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When feeling defeated, despair is optional

09/23/2013 6:15am
In this week's LIFEadvice, Coach Kim gives some interesting advice for changing your perspective around suffering. This is a must-read for anyone who is discouraged.

Estonian company could bring billions to Utah, but environmentalists fear catastrophe

09/23/2013 7:25am
In the faraway nation of Estonia, they're plotting big things for Utah's future. An Estonian government-owned company wants to build a massive oil-shale operation in Uintah County. It promises thousands of jobs, and with it lots of controversy.

Completely digital library opens, may be trend of future

09/23/2013 8:44am
More than 10,000 books are available at the newest public library in Texas. None of them comes in hardcover or paperback. Is this the future of libraries across the country?

Long, strange trip ending for VW's hippie van

09/23/2013 9:52am
It carried hippies through the 1960s, hauled surfers in search of killer waves during endless summers and serves as a workhorse across the developing world, but the long, strange trip of the Volkswagen van is ending.

Refs feel the wrath of the rivalry

09/23/2013 10:34am
Fans at the BYU-Utah rivalry game showered referees with debris as they left the field.

5 tips to prepare your home for cooler temps

09/23/2013 10:52am
With each new season comes a new set of elements that can wear and tear on the exterior of our homes and yards. So, it is time to start planning our fall and winter preparations.

Powerful atom bomb dropped on NC in 1961, document says

09/23/2013 11:03am
On Jan. 23, 1961, a United States Air Force B-52 bomber went into a tailspin above Faro, NC, losing its volatile cargo: two, 4-megaton atom bombs, according to a report by the Guardian of newly declassified documents.

Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers want more time

09/23/2013 12:27pm
Federal authorities plan to recommend whether to seek the death penalty against Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by the end of next month and expect U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to decide early next year whether to pursue it, prosecutors said Monday.

Utah's first nuclear plant on hold over trial for water rights

09/23/2013 12:27pm
Arguments in a pivotal decision granting water for what could be Utah's first nuclear power plant are playing out in a Price courtroom this week. Challengers to the state decision granting use of the water hope a judge rules the decision illegal.

Sheriff: Parents, 3 kids found dead in North Texas

09/23/2013 12:49pm
A couple and their three children were found shot dead in their North Texas home in what authorities believe was a murder-suicide, a sheriff said Monday.

Utah defense making strides but still has room to grow

09/23/2013 12:53pm
It was not a perfect game, but Utah managed to win its fourth consecutive game over rival BYU. And while the offense has significantly improved since years past, the defense still has room to grow.

Salem football player cleared in sexual harassment inquiry

09/23/2013 1:32pm
Prosecutors have determined that nothing criminal happened between a Salem Hills football player and a female student.

Popular bathroom wipes blamed for sewer clogs

09/23/2013 1:50pm
Increasingly popular bathroom wipes _ pre-moistened towelettes that are often advertised as flushable _ are being blamed for creating clogs and backups in sewer systems around the nation.

30 large dolphins beach themselves in Brazil

09/23/2013 2:19pm
Around 30 large dolphins beached themselves in northeastern Brazil over the weekend, and news reports said Monday that at least seven of them had died.

Landowner sues Feds over bankruptcy from development standstill

09/23/2013 2:36pm
A Washington County landowner and developer had a vision for a residential development and upscale golf course on the benches above St. George and Washington. He's now bankrupt — a destiny he said was chartered by the desert land tortoise.

$5K reward offered in Roosevelt gun theft case

09/23/2013 2:56pm
Investigators are hoping the promise of a $5,000 reward will lead them to the person who stole 18 semi-automatic handguns from a Roosevelt sporting goods store in June.

2 arrested for allegedly stealing police badge, iPads

09/23/2013 5:27pm
A routine traffic stop lead to the arrests of two suspected busy burglars Sunday night.

