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Motorcyclist in critical condition after crashing off Big Cottonwood Canyon ravine

Motorcyclist in critical condition after crashing off Big Cottonwood Canyon ravine

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:54pm

One person is in critical condition after losing control of their motorcycle near 7410 E. Big Cottonwood Canyon Road, Unified police said.
Woman killed in wrong-way crash remembered as vibrant soul

Woman killed in wrong-way crash remembered as vibrant soul

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 10:50pm

A woman killed by a wrong-way driver on I-15 is being remembered by friends and family as spirited young lady.
It all comes down to this: Top-seeded BYU men's volleyball opens MPSF Tournament in Provo

It all comes down to this: Top-seeded BYU men's volleyball opens MPSF Tournament in Provo

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 10:24pm

As part of the rules established by the conference, seeds 2-7 will essentially be re-bracketed following the first round, with top-seeded BYU playing the lowest remaining seed available in Friday's late semifinal (7 p.m. MDT, FloVolleyball).
Earth Day: Pandemic shows small changes can have big impact on air quality, experts say

Earth Day: Pandemic shows small changes can have big impact on air quality, experts say

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 9:54pm

Once a year in a global event, people come together to celebrate the beautiful natural resources we share on Earth Day. The COVID-19 pandemic has showed us even small changes in our daily routine can have a significant impact on our environment.
Oxygen produced on Mars for the first time, with help from Utah company

Oxygen produced on Mars for the first time, with help from Utah company

Becky Bruce, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:41pm

For the first time, the Perseverance rover has converted some of the atmosphere on Mars into oxygen — and it happened with a big assist from a Utah based company.
How did CDC come up with mask guidelines for kids? Sen. Mike Lee wants to know

How did CDC come up with mask guidelines for kids? Sen. Mike Lee wants to know

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:47pm

Some congressional Republicans, led by Utah Sen. Mike Lee and Missouri Rep. Jason Smith, want the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to explain why children as young as age 2 should wear a face mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19.
Plant-based eating: 5 tips to incorporate more plants into your diet

Plant-based eating: 5 tips to incorporate more plants into your diet

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:14pm

You don't have to go meatless every single meal, but by decreasing your meat intake you are more likely to increase your plant intake.
Anti-Black violence increases poor mental health days for Black Americans, study finds

Anti-Black violence increases poor mental health days for Black Americans, study finds

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:37pm

The study found that Black Americans suffered from a higher number of adverse mental health days in the aftermath of highly publicized acts of racial violence more so than their white counterparts, where the number of adverse mental health days did not change.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

Appstango  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:00pm

Whether you're a small business owner, you're working on building the world's next greatest idea or you want to improve what you've already got, building an app is a worthwhile cause.
Salt Lake County to cut back water use by at least 5% amid drought; mayor urges residents to do the same

Salt Lake County to cut back water use by at least 5% amid drought; mayor urges residents to do the same

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:26pm

Salt Lake County Mayor Jenny Wilson said Thursday that Utah's most-populated county has pledged to cut back "a minimum" of 5% of its normal water usage.
Church membership withdrawn after Latter-day Saint council for therapist

Church membership withdrawn after Latter-day Saint council for therapist

Tad Walch, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:55pm

A stake president in Kansas withdrew a Utah woman's membership in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints this week for "conduct contrary to the law and order of the church."
Not that they care, but Jordan Clarkson and Joe Ingles are the 2 favorites for 6th Man of the Year

Not that they care, but Jordan Clarkson and Joe Ingles are the 2 favorites for 6th Man of the Year

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 5:07pm

Jordan Clarkson's perceived runaway win for Sixth Man of the Year has its fiercest challenge yet. And it's coming from within his own team.
Local colleges: Weber State's Jay Hill named Big Sky Coach of the Year; Manning resigns from Utah

Local colleges: Weber State's Jay Hill named Big Sky Coach of the Year; Manning resigns from Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 5:05pm

For the first time in his seven seasons leading the Wildcats, Hill was named Big Sky Coach of the Year, it was announced Thursday after a vote of the league's coaches.
Taylorsville getting Google Fiber in 'game-changing partnership,' mayor announces

Taylorsville getting Google Fiber in 'game-changing partnership,' mayor announces

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 4:43pm

Taylorsville will become the fifth city across the Wasatch Front to get the service and the first located on the west side of the Salt Lake Valley.
Have You Seen This? Quarterback tosses touchdown using sorcery

