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Family of fallen Utah officer thanks community, police

Spencer Burt, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 7:00pm

Elizabeth Romrell and other family members of deceased South Salt Lake officer David Romrell gathered at the department's station to thank the law enforcement and community members who have supported them.

BYU swept by top-ranked Stanford 3-0 in NCAA volleyball semifinals

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:35pm

National player of the year candidate Kathryn Plummer had 12 kills, and Audriana Fitzmorris added 11 kills and nine blocks to lead top-ranked Stanford to a 25-15, 25-15, 25-18 sweep over No. 4 BYU in the NCAA national semifinals Thursday night.

Tainted romaine lettuce traced to at least 1 California farm

Matthew Perrone, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 6:30pm

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California.

Did this 51-point Illinois buck deer break the national record?

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:47pm

Keith Szablewski may be relatively new to deer hunting, but the 51-point buck he shot during this year’s shotgun season could end up breaking the national record for most countable points.

Justin Ena added as Aggies defensive coordinator, Utah's Kyle Whittingham announces

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:26pm

University of Utah linebackers coach Justin Ena will join Gary Andersen at Utah State as the program’s newest defensive coordinator.

Men accuse each other of murder in phone calls from jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 5:15pm

Calls from jail suggest two Utah men are blaming each other for fatally shooting a homeless man.

Utahn serving prison time for baby's death maintains innocence

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 4:10pm

A man convicted of killing a 3-month-old boy in 2012 had his first parole hearing recently. Joshua Jay Harding still maintains his innocence.

Hillcrest High teacher under investigation in sexual misconduct case, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:31pm

A teacher at Hillcrest High School is under investigation for alleged inappropriate conduct with students, Unified police confirmed Thursday.

Review: ‘Into the Spider-Verse’ will make you forget all the other Spider-Man movies

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Dec 13th - 3:25pm

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is a late entry to the list of 2018 films and it’s one of my favorites. The film is fun, cool, original and just plain old good.

Joe Biden mum on 2020 presidential run during Salt Lake visit

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 2:25pm

Former Vice President Joe Biden talked for almost an hour and a half to an enthusiastic University of Utah audience Thursday but never mentioned a possible run for president in 2020.

Utah firefighter uninjured despite fall through floor after building fire

Pat Reavy, KSL and Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:42pm

A Salt Lake City firefighter escaped injury early Thursday after falling through the floor of a business.

Have You Seen This? Kids try avocado toast for the first time

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 1:15pm

Millennials, these kids are not here for our food choices.

Charges: Man poses as ex-fiancee to hire hit man to kill himself

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:46pm

Charges were recently filed against a Santaquin man who attempted to hire a hitman. But investigators say the person the man wanted the hitman to kill was himself.

At least 50 bomb threats demanding bitcoin made across Utah as threat sweeps US

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:16pm

At least 50 bomb threats demanding bitcoin payments were made to businesses in cities across Utah Thursday afternoon as similar threats swept the nation, officials said.

Probation ordered for former Utah TV personality in DUI case

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 12:14pm

A judge has ordered Salt Lake television and radio personality Casey Scott to a year of probation after he admitted to driving under the influence.

BYU’s Vocal Point signs record deal

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:52am

Brigham Young University’s all-male a cappella group Vocal Point announced recently that it has signed a recording deal with Decca Gold, Universal Classics — a record label that focuses on classical repertoire.

Walmart pushing for Utah to allow higher alcohol content beer in stores

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:41am

Walmart wants customers to weigh in on an effort to sell heavy beer — now available only in state-run liquor outlets — in Utah grocery and convenience stores.

Apple to build new Austin hub, expand in other tech hotbeds

Michael Liedtke, Matt O'Brien and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 11:11am

Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents while adding more luster to a Southwestern city that has already become a bustling tech hub.

Idaho troopers discover injured woman, severely abused toddler during traffic stop

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:44am

A toddler was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries after police pulled over a vehicle Tuesday on I-90 in Shoshone County.

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We spent a year reporting on teen anxiety. Here’s what we learned

Sara Israelsen-hartley & Lois Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:38am

The Deseret News is exploring why teens are more anxious than ever and how families and communities can help.

Cuba health mystery: Diplomats had inner-ear damage early on

Jennifer Kay and Lauran Neergaard, Associated Press  |  Posted Dec 13th - 10:31am

American diplomats affected by mysterious health incidents in Cuba showed damage in the inner ear shortly after they complained of weird noises and sensations, according to their earliest medical exams, publicized Wednesday.

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