Protests in Salt Lake City follow DA ruling on Palacios shooting; governor declares emergency
Protesters gathered on Thursday night outside the Salt Lake County District Attorney’s building in response to Sim Gill’s ruling that the police killing of Bernardo Palacios was legally justified.
Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com | Updated Jul 9th - 2:48pm
Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases increased 601 from Wednesday, with four new reported deaths, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Mike Headrick and Cindy St. Clair, KSL TV | Posted Jul 10th - 7:45am
A piece of technology designed to better help contact tracing in Utah has failed to attract enough users or provide the desired data, making it all but useless for health departments.
Pat Reavy, KSL | Posted Jul 10th - 6:39am
A man was arrested after getting into a chase with authorities in both Colorado and Utah, leading to drugs and ammunition being seized, according to police.
Michelle R. Smith and Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press | Updated Jul 10th - 6:10am
President Donald Trump insists that schools reopen this fall. Many parents, educators, doctors and economists want the same thing. But getting children back to school safely could mean keeping high-risk spots like bars and gyms closed.
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Posted Jul 9th - 10:05pm
The Utah men’s basketball program got some good news late Thursday night as its leading scorer last season decided to return to school for a junior campaign.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Updated Jul 9th - 9:56pm
Here are the latest updates on wildfires currently burning in Utah.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Jul 9th - 9:54pm
One child died and three other minors were injured Thursday after being ejected in a crash on I-15, the Utah Department of Public Safety said.
Asking for 'personal sacrifice' and 'helping people': Utah’s governor faces ‘fine line’ politically on face masks
Lisa Riley Roche, KSL | Posted Jul 9th - 9:36pm
Salt Lake Chamber President Derek Miller, who served as Gov. Gary Herbert’s chief of staff, said he’s very pragmatic: "I don’t like wearing a mask. I do it because medical experts tell me I’m helping people.”
Graham Dudley, KSL.com | Updated Jul 9th - 9:05pm
Calls to mental health crisis hotlines have increased markedly in Utah during the coronavirus pandemic even as mental health-related hospital visits decline and the suicide rate appears flat.
Marjorie Cortez, KSL | Posted Jul 9th - 8:31pm
Utah’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction Sydnee Dickson says students will rise to the expectations of their schools when it comes to wearing face masks.
Andrew Dalton, Associated Press | Updated Jul 9th - 7:45pm
Authorities were searching a Southern California lake Thursday for “Glee” star Naya Rivera who was feared drowned after her 4-year-old son was found alone on a rented boat.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Jul 9th - 7:21pm
The Utah High School Activities Association board of trustees unanimously approved a motion that will allow fall sports to play out as classes return to in-person classes in districts across the state, the group announced during a board meeting held via Zoom conferencing Thursday morning.
Bill Barrow and Marc Levy, Associated Press | Updated Jul 9th - 7:11pm
Democrat Joe Biden turned his campaign against President Donald Trump toward the economy Thursday, introducing a New Deal-like economic agenda while drawing a sharp contrast with a billionaire incumbent he said has abandoned working-class Americans amid cascading crises.
Sean Walker, KSL.com | Updated Jul 9th - 5:17pm
The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday that the league will only play conference games in the fall 2020 season, pushing all non-conference games to a later date, and leaving BYU with at least two holes in its 2020 schedule.
Lauren Bennett, KSL.com | Posted Jul 9th - 4:29pm
Two single-family homes caught fire on Thursday afternoon, according to officials from the Unified Fire Department. The incident is the third house fire on Millcreek's Celeste Street this week
Josh Furlong, KSL.com | Posted Jul 9th - 3:50pm
College football’s return hangs in the balance as programs around the country watch with caution as COVID-19 cases surge in many parts of the United States.
Brian Champagne, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Jul 9th - 3:35pm
If you’ve ever had to work using two mirrors, like when shaving the back of your neck, you’ll appreciate what a Salt Lake man did to get an engine into the bed of his pickup truck.
Jasen Lee, KSL | Updated Jul 9th - 3:32pm
Despite a 3.1% decrease in filings for traditional benefits, requests for unemployment assistance continue at historic levels in the Beehive State.
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