Have You Seen This? Quarterback tosses touchdown using sorcery

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:44pm

In the age of innovative quarterbacks such as Patrick Mahomes, we've grown accustomed to unconventional touchdown passes. But every so often, a pass comes along that still leaves you in awe — and somewhat perplexed.
Local company selling super discounted hot items on social media live videos

Local company selling super discounted hot items on social media live videos

Sparkfish  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 3:00pm

While you can shop Sparkfish through their Amazon store or the Lehi location, the company is now launching their live sale events—which offer steep discounts on Amazon overstock items for delivery straight to your door.
Utah hits COVID-19 plateau as state sees 472 new cases, 34K vaccinations, 1 death

Utah hits COVID-19 plateau as state sees 472 new cases, 34K vaccinations, 1 death

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 2:35pm

As supply for COVID-19 vaccines is starting to outpace demand in Utah, and the state appears to be in the midst of another plateau in new cases, state officials reminded Utahns Thursday that we're very close to the finish line but haven't crossed it yet.
On Earth Day, world leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts

On Earth Day, world leaders pledge climate cooperation despite other rifts

Ellen Knickmeyer, Matthew Daly and Christina Larson, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 2:18pm

The leaders of Russia and China put aside their raw-worded disputes with U.S. President Joe Biden on Thursday long enough to pledge international cooperation on cutting climate-wrecking coal and petroleum emissions in a livestreamed summit showcasing America's return to the fight against global warming.
US House passes bill to make Washington, DC, the 51st state

US House passes bill to make Washington, DC, the 51st state

Richard Cowan, Reuters  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 1:54pm

The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday narrowly voted, for the second time in less than a year, to make the District of Columbia the 51st state, sending it to the Senate where it faces stiff Republican opposition.
Man with history of being a serial robber arrested again in alleged new spree

Man with history of being a serial robber arrested again in alleged new spree

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:41pm

A man who has served both state and federal prison time following a series of robberies was arrested again on Thursday for allegedly engaging in a new series of robberies, according to police.
Utah County commissioners approve partial repeal of 2019 property tax increase

Utah County commissioners approve partial repeal of 2019 property tax increase

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:31pm

Utah County commissioners on Wednesday voted to cut back about 25% a property tax increase that was approved in late 2019.
Man riding electric scooter hit, killed by car in downtown Salt Lake

Man riding electric scooter hit, killed by car in downtown Salt Lake

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 1:05pm

A man riding an electric scooter in downtown Salt Lake City on Thursday was hit and killed by a car after running a red light, according to police.
A passport office in Salt Lake City? Sen. Mitt Romney wants to make it happen

A passport office in Salt Lake City? Sen. Mitt Romney wants to make it happen

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:46pm

With thousands of Utahns seeking passports each year, including Latter-day Saint missionaries traveling abroad, Sen. Mitt Romney is asking the U.S. State Department to open a passport office in Salt Lake City.
Ogden River: A story of unloved waters?

Ogden River: A story of unloved waters?

Robert Williamson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 12:13pm

In 1992, Gene Castellano and Kenny Wilt organized an effort and worked hard themselves to clean up trash in and around the Ogden River. Nearly 30 years later, the river has a trash problem again.
Man arrested for carjacking 2 cars in 3 days, police say

Man arrested for carjacking 2 cars in 3 days, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:44am

A man accused of taking two cars at knifepoint this week was arrested after crashing the second car he allegedly stole, according to Salt Lake police.
Who's been the best 'Jeopardy!' host since Alex Trebek? This is what the ratings say

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Who's been the best 'Jeopardy!' host since Alex Trebek? This is what the ratings say

Lottie Elizabeth Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 11:02am

The ratings of the other guest hosts reveal who 'Jeopardy!' fans have watched the most and, in turn, who may have the biggest shot at becoming the permanent host.
India posts world record COVID cases with oxygen running out

India posts world record COVID cases with oxygen running out

Neha Arora and Sachin Ravikumar, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 10:14am

India recorded the world's highest daily tally of 314,835 COVID-19 infections on Thursday as a second wave of the pandemic raised new fears about the ability of crumbling health services to cope.
Argument over vehicle led to fatal shooting in Murray, police say

Argument over vehicle led to fatal shooting in Murray, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 22nd - 10:07am

A man arrested for allegedly shooting and killing another man told police he and the victim were arguing over a vehicle prior to the shooting.
Motorcycle crash survivor shares story as new safety campaign begins

Motorcycle crash survivor shares story as new safety campaign begins

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:30am

More motorcyclists are hitting Utah roads as temperatures start to rise, and officials with the Utah Department of Transportation and Utah Department of Public Safety are reminding all drivers to be cautious.
Want a future in tech? Here are some tips from women in STEM to young girls hoping to break into the industry

Want a future in tech? Here are some tips from women in STEM to young girls hoping to break into the industry

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 9:03am

SheTech conference introduces high school girls to women role models in the science, technology, engineering and math fields in the hopes of inspiring them to break into the industry as well.
Is DC statehood about fair representation or Democratic power grab?

