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Little Cottonwood Canyon reopens after avalanche

Carter Williams  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:38pm

State Route 210 in Little Cottonwood Canyon reopened Friday afternoon after an avalanche earlier in the day, authorities said.

Teen found shot in Cache County canal no longer in coma, family says

Linda Williams  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:12pm

A 14-year-old girl found severely injured in a dry canal bed one week ago is no longer in a medically induced coma, her family said Friday.

Bill requires doctors to follow script on stopping drug-induced abortion

Jared Page  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 5:10pm

The Utah House of Representatives voted 56-13 to support a bill requiring doctors to inform women who want a drug-induced abortion that it can be stopped if they change their minds after taking the first of two pills required in the procedure.

AG Reyes highlights arrests, but offers few details

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:40pm

Attorney General Sean Reyes wants Utahns to know his office is serious about investigating and prosecuting human trafficking and crimes against children. He won't, however, specify what those investigations are.

Lawmakers, restaurants agree on bill to remove liquor shields

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 4:09pm

State lawmakers and Utah restaurateurs have apparently agreed on legislation that would allow restaurants to remove the so-called “Zion Curtain” that shields customers from alcohol pouring and mixing.

New jury acquits Conrad Truman of murdering his wife

McKenzie Romero and Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 3:27pm

An Orem man once convicted for murder in his wife's 2012 shooting death has been exonerated by a jury after the case sent to trial a second time.

Northbound I-15 reopens after crash near Spanish Fork

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:41pm

Northbound I-15 was closed after an accident near Main Street in Spanish Fork Friday.

5 movies filmed in Utah that flopped at the box office

Grant Olsen, Contributor  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 2:32pm

Utah has served as the backdrop for nearly 1,000 movies so there are bound to be some clunkers in the mix. This list looks at five films that bombed at the box office and, in some cases, ended careers.

Judge declines to toss racketeering charge against ex-A.G. John Swallow

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:38pm

A 3rd District judge declined Friday to throw out the racketeering charge against former Utah Attorney General John Swallow.

SLC to build only 2 homeless resource centers

Josh Furlong  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:32pm

Salt Lake City has decided to build only two of the four homeless resource centers originally planned for Salt Lake County, officials announced Friday.

DWR announces 2 new requirements for Utah boaters

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 1:13pm

Division of Wildlife Resources officials announced two new requirements Thursday for Utah boaters to help stop the spread of invasive quagga mussels.

Winter weather puts Idaho town 10 years behind on road repairs

Laurie Welch, Times-News  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 12:18pm

Winter storms have decimated miles of Rupert streets, mainly in residential areas, and put the city as many as 10 years behind on repairs.

Former Utah firefighter killed in I-15 crash leaves behind pregnant wife, kids

The Associated Press and Tracie Snowder  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 11:33am

A 28-year-old former Brigham City firefighter who died in an icy crash on I-15 Thursday was training to be a police officer, officials say.

Gail Miller says Our Schools Now 'won't let up' on getting more money for schools

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 10:53am

Utah Jazz owner Gail Miller said Thursday that she and other backers of the Our Schools Now ballot initiative to raise the state income tax rate to fund education are going to keep the pressure on lawmakers.

Sentencing in Dietrich locker room assault set for Friday

Alex Riggins, Times-News  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 9:48am

The criminal case of a black, mentally disabled student who was attacked in a Dietrich football locker room by several teammates is set to conclude Friday.

Committee blocks abortion rule change; Unwanted houseguests could be charged with trespassing  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:42am

An attempt to save the state costly legal fees in the future backfired for one Utah lawmaker Thursday and lawmakers are considering a bill that would charge unwanted houseguests with trespassing. Here is a roundup of what's happening on the hill:

Missing skier survives 2 nights in frigid weather  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:25am

A skier missing since Monday was found alive by rescuers in search helicopters.

DC residents using cash to oust Chaffetz from Congress

Stephanie Akin  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 8:21am

Sarah Carr is among a growing contingent of Washington, D.C., residents who have targeted Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, as the chief tormentor to their claims at sovereignty.

Love visits Legislature, talks controversial over-the-counter contraception bill

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 7:17am

As part of her efforts to contribute to the replacement of the Affordable Care Act, Love said she is pushing forward a bill that would allow contraceptives to be sold over the counter without a prescription.

Lehi residents upset over proposal to construct commercial building directly behind homes

Ashley Moser  |  Posted   Feb 24th - 6:43am

A neighborhood in Lehi is up in arms over a proposal to build a commercial building on land directly behind their homes.