Wendy Leonard
Wendy Leonard works as a reporter for the Deseret News, and while her daily duties are dictated by breaking news, she currently focuses on writing about issues involving health care, medicine and transportation. She began her journalism career at Weber State University and has been working at the Deseret News since 2004. Leonard loves meeting new people and telling their stories through her writing, as well as educating the public on issues that affect the community. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism and photography and is nationally and locally licensed as a pharmacy technician. She served an LDS mission to Hong Kong, where she learned to speak Cantonese, and has visited 46 of the 50 states, as well as a handful of places outside of the U.S.

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The driver of a double-tanker semitrailer carrying milk suffered serious head and neck injuries when the truck overturned in Weber Canyon on Saturday afternoon, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.
The Missing in America Project helped to properly inter the remains of 22 veterans of the United States military on Saturday, after many of them have sat unidentified on mortuary shelves for long periods of tim...
A man walking his dog was hit by a car and killed just after 8 a.m. Saturday.
The Urban Arts Festival on Saturday offered visitors a variety of live music and performances on three stages, as well as access to food trucks and live street art exhibits. Many artists claim the festival as a...
The body of a 29-year-old Clearfield man was recovered from Pineview Reservoir late Friday.
A West Valley City teen who has battled a disability caused by cerebral palsy will participate in Saturday's 1.5-mile Walk for Love to benefit Shriners Hospitals for Children, which helped him learn to walk.
The plan being discussed by the state's top lawmakers to cover Utah's uninsured is anticipated to be "better than" previously presented plans, including Healthy Utah and Utah Cares.
Three Utahns told lawmakers Wednesday that they are using marijuana, even though it is illegal in the state.
A Utah man living in Korea wants to send support to refugees left without homes and supplies after Islamic State group ravaged their homes and towns.
The Huntsman Cancer Institute at the University of Utah was given comprehensive cancer center status, the highest designation from the National Cancer Institute, an agency of the National Institutes of Health t...