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Arianne Brown: I don't like Mother's Day

Arianne Brown: I don't like Mother's Day

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 8:01pm

With Mother's Day just around the corner, I am bracing myself for the blow. This day set aside for mother-filled praise is far from my favorite day, and here's why.
9 time-saving tips to help make cooking at home easier

9 time-saving tips to help make cooking at home easier

Brittany Poulson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 7:35pm

Love home cooked meals but not the time and energy it takes to prepare them? Give these nine time-savings tips a try to help make cooking at home easier.
What will Utah look like after the pandemic? Panel offers insight into the future

What will Utah look like after the pandemic? Panel offers insight into the future

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 7:01pm

A panel of experts reviewed major socioeconomic themes that emerged from the pandemic and explain how they believe those themes will shape life in the state after the pandemic.
Get to know your baby before they're born with early image scans and gender blood tests

Get to know your baby before they're born with early image scans and gender blood tests

Kicks and Giggles  |  Posted May 7th - 7:00pm

If you're anxious to see how that little bun in the oven is doing, Kicks & Giggles has plenty of safe and affordable options for elective ultrasounds.
Fifth-year senior Wil Stanley key to No. 2 BYU volleyball's 2-year run to Saturday's NCAA title match

Fifth-year senior Wil Stanley key to No. 2 BYU volleyball's 2-year run to Saturday's NCAA title match

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 6:26pm

Wil Stanley was one of three seniors whose final season was abruptly cut short by the COVID-19 pandemic, and any conversation about the seniors' return for a fifth or sixth year has to start with the Oahu-born setter.
'A new day for recycling': New $17M facility 'inspiring' to Salt Lake mayor

'A new day for recycling': New $17M facility 'inspiring' to Salt Lake mayor

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 5:35pm

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall and other city leaders got a tour of the city's new state-of-the-art recycling facility, which uses automation to sort through the garbage.
Broadway readies imminent ticket sales for a fall reopening

Broadway readies imminent ticket sales for a fall reopening

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 5:16pm

Many Broadway productions are scrambling to resume ticket sales in the coming days to welcome theater-goers this fall after city and state leaders have green-lit a reopening of the Great White Way at full capacity by mid-September.
U.S. CDC panel to vote on using Pfizer COVID-19 shot in adolescents

U.S. CDC panel to vote on using Pfizer COVID-19 shot in adolescents

Reuters  |  Posted May 7th - 4:45pm

An advisory panel to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will meet on Wednesday to review data on the use of Pfizer and partner BioNTech's COVID-19 vaccine in adolescents aged 12 to 15.
Defense: Utah man charged with killing wife had brain injury

Defense: Utah man charged with killing wife had brain injury

Becky Bohrer, Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 4:15pm

A Utah man awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to second-degree murder in the beating death of his wife on an Alaska cruise had brain abnormalities a defense expert deemed consistent with injuries caused by playing contact sports, according to a court filing in the case.
China discounts possibility of harm from rocket falling to Earth on Saturday

China discounts possibility of harm from rocket falling to Earth on Saturday

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 3:46pm

China says the upper stage of its Long March 5B rocket that launched the core module of its space station will mostly burn up on re-entry, posing little threat to people and property on the ground.
4 ex-cops indicted on US civil rights charges in Floyd death

4 ex-cops indicted on US civil rights charges in Floyd death

Amy Forliti and Mike Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Updated May 7th - 3:11pm

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of willfully violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping for air.
Have You Seen This? Massive brawl breaks out at hockey game the moment the puck drops

Have You Seen This? Massive brawl breaks out at hockey game the moment the puck drops

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 7th - 3:00pm

Hockey, man, what can I say? There are sports and then there's hockey. It's a totally different game, and this is more proof.
Window well covers improve home safety, security, and give home a finished look

Window well covers improve home safety, security, and give home a finished look

Wasatch Window Well Covers  |  Posted May 7th - 3:00pm

Custom-fit window well covers can help make your home and yard look finished and help prevent a number of unwanted accidents or problems.
Wrong-way driver who killed woman says he was trying to kill himself, charges say

Wrong-way driver who killed woman says he was trying to kill himself, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 2:49pm

A Cottonwood Heights man was charged Friday with murder and accused of killing a 19-year-old woman while purposely driving the wrong-way on I-215, causing a head-on crash.
US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

