Old mental institution attracts filmmakers and the curious
They have heard the stories of floating orbs and disembodied voices, and officials at the University of Connecticut say they really shouldn't have to tell people that the abandoned mental institution the school owns is not actually haunted.
The Associated Press | Posted Oct 24th - 4:50am
An Interior Ministry statement published in Egypt's state media says the country is facing "unprecedented challenges" that require a "decisive" response by the police.
Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 10:22pm
A court hearing begins Monday to explore the federal government's bid to disband the shared police department for two polygamous towns in Arizona and Utah that were found by a jury to have discriminated against nonbelievers on the basis of religion.
Marjorie Cortez | Posted Oct 23rd - 7:00pm
Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, vowed Monday to work toward the passage of the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would give states more flexibility with federal foster care funds to better serve children who cannot safely live with their parents.
The Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 3:51pm
A 65-year-old South Carolina man is charged with stabbing the person sitting in front of him in church.
Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor | Posted Oct 23rd - 2:02pm
Warning: If you shake this toddler’s toy maracas, you will be adorably scolded.
Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 1:41pm
Three first-time Democratic candidates are running for congressional seats in Idaho, but they face an uphill battle in convincing voters to swing left in a Republican-dominant state.
Jasen Lee | Posted Oct 23rd - 7:51am
More than 55,000 hunters across the Beehive State flooded the Utah wilderness Saturday in search of a prized trophy buck or doe. Conservation officers were also out in force ensuring safety and making sure hunters were following the rules.
Joseph Krauss and Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 7:31am
Iraq's parliament has passed a law forbidding the import, production or selling of alcoholic beverages in a surprise move that angered many in the country's Christian community who rely on the business.
The Associated Press | Posted Oct 23rd - 4:50am
The pope says the cruelty of the fighting in the Iraqi city of Mosul "makes us cry, leaves us without words."
Alexandra Horowitz, CNN | Posted Oct 22nd - 9:35pm
One of the cheeriest genres of YouTube video compilations is that of dogs greeting soldiers returning home.
Jasen Lee | Posted Oct 22nd - 8:33pm
UTA is proposing increases in ski bus service to Big and Little Cottonwood canyon resorts, as well as improving midday transit service. In addition, a new ski bus route is also under consideration between Davis County and Snowbasin.
Heather Simonsen | Posted Oct 22nd - 5:57pm
It's an age-old problem: how to get the baby to sleep. Imagine tackling that dilemma times three! Here are tips from parents of baby triplets on how to make bedtime less spooky.
John Hollenhorst | Posted Oct 22nd - 5:01pm
He may look like a visitor from another planet or a refugee from a sci-fi comic-book, but Mirrorman is actually an Earthbound artist from Austria. In his wild glittering Mirrorman identity, he made his third visit to Utah's most colossal work of art.
Bree Fowler, Associated Press | Posted Oct 22nd - 4:41pm
Could millions of connected cameras, thermostats and kids' toys bring the internet to its knees? It's beginning to look that way.
The Associated Press | Posted Oct 22nd - 3:31pm
A group has filed a complaint against Brigham Young University for allegedly discriminating against Mormon students who leave the faith.
Martha Ostergar | Posted Oct 22nd - 2:12pm
Any Star Wars fan can recognize a TIE fighter sound effect when they hear it, even if it comes unexpectedly from a dog.
Brady McCombs, Associated Press | Posted Oct 22nd - 7:40am
Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in Utah polls and drawing large crowds of Republican-leaning voters fed up with Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.
David Crary, Associated Press | Posted Oct 22nd - 2:10am
THE ISSUE: Same-sex marriage is now the law of the land, but there are other battlegrounds related to civil rights and nondiscrimination protections for lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people. Two polarizing questions: What sort of access should transgender people have to public bathrooms? And are the advances for LGBT rights infringing on the religious freedom of some Americans?
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