After tense weekend, hundreds gather Monday for peaceful protest in downtown Salt Lake
Hundreds of people gathered in Salt Lake City on Monday evening in a quieter, more peaceful protest against police brutality, another in a wave of protests that have occurred across the state and nation.
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Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Updated Jun 1st - 11:45pm
The crash closed U.S. 89 through Logan Canyon and Garden City for several hours Monday, according to the Utah Department of Transportation.
Darlene Superville, Tim Sullivan and Aaron Morrison, Associated Press | Updated Jun 1st - 10:31pm
Wielding extraordinary federal authority, President Donald Trump threatened the nation’s governors on Monday that he would deploy the military to states if they did not stamp out violent protests over police brutality that have roiled the nation over the past week. His announcement came as police under federal command forced back peaceful demonstrators with tear gas so he could walk to a nearby church and pose with a Bible.
KSL.com Staff | Updated Jun 1st - 10:03pm
Protesters arrived in Salt Lake City for an event organized by the Party for Socialism and Liberation Salt Lake, but did not leave when the event was scheduled to end.
Tania Dean, KSL TV | Posted Jun 1st - 10:01pm
A Weber State University professor is under investigation for some of his posts on social media which many people complained incited violence.
Amy Forliti and Steve Karnowski, Associated Press | Updated Jun 1st - 9:43pm
A medical examiner on Monday classified George Floyd’s death as a homicide, saying his heart stopped as police restrained him and suppressed his neck, in a widely seen video that has sparked protests across the nation.
Here’s what Utah’s top state and federal candidates have to say about George Floyd death, protests and riots
Carter Williams and Graham Dudley, KSL.com | Posted Jun 1st - 9:26pm
Candidates seeking party nominations for Utah’s top state and federal positions took to the debate stage Monday, weeks ahead of the primary election for state and federal elections slated for June 30.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Jun 1st - 7:53pm
The man, of Flagstaff, Arizona, went for a swim without a lifejacket in semi-windy conditions. He was last seen about 100 meters from the boat when he disappeared under water and did not resurface.
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL | Posted Jun 1st - 6:58pm
The four Republicans running in this month’s 4th Congressional District primary to take on Utah’s only Democrat in Congress sparred during their first debate Monday.
Jen Riess and Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Updated Jun 1st - 6:40pm
The body of a 53-year-old man was recovered from Newcastle Reservoir on Saturday morning.
Jonathan Lemire, Jill Colvin and Alan Suderman, Associated Press | Updated Jun 1st - 6:34pm
Amid racial unrest across the nation, President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself “the president of law and order” and threatened to deploy the United States military to American cities to quell a rise of violent protests.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Jun 1st - 5:49pm
The founder of the Utah chapter of Black Lives Matter has prepared a proposed national police reform bill that she believes would help stop police brutality.
President Nelson 'deeply saddened' over 'evidences of racism and a blatant disregard for human life'
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Jun 1st - 4:45pm
In a social media post on Monday, President Russell M. Nelson of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the church is joining “with many throughout this nation and around the world who are deeply saddened at recent evidences of racism and a blatant disregard for human life.”
Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press | Updated Jun 1st - 3:37pm
Facebook employees are using Twitter and Facebook's internal communications tools to register their frustration over CEO Mark Zuckerberg's decision to leave up posts by President Donald Trump that suggested protesters in Minneapolis could be shot.
Pat Reavy and Annie Knox, KSL | Updated Jun 1st - 3:33pm
A man who said he helped flip over a Salt Lake police patrol car on Saturday has turned himself in.
Coronavirus updates: 202 new Utah COVID-19 cases; nearly 26K nursing home deaths reported nationwide
KSL.com Staff | Updated Jun 1st - 3:28pm
Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.
- Salt Lake City announces weeklong nighttime curfew; Gov. declares state of emergency
- Man who said he helped flip Salt Lake police car turns himself in
- Coronavirus updates: 202 new Utah COVID-19 cases; nearly 26K nursing home deaths reported nationwide
- After tense weekend, hundreds gather Monday for peaceful protest in downtown Salt Lake
- Utah chapter of Black Lives Matter proposes national police reform bill
- Missing Sandy man found dead in Bluffdale
- Weber State professor accused of inciting violence on social media
- Live updates: Protesters begin to disperse around Salt Lake City after curfew takes effect
- Utah sees 202 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths
- Medical examiner: Floyd's heart stopped while restrained