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Father turns in son after alleged jewelry store burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 6:26pm

One man has been arrested and police were looking for two others who investigators believe broke into Sierra West Diamonds and stole 42 pieces of jewelry.

Fit, healthy kids do better in school, especially math

Carina Storrs, Special to CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 9:32am

The familiar saying that exercise is good for the body and mind may be especially true for children. Kids who are physically fit actually have differences in their brain structures that might allow them to do better in math, according to a new study.

How 'Guardians of the Galaxy' helped a child to speak

Henry Hanks, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 1st - 8:47am

Last year, at the age of 3, Sawyer Dunlap could say only a few words. He was diagnosed with dyspraxia, a neurological disorder that often affects speech and can impair motor skills, memory and other cognitive abilities for life.

Cochlear implants changing lives of 3 Utah sisters

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 8:17pm

For Larissa, Bethany and Katelyn Anderson, the world was a quiet place. But just over three weeks ago, the Utah sisters underwent surgery at Primary Children's Hospital to receive cochlear implants. Now they're learning to hear.

Your 'Super Mom' cape is making your kids miserable

Damara Simmons, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 7:31pm

Looking back I wish I could have a heart-to-heart chat with my younger self. I would tell her, "Damara dear, I know you want to be a good mom, but your red, shiny cape has to go. It does not matter."

Have You Seen This? Girl covers brother in peanut butter, hilarity ensues

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 1:15pm

Inside all of us is an artist. Sometimes all we need is the right canvas, like a little brother.

How to talk to your spouse without offending

Kim Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 31st - 6:58am

In this edition of LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives valuable tips on improving your marriage and especially your communication.

Mom who forgot her baby in shopping cart tells her story

CNN  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 8:02pm

The Gilbert mother who forgot her baby in a shopping cart in front of a grocery store this week is breaking her silence.

Startup hopes to help children with autism in rural areas

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:05am

An uncle's love for his nephew, who has autism, inspires a business idea.

New North Ogden playground is accessible to special needs students

Morgan Wilkins  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:40am

The first day of school in the Weber School District included a new playground for students at Green Acres Elementary.

Case moves forward in father's 7-year fight for child adopted in Utah without consent

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:21pm

The biological father of a child who, as a newborn, was placed for adoption in Utah without his knowledge or consent has another opportunity to seek custody of his daughter under a new Colorado Court of Appeals decision.

#ClothesWithoutLimits: Fed-up moms create their own clothing for girls

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:42pm

If you have a daughter like I do who hates dresses and abhors anything pink, sparkly or with ruffles and frills, you are pretty much out of luck if you head to most of the major retail stores. What you end up doing is shopping in the boys' section for your daughter's clothing.

Family of teen girl burned over 65% of body grateful for community support

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:24pm

Baylee Hoaldridge's parents say they're blown away by the outpouring of love and support from family, friends and complete strangers. Their daughter was burned from the chest down in an ATV accident on July 4th. Baylee is in the fight of her life.

'Sister Wives' cite gay marriage ruling in polygamy case

Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 7:21am

A polygamous family says the landmark Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage shows that laws prohibiting consensual adult relationships are outdated even if the unions are unpopular.

13-year-old son helps rescue Utah dad in Idaho wilderness

KSL.com  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 10:34pm

A Utah man is recovering after being hit by a falling boulder in the Idaho backcountry. He survived thanks to his quick-thinking 13-year-old son, he said.

Marital stress can make you eat more, study says

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 7:29pm

Do you crave junk food when you're fighting with your spouse? That might be normal, according to a new study that says people in stressful marriages have "significantly higher" levels of the hormone that makes you hungry.

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 4:21pm

A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure.

Wednesday's Child — Jaid

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:34pm

Jaid is a 15-year-old boy living in the Utah Foster Care system. He says some kids make fun of him for being different.

Scientist claims his picture book puts kids to sleep in minutes

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:22pm

A new book written by a Swedish behavioral psychologist is developing a cult following for its alleged ability to put children to sleep. While the book is at the top of best-seller lists, not everyone is convinced it works.

Video: Boy so excited he can't believe mom is pregnant

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 12:14pm

A British boy is literally so excited about his mother's pregnancy announcement that he doesn't believe she's telling the truth.