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Utes star Alissa Pili selected No. 8 overall to Minnesota Lynx in WNBA draft

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Utes star Alissa Pili selected No. 8 overall to Minnesota Lynx in WNBA draft

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated April 15 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Pili no longer has to wonder about her professional career after a team made her dream a reality Monday night at the Brooklyn Academy of Music.
Lights On! and West Jordan police team up to help drivers with mechanical issues

Lights On! and West Jordan police team up to help drivers with mechanical issues

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 15 - 6:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

The West Jordan Police Department is allowing officers to give a voucher for drivers who were pulled over for mechanical issues instead of a ticket.
2 visitors captured on video destroying ancient rock formations at Lake Mead

2 visitors captured on video destroying ancient rock formations at Lake Mead

Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN  |  Posted April 15 - 6:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two visitors at Lake Mead National Recreation Area were captured on video destroying ancient rock formations and park rangers are seeking the public's help in identifying the suspects.
Man who asked to use bathroom arrested for allegedly trying to assault child

Man who asked to use bathroom arrested for allegedly trying to assault child

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 5:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who police say asked an Utah resident if he could use his bathroom was arrested Sunday for wandering into a young child's room and allegedly attempting to sexually assault her.
National Park Week: A celebration of America's diverse natural beauty

National Park Week: A celebration of America's diverse natural beauty

Emma Pitts, Deseret News  |  Posted April 15 - 4:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

April 20 kicks off National Park Week, during which all parks that charge visitors an entrance fee will be free.
'I'm not coming back': Prosecutors show video of Chad Daybell talking to daughter after arrest

'I'm not coming back': Prosecutors show video of Chad Daybell talking to daughter after arrest

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated April 15 - 4:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Idaho law enforcement officers on Monday testified about the events of the day human remains were found in Chad Daybell's yard and shared video of his arrest. They also talked about Tammy Daybell's autopsy.
BYU will reportedly interview men's basketball coaching candidates this week

BYU will reportedly interview men's basketball coaching candidates this week

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 4:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

The coaching search is moving at BYU men's basketball, with candidates reportedly set to interview Tuesday and Wednesday, according to CBS Sports' Matt Norlander.
Pro-Palestinian demonstrators block traffic into Chicago airport, causing headaches for travelers

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators block traffic into Chicago airport, causing headaches for travelers

Sophia Tareen, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 4:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators blocked a freeway leading to three Chicago O'Hare International Airport terminals, temporarily stopping vehicle traffic into one of the nation's busiest airports.
Have You Seen This? Car flies into garage over several vehicles

Have You Seen This? Car flies into garage over several vehicles

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 3:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

While many enjoy the "Fast and Furious" franchise, not many would enjoy it playing out in their neighborhood.
Utah husband, father who died in snowmachine accident in Island Park, lived a life dedicated to helping others

Utah husband, father who died in snowmachine accident in Island Park, lived a life dedicated to helping others

Brittni Johnson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted April 15 - 3:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A husband and father who lived a life full of service is also being remembered for the love he showed others.
Videos show knife-wielding man ignored commands by police before being fatally shot

Videos show knife-wielding man ignored commands by police before being fatally shot

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 2:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

Body camera videos were released Monday from a fatal officer-involved shooting on April 2 involving Salt Lake City police and a man holding a knife in April.
NHL's executive committee has reportedly approved Coyotes' move to Salt Lake City

NHL's executive committee has reportedly approved Coyotes' move to Salt Lake City

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 2:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah is a step closer to landing an NHL team.
10 years after armed standoff, Bundy cattle are still grazing disputed rangeland

10 years after armed standoff, Bundy cattle are still grazing disputed rangeland

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 2:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ten years later, Cliven Bundy and his family are still grazing cattle on disputed southern Nevada rangeland where armed protesters and federal agents stared each other down through rifle sights.
Gun supervisor for 'Rust' movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Gun supervisor for 'Rust' movie gets 18 months in prison for fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin on set

Morgan Lee, Associated Press  |  Updated April 15 - 2:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

A movie weapons supervisor has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for the fatal shooting of a cinematographer by Alec Baldwin on the set of the Western film "Rust."
It's Tax Day. And your refund may be big this year

It's Tax Day. And your refund may be big this year

Fatima Hussein, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 1:41 p.m.  |  Save Story

On this Tax Day, refunds are looking a bit bigger for taxpayers.
Salt Lake City reveals lineup, 2nd venue for 2024 Twilight Concert Series

