Latest News & Features

Possible resolution in 2nd trial for man convicted in fiancee's death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:51pm

A new trial ordered for Billy Justin Charles, once convicted of killing his fiancee on the eve of their wedding, has been canceled pending a possible resolution in the case.

Judge issues restraining order against anti-abortion group

Eugene Scott CNN  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:17pm

A federal judge in California issued a temporary restraining order Friday against the group that has released several undercover videos of Planned Parenthood leaders after it attempted to release secretly-recorded footage of a different abortion group.

Utah woman says clinical trial cured her hepatitis C

Nkoyo Iyamba  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:48am

A Utah woman says after living for years with Hepatitis C and eventually waiting on the organ transplant list for a new kidney twice, an Intermountain Medical Center clinical trial cured her of her disease. Doctors now want others to get screened.

2 SLC students who 'beat the odds' invited to White House

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:26am

Last week, two Salt Lake students were invited to a summit hosted by first lady Michelle Obama centered on helping first-generation college students finish a post-high school education.

19 little-known facts about the Mission: Impossible series

Jeff Peterson, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 11:14am

Here are some little-known facts about the series, its history and some of the behind-the-scenes stuff that has gone into making Mission: Impossible as successful as it is.

Roddy Piper, pro wrestling 'bad guy,' dies at 61

Steve Almasy CNN  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25am

He once cracked another wrestler over the head with a coconut. He kicked singer Cyndi Lauper in the head. He mesmerized fans as he fired frenzied insults and threats at opponents.

Snowboarders fight to lift ban at Alta

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:43am

A group of snowboarders have reasserted their claim that a ban at Utah's Alta Ski Area amounts to discrimination, with a new appeals court filing that pushes back against the notion that their lawsuit would set off a string of discrimination suits.

U study: Overprescribing antibiotics leading to rise in 'superbug'

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:12am

Health care providers tend to over-prescribe antibiotics to their patients, according to a new study from the University of Utah, with wide variation between individual providers.

Chemical burn hospitalizes Kennecott contractor

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:56am

A contractor working at the Kennecott Utah Copper mine was hospitalized after suffering a chemical burn on his upper body Friday.

Community celebrates Pacific Islander heritage in August

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:23am

August is Pacific Island Heritage Month, and it's filled with free events to help the community learn about the culture.

Herriman man: Brain tumor felt like 'brain freeze'

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:34pm

A Utah father and athlete in the prime of his life had a brush with death because of a dangerous brain tumor that he says was first misdiagnosed. His wife insisted he get a CT scan and he was later rushed to surgery.

Man critically injured in auto-pedestrian crash in South Salt Lake

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:27pm

Police were investigating the scene of an auto-pedestrian crash Friday night that left a man in extremely critical condition.

911 call documents tense moments for woman stuck under house

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:20pm

Dramatic 911 audio documents several tense minutes for a St. George woman, who called for help after getting stuck underneath her house.

Utah woman found dead in duffel bag in Seattle

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:19pm

A Utah woman visiting Washington was found dead inside a duffel bag outside an apartment near Seattle Monday morning, police said.

42 'documented gang members' go on hunger strike at prison

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 10:18pm

Forty-two inmates at Utah State Prison went on a hunger strike Friday morning and said they won't eat until their demands are met.

Man who illegally owned 13 firearms told officers he wanted a gunfight

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 9:22pm

A man who illegally owned 13 firearms told police after his arrest that he wanted to either go to jail or die in a shootout with officers, according to charges filed Friday in 2nd District Court.

'Gut-wrenching' decision: Search for teens suspended

Matt Sedensky and Marisol Medina, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 8:51pm

After hundreds of rescue workers fanned out across a massive swath of the Atlantic for a full week, the Coast Guard's search for two teenage fishermen ended Friday, a heart-rending decision for families so convinced the boys could be alive they're pressing on with their own hunt.

Markets

DJIA 17689.86
Nasdaq 5128.28 -0.50
S&P 500 2103.84