WEATHER FORECAST
for Sunday December 21st
Salt Lake City
48° 38°

chance precip 80%
Chicago
38° 30°

chance precip 0%
Atlanta
51° 42°

chance precip 0%
Denver
55° 29°

chance precip 0%
Phoenix
66° 44°

chance precip 0%
San Francisco
63° 56°

chance precip 30%
Boise
57° 46°

chance precip 100%
Boston
36° 29°

chance precip 70%
Dallas
54° 42°

chance precip 0%
New York
40° 31°

chance precip 0%
Portland
56° 51°

chance precip 100%
Seattle
54° 51°

chance precip 90%
Miami
78° 68°

chance precip 0%
 

Audit reveals transparency issues in higher ed building maintenance

An audit released Thursday shows lawmakers are falling short of administering funds related to operation and maintenance of higher education buildings with needed transparency.
 

Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

Americans broadly back tight regulations on commercial drone operators, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll, as concerns about privacy and safety override the potential benefits of the heralded drone revolution.
 

Man brandishes gun, robs West Valley 7-Eleven

A man in his early 20s robbed a convenience store early Sunday morning, police say.
 

Holiday travelers expected to break records

The Mountain West region is forecast to see the highest number of travelers ever for the December holiday season, with more than 7.4 million area residents expected to travel during the period, according to AAA Utah.
 

Alleged DUI driver charged in crash that killed cyclist

A Syracuse man has been charged with automobile homicide in the death of a cyclist in September.
 

Wright scores 17 as No. 14 Utah beats UNLV 59-46

Thanks to the Utah football team, the Utes basketball team had plenty of support in their game at UNLV on Saturday night.
 

Haws scores 24 as BYU holds off Stanford, 79-77

A week earlier he was carried off the court with a severely sprained left ankle.
 

No. 23 Utah routs Colorado St in Las Vegas Bowl

Right from the start, quarterback Travis Wilson and No. 23 Utah had Colorado State on the run in the Las Vegas Bowl.
 

AP sources: Cops' killer angry at chokehold death

A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
 

2 seriously injured in crash on Mountain View Corridor

Two people were seriously injured in a car crash that closed two major thoroughfares in West Jordan Saturday evening.
 

Search continues for 'armed and dangerous' homicide suspects

Police have released more suspect and vehicle information in a Friday homicide. They are asking for the public's help in finding two men, armed and dangerous, suspected of shooting and killing a man in downtown Salt Lake City.
 

Former top deputy in Utah Attorney General's Office is fired

Utah's Chief Deputy Attorney General Kirk Torgensen was officially terminated from his position on Friday. Torgensen has been on paid administrative leave since April 9.
 

Utahns celebrate 1st anniversary of legalized same-sex marriage

Hundreds gathered at Trolley Square Saturday evening to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the day same-sex marriage became legal in Utah.
 

Hornets end winless streak vs. Jazz, 104-86

The Charlotte Hornets (8-19) improved to 2-0 with Lance Stephenson out of the lineup and snapped a 10-game losing streak against the Utah Jazz with a 104-86 win on Saturday night.
 

BYU falls to No. 5 Penn State in Cougars' first NCAA women's volleyball final

Traditional powerhouse Penn State swept the Cougars, 25-21, 26-24, 25-14 for their seventh NCAA championship on Saturday night, and their first since 2010.
 

Tick-tock: Tips for last-minute shoppers

The clock is ticking, and your holiday shopping list isn't complete. Don't fret — you aren't alone.
 

Utah No. 1 in nation for voluntarism for 9th year in a row

For the ninth consecutive year, Utah ranks top nationwide in voluntarism, according to the most recent Volunteering and Civic Life in America report. The report, based on census day, says 45.3 percent of Utah adults volunteer.
 

Utah St shuts down UTEP 21-6 in New Mexico Bowl

After yet another injury, Utah State wound up needing its fifth-string quarterback. Fortunately for the Aggies, they had the Vigil brothers the whole way.
 

St. George hospital in need of donated breast milk

Lactation specialists at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George say their supply of donated breast milk is running dangerously low. They're asking for new mothers to help them take care of some of their littlest patients.
 

SLC Mission providing gifts, food, comfort for Utahns in need

On Saturday, various patrons at the Salt Lake City Mission were sifting through clothing and personal care items, as well as picking up a box of food to get them through the holidays, when stores are likely to be closed.
 

Hunting guide accidentally shot by 12-year-old in Cache County

A Willard man was badly injured after he was shot while hunting pheasants Saturday at the Sportsman's Paradise Hunting Club.
 

North Korea proposes joint probe over Sony hacking

North Korea proposed a joint investigation with the U.S. into the hacking attack against Sony Pictures Entertainment, warning of "serious" consequences if Washington rejects a probe that it believes would prove Pyongyang had nothing to do with the cyberattack.
 

Legislative audit finds drinking water connection requirements outdated

A new audit done by the Utah Office of the Legislative Auditor General reveals connection requirements for drinking water systems in the state outdated by more than three decades, failing to recognize new consumption habits of average Utah residents.
 

Utah man gives early Christmas gift to Idaho teen with failing kidney

An Idaho teen got an early Christmas present in Utah this week, and it might be one of the greatest gifts he's ever received.
 

30 Christmas gifts that keep on giving

Got a barely-afloat friend or family member or one who is inching toward the red side of the ledger? The freeing-up of even $20 from someone's budget could make all the difference.
 

Staples: Customer data exposed in security breach

Staples Inc. says nearly 1.2 million customer payment cards may have been exposed during a security breach earlier this year.
 

Mormon missionary overcomes paralysis, heading back to field

Joey Cottrell, 19, will likely be heading back to the LDS mission field after suffering from a rare disease called Guillain-barre syndrome.
 

Report: Utah economy continues to add jobs

Utah's nonfarm payroll employment for November grew by an estimated 3.3 percent, adding 43,400 jobs to the economy compared with a year ago. The state's current employment level registered at nearly 1.4 million.
 

Comcast develops voice-enabled TV interface for visually impaired

Comcast has announced the industry's first voice-enabled television interface — the X1 TV Entertainment Operating System — a "talking TV guide" solution aimed at helping visually impaired customers navigate their cable TV opt
 

Nevada man arrested in Utah in infant son's death

A Nevada man has been arrested in Utah in the death of his 3-month-old son.