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Plea deal expected for Smithfield man charged with murdering father

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 4:46pm

A Smithfield man charged with murdering his father will enter a plea in the case next month, his attorney said Tuesday.

Women Tech Council honors Utah women in technology

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 3:21pm

Five award recipients were recognized out of over 100 nominees at the Women Tech Council annual awards last Thursday. These women were chosen for their creative innovations in the technology industry and their work impacting Utah’s economy.

These are the best companies for working moms

Kathryn Vasel, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:44pm

The arms race for better benefits at large employers has improved work life balance for thousands of workers, and one group in particular -- new parents.

Have You Seen This? Tumbleweeds take over Idaho road

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 2:01pm

Some states in the U.S. use snowplows to clear snow from the road. One area in Idaho has to use them for tumbleweeds.

Trooper offers to drive grieving man 100 miles after traffic stop

Doug Criss, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 12:17pm

On one of the worst days of Mark E. Ross' life, he got some help from the last person he'd expect.

Video shows bull moose fight dangerously close to hunter

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 11:29am

This is rutting season for moose, which means bulls are fighting for supremacy. One such encounter was recently filmed in Alaska, as two bulls battled within arm’s length of a group of people on Anchorage’s Powerline Trail.

Catholic charity to sell Pope Francis' cars used in Poland

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 10:31am

Three identical cars that Pope Francis used during his July visit to Poland are being auctioned online by a Catholic Church charity to fund support for Syrian refugees and Polish people in need.

Man concocts genius way to feed the hungry using McDonald's Monopoly vouchers

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 9:39am

Sharing a bit of luck can go a very long way. That's what one man learned when he found a way to turn his McDonald's Monopoly voucher into a movement to feed the hungry.

Central Europe sees anti-immigration fervor, no migrants

Pablo Gorondi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 7:52am

Together, Hungary and the Czech Republic took in just around 1,000 asylum-seekers last year. Still, rallying cries against migration have dominated the debates ahead of upcoming ballots in the two Central European countries.

Long dog-gone trip: Florida pooch travels to Boston and back

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 6:00am

A Pyrenees mix named Apollo is back home in Florida after a journey that took him to the Boston area.

Austrian customs officials find human intestines in luggage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 5:31am

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

Turkey issues warrants for 121 people linked to Gulen

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 27th - 1:00am

Turkey's state-run news agency says authorities have issued detention warrants for 121 people as part of an ongoing investigation into the July 15 failed coup.

Chicago-based religious order sued for docs on allegations

Michael Tarm, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 9:51pm

A 51-year-old Colorado man who says he was sexually abused when he was around 7 years old by a teenager who later became a prominent Roman Catholic priest — one known for his work with at-risk kids — on Monday sued the Chicago-based religious order to which the priest belongs, seeking the release of all records related to allegations of abuse by any of its priests.

Jupiter moon may have water plumes that shoot up 125 miles

Alicia Chang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 8:24pm

The Hubble Space Telescope has spied what appear to be water plumes on one of Jupiter's icy moons shooting up as high as 125 miles.

Drone to the face doesn't stop Bone Thugs-n-Harmony show

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 6:11pm

The hip-hop rhythms of Bone Thugs-n-Harmony are too fierce to be stopped. Even by a drone to the face.

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.

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.