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3 injured,1 critically, in Sandy drive-by shooting

3 injured,1 critically, in Sandy drive-by shooting

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 27 - 8:36 a.m.

Three people, including a 13-year-old boy, were injured in a drive-by shooting in Sandy early Tuesday.
Upcoming toy drive attracts premier car sponsors for a cause

Upcoming toy drive attracts premier car sponsors for a cause

KSL Cars  |  Posted July 27 - 8:00 a.m.

Support for the third annual Born 4 Fast event in SLC is strong, thanks to a Shriners patient with a rare bone disorder.
Watch: Police who defended US Capitol to testify at riot probe's first hearing

Watch: Police who defended US Capitol to testify at riot probe's first hearing

Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters  |  Posted July 27 - 7:46 a.m.

Four police officers who worked to defend the U.S. Capitol from a mob of then-President Donald Trump's supporters are due to testify on Tuesday at the first hearing before a congressional committee investigating the deadly Jan. 6 riot.
Utes picked to finish 2nd in Pac-12 South Division in preseason poll

Utes picked to finish 2nd in Pac-12 South Division in preseason poll

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted July 27 - 7:38 a.m.

Coming off a 2020 season, where Utah was young, inexperience and went 3-2 in a shortened season, the Utes are seen as a favorite to return as a Pac-12 South Division champ.
Investigation underway after firework burns over 100 tons of hay

Investigation underway after firework burns over 100 tons of hay

Merri Moeller, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 27 - 7:24 a.m.

Officials are calling the launching of a single firework a "criminal act" after a barn and more than 100 tons of hay were burned in Spanish Fork.
USA Gym: Simone Biles out of team finals with medical issue

USA Gym: Simone Biles out of team finals with medical issue

Will Graves, Associated Press  |  Posted July 27 - 7:01 a.m.

Reigning Olympic gymnastics champion Simone Biles is out of the team finals with what USA Gymnastics described as a medical issue.
Could delta variant throw another wrench in Utah's legal system?

Could delta variant throw another wrench in Utah's legal system?

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted July 27 - 6:25 a.m.

The COVID-19 delta variant could upend the state's criminal justice system again just as courts were starting to return to more hearings and trials.
Biden administration announces resources to support people with 'long COVID'

Biden administration announces resources to support people with 'long COVID'

Kate Sullivan, CNN  |  Posted July 26 - 10:36 p.m.

The Biden administration on Monday released guidance and resources to support people experiencing long-term effects of COVID-19, known as "long COVID," as the condition shapes up to be a major, long-term public health issue.
Start seeing people with disabilities, groups celebrating ADA say

Start seeing people with disabilities, groups celebrating ADA say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 10:05 p.m.

Utah groups, leaders and organizations celebrated the 31st anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act and Disability Pride Month Monday in an event that featured visual and performing artists with disabilities.
Why local pro Daniel Summerhays came out of retirement ahead of Utah Championship

Why local pro Daniel Summerhays came out of retirement ahead of Utah Championship

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 9:32 p.m.

After initially retiring following the 2020 Utah Championship, the 37-year-old former BYU golfer will tee it up again in next week's Korn Ferry Tour stop in his home state, on his home course at Oakridge Country Club.
4 children, 4 adults killed in Millard County sandstorm crash

4 children, 4 adults killed in Millard County sandstorm crash

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated July 26 - 9:01 p.m.

Troopers on Monday said five of the eight people who died in a sandstorm pileup in Millard County Sunday were in the same vehicle, two in another vehicle, and one from a third vehicle.
3 critically injured in 4-vehicle Magna crash involving semitrucks

3 critically injured in 4-vehicle Magna crash involving semitrucks

Ashley Imlay and Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated July 26 - 8:41 p.m.

Three people were critically injured Monday in a multivehicle crash on state Route 201 at 7200 West, according to Utah Highway Patrol.
'A lot of work to be done here': Utah crews help fight large fires in Oregon, Montana

'A lot of work to be done here': Utah crews help fight large fires in Oregon, Montana

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 8:38 p.m.

Dozens of Utah firefighters began this week helping out with large wildfires in Oregon and Montana.
Torrential rains kill more than 160 in India, dozens trapped in landslides

Torrential rains kill more than 160 in India, dozens trapped in landslides

Rajendra Jadhav, Reuters  |  Posted July 26 - 8:04 p.m.

Rescue teams in India were digging through thick sludge and debris on Monday to find over 60 people trapped in landslides caused by torrential monsoon rains that have so far claimed more than 160 lives four days.
Have You Seen This? Australian coach wins gold medal for Olympic celebration dance

Have You Seen This? Australian coach wins gold medal for Olympic celebration dance

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 26 - 7:36 p.m.

