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Provo vigil for George Floyd calls for unity to fight social injustice

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 6th - 12:01pm

The mass gathering of nearly 1,000 people in Utah’s third-largest city Friday night was not a protest. It was a call for unity.

'I have to fight for him': Friends remember Palacios-Carbajal in Friday protests

Graham Dudley and Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 6th - 10:43am

As hundreds gathered in protest at the Utah Capitol on a blustery Friday evening, a smaller group assembled at the corner of 900 South and 300 West in Salt Lake City, steps away from where Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal was shot to death by police two weeks ago.

Flash flood watches in effect for southern Utah on stormy weekend

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 6th - 10:07am

Flash flooding is expected for many areas Saturday as wet weather moves into the Beehive State over the weekend.

Board OKs $2M for ‘new normal’ basic school supplies: child masks, thermometers, wipes

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:41am

Just as the Utah State Board of Education acted as a resource to public schools when the COVID-19 pandemic forced them to make a sudden pivot to distance learning in mid-March, several board members said Thursday it should serve a similar role as schools prepare for fall.

Utah fires: Blazes burn in Utah County, Stansbury Island

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:04am

Here's the latest on the Elberta Fire, Old Pinery Fire, Broad Canyon Fire and other wildfires across Utah today.

1,000-acre fire burning southwest of Goshen in Utah County; US 6 reopened

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 6th - 8:43am

The blaze, dubbed the Elberta Fire, was estimated to be 1,000 acres.

Dennis Lindsey says Jazz are looking forward to getting back on the court

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 6th - 8:35am

On Friday, the National Basketball Players Association approved the league’s proposal of a 22-team restart at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Biden formally clinches Democratic presidential nomination

Stephen Ohlemacher and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 6th - 7:41am

Joe Biden formally clinched the Democratic presidential nomination Friday, setting him up for a bruising challenge to President Donald Trump that will play out against the unprecedented backdrop of a pandemic, economic collapse and civil unrest.

Protests remain peaceful following release of footage of Salt Lake police shooting

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Updated Jun 5th - 10:40pm

Protesters returned to Salt Lake City streets in smaller numbers Friday night as the nation continues the reel over the death of George Floyd, adding to their cries against police brutality after Salt Lake City police released what the mayor called “disturbing” body camera footage of the shooting of Bernardo Palacios-Carbajal.

30-acre fire burning southeast of Nephi threatens structures; fire reported on Stansbury Island

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 5th - 10:32pm

The fire, dubbed the Old Pinery Fire, was estimated to be about 30 acres and growing just before 9 p.m., fire officials said.

Demonstrators vow to sustain momentum until change happens

Ben Fox and Jeff Amy, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 5th - 10:30pm

Protesters stirred by the death of George Floyd vowed Friday to turn an extraordinary outpouring of grief into a sustained movement as demonstrations shifted to a calmer, but no less determined, focus on addressing racial injustice.

Coronavirus updates: Utah sees 439 new COVID-19 cases; most of state to stay at yellow risk level

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated Jun 5th - 10:13pm

Get the latest news on the coronavirus pandemic from Utah and around the world.

I-15 reopened after downed power lines forced closure in Ogden

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 5th - 10:03pm

Both directions of I-15 at 21st Street reopened about 9:30 p.m., the Utah Department of Transportation reported.

Juggling hats: How to parent while you work from home

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Jun 5th - 9:44pm

Many Utahns have been juggling multiple responsibilities the last few months between working full-time and parenting full-time. It's an adjustment for both parents and kids, especially now that summer is in full swing.

Family of man killed by Salt Lake police wants officers ‘behind bars’

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Jun 5th - 9:39pm

Video appears to show man shot 20 times in the back and officers yelling 17 times to stop or drop gun.

Could chokeholds, knee holds be banned in Utah? New legislation to aim for police reforms

Art Raymond, KSL  |  Posted Jun 5th - 8:04pm

A statewide ban on chokeholds and knee holds could be in the offing for Utah law enforcement agencies under new legislative efforts.

'The world is changing': How national parks can remind us of the good

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Jun 5th - 7:11pm

On a recent visit to Bryce Canyon National Park, my family was reminded that despite world unrest and turmoil that there is still good in the world.

Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley suspended for using racial slur in 2013

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Jun 5th - 6:26pm

Utah defensive coordinator Morgan Scalley has been suspended indefinitely from the football program after it was made known that he had used a racial slur in a text message from 2013.

Citing jobs report, Trump claims victory over coronavirus, economic collapse, progress on racial inequality

Steve Peoples, Zeke Miller and Josh Boak, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 5th - 6:26pm

President Donald Trump effectively claimed victory over the economic crisis and COVID-19 on Friday as well as major progress against racial inequality, heartily embracing a better-than-expected jobs report in hopes of convincing a discouraged nation he deserves another four years in office.

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