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Man dead after apparent jet ski crash at East Canyon State Park

Man dead after apparent jet ski crash at East Canyon State Park

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 22 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

One man is dead after a jet ski crash in Morgan County.
Elderly woman tells dispatcher she is handcuffed, home invader dead in 911 call

Elderly woman tells dispatcher she is handcuffed, home invader dead in 911 call

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted May 22 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

The audio recording of a 911 call reveals more details about a home invasion that led to the death of the gunman who threatened handcuffed the homeowner.
Utah police officer creates charity coin to honor Sgt. Bill Hooser

Utah police officer creates charity coin to honor Sgt. Bill Hooser

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 22 - 10:08 p.m.  |  Save Story

Cpl. Derrick Luera, with the Saratoga Springs Police Department, designed a 2-inch charity coin that features a sliding front that opens to reveal a 3D portrait of Santaquin Police Sgt. Bill Hooser.
Straightening up: How your posture affects your health

Straightening up: How your posture affects your health

Emma Benson, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 22 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

We're all guilty of slouching in our chairs. But did you know poor posture can cause serious health issues?
Republican Sen. Rick Scott announces run for Senate leader after McConnell retires

Republican Sen. Rick Scott announces run for Senate leader after McConnell retires

Moira Warburton, Reuters  |  Posted May 22 - 9:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott told colleagues in a letter on Wednesday that he is running for Senate Republican leader, aiming to succeed current head Mitch McConnell, who has said he will step down from that role.
Taylor Swift's 'Tortured Poets Department' proves on-Target for retailer

Taylor Swift's 'Tortured Poets Department' proves on-Target for retailer

Ananya Mariam Rajesh, Reuters  |  Posted May 22 - 8:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Music superstar Taylor Swift's latest album, "The Tortured Poets Department," was released just two weeks before the end of Target's quarter — and yet sales were enough to buoy the retailer's entertainment business.
Woman in St. George skirt-pulling incident fired from Utah AG's office, records show

Woman in St. George skirt-pulling incident fired from Utah AG's office, records show

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 8:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A woman charged last month with sexual battery after she allegedly tugged on another woman's skirt at a restaurant in St. George was fired from the Utah Attorney General's Office after the incident went viral, newly released documents show.
Primary Children's donates life jackets for loaner stations around Utah

Primary Children's donates life jackets for loaner stations around Utah

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Primary Children's Hospital has donated 900 life jackets to loaner stations located a reservoirs and lakes throughout Utah. Life jackets and supervision help keep children safe in the water.
There's a scratch-and-sniff stamp ahead of the Paris Olympics. What does it smell like?

There's a scratch-and-sniff stamp ahead of the Paris Olympics. What does it smell like?

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted May 22 - 6:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

France's La Poste has issued a unique scratch-and-sniff stamp as part of an effort to highlight the nation's heritage ahead of the 2024 Summer Games in Paris.
Police identify driver killed after semi crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir

Police identify driver killed after semi crashed into Deer Creek Reservoir

Cassidy Wixom and Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 22 - 6:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The body of a missing semitruck driver was recovered Tuesday after the semi's cab was pulled out of Deer Creek Reservoir. The rig crashed into the reservoir Monday night.
Provo tops the nation for midsize city with most Energy Star-certified buildings

Provo tops the nation for midsize city with most Energy Star-certified buildings

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Environmental Protection Agency ranked Provo the top midsize city in the U.S. for most Energy Star-certified buildings, and 20th overall.
US home sales post second straight monthly drop; house prices accelerate

US home sales post second straight monthly drop; house prices accelerate

Lucia Mutikani, Reuters  |  Posted May 22 - 5:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Existing home sales unexpectedly fell in April as higher mortgage rates and house prices weighed on demand, dealing another setback to the housing market.
Incarcerated Utah man wants drivers to hear his story ahead of '100 Deadliest Days'

Incarcerated Utah man wants drivers to hear his story ahead of '100 Deadliest Days'

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's 100 Deadliest Days begin this week — one incarcerated man wants to make the roads safer by sharing his story.
Daily marijuana use outpaces daily drinking in the US, a new study says

Daily marijuana use outpaces daily drinking in the US, a new study says

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 4:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

New research suggests that daily and near-daily marijuana use is now more common than similar levels of high-frequency alcohol consumption in the United States.
Defense 'prepared to rest' in Chad Daybell murder trial; 3 rebuttal witnesses expected

