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Have You Seen This? The tuna Jell-O salad nobody asked for

Have You Seen This? The tuna Jell-O salad nobody asked for

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 3:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Instagram user tried making his grandmother's recipe for tuna Jell-O salad, and the results were as nasty as that sounds.
Within days of trial, defendant enters plea in southern Utah murder case

Within days of trial, defendant enters plea in southern Utah murder case

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted April 19 - 2:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

More than four years after a man was shot to death in Apple Valley, the defendant, who allegedly confessed to the shooting in 2019, entered a "no contest" plea.
The Paris Olympics menu: more French, more local, less meat

The Paris Olympics menu: more French, more local, less meat

Reuters  |  Updated April 19 - 2:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Athletes at this year's Olympics will be eating fresh produce mostly made in France, with a focus on local and organic products and more vegetarian options.
Working routine job could boost risk of cognitive impairment, dementia, study finds

Working routine job could boost risk of cognitive impairment, dementia, study finds

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted April 19 - 1:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

The more your work challenges your brain, the better it may be for your future brain health.
Tesla recalling nearly 4,000 Cybertrucks because accelerator pedal can get stuck

Tesla recalling nearly 4,000 Cybertrucks because accelerator pedal can get stuck

Associated Press  |  Updated April 19 - 1:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

Tesla is recalling nearly 4,000 of its 2024 Cybertrucks after it discovered that the accelerator pedal can become stuck, potentially causing the vehicle to accelerate unintentionally and increase the risk of a crash.
Texts show Chad and Lori Daybell's relationship days after her husband's death

Texts show Chad and Lori Daybell's relationship days after her husband's death

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated April 19 - 1:15 p.m.  |  Save Story

Jurors for Chad Daybell's trial heard testimony on Friday about Lori Daybell's texts from an FBI agent, along with the end of testimony from Lori Daybell's friend, Melanie Gibb.
RSL trades for Columbus defender amid injury desperation

RSL trades for Columbus defender amid injury desperation

Caleb Turner, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 1:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

The team announced Friday the acquisition of 24-year-old center-back Philip Quinton from the Columbus Crew for up to $200,000 in General Allocation Money via trade.
Man sets self on fire outside New York court where Trump trial underway

Man sets self on fire outside New York court where Trump trial underway

Luc Cohen, Jack Queen and Andy Sullivan, Reuters  |  Updated April 19 - 12:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man set himself on fire on Friday outside the New York courthouse where Donald Trump's historic hush-money trial was taking place, witnesses said.
Utah law aimed at diversity programs puts future of university 'affinity celebrations' in doubt

Utah law aimed at diversity programs puts future of university 'affinity celebrations' in doubt

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 12:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Graduation celebrations by Latinos, the LGBTQ community and others attending Utah's universities can proceed this spring, but officials are parsing HB261 to determine whether they can continue next year.
Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Tooele County

Woman killed in single-vehicle crash in Tooele County

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated April 19 - 11:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

A woman was killed in a single-vehicle crash on state Route 73 in Tooele County on Friday morning.
Do Latter-day Saints attend church more often? Smartphone data may hold answers

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Do Latter-day Saints attend church more often? Smartphone data may hold answers

Stephen Cranney, Deseret News  |  Posted April 19 - 11:43 a.m.  |  Save Story

A University of Chicago researcher found that about 1 in 345 Americans are weekly church-attending Latter-day Saints.
2 men face federal charges in attempted carjacking, shooting at Murray gym

2 men face federal charges in attempted carjacking, shooting at Murray gym

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 11:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

A carjacking attempt that turned into a shootout in a Murray gym parking lot earlier this month has resulted in federal charges filed against two Utah men.
Coalville man arrested after traveling to Vegas for fentanyl, police say

Coalville man arrested after traveling to Vegas for fentanyl, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 10:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Coalville man who police say is a known drug dealer was arrested in Utah after police say he went to Las Vegas to obtain fentanyl, then caused another inmate to be taken to a local hospital.
Championship or bust: Red Rocks continuing to fight through the adversity

Championship or bust: Red Rocks continuing to fight through the adversity

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 10:27 a.m.  |  Save Story

It would be easy for the Utah women's gymnastic team to make an excuse (or many) for why a return to nationals was simply unobtainable this year.
Main Street Tower's future remains a mystery 2 years after historic theater was demolished

Main Street Tower's future remains a mystery 2 years after historic theater was demolished

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 10:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Construction has yet to start on a high-rise that was slated to replace the Utah Pantages Theater two years after it the century-old theater was torn down.
'It's going to be a challenge': Here are 3 key focuses for new BYU hoops coach Kevin Young

'It's going to be a challenge': Here are 3 key focuses for new BYU hoops coach Kevin Young