Is DC statehood about fair representation or Democratic power grab?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 8:29am

House Democrats are poised to again pass a bill to make Washington, D.C., the 51st state. But they won't get any help from Utah Republicans in Congress.
First year police officer in Moab wins Officer of the Year award

First year police officer in Moab wins Officer of the Year award

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:47am

2020 was a year to remember for one Moab police officer after she was honored with the Utah small agency officer of the year award by the Utah Police Chief's Association.
US jobless claims fall to 547K, another pandemic low

US jobless claims fall to 547K, another pandemic low

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 7:27am

The number of Americans applying for unemployment aid fell last week to 547,000, a new low since the pandemic struck and a further encouraging sign that layoffs are slowing on the strength of an improving job market.
Who decides the future of Salt Lake City land use? That's up to the Utah Supreme Court

Who decides the future of Salt Lake City land use? That's up to the Utah Supreme Court

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 22nd - 6:30am

The Utah Supreme Court heard arguments in the legal war between the state and SLC over whether the creation of the Utah Inland Port Authority violated the Utah Constitution.
Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22. Here's how to watch the night (predawn) sky

Lyrid meteor shower peaks April 22. Here's how to watch the night (predawn) sky

Ada Wood and Ashley Strickland, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:54pm

Every year from January to mid-April, we experience a "meteor drought," without a single shower for months. That ends now.
Sens. Lee, Klobuchar question Apple, Google's app store strategies, market control as abuse of power

Sens. Lee, Klobuchar question Apple, Google's app store strategies, market control as abuse of power

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:34pm

Apple and Google were back on the congressional hot seat Wednesday to respond to allegations that both companies operate their smartphone app stores in ways that suppress competition and help the U.S. tech behemoths reap billions in profits.
The +/- kings, Mike Conley and Rudy Gobert, lord over Rockets

The +/- kings, Mike Conley and Rudy Gobert, lord over Rockets

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 10:18pm

Game-by-game plus/minus is a fickle stat, no doubt. But sometimes the numbers pop so big that it's hard to ignore. That's what happened on Wednesday in Utah's easy victory over the Rockets.
Early data indicates another possible rise in Utah coronavirus cases

Early data indicates another possible rise in Utah coronavirus cases

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 21st - 10:13pm

The number of COVID-19 cases in Utah has stabilized over the last month after steady declines. Doctors say early signs indicate we will likely see another rise in new cases.
White House offers new tax credit to help spur vaccinations as US reaches 200M doses

White House offers new tax credit to help spur vaccinations as US reaches 200M doses

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 21st - 9:53pm

The moves came as President Joe Biden celebrated reaching his latest goal of administering 200 million coronavirus doses in his first 100 days in office.
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney opposes Biden's plan for Afghanistan withdrawal

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney opposes Biden's plan for Afghanistan withdrawal

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 21st - 9:13pm

Republican Sen. Mitt Romney opposes President Joe Biden's plan to pull American troops from Afghanistan, putting him at odds with other GOP members of Utah's congressional delegation.
Kids' cellphone startup Gabb grabs $14M in new funding, counts Taysom Hill among investors

Kids' cellphone startup Gabb grabs $14M in new funding, counts Taysom Hill among investors

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 21st - 8:27pm

Kids' cellphone startup Gabb just snagged $14 million in new funding and counts former BYU and current New Orleans Saints football star Taysom Hill among its new investors.
Chicken Soup for the Soul will soon be served to kids

Chicken Soup for the Soul will soon be served to kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:58pm

The multimillion-selling Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise is reaching for a younger demographic.
Suspected gunman taken into custody after fatal shooting in Murray

Suspected gunman taken into custody after fatal shooting in Murray

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 7:44pm

One person was taken into custody in connection with the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old man near 4500 S. State on Wednesday, Murray police said.
Utah makes major progress for women's representation in higher education leadership roles

