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Hiker finds body on Ogden Nature Trail

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:20pm

A Sunday evening hike turned grim when a hiker came across a dead body on the Ogden Nature Trail

Check out this free, online escape room. Do you have what it takes?

Finders Seekers  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:00pm

Add a little mystique to your October game night.

Photos: Walking in an autumn-winter wonderland  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:51pm

Utah’s first substantial snowfall hits in mid-October.

Remember when Monica from 'Friends' wore a turkey on her head? Now you can do the same for Halloween

Amir Vera, CNN  |  Posted Oct 20th - 5:19pm

The 25th anniversary of "Friends" is bound to make Halloween entertaining.

In win over No. 14 Boise State, Kalani Sitake shows he's a fighter — and so is BYU

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:18pm

By the time BYU kicked off against Boise State, there would be change — and that change led to a 28-25 win over the No. 14 team in the country.

Make Your Week: Slow down and enjoy these uplifting fall stories

Jen Riess,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:16pm

Slow down and take some time to enjoy fall favorites like homecoming dances and little league football games.

Warren says she'll detail costs of her health plan soon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 4:10pm

Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren says she'll release details on how she'd pay for her "Medicare for All" plan in "the next few weeks."

Utah researchers identify differences in brains of youth with depression, past suicide attempts

Ashley Imlay, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 3:12pm

University of Utah researchers say they’ve discovered differences in the way brains of young adults and teens who have experienced depression and suicidal behavior work.

Nickelodeon Universe, the largest indoor theme park in North America, opens this week

Gabrielle Sorto, CNN  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:47pm

All your favorite Nickelodeon characters are coming to New Jersey.

Researchers find second warship from WWII Battle of Midway

Caleb Jones, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 1:34pm

A crew of deep-sea explorers and historians looking for lost World War II warships have found a second Japanese aircraft carrier that went down in the historic Battle of Midway.

With 3rd-string QB and depleted roster, BYU opens up playbook to beat No. 14 Boise State

Sean Walker,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:56pm

It’s possible that no other college football team in America can claim the type of resume owned by BYU, which is why Saturday night's 28-25 victory over No. 14 Boise State should be celebrated and lauded.

Utes move up to No. 12 in AP Top 25, Coaches Poll after win over Arizona State

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:53am

The University of Utah football program became bowl eligible with a 21-3 win over the visiting Arizona State Sun Devils Saturday. The win also moved the Utes up in the national rankings Sunday.


The buffoonery of Adolf Hitler and what ‘Jojo Rabbit’ says about us

Court Mann, Deseret News  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:43am

Taika Waititi’s ‘Jojo Rabbit’ marks nearly 80 years of Hitler as comedy’s punching bag. Is it because of Hitler’s importance, or was he actually the most joke-worthy dictator we’ve ever seen?

3 US soldiers killed in accident at Fort Stewart in Georgia

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:06am

U.S. Army officials say three soldiers were killed and three others were injured when the armored vehicle they were riding in was involved in an accident during training at Fort Stewart in Georgia.

Josh Furlong's AP Top 25 ballot: LSU takes over at No. 1, Wisconsin falls

Josh Furlong,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 10:01am

Another week, another Top 10 team falling to an opponent they had no business losing to, but such is college football.

Idaho woman struck and killed by car in Layton

Graham Dudley,  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:58am

A 38-year-old woman from Idaho was struck and killed by a vehicle in Layton on Saturday night.

'Maleficent: Mistress of Evil' claims No. 1 over 'Joker'

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:34am

The Walt Disney Co.'s "Maleficent: Mistress of Evil" knocked "Joker" out of the No. 1 spot at the box office, but just barely.

Utah transgender nonprofit opens office in Orem

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 9:26am

A project that started as a way for one transgender person to pay for gender-confirmation surgery has grown into a Utah-based nonprofit helping others who can't afford the procedure.

UVU basketball player accused of sexually abusing woman at party

Brian West, KSL  |  Posted Oct 20th - 7:07am

A Utah Valley University basketball recruit was arrested Saturday and accused of sexually abusing a woman at a party and punching a man who confronted him.

US defense chief in Afghanistan to assess the way ahead

Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 5:30am

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived Sunday in Afghanistan, where stalled peace talks with the Taliban and persistent violent attacks by the insurgent group and Islamic State militants have complicated the Trump administration's pledge to withdraw more than 5,000 American troops.

Bright runs for 2 TDs as Utah State beats Nevada 36-10

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 20th - 12:24am

Gerold Bright had 126 yards rushing and two scores on 15 carries, Savon Scarver had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, and Utah State beat Nevada 36-10 in the snow on Saturday night.