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The Latest: Utah, 10 other states sue over federal transgender directive

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 1:58pm

The Latest on 11 states suing the Obama administrative over a federal directive about transgender students in public schools (all times local):

Have You Seen This? 8-year-old Utahn wakes up early to shred

Angie H. Treasure  |  Posted  May 25th - 1:12pm

One 8-year-old Utahn is about to put all of our morning routines to shame.

Report: Tourism spending in Utah grew to nearly $8 billion

Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 12:16pm

A new report shows tourism spending in Utah climbed to a new high of $7.98 billion, driven in part by record visitation to the state's five national parks.

Bomb threat to Lone Peak High School causes evacuation

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  May 25th - 12:13pm

A bomb threat made to Lone Peak High School led officials to send students home for the day, officials said.

Inside the secretive dinner parties of Salt Lake City

Amy Osmond Cook, Contributor  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:50am

These secretive parties are part of an invitation-only event called Evening on the Terrace. The location and invitees change for each dinner party, but one thing stays the same: they are all industry influencers, tastemakers and thought leaders.

Poll championship: Which Utah attraction is best?

Natalie Crofts  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:15am

At long last, we have our two finalists for the title of “best attraction in Utah."

3 local food trucks cooking up an unforgettable summer

Tara Bench, Contributor  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:47am

Trending all over the country, food trucks are a great way to get out in the nice weather, try new cuisines and get the entire family involved. Among many others in Utah, give these three a try.

Bees chase car for 2 days to rescue queen

Louise McLaughlin, CNN  |  Posted  May 25th - 9:06am

This is the story of a ferocious army determined to rescue their queen from a metal fortress.

Salt Lake City Council allocates $65K, buys time to save Wingpointe

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 25th - 8:38am

After a testy, 4-3 vote, the Salt Lake City Council agreed to spend $65,000 out of this year's budget to indulge Mayor Jackie Biskupski's attempt to bring Winpointe golf course back from the grave.

Man suffers spinal fractures in violent Midvale attack, charges say

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  May 25th - 8:03am

A man was hospitalized with two spinal fractures and a severe concussion he suffered in an attack by two men in a Midvale apartment, according to a newly filed criminal case.

Family: Concert promoter who was gunned down had found new life as a father

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 25th - 7:19am

A Magna man has been ordered to prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter in the death of local singer and concert promoter Brad Hancock.

Logan woman gets 2 to 30 years in prison for defrauding investors

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 25th - 7:00am

A Logan woman was sentenced Tuesday to between two and thirty years in prison for defrauding investors out of about $1.7 million.

Students told to place duct tape over their mouths for speaking during class

Ashley Kewish  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:31pm

A Wasatch Junior High School teacher is on administrative leave after students say she told them to put duct tape over their mouths as punishment for speaking out during class.

Man says he was attacked for taking 5-year-old daughter inside men's restroom

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:26pm

A trip to the men’s restroom at a Walmart in Clinton quickly escalated into a full-fledged struggle when one man criticized another for bringing his 5-year-old daughter with him.

Repo man charged with manslaughter in Pleasant Grove woman's death

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:25pm

A repo man accused of chasing a woman whose car he was trying to repossess, was charged with manslaughter Tuesday for allegedly using his tow truck to run the woman off the road, causing her to crash into a tree, killing her.

Salt Lake City to begin phasing out smoking rooms at airport

Katie McKellar and Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  May 24th - 10:24pm

The new Salt Lake City administration is shutting down all smoking rooms at Utah's largest airport.

Groundbreaking held for new Provo courthouse

Sam Penrod  |  Posted  May 24th - 9:17pm

A major change is coming to the skyline in Provo with the addition of the new 4th District Courthouse.

LIVE: Washington Primary Results

Josh Furlong  |  Posted  May 24th - 8:27pm

The following is an up-to-the-minute look at the Washington state primaries on Tuesday for the 2016 presidential race.

Man, 18, arrested in stabbing death of West Valley woman

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:36pm

An 18-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the stabbing death of a woman found dead in her backyard.

UTA relents to criticism, agrees to open its committee meetings

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  May 24th - 7:22pm

One week after Salt Lake County leaders threatened to block $150 million in tax money from the Utah Transit Authority if it doesn't reopen its committee meetings to the public, transit officials have conceded.