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'It's all about love': Tabernacle Choir to sing with Morehouse, Spelman glee clubs, again

'It's all about love': Tabernacle Choir to sing with Morehouse, Spelman glee clubs, again

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 17 - 10:37 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square will join voices with Morehouse and Spelman colleges as well as Adassa and Alex Melecio come autumn.
Get Gephardt helps Utah Hyundai owner seeking reimbursement for overestimated fuel economy

Get Gephardt helps Utah Hyundai owner seeking reimbursement for overestimated fuel economy

Matt Gephardt, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 10:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

A major automaker was accused of saying its cars get better mileage than they really do, and it promised to pay its customers back. But when one Utah customer wasn't paid back, she decided to Get Gephardt.
Utah County search and rescue boat is newest lifesaving tool

Utah County search and rescue boat is newest lifesaving tool

Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 9:03 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue has a new tool to save lives on Utah Lake this summer.
Utah's median home price rises to $500K, despite high mortgage rates

Utah's median home price rises to $500K, despite high mortgage rates

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 8:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

Even with high mortgage rates, Utah's home prices are still going up, as the median price for a home in the state is now $500,000.
37-year-old man accused of sexually exploiting 17-year-old girl at Cedar City hotel

37-year-old man accused of sexually exploiting 17-year-old girl at Cedar City hotel

Jeff Richards, St. George News  |  Posted June 17 - 7:38 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 37-year-old Las Vegas man has been arrested on multiple charges of sexual exploitation of a minor after he allegedly admitted to having sex with a 17-year-old girl at a Cedar City hotel in early May.
Good Samaritans take action after Tooele man badly burned at campsite

Good Samaritans take action after Tooele man badly burned at campsite

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 17 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Tooele County family is thanking strangers who saved their father's life during a camping trip emergency. 
Elder Bednar dedicates Church of Jesus Christ's Layton Utah Temple

Elder Bednar dedicates Church of Jesus Christ's Layton Utah Temple

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 9:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Latter-day Saints gathered Sunday to witness Elder David A. Bednar of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles dedicate the Layton Utah Temple.
Little Twist wildfire, southeast of Beaver, is now 2,250 acres in size

Little Twist wildfire, southeast of Beaver, is now 2,250 acres in size

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Updated June 16 - 9:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Little Twist wildfire grew to 2,250 acres Sunday, according to a news release from the Central Utah Fire Interagency.
Skydiver in critical condition after main parachute didn't open

Skydiver in critical condition after main parachute didn't open

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Updated June 16 - 9:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

A skydiver in Tooele County is in critical condition after hitting a roof on a dive Sunday.
More traffic headaches coming to 2100 South reconstruction project in Sugar House

More traffic headaches coming to 2100 South reconstruction project in Sugar House

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Eastbound 2100 South traffic will be closed from 900 East to 1100 East in Salt Lake City beginning on Monday, as a major project to improve infrastructure continues.
Chaotic weather around US with high temperatures in Southwest, Midwest; snow in Rockies

Chaotic weather around US with high temperatures in Southwest, Midwest; snow in Rockies

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted June 16 - 8:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Extreme weather that ranged from triple digit temperatures in the Southwest to unseasonable cold in the Pacific Northwest was forecast over the U.S. into the early week.
Building on Utah's pioneer-era ties with Iceland

Building on Utah's pioneer-era ties with Iceland

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 8:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

While the Utah delegation explored the state's potential of using geothermal energy in Iceland, a pioneer-era connection grew the bond between the two.
Rep. Blake Moore endorses Derek Brown for Utah attorney general

Rep. Blake Moore endorses Derek Brown for Utah attorney general

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 7:42 p.m.  |  Save Story

Rep. Blake Moore has endorsed Derek Brown in the Utah attorney general race. Moore is the first member of Utah's House congressional delegation to make an endorsement in the 2024 attorney general primary election.
Digital wellness movement sees Utah as 'testing ground.' Cox declares 'Phone-Free Fridays'

Digital wellness movement sees Utah as 'testing ground.' Cox declares 'Phone-Free Fridays'

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 7:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Half The Story, a movement that teaches teens how to navigate digital spaces, sees potential for change in the Beehive State.
Sundance offers free film festival screenings to Utah audiences in July