Defense 'prepared to rest' in Chad Daybell murder trial; 3 rebuttal witnesses expected

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated May 22 - 4:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

Chad Daybell's defense called two witnesses Wednesday, outlining the lack of location data from devices that could place Daybell on his property during the days after two children were killed.
Republican headquarters evacuated after vials of blood are addressed to Trump

Republican headquarters evacuated after vials of blood are addressed to Trump

Lisa Mascaro, Meg Kinnard And Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 4:06 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Republican National Committee's Washington headquarters has been briefly evacuated as police investigated two vials of blood addressed to former president Donald Trump.
Worker hospitalized for burns after touching live power line in southern Utah

Worker hospitalized for burns after touching live power line in southern Utah

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 3:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was flown to Las Vegas to be treated for burns he received after touching a live power line Tuesday while working on a substation in southern Utah.
Have You Seen This? Here's the broken taillight you ordered

Have You Seen This? Here's the broken taillight you ordered

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 3:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

FedEx delivers lots of things to your home, including vehicle collisions.
Cox, Mendenhall, Wilson among signers of downtown Salt Lake 'reimagination' letter

Cox, Mendenhall, Wilson among signers of downtown Salt Lake 'reimagination' letter

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Dozens of prominent Utahns signed a letter supporting Smith Entertainment Group's downtown Salt Lake project as a few more details about the project are released.
Orem woman arrested, accused of unlawful sexual conduct with teen boy

Orem woman arrested, accused of unlawful sexual conduct with teen boy

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 2:40 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Orem woman has been arrested and accused of having an illegal sexual relationship with a 17-year-old boy.
FCC to consider rules for AI-generated political ads on TV and radio, not streaming

FCC to consider rules for AI-generated political ads on TV and radio, not streaming

Ali Swenson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 2:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

The nation's top telecommunications regulator is introducing a proposal to require political advertisers to disclose when they use content generated by artificial intelligence in broadcast TV and radio ads.
Salt Lake man faces federal charges after police report finding 45 pounds of meth

Salt Lake man faces federal charges after police report finding 45 pounds of meth

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 22 - 1:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Salt Lake man is facing federal charges after police say they found about 45 pounds of methamphetine in his home and car.
Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

Families of Uvalde school shooting victims are suing Texas state police over botched response

Acacia Coronado and Jim Vertuno, Associated Press  |  Updated May 22 - 1:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The families of 19 of the victims in the Uvalde elementary school shooting in Texas have announced a lawsuit against nearly 100 state police officers who were part of the botched law enforcement response.
New Box Elder County solar farm is 1 of several new clean energy sites in Utah

New Box Elder County solar farm is 1 of several new clean energy sites in Utah

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 22 - 1:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

A new 80-megawatt solar farm in Box Elder County will supply energy to several Utah cities across the state. It's one of several new clean energy sites in Utah.
4 charged, 1 more arrested in large Summit County party shootout involving submachine gun

4 charged, 1 more arrested in large Summit County party shootout involving submachine gun

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated May 22 - 12:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Four people now face criminal charges after police say a large party in rural Summit County ended in a shootout between organizers and people who had been kicked out.
Christian group allows Sunday morning access to beach it closed to honor God

Christian group allows Sunday morning access to beach it closed to honor God

Wayne Parry, Associated Press  |  Updated May 22 - 12:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

People will soon be allowed onto the beach on Sunday mornings in one Jersey Shore community where the sand has been closed for generations to honor God.
After public outcry, Spanish Fork City Council vows action on intersection where two girls hit

After public outcry, Spanish Fork City Council vows action on intersection where two girls hit

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 22 - 12:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Spanish Fork City Council is taking swift action over an intersection where two girls were hit by a car last weekend.
How to tell if your sunglasses are really protecting your eyes

How to tell if your sunglasses are really protecting your eyes

John A. Moran Eye Center  |  Posted May 22 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

You really don't need to spend big bucks for UV-protecting glasses, but here's more of what you do need to know.
Amazon plans to charge for AI version of Alexa voice assistant, CNBC reports

Amazon plans to charge for AI version of Alexa voice assistant, CNBC reports

Zaheer Kachwala, Reuters  |  Updated May 22 - 11:13 a.m.  |  Save Story

Amazon.com is working on an artificial intelligence-driven overhaul of its Alexa voice assistant and plans to charge a monthly subscription fee to offset technology costs.
If you promise a 'Bluey' party, you'd better have a good Bluey

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If you promise a 'Bluey' party, you'd better have a good Bluey

