The trucker was hauling a load of drilling equipment when his load bumped against the steel framework over an Interstate 5 bridge. He looked in his rearview mirror and watched in horror as the span... Read more »
Teachers and students at Plaza Towers Elementary School hunkered down against the storm just as they had been taught in countless tornado drills, their principal said Friday, recounting how she... Read more »
The biographer whose extramarital affair with then-CIA director David Petraeus triggered his resignation says she regrets the relationship and the harm and grief it caused her family. Read more »
The operator of a Cold War-era plant in western Kentucky that supplies enriched uranium to nuclear power plants said Friday it planned to cease production after federal energy officials decided to end its work, putting more than... Read more »
Signs are common in the oilfields of the Uintah Basin. Some point the way to drilling rigs or natural gas compressor stations. Others warn about the potential presence of hydrogen sulfide gas. A... Read more »
A motor home crashed into a condominium complex in St. George early Friday, killing two people from Provo and injuring eight. The crash marks the beginning of a busy travel weekend. Read more »
Beginning Sept. 1, Canyonlands National Park will be changing the reservation process for all its backcountry permits. Read more »
At the mouth of Parleys Canyon on I-80, UDOT will replace a two-mile section of massive metal pipe 8 feet in diameter that carries Parleys Creek under the interstate. The old pipe is failing, UDOT... Read more »
The Deseret News provides answers to common questions about the Common Core State Standards Initiative. Read more »
Multiple groups that include the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance are unhappy with the BLM's March decision on allowing potential tar sands and oil shale development on lands in three states:... Read more »
MOUNT VERNON, Wash. — A truck hauling an oversized load of drilling equipment hit an overhead bridge girder on the major route between Seattle and Canada, sending a section of the interstate... Read more »
VALLENAR, Chile — Chile's environmental regulator blocked Barrick Gold Corp.'s $8.5 billion Pascua-Lama project on Friday and imposed its maximum fine on the world's largest gold miner,... Read more »
ANNAPOLIS, Md. — With a growing sexual assault epidemic staining the military, President Barack Obama urged U.S. Naval Academy graduates Friday to remember their honor depends on what they do... Read more »
Salt Lake County Library's annual Summer Reading Kickoff Party will be on Saturday, June 1 at the library's Viridian Event Center and Veterans Memorial Park. Read more »
Construction season is underway in West Jordan, with several projects taking place to improve roads, water lines, storm drainage and more. Read more »
Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams has announced the hiring of Christina Oliver as the county’s next economic development director. Oliver replaces Dale Carpenter, who recently retired. Read more »
EU leaders met in Brussels this week to discuss energy policy, and the chart that had everyone buzzing had three jagged lines. It showed EU electricity prices since 2005 skyrocketing, while Japan's... Read more »
Saturday, June 8, is Free Fishing Day in Utah. Anglers don’t need a fishing license to fish in the state that day. Read more »
Cheating on a spouse came in dead last in a Gallup survey measuring American attitudes about how morally acceptable 20 different behaviors are. It's worse than gambling, suicide and polygamy, among... Read more »
A new revolutionary treatment is changing the face of the devastating disease cystic fibrosis. A drug recently approved by the FDA called Kalydeco appears to be holding the disease at bay. Read more »
A provision of the Border Security, Economic Opportunity and Immigration Modernization Act would give some immigrants facing deportation access to free legal representation, perhaps opening the... Read more »
U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods rebounded in April, buoyed by more demand for aircraft and stronger business investment. The gains suggest economic growth may be holding steady this... Read more »
PHOENIX — As jurors in Jodi Arias' murder trial filed one by one from the courtroom after a dramatic five months of gut-wrenching testimony and gruesome photographs, three women on the panel... Read more »
The Interstate 5 bridge collapse into the Skagit River was caused by an oversize truck hitting the span, the Washington State Patrol chief said. Read more »
It's a common sight on the nation's beaches: among the sand, sea foam and gnarled kelp lay plastic bottles, bags and other garbage. Read more »
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