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US screens 2.02 million airport passengers Friday, highest since March 2020

US screens 2.02 million airport passengers Friday, highest since March 2020

David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Posted Jun 12th - 9:09am

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) said it screened 2.02 million passengers on Friday at U.S. airports, the highest number since March 2020 when the coronavirus pandemic slashed travel demand.
Crews fighting Bear Fire pulled off highway due to speeding drivers

Crews fighting Bear Fire pulled off highway due to speeding drivers

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 12th - 8:36am

Firefighters working along U.S. 6 north of Price in Carbon County have been moved off the highway for safety reasons, not because of fire danger or falling rocks, but because of speeding and aggressive drivers passing other cars illegally on the winding canyon road.
KSL Cars' top new and used sports cars under $25,000

KSL Cars' top new and used sports cars under $25,000

Jason Bell for KSL Cars  |  Posted Jun 12th - 8:00am

If you're looking to add some variety to your time behind the wheel, here are some of the best new and used sports cars under $25,000 that are guaranteed to have you grinning from ear to ear.
Farmers say drought could devastate Utah's produce supply

Farmers say drought could devastate Utah's produce supply

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 10:42pm

Most of Utah is already at the worst drought level and over half of the western United States is experiencing severe drought conditions, and farmers warned it's taking a toll on Utah's food supply.
The perfect storm making everything you need more expensive

The perfect storm making everything you need more expensive

Hanna Ziady, CNN Business  |  Updated Jun 11th - 10:08pm

Steel, lumber, plastic and fuel. Corn, soybeans, sugar and sunflower oil. Houses, cars, diapers and toilet paper. Prices are rising almost everywhere you look.
How SLCC men's soccer won a national championship 5 years after founding

How SLCC men's soccer won a national championship 5 years after founding

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 9:32pm

Ever since East High alum Ryen Jiba scored the equalizing goal of Salt Lake Community College's 2-1 win over top-ranked Iowa Western in the NJCAA national championship match Thursday night, a smile hasn't left his face. For good reason, too.
Incoming heat wave could put all-time Utah hot temperature records in jeopardy ☀️

Incoming heat wave could put all-time Utah hot temperature records in jeopardy ☀️

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 9:09pm

Get your air conditioners ready because the triple-digital heat is returning to Utah with vigor by the end of the weekend.
Break up Google or Amazon? Big Tech in focus as new U.S. antitrust bills introduced

Break up Google or Amazon? Big Tech in focus as new U.S. antitrust bills introduced

Diane Bartz, Reuters  |  Updated Jun 11th - 8:35pm

A bipartisan group of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced four bills on Friday aimed at reining in the power of the tech giants, with one potentially leading to their break-up.
Arianne Brown: Admitting parenting mistakes is hard but necessary

Arianne Brown: Admitting parenting mistakes is hard but necessary

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 11th - 8:02pm

Have you ever made a mistake as a parent and actually owned up to it? Recently, I had to do this. Here's how it went.
'Summer Boost' program prepares students for next school year

'Summer Boost' program prepares students for next school year

Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 7:37pm

The pandemic created learning gaps for some Utah students, and it's led to an uptick in enrollment for summer school.
Church will reforest sacred Hill Cumorah, site of angel's visits to Joseph Smith

Church will reforest sacred Hill Cumorah, site of angel's visits to Joseph Smith

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 11th - 7:11pm

The Hill Cumorah in Manchester, New York, will undergo long-term rehabilitation to preserve the site and share its story.
Wildfire Updates: Pack Creek Fire in San Juan County grows to nearly 5K acres

Wildfire Updates: Pack Creek Fire in San Juan County grows to nearly 5K acres

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Jun 11th - 6:36pm

Here are the latest updates on wildfires burning across the state of Utah.
Utah physician helps 80-year-old cancer patient with 3 powerful words

Utah physician helps 80-year-old cancer patient with 3 powerful words

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 6:30pm

A cancer diagnosis is often about more than just the cancer itself. The treatment can affect every part of someone's overall health and well-being. One Utah woman is grateful for an attentive physician who helped her through the emotional pain she experienced as she went through treatment during the pandemic.
1 killed in Ogden Canyon crash

1 killed in Ogden Canyon crash

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 5:54pm

One person was killed in a crash on state Route 39 in Ogden Canyon Friday afternoon.
Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Utah

Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Utah

Dan Spindle, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 5:41pm

Saturday is Free Fishing Day in Utah, and is there anything more relaxing than casting a line and waiting patiently to see if they're biting — all without having to get a license?
New campaign aims to help kids, parents dive into underage drinking prevention

