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Police investigating death of Magna woman as suspicious

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 31st - 10:56pm

A woman's death was being investigated as suspicious at a Magna home Tuesday night, police said.

Police arrest man accused of throwing knife into man's back

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 31st - 10:27pm

A Taylorsville man was arrested Monday for allegedly throwing a knife into a man's back. But he was released after jailers refused to book him for undisclosed medical reasons.

UDOT says road leading to Zion National Park needs an update

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  May 31st - 10:24pm

UDOT says it can't wait any longer — the road leading to Zion National Park needs an update. But for nearby communities whose economies rely almost exclusively on tourism, road construction is more than just an inconvenience.

Dog rescued in Hurricane after spending 8 hours in a hole

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:59pm

Search and rescue crews saved a dog that had been stuck in a hole in the ground for eight anxious hours Sunday, authorities said.

Ex-USU student, frat member sentenced to jail for sexually assaulting two women

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:31pm

A former Utah State University student and fraternity brother who sexually assaulted two women from the school's Greek system has been sentenced to jail.

Woman serving as LDS Church missionary in Ogden missing

Whitney Evans and Tad Walch  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:21pm

The LDS Church and the Ogden, Utah, police department are requesting the public's help in finding a 20-year-old sister missionary who went missing in the Ogden area Monday evening.

Vandals do $3,000 in damage to Rosecrest Park in Herriman, officials say

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  May 31st - 9:01pm

About $3,000 in damage was caused when someone or people went on a vandalism spree at Rosecrest Park over the holiday weekend.

Baby Layla home after surgery to help treat a rare heart condition

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  May 31st - 8:08pm

With a new baby in the home, most parents watch every breath and every little movement. But imagine if your infant had a deadly heart condition. Meet baby Layla.

Hatch touts Utah's scenic diversity, extols tourism industry

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  May 31st - 7:10pm

Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is about to set out on his own Mighty Five tour of some of Utah's National Parks, but before he left he celebrated Utah's nearly $8 billion tourism industry with a press conference at the Utah tourism offices.

Order requiring tenants to 'like' complex on Facebook rescinded

Michael Anderson  |  Posted  May 31st - 7:01pm

Some tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are upset about a new lease agreement that requires tenants to “like” the complex on Facebook or be found in breach contract. The apartment said Tuesday the addendum won't be implemented.

Safety measures, response teams can't replace vigilant parents, Hogle Zoo officials say

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 31st - 6:24pm

After a 3-year-old boy slipped under protective barriers and fell 15 feet into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla enclosure Saturday, prompting zoo officials to shoot the animal, officials at Utah's Hogle Zoo are evaluating their own safety measures.

Community, family members reflect on John Williams' legacy

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 31st - 6:08pm

At the Tuesday funeral of John Williams — prominent Salt Lake entrepreneur, building restorer and LGBT advocate — family members said Williams had an unmatched love for his family and his city.

Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completes purchase of Salt Lake Tribune

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  May 31st - 5:31pm

Utah businessman Paul Huntsman completed his purchase of the Salt Lake Tribune on Tuesday, returning one of the state's two major newspapers to local ownership.

Dump truck goes off interchange nearly onto I-15, causes closures

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 31st - 4:59pm

Three southbound lanes on I-15 shut down Tuesday afternoon due to a dump truck that was hanging off the Pleasant Grove Boulevard overpass.

2 arrested in killing of man found dead in Cottonwood Heights

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 31st - 4:58pm

Two people were arrested Sunday in connection with the death of a 31-year-old man whose body was found in the passenger seat of a car parked at a Cottonwood Heights credit union early Friday.

User submitted photos: Incredible storm pictures

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 31st - 3:44pm

Various parts of the state are seeing continued spring showers, and some of the resulting photos are stunning.

Artist, BYU lecturer captures everyday moments in fanciful watercolors

Celeste Tholen, Contributor  |  Posted  May 31st - 2:04pm

Each one of Brooke Smart’s intimate portraits feels like a little love letter to the simple, everyday moments that turn from mundane to beautiful and joyful in just an instant.

Sandy motorcyclist killed in Emery County

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 31st - 1:28pm

A Sandy motorcyclist was killed near Joe's Valley Reservoir in Emery County on Sunday.

Solve a riddle, find $1K in SLC library

Carlos Baquerizo, Contributor  |  Posted  May 31st - 12:50pm

A treasure hunt sponsored by Brain Chase will allow kids to win a $1,000 grand prize if they can solve a puzzle and locate the key inside a Salt Lake City library.

Fish for free on June 11

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  May 31st - 11:48am

If you don’t have a fishing license, but still want to get out on the water and catch some fish, plan a trip for June 11.