One of the men Salt Lake police called a person of interest in the shooting death of a 16-year-old boy who had been egging vehicles was arrested early Monday after allegedly ramming a West Valley police car and leading officers on a short chase.
Days after rain pounded the Wasatch Front, clear skies and a near perfect fall day returned to the Wasatch Front on Sunday. The good weather is expected to continue through Wednesday, when the next low pressure system rolls through.
Lawmakers are looking at creating a standardized assessment for teachers amid concern over a Utah State Board of Education rule adopted in June that allows schools to hire people without formal training to be teachers.
A diverse coalition is urging the Senate's immediate action on the Family First Prevention Services Act, which would allow states to use federal foster care funds for in-home services to help preserve families. Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, is a sponsor.
A man who led authorities on several high speed chases to avoid being arrested — even driving at one point the wrong way on I-80 with no headlights at night — was eventually captured by troopers late Saturday.
The Lassonde Entrepreneur Institute officially dedicated the newly opened $45 million Lassonde Studios, a unique facility that allows business-minded students to express their creative ideas and launch companies in state-of-the-art living spaces.