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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 for assaulting female student in campus dorm

Utah State football player arrested for assaulting female student 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.
Husband and wife found dead in Tooele home

Husband and wife found dead in Tooele home

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 5:37pm

A man and woman are dead after an apparent murder-suicide Saturday evening.
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.
Man dies in four-wheeler crash near Five Mile Pass

Man dies in four-wheeler crash near Five Mile Pass

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 3:31pm

One man is dead after a four-wheeler crash near Five Mile Pass on Saturday night, Tooele County Sheriff's Office confirmed.
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.
Boil order lifted for residents in 2 Tooele subdivisions

Boil order lifted for residents in 2 Tooele subdivisions

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 18th - 2:04pm

A boil order issued Friday for two Tooele subdivisions, Loma Vista and Skyline Ridge, has now been lifted.
Suspect who fired shots at SWAT standoff in Taylorsville taken into custody

Suspect who fired shots at SWAT standoff in Taylorsville taken into custody

Cami Mondeaux and Ryan Meeks, KSL NewsRadio  |  Posted Apr 18th - 1:30pm

Police say they arrested a suspect who reportedly fired shots at officers during a SWAT standoff around 10 p.m. Saturday night, after an hours-long standoff.
Climbing bolts found on 1,000-year-old petroglyphs in Utah

Climbing bolts found on 1,000-year-old petroglyphs in Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 12:33pm

Federal public lands officials are investigating after climbing bolts damaged an ancient petroglyph site near Moab.
Motorcyclist dead in Salt Lake City crash Sunday morning

Motorcyclist dead in Salt Lake City crash Sunday morning

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:27am

A man is dead after a motorcycle and SUV crash on Saturday night, Salt Lake City police confirmed.
What explains religion's remarkable Supreme Court win streak?

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What explains religion's remarkable Supreme Court win streak?

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:23am

The Supreme Court has yet to issue a ruling in its biggest religion case this term, but a new report makes a victory for the Catholic foster care agency involved feel like a foregone conclusion.
1 person dead after being struck by street racing car in Salt Lake City

1 person dead after being struck by street racing car in Salt Lake City

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 18th - 11:13am

One person is dead after being struck by a street racing car late Saturday night, Salt Lake City police said.
Top-4 snub doesn't matter to Weber State, which opens 5th-straight FCS Playoffs by hosting Southern Illinois

Top-4 snub doesn't matter to Weber State, which opens 5th-straight FCS Playoffs by hosting Southern Illinois

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 18th - 11:04am

Weber State has made five of its nine playoff appearances in school history since Jay Hill took over the program in 2014.
248 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths and 17,268 vaccinations announced Sunday

248 new COVID-19 cases, no new deaths and 17,268 vaccinations announced Sunday

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 18th - 10:44am

Utah reports 248 new cases of COVID-19, no new deaths, and 17,268 new vaccinations on Sunday, according to the Utah Department of Health.
1 dead in Logan Canyon crash

1 dead in Logan Canyon crash

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 18th - 10:03am

A man is dead after a crash in Logan Canyon Saturday evening.
Police say FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting

Police say FedEx shooter legally bought guns used in shooting

Casey Smith/Report for America, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 18th - 9:29am

The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis legally purchased the two assault rifles used in the attack despite red flag laws designed to prevent that, police said.
Does spraying pesticides to control mosquitoes near Great Salt Lake do more harm than good?

Does spraying pesticides to control mosquitoes near Great Salt Lake do more harm than good?

Hannah Petersen, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 18th - 8:36am

Some physicians want all mosquito spraying stopped in Utah, claiming alleged harm to residents, but state officials reaffirm their methods of application are safe.
Reduce risk of severe COVID-19 with regular activity, study says. Here's how to get in 22 minutes of exercise daily

Reduce risk of severe COVID-19 with regular activity, study says. Here's how to get in 22 minutes of exercise daily

Dana Santas, CNN  |  Posted Apr 18th - 7:43am

A history of being consistently active is strongly associated with a reduced risk of severe Covid-19, according to a new study released Tuesday.
Summer days of service project begins at West Valley City park

Summer days of service project begins at West Valley City park

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:11pm

Trailhead Park in West Valley wasn't a place many families felt comfortable going to, however, that could change after hundreds of volunteers showed up to clean the place.
Divers back in Gulf; search resumes for capsized boat's crew

Divers back in Gulf; search resumes for capsized boat's crew

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 9:55pm

Divers returned Saturday to the murky, roiling waters of the Gulf of Mexico in search of lost crew members aboard a capsized lift boat off Louisiana, the Coast Guard said.
No. 1 Wisconsin's defense handles No. 16 BYU in straight-set loss

No. 1 Wisconsin's defense handles No. 16 BYU in straight-set loss

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 9:03pm

The value of a good libero or defensive specialist can be overlooked in modern volleyball.
2 dead in rollover crash on Moab Rim Jeep Trail