New campaign aims to help kids, parents dive into underage drinking prevention

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 5:19pm

Community leaders in Utah hope kids and parents will dive into underage drinking prevention this summer — literally.
Southern Utah police seize nearly $882K in heroin from Colorado pair

Southern Utah police seize nearly $882K in heroin from Colorado pair

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 4:42pm

Police in Washington County say they seized over $880,000 worth of heroin after pulling over a vehicle from Colorado earlier this week.
Have You Seen This? Dog loses his mind after tasting a lemon

Have You Seen This? Dog loses his mind after tasting a lemon

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 11th - 4:06pm

Pretty self-explanatory. Dog tasted lemon. Dog didn't like lemon. Dog berates lemon.
G-7 pledges to share, but leaders jostle for ground in the sandbox

G-7 pledges to share, but leaders jostle for ground in the sandbox

Jill Lawless, Danica Kirka and Aamer Madhani, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 11th - 3:23pm

Group of Seven leaders brought pledges to share vaccine doses and make a fairer global economy Friday to a seaside summit in England, where British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the coronavirus pandemic should not be allowed to leave a "lasting scar" on the world.
Officer 'did everything right' in moments before Holladay police shooting, DA says

Officer 'did everything right' in moments before Holladay police shooting, DA says

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 3:17pm

A Unified police officer was legally justified in shooting a man in September after the man picked up another officer's gun and pointed it at the officer, the district attorney concluded.
How Mitt Romney hopes to shine light on Uyghur genocide during the 2022 Beijing Olympics

How Mitt Romney hopes to shine light on Uyghur genocide during the 2022 Beijing Olympics

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 11th - 3:07pm

Folded into legislation the Senate passed this week is a mandate for a diplomatic boycott of the 2022 Beijing Olympics in light of ongoing human rights abuses.
Test Drive: Why the 2021 Nissan Rogue might be my next car

Test Drive: Why the 2021 Nissan Rogue might be my next car

Emily Swenson  |  Posted Jun 11th - 3:00pm

Besides the basics of fuel economy and a great color, here are a few of my favorite features about the 2021 Nissan Rogue.
COVID-19 cases spike in Uinta Basin, but Utah in 'really good spot'

COVID-19 cases spike in Uinta Basin, but Utah in 'really good spot'

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 2:50pm

The Utah Department of Health reported 266 more COVID-19 cases, zero deaths and 37,700 vaccinations on Friday.
Yellowstone National Park unveils automated electric cars

Yellowstone National Park unveils automated electric cars

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 11th - 2:36pm

Park officials have launched the first tests of electric vehicles in Yellowstone National Park that are capable of operating without drivers.
Pulitzers give special award to Darnella Frazier, who filmed George Floyd's arrest, death

Pulitzers give special award to Darnella Frazier, who filmed George Floyd's arrest, death

Kerry Flynn, CNN Business  |  Posted Jun 11th - 2:31pm

The Pulitzer Prizes recognize some of the year's most important journalism. This year, someone who isn't a professional journalist, but whose actions had as much impact as any, is among those being honored.
Salt Lake police identify person of interest in vandalism of synagogue last month

Salt Lake police identify person of interest in vandalism of synagogue last month

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 2:01pm

Police have identified a person of interest in a vandalism case after a swastika was carved into the doors of a Jewish community center in Salt Lake City last month.
From the comments: The Jazz were crushed by the zone — is there any answer?

From the comments: The Jazz were crushed by the zone — is there any answer?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 1:32pm

The Utah Jazz held serve at home and fought off a Los Angeles Clippers' rally to take a 2-0 lead in the second-round series with a 117-111 win in Game 2.Let's go to the comments ...
'Yellow is the new green': Guide says most Utahns should water just twice a week

'Yellow is the new green': Guide says most Utahns should water just twice a week

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 11:59am

The Utah Division of Water Resources is replacing its popular weekly watering guide with a new guide that mirrors an executive order issued earlier this week.
Workers hailed as 'heroes' describe helping save woman after Pioneer Park stabbing

Workers hailed as 'heroes' describe helping save woman after Pioneer Park stabbing

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 11:12am

"Not what I was expecting today for sure," said Justin Fuertes. He was working on a construction crew Thursday when he found himself answering a call for help.
Police identify 18-year-old who drowned in Midvale pool

Police identify 18-year-old who drowned in Midvale pool

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 11:12am

Police have identified an 18-year-old man who died after he was found unresponsive in a pool at 978 E. South Union Ave. in Midvale Thursday.
Photos show Chinese rover on dusty, rocky Martian surface

Photos show Chinese rover on dusty, rocky Martian surface

The Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 11th - 10:29am

The dusty, rocky Martian surface and a Chinese rover and lander bearing small national flags were seen in photos released Friday that the rover took on the red planet.
What does CFB Playoff expansion to 12 teams mean for BYU, Utah, Utah State?

