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Review backs police handling of violent Cottonwood Heights protest; critics say it 'cherry-picks facts'

Review backs police handling of violent Cottonwood Heights protest; critics say it 'cherry-picks facts'

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 11:12pm

A new report from the Utah Attorney General's Office overwhelmingly backs how police handled a demonstration that erupted in clashes between officers and protesters in Cottonwood Heights last summer.
Real Salt Lake 'strongly recommends' but will no longer require masks at Rio Tinto Stadium

Real Salt Lake 'strongly recommends' but will no longer require masks at Rio Tinto Stadium

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 10:48pm

The club had previously restricted stadium capacity to around 10,000 tickets, or roughly half of the 20,213-seat stadium. That policy remains in place, as well as additional precautions including physical distancing for fans.
'Cold': Was man convicted of killing Joyce Yost connected to unsolved murder?

'Cold': Was man convicted of killing Joyce Yost connected to unsolved murder?

Dave Cawley, KSL Podcasts  |  Posted May 11th - 10:27pm

A former South Ogden police detective who for years led the investigation into the August, 1985 disappearance of Joyce Yost said he believes Douglas Lovell, the man ultimately charged with and convicted of capital murder for killing Yost, might also have played a role in the unsolved disappearance of another Weber County woman.
Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

Kate Brumback, Associated Press  |  Updated May 11th - 9:56pm

A man accused of killing eight people, six of them women of Asian descent, in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses was indicted Tuesday on murder charges by two separate grand juries, and one prosecutor filed notice that she'll also seek hate crime charges and the death penalty.
Man facing murder charge who fled with a tiger in Houston has been caught — but the tiger has not

Man facing murder charge who fled with a tiger in Houston has been caught — but the tiger has not

Carma Hassan, Keith Allen and Amir Vera, CNN  |  Posted May 11th - 9:33pm

Houston authorities have captured a man who allegedly evaded police while housing a Bengal tiger in a yard, but the tiger remains on the lam.
Say goodbye to extra Chick-fil-A sauce — for now

Say goodbye to extra Chick-fil-A sauce — for now

Saige Miller, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 11th - 9:03pm

It's the never-ending saga of shortages. Next on the list: beloved Chick-fil-A sauce.
US Senate Democrats set to advance sweeping election law changes

US Senate Democrats set to advance sweeping election law changes

Richard Cowan, Reuters  |  Updated May 11th - 8:39pm

Democrats in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday pushed forward sweeping legislation on political campaigns and elections they argued would expand access to voting, even as Republican-controlled states rushed to impose new restrictions.
After long wait, Davis girls golf rewarded with first title in 6 years; Timpview cruises to repeat 5A title

After long wait, Davis girls golf rewarded with first title in 6 years; Timpview cruises to repeat 5A title

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 8:37pm

Victoria Castro and teammate Cheyenne Hansen each finished in the top-five, and Davis held on to clinch its first Class 6A girls golf state title since 2015 by one stroke Tuesday afternoon at The Ridge in West Valley.
US job openings soar to highest level on record

US job openings soar to highest level on record

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 7:41pm

U.S. employers posted a record number of available jobs in March, illustrating starkly the desperation of businesses trying to find new workers as the country emerges from the pandemic and the economy expands.
Employee at Utah school for troubled teens charged with child abuse

Employee at Utah school for troubled teens charged with child abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 7:09pm

An employee at a West Jordan school for at-risk youth was recently charged with child abuse after prosecutors say he broke a 15-year-old boy's wrist.
Original 45-star US flag made after Utah statehood finds 'home' at Utah Capitol

Original 45-star US flag made after Utah statehood finds 'home' at Utah Capitol

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 6:40pm

A Utah family that ended up with the original 45-star flag made after Utah became a state 125 years ago gifted Utah leaders the flag Tuesday. Here's the wild story of how they got it.
Camp Williams to conduct live-fire artillery trainings Wednesday to Sunday

Camp Williams to conduct live-fire artillery trainings Wednesday to Sunday

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 6:26pm

The trainings are anticipated to be conducted from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m., from May 12 to May 16.
Donovan Mitchell won't be on the bench for Utah's road trip this weekend. Here's why

Donovan Mitchell won't be on the bench for Utah's road trip this weekend. Here's why

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 5:47pm

After another evaluation Tuesday on his injured ankle, Mitchell will remain in Salt Lake City to continue treatment, the Jazz announced Tuesday.
Here are the 23 Utah municipalities testing ranked-choice voting this year

Here are the 23 Utah municipalities testing ranked-choice voting this year

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 5:44pm

There will be a significant increase in the use of ranked-choice voting within Utah this year.
Lacrosse match between Highland, Wasatch under investigation after alleged use of racial slur

