More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon.
The parents of Utah’s top consumer watchdog were targeted by phone scammers Tuesday, and now Francine Giani and her family are warning everyone else about a recurring con. Read more »
Street signs, barricades and power lines were blown down, garbage cans and trampolines tossed about, vinyl fences blown out. Read more »
This is the next in a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This week: Consider how well trained your neighborhood is to take on an... Read more »
Utah is pushing to become one of six drone testing sites across the country. The exact location of where the testing site would be located is still under wraps, as officials see that information as... Read more »
A terrain park crash has snowboarder Cody Walker fighting to walk again. That includes paying a hefty bill for physical rehabilitation that insurance barely begins to cover. Friends and family have... Read more »
This is the 11 of a series of columns to help Utahns get ready for emergencies, disasters and the Great Utah ShakeOut 2013. This week, make plans to attend the Utah Prepare Conference and Expo on... Read more »
The Utah court system will make a big change Monday by opening trial proceedings to television and radio coverage. Read more »
The obvious injuries to 4-year-old Ethan Stacy did not cause his death. Instead his death was classified a homicide due to a combination of drug toxicity, scalding injuries and aspiration... Read more »
A man who led police on a high-speed chase was shot and killed by officers Friday night after the driver crashed. Read more »
College and university students in Utah will pay 5 percent more in tuition next year after the Utah Board of Regents approved the boost on Friday. Read more »
Forty years ago, the last 2,500 U.S. combat troops were withdrawn from South Vietnam, ending the war. Decades later, post-traumatic stress disorder, suicide and homelessness still plague many... Read more »
KAYSVILLE — Neighbors of a Kaysville family offered support in the form of colorful chalk art Friday, as they dealt with grief from the death of the family's 13-year-old girl. Rebecca... Read more »
In police interviews read and played in court Thursday, Nathan Sloop repeatedly said the death of his 4-year-old stepson was "an accident." Read more »
A man, saying he wanted to set the record straight, insisted Thursday he is not the “thrill-seeker” that witnesses and previously released photographs made him appear to be after a... Read more »
The Utah Board of Regents on Friday is expected to pass a tuition increase, raising the total for students at Utah's public colleges and universities by 5 percent. Read more »
Nathan Sloop and his new wife, Stephanie, believed they needed to "break" her 4-year-old son, Ethan Stacy. Read more »
Police are investigating the unexpected death of a 13-year-old Centennial Junior High School student. Read more »
Many Utahns would proclaim Utah is a great state, but it helps to have a nod as one of the country's "elite." Read more »
Fueled by social media and his column in The New York Times, Utahn Carl Richards, a financial planner who likes to sketch his advice, has become a one-man conglomerate. Read more »
Now is the time to plan and prepare for an emergency if you have someone with access and functional needs. Read more »
Reduce, reuse and keep on mining. That's the message going out to Utah elementary students this spring in an Earth Day poster contest sponsored by the Utah Division of Oil, Gas and Mining. Read more »
Members of the Clearfield Community Church held Palm Sunday services at Wasatch Elementary School, eager to prove that the fire which ravaged their church building on Tuesday could not prevent them... Read more »
Hundreds of Boy Scouts braved chilly spring temperatures Saturday to gather bags of canned fruit, vegetables, meat and other items from the doorsteps of generous Utahns to help supply the local... Read more »
In 2012, the Deseret News, Emergency Essentials, Utah Disaster Kleenup and Be Ready Utah teamed up to bring Utahns four months of emergency preparedness information. This year, readers will be... Read more »
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Lawmakers met Wednesday for the first meeting of the Education Task Force. The task force was created during the most recent legislative session to advance long-term planning and goals for public... Read more »
Recently, we learned that the government seized phone records of reporters hoping to discover leaks and "sources" and perhaps a recommendation for a good sushi place. Read more »
More than 40 local Scouting leaders will participate in a national meeting of the Boy Scouts of America in Texas this week, during which a vote will be taken on a new membership policy. Read more »
The Utah Highway Patrol will be hitting the roads in extra large numbers for the Memorial Day weekend, and their enforcement efforts will be guided by a database of crash information. Read more »
Police have identified the man killed in an accident on I-215 Monday. Read more »
A Syracuse resident said God was on her side this afternoon when two construction workers pulled her from her burning house. Read more »
The Utah Department of Transportation has completed the environment study for the controversial West Davis Corridor project. On Thursday, the agency released the Environmental Impact Study for a... Read more »
Whatever happened to Brittany Fisher, the former Utah State student-athlete who fell from a cliff in the middle of the night? Glad you asked. Read more »
A 54-year-old man was killed Monday in a crash with two other vehicles on I-215. Read more »
About Utah: Without fanfare, the National Ability Center in Park City has taken the 'dis' out of disability
Since 1985, the National Ability Center in Park City has shown people with so-called disabilities how to adapt and enjoy the many benefits of sports and recreation. Read more »
More than 5,000 students from the Intermountain West participated in a special physics day Friday at Lagoon. Read more »
Utah Attorney General John Swallow finds himself in the cross hairs of another criminal investigation, this one by two county attorneys in conjunction with federal authorities. Read more »
Joseph Nance pleaded guilty to manslaughter for shooting and killing his father in a Kaysville motel. Prosecutors said they took a history of abuse into account when offering the plea deal. Read more »
The Utah Department of Public Safety launched its Click It or Ticket campaign Monday with an interesting display at the state Capitol. A pickup truck was suspended in midair with a strap made of... Read more »
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