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3 women at BYU have created an app they hope will protect others from sexual violence

3 women at BYU have created an app they hope will protect others from sexual violence

Madison Selcho, Deseret News  |  Posted July 2 - 10:58 p.m.

An emoji system among roommates became the basis for an app that is aimed at preventing sexual assault and online danger.
Your July Fourth celebrations will be more expensive this year

Your July Fourth celebrations will be more expensive this year

Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN Business  |  Posted July 2 - 10:50 p.m.

Fourth of July celebrations are going to be a lot more expensive this year.
4 injured after SUV crashed into Sugar House shoe store

4 injured after SUV crashed into Sugar House shoe store

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated July 2 - 9:15 p.m.

Four people were injured Saturday when an SUV crashed into a shoe store in the Sugar House neighborhood, police said.
Can you find it? Box filled with cash, prizes hidden somewhere in eastern Idaho

Can you find it? Box filled with cash, prizes hidden somewhere in eastern Idaho

Rett Nelson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 2 - 9:09 p.m.

A business hid $2,000 in a treasure box somewhere in eastern Idaho, along with tickets to the Idaho Falls Zoo, raceway, the Museum of Idaho and other partnering businesses.
Public invited to see new monument honoring Black pioneers at This is the Place Heritage Park

Public invited to see new monument honoring Black pioneers at This is the Place Heritage Park

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted July 2 - 8:05 p.m.

A new monument honoring early Black pioneers will be dedicated soon in timing with the 175th anniversary of the first wagon company's 1847 arrival in the Salt Lake Valley.
Provo celebrates opening of new $69M city hall, public safety headquarters

Provo celebrates opening of new $69M city hall, public safety headquarters

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 7:04 p.m.

Provo celebrated the opening of its new $69 million city hall and public safety headquarters on Saturday.
Wasatch Beekeepers Association rescues millions of bees after I-80 crash

Wasatch Beekeepers Association rescues millions of bees after I-80 crash

Brittany Tait, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 2 - 6:01 p.m.

Roughly 24 million honey bees spilled out of a tipped semi-truck on Interstate 80, earlier this week. Members of the Wasatch Beekeepers Association sought to rescue all of the remaining bees.
Cottonwood Heights reaches $4M settlement with parents of man killed by officer

Cottonwood Heights reaches $4M settlement with parents of man killed by officer

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 4:03 p.m.

Cottonwood Heights' insurance provider has reached a $4 million settlement with the family of Zane James, who was killed by police in 2018.
Have You Seen This? Cyclist passes a large herd of bison

Have You Seen This? Cyclist passes a large herd of bison

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 3:30 p.m.

Yikes. What would you do if you found yourself in a situation like this?
Rafting in Utah Valley: What you need to know

Rafting in Utah Valley: What you need to know

Explore Utah Valley  |  Posted July 2 - 3:00 p.m.

Your knuckles may not get as white, but you're sure to have a good time floating down the beautiful Provo River.
Where you can — and can't — light off personal fireworks in Utah this year

Where you can — and can't — light off personal fireworks in Utah this year

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated July 2 - 2:24 p.m.

The lighting of fireworks is legal between July 2 and July 5, and July 22 and July 25 in Utah — but there are still many restrictions as to where they can be launched.
Historic Bumbleberry business near Zion National Park returns from the ashes

Historic Bumbleberry business near Zion National Park returns from the ashes

Stephanie DeGraw, St. George News  |  Posted July 2 - 2:22 p.m.

There is a silver lining to the devastating fire that destroyed a landmark family business in Springdale near Zion National Park in late 2020.
'Ghost Rider of Clinton' brings cheer to neighborhood

'Ghost Rider of Clinton' brings cheer to neighborhood

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 2 - 1:24 p.m.

A longtime Clinton resident has become a local legacy in the way he cheers up others.
What's next for the damaged dinosaur tracks near Moab? Feds pondering new boardwalk

What's next for the damaged dinosaur tracks near Moab? Feds pondering new boardwalk

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted July 2 - 1:12 p.m.

Months after an engineer accidentally destroyed dinosaur tracks outside Moab, the Bureau of Land Management wants to move forward on installing a new walkway at the site.
4 dead after boat capsizes in an Idaho river

4 dead after boat capsizes in an Idaho river

Jason Hanna and Michelle Watson, CNN  |  Posted July 2 - 12:22 p.m.