US job growth slows sharply in sign of hiring struggles

The Associated Press  |  Updated May 7th - 2:40pm

The recovery of America's job market hit a pause last month as many businesses — from restaurants and hotels to factories and construction companies — struggled to find enough workers to catch up with a rapidly strengthening economic rebound.
'The Lord wanted him alive': Former NFL player saves man in fiery train crash

'The Lord wanted him alive': Former NFL player saves man in fiery train crash

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews  |  Posted May 7th - 2:35pm

Brandon Bair recalls every detail of a routine Thursday night that led to him saving the life of 25-year-old Steven Jenson seconds before Jenson could have burned to death.
Personal ties: Harris' family in India grapples with COVID

Personal ties: Harris' family in India grapples with COVID

Alexandra Jaffe, Associated Press  |  Updated May 7th - 2:32pm

G. Balachandran turned 80 this spring — a milestone of a birthday in India, where he lives. If not for the coronavirus pandemic, he would have been surrounded by family members who gathered to celebrate with him.
Utah Shakespeare Festival returning to Cedar City in 2021 after COVID-19 pandemic hiatus

Utah Shakespeare Festival returning to Cedar City in 2021 after COVID-19 pandemic hiatus

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 2:00pm

The Utah Shakespeare Festival organizers announced they have reached an agreement with the actors union for the event, which will allow the festival to return to the stage this summer.
Matt Haarms calls time on career at BYU, but 'will be forever grateful for my year spent in Provo'

Matt Haarms calls time on career at BYU, but 'will be forever grateful for my year spent in Provo'

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 1:34pm

Matt Haarms officially opted not to return to BYU on Friday, making the announcement himself on social media after several reports and second-hand accounts alluded to it all week.
Over 1M Utahns now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as state sees 386 more cases, 4 deaths Friday

Over 1M Utahns now fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as state sees 386 more cases, 4 deaths Friday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 1:33pm

Over a million Utahns are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19, health officials reported Friday.
Listen to NASA Mars helicopter humming through thin Martian air

Listen to NASA Mars helicopter humming through thin Martian air

Marcia Dunn, Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 12:47pm

First came the amazing pictures, then the video. Now NASA is sharing sounds of its little helicopter humming through the thin Martian air.
Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks to resume bus operations

Yellowstone, Grand Teton parks to resume bus operations

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 7th - 12:14pm

Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks have resumed large group tours with safety measures intended to limit the spread of COVID-19, including wearing masks and being tested with 72 hours before the trip or showing proof of vaccination.
Man attacked victim with knife, nearly severing thumb, police say

Man attacked victim with knife, nearly severing thumb, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 11:50am

A South Salt Lake man had to have his thumb surgically reattached after police say he was attacked by another man with either a knife or machete. The man accused of attacking him was arrested Thursday.
What's behind the worst fertility news in U.S. history?

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What's behind the worst fertility news in U.S. history?

Bethany Mandel, for The Deseret News  |  Posted May 7th - 11:35am

The decision to have a baby in the middle of a pandemic isn't an easy one.
Man charged with making death threats in Millard County attacks deputy at jail, police say

Man charged with making death threats in Millard County attacks deputy at jail, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 11:03am

A man already charged with threatening to kill multiple people in Millard County is now in more trouble for allegedly attacking a deputy while incarcerated.
Utah family sues, saying police targeted them for speaking out in protest that erupted into violence

Utah family sues, saying police targeted them for speaking out in protest that erupted into violence

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 10:32am

The family of a man killed by police alleges Cottonwood Heights police used excessive force after singling out two men for their criticism of the department.
'I'm gonna smash ur new man': Man charged with killing friend of his ex-girlfriend

'I'm gonna smash ur new man': Man charged with killing friend of his ex-girlfriend

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 10:08am

A man accused of fatally shooting another man outside a tent in downtown Salt Lake City was charged Friday with aggravated murder.
Authorities identify man who died in Thursday rollover crash on I-15 near Fillmore

Authorities identify man who died in Thursday rollover crash on I-15 near Fillmore

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 7th - 9:55am

Authorities have identified a man who died after a pickup truck rolled over on I-15 near Fillmore early Thursday morning, authorities said.
Gephardt: Is cryptocurrency actually a viable currency?

