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St. George mayor gives 'State of the City' address with major focus on water use

St. George mayor gives 'State of the City' address with major focus on water use

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

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Mayor Michele Randall on Tuesday delivered the State of the City address to her city, which just happens to be at the heart of fastest-growing metro area in the nation.
Tiger Woods wants to bring another golf course to the Wasatch Back

Tiger Woods wants to bring another golf course to the Wasatch Back

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tiger Woods and his golf course design firm TGR Designs announced plans for an 18-hole championship course near Park City in partnership with Marcella Club in Wasatch County.
Utah sex offender charged with kidnapping teen girl from Arizona he met on TikTok

Utah sex offender charged with kidnapping teen girl from Arizona he met on TikTok

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 7:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

A West Valley man previously convicted of sexually extorting a teen girl is now charged with driving to Arizona to take a different teen girl back to his home in Utah where he sexually assaulted her.
AMC to charge more for good seats in movie theaters

AMC to charge more for good seats in movie theaters

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 6:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

Middle seats at many U.S. movie theaters just got more expensive. AMC Theaters is the nation's largest movie theater chain and on Monday, it unveiled a new pricing scheme in which seat location determines how much your movie ticket costs.
Turkish Americans in Utah raise funds for earthquake relief

Turkish Americans in Utah raise funds for earthquake relief

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 5:47 p.m.  |  Save Story

A group of Turkish Americans in Utah are helping to gather money for their suffering homeland.
Utah domestic violence service providers ask state for funds to stay afloat

Utah domestic violence service providers ask state for funds to stay afloat

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 5:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lt. Gov. Deidre Henderson joined the Utah Domestic Violation Coalition in asking the Legislature for more money for victim services.
Americans are becoming 'reluctant' to make larger purchases, new Fed report shows

Americans are becoming 'reluctant' to make larger purchases, new Fed report shows

Alicia Wallace, CNN  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

As retail sales took a bit of a breather in December, so did the credit cards.
Utah bans 'shed hunting' through April as deer struggle through winter conditions

Utah bans 'shed hunting' through April as deer struggle through winter conditions

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 4:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources officials announced a "statewide emergency closure" of shed hunting on all private and public lands in the state through the end of April.
Feds announce changes at southern Utah recreation site amid spike in popularity

Feds announce changes at southern Utah recreation site amid spike in popularity

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 7 - 3:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Changes are coming to a popular recreation site within the Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument as its infrastructure struggles to meet growing demand.
Have You Seen This? Former BYU basketball star's toddler son is already hoopin'

Have You Seen This? Former BYU basketball star's toddler son is already hoopin'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Former BYU standout Elijah Bryant teaching his son Blu to play basketball on a mini-hoop will give you all the feels.
Driver may have suffered medical episode before fatal Wasatch County crash, UHP says

Driver may have suffered medical episode before fatal Wasatch County crash, UHP says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 7 - 3:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Authorities say the driver of a Ford F-150 pickup truck may have had a medical episode leading up to a fatal four-vehicle crash at an intersection in Wasatch County on Tuesday morning.
Lizards, tortoises and snakes, oh my! Southern Utah reptile expert shares enthusiasm, education

Lizards, tortoises and snakes, oh my! Southern Utah reptile expert shares enthusiasm, education

Nick Yamashita, St. George News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

The expressions on the kids' faces differed, some in amazement and others quite nervous, when looking at the black and white striped king snake gazing toward them.
KSL Cars is giving away $100 each week in February

KSL Cars is giving away $100 each week in February

KSL Cars  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Snow driving you crazy? KSL Cars is here to defrost the winter blues with a $100 gift card giveaway.
Shopping for Valentine's roses? Here are 9 comparisons to help you find a sweeheart deal

Shopping for Valentine's roses? Here are 9 comparisons to help you find a sweeheart deal

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 2:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

From online and local florist delivery options to grocery store blooms, KSL-TV's Matt Gephardt compares the cost and durability of nine different bouquets of a dozen red roses.
Ex-Sandy fire captain admits hiding cameras where teens undressed, uploading child porn

Ex-Sandy fire captain admits hiding cameras where teens undressed, uploading child porn

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 2:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former Sandy fire captain has pleaded guilty to hiding cameras at a business where girls would undress and to uploading child pornography.
Retailers try to curb theft while not angering shoppers

Retailers try to curb theft while not angering shoppers

Anne D'Innocenzio, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 1:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

