An Ogden woman alleges she was the victim excessive force by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in Weber County.
Unified police have security plans in place at the Utah Olympic Oval where an international speedskating competition will be held this weekend that includes a team from France. Read more »
Naples police say a fifth-grader at Naples Elementary School threatened to bring a gun to school and shoot at least two students. When police made contact with the boy, he did not have a gun. Read more »
A former instructor at Eagle Gate College is suing the school for allegedly discriminating against his employment and benefits because he is married to another male teacher. Read more »
An elected Duchesne County official and a former title company employee are facing misdemeanor charges following a confrontation at the county administration building. Read more »
A 19-year-old West Jordan man was arrested Wednesday after members of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force allegedly found child pornography on his computer. Read more »
A man who allegedly called 911 to report a shooting inside a Wal-Mart just to get out of a ticket and another traffic citation Thursday later barricaded himself inside his home, police said. Read more »
Salt Lake City police Thursday released enhanced images of an assault that took place in a hotel parking lot against two men, one of whom had a Confederate flag magnet on his pickup truck. Read more »
A Sandy man accused of beating his girlfriend and detaining her for hours in a disturbing domestic violence case has pleaded guilty to aggravated kidnapping. Read more »
Lawyers for man facing possible death penalty want to depose Utah prosecutors to prove it is unconstitutional
Lawyers for a southern Utah man facing a possible death penalty sentence are planning to depose all of Utah's 29 county prosecutors in an effort to show capital punishment is unconstitutional. Read more »
Investigators believe a two-alarm fire at an abandoned building Wednesday in Salt Lake City started in the attic. Read more »
A Salt Lake City police sergeant injured while investigating a possible car burglar was resting at home Thursday. Read more »
Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle pleaded guilty to child pornography and sex crime charges Thursday and tearfully apologized to his victims and family as he awaited the judge's sentence. Read more »
A Salt Lake police officer is lucky to be uninjured after being partially dragged for about ten feet by a pick up truck Wednesday evening, police said. Read more »
A Payson man was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday for allegedly making a bomb threat against a hospital in September, and charges in a related case claim he made the threat to he could... Read more »
The Springville woman who died after crashing into the Spanish Fork River in March and whose baby daughter's survival after 14 hours in the wrecked car attracted worldwide attention had marijuana's... Read more »
Two men who found themselves trapped on the peak of Flat Top Mountain in their helicopter were rescued late Tuesday night. Read more »
A member of the Goshute Tribe claimed he shot at people who "were coming back to life" before stabbing his brother in the chest, according to charging documents filed in U.S. District Court. Read more »
In 2014, 29 teens died in motor vehicle crashes. Families of these teens shared their personal accounts Wednesday to encourage drivers to use safety precautions on Utah roads. Read more »
A man who picked up 73.8 pounds of meth in California and planned to distribute it in Salt Lake City will spend 16 ½ years in federal prison. Read more »
A California court says an estranged couple must abide by an agreement they made to destroy five frozen embryos if they got a divorce. Read more »
Passenger killed, two others critically hurt in collision after driver swerves to avoid deer, police say
A crash that killed a woman and critically injured two others Tuesday was caused by a driver swerving to avoid a deer, police said. Read more »
The diversion of a French passenger jet en route to Paris that was forced to land in Utah on Tuesday was prompted primarily due to logistical concerns for safely landing the giant airliner. Read more »
A two-alarm fire engulfed an abandoned building Wednesday afternoon on Main Street, causing evacuations of nearby homes and businesses. Read more »
Two men who flew in a helicopter to the peak of Flat Top Mountain on Tuesday morning to repair a radio tower got stuck when the weather took a turn for the worse, police said. Read more »
A bomb threat called in to an Air France flight from Los Angeles to Paris caused the plane to be diverted Tuesday evening to Salt Lake City International Airport, an airport official confirmed. Read more »
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A Utah solar company that was the subject of a Deseret News investigation because of its questionable business practices is now the subject of an injunction because of its alleged false promises to... Read more »
A decomposing body found in a remote area of Ben Lomond Mountain over the weekend was identified Tuesday as that of a man who was last seen in April 2014. Read more »
An Ogden woman who alleges she was the victim of excessive force by a Utah Highway Patrol trooper in Weber County is suing the trooper in federal court, her attorney announced Wednesday. Read more »
A white Chicago police officer who shot a black teenager 16 times last year was charged with first-degree murder Tuesday, hours before the city released a video of the killing that many people fear... Read more »
A father fighting for the custody of his recently adopted infant daughter received mixed news Monday, as her adoptive parents gave up custody — but did so by giving the child to her... Read more »
Police were searching for a man they say stabbed another man in an attempted homicide Tuesday evening in Layton. Read more »
A Uintah County family called for help Tuesday night when their house caught fire, then made it outside to safety before firefighters arrived. Read more »
A North Ogden man has been sentenced to jail for having sex with a 14-year-old boy. Read more »
A company accused of using unpaid laborers from a Utah-based polygamous group to pick pecans says the women and children were picking up fallen nuts, not working as employees. Read more »
A 50-year-old man was killed in an apparent industrial accident Monday. Read more »
Police tried to piece together the details of a man's death Monday after he was found dead inside a basement apartment with an apparent gunshot wound. Read more »
Three Utah counties hope the U.S. Supreme Court will — once and for all — settle the question of who has jurisdiction over enrolled tribal members in a region of the state that once was... Read more »
Sandy police confirmed Tuesday that a man found dead in a basement apartment died of a gunshot wound. Read more »
Thinking a federal judge would send him to jail for violating a court-imposed gag order, Jeremy Johnson filed motions Wednesday to act as his own attorney and objecting to the anticipated order. Read more »
West Jordan police believe a Ford Ranger ran a red light Monday night, causing a collision that critically injured a 17-year-old girl. Read more »
A decomposing body was found in an extremely isolated area on Ogden's tallest mountain, according to the Weber County Sheriff's Office. Read more »
A man who was featured in a Sundance documentary has pleaded guilty to assault charges. Read more »
A third person has been charged in connection with an alleged plot to fire shots at West Valley police officers in an apparent effort to create a distraction to draw detectives away from another... Read more »
Video of a woman who allegedly got involved in a police chase in an attempt to help officers was released Monday. Read more »
A man charged in May with manslaughter for allegedly giving his wife a bottle of "cheap vodka" despite doctors' orders she not to drink in light of the medications she was taking, was arrested Monday. Read more »
A University of Utah professor and his students have asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the prison sentence given to a Utah man after he raped and killed a youth counselor at age 17. Read more »
Police are asking for the public's help finding an elderly man missing since Nov. 12. Dean Stavrakis, 83, was last seen at his home near 6600 South and 2300 East. Read more »
A North Logan man who says he left an inoperable assault rifle at the Utah State Capitol out of respect for shooting victims and with no intention of triggering the evacuation it caused will not... Read more »
A man accused of hosting a party for four juveniles on Halloween, getting them drunk and then raping a 17-year-old girl, is scheduled to make an appearance in court on Wednesday. Read more »
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