Four people are dead after the boat they were in capsized this week in an Idaho river, authorities said Friday.
For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

For now, wary US treads water with transformed COVID-19

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted July 2 - 10:12 a.m.

The fast-changing coronavirus has kicked off summer in the U.S. with lots of infections but relatively few deaths compared to its prior incarnations. COVID-19 is still killing hundreds of Americans each day, but for many people the virus is not nearly as dangerous as it was.
Everything coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in July

Everything coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in July

Matt Brooks, KSL.com  |  Posted July 2 - 8:21 a.m.

Here's a look at the list of titles coming to Amazon Prime and Disney+ in July.
2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz test drive review

2022 Hyundai Santa Cruz test drive review

Jason Bell for KSL Cars  |  Posted July 2 - 8:00 a.m.

Hyundai has created the ultimate lifestyle vehicle. For many buyers, it's all the truck they'll ever need.
Stuck between rent hikes and high home prices, this Utah family is scraping by to afford a home

Stuck between rent hikes and high home prices, this Utah family is scraping by to afford a home

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted July 2 - 7:17 a.m.

Utahns across the state are having to make tough choices as housing prices — and rental rates — tick up to unfathomable heights.
Utah's Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital celebrates 100 years of treating kids

Utah's Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital celebrates 100 years of treating kids

Peter Rosen, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 10:29 p.m.

Intermountain Primary Children's Hospital is used to celebrating kids' birthdays, but this year the staff there is saying 'Happy birthday!' to the hospital itself.
California will be the first state to offer health care to all undocumented immigrants

California will be the first state to offer health care to all undocumented immigrants

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted July 1 - 9:47 p.m.

California will become the first state to offer free health care to all low-income immigrants regardless of their legal status, after Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a $307.9 billion operating budget on Thursday.
'A miracle of a step': Work begins on 300 affordable housing units for Salt Lake seniors

'A miracle of a step': Work begins on 300 affordable housing units for Salt Lake seniors

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 9:12 p.m.

Salt Lake County made a big move Friday to preserve and improve nearly 300 affordable housing units for seniors.
1 dead, another injured in 3-car crash in Hurricane

1 dead, another injured in 3-car crash in Hurricane

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 8:24 p.m.

One person is dead and another was injured in a three-car crash in Hurricane on Friday afternoon.
Review: 'Stranger Things' plays the too-long game in its super-sized season finale

Review: 'Stranger Things' plays the too-long game in its super-sized season finale

Brian Lowry, CNN  |  Posted July 1 - 8:06 p.m.

"Stranger Things" has taken the idea of playing the long game to heart a bit too literally, capping its super-sized fourth season with two sprawling episodes that total nearly four hours.
Southern Utah implements additional fire restrictions; red flag warning in effect through weekend

Southern Utah implements additional fire restrictions; red flag warning in effect through weekend

St. George News  |  Posted July 1 - 7:40 p.m.

The National Weather Service issued a red flag warning that will be in effect through the weekend and into the night of the Fourth of July. And southwest fire managers have expanded fire restrictions to include Beaver County.
Fore! No, 3 moose make their way onto North Salt Lake golf course and neighborhood pools

Fore! No, 3 moose make their way onto North Salt Lake golf course and neighborhood pools

Arianne Brown, KSL.com  |  Updated July 1 - 7:15 p.m.

Three moose made their way on to the Eaglewood Golf Course on Wednesday afternoon. By Friday, the animals were still being spotted in the area.
A look at impaired driving in Utah: Fatalities skyrocketing since 2019

A look at impaired driving in Utah: Fatalities skyrocketing since 2019

Shara Park, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 7:11 p.m.

So far there have been 53 deaths in 2022 because of impaired driving, coming off a record year in 2021 of 158 people killed.
Have You Seen This? Good guy John Cena is about to make you ugly cry

Have You Seen This? Good guy John Cena is about to make you ugly cry

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 6:28 p.m.

I wasn't planning on crying today, John Cena. But what choice did I have after seeing this?
Attorney for Dylan Rounds' parents sends private investigator cease-and-desist letter

Attorney for Dylan Rounds' parents sends private investigator cease-and-desist letter

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 1 - 5:52 p.m.

The family of a missing man from eastern Idaho is demanding a private investigator stop his involvement in the search for their son.
How the Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square hope to bring 'comfort and peace' in July

How the Tabernacle Choir, Orchestra at Temple Square hope to bring 'comfort and peace' in July

Trent Toone, Deseret News  |  Posted July 1 - 5:24 p.m.

