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SLC tech summit encourages entrepreneurs to make their visions into reality

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 11:45am

Salt Lake's first Silicon Slopes Tech Summit encouraged entrepreneurs to make their vision a reality during the two-day tech conference at the Salt Palace.

Ogden police make arrest in fatal shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 11:32am

Ogden police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of another man early Sunday outside a convenience store.

Taylorsville clerk shot despite complying with robbers' demands

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 10:32am

A 21-year-old convenience store clerk was shot multiple times early Monday by two men stealing cash and cigarettes, despite being completely compliant with the robbers' demands, according to police.

School delayed, canceled due to snow in N. Utah

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 10:26am

Two school districts face a two-hour delayed start Monday morning. Two school districts and Utah State University canceled classes.

Police: Saratoga Springs to lose power after drunk driver crashes into power box

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 10:16am

The west side of Saratoga Springs will lose power after a man crashed into a power box Monday morning, police said.

High court won't hear 'Sister Wives' appeal over bigamy law

Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 9:45am

The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.

Lawmaker resurrects push for 'constitutional carry' bill

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:10am

A bill to allow the permit-free carrying of a concealed weapon in Utah faces a tough history of rejection as it heads to the 2017 Legislature for consideration.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Sean Walker and Jordan Ormond  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:30am

Here are 10 stories you may have missed this weekend. As always, click on the headline to read the full story.

Despite a few glitches, show goes on at Sundance

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:10am

Park City was bustling during its first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival — but not without a few bumps in the road.

Missing 12-year-old found safe, police say

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:57pm

Salt Lake police on Sunday asked for the public's help in finding a missing 12-year-old diagnosed with autism. Within a couple of hours they reported him found safe.

Another strong winter storm is on the way for northern Utah

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:48pm

National Weather Service meteorologists say another storm is expected to hit Utah late Sunday and into Monday, bringing with it the possibility of even more snow.

Life Flight paramedic killed, nurse seriously injured in US 40 crash

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:43pm

A 29-year-old Life Flight paramedic died Sunday morning in a crash on U.S. Highway 40 near Strawberry Reservoir. Police say his co-worker was seriously injured.

Fire causes $175K in damage to South Salt Lake hot tub store

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:36pm

A South Salt Lake hot tub, spa and pool store sustained about $175,000 in fire damage Sunday morning.

From sheep to sweater, Centerville woman protecting her passion for wool

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 10:34pm

There was a time when most towns along the Wasatch Front were separate — no chain stores, multi-lane highways or subdivisions with hundreds of homes. One woman in Centerville fondly remembers those days, and is doing what she can to hold of the ways of the past.

31-year-old man from Orem reported missing

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:17pm

Police are asking for help in finding a missing 31-year-old man from Orem who they say has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old.

Unsealed filings in restaurateur's death detail his fears of estranged husband

McKenzie Romero and Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:11pm

In the weeks before he died, prominent Utah restaurateur John Williams sought legal protection for himself and his property as he claimed his estranged husband became increasingly volatile and violent, according to recently unsealed court documents.

Utah tribe may revive proposal for casino in Colorado

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 6:44pm

A Utah Indian tribe said it might revive its proposal for a casino across the state line in northwestern Colorado.

Police hope to ID person of interest in fatal Ogden shooting

Carter Williams and Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 6:04pm

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot at a convenience store parking lot in Ogden early Sunday morning. Later in the day, the Ogden Police Department released surveillance video of an armed man they are calling a "person of interest" in the case.

Grant will drive 1,500 miles of electric vehicle charging stations

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 4:51pm

An ambitious multistate project was selected for $4 million in seed money from the U.S. Department of Energy to power up 1,500 miles of highway with electric vehicle charging stations in a move to eliminate range anxiety and encourage ownership.

Utah economic growth should continue in '17, analysts say

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:28pm

With the new year underway, the state is embarking on a journey that hopefully will be as economically prosperous as 2016, according to a panel of Utah’s top economic analysts.