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Group of pelicans on the water. Bird flu was found in pelicans....
Samantha Herrera

Bird flu reaches five counties in Utah

Avian flu, commonly known as bird flu, was confirmed by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources to be spreading through the state.
two trainees training in response to school schootings....
Curt Gresseth

Security expert talks about being prepared amid school shootings

A retired police officer who is now director of training for a Salt Lake City security company talks about being prepared to stop school shootings.
Melgoza missing...
Simone Seikaly

West Valley City police report missing, at-risk child

Isabela Melgoza reportedly has dyed blue/green hair and brown eyes. She stands about five feet tall, and has a thin build.
I 84 truck rollover...
Heather Kelly

Closure of EB I-84 extended after semi rollover, crash

I-84 in Morgan County was shut down just after 5:15 a.m. on Thursday when a semi-truck rolled onto the left barrier of the highway.
Utah airbnb rentals rising interest rates affecting millennial home buyers...
Mark Jackson

Gov. Cox says housing problems in Utah are worsened by Airbnb, Vrbo

SALT LAKE CITY —   The governor of Utah says rental housing offered by services like Airbnb and Vrbo is hurting the housing market in Utah.   In a virtual chat with the Bipartisan Policy Center on Tuesday, Gov. Cox said the state has an estimated 20,000 homes that are considered short-term rentals, a number which […]
Photo credit: Utah Food Bank...
Amanda Dickson

Inflation sending more Utahns to the Food Bank

Inflation is keeping the Utah Food Bank quite busy these days.

National News

FILE - Former President Donald Trump speaks at a rally at the Delaware County Fairgrounds, April 23...
MICHAEL R. SISAK Associated Press

Trump loses appeal, he and children must testify in New York civil probe

Mr. Trump's lawyers argued the order violated the Trumps' constitutional rights in relation to another investigation.
A family pays their respects next to crosses bearing the names of Tuesday's shooting victims at Rob...
JAKE BLEIBERG, JIM VERTUNO and ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press

Police: Texas gunman walked through apparently unlocked door

The motive for the mass shooting— the nation's deadliest school shooting since Newtown, Connecticut, a decade ago — remains under investigation.
Law enforcement personnel walk outside Uvalde High School after shooting a was reported earlier in ...
Isabelle Chapman, Daniel A. Medina, Nicole Chavez, Dakin Andone and Elizabeth Wolfe, CNN

Uvalde school shooter was in school for up to an hour before law enforcement broke into room where he was barricaded and killed him

Officials say the gunman who killed 21 people Tuesday at a Texas elementary school was on the grounds for up to an hour.
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Holly Yan, Harmeet Kaur and Melissa Alonso, CNN

What we know about the victims at Robb Elementary School

Here's what friends and relatives say they want people to remember about the people they lost.
The archbishop of San Antonio, Gustavo Garcia-Siller, comforts families outside the Civic Center fo...
ACACIA CORONADO and JIM VERTUNO Associated Press

Update: Texas gunman warned online he was going to shoot up school

Greg Abbott says the shooter, 18-year-old Salvador Ramos, used an AR-15 in the attack Tuesday at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.
People react outside the Civic Center following a deadly school shooting at Robb Elementary School ...
ACACIA CORONADO and JIM VERTUNO

Gunman kills 19 children, 2 teachers in Texas school shooting

An 18-year-old gunman who killed 19 children and two teachers at Robb Elementary school barricaded himself in a classroom, “shooting anyone that was in his way."

The invasion of Ukraine

Russian Sgt. Vadim Shishimarin stands after a Ukrainian court sentenced him to life in prison in Ky...
ELENA BECATOROS, OLEKSANDR STASHEVSKYI and RICARDO MAZALAN

Russian sentenced to life in Ukraine's 1st war crimes trial

That war has unleashed a brutal conflict that has led to accusations of atrocities, left thousands dead, and driven millions from their homes.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, We...
ALAN FRAM

Congress OKs latest $40B to help Ukraine repulse Russians

All Democrats and most Republicans rallied behind the latest, and possibly not last, U.S. financial salvo against Russia's invasion.
A McDonald's in Russia...
DAVID KOENIG and DEE-ANN DURBIN AP Business Writers

De-Arching: McDonald's to sell Russia business, exit country

McDonald's said it's the first time the company has ever "de-arched," or exited a major market. It plans to start removing golden arches and other symbols and signs with the company's name.
A soccer ball on a field. Ukrainian refugees will receive un-poppable soccer balls....
Lindsay Aerts

Utah non-profit to bring soccer to Ukrainian refugees

Utah non-profit Refugee Soccer will deliver soccer balls to Ukrainian children displaced by the war, aiming to provide refugees with a healthy diversion.
President Joe Biden signs the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022 in the Oval Office o...
The Associated Press

Biden signs Ukraine bill, seeks $40B aid, in Putin rejoinder

President Joe Biden signed a Ukraine bill Monday and is seeking $40 billion in aid.
First lady Jill Biden greets Olena Zelenska, spouse of Ukrainian's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, o...
DARLENE SUPERVILLE

Jill Biden pays surprise visit to Ukraine, meets first lady

Jill Biden made an unannounced visit to western Ukraine on Sunday, holding a surprise Mother’s Day meeting with first lady Olena Zelenska.

