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Utah football player Aaron Lowe killed in Sunday morning shooting

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 26 - 1:28 p.m.

Utes football player Aaron Lowe was shot and killed Sunday during a party at a house in Salt Lake City's Sugar House neighborhood. A woman was also shot and critically injured.
Why I-15 lane striping will soon look different in the Lehi area — and then other parts of Utah

Why I-15 lane striping will soon look different in the Lehi area — and then other parts of Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 12:20 p.m.

Utah transportation crews are set to address one of the main complaints they've heard from I-15 drivers passing through the Point of the Mountain in recent years: the painted stripes.
How much is rent in Salt Lake County? It's up 12% from last year

How much is rent in Salt Lake County? It's up 12% from last year

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 11:46 a.m.

Salt Lake County rent prices are indeed rising — but not as rapidly as home prices, according to the Utah Apartment Association.
 Alpine District sending mental health crisis postcards to 114,000 households

Alpine District sending mental health crisis postcards to 114,000 households

Ladd Egan, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 11:05 a.m.

Officials with the Alpine School District urged families to watch their mailboxes for an important magnet postcard that has instructions and resources on what to do during a mental health emergency.
After year hiatus due to COVID, St. George Marathon expected to host 7K runners

After year hiatus due to COVID, St. George Marathon expected to host 7K runners

St. George News  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 9:11 a.m.

For more than four decades, the St. George Marathon has welcomed thousands of runners, volunteers and spectators the first Saturday of October.
Petito case renews call to spotlight missing Indigenous women, people of color

Petito case renews call to spotlight missing Indigenous women, people of color

Lindsay Whitehurst, Terry Tang and Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 26 - 7:07 a.m.

Thousands of Indigenous women have disappeared throughout the U.S. Some receive no public attention at all, a disparity that extends to many other people of color.
Chara brothers both score in Timbers' 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake

Chara brothers both score in Timbers' 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake

Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 10:44 p.m.

Yimmi Chara and his brother Diego Chara scored in the Portland Timbers' 6-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night.
Police arrest man accused of shooting woman in Roy after argument

Police arrest man accused of shooting woman in Roy after argument

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 10:22 p.m.

A man has been arrested after police say he shot a woman outside a Roy gas station on Thursday and drove away.
 No home for tiny homes: Living small hits roadblocks in Utah communities

No home for tiny homes: Living small hits roadblocks in Utah communities

Ladd Egan and Cindy St. Clair, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 9:17 p.m.

Living in a tiny home is an attractive option for many, as the average rent for a two-bedroom apartment in Utah has surged to $1,200 per month. But where can they park?
Police find $40K worth of drugs in Springville home

Police find $40K worth of drugs in Springville home

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 8:37 p.m.

Around $40,000 worth of drugs and $53,000 of alleged drug money were found in a Springville home after a woman's lost phone led police to investigate, police said.
No FEMA assistance for Cedar City flooding, but mayor exploring other funding options

No FEMA assistance for Cedar City flooding, but mayor exploring other funding options

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 7:19 p.m.

Cedar City did not qualify for federal emergency funds to repair damage from flooding earlier this summer, city officials announced Thursday.
'Let's stop this now': Community protests proposed gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon

'Let's stop this now': Community protests proposed gondola in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 6:05 p.m.

A group of over 50 residents gathered at the mouth of Little Cottonwood Canyon on Saturday to protest the proposal for building a gondola in the canyon to transport people to ski resorts. They stood along the road waving signs and multiple cars honked, joining the protest.
Woman dead after 3-car crash in South Jordan

Woman dead after 3-car crash in South Jordan

Lisi Merkley, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 4:51 p.m.

A woman died Saturday after a three-car crash at 854 West on South Jordan Parkway in South Jordan, police said.
Fire destroys vacant Diamond Lil's building on North Temple in Salt Lake City

Fire destroys vacant Diamond Lil's building on North Temple in Salt Lake City

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 25 - 3:27 p.m.

Fire crews remained on scene Saturday afternoon after extinguishing flames that destroyed the vacant Diamond Lil's building at 1528 W. North Temple earlier in the day.
Woman in critical condition after being hit by a truck in Salt Lake City

Woman in critical condition after being hit by a truck in Salt Lake City

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 2:00 p.m.

A 50-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was hit by a truck at the intersection of 300 West and 800 South Saturday morning, police say.
St. George police officer rescues woman from physical attack

St. George police officer rescues woman from physical attack

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 1:00 p.m.