Lacrosse match between Highland, Wasatch under investigation after alleged use of racial slur

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 3:31pm

A high school boys' lacrosse match between rival schools in Salt Lake City and Wasatch County is the subject of an investigation after an alleged use of a racial slur by at least one of the players.
Have You Seen This? Piano duet between strangers turns into unexpected journey

Have You Seen This? Piano duet between strangers turns into unexpected journey

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 11th - 3:00pm

This is one of the most beautiful stories I have seen in a very long time.
NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble

NASA spacecraft begins 2-year trip home with asteroid rubble

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 2:35pm

With rubble from an asteroid tucked inside, a NASA spacecraft fired its engines and began the long journey back to Earth on Monday, leaving the ancient space rock in its rearview mirror.
Utah teen blocks shots in the pool, adversity on dry ground

Utah teen blocks shots in the pool, adversity on dry ground

Mike Headrick, KSL TV  |  Posted May 11th - 2:04pm

With his peripheral vision almost gone, and balls flying at 40 miles per hour, how in the world does a Utah teen stop something that, all too often, he cannot even see?
Climber seriously injured after boulder comes loose, rolls over him

Climber seriously injured after boulder comes loose, rolls over him

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted May 11th - 1:29pm

A climber was seriously injured in Little Cottonwood Canyon after a boulder came loose and rolled over him, rescuers said.
224 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths, over 11K vaccinations reported Tuesday in Utah

224 new COVID-19 cases, 11 deaths, over 11K vaccinations reported Tuesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 1:29pm

Eight of the deaths reported Tuesday occurred before April 11 but were still being investigated by state medical examiners, the health department said.
22-year-old Utah man dies in May 3 Nevada crash, authorities say

22-year-old Utah man dies in May 3 Nevada crash, authorities say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 12:23pm

A Utah man died in a crash in rural Nevada last week.
Utah Gov. Cox, Republican governors sign letter to Biden urging control of border crisis

Utah Gov. Cox, Republican governors sign letter to Biden urging control of border crisis

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted May 11th - 12:15pm

Gov. Spencer Cox joined 18 other Republican governors in signing a joint letter sent to President Joe Biden on Tuesday requesting control of the crisis at the border.
Harvey Langi returning to the New England Patriots, a move that means more than football

Harvey Langi returning to the New England Patriots, a move that means more than football

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 11th - 11:42am

Langi, who has spent the past two seasons with the Jets, returns to the Patriots after a horrific traffic accident that left him and his wife Cassidy in the hospital.
AAA predicts a huge jump in travel over Memorial Day weekend

AAA predicts a huge jump in travel over Memorial Day weekend

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 11:16am

U.S. highways will be far busier over the Memorial Day holiday weekend than last year, but traffic still won't reach pre-pandemic levels, according to a forecast by the AAA auto club.
The dreams Maj. Brent Taylor carried into war

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The dreams Maj. Brent Taylor carried into war

Chad Nielsen, Deseret News  |  Posted May 11th - 11:11am

Brent Taylor was celebrated as a small-town mayor who kept returning to war zones. Nearly three years after his death — and as the U.S. commits to withdrawing all troops from Afghanistan — he stands out as something altogether different.
Patrick Kinahan: New worries for Jazz fans center on return of the 2 all-stars

Patrick Kinahan: New worries for Jazz fans center on return of the 2 all-stars

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 11th - 10:16am

The scars run deep for Jazz fans, most of whom can quickly recite all the impediments – self-induced or otherwise – that have prevented the franchise from winning the elusive NBA championship.
State workers in Utah expected back in their offices May 31

State workers in Utah expected back in their offices May 31

Dan Bammes, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 11th - 10:00am

Utah state workers will be expected back in their offices on Monday, May 31 unless continued teleworking has been approved.
Watch: Utah Gov. Cox to join White House on coronavirus conference call

Watch: Utah Gov. Cox to join White House on coronavirus conference call

Mary Richards, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 11th - 9:43am

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox will meet virtually with President Joe Biden and the White House on Tuesday to talk about our state's vaccination progress.
Body of worker who drowned in private pond recovered

Body of worker who drowned in private pond recovered

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 11th - 8:39am

The body of a construction worker who police say drowned in a private pond was recovered Monday.
The US Mint wants you to help choose the pioneering women that will appear on new quarters

The US Mint wants you to help choose the pioneering women that will appear on new quarters

Scottie Andrew, CNN  |  Posted May 11th - 8:21am

Following coins that put the spotlight on Duke Ellington, the Tuskegee Airmen and Samoan fruit bats, a new run of quarters will call attention to pioneering American women.
Upgraded Huntsman crisis care center offers increased hope for patients battling mental illness

