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Salt Lake County DA Sim Gill speaking behind a podium...
DEVIN OLDROYD and CHANDLER HOLT

Salt Lake County DA says 3 officers were legally justified in using deadly force

Salt Lake County DA Slim Gill said Friday in a press conference that three police officers involved in different shootings were legally justified in using deadly force.
A construction map by Rocky Mountain Power...
Devin Oldroyd

Rocky Mountain Power plans construction to prevent wildfires

Rocky Mountain Power plans to begin construction in Big Cottonwood Canyon in order to mitigate wildfire threats along State Road 190.
Utah homes are recording high levels of radon gas. 
Photo credit: Laura Seitz, Deseret News...
Heather Kelly

Utah homes at risk of having dangerous levels of radon gas

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for people who are non-smoking. Utah homes are recording high levels.
Malin the dog, rescued by South Salt Lake Animal Services...
Samantha Herrera

Animal shelter says dog thrown from car is recovering

South Salt Lake Animal Services said that the dog thrown from a car last week was doing great after having surgery to repair her legs.
Utah Blue dogs...
Amanda Dickson

Meet them in the middle: Utah Blue Dogs, Republican Governance Group

Former Utah Representative Ben McAdams, and two other centrist Democrats elected to represent Utah, belonged to the Blue Dogs.
The Department of Workforce Services is pictured. It said Utah unemployment had fallen...
Samantha Herrera

Utah unemployment rate hits new low at 1.9%

The Utah unemployment rate hit a new low, according to the Utah Department of Workforce Services. The national unemployment rate remains at 3.6%.

National News

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STAN CHOE and ALEX VEIGA

A bear market is hitting Wall Street. Here's what that means

A bear market is a term used by Wall Street when a market index has fallen 20% or more from a recent high.
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KEVIN McGILL and ELLIOT SPAGAT

Judge blocks Biden: COVID asylum restrictions must continue on border

The provision denies migrants a chance to request asylum under U.S. law and international treaty on grounds of preventing the spread of COVID-19.
This undated photo provided by the Greek Culture Ministry on Friday, May 20, 2022, shows a gold Myc...
Simone Seikaly

After decades of adventures, ancient gold ring back in Greece

The ring was stolen from an Aegean Sea island in World War II, crossed the Atlantic, was bought by a Nobel Prize-winning Hungarian scientist and ended up in a Swedish museum.
Oklahoma abortion...
SEAN MURPHY Associated Press Writer

Oklahoma passes strictest abortion ban; services to stop

Abortion providers in Oklahoma say they will no longer provide the service after the governor signs the latest anti-abortion measure heading to his desk.
bee day...
By Katie Hunt, CNN

6 surprising things about bees on World Bee Day

In honor of World Bee Day on May 20, here are six surprising things you might not know about nature's hardest-working pollinators.
Biden Asia...
JOSH BOAK, AAMER MADHANI and MARI YAMAGUCHI

Biden in Asia: New friends, old tensions, storms at home

Among the issues: tighter relationships, rethinking national security aims, a new trade framework, and the availability of computer chips.

The invasion of Ukraine

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.
A man feeds a child as they arrive by bus at a reception center for displaced people in Zaporizhzhi...
CARA ANNA and INNA VARENYTSIA Associated Press

First civilians leave Mariupol steel plant; hundreds remain

Relief workers are waiting for the first group of civilians freed from a steel plant, the last redoubt of Ukrainian fighters in the port city.

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Snow Canyon vs. Crimson Cliffs...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: Snow Canyon vs. Crimson Cliffs 4A Baseball Championship Game 2

4A high school baseball tournament championship game two between Snow Canyon and Crimson Cliffs.
Paul Lasike - Utah Warriors vs. Houston SaberCats...
Brian Preece

Utah Warriors Capitalize On Mistakes To Take Down Austin Gilgronis

For the second time this season the underdog Utah Warriors defeated a top Major League Rugby opponent, dropping the Austin Gilgronis 22-8 on Saturday night.
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Brian Preece

Salem Hills Product Working, Waiting For Major League Call-Up

Taylor Snyder's most recent trip to Salt Lake hasn't been ideal, but it's a homecoming that Snyder wasn't sure would be possible just a few years ago.
Tiger Woods - The Masters Tournament...
Brian Preece

Woods Withdraws From Final Round Of PGA

There will be no Sunday red for Tiger Woods in the PGA Championship. The PGA of America says Woods has withdrawn from the final round.
Ridgeline vs. Bear River...
Trevor Allen

Game Night Live Rewatch: Ridgeline vs. Bear River 4A Softball Championship Game 2

4A high school softball tournament championship game two between Ridgeline and Bear River.
Donovan Mitchell - Utah Jazz - Boston Celtics...
Associated Press

Marcus Smart, Mikal Bridges Top NBA All-Defensive First Team

Defensive Player of the Year Marcus Smart of the Boston Celtics was the leading vote-getter for the All-Defensive first team, with Mikal Bridges of the Phoenix Suns joining him as the other guard.

Health News

Utah homes are recording high levels of radon gas. 
Photo credit: Laura Seitz, Deseret News...
Heather Kelly

Utah homes at risk of having dangerous levels of radon gas

Radon is the leading cause of lung cancer for people who are non-smoking. Utah homes are recording high levels.
bird flu utah bald eagles at farmington bay...
Simone Seikaly

Second case of avian influenza (bird flu) confirmed in Salt Lake County

The case of bird flu reported this week in Salt Lake County brings the total number of cases in Utah to five.
romney baby formula...
Lindsay Aerts

U of U doctors offer advice, tips on the baby formula shortage

It's the baby formula for babies with unique dietary needs that in are in shortest supply, according to doctors from the University of Utah.
Hands holding two small viles of vaccine....
LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer

FDA clears COVID booster shot for healthy kids ages 5 to 11

Pfizer's shot is the only COVID-19 vaccine available for children of any age in the U.S. Those ages 5 to 11 receive one-third of the dose given to everyone 12 and older. Pfizer found a booster revved up those kids' levels of virus-fighting antibodies -- including those able to fight omicron -- the same kind of jump adults get from an extra shot.
BYU study COVID money...
Martha Harris

BYU study says 'going cashless was useless' during height of pandemic

Many businesses went to a cash-only model at the start of the pandemic. A recent BYU study found the effort made little impact.
Flags are ordered to be lowered...
Amie Schaeffer

Flags lowered to honor lives lost to COVID-19

In accordance with an order from President Biden, Gov. Cox authorized flags lowered through May 16. The order is meant to honor lives lost to the virus.

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 […]