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Just a day after being introduced as the 19th head coach in program history, Kevin Young was headed back to Phoenix.
Millcreek family searches for person who hit them on crosswalk and drove away

Millcreek family searches for person who hit them on crosswalk and drove away

Garna Mejia, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 19 - 8:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

Unified police are looking for the suspect in a hit-and-run accident that left two children injured earlier this month.
Rapper YoungBoy charged with 31 felonies in 'large-scale prescription fraud ring'

Rapper YoungBoy charged with 31 felonies in 'large-scale prescription fraud ring'

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated April 19 - 8:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Rapper YoungBoy was charged in Utah Thursday with 31 felonies and 15 misdemeanors in what investigators call a "large-scale prescription fraud ring."
Utah's reservoir system is close to last year's peak as snowmelt picks up

Utah's reservoir system is close to last year's peak as snowmelt picks up

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 8:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's reservoir system is back up to almost 85% — about one percentage point off of last year's peak — with plenty of snowpack left to melt.
6 remodeling projects you should not do yourself

6 remodeling projects you should not do yourself

Giant Carpet One  |  Posted April 19 - 8:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

In the interest of saving time, money, frustration (and possibly your life), here are a few projects you'll want to hire out if you get the urge to change things up.
A Utah crime lab linked a jawbone found in a boy's rock collection to a Marine's tragic death

A Utah crime lab linked a jawbone found in a boy's rock collection to a Marine's tragic death

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

New "game-changing" DNA techniques by a Salt Lake lab helped repatriate the remains of a Marine who died in a 1951 training accident over 200 miles from where the bone was found.
Taylor Swift drops 15 new songs on double album, 'The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology'

Taylor Swift drops 15 new songs on double album, 'The Tortured Poets Department: The Anthology'

Maria Sherman, Associated Press  |  Posted April 19 - 7:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Could there be a Taylor Swift new album rollout without a few additional surprises? No.
Iran fires at apparent Israeli attack drones near Isfahan air base and nuclear site

Iran fires at apparent Israeli attack drones near Isfahan air base and nuclear site

Jon Gambrell, Associated Press  |  Posted April 19 - 7:00 a.m.  |  Save Story

An apparent Israeli drone attack on Iran saw troops fire air defenses at a major air base and a nuclear site near the central city of Isfahan. The assault Friday comes in retaliation for Tehran's unprecedented drone-and-missile assault on the country.
A sea of trash — Logan landfill has a plastic problem

A sea of trash — Logan landfill has a plastic problem

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted April 19 - 6:17 a.m.  |  Save Story

Plastic bags, film and other materials regularly catch the wind and travel across the landscape of Cache County and southern Idaho, despite constant effort by the North Valley Landfill operators.
Red Rocks win semifinal meet as reigning champs Oklahoma miss out

Red Rocks win semifinal meet as reigning champs Oklahoma miss out

Josh Furlong, KSL.com  |  Updated April 18 - 10:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

The reigning women's gymnastics champions will not get a chance to defend its crown.
How Utah students practiced earthquake safety during statewide emergency drill

How Utah students practiced earthquake safety during statewide emergency drill

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 18 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

During the Great Utah ShakeOut on Thursday, people in schools, offices, and homes practiced for an earthquake.
Congress moves ahead on bill to push TikTok's Chinese owner to sell

Congress moves ahead on bill to push TikTok's Chinese owner to sell

Moira Warburton, Reuters  |  Updated April 18 - 10:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

An effort to force TikTok's Chinese owner, ByteDance, to sell the social media app or face a ban in the U.S. was gaining steam in Congress on Thursday, with the House of Representatives setting a vote for Saturday and a key Senate Democrat voicing support for the move.
Man struck, killed by TRAX train at Millcreek Station

Man struck, killed by TRAX train at Millcreek Station

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 10:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man died at a hospital after getting struck by a TRAX train in South Salt Lake on Thursday night.
Iran fires air defense batteries in provinces as sound of explosions heard near Isfahan

Iran fires air defense batteries in provinces as sound of explosions heard near Isfahan

Associated Press  |  Updated April 18 - 9:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

State media said Iran fired air defense batteries after reporting explosions near the city of Isfahan. It remained unclear if the country was under attack.
Pokemon GO got an update. Everybody hates it

Pokemon GO got an update. Everybody hates it

Tyler Nelson, Deseret News  |  Posted April 18 - 9:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

Pokemon GO got an update focused on the in-game avatars. It offers lots of new options for making the avatars look like their real-world players. But the update has made some avatars look odd, and users aren't happy.
Lee, Romney propose extension for downwinders compensation without expanding coverage

Lee, Romney propose extension for downwinders compensation without expanding coverage