Trial date set for ex-Riverton High coach

09/23/2013 5:46pm
A Dec. 9 trial date was set Monday for Courtney Jarrell, a former math teacher and basketball coach at Riverton High accused of inappropriate relations with a student.

GOP offers smaller budget cuts on debt measure

09/23/2013 5:59pm
House Republicans are far less ambitious this week in their demands for spending cuts to erase new debt issued to pay the government's bills than they were during a budget battle two years ago.

Apartment rental rates rise in SLC, report says

09/23/2013 6:14pm
A new report released by Cushman & Wakefield Commerce showed that the vacancy rate for apartments in Salt Lake County is currently 3.9 percent, while the combined average monthly rental rate for all types of apartment units is at $850.

9 great pieces of art at the Springville Museum of Art

09/23/2013 6:28pm
Since the donation of two works of art to Springville High School in 1903, the Springville Museum of Art has built its collection through careful selection.

Bluffdale man granted parole in assault case

09/23/2013 6:29pm
Reggie Campos, convicted in the confrontation with neighborhood watchman David Serbeck, has been granted parole.

Busted marijuana operation connected to cartel, police say

09/23/2013 7:11pm
Approximately 1,800 marijuana plants were eradicated in a rugged area near Right Hand Canyon Monday.

Timpanogos Cave tours end early due to budget cuts

09/23/2013 7:21pm
Officials at Utah's Timpanogos Cave National Monument say cave tours will end a week earlier than usual because of federal budget cuts.

Time out for busy moms: 4 quick, easy ways to recharge

09/23/2013 7:28pm
Back to school time often means relief for moms. Take advantage of the energy boost supplied by this season to recharge your batteries for the busy school year ahead. Here are four simple ways to take time to care for and nurture yourself.

Girl gives up Disneyland trip to help boy find a family

09/23/2013 8:14pm
A 7-year-old girl gave up a trip to Disneyland so a young boy from South America could have a family of his own.

Hawaii man: Duct tape used in theft of 23 goats

09/23/2013 8:25pm
More than 20 purebred goats_ most of them pregnant _ were stolen from a Hawaii farm on a full moonlit night, with duct tape used to keep the animals from making noise, their owner said.

Apple says it has sold 9M new iPhones since Friday

09/23/2013 9:00pm
Apple says shoppers snapped up 9 million of its newest iPhones since the devices were launched Friday, and that demand is exceeding supply. Its shares jumped 6 percent in premarket trading.

Microsoft ruled as not breaking antitrust laws with Novell

09/23/2013 9:17pm
Microsoft Corp. did not violate antitrust laws two decades ago in its dealings with one-time competitor Novell Inc., a federal appeals court ruled Monday.

Man arrested after allegedly robbing 2 banks

09/23/2013 9:50pm
Investigators arrested a man Monday they say robbed two banks.

Parts of missing Ohio woman's body eaten by wolfdogs

09/23/2013 9:53pm
Ohio County authorities believe a group of wolfdogs ate the body of a missing Fordsville woman.

4 shows to watch this fall on KSL

09/23/2013 10:16pm
With fall TV lineups rolling out, it's time to set your DVRs, plan your viewing parties and decide what to do when you aren't watching football.

Kenyan mall: Gunfire, blast at daybreak Tuesday

09/23/2013 10:28pm
Kenyan security forces battled al-Qaida-linked terrorists in an upscale mall for a fourth day Tuesday in what they said was a final push to rescue the last few hostages in a siege that has left at least 62 people dead.

Man finds deleted photo files, returns pictures to woman

09/23/2013 10:33pm
When a woman brought in her hard drive for maintenance, she said the business accidentally deleted everything including 40 years worth of photos. Several years later, she was surprised to learn the documents weren't lost.

Man planned 'to kill as many as possible' in SLC, police say

09/23/2013 10:35pm
Criminal charges were filed Monday against a Salt Lake man who prosecutors say planned to "kill as many people as possible" this week at a downtown mall and Sugar House movie theater.