Sundance offers free film festival screenings to Utah audiences in July

Larry D. Curtis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 6:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

Many associate the Sundance Film Festival with snowy streets, but Utahns will have a chance to see free screenings, including outdoors, in July.
5 juveniles injured in Bangerter Highway crash

5 juveniles injured in Bangerter Highway crash

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 6:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Five juveniles were hospitalized Sunday morning after crashing through a fence onto Bangerter Highway near 10200 South.
7 ways to enjoy Bryce Canyon as it enters its second century

7 ways to enjoy Bryce Canyon as it enters its second century

Grant Olsen for KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 5:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

While the centennial celebrations of 2023 have passed, there are plenty of great ways to experience the park as it ushers the next 100 years.
Sculptures for Heber Valley's future Christ in America park will be unveiled in Provo this summer

Sculptures for Heber Valley's future Christ in America park will be unveiled in Provo this summer

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 5:14 p.m.  |  Save Story

This summer, some sculptures for the future Christ in America Garden in Heber Valley will be shown in Provo, and a benefit concert will be held for the nonprofit building the park.
Lloyd Newell bids farewell after 34 years of bringing inspiration from the Crossroads of the West

Lloyd Newell bids farewell after 34 years of bringing inspiration from the Crossroads of the West

Hanna Seariac, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

'Music & the Spoken Word,' the world's longest-running broadcast, is in a historic era of transition.
Who do Utah Republicans want to replace Mitt Romney?

Who do Utah Republicans want to replace Mitt Romney?

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 3:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The heavily Republican state of Utah will likely decide its next U.S. senator on June 25 in the hotly contested primary election to replace Sen. Mitt Romney.
Utah auditor's office creates 'hotline form' for reports of alleged violations of diversity law

Utah auditor's office creates 'hotline form' for reports of alleged violations of diversity law

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 12:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Office of the State Auditor has created a "hotline form" to allow the public to report alleged violations of the state's new law targeting diversity programs at public entities.
This man's Father's Day will be filled with heartfelt meaning

This man's Father's Day will be filled with heartfelt meaning

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 11:23 a.m.  |  Save Story

Brody Lambert was a new dad, a young husband and suddenly a very sick man when, at age 24, he learned that what he thought was pneumonia was in reality congestive heart failure.
Salt Lake building fire prompts partial closure of 1700 South to Jordan River

Salt Lake building fire prompts partial closure of 1700 South to Jordan River

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 11:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake City Fire Department responded to a large building fire near 1075 W. 1700 South early Sunday.
1 dead, another injured after motorcyclists collide in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

1 dead, another injured after motorcyclists collide in Blacksmith Fork Canyon

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 10:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

One man is dead and another was injured after colliding their motorcycles while traveling Blacksmith Fork Canyon on Saturday.
Farmington neighbors file notice to sue 7 months after sewer flooding

Farmington neighbors file notice to sue 7 months after sewer flooding

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted June 16 - 10:11 a.m.  |  Save Story

A neighborhood in Farmington has been caught between dueling insurance claims after a water park drained its lazy river last November, flooding the sewer system and 11 houses.
No more taking phones from students: Granger High School considering new policy this fall

No more taking phones from students: Granger High School considering new policy this fall

Erin Cox, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 16 - 7:56 a.m.  |  Save Story

Teachers at Utah's largest high school are done taking away cellphones from students. They're considering something new in the fall, and if they're successful, other schools might do the same.
Plastics are a worldwide problem, including in national parks

Plastics are a worldwide problem, including in national parks

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, Deseret News  |  Posted June 16 - 7:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

It was nearly 15 years ago that Grand Canyon National Park banned the use of plastic water bottles, which, at the time, made up a a third of the waste generated by visitors.
The Larry H. Miller Company just bought another movie theater

The Larry H. Miller Company just bought another movie theater

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A popular 27-year-old Utah County movie theater will temporarily close for major renovations this summer under new ownership.
Police: Gun-wielding driver tells other driver he is 'justice' in St. George road rage incident

Police: Gun-wielding driver tells other driver he is 'justice' in St. George road rage incident

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted June 15 - 9:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Hurricane man was arrested after police say he brandished a gun in the parking lot of a medical complex.
'What am I going to do?': Redwood Swap Meet vendors lament possible property redevelopment

