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Romney tries to re-emerge as force in GOP politics

06/12/2014 7:25am
Once fearing he would be viewed as "a loser for life" if he failed to win the presidency, Mitt Romney is trying to re-emerge as a force in Republican politics.

Troopers spot alarming trend 20 days into summer campaign

06/12/2014 7:36am
Utah drivers are about to see more troopers on the roads. Twenty days into the 100 deadliest days of summer, crashes have already claimed more than a dozen lives.

Terminal 20-year-old hopes to visit biological family for 'bucket list'

06/12/2014 8:03am
A 20-year-old woman was given eight weeks to live and her "bucket list" wish is to visit her biological family in New Zealand and Tonga.

Prison inmates graduate high school, 'couldn't be more proud'

06/12/2014 8:28am
Graduating from high school is not an easy feat, especially when a person is taking classes while serving time in prison.

Police seek teens who robbed pharmacy

06/12/2014 8:41am
Draper police are on the lookout for two or three males in connection with the robbery of a Walgreen's Tuesday night.

World Cup coverage in Spanish on KSL Espa˝ol

06/12/2014 8:56am
For Spanish-speaking soccer fans in Utah, KSL Espa├▒ol will be offering in-depth coverage of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

DUI charges filed in hit-run that killed man, 79

06/12/2014 9:12am
A 44-year-old West Valley City man has been charged with driving under the influence in a hit-and-run that killed a 79-year-old man.

Cool kids study offers 'revenge' for nerds

06/12/2014 9:46am
If you weren't part of the "cool club" in middle school, you may have an extra spring in your step after hearing about a new study, which could be titled "Revenge of the Nerds."

The dangers of junk sleep

06/12/2014 10:20am
People love to use their electronic devices in the bedroom. With so many small gadgets providing news articles, e-books and games in one tiny package, who can blame them? But going to bed using your phone may be doing more harm to your body than you realize.

Free money? Utahns making successful use of Kickstarter

06/12/2014 10:33am
Over the past five years, 1,762 Kickstarter projects from Utah have together attracted more than $18 million in pledges from people willing to help bring those ideas to life.

Ask a Chef: Homemade barbeque sauces

06/12/2014 10:35am
Barbeque and summer go hand in hand, but there's so much more than your traditional barbeque sauce from the store.

5 reasons to watch the World Cup

06/12/2014 10:44am
Fans of the beautiful game will celebrate the opening match of the 2014 World Cup Thursday as if it were a holiday, but the largest international competition offers something for everyone.

5 reasons Utah fishing is unbeatable

06/12/2014 11:01am
From trophy-sized stripers to delicate grayling and from monster browns to land-locked salmon, Utah boasts an impressive array of fishing opportunities. Here are five reasons that our state ranks among the best of the best.

The best bakeries in downtown Salt Lake City

06/12/2014 11:28am
Salt Lake City is host to a number of bakeries and restaurants that provide delicious, high quality, and homemade food. Here is our list of the top bakeries in downtown Salt Lake City that demonstrate all of the above and do not disappoint.

Scribble in 100K colors with new pen

06/12/2014 11:45am
Have you ever struggled to match a color for a project? A new pen with a color sensor aims to eliminate that problem.

A closer look: How many school shootings since Newtown?

06/12/2014 11:54am
After Tuesday's shooting at an Oregon high school, many media outlets, including CNN, reported that there have been 74 school shootings in the past 18 months. That's the time period since the December 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, where 20 children and six adults were shot to death.

Have You Seen This? It's tough being a kid

06/12/2014 1:15pm
Baby animals are hard to resist in general, and baby goat sneezes may be the most adorable thing you'll see all day.

Poll: Bush now on par with Obama

06/12/2014 1:32pm
A new CNN/ORC International poll released Thursday indicates a milestone of sorts: Obama is now as unpopular as Bush.

7 things you should know before financing a car

06/12/2014 2:00pm
Need a car and can't pay cash for it? Follow these tips before you get financing.

Basketball movies for the NBA Finals

06/12/2014 2:33pm
With the NBA Finals underway, here are three inspiring basketball films that should delight movie buffs and hoops fans alike.

Elite refs favor players from own country, BYU study finds

06/12/2014 3:01pm
The higher the stakes, the more likely elite soccer referees are to favor players from their home country, according to a new BYU study.

Study: Teens are drinking less, texting more

06/12/2014 4:03pm
American teens are smoking less, drinking less and fighting less. But they're texting behind the wheel and spending a lot of time on video games and computers, according to the government's latest study of worrisome behavior.

