, look inside the house to avoid dangerous falls

Ken Fall, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

National Fall Prevention week coincides with the beginning of autumn. It's the best time to ensure your loved ones are safe in their home.
Families welcome home Utah National Guard Soldiers

Families welcome home Utah National Guard Soldiers

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Approximately 45 soldiers from the Utah Army National Guard are coming home from being deployed overseas.
Pick Six Previews: Kansas with the edge in high-scoring Big 12 debut for BYU

Pick Six Previews: Kansas with the edge in high-scoring Big 12 debut for BYU

Brett Ciancia, Pick Six Previews  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kansas has the statistical edge in both offense vs. defense matchups, has the more proven and dynamic quarterback, and, of course, home field advantage.
University of Utah College of Nursing celebrates 75 years

University of Utah College of Nursing celebrates 75 years

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

The University of Utah College of Nursing celebrated its 75th anniversary this week with a gala, a drone show and a ceremony honoring nurses who graduated from the program over 50 years ago.
Former softball coach convicted of sexually assaulting a teen surrenders her license

Former softball coach convicted of sexually assaulting a teen surrenders her license

Eliza Pace, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former softball coach and licensed social worker has surrendered her license months after pleading guilty to a felony sex crime involving a 14-year-old she coached.
With improved defense, No. 11 Utah looking for better showing against No. 22 UCLA

With improved defense, No. 11 Utah looking for better showing against No. 22 UCLA

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 6:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's defense is ready for a do over.
Auto workers are expanding their strike to 38 locations in 20 states, targeting Stellantis and GM

Auto workers are expanding their strike to 38 locations in 20 states, targeting Stellantis and GM

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 5:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Auto workers have expanded their strike against major carmakers, walking out of 38 General Motors and Stellantis parts-distribution centers in 20 states.
Utah-Ukraine partnership marks 'historic milestone'; Zelenskyy honors Utahn

Utah-Ukraine partnership marks 'historic milestone'; Zelenskyy honors Utahn

Gabrielle Shiozawa, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 5:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Aerospace and Defense Association signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ukraine on Thursday, opening up a symbiotic partnership.
Lumen Bioscience wins $1.5M prize from U. to combat climate change by reducing cow farts

Lumen Bioscience wins $1.5M prize from U. to combat climate change by reducing cow farts

Kaigan Mears Bigler, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 5:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lumen Bioscience was announced Friday as the winner of the $1.5 million Wilkes Center Climate Prize from the University of Utah to expand its work on reducing methane emissions in the atmosphere — by reducing cow farts.
A 9/11 defendant is ruled unfit for trial after a medical panel finds torture left him psychotic

A 9/11 defendant is ruled unfit for trial after a medical panel finds torture left him psychotic

Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 5:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

A military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ruled one of the 9/11 defendants unfit for trial after a military medical panel found that the man's sustained abuse in CIA custody years earlier has rendered him lastingly psychotic.
3 wrongful death lawsuits hit Utah-based private prison company

3 wrongful death lawsuits hit Utah-based private prison company

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 5:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah-based private prison company recently returned more than $5 million after an investigation conducted by the Mississippi state auditor found the prisons it was operating there were understaffed.
Clearfield police seek help finding woman missing since Aug. 16

Clearfield police seek help finding woman missing since Aug. 16

Gabrielle Shiozawa, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 4:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Clearfield police are seeking help finding a woman believed to have been missing since Aug. 16.
Gold bars, cash-stuffed envelopes: New indictment of Sen. Menendez alleges vast corruption

Gold bars, cash-stuffed envelopes: New indictment of Sen. Menendez alleges vast corruption

Jake Offenhartz, Associated Press  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 4:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey has been indicted, accused of using his foreign affairs influence to help Egypt in return for bribes from the authoritarian regime.
Emphasizing religious liberty, church asks 9th Circuit to review James Huntsman lawsuit decision

Emphasizing religious liberty, church asks 9th Circuit to review James Huntsman lawsuit decision

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 4:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has appealed a court decision to reinstate part of the case of a California businessman who seeks the return of tithing he paid to the church.
Have You Seen This? Heaven's new receptionist

Have You Seen This? Heaven's new receptionist

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

We've all wondered what will happen when we die. Will we arrive at the pearly white gates? Get a set of wings? Be greeted by friends and family?
Govt. shutdown likely because 'holdouts' want to 'sabotage' spending cuts, Rep. Moore says

Govt. shutdown likely because 'holdouts' want to 'sabotage' spending cuts, Rep. Moore says

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah congressman, Rep. Blake Moore, is part of the House Budget Committee which passed an outline Wednesday to balance the budget.
The electric ride: Reviewing Nissan's completely electric crossover

The electric ride: Reviewing Nissan's completely electric crossover

Emily Swenson  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

These are a few things I loved after taking the Nissan Ariya for a drive.
Missing South Ogden man found dead

Missing South Ogden man found dead

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 2:48 p.m.  |  Save Story

A South Ogden man missing since Wednesday was found dead Thursday night. Police said they do not suspect any foul play.
COVID spooked older customers away from restaurants, and many aren't coming back

