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Mapleton mother credits neighbor for saving her baby's life

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:01pm

A close friendship became even closer after a Mapleton woman turned to her neighbor for help when her baby stopped breathing.

Drive a Chrysler, Dodge or Jeep? Here's what to do now

Jackie Wattles and Peter Valdes-Dapena, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:35pm

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has had trouble convincing drivers to bring in their recalled Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles for repairs. Now it's been told to sweeten the pot.


Fire near Jordanelle causes evacuation of homes

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:33pm

A 2-acre brush fire near Jordanelle Reservoir caused an estimated 100 people to be evacuated from their homes Monday.

John Swallow pleads not guilty to bribery charges

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 6:22pm

Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow pleaded not guilty Monday to more than a dozen criminal charges resulting from a sweeping public corruption investigation.

Ex-teacher gets 2017 parole hearing in student sex case

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:23pm

A former Utah English teacher convicted of sexually abusing three male students will get her first chance at parole in January 2017.

'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip

Matt Sedensky and Joshua Replogle, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:22pm

The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy afternoon.

Sheep, goat, 9 horses killed in barn fire

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:21pm

Eleven livestock are dead after a fire broke out in a West Valley barn and was stoked by the early morning wind. Firefighters were able to rescue one Shetland pony, however.

2 charged in $350 robbery of taco stand

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:56pm

Two Salt Lake men accused of leading police on a chase after robbing a taco stand last week now face criminal charges.

Lee continues fight to repeal Obamacare

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:33pm

Sen. Mike Lee's plan faltered on Sunday to force another vote on Obamacare, but he's not giving up the fight.

Beached beaked whale has marine biologists scratching their heads

Lorenzo Ferrigno and Pilar Melendez CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:03pm

The carcass of a deep-sea beaked whale found washed up on a Plymouth, Massachusetts, beach is so rare that it has marine experts confounded: What is its exact species, and how did it get to shore?

Lafayette shooter had history of mental illness

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:51pm

Despite obvious and public signs of mental illness, and his family's efforts to get him involuntarily committed to a hospital as a danger to himself and others in 2008 — Houser was able to walk into an Alabama pawn shop six years later and buy a .40-caliber handgun.

Video: Company tricks people into eating fresh dog food

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:26pm

A fresh pet food company tricked several people into eating dog food, and some of them loved it.

Woman attempts to burn boyfriend's apartment, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 3:03pm

A woman who police say attempted to burn some of her live-in boyfriend's property was arrested for investigation of multiple counts of aggravated arson over the weekend.

Shawn Johnson gets engaged; NBA players are too good at basketball carnival games

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:38pm

From this weekend's wide world of sports, we feature Shawn Johnson's engagement at a Cubs game, an NBA player is kicked out of a carnival basketball game for being too good, and kids fall down.

7 things that influence your dreams

Intellibed  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:32pm

There are some things that obviously influence your sleep: the temperature in your bedroom, your mattress and the snoring person lying next to you.

From temples to women's stories, Utah-born artist shares hope

Amanda Taylor, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:02pm

Over the past year, Ashley Mae Hoiland has painted 50 portraits of women like Anne Frank and Sojourner Truth, writing a short biography for each one to accompany the illustration for a set of inspirational and informative flashcards.

Snowbird co-founder dies in Dallas home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:51pm

Richard Daniel Bass, co-founder of Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, died Sunday at age 85 in his Dallas home. Bass, who had pulmonary fibrosis, was surrounded by family at the time of his death.

Nixon's own 9/11: When terrorism came of age

Stephen Collinson, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:41pm

It was 9/11 and an American president was fretting about how to confront a new wave of terror targeting commercial aviation. Thirty-one years to the day before al Qaeda unleashed the worst terrorist outrage on U.S. soil, President Richard Nixon was already wrestling with the deadly potential of Middle Eastern terrorists who had seized U.S. civilian passenger jets.

Have You Seen This? Surfing on fire

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:15pm

Surfing is already pretty cool, but how do you make it even cooler? The same way you make anything cooler: add fire.


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