Latest News & Features

Comic-Con hits: 'Black Panther,' Batman, 'Stranger Things'

Sandy Cohen, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 24th - 7:54am

From "Black Panther" to Batman, "Stranger Things" to "Blade Runner 2049," and "Ready Player One" to Rep. John Lewis, Comic-Con had something for almost every pop-culture appetite.

Utah restaurant stomps coastal competition, takes home 'World's Best Lobster Roll' award

Ray Boone  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:58pm

The owners of Freshies Lobster Co. didn't think they had a chance when they put their food up against restaurants located just a short stroll from the Atlantic, but they proved everyone wrong — even themselves.

Box Elder County fire 100 percent contained Sunday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:34pm

A fire that burned 700 acres in northwestern Utah was 100 percent contained Sunday evening, fire officials said.

2 killed in head-on collision in Duchesne County

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:22pm

A head-on collision left two people dead Sunday evening, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

Super Bowl champ Kyle Van Noy representing adopted kids with charity foundation

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:50pm

Kyle Van Noy was back in Provo on Friday night, when he and his wife Marissa hosted a charity event to raise money for the Van Noy Valor Foundation at Fat Cats bowling alley in Provo.

Woman in serious condition after South Salt Lake shooting

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:00pm

Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex that left one woman in serious condition Sunday evening.

Documentary: Princes William and Harry recall last words with Princess Diana

Marilia Brocchetto and Susannah Cullinane, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:51pm

Prince William and Prince Harry have spoken of their regret at the brevity of their final phone call with their mother, Princess Diana, just hours before her 1997 death in a car crash in Paris. In a new documentary set to release on Monday the brothers detail their feelings about that conversation.

9 die in immigrant-smuggling attempt in sweltering truck

Eric Gay and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:20pm

At least nine people died after being crammed into a sweltering tractor-trailer found parked outside a Walmart in the midsummer Texas heat, victims of what authorities said on Sunday was an immigrant-smuggling attempt gone wrong.

New driver-assist tech may be moving faster than consumers can handle

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:14pm

Driver-assist technology is becoming ubiquitous on new vehicles but the wide variety of terms and labels used to identify these features could be creating safety hazards, a problem one U researcher is working to eliminate.

'A double problem': Needle exchanges fight disease, but stray syringes raise alarm

Annie Knox and Ladd Egan  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 6:39pm

The success of Utah's needle exchanges, made legal by the Legislature last year, comes at a price.

Average US gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:56pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Review shows missed compliance standards Davis County Jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:07pm

Utah Department of Corrections inspectors during an annual review found the Davis County Jail to be out of compliance with some state minimum jail standards.

Utah jobless rate at 3.4 percent

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:35pm

June’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.4 percent, Approximately 53,400 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate registered at 4.4 percent.

Victory for 'Dunkirk' and 'Girls Trip' at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:00pm

It's victory for "Dunkirk" at the box office this weekend. Studios on Sunday say the Christopher Nolan World War II epic earned an estimated $50.5 million to top the charts, with $11.7 million of that coming from IMAX screens.

Ogden man who charmed friends out of $1.2M headed to prison

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:20pm

Ryan Paul Davies charmed his way into people's lives, became part of their families and then took 17 of them for $1.2 million in business opportunities or investments that never materialized, all so he could live the high life.

Colorado father arrested in connection with 2012 killing of 13-year-old son

Paul Leblanc and Joe Sutton, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:41pm

The father of a missing Colorado 13-year-old was arrested Saturday in connection with the boy's 2012 death, the La Plata County Sheriff's Office said.

Have You Seen This? Video proof that locust plagues are real

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:06pm

Dashcam video in Russia shows what looks like a massive sand storm, until the driver hits a wall of swarming locusts.

PARTNER

Q&A: Days of ’47 queen Maren Cline seeks to represent past and present pioneers

Kaitlyn Bancroft, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 2:03pm

Days of '47 queen Maren Paris Cline is a musician, returned missionary and, currently, an intern at the Deseret News. We sat down with her to round up details on the pageant, the people and her pioneer heritage.

Divided UK, inconclusive election could put brakes on Brexit

Jill Lawless, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 1:10pm

Lucy Harris thinks Britain's decision to leave the European Union is a dream come true. Nick Hopkinson thinks it's a nightmare.

Big Sky Kickoff: Weber State ready for 'next step;' an update on Sara Hill's battle with cancer

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:30pm

At the annual Big Sky football kickoff in Park City, Weber State coach Jay Hill said the Wildcats are ready for the next step — and he gave an update on his wife Sara's ongoing battle with Hodgkin lymphoma.

A look at plans for new rides and more at Disney parks

Joseph Longo, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 12:16pm

Disney is calling upon the "Guardians of the Galaxy" and a cohort of blockbuster movies to help modernize its amusement parks.

Markets

DJIA 21548.48 -31.59
Nasdaq 6390.80 +3.04
S&P 500 2469.44 -3.10