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Paul George hits game-winner in 2OT victory over Jazz

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 10:53pm

Paul George hit a floater with 0.8 seconds left to top the Jazz in double overtime.

Utah County still home to many large families with 6 kids

Braley Dodson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:45pm

Though rare, the percentage of families in Utah County with six-plus kids is holding steady, the Daily-Herald reports.

Salt Lake officer has knack for finding stolen cars — over 2,000 so far

Mike Anderson, KSL TV  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:13pm

Many years ago, patrol officer Rod Hunt made a habit of looking out for stolen cars during his downtime on the job. He’s since recovered well over 2,000.

Top health issues impacting Utah women (some might surprise you)

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 9:00pm

Approximately 3.1 million people live in Utah, and about half of them are women. Health issues affecting them affect the state, significantly. The following facts and stats offer an at-a-glance perspective on women’s health in Utah.

FDA proposes new sunscreen regulations

Dr. Edith Bracho-sanchez, CNN  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:41pm

The US Food and Drug Administration is proposing new regulations on over-the-counter sunscreens in an effort to keep up with the latest scientific and safety information.

Health officials offering free blood testing for Sandy residents affected by water contamination

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 8:07pm

Intermountain Healthcare and the Salt Lake County Health Department will be offering free blood lead level testing for Sandy residents affected by the city’s recent water contamination issue.

Radioactive waste bill passes; veto by Utah governor appears unlikely

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:34pm

A nuclear waste watchdog group is calling on Utah Gov. Gary Herbert to veto a bill dealing with depleted uranium, a form of radioactive waste. The measure passed the House on a vote of 50-20 Friday morning and awaits his signature.

Utah Latter-day Saint missionary who died touched electrical wire before falling, church statement says

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 7:00pm

A Latter-day Saint missionary from Utah came in contact with an electrical cable that may have caused him to fall to his death earlier this week, according to a church statement.

Charges: Teacher sent nude photos, video to her student at Utah County charter school

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:47pm

A Draper woman faces multiple felonies counts after she texted nude photos of herself to one of her teenage students last month, according to court documents.

Report: Apps give Facebook sensitive health and other data

Mae Anderson, Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 5:13pm

Several phone apps are sending sensitive user data, including health information, to Facebook without users' consent, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.

Water reform bills sail through committee

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:39pm

Three bills that propose to reform key provisions in areas of Utah's water law received approval Friday from the House Natural Resources, Agriculture and Environmental Quality Committee. One measure requires voter approval to amend the constitution.

Have You Seen This? Fan stuns Michael Bublé at his own concert

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 4:14pm

When a famous musician hands the mic to a fan at a concert it can go one of two ways: the good way or the bad way. Thankfully for Michael Bublé, it went the good way, by a long shot.

Judge combines lawsuits against Big Pharma in 3 Utah counties for evidence gathering

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:45pm

A 3rd District judge combined lawsuits against Big Pharma in Salt Lake, Summit and Tooele counties into one case Friday for gathering evidence before trial.

2019 Academy Awards: What will win vs. what should win

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 3:00pm

I don’t have a crystal ball, but I do have some knowledge of the films and plenty of opinion. So here is a list of whom I believe will win in some of the major categories and whom I think should win.

Utah man accused of assaulting pregnant girlfriend

The Associated Press  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:46pm

Police say an 18-year-old Utah man is accused of punching and kicking his pregnant girlfriend in the stomach, aiming to cause a miscarriage.

Utahn admits murdering West Valley code enforcement officer at his home

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 2:03pm

A West Valley man admitted Friday to killing a code enforcement officer he had summoned to his house in August.

Man charged in Utah viral video assault, but not with a hate crime

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:46pm

A man seen in a viral video hitting another man on a Salt Lake City sidewalk after asking if he is gay was charged Friday with misdemeanor assault.

8 U. startups transforming the face of entrepreneurship in Utah

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:35pm

As of 2019, the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute has helped facilitate the launch of many startups with more incoming. Here are some of the most exciting small businesses emerging from the University of Utah this year.

New attempt to require seat belts on Utah school buses clears first legislative hurdle

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 1:13pm

Rep. Craig Hall, R-West Valley City, is making another attempt to require new buses to be equipped with seatbelts after a previous bill failed in the House two years ago — and Friday his bill cleared its first hurdle.

The Jazz's best basketball of the season comes after the All-Star break

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 12:44pm

Over the last few seasons, Ricky Rubio has found his shot after the All-Star break, but playing your best basketball in the final two months of the season is nothing new for Quin Snyder's Jazz.

Biologists seek to cleanse streams and repopulate endangered native Utah trout

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Feb 22nd - 12:15pm

Colorado River cutthroat trout are a prized fish throughout Utah, but habitat loss and the introduction of nonnative competitors has caused dramatic declines in their populations throughout the entire Western United States.