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Karah Brackin, KSL-TV | Posted June 30 - 7:37 p.m.
Dozens of Delta Air Lines pilots stood and marched outside the Salt Lake City International Airport Thursday, holding picketing signs.
Logan Stefanich, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 7:11 p.m.
People gathered in Salt Lake City to push the Utah State Board of Education not to adopt a policy that would restrict the availability of books deemed explicit from school libraries.
Revere Health | Posted June 30 - 7:00 p.m.
Summer brings many perks, but there are also many health and safety hazards that can be attributed to the season, like extreme sunburn and dehydration. Here are four common summer pitfalls and how to avoid them.
Jon Wilner, Bay Area News Group | Updated June 30 - 6:44 p.m.
The Los Angeles schools were both accepted into the Big Ten on Thursday, Pac-12 says it is 'extremely surprised and disappointed'
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 6:24 p.m.
State and federal agents arrested five Honduran nationals in Tooele County Wednesday and said they seized a large quantity of drugs from their home on Wednesday.
Pat Reavy and Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Updated June 30 - 6:01 p.m.
The husband of Bluffdale Mayor Natalie Hall was charged Thursday with threatening a councilman who ran against her, which caused him to drop out of the race last year.
Kaitlyn Hart, EastIdahoNews.com | Posted June 30 - 5:43 p.m.
A Shelley, Idaho, high school senior decided to do something extra special for his senior project this year.
The Associated Press | Posted June 30 - 5:02 p.m.
Yellowstone National Park is reopening its flood-damaged north loop at noon on Saturday, in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 4:25 p.m.
A man who lived just five miles away from Dylan Rounds, who has been missing since May, now faces a federal gun charge.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Updated June 30 - 4:19 p.m.
The Utah Department of Health reported 7,388 new COVID-19 cases, as well as 18 additional deaths on Thursday.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Updated June 30 - 4:17 p.m.
Here's all the news and rumors surrounding the Jazz as the NBA's silly season tips off.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 4:06 p.m.
Ski area conglomerate Vail Resorts announced Wednesday it will expand its medical plan to support women seeking an abortion, including a travel reimbursement package should the employee need to go out of state.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 3:44 p.m.
What can you do with a wiffle ball and a fishing rod?
Aspen Orthopedic Pain and Spine | Posted June 30 - 3:00 p.m.
If you live with PTSD or chronic anxiety, there's a new and effective treatment that might help you.
Caleb Turner, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 2:04 p.m.
Multiple sources reported that Utah will be one of two new groups expected to join the NWSL in 2024 following the departure of the Royals in 2020.
Francesca Ebel, Associated Press | Posted June 30 - 1:56 p.m.
Russia forces withdrew from a strategic Black Sea island Thursday after relentless Ukrainian attacks but kept up their push to encircle the last stronghold of Ukrainian resistance in the eastern province of Luhansk.
Jay Reeves And Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press | Posted June 30 - 1:11 p.m.
A team searching a Mississippi courthouse for evidence about the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till has found the unserved warrant charging a white woman in his 1955 kidnapping. And relatives of the victim say they now want the woman brought to justice nearly 70 years later.
Lois M. Collins, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 12:40 p.m.
Most Americans believe transgender athletes should compete on teams that match the sex they were assigned at birth, Pew found.
Rose Horowitch, Reuters | Updated June 30 - 12:24 p.m.
Ketanji Brown Jackson was sworn in on Thursday as a U.S. Supreme Court justice, making history as the first Black woman on the nation's top judicial body while joining it at a time when its conservative majority has been flexing its muscles in major rulings.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 12:11 p.m.
Utah health officials on Thursday confirmed three cases of rabies in bats that exposed humans and/or dogs to the disease.
Josh Boak And Emily Swanson, Associated Press | Posted June 30 - 11:52 a.m.
A new poll shows an overwhelming and growing majority of Americans say the U.S. is heading in the wrong direction, including nearly 8 in 10 Democrats.
