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Vendors play hard, pitch harder at outdoors expo

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:33pm

Tens of thousands of people are trying out some of the latest outdoor gear at this week's Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, but some vendors are using a new approach to make sure their products get seen.

Couple given suspended sentences for role in Price fire

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:06pm

Two people have received suspended prison sentences after admitting that they played a part in the death of a Carbon County man who died in a July 2014 house fire in Price.

New VA program helps veterans find meaningful employment

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:48pm

After more than a decade of deployments, the unemployment rate for veterans from all wars remains higher than that of the general population in Utah. But a new pilot program run by the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is making a positive impact.

Baby fat — or a bigger problem?

Jennifer Lambert, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:26pm

Chubby babies are adorable. Plump toddlers are cute. But as a parent, how do you know if your child is just sporting baby fat or something more dangerous?

'That seat belt looks good on you:' Road signs prompt safety

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:01pm

After an increase in traffic fatalities for the past two years, the Utah Department of Transportation started a campaign using edgy, funny messages to promote safety.

Salt Lake City officer cleared in shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:22pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has determined the use of deadly force by a Salt Lake City police officer last month against a man with a knife was justified.

Man arrested after allegedly posing as waiter, stealing credit card

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:21pm

Police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly impersonated a waiter to steal a patron's credit card.

Man charged with rape of preteen girl

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:20pm

A 20-year-old Ogden man dragged a 12-year-old girl to a Dumpster enclosure outside a health care clinic to assault her, according to charges.

Police arrest man who allegedly choked girlfriend's 2-year-old son

Natalie Crofts and Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:19pm

Police arrested a man who allegedly abused his girlfriend's 2-year-old son Tuesday afternoon at a Woods Cross home, police said.

A special delivery at New York's World Trade Center

Pilar Melendez, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 5:48pm

When Brian McGraw responded to a call of a woman possibly going into labor at the World Trade Center train concourse in Manhattan, two fellow New York Port Authority police officers with him immediately turned to the former EMT.

How a dating app hookup landed a teen on the sex offender registry

Kyra Phillips and David Fitzpatrick, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 4:17pm

Zach Anderson is 19 and a typical teenager. He's into computers and wants to build a career around his love for electronics. But those plans and any semblance of a normal life are for now out the window.

Man arrested for alleged burglary on more than a dozen vehicles

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:35pm

Police arrested an alleged serial vehicle burglar Monday, and they are looking for victims who have not yet reported linked cases.

Video: Get wicked-fast translations in 27 languages with Google app

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:13pm

Google released an almost unbelievable new video demonstrating just how fast its translation app works.

Drone sighting at prison cause for concern

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:03pm

The Utah State Department of Corrections is concerned about prison security after a possible drone sighting was reported at the Utah State Prison July 15.

Warrants reveals new details in fatal West Valley stabbing

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:31pm

West Valley police are still trying to determine of what led to the stabbing death of a man outside an apartment complex in July.

3 ways online schools are preparing students for college and beyond

Mountain Heights Academy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:13pm

Prepare your kids for their college courses and future jobs with these three tips.

Balloon note released at dad's grave finds its way back to family

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:01pm

A 13-year-old girl who lost her father to cancer in May released balloons with a note at his grave on Father's Day. She returned home a few hours later, over 25 miles away, to find a surprise in her backyard.

Have You Seen This? Motocrosser surfs Tahitian waves

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 1:15pm

He rides big waves on a motocross bike, what else do you need to know?

Honeybees that 'cook' their enemies and other captivating bugs

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:45am

Creepy, crawly bugs of all varieties are known to freak people out, but some have more unusual characteristics than others. We've compiled a list of five bugs that are especially quirky.

Idaho huntress Sabrina Corgatelli defiant despite social media backlash

Laura Smith-Spark, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:40am

Far from cowering, keen Idaho hunter Sabrina Corgatelli has been flaunting her kills, posting verses from the Bible apparently to justify her hunting ways.

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