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Young, scrappy and hungry? How to score 'Hamilton' tickets in Utah for $10

Young, scrappy and hungry? How to score 'Hamilton' tickets in Utah for $10

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 11:25 a.m.  |  Save Story

There's a way for the young, scrappy and hungry looking to not throw away their shot to see the smash hit Broadway musical "Hamilton" at a massive discount.
Gov. Spencer Cox issues reversal, says he will vote for and endorse Donald Trump

Gov. Spencer Cox issues reversal, says he will vote for and endorse Donald Trump

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated July 19 - 10:34 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox said he will endorse and vote for Donald Trump this fall — a dramatic reversal from just last week when he said he wouldn't vote for the former president.
Murray businesswoman sent to prison for exploiting elderly and vulnerable clients

Murray businesswoman sent to prison for exploiting elderly and vulnerable clients

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 19 - 9:02 a.m.  |  Save Story

Seventy-six clients trusted their Social Security and other incomes to Janine McCauley for management but found themselves in debt after she "comingled assets" to use for herself, charges say.
Cox privately expresses support for Trump in letter, calling his survival a 'miracle'

Cox privately expresses support for Trump in letter, calling his survival a 'miracle'

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 19 - 8:31 a.m.  |  Save Story

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox privately committed his support to the Donald Trump this week, calling it a "miracle" the former president's "life was spared" in an assassination attempt.
U. Health's long COVID clinic continues to help people manage debilitating symptoms

U. Health's long COVID clinic continues to help people manage debilitating symptoms

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 8:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

The University of Utah Health's Long COVID Clinic has treated 3,000 patients over the last three years, and doctors say the clinic is here to stay.
Special function sheriff's officer arrested, accused of sexual battery after pulling woman over

Special function sheriff's officer arrested, accused of sexual battery after pulling woman over

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 18 - 8:37 p.m.  |  Save Story

A Lehi man employed by the Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office has been arrested and accused of sexual battery after allegedly pulling over a woman illegally and searching her.
Man sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for shooting outside Draper party that killed 2

Man sentenced to at least 50 years in prison for shooting outside Draper party that killed 2

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 8:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man was sentenced to between 50 years and life in prison on Thursday for firing shots outside an Airbnb party in Draper, killing two young fathers.
Salt Lake woman charged with setting husband on fire

Salt Lake woman charged with setting husband on fire

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 8:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A woman accused of lighting her husband on fire and then not letting him get help until he promised not to tell police is facing criminal charges.
Legendary composer John Williams urges Salt Lake to 'preserve and protect' Abravanel Hall

Legendary composer John Williams urges Salt Lake to 'preserve and protect' Abravanel Hall

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:35 p.m.  |  Save Story

Abravanel Hall, caught in the middle of big downtown changes, may have received its biggest endorsement yet in the form of a letter.
Switchpoint receives $3.8M from Church of Jesus Christ, Walker and Miller funds

Switchpoint receives $3.8M from Church of Jesus Christ, Walker and Miller funds

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

A nonprofit that combats homelessness announced $3.8 million in new funding from the Olene Walker Housing Loan Fund, the Larry H. and Gail Miller Family Foundation and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
'We need more community': Why Cox says this Pioneer Day can be unifying for Utahns

'We need more community': Why Cox says this Pioneer Day can be unifying for Utahns

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 12:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Pioneer Day is next week, and Gov. Spencer Cox says events celebrating the state holiday — and Olympic events mixed in — may help bring Utahns together during a tense time.
See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

See which Wasatch Front cities, districts are proposing new tax hikes

Tim Vandenack, Cassidy Wixom, Bridger Beal-Cvetko and Emma Everett, KSL.com  |  Posted July 18 - 7:58 a.m.  |  Save Story

Here is a look at numerous locales and taxing entities throughout Utah that are mulling property tax hikes as part of their proposed 2024-25 budgets.
Well-known Utah lemonade stand family involved in crash after dropping off donation

Well-known Utah lemonade stand family involved in crash after dropping off donation

Alex Cabrero, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 10:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

A family that donates money made from a lemonade stand to help with organ donations was recently in a car crash after dropping off a donation.
Orem man arrested, accused of entering random Draper home, getting in bed with woman

Orem man arrested, accused of entering random Draper home, getting in bed with woman

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 8:59 p.m.  |  Save Story

An Orem man once convicted of kidnapping his girlfriend while making food deliveries is now accused of entering a random Draper home and getting in bed with a sleeping woman.
Helmet use declines amid rising number of bike vs. vehicle collisions in Utah

Helmet use declines amid rising number of bike vs. vehicle collisions in Utah

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 7:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

The relationship between cyclists and motorists can be fraught with tension and misunderstanding. Biking advocates say it's important for both parties to acknowledge responsibility in keeping roads safe.
Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Attorney says it is 'highly likely' Utah will obtain pentobarbital before August execution

