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6-hour SWAT standoff ends with 1 dead in Heber

Linda Williams  |  Posted  May 30th - 10:42pm

A six-hour SWAT situation ended with one man dead in Heber City Monday morning.

Man stabbed after argument on school playground

Linda Williams  |  Posted  May 30th - 10:39pm

Police are searching for a man who they believe stabbed another man on the playground of West Kearns Elementary School Monday morning.

Police: Copper theft yields 'tens of thousands of dollars in damage'

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  May 30th - 10:23pm

Two men were arrested Monday for allegedly stealing copper wire near the Temple Quarry Trail at the base of Little Cottonwood Canyon.

‘Football-sized’ rock falls on boy’s head near Bridal Veil Falls

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 30th - 10:22pm

A 12-year-old boy was rescued after a “football-sized” rock fell on his head near Bridal Veil Falls Monday evening.

Photos: Snowbird faithful hit slopes on final day of the season

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 30th - 9:40pm

Avid skiers and snowboarders celebrated Memorial Day at Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort as it closed for the season Monday.

'My way of saying thank you:' Veteran with flag salutes motorists for Memorial Day

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:38pm

Bob Fillmore, a veteran of the Vietnam war, said he salutes passing motorists on Veterans Day and Memorial Day to lift their spirits and inspire patriotism.

Family, officials honor fallen soldiers at Fort Douglas  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:10pm

Residents and family members gathered to honor fallen soldiers at Fort Douglas Monday.

Utah Fraternal Order of Police endorses Gov. Gary Herbert

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 30th - 4:52pm

The Utah Fraternal Order of Police has endorsed Gov. Gary Herbert's re-election bid.

Indiana group pulls ad it copied from Salt Lake City promo

Associated Press  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:57pm

A northern Indiana tourism agency has apologized for copying an advertising campaign that was first used to promote Salt Lake City.

Utah pilot honored for service, passion to lead

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  May 30th - 12:13pm

This weekend, a Utah World War II pilot received recognition not only for his service in the war, but also for his passion to lead.

Short, easy hike near Dutch John offers spectacular view of Flaming Gorge

Geoff Liesik, Contributor  |  Posted  May 30th - 11:29am

Hiking the Bear Canyon Trail in Daggett County offers plenty of chances to see wildlife and has a spectacular view at the end. It's only 3 miles total and involves very few uphill sections, making it perfect for hiking with young children.

Make Your Week: 2 stories to restore your faith in humanity

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 30th - 9:02am

Mondays aren't so bad when there's a holiday strapped to them, but it's still nice to get a boost.

How Utah celebrated Memorial Day 100 years ago

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 30th - 8:40am

For nearly the past 150 years, Americans have stepped aside in late May and honored those who have given the ultimate sacrifice.

ICYMI: 10 stories from the weekend

Xoel Cardenas and Sean Walker  |  Posted  May 30th - 7:30am

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

ACLU skirmishes with local genetic testing company

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:25pm

The American Civil Liberties Union filed the complaint last week on behalf of four patients who say they were refused access to their genomic data.

Salt Lake's next skyscraper? Proposed hotel sites worry some high-rise residents

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 29th - 10:00pm

Two sites on Salt Palace property are currently under consideration for a new convention center hotel, and to accommodate its potential building sites, county leaders have requested that the city re-zone the area to allow unlimited building heights.

Sen. Hatch set to tour Utah's national parks, rural communities

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:30pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, will tour multiple national parks in Utah next week and also visit the San Juan County Bears Ears area, the controversial site of a possible new national monument. Hatch said he wants to stress access to public lands.

Searchers extract fallen hiker from steep Lisa Falls trail

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:11pm

A woman was in serious condition after a fall hiking in Little Cottonwood Canyon.

Police ID man killed in possible road rage incident

Carter Williams  |  Posted  May 29th - 9:10pm

Police have identified the 30-year-old man killed Saturday in a possible road rage incident, as well as the man arrested in connection to the shooting.

New Youth Resource Center is a celebration of hope, possibilities

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  May 29th - 8:33pm

The grand opening of Volunteers of America's new Youth Resource Center on Tuesday was a celebration of community and possibility for youths 15-22 who will use services and shelter in the "purpose-built" facility at 888 S. 400 West.