Stars are consistently swarmed by fans at the Sundance Film Festival, but there's one place they can find anonymity: On the slopes. Read more »
Attorneys for a man accused of groping women on the BYU campus are asking a judge to prevent prosecutors from using testimony from 10 members of the school's track team at his upcoming trial. Read more »
A woman is in serious condition after being ejected from her vehicle in a Provo Canyon car crash. Read more »
The English-language world premiere of "The Count of Monte Cristo" is presented in an artfully directed, spectacular production at BYU. Read more »
State lawmakers will hear the weird and the wonderful of Utah liquor laws from various interests groups, drinkers, teetotalers and each other this year like they do almost every legislative session. Read more »
The work of the Salt Lake Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission got underway Monday. The appointed panel of government, nonprofit, faith and business representatives is expected to deliver... Read more »
During his State of the Judiciary speech Monday, Utah Supreme Court Chief Justice Matthew Durrant requested that legislators address three distinct issues of criminal justice reform, including the... Read more »
An 11-month-old girl hospitalized after nearly drowning in the bathtub has made a "dramatic improvement" and should be released from the hospital soon, according to South Ogden police. Read more »
Police were looking for four people Monday in connection with a fire that destroyed a vacant apartment building in South Salt Lake. Read more »
New House Speaker Greg Hughes urged lawmakers on the opening day of the Utah Legislature to engage in the "big, hard fights" needed to take on tough issues, including boosting gas tax revenues this... Read more »
A judge is delaying a decision on whether a Kearns woman is mentally fit to stand trial in the case of a newborn baby left in a trash can. Read more »
The fate of Utah's embattled state fairgrounds became more clear Monday with the agreement between the Utah State Fairpark and Real Salt Lake to build an $18 million minor league soccer stadium on... Read more »
The Utah Legislature will take on Gov. Gary Herbert's Healthy Utah plan as it determines how to provide health insurance to the state's more than 100,000 uninsured. Read more »
A number of measures addressing air quality will be introduced in the 2015 Legislature, and Gov. Gary Herbert has requested significant new funding to replace older, polluting school buses. The... Read more »
A new survey by Envision Utah shows a significant majority of Utah residents rank poor air quality as the No. 1 threat to quality of life, threatening family, the economy and even the vibrancy of... Read more »
On the opening day of the 2015 Utah Legislature, an LDS apostle offered a blessing over lawmakers for the session. Read more »
Among the many, many issues facing the 2015 Utah Legislature, the Deseret News has selected six that especially matter to Utah families. Read more »
With time ticking away before the next Salt Lake Comic Con FanX event, "Doctor Who" stars Matt Smith and Karen Gillan have joined the celebrity lineup coming to Utah Jan. 29-31. Read more »
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Elder Dallin H. Oaks and Elder D. Todd Christofferson rejected criticism Thursday that the LDS Church's position seeking fairness for both LGBT and religious people is an effort to discriminate,... Read more »
After battling depression and anxiety for much of his life, former Utah basketball player Craig Rydalch is sharing his story with the hope of helping others in the same situation. Read more »
Utah's largest oil producer laid off 80 of its 540 employees in the state on Wednesday, citing the economic challenges brought on by continued drop in oil prices. Read more »
Senior LDS leaders affirmed Tuesday the church's consistent support for nondiscrimination laws that balance the rights of LGBT people with provisions that protect religious freedom. They also... Read more »
In three years, the mild-mannered founders of Salt Lake Comic Con have become kings of Utah geekdom through their hit comic book and pop culture events and the successful business behind it. Read more »
The next step for addressing intergenerational poverty in Utah will be an educational initiative, says Sen. Aaron Osmond Read more »
The LDS Church held a special news conference Jan. 27 at 10 a.m. MST. Read more »
Even as Marc Sessions Jenson was establishing an office and marketing exclusive memberships for proposed ski and golf resort, there was evidence of problems with a major investor. Read more »
Rep. Chris Stewart expressed frustration with how Congress is and isn't doing its work. But he told state lawmakers Thursday that he is grateful Republicans now control the Senate as well as the... Read more »
Dan Lafferty, who is serving a life prison sentence for a double murder he believes was directed by God says his ideas likely influenced a Springville couple's decision to fatally overdose along... Read more »
Now that the courts have spoken on same-sex marriage in Utah, lawmakers are poised to tackle controversial proposals on religious freedom and nondiscrimination. Statements from the LDS Church could... Read more »
Apparently concerned with the "evil in the world" and a pending apocalypse, Benjamin and Kristi Strack took the lives of three of their children and then killed themselves with lethal doses of... Read more »
Dr. Pippett discusses the do's and don'ts of researching illness symptoms online. Read more »
A jury is deliberating whether Marc Jenson, a key figure in the cases against Mark Shurtleff and John Swallow, is guilty of fraud and money laundering after a ritzy ski and golf resort he was... Read more »
A former part-time officer for both the Logan Police Department and Cache County Sheriff's Office has pleaded no contest to forcing a teenage girl to have sex with multiple teen boys over several... Read more »
A year ago, lawmakers reached an agreement that halted an initiative drive to replaced Utah's unique caucus and convention system for nominating candidates with a direct primary election. But some... Read more »
As part of a budgeting exercise to find savings and stress-test the state budget, lawmakers are aiming for a goal to reduce expenditures by 2 percent in all state agencies. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert urged investment in what he called Utah's next "greatest generation" in his State of the State speech Wednesday night by addressing needs including education, transportation and... Read more »
Salt Lake County Health Department officials are hoping that free fare cards will help encourage more residents to choose mass transit over contributing to pollutants in the air by driving their... Read more »
Legislators unanimously recommended a bill for House approval Wednesday that would avail English and writing teachers of computer programs to help them give more timely feedback on their students'... Read more »
House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, said Wednesday he doesn't expect lawmakers to move quickly on protections for both the state's LGBT and religious communities. Read more »
An 86-year-old Orem woman was reported missing after walking away from her assisted living center. Read more »
A 31-year-old man was hospitalized in critical condition after being thrown from his dirt bike in a Washington Terrace intersection. Read more »
Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's address to students at the University of Utah Wednesday will likely be remembered for her insights on life and the law, but also because she was in the... Read more »
Accused BYU groper Nathan Eric Fletcher, 23, accepted a diversion agreement Tuesday that will lead to the dismissal of two counts of sexual battery, a class A misdemeanor, as long as Fletcher... Read more »
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