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After being thrown into NBA action last season, Trent Forrest makes it look easy in Summer League

After being thrown into NBA action last season, Trent Forrest makes it look easy in Summer League

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 10:58 p.m.

True NBA talent is supposed to dominate summer leagues. Trent Forrest dominated on Tuesday.
Cleanup continues after 294 homes flood in Enoch

Cleanup continues after 294 homes flood in Enoch

Dan Rascon, KSL-TV  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 10:34 p.m.

The damage in the small town of Enoch, just a few miles from Cedar City, is turning out to be worse than first reported.
COVID-19 in Utah: Will my school district require or encourage masks?

COVID-19 in Utah: Will my school district require or encourage masks?

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 10:18 p.m.

After leaders with the Utah Department of Health on Monday announced they are recommending all K-12 students wear masks indoors, here's what school districts have said about their plans for returning to the classroom.
New theory: Earth's longer days kick-started oxygen growth

New theory: Earth's longer days kick-started oxygen growth

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 9:58 p.m.

A study published Monday proposes and puts to the test the theory that longer, continuous daylight kick-started weird bacteria into producing lots of oxygen, making most of life as we know it possible.
Report: Jazz to sign center Hassan Whiteside

Report: Jazz to sign center Hassan Whiteside

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 9:56 p.m.

The Jazz have agreed to a minimum deal with center Hassan Whiteside.
Parents protest rumored mask mandate, but Salt Lake County officials weren't issuing one

Parents protest rumored mask mandate, but Salt Lake County officials weren't issuing one

Lindsay Aerts and Becky Bruce, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 9:16 p.m.

A large crowd of parents showed up in force to protest rumors about a coming Salt Lake County mask mandate. The rumors weren't true.
Feline groovy? This app tells you if your cat is happy

Feline groovy? This app tells you if your cat is happy

Matthew Stock, Reuters  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 8:08 p.m.

Cat owners who love to take pictures of their furry friends now have a new excuse to pull out their smartphones and take a snapshot: it may actually help the cat.
TRAX and road delays, dust and noise expected as UTA replaces rails near U. campus

TRAX and road delays, dust and noise expected as UTA replaces rails near U. campus

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 7:35 p.m.

Lengthy TRAX red line and traffic delays near the Rice-Eccles Stadium are expected at times over the course of the near few weeks as Utah Transit Authority crews begin work to replace a section of light rail track by the University of Utah campus.
Anti-human trafficking nonprofit, SUU announce scholarships for survivors

Anti-human trafficking nonprofit, SUU announce scholarships for survivors

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 7:11 p.m.

The anti-human trafficking Malouf Foundation and Southern Utah University on Tuesday announced a new scholarship for survivors.
Utahn with mob yelled 'it's wartime!' in U.S. Capitol siege, feds say

Utahn with mob yelled 'it's wartime!' in U.S. Capitol siege, feds say

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 7:05 p.m.

Authorities have arrested a Utah man who they say yelled "it's wartime!" and taunted officers in the Jan. 6 siege at the United States Capitol before making his way down hallways inside the building.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

AppsTango  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 7:00 p.m.

Whether you're a small business owner, you're working on building the world's next greatest idea or you want to improve what you've already got, building an app is a worthwhile cause.
CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

CDC issues new eviction ban for most of US through Oct. 3

Josh Boak, Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 6:42 p.m.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until Oct., as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism from progressives that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic.
Navajo Nation opens new community center

Navajo Nation opens new community center

Tamara Vaifanua, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 6:04 p.m.

The Navajo Nation is taking steps to heal and learn from the devastating impacts of COVID-19.
Jazz reportedly agree to 2-year deal with forward Rudy Gay

Jazz reportedly agree to 2-year deal with forward Rudy Gay

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 6:02 p.m.

The Utah Jazz have found a new wing. Or if you prefer, a stretch four. Or even a small-ball center.
Here's how you can set up a Utah mobile license — and how it's used

Here's how you can set up a Utah mobile license — and how it's used

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 5:12 p.m.

A look at the future of mobile driver's licenses — how it works and how it will be implemented in Utah in the coming years.
 'Call of Duty,' 'World of Warcraft' company leader steps down amid sexual harassment lawsuit

'Call of Duty,' 'World of Warcraft' company leader steps down amid sexual harassment lawsuit

Michelle Chapman, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 4:46 p.m.