What does CFB Playoff expansion to 12 teams mean for BYU, Utah, Utah State?

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 9:54am

The proposal won't go into effect immediately, and there are still a lot of approvals left to be sought. But it's a positive step for a sport that wants to become a national pastime but has often led large segments of the country without a reasonable path to the highest level.
State Street reopens after car hits building, ruptures natural gas line

State Street reopens after car hits building, ruptures natural gas line

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 9:12am

State Street has reopened after a car hit a building and damaged a natural gas line early Friday, officials said.
Nonprofit donates 1,000 new shoes to give Kearns kids running start into summer

Nonprofit donates 1,000 new shoes to give Kearns kids running start into summer

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 9:00am

Operation Warm and the Salt Lake County Library teamed up to distribute 1,000 pairs of shoes, 1,000 books and 1,000 bag lunches to children in Kearns.
Gephardt: Low inventory leads to sticker shock for used car shoppers in Utah

Gephardt: Low inventory leads to sticker shock for used car shoppers in Utah

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 8:06am

A shortage in new car production has trickled down to the used car market, and that has pushed prices into overdrive.
How your business can use smart sprinklers and save money

How your business can use smart sprinklers and save money

SmartRain  |  Posted Jun 11th - 8:00am

Businesses looking to conserve water and save money can use a service like SmartRain to make watering their properties efficient and easy, curbing both their water bill and the impacts of the current drought conditions.
Bojan the Kawhi Stopper? Jazz forward has surprised with 'superb' defense in 2nd round series

Bojan the Kawhi Stopper? Jazz forward has surprised with 'superb' defense in 2nd round series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 7:48am

Here's something no one expected at the start of the series: Bojan Bogdanovic would be a Kawhi Leonard stopper.
Man ends hunger strike, but not fight to save old Salt Lake theater

Man ends hunger strike, but not fight to save old Salt Lake theater

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 11th - 7:23am

A man went to new "heights" this week in his attempt to spare an old theater property from demolition.
What Rep. Burgess Owens says about white supremacists and crime in Black communities

What Rep. Burgess Owens says about white supremacists and crime in Black communities

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 11th - 6:30am

Black perpetrators, not white supremacists, are responsible for the large number of deaths in Black neighborhoods, Rep. Burgess Owens said Thursday in a House committee hearing.
The 'beauty of the team' helps Jazz weather Clippers' rally to take 2-0 lead in series

The 'beauty of the team' helps Jazz weather Clippers' rally to take 2-0 lead in series

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 11th - 1:44am

Just about everyone stepped in just as the right time as the Jazz pulled away again late for a 117-111 win to take a 2-0 series lead over the Clippers.
Clippers take 0-2 deficit vs. Jazz, but nowhere they haven't been before

Clippers take 0-2 deficit vs. Jazz, but nowhere they haven't been before

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 11th - 1:08am

Perhaps the best thing about that 0-2 deficit? It's not something the Clippers haven't seen before.
Wildfire updates: East Canyon Fire in Morgan County 90% contained; evacuations ordered in Carbon County

Wildfire updates: East Canyon Fire in Morgan County 90% contained; evacuations ordered in Carbon County

Jacob Klopfenstein and Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 10th - 10:45pm

Here are the latest updates on wildfires burning across the state of Utah.
Temple Square's North Visitors' Center will soon be demolished, replaced by garden

Temple Square's North Visitors' Center will soon be demolished, replaced by garden

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 10th - 9:29pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints revealed the next phase of its major renovation project on the Salt Lake Temple at Temple Square in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah, on Thursday.
1 dead, 1 seriously injured after crash on US 40 near Heber City

1 dead, 1 seriously injured after crash on US 40 near Heber City

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 10th - 9:26pm

One person is dead and another was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 40, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.
Denver court revives lawsuit of Orem man exonerated in his wife's death

Denver court revives lawsuit of Orem man exonerated in his wife's death

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 10th - 9:05pm

A federal appeals court ruled that a lawsuit Conrad Truman filed against a man who once successfully prosecuted him of murdering his wife can go forward.
N.Y. Times: Trump administration subpoenaed Apple for lawmakers' data

