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Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN Business | Posted Aug. 7 - 9:26 a.m.
As prices surge, store brands — also known as private labels, white labels or generic brands — have become an even more attractive option for inflation-fatigued shoppers who are looking to switch from pricier name brands.
Andrew Adams, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 7 - 8:21 a.m.
A unique neighborhood display is already receiving attention from the "outer reaches" of the community and beyond.
Caleb Turner, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 6 - 11:20 p.m.
The stars were out in Salt Lake on Saturday when Gareth Bale and LAFC brought their league-leading campaign to Rio Tinto Stadium for a 4-1 victory.
Andrea RodrÍguez, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 6 - 11:01 p.m.
Cuban authorities say a fire set off by a lightning strike at an oil storage facility is raging uncontrolled in the city of Matanzas, where four explosions and flames injured 121 people and left 17 firefighters missing.
Ashley Moser, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 6 - 10:28 p.m.
A group of 17-year-olds are emphasizing the importance of water safety after jumping in to save a swimmer at Holmes Reservoir in Davis County.
Alan Fram And Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 6 - 10:21 p.m.
Democrats started pushing their election-year economic bill through the Senate on Saturday, starting the sprawling collection of President Joe Biden's priorities on climate, energy, health and taxes on a pathway through Congress that the party hopes will end in victory by the end of this week.
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 9:46 p.m.
In today's competitive housing market, having an eviction show up during a background check can make it significantly harder to find a home to rent.
Jed Boal, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 6 - 9:19 p.m.
The Utah Department of Health and Human Services and local health departments are working to educate and protect that population.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 6 - 8:45 p.m.
A bus carrying about 50 migrants arrived in New York City on Friday, part of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's effort to ship newcomers that arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border to Democrat-run cities on the East Coast.
Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 6 - 7:27 p.m.
A memorial run in San Juan County was held Saturday to honor a Utahn who gave his life while serving in Afghanistan.
Finders Seekers | Posted Aug. 6 - 7:00 p.m.
Each month, a new adventure filled with cryptic clues, ciphers and puzzles, transports players to a different international city where they solve a riveting mystery.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 6 - 6:34 p.m.
A Utah-based apparel company known for its inflammatory T-shirts that espouse pro-Second Amendment and pro-Trump messages was ordered to pay a hefty fine for false claims.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 6:31 p.m.
The 38-year-old former PGA Tour victor shot 4-under-par 67 to move to 9-under and a tie for 41st Saturday at Oakridge Country Club. But for Summerhays, just getting to the round was a feat.
Jacob Nielson for KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 6:19 p.m.
In the media's first opportunity to see Logan Bonner since his knee injury, the defense stole the headlines and won the day.
David Shepardson and Jonathan Stempel, Reuters | Updated Aug. 6 - 5:38 p.m.
Tesla, the electric car company run by billionaire Elon Musk, has been accused by a California state transportation regulator of falsely advertising its Autopilot and Full Self-Driving features as providing autonomous vehicle control.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 4:47 p.m.
A boy who was 15 when police say he shot and killed a 23-year-old Kearns man in a truck in 2021 has been certified to stand trial on a charge of murder in 3rd District Court.
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 4:04 p.m.
Salt Lake City police arrested a man after they say he stole an excavator from a construction site, drove almost a mile and caused significant damage by randomly digging up the ground.
Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 2:42 p.m.
One person is dead after an accident on 4100 South in West Valley City Friday evening when a car veered into oncoming traffic.
Madison Selcho, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 6 - 2:12 p.m.
Debate over video footage of two women being knocked out of their kayak by a humpback whale from nearly two years ago is making the rounds again this week.
Jarrod Wardwell, CNN | Posted Aug. 6 - 1:24 p.m.
Police in Georgia are looking for a suspected shoplifter who looks like actor Bradley Cooper. But did he take off like a Rocket?
Sean Lyngaas, CNN | Posted Aug. 6 - 12:21 p.m.
Vulnerabilities in software that TV and radio networks around the country use to transmit emergency alerts could allow a hacker to broadcast fake messages over the alert system, a Federal Emergency Management Agency official tells CNN.
Lois M. Collins, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 6 - 12:11 p.m.
New research in JAMA suggests that serious illness and public health outcomes both benefits from linking spirituality to medicine.
Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 6 - 11:56 a.m.
It was the late 1990s when the Western Governors Association rallied around the concept of a wholly online university and organized for the convenience of the student.
Will Weissert and Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 6 - 11:07 a.m.
Democrats are poised to strip Iowa of its traditional lead-off spot in the presidential nominating calendar in 2024, part of a broader effort to better reflect the party's deeply diverse electorate by allowing less overwhelmingly white states to vote first.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 10:11 a.m.
A man who allegedly detained two other men unlawful and threatened to shoot them, all because he thought they had taken his pet raccoon, now faces numerous charges.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 6 - 9:36 a.m.
What makes Hill, the 6-foot-4, 210-pound redshirt sophomore from Bedford, Texas, stand above the crowd?
Fares Akram and Joseph Krauss, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 6 - 8:36 a.m.
Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes on Gaza, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant. That's according to Palestinian officials who spoke Friday.
Salt Lake Chamber | Posted Aug. 6 - 8:00 a.m.
