Latest News & Features

Hurricane man who threatened to blow up White House does it again, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:16pm

A Hurricane man who was just given probation last month for threatening on Instagram to blow up the White House has been arrested and accused of doing the same thing again.

Jazz notes: Jazz great in Game 6s, Clippers could change starting lineups

Andy Larsen  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 5:02pm

As the Jazz travel back to Salt Lake City to prepare for Game 6, here's a few notes on things to watch for in the critical closeout game Friday night.

Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

Josh Boak and Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:37pm

Dismissing concerns about ballooning federal deficits, President Donald Trump on Wednesday proposed dramatic tax cuts for U.S. businesses and individuals — outlining an overhaul his administration promises will spur economic growth and simplify America's tangle of tax code rules.

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

Matthew Pennington and Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:27pm

The Trump administration told lawmakers Wednesday it will apply economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea to dismantle its nuclear weapons program, as an extraordinary White House briefing served to tamp down talk of military action against an unpredictable and increasingly dangerous U.S. adversary.

Rocky Mountain Power unveils EV chargers for regional corridor

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 4:10pm

Rocky Mountain Power unveiled its newest electric vehicle charging stations designed to be part of a regional electrical corridor serving Utah, Wyoming and Idaho. Officials also announced a $1,250 incentive for employees who purchase or lease EVs.

Salt Lake man faces federal charges in alleged telemarketing scam

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:34pm

A Salt Lake man already accused in an alleged home loan modification scam faces new federal charges for also allegedly running a telemarketing scheme.

Here's what could be next for Trump's sanctuary cities order

Sudhin Thanawala and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:24pm

President Donald Trump is lashing out at a judge's ruling blocking his attempt to strip funds from "sanctuary cities" that don't cooperate with U.S. immigration authorities, calling it "ridiculous" and vowing to take the case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Trump puts bull's-eye on Bears Ears National Monument

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:03pm

President Donald Trump signed an executive order to review national monument designations over the past 21 years, mentioning Bears Ears National Monument when he vowed to return power to the states and end the "abuse" of the Antiquities Act.

Woman finds 'spy cameras' in bedroom, estranged husband arrested

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:02pm

A man accused of installing hidden cameras in his estranged wife's house in West Valley City has been arrested.

Do fake security signs prevent break-ins?

Safewise  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 3:00pm

Can you just slap a home security alarm company’s sticker on your window and keep potential thieves at bay? But there are significant drawbacks.

Moab student charged with killing 2 friends in DUI prom night crash

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:56pm

A Moab man has been charged with driving a car drunk and killing two teenagers following a junior prom in March.

FBI to look at Daggett County Jail inmate mistreatment investigation

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 2:31pm

Utah state officials say the FBI wants to take a look at their investigation of a remote Utah county jail under investigation for allegations of inmate mistreatment.

Freedom Caucus backs health care proposal but obstacles remain

Lauren Fox, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:38pm

The conservative House Freedom Caucus said Wednesday it is supporting a plan aimed at bridging the internal Republican Party divide between moderates and conservatives on health care reform.

Have You Seen This? Kenny G serenades flight with sax solo

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 1:31pm

What's the one thing that could immediately make any flight better? Answer: Kenny G serenading you with a smooth and sultry saxophone solo.

Shot grazes head of man lying on motel bed

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 12:16pm

Police say a man is lucky to have escaped with minor injuries after being shot at from close range Wednesday in Harrisville, Weber County.

8 tips for budget-friendly DIY home security

Sage Singleton, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:59am

Home break-ins occur every 13 seconds in the United States, so it's essential to take the necessary steps to safeguard your home and family. Here are eight tips for budget-friendly do-it-yourself home security.

DWR proposes changes to Utah pheasant hunt

KSL.com  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:51am

Utah Division of Wildlife Resources biologists are recommending a few changes to the fall pheasant hunt and are asking for the public’s feedback.

'Plastic bag' womb could help keep premature babies alive

Meera Senthilingam CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:17am

An artificial womb resembling a plastic bag has been used to keep premature lambs alive for four weeks outside of their own mother's womb and could one day be applied to premature babies.

Pope warns powerful to act humbly or risk ruin in TED talk

Nicole Winfield, Associated Press  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 11:07am

Pope Francis is warning the powerful to act humbly or risk ruin, using the first-ever papal TED talk to urge the world to show more solidarity with the poor and the weak.

ESPN will lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, source says

Ahiza Garcia and Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:54am

ESPN plans to lay off 100 on-air personalities and writers, a source familiar with the matter told CNNMoney on Wednesday.

PARTNER

Brooke Romney: Catching stones vs. casting stones

Brooke Romney, Deseret News  |  Posted   Apr 26th - 10:50am

At my grandmother’s funeral, my uncle told of a time when he couldn't wait to share a juicy bit of neighborhood gossip with his mom. Her immediate response was, “People who live in glass houses don’t throw stones.”

Markets

DJIA 20975.09 -21.03
Nasdaq 6025.23 -0.27
S&P 500 2387.45 -1.16