Salt Lake City reveals lineup, 2nd venue for 2024 Twilight Concert Series

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 1:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

Event organizers say this year's Salt Lake City Twilight Concert Series will blend "nationally recognized and upcoming recording artists" with local musicians when it returns in June.
Low cost MRI for $399 available without a doctor's order and without insurance

Low cost MRI for $399 available without a doctor's order and without insurance

Taylormed MRI  |  Posted April 15 - 12:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Getting an MRI can be costly and take weeks to get after visiting a doctor. One walk-in MRI clinic is hoping to disrupt this tedious process.
Are Americans feeling like they get enough sleep? Dream on, a new Gallup poll says

Are Americans feeling like they get enough sleep? Dream on, a new Gallup poll says

Deepti Hajela and Linley Sanders, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 12:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

A majority of Americans say they would feel better if they could have more sleep, according to a new poll.
Police: Man kicks down door, threatens to kill Taylorsville resident

Police: Man kicks down door, threatens to kill Taylorsville resident

Kiersten Nunez, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 15 - 12:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Police say a man kicked down a locked door and chased the man who lives there throughout the house threatening to kill him in a terrifying home invasion.
'Erratic' man accused of using fire extinguisher on FrontRunner passengers

'Erratic' man accused of using fire extinguisher on FrontRunner passengers

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated April 15 - 12:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah man was arrested April 10 after police say he used a fire extinguisher on passengers on a FrontRunner train and threw rocks at them.
Bombing at Afghanistan airport that killed 13  troops — including 1 Utahn — wasn't preventable, report says

Bombing at Afghanistan airport that killed 13 troops — including 1 Utahn — wasn't preventable, report says

Lolita C. Baldor and Farnoush Amiri, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 11:55 a.m.  |  Save Story

A new review says the suicide bombing at the Kabul airport that killed U.S. troops — including one from Utah — and Afghans in August 2021 was not preventable, and the "bald man in black" spotted by U.S. service members the morning of the attack was not the bomber.
Ship that caused bridge collapse had apparent electrical issues while still docked, source says

Ship that caused bridge collapse had apparent electrical issues while still docked, source says

Eric Tucker and Sarah Brumfield, Associated Press  |  Updated April 15 - 11:28 a.m.  |  Save Story

Someone with knowledge of the situation tells the Associated Press that the massive container ship that caused the deadly collapse of a Baltimore bridge experienced apparent electrical issues before it left the port.
How Hope is pushing Utah higher

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How Hope is pushing Utah higher

Meg Walter, Deseret News  |  Posted April 15 - 11:19 a.m.  |  Save Story

The president of the Goldener Hirsch Inn is keeping the legacy of her parents alive, adding the 'margin of excellence'.
'Rabbit fever' outbreak believed to be cause of 9 beaver deaths in Utah, wildlife officials say

'Rabbit fever' outbreak believed to be cause of 9 beaver deaths in Utah, wildlife officials say

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 11:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah wildlife officials say that nine beavers and one vole have died in recent weeks from a suspected tularemia outbreak.
Breaking barriers with brushstrokes: This southern Utah artist is legally blind

Breaking barriers with brushstrokes: This southern Utah artist is legally blind

Jessi Bang, St. George News  |  Posted April 15 - 10:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

In a world often perceived through sight, one woman defies limitations with a brush in hand and an extraordinary vision that transcends the boundaries of blindness.
How donations to help Utah kids with disabilities can be paid with state income tax dollars

How donations to help Utah kids with disabilities can be paid with state income tax dollars

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted April 15 - 10:08 a.m.  |  Save Story

Under a special legislative provision, donations to help kids with disabilities can be paid with state income tax dollars.
Rural Oregon city asks Supreme Court if homeless people can be fined for sleeping outside

Rural Oregon city asks Supreme Court if homeless people can be fined for sleeping outside

Claire Rush, Associated Press  |  Posted April 15 - 9:14 a.m.  |  Save Story

The rural city of Grants Pass in southern Oregon has become the unlikely face of the nation's homelessness crisis as its case over anti-camping laws goes to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Highland neighborhood rallies behind neighbors after pipe burst damages 2 homes

Highland neighborhood rallies behind neighbors after pipe burst damages 2 homes

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 15 - 8:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

A neighborhood in Highland came together after a pipe burst Saturday that flooded the area. Two homes were left with significant damage.
How a small Utah town is embracing its post-coal identity through proactive rural leadership

How a small Utah town is embracing its post-coal identity through proactive rural leadership

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 15 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Once a town on the brink of death after the downturn of the coal industry, Helper has weathered the storm on its way to becoming the best version of itself.
Got an app idea? We can build it!