COVID spooked older customers away from restaurants, and many aren't coming back

Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 2:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Even the unlimited breadsticks at Olive Garden and wooden rocking chairs at Cracker Barrel can't seem to lure back older customers.
Duchesne County man charged with murder in shooting death of his wife

Duchesne County man charged with murder in shooting death of his wife

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 22 - 2:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Arcadia, Duchesne County, man was charged Friday with murder in the shooting death of his wife at their home.
Sugar House residents get overview of latest construction project set for 1300 East

Sugar House residents get overview of latest construction project set for 1300 East

Katija Stjepovic, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 2:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City hosted an open house at Highland Park Elementary Thursday evening to let residents learn about an upcoming construction project on 1300 East in Sugar House.
Why intact family might matter more now than ever before for children

Why intact family might matter more now than ever before for children

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 1:38 p.m.  |  Save Story

While divorce has become more accepted by society and a declining share of Americans think stable family life for kids is more likely when married parents raise them together, a new report suggests that intact families are more important than ever for children.
Pick Six Previews: Utah's 3-peat campaign begins with 'revenge' game against UCLA

Pick Six Previews: Utah's 3-peat campaign begins with 'revenge' game against UCLA

Brett Ciancia, Pick Six Previews  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 1:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

With an undefeated record in hand, No. 11 Utah now shifts its focus to the Pac-12 conference race, and their three-peat campaign.
iPhone 15 hits shelves around the world. Here's what you need to know

iPhone 15 hits shelves around the world. Here's what you need to know

Samantha Murphy Kelly, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Apple's iPhone 15 lineup hit stores Friday as people waited in long lines across China, Europe and the U.S. to be among the first to get their hands on one of the company's next-generation smartphones.
US a 'declining democracy,' Utah governor says, and it's time for a 'wake-up call'

US a 'declining democracy,' Utah governor says, and it's time for a 'wake-up call'

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox's brow furrowed when he was asked about Sen. Mitt Romney spending $5,000 a day since the Jan. 6, 2021 riot at the U.S. Capitol to cover private security for his family.
8 officers 'justified' in shooting, killing gunman who killed police dog

8 officers 'justified' in shooting, killing gunman who killed police dog

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 11:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

Eight officers were legally justified in shooting and killing a man who had led police on three chases before he killed a police dog in South Jordan in 2022, prosecutors concluded Friday.
This Latter-day Saint scholar finds no conflict between faith, church history

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This Latter-day Saint scholar finds no conflict between faith, church history

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 11:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Richard Bushman said he finds no contradiction between faith and scholarship.
KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 4 of college football

KSL.com Pick'em: Staff picks for Week 4 of college football

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:37 a.m.  |  Save Story

Each week, we'll release the KSL.com sports staff picks for you to see. Can you do a better job than us? Probably, but that's the fun of it all.
Driver in wrong-way freeway crash with trooper arrested again for driving wrong way, UHP says

Driver in wrong-way freeway crash with trooper arrested again for driving wrong way, UHP says

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah man who was hit nearly head-on by a trooper in April to prevent him from going the wrong way was arrested Thursday for going the wrong way on a freeway again, UHP says.
'It's really been special': Steve Klauke bids farewell to baseball after 29 years as voice of Bees

'It's really been special': Steve Klauke bids farewell to baseball after 29 years as voice of Bees

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

Steve Klauke is set to retire the voice of the Salt Lake Bees after Sunday's game. It's a legacy he built with the help of a legendary Chicago broadcaster, a newsletter and work trip to Portland.
Post Malone offers signed guitar to raise money for Utah Honor Flight

Post Malone offers signed guitar to raise money for Utah Honor Flight

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

When the Cottonwood Heights Police Department wanted something to auction off for charity, their most famous resident didn't hesitate to help.
911 call shows bizarre circumstances of F-35 ejection: 'Not sure where the airplane is,' pilot says

911 call shows bizarre circumstances of F-35 ejection: 'Not sure where the airplane is,' pilot says

James Pollard and Tara Copp, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

A military pilot whose advanced fighter jet went temporarily missing over the weekend is heard repeatedly requesting an ambulance in a perplexing 911 call from the South Carolina home where he had parachuted to safety.
BYU safeties have rolled with punches, but can they slow down Kansas' Jalon Daniels?

BYU safeties have rolled with punches, but can they slow down Kansas' Jalon Daniels?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Cougars will likely start two walk-ons at free and strong safety when they open Big 12 play Saturday at Kansas. But safeties coach Jay Hill isn't concerned.
Cox: Utah's got a plan to keep national parks open amid looming federal government shutdown

Cox: Utah's got a plan to keep national parks open amid looming federal government shutdown

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 8:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

With a shutdown of the federal government appearing increasingly likely, Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says the state has a plan to help keep the state's national parks open.
Cedar City man charged with sexually exploiting teen girl

Cedar City man charged with sexually exploiting teen girl

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Cedar City man has been charged with sexually exploiting a teenage girl, as police continue to investigate multiple allegations against him.
1 killed in I-80 rollover crash in Tooele County, troopers say

