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Little Cottonwood Canyon reopens after avalanche forces closure

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 8:27am

Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened about 7:40 a.m. Tuesday after an avalanche forced the canyon's closure Monday.

13 House bills to follow during Utah's 2019 legislative session

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 8:23am

Hundreds of bills will be discussed in the 2019 Utah legislative session, but a few in particular might have a big impact on voters. Here are some that stand out.

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High court lets military implement transgender restrictions

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 22nd - 8:09am

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the Trump administration to go ahead with its plan to restrict military service by transgender people while court challenges continue.

'Favourite' and 'Roma' tie for most Oscar nominations

Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:39am

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced nominees for the 91st annual Academy Awards Tuesday morning.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 7:21am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Escaped Cache County jail inmate arrested

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 22nd - 6:41am

A Cache County Jail inmate who police say escaped Thursday is back in custody, according to a jail report.

'The danger is real': Killing of Utah real estate agent sparks safety discussions

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:38pm

The killing of South Jordan real estate agent David Stokoe has prompted discussions about safety in the real estate community and how agents can look out for each other.

3 groups; many videos; many interpretations of DC encounter

Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 10:25pm

Three groups met for just a few minutes Friday at the base of the Lincoln Memorial, an encounter captured in videos that went viral over the weekend — and again cast a spotlight on a polarized nation that doesn’t appear to agree on anything.

Winter storm results in avalanche, closures and crashes statewide

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Jan 21st - 10:11pm

A massive winter storm moved through Utah Monday, causing an avalanche, traffic accidents, road closures and other cancellations across the state.

Mitchell-led rally comes up short in Jazz loss

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 9:41pm

Mitchell scored 14 straight points late on Monday — but he ran out of time in Utah's 109-104 loss to Portland.

Provo restaurant serves up pizzas while making matches

Ray Boone, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 8:18pm

The Brick Oven restaurant in Provo has provided jobs for students for generations, and some say that job has proved to be the most important one they've ever had.

Trump's shutdown solution hangs in limbo

Jill Colvin and Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 21st - 8:09pm

President Donald Trump's proposal to break through the budget deadlock appeared to be gaining little traction Monday, as another missed paycheck loomed for hundreds of thousands of workers and the partial federal shutdown stretched into its fifth week.

'It's good to be back': RSL reunites for first day's training camp — snow and all

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:46pm

After a long offseason — one that proved to be even longer than expected after the club’s loss in the Western Conference semifinals to Sporting Kansas City — Real Salt Lake was back on the training pitch Monday, blizzard and all.

China says doctor behind gene-edited babies acted on his own

The Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 7:04pm

Chinese investigators have determined that the doctor behind the reported birth of two babies whose genes had been edited in hopes of making them resistant to the AIDS virus acted on his own and will be punished for any violations of the law, a state media report said Monday.

'That dream continues': Salt Lake NAACP commemorates MLK's legacy

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 6:31pm

The NAACP Salt Lake City Chapter held its 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Luncheon Monday.

Utah women's hoops ranked for first time in more than decade

Doug Feinberg, Associated Press  |  Updated Jan 21st - 5:55pm

Utah coach Lynne Roberts isn't worried that being ranked for the first time in more than a decade will faze her young team.

Superbugs and anti-vaxxers make WHO's list of 10 global health threats

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:50pm

From climate change to superbugs, the World Health Organization has laid out 10 big threats to our global health in 2019. And unless these threats get addressed, millions of lives will be in jeopardy.

2019 to be typical year for Utah star gazers: 'dazzling' and 'beautiful'

John Hollenhorst, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 21st - 5:12pm

For skywatchers, 2019 started off with a bang Sunday night as millions were able to observe a blood moon lunar eclipse. In other respects it will be a typical year in the night sky. But that doesn't mean there won't be lots of splendid sights.

Trump marks MLK day with memorial visit

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:43pm

President Donald Trump paid a brief visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington on the holiday honoring the civil rights leader.

Utah National Guard soldiers healthiest in the country, report says

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 21st - 4:00pm

A new military report shows that Utah citizen soldiers are the healthiest in the nation. The 2018 Health of the (Army National Guard) Force report focuses on measuring factors that can affect mission readiness for soldiers in the Army National Guard.

Islamic State group targets US convoy in northeastern Syria

Bassem Mroue, Associated Press  |  Posted Jan 21st - 3:29pm

An Islamic State suicide bomber targeted a joint convoy of U.S. and allied Kurdish forces in northern Syria on Monday, marking the second attack against U.S. troops in less than a week and further highlighting the dangers surrounding U.S. plans to withdraw forces after a declaration that the extremist group had been defeated.

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