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Have You Seen This? Koala sneaks into car to enjoy air conditioning

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 26th - 3:00pm

When you leave your car running and the door open there are a lot of things you think may happen, but I'm not sure a koala jumping in is one of them.

Reports: 'Avengers: Endgame' will be over 3 hours long

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 2:16pm

Be prepared to get comfortable when “Avengers: Endgame” debuts in a month — you’ll be spending a long time in the theater if you go to see it.

Maker of OxyContin agrees to $270M settlement in Oklahoma

Sean Murphy and Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 1:13pm

The maker of OxyContin and the company's controlling family agreed Tuesday to pay a groundbreaking $270 million to Oklahoma to settle allegations they helped create the nation's deadly opioid crisis with their aggressive marketing of the powerful painkiller.

6-year-old Arkansas child calls 911 to falsely report school shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 12:44pm

Police in central Arkansas say a 6-year-old child used a disconnected cellphone to call 911 and falsely report that several people had been shot at an elementary school.

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Here are the 2019 Wasatch Front Sterling Scholar winners and runners-up

Deseret News  |  Posted Mar 26th - 12:24pm

The Deseret News and KSL Broadcast Group developed the Sterling Scholar program to focus attention on outstanding high school seniors. The purpose is to recognize them publicly as well as award cash scholarships and tuition waivers from participating institutions.

Police: Utah woman reported missing in Nevada found safe in Box Elder County

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 12:19pm

A Utah woman who was reported missing in Nevada last week was located safe by Box Elder County workers on a remote road Tuesday, authorities said.

How to pack for a backpacking trip

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 12:14pm

Spring has arrived and backpacking season is beginning to kick into gear. This guide illustrates how best to pack for a backpacking trip and optimize your experience.

Ben Anderson: Jimmer isn’t an NBA-quality player, but is still an all-timer

Ben Anderson, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Mar 26th - 11:02am

Jazz fans caught the best and worst of the Jimmer Fredette era in Salt Lake City, and it was all worthwhile.

Endangered man last seen leaving Vivint Arena found safe

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:56am

An endangered man who was last seen leaving a Utah Jazz game Monday night was located safe, police said Tuesday afternoon.

Trump takes victory lap; next Mueller release in 'weeks'

Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 10:34am

President Donald Trump took a victory lap on Capitol Hill Tuesday, emboldened by the end of the special counsel's Russia probe, even as Democrats demanded the release of Robert Mueller's full report and intensified their focus on health care and other policy disputes.

3 injured after commercial trucks collide; eastbound I-80 closed in Tooele County

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:54am

Three people suffered injuries after a crash between a portable toilet company tanker truck and a truck hauling gravel on I-80 in Tooele County.

Students develop technology to protect high schools during a shooting

Michelle Lou and Brandon Griggs, CNN  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:44am

In the era of mass shootings, some high school teens are taking their safety into their own hands.

Jussie Smollett's attorneys say all criminal charges dropped

Amanda Seitz and Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:26am

Attorneys for "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett said Tuesday that charges alleging he lied to police about a racist and homophobic attack have been dropped.

University of Utah names first woman law school dean

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Mar 26th - 9:09am

Elizabeth Kronk Warner, who is considered a national expert in the intersection of environmental and Indian law, has been named the next dean of the S.J. Quinney College of Law. She is the first woman to hold the position.

After 14 winning seasons, Dave Rose retires as BYU basketball coach

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:46am

The 61-year-old veteran head coach announced his retirement at a press conference Tuesday afternoon in the Marriott Center, emotionally putting the final stamp on his BYU career that finishes with the second-most wins in program history.

The good, bad and the unknown of Apple's new services

Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:37am

It took a while, but finally — and with the carefully curated help of Oprah, Big Bird and Goldman Sachs — Apple has at last unveiled a new streaming TV service, its own branded credit card and a news subscription product.

Fire in breaker box damages small businesses in SLC

Dan Rascon, KSL TV  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:24am

A small fire in a breaker box has caused thousands of dollars in damages to about a half a dozen businesses along a small strip mall in Salt Lake City.

Best free things to do in Utah

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted Mar 26th - 8:00am

With the last day of winter out of the way, it’s time to embrace the warm splendor of the spring months ahead. Here are some of the best free things to do in Utah this spring.

Southern Utah student among small percentage of females accepted into prestigious military academy

Markee Heckenliable, St. George News  |  Posted Mar 26th - 7:19am

The acceptance rate for the United States Military Academy at West Point was 10 percent in 2017, with 22 percent of that being female. A southern Utah high school student is now among that acceptance rate.

Economy and sociology experts discuss Utah's gender wage gap with state senator

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Mar 26th - 7:02am

A group of women discussed the complex issue of Utah's gender wage gap at a panel Monday. Utah ranks 50th in the nation for its gender wage gap, where women earn 70 cents to every dollar a man makes in the state.

U. police investigate reported sexual assault; campus alert issued

Carter Williams, KSL.com and Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Mar 26th - 6:28am

University of Utah police are investigating a reported sexual assault believed to have happened near the Marriott Library Monday night.