After Ariarne Titmus beat American legend Katie Ledecky in the 400m freestyle final, Titmus' coach unleashed an intense celebration that made waves worldwide.
University of Utah pledges to improve conditions, hire more women officers

University of Utah pledges to improve conditions, hire more women officers

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 7:09 p.m.

University of Utah Police Department is the first law enforcement agency in Utah to join the 30x30 initiative, a national effort to increase representation of women in policing.
California, NYC to workers: Get vaccine or face weekly tests

California, NYC to workers: Get vaccine or face weekly tests

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted July 26 - 6:33 p.m.

California and New York City announced Monday that they would require all government employees to get the coronavirus vaccine or face weekly COVID-19 testing, and the Department of Veterans Affairs became the first major federal agency to require health care workers to receive the shot.
Deadly Utah pileup highlights another concern of drought, expert says

Deadly Utah pileup highlights another concern of drought, expert says

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 5:48 p.m.

A dust storm blanketed I-15 near Kanosh leading up to the deadly traffic pileup Sunday. A Utah expert said the state is at risk for those types of storms during its drought.
Crisis worker, former officer charged with raping teen runaway

Crisis worker, former officer charged with raping teen runaway

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 5:11 p.m.

A man who worked with troubled teens and who is a former West Valley police officer, was charged Monday with raping a 14-year-old runaway girl that he allowed to stay at his apartment.
In past 6 months, 98.5% of Utah COVID-19 deaths were unvaccinated, doctor says

In past 6 months, 98.5% of Utah COVID-19 deaths were unvaccinated, doctor says

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated July 26 - 4:53 p.m.

Utah health officials on Monday reported 2,269 new COVID-19 cases that have been confirmed since Thursday. In the past six months, 98.5% of COVID-19 deaths in Utah were among those not vaccinated, a doctor said Monday.
US will not lift travel restrictions, White House official says, due to delta variant

US will not lift travel restrictions, White House official says, due to delta variant

David Shepardson, Reuters  |  Posted July 26 - 4:27 p.m.

The United States will not lift any existing travel restrictions "at this point" due to concerns over the highly transmissible COVID-19 delta variant and the rising number of U.S. coronavirus cases, a White House official said.
UVU physician assistant program gains provisional accreditation

UVU physician assistant program gains provisional accreditation

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted July 26 - 4:03 p.m.

More than a year after Utah Valley University's master of physician assistant studies was denied provisional accreditation, it has now received approval and its first cohort will start coursework in January.
In 15+ years, Utah Online School has helped more than 110,000 students with customized education plans

In 15+ years, Utah Online School has helped more than 110,000 students with customized education plans

Utah Online School  |  Posted July 26 - 3:00 p.m.

For over 15 years, Utah Online has helped more than 110,000 Utah students by encouraging a personalized approach to learning.
The coolest tech to look for during the Tokyo Olympics

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The coolest tech to look for during the Tokyo Olympics

Amy Iverson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 26 - 2:57 p.m.

The Olympics always seem to bring out the best technology has to offer. These Summer Games are no different.
How Rep. Blake Moore aims to use science to prevent wildfires

How Rep. Blake Moore aims to use science to prevent wildfires

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted July 26 - 2:54 p.m.

As dozens of wildfires ravage the U.S. in the west, a Utah congressman introduced legislation to use advanced science to identify high-risk areas and speed up forest management projects.
Biden pushes for long COVID sufferers to be protected by law

Biden pushes for long COVID sufferers to be protected by law

Trevor Hunnicutt, Reuters  |  Posted July 26 - 2:31 p.m.

President Joe Biden said Monday the White House is pushing for people with long-term symptoms of COVID-19 to be protected against discrimination.
Was missing Sandy woman stalked, blackmailed before she was killed?

Was missing Sandy woman stalked, blackmailed before she was killed?

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 26 - 2:24 p.m.

Newly unsealed court documents suggest that a man accused of killing a Sandy woman may have been stalking and blackmailing her for months before she was killed.
Man loses piece of ear during fight at rodeo

Man loses piece of ear during fight at rodeo

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 1:58 p.m.

One man had a piece of his ear bitten off and another man was arrested following a fight at a rodeo over the holiday weekend.
1 dead after hit-and-run crash in Salt Lake City

1 dead after hit-and-run crash in Salt Lake City

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated July 26 - 1:41 p.m.

Police are searching for a silver 2013 Subaru Impreza station wagon with heavy damage to its front end after a person was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Salt Lake City on Monday.
US and Russia set for showdown in women's gymnastics final Tuesday

US and Russia set for showdown in women's gymnastics final Tuesday

Steve Keating, Reuters  |  Posted July 26 - 1:24 p.m.

