Vietnamese air force planes on Saturday spotted two large oil slicks close to where a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 went missing earlier in the day, the first sign that the aircraft carrying 239... Read more »
A Colorado juvenile court has ruled that a father in a dismissed Utah adoption case will share custody of his daughter with the couple who have become her "psychological parents." Read more »
A hiker is concerned for the safety of families and people with pets who hike the trails on the mountains east of Farmington after he stumbled across a dead fox killed in a trap. Read more »
A new survey of the nation's college freshmen has found that the percentage attending their first-choice school has reached its lowest level in almost four decades, as cost and the availability of... Read more »
The man accused of setting a four-alarm, $6 million fire in downtown Salt Lake City pleaded not guilty during an arraignment in federal court this week. Read more »
Itchy, watery eyes, sneezing, a runny nose and even eye swelling all are allergy symptoms. And for many people will allergies, the suffering started a little sooner than usual this year. Read more »
A northern Utah man was killed in an avalanche near Whitney Reservoir on Friday night. Read more »
A bill to regulate the sale of electronic cigarettes in Utah was shelved by a Senate committee Friday, leaving the state lawmaker behind the effort "perplexed." Read more »
Plans to finalize the state budget once again were scrapped Friday as the Legislature's GOP majority continued to struggle to settle on how much to give House Speaker Becky Lockhart's education... Read more »
In a split 3-3 vote, members of the Senate Education Committee failed to advance a bill that would create direct, nonpartisan elections for members of the State School Board. Read more »
A federal judge has ruled that a Ute tribal member was not murdered by a police officer, as attorneys for his family have claimed, but died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read more »
Candidates for public office would have to disclose more campaign finance information and in a more timely manner under two bills Utah lawmakers are considering. Read more »
A bill before state lawmakers would put on hold governance changes in unincorporated Salt Lake County until Nov. 15, 2015. One exception is the proposed annexation of an East Millcreek neighborhood... Read more »
Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill announced Friday that he will seek the death penalty if a man charged in a triple homicide is convicted. Read more »
It will take a lot of years, a lot of money and a lot of angst to unravel what man has done to the lower Provo River — all effort and worry to save a fish some say isn't worth saving. Read more »
Utah's unemployment rate in January hit a five-year low, falling to 3.9 percent, according to the state Department of Workforce Services. Utah’s nonfarm payroll employment for January grew by... Read more »
A Senate committee unanimously recommended a contingency plan for managing federal facilities, should something like the partial government shutdown in 2013 happen again. Read more »
Going digital has pushed "dollar theaters" into the modern movie age and into debt. Most have taken on loans to pay for the conversion. Read more »
The Utah House voted Friday in favor of a bill that would prevent a student with a 3.5 GPA or higher from being cited for habitual truancy. Read more »
Forty blind and visually impaired students from across Utah met Friday to test their Braille skills in the Utah Regional Braille Challenge academic competition. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert has appointed Terryl Warner to fill a vacancy on the Utah State Board of Education as the District 1 representative. Read more »
The Utah Department of Natural Resources will host its annual Utah Walleye seminar later this month. Read more »
Uinta-Wasatch-Cache National Forest supervisor Dave Whittekiend has announced the selection of rangers for the Ogden and Pleasant Grove districts. Read more »
The Utah Senate gave preliminary approval to a proposed constitutional amendment that would give the governor and Senate approval and confirmation power over the State School Board's selection of a... Read more »
The Utah House voted in favor of creating a 17-member committee to review statewide educational standards. But language to withdraw from Common Core was removed from the bill. Read more »
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