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EU regulator backs J&J vaccine despite finding possible link to blood clots

EU regulator backs J&J vaccine despite finding possible link to blood clots

Reuters  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:44am

Europe's drug regulator has found a possible link between Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine and rare blood clotting issues in adults who received doses in the United States, but backed its overall benefits against any risks.
Apple podcast service, tags for lost items expected at iPad launch event

Apple podcast service, tags for lost items expected at iPad launch event

Stephen Nellis, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:12am

Apple is expected to unveil a new podcast subscription service and finally may show off tiny tags meant to locate lost items at a virtual event Tuesday that likely will feature new iPads and Mac computers.
Activists, law enforcement in Utah prepare for verdict in Chauvin trial

Activists, law enforcement in Utah prepare for verdict in Chauvin trial

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:36am

Activists and law enforcement officers in Utah and across the United States have begun preparations for the response to the verdict at the end of the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin. Many hoped the impact of the trial will lead to long-term changes.
Dinged or discounted? How non-driving factors affect your premium

Dinged or discounted? How non-driving factors affect your premium

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:11am

When it comes to car insurance discounts, you might think of them as rewards for your skill behind the wheel. But the KSL Investigators found a slew of factors are completely out of your control and could wind up costing you a much higher premium.
Why an endocrinologist should be managing your Type 2 diabetes

Why an endocrinologist should be managing your Type 2 diabetes

Salt Lake Regional Medical Center  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:00am

Dr. Ted Tobey, an endocrinologist at Salt Lake Regional Medical Center recommends meeting with a specialist to find the perfect balance of diabetes medications for each individual.
Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin's fate

Out of sight but center stage, jurors weigh Chauvin's fate

Amy Forliti, Stephen Groves and Tammy Webber, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:28am

The jurors who sat quietly off-camera through three weeks of draining testimony in Derek Chauvin's murder trial in George Floyd's death moved into the spotlight Tuesday, still out of sight but now in control of verdicts awaited by a skittish city.
Utah woman shot, killed husband as another man hid in dumpster, charges say

Utah woman shot, killed husband as another man hid in dumpster, charges say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:01am

A South Jordan woman was charged Thursday with shooting and killing her husband.
Jazz get win over Lakers, but how they stack up against defending champs still remains a mystery

Jazz get win over Lakers, but how they stack up against defending champs still remains a mystery

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 20th - 12:06am

If Rudy Gobert needs a reference to put on his Defensive Player of the Year resume, Andre Drummond might not be a bad choice.
Multiple injuries, 1 person in critical condition after wrong-way freeway crash; 1 in custody

Multiple injuries, 1 person in critical condition after wrong-way freeway crash; 1 in custody

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 11:05pm

A female sustained life-threatening injuries after a driver in a white truck hit two vehicles while traveling westbound on the eastbound lanes of a freeway interchange Monday night, Unified police said.
Murderer or 'reasonable officer'? Jury begins deliberations in Chauvin trial

Murderer or 'reasonable officer'? Jury begins deliberations in Chauvin trial

Jonathan Allen, Reuters  |  Updated Apr 19th - 10:39pm

Jurors in the murder trial of Derek Chauvin began deliberations on Monday after a prosecutor implored them to "believe your eyes" as he replayed video of the former Minneapolis police officer kneeling on a dying George Floyd's neck.
With prices rising, Utah homebuyers warned to watch for details in building contracts

With prices rising, Utah homebuyers warned to watch for details in building contracts

Ladd Egan, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:01pm

Real estate experts are warning homebuyers to pay close attention to contracts with builders and understand who is responsible for rising construction costs.
Pup movin' on up: Dog races past competition at recent Logan High track meet

Pup movin' on up: Dog races past competition at recent Logan High track meet

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:51pm

A tiny dog, carrying leash and all, ghosted runner after runner in its hunt for the first-place finish at a track meet Saturday at Logan High School. The best part? The whole thing was captured on video.
Some Utah school districts set up teen vaccine clinics

Some Utah school districts set up teen vaccine clinics

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:32pm

A couple of Utah school districts have started giving high school students, 16 years of age and older, the COVID-19 vaccine, while other districts explored the idea.
Surprise conception: Woman conceives second child while carrying first

Surprise conception: Woman conceives second child while carrying first

John Bonifield and Sandee Lamotte, CNN  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:01pm

