Latest News & Features

Headstone dedicated to enslaved Salt Lake City man 157 years after his death

Carter Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 9:17pm

A ceremony was held at the Salt Lake City Cemetery Thursday to dedicate the grave of an enslaved pioneer who died in 1862. The ceremony also reflected on the 400-year anniversary of the beginning of the U.S. slave trade.

University of Utah introduces free campus rideshare app

Christina Giardinelli, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:50pm

Portion of university’s nearly $1 million campus safety budget will go toward helping students get home safely

Have burning nutrition questions? These dietitians have the answers

Rose Mattson, KSL.con Contributor  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 8:24pm

Everyone eats, but that doesn’t mean everyone is an expert. Just like the elementary school game of “telephone,” nutrition misinformation can spread like wildfire. Dietitians break down some of the most common nutrition questions.

Fans choose sides in the 'Chicken Sandwich War' of our time

Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:52pm

A nation already polarized finds itself divided once again, but this time politics isn't at the heart of it: The blame lies squarely on a fried piece of poultry.

Former Utah lawmaker lands job with A.I. company that has contract with state

Amy Joi O'Donoghue, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 7:16pm

At least two Democrats who served with Republican Ken Ivory don’t think it is fair for people to criticize his move to a company that is receiving state money.

Local hospital farmers market provides fresh produce to cancer patients

Aley Davis, KSL TV  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 6:45pm

Grocery shopping can be a chore for many people, but especially for someone who is sick. Local farmers are teaming up with Intermountain Healthcare to get fresh, organic produce in the hands of those who need it most.

Salt Lake police training exercise closes roads downtown

Lauren Bennett, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 6:05pm

West Temple is closed from South Temple to 200 South, and 200 South will be closed from West Temple to 200 West.

Two charged with gunning down Salt Lake man

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:54pm

Two men were charged Thursday with gunning down a Salt Lake man, killing him, after already threatening to rape and kill a woman, according to prosecutors.

Salt Lake teachers agree to 4.1% pay raise

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 5:12pm

Salt Lake teachers “overwhelmingly” voted to approve a new working agreement with the Salt Lake City Board of Education that includes a 4.1% across-the-board teacher salary increase and maintains a salary steps and lanes system that compensates teachers for education attainment and years of service.

Nephi man charged with injuring 2-month-old baby

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:38pm

A Nephi man was charged Thursday with breaking ribs and bones in his 2-month-old baby son.

Global worry over Amazon fires escalates; Bolsonaro defiant

Marcelo Silva By Sousa, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 4:07pm

Amid global concern about raging Amazon fires, Brazil on Thursday said it was the target of a smear campaign by critics who contend President Jair Bolsonaro is not doing enough to curb widespread deforestation.

Have You Seen This? The fiery 100-mph pitch at Lagoon

Katie Workman, KSL.com  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:44pm

Amusement parks are a haven of all things fantastical, and that's where this teen shows off his own miracle.

Dad assaults children who wouldn't get up for church, charges state

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:05pm

A man apparently upset with his children for not getting out of bed to go to church now faces criminal charges for assaulting them with a guitar, according to charging documents.

3 reasons natural light is a good thing in your home

Amsco Windows  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 3:00pm

The benefits of having big windows that allow lots of natural light range from cost savings to better sleep.

Attorneys general and telecoms announce plan to tackle illegal robocalls

Sam Fossum, CNN  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:39pm

Twelve of the nation's largest telecommunications companies and attorneys general from all 50 states plus DC announced a voluntary agreement Thursday to prevent and punish illegal robocallers.

Taylor Swift says she plans to re-record her songs' masters

The Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 2:02pm

Taylor Swift plans to re-record her songs after her catalog was purchased by popular music manager Scooter Braun.

St. George chiropractor charged with sexually abusing female patients

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:42pm

A St. George chiropractor was charged Thursday with inappropriately touching female patients and employees during exams

Walmart to revamp, reopen El Paso store after mass shooting

Cedar Attanasio and Jill Bleed, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 1:11pm

Walmart plans to reopen the El Paso store where 22 people were killed in a shooting earlier this month, the retail giant said Thursday, but the entire interior of the building will first be rebuilt.

Report shows US deficit to exceed $1 trillion next year

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:48pm

The federal budget deficit is expected to balloon to more than $1 trillion in the next fiscal year under the first projections taking into account the big budget deal that President Donald Trump and Congress reached this summer, the Congressional Budget Office reported.

Smoky Mountains visitor returns rock from falls taken as a souvenir

Nick Beres, CNN  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 12:15pm

One visitor to the Smoky Mountains did something that really surprised the park rangers.

Utahn's passion for cars nets him sweet Dodge Challenger, successful YouTube channel

Jeff Giles, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Aug 22nd - 11:33am

Arman Oganov has always loved cars. Owning a modern muscle car at a young age made making YouTube videos a reality and has turned his passion into a successful hobby.