The Tabernacle Choir and Orchestra at Temple Square will host a special event in July designed to bring comfort and peace through music.
St. George man charged with trying to kill his elderly mother

St. George man charged with trying to kill his elderly mother

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 4:45 p.m.

A southern Utah man was charged with attempted murder on Friday and accused of attacking on his elderly mother earlier this week.
Review: Is 'Minions: The Rise of Gru' worth a family trip to the theater?

Review: Is 'Minions: The Rise of Gru' worth a family trip to the theater?

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 4:03 p.m.

Here are a few reasons why John Clyde thinks "Minions: The Rise of Gru" is worth a family night out to the movies.
World War II-era boat emerges from shrinking Lake Mead

World War II-era boat emerges from shrinking Lake Mead

Associated Press  |  Posted July 1 - 3:34 p.m.

A sunken boat dating back to World War II is the latest object to emerge from a shrinking reservoir that straddles Nevada and Arizona.
Au revoir, Rudy: Utah Jazz trade All-Star center Gobert in franchise-altering move

Au revoir, Rudy: Utah Jazz trade All-Star center Gobert in franchise-altering move

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated July 1 - 3:05 p.m.

The Utah Jazz are shaking it up — and then some.
9 Utah festivals to experience this summer

9 Utah festivals to experience this summer

NowPlayingUtah.com, a project of Utah Cultural Alliance  |  Posted July 1 - 3:00 p.m.

From Native American food and art to folk music, Utah's summer is slated to be one of diverse culture and entertainment! Here are just a few of the unique festivals you can attend in Utah this summer.
Former Utah police chief charged with misusing public funds

Former Utah police chief charged with misusing public funds

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 2:56 p.m.

The former embattled police chief of Wellington is facing criminal charges for allegedly billing the city and state for overtime hours he didn't actually work.
Utah placed limits on police use of spy tech, but do they go far enough?

Utah placed limits on police use of spy tech, but do they go far enough?

Daniella Rivera and Annie Knox, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 2:29 p.m.

A week after University of Utah football player Aaron Lowe was fatally shot, police were still searching for a suspect. They turned to a powerful, secretive backup tool: spy tech.
'These kids were obliterated': Families' outrage boils over lack of answers in Uvalde

'These kids were obliterated': Families' outrage boils over lack of answers in Uvalde

Ray Sanchez and Chris Boyette, CNN  |  Posted July 1 - 1:52 p.m.

The families of the 19 children and two teachers gunned down at a school in Uvalde, Texas, have had enough.
Recreation rebounds at Lake Powell as visitors find new opportunities in shallow waters

Recreation rebounds at Lake Powell as visitors find new opportunities in shallow waters

David Dudley, St. George News  |  Posted July 1 - 1:28 p.m.

Recreation is picking up again in Glen Canyon as water flows from Flaming Gorge to Lake Powell.
Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine's Odesa region

Russian missiles kill at least 21 in Ukraine's Odesa region

Francesca Ebel, Associated Press  |  Updated July 1 - 1:17 p.m.

Ukrainian authorities say Russian missile attacks on residential buildings in a coastal town near the port city of Odesa have killed at least 21 people, including two children.
Off-duty officer saves Draper mom from drowning

Off-duty officer saves Draper mom from drowning

Brittany Tait, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 1:00 p.m.

A mother nearly died trying to keep her two young children afloat when their raft tipped on a Herriman Reservoir on Wednesday.
Bureau plans new camping, recreation fees at 16 campgrounds across Utah

Bureau plans new camping, recreation fees at 16 campgrounds across Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 12:07 p.m.

Bureau of Land Management officials say new fees at 16 Utah campgrounds will help improve management of the selected sites across the state.
California sets nation's toughest plastics reduction rules

California sets nation's toughest plastics reduction rules

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted July 1 - 11:39 a.m.

Companies that want to sell shampoo bottles, food products and other items wrapped in plastic in California will have to cut down their use of the material. That's under a bill signed Thursday by Gov. Gavin Newsom that sets the nation's most stringent plastics reduction rules.
Here's how many millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses the US just ordered

Here's how many millions of COVID-19 vaccine doses the US just ordered

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted July 1 - 11:05 a.m.

The Biden administration has just placed a big order for more COVID-19 vaccine doses.
Pre-pandemic sized crowds descend on US airports for holiday

Pre-pandemic sized crowds descend on US airports for holiday

David Koenig, Associated Press  |  Updated July 1 - 11:03 a.m.

