Utah military families who lost loved ones in Afghanistan react to withdrawal plan
Since American troops arrived in Afghanistan, roughly 2,400 have died in the country, including 25 Utahns.
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Police and prosecutors had at least three opportunities following the April 3, 1985 rape of Joyce Yost to prevent the man who had sexually assaulted her from making good on his threat to return and take her life.
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Mike Anderson, KSL TV | Posted Apr 14th - 9:17pm
Students rallied for their LGBTQ classmates at Ridgeline High School in Cache County after video surfaced online of another teen cutting down a pride flag during a diversity week event.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Apr 14th - 8:57pm
Dani Nay poured in a double-double with 18 kills, 14 digs and three blocks, and Rylin Adams added 14 kills, 11 digs and four blocks as Weber State won its first-ever NCAA Tournament match with a 25-18, 22-25, 25-22, 25-21 win over Bowling Green at the CHI Health Center in Omaha, Nebraska.
Garna Mejia, KSL TV | Posted Apr 14th - 7:57pm
The family of Mindee Lavel Elmer Mastronardi encouraged people who are in abusive relationships to get help as soon as they can nearly two weeks after she was killed.
Aamer Madhani and Matthew Lee, Associated Press | Updated Apr 14th - 7:49pm
President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from the "forever war" in Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 terror attacks of 20 years ago cannot justify American forces still dying in the nation's longest war.
Jasen Lee, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 7:27pm
For the Beehive State to maintain its ongoing level of economic prosperity, making sure people from diverse circumstances have the opportunity to participate in that success will be a key component, a panel of Utah leaders said Wednesday.
True D N A Story | Posted Apr 14th - 7:00pm
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Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski and Tammy Webber, Associated Press | Updated Apr 14th - 6:55pm
George Floyd died of a sudden heart rhythm disturbance as a result of his heart disease, a forensic pathologist testified for the defense Wednesday at former Officer Derek Chauvin's murder trial, contradicting prosecution experts who said Floyd succumbed to a lack of oxygen from the way he was pinned down.
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Coast Guard boats and aircraft have covered an area larger than the state of Rhode Island to search for 12 people still missing Wednesday off the Louisiana coast after their offshore oilfield vessel capsized in hurricane-force winds.
Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Updated Apr 14th - 6:25pm
Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars early Wednesday. He was 82.
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 5:30pm
While President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats look for ways to tighten federal gun laws, Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants to undo regulations on an accessory known as a silencer.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Posted Apr 14th - 5:03pm
At least one person was seriously injured after a two-vehicle crash on state Route 32 Wednesday, officials say.
Weber Basin Water Conservancy District | Posted Apr 14th - 3:00pm
Most Utah residents know the majority of the water supply in northern Utah comes from snowpack. This means that lackluster winters result in lighter spring runoff.
Linda Williams, KSL.com | Updated Apr 14th - 2:58pm
High winds blew into northern Utah prompting a ban on high-profile vehicles in parts of Davis County. Westbound I-80 is closed at the mouth of Parleys Canyon due to a semitruck accident.
Russ Bynum, Associated Press | Posted Apr 14th - 2:47pm
With coronavirus shots now in the arms of nearly half of American adults, the parts of the U.S. that are excelling and those that are struggling with vaccinations are starting to look like the nation's political map: deeply divided between red and blue states.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Apr 14th - 2:08pm
Timpanogos Cave will reopen for tours Memorial Day weekend for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, park officials said Wednesday.
Carl O'Donnell and Jarrett Renshaw, Reuters | Updated Apr 14th - 1:49pm
Top U.S. health officials urged Americans to get vaccinated against COVID-19 on Wednesday, saying U.S. regulators' pause on Johnson & Johnson shots, following reports it can cause blood clotting, should boost confidence in the vaccines' safety.
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 1:36pm
With wildfires charring thousands of acres in Utah this year, two members of the state's congressional delegation brought back plans to expedite cleanup and prevent disasters.
Scott Bauer and Mike Householder, Associated Press | Updated Apr 14th - 1:34pm
A Minnesota prosecutor said Wednesday that he will charge a white former suburban Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot 20-year-old Black motorist Daunte Wright during a traffic stop, igniting days of unrest and clashes between protesters and police.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Updated Apr 14th - 12:55pm
A total of 2,005,910 vaccine doses have now been delivered to the state; the first time that's been reported over 2 million.
Annie Knox, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 12:16pm
As a federal probation officer, Steven Kelly crisscrossed the state to check on defendants facing criminal charges.
Eric Tucker and Michael Balsamo, Associated Press | Posted Apr 14th - 11:41am
Federal prosecutors will not charge a police officer who shot and killed a woman as she climbed through the broken part of a door during the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6.
Jay Drew, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 11:07am
The first time he stepped on BYU's campus as a lightly recruited offensive lineman out of Bountiful High following his senior season in 2014, Brady Christensen was overcome with fear and doubt.
Aley Davis, KSL TV | Posted Apr 14th - 11:03am
UHP and 20 other agencies conducted a special distracted driving enforcement effort last weekend. UHP alone pulled over 2,449 drivers and say 68 of them were distracted.
Salt Lake Chamber | Posted Apr 14th - 10:14am
Small businesses in Utah managed to weather the COVID-19 storm much better than most other states. There were many contributing factors, but here are four reasons.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 9:37am
The state's first all-electric bus rapid transit system is coming to Ogden via a $120 million project that officially broke ground Tuesday.