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West vs. Riverton...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: West vs. Riverton 6A Softball Championship Series Game 1

6A high school softball tournament championship series game one between West and Riverton.
Olympus vs. Park City...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: Olympus vs. Park City 5A Girls Lacrosse Championship

5A high school girls lacrosse tournament state championship game between Olympus and Park City.
Juan Diego vs. Bear River...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: Juan Diego vs. Bear River 4A Girls Lacrosse Championship

4A high school girls lacrosse tournament state championship game between Juan Diego and Bear River.
Springville vs. Uintah...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: Springville vs. Uintah 5A Softball Tournament

5A high school softball tournament game between Springville and Uintah.
Wasatch vs. Bountiful...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: Wasatch vs. Bountiful 5A Softball Tournament

5A high school softball tournament game between Wasatch and Bountiful.
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Ben Anderson

Trevion Williams, Jared Rhoden Discuss What They Offer Jazz

Trevion Williams and Jared Rhoden worked out for the Utah Jazz at their first pre-draft workout on Thursday.

Health News

Hepatitis kids Utah...
Aimee Cobabe

Utah doctors unsure why two kids have hepatitis

State epidemiologist Dr. Leisha Nolan said the fact that they are seeing so many cases of hepatitis is unusual.
Free period products in Utah public and carter schools....
Martha Harris

Free period product dispensers placed at Hillcrest Junior High

Utah lawmakers unanimously voted to pass a bill providing schools with free period product dispensers. The dispensers are starting as a pilot program in the Murray School District.
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Mark Jones

In wake of Texas shooting, a reminder of the SafeUT app

The SafeUT app is readily available to help those people who need help in a crisis.
Mostly empty shelf of baby formula amid the formula shortage....
Samantha Herrera

Utah Department of Health gives update on formula shortage

Amid the current baby formula shortage, the Utah Department of Health tweeted out the information it currently has about formula availability.
FILE - A syringe is prepared with the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a vaccination clinic at the Keysto...
KEVIN McGILL

Opponents of federal vaccine mandate seek rehearing

Mr. Biden issued an order Sept. 9 that more than 3.5 million federal executive branch workers undergo vaccination, with no option to get regularly tested.
Two cases of hepatitis have been found in Utah....
Amanda Dickson

Mental health services expanding for children (and parents) in Utah

Utah officials note a 300% increase in mental health crises in children over the last ten years. Immediate help can be a gamechanger.

Entertainment

Ogden's 25th Street Museum holds an open house for the public Saturday, May 21, 2022...
Mark Jackson

Ogden's 25th Street Museum holds open house on Saturday, May 21

(OGDEN, UT)  —  The public is invited to Ogden’s 25th Street Museum for a re-opening on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Board member Joe Kerry says Saturday’s event is basically a second opening after COVID-19 and will feature memorabilia on loan for the day courtesy of the Brent and Charlene Ashworth Collection. One of the items […]
The Vivint Arena...
Chandler Holt

Kendrick Lamar, Carrie Underwood, Gorillaz all coming to Utah

Three famous artists will be making stops in Utah on their 2022 tours. All three will be performing at Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City.
FanX 2022 welcomes 'Scream Queen' Neve Campbell....
KellieAnn Halvorsen

FanX Salt Lake Comic Convention to have some ‘Scream’ingly cool celebrity guests for the 2022 convention

This year's FanX event will welcome four "Scream" cast members to its list of celebrity guests.
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Simone Seikaly

Imagine Dragons help pay off Utah music venue's mortgage

Imagine Dragons and Zions Bank assist in paying off Velour Live Music Gallery's mortgage.
supermoon lunar eclipse map...
Curt Gresseth

Be over the moon because total lunar eclipse coming Sunday to Utah

Patrick Wiggins, NASA solar system ambassador to Utah, explains what a total lunar eclipse is and when it can be witnessed Sunday night in Utah -- provided the skies are clear.
Mural Fest...
Waverly Golden

Mural Fest held in Salt Lake County's creative hotspot

Mural Fest, held in South Salt Lake, is holding a meet and greet on May 14, 2022, to celebrate artists from all over the state and country.

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Emily Ashmead

Bike Helmets

It’s important to stay safe on a bike by always wearing your helmet. This can reduce your risk of head injury as much as 85%. There are a few things to note when properly fitting a helmet. First, make sure you get a helmet that has an ANSI or SNELL label to certify its safety. […]
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Emily Ashmead

The Goal Foundation – Ogden Marathon

If you’ve ever thought about participating in a race, now is the time because the Ogden Marathon is back! It has been ranked one of the most beautiful races in the world and the best for first-time marathoners. This year you can choose your own experience by racing virtually or in-person on May 21. The […]
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Emily Ashmead

Street Dawg Crew of Utah

Many of those experiencing homelessness find comfort in having a pet, but sometimes it can be difficult to provide food or vet services to those animals. Street Dawg Crew of Utah offers free pet food and supplies, promotes positive and responsible pet ownership, and identifies and provides low-cost pet resources. Pets not only act as […]
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Emily Ashmead

Saddle of Love

Saddle of Love is a therapeutic ranch where participants ride and bond with horses using equine assisted psychotherapy. They serve youth, young adults, and families struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other indications leading to suicide ideation. They partner with horses to explore self-awareness, connection, confidence, and to gain new perspectives. A connection with animals […]
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Emily Ashmead

Bicycle Collective

Cycling is an effective and sustainable form of transportation and recreation. It’s a cornerstone of a cleaner, healthier, and safer society. For some it’s their only way to get to work or school. Bicycle Collective provides refurbished bicycles – and educational programs to the community focusing on children, lower income households, newly resettled refugees, and […]
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Emily Ashmead

Civica RX

There’s good news for those who take insulin to control their diabetes. Insulin is going to be up to 80 percent less expensive, thanks to a new nationwide initiative being led by Utah-based Civica RX. Headquartered in Lehi, Utah, they are announcing plans to manufacture and distribute insulins that will be available at significantly lower […]