Dennis Romboy, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 11:00 a.m.
Former President Donald Trump's endorsement of three Utah candidates, including two at the 11th hour, in Tuesday's Republican primary election had no impact on the outcome other than padding his stats.
Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Updated June 30 - 10:28 a.m.
In a blow to the fight against climate change, the Supreme Court has limited how the nation's main anti-air pollution law can be used to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from power plants.
Pat Reavy, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 10:00 a.m.
A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly shooting at his girlfriend and her 12-year-old brother in Kearns on Wednesday.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Updated June 30 - 9:41 a.m.
A member of the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe in southern Utah has been charged with murder after investigators say he stole and then crashed a vehicle with a 5-year-old girl inside, killing her.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted June 30 - 9:00 a.m.
The Census Bureau released new demographic data from its 2021 population estimate, finding that Utah is still the "youngest" state in the nation and slowly becoming more diverse.
Andrew Chung, Reuters | Posted June 30 - 8:44 a.m.
The U.S. Supreme Court sided with President Joe Biden on Thursday as he seeks to end a hardline immigration policy begun under his predecessor Donald Trump that forced tens of thousands of migrants to stay in Mexico to await U.S. hearings on their asylum claims.
Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 8:25 a.m.
Since 2014, the U.N.'s immigration agency has documented a rising number of migrants dead and missing along the U.S.-Mexico border, with every year except for 2020 marking a new record.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 8:04 a.m.
The party is officially over. Or at least, any future parties planned for properties available for short-term rental through online accommodations giant Airbnb.
Intelgic | Posted June 30 - 8:00 a.m.
Hyperautomation makes life easier for everyone. And if your business hasn't jumped on the hyperautomation train yet, you will once you learn what a difference it makes.
Haleluya Hadero, Associated Press | Updated June 30 - 7:39 a.m.
Amazon is limiting how many emergency contraceptives consumers can buy, joining other retailers who put in place similar caps following the Supreme Court decision overruling Roe v. Wade.
Cody Blowers, St. George News | Posted June 30 - 7:21 a.m.
A man is in jail for investigation of attempted murder and other charges after allegedly assaulting a 99-year-old family member early Wednesday morning.
Farnoush Amiri And Nuha Dolby, Associated Press | Updated June 30 - 6:50 a.m.
A new poll shows that about half of Americans say former President Donald Trump should be charged with a crime for his role in what happened on Jan. 6.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News | Posted June 30 - 6:18 a.m.
A new study reveals visitors to Bear Lake last summer pumped $48 million into the northern Utah region during more than a million days and nights of visitation.
Mike Anderson, KSL-TV | Posted June 29 - 10:29 p.m.
A shortage of chemicals found in herbicides is putting even more rising costs on the backs of Utah farmers, in an already difficult year.
Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV | Posted June 29 - 9:55 p.m.
A Utah mother lost precious items when her car was broken into at a Sandy golf course, but none of it was as valuable as toy belonging to her late child.
Ashley Fredde, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 9:35 p.m.
While symbols and celebrations embracing the LGBTQ community are widespread during Pride Month, mental health experts say continued support and resources for the community are vital as higher mental health concerns persist year-round.
Ladd Egan, KSL-TV | Posted June 29 - 9:05 p.m.
Despite a booming economy, a new survey reveals that housing prices and inflation are taking a toll on the quality of life in Utah.
Ashley Imlay and Arianne Brown, KSL.com | Updated June 29 - 8:26 p.m.
Twenty-three Utah state Senate and House primary races will determine many of the candidates for the Utah Legislature during the general election this November.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 7:43 p.m.
Bob Dylan's return to Utah this week is rekindling a 46-year search for recordings from a legendary show performed decades ago at the Salt Palace.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Updated June 29 - 7:32 p.m.
Utah Inland Port Authority's zoning structure does not violate Utah's laws, the Utah Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Wednesday.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 7:13 p.m.
A Utah company pledged last year to make drastic changes to its landscape. A year later, company leaders say those improvements will save millions of gallons of water.
