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Montana trooper injured in shooting and hospitalized in Utah returns home

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:45pm

"Thank you Utah, we love you and you're now all honorary citizens of the state of Montana," said Montana Attorney General Tim Fox, sharing his gratitude for Utah's support of trooper Wade Palmer, who was shot on duty in Montana and treated in Utah.

Cool weather keeps mountain roads, scenic byways closed longer than usual

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted May 22nd - 5:13pm

Rain and, in some areas, snowfall have thrown a wrench into Memorial Day plans for many Utahns.

Drunken Utahn tried to enter wrong apartment, fought tenants, bit officer, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:39pm

Police say an intoxicated man attempted to enter the wrong apartment and then started a brawl that ended with him attempting to take away a police officer's gun.

Authorities identify woman killed after vehicle collided with horse in Utah County

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:17pm

Authorities have identified a woman who died on Saturday after the car she was in hit a horse in the road on state Route 198.

'I'm gay,' GOP Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie announces on YouTube

Lisa Riley Roche, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 4:08pm

Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie announced Wednesday that he is gay in a YouTube video, sharing struggles including a suicide attempt at age 22 that led to his decision to "get honest" with the public.

Have You Seen This? Mom tries to flick frog off son's arm — and makes things much worse

Xoel Cardenas,  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:37pm

Reptiles like lizards and snakes can be a bit frightening for kids. Amphibians like frogs can do be scary as well. For one little boy on a slide, his utter shock when a frog is on his arm sends the tears flowing — and mom tries to help. Keyword: tries.

Vanity Fair reveals new details about 'Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker' in film preview

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:05pm

Magazine Vanity Fair revealed new details and first-look photos from the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode IX — The Rise of Skywalker" on Wednesday in a preview for the film.

4 things besides meat you can grill this summer

Utah Transit Authority  |  Posted May 22nd - 3:00pm

BBQ season is almost here, and people all over Utah are cleaning their grills and marinating the meat. For those who want to experiment with something new this season, check out these four things to grill that aren't meat.

Navajo Nation man admits to stabbing uncle to death during argument

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 1:15pm

A man who stabbed his uncle to death during an argument in the Navajo Nation last year has pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in federal court.

Theme park to star 'Hunger Games,' 'Twilight'

Jonathan Landrum Jr., Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 12:46pm

Some of Lionsgate's most popular film franchises from "Hunger Games" to "Twilight" will be brought to life when the studio opens what it calls the world's first vertical theme park in China this summer.

Utahn charged with threatening to shoot YouTube employees

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 12:16pm

An Orem man was charged Wednesday with threatening to shoot YouTube employees from his car as they walked out of their office.

Report: Utahn dies climbing Mount Everest

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted May 22nd - 12:07pm

A Utahn has died while climbing Mount Everest, according to reports from the region.

Man shot by homeowner in self-defense faces multiple charges

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted May 22nd - 11:30am

A man who police say was shot by a homeowner in self-defense after he threatened to kill the homeowner and another man is due back in court on Thursday.

Latter-day Saint leaders announce renovations to St. George Utah Temple

Liesl Nielsen,  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:58am

The temple will close Nov. 4 and reopen in 2022. Once renovations are complete, the temple will open to the public for the first time in 50 years.

Patrick Kinahan: Former BYU coach says 'me attitude' hinders team success

Patrick Kinahan, Contributor  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:45am

Former BYU basketball coach Dave Rose has noticed that players seem to care more about personal accomplishments as opposed to the success of the team. The "me first' attitude has contributed to a record number of transfers each season in the game.


Former BYU QB Nelson to rely on player experiences as he moves into radio booth

Jeff Call, Deseret News  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:41am

As a BYU quarterback, Riley Nelson encountered a vast array of experiences. Now, Nelson will rely on those experiences to help Cougar football fans see and understand the game in a different way.

On the Money: How new rules for debt collectors affect you

Ken Sweet, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:32am

The next text message you receive may not be a funny picture from your mom, or an update on how late your friend will be to brunch.

Wasatch Peaks Ranch could become Utah’s newest resort community

Carter Williams,  |  Posted May 22nd - 10:22am

A plan on the table could turn about 18 square miles of land in Morgan County into a private residential community and resort.

US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute

Paul Wiseman and Joe McDonald, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:33am

With negotiations on hold and tariffs piling up, the United States and China appear to be bracing for a prolonged standoff over trade.

University burn center warns common summer activities bring increased risks

University Of Utah Health  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:27am

The number of burn injuries treated increases in summer as people engage in activities involving fire and incendiary devices, and children are the most at risk to be injured. The five leading causes of summer burn injuries are all preventable.

Man who threatened mass shooting is serial online harasser

Michael Kunzelman, Maryclaire Dale and Colleen Slevin, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22nd - 9:03am

Only hours before women marched through many U.S. cities in January, Christopher Cleary set off a manhunt when he posted a Facebook message threatening to kill "as many girls as I see" in retaliation for years of romantic rejection.