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Shurtleff attorney seeks to sever tie with Swallow in criminal case

09/05/2014 12:43am
Mark Shurtleff does not want to be tied John Swallow in the pending criminal case against the two former Utah attorneys general.

Work on landslide area that displaced family set for October

09/05/2014 7:04am
City officials met with residents Thursday to discuss plans to begin remediation on the North Salt Lake landslide by next month.

Fire engulfs barn, causes $23K in damage

09/05/2014 8:10am
A hay barn in West Jordan caught fire early Friday morning and is completely engulfed in flames, fire officials say.

SUV runs stop sign, hits taco cart, police say

09/05/2014 8:19am
A driver who was under the influence of alcohol and drugs ran a stop sign early Friday morning and hit a food truck, police say.

North Ogden weighs $50 truancy fine for students

09/05/2014 8:33am
The city of North Ogden is considering issuing $50 fines to youths who skip school.

Katherine Heigl discusses house in Utah, love for family and Mormon values

09/05/2014 8:47am
Actress Katherine Heigl was recently featured on the September cover of Good Housekeeping magazine discussing her life as a wife and mother at her secluded ranch in Utah.

Poll: Most Utahns support police having military equipment

09/05/2014 8:48am
A new poll shows most Utahns support local police departments having access to military equipment.

Video: Good news and good news

09/05/2014 9:16am
Don't you wish there was only good news to report? Me too.

Murder victim died from blunt force trauma, doctor says

09/05/2014 9:32am
A forensic pathologist testified Thursday that the brain damage inflicted on a man found dead in a Uintah County trailer park was so severe that he was likely rendered unconscious and unable to speak.

Official: 'Never seen rates this high' for Utah teens using e-cigs

09/05/2014 10:02am
The rate of regular e-cigarette use in Utah more than doubled from 2012 to 2013, and from 2011 to 2013, it has tripled among students.

Immerse yourself in Greek culture at annual Salt Lake Greek Festival

09/05/2014 10:18am
The 39th annual Salt Lake Greek Festival will run from Sept. 5-7 at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 279 S. 300 West.

Australian kicking talent finds home at Weber State

09/05/2014 10:26am
Weber State punter Blake O'Neill is a native Australian and has enjoyed the adjustment to American football.

Asteroid will zoom within 25K miles of Earth

09/05/2014 10:44am
A newly discovered asteroid will buzz Earth this weekend.

Quiz: Test your travel knowledge about world destinations

09/05/2014 11:01am
Traveling is exciting and fun. There are incredible destinations around the world that will teach you about the people, the history and the beautiful scenery. Enjoy taking this travel quiz and testing your knowledge about our world.

LEGO becomes world's biggest toymaker

09/05/2014 11:34am
Buh-bye Barbie. Hello Lego! Danish toy manufacturer Lego Group has taken the title of the biggest toymaker in the world in terms of revenue and profit. The popular Lego movie helped propel sales 11% higher in the first six months of the year.

‘Battleship’ dinosaur weighed as much as 12 elephants

09/05/2014 11:45am
The newly discovered Dreadnoughtus dinosaur only ate plants, but at 65 tons, researchers say it didn't need to fear predators.

Man charged with attempted murder in police shootout

09/05/2014 12:46pm
A West Valley man allegedly involved in a shootout with police in July has been charged with attempted aggravated murder.

Have You Seen This? Mario vs. Minecraft Steve

09/05/2014 1:15pm
For all the super fans out there, here's the answer to an age-old question: Who would win in a battle between Mario and Minecraft Steve?

Obamacare site hacked but nothing taken, HHS says

09/05/2014 1:42pm
Hackers silently infected a computer server this summer. But the malware didn't manage to steal anyone's data, federal officials say.

5 local companies to check out at SLC Comic Con

09/05/2014 2:27pm
With hundreds of booths, vendors and costumes available at Comic Con, here are six local companies and products you should take the time to check out.

Horses died of dehydration, not gunshots, police say

09/05/2014 2:33pm
Investigators say four horses found dead in Syracuse in July were not shot to death as originally believed, but rather died of dehydration. No charges will be filed in the horses' deaths.

3 delightful u-pick farms for fresh produce

09/05/2014 3:03pm
U-pick farms let consumers pick produce themselves, providing a fun and tasty excuse for people of all ages to get outside and eat local.

Quiz: How handy are you?

09/05/2014 3:12pm
How handy are you? This quiz will give you a nice indication.