2 dead in rollover crash on Moab Rim Jeep Trail

Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 8:20pm

Two people are dead after their vehicle rolled over on the Moab Rim Jeep Trail Saturday afternoon.
'It's not a third-world problem': Utah's human trafficking survivors, experts bring attention to global issue

'It's not a third-world problem': Utah's human trafficking survivors, experts bring attention to global issue

Ashley Imlay, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 7:57pm

Elizabeth Frazier grew up in a suburban Salt Lake County neighborhood where she says she played soccer with her friends and appeared to have a regular childhood.
A surprisingly fun game ends with shorthanded Jazz losing to shorthanded Lakers in OT

A surprisingly fun game ends with shorthanded Jazz losing to shorthanded Lakers in OT

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 17th - 7:20pm

With the seconds ticking down in the fourth quarter, Clarkson slipped a screen and got open for a 3 that gave the Jazz a 110-108 lead with 8.7 second left. Game winner? Not quite.
Ready to travel? Make sure you get the right COVID test first!

Ready to travel? Make sure you get the right COVID test first!

Covid Clinic  |  Posted Apr 17th - 7:00pm

After a year of being cooped up, many people are eager to hit the road or jet set off on a long-awaited adventure.
30 gigabytes of child porn found in West Jordan home, charges say

30 gigabytes of child porn found in West Jordan home, charges say

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 6:26pm

A West Jordan man was charged Friday with having thousands of pictures and videos of child pornography.
Red Rocks post season-high score, but place 3rd at NCAA nationals

Red Rocks post season-high score, but place 3rd at NCAA nationals

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 5:18pm

Utah had two athletes win three individual events and the team posted a season high 197.9875 score in the NCAA's final four pairing of the season.
Changing policing models: Officers say they have to adapt to fears, needs of communities

Changing policing models: Officers say they have to adapt to fears, needs of communities

Annie Knox, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 5:08pm

In 2016, Salt Lake City hired social workers within its police department and pairing them with officers in a "co-responder" model.
Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops 3 million

Worldwide COVID-19 death toll tops 3 million

David Biller, Maria Cheng and Joshua Goodman, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 4:18pm

The global death toll from the coronavirus topped 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.
Utah football shows off new talent as Red team claims 21-0 win over Black in annual spring game

Utah football shows off new talent as Red team claims 21-0 win over Black in annual spring game

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 3:53pm

With a limited number of fans back in the stands of a newly renovated Rice-Eccles Stadium for the first time in more than a year, Utah football was back to normal Saturday — at least as much as possible in a world that is slowly recovering from a global pandemic.
Salt Lake City mayor picks councilman as city's new homelessness director

Salt Lake City mayor picks councilman as city's new homelessness director

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 3:32pm

And she's picked a member of the City Council to fill it.
Discover why this incredible Wellsville mansion is offered below cost at $3.5 million

Discover why this incredible Wellsville mansion is offered below cost at $3.5 million

Ranlife Real Estate  |  Posted Apr 17th - 3:00pm

There are works of art that live to be admired in museums and on curated walls—and then there are those you can actually live in. A Wellsville, Utah mansion is exactly that.
St. George Regional Hospital reaches critical number for COVID-19 patients in the ICU: Zero

St. George Regional Hospital reaches critical number for COVID-19 patients in the ICU: Zero

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 2:28pm

The darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic have been in the intensive care unit of St. George Regional Hospital.
The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

The queen says goodbye to Philip, continues her reign alone

Danica Kirka and Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 17th - 1:51pm

Sitting by herself at the funeral of Prince Philip on Saturday, Queen Elizabeth cut a regal, but solitary figure: still the monarch, but now alone.
Donovan Mitchell to miss at least a week after MRI revealed he suffered a low-ankle sprain

Donovan Mitchell to miss at least a week after MRI revealed he suffered a low-ankle sprain

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 17th - 1:21pm

Utah Jazz All-Star guard Donovan Mitchell's MRI on his right ankle revealed no structural damage, sources confirmed to KSL.com.
After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill

After child dies, US regulator warns about Peloton treadmill

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 17th - 1:15pm

Safety regulators warned people with kids and pets Saturday to immediately stop using a treadmill made by Peloton after one child died and nearly 40 others were injured.
Man charged with stabbing inmate at Weber County Jail

Man charged with stabbing inmate at Weber County Jail

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 12:25pm

Criminal charges were filed Thursday against a man who allegedly stabbed another inmate while at the Weber County Jail.
8 young men honor Bataan Death March soldiers by walking 26.2 miles

8 young men honor Bataan Death March soldiers by walking 26.2 miles

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:45am

A group of eight friends walked 26.2 miles in Davis County with heavy backpacks to honor the soldiers who were forced to do the Bataan Death March during World War II.
Want to move to St. George? Get in line

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Want to move to St. George? Get in line

Ashley Imlay, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 17th - 11:13am

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.
413 more COVID-19 cases, nearly 28K more vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

