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Sneakers, backpacks and haircuts add up to hope for Redwood students

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 18th - 7:23pm

A community joined together Saturday to provide sneakers, backpacks, haircuts and more to students at Redwood Elementary School in West Valley. The annual event grows larger each year and offers a network of services to young students and parents.

Have You Seen This? Dog chases bike-riding monkey

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 18th - 2:48pm

Watch how an unbelievable scenario creates the kind of unbelievable chaos that’s hard to look away from.

University honors students who found love in elevator in '72

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 2:04pm

Philadelphia's Temple University is honoring a 45-year relationship sparked in a campus elevator.

Utah girl orders nearly $400 worth of toys off Amazon using mom's account

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 15th - 4:43pm

A Utah girl secretly ordered nearly $400 worth of toys on her mom's Amazon account. Her mom found out the next day when the delivery showed up.

Superintendent accused in feces on track to receive $100,000

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 11:45am

A New Jersey school superintendent who resigned after he was accused of repeatedly defecating on another high school's track will receive more than $100,000 from his school district.

Mannequins, larger-than-life dog figurines help SLC yard stand out

Andrew Adams, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 13th - 7:40am

Those who prefer the road less traveled might consider a detour through a neighborhood on Salt Lake City’s east side where a woman’s home boasts a different kind of curb appeal.

Like a fish out of water: Barrels of bait spill on highway

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 2:42pm

There are plenty of fish in the sea — and almost as many on a Maine highway.

State police: Whale capsizes boat; no injuries reported

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 7:33am

State Police say a whale caused a 20-foot boat to capsize in waters off the New Jersey coast.

Mooning case against Virginia softball coach's wife wanes

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 17th - 6:34am

The moon over Virginia was half-visible that May evening, as was the one on the softball field, authorities say.

California deputy shoots into car to free trapped bear

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 5:44pm

A Northern California deputy fired several beanbag rounds into a back car window to free a trapped bear that had likely been searching for snacks.

City tweaks sign for Paul Manafort Drive amid son's trial

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 3:39pm

A Connecticut city has tweaked its sign for Paul Manafort Drive because the name agitated some residents.

Colombian city urges a break from sex to fight heat wave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 16th - 10:35am

Health officials in one Colombian coastal city have a controversial recommendation for residents trying to stay cool during an intense heat wave: Take a break from sex.

ASPCA says more than 600 birds removed from home

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 15th - 6:44am

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says more than 600 birds were removed from a house in central Ohio after reports of animal neglect and a complaint from the public about living conditions.

Mexico City restaurant busted over protected tarantula tacos

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 14th - 5:04pm

Fancy a tarantula taco for a cool $27? Not so fast, Mexican authorities say.

Bear makes an unlikely stop in a liquor store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:44pm

A bear took a stroll into an unlikely snack venue — a Connecticut liquor store.

Minnesota deputies rescue women stranded on unicorn raft

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 12:53pm

It was not a fairy tale, but a rescue on a Minnesota lake did involve a rainbow unicorn.

Man donates to firefighter drive, leaves wedding ring behind

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 9:03am

Massachusetts firefighters say a man who donated to their muscular dystrophy drive accidentally dropped his wedding ring into their boot.

Rhode Island alone celebrates Victory Day, debate lingers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 8:14am

Rhode Island is marking the end of World War II as a state holiday, although it remains the only state in the U.S. to do so.

Police: Man dies after car is hit by 2 intoxicated drivers

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 6:35am

New York State Police say a man has died after his car was hit by two intoxicated drivers traveling in opposite directions on an Albany-area highway.

Firefighter rappels from bridge, rescues stranded dog

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 13th - 3:52am

A New Jersey firefighter rappelled from a bridge to rescue a dog stranded at the base of a waterfall.