Across the retail landscape, businesses have been putting items under lock and key as a quick way to stop thieves. Some are considering extreme measures.
Creating community: Utah group honors oaxaqueño culture

Creating community: Utah group honors oaxaqueño culture

Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 12:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

Oaxaca en Utah unites individuals with ties to Oaxaca and share the Mexican state's unique culture, food, dances and more.
Attorneys say new photo is proof Moab police ignored Gabby Petito's visible injuries

Attorneys say new photo is proof Moab police ignored Gabby Petito's visible injuries

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 12:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

A law firm representing the Petito family released a photo on Tuesday that shows the injuries on Gabby Petito's face on the day Moab police interviewed her and Brian Laundrie.
Undrafted to the biggest stage: Britain Covey's 'unique ride' to Super Bowl LVII

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Undrafted to the biggest stage: Britain Covey's 'unique ride' to Super Bowl LVII

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 11:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

Next Sunday, the former Utes star will be returning punts for the Philadelphia Eagles as they face Kansas City at State Farm Stadium in Arizona.
Kidney dialysis-related infection rates higher in US minorities

Kidney dialysis-related infection rates higher in US minorities

Nancy Lapid, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 11:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Preventable bloodstream infections related to kidney failure treatment are more common in U.S. Blacks and Hispanics than in whites, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released on Monday.
Utah advocate who raised money for fake cancer diagnoses admits to fraud

Utah advocate who raised money for fake cancer diagnoses admits to fraud

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 10:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

A South Jordan woman has admitted to fraud after police say she faked a cancer diagnosis and collected thousands of dollars in donations.
Patrick Kinahan: Pitt coach throws shade on new BYU quarterback's leadership skills

Patrick Kinahan: Pitt coach throws shade on new BYU quarterback's leadership skills

Patrick Kinahan for KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 10:32 a.m.  |  Save Story

Not only does BYU's presumptive starter at quarterback face skepticism about his ability now his leadership skills have been called into question.
Cox, Utah National Guard general announced as guests for State of the Union

Cox, Utah National Guard general announced as guests for State of the Union

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 10:10 a.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden is slated to deliver his third State of the Union address Tuesday evening, and Utah Gov. Spencer Cox and Maj. Gen. Michael J. Turley will be in attendance when he does.
Delta woman arrested in death of man at her home

Delta woman arrested in death of man at her home

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 9:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Millard County Sheriff's Office has arrested a Delta woman in connection with the death of a man who was at her home.
Biden aims to deliver reassurance in State of Union address

Biden aims to deliver reassurance in State of Union address

Zeke Miller and Seung Min Kim, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 9:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

President Joe Biden is ready to offer a reassuring assessment of the nation's condition rather than roll out flashy policy proposals as he delivers his second State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Chilling search history on Enoch father's phone included: 'Can neighbors hear gunshots?'

Chilling search history on Enoch father's phone included: 'Can neighbors hear gunshots?'

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

A southern Utah man who shot and killed his wife, five children and mother-in-law made some chilling Google searches before the murders suggesting premeditation.
Hurricane deaths at nursing home: accident or manslaughter?

Hurricane deaths at nursing home: accident or manslaughter?

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

The trial of a Florida nursing home administrator accused of causing the overheating deaths of nine patients after a 2017 hurricane is underway. Prosecutors during Monday's opening statements accused Jorge Carballo of abandoning his patients.
Jupiter's moon count jumps to 92, most in solar system

Jupiter's moon count jumps to 92, most in solar system

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Astronomers have discovered 12 new moons around Jupiter, putting the total count at a record-breaking 92. That's more than any other planet in our solar system.
Did US House speaker election drama change Utahns' view of GOP?

Did US House speaker election drama change Utahns' view of GOP?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Rep. Kevin McCarthy scratched out a victory for speaker of the U.S. House after a grueling 15 rounds of voting and a boatload of concessions to a small group of far-right Republicans.
Is your retirement income protected if the economy tanks? 6 steps you can take

Is your retirement income protected if the economy tanks? 6 steps you can take

B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions and Advisors  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Filing for Social Security could be one of the most important financial decisions of your life.
West Jordan mother in ICU after collision with snowmobile while tubing

West Jordan mother in ICU after collision with snowmobile while tubing

Ashley Moser, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 7:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah mother is recovering in the ICU after colliding with a snowmobile while tubing over the weekend.
Sheriff's office urges preparedness following 3 consecutive rescues in Washington County