If you really want to thrive in your career, don't discount the importance of networking. Networking opportunities are all around you, even if you're not looking for a new position.
Carlene Coombs, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 6 - 7:17 a.m.
Canadian leaders announced on Friday plans to ban the import of restricted handguns into the country ahead of legislation introduced to freeze the sale of handguns across Canada.
Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 5 - 10:31 p.m.
Sam Berky and his Maple Mountain High School classmates spent the summer learning all about cars. It turns out, he really likes them.
Ayanna Likens, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 5 - 9:56 p.m.
School is just around the corner, and if you're looking for a quick, easy, and healthy back-to-school lunch for your kids, here's three of them.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 5 - 9:25 p.m.
Police in Salt Lake City arrested a man who is accused of shooting another man in the stomach, seriously injuring him early Friday.
The Associated Press | Updated Aug. 5 - 9:24 p.m.
Tens of thousands of flyers had their travel plans upended Friday, after airlines canceled more than 1,100 flights for a second straight day because of thunderstorms hitting the East Coast.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 5 - 8:53 p.m.
In spite of ongoing, record-high inflation and a U.S. economy that's showing signs of slowing, a 2½-year year journey to recover 22 million jobs lost amid the unprecedented economic upheaval wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic is over.
KSL Cars | Posted Aug. 5 - 8:43 p.m.
What's a little fender bender between friends? How about a complete annihilation
Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 8:34 p.m.
Rep. Angela Romero, D-Salt Lake City, was among a group of Latina state legislators that met with Vice President Kamala Harris about reproductive rights on Friday.
Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 7:28 p.m.
Every day, for over eight months, the 18-year-old has been in pain due to chronic hiccups and nobody has answers.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 7:10 p.m.
Three people were critically injured in a head-on crash on U.S. 6 Friday afternoon after troopers say one car hydroplaned into another vehicle during a heavy rainstorm.
Sydnee Gonzalez, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 7:01 p.m.
People of color are experiencing significant delays when they try to obtain a more targeted and effective form of radiation therapy, according to a University of Utah study released Friday.
Haleluya Hadero, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 5 - 6:02 p.m.
Amazon on Friday announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire the vacuum cleaner maker iRobot for approximately $1.7 billion.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 5:53 p.m.
A Salt Lake man already facing charges accusing him of leading police on a chase is now charged with shooting a food delivery driver in the finger.
Reuters | Updated Aug. 5 - 5:24 p.m.
Russia said on Friday it was ready to discuss a prisoner swap with the United States in private, a day after a Russian court jailed U.S. basketball star Brittney Griner for nine years for a drugs offense.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 5:01 p.m.
A Brigham City woman who drove off 300-foot ravine, spent five days in her car and then crawled to the main road where she was found, is expected to recover, according to police.
Jim Vertuno, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 5 - 4:44 p.m.
A Texas jury has ordered conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay $49.3 million in total damages to the parents of a first grader killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 4:27 p.m.
A former Cottonwood Heights Councilwoman has filed a lawsuit against the city, police chief and officers whom she accuses of conspiring to shut down a 2020 protest of a police killing.
Scott Bauer, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 5 - 3:34 p.m.
Republicans have unanimously chosen Milwaukee in swing state Wisconsin to host the 2024 national convention, beating out Nashville in deep-red Tennessee.
Caleb Turner, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 3:18 p.m.
The Real Salt Lake roster is pretty much set for the rest of the season following the close of the summer transfer window Thursday, so what does the make-up of the team look like moving forward?
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 3:03 p.m.
Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson, who left office in 2008, says he's fed up with how the city is run today and plans to run for mayor again in 2023.
Kodiak Cakes | Posted Aug. 5 - 3:00 p.m.
Utahns might remember the $5,000 treasure hunt that took the Wasatch Front by storm. Starting the first weekend of August, the junior hunt—geared toward children and families—will begin.
Felicia Fonseca, Associated Press | Updated Aug. 5 - 2:29 p.m.
Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez was among those almost hit as a large SUV barreled through a Native American parade in western New Mexico, injuring at least 15 people. Police detained the driver Thursday evening. No one was killed.
Lindsay Whitehurst and Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press | Posted Aug. 5 - 2:02 p.m.
The Supreme Court ruling expanding gun rights threatens to upend firearms restrictions across the country as activists wage court battles over issues including age limits and bans on AR-15-style guns.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 1:32 p.m.
Some big bus routes are being altered, while 22 routes will be permanently dropped beginning on Sunday. UTA On Demand is also set to expand.
Mike Anderson, KSL-TV | Posted Aug. 5 - 12:59 p.m.
Farmers are tightly restricted on their water out here in Park Valley and suddenly what little hay is growing is now getting gobbled up by bugs.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Updated Aug. 5 - 12:31 p.m.
Longtime Utah state Sen. Gene Davis has been placed on temporary leave after a former intern alleged in a social media post he sexually harassed her.
Daryl Austin, Deseret News | Posted Aug. 5 - 12:19 p.m.
Data should give policymakers pause as Congress considers further deregulating marijuana.
Brian Champagne for KSL.com | Posted Aug. 5 - 12:04 p.m.
It's tough going back to school, but easier when your teacher drives a 1957 Pontiac and dresses retro.
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