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Charges: Fire at abandoned Ogden dealership started after argument

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 12:17pm

A man charged Monday in connection to a fire that destroyed an old car dealership earlier this month had been in an argument with a transient man squatting in the building minutes before the fire started, according to charging documents.

University of Utah reinstates fired Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO

Daphne Chen  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:49am

Dr. Mary Beckerle, the former Huntsman Cancer Institute director and CEO who was fired abruptly last week, was reinstated to her role effective immediately Tuesday.

Comcast to offer gigabit across Utah service area

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 11:18am

Comcast announced the launch of new internet service that will deliver speeds up to 1 gigabit-per-second for residential customers in Utah. The company said service will be over its current network infrastructure beginning immediately.

Former BYU-Idaho student pleads guilty to hiding camera in women's apartment

Stephan Rockefeller, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 10:28am

A former Brigham Young University-Idaho student pleaded guilty Monday to hiding a camera and recording women in their bathroom.

Gas cylinder prompts evacuation in American Fork

Linda Williams  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 8:18am

About 25 homes in American Fork were evacuated overnight Tuesday after people opened a gas cylinder with a potentially harmful odor.

2 charged in emissions bribe case, charges state

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:41am

A man who prosecutors say accepted a $100 bribe for a vehicle emissions certificate has been charged along with the man who allegedly gave him the money, according to court records.

South Salt Lake man sent to prison for 2014 killing in dispute over woman

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 7:02am

A South Salt Lake man has been sentenced to prison for shooting and killing a friend of his girlfriend in a dispute over the woman.

Utahns record rocky flight from Costa Rica as engine fails

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 25th - 6:47am

No one was injured when the flight backtracked Monday because of engine problems.

Protecting kids from violent images on family-friendly video app

Debbie Dujanovic  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 11:40pm

YouTube kids is very popular with children. It uses an algorithm to filter videos, sorts selections by age, and has a timer to help parents manage their child's viewing habits. But there is one setting parents should use to protect kids.

Provo group donating beds to help make refugees feel at home

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:56pm

A family in Provo is sleeping a little better tonight after a big donation from a group who is helping to make refugees feel at home.

Was 'shaved key' used in theft of car woman saved a year to buy?

Andrew Adams  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:40pm

A woman was hoping Monday somebody might spot the car she saved for a year to buy, as police warned others about a theft tool that is effectively used to steal many older-model, foreign-made vehicles...

Woman accused of robbing 6 banks in 24 hours charged

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 10:10pm

Prosecutors say case is the first of six she will face in connection with string of alleged weekend robberies.

Colombia murder leads attorneys for Florida man to Utah looking for drug money

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:33pm

Seeking to collect on a $191.4 million award in a court case against some of Colombia's most notorious drug traffickers and guerrillas led lawyers for a Florida man to Utah.

Wrongful death lawsuit filed against Polaris over double fatal ATV accident in Moab

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 8:02pm

Attorneys in Utah filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Polaris for the fiery deaths of two Arizona women, alleging the all terrain vehicle they were in, was unsafe.

Rescuers share tips on how to stay safe around swift water

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:38pm

At least three Utahns have been caught up in fast-moving water so far this spring, and the danger season is just beginning. Rescuers have some tips about staying safe around swift water.

'We support Beckerle:' Dozens hold another protest for fired Huntsman Cancer Institute CEO

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:31pm

As a survivor of ovarian cancer who beat the disease in 2009 after treatment at Huntsman Cancer Institute, Laurie Fraser feels she can speak from experience about what the organization has accomplished under the leadership of Dr. Mary Beckerle.

BYU students create prosthetic socket to aid amputees in Africa

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 7:00pm

For eleven bloody years, rebels in Sierra Leone cut off the limbs of more than 27,000 people, leaving thousands permanently disabled. Now, six BYU students are working to create affordable prosthetic sockets to aid the surviving amputees.

Daggett County sheriff resigns amid jail controversy

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:52pm

Daggett County Sheriff Jerry Jorgensen resigned Sunday amid controversy over allegations of misconduct at the county jail.

Florida man admits to cold-case rape, murder of 16-year-old Salt Lake girl

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:47pm

A Florida man admitted Monday to raping and killing a 16-year-old girl in 1977 in an apartment complex where he worked.

Recall: Cooked chicken breast was undercooked

Annie Knox  |  Posted   Apr 24th - 6:41pm

So far, there have been no reports of illness related to the raw meat.