1 killed in I-80 rollover crash in Tooele County, troopers say

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

One person was killed in a rollover crash on Interstate 80 in Tooele County late Thursday.
Amazon Prime Video will soon come with ads, or a $2.99 monthly charge to dodge them

Amazon Prime Video will soon come with ads, or a $2.99 monthly charge to dodge them

Michelle Chapman, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 7:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Amazon's Prime Video will begin showing ads during shows and movies early next year, joining other streaming services that have added different tiers of subscriptions.
How to watch the NASA mission landing in Utah on Sunday

How to watch the NASA mission landing in Utah on Sunday

Gabrielle Shiozawa, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 6:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

A NASA director invited Utahns to watch the asteroid sample mission landing in the Utah desert this Sunday, and shared information about other upcoming missions Thursday.
West Jordan survives Hunter comeback attempt to claim key Region 4 win

West Jordan survives Hunter comeback attempt to claim key Region 4 win

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 11:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Jaguars jumped out to a 28-0 lead in the second quarter but had to sweat out a furious comeback attempt by the Wolverines in their 28-20 win.
170 residences without water in Washington County town, others under boil order

170 residences without water in Washington County town, others under boil order

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 10:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

Wells have run dry in Washington County's Apple Valley, leaving about 170 households without water. Those who do have water are being told to boil it before using it.
Midvale man jailed for shooting another man 3 times as the man ran away

Midvale man jailed for shooting another man 3 times as the man ran away

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Midvale man will serve at least one year in jail, followed by probation, after he pleaded guilty to shooting a man who was running away from him.
'It makes you feel wanted': Weber School Foundation opens teen centers as homelessness increases

'It makes you feel wanted': Weber School Foundation opens teen centers as homelessness increases

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Teen homelessness is a growing problem in Weber County, and schools there are doing something to tackle it.
Sen. Mike Lee, 28 other GOP lawmakers sign letter opposing funds for Ukraine

Sen. Mike Lee, 28 other GOP lawmakers sign letter opposing funds for Ukraine

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was in the U.S. Thursday with the goal of asking for additional support for his war-torn country. But several Republican lawmakers say they oppose providing the billions of additional dollars without accountability.
Eagle Mountain's project to reduce flooding threat

Eagle Mountain's project to reduce flooding threat

Brittany Tait, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Work is underway in Eagle Mountain to reduce the threat of floods.
Experience the Pop Culture Extravaganza at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

Experience the Pop Culture Extravaganza at FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention

Kaigan Mears Bigler, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 9:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Dozens dressed up as Spider-Man, Master Chief and their favorite anime characters Thursday to line up and talk with some of their favorite celebrities.
St. George police warn of scam targeting pet owners looking for missing animal

St. George police warn of scam targeting pet owners looking for missing animal

Ashley Moser, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

It has been six weeks since pet owner Scott Donnachie has seen his beloved cat George. When his 5-year-old tabby cat went missing, he went straight to social media for help.
Biden administration seeks to remove medical bills from credit reports

Biden administration seeks to remove medical bills from credit reports

Tami Luhby, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 8:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Millions of Americans with unpaid medical bills would no longer have that debt show up on credit reports under proposals being considered by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Utah Valley University breaks ground on new $88M engineering and technology building

Utah Valley University breaks ground on new $88M engineering and technology building

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

UVU took the first step Thursday in remedying an increasing number of engineering and technology students by breaking ground on a new building named after Qualtrics co-founder Scott Smith.
Why Cox isn't surprised with $1.5B price tag to mitigate Great Salt Lake dust

Why Cox isn't surprised with $1.5B price tag to mitigate Great Salt Lake dust

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new report that says mitigating Great Salt Lake dust would likely cost at least $1.5 billion. Gov. Spencer Cox said it underscores the importance of getting water to the lake instead.
QUIZ: Where are these iconic Mexican landmarks?

QUIZ: Where are these iconic Mexican landmarks?

Cafe Rio  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Enter for the chance to win four meal cards to Café Rio!
'They're following people in our neighborhoods': Millcreek sees uptick in coyote sightings

'They're following people in our neighborhoods': Millcreek sees uptick in coyote sightings

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 6:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Coyotes are popping up more often in more Salt Lake neighborhoods. Millcreek is the latest city to report more coyote encounters.
Review: Utah schools failed in response to sexual assault reports

Review: Utah schools failed in response to sexual assault reports

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Updated Sept. 21 - 6:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Alpine School District "discriminated against students based on sex by failing to respond to reports of sexual assault by employees and students," a federal Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights compliance review has determined.
Who does Utah Gov. Spencer Cox back to replace Sen. Mitt Romney?

Who does Utah Gov. Spencer Cox back to replace Sen. Mitt Romney?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 5:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox all but endorsed one of the candidates lining up to replace retiring Republican Sen. Mitt Romney, who he said the state is "lucky" to have and who would have made an "amazing" president.
Angus Cloud's cause of death revealed

Angus Cloud's cause of death revealed

Cheri Mossburg, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 21 - 4:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

Angus Cloud died of an accidental overdose, according to the Alameda County Coroner's office in California.

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