At first, baby Noah was all alone, growing beatifically in his mother's womb. Then, at three months into the pregnancy, Noah suddenly had company.
Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president and presidential nominee, dies at 93

Walter Mondale, Carter's vice president and presidential nominee, dies at 93

Doug Glass, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 19th - 7:33pm

Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential election after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday. He was 93.
How Mitt Romney, Kyrsten Sinema propose to reduce student debt, make college more affordable

How Mitt Romney, Kyrsten Sinema propose to reduce student debt, make college more affordable

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 7:03pm

Senators from Utah and Arizona have teamed up on a bipartisan proposal to reduce student loan debt and make college more affordable.
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 Apr 19th - 7:00pm

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.
Hard freeze warning in effect tonight in parts of Utah after day of strong winds

Hard freeze warning in effect tonight in parts of Utah after day of strong winds

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 6:26pm

A hard freeze warning was placed into effect by the National Weather Service from 9 p.m. Monday until 10 a.m. on Tuesday for parts of northern Utah after a day of gusting winds.
To end this pandemic, 'we've got to get everyone in our country vaccinated,' US surgeon general says

To end this pandemic, 'we've got to get everyone in our country vaccinated,' US surgeon general says

Christina Maxouris and Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted Apr 19th - 6:06pm

All Americans age 16 and up can now get a COVID-19 vaccine. It's critical for those age 16 and up to get vaccinated before new, more contagious strains emerge.
Dixie State has a proposal to help students who aren't quite ready for college

Dixie State has a proposal to help students who aren't quite ready for college

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 5:20pm

Dixie State University "takes all comers," but "by accepting everybody, many of the students that we receive under those policies require additional academic preparation." On Friday, school officials discussed a proposal to help students who are not ready for university studies.
Elderly Salt Lake man charged with treating new bride as 'sex slave' in disturbing case

Elderly Salt Lake man charged with treating new bride as 'sex slave' in disturbing case

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:49pm

Felony criminal charges were filed Thursday against an elderly Salt Lake man accusing him of forcing his new bride — whom he brought to the United States from Iran — to participate against her will in disturbing sexual fetishes.
How a mass fossil site in southern Utah may have proved emerging theory about tyrannosaurs

How a mass fossil site in southern Utah may have proved emerging theory about tyrannosaurs

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 4:27pm

New research from fossils located at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument seems to support a theory that tyrannosaurs hunted in packs more like wolves than loners.
Western US prepares for possible 1st water shortage declaration

Western US prepares for possible 1st water shortage declaration

Sam Metz, Report for America, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 19th - 4:18pm

The human-made lakes that store water supplying millions of people in the U.S. West and Mexico are projected to shrink to historic lows in the coming months, dropping to levels that could trigger the federal government's first-ever official shortage declaration and prompt cuts in Arizona and Nevada.
'We're really excited': No. 12 BYU, Utah Valley learn draws for 48-team NCAA soccer tourney in North Carolina

'We're really excited': No. 12 BYU, Utah Valley learn draws for 48-team NCAA soccer tourney in North Carolina

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 3:36pm

No. 12-seeded BYU earned one of 16 byes to the second round, and will face the winner of ACC foe Virginia and SIU Edwardsville from the MAC. The Wolverines (13-4-3) will face Memphis in the first round, with the winner advancing to face SEC co-champion Arkansas.
US Capitol Police Officer Sicknick died of natural causes after attack, medical examiner says

US Capitol Police Officer Sicknick died of natural causes after attack, medical examiner says

Brad Heath and Sarah N. Lynch, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:36pm

The District of Columbia's chief medical examiner has ruled that Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick had two strokes and died of natural causes, after he tussled with a mob of former President Donald Trump's supporters at the U.S. Capitol.
NASA scores Wright Brothers moment with first helicopter flight on Mars

NASA scores Wright Brothers moment with first helicopter flight on Mars

Steve Gorman, Reuters  |  Updated Apr 19th - 3:22pm

NASA's miniature robot helicopter Ingenuity performed a successful takeoff and landing on Mars early on Monday, achieving the first powered, controlled flight by an aircraft over the surface of another planet, the U.S. space agency said.
Have You Seen This? Torpedo bomber invades Florida beach

Have You Seen This? Torpedo bomber invades Florida beach

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 19th - 3:03pm

There's nothing more relaxing than the warmth of the sun and the sound of the waves on your favorite beach. And, as we all know, there's no bigger buzzkill than when a WWII torpedo bomber decides to make an emergency landing right where you're swimming.
Biden meets lawmakers, including Mitt Romney, on infrastructure push

