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‘Just a hand up’: Utah suit shop outfits 50 people in need

Jessica Ivins, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 8:41am

Sometimes, something as simple as a new suit can change a life in a big way. That’s the mantra a Utah clothing company has embraced as it seeks to give back to those in the community who need a bit of kindness.

Reports: Huntsman being considered for deputy secretary of state

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 8:27am

Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr. is being considered for deputy secretary of state, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday.

Simulator helps students understand the dangers of texting while driving

Jed Boal  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 8:09am

AT&T's new virtual reality experience simulates the potentially deadly consequences of glancing at a cellphone while driving. The students at Hillcrest High School said it really drove the message home.

Former employee sent to jail for stealing from Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 7:49am

A former financial analyst for the Utah Schools for the Deaf and Blind was ordered Tuesday to serve 30 days in jail for stealing thousands of dollars from the program.

California-style motorcycle law could be coming to Utah

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 7:12am

The state Legislature is considering a bill that would allow motorcyclists to travel between lanes of traffic on Utah roads in certain situations.

Gold Cross Ambulance crosses into Arizona without authority, agencies say

Cody Blower, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 1st - 6:32am

A Utah-based ambulance company has been responding to emergency medical calls in the Beaver Dam and Littlefield, Arizona, region without a license, interlocal agreement or agency request for assistance, competing with the agency licensed for those areas and depriving it of revenue.

Presidential Trump says 'join forces' for new greatness

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 11:28pm

Heralding a "new chapter of American greatness," President Donald Trump called for overhauling the nation's health care system and significantly boosting military spending Tuesday night.

Marine thwarts theft during state bar exam break

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 11:27pm

A Marine is getting extra credit for stopping a crook in the middle of a test that could impact his future.

Bountiful leaders formally vote to do away with city hall proposal

Art Raymond and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:32pm

Bountiful elected officials announced Monday that the council will vote to cancel a proposed, new $13 million city hall project. The decision reverses a previous hard line taken by the mayor and council in the face of strong resident pushback.

Family of man shot by police in Tooele County say mental illness had taken over

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:31pm

The name of a man shot and killed by police at a hazardous waste disposal facility over the weekend was released on Tuesday.

18 injured in Wellsville Canyon pileup during blizzard conditions

Ben Lockhart and Dave Cawley  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:12pm

Police say 18 people were injured Tuesday in a crash involving six vehicles in Wellsville Canyon during blizzard conditions

Salt Lake City cancels purchase of Simpson Avenue site

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 10:00pm

After announcing last week it was scrubbing plans for two of four homeless resource centers, Salt Lake City officials announced Tuesday the purchased of the site at 653 E. Simpson Ave. had been cancelled.

Ogden City administrators seek $1M for emergency sewer repair

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 9:32pm

City leaders in Ogden say an 80-year-old sewer line, damaged by recent flooding, needs to be replaced immediately.

Family of LDS bishop, 2 children killed in plane crash offer appreciation

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 9:02pm

The family of an LDS bishop and his two young children who died in a plane crash released a statement Tuesday offering thanks for "the outpouring of support from the community."

The growth of Airbnb and why it now helps Utah

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 8:02pm

While it remains a minority in Utah’s lodging industry, Airbnb and other home-sharing apps are growing in Utah as tourists opt for alternatives to hotels. However, only recently has it helped pad Utah’s growing tourism tax revenue.

Prosecutors drop another Swallow charge; jury could begin deliberating Wednesday

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 7:59pm

Jurors could begin deliberations over the public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow on Wednesday. And the jury will have four fewer felony charges to consider than when the trial started more than three weeks ago.

Herbert says he's optimistic after meeting with President Trump

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 7:30pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, back in Washington, D.C., for the National Governors Association, met with President Donald Trump Monday and had multiple meetings with Vice President Mike Pence. Health care reform and state's rights were major themes.

Photos show gradual deterioration of highway near Bryce Canyon

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 6:02pm

New photos released by the National Park Service Monday show how slowly a 1,000-foot landslide has deteriorated a highway in southern Utah.

User submitted: Winter makes a comeback

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:45pm

Beautiful sunsets, snow covered landscapes and Utah’s state parks are some of the highlights of this week’s user submitted gallery.

Jon Stewart's message for the media: Stop whining about Trump

Frank Pallotta, CNN  |  Posted   Feb 28th - 5:18pm

Jon Stewart has a message for one of his favorite old targets, the media: Stop whining.