Upgraded Huntsman crisis care center offers increased hope for patients battling mental illness

University of Utah Health  |  Posted May 11th - 8:00am

Later this month, a groundbreaking ceremony launches the building of the Mental Health Crisis Care Center at the Huntsman Mental Health Institute Campus of Hope.
Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

Amid outcry, NBC says it will not air Golden Globes in 2022

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted May 11th - 7:32am

Amid growing pressure on the Hollywood Foreign Press Association from studios, stars and large swaths of the film industry, NBC said Monday that will not air the Golden Globes in 2022, putting in doubt the viability of one of Hollywood's oldest and most-watched award shows.
Hesitancy about vaccines may keep Utah from reaching herd immunity

Hesitancy about vaccines may keep Utah from reaching herd immunity

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 11th - 7:04am

Utah may be running out of people who are ready to get the COVID-19 shots even though less than a third of the state is fully vaccinated against the deadly virus.
Utah mom of 7 sets goal to ascend 7 'second summits'

Utah mom of 7 sets goal to ascend 7 'second summits'

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted May 11th - 6:31am

One Park City woman has a goal to conquer seven summits on seven continents and she's using Mount Everest to help her train for the challenge ahead.
Jazz erase 18-point deficit, but fall to Warriors on clutch Curry 3-pointer

Jazz erase 18-point deficit, but fall to Warriors on clutch Curry 3-pointer

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated May 10th - 11:44pm

Jordan Clarkson wasn't about to lose to the Golden State Warriors, but Stephen Curry had just a little more in him to give the Warriors a win.
US children ages 12 to 15 could begin COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday

US children ages 12 to 15 could begin COVID-19 vaccinations Thursday

Michael Erman, Reuters  |  Updated May 10th - 10:22pm

U.S. regulators authorized Pfizer and BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine for use in children as young as 12 and said they could begin receiving shots as soon as Thursday, widening the country's inoculation program as vaccination rates have slowed significantly.
FBI names pipeline cyberattackers as company promises return

FBI names pipeline cyberattackers as company promises return

Eric Tucker, Cathy Bussewitz and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Updated May 10th - 10:16pm

Hit by a cyberattack, the operator of a major U.S. fuel pipeline said Monday it hopes to have services mostly restored by the end of the week as the FBI and administration officials identified the culprits as a gang of criminal hackers.
Police searching for suspects in shooting that critically injured a woman Friday

Police searching for suspects in shooting that critically injured a woman Friday

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 10:14pm

Unified Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating the pictured suspects who were allegedly involved in a drive-by shooting on Friday that left a 20-year-old woman in critical condition.
Alpine School District moves board meeting online over safety concerns

Alpine School District moves board meeting online over safety concerns

Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 10th - 9:36pm

Educators in the Alpine School District say they're moving this week's board meeting online because of anti-mask protest groups. They say protesters have harassed their workers, disrupted meetings and pose a safety risk.
Buying a home brings fear and trepidation in hot markets

Buying a home brings fear and trepidation in hot markets

Jasen Lee, Deseret News  |  Posted May 10th - 9:10pm

A recent nationwide survey by The Harris Poll asking about the homebuying experience of more than 2,000 adults shows a lot of trepidation as the Wasatch Front, like much of the nation, is seeing a rapid rise in home prices.
Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown

Amazon blocked 10 billion listings in counterfeit crackdown

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted May 10th - 8:41pm

Amazon, which has been under pressure from shoppers, brands and lawmakers to crack down on counterfeits on its site, said Monday that it blocked more than 10 billion suspected phony listings last year before any of their offerings could be sold.
Utah won't see a spike in gas prices after major US fuel pipeline shutdown, AAA Utah says

Utah won't see a spike in gas prices after major US fuel pipeline shutdown, AAA Utah says

Lindsay Aerts, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 10th - 8:09pm

A major fuel pipeline has shut down on America's East Coast after a cyberattack. But the good news for Utah drivers is this: We won't see a spike in gas prices because of it.
There is no link between the COVID-19 vaccines and infertility. Here's why

There is no link between the COVID-19 vaccines and infertility. Here's why

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted May 10th - 7:38pm

It's the claim that's suddenly everywhere: The COVID-19 vaccine is going to make women infertile.
Lillywhite, Seo have Timpview girls cruising for repeat 5A girls golf title; Lone Peak leads 6A

Lillywhite, Seo have Timpview girls cruising for repeat 5A girls golf title; Lone Peak leads 6A

