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Sam Herrera is a digital content producer for KSL NewsRadio. She has an associate degree in Journalism and Digital Media from Salt Lake Community College. You can reach her at

Utah Board of Higher Education’s free speech resolution won’t eliminate political opinions on campus, expert says

Any public Utah college must commit to neutrality following the free speech resolution. But it doesn't apply to indivuduals.
1 day ago

Lori Vallow Daybell extradited to Arizona to face murder charges

Lori Vallow Daybell faces charges in Arizona that allege she killed her fourth husband, Charles Vallow, and tried to kill her niece's ex-husband.
6 days ago

Celeste Maloy sworn into Congress a week after special election win

Congresswoman Celeste Maloy was sworn in to Congress Tuesday night, but she had already started her work in the days following the special election in Utah.
8 days ago

Israeli official says talks continuing, hostage release won’t take place before Friday

There was no explanation for the delay, and it was not immediately clear when the cease-fire might begin.
14 days ago

Footage released after fatal officer-involved shooting in Sandy

Sandy police say a 16-year-old stole an Army van from a recruiter's office and fled from police several times leading up to the shooting.
15 days ago

Gov. Cox “confident” about SLC Olympic bid after IOC meeting

The committee in charge of the SLC Olympic bid met with the IOC to give a final pitch that Gov. Spencer Cox says was well-received."
15 days ago

Funeral services announced for President M. Russell Ballard

Services for President Ballard take place Friday and are open to the public.
22 days ago

Father arrested after allegedly killing sons in DUI crash

The two boys were 4 and 9 years old, respectively. St. George Police arrested their father once he was released from the hospital on Monday.
23 days ago

All clear given at the VA Medical Center in Salt Lake, no bomb found

The emergency department at the Salt Lake VA Medical Center and surrounding areas were evacuated due to the bomb threat.
27 days ago

Salt Lake County reports 800% increase in syphilis among women

Most of those cases were in women of childbearing age between the ages of 15 and 44, increasing the likelihood of infants born with syphilis.
27 days ago

Sugar House pausing some construction for holiday season

A break in the construction on 2100 South and 1100 East aims to give Sugar House businesses the chance to recoup some losses.
28 days ago

Suspect arrested after shooting on Antelope Island

Officers from the Davis County Sheriff's Office responded to a shooting on Antelope Island State Park on Wednesday.
28 days ago

The SHPE convention is in town, but what exactly is SHPE?

The SHPE convention has drawn thousands of people to Salt Lake, but members past and present say there's more to SHPE than the convention.
1 month ago

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints adds 36 new missions for 2024

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said the new missions are meant to keep up with the growing number of missionaries.
1 month ago

New speed limits at the U for scooters, bikes and skateboards

In an announcement made last week, the school's Department of Public Safety said everyone on wheels needs to be going under 10 mph.
1 month ago

Pilot found dead after plane crash in Emery County

The pilot was the only person onboard at the time of the Emery County plane crash. His body was recovered Saturday.
1 month ago

Two brothers killed in St. George crash

The two boys, who were brothers, were in the car with their dad when they hit a power pole on Dixie Drive in St. George, Utah
1 month ago

Break out your chunky sweaters, colder weather is coming to Utah

Utah weather is headed toward winter conditions. Cold temperatures, snow and ski season are officially on their way.
1 month ago

TRAX train strikes, kills person in Sandy

The TRAX station is closed and there's a bus bridge from Historic Sandy to Midvale Center. The UTA said riders can expect delays from 10 to 15 minutes.
2 months ago

Man dies by electrocution at Riverton Chick-fil-A

RIVERTON, Utah — A 38-year-old man died Wednesday after being electrocuted in a Riverton Chick-fil-A, according to Riverton City Communications. The man was reported to be an electrician. Riverton City Communications said the man was pronounced dead on the scene. As protocol, police will investigate his death. “We extend our sincere condolences to the family […]
2 months ago

Utah rabbi details escape out of Israel

Utah Rabbi Chaim Zippel said he and his wife saw the violence unfold around them as they made their way out of Israel.
2 months ago

What’s the “perfect” amount of sleep to get for your age?

The recommended amount of sleep you should get depends on age. So what do experts consider healthy? And why does it matter?
2 months ago

Weber High principal retires following investigation

The announcement comes after Weber High School's principal received complaints about how she handled an investigation of her own.
2 months ago

Salt Lake City’s Main Library: 125 years of history

The Salt Lake City Main Library is 125 years old, technically. It took 105 years to become the building it is now.
3 months ago