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Police arrest man who allegedly kidnapped, assaulted ex-girlfriend

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:56pm

Police arrested a man who allegedly held his ex-girlfriend against her will in a garage and assaulted her, officials said.


Dutch probe: Buk missile downed Malaysian jet in Ukraine

John-Thor Dahlburg and Mike Corder, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:51pm

The missile shot skyward from war-ravaged eastern Ukraine. With deadly accuracy more than six miles up, it detonated just in front of the Malaysia Airlines jetliner, sending hundreds of jagged steel shards ripping through its aluminum skin at up to 5,600 mph and shearing the cockpit from the rest of the plane.


Ogden Canyon traffic delays to continue through next spring

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:16pm

Ogden Canyon travelers can expect frequent traffic delays through April 2016 as workers replace the irrigation water siphon that hangs above the mouth of the canyon.

Fugitive surrenders after SWAT uses tear gas at Millcreek home

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 4:00pm

A man with an extensive criminal history who police say has been hostile toward officers in the past was arrested early Tuesday following a standoff with the Unified Police Department SWAT team.

Becker, Biskupski virtually tied in mayoral race, poll shows

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:50pm

Mayor Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a virtual tie in the Salt Lake City mayoral race just three weeks before Election Day, according to a poll released Tuesday.

Woman sues preteen nephew for $127K, says birthday hug led to fall

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:35pm

A woman is suing her 12-year-old nephew in Connecticut for $127,000 for injuries she says she suffered from his exuberant greeting at his birthday party four years ago.

Utahns settle into fall in this week's user-submitted photos

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 3:08pm

Each Tuesday we take a look back at the past week in news and events from across Utah, showcasing photos and videos submitted to

Fighting back after baby's death, endometrial cancer

Natalie Dicou for University Of Utah Health Care  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:43pm

Losing her baby was the most devastating event Carri Lyons ever faced, but life didn't cut her a break after it dealt her that tragedy...

Paramedic bride responds to crash scene in her wedding gown

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:32pm

A Tennessee bride ended up heading to work in her wedding dress on her big day when her grandmother was involved in a car crash on the way to the reception.

Now streaming: 5 great TV series that were movies first

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:07pm

Just as Marvel subplots and teen-angst driven fare have been popular on TV in the past, so have rewrites of popular films. The formula of the big screen to the small has worked before to great effect.

2 firefighters die after 2 rescued from Kansas City blaze

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 2:01pm

Two firefighters involved in rescuing two residents from a burning Kansas City building died after a wall collapsed on them, authorities said.

Company that hiked drug price 5,000% now under antitrust probe

Chris Isidore, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 1:33pm

Turing Pharmaceuticals, the drug company that jacked up the price of a drug used by AIDS and cancer patients by more than 5,000 percent, is facing an antitrust probe by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.

Have You Seen This? Barbie convinces girl to paint her nails

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 1:15pm

A little girl got busted for painting her Barbie with blue nail polish, but she did have a pretty good excuse for the misbehavior.

$500, apology letter sent to Orem 25 years after park vandalism

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 12:47pm

An act of kindness by a man trying to make things right after years of having a guilty conscience is going viral.

Creating a community of innovation: the Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:59am

The University of Utah's Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute is building an innovative, $45 million building to support their students and entrepreneurship. Learn more about their programs and the building which will open fall 2016.

KSL Pick'em: Cougars run away in Week 6

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:56am

For the first time since Week 1, the three major in-state college football programs all won. The BYU fan base took the top 5 spots in the weekly leaderboard, with fans correctly picking 90 percent of the games.

Playboy to stop running pictures of completely naked women

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:40am

Playboy is about to find out how many people really do read it for the articles.


The 10 states with the most restrictive gun laws

Oct 13th - 11:32am

The Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence has developed a point system that measures the relative strength of all 50 states' gun laws.

What's the strangest thing you've hooked while fishing?

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:29am

We recently asked readers to share the strangest lures they've used to catch fish and the comments were incredible. In this follow-up, we ask readers to share the most bizarre things they've caught while fishing.

45k payday loans still unpaid after 10 week max, Utah report finds

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:17am

More than 45,000 loans from payday lenders in Utah went unpaid by the 10-week limit in 2014, according to a new state report. The average annual interest rate was 481.77 percent.

Texas Governor jinxes the Astros via Twitter; the world's most evil golfing buddy

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 11:07am

Texas Governor Greg Abbott jinxed the Astros via Twitter yesterday, turning a 6-2 lead into a 9-6 deficit. That, plus a video of the world's most evil golfing buddy.

Utah featured in dreamy layer-lapse video

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 13th - 10:33am

Two filmmakers included Utah in a video passion project they traveled 3,000 miles to complete.


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