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Holmes jury keeps execution as option as sentencing advances

Sadie Gurman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:50pm

Jurors on Monday moved one step closer toward sentencing James Holmes to death for his Colorado movie theater attack, taking less than three hours to reject arguments that the former neuroscience student's mental illness means he should not die.

BYU named No. 1 stone-cold sober school by Princeton Review

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:46pm

For the 18th straight year, BYU has been named as the top "stone-cold sober" school by The Princeton Review, based on a survey of 136,000 students at 380 colleges.

Solitude Fire acreage revised to 2,100

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 4:02pm

Rain slowed the growth of the Solitude Fire, and U.S. Forest Service officials were able to obtain accurate aerial mapping of the acreage.

Kansas team looks to win for batboy Kaiser Carlile, 'their little spark plug'

Eliott C. McLaughlin CNN  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 3:38pm

They're young competitors with, doubtless, a common goal -- to make it to the National Baseball Congress World Series championship -- but this weekend, everyone, even their opponents, were rooting for the Liberal Bee Jays.

Florida man catches 412-pound grouper on paddle board

Nathan Harker  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 3:16pm

Do you have an incredible fishing tale? Well, this Florida man just topped it.

Former Ute Dominique Hatfield charged with assault

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:58pm

Former Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield was charged with assault Monday.

Local brothers representing Etsy in NY with leatherworks

Amanda Taylor, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:42pm

Scott and Joe Rawlings are both the brains and the brawn behind Fullgive, a leather shop that specializes in aesthetically pleasing and extremely functional wallets.

9 things related to money your kids will never experience

Mountain America Credit Union  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:34pm

How today's young people view and spend money is vastly different from two or three decades ago. Here are nine things parents did as young people that their teens will never experience.

NBC poll: Trump leads Walker, Bush

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 2:34pm

Businessman Donald Trump is still riding high in a new poll, just days ahead of the much anticipated first GOP presidential primary debate.

Man arrested in connection with Taylorsville apartment fire

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:42pm

A 28-year-old man was arrested following a fire at an apartment complex Sunday.

Teen's prize-winning pig rakes in $31K for mom with cancer

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 1:21pm

A teen's prize-winning pig at the Morgan County Fair is helping his mom face breast cancer thanks to generous bidders.

Video: See how many iPhones it takes to stop a bullet

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:45am

An iPhone can definitely make life more convenient, but could it also stop a bullet?

6 more family-friendly Utah hikes with waterfalls

Arianne Brown, Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:40am

Utah is a hiker's paradise and that includes kid hikers. But, sometimes kids need a little extra motivation to get to the top and what better than a waterfall? Here are 6 kid friendly Utah hikes with waterfalls.


Girls learn better from female teachers, but what about boys?

Shelby Slade, Deseret News National  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:24am

If you're worried about the grades your daughter is bringing home, her teacher might be able to help more than you previously thought.

The woman in the next seat, other moments that made your day

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 11:15am

Goodness isn't hard to find if you're looking for it and especially if you're making it. This week, three readers share stories of times someone has reached out to them and lifted their mood.

Massachusetts woman's chicken getting $2,500 prosthetic leg

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:51am

This chicken leg isn't for eating.

Power outage hits Summit, Salt Lake counties

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:37am

Crews worked Monday morning to repair a power outage that left 70 percent of Park City without power at one point, according to police.

New AP US History teaching framework released after controversy

Wyatt Massey, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:36am

The College Board released its new Advanced Placement U.S. History teaching guidelines Thursday, following a year in which the previous framework was attacked for being anti-American.

Mitt Romney helps Colbert in new show promo

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:19am

Stephen Colbert is taking over for the now-retired David Letterman later this year, and former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is helping him out with a show promotion.

AT&T launches first TV-phone plan after DirecTV deal

Charles Riley, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:02am

AT&T, fresh off its completed acquisition of DirecTV, is already flexing its muscles as a combined company.


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