'What am I going to do?': Redwood Swap Meet vendors lament possible property redevelopment

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 9:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

As West Valley City officials debate possible redevelopment of the Redwood Swap Meet site, many of the largely immigrant vendors wonder what they'll do if forced out.
Irrigation pipe fixed after failure that left some Weber County farmers without water for days

Irrigation pipe fixed after failure that left some Weber County farmers without water for days

Brianna Chavez, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 7:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Crews with Ogden City excavated an area at the intersection of Canyon Road and 12th Street after a hole in the ground emerged last Friday.
Utah has an NHL team. Will people go to the games?

Utah has an NHL team. Will people go to the games?

Dennis Romboy, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 7:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Hockey fans embraced Utah's NHL team from the moment owner Ryan Smith announced in April he was bringing the Coyotes to Utah. A new poll gauges fan interest.
Neighbors believe cottonwood seeds helped spread fire to house in Springville, reignites next day

Neighbors believe cottonwood seeds helped spread fire to house in Springville, reignites next day

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 6:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

Springville neighbors believe cottonwood seeds contributed to the spread of a fire that destroyed one home and damaged another on Thursday night.
France's 2030 Winter Olympics bid 'on hold' pending national elections

France's 2030 Winter Olympics bid 'on hold' pending national elections

Lisa Riley Roche, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 4:51 p.m.  |  Save Story

France's bid for the 2030 Winter Games has stalled, but the International Olympic Committee is counting on the needed government guarantees to come through in time for a final vote in July, the same time that Utah hopes to be awarded the 2034 Winter Games.
Salt Lake City's newest apartment tower intentionally sticks out in the city

Salt Lake City's newest apartment tower intentionally sticks out in the city

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 4:09 p.m.  |  Save Story

The tallest building east of Salt Lake City's central downtown district and the tallest rental apartment high-rise on the market right now officially opened this week.
Utahn who worked for IRS charged in federal court with trying to steal $2M

Utahn who worked for IRS charged in federal court with trying to steal $2M

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 3:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

A former Internal Revenue Service employee from Utah was charged in federal court with abusing his position to attempt to steal more than $2 million in tax credits.
South Jordan police shoot and kill person who they say threatened them with a knife

South Jordan police shoot and kill person who they say threatened them with a knife

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 2:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

South Jordan police shot and killed a person Saturday who they said pulled a knife on officers as they attempted to detain the individual.
Desert tortoise mural in downtown St. George has 'a story to tell'

Desert tortoise mural in downtown St. George has 'a story to tell'

Alysha Lundgren, St. George News  |  Posted June 15 - 1:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

There is a little more "magic" on Main Street this week as a Utah native Chris Peterson adorns the wall of a local bar with a colorful Mojave desert tortoise mural.
 Making it 'Rico' in the land of opportunity

Making it 'Rico' in the land of opportunity

Lee Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 12:28 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah businessman shares how a motivation to forge his own path and fond childhood memories led to setting himself up for the rest of his life.
Vintage pink truck serves drinks, doughnuts to Holladay

Vintage pink truck serves drinks, doughnuts to Holladay

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 11:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's another new coffee spot along the Wasatch Front. This one just happens to be a bright pink, Instagram-worthy truck.
UDOT installing high-visibility lane striping along Wasatch Front highways

UDOT installing high-visibility lane striping along Wasatch Front highways

Josh Ellis, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 10:41 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Department of Transportation will be installing high-visibility lane striping across Salt Lake, Davis, Weber and Box Elder counties as "part of the largest lane striping project in state history."
Utah State School Board weighs what to do with library books deemed indecent, pornographic

Utah State School Board weighs what to do with library books deemed indecent, pornographic

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted June 15 - 10:05 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah State Board of Education has considered guidance to an administrative rule that said books and other materials selected for removal from school libraries be "shredded" or "burned."
Police: St. George man with criminal history returns to jail following escape

Police: St. George man with criminal history returns to jail following escape

Cody Blowers, St. George News  |  Posted June 15 - 9:06 a.m.  |  Save Story

Following a multiagency search that went on for three weeks, one man is back in jail after he police say he escaped custody the day after his prison terms were suspended.
Salt Lake County opens transitional living building for homeless or at-risk young adults