The president of Activision's Blizzard Entertainment is stepping down weeks after the maker of video games like "World of Warcraft" and "Call of Duty," was hit with a discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuit in California as well as backlash from employees over their work environment.
Romney helped pave way for $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill; Lee sees potholes in plan

Romney helped pave way for $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill; Lee sees potholes in plan

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 4:44 p.m.

Utah's two Republican senators have come at President Joe Biden's effort to fix the nation's roads, bridges and utilities from contrasting perspectives.
New York Gov. Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

New York Gov. Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

Nathan Layne  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 3:57 p.m.

An investigation has found that Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and violated federal and state laws, New York Attorney General Letitia James said on Tuesday.
Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

Dating changed during the pandemic; apps are following suit

Urooba Jamal, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 3:36 p.m.

Despite the social distancing of the past 18 months, the use of dating apps has surged as people sought connections amid their isolation.
Utah Olympians: Murray's Nathaniel Coleman rallies into finals in sport climbing debut

Utah Olympians: Murray's Nathaniel Coleman rallies into finals in sport climbing debut

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 2:54 p.m.

The Salt Lake City native thought his Olympic dreams were dashed after finishing 11th in bouldering, his top discipline. Boy, was he wrong.
Miner who died after flash flooding in Emery County coal mine identified

Miner who died after flash flooding in Emery County coal mine identified

Jacob Klopfenstein and Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 3 - 2:27 p.m.

The man who died in Emery County on Sunday after flash flood waters near a mine swept him away has been identified.
Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon

Lolita C. Baldor and Sagar Meghani, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 2:27 p.m.

An officer died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit station outside the Pentagon. A suspect in the incident was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene.
Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

Landlords, tenants fill courts as eviction moratorium ends

Michael Casey and Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 1:45 p.m.

Gabe Imondi, a 74-year-old landlord from Rhode Island, had come to court hoping to get his apartment back. He was tired of waiting for federal rental assistance and wondered aloud "what they're doing with that money?"
Amy Grant is coming to Utah. Here are other big shows to expect

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Amy Grant is coming to Utah. Here are other big shows to expect

Lottie Elizabeth Johnson, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 1:40 p.m.

Amy Grant is one of the latest musicians to announce a show in Utah
5-year-old Utah boy killed in gun accident

5-year-old Utah boy killed in gun accident

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 12:29 p.m.

A 5-year-old boy died of an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound on Sunday in Smithfield after finding a gun that had not been put away following a camping trip, according to police.
'A real opportunity': After condensed rookie season, Hughes, Azubuike look to shine at Summer League

'A real opportunity': After condensed rookie season, Hughes, Azubuike look to shine at Summer League

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 12:04 p.m.

Elijah Hughes played 18 games last season; Udoka Azubuike played 15. Those stats say the two Utah Jazz picks from 2020 draft aren't rookies anymore. That's about the only thing that does, though.
Shooting death of Kamas boy originally called an accident now a homicide case

Shooting death of Kamas boy originally called an accident now a homicide case

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 11:34 a.m.

The shooting death of an 11-year-old Kamas boy was called a tragic accident more than a year ago. Now, his older brother, 15, is charged with manslaughter in juvenile court.
Police link Logan man arrested in weekend fight to June shooting

Police link Logan man arrested in weekend fight to June shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 11:03 a.m.

A man arrested following a fight outside a Logan restaurant on Sunday has been linked to the attempted murder of another man in June, according to police.
Patrick Kinahan: BYU football has to build upon last season's success for program's sake

Patrick Kinahan: BYU football has to build upon last season's success for program's sake

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 10:32 a.m.

Fair or not, the BYU football program begins practice this week with the extra burden of providing an encore to last year's phenomenal success.
Gephardt: Is paying the cost for convenience worth it?

Gephardt: Is paying the cost for convenience worth it?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 9:17 a.m.

Six ounces of diced onion cost eight times more than a six-ounce whole onion we dice ourselves. How much more do you pay for convenience?
Utahn accused of sexually assaulting girl he met online; police fear more victims

Utahn accused of sexually assaulting girl he met online; police fear more victims

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 8:16 a.m.