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 7:32pm

Rachel Lillywhite shot a blister 5-under-par 31 en route to 3-under 70 to lead the opening round of the Class 5A state meet, setting up the Thunderbirds' 41-stroke lead.
Historians revise book on transcontinental railroad in Utah for 1st time in 27 years. Here's what they added

Historians revise book on transcontinental railroad in Utah for 1st time in 27 years. Here's what they added

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 7:11pm

The official story of the transcontinental railroad's history in Utah got a revision, and it includes plenty of new information since its last update in 1994.
How one Utah teen's Eagle Scout project is increasing organ donation awareness

How one Utah teen's Eagle Scout project is increasing organ donation awareness

Donor Connect  |  Posted May 10th - 7:00pm

A Utah teen is working to earn his Eagle Scout award and hopefully save some lives in the process.
Watchdog says Capitol Police deficient at monitoring threats

Watchdog says Capitol Police deficient at monitoring threats

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Updated May 10th - 6:20pm

The Capitol Police force was hobbled by inadequate intelligence gathering ahead of the Jan. 6 siege, the department's watchdog told Congress on Monday, alarming lawmakers who are concerned for their own safety amid rising threats against members of Congress.
Vaccine approval for those 12 and over could help 'break the back' of pandemic, Utah doctors say

Vaccine approval for those 12 and over could help 'break the back' of pandemic, Utah doctors say

Jacob Klopfenstein and Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 10th - 5:49pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 207 on Monday, with one more death and 8,832 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
As water managers warn of 'worst on record' drought, what do people think should be done to save water?

As water managers warn of 'worst on record' drought, what do people think should be done to save water?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted May 10th - 5:49pm

Utah and the rest of the West are headed into the summer facing extreme drought conditions and calls for water conservation are only going to heat up as temperatures climb.
44 AGs urge Facebook to drop 'Instagram for kids' proposal

44 AGs urge Facebook to drop 'Instagram for kids' proposal

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted May 10th - 5:01pm

A bipartisan group of 44 attorneys general has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg urging him to drop company plans for a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13, Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey announced Monday.
Utah's post-vaccine tourism rebound is 'a tale of two recoveries'

Utah's post-vaccine tourism rebound is 'a tale of two recoveries'

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted May 10th - 4:39pm

Rising vaccination rates are helping drive a resurgence in air travel and hotel bookings but a full recovery for Utah's travel and tourism industry is likely still years away.
14-year-old who died in ATV accident identified by officials

14-year-old who died in ATV accident identified by officials

Katie Workman and Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 10th - 3:28pm

Officials have identified the 14-year-old who died from his injuries on Saturday following an ATV accident on Friday evening.
Have You Seen This? The most British prank of all time

Have You Seen This? The most British prank of all time

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 10th - 3:04pm

What does one need in order to carry out the most British prank of all time? A vintage bronze contraption, a backstory involving Welsh miners and one other secret ingredient.
West Jordan shooting death was culmination of ongoing feud, police say

West Jordan shooting death was culmination of ongoing feud, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 10th - 2:58pm

West Jordan police are calling the fatal shooting of a driver on Redwood Road on Sunday a "targeted act" between two feuding gang members.
New US COVID weekly cases fall to lowest since September

New US COVID weekly cases fall to lowest since September

Reuters  |  Posted May 10th - 2:35pm

New cases of COVID-19 in the United States fell for a fourth week in a row, dropping 17% last week to just under 290,000, the lowest weekly total since September, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data.
Oprah, Prince Harry reunite for Apple TV+ mental health show

Oprah, Prince Harry reunite for Apple TV+ mental health show

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 10th - 2:04pm

Oprah Winfrey and Prince Harry are teaming up for a series that will delve into mental health issues and feature segments from athletes and stars like Lady Gaga and Glenn Close.
Heber City man used religious overtones in 2 sexual battery cases, charges say

Heber City man used religious overtones in 2 sexual battery cases, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 1:34pm

A Heber City man has been charged with sexual battery against two women. In both cases, the man is accused of inappropriately touching them while using religious overtones.
How U2's The Edge and Utah's quest for nuclear power are related

How U2's The Edge and Utah's quest for nuclear power are related

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Updated May 10th - 1:04pm

The way to get the edge on climate change and bring emissions down is next-generation nuclear technology being pursued by a Utah coalition of public power producers via small modular reactors.
DWR proposes waterfowl hunting changes aimed to reduce crowding in Utah-managed areas

DWR proposes waterfowl hunting changes aimed to reduce crowding in Utah-managed areas

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 10th - 12:48pm

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources announced last week it is proposing to eliminate guided hunting on waterfowl management areas due to hunters' concerns of overcrowding.

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