Salt Lake County opens transitional living building for homeless or at-risk young adults

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted June 15 - 7:50 a.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County on Friday opened a new transitional living space for homeless or at-risk young adults in Millcreek.
Utah farmers say a strong winter has led to an amazing crop season

Utah farmers say a strong winter has led to an amazing crop season

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 15 - 7:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

Fruit and vegetable farmers in northern Utah are saying this crop season might be one of the best in recent memory.
Cox calls special session of Legislature on Juneteenth, drawing criticism from NAACP leader

Cox calls special session of Legislature on Juneteenth, drawing criticism from NAACP leader

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 11:12 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on Friday called state lawmakers into a special session on Juneteenth, June 19, to consider changes to a handful of bills dealing with energy and state sovereignty.
Safety and flood warnings near rivers; reservoirs hit capacity

Safety and flood warnings near rivers; reservoirs hit capacity

Shelby Lofton, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 10:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

Heavy snow two years in a row left reservoirs filled to the brim. Now, high temperatures are making rivers more active than usual. Here is how you can keep your home and family safe this summer.
Power restored to most after 20,000 homes affected by 'unrelated' outages across Utah

Power restored to most after 20,000 homes affected by 'unrelated' outages across Utah

Ashley Imlay, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 9:24 p.m.  |  Save Story

Nearly 20,000 households throughout Utah lost power Friday evening due to several different incidents that created a "perfect storm," said Rocky Mountain Power officials.
Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-215 in West Valley City

Motorcyclist injured in crash on I-215 in West Valley City

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 9:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was critically injured Friday night after he crashed his motorcycle.
Utah Prison Education Project admits first cohort of degree-seeking students

Utah Prison Education Project admits first cohort of degree-seeking students

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 9:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Utah Prison Education Project on Tuesday announced the admittance of its first cohort of 15 degree-seeking students currently incarcerated at the Utah State Prison.
South Salt Lake man charged with punching children, threatening family

South Salt Lake man charged with punching children, threatening family

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 8:30 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man accused of threatening a family at a South Salt Lake apartment complex is facing multiple felony charges.
Iceland facilities excite Utah delegation about geothermal possibilities

Iceland facilities excite Utah delegation about geothermal possibilities

Mike Anderson, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 8:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Some state leaders are learning how small geothermal plants could power communities of the future in Utah. With access to geothermal water from the ground, there is a lot that can be done.
Lloyd Newell shares experiences ahead of his last 'Music & the Spoken Word' broadcast

Lloyd Newell shares experiences ahead of his last 'Music & the Spoken Word' broadcast

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 7:02 p.m.  |  Save Story

Lloyd Newell, the voice of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square for the last 35 years, spoke about his time in the role ahead of his final broadcast on Sunday.
Construction leads to discovery of human skeletal remains in Logan

Construction leads to discovery of human skeletal remains in Logan

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 6:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Construction on a roundabout near the corner of the Logan City Cemetery on Friday led to the discovery of human skeletal remains, police said.
Man injured in hang gliding accident in Draper

Man injured in hang gliding accident in Draper

Cassidy Wixom, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 6:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

One person was injured while hang gliding in Draper on Friday.
You can now track Salt Lake County's less-visible air quality issue

You can now track Salt Lake County's less-visible air quality issue

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 5:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County launched a new website that better tracks air quality conditions, including summertime ozone levels.
Cox condemns Denver sending migrants to Utah, says 'resources are completely depleted'

Cox condemns Denver sending migrants to Utah, says 'resources are completely depleted'

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated June 14 - 5:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox says Denver officials paying travel costs to send migrants to Utah is "unacceptable," explaining that the state's "resources are completely depleted."
UDOT crews battle heat while working on construction projects

UDOT crews battle heat while working on construction projects

Karah Brackin, KSL-TV  |  Posted June 14 - 4:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

As double-digit temperatures start climbing into the triple digits and breaking records, construction is still happening.
Man falls 12 feet at Pleasant Grove construction site, prompting extraction

Man falls 12 feet at Pleasant Grove construction site, prompting extraction

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted June 14 - 2:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man fell 12 feet into a basement while working at a construction site in Pleasant Grove Friday, prompting a special response team to extract him.