Sheriff's office urges preparedness following 3 consecutive rescues in Washington County

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 7:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Three separate rescues occurred across Washington County on Sunday, and the sheriff's office is stressing how important it is to be prepared.
Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria

Race to find survivors as quake aid pours into Turkey, Syria

Mehmet Guzel, Ghaith Alsayed and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 6:54 a.m.  |  Save Story

Search teams and emergency aid from around the world are pouring into Turkey and Syria as rescuers working in freezing temperatures dig through the remains of buildings flattened by a magnitude 7.8 earthquake. The death toll soared above 5,000 and was still expected to rise.
'A little bit of outside noise': Jazz focus wanes as trade rumors swirl

'A little bit of outside noise': Jazz focus wanes as trade rumors swirl

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 7 - 12:33 a.m.  |  Save Story

It's a few days before the trade deadline and nearly every rotation player has seen their name in some type of trade rumor. It's not hard to draw a line between that and a lack of focus.
'I feel disappointed': Jazz no match, again, for shorthanded Mavericks

'I feel disappointed': Jazz no match, again, for shorthanded Mavericks

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Feb. 6 - 11:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

With their best players away from the team, Dallas still beat Utah 124-111 Monday at Vivint Arena.
Utah lawmaker, LGBTQ advocates reach compromise on conversion therapy bill

Utah lawmaker, LGBTQ advocates reach compromise on conversion therapy bill

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Updated Feb. 6 - 10:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

A bill to tweak Utah's ban on conversion therapy for children and teens is now supported by LGBTQ advocates after a lawmaker agreed to make changes to its language.
Ukraine wants Olympic sponsors to take sides in Russian controversy

Ukraine wants Olympic sponsors to take sides in Russian controversy

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 10:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ukraine's campaign to keep Russian athletes from competing in the 2024 Summer Games in Paris is now targeting International Olympic Committee sponsors in addition to a threatened boycott.
'It's devastating': Utahn born in Turkey expresses her concerns after 7.8 earthquake

'It's devastating': Utahn born in Turkey expresses her concerns after 7.8 earthquake

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 9:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Salt Lake cafe owner was born not too far from the epicenter of the 7.8 Turkey earthquake and still has family and friends in that area.
As Utah gas prices jump at the pump, Gov. Spencer Cox says he's feeling your pain

As Utah gas prices jump at the pump, Gov. Spencer Cox says he's feeling your pain

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 9:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

While this is the time of year typically noteworthy for winter doldrums and lower gas prices, pump prices have instead been mostly moving the other direction.
Boy critically injured after falling off a slide at school in Tooele County

Boy critically injured after falling off a slide at school in Tooele County

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 9:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

An 8-year-old boy was critically injured when he fell off a slide during recess at an elementary school in Tooele County on Monday.
Rescuers scramble in Turkey, Syria after quake kills 4,000

Rescuers scramble in Turkey, Syria after quake kills 4,000

Ghaith Alsayed and Suzan Fraser, Associated Press  |  Updated Feb. 6 - 8:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Rescuers in Turkey and war-ravaged Syria searched through the frigid night into Tuesday, hoping to pull more survivors from the rubble after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed more than 4,000 people.
Motorcyclist falls from southern Utah cliff; rescuers dispatched via Apple watch

Motorcyclist falls from southern Utah cliff; rescuers dispatched via Apple watch

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 8:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A crash alert sent from an Apple Watch led first responders to a motorcyclist who fell approximately 150 feet off a cliff's edge Saturday in southern Utah.
US failed to detect past Chinese spy balloons over United States

US failed to detect past Chinese spy balloons over United States

Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali, Reuters  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 7:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

A senior U.S. general responsible for bringing down a Chinese spy balloon said on Monday the military had not detected previous spy balloons before the one that appeared on Jan. 28 over the United States and called it an "awareness gap."
Provo will soon be welcoming its 1st full-size Target store

Provo will soon be welcoming its 1st full-size Target store

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Residents of Provo will soon have another retail therapy resource at their disposal: a brand-new Target. Real estate firm Brixton Capital announced Monday that a new full-size Target will occupy the former Dillard's building at Provo Towne Centre.
Utah social media bill with parental consent requirement advances despite privacy concerns

Utah social media bill with parental consent requirement advances despite privacy concerns

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 6:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

An effort to prevent kids from using social media without parental approval cleared a Utah House committee, despite concerns from both sides that the bill is a potential violation of privacy.
Biden 2024? Most Democrats say no thank you, according to poll

Biden 2024? Most Democrats say no thank you, according to poll

Josh Boak and Hannah Fingerhut, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 5:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

A majority of Democrats now think one term is plenty for President Joe Biden, despite his insistence that he plans to seek reelection in 2024.
Utah reaches annual snowpack normal 2 months early. What happens next?

