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US Supreme Court rejects appeal from Utah death row inmate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:40am

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a death row inmate convicted in the brutal killing of a woman 29 years ago.

Cyclist in critical condition after early morning crash

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:21am

A bicyclist is in extremely critical condition after a car struck them and pushed them 50 feet.


Dutch Safety Board: Buk missile downed MH17 in Ukraine

John-Thor Dahlburg and Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:10am

The missile that downed Malaysia Airlines flight 17 exploded less than a meter from the cockpit, killing the crew inside instantly and breaking off the front of the plane, the Dutch Safety Board said Tuesday as it presented the results of an official probe into the crash in eastern Ukraine.


2 firefighters die saving 2 other lives in Kansas City blaze

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 7:10am

Two firefighters who saved two residents from a burning apartment complex in Kansas City were killed when a wall collapsed onto them after they had evacuated the building, authorities said.

The Triple Team: Three thoughts on Utah-Portland preseason game

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 11:41pm

The Utah Jazz fell to the Portland Trail Blazers 88-81 Monday night in their first home action of the 2015-16 season. Here are Andy's three thoughts about the game's proceedings.

'Once-in-a-lifetime' find could be a WWII bomb, rock hunter says

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:35pm

A Utah rock hound recently stumbled across the find of a lifetime in Tooele County's western desert. Now he's waiting on Air Force officials tell him whether it's an unexploded bomb.

Utah governor meets with elementary school students, teachers

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:34pm

State leaders met with students and teachers Monday to better understand the needs of Utah's schools. It was a meeting teachers and students hope will translate into helpful action when the Legislature convenes in January.

Lee says he is not interested in House speakership

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Another Utahn saw his name surface over the weekend as a potential U.S. House speaker — Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah.

SLC endorses social media tool that connects neighborhoods

Tori Jorgensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:33pm

Social media is known for its ability to connect people throughout the globe, but Salt Lake City launched an initiative Monday to support using social media as a connection between neighbors.

Video shows driver roll vehicle after narrowly missing trooper

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:31pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper who was almost hit by a distracted driver Sunday talked about the experience after the dramatic dashcam video was released Monday.

10-year-old killed in hunting accident identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 10:31pm

Police identified the 10-year-old boy who was shot and killed while hunting Saturday.

Trail Blazers beat Jazz 88-81 in preseason action

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:50pm

Meyers Leonard scored 19 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Utah Jazz 88-81 in preseason action Monday night.

Orphaned sisters reunited decades later, working at same hospital

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:17pm

In a story Oct. 11 about two orphaned Korean sisters who reunited at a Florida hospital, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the sisters were reunited at Bayfront Health Port Charlotte. The sisters were reunited and are employed at Doctors Hospital of Sarasota.

Top 5 places to feed your pumpkin craving

KSL Local  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 9:03pm

If you want to get your pumpkin fix during this fall season, here are a few places you can visit for some delicious pumpkin-flavored items.

Utah teen's wish granted in South Bend

Kat Thornbourgh  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 8:48pm

A teenager in Cache County is still smiling big after a win for Notre Dame over the weekend. Not only did his favorite football team take out Navy, but Jack Salmond watched them win at home in South Bend, Indiana, as well.

Project helps protect Logan beavers, reduce threat of flooding

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:54pm

A project in Logan may be a lifesaver for beavers, and it may help Wal-Mart get along better with its furry neighbors. Workers have installed a system intended to reduce the threat of flooding caused by beaver dams.

SOS via SMS: Help for suicidal teens is a text message away

Mark Pratt, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:32pm

With younger generations using cellphones less for actual conversation and more for text messaging, suicide prevention organizations are setting up ways that let distraught youths seek help that way.

Video shows military family reunion on Tuacahn stage

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:06pm

A New Mexico family was reunited for the first time in months Thursday when Tuacahn officials executed a surprise plan.

Hand-held X-Ray device making dental scans easier

Ed Yeates  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 7:00pm

A new-generation hand-held X-ray device is allowing dental offices and, soon, hospitals greater flexibility in diagnosing patients and taking routine scans.

Zimbabwe won't press charges against Cecil the Lion's killer

Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 6:24pm

Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist and big-game hunter who killed Cecil the Lion while on a July hunting expedition, won't face charges in the beloved big cat's death, a Zimbabwean minister said Monday.

Woman hospitalized after hard landing on paraglider

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 12th - 6:23pm

A 60-year-old woman was recovering Monday from a paragliding accident.


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