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Crews celebrate 'topping out' last beam of new S.L. airport terminal

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:50pm

A major milestone has been reached in the development of the largest municipal construction project in the history of Utah's capital city as workers "topped out" the new terminal at Salt Lake City International Airport.

1 in critical condition after crash north of Park City

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:21pm

One person is in critical condition after a rollover crash north of Park City, authorities said.

Police identify man killed in Tooele County ATV accident

McKenna Park, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:09pm

Police have identified the man who died in an ATV accident near Indian Springs in rural Tooele County on Tuesday.

5 ways Utahns are getting paid to conserve water

Utah Water Savers  |  Posted   May 23rd - 9:00pm

Utah snowpack is the worst it’s been in 40 years. But did you know there’s a new website where Utahns are getting paid to save water at home?

Chocolate, cinnamon, and unicorns: Inside the last-ditch effort to save sugary cereals

Nathaniel Meyersohn, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:37pm

Kellogg is digging into its bag of tricks to get Americans excited about cereal again.

Ogden band Mojave Nomads breaks out of Utah

Spencer Sutherland, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   May 23rd - 8:04pm

Indie band Mojave Nomads just landed on Billboard's list of best albums, thanks to its new EP "Phases." The band has also picked up steam by touring across the U.S., including dates at SXSW.

AP source: Jared Kushner granted security clearance

Eric Tucker and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:36pm

President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, has been granted a security clearance after a lengthy background check, a move that ensures the key White House adviser with a broad international portfolio can have access to some of the country's most closely held secrets.

Global trade experts urge Utah leaders to put politics aside for inland port, but talks remain stalled

Katie McKellar, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:32pm

After negotiations broke down ahead of a planned special session to tweak the controversial inland port authority law, a panel of global trade experts called on Utah leaders to put politics aside for the sake of the state's future.

Police: Bicyclist in critical condition after being hit by car in South Salt Lake

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:28pm

A 70-year-old man was taken to a hospital with life-threatening injuries after being hit by a car while on his bicycle, according to police.

Mystery data center that could bring $100M in infrastructure to Cedar Valley approved by all parties

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 7:00pm

A mystery data center could bring more than $100 million in infrastructure to Cedar Valley after it was approved to be built in Eagle Mountain.

The University of Utah will become tobacco-free in July

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:28pm

About 1,800 universities across the U.S. have gone tobacco-free, according to the American Nonsmokers' Rights Foundation.The University of Utah is joining those numbers and will officially become tobacco-free starting in July.

'Show Dogs' to undergo edits after uproar

Sandra Gonzalez, CNN  |  Posted   May 23rd - 6:08pm

"Show Dogs," the children's film that this week was criticized by an advocacy group over scenes that it said promoted an inappropriate and harmful message about sexual abuse, will undergo edits to remove the objectionable content, the studio said Wednesday.

Amid debate, Wyoming approves Yellowstone-area grizzly hunt

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:48pm

A debate over whether the Yellowstone ecosystem's grizzly bear population can thrive while being hunted will be put to the test this fall after Wyoming officials on Wednesday approved the state's first grizzly hunt in 44 years.

Judge: President can't block critics on Twitter

Larry Neumeister, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:47pm

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that President Donald Trump is violating the First Amendment when he blocks critics on Twitter because of their political views.

Pompeo doesn't have good news on effort to free Utahn in Venezuela

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:43pm

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo didn't have good news Wednesday about securing the release of a Riverton man being held in a Venezuelan prison the past two years.

Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

Paul Newberry, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:30pm

Stand or stay out of sight.

Police: Drowsy truck driver crashes into construction zone on I-215

Linda Williams, KSL.com and Caitlin Burchill, KSL TV  |  Posted   May 23rd - 5:27pm

The driver of a box truck that crashed on westbound I-215 early Wednesday morning has been cited for driving while fatigued, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Utah couple charged with sexually, physically abusing foster daughter

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:44pm

A Saratoga Springs couple was charged Wednesday with numerous felonies after police say their teenage foster daughter was sexually and physically abused for years.

Peregrine falcons set up nest in downtown SLC after 3-year hiatus

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:28pm

Wildlife officials noticed peregrine falcons had set up a nest atop One Utah Center, 201 S. Main, a little more than a week ago and the eggs could hatch any day now.

Trump eager to sign bill rolling back Dodd-Frank regulations

Marcy Gordon, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:13pm

President Donald Trump indicated Wednesday that he's eager to sign a bill that would dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs and foreclosed homes.

Cockroaches, other health violations force closure of SLC restaurant

Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   May 23rd - 4:05pm

Health department officials closed Salt Lake eatery African Restaurant Wednesday after finding cockroaches and 18 other health violations, posing an "imminent health hazard."

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