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 9:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Mitt Romney have proposed legislation to extend compensation to people exposed to fallout after U.S. weapons tests, but some advocates say it undermines a broader bill.
There will be no public vote on Cedar High School's 'Redmen' name this fall

There will be no public vote on Cedar High School's 'Redmen' name this fall

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted April 18 - 8:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

A ballot question whether to reinstate the "Redmen" name at Cedar High School in Cedar City will not appear on the general election ballot this fall.
Sluggish start for spring homebuying season as home sales fall in March; mortgage rates rising

Sluggish start for spring homebuying season as home sales fall in March; mortgage rates rising

Alex Veiga, Associated Press  |  Updated April 18 - 8:01 p.m.  |  Save Story

The spring homebuying season is off to a sluggish start as home shoppers contend with elevated mortgage rates and rising prices.
New T.C. Christensen movie climbs to No. 11 at the domestic box office

New T.C. Christensen movie climbs to No. 11 at the domestic box office

Tyler Nelson, Deseret News  |  Posted April 18 - 7:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah filmmaker T.C. Christensen's new movie, "Escape from Germany," has climbed to No. 11 at the domestic box office.
Cleveland's 1896 memo signed same day as Utah statehood fetches over $27K at auction

Cleveland's 1896 memo signed same day as Utah statehood fetches over $27K at auction

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 7:11 p.m.  |  Save Story

A "significant" inter-office memo sent the same day President Grover Cleveland signed a proclamation making Utah the 45th state was the big winner at Boston auction Wednesday.
'I really like Salt Lake City': Coyotes are excited about move to Utah

'I really like Salt Lake City': Coyotes are excited about move to Utah

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 6:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

It has been quite the week for the formerly Coyotes. But amid all of the chaos, there is also excitement for a new opportunity in Utah.
No evidence of 'furries' in Nebo School District despite allegations, social media firestorm

No evidence of 'furries' in Nebo School District despite allegations, social media firestorm

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 5:55 p.m.  |  Save Story

Unfounded allegations of students at Mt. Nebo Junior High School dressing up like animals and barking and pouncing on fellow students created a social media firestorm on Wednesday.
A 'defining moment': Utahns react to Arizona Coyotes' relocation to Utah

A 'defining moment': Utahns react to Arizona Coyotes' relocation to Utah

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Updated April 18 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah landing a National Hockey League team is a "milestone" and a "defining moment" in Salt Lake City's trajectory, city and state leaders say.
5 steps for fixing up your house: A beginner's guide

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5 steps for fixing up your house: A beginner's guide

Christine Gummersall, Honey Built Home  |  Posted April 18 - 5:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Whether you find yourself in a fixer-upper, a house that doesn't quite match your dream style, or you're looking to make updates to maximize your home's value before listing it, learning the basics of do-it-yourself is crucial to keeping costs down.
Chad and Lori Daybell used 'castings' to pray for spouses' deaths, ex-friend testifies

Chad and Lori Daybell used 'castings' to pray for spouses' deaths, ex-friend testifies

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Updated April 18 - 5:21 p.m.  |  Save Story

An ex-friend of Lori Daybell testified Thursday that Chad and Lori Daybell prayed for evil spirits to leave their spouses, which if successful would mean the person would die.
Additional human remains believed to be slain college student wash ashore on Lake Michigan

Additional human remains believed to be slain college student wash ashore on Lake Michigan

Zoe Sottile, Rebekah Riess and Eric Levenson, CNN  |  Updated April 18 - 5:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

Additional human remains believed to be of Sade Robinson, the 19-year-old college student who went missing earlier this month following a first date, have washed ashore on a Lake Michigan beach in Wisconsin.
Report: Utah homeowners face higher tax increases than commercial property owners

Report: Utah homeowners face higher tax increases than commercial property owners

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 4:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some county tax assessors are "hesitant" to update commercial property values, which is causing residential homeowners to bear a larger tax burden, according to a new legislative audit.
US stops UN from recognizing a Palestinian state through membership

US stops UN from recognizing a Palestinian state through membership

Michelle Nichols, Reuters  |  Updated April 18 - 4:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

The United States on Thursday effectively stopped the United Nations from recognizing a Palestinian state by casting a veto in the Security Council to deny the Palestinian Authority full membership of the world body.
Have You Seen This? Utah couple recreates Taylor Swift album covers ahead of release

Have You Seen This? Utah couple recreates Taylor Swift album covers ahead of release

Arianne Brown for KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 3:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Taylor Swift's new album comes out Friday, and one Utah couple is going all out to show the world they are the ultimate Swifties.
The NHL is officially coming to Utah — what will the team name be?

The NHL is officially coming to Utah — what will the team name be?