Meg Walter, Deseret News  |  Posted May 22 - 11:12 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Las Vegas restaurant recently hosted a "Bluey" day that went off the rails. Here's what went wrong.
US consumer watchdog will apply credit card rules to buy now, pay later companies

US consumer watchdog will apply credit card rules to buy now, pay later companies

Hannah Lang, Reuters  |  Updated May 22 - 10:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau will apply some credit card consumer protection rules to buy now, pay later lenders, the agency said on Wednesday, in a bid to impose more oversight on the fast-growing sector.
After almost 100 years as Boy Scout camp, Camp Steiner to become high adventure base camp

After almost 100 years as Boy Scout camp, Camp Steiner to become high adventure base camp

Eliza Pace, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 22 - 10:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Historic Camp Steiner will be getting new life, thanks to a Utah family and the efforts of many others. Here's what to expect.
Springville father pleads guilty to attempting to murder his son during mental health crisis

Springville father pleads guilty to attempting to murder his son during mental health crisis

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted May 22 - 9:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Springville father pleaded guilty to attempted murder after admitting to planning to kill his family and then himself. He accepted a plea deal that includes prosecutors recommending probation.
Tornado kills multiple people in Iowa as powerful storms again tear through Midwest

Tornado kills multiple people in Iowa as powerful storms again tear through Midwest

Hannah Fingerhut, Scott Mcfetridge and Margery A. Beck, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 9:10 a.m.  |  Save Story

Multiple people were killed when a tornado tore through a small Iowa town and left a wide swath of obliterated homes, crumpled cars and splintered trees.
Utah's becoming more diverse, has distinctive demographic profile

Utah's becoming more diverse, has distinctive demographic profile

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted May 22 - 8:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah is growing and changing, including becoming more diverse over the past six decades, with close to one-fourth of the population now identifying as a racial or ethnic minority.
Inflation spoiling retirement plans for Utah  families. What can you do?

Inflation spoiling retirement plans for Utah families. What can you do?

B.O.S.S. Retirement Solutions and Advisors  |  Posted May 22 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Nine in 10 Americans feel like they're falling behind inflation. Utah Retirement experts Tyson Thacker and Ryan Thacker share how retirees can protect themselves.
Police investigating report about Utah AG candidate

Police investigating report about Utah AG candidate

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted May 22 - 7:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

A former Utah attorney general candidate said one of his fellow candidates offered him a job in exchange for an endorsement.
St. George man arrested for investigation of 100 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

St. George man arrested for investigation of 100 counts of sexual exploitation of a minor

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted May 22 - 7:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A man was arrested on 100 counts of aggravated sexual exploitation of a minor following an 18-month investigation that began with the Utah Attorney General's Office in December of 2022.
Biden administration canceling student loans for another 160,000 borrowers

Biden administration canceling student loans for another 160,000 borrowers

Collin Binkley, Associated Press  |  Posted May 22 - 7:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Biden administration is canceling student loans for another 160,000 borrowers through a combination of existing programs. The Education Department announced the latest round of cancellation on Wednesday, saying it will erase $7.7 billion in federal student loans.
Flights from Utah to Mexico at risk after feds nix Delta-Aeromexico partnership

Flights from Utah to Mexico at risk after feds nix Delta-Aeromexico partnership

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted May 22 - 6:21 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah business and political leaders say an order issued earlier this year by the U.S. Department of Transportation to cancel an agreement between Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico will negatively impact the state.
Smith group says it will respect Salt Lake's Abravanel Hall decision; residents split on plan

Smith group says it will respect Salt Lake's Abravanel Hall decision; residents split on plan

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated May 21 - 11:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Smith Entertainment Group officials say they will honor Salt Lake County's decision to either renovate or rebuild Abravanel Hall within a proposed entertainment district.
Lead architect of Abravanel Hall says demolition plans are motivated by disposable mentality

Lead architect of Abravanel Hall says demolition plans are motivated by disposable mentality

Carole Mikita, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 21 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A lead architect of Abravanel Hall says we need a better conservation mentality to preserve heritage and the important building he helped create.
Child flown to Primary Children's Hospital after near-drowning in southern Utah

Child flown to Primary Children's Hospital after near-drowning in southern Utah

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A child is in the hospital after almost drowning in Beaver Tuesday evening.
Peloton 'paused the use of' Sean 'Diddy' Combs' music on its platform