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 5:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah prosecutors said Wednesday they will obtain pentobarbital ahead of the execution of Taberone Dave Honie on Aug. 8.
Christmas Box House desperate for donations

Christmas Box House desperate for donations

Brian Carlson, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 17 - 4:36 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Christmas Box House hopes to continue providing children shelter, safety and their daily essentials. But right now, their summer donations are down $55,000.
Dave Buhler, longtime commissioner of higher education and politician, dies at 67

Dave Buhler, longtime commissioner of higher education and politician, dies at 67

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 3:34 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's former commissioner of higher education and longtime politician Dave Buhler has died at the age of 67.
2nd man charged in gambling machine investigation

2nd man charged in gambling machine investigation

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 2:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

The owner and manager of a Salt Lake business are under investigation and accused of providing gambling machines to customers in 2022.
3 Unified police officers found justified in killing man during Kearns shootout

3 Unified police officers found justified in killing man during Kearns shootout

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 17 - 12:50 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three Unified police officers were found to be legally justified in killing a man who shot at them while they were investigating a domestic violence incident in August.
Peruvian Consulate up and running; nation becomes 3rd with diplomatic offices in Utah

Peruvian Consulate up and running; nation becomes 3rd with diplomatic offices in Utah

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 12:33 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Peruvian Consulate is operating out of a downtown Salt Lake City high-rise, making Peru the third nation with diplomatic offices in Utah after Mexico and El Salvador.
12 Great Salt Lake-themed art projects unveiled as Salt Lake City looks to 'wake' the lake

12 Great Salt Lake-themed art projects unveiled as Salt Lake City looks to 'wake' the lake

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 17 - 6:15 a.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake City Arts Council revealed 12 temporary art projects that will spotlight the lake and its importance.
Former head of University of Utah's diversity division, axed by HB261, is stepping down

Former head of University of Utah's diversity division, axed by HB261, is stepping down

Tim Vandenack, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:45 p.m.  |  Save Story

Mary Ann Villarreal, who headed the University of Utah's equity, diversity and inclusion division before its elimination because of HB261, is leaving to take another post.
Birth of premature baby at West Valley overflow shelter 'sheds light on the urgent need'

Birth of premature baby at West Valley overflow shelter 'sheds light on the urgent need'

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 9:13 p.m.  |  Save Story

A premature baby boy was born in between the sliding glass doors of the West Valley overflow shelter early Thursday last week.
When toxins come home from work and family members get sick, who's responsible?

When toxins come home from work and family members get sick, who's responsible?

Annie Knox and Mike Headrick, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 5:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Safety measures go a long way on the job. But what about hazards you take home with you? KSL investigates who's responsible when loved ones get sick from toxins in the workplace.
Corvette stolen in 'coordinated' theft operation at airport, police say

Corvette stolen in 'coordinated' theft operation at airport, police say

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

Three men who police say stole a car from the economy lot at the Salt Lake City International Airport have been arrested, but a fourth man and a Corvette remained missing Tuesday.
Deputies identify 2 killed after being struck by separate cars on I-215 in Murray

Deputies identify 2 killed after being struck by separate cars on I-215 in Murray

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Updated July 16 - 3:44 p.m.  |  Save Story

Early Saturday morning, two people were killed after they parked their car on the shoulder of I-215 and got out of their car, according the Utah Highway Patrol
Utah rental market softens, but for how long?

Utah rental market softens, but for how long?

Daniel Woodruff, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 3:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Utah's rental market is seeing a decrease in prices after years of astronomical increase. Experts say the trend will likely not last forever.
Salt Lake City airport announces 12 more concessions coming soon to Concourse B

Salt Lake City airport announces 12 more concessions coming soon to Concourse B

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 1:43 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City airport officials named 12 new food and retail options set to open by 2026 along with its next big gate expansion.
Man sentenced to prison for causing death of toymaker while under the influence of alcohol

Man sentenced to prison for causing death of toymaker while under the influence of alcohol

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 10:04 a.m.  |  Save Story

A West Jordan man was sentenced to prison after being found guilty of negligently operating a vehicle resulting in a man's death. The victim was delivering toys to area hospitals.
Utah man sentenced in smartphone scheme that defrauded investors out of $10M

Utah man sentenced in smartphone scheme that defrauded investors out of $10M

Mark Jones, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 16 - 9:42 a.m.  |  Save Story

A 60-year-old Utah man was sentenced in federal court on Monday to 29 months in jail after he admitted to defrauding hundreds of investors out of $10 million in his smartphone company — SAYGUS.
Man accused of touching 2 girls in Salt Lake stores now faces new charges