A 40-year-old man has been arrested in Davis County and accused of meeting an 11-year-old girl online, grooming her and sexually assaulting her.
How Utah Online School's individual approach is key to one family's education story

How Utah Online School's individual approach is key to one family's education story

Utah Online School  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 8:00 a.m.

Utah Online School is a free public school that had helped tens of thousands of students. Read to learn how Utah Online School has helped prepare one family's children for long-term success.
When the chips are down: Global shortage to keep crimping carmakers

When the chips are down: Global shortage to keep crimping carmakers

Nick Carey, Reuters  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 7:45 a.m.

BMW and Stellantis became the latest major carmakers to warn on Tuesday that the global semiconductor chip shortage that has bedeviled the industry this year will drag on throughout 2021 and beyond, hitting production and sales.
What can Utahns do to slow this surge of COVID-19?

What can Utahns do to slow this surge of COVID-19?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 7:26 a.m.

With Utah's surge in COVID-19 cases sparked by the delta variant, public health officials are calling on Utahns to mask up in addition to making sure they are fully vaccinated.
Simone Biles returns to Olympic competition. Here's how she and Suni Lee did on the beam final

Simone Biles returns to Olympic competition. Here's how she and Suni Lee did on the beam final

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 6:47 a.m.

Simone Biles found something a little more manageable than the weight of the world.
Federal freeze on evictions ends amid housing crunch in Utah; aid still available

Federal freeze on evictions ends amid housing crunch in Utah; aid still available

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 3 - 6:20 a.m.

The freeze on evictions in place since September 2020 expired at the end of July. Advocates say they're worried about Utahns who are having a hard time making ends meet.
Flood damage not covered by standard homeowners insurance

Flood damage not covered by standard homeowners insurance

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 10:21 p.m.

Utah's downpour cause a lot of damage for many homeowners Sunday, but who is going to pay for it? It's a sad reality that, unfortunately, flood damage isn't part of many people's home insurance coverage.
Un-bee-lievable! 450,000 bees that occupied Pennsylvania house for 35 years just got rehomed

Un-bee-lievable! 450,000 bees that occupied Pennsylvania house for 35 years just got rehomed

Alisha Ebrahimji, CNN  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 9:36 p.m.

Sara Weaver and her husband knew their newest home purchase in Pennsylvania needed some extra love and attention — but what they didn't know is that an estimated 450,000 honeybees had been living in the walls for almost 35 years.
'A second chance': Utah nonprofit, law enforcement save 500th life from opioid overdose

'A second chance': Utah nonprofit, law enforcement save 500th life from opioid overdose

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 9:05 p.m.

Nonprofit Utah Naloxone announced Monday that Utah law enforcement just reported the 500th life saved through the organization's naloxone kits.
Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to female twins

Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to female twins

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 8:32 p.m.

A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to two female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring "they are very lively, pink and plump."
Want to work at Stitch Fix? Popular online styling service to open a warehouse in Salt Lake

Want to work at Stitch Fix? Popular online styling service to open a warehouse in Salt Lake

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 8:08 p.m.

A subscription-based personal styling company, Stitch Fix, is opening a new warehouse in Salt Lake City and expects to hire 400 workers in its first year, city officials said on Monday.
Heber City police chief returns to work after independent investigation

Heber City police chief returns to work after independent investigation

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 7:35 p.m.

Heber City's police chief has returned from administrative leave after an independent review found allegations to be "be baseless and without merit," the city's mayor said in a statement Monday.
'It's still kind of a shock': Enoch declares emergency as cleanup from floods begins across Utah

'It's still kind of a shock': Enoch declares emergency as cleanup from floods begins across Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 2 - 7:31 p.m.

Enoch issued a state of emergency over serious flooding damage in southern Utah Sunday but it wasn't the only Utah community impacted by Sunday's storms.
Gov. Cox urges people to donate amid ongoing 'desperate' need for blood

Gov. Cox urges people to donate amid ongoing 'desperate' need for blood

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 7:07 p.m.

The Red Cross has seen a sharp rise in the need for blood in hospitals compared to last year, with an average of 12% more sent to hospitals each day, according to officials.
Concrete spill at Millcreek stream 'resolved' after cleanup and heavy rain, officials say

Concrete spill at Millcreek stream 'resolved' after cleanup and heavy rain, officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 2 - 7:00 p.m.

