Latest News & Features

Man convicted of murder in stabbing of St. George woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:07pm

A 29-year-old man faces up to life in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal stabbing of a St. George woman with a decorative sword in her apartment.

Will Salt Lake tourism suffer during major Temple Square renovations?

Keith McCord, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 6:12pm

In terms of popularity, Salt Lake City’s Temple Square is the No. 1 tourist and visitor destination in Utah. So, how might those numbers be affected when the renovations begin?

Netflix to launch all girl superhero animation series from Africa

Aisha Salaudeen, CNN  |  Posted Apr 20th - 5:30pm

As part of its growing acquisition of content from Africa, Netflix has announced its first original African animated series - Mama K's Team 4.

Woman hospitalized after climbing fall

Jasen Lee, KSL  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:50pm

A Wasatch County woman underwent emergency surgery Saturday following a climbing fall. Officials said the 20-year old woman was rock climbing with a group at Wasatch Mountain State Park when she fell and hit her head 20 feet below.

Pope during Easter vigil: reject the 'glitter of wealth'

Frances D'Emilio, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:41pm

At an Easter vigil in St. Peter's Basilica, Pope Francis on Saturday encouraged people to resist cynicism or pursuing the "glitter of wealth," and to avoid seeking life's meaning in "things that pass away."

Utahn arrested in TRAX shooting served time for previous TRAX assault

Pat Reavy, KSL  |  Posted Apr 20th - 4:05pm

A man accused of shooting a passenger at a bus stop at random this week was sent to prison more than 10 years ago for stabbing a TRAX passenger, according to court records.

Have You Seen This? Classic rimshot joke gets more classic

Martha Ostergar, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted Apr 20th - 3:31pm

It’s the 10th anniversary of this YouTube video, and it has stood the test of time.

Tourists, Easter worshippers lament closure of Notre Dame

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:49pm

Tourists, devout Catholics and others looked on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral Saturday, regretting that they couldn't get inside the magnificent monument on this Easter weekend because of the damage caused by a violent fire.

University police release new car description in attempted sexual assault case

Ashley Moser, KSL TV  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:12pm

University of Utah police are asking for the public’s help in identifying the suspect and vehicle from an attempted sexual assault last weekend.

PARTNER

Are senior citizens keeping millennials out of the home buyer's market?

Lois M. Collins, Deseret News  |  Posted Apr 20th - 2:03pm

Millennials are finally beginning to buy more homes after lagging well behind their same-age counterparts from previous generations.

2020 campaign trail runs through churches in South Carolina

Meg Kinnard, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 1:31pm

By now, most Democratic presidential candidates have polished their stump speeches. But when they're in South Carolina, they may need to add in a sermon.

Columbine honors 13 lost with community service, ceremony

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 12:50pm

Community members in suburban Denver marked the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting Saturday with a remembrance ceremony that celebrated the school's survival and by volunteering at shelters, doing neighborhood cleanup projects and laying flowers and cards at a memorial to the 13 people killed.

Starting a business in Utah for the absolute beginner

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:59am

It’s safe to say that starting a business in Utah in its current climate is not a bad idea. That said, starting a company presents quite the challenge. Here’s a guide to starting a small business for the absolute beginner.

Quest for food stamp data lands newspaper at Supreme Court

Jessica Gresko, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 11:29am

In the summer of 2010, reporters at South Dakota's Argus Leader newspaper decided to request data about the government's food assistance program, previously known as food stamps. They thought the information could lead to a series of stories and potentially help them identify fraud in the now $65 billion-a-year program.

Salt Lake City donates $100K from tax initiative to fund school-based homelessness program

Lauren Bennett, KSL  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:51am

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski announced Tuesday a donation of $105,808 from the city’s Funding Our Future sales-tax initiative.

Trump's legal team breathes a sigh, takes a victory lap

Jonathan Lemire and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 10:09am

First they cooperated. Then they stonewalled. Their television interviews were scattershot and ridiculed, their client mercurial and unreliable.

Outdoor bouldering highlights in Little Cottonwood Canyon

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 20th - 9:31am

Take advantage of warming weather and prime time for climbing and dive into one of the Wasatch Front’s many incredible outdoor bouldering areas.

Idaho, Utah passengers had possible hepatitis A exposure

The Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:48am

Health officials in Idaho say anyone who used an on-board restroom during a Greyhound bus trip from Salt Lake City to Boise on April 10 might have been exposed to hepatitis A.

Yellow vest anger burns in France, fueled by Notre Dame fire

Angela Charlton and Michel Euler, Associated Press  |  Posted Apr 20th - 8:09am

French yellow vest protesters set fires Saturday along a march through Paris to drive home their message to a government they believe is ignoring the poor: that rebuilding the fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral isn't the only problem France needs to solve.

History and renovations of Salt Lake Temple and others

Mary Richards, KSL Newsradio  |  Posted Apr 20th - 7:33am

The Salt Lake Temple is going to be closed and renovated, adding to the long history of the building.

2 arrested in fatal West Valley City hit-and-run investigation

Cara MacDonald, KSL.com  |  Posted Apr 19th - 10:36pm

Two individuals were arrested Friday under investigation of manslaughter after a West Valley man was run over by a car and left in the street on Tuesday.