Salt Lake City

Kafka in Vegas: A Murdered Circus Star, a Dubious Confession, and America’s Prosecutorial Misconduct Epidemic

After trapeze artist-turned-poodle trainer Gerard Soules was stabbed to death in a Las Vegas trailer park in 1992, prosecutors charged his onetime fling, Fred Steese, with murder. But there was clear evidence that Steese wasn’t even in Nevada at the time. What his Kafka-esque journey through the …

Crime

Is chocolate good or bad for health?

Dean Drobot, Shutterstock<p>By | Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 8:40pm<p>NEW YORK (CNN) — Who doesn't love chocolate? Even if it's not your favorite sweet treat, …

Health

Cascadia rivals clash with national team duty on the horizon

When Portland and Seattle meet Saturday in the first matchup between the Cascadia rivals this season, there will be no lack of intensity or …

Sports

America’s Best Cities for Cocktails — and What to Drink Once You’re There

Going out for drinks doesn’t mean finding the best happy hour money can buy anymore. The uptick of studied bartenders, small-batch spirit makers, and Instagram-worthy locales stretch from coast-to-coast, practically guaranteeing you can find a proper drink wherever you go.<p>Some cocktail capitals are …

Restaurants

Cycling grows muscles and brain, sharpens thinking, study says

KSL TV<p>By | Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 6:45pm<p> 6 photos<p>8<p>HIGHLAND — If you're spinning your wheels trying to come up with a healthy exercise routine, you …

Cycling

Utah anti-cyberbullying law faces criticism

The law would allow online bullies to be sent to jail for a year, but vague language in the law has led many to raise concerns about the implications …

First Amendment

Weather and winning have delivered a fresh Warriors team to The Finals

<i>Want Warriors news in your inbox? Sign up for the free DubsDaily newsletter.</i><p>OAKLAND — A decade ago, Mike Brown and his young Cleveland Cavaliers …

Basketball

NBA Playoffs 2017: Watch The Moment LeBron James Passed Michael Jordan with 5,989th Point

Jordan's playoff mark has stood since June 1998.

Basketball

The Latest: Greek police arrest 2 alleged refugee smugglers

By | Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 10:00am<p> 1 photo<p>0<p>MADRID (AP) — The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local):<p>5:45 p.m.<p>Police in the northern …

Refugees

The Best Small And Medium-Size Cities For Jobs 2017

Much of the U.S. media tends to see smaller cities as backwaters, inevitably left behind as the “best and brightest” head to the country’s mega-regions. The new economy, insists the Washington Post, favors large cities for start-ups and new businesses. Richard Florida has posited the emergence of a …

Cities

2 major outdoor trade shows to merge for Denver expo

SALT LAKE CITY — Two major outdoor recreation trade shows are merging for one big expo to be held in Denver.Emerald Expositions, which produces the …

Denver

Once-tiny Vineyard in Utah County sees population grow sixfold in 2 years

The Utah County town of Vineyard grew sixfold in the past two years — from 611 residents to 3,953 — as new homes mushroomed on and around the old …

U.S. Census

Nu Skin had Utah’s top-paid CEO, with $10.3M paycheck

A new survey finds the top-paid CEO in Utah made $10.3 million last year as the head of Nu Skin Enterprises, Inc.<p>The report released Thursday by The …

Mormonism

Mobius Comes to Light at WantedDesign 2017 - Design Milk

At its core, furniture serves a practical function but when designers are able to incorporate a playful aspect to it, it becomes that much more …

Furniture

Census data: Lehi 11th-fastest growing city in America

Devon Dewey, KSL.com<p>By | Posted May 25th, 2017 @ 7:21am<p>LEHI — With expanding streets, housing and even a new high school, there’s no question that …

U.S. Census

Car hits 5-year-old in northern Utah driveway

A car struck a child who was sitting on a skateboard in a driveway in Willard on Thursday evening.<p>The 5-year-old was on a driveway near 100 West and …

Children's Hospital

Uh Oh! Your hotel lost power. Now what?

Posted By Jon Nickel-D'Andrea on May 25, 2017 | 0 comments<p>Imagine that you get to your destination, check in, freshen up, and you’re lounging around …

Hospitality

Thinking of camping in Utah's national forests for Memorial Day? Here's an update what's open and closed due to snow and mud

Campers hoping to head into Utah national forests may find higher-elevation campgrounds, roads and parking areas still closed due to snow and …

National Parks

Midcentury showstopper with floating accordion roof asks $649K

It was built in 1965 and has largely been untouched since then<p>With its seemingly floating accordion style roof, this 1965 beauty in Salt Lake City, Utah, is a real showstopper. Designed by Larry J. Rowsell, the three-bed-three-bath time capsule abounds with period details that feel just as relevant …

Architecture

Stolen: 700-pound Salt Lake City statue of Mormon prophets

Salt Lake City police are on the hunt for four people captured on surveillance video stealing a 700-pound statue of Mormon prophets Joseph Smith and Brigham Young from a business park early Tuesday.<p>The heist of the bronzed iconic figures of the Mormon Church — which is headquartered in Salt Lake …

Angels' RHP Meyer headed to 10-day DL; Morin, Street begin rehab assignments

Another Angels pitcher is headed to the disabled list.<p>Right hander Alex Meyer was added to the 10-day DL on Wendesday.<p>Meyer joins a flock of Angels pitchers on the DL, includingRHP Andrew Bailey (10 day), RHP Cam Bedrosian (10 day), LHP Andrew Heaney (60 day), RHP Garrett Richards (60 day), LHP …

Tenant Finds Human Remains in Utah Home Where Woman Vanished in 1988

Nearly 30 years after she went missing, Spanish Fork Police are hopeful they’ve found the remains of Peggy Sue Case buried in a backyard shed.“The …

Human Remains

Millennials: These 3 websites will help you travel better for cheaper

I HAD recently returned from a cross-country road trip, and already I wanted to go on another adventure. After sitting at my work desk — the day …

Travel

The Healthiest Cities in the U.S.

10. Santa Clarita, Calif.<p>1 of 11<p>This sunny California city scores especially high for access to green space and has the most walking trails per …

Cities

Chaffetz formed new firm before saying he would leave House

Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz, whose abrupt announcement last week that he was quitting Congress and his key role as chairman on the House Oversight …

Jason Chaffetz

10 People Share the Craziest Airplane Flights of Their Lives (Trigger Warning)

Given the endless string of cringe-worthy airline news these days, you might be feeling a bit of trepidation before your next flight. And if that's …

Aviation

Matchmaking Service Costs Thousands Up Front, Doesn’t Guarantee Multiple Dates

In love, like life, there are no guarantees. But singles who signed on with a matchmaking service offering connections to other locals say they wound …

Consumer Protection

Speed skater Catriona Le May Doan won back-to-back Olympic golds

Catriona Le May Doan accomplished what no other Canadian athlete had ever done in the Olympic Games.<p>Le May Doan successfully defended her Olympic …

Canadian News

Firefighters fear risks posed by homeless along Jordan River Parkway

KSL TV<p>By | Posted May 22nd, 2017 @ 8:02pm<p> 3 photos<p>29<p>SOUTH SALT LAKE — Multiple fires have already sparked this spring along the Jordan River …

Real Salt Lake: RSL’s Herriman facility to be called Zions Bank Real Academy

Herriman • Dell Loy Hansen's grandiose vision now has a name.<p>Real Salt Lake's owner announced Wednesday afternoon that his estimated $60 million …

Soccer