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Good vs Evil: How heroes and villains affect the food you buy

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:50am

BYU researcher Tamara Masters has found that people are willing to pay more for vice foods — like ice cream, cookies, and other unhealthy snacks — when the packaging is labeled with a superhero.

Delta CEO touts service improvements on the horizon as Salt Lake airport expands

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 19th - 7:16am

As Salt Lake International Airport undergoes a massive $3.6 billion redevelopment, the leader of the nation's second-largest air carrier is touting improved passenger experiences on the ground and in the air when the new facility comes online.

Weber County commissioners discuss financial fears with Sen. Romney

Jed Boal, KSL TV  |  Posted Jan 18th - 10:10pm

After four weeks, the frightening impacts of the federal government shutdown continue to intensify for workers who are not getting paid. Utah Sen. Mitt Romney today talked with several Weber County commissioners about legitimate financial fears among families in their community.

Utah politicians remain mixed over US involvement in Syria after recent attack

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 9:11pm

Wednesday’s suicide bombing attack that killed four Americans in Syria didn't change the minds of three Utah politicians in Washington who either spoke out for or against the decision to pull troops from the country.

Utah officials discuss hate crime legislation and obstacles faced by Latinos in Utah

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 8:38pm

A hate crime in Utah this past December prompted Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox to meet with the Mexican Consulate in Salt Lake City on Jan. 14. They sought to address negative rhetoric impacting Utah’s Latino populations.

More than 30 birds in Springville may have been killed by a pellet gun

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:32pm

More than 30 dead ducks and geese were discovered along Spring Creek Place Road in Springville on Monday. A concerned citizen called to report the incident to local conservation officers, who found a mix of dead domestic and wild birds.

West Valley man involved in Nephi crash dies

Cara MacDonald,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 7:04pm

A man injured in a two-vehicle crash Thursday was taken off life support, officials said Friday.

'They believed all 6': Ex-USU football star Torrey Green found guilty of sexual assaults

Annie Knox, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 6:04pm

Former Utah State football standout and NFL prospect Torrey Green has been found guilty of raping five women and sexually assaulting a sixth while he was a student at the school.

Police investigating homicide after missing South Jordan man found dead

Jacob Klopfenstein and Ashley Moser, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:35pm

Police are investigating a homicide after a man who was last heard from Thursday evening was found dead Friday night.

St. George man arrested after allegedly offering girls candy

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 5:13pm

Police say they have arrested a man reported to have offered young girls suspicious candy and to have invited them to a party in St. George.

Utah jobless rate remains at 3.2 percent

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 4:10pm

The state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate remained unchanged from the prior month to register at 3.2 percent. Utah’s current employment level registers at 1,542,600, while approximately 49,900 Utahns were unemployed during the month.

1 in serious condition after Bountiful apartment fire, officials say

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:52pm

One person suffered burn injuries in an apartment fire in Bountiful on Friday, officials said.

FBI links Price bank robbery to string of robberies in 5 other states

Carter Williams,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:45pm

FBI officials believe a bank robbery in Price Thursday afternoon was committed by a man they say has robbed seven banks in six states over the past three weeks.

District's water diversion will continue in Emigration Canyon

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 2:10pm

The Utah state engineer approved the continued diversion of water in Emigration Canyon through deep wells despite some residents' concerns that the diversion is drying up their wells and Emigration Creek, jeopardizing future supplies as well.

3 Sundance Film Festival movies that are suitable for kids

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:35pm

Though most of the movies playing at the Sundance Film Festival each year are aimed at adult audiences, there are a few that are suitable for the whole family.

Authorities identify man killed in rollover crash on I-15 in Provo

Jacob Klopfenstein,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 1:07pm

Authorities have identified a man who died Thursday in a rollover crash on I-15.

Suspect in Provo officer shooting booked into jail on outstanding warrants

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:30pm

The man suspected of fatally shooting a Provo police officer earlier this month has been released from the hospital and booked into jail, Utah County Jail records show.

After 4 years, murder charges filed in case of 3 missing Salt Lake men

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:21pm

More than four years after three Salt Lake men disappeared and were presumably killed, a longtime suspect was formally charged on Friday with murdering them.

Upcoming winter sporting event is largest in Utah since 2002 Olympics

Nakisha Rigley,  |  Posted Jan 18th - 12:15pm

The FIS Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski World Championships will soon pack Park City with pro skiers and snowboarders from all over the world for the largest winter sports event to take place in Utah since the 2002 Winter Olympics.

'Aggravated' Utah Gov. Gary Herbert says he has solution to government shutdowns

Dennis Romboy, KSL  |  Posted Jan 18th - 11:32am

Saying government shutdowns "aggravate" him, Gov. Gary Herbert suggested Thursday that returning power to states could mitigate them in the future.