Utah State Fairpark officials are considering a proposal from Real Salt Lake to build a minor league soccer stadium on the fairgrounds. A new convention building and upgraded rodeo grounds would... Read more »
A standoff between police and a woman ended peacefully Tuesday after a shot was fired at a North Salt Lake apartment complex Tuesday. Read more »
Fire crews continued to fight fires caused by lightning across the state early this week as new fires erupted Tuesday. Read more »
Family and friends are pulling together to buoy up a Kamas family who in the wake of a tragic accident with a daughter also lost a mother. Read more »
A man convicted in the shooting of a neighborhood watchman in Bluffdale three years ago was released from prison on Tuesday. Read more »
A Democratic candidate for the Utah Legislature was charged Monday with aggravated kidnapping. Read more »
Police in Price say they have been unable to substantiate online rumors that someone plans to commit acts of violence during this weekend's International Days celebration. Read more »
Utah Gov. Gary Herbert is among six Republican governors who expressed concerns in a letter to President Barack Obama over the administration's handling of thousands of unaccompanied minors from... Read more »
West Nile activity has been found in four Utah counties. The Utah Department of Health is warning residents to take precautions. Read more »
A new report by the National Park Service and U.S. Geological Survey details that 273 million visitors spent $14.6 billion in 2013. In Utah, national parks and monuments hosted 9 million visitors... Read more »
Twenty-one people from 10 states were arrested Monday during a protest that "became physical" at a controversial tar sands mine in northeastern Utah, according to the Uintah County Sheriff's Office. Read more »
The Days of '47 Parade and other events around Utah are set to celebrate the Utah pioneers. Read more »
CustomerContactChannels, a global provider of customer contact strategies and solutions, is announcing plans to grow its Salt Lake City operations. The company plans to hire as many as 1,000 new... Read more »
Draper teen Pete Benda, 15, continues to defy the odds in recovering from a traumatic brain injury suffered while working on the set of a play at Juan Diego Catholic High School in October of 2012. Read more »
Fifteen percent of homicides in the United States are filicides — children killed by a parent. Nearly 10 percent of filicides occur during a child's first week of life, according to a new... Read more »
With more than 50,000 tickets sold, Comic Con goers filled the convention halls to the max during the final day of the convention. Saturday, the convention hosted panels by two of its biggest... Read more »
Utah's first Comic Con is bigger than anyone expected, selling nearly 40,000 tickets and drawing some big names for the convention's inaugural year. Read more »
Theirs is a lovely home, perfect for family. But from the time Benjamin and Adrienne Donner moved into their new house, they knew something was amiss. Read more »
Whether it is spent playing pioneer games, watching a parade with the family or going to a community barbecue, Utahns throughout the state will be celebrating Pioneer Day. Read more »
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Two comic book conventions could be heading to battle over the use of "Comic Con." Read more »
In just one month, a recent BYU graduate has made a big splash — and a nice chunk of change — by developing an online course accessed by virtual students via a popular Internet learning... Read more »
The brother of Utah Olympian Noelle Pikus-Pace and three of his young children who were missing overnight in the Idaho wilderness were located Sunday after search and rescue crews spent hours... Read more »
Paul Broadhurst, 40, of Draper, died at the University Hospital's burn unit late Friday from injures he suffered in a house fire that morning. Read more »
At least 10 homes were temporarily evacuated and another 40 were on "standby" to evacuate after a growing grass fire broke out on the east bench of Springville in the middle of the night. Read more »
Rio Tinto never mined an ounce of ore at the Holden Mine in central Washington, but it is working to heal Copper Mountain. Its neighbors and partners are a Lutheran retreat, which is celebrating... Read more »
Two people who died Saturday night after a rollover crash in Dry Fork Canyon have been identified as Vernal residents, ages 21 and 15. Read more »
Salt Lake City's GREENbike, a bike share program, has doubled in size since it began last year. City officials hope to have 100 bike share stations spread throughout downtown by 2020. Read more »
One man's quest to explain his brother's mysterious jail cell death 19 years ago has rekindled long-dormant questions about whether others were involved in the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing. Read more »
Bands Train and The Wallflowers both played in a free concert downtown Saturday that was sponsored by Zions Bank as a community evening out to celebrate summer. Read more »
The Days of '47 Parade — known previously as both Pioneer Days and Covered Wagon Days — was first held in 1849, and has continued since that time, celebrating the 1847 arrival of... Read more »
While spring may be the season for cleaning up around the house in the Beehive State, summer is the unofficial remodeling season for many Utah homeowners. Making the decision to invest in home... Read more »
The first company of Mormon pioneers entered the Salt Lake Valley at the end of July 1847, blazing — and sometimes quite literally building — the trail for thousands of pioneers to... Read more »
Christopher McBeth, artistic director of Utah Opera, is an unabashed cheerleader of all things opera. Read more »
Matthew Mancil, a young boy with autism, has long loved trains. After a story about a Union Pacific train conductor stopping to talk with the boy and offer him souvenirs, UTA added another... Read more »
A new report published in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research says states that have imposed higher cigarette taxes and banned smoking indoors had lower adjusted suicide rates than states with... Read more »
Two Clinton brothers flying from Davis County to Las Vegas to attend a basketball tournament were killed in a plane crash near the Virgin River Gorge Sunday night. Friends gathered Monday to mourn,... Read more »
A 31-year-old Millcreek man was shot and killed Friday after firing on police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at the man's home, police said. Read more »
A man who police say tried to walk off with a 6-year-old girl during Pioneer Day festivities at Liberty Park on Thursday was arrested for investigation of attempted kidnapping. Read more »
Republican elected officials criticized the U.S. Bureau of Land Management's handling of the armed April standoff with Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, blaming tensions on heavy-handed actions by the... Read more »
A Draper house exploded into flames Friday morning, hospitalizing one man with burns and leaving his family's belongings scattered across neighbors' lawns. Read more »
Peru Fest celebrates the country's rich culture through music, dance, prizes and the crowning of Miss Peru Utah. Read more »
Thousands flocked to downtown Salt Lake City from near and far Thursday to celebrate Utah's pioneer heritage in the annual Days of '47 Parade. Read more »
Utah Shakespeare Festival's Backstage Tours and Repertory Magic allow patrons to peel back the layers and see how much effort truly goes into creating the shows. Read more »
Explore the full race results from the Deseret News Classic races — including placements, times and pace — on the Deseret News Classic searchable database. Read more »
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