Heavy rains over the weekend helped clear up a stream that was contaminated by a concrete spill in Millcreek last week, state environmental officials said Monday.
Utah scientist says modern diet makes fat loss nearly impossible

Utah scientist says modern diet makes fat loss nearly impossible

HLTH Code  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 7:00 p.m.

People are getting sicker and fatter. And according to BYU professor and metabolic scientist Benjamin Bikman, Ph.D., it's really not their fault.
Utah health department 'strongly' recommends indoor masking for K-12 students

Utah health department 'strongly' recommends indoor masking for K-12 students

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Updated Aug. 2 - 6:42 p.m.

As the new academic year approaches, the Utah Department of Health is encouraging vaccination of all people age 12 and older and recommends mask-wearing indoors at schools, according to new guidelines it released Monday.
Have You Seen This? Mid-game racket switch leads to gold medal

Have You Seen This? Mid-game racket switch leads to gold medal

Orrin Olsen  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 6:36 p.m.

What do you do when your racket breaks in the middle of a gold medal match at the Olympics? Watch and learn!
1 dead, 5 injured in multivehicle crash in Heber City on Sunday

1 dead, 5 injured in multivehicle crash in Heber City on Sunday

Lisi Merkley and Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 2 - 5:54 p.m.

A man died and five other people were transported for injuries Sunday afternoon after a three-vehicle crash in Heber City, troopers say.
US hits 70% vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

US hits 70% vaccination rate — a month late, amid a surge

Mike Catalini, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 5:31 p.m.

The U.S. on Monday finally reached President Joe Biden's goal of getting at least one COVID-19 shot into 70% of American adults — a month late and amid a fierce surge by the delta variant that is swamping hospitals and leading to new mask rules and mandatory vaccinations around the country.
Jazz agree to terms with Mike Conley on new 3-year contract

Jazz agree to terms with Mike Conley on new 3-year contract

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 2 - 4:48 p.m.

The Utah Jazz are keeping their All-Star trio together by agreeing to new deal with point guard Mike Conley
Utah man yells, 'I'll show you what a real gangster is' before violent crime spree, police say

Utah man yells, 'I'll show you what a real gangster is' before violent crime spree, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 4:04 p.m.

A man accused of stabbing another man 15 times before running into a nearby house and firing about 30 rounds, was charged Monday.
Here's why you're waiting months for that couch you ordered

Here's why you're waiting months for that couch you ordered

Parija Kavilanz, CNN Business  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 3:33 p.m.

Delays on furniture deliveries have already been frustrating during the pandemic, and analysts say the spread of the coronavirus in Vietnam is a large factor.
Does mandating masks violate free speech rights? Utah Sen. Mike Lee seems to thinks so

Does mandating masks violate free speech rights? Utah Sen. Mike Lee seems to thinks so

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 2:57 p.m.

Sen. Mike Lee has added a new argument to his effort to end a federal mask mandate on public transportation and in other settings.
BYU asks students, staff to report COVID-19 vaccination status

BYU asks students, staff to report COVID-19 vaccination status

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 2:31 p.m.

Brigham Young University has asked all students, staff and faculty to report their COVID-19 vaccination status, but the school isn't requiring anyone on campus to get vaccinated.
Man hit and killed on Van Winkle Expressway in Holladay identified

Man hit and killed on Van Winkle Expressway in Holladay identified

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug. 2 - 2:23 p.m.

A 25-year-old man died after being hit by a car on the Van Winkle Expressway early Sunday.
2,244 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths, over 18K vaccinations reported over the weekend in Utah

2,244 new COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths, over 18K vaccinations reported over the weekend in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 2:17 p.m.

The Utah Department of Health reported 2,244 more COVID-19 cases, 15 deaths and 18,134 vaccinations Monday.
Watchdog: FBI agent used photos of female office staff as bait in sex trafficking sting

Watchdog: FBI agent used photos of female office staff as bait in sex trafficking sting

Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters  |  Posted Aug. 2 - 1:57 p.m.

An FBI agent faces potential disciplinary measures after an investigation revealed he allegedly asked a female support staffer to provide "provocative" photos of herself.

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