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Mitt Romney says ‘shock and outrage’ of George Floyd death must lead to end of ‘racist abuse’

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 28th - 12:18pm

As violent protests erupted in Minnesota over the police killing of George Floyd, Utah Sen. Mitt Romney joined the chorus of those condemning racist brutality.

Child porn allegation leads to weapons, possible bomb-making materials in Bountiful home, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 28th - 11:48am

Two Bountiful men were arrested Tuesday and accused of possessing child pornography.

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Violent protests rock Minneapolis for 2nd straight night

Doug Glass, Associated Press  |  Updated May 28th - 11:44am

Violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked a Minneapolis neighborhood for a second straight night as angry crowds looted stores, set fires and left a path of damage that stretched for miles.

US layoffs climb to 41 million, despite business reopenings

Christopher Rugaber, Associated Press  |  Updated May 28th - 10:47am

An estimated 2.1 million Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week despite the gradual reopening of businesses around the country.

Looming budget cuts in Utah target money for Hogle Zoo, EnergySolutions

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted May 28th - 10:33am

As Utah lawmakers look to tighten their budget belts and put state spending on a strict fiscal diet amid the coronavirus pandemic, subsidies for the Hogle Zoo are under question as well as how much environmental regulatory programs can withstand the hemorrhaging.

BYU alum Sione Takitaki will be ready for Year 2 with Browns after unique offseason

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 28th - 10:15am

Anything Takitaki can do to get ready for the season will help. The former Cougar played in 15 games as a rookie, with one start, and totaled 21 tackles with seven solo stops, and he'll be needed to take another step forward in a young Browns defense this fall.

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Did Herbert ask candidate to drop out of race and endorse Cox?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 28th - 10:04am

Neither the governor’s office nor Thomas Wright on Wednesday would confirm the UtahPolicy.com report.

5K more Utahns file for unemployment benefits, down for 7th straight week

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 28th - 10:01am

Another 5,455 Utahns filed for unemployment insurance benefits last week.

Trump preparing order targeting social media protections

Zeke Miller, Associated Press  |  Updated May 28th - 9:55am

President Donald Trump is preparing to sign an executive order Thursday aimed at curbing liability protections for social media companies, two days after he lashed out at Twitter for applying fact checks to two of his tweets.

What you need to know about soccer's return to Utah via the NWSL Challenge Cup

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 28th - 9:27am

There are still plenty of unknowns surrounding the National Women’s Soccer League 2020 season amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Vineyard man accused of having sex with teen charged in 2nd case

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 28th - 8:46am

A 35-year-old man awaiting a preliminary hearing on charges of unlawful sexual activity with a minor is facing a new charge for allegedly having sex with another minor while out of jail, according to court records.

Hikers uncover graffiti in Little Cottonwood Canyon, videotape vandals

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted May 28th - 8:37am

Unified Police officers are investigating graffiti left around and on top of a large boulder near the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Coronavirus updates: Utah unemployment down for 7th straight week, but still at historic highs

KSL.com Staff  |  Updated May 28th - 8:05am

Here are the latest coronavirus-related updates from Utah and around the world.

Deserae Turner graduates 3 years after being shot in the head

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted May 28th - 8:05am

Not even a pandemic could stop Deserae Turner from receiving her diploma.

The part-time, online master’s program with endless career options

Utah Valley University  |  Posted May 28th - 8:00am

Classes are part time and completely online.

Woman located after being reported missing, endangered out of Sandy

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Updated May 28th - 7:57am

A 23-year-old woman who was reported missing out of Sandy on Tuesday has been located, police said Thursday.

Friend describes zombies, JJ’s disappearance and the ‘fatal attraction’ between Chad and Lori Daybell

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 28th - 7:42am

It was September 2019. Lori Vallow was moving to Rexburg, Idaho, from Gilbert, Arizona. She didn’t want to go at first, according to her best friend.

Road reopens after horses in traffic close 8400 West in Magna

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated May 28th - 7:24am

Northbound 8400 West near 2700 South has reopened in Magna after two horses in traffic closed the road Thursday morning, officials said.

Any cuts to state education budget 'will be devastating to Utah students,' UEA president warns

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted May 28th - 7:22am

A 10% cut in state funding would mean the loss of 97 full-time positions at Salt Lake Community College, president says.

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