Got an app idea? We can build it!

AppsTango  |  Posted April 15 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

Whether you're a small business owner, you're working on building the world's next greatest idea or you want to improve what you've already got, building an app is a worthwhile cause.
Young adults most likely to still take extra precautions for COVID-19

Young adults most likely to still take extra precautions for COVID-19

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 15 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

More people think the COVID-19 pandemic's ongoing than don't, according to a new HarrisX poll for the Deseret News. That's despite the fact that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared the pandemic in America over nearly a year ago.
Amid a divided government, Rep. Celeste Maloy and Speaker Mike Johnson seek progress

Amid a divided government, Rep. Celeste Maloy and Speaker Mike Johnson seek progress

Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 10:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

House Speaker Mike Johnson and Rep. Celeste Maloy share something in common: a mutual experience of juggling newly bestowed responsibilities within the confines of an extremely divided government.
Idaho mother whose son died fighting in Ukraine wants to travel there and pay it forward

Idaho mother whose son died fighting in Ukraine wants to travel there and pay it forward

Andrea Olson, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted April 14 - 9:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Idaho mother who lost her son in 2022 after he fought in Ukraine wants to give back to the people who cared for him by traveling to the country.
Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

Oldest living conjoined twins, Lori and George Schappell, die at 62

Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 8:20 p.m.  |  Save Story

The oldest living conjoined twins have died in Pennsylvania at age 62. Obituaries say Lori and George Schappell died April 7 at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania.
'At least I'll be able to imagine': Jazz will watch playoffs with a focused eye

'At least I'll be able to imagine': Jazz will watch playoffs with a focused eye

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 8:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Will Hardy isn't yet used to being done with the season in mid-April.
Salt Lake police investigating shooting find blood, gun, but no victim

Salt Lake police investigating shooting find blood, gun, but no victim

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted April 14 - 7:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake police investigating a shooting Sunday in the Liberty Wells neighborhood discovered some blood and a gun in a nearby yard, but no shooting victim.
Librarians fear new penalties, even prison, as activists challenge books

Librarians fear new penalties, even prison, as activists challenge books

Hillel Italie and Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 7:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Across the country, book bans and attempted bans have soared to the highest levels in decades. Public and school-based libraries have been inundated with complaints from community members and conservative activists.
Utah immigrant advocates blast anti-illegal immigration talk as 'fearmongering,' 'dehumanizing'

Utah immigrant advocates blast anti-illegal immigration talk as 'fearmongering,' 'dehumanizing'

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many Utah politicos have focused on illegal immigration and the harm they say it's causing, but immigrant advocates seek to offer a more nuanced view.
Are you making these 5 critical food storage and emergency preparedness mistakes?

Are you making these 5 critical food storage and emergency preparedness mistakes?

HLTH Code  |  Posted April 14 - 7:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

If you're unsure your food storage supply is up to snuff, it's important to recognize some common mistakes many families make – and avoid them in your own efforts.
How businessman Jason Walton's loss launched him on a political mission

How businessman Jason Walton's loss launched him on a political mission

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 6:18 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three years ago, any and all convenient political narratives held by self-made millionaire Jason Walton were shattered at the news of his daughter's death by suicide.
Officer, bystanders hailed for stopping man who killed 6 at a Sydney mall

Officer, bystanders hailed for stopping man who killed 6 at a Sydney mall

Rick Rycroft And Keiran Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted April 14 - 5:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

A police officer and several bystanders are being hailed for running "towards danger" to confront the attacker who stabbed and killed six people at a suburban Sydney shopping center.
Former BYU coach brings 1996 championship trophy, sellout crowd to Kentucky intro

Former BYU coach brings 1996 championship trophy, sellout crowd to Kentucky intro

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 5:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

It's safe to assume Mark Pope didn't have a Sunday afternoon over the past five years quite like his first one as head coach at the University of Kentucky.
Where will the Jazz be drafting following season-finale loss to Warriors?