Utah ski resort visits up for 2nd straight year

06/12/2014 4:49pm
Utah mountain resorts say more skiers and snowboarders visited their slopes this year for the second consecutive season.

Body recovered from Lake Powell identified

06/12/2014 4:58pm
The body of a 22-year-old man from Salt Lake City was recovered Thursday afternoon from the Bullfrog Marina area.

Charges filed against suspected shooter on reservation

06/12/2014 6:03pm
Charges have been filed against a man suspected of killing one person and wounding two others in a shooting Wednesday on the Uintah and Ouray Indian Reservation.

Small quake near Bountiful puts emphasis on preparedness

06/12/2014 7:05pm
A 3.3-magnitude earthquake startled residents along the Wasatch Front Wednesday night. There have since been about five aftershocks, and they all have been very small — four below magnitude 1, and one registered at a 1 magnitude.

Utah man holds 'zero waste' event using his own composting toilets

06/12/2014 7:31pm
During a humanitarian trip to Haiti in 2010, Matt Gunn saw a lack in adequate latrines. Building some that were eco friendly, Gunn called the latrines "Eco Commodes." He brought the idea to the U.S., holding his first ever "zero waste" event.

Attempted assault reported after man walks into elderly woman's home

06/12/2014 7:51pm
Police are looking for a man who walked into an 80-year-old woman's home Tuesday morning and attempted to assault her, then peeked in the windows at another house.

Oregon police looking for missing West Jordan man

06/12/2014 7:52pm
Oregon State Police say officers at an Eastern Oregon rest stop have found the belongings of a missing Utah man who hasn't been taking his medications and could be a threat to himself or others.

Delays continue in Martin MacNeill murder sentencing

06/12/2014 7:56pm
The Pleasant Grove doctor convicted of murdering his wife returned yet again to court Thursday morning where his attorney argued for a new murder trial.

$10M hay fire 'going to burn for a long time,' fire marshal says

06/12/2014 8:01pm
A fire at a Tremonton hay plant has caused between $8 million and $10 million in damage, fire officials said Thursday.

Father accused of chaining child to bed charged

06/12/2014 8:20pm
Criminal charges were filed Wednesday against a Logan father who police say chained his 6-year- old son to a bed while he was at work.

Driver accused of DUI crashes through 2 yards

06/12/2014 8:22pm
An Orangeville man is facing a DUI charge after a spectacular Tuesday night crash that ended with his truck overturned in the front yard of a Price home.

Why striving for 100 percent emotional attendance should be a parenting priority

06/12/2014 8:42pm
To have perfect emotional attendance, a parent has to be aware of his or her absence — and the fact that he or she is in the room doesn't count. Learn why emotional attendance is so important and how to improve yours.

3 stories from 90 years of Peery’s Egyptian Theater

06/12/2014 9:34pm
As Peery's Egyptian Theater celebrates its 90th birthday, we spoke with three people who have intimate ties to the theater to share their experiences.

Bergdahl scheduled to arrive in Texas on Friday

06/12/2014 9:51pm
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who has been recovering in Germany after five years as a Taliban captive, is returning to the United States on Friday.

Falling (and staying) in love with Jane Austen in Utah

06/12/2014 10:15pm
Austen fans throughout the state have plenty of places and forums to gather and discuss their love of Jane Austen.

Fire season well underway as officials contain Draper fire

06/12/2014 10:24pm
Utah's fire season is already well underway, with several wildfires burning throughout the state in the past week.

New website to help firefighters 'bust fires'

06/12/2014 10:29pm
A research meteorologist in Southern California has created a tool for firefighters in the field. It's called FireBuster.

Carbon County crews starting trees on fire to help — not hurt

06/12/2014 10:30pm
Fire crews in Carbon County are starting their own fires in order to prevent bigger, more out of control fires, and they are using a helicopter to do so.

NY officer rescues man from fiery crash at gas station

06/12/2014 10:31pm
An off-duty New York police officer is being hailed as a hero after saving another person from a fiery crash at a gas station.

Mother of sexually assaulted 8-year-old girl speaks out

06/12/2014 11:02pm
Police are looking for a man who sexually assaulted an 8-year-old girl in Kearns Monday.

90-year-old ex-president Bush makes parachute jump

06/12/2014 11:22pm
Former President George H.W. Bush celebrated his 90th birthday on Thursday by making a tandem parachute jump near his summer home, fulfilling a goal he made five years ago after a similar jump even though he can no longer use his legs.