A police officer on patrol Wednesday night in St. George rescued a woman who was being attacked in what police said appeared to be a domestic violence situation.
La Nina is about to take the West's drought from bad to worse

La Nina is about to take the West's drought from bad to worse

Rachel Ramirez, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 12:28 p.m.

Global scientists reported in August that due to the climate crisis, droughts that may have occurred only once every decade or so now happen 70% more frequently.
Utah police missed 'red flags' in speaking with Gabby Petito and fiance, experts say

Utah police missed 'red flags' in speaking with Gabby Petito and fiance, experts say

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 12:00 p.m.

Gabby Petito was crying. Brian Laundrie was smiling. Domestic violence advocates say the police encounter was a missed opportunity to help.
Chick-fil-A to test new fall-inspired milkshake in Salt Lake City

Chick-fil-A to test new fall-inspired milkshake in Salt Lake City

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 10:30 a.m.

Chick-fil-A is getting into the fall spirit and Utah's capital city will get a sneak peek of its latest creation.
As the dry, dry water year ends, did you pass the conservation test?

As the dry, dry water year ends, did you pass the conservation test?

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 25 - 7:12 a.m.

State officials sounded the alarm about Utah's drought this year, but did residents, businesses and institutions heed the call? Water officials say yes, but more needs to be done.
Utah Marine laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Utah Marine laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Updated Sept. 24 - 10:58 p.m.

A Utah Marine was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Friday, with flags lowered to half staff in his honor.
2022 Ironman World Championship to be held in St. George; event leaves Hawaii for 1st time

2022 Ironman World Championship to be held in St. George; event leaves Hawaii for 1st time

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 10:07 p.m.

The Ironman World Championship will be held in St. George in 2022, outside Hawaii for the first time in four decades because of uncertainty over whether the Big Island will be able to host the triathlon as scheduled in February during the coronavirus pandemic.
Dozens to be evicted as Layton mobile home park is redeveloped

Dozens to be evicted as Layton mobile home park is redeveloped

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 9:23 p.m.

Layton City has not received plans yet, but the owners of a mobile home park reportedly want to put in a combination of businesses and apartments. This change will force residents out of their homes.
These Utah college towns ranked high for affordability (and low for quality of life)

These Utah college towns ranked high for affordability (and low for quality of life)

Katie McKellar, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 9:03 p.m.

Southern Utah University students apparently have something to celebrate: They're living in the most affordable college town in America... but it also ranks low for quality of life.
Driver who died in Box Elder County crash identified

Driver who died in Box Elder County crash identified

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 24 - 5:45 p.m.

One person died Thursday in a crash near Beaver Dam in Box Elder County has been identified.
Utah family held hostage offers thanks; cameras failed to capture shooting of gunman

Utah family held hostage offers thanks; cameras failed to capture shooting of gunman

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 5:31 p.m.

A Farmington family says they're grateful for the police officers who rescued them and killed a gunman who held them hostage for more than seven hours.
'We're not going to stand for this': Utah students strike, call for climate reforms

'We're not going to stand for this': Utah students strike, call for climate reforms

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 4:45 p.m.

About a couple hundred Utah middle and high school students participated Friday in Global Climate Strike, an issue they say they will deal with more than their parents will.
Legal battle likely awaits Biden vaccine-or-testing mandate. Utah's AG is ready to sue

Legal battle likely awaits Biden vaccine-or-testing mandate. Utah's AG is ready to sue

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 4:16 p.m.

As businesses await details on President Biden's vaccine mandate plan, potential legal challenges are under construction by state attorneys general eager to block, or avoid, the rules.
3 officers justified in killing Kearns man who fired at them, review says

3 officers justified in killing Kearns man who fired at them, review says

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 24 - 3:30 p.m.

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced Friday that two West Valley police officers and a Unified police officer were legally justified in shooting and killing an armed Kearns man last February.
Is Utah bidding for 2030 or 2034 Winter Games? US Olympic officials in no hurry to decide

Is Utah bidding for 2030 or 2034 Winter Games? US Olympic officials in no hurry to decide

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 2:59 p.m.

Leaders of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee declined to say the choice will be made before the upcoming 2022 Winter Games that begin in Beijing next February.
Is Utah flattening its COVID-19 curve?

Is Utah flattening its COVID-19 curve?

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 24 - 2:37 p.m.

