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As 'Black Panther' shows, inclusion pays at the box office

Jake Coyle, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:59am

A lavish, headline-grabbing premiere. Lightning word-of-mouth stoked by glowing reviews. Packed movie theaters with sold-out shows, long lines and fans decked out as characters from the film.

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Trump backs efforts to bolster FBI gun checks

Catherine Lucey and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:23am

President Donald Trump offered support Monday for an effort to strengthen the federal gun background check system as he hunkered down at his private Florida golf course just 40 miles from last week's deadly school shooting.

How to properly dispose of a US flag you can't use anymore

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 10:00am

Since a lot of people fly an American flag on Presidents Day, here are some helpful tips for how to dispose of a U.S. flag, as well as some common misconceptions about displaying and using the flag.

Police: Man and woman rob West Jordan restaurant

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:56am

Police are investigating an armed robbery at a Wingstop restaurant in West Jordan Sunday night.

Winter storm leads to snowy Presidents Day commute

Linda Williams, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 9:33am

A winter storm lead to multiple slide-offs and crashes on roads throughout Utah Monday morning. A Winter Storm Warning remains in effect for much of the state.

Shooting survivors on potential collision course with Trump

Jason Dearen, Terry Spencer and Allen G. Breed, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:35am

Student survivors of the deadly Florida school shooting who hope to become the face of a revived gun control movement are on a potential collision course with President Donald Trump.

Coach Kim: Is your spouse selfish?

Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham, KSL.com Contributors  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:10am

"Lately, my wife has been acting very selfish and she gets upset if she doesn’t think I’m taking her needs into consideration when making decisions." In this edition of LIFEadvice Coaches Kim Giles and Nicole Cunningham share some great questions to ask yourself when there are problems in your relationship.

Common Utah activities that can void your life insurance

Robert J. DeBry  |  Posted   Feb 19th - 8:00am

If you live in Utah, chances are you enjoy participating in some of the state’s incredible recreational opportunities. What you might not know is your high-octane recreational pursuits could invalidate your life insurance, if the unthinkable occurs.

Facebook to verify ads with postcards after Russian meddling

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:46pm

Facebook will soon rely on centuries-old technology to try to prevent foreign meddling in U.S. elections: the post office.

Team LeBron edges Team Stephen 148-145 in All-Star Game

Greg Beacham, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:39pm

LeBron James picked a winner in the NBA All-Star Game.

Museum to discuss efforts to see if bones belong to pirate

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:14pm

Researchers are set to discuss their efforts to determine whether human bones recovered from a Cape Cod shipwreck are those of the infamous pirate Samuel "Black Sam" Bellamy.

No survivors in plane crash near Evanston

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 9:04pm

A small plane crash near the Bear River left no survivors Sunday afternoon, officials report.

Salt Lake lawmaker urges restorative justice to better manage school discipline

Marjorie Cortez, KSL  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:43pm

A House resolution that urges the state's school system to implement restorative justice programs to better address student discipline was endorsed Friday by the House Education Committee. The bill moves to the full House for further consideration.

4 survivors of Grand Canyon helicopter crash still critical

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 8:01pm

Authorities say four people who survived when a sightseeing helicopter crashed at the Grand Canyon earlier this month are still hospitalized in critical condition.

30-year-old Utah man killed by avalanche in Wyoming 'pseudo brother, son' to Orem family

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:59pm

Alex Marra, who died in an avalanche near Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Saturday, was a lifelong friend to an Orem family who considered him a "pseudo son" and "pseudo brother."

Parkland students say, 'We are going to be the last mass shooting'

Eliott C. McLaughlin and Nicole Chavez, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 7:28pm

To those who say it's too soon after the school massacre to talk about politics and gun control, the students of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High see your point.

More Utah minorities sentenced to prison in 2017

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 6:09pm

Recent data show the percentage of minorities sentenced to prison in Utah has increased more than 40 percent — up from 33 percent in 2015 when the state passed a sweeping overhaul of the justice system.

2 Utahns behind Pyeongchang Olympic ice sheets

Alex Cabrero, KSL TV  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 5:21pm

Shane Truskolaski and Dan Berry work at the Utah Olympic Oval in Kearns, and were invited to South Korea to help make world-class ice for the Winter Games.

Man critically injured after being ejected from car in Tooele rollover

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 4:12pm

A 19-year-old man was critically injured after a rollover that caused him to be ejected from a car Sunday morning.

Legislature: Lawmakers honor fallen soldiers, child health measure advances

KSL.com Staff  |  Posted   Feb 18th - 3:32pm

This week in the Utah State Legislature, lawmakers held a solemn tribute to honor fallen soldiers.

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