Kate Davis

America added 431,000 jobs in March, bringing the unemployment rate to a new pandemic low

The US economy added 431,000 jobs in March, bringing the unemployment rate to a new pandemic-era low of 3.6%, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported Friday.
6 months ago

NYT: Susan Collins will vote to confirm Ketanji Brown Jackson, becoming first GOP senator to back Biden’s Supreme Court pick

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of Maine will vote to confirm President Joe Biden's Supreme Court nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson, she told The New York Times in an interview published on Wednesday, the first GOP senator to do so.
6 months ago

Skyline High School virtual today

Skyline High School will be virtual today due to power issues. The school says students can still come to the building to pick up Chromebooks and other materials. They say grab and go lunches will be provided.
7 months ago

US banning Russian oil imports as Biden warns of ‘costs’

President Biden will ban Russian oil imports, toughening the toll on Russia’s economy for its invasion of Ukraine, says a person familiar with the matter.
7 months ago

US employers shrug off omicron, add 467,000 jobs in January

U.S. employers stepped up hiring in January, adding 467,000 jobs despite a wave of omicron inflections that sickened millions of workers, kept many consumers at home and left businesses from restaurants to manufacturers short-staffed. The Labor Department’s Friday report also showed the unemployment rate ticked up to 4% from 3.9%. Job gains in December were also revised much higher.
8 months ago

Punxsutawney Phil predicts six more weeks of winter

There will be six more weeks of winter. That's the prediction made Wednesday by Punxsutawney Phil after he emerged from his burrow in Pennsylvania to perform his Groundhog Day duties.
8 months ago

Salt Lake County issues indoor mask order, effective midnight Friday

The Salt Lake County Health Department Executive Director Dr. Angela Dunn just issued a public health order requiring all people in Salt Lake County to wear masks indoors and outdoors when gathering in groups.
9 months ago

Judge dismisses groping case against former NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo

A judge has dismissed the only criminal charge filed against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in connection with the sexual harassment allegations that drove him from office.
9 months ago

Teen in Michigan school shooting waives key court hearing

A teenager charged with killing four students at their Michigan high school has waived a key court hearing. The decision means Ethan Crumbley's case moves straight to a trial court in suburban Detroit.
9 months ago

State Department of Health announces changes to testing sites

Changes are coming to the COVID 19 testing experience here in Utah. You'll need a reservation for many popular testing sites, and the UDOH requires you to arrive at least one hour before close.
9 months ago

One dead after rollover crash in Tooele

Highway 112 in Tooele remains closed after an early morning rollover crash that left one woman dead.
9 months ago

Police arrest murder suspect after finding him in Mexico

A murder suspect has been found in Mexico and is now behind bars in Salt Lake. The suspect reportedly shot and killed a 16-year-old boy in 2016.
9 months ago

US employers add 199,000 jobs as unemployment falls to 3.9%

U.S. employers added a modest 199,000 jobs last month while the unemployment rate fell sharply, at a time when businesses are struggling to fill jobs, with many Americans remaining reluctant to return to the workforce.
9 months ago

Forecasters warn avalanches possible this New Year

Avalanches might roll in with the New Year. Follow these tips and tricks to stay safe as avalanches are very possible in coming days.
9 months ago

Gas leak on South Temple turns out to be possible threat

Police say they smelled gas when they responded to reports of a man threatening to blow up an apartment building on South Temple.
9 months ago

New Year’s Day weather: ending 2021 with a flurry

A snowy, chilly end to 2021. Be careful driving in the canyons today and be sure to give yourself plenty of stopping distance on the roads today. Avalanche danger is high in the canyons, so be careful if you're hitting the slopes in the next few days.
9 months ago

With little time to get out, hundreds of Colorado residents lose their homes in a ferocious wildfire

A vicious wildfire that began Thursday morning in Boulder County, Colorado, swallowed about 1,600 acres in a matter of hours, burning the homes of hundreds of residents who had little warning and little time to get out.
9 months ago

Third motorhome fire in four days set two RVs ablaze

Officials are still investigating a serious fire that set two RVs ablaze in Stockton. No injuries have been reported.
9 months ago

Biden to speak with Putin on Thursday at Russian leader’s request

President Joe Biden will hold a call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday afternoon "to discuss a range of topics, including upcoming diplomatic engagements with Russia," National Security Council spokesperson Emily Horne told CNN.
9 months ago

Car found in lake, police say it was stolen

A stolen car was found submerged in a Daybreak lake. Police are still looking for the suspect in the vehicle theft.
9 months ago

Man arrested after crashing car, fleeing

Police arrested a man suspected of stealing a car and crashing it into another car. He reportedly ran away from police and tried to steal another car after the crash.
9 months ago

Airlines cancel flights due to COVID staffing shortages

Airlines are canceling hundreds of flights as the omicron variant jumbled schedules and drew down staffing levels at some carriers during the busy holiday travel season.
9 months ago

The James Webb Space Telescope will reveal the secrets of the universe

The James Webb Space Telescope will be the premier space observatory of the next decade when it launches Saturday. The telescope is expected to launch Saturday morning from French Guiana and live coverage will be available on NASA's website beginning at 6 a.m. ET.
9 months ago

US to lift travel ban on 8 southern African countries

The White House says the U.S. will lift travel restrictions to eight southern African countries on New Year’s Eve.
9 months ago