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Man shot by Unified police Saturday dies from his injuries

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 12th - 2:21pm

A man shot by Unified police over the weekend following a half-hour standoff has died from his injuries, police announced Wednesday.

BLM defers controversial oil and gas leases near Utah national parks

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 12th - 1:48pm

Conservation groups are praising the decision by the Bureau of Land Management to defer 87,000 acres of public lands for potential oil and gas development that critics said were too close to some of Utah’s national parks.

KSL Analysis: 19 officer-involved shootings this year, 4 in 1 week

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 1:22pm

KSL research showed there have been 19 officer-involved shootings so far this year, with four of them taking place in the Salt Lake Valley just last week.

Missing hiker found dead at bottom of steep hillside in Millcreek Canyon

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Updated Aug 12th - 12:33pm

The body of a 75-year-old man reported missing after going hiking in Millcreek Canyon was found Wednesday.

Citizens academy gives residents first-hand look at police work

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 12:29pm

Domestic violence calls are among the most dangerous situations for a police officer. When Mike Browning responded to the call, a man he was talking to pulled out a gun. Browning ended up shooting the man. Fortunately, it wasn’t real.

Debut down the line: Dixie State postpones football season to spring

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 12th - 11:41am

The Trailblazers announced Wednesday that their first season as a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) independent has been postponed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Microsoft's new phone is ... $1,400? Why?

Shannon Liao Business, CNN  |  Posted Aug 12th - 11:22am

Microsoft's first Android phone, the Surface Duo, is coming on September 10, the company announced Wednesday.

Simple steps you can take to improve Utah air quality and protect your health

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 10:47am

Many Utahns are familiar with the winter inversion that traps cold air and pollution in the air making it hard to breathe but not as many know about the summer ozone season which can be just as dangerous on hot days.

Date for Lori Vallow Daybell’s arraignment scheduled

Eric Grossarth, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Aug 12th - 10:20am

The district court arraignment for Lori Vallow Daybell is scheduled for the afternoon of Aug. 27.

BYU football 2020 schedule: The status of each game (so far) before a coronavirus-ravaged season

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Aug 12th - 10:19am

Athletics directors begin signing contracts on football seasons years in advance, but they didn't predict the global coronavirus pandemic and how it would ravage their carefully planned work, in addition to the lives lost and economic impact of COVID-19.

Biden, Harris to make unusual campaign debut in virus era

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 10:01am

Joe Biden is making his first appearance with newly chosen running mate Kamala Harris on Wednesday, betting that the California senator’s historic profile and confrontational style against President Donald Trump will boost Democrats’ efforts to oust the Republican president amid cascading national crises.

Interest in homeschooling has 'exploded' amid pandemic

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 9:20am

As parents nationwide prepare to help their children with more distance learning, a small but quickly growing number are deciding to take matters entirely into their own hands and begin homeschooling.

Lost hiker learns valuable lessons after night on the mountain

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:54am

Becky Ethington knows Fernwood Park pretty well, but she ventured further up the mountain and got lost in the dark.

Bureau of Land Management officially relocates to new home in Colorado

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:22am

The Bureau of Land Management, the federal agency that owns much of the land in the West, will now be headquartered in the West in Colorado’s Grand Junction after Interior Secretary David Bernhardt signed an official order for the relocation.

What does indecision on second COVID-19 relief package mean for Utah, US economies?

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:04am

KSL.com spoke with different economy experts in Utah to look into the need for a second COVID-19 recovery package and who that should help.

What you should do if your landlord is threatening eviction

Utah State Bar  |  Posted Aug 12th - 8:00am

Take some free advice from Utah's legal experts—literally.

Driver involved in SR-9 fatality charged with automobile homicide

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:51am

Nearly a year after a vehicle crash on state Route 9 that claimed the life of a Riverton woman, homicide charges have been filed against the driver of the truck that crashed into the back of the woman’s car.

Parents, players upset after Lone Peak High girls soccer team quarantined

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 12th - 7:22am

A Utah County high school soccer team has been ordered to quarantine after one player tested positive for COVID-19, and some parents and players weren’t happy about it.

Companies test antibody drugs to treat, prevent COVID-19

Marilynn Marchione, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 12th - 6:53am

With a coronavirus vaccine still months off, companies are rushing to test what may be the next best thing: drugs that deliver antibodies to fight the virus right away, without having to train the immune system to make them.

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