John Swallow resigned as attorney general this week with nearly $300,000 in his campaign account.
A Davis High School teacher has been arrested for allegedly having a sexual relationship with one of her students. Read more »
Crews were busy helping eight lost and injured hikers and bikers over the weekend with an unusually high number of rescues. Officials say people should think twice before hitting the trails. Read more »
The man who inspired a whole neighborhood to put up Christmas decorations early has died. Blaine Smith, who was told by doctors he wouldn’t live to see Dec. 25, passed away at 2:35 a.m.... Read more »
Centerville is seeking residents' input on the expansion of Community Park. Read more »
Stephen Paul Niedzwiecki, 34, charged with forcible sodomy, attempted rape and forcible sexual abuse of a former student, will face trial Feb. 4-7. Read more »
A man is dead and his friend behind bars for investigation of vehicular homicide after a DUI accident Thursday night. Read more »
Cracking whips and the "heeyahs" of 350 men and women disrupted the still morning air Friday on Antelope Island as the 27th annual push of bison got underway. Read more »
Two men who police say apparently didn't think about what happens to bullets after they're fired into the air were arrested early Friday following a weeklong shooting spree in Davis County. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert is directing the Utah Department of Health to lead a multifaceted investigation of Stericycle's health effects in areas surrounding the medical waste incineration facility. He... Read more »
The former owner of a Salt Lake medical supply company faces criminal charges for allegedly filing $20 million in false Medicare claims for motorized wheelchairs. Read more »
As investigators try to find out more about the motive behind the man who police say drove his truck up the state Capitol steps Tuesday, questions about tightening security are also being raised. Read more »
A Utah man was arrested Monday with a duffel bag full of marijuana that police say had been brought in from California for distribution in Utah. Read more »
Early voting opened throughout the state on Tuesday, giving voters two weeks to vote before Nov. 5, Election Day. Read more »
A panel of Utah alternative high school principals discussed the challenges their schools face from school grading with members of the Education Task Force. Read more »
For one Kaysville neighborhood, Christmas is coming early this year. It’s all in an effort to give one man his dying wish: to spend one final Christmas season with his family. Read more »
Police have arrested a man accused of sexually assaulting a massage therapist at knife point. Read more »
Colorful leaves are still hanging on the trees in Big Cottonwood Canyon Sunday. Sunny skies with cool mornings and pleasantly warm afternoons is the name of the game for the foreseeable future.... Read more »
A Roy man who has worked for the Boy Scouts of America was arrested after police linked him to child pornography. Read more »
A woman who was hit by two trains while she was trying to evade police in a car chase was booked into jail Wednesday. Read more »
The Sisters of St. Benedict, who left Utah earlier this year after nearly 70 years of service, were surprised Thursday with a stone memorial at Ogden Regional Medical Center. Read more »
Deadly mass shootings and talk of gun control around the country drove applications for Utah's concealed weapons permit to a record high. Read more »
Gov. Gary Herbert on Tuesday unveiled the 38-member Clean Air Action Team, which will convene throughout 2014 and work to craft solutions in Utah's fight against air pollution. Membership includes... Read more »
An elderly man was bilked out of more than $300,000 believing he had won the grand prize in a sweepstakes. Read more »
A series of giant arrows can be found across northern Utah and several other states. What are they for? For the answer, you have to go back in time. Read more »
Deseret News reporters sat down to discuss the topics of the American family, religious leaders and the government shutdown, and "Linsanity." Read more »
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John Swallow resigned as attorney general this week after raising more than $150,000 in campaign funds during the year that could be spent in a variety of ways, including on legal bills. Read more »
The family of Dustin Dickamore and the doctors who treated him say his recovery and restored vision following an ATV accident are nothing short of a miracle. Read more »
Residents in Weber County and along the Wasatch Front ventured out in cold temperatures Thursday, with the mercury in the 20s during the day and the teens by nightfall. Read more »
A 9-year-old Utah boy knows what it's like to spend weeks in a hospital bed. This year, he decided to give back to the hospital that has cared for him countless times in his young life. Read more »
An improperly installed child seat is believed to have caused the death of an 3-year-old girl in a traffic accident Wednesday in Clinton. Read more »
Farmington has recently taken steps to start a 40-acre park. Mayor Scott Harbertson and the City Council have announced the project, which will be the largest park in the city when finished. Read more »
Members of the State School Board are scheduled to discuss revisions to policy regarding the suspension of teacher licenses due to misconduct. Read more »
A child was killed in a head-on collision in front of Clinton Elementary School on Wednesday. Read more »
The U.S. Air Force announced Tuesday that Hill Air Force Base will be the first operational base for a fleet of stealth fighter jets. Read more »
Layton city officials have confirmed that Mayor Steve Curtis died in his sleep overnight. He was 58 years old. Curtis was scheduled to finish out his second four-year term at the end of December. Read more »
When she first tried several weeks ago to sign up for health insurance on the federal government's online marketplace, Pam Sheridan was repeatedly kicked off by the glitch-plagued website. Read more »
The Utah Association for Intellectual Disabilities wants to make sure low-income people with intellectual disabilities are not forgotten this Christmas. Read more »
The Salvation Army is having a hard time raising funds, and the improving economy may be to blame. This season, the nonprofit organization expects to see an 18 percent to 20 percent drop in funds... Read more »
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