As Utah sees a slightly lower average COVID-19 case count this week compared to last, one doctor said Friday it could be a sign the state is on a downward trend.
Snowbasin plans to add 300-room hotel, expand services in coming years

Snowbasin plans to add 300-room hotel, expand services in coming years

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 12:24 p.m.

Snowbasin Resort is slowly turning into a community as a part of a massive expansion of services in the next few years.
Jailed for love: Romance scammer turned Utah woman into an unwitting money mule, she says

Jailed for love: Romance scammer turned Utah woman into an unwitting money mule, she says

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 11:45 a.m.

A Utah woman thought she found love through a dating site but what she did for love could land her in jail.
Why 911 response times are increasing and what is being done about it

Why 911 response times are increasing and what is being done about it

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 11:14 a.m.

911 call response times in Salt Lake City have spiked more than 50% since the beginning of the year according to new figures KSL-TV obtained through a records request.
Salt Lake City lost the lucrative Outdoor Retailer shows to Denver. Could it steal them back?

Salt Lake City lost the lucrative Outdoor Retailer shows to Denver. Could it steal them back?

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 8:06 a.m.

Could the mammoth and lucrative Outdoor Retailer shows be headed back to Salt Lake City?
How an unsolved double homicide and Gabby Petito's final days have cast a dark cloud over sunny Moab

How an unsolved double homicide and Gabby Petito's final days have cast a dark cloud over sunny Moab

Kyle Dunphey, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 24 - 6:32 a.m.

Fear and grief are gripping what is normally a fun, welcoming town after the unsolved murders of two local women and news of Moab's connections to Gabby Petito.
2 Utah high schools will be competing in the national Special Olympics

2 Utah high schools will be competing in the national Special Olympics

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 10:18 p.m.

Tooele High School's Unified Soccer team, and Wasatch High School's Unified Basketball team, both found out they will be competing in the national Special Olympics USA Games in Florida.
Moab to review Petito investigation; warrant issued for fiance's arrest, reward offered

Moab to review Petito investigation; warrant issued for fiance's arrest, reward offered

Annie Knox, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 23 - 10:01 p.m.

Moab is unaware of any policy breach during an officer's investigation into a "domestic problem" between Gabby Petito and Brian Laundrie, but will investigate how police handled the case.
19 deaths, nearly 1,600 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Utah

19 deaths, nearly 1,600 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 23 - 9:50 p.m.

Utah health officials confirmed 1,598 new COVID-19 cases, as well as 19 deaths on Thursday.
Boy Scouts' bankruptcy creates rift with religious partners

Boy Scouts' bankruptcy creates rift with religious partners

David Crary, Associated Press  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 9:27 p.m.

Amid the Boy Scouts of America's complex bankruptcy case, there is worsening friction between the BSA and the major religious groups that help it run thousands of Scout units. At issue: the churches' fears that an eventual settlement — while protecting the BSA from future sex-abuse lawsuits — could leave many churches unprotected.
Woman shot, man in custody in Roy, police say

Woman shot, man in custody in Roy, police say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 8:13 p.m.

A woman was shot and a man is in custody Thursday evening in Roy, according to police.
Utah Democratic Party chairman Jeffrey Merchant resigning due to health reasons

Utah Democratic Party chairman Jeffrey Merchant resigning due to health reasons

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 7:35 p.m.

Utah Democratic Party Chairman Jeffrey Merchant will step down later this month due to personal health reasons, the party announced Thursday.
'It's not a new problem': Looking back at the 'untold' history of Utah air quality

'It's not a new problem': Looking back at the 'untold' history of Utah air quality

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 7:01 p.m.

Utah's concerns over air quality aren't new. They almost go as far back as the beginning of the pioneer settlement in the 1800s, and there's evidence that even predates that.
Woman injured after plane crashes, flips over in Hooper, officials say

Woman injured after plane crashes, flips over in Hooper, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 23 - 6:34 p.m.

A woman was taken to a hospital with minor injuries Thursday after the small plane she was in crashed and flipped over in Weber County.
Utah National Guard soldier dies during training exercise in Kentucky

Utah National Guard soldier dies during training exercise in Kentucky

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 4:42 p.m.

A Utah National Guardsman died Tuesday during a training exercise at Fort Campbell in Kentucky.
2 arrested after woman allegedly steals, crashes Utah deputy's patrol car

2 arrested after woman allegedly steals, crashes Utah deputy's patrol car

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 2:02 p.m.