Simone Biles and rest of the United States women's gymnastics squad will look to put an uninspired qualification effort in the rearview mirror on Tuesday when they defend their Olympic team title against a resurgent Russia.
Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon's en route

Pandemic Olympics endured heat, and now a typhoon's en route

Jenna Fryer, Associated Press  |  Posted July 26 - 11:56 a.m.

The Tokyo Olympics, delayed by the pandemic and opened under oppressive heat, are due for another hit of nature's power: a typhoon arriving Tuesday morning that is forecast to disrupt at least some parts of the Games.
Owner of Utah County recreation trailer business faces new charge

Owner of Utah County recreation trailer business faces new charge

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 11:26 a.m.

The owner of a now closed Utah County business that made recreational trailers is being accused of failing to deliver trailers or refunds to 39 customers.
Residents allowed back into homes following human-caused Art Nord Fire

Residents allowed back into homes following human-caused Art Nord Fire

Tania Dean, KSL TV  |  Posted July 26 - 11:02 a.m.

A wildfire near Snowbasin Resort forced the evacuation of 50 homes and flames came within feet of several of their backyards. Residents are now being allowed back into their homes.
Police: Man purposely rams into ex-girlfriend's car, crashes into TRAX station

Police: Man purposely rams into ex-girlfriend's car, crashes into TRAX station

Matt Brooks and Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 10:24 a.m.

A 21-year-old man was arrested Sunday after police say he purposely crashed into his ex-girlfriend's car and caused $50,000 worth of damage to a TRAX station.
How the delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus

How the delta variant upends assumptions about the coronavirus

Julie Steenhuysen, Alistair Smout and Ari Rabinovitch, Reuters  |  Posted July 26 - 9:57 a.m.

The delta variant is upending assumptions about the disease even as nations loosen restrictions and open their economies, according to virologists and epidemiologists.
A game-by-game prediction for the Aggies' first half of the 2021 season

A game-by-game prediction for the Aggies' first half of the 2021 season

Jacob Nielson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 26 - 9:34 a.m.

How will Utah State football perform in its first six game under head coach Blake Anderson?
Why the shift to home cooking might outlast the pandemic

Why the shift to home cooking might outlast the pandemic

Matt Gephardt, KSL TV  |  Posted July 26 - 9:00 a.m.

At its onset, the pandemic forced many of us to fix our own meals at home. Now, many restaurants are largely back in the swing of things, but new data suggests many customers are not about to drop home-cooked meals to come back.
Getting an MRI on your own could save you money—and get you treated faster

Getting an MRI on your own could save you money—and get you treated faster

Taylormed MRI  |  Posted July 26 - 8:00 a.m.

Getting an MRI can be costly and take weeks to get after visiting a doctor. One walk-in MRI clinic is hoping to disrupt this tedious process.
Coach Kim: When you can't see the light at the end of the tunnel

Coach Kim: When you can't see the light at the end of the tunnel

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 26 - 7:47 a.m.

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares some ways to get through the rough patches in life.
ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 7:31 a.m.

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
Google, industry experts clap back on Utah-led lawsuit targeting Play Store

Google, industry experts clap back on Utah-led lawsuit targeting Play Store

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted July 26 - 7:16 a.m.

In a political landscape that continues to roil with partisan bickering and hostility in Utah and across the country, finding even a small plot of common real estate is an increasingly remote prospect.
WSU, BYU students doing 'study abroad' program in our own backyard this summer

WSU, BYU students doing 'study abroad' program in our own backyard this summer

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted July 26 - 6:21 a.m.

University students are performing archeology work at an ancestral Puebloan habitation center in southeast Utah as part of WSU's Study Abroad program.
Dressel wins US Olympic swimming  gold; Australia's Titmus beats Ledecky

Dressel wins US Olympic swimming gold; Australia's Titmus beats Ledecky

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Updated July 25 - 11:14 p.m.

Caeleb Dressel got started on his quest for six gold medals in swimming Monday, while Katie Ledecky found herself in a very unusual position.
US retailers scramble to stock shelves as kids head back to school

US retailers scramble to stock shelves as kids head back to school

Lisa Baertlein and Joyce Philippe, Reuters  |  Posted July 25 - 10:31 p.m.

At Stationery and Toy World, a family-owned shop in New York's Upper West Side, manager Gary Rowe is having difficulty getting all the pens and folders he ordered for the important back-to-school season.
 Utah woman who ran 5:25 mile at 9 months pregnant breaks Deseret News Half Marathon record

Utah woman who ran 5:25 mile at 9 months pregnant breaks Deseret News Half Marathon record

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 25 - 9:48 p.m.

