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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A man accused of groping at least 16 women at BYU appeared in court on Thursday for a preliminary hearing.
The distraught parents of a Kearns woman accused of disposing of her newborn daughter in a trash can say their daughter has "special needs" and didn't understand what she was doing.
A mother who left her 11-month-old baby in a hot car had a "lapse of awareness" and won't be charged in the death of her daughter, the Washington County attorney said.
Eleven veterans who somehow missed receiving honorable burial rites upon their death were finally laid to rest at the Utah Veterans Memorial Cemetery on Saturday.
An apologetic and extremely emotional Dea Millerberg will serve up to five years in prison for her involvement in the drug-related death of her baby sitter, 16-year-old Alexis Rasmussen.
Researchers at Utah's Huntsman Cancer Institute have identified a specific gene mutation that helps regulate chronic myeloid leukemia, giving patients a normal life and normal life expectancy.
A 35-year-old man was found dead after he didn't return from a hike in the White Pine area on Friday.
Data show more people die from drug overdoses in places across the United States where prescribers dole out the most painkillers.
Mosquitoes carrying the West Nile virus have been identified in at least seven counties across Utah, five of which are the most populated counties in the state.
A Utah couple needs funding help for a new style of children's book that "takes the fun off the page."