Quantcast

Utah

Prosecutors: Dad, son fleeing police killed Utah rail worker

A father and son on the run from police after tying up five women in a Utah basement abducted and killed a rail line worker, Wyoming prosecutors said Tuesday. Read more »

yesterday

0 comments

Utah counties determined to find port for coal

Even though the Oakland City Council voted to prohibit the handling or export of coal from a planned port development — shutting down one path for Utah coal — the counties will continue... Read more »

yesterday

13 comments

Mother caught in house fire that killed son still in critical condition

An Ogden woman remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday with burns sustained in a house fire that claimed the life of her 4-year-old son. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Family searches for answers after daughter, 8, dies from flu

The Coynes thought their daughter had a mild stomach flu. A few hours later, she was dead. The medical examiner determined her cause of death to be the H1N1 influenza virus. Read more »

June 27, 2016

10 comments

West Valley mom creates special needs baseball league

If there's one sport Jennifer Maravilla knows well, it's baseball. So when her son had a bad experience in youth baseball, she was up for the challenge of creating a new special needs baseball... Read more »

June 27, 2016

1 comment

New law requires more updates on election results

Thanks to a new law taking effect just in time for Tuesday's primary elections, anxious candidates and voters following tight races may not have to endure a two-week wait to learn the outcome. Read more »

June 27, 2016

3 comments

Supreme Court abortion decision could affect Utah, experts say

The U.S. Supreme Court decision on Monday that struck down parts of a Texas abortion law could have reverberations in Utah, experts say. Read more »

June 27, 2016

31 comments

Wise Tech Choices initiative seeks to educate 21st century Scouts

The nonprofit organization Internet Keep Safe Coalition joined the Boy Scouts of America's Great Salt Lake Council on Monday to launch Wise Tech Choices, a new initiative promoting digital balance... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Photos: Ad firm encouraging employees to be cool

Richter7's Samantha Kiser smiles as she uses a pair of scissors to turn Jim Faulkner's pants into shorts in Salt Lake City on Monday Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Photos: National Veterans Wheelchair Games kicks off in Salt Lake City

Jeff DeLeon, of Salem, Oregon, reaches for a rebound as wheelchair athletes kick off the 36th National Veterans Wheelchair Games with a basketball game outside the Vivint Arena in Salt Lake City on... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

3 children, mother located after Amber Alert issued; father remains at large

Three children were found in good condition Monday shortly after police issued an Amber Alert seeking the public's help finding them. Read more »

June 27, 2016

3 comments

Two children injured when truck plows into SUV

Two children were taken to a local hospital Monday with minor injuries after the car they were riding in was smashed from behind by a box truck in Murray. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Child rescue from hot car is second Utah case in 2 days

A Logan police officer suffered minor injuries Monday after breaking the window of a woman's car to get a trapped toddler out. The incident occurred a day after a 1-year-old was left in a car for... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Gap between Salt Lake renters, owners has grown over past decade

An analysis by The Associated Press shows a growing gap between Salt Lake homeowners and renters in the decade since the American housing market peaked and then crashed. Read more »

June 27, 2016

3 comments

Mobile farmers market to serve 'food desert' communities in west S.L.

Families living in Glendale and Poplar Grove communities can now buy fresh fruits and vegetables throughout the week at Urban Greens Market, a new mobile market stand providing local produce at... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Report: Uzbek refugee drops appeal of terror conviction

An Uzbek refugee sentenced to 25 years in prison after being convicted in a plan to kill military personnel or civilians in Idaho has dropped an appeal of his conviction and sentence in exchange... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Cedar City police chief to retire at end of June

Cedar City’s police chief is departing. The Spectrum of St. George reports that Police Chief Robert Allinson announced he is retiring next month. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Obama administration decries judge’s ruling in Utah fracking case

The Obama administration last week decried a ruling by a federal judge that blocks rules for hydraulic fracturing, saying the decision prevents regulators from using “21st-century... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Rep. Love hosts poverty discussion with Missouri Democrat

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, hosted a discussion on poverty Monday with a group of community advocates and leaders — and, in a show of bipartisanship, a Democratic congressman from Missouri. Read more »

June 27, 2016

18 comments

Tooele School District hires new communications director

Marie Denson has been selected as the new communications director of Tooele County School District. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

South Jordan presents Harmons with Corporate Citizen Award

South Jordan presented Harmons with its Corporate Citizen Award during a ceremony Monday at the Gale Center Museum 10300 S. Beckstead Lane. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Free boating clinics at Jordanelle State Park

Free boating clinics will be held on Friday, July 1, Friday, July 22, and Friday, Aug. 5, at Jordanelle State Park. The clinic will be held from 6-8 p.m. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Centerville’s July 4th celebration kicks off Friday

Centerville’s Fourth of July celebration will kick off Friday with a youth street dance sponsored by the Centerville City Youth Council. The dance, which starts at 9 p.m., will be held behind... Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Another evaluation ordered for woman accused of leaving newborn in trash

A woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can will face yet another competency evaluation before a decision is made about how to proceed with the case against her. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Photos: Veterans arrive in Salt Lake for annual wheelchair games

Veterans from around the country began flowing into Salt Lake City on Sunday for the 36th annual National Veterans Wheelchair Games. Read more »

