Browse by Day Archive



Archive: News / Home (42 Stories)

Nowitzki leads Mavericks over Jazz 95-83

04/09/2014 12:02am
Dirk Nowitzki had 21 points Tuesday night to pass Oscar Robertson for 10th on the NBA's career scoring list, leading the Dallas Mavericks to a 95-83 victory over the Utah Jazz.

Man sentenced to prison in 1994 slaying

04/09/2014 7:21am
Jose Leyva-Padilla, charged in 2010 in connection with the 1994 death of Richard Leetham, 35, was sentenced to prison Tuesday.

Missing teen found safe

04/09/2014 7:44am
Police have located a 17-year- old girl who went missing from her home Monday.

Charges dismissed against man accused of sex abuse

04/09/2014 8:00am
All charges have been dismissed against a Cedar City man accused of sexually abusing three girls living at a home for troubled teens after it was discovered that several of the alleged victims lied.

Website finds best car rental deals as they come along

04/09/2014 8:40am
Imagine a company that always books you a better rental car deal, even if it comes along after your original booking.

Name of man killed in Ultralight accident released

04/09/2014 9:22am
Authorities have identified the man who fell to his death in an Ultralight accident Tuesday evening.

5 ways to end poverty: Why it's not a matter of money

04/09/2014 9:25am
What does it take to alleviate poverty? More than money and more than Bill Gates-size optimism.

For BYU, was it better to beat Texas or Utah?

04/09/2014 10:17am
BYU gained a lot of national publicity for beating Texas last season, but then followed it up by losing for the fourth straight year to Utah. Destroying the Longhorns may have helped BYU's recruiting in Texas, but is it better to beat the Utes?

Using tablets to reach kids with autism

04/09/2014 10:28am
Creating custom stories to help kids understand complex situations is just one of the ways parents, therapists and educators have taken advantage of tablets to work with kids with autism.

Rare sarcophagus, Egyptian scarab found in Israel

04/09/2014 10:42am
Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a rare sarcophagus featuring a slender face and a scarab ring inscribed with the name of an Egyptian pharaoh, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Wednesday.

5 myths about the ER, debunked

04/09/2014 10:46am
The hospital emergency room is the front door of the health care system. Most people will only have to visit a handful of times in their lives, but visiting an ER can be both a lifesaving and frightening experience.

Amazon unveils new way to shop from home with Dash wand

04/09/2014 11:14am
Amazon unveiled the Amazon Dash on Friday, a wand that allows users to add groceries or household items to their online shopping cart.

I-15 southbound reopened after full closure near 3300 exit

04/09/2014 11:35am
I-15 southbound has been reopened after being closed for several hours near the 3300 South exit.

5 common misconceptions about buying a home

04/09/2014 12:09pm
The busy spring months have arrived and the housing market is heating up in Salt Lake City. Many home buyers are likely wondering what to expect this season and how they can come out ahead of the crowd. Start by separating the myths from the facts.

Tips for going from novice to Half Ironman in 10 weeks

04/09/2014 1:07pm
With just 10 weeks to prepare, my twin sister and I set out determined to prove with a little hard work, dedication, and the support of our local community that we can go from no formal training to conquering the St. George 70.3 Ironman.

Have You Seen This? Reporter takes a swim

04/09/2014 1:15pm
One of the greatest gifts of modern technology is the unpredictability of live TV. Well, as long as you're not a TV reporter.

NBC sets online talent search for comedy writers

04/09/2014 1:51pm
NBC is launching a national talent search for comedy writers.

10 tips for attending Comic Con FanXperience

04/09/2014 2:10pm
Salt Lake Comic Con FanXperience is coming on April 17. Are you ready?

GOP blocks Senate bill curbing gender pay gap

04/09/2014 3:01pm
Republicans blocked a Senate bill Wednesday aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this fall's congressional elections.

Risking his life for the perfect wave

04/09/2014 3:51pm
Kenji Croman has broken bones, dislocated his shoulder and elbow, endured concussions and nearly drowned several times. He's also had three close encounters with sharks over the years.

Study linking infidelity and divorce to Twitter use proves false

04/09/2014 4:07pm
Russell Clayton, a doctoral student in the University of Missouri School of Journalism, found that those who are active on Twitter are more likely to experience Twitter-related conflict with their romantic partners.

3-year-old passes away after completing 'bucket list'

04/09/2014 4:31pm
A 3-year-old who had previously ridden in KSL's Chopper 5 for a bucket list item has passed away.

23-year-old injured in Ogden shooting

04/09/2014 4:32pm
A 23-year-old man is in serious condition after being shot Wednesday morning, police say.

