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Al Capone letter showing his soft side sells for $62,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:20pm

An intimate letter gangster Al Capone wrote while imprisoned at Alcatraz has sold at auction in Massachusetts for $62,500.

Music director at Catholic church fired for gay marriage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:01pm

A music director at a Catholic church in Rhode Island says he has been fired because he married a man.

Hospital sued over firing of employees who refused flu shots

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:21pm

Federal authorities are suing a Pennsylvania hospital, alleging religious discrimination in the firing of six employees who refused to get flu shots.

Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:03pm

Austrian customs officials are used to finding unusual items in travelers' luggage. But human intestines were not on their list — until now.

Smugglers Gap Trail offers solitude from city, beautiful fall foliage

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 3:01pm

If you’re looking for a nice fall hike with a grand view without slipping too far out of the Salt Lake City area, the Smugglers Gap Trail offers hikers that and more.

Hundreds of jurors report to court in church massacre trial

Bruce Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:41pm

Dylann Roof, the man charged with massacring nine black parishioners at a Charleston church, mostly avoided eye contact Monday with the potential jurors who could give him a death sentence if they convict him of federal charges.

The Latest: 320 potential jurors report in church slayings

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:31pm

The Latest on the start of jury selection in the federal trial of Dylann Roof in the Charleston church shootings. (all times local):

Goodbye to homework for some elementary schools and classes

Lisa Rathke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 2:30pm

Guess what, kids? No homework. Really. All year.

Catholic Church alleges smear campaign against slain priests

Mark Stevenson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:21pm

Mexico's Roman Catholic Church on Monday harshly criticized what it called a campaign to smear three priests murdered in less than a week by suggesting the victims had been involved in questionable behavior.

Have You Seen This? Dog is really bad at hide-and-seek

Angie Treasure, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 1:16pm

A Siberian husky, German shepherd and pit bull terrier mix named Niko prominently features in a darling video wherein he tries to locate his owner, Gleeva.

3 ways to stream the presidential debate without cable

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:59pm

On Monday, Sept. 26, presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will meet for their first debate. The debate won't just be on television, it will be streamed on several different platforms and websites.

Minister: Extremism 'exported' to Kosovo from other regions

Alina Heineke, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 12:33pm

Kosovo's foreign minister said Monday that other nations have exported violent extremism to his country, which has seen a greater percentage of its citizens fight for the Islamic State group than any other nation in Europe.

Google Fiber offering internet for SLC nonprofit housing

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:46am

Google Fiber, Salt Lake City and Utah Nonprofit Housing Corporation her Press Conference at Lorna Doone Properties to unveil its Gigabit Communities Program which brings the internet to new residents.

Martin Bashir returning to BBC as religion correspondent

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:21am

The BBC says journalist Martin Bashir is rejoining the broadcaster as religion correspondent after many years in the United States.

Make Your Week: Over 30 people pay it forward at drive-thru

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 11:16am

It’s no secret that Mondays are hard. After a nice, relaxing weekend, work probably doesn’t sound like the ideal place to be.

Forever with Fido: NY to allow people to be buried with pets

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 10:11am

New York state will now allow people to be buried with the cremated remains of their pet.

Bomb case is latest hardship for NJ's large Muslim community

Deepti Hajela and Rachel Zoll, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:42am

At the Islamic Center of Passaic County, which draws about 2,000 people each Friday for communal prayers, the talk is about how this year is different.

California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

Delara Shakib, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:16am

All those cars on California's famously gridlocked highways could be doing more than just using energy - they could be producing it.

How to fix relationship problems

Kim Giles, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:58am

"My relationship with my adult children is not good. They are disrespectful and unkind in spite of all I have done for them." In this edition of LIFEadvice, coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham teach how to take more personal responsibility for the problems in our relationships and show how to fix them.