Simone Seikaly

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Website: http://www.staging.kslnewsradio.com

Simone Seikaly is a veteran reporter, anchor and producer at KSL NewsRadio, but these days, she's best known as a digital content producer. Contact her at sseikaly@ksl.com.

USU President Noelle E. Cockett will step down

USU President Noelle E. Cockett has been part of the college's community for 32 years.
2 months ago

Utah one of the leading states for low levels of drunk driving

SALT LAKE CITY — Forbes Advisor has ranked American states to determine which have the highest number of drunk drivers involved in fatal crashes. Their results put Utah third in the nation for the lowest rate of drunk driving. The District of Columbia and New Jersey each ranked higher than Utah when considering this data. […]
2 months ago

How cooking food and gathering for feasts made us human

Scientists think learning to cook food was a big step for evolution, because it helped early humans fuel their bigger brains.
2 months ago

SUV winds up under semi after crash on I-80 near Mountain Dell

The crash blocked morning traffic that was headed eastbound on I-80 in Parley's, but there were no injuries.
2 months ago

Construction workers injured after explosion at SLC Int’l Airport

No passengers were near the explosion at a construction site of the SLC airport, according to a spokeswoman.
2 months ago

3-year-old Hurricane child no longer missing says DPS

Hurricane police reported that the missing 3-year-old was likely with his non-custodial parents, Steven C. Giles and Wacey Giles.
2 months ago

Judge awards Petito family $3 million in wrongful death lawsuit

The lawsuit claimed that Brian Laundrie intentionally killed Gabby Petito. The Petito family was seeking money to cover the cost of funeral expenses.
2 months ago

Sens. Lee and Romney on different sides of advancing Respect for Marriage Act

The 67-32 vote allows the legislation to advance. If it were to pass, the RFMA would repeal the Defense of Marriage Act and add safeguards for same-sex and interracial marriage.
2 months ago

Utah lawmakers say AG should fight legal challenge to abortion ban

State lawmakers signaled their willingness to fight a legal challenge to an abortion ban in Utah by asking the attorney general to write an amicus brief.
2 months ago

One person injured after SUV crashes into Roy salon

Roy police said the elderly driver of the SUV seemed confused after hitting the salon, but was uninjured in the crash.
2 months ago

GOP Sen. Scott mounts long-shot bid to unseat McConnell

The challenge against McConnel by Sen. Rick Scott is rare and comes after Republicans failed to win back the majority.
2 months ago

Three Utah senators encourage Gov. DeSantis to run for president

Sen. Dan McCay, Sen. Todd Weiler, and Sen. Mike McKell join dozens of other Utah lawmakers in encouraging DeSantis.
2 months ago

Special election to replace Sen. Gene Davis after sexual harassment allegations

Utah Democrats are holding a special election to replace Sen. Gene Davis who is retiring early after allegations of sexual harassment from a former intern. 
3 months ago

Park City Mountain Resort announces earlier opening day

Park City Mountain Resort said the Nov. 16 opening is the earliest the mountain has opened since 1996.
3 months ago

Man arrested in connection to shooting in a 7-11 parking lot in Millcreek

The shooting at a 7-11 happened early Friday morning, between a group of people who'd been inside the store.
3 months ago

Missing Spanish Fork teens found safe in Murray

The Utah County Sheriff's office says the teens were spotted by police with the Utah Transit Authority.
3 months ago

Demolition begins on construction site destroyed by fire in Sugar House

As demolition begins after a large construction fire in Sugar House, several nearby businesses remain closed.
3 months ago

Utah Senate Minority Caucus announces 2022 leadership

The leadership described the Senate Minority Caucus as having a responsibility to give voice to underrepresented populations in Utah.
3 months ago

Orem mayor feeling positive despite failure of Proposition 2

Orem Mayor David Young admits he was disappointed about Proposition 2 failing, but he feels positive about starting the conversation. 
3 months ago

Mastodon offers an alternative to Twitter, here’s how it’s different

Mastodon lets users join many different servers run by various groups and individuals, rather than one central platform controlled by a single company.
3 months ago

No prosecutions after school district, police, wrap investigations into blackface video

Iron County school officials and Cedar City police said they've identified the people in the blackface video, but said that no crime occurred.
3 months ago

Powerball ticket sold in California snags record $2.04B win

The jackpot ticket was sold at Joe's Service Center in Altadena. The business will receive a maximum Powerball bonus of $1 million.
3 months ago

Officer-involved incident closes road in Salt Lake City

Police said that 900 East was closed between 1700 S. and Wilson Ave., and they request that the public avoid the area.
3 months ago

Salt Lake Chamber urges business to prepare for slowing economy

Economic factors, including declining home prices, have the Salt Lake chamber cautioning Utah businesses about a slowing economy.
3 months ago