Filmmaker suing Disney’s 'Frozen' for copyright

04/09/2014 5:02pm
A filmmaker is suing Disney' for copyright. The short film titled "The Snowman" is similar to the teaser trailer for "Frozen" plaintiff claims.

Killer swine virus hasn't reached Utah pigs, official says

04/09/2014 5:58pm
The swine virus that is threatening pork production nationwide has not reached Utah. State pork producers are aware of the epidemic in other parts of the country and have taken steps to protect their herds.

Habanero peppers cause school evacuation

04/09/2014 6:29pm
Police cars and fire trucks surrounded Jefferson County Open School in Colorado Monday, as hazmat crews decontaminated students outside — spraying them down, fully clothed, in cordoned-off sections under a blue tent.

Teen stabs 22 at Pittsburgh-area high school

04/09/2014 6:41pm
Flailing away with two kitchen knives, a 16-year-old boy with a "blank expression" stabbed and slashed 21 students and a security guard in the crowded halls of his suburban Pittsburgh high school Wednesday before an assistant principal tackled him.

Media gets a look at 'dual personality' of new federal courthouse

04/09/2014 7:02pm
Utah's new federal courthouse will be open for business on Monday at the corner of 400 South and West Temple. On Wednesday, members of the media were given a tour of the nearly 410,000-square-foot facility.

Roy day care provider accused of killing infant

04/09/2014 7:17pm
A former DCFS employee who operated a day care center out of her Roy home has been charged with child abuse homicide in the February death of an 8-month-old child under her care.

Millions of passwords at risk with Heartbleed bug

04/09/2014 7:18pm
A flaw in the security tool that is used by two-thirds of web servers has potentially exposed passwords, banking information and other sensitive material to hackers.

2 Utah moms start subscriptions for kids' craft boxes

04/09/2014 7:34pm
After watching her daughter's kindergarten teacher come up with amazing crafts for students day after day, one Utah mom knew she had to spread the creativity around.

Behind the scenes at 'Happy' cover video shoot

04/09/2014 8:06pm
What do you get when you combine a hit song, a brand new aquarium, and a whole lot of Utah talent? A new video from Alex Boyé.

Sandy family in crisis since being displaced after fire

04/09/2014 8:15pm
A family in Sandy is in crisis tonight after they were burned out of their home Saturday afternoon.

The 'yeah-buts', and the real reason you're not getting things done

04/09/2014 8:38pm
We have good intentions but often let the phrase "yeah, but ..." validate our shortcomings. The truth is, many of the common excuses — or yeah-buts — that hold us back from accomplishing what we know we need to do aren't valid excuses at all.

Sailors recall rough seas during rescue of family

04/09/2014 8:41pm
Six days after a family of four found themselves helpless and adrift in a sailboat far into the Pacific with a vomiting, feverish 1-year-old, a Navy warship delivered them safely Wednesday to San Diego, where they began their attempted around-the world voyage before the child was born.

Woods Cross woman pleads for help in finding wedding ring

04/09/2014 9:03pm
A Woods Cross woman is asking for the public's help in locating her wedding ring. She took it off while tanning at a gym a few weeks ago and hasn't seen it since.

California man confesses to 40 killings

04/09/2014 9:11pm
A suspected contract killer charged in Central California with murdering nine people confessed to investigators that he carried out up to 40 slayings in a career spanning decades, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Recovering from loss, local woman finds love in Iceland

04/09/2014 9:22pm
After losing her brother to cancer and then being involved in a serious car accident a little more than a week later, Katherine Loveless resolved to spend a year in Iceland for a change of pace.

Injury: When is it smarter to call a lawyer or leave it be?

04/09/2014 9:30pm
Take extra care as you head into spring. Watch your step. Pay attention as you go. And when there's trouble or an accident, seek good legal advice from someone dependable.

Man arrested after living as unregistered sex offender for 20 years

04/09/2014 9:39pm
Incarcerated in California for sex offense, Gary Albritton moved to Utah and failed to register with the state, living under the radar in Cedar City for 20 years.

Art project targets drone attacks

04/09/2014 9:41pm
Identified by the hashtag #notabugsplat, a large art installation project, created by artists with the collaboration of Inside Out, aims to reduce the number of civilians killed in unmanned drone strikes.

Reyes requests stay of same-sex adoptions in Utah

04/09/2014 10:34pm
The Utah Attorney General's Office is petitioning the Utah Court of Appeals to halt same-sex adoption proceedings as it appeals a federal judge's ruling that overturned the state's constitutional definition of marriage.