Latest News & Features

UPDATED

UDOT worker seriously injured in crash near Jeremy Ranch

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:15pm

A Utah Department of Transportation worker was in serious condition after a semitruck crashed into two UDOT vehicles that were working on a bridge on I-80 Thursday, authorities said.

UPDATED

GOP leaders plan Tuesday health vote, it's an uphill climb

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:02pm

Republican leaders pushed toward a Senate vote next Tuesday on resurrecting their nearly flat-lined health care bill. Their uphill drive was further complicated by the ailing GOP Sen. John McCain's potential absence and a dreary report envisioning that the number of uninsured Americans would soar.

UPDATED

Despite cancer diagnosis, McCain says, 'I'll be back soon'

Donna Cassata, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:02pm

Battling brain cancer, John McCain on Thursday vowed to return to the Senate, leveling fresh criticism at the Trump administration and aiming a good-natured dig at Republican and Democratic colleagues shaken by news of his diagnosis.

5 gifs that show the importance of helmets

Heads Up Utah & Zero Fatalities  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 3:00pm

If you like keeping your noggin in one piece, wearing a helmet is an obvious no-brainer. Here are five reasons to wear a helmet every time you ride on one of Utah roads.

UPDATED

Linkin Park frontman Chester Bennington dies in LA at 41

Anthony McCartney and Mark Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:43pm

Linkin Park lead singer Chester Bennington, who sold millions of albums with a unique mix of hard rock, hip-hop and rap, was found dead in his home near Los Angeles on Thursday, the Los Angeles County coroner says. He was 41.

UPDATED

The Juice will be loose: O.J. Simpson granted parole

Ken Ritter, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:32pm

O.J. Simpson was granted parole Thursday after more than eight years in prison for a Las Vegas hotel-room heist, successfully making his case for freedom in a nationally televised hearing that reflected America's enduring fascination with the former football star.

Is 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' worth the price of admission?

Travis Poppleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 2:15pm

Luc Besson fans are wondering if "Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets" is worth the price of admission, and it looks like the answer is a resounding maybe.

Police: 15-year-old shoots, injures his stepsister, 13, in Garfield County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:58pm

A Garfield County teen is in juvenile detention and his teenage stepsister in the hospital following a weekend shooting.

Have You Seen This? Toddler adorably misses finish line, would rather just ride bike

Mary Dalrymple, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:31pm

Senn Swieters is a 2-year-old walking bike champion who may just be wiser than any of us. As he shows in this video, he understands that what really matters isn't winning gold, it's having fun.

Bountiful doctor arrested in child porn investigation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 1:05pm

A Bountiful doctor has been arrested by the Davis County Sheriff's Office and the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force in an investigation involving child pornography.

Polygamous towns appealing overhaul of their operations

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:48pm

A polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border is appealing an overhaul of its government operations that was ordered in response to a verdict that found nonbelievers were denied police protection, building permits and water hookups on the basis of religion.

Review: Christopher Nolan's 'Dunkirk' is a masterpiece

John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:31pm

Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest living filmmakers and "Dunkirk" may be his masterpiece.

Prosecutors: Online takedown linked to Park City teen drug deaths

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 12:14pm

U.S. Justice Department officials in Washington say they've taken down an illicit internet marketplace where a Park City teenager bought drugs responsible for a classmate's fatal overdose.

10 years later, Utah native moving past nearly fatal bull-riding accident

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:40am

Just as Tag Elliott was ascending to the top of the world rodeo circuit, tragedy struck his own career — but made him stronger.

The ultimate Utah summer fly fishing road trip

Spencer Durrant, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 11:34am

Summer is in full swing, giving anglers tons of water and access to fish. This guide will help you plan an incredible summer fly fishing trip throughout Utah.

From Left Field: Utah's Kyle Kuzma gets recognition from Kevin Durant

Andy Larsen, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:59am

Former Utah basketball star Kyle Kuzma received a shoutout from Kevin Durant after winning the NBA Summer League MVP trophy and championship. That, plus one Tour de France rider showed off his gnarly legs after finishing a stage.

PARTNER

One boy died, then another — and the opioid epidemic came into full view

Jesse Hyde, Deseret News  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:23am

The boys didn’t know what they were doing. The drug was a powder. They called it “pink.” It had come from China.

Coaches hoping Laulu-Pututau’s weight gain bears fruit on Cougar tight ends

Sean Walker, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 10:15am

Like a lot of high school football players with Division I aspirations, Moroni Laulu-Pututau wore a lot of hats in his prep days at Mountain Crest, but never tight end. Until now.

For world champion cowboy Kaycee Feild, Days of ’47 adds to legacy of legendary father

Rod Zundel  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 9:20am

For four-time world bareback champion Kaycee Feild and the rest of the first family of Utah rodeo, the Days of ’47 represents a special place — starting with the new statue that sits outside the rodeo arena honoring a legend of the sport.

Senate Judiciary Committee approves FBI director nomination

Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:56am

The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved the nomination of President Donald Trump's pick to head the FBI.

Jeff Sessions: 'I plan to continue' as attorney general

Miranda Green, CNN  |  Posted   Jul 20th - 8:45am

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he plans to continue in his job despite President Donald Trump's comments that he'd have picked someone else had he known Sessions would recuse himself from the Justice Department's Russia investigation.

Markets

DJIA 21611.78 -28.97
Nasdaq 6390.00 +4.96
S&P 500 2473.45 -0.38