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Gov. Gary Herbert holds big lead over Jonathan Johnson in early results

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:24pm

Gov. Gary Herbert held a commanding lead over his GOP primary challenger, Overstock.com chairman Jonathan Johnson Tuesday, with 74 percent of the vote in early results released after the polls closed at 8 p.m.

Woman who hit Layton High teen in crosswalk sentenced to home confinement

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:24pm

A woman who faced a misdemeanor charge as one of two drivers who struck and killed a Layton teen in a crosswalk has been sentenced to home confinement.

Suspected IS suicide bombers kill dozens at Istanbul airport

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Suzan Fraser and Dominique Soguel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:22pm

A suicide attack at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Tuesday killed dozens and wounded more than 140 as Turkish officials blamed the carnage at the international terminal on three suspected Islamic State group militants.

LIVE: Utah primary election results

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 8:10pm

Election season is in full swing in Utah as voters across the state will take part in Tuesday’s primary election.

Largest landslide in the world rocked ancient Utah, researchers say

John Hollenhorst  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:32pm

Imagine a landslide involving a sheet of rock about 1 mile thick and larger than the state of Rhode Island traveling across the landscape at speeds up to 200 mph. As mind-boggling as that sounds, scientists now believe it actually happened in Utah.

Police: Man suffers life-threatening injuries in random attack at Salt Lake hotel

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 7:02pm

A random attack at a Salt Lake hotel Tuesday left one man with life-threatening injuries, police said.

Dry thunderstorms raise risk of Utah wildfires

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:47pm

Fire officials say Utah will have a higher risk for wildfires this week as dry thunderstorms are expected to move in.

Allegiant Air adding flights from Provo to San Diego

Abby Hobbs, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 6:31pm

Allegiant Air announced Tuesday it is adding nonstop flights from Provo to San Diego, California. One-way fares for the flight will begin at $45.

2 airlifted for 'significant' burns, 3 houseboats destroyed in Lake Powell fire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:59pm

Two people were injured and three houseboats were destroyed in a fire Tuesday morning at Lake Powell.

Grading scale changes for ACT writing test

Morgan Jacobsen  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 5:20pm

Students in Utah and across the country who take the ACT college preparation exam will see a different score range on the test's writing portion starting this fall.

Police seek man who allegedly exposed himself to woman in parking lot

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:51pm

Police asked for help Tuesday to identify a man who exposed himself to a woman in a parking lot.

Orbital ATK, NASA complete final test of Mars solid rocket booster with a boom

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:21pm

Orbital ATK and NASA completed the final test for the QM-2, the last full-scale ground test of the solid rocket booster motor. It was the last test before the NASA Space Launch System’s first unmanned test flight in two years.

Father, son charged with murder in killing of UTA worker

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 4:01pm

A father and son accused of kidnapping a Clinton woman and her four daughters now face murder charges in Wyoming in the kidnapping and killing of a Utah Transit Authority employee.

User submitted photos: Wildfires and the air show

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 3:29pm

Thousands of people showed up to watch the air show over the weekend and several of them submitted awesome photos of the event.

8 of the ‘best’ upcoming demolition derbies in Utah

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 3:13pm

Demolition derbies are a staple of summer fun in Utah, so we compiled a list of KSL.com readers' favorite events.

Murder trial set for Layton man in potty training child abuse death

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:29pm

A man accused of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son to death over potty training is set to go on trial next March.

Utah 911 dispatcher turns photos into sketches during graveyard shifts

Celeste Tholen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 2:00pm

Amber Rock is a local 911 dispatcher who, during the quiet hours of a grave shift, finds time to sketch meaningful drawings for others.

VIDEO: Firefighters rescue hawk in Salt Lake City

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:55pm

Salt Lake City firefighters found themselves in a rescue Monday they had never experienced before — returning a hawk, which appeared to have fallen from a tree, back to its home.

Unique ‘century plant’ blooms for 1st and only time in West Jordan park

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 12:51pm

For its first and only time, a Parry’s century plant recently bloomed in West Jordan’s Conservation Garden Park.

Tips for exploring Antelope Canyon by kayak

Mike Godfrey, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 28th - 11:29am

The beauty of Lake Powell in Utah and Arizona's deserts is undeniable. And as home to more than 90 side canyons and nearly 2,000 miles of shoreline, there's no shortage of adventure to be had.