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'I didn't even have time to think,' says UHP trooper hit during traffic stop

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:28pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper hit during a traffic stop earlier this month spoke for the first time Thursday about the crash, sharing details of his injuries, his love for the job and his hopes to keep Utah roads safe.

Park City man gets healthy with Intermountain's LiVe Well program

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:19pm

A 56-year-old man on the road to becoming a type 2 diabetic reversed his path with a Healthy Lifestyle evaluation at the Park City Intermountain LiVe Well Center.

Herbert signs bill lowering blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:09pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday signed the controversial bill that lowers the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent, stressing repeatedly it is an issue of public safety.

Idaho man walks free after 20 years: ‘I never thought this day would come’

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:49pm

Christopher Tapp walked out of the Bonneville County courthouse Wednesday afternoon to a crowd of people cheering.

SLC airport maintenance employee hospitalized after crashing truck into plane

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:16pm

A fixed-base operator maintenance employee was hospitalized after crashing into a private plane at Salt Lake City International Airport Thursday morning, officials said.

Governor 'leaning' toward signing concealed carry bill for young adults

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:43pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert said Thursday he is 'leaning' toward signing a bill passed in the last legislative session that would allow young adults to carry a concealed firearm. The measure was touted as a self-defense tool for young college women.

Lee, Hatch want government to investigate disappearance of BYU student in China

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:09pm

Eight senators, including Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch, reintroduced a resolution Thursday on the disappearance of BYU student David Sneddon in China in 2004.

West Bountiful man killed, wife injured in London attack

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 3:43pm

Community members are remembering a West Bountiful man who was killed during a terror attack in London Wednesday as a very kind neighbor who was involved in the local music scene.

Millcreek massage therapist charged with sex abuse

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 3:25pm

A licensed massage therapist at a Millcreek spa has been charged with sexually abusing two women he was massaging.

UHP troopers make 100-pound pot bust

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 2:28pm

Troopers find 100 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle, just two days after holding a press conference about the rise in drugs being seized on Utah's roads.

San Juan County's population growing faster than any other in the nation

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:58pm

While it’s no secret Utah's population is growing at a rate little seen elsewhere, San Juan County has taken an unprecedented lead, growing faster than any other county in the nation.

Colorado horse abuse investigation leads deputies to Utah

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:46pm

A criminal investigation in Colorado led to the discovery of four malnourished horses in Monticello, according to a recently unsealed search warrant.

Veteran jobless rate in Utah among lowest in nation

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the 2016 jobless rate for Utah military veterans came in at 2.3 percent, ranking the Beehive State as one of the top five states for veteran employment in the country.

Salt Lake puts $1.5M toward watershed preservation

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:36am

Salt Lake City will pay $1.5 million to help purchase a Wasatch County parcel that it says is critical to protecting its watershed.

Lawyer: Businessman will clear ex-AG in donation allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:18am

A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved in illegally bundling $170,000 in campaign contributions to Utah and Nevada politicians.

New technology in Utah freezes, kills early stage breast cancer tumors

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:29am

Women with early stage breast cancer now have a safe and effective nonsurgical treatment available to them in northern Utah. Ogden Regional Medical Center is the first in the state to offer cryoablation to treat the disease.

SL City joins brief supporting suit against Trump order on immigration enforcement

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:46am

Salt Lake City is one of 34 cities and counties nationwide that signed a friend of the court brief Wednesday asking a federal judge to block President Donald Trump's executive order targeting so-called "sanctuary cities" over immigration enforcement.

Charges: Woman tried to have ex-husband killed for custody of kids, insurance money

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:24pm

A Spanish Fork woman conspired last month to have her ex-husband murdered, charges filed Wednesday allege.

A year later, 3 missionaries reflect on surviving Brussels attack

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:15pm

Wednesday marked one year since the terrorist bombings in Brussels. Among the Americans caught in the attack were three LDS missionaries. All three Utahns reflected on the one-year anniversary when their lives were nearly lost.

Park City school secretary saves choking student

Deanie Wimmer  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:06pm

School surveillance video shows staff member giving the heimlich to a middle school student who wasn't breathing.