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Family of slain officer denied $300K in death benefits

Blake Ellis and Melanie Hicken, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 4:47pm

Stanley Cooper had guarded the Las Vegas federal courthouse for nearly two decades when a gunman stormed into the building and fatally shot him. But when his family applied for the benefits the federal government promises to law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty, they were denied.

After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water

Adam Beam and Susanne M. Schafer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 3:41pm

South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough.

Is 'Pan' the prequel you've been waiting for?

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 3:03pm

Director Joe Wright wants to take you to Neverland before Peter Pan could fly, fight or crow. But is it a journey you should pay to experience?

VW executive apologizes but says scandal not his fault

Michael Biesecker and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 2:31pm

Volkswagen's top U.S. executive offered deep apologies yet sought to distance himself Thursday from the emissions scandal enveloping the world's largest automaker, asserting top corporate officials had no knowledge of the cheating software installed in 11 million diesel cars.

Local filmmaker introduces 'iPhone 6 Plus Plus' in parody video

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 2:30pm

Think the new iPhone 6s Plus isn't big enough? Enter the iPhone 6 "Plus Plus."

License suspended for nurse accused of reusing syringes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 2:03pm

A nurse accused of reusing syringes while giving flu shots to 67 patients at a pharmaceutical company voluntarily surrendered her license, New Jersey officials said Thursday.

6 Utah activities to make your skin crawl

KSL Deals  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 2:00pm

Let the fear take over as you twist and turn through some of Utah's scariest haunts. The only thing not to fear is the price with these discounts on 6 haunted attractions from KSL Deals.

Lodging available for 1st time during winter in Bryce Canyon National Park

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 1:50pm

For the first time since it was founded, Bryce Canyon National Park will have lodging available inside the park during the winter months.

Have You Seen This? How to enhance muscles without workouts

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 1:15pm

If you're a bodybuilder but you can't get any more swole, here's what you do.

Sleeping Idaho hunter wakes up to black bear biting his head

Keith Ridler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 12:44pm

A hunter asleep in the remote Idaho wilderness woke up when he felt something tugging on his hair. Then he heard the black bear breathing.

Kevin McCarthy drops out of House speaker race

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 12:26pm

The chances of Rep. Jason Chaffetz becoming U.S. House speaker jumped with House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's sudden departure Thursday from the race.

7-year-old sets out to deliver superhero cards to every NYC cop

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 12:16pm

A 7-year-old superhero has taken on a super task to honor those he views as superhuman.

Stephen Hawking answers questions on Reddit AMA

Hope King, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:45am

Stephen Hawking is a romantic.

Video shows the world's best rock skipper in action

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:29am

A new YouTube video shows world champion rock skipper Kurt Steiner skip a rock across a small lake in Vermont. And it's impressive.

Cubs outfield crushes baseball; LeBron James snaps selfie for adoring fans

Ben Dowsett  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:16am

Welcome to From Left Field! Here are three sports stories worthy of your clicks this Thursday morning.

Murray woman charged with attempted murder of mother

Chris Larson  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 11:01am

A Murray woman stabbed her mother repeatedly, barely missing a major neck artery and puncturing a lung, according to charging documents filed Wednesday.

Don't let Halloween myths and superstitions trick you

Mountainstar Healthcare  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:23am

Every year, kids all around the country look forward to Oct. 31 — and for good reason. It's Halloween; time for children to dress up as their favorite character, object or figment of their own imagination...

Mendenhall: home crowd 'best since I've been coach at BYU'

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:14am

BYU head coach Bronco Mendenhall has felt something different at LaVell Edwards Stadium in the opening five weeks of the 2015 season, and he knew it early when he walked out in front of a sellout crowd of 63,470 fans in the Cougars' home opener.

Toddler melts hearts by dashing to soldier dad at homecoming ceremony

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 10:03am

Eight months is a long time to go without seeing your dad, especially when you're just a toddler.

Etsy, look out ... Here comes Amazon Handmade!

Aaron Smith  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:49am

Crafters of the world rejoice! Amazon has launched an Etsy-style online store called "Handmade."

Dinosaur National Monument's wall of bones now online

Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 8th - 9:28am

The two-story wall of dinosaur bones at Dinosaur National Monument is now online.


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