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Mayor Becker's spokesman placed on administrative leave after online comments

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:02pm

The spokesman for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday while city officials investigate online comments he allegedly posted criticizing the mayor's campaign opponents.


Utah woman found dead in duffel bag in Seattle

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:42pm

A Utah woman visiting Washington was found dead inside a duffel bag outside an apartment near Seattle Monday morning, police said.

Utah Rocket Club to launch hundreds of rockets for 20th year

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:29pm

Hundreds of rockets will launch Saturday at the Utah Rocket Club's 20th annual Hellfire Rocket Launch.

SUU hopes for help to house large freshman class

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:25pm

With less than a month until the semester begins at Southern Utah University, officials are scrambling to house the school's largest freshman class to date.

Trial dates set in killing of teen girl; defense attorney awaits new information

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:25pm

Trial dates have been blocked out for of an 18-year-old accused of killing his girlfriend when he was 14, even as his attorney says he is awaiting new information that could shape their case.

Shooting at convenience store not random, police say

Linda Williams and Brittany Copeland  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:29pm

South Salt Lake police were searching for four men after shots apparently were fired at a Maverik convenience store. Police found bullet casings and blood, but no victim.

Utah contractor fined for employing children under 14

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:28pm

Federal regulators have fined an electrical contractor for illegally employing children in Hildale, Washington County, home to a polygamous sect.

Bill Buckner won't allow one play to define his life and career

Jeremiah Jensen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:20pm

Former MLB All-Star Bill Buckner hasn't let one play define his career — or his life. Jeremiah Jensen caught up with the person most remembered for an error at the 1986 World Series at a recent Salt Lake Bees game.

Utah woman who embezzled $900K headed to prison

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:12pm

A Clearfield woman who embezzled nearly $900,000 from two companies for which she worked is headed to prison.

Feds shut down Utah bus company for unsafe vehicles

Tracie Snowder  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:07pm

A Utah bus company that transported children has been shut down by the federal government after inspectors repeatedly found "serious violations," including defective brakes and worn tires.

West Haven boy fulfills dream of going to Floyd Mayweather's gym

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 3:58pm

An 11-year-old with a goal of someday boxing professionally fulfilled a dream of going to Floyd Mayweather's gym and watching him train.

Permits required for day-use on 2 roads in Canyonlands

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:34pm

The National Park Service announced Thursday that beginning Sept. 1, permits are required for all motor vehicle and bicycle day use on the White Rim and Elephant Hill roads in Canyonlands National Park.

13 ways to know you're a Utahn

Robert J. Debry and Associates  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 2:00pm

We've got movies, music, food, the outdoors and so on. Here are 13 things that make it unique to be a Utahn.

Quiz: Do you know these Utah locations?

Gary Sorensen, Contributor  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 11:29am

Have fun taking this travel quiz that is all about Utah. See how much you know about our great state.

Man accused in night vision goggles case will go to Utah

Jennifer Sinco Kelleher, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 9:30am

A man arrested in Hawaii for allegedly trying to buy military-grade night vision goggles is being sent to Utah.

Siegfried and Jensen ordered to pay nearly $6 million to former partner

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:45am

The lawyers behind the well-known Siegfried and Jensen legal firm have been ordered in a civil lawsuit to pay nearly $6 million to a former business partner. The jury's judgment was signed Thursday.

Don't use public Wi-Fi to access email, banking, AARP warns

Cassidy Hansen  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 6:45am

Many consumers who use Wi-Fi sometimes place convenience ahead of safety on their Internet-capable devices, a report released Wednesday from the AARP Fraud Watch Network warns.

Utah community rallies around Chinese students whose bus was burglarized

Nicole Vowell  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:28pm

A group of Chinese students were on the trip of a lifetime when they had thousands of dollars stolen during a visit to 'This is the Place' state park. Like many of them are prone to do, a group of Utahns are trying to make things right.

Family touched by tragedy gives back to Orem Police

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:27pm

Friday is the anniversary of a day that changed the Kofford family forever. Their son was run over and killed in the driveway. They've turned their grief into a way to give back to the community.

Utah-based aid group helps Nepalese mothers

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:26pm

Tents are needed for birthing centers in Nepal. Women are giving birth on the ground and in streets because medical facilities have been knocked to the ground after an earthquake earlier this year.