Utah reaches annual snowpack normal 2 months early. What happens next?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 5:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

State water managers want to see the perfect conditions that will ensure that all of the water in Utah's mountain snowpack ends up in a lakes and reservoirs.
Utah man accused of drugging woman's tea, sexually extorting her

Utah man accused of drugging woman's tea, sexually extorting her

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 4:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County man who police say put a sleeping pill in a woman's tea without her knowledge and told her she could not stay at his residence unless she had sex with him, is facing criminal charges.
2 arrested in road rage investigation in Salt Lake City

2 arrested in road rage investigation in Salt Lake City

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 4:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man accused of pointing a gun at another driver was arrested early Monday along with a second man in Salt Lake City in a suspected case of road rage.
Utah lawmakers look at ways to help corrections officers following 3 attacks in 2 weeks

Utah lawmakers look at ways to help corrections officers following 3 attacks in 2 weeks

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV and Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Updated Feb. 6 - 4:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Utah state prison facilities were placed on lockdown Sunday evening after three corrections officers were injured in the last two weeks. 
Have You Seen This? Massive iceberg collapses and breaks off glacier

Have You Seen This? Massive iceberg collapses and breaks off glacier

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 3:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

This video shows the moment an iceberg breaks off the Grey Glacier and plummets into the frigid waters below, revealing a previously hidden view of the iceberg.
Utah company offers same-day MRI scans and it's cheaper than you think

Utah company offers same-day MRI scans and it's cheaper than you think

Taylormed MRI  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Getting an MRI can be costly and take weeks to get after visiting a doctor. One walk-in MRI clinic is hoping to disrupt this tedious process.
Steal. Sell. Repeat. Wave of construction thefts leaves Utah buyers stuck paying the price

Steal. Sell. Repeat. Wave of construction thefts leaves Utah buyers stuck paying the price

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 2:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

They thought it was a steal. Turns out, they got scammed. A man stole construction equipment and sold it to unwitting Utahns, but his victims say they're the ones paying for his crimes.
Man arrested after injuring three people in Ogden shooting, police say

Man arrested after injuring three people in Ogden shooting, police say

Kaitlyn Bancroft, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 1:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man has been arrested on suspicion of firing four shots in Ogden, injuring three people.
Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders denounce anti-gay laws

Pope, Anglican, Presbyterian leaders denounce anti-gay laws

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 1:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

Pope Francis has been backed by the ceremonial head of the Anglican Communion and top Presbyterian minister in calling for gays to be welcomed by their churches as he again decried laws that criminalize homosexuality as unjust.
Sheriff: Toxic gas release likely from Ohio derailment

Sheriff: Toxic gas release likely from Ohio derailment

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 12:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Officials are working to prevent any major explosion from the smoldering wreckage of an Ohio train derailment near the Pennsylvania state line. The village of East Palestine said Monday morning authorities are now enforcing what previously was a strongly recommended evacuation zone within a mile of the site.
For Super Bowl ads this year, crypto is out, booze is in

For Super Bowl ads this year, crypto is out, booze is in

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 11:37 a.m.  |  Save Story

The hottest ticket in town for advertisers is officially sold out. Fox said Monday that in-game ads for Super Bowl LVII have all been sold. The big game between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Philadelphia Eagles takes place on Sunday.
Kodi Lee had the most viral moment in 'AGT' history. This is his story

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Kodi Lee had the most viral moment in 'AGT' history. This is his story

Lottie Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 11:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

Tina Lee has spent the past 26 years advocating for her son, who returns to "America's Got Talent" Feb. 6 to compete on "AGT: All-Stars."
China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon

China accuses US of indiscriminate use of force over balloon

Emily Wang Fujiyama, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb. 6 - 11:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

China has accused the United States of indiscriminate use of force in shooting down a suspected Chinese spy balloon, saying it seriously damaged both sides' efforts to stabilize Sino-U.S. relations.

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