Peloton 'paused the use of' Sean 'Diddy' Combs' music on its platform

Ramishah Maruf, CNN  |  Posted May 21 - 10:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Peloton said it has paused the use of music recorded by Sean "Diddy" Combs on its workout class platform in response to a member of a private Facebook group for Peloton users.
Pink noise may enhance sleep and memory. Early research drives a color noise buzz

Pink noise may enhance sleep and memory. Early research drives a color noise buzz

Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21 - 9:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

There's a growing buzz around pink noise, brown noise, green noise and their theoretical effects on sleep, concentration and the relaxation response.
Toxic algal blooms persist in Virgin River. Experts urge checking the water before swimming

Toxic algal blooms persist in Virgin River. Experts urge checking the water before swimming

Mori Kessler, St. George News  |  Posted May 21 - 9:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

With the temperatures on the rise, those familiar with the cyanobacteria previously found in the Virgin River and other water bodies across the state may be asking: Is it safe to go back in the water?
Trump's social media account shares, then deletes a video with headline about 'unified Reich'

Trump's social media account shares, then deletes a video with headline about 'unified Reich'

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21 - 8:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

It has now been taken down, but a video posted to Donald Trump's account on his social media network included references to a "unified Reich."
UTA plan to extend FrontRunner service in Utah County picks up steam

UTA plan to extend FrontRunner service in Utah County picks up steam

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 8:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah transit officials are holding four meetings about their plans to extend FrontRunner service to Payson as the project heats up.
Matthew Perry's death under investigation over ketamine level found in actor's blood

Matthew Perry's death under investigation over ketamine level found in actor's blood

The Associated Press  |  Posted May 21 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

An investigation has been opened into the death of Matthew Perry and how the "Friends" actor received the anesthetic ketamine, which was ruled a contributing factor in his death.
Sandy man charged with filming unknowing people through their windows

Sandy man charged with filming unknowing people through their windows

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 7:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Sandy man is facing charges of voyeurism accusing him of recording people with his phone through their windows.
Utah Inland Port Authority mulling 10th inland port site in Carbon, Emery counties

Utah Inland Port Authority mulling 10th inland port site in Carbon, Emery counties

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Inland Port Authority officials are considering an inland port site spread over 2,185 acres in Carbon and Emery counties in a bid to spur the region's economy.
New Santa Clara-Ivins police chief says he felt he was destined for the job

New Santa Clara-Ivins police chief says he felt he was destined for the job

Chris Reed, St. George News  |  Posted May 21 - 6:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jaron Studley will take the reins of the department from Bob Flowers, who, after 16 years, is leaving his position with the Santa Clara-Ivins Police Department in Washington County to become the new chief of security for Black Desert Resort.
Man killed in Uintah County rollover

Man killed in Uintah County rollover

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was killed early Tuesday after his car left the roadway and rolled near Naples, Uintah County.
A glimpse into the future of urban air travel with Utah's first vertiport demonstration

A glimpse into the future of urban air travel with Utah's first vertiport demonstration

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted May 21 - 5:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

An empty parking lot in Layton has been transformed into the stage for Utah's first vertiport demonstration, offering a vision of the future of urban air travel.
Sarah Jane Weaver named editor of Deseret News

Sarah Jane Weaver named editor of Deseret News

Deseret News  |  Posted May 21 - 4:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Longtime journalist and editor Sarah Jane Weaver has been named editor of the Deseret News, joining executive editor Doug Wilks and publisher Burke Olsen in top leadership positions of the nearly 174-year-old publication.
Congo names 3rd American in foiled coup as mourners in Utah remember plot leader

Congo names 3rd American in foiled coup as mourners in Utah remember plot leader

Jessica Donati, Associated Press  |  Posted May 21 - 4:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Congo has released the name of the third American involved a foiled coup plot in Kinshasa as family members in Utah gathered to mourn the leader of the ill-fated attack targeting the presidential palace over the weekend.
5th grader doles out THC gummies at North Ogden school; parent under investigation

5th grader doles out THC gummies at North Ogden school; parent under investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted May 21 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

An elementary school student in North Ogden recently brought a bag of THC gummies to school from home, believing they were candy, and shared them with other students, police say.
Horrific nightmares may signal oncoming flare of these chronic diseases, study says

Horrific nightmares may signal oncoming flare of these chronic diseases, study says

Sandee LaMotte, CNN  |  Posted May 21 - 2:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Vivid, disturbing nightmares may be a sign of a newly developing autoimmune disorder or an upcoming flare of existing disease, experts say.

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