Latest News & Features

Judge tosses suit claiming excessive force in Utah traffic stop

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:45pm

A judge has dismissed a federal lawsuit filed by a Utah woman who says a state trooper ripped her from her car during an early morning stop on a dark side street.

UPDATED

Man destroys new Ten Commandments statue at Arkansas Capitol

Jill Bleed and Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:24pm

A man yelled "Freedom!" as he crashed his vehicle into Arkansas' new Ten Commandments monument early Wednesday, nearly three years after he was arrested in the destruction of Oklahoma's monument at its state Capitol, authorities said.

UPDATED

Little progress evident as GOP hunts health bill votes

Alan Fram and Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 4:18pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell explored options for salvaging the battered Republican health care bill Wednesday but confronted an expanding chorus of GOP detractors, deepening the uncertainty over whether the party can resuscitate its bedrock promise to repeal President Barack Obama's overhaul.

Poll: Nearly 67% of Utahns open to voting for new United Utah Party candidates

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:47pm

Nearly two-thirds of Utahns say they are "not very loyal" to the Republican or Democratic parties and would consider voting for a candidate from the recently created United Utah Party, a new poll found.

Box Elder Sheriff's Office investigating possible driveway sealing scam

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:37pm

The Box Elder Sheriff’s Office is urging county residents to be vigilant with a business going door to door offering overpriced driveway sealing services.

Chicago charges show challenge of police code of silence

Don Babwin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 3:12pm

Since late 2015, the public has known that police who witnessed the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald described a scene starkly different than the one that later emerged on video of a white officer pumping 16 bullets into the black teenager.

7 children's movies that parents can actually enjoy

Brooke Nally, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 2:37pm

If you’ve sat through too many insufferable princess movies or another straight-to-DVD super sequel, then check out this list.

Have You Seen This? Man does fiancée’s hair every day for a year

Angie Treasure, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:45pm

One New York stylist decided to do his fiancée’s hair every day for a year leading up to their wedding day as a way to spend more time together, and yeah, we’re all jealous.

Bureau of Land Management buys land near Utah national trail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 1:19pm

The Bureau of Land Management has acquired 231 acres (935,000 square meters) from a private property owner near the Gooseberry Mesa National Recreation Trail.

Rare video shows mountain lion take down deer

Grant Olsen, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:55pm

A trail camera in California captured footage of a mountain lion taking down a deer. And the speed of the attack is stunning.

Pants for women, parental leave for all LDS Church employees

Tad Walch  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:53pm

Women employed by the LDS Church may now wear pantsuits or slacks to work, men may remove suit jackets in hot weather and parental leave is available to all.

Chaffetz says Fox News role just part of his post-Congress plans

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:45pm

Newly announced Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz, who steps down as a Utah congressman Friday, said he also has an agreement to write a book and plans to work as a consultant for technology firms in Washington, D.C.

Utah DWR employee killed in Sevier County rollover crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:31pm

A man killed in a rollover crash Tuesday was identified Wednesday as a Utah Division of Wildlife Resources employee.

Companies, governments assess damage from latest malware

Raphael Satter and Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:20pm

Companies and governments around the world on Wednesday counted the cost of a software epidemic that has disrupted ports, hospitals and banks. Ukraine, which was hardest hit and where the attack likely originated, said it had secured critical state assets — though everyday life remained affected, with cash machines out of order and airport displays operating manually.

Mom's ex-boyfriend gets life in prison in killing of 'Baby Doe'

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 12:20pm

A Massachusetts man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison in the killing of a 2-year-old girl who became known as Baby Doe after her remains washed up on the shore of a Boston Harbor island.

Child porn charges added to sex abuse allegations against bounce house businessman

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:58am

A Heber City bounce house business owner accused of sexually abusing at least four young boys was charged Tuesday with having child pornography.

Woman accused of setting fatal fire dies after jail suicide attempt

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:35am

A West Valley woman charged with murder for allegedly setting a house fire that killed her mother has died by suicide while incarcerated.

Police seek man caught on video starting Moab brush fire

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:15am

Police are searching for a man caught on video allegedly starting a brush fire early Friday morning in Moab.

Patrick Kinahan: Hayward should have easy choice

Patrick Kinahan, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 11:04am

After a long period of speculation, Gordon Hayward must make a decision on his future. He could stay with the Jazz, the team that drafted him seven years ago, or sign with another NBA team. All things considered, his best option is to stay home.

PARTNER

21 songs that name-drop Utah

Deseret News  |  Posted   Jun 28th - 10:32am

Here's our non-exhaustive playlist of songs that mention Utah.

Markets

DJIA 21454.61 +143.95
Nasdaq 6234.41 +87.79
S&P 500 2440.69 +21.31