01/29/2014 12:14amA 65-year-old skier from Florida is dead after hitting a tree at Utah's Deer Valley Resort.
01/29/2014 6:57amDelivering the tea party's response to the State of the Union address Tuesday, Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, says President Obama has paid lip service to nation's "inequality crisis."
01/29/2014 7:14amRepublican leaders say there's a "strong possibility" the Utah Legislature will put on hold bills related to marriage and nondiscrimination laws this year.
01/29/2014 7:52amScientists say two of the deadliest pandemics in history were caused by strains of the same plague and warn that new versions of the bacteria could spark future outbreaks.
01/29/2014 8:01amA recent study ranked how free each of the 50 United States are based on a detailed set of criteria.
01/29/2014 8:30amArthritis is commonly associated with elderly people. You might be surprised how often it affects children, too.
01/29/2014 9:29amHundreds of Utahns die each year from accidental overdoses. That has prompted one state lawmaker to offer an olive branch to addicts who fear by reporting overdoses, they could end up in legal trouble.
01/29/2014 10:02amEvery so often, Brandi Koskie finds dozens of photos of her 3-year-old daughter, Paisley, on her iPhone _ but they aren't ones Koskie has taken.
01/29/2014 10:33amLast week, BYU back-up quarterback Ammon Olsen transferred to Southern Utah University. While Olsen was used very sparingly, his transfer may have a major affect on BYU's football program in 2014 and beyond.
01/29/2014 10:42amImagine having $500 taken out of your bank account from a store you've never visited. And, worse, nobody will give you your money back.
01/29/2014 10:46amCommercial real estate markets ultimately reflect the health of local economies. At the firm where I work (full disclosure: I'm a senior research analyst at CBRE), commercial real estate (CRE) is often referred to as "the economy in a box". If you think about it, that's all it (CRE) is – structures that house commerce. So, what does the performance of Salt Lake's commercial real estate market tell us? Looking at the basic indicators, it tells us the local economy is healthy.
01/29/2014 11:01amA 43-year-old native Utahn who has skied only once in his life, goes skiing for the first time in 30 years. Even if you have never been skiing or haven't gone in a long time — try it.
01/29/2014 11:17amTwo Norwegian politicians have jointly nominated former National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden for the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, saying his disclosures of secret U.S. documents have contributed to making the world more peaceful.
01/29/2014 11:28amDuring Bronco Mendenhall's nine years as head coach at BYU, NFL teams haven't shown much interest in his players. One former player speculates that Mendenhall hasn't cultivated relationships with NFL people. But the good news is it's changing.
01/29/2014 11:46amClearly the classics win. We asked you to tell us which Girl Scout cookies were your favorite, and you enthusiastically said the old standbys were best.
01/29/2014 11:55amMusana Jewelry aims to end the cycle of poverty for women in Uganda by giving them employment and training on how to start their own businesses.
01/29/2014 1:12pmA son surprises his mom, who is a die-hard Seahawks fan, with Super Bowl tickets. Her reaction was well worth the price.
01/29/2014 1:34pmJust think of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address as a Rorschach of sorts. Sure, there were plenty of feisty proclamations and bold promises for action. But the political context behind the swagger reveals a President who is keenly aware that his time in the Oval Office has hit more than a few bumps. Here's a decoder of Obama's speech.
01/29/2014 3:35pmWhen Susan Petersen began her business, she recycled old window frames to create capital. Now, Freshly Picked is expected to sell between 20,000 and 30,000 pairs of baby moccasins this year and struck a deal on the TV show "Shark Tank."
01/29/2014 4:30pmChildren have to rescue famous characters from a thief in a new interactive game developed to promote literacy.
01/29/2014 4:43pmA woman charged with burglarizing a Salt Lake home in October was arrested Tuesday.
01/29/2014 5:17pmA man charged in a drug-related shooting in a grocery store parking lot nearly three years ago was arrested Tuesday after he called the court to say he had been living in Texas.
01/29/2014 5:51pmAn Ogden clinical social worker who promotes himself as having an expertise in dealing with children with autism has been charged with sexually abusing two young girls.
01/29/2014 5:54pmA grieving woman had her purse, keys and identification stolen out of a truck at a West Jordan cemetery, and then the crooks promptly went to her house in Taylorsville and stole her car.
01/29/2014 6:16pmThe Sears store at the Fashion Place Mall in Murray was demolished Wednesday to make way for a newer and bigger site for Dillard's, which will be moving from the north to the south end of the mall.
01/29/2014 6:19pmThey crept through traffic that makes an ordinary Atlanta rush hour feel like a drag race, trudged home through ice and snow while watching cars skid and slide through intersections and spent the night taking care of young children stranded at school. Some even slept in their cars.
01/29/2014 6:32pmA former world-class athlete received South Salt Lake's Firefighter of the Year Award.
01/29/2014 7:03pmA Tabiona High School teacher who is the subject of a police investigation has been fired by the Duchesne County School District for having "improper or unlawful physical contact with students," according to a termination letter.
01/29/2014 7:32pmWhat are happy women doing that maybe you aren't?
01/29/2014 7:44pmThe Discovery Gateway: The Children's Museum of Utah reported a break-in that allegedly took place sometime after 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan 26.
01/29/2014 8:10pmA Salt Lake City man faces an attempted murder charge after police say he tried to kill his mother's boyfriend with his truck.
01/29/2014 8:13pmThe discovery of an unidentified murder victim's headless body nearly three weeks ago on a remote, dead-end dirt road in Wyoming has stymied investigators and led some residents to speculate that big-league drug violence has reached a rural county just east of Yellowstone National Park.
01/29/2014 8:35pmAs parents we can lose sight of our personal strengths and gifts. Has it been a while since you took time to remember your talents? Here are 12 questions help you understand your strengths.
01/29/2014 8:50pmThe family of a teen girl who claims she was berated on television by Dr. Phil and then sent to a Utah residential treatment center where she was falsely imprisoned, has filed a civil complaint in federal court.
01/29/2014 9:12pmThe owner of the Purple Turtle restaurant in Pleasant Grove restaurant isn't letting a fire keep him out of business for long. The restaurant will reopen Friday.
01/29/2014 9:33pmThe skier who died Tuesday at Deer Valley was identified by the resort Wednesday.
01/29/2014 10:48pmA print version of the Deseret News National Edition is now available in Utah. Based on results from a reader survey, the National Edition focuses on six areas: family, faith, education, culture, care for the poor and financial responsibility.
01/29/2014 10:53pmA few dozen students at Uintah Elementary School in the Salt Lake City School District went without lunch Tuesday after they were told they did not have enough money in their school accounts.
01/29/2014 11:01pmGov. Gary Herbert laid out a trio of challenges facing Utah in his annual State of the State address Wednesday evening, but also offered assurances that "the state of our state is strong."
01/29/2014 11:01pmDecisions being made in the Legislature will impact some laws more than others, and Sandy residents can find out that information on a new website.
01/29/2014 11:12pmTwo boxes of old soap created a bomb scare in a Tooele neighborhood Wednesday night.