413 more COVID-19 cases, nearly 28K more vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 17th - 10:35am

Utah's number of COVID-19 cases increased by 413 on Saturday, with no new deaths and 27,809 more vaccinations reported, according to the Utah Department of Health.
Utah Black Lives Matter group calls for justice at Salt Lake rally

Utah Black Lives Matter group calls for justice at Salt Lake rally

Matt Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 17th - 9:21am

Protesters held a peaceful rally in downtown Salt Lake City Friday to add their voices to the cry for justice across the country.
Young cancer patients find strength through support program

Young cancer patients find strength through support program

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 17th - 8:15am

Being diagnosed with cancer is traumatic at any age, but can be particularly difficult for adolescents and young adults who are finishing school, choosing a career, or starting a family. One Layton woman has found support through a special program.
Headspace of a high-net-worth individual

Headspace of a high-net-worth individual

Joe Griffin Ceo, Truenorth Wealth  |  Posted Apr 17th - 8:10am

Wanting more and needing more are two very different concepts—and one isn't worth the financial risk.
70 evacuated after fire at Midvale apartment building

70 evacuated after fire at Midvale apartment building

Jacob Klopfenstein and Jen Riess, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 16th - 9:59pm

About 70 people were evacuated from an apartment building in Midvale on Friday afternoon, authorities said.
National park funding? Not for Utah

National park funding? Not for Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 16th - 9:43pm

Utah received $7.3 million from the U.S. Department of Interior for projects on land under the purview of the B.L.M., but nothing for its national parks.
Why BYU women's volleyball will be only show in town in regional semifinal with No. 1 Wisconsin

Why BYU women's volleyball will be only show in town in regional semifinal with No. 1 Wisconsin

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 9:13pm

The Cougars (17-1) and Badgers (16-0) will be the only two teams playing Saturday night in Omaha, an accommodation made as a result of BYU's long-held religious beliefs.
UK military prepares for big role in Prince Philip's funeral

UK military prepares for big role in Prince Philip's funeral

Jill Lawless and Jo Kearney, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 8:54pm

British soldiers, sailors and air force personnel were practicing, polishing and making final preparations Friday for Prince Philip's funeral, a martial but personal service that will mark the death of a royal patriarch who was also one of the dwindling number of World War II veterans.
No. 6 Red Rocks edge out competition to land spot in finals in late comeback

No. 6 Red Rocks edge out competition to land spot in finals in late comeback

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 8:36pm

Don't call it a comeback, the Red Rocks have been here for years.
Arianne Brown: After 12 years in the game, today I earned my 'soccer mom' badge

Arianne Brown: After 12 years in the game, today I earned my 'soccer mom' badge

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 16th - 8:33pm

I may have spent the last dozen years driving to and supporting my children in the sport of soccer, but it wasn't until today that I finally earned my badge. Here's how.
More than a dozen guns seized from Tooele County house

More than a dozen guns seized from Tooele County house

Pat Reavy, Deseret News  |  Updated Apr 16th - 8:28pm

Two people were arrested in Tooele County this week as part of an ongoing investigation that police say started when more than two dozen guns were stolen from the home of a war veteran.
Why are jobs going unfilled if so many are still unemployed in hot Utah economy?

Why are jobs going unfilled if so many are still unemployed in hot Utah economy?

Jasen Lee, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 16th - 8:12pm

Despite record numbers of Utahns filing for jobless benefits every week, some businesses are having big trouble finding workers to fill open positions.
FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

Casey Smith/Report for America, Associated Press  |  Updated Apr 16th - 7:44pm

Coroners released the names of the victims late Friday.
Utah Legislature announces 20-member redistricting committee. Here's who is on it

Utah Legislature announces 20-member redistricting committee. Here's who is on it

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 7:01pm

Utah Legislature leaders on Friday revealed the members who will serve on a 20-person committee tasked with helping craft the state's voting boundaries for the next decade.
Donovan Mitchell has to be helped off the court in Jazz win over Pacers

Donovan Mitchell has to be helped off the court in Jazz win over Pacers

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated Apr 16th - 6:29pm

The Jazz suffocated Indiana in the closing two quarters to come back from 17 down and beat the Pacers 119-111 Friday at Vivint Arena in a game that Donovan Mitchell couldn't finish.
Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy

Chicago police critics call for charges in shooting of boy

Sara Burnett and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 16th - 6:26pm

Newly released video that shows a Chicago police officer fatally shoot a 13-year-old will be key evidence when prosecutors consider a case against the officer and are confronted with both the emotions surrounding the chilling footage and legal precedent that makes it difficult to bring charges against law enforcement.
'Something that we should be celebrating': Gov. Cox defends Jazz student scholarship program

'Something that we should be celebrating': Gov. Cox defends Jazz student scholarship program

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 16th - 5:41pm

Gov. Spencer Cox said he didn't believe the Jazz scholarship program was at all racist.

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