Utah makes major progress for women's representation in higher education leadership roles

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 7:11pm

Utah is ahead of the national average when it comes to the number of women in president positions at degree-giving universities, according to a new report by the Utah Women and Leadership Project.
Help wanted: Salt Lake City begins search for new City Council member

Help wanted: Salt Lake City begins search for new City Council member

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:31pm

The process to temporarily fill a Salt Lake City council seat is set to get underway in the coming days after a council member representing a portion of the city's west side formally resigned Wednesday.
Ex-Arizona public official already serving time in other states for adoption scheme is sentenced in Utah

Ex-Arizona public official already serving time in other states for adoption scheme is sentenced in Utah

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 6:24pm

The former elected official from Arizona who admitted to running an illegal adoption scheme in three states involving women from the Marshall Islands has been ordered to serve prison time in Utah, the third penalty he's received.
Woman involved in fatal Redwood crash in 2020 charged

Woman involved in fatal Redwood crash in 2020 charged

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 6:07pm

A woman who police say ran a red light and caused a fatal crash on Redwood Road a year ago was charged on Wednesday.
Survey shows preference for Dixie State's current name. Other top choices? St. George and Deseret State universities

Survey shows preference for Dixie State's current name. Other top choices? St. George and Deseret State universities

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 21st - 5:40pm

The results of the survey will inform the work of the DSU name recommendation committee, which will research the strengths and weaknesses of recommendations. The top three name themes are expected to be revealed next month.
Sleeping less than 6 hours a night in midlife raises risk of dementia 30%, study finds

Sleeping less than 6 hours a night in midlife raises risk of dementia 30%, study finds

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Apr 21st - 5:39pm

Calling all those who are sleep-deprived: We interrupt your yawns with an important announcement.
As Zach Wilson accepts NFL draft invite, younger brother Micah commits to BYU

As Zach Wilson accepts NFL draft invite, younger brother Micah commits to BYU

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 4:55pm

Former BYU quarterback Zach Wilson will be on-site at the NFL Draft in Cleveland, as first reported by ESPN's Adam Schefter a day after younger brother Micah committed to the Cougars.
Have You Seen This? Ice cream truck driver and dog give us relationship goals

Have You Seen This? Ice cream truck driver and dog give us relationship goals

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 21st - 3:43pm

Find someone who treats you like this ice cream truck driver treats this dog. Also, find someone who is as excited to see you as this dog is to see this ice cream truck driver.
Salt Lake County leaders say pandemic has left kids vulnerable to abuse

Salt Lake County leaders say pandemic has left kids vulnerable to abuse

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 2:36pm

Advocates and elected leaders in Salt Lake County say child abuse has likely been much more prevalent than official figures suggest.
Police: Man followed boy walking home from school, tried to get the boy to go with him

Police: Man followed boy walking home from school, tried to get the boy to go with him

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 2:09pm

An Ogden man has been arrested for investigation of attempted child kidnapping after police say he followed a boy walking home from school and tried to convince the boy to go with him.
RSL legend Nick Rimando joins club's academy as goalkeeper coach, community ambassador

RSL legend Nick Rimando joins club's academy as goalkeeper coach, community ambassador

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 2:03pm

Recently retired Real Salt Lake legend Nick Rimando is sticking around Utah — and his old club, as well.
Man sexually assaults woman having epileptic seizure believing she was impaired, police say

Man sexually assaults woman having epileptic seizure believing she was impaired, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 1:34pm

A man who police say sexually assaulted a woman shortly after she had suffered an epileptic seizure because he thought she was drunk or on drugs, has been arrested.
590 more COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths, 34K vaccinations reported Wednesday in Utah

590 more COVID-19 cases, 3 deaths, 34K vaccinations reported Wednesday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 21st - 1:30pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 590 on Wednesday, with three more deaths and 34,472 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Zion National Park's Taylor Creek Trail reopens after large rockfall

Zion National Park's Taylor Creek Trail reopens after large rockfall

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 12:44pm

Zion National Park's popular Taylor Creek Trail fully reopened following a rockfall at the upper end of the trail earlier this month, park officials said Wednesday.
Car fleeing from police in southern Utah crashes, driver killed

Car fleeing from police in southern Utah crashes, driver killed

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 21st - 11:47am

A man fleeing from police in southern Utah early Wednesday was killed when the stolen vehicle he was driving rolled and he was ejected, according to police.

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