N.Y. Times: Trump administration subpoenaed Apple for lawmakers' data

Reuters  |  Updated Jun 10th - 8:46pm

The U.S. Justice Department under former President Donald Trump subpoenaed Apple for data from the accounts of at least two Democrats on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in an attempt to find out who was behind leaks of classified information, the New York Times reported on Thursday.
4 tips to help your family eat healthy while on vacation this summer

4 tips to help your family eat healthy while on vacation this summer

Danielle Billat, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 10th - 8:27pm

Here are four tips to help you leave the food shame at home and prevent your kids — or yourself — from dealing with hanger while traveling.
Answer: We don't know yet. Question: Who is the new host of 'Jeopardy!'?

Answer: We don't know yet. Question: Who is the new host of 'Jeopardy!'?

Lynn Elber, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 10th - 8:04pm

Filling the void left by the late Alex Trebek involves sophisticated research and a parade of guest hosts doing their best to impress viewers and the studio that's expected to make the call before the new season begins taping later this summer.
Trial set for parents 5 years after death of emaciated child

Trial set for parents 5 years after death of emaciated child

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 10th - 7:35pm

A judge in Ogden set a trial date Thursday for couple charged with aggravated murder in the death of a 3-year-old. The trial will be held in August 2022, five years after the emaciated child died.
UTA's S-Line now runs on 100% renewable energy after investments

UTA's S-Line now runs on 100% renewable energy after investments

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

The streetcar that runs through South Salt Lake and Salt Lake City is now considered 100% renewable.
Utah Adventures with Maverik: 6 things to do in Utah's northeast corner

Utah Adventures with Maverik: 6 things to do in Utah's northeast corner

Maverik  |  Posted Jun 10th - 7:00pm

If the traffic and bustle of Utah's five spectacular national parks isn't your idea of solitude, fill your tank and head northeast. You'll be sure to find an unforgettable adventure (or six).
Future of historic Fort Union monument in question years after '90s development battle

Future of historic Fort Union monument in question years after '90s development battle

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 10th - 6:16pm

Owners of a Fort Union shopping center want to build apartments at the site of a closed Babies R Us. But they also want Salt Lake County land that contains a pioneer monument.
14-year-old drowns during water polo practice in Springville

14-year-old drowns during water polo practice in Springville

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 10th - 5:48pm

A 14-year-old boy died after drowning during practice for the city water polo team on Monday, said Springville officials.
1-year-old dies after being hit in driveway at Clearfield home

1-year-old dies after being hit in driveway at Clearfield home

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 10th - 4:50pm

A 1-year-old child died on Thursday after they were hit by a car in their home driveway near 1340 W. 1045 South, said Clearfield police.
'The arsenal of democracy': Biden pledges 500M doses to 'supercharge' world vaccination campaign

'The arsenal of democracy': Biden pledges 500M doses to 'supercharge' world vaccination campaign

Zeke Miller, Aamer Madhani and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 10th - 4:12pm

President Joe Biden urged global leaders Thursday to join him in sharing coronavirus vaccines with struggling nations around the world after he promised the U.S. would donate 500 million doses to help speed the pandemic's end and bolster the strategic position of the world's wealthiest democracies.
Have You Seen This? Shell gives curious beachgoer a surprise

Have You Seen This? Shell gives curious beachgoer a surprise

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 10th - 3:42pm

Jump scares are what make so many scary movies fun, but this one may take the cake.
Police shoot, kill man suspected of stabbing woman in Pioneer Park

Police shoot, kill man suspected of stabbing woman in Pioneer Park

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 10th - 3:16pm

Two Salt Lake police officers shot and killed a man suspected of stabbing a woman in Pioneer Park Thursday. Chief Mike Brown said he believes the officers' actions saved lives.
How much Utah spent in federal COVID-19 money in 2020 — and why the state auditor is  concerned

How much Utah spent in federal COVID-19 money in 2020 — and why the state auditor is concerned

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Jun 10th - 3:07pm

In 2020, the state of Utah spent more than $6.7 billion in federal funds — a number that has State Auditor John Dougall concerned about future reliance on federal subsidies.
Europe tells tourists: Welcome back! Now work out the rules

Europe tells tourists: Welcome back! Now work out the rules

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 10th - 2:31pm

Europe is opening up to Americans and other visitors after more than a year of COVID-induced restrictions, in hope of luring back tourists — and their dollars — to the continent's trattorias, vistas and cultural treasures. But travelers will need patience to figure out who's allowed into which country, how and when.

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