Meet the latest allies in the fight against rural opioid abuse: the USDA, Utah Farm Bureau
As a growing body of federal health data points to the vulnerability of three rural counties in Utah for high rates of opioid abuse and overdose deaths, officials of the U.S. Department Agriculture and the Utah Farm Bureau are joining the fight.
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Annie Knox, KSL and Ladd Egan, KSL TV | Posted May 21st - 10:35pm
Students arrived at Springville High School Monday morning to find hundreds of paper hearts with kind messages posted on the doors and similar notes written in sidewalk chalk outside.
Susan Scutti, CNN | Posted May 21st - 10:20pm
Eating an egg a day may lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, a study of more than 400,000 adults in China suggests.
Annie Knox, KSL and Andrew Adams, KSL TV | Posted May 21st - 10:08pm
Police have arrested a man who walked out of a Taylorsville home where shots were reported fired Monday afternoon.
Jae C. Hong and Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press | Posted May 21st - 9:29pm
Lava from Hawaii's Kilauea volcano is pouring into the sea and setting off a chemical reaction that creates giant clouds of acid and fine glass.
Annie Knox, KSL | Posted May 21st - 9:21pm
Days after Herriman leaders moved to cut ties with Unified police and start their own force, the city has hired its existing Unified precinct chief to lead the new department.
Pat Reavy | Posted May 21st - 9:05pm
Five California animal activists accused of stealing pigs from a farm in Beaver and talking about their actions on social media now face felony charges due in part to their own posts.
Seth Borenstein, Associated Press | Posted May 21st - 8:08pm
When you weigh all life on Earth, billions of humans don't amount to much compared to trees, earthworms or even viruses. But we really know how to throw what little weight we have around, according to a first-of-its-kind global census of the footprint of life on the planet.
Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL | Posted May 21st - 7:35pm
Frustrated with the police powers of federal land management agencies he says are straying far from their authority, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, is crafting legislation to restrict or abolish them. He says federal agencies are overstepping their purpose.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted May 21st - 7:02pm
Construction crews began installing the footings for the state’s first wildlife overpass, which transportation officials said should help animals safely cross I-80 at Parleys Summit and make driving conditions safer for motorists, too.
Aley Davis, KSL TV | Posted May 21st - 6:27pm
With summer just days away, many Utah high school students are taking advantage of the extra time to get behind the wheel. One teen learns the importance of setting goals with his parents before they hand over the keys.
Linda Williams, KSL.com and Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio | Posted May 21st - 6:04pm
A 3-year-old girl was critically injured when the screen on an open window gave way and she fell from the second-story of a residence in Spanish Fork, authorities said.
Desmond Butler and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted May 21st - 6:04pm
Ratcheting up pressure on the Russia investigation, the White House announced Monday that top FBI and Justice Department officials have agreed to meet with congressional leaders and "review" highly classified information the lawmakers have been seeking on the handling of the probe.
Yvette Cruz, KSL.com | Posted May 21st - 5:39pm
A jury found an American Fork man guilty of sexually abusing a 4-year-old girl following a four-day trial last week.
Associated Press | Posted May 21st - 4:46pm
At least two of the student victims of a mass shooting at a Texas high school tried to block the advance of a gunman and were killed when he shot through the doors.
Ben Lockhart, KSL | Posted May 21st - 4:43pm
The Utah Patients Coalition medical marijuana campaign filed a motion in court Monday seeking to intervene in a lawsuit that the ballot initiative's opponents have filed against Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox.
Brian Stelter, CNN | Posted May 21st - 4:12pm
Barack and Michelle Obama will work both in front of and behind the camera in a multi-year production deal with Netflix.
Carter Williams, KSL.com | Posted May 21st - 4:05pm
A man was arrested Saturday after authorities say he intentionally started a fire at a low-income apartment complex for people with disabilities, according to a jail report.
Mark Lieber, CNN | Posted May 21st - 3:16pm
Exposure to common medications used to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has increased by more than 60% in US children and adolescents, according to a new study.
Ashley Imlay, Deseret News | Posted May 21st - 2:31pm
For Kira Johnson, the love of cycling to work led her to her current job at Provo Bicycle Collective, a nonprofit used bike shop.
The Associated Press | Posted May 21st - 2:23pm
Evidence room problems illustrated by the case of a Utah technician who was fired after being found high on methamphetamine at work are all too common, according to a national police expert.
Associated Press | Posted May 21st - 2:03pm
A hearing officer's order for the euthanasia of a dog deemed to be dangerous after it acted aggressively toward police responding to a domestic dispute in St. George has been put on hold following a social media furor.
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- Sugar House Park officials cancel July 4th fireworks show, hope to bring it back in 2019
- American Fork man found guilty of sexually abusing 4-year-old girl
- Palace shares family portrait and other royal wedding photos
- Man arrested outside Taylorsville home where shots were fired
- After yearbook flap, students say sorry with paper hearts
- Fall from 2nd-story window critically injures 3-year-old girl in Spanish Fork
- Old fire hoses used to keep classrooms safe from gunfire
- School shooting victims killed attempting to ward off gunman
- 5 animal rights activists charged with pilfering pigs in Utah
- Trump wades deeper into abortion politics as midterms loom
- Humans account for little next to plants, worms, bugs
- Unnecessary and accidental use of ADHD drugs increases over 60%, study suggests
- CORRECTS: An Australian archbishop has become most senior cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse