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After decades of use, Utah military parting ways with harmful firefighting foam

After decades of use, Utah military parting ways with harmful firefighting foam

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 10:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

With an Oct. 1 deadline looming, Hill Air Force Base and the Utah National Guard have been working to swap out their old firefighting foam with a newer, safer product.
Arango, Gomez score twice for RSL in electric 5-3 home win over Colorado

Arango, Gomez score twice for RSL in electric 5-3 home win over Colorado

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 9:53 p.m.  |  Save Story

Real Salt Lake's 5-3 home win over Rocky Mountain rival Colorado Rapids had several exciting moments.
2 teenage girls in critical condition after being hit by a car in Spanish Fork

2 teenage girls in critical condition after being hit by a car in Spanish Fork

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Spanish Fork police said two teenage girls were struck by a vehicle Saturday and were taken by helicopter to Primary Children's Hospital in critical condition.
Man arrested after domestic violence kidnapping

Man arrested after domestic violence kidnapping

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 8:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 51-year-old male was arrested in Salt Lake City after allegedly holding a woman against her will Saturday.
The Dow closed above 40,000. The big number means little for your 401(k)

The Dow closed above 40,000. The big number means little for your 401(k)

Stan Choe, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18 - 8:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Even if the Dow's topping the 40,000 level is cause for celebration, it doesn't inherently mean much. What's more important is that it's one of the examples showing how the broader U.S. stock market is setting records.
Utah man gets prison for causing DUI crash that killed 5-year-old

Utah man gets prison for causing DUI crash that killed 5-year-old

Kalama Hines, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 18 - 7:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who killed one and injured others in a crash while driving under the influence has been ordered to serve a 15-year prison sentence.
Whitewater kayakers race down the Provo River before flows drop

Whitewater kayakers race down the Provo River before flows drop

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Competitors raced down the churning whitewater of the lower Provo River before Spring runoff slows, as part of the Provo River Race on Saturday.
Building a mental health toolkit

Building a mental health toolkit

Peter Rosen and Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 6:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

When life overwhelms you, sometimes there's not just one solution; which is good to have a variety of tools in your "mental health toolkit."
After 3-hour rain delay, Utah softball advances past Morgan State in regional match

After 3-hour rain delay, Utah softball advances past Morgan State in regional match

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 5:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

A three-hour rain delay couldn't stop Utah softball.
Under Armour was a real threat to Nike. Now it's fighting to stay relevant

Under Armour was a real threat to Nike. Now it's fighting to stay relevant

Parija Kavilanz, CNN  |  Posted May 18 - 4:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

It was once hyped as a worthy rival to Nike. But at present, Under Armour, founded by a 23-year-old former college athlete, is struggling to "just do it."
Kouri Richins' attorneys ask to withdraw from representing her in murder case

Kouri Richins' attorneys ask to withdraw from representing her in murder case

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 4:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Attorneys for Kouri Richins, a Kamas woman accused of fatally poisoning her husband, asked to withdraw as her counsel Friday, citing "an irreconcilable and nonwaivable situation."
Utah leaders back how sports arenas and other projects are being funded

Utah leaders back how sports arenas and other projects are being funded

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The mechanisms set up to pay for projects could erode the state's tax base, according to the chairman of the Utah State Tax Commission, but state leaders disagree.
Houston surveys destruction from deadly storms, races to restore power amid flooding threats

Houston surveys destruction from deadly storms, races to restore power amid flooding threats

Dalia Faheid, Joe Sutton and Taylor Ward, CNN  |  Posted May 18 - 3:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

Residents in the Southeast and Gulf Coast face a severe weather threat through Saturday that could bring another round of excessive rainfall and severe thunderstorms.
Have You Seen This? Beekeeper gets a face full of bees

Have You Seen This? Beekeeper gets a face full of bees

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 3:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

This fellow should probably leave his camera home next time and focus on the bees.
A nonprofit spent 6 figures on ads for Republican attorney general candidate Derek Brown

A nonprofit spent 6 figures on ads for Republican attorney general candidate Derek Brown

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 2:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

With the June 25 primary looming ahead, Building America's Future announced a six-figure ad buy in support of Republican attorney general candidate Derek Brown.
Gephardt Busts Inflation: Shopping specialty food markets can sometimes save you money

Gephardt Busts Inflation: Shopping specialty food markets can sometimes save you money

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 12:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

To save money on your groceries, a specialty food market might not come to mind. But KSL Consumer Investigator Matt Gephardt found branching out to specialty food markets might help you bust some grocery inflation.
The 'Barefoot Dutchman' and his remarkable trek for men's mental health

The 'Barefoot Dutchman' and his remarkable trek for men's mental health

Ken Fall, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 11:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

A determined, upbeat man is on a journey, walking from LA to Times Square barefoot to raise awareness about men's health. It will also break the Guinness World Record for walking barefoot.
Test Drive: The Explorer ST is Ford's family hauling hot rod

Test Drive: The Explorer ST is Ford's family hauling hot rod

Jason Bell  |  Posted May 18 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

If you want a Mustang but need to do the kid-hauling thing, the Explorer ST is your new best friend.
CDC advises mpox may be making a comeback

CDC advises mpox may be making a comeback

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 11:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

A deadlier version of monkeypox — now being called mpox — is hitting the central African nation of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Wondering why Trump won? Here's what you don't know about Americans in the middle

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Wondering why Trump won? Here's what you don't know about Americans in the middle

Suzanne Bates, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 11:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Newsweek opinion editor Batya Ungar-Sargon's new book "Second Class" is about working-class Americans and why they're struggling to achieve the American dream.
Bountiful Elementary School receives kindness award

Bountiful Elementary School receives kindness award

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 10:46 a.m.  |  Save Story

Cultivating a culture of kindness, the campaign One Kind Act a Day is celebrating Bountiful Elementary students with a special honor.
This University of Utah medical school alum runs largest biomedical research institute in the world

This University of Utah medical school alum runs largest biomedical research institute in the world

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 10:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

Dr. Monica M. Bertagnolli, a University of Utah medical school alum and director of the National Institutes of Health, addressed the 2024 graduating class of the university's Spencer Fox Eccles School of Medicine.
Man killed by falling crane at Park City job site

Man killed by falling crane at Park City job site

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 10:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Emergency services responded to calls Saturday morning, reporting that a crane in the Promontory area had been driven over an embankment and fell, killing the driver.
Dead foxes and squirrels puzzle Millcreek neighborhood

Dead foxes and squirrels puzzle Millcreek neighborhood

Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 9:45 a.m.  |  Save Story

Neighbors have reported five dead foxes and three dead squirrels in Millcreek to the Department of Wildlife Resources, and no one knows what's killed them.
Rangers want help identifying pair suspected of archeological theft in Canyonlands

Rangers want help identifying pair suspected of archeological theft in Canyonlands

Larry D. Curtis, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 18 - 9:09 a.m.  |  Save Story

Rangers are asking for the public's help identifying two visitors to Cave Springs who are suspected of archeological theft.
Why writing by hand beats typing for enhancing memory, learning

Why writing by hand beats typing for enhancing memory, learning

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 18 - 8:29 a.m.  |  Save Story

At a time when schools are abandoning teaching cursive, and texting and typing overtake penning notes by significant margins, science suggests that writing things down by hand set them in memory better, enhancing learning.
Protecting your car from the growing risk of keyless vehicle thefts

Protecting your car from the growing risk of keyless vehicle thefts

Kelvin Chan, Associated Press  |  Posted May 18 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Many newer cars use wireless key fobs and push-button starters. The technology makes it more convenient for you to get into your vehicle, but it also makes things easier for thieves.
Should you be worried about the ringing in your ears?

Should you be worried about the ringing in your ears?

Timpanogos Hearing & Tinnitus  |  Posted May 18 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

While most people learn to ignore it, it can be a source of anxiety, sleeplessness or even depression for some.
Provo Power crew helping bring electricity to Navajo Nation homes

Provo Power crew helping bring electricity to Navajo Nation homes

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 18 - 7:36 a.m.  |  Save Story

A four-man Provo Power crew is in the Navajo Nation installing power lines to help bring electricity to those who don't have it, part of the Light Up Navajo initiative.
Utah golf: Tony Finau rides PGA Championship waves to top-10 mark after 36 holes

Utah golf: Tony Finau rides PGA Championship waves to top-10 mark after 36 holes

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 10:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Rose Park native finished 27 holes without a birdie, hit some trouble on the back nine, and recovered to shot 2-under 69 and four shots back of the lead Friday at Valhall.
Kouri Richins' attorney asks the court to take Summit County prosecutors off her case

Kouri Richins' attorney asks the court to take Summit County prosecutors off her case

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 10:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Kouri Richins' attorney said prosecutors have been listening to privileged calls and restricting Richins' ability to communicate with her attorneys.
Breast MRI is helping detect cancer in high-risk patients

Breast MRI is helping detect cancer in high-risk patients

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Updated May 17 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Intermountain Health is working on new advances in breast cancer screening by transforming early detection.
Late goal in North Carolina makes it 4 straight losses for Utah Royals

Late goal in North Carolina makes it 4 straight losses for Utah Royals

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Updated May 17 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

For 75 minutes on Friday in North Carolina it looked like the Utah Royals' losing streak would end at three games as both teams were held scoreless.
Utah has more people who adhere to a specific religion than any other state

Utah has more people who adhere to a specific religion than any other state

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A report released on Friday shows that Utah has more religious adherents by percentage than any other state, by far.
A college puts the 'cat' into 'education' by giving Max an honorary 'doctor of litter-ature' degree

A college puts the 'cat' into 'education' by giving Max an honorary 'doctor of litter-ature' degree

Associated Press  |  Updated May 17 - 8:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Vermont university has bestowed the honorary degree of "doctor of litter-ature" on a cat named Max who has become a beloved member of its community.
Portion of Bangerter Highway in South Jordan to close in both directions all weekend

Portion of Bangerter Highway in South Jordan to close in both directions all weekend

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 17 - 8:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Department of Transportation will shut down a portion of Bangerter Highway in South Jordan in both directions from 9800 South to 10400 South from Friday at 10 p.m. to Monday at 5 a.m.
'Reaching higher': Pacific Islander teens encouraged to mull the gamut of professional options

'Reaching higher': Pacific Islander teens encouraged to mull the gamut of professional options

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 7:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The PolyStrong foundation hosted a summit for Pacific Islander teens to encourage them to consider all professional possibilities, even those that may seem outside their realm.
Bob Flowers retires as Santa Clara-Ivins police chief; Ivins City Council to pick new top cop

Bob Flowers retires as Santa Clara-Ivins police chief; Ivins City Council to pick new top cop

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted May 17 - 6:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

There will be a new police chief in Ivins and Santa Clara.
Boeing faces multiple probes after mid-air MAX door plug blowout

Boeing faces multiple probes after mid-air MAX door plug blowout

Deborah Sophia, Reuters  |  Updated May 17 - 6:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Boeing is facing heightened scrutiny from U.S. regulators and prosecutors into its safety and quality practices following the Jan. 5 panel blowout on an Alaska Airlines 737 MAX 9.
Summit County to acquire largest open space in its history for $55M

Summit County to acquire largest open space in its history for $55M

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 5:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

After receiving funding from the U.S. Forest Service, Summit County is set to act on its exclusive option to purchase the 910 Ranch, a property bigger than the entire city of Millcreek, and turn it into a wildlife sanctuary.
Dabney Coleman, actor who specialized in curmudgeons, dies at 92

Dabney Coleman, actor who specialized in curmudgeons, dies at 92

Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted May 17 - 5:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Dabney Coleman, the mustachioed character actor who specialized in smarmy villains like the chauvinist boss in "9 to 5" and the nasty TV director in "Tootsie," has died. He was 92.
Riverton man died in deplorable conditions, police say; daughter charged with abuse

Riverton man died in deplorable conditions, police say; daughter charged with abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 4:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Riverton woman is facing a charge of aggravated abuse of a vulnerable adult after her father was found deceased in their house, where police allegedly found he lived in deplorable conditions.
Ted Wilson remembered as 'respected' mayor, outdoorsman and family man

Ted Wilson remembered as 'respected' mayor, outdoorsman and family man

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 4:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Friends, family and acquaintances of Ted Wilson held a public memorial service for the former Salt Lake City mayor at Rice-Eccles Stadium on Friday. Wilson died April 11 at the age of 84.
Review: 'IF' isn't a perfect movie, but it's a great family night out

Review: 'IF' isn't a perfect movie, but it's a great family night out

John Clyde for KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 4:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

Here are some reasons "IF" is a great friend of family movie night and a couple of reasons it's not your best friend.
Judge pushes decision to next week on Alec Baldwin's indictment in fatal 2021 shooting

Judge pushes decision to next week on Alec Baldwin's indictment in fatal 2021 shooting

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Updated May 17 - 3:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

A New Mexico judge plans to rule next week on a grand jury indictment against Alec Baldwin in the fatal shooting on the set of the Western movie "Rust."
Have You Seen This? Raccoon chased by staff with trash can during soccer game

Have You Seen This? Raccoon chased by staff with trash can during soccer game

Amy Woodyatt and Jacob Lev, CNN  |  Posted May 17 - 3:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A furry pitch invader paused a Major League Soccer play on Wednesday during a match between the Philadelphia Union and New York City FC.
Justice Alito's home flew flag upside down after Trump's 'Stop the Steal' claims, report says

Justice Alito's home flew flag upside down after Trump's 'Stop the Steal' claims, report says

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Updated May 17 - 3:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin says Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito should recuse himself from cases related to the 2020 election and the 2021 Capitol insurrection after a report about an upside-down American flag outside his home.
Man found guilty of causing fatal crash that killed West Jordan toymaker

Man found guilty of causing fatal crash that killed West Jordan toymaker

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 3:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 73-year-old man was found guilty on Friday of causing a fatal crash while driving under the influence. The man who was killed was delivering toy cars to Salt Lake County hospitals.
Scheffler charged with assault after officer dragged near fatal crash, tees off at PGA Championship

Scheffler charged with assault after officer dragged near fatal crash, tees off at PGA Championship

Doug Ferguson, Associated Press  |  Updated May 17 - 3:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Masters champion Scottie Scheffler was arrested Friday morning on his way to the PGA Championship. Stunning images showed him handcuffed as he was led to a police car.
Utah vehicle dealership marks 100 years with community commitment

Utah vehicle dealership marks 100 years with community commitment

Young Automotive Group  |  Posted May 17 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many dealerships work with Mazda and one company that stands out for taking their mission to heart is a century-old business based in Utah: the Young Automotive Group.
Sex offender arrested after allegedly trying to open car door with children inside

Sex offender arrested after allegedly trying to open car door with children inside

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 2:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

A registered sex offender was arrested in Taylorsville on Friday after police say he intentionally tried to open a car door with three children inside.
UHP identifies woman killed in crash after stopping for flat tire

UHP identifies woman killed in crash after stopping for flat tire

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com and Lindsay Aerts, KSL-TV  |  Updated May 17 - 2:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Highway Patrol has identified a woman killed in a car crash Thursday on state Route 201.
New virus variants threaten a summer COVID-19 wave, but experts say risk remains uncertain

New virus variants threaten a summer COVID-19 wave, but experts say risk remains uncertain

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Updated May 17 - 2:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

COVID-19 levels are about the lowest they've ever been in the United States, but another new crop of virus variants once again threatens to disrupt the downward trend as the country heads into summer.
Officers legally justified in shooting of armed military veteran suffering mental health crisis

Officers legally justified in shooting of armed military veteran suffering mental health crisis

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 1:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Taylorsville police officers who shot a military veteran suffering a mental health crisis, were legally justified in using deadly force, the Salt Lake County Attorney's Office announced Friday.
Grocery prices are finally falling a little

Grocery prices are finally falling a little

Danielle Wiener-Bronner, CNN  |  Posted May 17 - 1:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Food shoppers can finally breathe a slight sigh of relief: After years of increases followed by months of plateau, grocery prices fell last month.
Food for thought: Do storage containers keep your fruits and veggies fresh longer?

Food for thought: Do storage containers keep your fruits and veggies fresh longer?

Matt Gephardt and Sloan Schrage, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 17 - 1:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many manufacturers claim their food storage containers will keep fruits and vegetables fresh longer. The KSL Investigators tested just how well those bins live up to their hype.
After years of efforts, monument to Ogden's Bingham Fort neighborhood to be dedicated

After years of efforts, monument to Ogden's Bingham Fort neighborhood to be dedicated

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 17 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ogden leaders and Bingham Fort residents will gather to dedicate a memorial focused on the history of the area, the latest of many initiatives to recall the zone's unique past.
What's missing from media coverage of Harrison Butker's speech

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What's missing from media coverage of Harrison Butker's speech

Kelsey Dallas, Deseret News  |  Posted May 17 - 11:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

Some commentators are misrepresenting the content of Butker's commencement speech.
Trucks are rolling across a new US pier into Gaza. But challenges remain

Trucks are rolling across a new US pier into Gaza. But challenges remain

Lolita C. Baldor And Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted May 17 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

Trucks carrying badly needed aid for the Gaza Strip have rolled across a newly built U.S. pier and into the besieged enclave for the first time.

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