Man accused of touching 2 girls in Salt Lake stores now faces new charges

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 16 - 8:07 a.m.  |  Save Story

A Utah man charged with sexually abusing two girls in Salt Lake stores is facing additional charges accusing him of possession child sex abuse material on his phone.
A major indie-pop band is asking its Utah fans to care about the Great Salt Lake

A major indie-pop band is asking its Utah fans to care about the Great Salt Lake

Palak Jayswal, Salt Lake Tribune  |  Posted July 15 - 10:31 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two Utah environmental groups are teaming up with a major pop band to bring awareness to the plight of the Great Salt Lake.
17-year-old Judge Memorial High student shot, killed in West Valley parking lot

17-year-old Judge Memorial High student shot, killed in West Valley parking lot

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Updated July 15 - 10:26 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 17-year-old Kearns boy, who attended Judge Memorial High School and was a member of the basketball team, was shot while sitting in the back seat of a car in a West Valley parking lot, police said.
Influencer Roblox stars, chocolate bars: Utah's crazy YouTube meet-up

Influencer Roblox stars, chocolate bars: Utah's crazy YouTube meet-up

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 8:32 p.m.  |  Save Story

On Monday, YouTuber Steak recruited friends and fellow YouTubers Lana's Life, KreekCraft and Mr Booshot to host a meet-and-greet and give away $25,000 worth of Feastables chocolate in Salt Lake City.
Abravanel Hall relocation to Main Street was considered before Smith agreement, emails show

Abravanel Hall relocation to Main Street was considered before Smith agreement, emails show

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 7:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake County considered rebuilding Abravanel Hall on Main Street in downtown Salt Lake City before discourse appeared to change, recently released public records show.
'You blew my hand off': Wanted man may have been accidentally shot by Salt Lake police

'You blew my hand off': Wanted man may have been accidentally shot by Salt Lake police

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 5:27 p.m.  |  Save Story

Body camera videos of a shooting involving a Salt Lake police officer were released Monday that appear to show an officer accidentally firing his gun, striking a wanted man in the hand.
Salt Lake Tribune newsroom staff seeking to unionize

Salt Lake Tribune newsroom staff seeking to unionize

Logan Stefanich, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 4:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

The Salt Lake Tribune's staff is seeking to unionize, citing concerns about journalists who have lost their jobs "at least, in part, over page view quotas largely beyond their control."
New Salt Lake donut shop tempts with unique flavors, backstory

New Salt Lake donut shop tempts with unique flavors, backstory

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 2:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Employed by people who once experienced homelessness, the Other Side Donuts offers mouthwatering treats, with all proceeds going toward the Other Side Village.
'It's very meaningful to us': Utah church offers $1K reward in search for stolen relic

'It's very meaningful to us': Utah church offers $1K reward in search for stolen relic

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 1:05 p.m.  |  Save Story

A cherished relic that had been housed at the Cathedral of the Madeleine for more than a century has been stolen and church officials are hoping the public can help them find it.
Seizure of 25,000 fentanyl pills prompts federal charges

Seizure of 25,000 fentanyl pills prompts federal charges

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 15 - 12:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

A man who police say was selling tens of thousands of fentanyl pills in Utah is now facing federal charges.
30 people displaced after a fire broke out at a West Valley City apartment complex

30 people displaced after a fire broke out at a West Valley City apartment complex

Sicily Stanton, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 6:22 p.m.  |  Save Story

Thirty people were displaced after a fire broke out at an apartment complex in West Valley City.
University of Utah's purchase of City Centre OK'd by state higher education board

University of Utah's purchase of City Centre OK'd by state higher education board

Marjorie Cortez, Deseret News  |  Posted July 14 - 2:17 p.m.  |  Save Story

The University of Utah will soon acquire a 10-story office building and acreage in downtown Salt Lake City for the "opportunistic price" of $38 million, a university official told higher education officials on Friday.
Sandy City Council to vote on rec center renovation

Sandy City Council to vote on rec center renovation

Brittany Tait, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 14 - 7:57 a.m.  |  Save Story

The renovation of the 40-year-old Alta Canyon Sports Center will dot the agenda of Sandy's upcoming City Council meeting.
Archbishop of America travels to Utah for opening of new Greek Orthodox Church in Sandy

Archbishop of America travels to Utah for opening of new Greek Orthodox Church in Sandy

Emily Ashcraft, KSL.com  |  Posted July 14 - 7:16 a.m.  |  Save Story

The doors of a Greek Orthodox Church dedicated to St. Anna were officially opened on Saturday in a service led by Archbishop Elpidiophoros of America, long awaited by members of the parish.
Biden earns S.L. Mayor Mendenhall's 'strong support' after meeting