Gephardt: Is cryptocurrency actually a viable currency?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted May 7th - 9:29am

Digital dollar options are expanding. Their volatile values are setting record highs and lows. As more companies accept digital currency, are people actually spending it?
New discoveries reveal the real causes and solutions for ED

New discoveries reveal the real causes and solutions for ED

Health Utah  |  Posted May 7th - 8:55am

The solution to ED is found in small details that are often overlooked. There is a lack of information about the true causes.
Utah COVID-19 cases will keep decreasing according to health officials

Utah COVID-19 cases will keep decreasing according to health officials

Paul Nelson, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 7th - 8:33am

Health officials say Utah has "passed the plateau" when it comes to new COVID-19 cases.
Pfizer-BioNTech start full US FDA approval application for COVID-19 vaccine

Pfizer-BioNTech start full US FDA approval application for COVID-19 vaccine

Reuters  |  Posted May 7th - 7:35am

Pfizer and German partner BioNTech said on Friday they have started an application process with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine, currently only authorized for emergency use.
4-car crash in Murray leaves 1 person in critical condition

4-car crash in Murray leaves 1 person in critical condition

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted May 7th - 6:54am

A four-car accident Thursday night in the intersection of 4500 South and State Street in Murray left one person in critical condition, authorities say.
Utahns rush to help Minnesota army veteran in need

Utahns rush to help Minnesota army veteran in need

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted May 7th - 6:35am

An Army veteran from Minnesota who broke down in Utah had no idea that his bad day was about to turn into one he will never forget.
1 more: Gabi Garcia Fernandez has No. 2 BYU back in NCAA title match with 3-1 win over Lewis

1 more: Gabi Garcia Fernandez has No. 2 BYU back in NCAA title match with 3-1 win over Lewis

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 10:37pm

Garcia Fernandez poured in 17 kills, seven digs, two aces and two blocks, and BYU held the Flyers below .300 hitting en route to a 25-22, 25-15, 26-28, 25-20 Thursday in the NCAA Tournament semifinals in Columbus, Ohio.
Man dies after jumping from truck as it lost control in Lehi, police say

Man dies after jumping from truck as it lost control in Lehi, police say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 10:20pm

A 37-year-old man died after he jumped from the truck he was driving when it began to lose control at the Staker Parson site located at 11700 N. Thanksgiving Way on Thursday, Lehi police said.
CDC sets rules for trial cruises with volunteer passengers

CDC sets rules for trial cruises with volunteer passengers

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 6th - 10:00pm

Cruise lines can soon begin trial voyages in U.S. waters with volunteer passengers helping test whether the ships can sail safely during a pandemic.
Donovan Mitchell tells U.'s 2021 graduating class 'you have the opportunity to make so much possible'

Donovan Mitchell tells U.'s 2021 graduating class 'you have the opportunity to make so much possible'

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 9:16pm

Donovan Mitchell was the keynote speaker during the U.'s 2021 commencement ceremony.
Desperate buyers are going to extremes. This is how hard it is to buy a home right now

Desperate buyers are going to extremes. This is how hard it is to buy a home right now

Anna Bahney, CNN Business  |  Posted May 6th - 8:51pm

With the inventory of homes for sale historically low and prices higher than ever, the battle to buy a home has been taken to a whole new level.
How Utah's Heber Valley may help researchers solve one of fog's biggest mysteries

How Utah's Heber Valley may help researchers solve one of fog's biggest mysteries

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 8:03pm

There's a lot known about fog except in one major component: prediction. That's especially true in mountains. Here's how a Utah-led study aims to change that.
'Immensely positive': South Jordan employees keen on continuing to telecommute

'Immensely positive': South Jordan employees keen on continuing to telecommute

Michele Rowe, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 6th - 7:40pm

South Jordan city employees say after working from home for a year, they like telecommuting. A new program could allow them to keep doing so.
Review: Crowdfunded products to get you ready for an adventurous summer

Review: Crowdfunded products to get you ready for an adventurous summer

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 6th - 7:08pm

These awesome crowdfunded products — some local — will help you utilize your summer in its best fashion.
School shooter could face attempted murder charges; doctor says condition of victims is an 'absolute blessing'

School shooter could face attempted murder charges; doctor says condition of victims is an 'absolute blessing'

Nate Sutherland, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Updated May 6th - 6:31pm

It is an "absolute blessing" that two students and a custodian were not more seriously injured or killed after being shot Thursday morning at Rigby Middle School, a doctor says.
New study finds Utah landlords want to help homeless, but don't know how

New study finds Utah landlords want to help homeless, but don't know how

John Wojcik, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted May 6th - 6:21pm

A new study finds that landlords in northern Utah would like to help reduce homelessness, although many aren't aware of local resources at their disposal.
54-year-old woman from Farmington found; silver alert canceled