The July Fourth holiday weekend is off to a booming start with airport crowds crushing the numbers seen in 2019, before the pandemic.
BYU football, Tim McGraw and 2022 schedule put to a set list

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BYU football, Tim McGraw and 2022 schedule put to a set list

Dave McCann, Deseret News  |  Posted July 1 - 11:01 a.m.

Ahead of Stadium of Fire, here's a Tim McGraw set list well-suited for each opponent on the Cougars' 2022 football schedule.
Landscaper killed in Riverdale after riding mower tumbles over terrace

Landscaper killed in Riverdale after riding mower tumbles over terrace

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 10:26 a.m.

A man on a riding mower in Riverdale was killed Thursday when his mower went over the edge of a steep terrace.
Former NFL player from Idaho to receive Carnegie Medal for saving man in burning semi

Former NFL player from Idaho to receive Carnegie Medal for saving man in burning semi

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted July 1 - 10:04 a.m.

A former NFL player from St. Anthony, Idaho, is being awarded the highest honor for civilian heroism after saving a man in a fiery crash last year.
Why you should stop using your work computers, phones for personal use

Why you should stop using your work computers, phones for personal use

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 9:01 a.m.

Many Utahns are still working from home, spending a lot of time on their work computers. That can make it easy to forget it is not a personal computer.
Any suitors? A look at some of Utah's options after latest conference realignment

Any suitors? A look at some of Utah's options after latest conference realignment

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 1 - 8:32 a.m.

The ramifications of conference realignment are just beginning, but there's one thing that remains certain: Welcome to a two-conference sport.
Utahns experiencing close encounters of the rattlesnake kind

Utahns experiencing close encounters of the rattlesnake kind

Shara Park and Larry D Curtis, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 8:05 a.m.

As you make plans to head to the great outdoors this holiday weekend, you may want to heed the warning about rattlesnakes.
Want to lose weight? Forget what you think you know about diet and exercise

Want to lose weight? Forget what you think you know about diet and exercise

Health Utah  |  Posted July 1 - 8:00 a.m.

If your doctor tells you it only boils down to diet and exercise, seek another opinion.
Florida judge allows lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against Brian Laundrie's parents to proceed

Florida judge allows lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against Brian Laundrie's parents to proceed

Jennifer Henderson, CNN  |  Posted July 1 - 7:21 a.m.

A Florida circuit court judge has ruled a lawsuit filed by Gabby Petito's parents against Brian Laundrie's parents can move forward.
'Resist Death': UHP campaign urges Utahns to curb DUI fatalities

'Resist Death': UHP campaign urges Utahns to curb DUI fatalities

Jed Boal, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 1 - 6:18 a.m.

This holiday weekend, law enforcement officers from 14 different agencies are teaming up on 90 extra DUI shifts to encourage Utahns to drive sober and plan for a safe ride.
Father and son killed in rural Idaho plane crash

Father and son killed in rural Idaho plane crash

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted June 30 - 10:22 p.m.

A 48-year-old father and his 15-year-old son were killed after a plane crashed in rural Valley County this week.
2nd visitor in 3 days gored by Yellowstone park bison

2nd visitor in 3 days gored by Yellowstone park bison

The Associated Press  |  Updated June 30 - 9:49 p.m.

For the second time in three days, a visitor to Yellowstone National Park has been gored by a bison.
Utah survivor shares her story escaping sex trafficking

Utah survivor shares her story escaping sex trafficking

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 30 - 9:16 p.m.

Board members of the Aspen Magdalene House in Salt Lake City held a "lunch and learn" Thursday with the goal of giving an overview of sex trafficking in Utah.
Where Airbnbs, VRBOs are having an outsized impact on Utah's housing market

Where Airbnbs, VRBOs are having an outsized impact on Utah's housing market

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted June 30 - 8:40 p.m.

As short-term rental sites like Airbnb and VRBO have exploded in popularity, so have short-term rental properties themselves, especially in vacation destination areas.
Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

Delmer Martínez, Sonia Pérez D. and Christopher Sherman, Associated Press  |  Updated June 30 - 8:05 p.m.

Families of the more than 60 people packed into a tractor-trailer and abandoned in Texas have began to confirm their worst fears. And a common narrative is taking shape from Honduras to Mexico: people seeking a better life.

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