Biden meets lawmakers, including Mitt Romney, on infrastructure push

Jarrett Renshaw, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 19th - 2:16pm

U.S. President Joe Biden met on Monday with a bipartisan group of lawmakers who have all previously served as governors or mayors, as the White House seeks a deal on his more than $2 trillion jobs and infrastructure proposal.
Authorities identify man who died in Saturday four-wheeler crash near Five Mile Pass

Authorities identify man who died in Saturday four-wheeler crash near Five Mile Pass

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 1:43pm

Authorities have identified a man who died after a four-wheeler crash near Five Mile Pass on Saturday night, Tooele County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
Authorities identify couple found dead in Tooele County home Saturday

Authorities identify couple found dead in Tooele County home Saturday

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 1:40pm

Authorities have identified a man and woman who died after an apparent murder-suicide Saturday evening.
Will campus police be required to provide implicit bias and de-escalation training for officers?

Will campus police be required to provide implicit bias and de-escalation training for officers?

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 1:34pm

The Utah Board of Higher Education will soon consider requiring implicit bias and de-escalation training for all public safety officers at Utah's public colleges and universities.
200 more COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 1,326 vaccinations reported Monday in Utah

200 more COVID-19 cases, 2 deaths, 1,326 vaccinations reported Monday in Utah

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 1:32pm

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 200 on Monday, with two more deaths and 1,326 vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
World can bring pandemic under control within months, WHO chief says

World can bring pandemic under control within months, WHO chief says

Emma Farge and Stephanie Nebehay, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:51pm

The world can bring the global COVID-19 pandemic under control in the coming months provided it distributes the necessary resources fairly, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) told a news briefing on Monday.
Apple says it will bring Parler back to its App Store in response to letter from Mike Lee

Apple says it will bring Parler back to its App Store in response to letter from Mike Lee

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 12:15pm

In a letter to top Republicans on congressional antitrust subcommittees, including Utah Sen. Mike Lee, Apple wrote that it informed Parler its updated app will be approved for reinstatement.
Doctors say clot treatment advice key to US resuming J&J COVID vaccines

Doctors say clot treatment advice key to US resuming J&J COVID vaccines

Deena Beasley, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:37am

Resuming the use of Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine in the United States will require clear guidelines for the medical community on how to best treat patients that develop a rare type of blood clot, as well as alerting vaccine recipients to be aware of the telltale symptoms, according to heart doctors and other medical experts.
Police identify man who died after being struck by street racing car in Salt Lake City

Police identify man who died after being struck by street racing car in Salt Lake City

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 11:28am

Police have identified a man who died after being struck by a street racing car late Saturday night.
Explosive growth in a desert town

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Explosive growth in a desert town

Ashley Imlay, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 11:05am

In one Utah city, there are just 200 homes for sale but 2,000 real estate agents as an exodus of out-of-staters and others who want to get into their first home battle for a space to call their own.
Former Utah QB Alex Smith announces his retirement from the NFL

Former Utah QB Alex Smith announces his retirement from the NFL

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 11:02am

After more than a decade in the NFL, former Utah quarterback Alex Smith has called it a career.
Toquerville Bypass to ease Zion National Park traffic issues, usher in changes for small town

Toquerville Bypass to ease Zion National Park traffic issues, usher in changes for small town

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:35am

A new roadway that will help divert national park-bound traffic away from the heart of Toquerville, as well as an announcement for a planned development that will accompany the new road, were presented to residents of the small community Saturday afternoon.
The Know Podcast: Utah Gov. Spencer Cox talks COVID-19, Jazz hoops and the future of the GOP

The Know Podcast: Utah Gov. Spencer Cox talks COVID-19, Jazz hoops and the future of the GOP

Xoel Cardenas, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:46am

As busy as Utah Gov. Spencer Cox is, he was able to take time recently to talk to KSL.com about several issues.
Utah man believes he may have found tomb commissioned for Joseph Smith

Utah man believes he may have found tomb commissioned for Joseph Smith

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 19th - 9:17am

A St. George, Utah man may have uncovered a tomb commissioned for Joseph Smith — in the most unlikely of places in Nauvoo, Illinois.
Community rallies after wheelchair ramp stolen from Murray Food Bank

