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Woman says football star told her reporting rape would 'ruin my career'

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:37pm

In the middle of a three-day preliminary hearing, the fourth of seven alleged victims testified that former Utah State football star Torrey Green raped her in his student apartment, then told her a report of a rape would "ruin my career."

Have You Seen This? Riverton dad saves daughter from wakesurfing disaster

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 1:19pm

This Utah father-daughter duo's trip to the lake led to an expertly avoided disaster and a viral video. Watch Kevin Farr's expert "dad reflexes" as he catches his daughter mid-fall, while still maintaining his balance on a surfboard.

U. pushes for more women in video game engineering

Cosette Jarrett, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:37pm

Despite the video gaming industry’s consistent growth and evolution, gender diversity remains a key issue in game design and creation. The University of Utah, however, is working to change that.

The fly angler's secret for fishing small creeks and streams

Robert Williamson, Contributor  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 12:09pm

When the large rivers are flowing high and murky, don't overlook small streams and creeks to satisfy your desire to go fly fishing. While the location of these streams may be secret, the rewards of fishing them are well known!

Weber County needle exchange program postponed

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 11:51am

A Utah needle exchange program has been put on hold following concerns from law enforcement that it would encourage drug use.

Man robs Farmington credit union after waiting outside for employees to open doors

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 11:11am

A man robbed a credit union in Farmington Wednesday morning after waiting outside for it to open and then walking in with employees.

McAdams: Proposed Draper sites for homeless shelter remain options

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 10:32am

Despite Draper Mayor Troy Walker's announcement late Wednesday night to rescind his offer of two site options for a homeless resource center, Salt Lake County Mayor Ben McAdams said the sites are still on the table.

Defendant in David Heisler kidnapping case to be federally indicted; death penalty on table

Kimberly Scott, St. George News  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 9:58am

Nine months after 30-year-old David Heisler was abducted from his Santa Clara home and left for dead on the Arizona Strip, the three suspects believed by authorities to have perpetrated the abhorrent and shocking crime appeared in court.

Man charged with shooting at family in road rage incident

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:20am

A West Valley man has been charged with firing a shot at a vehicle occupied by a couple and their two children who were driving home from dinner.

Governor signs education budget into law at Riverton school

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 8:05am

Oquirrh Hills Middle School students welcomed the governor to their school Wednesday for the ceremonial signing of three education bills passed during the 2017 Legislature, including the education budget.

Man charged in massage parlor sting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 7:41am

The Utah Attorney General's Office has charged a man with prostitution and money laundering for operating a massage parlor that offered more than back rubs.

3 testify USU football star raped or sexually assaulted them

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 7:29am

Testimony from three out of seven women who claim they were sexually assaulted by former Utah State University football standout Torrey Green was heard Wednesday, the beginning of a three-day preliminary hearing.

Conservative think tank concludes Trump can rescind Bears Ears Monument

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 30th - 6:47am

A new report published by a conservative policy think tank contends President Donald Trump has the constitutional authority to rescind the Bears Ears National Monument and other monuments designated by previous presidents.

Road to Understanding: Police shortage, road maintenance top issues for Box Elder County

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:16pm

In an area known for its peaches and as the meeting point of the transcontinental railroad, Box Elder County has a rich history and fruit industry. However, like other areas of the Beehive state, the residents also face some unique issues.

'I get it now': Draper mayor rescinds homeless sites offer during raucous public gathering

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:13pm

After more than three hours of listening to more than 700 Draper residents protest his proposal to volunteer two Draper sites for a new homeless resource center, Mayor Troy Walker rescinded his offer late Wednesday.

Man wanted for child sex abuse arrested after tip from Chicago authorities, police say

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 11:12pm

A fugitive accused of aggravated sexual abuse of a child in Illinois was arrested Wednesday in Salt Lake, federal authorities said.

Layton group giving dads tools they need to do their daughters' hair

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 10:58pm

It’s no secret most dads struggle with doing their daughters' hair. From finicky French braids to impossible ponytails, it seems big, strong hands aren’t meant to handle such delicate strands of hair. A group in Layton is trying to change that.

Lee, Hatch differ on whether to move on from health care reform

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:31pm

Despite House Republicans' failure to repeal and replace Obamacare last week, Sen. Mike Lee says it's too early to give up on rewriting the 7-year-old law.

Weber County detectives seek owners of hundreds of stolen items

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 9:00pm

Detectives in Weber County say they've busted a large-scale burglary ring where crimes spanned through Weber, Davis, and Box Elder counties over the past year.

Orem police place 'missed connection' ad on Craigslist to snare suspected shoplifter

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Mar 29th - 7:53pm

Orem Police have found an alternate use for a Craigslist section geared toward the ‘love at first sight’ that got away.