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Deadlocked Congress shifts virus focus to small business aid

Andrew Taylor and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated May 26th - 10:38pm

Deadlocked over the next big coronavirus relief bill, Congress is shifting its attention to a more modest overhaul of small business aid in hopes of helping employers reopen shops and survive the pandemic.

Antibody testing shows many Utahns had COVID-19 but did not know it; results higher because of self-selection

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted May 26th - 10:34pm

One reason the antibody test rate is higher than the statewide infection rate is because all of the people getting antibody tests so far chose to get tested because they thought they might have been sick.

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Updated May 26th - 10:07pm

Four Minneapolis officers involved in the arrest of a black man who died in police custody were fired Tuesday, hours after a bystander’s video showed an officer kneeling on the handcuffed man’s neck, even after he pleaded that he could not breathe and stopped moving.

'Mental health matters now more than ever': Utah experts discuss secondary effects of pandemic

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26th - 9:01pm

After a dip in suicide calls and attempts, mental health experts are finding ways to address potential rises related to the stress from the coronavirus pandemic.

Welcoming a baby during the pandemic? A few tips for the new mama

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 26th - 8:43pm

A few bits of advice to help new mamas navigate welcoming a new baby into the family during this time.

Woman reported missing, endangered out of Sandy

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26th - 8:25pm

Ashley Monson left her group home in Sandy on Sunday night and likes to visit near the downtown area, especially the library, Sandy police said.

Utahn gets year in jail for leaving ex-girlfriend in desert ‘to die’

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 7:58pm

Cody Alexander Young made a choice. He drove a few miles after leaving Jan Pearson Jenkins in his rear view mirror, then pulled over and smoked a cigarette.

Copper Hills High School closed after employee tests positive for COVID-19

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Updated May 26th - 7:22pm

Copper Hills High School was closed Tuesday after a school employee tested positive for COVID-19. It will reopen on Wednesday.

Hikers, speedsters, drinkers kept police busy all Memorial Day weekend

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 7:03pm

Troopers made 4,732 traffic stops on Utah’s highways, including an 'extremely high' number of motorists who were traveling at least 100 mph.

Utah Warm and Crisis Line is here to help you through tough times—not necessarily a crisis

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted May 26th - 7:00pm

If you're down or anxious but not in crisis mode, there's someone who can help you through that.

In a first, Twitter adds fact-check warnings to Trump tweets

Barbara Ortutay and Dino Hazell, Associated Press  |  Updated May 26th - 6:51pm

The move comes after years in which Twitter has declined to apply its community guidelines and other rules of the road to the 45th U.S. president.

Mailman in serious condition after being pinned between 2 cars in Lehi; driver arrested on investigation of DUI

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted May 26th - 6:44pm

The incident occurred Tuesday afternoon near 2300 West just north of Main Street, Lehi Police Lt. Toby Peterson confirmed.

Utahn charged in attack on Latter-day Saint missionary released from jail in error

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Updated May 26th - 6:27pm

A judge denied bail for Sebastian Francis West, 19, in March, but the Utah County Jail did not receive that information, a prosecutor said.

Utah County attorney says officials were wrong, businesses didn’t force sick employees to work

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Updated May 26th - 5:30pm

Weeks after Utah County officials disseminated health department reports that two Utah County businesses had ignored COVID-19 guidelines and forced sick employees to work, the Utah County attorney now says that information was inaccurate.

Everything you need to know about SpaceX's historic astronaut launch

Jackie Wattles, CNN Business  |  Posted May 26th - 5:14pm

The stakes have never been higher for Elon Musk's SpaceX. On Wednesday, the company will attempt to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station in a mission called Demo-2.

Body recovered in Tooele, 3 arrested for suspicion of murder

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 4:43pm

The name of the victim was not immediately released pending positive identification from the State Medical Examiner that it is in fact the missing person, the sheriff's office stated.

Ogden man bragged to co-worker about relationship with teen, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 3:36pm

A 27-year-old man has been charged for allegedly having an illegal relationship with a 15-year-old girl, according to prosecutors.

5 reasons Spencer Cox enjoys so much grassroots support in his campaign for governor

Cox for Governor  |  Posted May 26th - 3:00pm

Spencer Cox says he is running for governor because he believes Utah's best days are ahead. Here are five reasons Cox has garnered unprecedented support from Utah voters.

Wall Street up as recovery hopes overshadow virus worries

Alex Veiga, Associated Press  |  Updated May 26th - 2:29pm

Stocks surged on Wall Street Tuesday, driving the S&P 500 and Dow Jones Industrial Average to their highest levels in nearly three months as optimism over the reopening of the economy overshadowed lingering worries about the coronavirus pandemic.

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