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Police: Student accused of threats against Sandy elementary school could face charges

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:52pm

Authorities say a juvenile was responsible for threats made against a Sandy elementary school that led to an increased police presence at the school Monday.

Restricted Utahn with violent history purchased guns due to mistake, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 4:09pm

A man that police say "has a history of violence and mental health issues," was able to recently purchase two firearms in Utah legally due to a possible data entry error, according to police.

BYU hoops coach Mark Pope hires 3 assistants: Burgess, Fueger from UVU, Robinson from Southern Utah

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:50pm

Chris Burgess was announced as an assistant coach to Mark Pope on Tuesday afternoon, joining fellow Utah Valley assistant Cody Fueger on staff of the former Wolverine boss.

Orem seeks to conserve water by changing grass rule

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:40pm

A Utah city is proposing to reduce a home grass requirement to help residents deal with higher water bills.

6 things moms actually want for Mother's Day

Minky Couture  |  Posted Apr 24th - 3:00pm

When a woman takes on the title of mother, she takes on a job that is 24 hours a day, seven days a week for the rest of her life. Celebrate her this Mother's Day with a thoughtful gift she's sure to love.

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High school football: 2019 schedules unveiled for all 107 teams

James Edward, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 24th - 1:50pm

With the spring sports season heading into its final month, it means summer is just around the corner. That also means the Friday Night Lights of high school football is now less than four months away.

Donovan Mitchell is one of 10 finalists for NBA community assists award

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 24th - 1:13pm

From helping pay for repaired an iPhone to surprising high school students, Mitchell has continued to reach out to the Utah community.

Oscars amend a few rules but not for Netflix

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 1:11pm

The Oscars have tweaked a few rules, but not any that would limit the eligibility of Netflix films at the Academy Awards.

3 Alabama men went viral after seeing a widow eating alone and inviting her to sit with them

Gianluca Mezzofiore, CNN  |  Posted Apr 24th - 12:46pm

Jamario Howard was sitting with his friends Jamychol and Tae at a barbecue joint in Oxford, Alabama, waiting for food, when he noticed an elderly woman sitting alone.

Utah high school teacher arrested in sexual abuse of student

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:52am

A West High School teacher was arrested at school in Salt Lake City Wednesday and accused of sexually abusing a teenage girl.

Ogden man charged with physically abusing 3-year-old

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 11:23am

Doctors say if a 3-year-old girl had continued living in the home of an Ogden man accused of child abuse, she would have died, according to court records.

Trump forms battle plan for post-Mueller probes: Just say no

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:46am

Just say no.

Exercise, sleep, screens: New guidelines for children under 5

Jacqueline Howard, CNN  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:31am

For the greatest health benefits, how much play time, screen time and sleep should your baby or young child have in a given day? The World Health Organization has some answers.

Patrick Kinahan: Donovan Mitchell needs help for Jazz to flourish

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:15am

The Jazz have had good regular seasons and some success in the playoffs the last three years, but it is clear they need better talent to improve beyond the current status. Perhaps the greatest need is to get Donovan Mitchell more scoring help.

Canyons District proposes $50K starting teacher pay and $7,665 raise for all teachers

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 10:00am

Canyons School District would pay teachers a $50,000 starting salary under a tentative agreement with its teachers association.

Woman hit by garbage truck critically injured

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:43am

A woman was in extremely critical condition Wednesday after being hit by a garbage truck, according to Unified police.

National Guard member becomes first female in Utah to graduate in Combat Arms

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:37am

Felicia Olmos is the only female in her Utah Army National Guard unit out of Beaver, and she would not have it any other way.

Man or cyborg? 'Jeopardy!' champ passes $1 million mark

David Bauder, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 9:07am

There's no truth to the rumor that James Holzhauer is a cyborg created to be the perfect "Jeopardy!" contestant.

New strategy aims to save sagebrush in Western states

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:39am

A new plan to save sagebrush habitats in Western states that support cattle ranching, recreation and 350 wildlife species — including imperiled sage grouse — is a paradigm shift in strategy, federal officials said.

It’s not just about a home: What homeless people lose

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:18am

The act of becoming homeless results in tremendous loss, far beyond a home and physical belongings. Salt Lake City’s homeless population has lost a lot, from personal identification credentials to a sense of purpose and self-worth.

Utah artist balances roles as painter and mother with help from fellow artists

Carole Mikita, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 24th - 8:07am

When Kwani Povi Winder had her daughter, she wondered how she could balance motherhood and art. Then a grant from a nonprofit arts organization helped make sure she could do both.