Lauren Bennett, KSL

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Past articles by Lauren:


262 new COVID-19 cases, 1 death, 17K vaccinations reported Saturday in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — The Utah Department of Health reported the following update on COVID-19 in the state for Saturday: * 262 new cases * 1 new death * 17,043 vaccinations administered The rolling 7-day average for positive cases is the state is now at 276 cases per day. This story will be updated shortly → Read More

These Utah companies rank on the national list for best workplaces in 2021

Ten Utah companies made Inc. magazine’s list of the best places to work in 2021, including three from the state’s Silicon Slopes: Podium, Divvy and MX. → Read More


Pokémon and sports trading cards can be worth thousands. Here's what one Utah collector wants you to know

Remember those cards you, your siblings or maybe your friends traded as a kid? Now, they can be worth up to hundreds of thousands of dollars for just a single rare card. Collections can be worth millions. → Read More


Are pandemic work practices here to stay? Study finds employees want flexibility to continue post-COVID

Qualtrics surveyed 4,000 employees living in the U.S., UK, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand and found that the majority want to see a hybrid and flexible option when it comes to returning to the office. → Read More


'Gender equity in public spaces': Utah State University to provide free menstrual products for students

Who walks around with quarters in their pockets anymore? In the world of online banking, pretty much no one, least of all college students. But for a menstruating individual caught in public without supplies, you'd better hope you have quarters. → Read More


Don't bet on the next GameStop, BYU professor advises

SALT LAKE CITY — In the stock market, there are no sure bets. That's what many learned in the recent Reddit-fueled GameStop bubble that cost short-sellers (and some everyday investors) huge losses, while others won big. The frenzy introduced a lot of new investors to the market who wanted to be included in the largely unprecedented event. While several made money off of GME, plenty also lost… → Read More


859 more COVID-19 cases, 2 more deaths reported Monday in Utah

The state's rolling seven-day average number of positive cases per day is now 1,763 and the positive test rate per day for that time period is now at 19.2%. → Read More


Latter-day Saints to continue virtual-only general conference in April due to COVID-19

The 191st Annual General Conference in April will be the third conference held virtually since the pandemic began. → Read More


Utah hospitals declare systematic racial disparity a public health crisis

The state's four major health care systems are declaring racism a public health crisis and have vowed to do better. → Read More


Here's what shows these Utah theaters have planned for 2021

Here's a look at some of the shows coming to a few local Utah theaters this upcoming 2021 season. → Read More


More inmates test positive for COVID-19 in ongoing outbreak at Davis County Jail

As of Christmas Day, a total of 40 inmates had tested positive with one employee positive as well and in isolation. The jail's first-ever case was reported Dec. 18, after which cases have steadily risen at the facility. → Read More


COVID-19 forces Utah churches to get creative with Christmas celebrations

Here's a look into how a few local congregations in the area plan to celebrate Christmas this year. → Read More


Latter-day Saint leaders share Christmas message, express gratitude for #GiveThanks participation

President Nelson expressed thanks to those who joined his social media initiative and invited all to continue sharing and serving others through the church's #LightTheWorld service campaign. → Read More


Sandy police officer rear-ended at red light, taken to hospital with 'somewhat minor' injuries

A Sandy police officer suffered minor injuries after being rear-ended at a red light on Monday morning, according to law enforcement officials. He was transported to a hospital in stable condition. → Read More


An attitude of gratitude can help your mental health, experts say

As humans have evolved, our brains have become hardwired to notice negative things and focus on things that might hurt us, Dr. Travis Mickelson said. But focusing on gratitude can help combat this. → Read More


Quiz: Do you know your coronavirus mask fact from fiction?

Here's a quiz on mask use and effectiveness, using the latest information from respected medical organizations. → Read More

Body found near Tooele wildfire prompts homicide investigation

The body was found on the west edge of the fire by crews on Sunday. A white late ’90s Honda Accord was abandoned near the scene. → Read More


Army soldier from Utah dies in non-training related incident on base in Washington

Skyler Oliver, 24, died on Saturday, Oct. 17 and officials announced his death on Thursday. As is standard procedure, his cause of death is under investigation by the Army criminal investigation command, Associated Press reported. → Read More


Police investigating homicide at Taylorsville home

Police are investigating a homicide at a Taylorsville home Friday afternoon. → Read More

Police arrest woman accused of shocking child with Taser

April Shurtleff was arrested Wednesday for investigation of child abuse, aggravated assault and threats of violence. → Read More