US doctor infected with Ebola in stable condition

09/05/2014 4:31pm
An American doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia is sick but in stable condition and communicating with his caregivers at the Nebraska Medical Center, officials said Friday.

‘Hulk’ star creates touching moment for Make-a-Wish boy

09/05/2014 4:38pm
"The Incredible Hulk" star Lou Ferrigno helped create a special memory for a family when he shared the spotlight with a little boy in the green hero's costume Thursday.

Fossil damaged in Dinosaur National Monument

09/05/2014 5:11pm
Rangers at Dinosaur National Monument discovered the damage and theft of a fossil along the trail Tuesday.

LDS Church, others urge Supreme Court to hear same-sex marriage case

09/05/2014 5:26pm
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and four other faith organizations are urging the Supreme Court to take up Utah's same-sex marriage case. A wide array of interest groups filed amicus briefs Friday urging the high court to intervene.

Police: 3 critically injured by DUI driver during domestic dispute

09/05/2014 6:08pm
A man accused of causing an accident that seriously injured three people while driving reckless and drunk during a domestic dispute has been released from the hospital and booked into jail.

Netflix movies for girls' night

09/05/2014 6:18pm
Looking for a movie to enjoy with your gal pals? Here are five chick flicks streaming right now on Netflix.

Prep football, Week 3 scores

09/05/2014 6:30pm
Check back here for the latest scores from all the week 3 prep football games across the state.

Captured cobra had intact venom glands

09/05/2014 7:00pm
A monocled cobra that roamed a California neighborhood for days could have given a potentially deadly bite, a snake expert said Friday.

Herriman Village resident concerned about video cameras at park

09/05/2014 7:02pm
A concerned Herriman parent wants to know why there are video cameras in a local neighborhood park.

Burden of daily dinner prep taking major toll on moms, study says

09/05/2014 7:53pm
With multiple channels, websites, blogs and Instagram accounts devoted to the art of culinary creation, many mothers feel pressure to tackle what researchers call "the idealized vision of home-cooked meals" on a daily basis, and it's taking a

Salt Lake Comic Con fans frustrated by first day long lines

09/05/2014 8:09pm
Salt Lake Comic Con organizers are vowing to improve and begging attendees to give the second-year convention another chance after angry and disappointed ticket holders blasted the event on social media Thursday over the long lines to get in.

Jeans on decline amid workout clothing rage

09/05/2014 8:31pm
Americans' obsession with jeans is beginning to wear thin.

Additional TRAX trains to run on Saturday

09/05/2014 9:04pm
With Salt Lake Comic Con, the Salt Lake Greek Festival and a University of Utah football game all happening in the city this weekend, Utah Transit Authority is offering additional TRAX service on Saturday, Sept. 6.

Jury finds man guilty in Uintah County murder case

09/05/2014 9:18pm
A jury deliberated for three hours Friday before returning a guilty verdict in the case against a man accused of beating his cousin to death last year in a trailer park near Fort Duchesne.

Rocky Mountain Power responds to criticism of high electricity bills

09/05/2014 9:40pm
Power bill costs are upsetting residents in Utah, as evidenced by the high volume of complaints that have been sent to KSL by viewers and readers.

Campus bookstores help Ogden company rent books to students

09/05/2014 10:10pm
In 2007 Alan Martin founded so students could avoid the campus bookstores altogether and go online to get their books for less. Now his company is going to the bookstore while still saving students money.

Almost a death a day in Utah during '100 Deadliest Days'

09/05/2014 10:21pm
From Memorial Day to Labor Day, called the hundred deadliest days, there were 96 deaths on Utah roads. That's almost one every single day.

Mom accused of putting newborn in trash charged with attempted murder

09/05/2014 10:29pm
A Kearns mother who allegedly put her newborn girl in a trash can was charged Friday with attempted murder. The baby, meanwhile, remained hospitalized in fair condition.

Former BYU QB Max Hall loses prep job after arrest

09/05/2014 10:30pm
Former NFL quarterback Max Hall has lost his job as offensive coordinator at Gilbert High School after his arrest last week.

Salt Lake Comic Con, local charity come together to raise money for kids with cancer

09/05/2014 10:32pm
Salt Lake Comic Con and Millie's Princess Foundation teamed up Friday to raise money for children battling cancer.

Park City Mountain Resort must pay to continue operating

09/05/2014 10:37pm
A long-running court battle between two ski industry titans is putting the upcoming season in jeopardy at a major Utah resort that has been a fixture in the state's ski culture for 50 years and served as the training ground for Olympians like Ted Ligety.