News  /  Utah  / 

Most Recent

Meet Arson, Utah's first 'firehouse therapy dog'

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:25pm

At the Pleasant Grove Fire Department, one firefighter's only job is to play fetch with his fellow employees.

Police: Man sought in Layton carjacking attempted to hit 4 officers with stolen vehicle

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 10:22pm

A man being sought by Layton police for allegedly stealing a car Friday with two children inside tried to hit four police officers with another stolen vehicle during a high-speed chase Saturday night, according to authorities.

Settlement proposed for contentious land-use plans in 8 counties

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 8:33pm

The Bureau of Land Management, a coalition of 10 conservation groups and three off-highway vehicle associations are proposing to reach a settlement over controversial travel plans in eight counties. The proposal does not meet everyone's approval.

Salt Lake residents say they'll miss Ringling Bros. circus

Sean Moody  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 8:01pm

Salt Lake City residents say they will miss the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus. The producer of the circus said Saturday they will perform their final shows in May.

Widow of slain Oregon standoff leader carries on his mission

Andrew Selsky - Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:31pm

Leaders of an armed occupation of a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon were driving to a public meeting a year ago when police shot and killed LaVoy Finicum at a roadblock. Finicum's widow and children are planning to hold that meeting this month.

Veteran turns passion for country into business success

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:00pm

A military veteran has turned his love of country into a successful business venture rallying around the stars and stripes of the American flag.

Woman hospitalized in serious condition after hitting tree at Brighton

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 4:14pm

A skier was hospitalized in serious condition after an apparently striking a tree Sunday, police said.

Utah adds 3 reservoirs to mercury advisory

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 3:31pm

Three reservoirs — Millsite, Big Sand Wash and Pineview — were added to Utah's mercury fish consumption advisory after scientists discovered elevated levels of mercury in tissue samples of fish.

Skier critically injured near Brighton Resort

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 12:32pm

A skier is in critical condition after apparently striking a tree near Brighton Resort Sunday, authorities said.

Utah Rep. Mia Love renews call for single-subject bills in Congress

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 9:39am

Rep. Mia Love is renewing her efforts to increase congressional transparency through single-subject bills with clear titles.

Salt Lake City leaders celebrate new housing, small business development in Rio Grande

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 7:57am

Salt Lake City leaders and local nonprofit developer Artspace on Thursday celebrated the ribbon cutting for Macaroni Flats, the first completed development in the Station Center project of the Depot District.

UDOT asking drivers to give snowplows space

Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 15th - 12:14am

Another warning from the Utah Department of Transportation to drivers: give their snowplow drivers space. This comes after several close calls on the road, including a UDOT snowplow driver being forced off the road and over a 300-foot drop.

Police arrest man wanted in connection to car theft with children inside

Xoel Cardenas and Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 10:15pm

Police said Saturday they have arrested the man they believe stole a car with two children inside Friday afternoon.

EPA report details toxic releases for US, Utah

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 8:50pm

The Environmental Protection Agency issues an annual report that documents the volume and nature of toxic chemicals released from industrial facilities across the country. Nationwide, there was an 8 percent decrease from 2014 to 2015.

Middle school schedule change limiting arts education at some Utah schools

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 8:02pm

A recent mandate from the Utah State Board of Education is increasing requirements for students, but middle school scheduling is further squeezing many students and limiting elective courses.

Celebration planned for 15-year anniversary of 2002 Winter Olympic Games

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 7:31pm

Fifteen years ago, Salt Lake City was the center of attention for the entire world when the 2002 Winter Olympics were held there. There's a big party being planned for the anniversary.

National expert on autism says research has come a long way, still has far to go

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 7:00pm

A national expert on autism spectrum disorder research spoke to a Utah audience about what is important to know about the intellectual disease.

Bears Ears, politics complicate school trust issues, director says

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 5:54pm

The impact of the Bears Ears National Monument designation is not yet known, but the director of the Utah's School and Institutional Trust Lands Administration made one thing clear Friday: He's averse to using school trust revenues for legal fees.

BLM accepting comment on possible energy leasing near Zion

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 5:20pm

A federal agency is accepting public comment on possible leasing of public lands for oil and gas drilling that could take place as close as two miles from Zion National Park.

Over a dozen American Fork High students raise money to attend presidential inauguration

Ladd Egan  |  Posted  Jan 14th - 4:47pm

The inauguration of a new president simply requires repeating a 35-word oath. But we all know it's much more than that. And for more than a dozen Utah students heading to Washington, D.C. next week, it's a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.