08/08/2014 7:14amDanny Thompson is trying to become the fastest driver of a piston-engine car — just like his dad, Mickey Thompson. His first attempt at breaking the land speed record will be this weekend, at the 100th annual "Speed Week" at the Bonneville Salt Flats in northwestern Utah.
08/08/2014 8:41amPresident Barack Obama was about to address the nation on Iraq Thursday night when the briefing was delayed because of a pint-sized security breach on the North Lawn of the White House.
08/08/2014 9:13amSen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, said Thursday that his fellow senators who are urging President Barack Obama to designate a new Greater Canyonlands National Monument should stop playing politics and "keep their mitts off Utah."
08/08/2014 9:31am"Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" is the big release for kids this week, but is it too grown-up for the little ones in your life?
08/08/2014 9:50amThe second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.
08/08/2014 10:00amThe reasons to trust and, then again, maybe not to trust mobile banking. It's pretty well stacked in favor of trust if your money is in a reputable institution.
08/08/2014 10:15amTeam Novo Nordisk, an all-diabetic cycling team competing in the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah, is focused on raising awareness for the illness, while also changing associated stigmas.
08/08/2014 10:34amForty-five years since the Tate-LaBianca murders, Charles Manson still draws attention — and even supporters. He has received more mail than any other inmate in California.
08/08/2014 11:11amA Lehi man is telling his dramatic story about how he nearly died of hypothermia after his boat exploded off the coast of Washington.
08/08/2014 11:24amTraveling can take you to incredible destinations, teach you about history, help you explore different cultures and help you to relax. How much do you know about our exciting world?
08/08/2014 11:28amSome family bonding time produced a catchy rap about the special bond a daughter and her father share.
08/08/2014 11:44amA man imprisoned for nearly a quarter-century in an infamous tourist killing will get a new hearing on his claim of innocence in a case that was seen as an emblem of random urban violence, a judge said Friday.
08/08/2014 11:55amRarely does a week go by without news of another hacking incident. On Tuesday, The New York Times reported that a Russian crime ring had amassed some 1.2 billion username and password combinations.
08/08/2014 12:26pmThe Federal Aviation Administration said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over Iraq as the U.S. launched its first airstrikes there Friday.
08/08/2014 12:47pmA would-be robber who threatened to shoot a man if he didn't give him his cash backed off — and apologized — after the man showed the suspect he only had credit cards.
08/08/2014 1:14pmA sneaky lion cub frightened an unsuspecting dog at an animal training farm.
08/08/2014 1:45pmFour decades after President Richard Nixon resigned, a slight majority of Americans still consider Watergate a very serious matter, a new national survey shows. But how serious depends on when you were born.
08/08/2014 2:29pmNorth American lions, cheetahs and short-faced bears: Those are just a few fearsome critters from 25,000 years ago paleontologists already might have found in their first excavation of a bizarre northern Wyoming cave in 30 years.
08/08/2014 2:44pmHere are four movies based on true stories that will touch your heart and have the power to bring your family closer together.
08/08/2014 3:02pmA member of the cast of "Gator Boys" attended the Outdoor Retailer expo Thursday through Saturday and helped educate the public on the toothy reptiles.
08/08/2014 3:52pmA student from Southern Utah University is being questioned for a hit-and-run accident that occurred late Thursday night, police said. The victim is in critical condition.
08/08/2014 4:05pmFriday is World Cat Day, so we compiled a list of some videos to appreciate our feline friends.
08/08/2014 4:32pmVolunteers from the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market expo left the convention floor for a service project in Salt Lake City on Thursday.
08/08/2014 4:33pmA police chase ended when a suspect tried to hide in a relative's house and they kicked him out right into the path of a police dog, police say.
08/08/2014 6:58pmKurdish-Americans in Utah rallied for military support for their countrymen who are trying to repel Islamic state fighters in Iraqi Kurdistan. Today's airstrikes helped the situation, they said. But they said more arms and ammunition are needed.
08/08/2014 7:06pmThe State School Board on Friday approved a motion to request a one-year extension of Utah's waiver from the requirements of No Child Left Behind.
08/08/2014 7:13pmSearch and rescue crews located three missing jet skiers on Utah Lake Friday morning, police say.
08/08/2014 7:26pmFour decades after resigning office in disgrace, Nixon's legacy is still being talked about.
08/08/2014 7:33pmScience for boys, sequins for girls; a mother frustrated by gender stereotyping in a popular retailer's catalog took to the company's Facebook page to voice her concerns. The result was pretty out of this world.
08/08/2014 8:03pmScott Kjar, vice president of EaglePointe Development, announced Friday an initiative to provide a lot and to build a new house for the Utrilla family. The development is heading the cause and asked community members to contribute.
08/08/2014 8:31pmIt's often difficult to find time to cook a healthy, nutritious meal while traversing this hectic world. Despite our better judgment, fast food is our go-to for convenience. But skipping the drive-thru for that "healthier" sit-down meal at a restaurant isn't always a good option either, a new study suggests.
08/08/2014 8:51pmPresident Barack Obama's new military strategy in Iraq amounts to trying to contain — not destroy — the Islamic militant group that now controls much of the country's northern region. That leaves open the questions of how deeply the U.S. will be drawn into the sectarian conflict, and whether airstrikes alone can stop the militants' momentum.
08/08/2014 9:00pmLooking for some moderate hikes near the Salt Lake Valley? Check out these three-in-one hikes all under eight miles round trip.
08/08/2014 9:23pmMarvel Comic fans and friends JD Winters and Andrew Gordon spent over 100 man-hours creating the Groot costume from the recently released hit film "Guardians of the Galaxy."
08/08/2014 9:31pmThis week's death of former White House press secretary James Brady, who survived a gunshot wound to the head in a 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, has been ruled a homicide, District of Columbia police said Friday.
08/08/2014 9:33pmAs the first tropical storm to hit Hawaii in 22 years passed by the islands, some coffee farmers on the Big Island navigated flooded roads to assess damage to their crops Friday while residents and tourists wandered the beaches of Oahu and surfers took to the waves as wind and rain let up.
08/08/2014 10:01pmBig changes to a major intersection will affect many drivers traveling between Salt Lake and Utah Counties.
08/08/2014 11:01pmThe Utah Humane Society of Utah is offering a $5,000 reward after two puppies were found decapitated on apartment complex property.
08/08/2014 11:02pmSan Diego Comic-Con International has sued Salt Lake Comic Con for using the moniker "Comic Con" in its name and promotional materials.
08/08/2014 11:13pmMaintenance workers on Weber State University campus rescued four ducklings who fell down a storm drain, and the workers captured the rescue on video.
08/08/2014 11:59pmWhen the speakers hooked up to a man's power wheelchair stopped working, his neighbors took notice.