A woman was arrested Wednesday and accused of driving off and crashing a sheriff's patrol car after a deputy pulled her over for traffic violations in southern Utah.
Apple CEO Tim Cook, Sen. Mike Lee to offer keynote at Silicon Slopes Summit

Apple CEO Tim Cook, Sen. Mike Lee to offer keynote at Silicon Slopes Summit

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 23 - 1:34 p.m.

Silicon Slopes' annual summit, slated for next month, will feature one of the most prominent CEOs in the world and a Utah senator sharing the stage together.
Moose struck, killed near Weber State University

Moose struck, killed near Weber State University

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 1:34 p.m.

Utah wildlife biologists say the annual rut likely factored in a young bull moose being struck and killed near Weber State University Wednesday night.
Volunteer arborist group plants new trees at Utah Veterans Cemetery

Volunteer arborist group plants new trees at Utah Veterans Cemetery

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 12:08 p.m.

There are 364 days a year not called Veterans Day. But even on a random Wednesday, Jackson Chandler is thinking about those who served.
Jury awards Reno Mahe family $25M in lawsuit over 3-year-old's death

Jury awards Reno Mahe family $25M in lawsuit over 3-year-old's death

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 23 - 11:26 a.m.

The family of a former BYU football player and coach has been awarded $25 million in damages following a lawsuit against a window blinds manufacturer.
Ute Tribe calls dismissal of water rights claims a 'miscarriage of justice'

Ute Tribe calls dismissal of water rights claims a 'miscarriage of justice'

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 11:02 a.m.

Leaders of the Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation say they plan to seek further judicial review after a federal judge dismissed most of the claims within a water rights lawsuit.
Police ID 1 killed, 1 injured in crash after Summit County police chase

Police ID 1 killed, 1 injured in crash after Summit County police chase

Pat Reavy and Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated Sept. 23 - 10:49 a.m.

One woman was killed and a man hospitalized following a police chase that ended in a crash on on U.S. 40 in Summit County Wednesday.
BYU to let undergrad students stay in nonstudent housing after 2 semesters

BYU to let undergrad students stay in nonstudent housing after 2 semesters

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 10:35 a.m.

Single undergraduate students will no longer be required to live in on-campus or off-campus contracted housing after their first two semesters.
Utah company tackles problems of remote work by creating virtual workspace

Utah company tackles problems of remote work by creating virtual workspace

Jenny Rollins, KSL.com  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 9:03 a.m.

A new Utah-based tech company has launched a new platform that allows remote and hybrid companies to build a virtual office space for their employees.
Lake Powell may not be able to generate hydropower in 2023 due to drought, study says

Lake Powell may not be able to generate hydropower in 2023 due to drought, study says

Drew Kann, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 8:36 a.m.

The falling water levels at Lake Powell could make the dam's hydroelectric power generation impossible as soon as next year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation.
More details emerge about Gabby Petito's last days as communities where she made her mark mourn

More details emerge about Gabby Petito's last days as communities where she made her mark mourn

Madeline Holcombe, CNN  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 7:45 a.m.

As authorities investigate Gabby Petito's death, a small crowd gathered Wednesday night in Salt Lake City to mourn the 22-year-old whose road trip with her fiancé ended in tragedy.
A Utah leader is pushing monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19. But doctor warns people shouldn't count on it to save them

A Utah leader is pushing monoclonal antibody treatment for COVID-19. But doctor warns people shouldn't count on it to save them

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 23 - 6:19 a.m.

Utah public health officials are scrambling to make a COVID-19 treatment more widely available by opening new infusion sites starting with a mobile field hospital in Murray.
Donald Trump says Utah Sen. Mike Lee, one of his biggest allies, should be ashamed

Donald Trump says Utah Sen. Mike Lee, one of his biggest allies, should be ashamed

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 11:00 p.m.

Former President Donald Trump says Sens. Mike Lee and Lindsey Graham should be "ashamed" of themselves for not fighting harder to prove his false claims of election fraud.
Photos: Cosplayers excited to be back together again during 2021 FanX in Salt Lake City

Photos: Cosplayers excited to be back together again during 2021 FanX in Salt Lake City

John D. Mabunga, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Sept. 22 - 9:29 p.m.

Cosplayers of Marvel, Disney, video games, anime and everything else in pop culture were back in full force at the 2021 FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention last weekend.