Ryan Miller, KSL.com  |  Updated April 18 - 3:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The NHL Board of Governors approved the sale of the Coyotes franchise to Jazz owner Ryan Smith on Thursday.
How recycling your old mattress helps Utah communities

How recycling your old mattress helps Utah communities

RC Willey  |  Posted April 18 - 3:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

By recycling up to 95% of the materials from each mattress that arrives at their warehouse, Spring Back Utah is paving the way for a cleaner, greener future.
Lawyers select 12 jurors to serve in Trump hush-money case

Lawyers select 12 jurors to serve in Trump hush-money case

Jack Queen and Luc Cohen, Reuters  |  Updated April 18 - 2:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lawyers in Donald Trump's historic criminal trial on Thursday selected 12 jurors who will assess his guilt or innocence over the coming weeks in a case stemming from a hush-money payment to a porn star.
Columbia president testifies before House on campus antisemitism

Columbia president testifies before House on campus antisemitism

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted April 18 - 2:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Columbia University President Nemat Shafik said the university has to do more work to address antisemitism.
Alec Baldwin's criminal case hinges on a Wild West revolver

Alec Baldwin's criminal case hinges on a Wild West revolver

Andrew Hay, Reuters  |  Updated April 18 - 2:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Colt .45 "Peacemaker" revolver, a symbol of the American Wild West, is at the center of actor Alec Baldwin's fight to avoid criminal prosecution for the 2021 fatal shooting of "Rust" cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on a New Mexico movie set.
Highest-ranking Muslim in the US visits Utah to help small businesses

Highest-ranking Muslim in the US visits Utah to help small businesses

Erin Cox, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 18 - 1:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Dilawar Syed, deputy administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration and the highest-ranking Muslim in the U.S., paid a visit to the Beehive State on Tuesday.
Man offers to help valet driver at the U., then kidnaps her, police say

Man offers to help valet driver at the U., then kidnaps her, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 1:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who police say offered to help a valet driver at the University of Utah Hospital and then drove off with her still in the vehicle has been arrested.
Ancient snake in India might have been longer than a school bus and weighed a ton

Ancient snake in India might have been longer than a school bus and weighed a ton

Christina Larson, Associated Press  |  Posted April 18 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Researchers in India have found fossils of an ancient giant snake that could have been longer than a school bus. The bones found near a coal mine revealed a snake that stretched an estimated 36 to 50 feet.
Commissioner: Adjusting to Utah's diversity bill may 'hurt,' but schools can 'make it successful'

Commissioner: Adjusting to Utah's diversity bill may 'hurt,' but schools can 'make it successful'

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted April 18 - 12:00 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Commissioner of Higher Education Geoffrey Landward addressed moves to adjust to the new state law revamping diversity programs, HB261, noting both challenges and possibilities.
How hoarding documents puts you at risk for identity theft

How hoarding documents puts you at risk for identity theft

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted April 18 - 11:35 a.m.  |  Save Story

Someone who knows what they're doing can do a whole lot of damage with the scraps of paper you've stashed in filing cabinets, drawers and other various hiding places around your house.
5 basic things to know about housing evictions in Utah

5 basic things to know about housing evictions in Utah

Utah Legal Services  |  Posted April 18 - 11:30 a.m.  |  Save Story

Understanding how housing evictions work — as well as your options if a landlord tries to evict you — should be part of every renter's move-in checklist.
Allman Brothers Band co-founder and legendary guitarist Dickey Betts dies at 80

Allman Brothers Band co-founder and legendary guitarist Dickey Betts dies at 80

Steven Wine and Russ Bynum, Associated Press  |  Posted April 18 - 11:10 a.m.  |  Save Story

Guitar legend Dickey Betts, who co-founded the Allman Brothers Band and wrote their biggest hit, "Ramblin' Man," has died. He was 80.
New York Post gives tutorial on how not to write about Latter-day Saints

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New York Post gives tutorial on how not to write about Latter-day Saints

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted April 18 - 10:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

A look at the scrutiny a New York Post article about Latter-day Saints all looking alike has received.
911 service provider Lumen blames 911 outage on installation of light pole

911 service provider Lumen blames 911 outage on installation of light pole

CNN  |  Updated April 18 - 10:51 a.m.  |  Save Story

The outage of 911 systems in several states Wednesday evening was caused by the installation of a light pole, according to Lumen, a company that supports some of those systems.
Lawyers for Nassar assault survivors reach $100M deal with Justice Department, source says

Lawyers for Nassar assault survivors reach $100M deal with Justice Department, source says

Ed White, Associated Press  |  Posted April 18 - 10:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

The U.S. Justice Department has agreed to pay approximately $100 million to settle claims with about 100 people who say they were sexually assaulted by sports doctor Larry Nassar.

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