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Man on sex offender registry charged after allegedly following boys in store

,   |  Posted Mar 28th - 3:37pm

A registered sex offender faces new charges after police say he followed two boys around a grocery store while inappropriately touching himself.

Vote: Reno Mahe challenges Kalani Sitake, BYU coaches to dance-off and the results are exactly what we need

Sean Walker,  |  Updated Mar 28th - 2:56pm

It started with a challenge: a dance-off from former BYU and NFL standout (and one-time Cougar running backs coach) Reno Mahe.

Have You Seen This? Dad’s genius way to get alone time during lockdown

Martha Ostergar, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 28th - 2:01pm

Staying home for weeks with the family means you may need to get creative to get alone time.

Salt Lake City mayor gives ‘force of law’ to stay-at-home directive

Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Mar 28th - 1:47pm

If residents of Salt Lake City violate Gov. Gary Herbert’s new “Stay Home, Stay Safe” directive, they could be charged with a class B misdemeanor and fined up to $1,000.

How to prep for and spend your government relief check

Sean Pyles Of Nerdwallet, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 28th - 12:09pm

A federal relief package aiming to provide payments to distressed consumers passed Friday — but that money is not likely to land for a number of weeks.


BYU's Mark Pope delivered an amazing season in his 1st year. How?

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted Mar 28th - 12:01pm

What defined the BYU basketball program’s 2019-20 season wasn’t just its accomplishments, as impressive as those were.

15 videos to make you laugh, sing, or dance your quarantine blues away

Emily Howsley, Contributor  |  Posted Mar 28th - 11:30am

Need a pick-me-up before you pick up dinner? Looking for something to get your toes tapping, or mouth laughing? This curated list of 15 videos is sure to put a smile on your face, or at least help distract yourself while you distance yourself.

Ex-Sen. Tom Coburn, conservative political maverick, dies

Sean Murphy, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 28th - 10:36am

Former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, an Oklahoma family doctor who earned a reputation as a conservative political maverick as he railed against federal earmarks and subsidies for the rich, has died. He was 72.

Utahns wake up to snowy Saturday, but 60s on the way

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Mar 28th - 9:49am

Many Wasatch Front residents woke up to snow on the ground Saturday morning, as winter weather continues to stretch into the spring.

Park City streets 'eerie' quiet on first day of stay at home order

Felicia Martinez, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 28th - 9:05am

Friday marked day one of Summit County's stay at home order and a nearly-empty Main Street in Park City showed residents are complying.

Landlords working with BYU students on a ‘case-by-case’ basis on ending leases over COVID-19

Sahalie Donaldson, KSL  |  Posted Mar 28th - 8:42am

Some property owners are working with BYU students on a case-by-case basis to release them from housing contracts because of COVID-19 concerns.

Regents authorize U. public safety building, hotel construction near Dee Events Center

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 28th - 7:47am

The Board of Regents on Friday authorized the univeristy to design and build a public safety building, an adjoining storage building and secured parking structure.

Coronavirus updates: Southeast Utah Health Department reports first COVID-19 case

Jacob Klopfenstein and Lauren Bennett,  |  Updated Mar 27th - 10:51pm

Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus, from Utah and around the world.

2nd Utah COVID-19 death reported as state jumps to 480 cases

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Updated Mar 27th - 10:50pm

Utah’s number of COVID-19 cases has increased to 466 in Utah residents and 14 in visitors, and the state's second death from the disease has been reported.

Trump signs $2.2T stimulus after swift congressional votes

Andrew Taylor, Alan Fram, Laurie Kellman and Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 27th - 10:09pm

President Donald Trump signed an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package into law after swift and near-unanimous action by Congress to support businesses, rush resources to overburdened health care providers and help struggling families during the deepening coronavirus epidemic.

Stars of 'Contagion' reunite for a PSA

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 27th - 9:54pm

The stars of the 2011 virus thriller “Contagion” — a prescient film these days — have reunited for a series of public service announcements to warn about COVID-19.

Not all or nothing: Anti-virus lockdowns could lift slowly

Christina Larson and Ricardo Alonso-zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Updated Mar 27th - 9:34pm

For the millions of Americans living under some form of lockdown to curb the spread of the coronavirus, not knowing when the restrictions will end is a major source of anxiety. Will life events — weddings, funerals, even just simple nights out with friends — be delayed for a few weeks, a few months or much longer?

Price man charged in connection with October death

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Mar 27th - 9:02pm

A man arrested for allegedly assaulting a man in Carbon County in October has now been charged in connection with the victim’s death, according to charging documents.

Utah governor issues 'Stay Safe, Stay Home' directive to slow the spread of COVID-19

Lauren Bennett and Carter Williams,  |  Updated Mar 27th - 8:58pm

While Gov. Gary Herbert's directive is not a shelter-in-place order, it instructs all individuals in the state to stay home as much as possible.


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