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New VA program helps veterans find meaningful employment

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:48pm

After more than a decade of deployments, the unemployment rate for veterans from all wars remains higher than that of the general population in Utah. But a new pilot program run by the VA Salt Lake City Health Care System is making a positive impact.

'That seat belt looks good on you:' Road signs prompt safety

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:01pm

After an increase in traffic fatalities for the past two years, the Utah Department of Transportation started a campaign using edgy, funny messages to promote safety.

LDS Church releases more documents from Joseph Smith, church founding

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:57pm

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released new documents surrounding the translation of the Book of Mormon Tuesday.

Utah Marine deserter accused of possessing child porn

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:29pm

A Utah man who is considered a deserter by the Marine Corps is facing felony charges after investigators say they found "hundreds of files" of child pornography on his computer.

Salt Lake City officer cleared in shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:22pm

Salt Lake County District Attorney Sim Gill has determined the use of deadly force by a Salt Lake City police officer last month against a man with a knife was justified.

Man arrested after allegedly posing as waiter, stealing credit card

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:21pm

Police arrested a man Tuesday who allegedly impersonated a waiter to steal a patron's credit card.

Man charged with rape of preteen girl

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:20pm

A 20-year-old Ogden man dragged a 12-year-old girl to a Dumpster enclosure outside a health care clinic to assault her, according to charges.

Police arrest man who allegedly choked girlfriend's 2-year-old son

Natalie Crofts and Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:19pm

Police arrested a man who allegedly abused his girlfriend's 2-year-old son Tuesday afternoon at a Woods Cross home, police said.

Man arrested for alleged burglary on more than a dozen vehicles

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:35pm

Police arrested an alleged serial vehicle burglar Monday, and they are looking for victims who have not yet reported linked cases.

NAIA Westminster approved to move to NCAA Division II

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:12pm

Westminster College has been accepted by the NCAA to begin the transition period as a Division II member institution, the school announced Tuesday.

Drone sighting at prison cause for concern

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 3:03pm

The Utah State Department of Corrections is concerned about prison security after a possible drone sighting was reported at the Utah State Prison July 15.

Warrants reveals new details in fatal West Valley stabbing

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:31pm

West Valley police are still trying to determine of what led to the stabbing death of a man outside an apartment complex in July.

3 ways online schools are preparing students for college and beyond

Mountain Heights Academy  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 2:13pm

Prepare your kids for their college courses and future jobs with these three tips.

'Don't build cairns,' BLM, national park officials say to hikers

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 12:17pm

Many Utahns are flocking to the outdoors for summer hiking and exploring, but some are leaving behind unwanted and confusing cairns, and officials are asking them to stop.

LaMarcus Aldridge's new home; J.J. Watt's new girl

Sean Walker  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 11:04am

In today's installment of the biggest things in sports' social media, we get a glimpse at the more human sides of pro athletes. It turns out, these men and women are just like the rest of us — except with multimillion dollar contracts.

Post-mastectomy plastic surgery helps women feel whole again

University Of Utah Healthcare  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 10:00am

Seven months after a mastectomy saved her life, Tracy Hernandez was ready to be whole again.

Local musician creates compact, on-the-go restring kit

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 8:18am

Guitar players now have access to a "one-stop shop" for restringing their instrument, thanks to a local musician.

Dash-cam shows arrest of man after alleged crash with Hurricane police car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 7:43am

Washington County Sheriff's Office released dash-cam video Monday evening of an early Sunday morning arrest that involved a man accused of driving recklessly through three Southern Utah towns.

Hillary Clinton to make brief stop in Utah

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 4th - 6:56am

Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton will make a brief stop in Utah midday Wednesday to raise money at a private event being held in a Park City home.

PHOTOS: Heavy rainfall causes flooding in much of Davis County

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Aug 3rd - 10:46pm

Monday's consistent rainfall affected much of northern Utah, flooding streets and causing delays along roadways.