The legal team for San Juan County Commissioner Phil Lyman claims a federal judge has a conflict of interest adjudicating the Recapture Canyon ATV ride case and has motioned that he disqualify... Read more »
Police are investigating after a group of climbers discovered a skeletal human foot inside a hiking boot in Little Cottonwood Canyon. Read more »
Six children were picked up in two unrelated incidents this week after officers determined they were in possibly abusive situations, the Utah Highway Patrol said. Read more »
An out-of-state man is dead after drowning at Sand Hollow Reservoir in southern Utah on Wednesday. Read more »
At least one woman ran out of a Holladay home where a man was firing shots Wednesday afternoon, police said. Read more »
A jury is deliberating whether a former Draper bus driver sexually abused two 5-year-old girls that he drove to school. Read more »
A rainbow appears over the Wasatch Mountains on Wednesday, July 22, 2015. Read more »
Incumbent Ralph Becker and challenger Jackie Biskupski are locked in a tight race for Salt Lake City mayor, but more than a third of voters have yet to make up their minds, according to a... Read more »
A Utah organization is one step closer to being able to send relief supplies to people forced out of their homes by the Islamic State group. Read more »
Kim Paulding will run the Deseret News Classic Marathon on Friday with her aunt, Sandy Straley, who has run it 11 times. The race is part of the family's tradition. Paulding will run in memory of... Read more »
A Friday night vigil at Trinity African Methodist Episcopal Church in Salt Lake City offers a chance for the community to remember the victims and discuss the Emanuel AME shootings in South Carolina. Read more »
Volunteers of America Utah and other human services organizations have noticed an increasing amount of homeless camping on city streets, but after Wednesday, they're no closer to finding out why. Read more »
The Humane Society of Utah has offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of anyone responsible for the shooting deaths of two ferruginous hawks in Tooele County. Read more »
The boy accused of killing 12-year-old Kailey Vijil made his first appearance in court Wednesday since being charged with murder. Read more »
Syracuse High School junior Hunter Woodhall was getting ready to compete in the National Junior Disability Championships in New Jersey on Wednesday when he realized his prosthetic running legs were... Read more »
Logan police have arrested a Utah State University student suspected of raping three and possibly more women on campus. Read more »
Founded in 2008 by Vera and Eugene Watanabe, Salt Lake City's Gifted Music School seeks to bring cultural education to the forefront of Utahns’ minds. Read more »
The first-ever Education Weekend conference in Oxford, England, is taking place July 17-19. Read more »
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The future relationship between the Boy Scouts of America and its largest charter organization, the LDS Church, appears uncertain after the Scouting body voted Monday to rescind a nationwide ban on... Read more »
The Boy Scouts of America's National Executive Board voted 45-12 to end the organization's blanket ban on gay adult leaders on Monday, although the change in policy would still allow... Read more »
This week, the Broadway musical that skewered Mormonism on its way to nine Tony Awards opens just blocks from Temple Square and the headquarters of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Read more »
Now that Boston's bid for the 2024 Summer Games has ended, is there a chance of another Olympics for Salt Lake City? Read more »
From tech billionaires who strike it rich in Silicon Valley to farm girls who make it big on Broadway, we hear a lot about the American Dream. But where is it really the most likely that Americans... Read more »
This month, 14-year-old Aubri Whatcott and her family are marking the one-year anniversary of a plane crash that took brothers Jaxon and Daulton. In an exclusive interview, Aubri opens about faith,... Read more »
A majority of Utahns oppose the U.S. Supreme Court decision last month legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, a new poll shows. Read more »
Josh Frost is learning to live with the split-second decision not to don a helmet before stepping onto his long board. He's lucky at that; many people don't survive the type of traumatic brain... Read more »
Five years ago, Trish Alderman, mother of four, started Back-2-School Basics, an annual drive that outfits hundreds of Park City kids in school gear. Read more »
Recently, the Deseret News published two profiles about Utahns who were hoping to be on the giving and receiving ends of two unrelated life-saving organ transplant procedures ... this is what... Read more »
Opponents of moving the Utah State Prison from Draper are criticizing a recently released study showing putting a new facility on the Point of the Mountain site would be costly and present security... Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee withdrew his plan Monday night to push a second attempt to bring another vote on the Affordable Care Act, switching to a new strategy. Read more »
A museum in Delta, Utah, is dedicated to preserving the history of Topaz, a World War II Japanese-American internment camp. Read more »
A mail carrier has delivered more than the mail to a Sandy boy, collecting dozens of books for the child to read as his story has unexpectedly spread around the world. Read more »
A small city of tents, trailers and thousands of visitors appears almost every August in the Utah desert to watch cars, motorcycles and anything with wheels rocket across gleaming white sheets of... Read more »
Several top federal officials from Washington quietly attended a "Gathering of the Tribes" in southeastern Utah last weekend. It's the clearest signal yet that the Obama administration may be... Read more »
A former Davis High School English teacher convicted of sexually abusing three male students will get her first chance at parole in January 2017. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert said Monday he and other state leaders are less than a month away from having a new Medicaid expansion proposal ready to be considered in a special session of the Legislature. Read more »
Former Utah Attorney General John Swallow pleaded not guilty Monday to more than a dozen criminal charges resulting from a sweeping public corruption investigation. Read more »
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight Committee, calls on Obama to remove IRS commissioner
The Republican chairman of a powerful House committee is calling for the removal of the IRS commissioner, saying he has obstructed congressional investigations into the treatment of conservative... Read more »
Sen. Mike Lee is hoping to use a complicated procedural maneuver to force another vote on Obama care by using what's known as the nuclear option. However, a political expert said the move is... Read more »
Shelley Brunson may have never known she had a brain aneurysm if it hadn't been for the herniated disc in her neck and her chronic sinusitis. The string of painful ailments that wreaked havoc on... Read more »
A Midvale man was charged Monday with robbing Banbury Cross Donuts at gunpoint. Read more »
Two people pleaded guilty to negligent homicide and obstructing justice Monday for their roles in a 2014 house fire that killed a Carbon County man. Read more »
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