A bill that sets standards for breathalyzers provided to patrons in bars and clubs is on its way to the house floor. Read more »
The Provo City Council voted Tuesday to hire a third-party firm to re-evaluate proposed bus rapid transit routes given current traffic conditions. Regardless of the findings, the system is coming... Read more »
A bill that seeks to protect children in cases where one parent is the primary suspect in the death of the other unanimously passed the Utah House on Wednesday and now heads to the governor for his... Read more »
Utah lawmakers are talking about daylight saving time again but not with an eye toward getting rid of the twice-yearly time switch. Read more »
The House Education Committee on Wednesday voted in a favor of a bill that would exclude high school students with a 3.5 GPA or higher from a citation of habitual truancy. Read more »
With a little more than a week left in the 2014 Legislature, proponents of a clean air measure renewed their call Wednesday for the passage of HB388, which would allow counties to let voters... Read more »
The Utah State Board of Regents is encouraging Utahns who value higher education to attend this month's political party caucuses. Read more »
Ed Kelley, a veteran news executive, is joining the Deseret News as a senior contributing editor. Kelley has previously been the editor of The Washington Times, in Washington, D.C., and The... Read more »
A new multi-year partnership and naming rights agreement for the Salt Lake Bees home stadium was announced Wednesday. It will now be known as Smith's Ballpark. Read more »
A man convicted of killing three people a quarter-century ago during two separate drunken sprees is likely one step closer to officially spending the rest of his life in prison. Read more »
Members of the Senate Education Committee voted unanimously Wednesday to recommend a bill establishing a grant program to provide extra-curricular tutoring for children affected by... Read more »
Police have located two young men who ran away from Genesis Youth Center, a residential facility for troubled teams and believe their remaining two companions may be in Salt Lake County. Read more »
The southeast corner of 100 South and Main Street may look like an explosion has blown out what used to be a high-end jewelry store. But the demolition is making way for the newest additions to the... Read more »
Jerry Kelly was a forgotten war hero who died in World War II, but 70 years later a distant relative who had barely heard of him was driven to learn more about him and ensure that he wasn't forgotten. Read more »
Deseret News National Edition: Taking a look at the 'Father Factor' series, gambling and the 'Son of God'
On this week’s “Deseret News National Edition,” editors from The Atlantic and the Deseret News discuss the "Father Factor" series, gambling and religious films. Read more »
Public service can put stress on family life. In fact, 86 percent of U.S. congressional representatives say they spend too little time with their families, according to a survey by the... Read more »
Get on the green (and save a little too) by preparing right this season. Read more »
When asked why he did it, the man accused of causing a four-alarm fire in downtown Salt Lake City told investigators, "Maybe I wanted to see the fire department." Read more »
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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 »
Nearly a dozen local religious leaders joined hands Saturday to bless a group of advocates traveling around the country to increase support for comprehensive immigration reform. 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 »
In an attempt to address the traffic safety hazards posed by panhandling, the Midvale City Council has adopted an ordinance prohibiting the 'unsafe transfer of money in a roadway.' The city plans... Read more »
A man who died after being caught in an avalanche Friday was identified Saturday as Ryan A. Noorda, 39, of Honeyville. Read more »
An airman who came home a week early after a six-month deployment to Afghanistan came up with an elaborate plan to surprise each of his four girls in a carefully orchestrated series of events... Read more »
A BYU student who suffered critical head injuries last week after being hit by a car just outside the campus boundaries is making remarkable progress. Read more »
Iron County sheriff's officials are investigating the death of a 51-year-old man found outside of Cedar City Saturday. Read more »
Doug Robinson: Reuniting families — One Utahn is helping adopted children, biological parents find each other
For 13 years, Carolyn Woodward has helped adopted children and their biological parents find each other, often after years of searching. It is a fulfilling job that brings both joy and sorrow. 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 »
Brenden Sorensen, 14, has been diagnosed with Usher Syndrome and doctors say he will lose his vision. His father and stepmother are raising money so that he can see the more of the world while he... Read more »
Portions of the Dead Sea Scrolls are currently on display at The Leonardo in Salt Lake City, where members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are among the patrons who have the... Read more »
Like his famous brother Clayton, Carlton Christensen, the newly appointed director of development for Salt Lake County, seeks innovative solutions to get the job done better. Read more »
Two brothers of a man authorities say was masterminding a drug and human trafficking ring in Utah involving teenage boys, have been arrested. 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 »
Mason Lewis Bailey, 19, of Richfield, died while serving in the Sweden Stockholm Mission, after being hit by a car. Read more »
One month of four storms lifted northern Utah from a drastically dry water year, pounding the region with much-needed moisture to get it to normal or near-normal water levels in most cases.... 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 »
Family members and loved ones shared their memories of Mason Lewis Bailey. Bailey, 19, was killed while walking with his companion, when a vehicle struck him. He was serving in the LDS Sweden... 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 »
More than one thousand dancers from 18 Utah dance studios took part in the "Will Dance for Food" competition at Taylorsville High School Saturday and presented $40,000 raised through the event to... 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 »
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 »
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 »
A stretch of highway in western Utah County would bear the name of Sgt. Cory Wride who was killed in the line of duty earlier this year under a proposal in the Legislature. Read more »
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