Senators want to throw out Major League Baseball's antitrust exemption for protesting Georgia voting law
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 8:36am
Utah Sen. Mike Lee wants to take a swing at Major League Baseball for pulling its All-Star Game out of Atlanta to protest Georgia's controversial new voting law.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted Apr 14th - 8:11am
New details were provided Tuesday about two new state parks that were approved during the 2021 Legislative Session; meanwhile, work for new visions of Bridal Veil Falls is underway.
Hannah Petersen, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 7:01am
Gov. Spencer Cox took questions from students around the Utah on Tuesday, addressing topics ranging from gun violence, LGBTQ suicide rates and advice on how Utah's youth can be better leaders today and for tomorrow.
Pat Reavy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 14th - 6:32am
A man wanted for questioning in connection with a murder investigation in Las Vegas has been arrested in Salt Lake City.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated Apr 13th - 11:28pm
Due to lengthy injury reports from both teams, the best thing fans really have hoped for then was some fun. At least they got that in Utah's 106-96 victory over the Thunder.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Apr 13th - 11:22pm
From a room in the bowels of Vivint Arena, pure joy originated from Jarrell Brantley and permeated through everyone who witnessed the boyish smile that spread across his face.
Dave Cawley, KSL NewsRadio | Posted Apr 13th - 10:37pm
Spools of magnetic tape captured the voice of Joyce Yost on the morning of April 4, 1985.
Former U. police chief, officers file $10M claim, say they were scapegoats after Lauren McCluskey murder
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted Apr 13th - 10:29pm
The University of Utah's former police chief and four officers have filed a claim against their former employer alleging they were treated unfairly in the wake of the student's death.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Updated Apr 13th - 10:21pm
Utah's independent redistricting committee meeting was cut short Tuesday evening after several people hacked the meeting's video conference call with explicit images and language.
Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV | Posted Apr 13th - 9:06pm
A federal agency has issued a new rule that would allow debt collectors to contact people not just by phone but through texts, emails, and even social media.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Posted Apr 13th - 8:34pm
Championship season continues this week with the NCAA women's volleyball tournament, and for the first time in the modern era, the state of Utah will be represented by four teams in the same field.
Amy Forliti, Steve Karnowski and Tammy Webber, Associated Press | Updated Apr 13th - 8:33pm
Former officer Derek Chauvin was justified in pinning George Floyd to the ground because he kept struggling, a use-of-force expert testified for the defense Tuesday, contradicting a parade of authorities from both inside and outside the Minneapolis Police Department.
Megan Marples, CNN | Posted Apr 13th - 7:58pm
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Are pandemic work practices here to stay? Study finds employees want flexibility to continue post-COVID
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Apr 13th - 7:03pm
Qualtrics surveyed 4,000 employees living in the U.S., UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand and found that the majority want to see a flexible option when it comes to returning to the office.
Pat Reavy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 13th - 6:24pm
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Pat Reavy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 13th - 5:57pm
A woman who police say helped four children run away from their foster home now faces several felony charges.
Ashley Imlay, Deseret News | Posted Apr 13th - 5:22pm
Utah first lady Abby Cox and others announced a new mental well-being campaign in rural Wasatch County middle and high schools to combat continuing high rates of suicide.
Katie McKellar, Deseret News | Updated Apr 13th - 4:59pm
Gov. Spencer Cox on Tuesday unveiled his pick to be the state's leader over Utah's umbrella of homeless services — an announcement that has been eagerly awaited by advocates since the passage of a new bill to restructure Utah's homeless services system.
Nick Pfosi, Reuters | Posted Apr 13th - 4:46pm
The police chief in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, and the officer who fatally shot Daunte Wright, a 20-year old Black man who struggled with police after a traffic stop, have both tendered their resignations, the city's mayor said on Tuesday.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Posted Apr 13th - 4:15pm
The Utah Department of Health reminded the public that the state of Utah, the department of health, or local health departments don't provide medical exemption cards for masks.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Updated Apr 13th - 3:36pm
The National Weather Service issued multiple high wind warnings for northern Utah as stronger winds are expected Tuesday evening into Wednesday.
Phil Stewart, Idrees Ali and Steve Holland, Reuters | Posted Apr 13th - 3:32pm
President Joe Biden plans to withdraw the remaining 2,500 U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, 20 years to the day after the al Qaeda attacks that triggered America's longest war, U.S. officials said on Tuesday.
John Clyde, KSL.com contributor | Posted Apr 13th - 3:03pm
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Zeke Miller, Lauren Neergaard and Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Updated Apr 13th - 3:01pm
The U.S. on Tuesday recommended a "pause" in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of rare blood clots, setting off a chain reaction worldwide and dealing a setback to the global vaccination campaign.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Apr 13th - 2:10pm
NFL legend Tom Brady spoke at Provo-based tech giant Qualtrics' virtual summit on Tuesday, sharing advice on how individuals can become better leaders and support their teams.
Pat Reavy, Deseret News | Posted Apr 13th - 1:33pm
Officers arrested a Provo man who they say was intoxicated when he called police on his Uber driver after she rejected his advances and kicked him out of her car, then he tried to steal her car keys and cellphone.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Updated Apr 13th - 1:10pm
Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 358 on Tuesday, with two more deaths and 30,001 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted Apr 13th - 12:46pm
With less than 20 games left in the regular season, the Jazz might have to make a choice: get the legs rested or go for every win.
Naomi Schaefer Riley, Deseret News | Posted Apr 13th - 12:37pm
"Weddings are back," an event planner friend told me recently. "People are done with the postponements." This is good news. Research shows that marriages that begin with big, cheap weddings last longer than others.
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