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1 critically injured in Logan Canyon crash; US 89 reopened

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.

Trump threatens military force against protesters nationwide

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.

Live updates: Protesters begin to disperse around Salt Lake City after curfew takes effect

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.

Weber State professor accused of inciting violence on social media

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.

Medical examiner: Floyd's heart stopped while restrained

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.

Missing Arizona man presumed drowned at Lake Powell

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.

Wildfire updates: Tabby Canyon Fire reaches 5K acres; Millard County fire fully controlled

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:22pm

Stay up to date on the latest wildfire updates here.

Missing Sandy man found dead in Bluffdale

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:12pm

A man reported missing on Sunday was found dead in Bluffdale, Sandy police said Monday.

6 ways you can be a support to your addicted loved one

Renaissance Ranch  |  Posted Jun 1st - 7:00pm

Even the best of intentions can be harmful. Make sure you know how to actually help.

GOP 4th District candidates differ over wearing masks, curfews

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.

Officials identify man found dead in Newcastle Reservoir

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.

Trump declares he’s president of law, order amid protests

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.

Utah chapter of Black Lives Matter proposes national police reform bill

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.”

What to do if you're facing eviction or having trouble paying rent

Utah State Bar  |  Posted Jun 1st - 4:02pm

You have free options to help you pay rent or mediate with your landlord.

With rare candor, employees protest Facebook's Trump policy

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.

Man who said he helped flip Salt Lake police car turns himself in

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.

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