Where will the Jazz be drafting following season-finale loss to Warriors?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 14 - 4:58 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Warriors saved the Jazz from themselves Sunday, ending the game on a 6-0 to beat Utah 123-117.
Drug shortages reach record high in US, according to University of Utah data

Drug shortages reach record high in US, according to University of Utah data

Deidre McPhillips, CNN  |  Posted April 14 - 4:49 p.m.  |  Save Story

There are more active drug shortages in the United States than ever, according to data from the University of Utah Drug Information Service and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Sky-high housing costs push homeownership out of reach for many US renters

Sky-high housing costs push homeownership out of reach for many US renters

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 4:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly 4 in 10 renters in a new nationwide survey say they don't believe they'll ever own a home, up nearly a quarter from less than a year ago.
Tooele ballet academy students to perform new ballet with music written for them

Tooele ballet academy students to perform new ballet with music written for them

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 3:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ballets typically include classic fairytales like "Cinderella," "Swan Lake" or "Sleeping Beauty," but the Tooele Valley Academy of Dance is preparing to perform its own, new ballet, inspired by a lesser-known Portuguese fairytale.
Gunlock chronicles: Tales of small-town life captured by Washington County author

Gunlock chronicles: Tales of small-town life captured by Washington County author

Haven Scott, St. George News  |  Posted April 14 - 3:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Eddie Mac Jones witnessed enough events to write a book during his two decades serving with southern Utah's locally famous 222nd Field Artillery Battalion. Instead he has written his experiences while being raised in Washington County circa the 1940s.
GOPers in Salt Lake, Weber, Davis counties call for halt in use of ERIC to maintain voter lists

GOPers in Salt Lake, Weber, Davis counties call for halt in use of ERIC to maintain voter lists

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Updated April 14 - 2:57 p.m.  |  Save Story

Republicans in the three Wasatch Front counties approved resolutions asking the Utah Lt. Governor's Office to stop using the ERIC system, which is under fire in other GOP-led states.
Laura Osnes on working with Candace Cameron Bure on new Great American Family film

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Laura Osnes on working with Candace Cameron Bure on new Great American Family film

Margaret Darby, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 2:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Great American Family offers more faith-centered, family-friendly content in 'Just in Time'
Big recreation measures pass the House to improve public access

Big recreation measures pass the House to improve public access

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 2:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Four key pieces of legislation under the umbrella of the EXPLORE Act passed the House this week, helping to improve and expand access to public lands and waterways.
News organizations post open letter urging Biden and Trump to debate ahead of election

News organizations post open letter urging Biden and Trump to debate ahead of election

Hadas Gold, CNN  |  Posted April 14 - 1:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A dozen of the nation's biggest news organizations posted an open letter Sunday, urging President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump to participate in televised debates ahead of the 2024 election.
Ogden schools implementing mariachi program: 'It represents the culture of our community'

Ogden schools implementing mariachi program: 'It represents the culture of our community'

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 14 - 12:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ogden School District will be implementing mariachi classes into the curriculum at a high school and two junior high schools.
The latest trend in stunning kitchen remodels: quartzite

The latest trend in stunning kitchen remodels: quartzite

Bedrock Quartz  |  Posted April 14 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Quartzite is a beautiful stone formed from natural quartz grains with exceptional strength, density, and hardness.
JPMorgan Chase boss Jamie Dimon bullish on AI, not so much on economic 'soft landing'

JPMorgan Chase boss Jamie Dimon bullish on AI, not so much on economic 'soft landing'

Art Raymond, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says emerging artificial intelligence tools will have transformational impacts at the same level as other benchmark technology advancements.
The Yeti? Eagles? Olympians? Here are our favorite potential names for Utah's NHL team

The Yeti? Eagles? Olympians? Here are our favorite potential names for Utah's NHL team

KSL.com Sports  |  Posted April 14 - 10:53 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah is on the verge of landing an NHL team. Our staff picks their favorite potential name.
Fallout from Trump's bid to overturn election loss heads to Supreme Court

Fallout from Trump's bid to overturn election loss heads to Supreme Court

John Kruzel, Reuters  |  Updated April 14 - 10:47 a.m.  |  Save Story

The actions of Donald Trump and his supporters following his 2020 election loss are at the top of the U.S. Supreme Court's agenda in the next two weeks.
The pet crisis is overwhelming the nation's shelters, rescue groups

The pet crisis is overwhelming the nation's shelters, rescue groups

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted April 14 - 10:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Shelters and rescue groups are begging for supplies, donations and volunteers.

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