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I didn’t want to be gay, Ed Smart tells LGBTQ conference

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Updated Dec 7th - 10:36pm

‘I thought Elizabeth’s ordeal was very difficult, but this one is more difficult,’ he said.

Jazz get back in the win column with rout of Grizzlies

Ryan Miller,  |  Posted Dec 7th - 10:34pm

Utah needed this one. And it didn’t matter that it was against the lowly Grizzlies playing without their franchise centerpiece rookie point guard Ja Morant.

No. 17 Utes right at home in sweep of No. 13 BYU for Sweet 16 berth

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Dec 7th - 9:44pm

No. 17 Utah claimed a stunning 25-15, 25-15, 25-15 upset of No. 13 BYU Saturday to advance to the Utes’ fourth Sweet 16 in program history, snapping a four-match winless skid against their southern rivals with their second win in the last 10 in the series.

Patients from Utah children’s hospitals board plane to Santa’s Winter Wonderland

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Updated Dec 7th - 8:55pm

About 50 patients from children’s hospitals in Salt Lake City boarded a plane Saturday to the North Pole, where they met Santa and received gifts from their wish lists.

‘A grave is a luxury’: Case advances in death of Utahn missing for more than 30 years

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Updated Dec 7th - 8:22pm

For nearly three decades after her adult daughter vanished, JoAnn Ellsworth reminded her surviving children of a lesson she had learned as a teenager.

Merrill, Porter lead No. 25 Utah State past Fresno State

Joseph Coles, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 7th - 7:12pm

Sam Merrill had 24 points and eight rebounds and Abel Porter scored seven of his 13 points in overtime as No. 25 Utah State beat Fresno State 77-70 on Saturday night.

They matched on a dating site and got married. He needed a kidney, and they matched again

Lauren M. Johnson, CNN  |  Updated Dec 7th - 7:05pm

It was a match made in heaven, or at least eharmony told them so. But Lisa and Dan Summers didn't know how compatible they really were.

US flu season arrives early, driven by an unexpected virus

Mike Stobbe, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 7th - 6:53pm

The U.S. winter flu season is off to its earliest start in more than 15 years.

Layton Deseret Industries building evacuated after report of accidental dynamite donation

Jen Riess,  |  Updated Dec 7th - 5:52pm

The Deseret Industries building in Layton was evacuated Saturday after police received a call saying someone had accidentally donated dynamite.

Weber State defense comes up big in 26-20 win over Kennesaw State

Carra McManamon,  |  Posted Dec 7th - 5:35pm

Big second half adjustments and a few key defensive plays helped edge the Wildcats past Kennesaw State in a come from behind 26-20 victory in the second round of the FCS playoffs.

'All roads lead to Putin': Impeachment ties Ukraine, Russia

Lisa Mascaro and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 7th - 5:33pm

House Democrats are bringing the impeachment focus back to Russia as they draft formal charges against President Donald Trump.

South Jordan family’s ‘party with a purpose’ raises funds for those in need

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 7th - 4:17pm

Throwing a Christmas party is no ordinary event for one family in South Jordan.

Hot-shooting BYU basketball overwhelms UNLV, 83-50 in Salt Lake City

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Dec 7th - 3:57pm

Alex Barcello had 13 points, including three of the Cougars’ 14 3-pointers, and Yoeli Childs chipped in 13 points, 14 rebounds and two assists to help BYU cruise past UNLV, 83-50 at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

The ultimate dinosaur road trip will take you through Utah, Colorado

Autumn Spanne, CNN  |  Updated Dec 7th - 3:31pm

Eighty million years ago, a ferocious predecessor of Tyrannosaurus Rex stalked the western shore of an ancient seaway that flooded through North America, slicing the continent in two.

Have You Seen This? Adorable alert: Boy invites his kindergarten class to his adoption

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted Dec 7th - 2:27pm

Family comes in all shapes and sizes, including the family you make while in kindergarten.


ACLU, Mitt Romney, church respond to bill on LGBTQ, religious rights

Kelsey Dallas and Matthew Brown, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 7th - 2:08pm

Under cold, gray skies, a coalition of religious and LGBTQ organizations gathered outside the Capitol building Friday to introduce a bill they say can solve the growing conflict between religious freedom and gay rights.

Public comment period begins for proposed highway through protected Washington County lands

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Dec 7th - 1:05pm

The Bureau of Land Management and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service have begun accepting public comment about a proposed four-lane highway project that would impact protected public lands in Washington County.

New Utah study shows fasting 24 hours once a month increases longevity

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 7th - 12:09pm

Eating the right foods to be healthy at any age is important, but sometimes not eating can also be beneficial for our health and longevity.

San Francisco Opera names its first female music director

Jocelyn Gecker, Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 7th - 11:32am

The San Francisco Opera has named conductor Eun Sun Kim its new music director, ushering the first woman into the job in the company's history.

US figure skater Nathan Chen wins 3rd Grand Prix Finals in a row

The Associated Press  |  Updated Dec 7th - 10:33am

American figure skater Nathan Chen won the Grand Prix Finals for the third season in a row Saturday, beating Olympic gold medalist Yuzuru Hanyu by a dominant 44-point margin.

Provo man arrested after toddler is found unconscious

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 7th - 9:57am

A Provo man was arrested Thursday after police say he inflicted serious injuries to a 1-year-old girl.


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