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U. students demand justice for George Floyd, Lauren McCluskey in car caravan protest

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jun 6th - 11:12pm

University of Utah students know that what happened to Lauren McCluskey was horrible. But they have to remember that what Lauren went through with police before her death is something minority groups face every single day, one organizer said.

Last Chance comeback: Timpanogos wins 6 games in 4 days to clinch 5A tourney title

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 6th - 10:37pm

Dylan Winger went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBI, and Paxton Richards was 2 for 4 with a two-run double to help the Timberwolves rally in the second game for an 8-7 win over the Skyhawks.

American Fork rallies from 7 runs down to win Last Chance 6A baseball tournament

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:05pm

Jack Walker went 2 for 3 with a double and two runs scored, and Kaden Carpenter was 2 for 3 with a double, three RBIs and drew the game-winning hit-by-pitch to help American Fork rally for an 8-7 win over Riverton.

Woman accidentally shot in legs at Murray gun range, but injuries not life-threatening

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Jun 6th - 9:04pm

A woman is going into surgery after an accidental shooting at a gun range in Murray on Saturday.

Nearly 2,000-acre fire in Utah County 50% contained

Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Jun 6th - 8:19pm

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

OPEC, allied nations extend nearly 10M barrel cut by a month

Jon Gambrell and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 6th - 8:13pm

OPEC and allied nations agreed Saturday to extend a production cut of nearly 10 million barrels of oil a day through the end of July, hoping to encourage stability in energy markets hard hit by the coronavirus-induced global economic crisis.

Utah fires: Promontory Point Fire grows with high winds, Elberta Fire 50% contained Staff  |  Updated Jun 6th - 8:06pm

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

High wind and thunderstorms cause damage across the Wasatch Front

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Jun 6th - 8:05pm

It's been a wild windy weekend across the Wasatch Front and stormy across the state. High winds overturned semitrucks, damaged structures, knocked out power and helped spread fires — while storms in some cases helped slow the blazes.

University of Utah researchers develop fast-acting insulin based on sea snail venom

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jun 6th - 7:43pm

Discovery could help improve treatment of those with Type 1 diabetes, researchers say.

University of Utah Health patient info was breached through ‘phishing schemes’

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jun 6th - 7:16pm

The University of Utah Health fell victim to a phishing scheme in which an outside party accessed patient information such as birthdates and clinical information through employee emails, the organization announced Friday.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says league was wrong for not listening to players earlier about racism

Chloe Melas, CNN  |  Posted Jun 6th - 6:26pm

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday the league should have listened to players earlier about racism concerns in response to NFL players calling on the league to condemn racism and support its black players.

US Senate passes plan to deliver drinking water to Utah Navajos

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jun 6th - 5:46pm

Sponsored by Sen. Mitt Romney, and two Arizona senators, the legislation would end decades of conflict among the Navajo Nation, the federal government and Utah over water rights.

Protesters pour into cities for another huge mobilization

Steven Sloan, David Crary and Tom Foreman Jr., Associated Press  |  Updated Jun 6th - 5:16pm

Tens of thousands of protesters streamed into the nation’s capital and other major cities Saturday in another huge mobilization against police brutality, while George Floyd was remembered in his North Carolina hometown by mourners who waited hours for a glimpse of his golden coffin.

Slain Ogden officer remembered as man who ‘stood for all that is right’

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Updated Jun 6th - 4:56pm

In a nation rocked by protests against police, this northern Utah city showed its solidarity for a fallen officer who died protecting the community he loved.

One man lays wreaths in Normandy on this unusual D-Day

Raf Casert and Alex Turnbull, Associated Press  |  Posted Jun 6th - 4:37pm

The essence of war remembrance is to make sure the fallen are never forgotten. All it takes is a wreath, a tiny wooden cross, a little token on a faraway grave to show that people still care about their fallen hero, parent or grandparent.

Mayor Jenny Wilson announces changes to Council on Diversity Affairs; removal of director upsets some

Amy Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Jun 6th - 4:03pm

Wilson says logistics of how new subcommittees will enhance day-to-day operations still being determined.

Have You Seen This? Night screaming tradition in Sweden is what we all need right now

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Jun 6th - 3:15pm

I scream, you scream, we all scream. End of statement.

Utah wildfire destroyed nearly 150-year-old pieces of transcontinental railroad history

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jun 6th - 2:25pm

A large lightning-caused wildfire that burned west of the Great Salt Lake destroyed significant pieces of history along the historic transcontinental railroad line.

Utah reports 546 new coronavirus cases, another new high, and 1 death Saturday

Graham Dudley,  |  Updated Jun 6th - 1:41pm

The Utah Department of Health announced Saturday a jump of 107 COVID-19 cases above the previous single-day high, set just one day before.


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