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More Utah teens getting HPV vaccine, but still below national average

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 1:26pm

A higher share of Utah teens are getting vaccinated against HPV than ever before, but most adolescents are still not getting the vaccine, according to a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Solitude forest fire grows to 1,104 acres

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 12:31pm

A lightning-caused fire has grown to 1,104 acres since its July 19 sparking, affecting nearby areas with its plumes of smoke. Officials are managing the fire, however, as a means of cleaning up the forest.

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The 1996 NBA Draft redone: How did the Jazz do in one of the best drafts in league history?

Jay Yoemans, Deseret News  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 12:14pm

While there were still plenty of misses in the first round, the 1996 NBA Draft was one of the deepest and most talented in league history.

Uber is the most valuable startup in the world

Sara Ashley O'Brien  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:59am

Uber is now the most valuable startup in the world.

Sheriff's office: Man speeds through 3 towns, crashes into officer's car

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 11:35am

A man's high speed drive through three towns in Washington County ended when he crashed into a responding officer's vehicle Sunday morning.

Police ID man who crashed into Kearns home

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:45am

Police identified the man who died after crashing into a home in Kearns Saturday night.

Kraft recalls 36K cases of cheese over possible choking hazard

Holly Yan, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 10:27am

Kraft is recalling 36,000 cases of individually-wrapped cheese singles because part of the wrapper could become a choking hazard.

Rousey crushes Correia to defend her title at UFC 190

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 9:30am

It's not a good idea to give Ronda Rousey some extra motivation.

Utah boy whose mailman brought him books receives worldwide generosity

Sandra Yi and Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:40am

It seemed Mathew Flores' story resonated with everyone — a boy who was so desperate to read that he would hang around mailboxes at his apartment complex and read the junk mail.

Hit-and-run driver dies after crashing into Kearns home

Sandra Yi  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:33pm

Police are investigating what caused a car accident that left a man dead after crashing his vehicle into a Kearns home on Saturday, but witnesses say alcohol may have been a factor.

22 missing, unclaimed veterans in Utah laid to rest

Wendy Leonard and Alex Cabrero  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25pm

The Missing in America Project helped to properly inter the remains of 22 veterans of the United States military on Saturday, after many of them have sat unidentified on mortuary shelves for long periods of time.

Idaho man injured after cement truck hits car being towed

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:25pm

A 50-year-old Franklin, Idaho, man was treated at a Logan hospital Saturday after his car, which was being towed by a van, was hit broadside by a cement truck carrying a full load in Cache County.

Tanker spills milk, starts fire in Weber Canyon rollover

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:24pm

Bystanders were quick to extinguish a small grass fire in Weber Canyon on Saturday that started when a double-tanker semitrailer carrying milk took a spill.

2 arrested in connection with shooting, chase

Celeste Tholen Rosenlof  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:24pm

Police arrested a man and a juvenile Friday night after officers heard gun shots while responding to a separate incident, West Valley police reported.

Win a free Tesla — Hint: It's not easy

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:02pm

You might have a better chance winning the lottery.

Hitchhiking robot's cross-country trip in US ends in Philly

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 9:30pm

A hitchhiking robot that captured the hearts of fans worldwide met its demise in the U.S.

Transition homes for survivors of domestic violence open in Logan

Katie Larsen  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 8:44pm

Citizens Against Physical and Sexual Abuse celebrated the opening of seven new transition homes for domestic violence survivors at Independence Place in Logan on Monday.

GALLERY: In rural Georgia, a junkyard of classic cars

David Goldman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 7:56pm

Nestled in a north Georgia forest, over 4,000 classic cars decorate 32 acres that have been turned into a junkyard museum. Owner Walter Dean Lewis' parents started the business in 1931 as a general store that also sold auto parts. Lewis grew the collection, which had just 40 cars in the '70s, over time.

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