54-year-old woman from Farmington found; silver alert canceled

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 5:55pm

Laura Waldron, 54, was found on Thursday evening said the Davis County Sheriff's Office in a tweet.
2 names of fallen officers added to Utah Law Enforcement Memorial

2 names of fallen officers added to Utah Law Enforcement Memorial

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 5:45pm

"Franklin Schaerrer and Nate Lyday are chilling examples of the reality of the commitment which lies within each of these fine officers with us today."
1 dead, 2 injured in a multivehicle crash in Salt Lake City

1 dead, 2 injured in a multivehicle crash in Salt Lake City

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 5:08pm

One man is dead and two others were injured after a three-car crash at 300 N. Redwood Road on Thursday, according to Salt Lake police.
Passenger jet headed to Utah lands safely in LA after bird strikes engine

Passenger jet headed to Utah lands safely in LA after bird strikes engine

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 6th - 5:01pm

An Allegiant airliner returned safely to Los Angeles International Airport after the crew reported striking a bird Thursday morning, authorities said.
'What do you do as a sequel?': Former Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announces his next role

'What do you do as a sequel?': Former Utah Gov. Gary Herbert announces his next role

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 4:40pm

Former Gov. Gary Herbert announced a new role as executive chairman of the Utah Valley Chamber of Commerce in his home county.
What court ruling on amending birth certificates means for transgender Utahns

What court ruling on amending birth certificates means for transgender Utahns

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Updated May 6th - 4:16pm

A Utah Supreme Court decision Thursday in Salt Lake City makes clear that transgender people may amend birth certificates, driver's licenses and other state records to match the sex with which they identify.
No mom is perfect, except on Instagram

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No mom is perfect, except on Instagram

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 6th - 4:01pm

As a new mom, social media became toxic for me.
Woman killed after hitting power pole in Riverton

Woman killed after hitting power pole in Riverton

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 3:17pm

A 81-year-old woman is dead after her car struck a power pole on Thursday afternoon near 12300 South on Redwood Road, said Riverton police.
Local company selling super discounted hot items on social media live videos

Local company selling super discounted hot items on social media live videos

Sparkfish  |  Posted May 6th - 3:00pm

While you can shop Sparkfish through their Amazon store or the Lehi location, the company is now launching their live sale events—which offer steep discounts on Amazon overstock items for delivery straight to your door.
Boy, 16, charged with murdering woman who confronted him about racial slurs

Boy, 16, charged with murdering woman who confronted him about racial slurs

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 2:54pm

A 16-year-old boy now faces an adult murder charge accusing him of fatally stabbing a woman in Murray after she confronted him about using racial slurs.
Lindon man builds custom Jeep 'SUV' to fit family of 7

Lindon man builds custom Jeep 'SUV' to fit family of 7

Brian Champagne, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 6th - 2:47pm

Jeep's four-door Wrangler Unlimited wasn't big enough to fit one Lindon designer's family of seven, so he built his own three-row version — and he was just the guy for the job.
'We have a lot of work to do': A first-of-its-kind report on race, ethnicity and sex is a chance to close the gap

'We have a lot of work to do': A first-of-its-kind report on race, ethnicity and sex is a chance to close the gap

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted May 6th - 2:22pm

Utah is a place that has nation-leading levels of social capital, family stability and social mobility.
After 3 weeks, is Real Salt Lake good again? Maybe, but they're definitely more fun

After 3 weeks, is Real Salt Lake good again? Maybe, but they're definitely more fun

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 6th - 1:35pm

In just three weeks, Real Salt Lake (2-0) has regained some of its swagger lost during arguably its worst finish in the Rio Tinto Stadium era through the truncated 2020 season. Without drawing too many conclusions from two games, the team is fun again.
Gov. Cox thanks outgoing Dr. Dunn as Utah reports 395 new COVID-19 cases, over 17K vaccinations

Gov. Cox thanks outgoing Dr. Dunn as Utah reports 395 new COVID-19 cases, over 17K vaccinations

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated May 6th - 12:58pm

Gov. Spencer Cox wore an "I Love Dr. Dunn" T-shirt at Thursday's news conference to commemorate Dr. Angela Dunn's last presser appearance.
Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge

Nature at its craziest: Trillions of cicadas about to emerge

Seth Borenstein, Associated Press  |  Posted May 6th - 12:54pm

Sifting through a shovel load of dirt in a suburban backyard, Michael Raupp and Paula Shrewsbury find their quarry: a cicada nymph.

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