First it was a 5:25 mile at nine months pregnant, then it was running at the Olympic trials just seven months later. Now, just one month after her Olympic trials debut, Makenna Myler is the new record holder of the Deseret News Half Marathon.
7 dead, several injured after sandstorm causes 20 vehicle crash in Millard County

7 dead, several injured after sandstorm causes 20 vehicle crash in Millard County

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Updated July 25 - 9:34 p.m.

A sandstorm in Millard County caused multiple crashes on I-15 Sunday, leaving at least seven people dead and multiple others injured, the Utah Highway Patrol said.
US House Speaker Pelosi names Republican Kinzinger to Jan. 6 panel

US House Speaker Pelosi names Republican Kinzinger to Jan. 6 panel

Richard Cowan, Reuters  |  Posted July 25 - 8:52 p.m.

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday formally named Republican Representative Adam Kinzinger to serve on a select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol by supporters of then-President Donald Trump.
Olympic rower from Utah competes in Tokyo games for native Uganda

Olympic rower from Utah competes in Tokyo games for native Uganda

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 25 - 8:07 p.m.

Salt Lake City rower Kathleen Noble competed in her first-ever Olympic race before the official lighting of the Olympic Cauldron early Friday morning.
Utah Warriors give up 2 late tries, fall to LA Giltinis in Western Conference finals

Utah Warriors give up 2 late tries, fall to LA Giltinis in Western Conference finals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated July 25 - 7:20 p.m.

Sama Malolo scored a try for the third straight week to give the Utah Warriors a late lead, but Ryan James scored two tries in the final 12 minutes to help the top-seeded LA Giltinis rally to the 17-13 victory.
Greek Orthodox leader spends 6 days in Utah in 'unprecedented visit'

Greek Orthodox leader spends 6 days in Utah in 'unprecedented visit'

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted July 25 - 7:11 p.m.

Utah's Greek Orthodox community welcomed the Greek Orthodox Church Archbishop of America, in what was described as an "unprecedented" six day visit.
This unique local clinic is helping new moms battling postpartum depression and anxiety

This unique local clinic is helping new moms battling postpartum depression and anxiety

Serenity Recovery & Wellness  |  Posted July 25 - 7:00 p.m.

These outpatient centers aim to help women heal and work through postpartum depression, prenatal depression, postpartum anxiety, perinatal OCD and trauma.
Flash floods warnings issued for southern Utah; a day of smoky skies in the north

Flash floods warnings issued for southern Utah; a day of smoky skies in the north

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated July 25 - 5:53 p.m.

Smoky skies and triple-digit temperatures are forecast for northern Utah Sunday, with cooler temperatures but stormy weather on the way for southern Utah.
4-year-old boy reported missing from Hurricane found dead

4-year-old boy reported missing from Hurricane found dead

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated July 25 - 5:43 p.m.

A 4-year-old boy who had been missing since Saturday night was found dead Sunday afternoon, according to Hurricane police.
Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US

Sparked by pandemic fallout, homeschooling surges across US

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted July 25 - 5:34 p.m.

Although the pandemic disrupted family life across the U.S. since taking hold in spring 2020, some parents are grateful for one consequence: They're now opting to homeschool their children, even as schools plan to resume in-person classes.
Which popular musician swears the least in their lyrics and who swears the most?

Which popular musician swears the least in their lyrics and who swears the most?

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted July 25 - 4:56 p.m.

Out of Spotify's most popular artists, rapper DaBaby is the most foul-mouthed with nearly 3,000 swear words found in his lyrics, according to a new report.
Crews clearing dead brush along Wasatch Front in hopes of curbing forest fires

Crews clearing dead brush along Wasatch Front in hopes of curbing forest fires

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted July 25 - 4:12 p.m.

Forest Service workers have started clearing dead brush from some areas in the steep terrain of the Wasatch Front in hopes that future fires will be far less destructive.
Have You Seen This? This kid works smarter not harder to mow the lawn

Have You Seen This? This kid works smarter not harder to mow the lawn

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted July 25 - 3:30 p.m.

The future of lawn mowing is now — and it includes a hoverboard.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

AppsTango  |  Posted July 25 - 3:00 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.
Back to masks? Fauci says US headed in 'wrong direction' amid rising COVID-19 cases

Back to masks? Fauci says US headed in 'wrong direction' amid rising COVID-19 cases

The Associated Press  |  Posted July 25 - 2:20 p.m.

The United States is in an "unnecessary predicament" of soaring COVID-19 cases fueled by unvaccinated Americans and the virulent delta variant, Dr. Anthony Fauci said Sunday. He added that recommending that the vaccinated wear masks is "under active consideration.''

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