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Mark Jones

Vehicle crashes into a Clearfield building, claiming the life of the driver

The Clearfield City Police Department is investigating a crash Thursday in which a vehicle crashed into a building, claiming the life of the driver.
Mark Jones

Jennifer Strohecker named as the state's new Medicaid Director

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced Jennifer Strohecker as the state's new Medicaid Director.
Mark Jones

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney tests positive for COVID-19

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.
Martha Harris

Utah lawmakers pass social services base budget of $8 billion

Lawmakers say the Utah social services budget amount is in line with concerns from constituents, particularly disability funding.
Heather Kelly

Small business owners may want to open up shop in Tooele County

New data from financial technology company showed Tooele County is the best place in Utah to make money if you're a small business owner.  
Eliza Craig

Pedestrian hit by two cars in fatal accident

A pedestrian was hit by two cars and died from injuries Friday morning in Salt Lake City. Police are investigating.

National News

Rachel Metz, CNN Business

The IRS website will soon require facial recognition to log in to your account

The process includes taking a picture of a photo ID, then taking a video selfie so the software can compare the two.
JILL BLEED and SEAN MURPHY Associated Press

'Tiger King' Joe Exotic resentenced to 21 years in prison

The former zookeeper (aka Tiger King, Joseph Maldonado-Passage) was convicted in a murder-for-hire case involving chief rival, Carole Baskin.
Brad Parks, CNN

Gun used by Kyle Rittenhouse in Kenosha shootings to be destroyed

The gun that Kyle Rittenhouse used in the Kenosha, Wisconsin, shootings will be destroyed, Kenosha County Assistant District Attorney Thomas Binger said Friday.
Marc Levy, AP

Pennsylvania court strikes down expansive mail-in voting law

A statewide court on Friday declared that Pennsylvania’s expansive two-year-old mail-in voting law is unconstitutional.
JAY REEVES Associated Press

US Supreme Court clears way for execution of Alabama inmate

Reeves was convicted of killing a driver who gave him a ride in 1996. The state of Alabama says it is prepared to execute Reeves by lethal injection.
Eliza Craig

Navajo Nation hosts Human Trafficking Awareness Walk

A walk on Monday was intended to bring awareness to human trafficking and the search for missing or murdered Navajo people across the US.

Health News

Mark Jones

Jennifer Strohecker named as the state's new Medicaid Director

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox announced Jennifer Strohecker as the state's new Medicaid Director.
Mark Jones

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney tests positive for COVID-19

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney has tested positive for COVID-19, according to his office.
Eliza Craig

Dead body found in the Jordan River

Salt Lake City performed a swift water rescue in the Jordan River on Thursday. However, the individual was dead when they arrived.
Lindsay Aerts

'We can do it in 5 minutes': Governor Cox will sign bill giving state's top leaders final say on schools going remote

SALT LAKE CITY — Gov. Spencer Cox said he will sign a newly passed bill that lays out how a school can go remote amid omicron. Cox spoke exclusively to KSL NewsRadio, detailing that he will sign H.B. 183, which also suspends the test-to-stay program in Utah’s schools. The bill requires that the state’s four […]
Paul Nelson

Assisted living center shut down for 'deplorable' and 'filthy' living conditions

Investigators say conditions were so bad at Evergreen Place in Midvale, they’re considering criminal charges when the investigation is over.
Ladd Egan and Lindsay Aerts

‘Serious constitutional questions:’ Democrats take issue with process that immediately ended mask mandates

Utah Democrats in the House of Representatives are questioning if legislation to overturn mask mandates should have taken effect right away.