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Amazon rejects facial recognition, climate change proposals

Joseph Pisani, Associated Press  |  Posted May 25th - 7:01am

Despite pressure from civil rights groups, activist investors and its own employees, Amazon said Wednesday that shareholders at an annual meeting in Seattle voted against proposals related to two major social issues: climate change and facial recognition technology.

A true walk-off: Pleasant Grove draws a walk to win 6A state championship

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 10:24pm

Jackson Hill drew a bases-loaded walk in the 9th inning to give Pleasant Grove the 6A baseball state championship.

Humane Society waives adoption fees for members of the military during Memorial Day weekend

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 10:10pm

The Utah Humane Society is having an adoption special from May 24-27 to waive pet adoption fees for members of the armed forces.

Reports reveal web of lies woven by Lauren McCluskey's killer

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 9:46pm

Newly released University of Utah police reports show the extent of the killer's obsession and manipulation — including how he coerced a coworker into lending him a gun — leading up to the fatal shooting of Lauren McCluskey last year.

UDOT: Allow extra time, patience for Memorial Day weekend traffic

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted May 24th - 9:37pm

If you’re trying to get out of town on a road trip Friday evening to get the summer started, you’re not alone. Friday is one of the busiest travel days of the year.

Jefferson Savarino's last-gasp game-winner lifts Real Salt Lake by Atlanta, 2-1

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 9:10pm

The Venezuela international scored in the final seconds of stoppage time, lifting Real Salt Lake to its third-straight win 2-1 over Atlanta in front of an announced crowd of 17,214 fans Friday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Texting with your boss: Should you do it?

Kathryn Vasel, CNN Business  |  Posted May 24th - 8:35pm

Having your phone blow up with texts from your boss is enough to get your heart racing.

Judge rules case of Utah teen charged in church attack will be public

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 8:04pm

A teenager accused of breaking into a locked church through a window and choking a 71-year-old woman while she played the organ faces three criminal counts related to the attack, show juvenile court records released Friday.

Utah youth leave school to join global climate protest

Kim Bojórquez, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 7:00pm

Dozens of junior high and high school students skipped school and walked to the Utah Capitol as part of a global youth-led climate strike following the footsteps of Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old who led the movement last year in Sweden.

Annual Free Fishing Day helps beginners learn to fish without a permit or gear

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 6:27pm

Utah’s annual Free Fishing Day is coming on Saturday, June 8, providing an opportunity for beginners and people looking to get into the sport without a fishing license to try it at no cost.

Utah's Donnie Tillman gets chance to workout in front of Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 6:09pm

University of Utah's Donnie Tillman was part of a six-player pre-draft workout at the Zion's Bank Basketball Center on Friday.

2 dead in Wayne County plane crash

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 5:51pm

Two people died when the plane they were in crashed in a rural area Friday morning, officials said.

St. George man working on vehicle severely injured in house fire

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted May 24th - 5:45pm

A man was severely injured and a home suffered extensive damage during a fire in St. George Friday.

Utah man gets 15 years to life for 2016 murder

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 5:13pm

A Utah man will spend 15 years to life behind bars for killing a 22-year-old man who was forced to dig his own grave.

Governing officials, people struggling with poverty meet to discuss the affordable housing crisis

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 4:39pm

An event held by Circle Salt Lake brought a panelist of individuals struggling with poverty and homelessness before community leaders and governing officials to discuss Utah’s affordable housing crisis on Thursday evening.

Wisconsin man who kidnapped Jayme Closs gets life in prison

Amy Forliti and Todd Richmond, Associated Press  |  Posted May 24th - 4:08pm

A Wisconsin man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents after the girl told the judge she that wanted him "locked up forever" for trying to steal her.

Back on top: Timely hitting lifts Cottonwood to 2nd 5A baseball title in 3 years

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 4:02pm

Luke went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI, including the game-winner in the bottom of the fifth inning, to help Cottonwood to its second Class 5A state baseball title in three seasons with a 6-5 victory over Timpanogos at UCCU Ballpark.

Georgia mailman’s final route captures America's heart

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 3:01pm

A Georgia mailman's final route has gone viral and will give you all the feels.

Police: Woman seriously injured after crash on Mountain View Corridor in West Jordan

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

A woman suffered serious injuries after being ejected from her car on Mountain View Corridor, police said.

Zion National Park plans to handle big Memorial Day weekend crowds

Kelli Pierce and Becky Bruce, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted May 24th - 2:33pm

The National Park Service is planning ahead to handle the busiest weekend of the year at Zion National Park: Memorial Day weekend.

Review: Latest Disney remake 'Aladdin' has enough magic to grant your moviegoing wishes

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted May 24th - 2:02pm

"Aladdin” is now in theaters and not only is it going to make its own forbidden treasure at the box office, it’s also a lot of fun and I’d be willing to say one of Disney’s better live-action remakes.