Southern Utah University | Posted June 29 - 7:00 p.m.
Not many universities have as rich of a history in a place of stunning natural beauty as Southern Utah University.
Arianne Brown, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 6:50 p.m.
Gov. Spencer Cox had messages Wednesday for those on both sides of the abortion issue, saying it's important that people on both sides don't see those on the other side as evil.
Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted June 29 - 6:40 p.m.
The House Jan. 6 committee has heard dramatic testimony about Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the 2020 election — and his encouragement of supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol. But the big question remains: Was any of it criminal?
Caleb Turner, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 6:32 p.m.
Real Salt Lake is officially halfway through the MLS season, with 17 games down and 17 to go, presenting a prime opportunity for reflection on how the team has performed to this point.
Art Raymond, Deseret News | Posted June 29 - 5:33 p.m.
Tesla/SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has not only built a reputation for being a prolific, and mercurial, Twitter user since joining the platform in 2009. He also has an outstanding, $44 billion offer to buy the social media giant.
Carlene Coombs, Deseret News | Posted June 29 - 4:51 p.m.
Since the Supreme Court's ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, Facebook and Instagram have begun to remove posts offering abortion pills to those who may no longer have access to abortion care.
Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News | Updated June 29 - 4:41 p.m.
At least 20 doses of monkeypox vaccine are headed to Utah, and more could be on the way.
Juan Lozano, Fabiola Sánchez and Maria Verza, Associated Press | Updated June 29 - 4:35 p.m.
In the chaotic minutes after dozens of migrants were found dead inside a semitruck trailer sweltering under the Texas sun, the driver tried to slip away by pretending to be one of the survivors, a Mexican immigration official said Wednesday.
Paul Wiseman, Associated Press | Posted June 29 - 3:36 p.m.
Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said there's "no guarantee'' the central bank can tame runaway inflation without hurting the job market.
John Raby, Associated Press | Updated June 29 - 3:01 p.m.
Hershel W. "Woody" Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, has died at age 98.
i Drive Utah Trucks | Posted June 29 - 3:00 p.m.
With their impressive power, versatility and comfort, trucks are that rare vehicle that can take you from wheeling in red rock country to picking up remodeling supplies at the Home Depot on the same day.
Andrew Chung and Lawrence Hurley, Reuters | Updated June 29 - 2:59 p.m.
Ketanji Brown Jackson, picked by President Joe Biden to become the first Black woman on the U.S. Supreme Court, is set to be sworn in to begin serving the lifetime job on Thursday with the formal retirement of liberal Justice Stephen Breyer.
Ryan Miller, KSL.com | Posted June 29 - 2:34 p.m.
Utah Jazz CEO Danny Ainge solved one issue on Tuesday — hiring Will Hardy to be the Jazz's new coach — now, he'll pivot to another: Figuring out how to restructure the roster.
Ashley Imlay, KSL.com | Updated June 29 - 1:28 p.m.
Nearly 24 years after an Ohio woman was found dead along a southern Utah highway, investigators say DNA technology has helped them identify her husband as her killer.
Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Updated June 29 - 1:28 p.m.
The Supreme Court has ruled that Oklahoma can prosecute non-Native Americans for crimes committed on tribal land when the victim is Native American.
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- Man who lived near missing Box Elder man charged with federal gun crime
- Delta pilots picket across the country as busy travel weekend begins
- 5 arrested, 6 kilos of meth seized in large Utah drug bust
- USC and UCLA leaving for the Big Ten in 2024, delivering a huge blow to the Pac-12
- Why Salt Lake City is turning to an electric alternative to celebrate July holidays
- Bluffdale mayor's husband charged with threatening her opponent, causing him to drop out
- Utah reports 7,388 new COVID-19 cases, 19 additional deaths over past week
- 1955 warrant in Emmett Till case found, family seeks arrest
- What's next for the devastated Pac-12: Survival scenarios in a world without USC and UCLA
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