Could Utah become a blue state? Why expert Nate Silver says it already is
Nate Silver, the editor-in-chief of the data driven FiveThirtyEight, opened his speech at Thursday’s Domopalooza by saying he found Utah fascinating. Here's why.
Driver experiencing diabetic emergency leads police on erratic pursuit
A man experiencing a diabetic emergency led police on a pursuit weaving across all lanes of I-15 Friday, briefly closing the freeway.
Utah jobless rate remains at 3.1 percent
February’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate held steady from January at 3.1 percent. The national unemployment rate decreased one-tenth of a percentage point from January to 4.7 percent.
U. to offer fully online degree programs
The University of Utah will offer fully online undergraduate degrees beginning in fall 2017. A new package of courses, called Block U, will be available online and will fulfill all general education requirements.
Utah Division of Arts & Museums gets new director
Victoria Panella Bourns has been named director of the Utah Division of Arts & Museums.
FLDS man in food stamp fraud case sentenced to $25 fee, training
Another suspect has accepted a plea deal in a food stamp fraud case brought against 11 polygamists on the Utah-Arizona border last year that marked a major government effort to try to crack down on the sect.
A family story: UVU President Matt Holland staying true to his roots
If it seems an odd fit that Ivy-League educated Matt Holland is leading UVU — the former vocational school — there is symmetry to it. He is only two generations removed from swinging a pick for his living and perhaps mining coal.
Man guilty of shooting officer sentenced to up to life in prison
A man found guilty by a jury last month of shooting a police officer — who then shot a bystander as he searched for the shooter — was sent to prison Thursday, potentially for life.
Police: Salt Lake County Jail sergeant killed by nephew in murder-suicide
A Salt Lake County Sheriff's Office sergeant was shot and killed in his sleep by his nephew Friday, police said, before the nephew fatally turned the gun on himself in an apparent murder-suicide.
New research could help detect tissue damage
Researchers led by scientists at the University of Utah have discovered that early detection of damage to collagen — the main building block of all human tissue — can alert doctors that a patient is on the verge of major tissue injury and pain