News  /  Utah  / 

Most Recent

Road to Understanding: Good relationship with federal land administrators is critical for Emery County success

Devon Dewey  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:44pm

Eight percent. That’s all the private land for the entire 3 million acres of Emery County. The federal government owns 80 percent and the state owns 12 percent, leaving just 8 percent for private use.

UPDATED

Man charged with capital murder, 3 others with murder in Provo shooting

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:24pm

An Orem man faces a capital aggravated murder charge and three alleged accomplices are charged with murder in connection with a home invasion in Provo earlier this month.

Arrest of Romanian teens highlight bigger skimming problem, UHP says

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 10:20pm

The recent arrests and convictions of two Romanian teenagers in Utah highlight a much bigger card skimming trend, according to the Utah Highway Patrol.

Committee faces 'gut-wrenching' task to help choose county homeless site

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:35pm

With less than a week before a site recommendation for a new homeless resource center is due to the state, Salt Lake County's site evaluation committee faces a "daunting" task to help Mayor Ben McAdams make a recommendation.

Provo mom gets probation, ankle monitor for death of baby in DUI crash

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:02pm

A Provo woman will serve 36 months probation on a GPS monitor for the death of her baby, who died after the woman was involved in a DUI crash with the child unbuckled on her lap.

Governor signs concealed carry bill for young adults

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:50pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill passed in the last legislative session that allows young adults to carry a concealed firearm. The measure was touted as a self-defense tool for young college women.

Granite High alumni group files for historic status of buildings, but it’s likely too late

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:32pm

A Granite High alumni group filed for historical status for the school that closed in 2009. However, it's likely the former high school will be torn down in the next few months.

'I didn't even have time to think,' says UHP trooper hit during traffic stop

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:28pm

A Utah Highway Patrol trooper hit during a traffic stop earlier this month spoke for the first time Thursday about the crash, sharing details of his injuries, his love for the job and his hopes to keep Utah roads safe.

Park City man gets healthy with Intermountain's LiVe Well program

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:19pm

A 56-year-old man on the road to becoming a type 2 diabetic reversed his path with a Healthy Lifestyle evaluation at the Park City Intermountain LiVe Well Center.

Herbert signs bill lowering blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:09pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Thursday signed the controversial bill that lowers the legal blood-alcohol limit to .05 percent, stressing repeatedly it is an issue of public safety.

Idaho man walks free after 20 years: ‘I never thought this day would come’

Nate Eaton, EastIdahoNews.com  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:49pm

Christopher Tapp walked out of the Bonneville County courthouse Wednesday afternoon to a crowd of people cheering.

SLC airport maintenance employee hospitalized after crashing truck into plane

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 5:16pm

A fixed-base operator maintenance employee was hospitalized after crashing into a private plane at Salt Lake City International Airport Thursday morning, officials said.

Lee, Hatch want government to investigate disappearance of BYU student in China

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 4:09pm

Eight senators, including Utah Sens. Mike Lee and Orrin Hatch, reintroduced a resolution Thursday on the disappearance of BYU student David Sneddon in China in 2004.

Millcreek massage therapist charged with sex abuse

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 3:25pm

A licensed massage therapist at a Millcreek spa has been charged with sexually abusing two women he was massaging.

UHP troopers make 100-pound pot bust

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 2:28pm

Troopers find 100 pounds of marijuana in a vehicle, just two days after holding a press conference about the rise in drugs being seized on Utah's roads.

San Juan County's population growing faster than any other in the nation

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:58pm

While it’s no secret Utah's population is growing at a rate little seen elsewhere, San Juan County has taken an unprecedented lead, growing faster than any other county in the nation.

Colorado horse abuse investigation leads deputies to Utah

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 1:46pm

A criminal investigation in Colorado led to the discovery of four malnourished horses in Monticello, according to a recently unsealed search warrant.

Veteran jobless rate in Utah among lowest in nation

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the 2016 jobless rate for Utah military veterans came in at 2.3 percent, ranking the Beehive State as one of the top five states for veteran employment in the country.

Salt Lake puts $1.5M toward watershed preservation

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:36am

Salt Lake City will pay $1.5 million to help purchase a Wasatch County parcel that it says is critical to protecting its watershed.

Lawyer: Businessman will clear ex-AG in donation allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:18am

A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved in illegally bundling $170,000 in campaign contributions to Utah and Nevada politicians.