Community rallies after wheelchair ramp stolen from Murray Food Bank

Brittany Tait, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:48am

A wheelchair ramp was stolen from a food pantry in Murray, causing a major hurdle for one volunteer who just wants to help feed hungry families.
Man previously missing from Salt Lake City found safe, police say

Man previously missing from Salt Lake City found safe, police say

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 19th - 8:37am

An 18-year-old man who went missing from Salt Lake City last week was found safe, police said Monday.
She was told she didn't have a case. 14 years later, man who raped her faces life in prison

She was told she didn't have a case. 14 years later, man who raped her faces life in prison

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:26am

Mariah Faulkner had been waiting for the moment for almost 14 years.
7 under-appreciated historical figures every Utah resident should know about

7 under-appreciated historical figures every Utah resident should know about

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted Apr 19th - 8:00am

From a German-Jewish governor to slave-turned-pioneers to federal politician moms, Utah has been home to some pretty dynamic figures.
ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Jen Riess and Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 7:31am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.
Coach Kim: How and why you can forgive that person

Coach Kim: How and why you can forgive that person

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 19th - 7:10am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim shares a high-level forgiveness process for those who have reached the acceptance stage of the process.
Power restored to more than 4,000 customers in Grantsville

Power restored to more than 4,000 customers in Grantsville

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 18th - 11:13pm

Rocky Mountain Power officials say that 4,717 customers in Grantsville have power again Sunday evening.
Poll finds most Americans want to end lifetime Supreme Court appointments

Poll finds most Americans want to end lifetime Supreme Court appointments

Chris Kahn, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 18th - 10:19pm

A majority of Americans want to end lifetime appointments for U.S. Supreme Court justices, according to an Ipsos poll for Reuters, though less than half are in favor of other efforts to reform the judiciary.
Utah teen paralyzed from waist down after dirt bike incident

Utah teen paralyzed from waist down after dirt bike incident

Garna Mejia, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:34pm

A Utah County teen was left paralyzed from the waist down after he was involved in a devastating dirt bike incident in Mona.
Vigil, 'peace walk' in Chicago after police shooting of boy

Vigil, 'peace walk' in Chicago after police shooting of boy

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:09pm

People gathered around Chicago on Sunday to remember a 13-year-old boy fatally shot by a police officer and to call for changes in policing and an end to gun violence.
Ultrarunners remember one of their own while running upward of 100 miles in Zion National Park

Ultrarunners remember one of their own while running upward of 100 miles in Zion National Park

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:27pm

On Oct. 18, 2020, the trail and ultrarunning community lost one of its own. On April 10, 2021, runners took to the red rock trails surrounding Zion National Park to race upward of 100 miles in his memory.
Utah State football player arrested in connection with female student assault in campus dorm

Utah State football player arrested in connection with female student assault in campus dorm

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:05pm

A Utah State University football player is in police custody after police say he broke into an on-campus dorm and sexually assaulted a female student Sunday.
This DNA test could possibly change your life

This DNA test could possibly change your life

True D N A Story  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:00pm

The results are considered clinical-level and are designed specifically to be discussed with medical professionals.
Mars helicopter flight test promises Wright Brothers moment for NASA

Mars helicopter flight test promises Wright Brothers moment for NASA

Steve Gorman, Reuters  |  Posted Apr 18th - 6:34pm

NASA hopes to score a 21st-century Wright Brothers moment on Monday as it attempts to send a miniature helicopter buzzing over the surface of Mars in what would be the first powered, controlled flight of an aircraft on another planet.
5 killed in various Utah accidents this weekend

5 killed in various Utah accidents this weekend

Wendy Leonard, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 18th - 6:10pm

At least five people died in four unrelated vehicle accidents this weekend.
Half of US adults now have received at least 1 COVID shot; Fauci says he believes J&J will likely resume

Half of US adults now have received at least 1 COVID shot; Fauci says he believes J&J will likely resume

Hope Yen and Jonathan Mattise, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 4:16pm

Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.
Police make arrest in Sandy drive-by shooting that injured two boys

Police make arrest in Sandy drive-by shooting that injured two boys

Wendy Leonard, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 18th - 2:32pm

Police have arrested a man believed to have shot at two boys in Sandy on Friday afternoon.
Have You Seen This? Rescued sheep needs a little more rescuing than planned

Have You Seen This? Rescued sheep needs a little more rescuing than planned

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 18th - 2:25pm

Sheep maybe aren't the sharpest tools in the barnyard shed.

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