June 27, 2016

0 comments

Utah's primary turnout already 'surpassing a snoozer' election

Many Utahns have already voted in Tuesday's primary thanks to a record number of counties holding vote-by-mail elections, but officials say it's not too late for voters to make their voices heard. Read more »

June 27, 2016

7 comments

Battle continues against southern Utah Saddle Fire; Box Elder blaze under control

Crews in southern Utah continued efforts Sunday to defend the town of Pine Valley against the growing Saddle Fire, while full containment was reported at a smaller blaze in Box Elder County. Read more »

June 26, 2016

0 comments

About Utah: Miracle Bowl BYU receiver Ryan Tibbitts had the unmistakable gift of helping people connect

Ryan Tibbitts remembered as a man who "lived life about as well as it can be lived." Read more »

June 26, 2016

5 comments

Deseret News wins nearly 40 journalism awards

The Deseret News’ website — deseretnews.com — was honored Thursday as the best news-oriented website, and the print edition of the newspaper placed second overall in the 2016 Utah... Read more »

June 26, 2016

0 comments

45 new locations open to provide free summer meals for kids

The federally funded Summer Food Service Program has responded to Utah's more than 220,000 hungry students by opening 45 new locations this year, making the state home to 283 free summer lunch... Read more »

June 26, 2016

38 comments

1-year-old Riverton boy left in hot car, expected to survive

A 1-year-old boy has been upgraded from critical condition and is expected to survive after police say he was left in a hot car for more than two hours Sunday in Riverton. Read more »

June 26, 2016

4 comments

Millcreek set to narrow candidates for its first city leaders

Nine passionate Millcreek residents are competing to become their brand new city's first mayor, but only two will survive past Tuesday's primary. Read more »

June 26, 2016

0 comments

4 Utah public health clinics to expand dental services with new federal funds

Utah Partners for Health planned on offering dental care at its Midvale clinic, but with a new federal grant of $350,000, it is happening much sooner than expected. Three other clinics in Utah will... Read more »

June 26, 2016

4 comments

4-year-old boy dies, woman suffers severe burns in Ogden house fire

A 4-year-old boy was killed and his mother was severely burned in a house fire early Sunday, police said. Read more »

June 26, 2016

0 comments

How the tech industry grew a rural Utah town by 417 percent in just one year

As Utah County's prosperity spills over into the once small town of Vineyard, the town's population is booming with a projection that will grow from a few hundred to at least 40,000. Read more »

June 26, 2016

13 comments

Crews continue to battle 'inaccessible' Saddle Fire

The lightning-caused Saddle Fire has been raging for nearly two weeks, and fire officials say its inaccessibility has kept it at only 5 percent containment. Read more »

June 25, 2016

1 comment

31-year-old man drowns at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman

A 31-year-old Kearns man drowned Saturday afternoon at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman, police said. Read more »

June 25, 2016

3 comments

'Warriors Over the Wasatch' on track to exceed 600,000 attendance (+photos)

An estimated 300,000 Utahns packed parking lots blocks away and stood in massive lines to see Saturday's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show Saturday, one of Utah's largest events. Read more »

June 25, 2016

10 comments

Costco begins new credit card agreement

Costco switches from American Express to Visa credit card accounts for its customers. Read more »

June 25, 2016

5 comments

Arches Health Plan shutdown leaves $33 million in unpaid claims

With $17.8 million in the bank and about $33 million in liabilities, officials with the Utah Department of Insurance say they are doing the best they can to pay off Arches' outstanding claims. Read more »

June 25, 2016

30 comments

Shurtleff files motion to dismiss case

Saying he already has faced numerous unfair delays and that his due process has been violated, former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff filed a motion Friday to have his case dismissed. Read more »

June 25, 2016

8 comments

Love won't go to GOP national convention

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, won't attend the Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate. Read more »

June 24, 2016

35 comments

Fire destroys Millcreek home after downed power lines hamper crews' efforts

A fire destroyed a Millcreek home late Friday afternoon, the Unified Fire Authority reported. Read more »

June 24, 2016

0 comments

Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said. Read more »

June 24, 2016

0 comments

U. stadium gets bigger scoreboard, better sound system

Anyone driving on 500 South by Rice-Eccles Stadium has probably seen it: a new giant video scoreboard. But it’s not just a big video screen. It’s also a brand new sound system that... Read more »

June 24, 2016

81 comments

Will 'Brexit' vote help Trump in Utah?

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said during a brief congressional trip to London last week that the level of support for the referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union was palpable. Read more »

June 24, 2016

26 comments

Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges... Read more »

June 24, 2016

2 comments

Pine Valley residents prepare for worst as wildfire grows

All of Pine Valley remained affected by voluntary evacuation orders Friday as the wildfire threatening the area continued to grow. Read more »

June 24, 2016

0 comments

NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don... Read more »

June 24, 2016

0 comments

How Brexit impacts the higher-education sector

National Edition

The recent Brexit vote has caused concern among the higher-education sector, since it may spark significant changes in the U.K. higher-education system that then may cause rippling impacts on... Read more »

June 24, 2016

0 comments

Older stories can be found in the story archives

Zero Fatalities
It's a goal we can all live with.