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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.

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

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 4:17pm

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

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.

Four Minneapolis officers fired after death of black man

Amy Forliti and Jeff Baenen, Associated Press  |  Updated May 26th - 3:03pm

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 provoked widespread outrage with footage that showed the man pleading that he could not breathe as a white officer knelt on his neck.

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.

Congress weighs choice: ‘Go big’ on virus aid or hit ‘pause’

Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated May 26th - 2:33pm

Congress is at a crossroads in the coronavirus crisis, wrestling over whether to “go big,” as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wants for the next relief bill, or hit “pause,” as Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell insists.

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.

Utah COVID-19 death toll now over 100 as state sees 99 new cases Tuesday

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated May 26th - 2:20pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 deaths eclipsed 100 on Tuesday, just over two months after the state reported its first death from the disease.

Utah officials urge caution for those heading outside after flood of holiday weekend rescues

Carter Williams  |  Posted May 26th - 2:04pm

There were at least 15 search and rescue responses in Utah during the three-day weekend. With an uptick in rescue calls, officials are reminding people to use caution when outside.

One man shot, one arrested in Magna incident

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated May 26th - 1:59pm

One man was arrested and police were looking for at least one more following a shooting in Magna early Tuesday.

Shooting suspect was involved in 2017 shooting at mall, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated May 26th - 1:05pm

A Salt Lake man was arrested over the weekend after police say he shot multiple rounds at another man while a woman and infant child were nearby.

Man arrested in double stabbing claims he was ‘blackout drunk,’ police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated May 26th - 1:02pm

A recent parolee arrested over the holiday weekend for allegedly stabbing two people in South Jordan said he got “blackout drunk” prior to the attacks, according to police.

Coronavirus concerns led to Jeremy Johnson’s early prison release

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 12:56pm

St. George businessman Jeremy Johnson was released from federal prison nearly two years ahead of schedule last week apparently as part of a government effort to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic.


How COVID-19 created a mental health crisis for college students

Erica Evans, Deseret News  |  Posted May 26th - 12:40pm

While adjusting to the unfamiliar pressures of a new school, a new city, and new anxieties, Polly Moser developed anorexia as a freshman at Stanford University in 2018.

4-car crash in Sandy caused by DUI driver, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 26th - 12:17pm

One person suffered multiple broken bones in a four-car crash in Sandy that police say was caused by an intoxicated driver.

Friend describes Chad and Lori Daybells’ religious beliefs and her relationship with the couple

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted May 26th - 10:37am

Melanie Gibb likely knows more about Chad and Lori Daybell’s relationship than anyone else.

Picky eating linked to demanding parents who limit foods, study says

Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted May 26th - 10:14am

Frustrated with your child's picky eating? If you're trying to fix the problem by becoming the food police, you're probably making your child's habit of picky eating worse, according to a new study that followed more than 300 parent-and-child pairs for five years.


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