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Wicked weather, fall colors prevail in this week's user-submitted photos

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 5:48pm

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


Man accused in triple homicide appears in court

Lindsay Whitehurst, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 5:26pm

A man who authorities said tried to blame his mother after he killed two adult boarders and a baby because they wouldn't move out of his house appeared in court Tuesday via a video hookup on murder charges that could carry the death penalty.


Police investigate death in Farr West, foul play not suspected

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 5:26pm

A woman was found dead in a trailer Tuesday at a house where sheriff's deputies have been called to respond to reports of domestic violence in the past.

2 deceased SUU flight instructors identified

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 5:25pm

Southern Utah University community members are mourning the deaths of two of its aviation instructors.

Convicted Davis County burglar arrested in yet another burglary

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 5:17pm

A man with an extensive history of burglary-related arrests and convictions was arrested yet again over the weekend in Syracuse.

Clinton man accused of molesting girls; police say there may be more victims

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 4:48pm

A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of sexually assaulting multiple minors over a period of ten years. Clinton police are asking anyone who may have had an inappropriate encounter with the man to contact detectives.

Why fantasy football is legal

Chris Isidore, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 4:17pm

Some 56 million fantasy sports players are plunking down money hoping to win big prizes based on the outcome of real world games.

Utah cites Warren Jeff as reason polygamy should be illegal

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 3:44pm

Utah prosecutors are invoking jailed polygamous leader Warren Jeffs as proof that plural marriage should be illegal in the state as they make arguments in a case brought by the stars of reality TV show "Sister Wives."

Video: Disney characters invade Star Wars trailer

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 3:03pm

An enterprising YouTube user shows us exactly what it would look like if our favorite Disney animated characters starred in "Star Wars: Episode VII — The Force Awakens," and it's perfect.

Video highlights everything you thought you knew before becoming a parent

Jessica Ivins  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 2:44pm

Remember way back before you had kids and you knew exactly how things were going to be when you actually became a parent?

5 best car alternatives when what you really need is a minivan (but can't bring yourself to buy one)

KSL Cars  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 2:21pm

When the time comes that you have outgrown your old car and you need the equivalent of a minivan without actually lowering your standards enough to buy a minivan, there are other options to choose from, including these five cars.

Quiz: Are you a 'Gilmore Girls' expert?

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 2:04pm

An important member of the female-driven television cannon is "Gilmore Girls," which just celebrated the 15th anniversary of the pilot episode's airdate: October 5, 2000.

Have You Seen This? Small dog fearlessly chases 2 bears

Martha Ostergar  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 1:15pm

Just in case you wanted amazing anecdotal proof that dogs are man's best friends.

Gov. Herbert: Latest Medicaid expansion plan may need changes

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 12:38pm

Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday there may need to be changes made to the latest Medicaid expansion plan he and legislative leaders came up with after months of private meetings.

Hurricane man in critical condition after falling out of truck bed

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 12:15pm

A 42-year-old man was reportedly sitting on a wooden chair in the bed of a truck when one of the chair's legs broke as the vehicle made a turn, according to police. He fell out of the vehicle and hit his head.

Bear expert talks about behind-the-scenes of tranquilizing, tracking

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:57am

A Brigham Young University graduate student is fulfilling his life-long passion of studying bears — and he has some interesting stories to tell.

Why passwords won't keep you safe without MFA

Ben Hutchins, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:45am

Passwords provide a false sense of security. Just ask the half of American adults that were hacked in 2014. But there is a way to fight back. It's called MFA — multi-factor authentication.

Brady: Kids should play multiple sports; Boise State kicker dances alone

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 11:09am

Tom Brady told a Boston radio station that he feels kids are forced into one-sport specialization too early. Meanwhile, Boise State's kicker is throwing his own party.

Jazz can't let old politics dictate future rotations

Ben Anderson, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:34am

As the Jazz begin the 2015 NBA season, they can't let mistakes from 2014 derail this year's plans for the postseason.

Solar lease vs. purchase: 3 considerations

KSL Local  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 10:31am

Today we sat down with Andrew Mullen, Director of Sales for Solaroo Energy, a South Jordan based solar installation company, to discuss a hot topic in solar – leasing vs. purchasing.

KSL Pick'em: Aggie fan takes top spot in Week 5

Robert Jackson  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:45am

A Utah State fan grabs the top spot for the first time in Week 5 of KSL Pick'em. The Aggies beat Colorado State 33-18 behind new quarterback Kent Myers, while BYU snapped its two game losing streak, beating UConn 30-13.

Inmate's alleged murder confession letters debated ahead of trial

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 6th - 9:31am

A prison inmate who faces a potential death penalty if convicted of killing his cellmate, allegedly wrote a letter to the Sanpete County Attorney's Office confessing his crime.


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