Biden earns S.L. Mayor Mendenhall's 'strong support' after meeting

Samuel Benson, Deseret News  |  Posted July 13 - 10:29 p.m.  |  Save Story

Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall reiterated her "strong support" to Presiden Joe Biden after participating in a meeting with the president earlier this week.
Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Motorcyclist killed in head-on crash in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Collin Leonard, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 4:16 p.m.  |  Save Story

A 38-year-old man was killed when he collided with a car coming up Little Cottonwood Canyon in the opposite direction.
'Most basic of dignities': Utah's first mobile shower unit for unsheltered population hits the road

'Most basic of dignities': Utah's first mobile shower unit for unsheltered population hits the road

Ashley Fredde, KSL.com  |  Posted July 13 - 4:07 p.m.  |  Save Story

Shaw is the founder of the nonprofit Open Mind Foundation which operates services for the unsheltered population like, "Showers of Hope," which is the first mobile shower in Salt Lake City.
State tech officer fired after pushing back against plans to scrub public data

State tech officer fired after pushing back against plans to scrub public data

Eric S. Peterson, Utah Investigative Journalism Project  |  Posted July 13 - 7:22 a.m.  |  Save Story

A state tech officer was fired after he pushed back against plans to scrub public data from a transparency website, including info that could help Utahns shop for health care and college degrees.
Sugar House barbecue staple set to close after impacts from COVID, construction

Sugar House barbecue staple set to close after impacts from COVID, construction

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 8:52 p.m.  |  Save Story

One of the oldest restaurants located in the heart of Sugar House is closing its doors.
'Use this time to better yourself': Women inmates plant garden at Utah State Prison

'Use this time to better yourself': Women inmates plant garden at Utah State Prison

Emma Everett Johnson, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 7:23 p.m.  |  Save Story

The garden at the Utah State Prison is a community space where women who have proven they can manage themselves can spend their free time.
Utah transit could look completely different for 2034 Olympics

Utah transit could look completely different for 2034 Olympics

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 5:04 p.m.  |  Save Story

Hosting the 2002 Winter Olympics helped Utah build a light-rail system in Salt Lake County. A few big transit projects are expected to be added by 2034.
Death row inmate Honie says Utah's lethal injection cocktail is cruel and unusual punishment

Death row inmate Honie says Utah's lethal injection cocktail is cruel and unusual punishment

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 3:10 p.m.  |  Save Story

The three drugs Utah intends to use to carry out the lethal injection execution of Taberon Honie amounts to cruel and unusual punishment and should be declared unconstitutional, Honie and his attorneys are arguing.
Women accused of giving uncle heroin is charged with abuse

Women accused of giving uncle heroin is charged with abuse

Pat Reavy, KSL.com  |  Posted July 12 - 2:46 p.m.  |  Save Story

Two women who allegedly gave their ailing uncle heroin just before he died, allegedly at his request, have been charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult.
'Evil must always, always lose,' Ukrainian President Zelenskyy says during Utah visit

'Evil must always, always lose,' Ukrainian President Zelenskyy says during Utah visit

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Updated July 12 - 2:19 p.m.  |  Save Story

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy called for continued support for Ukraine during a visit to Salt Lake City Friday, thanking Utahns for their solidarity and support of Ukraine.
Doctors caution against exercise in triple-digit heat as temperatures soar in Salt Lake City

Doctors caution against exercise in triple-digit heat as temperatures soar in Salt Lake City

Andrew Adams, KSL-TV  |  Posted July 12 - 8:01 a.m.  |  Save Story

Amid extreme heat that set new records Thursday, doctors were cautioning that symptoms of heat-related illnesses and heat stroke could set in within a matter of minutes.
Study measures impact of Gov. Cox's 'Disagree Better' initiative

Study measures impact of Gov. Cox's 'Disagree Better' initiative

Brigham Tomco, Deseret News  |  Posted July 11 - 10:39 p.m.  |  Save Story

Gov. Spencer Cox's "Disagree Better" ad campaign to promote civil dialogue was shown to decrease partisan animosity of voters and increase their favorable view of the governors involved, a study finds.
Salt Lake City's Liberty Park has a wild new basketball court, more changes are coming

Salt Lake City's Liberty Park has a wild new basketball court, more changes are coming

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 9:03 p.m.  |  Save Story

Liberty Park's new basketball court, which doubles as a massive mural, is now open. Other park projects are in the works.
Advocates celebrate 'watershed' Utah Supreme Court ruling in gerrymandering case

Advocates celebrate 'watershed' Utah Supreme Court ruling in gerrymandering case

Bridger Beal-Cvetko, KSL.com  |  Posted July 11 - 6:25 p.m.  |  Save Story

Advocates celebrated a landmark Utah Supreme Court decision regarding the redrawing of political boundaries as a win that cements voters' power to alter their government.