Utah DOMA case 'embodies the civil rights movement of our time'
U.S. District Judge Robert Shelby in a Utah
case could be the first federal judge to rule
on a state's marriage law since the U.S.
Supreme Court struck down part of the Defense
of Marriage Act earlier this year.
Sen. Lee picks up Tea Party Express endorsement
"We need more conservatives just like Senator
Mike Lee who are there to protect the
Constitution and fight for the American
people," Amy Kremer, national chairwoman of the
Tea Party Express, said.
BYU's offense: Anae 2.0 vs. Anae 1.0
After the learning curve turned out to be much too steep for Brandon
Doman, Anae was brought back on as the offensive head honcho for
the 2013 season. The atmosphere in 2013 was much the same as it
was when he started his initial campaign in 2005: the Cougars had
some returning playmakers on the offensive side of the ball but the
unit, as a whole, had largely under-produced in no small part because
of poor coaching and lack of a consistent offensive identity.
'The Sound of Music' gets NBC makeover Thursday
NBC is airing a live staged version of the Rodgers and Hammerstein
beloved musical, "The Sound of Music" Thursday, Dec. 5. Featuring
Carrie Underwood in the role of Maria, this represents a monumental
milestone for this beloved musical.
Altercation on slopes caught on camera
A snowboarder said he feared for his safety on
the slopes during an altercation with an angry
father. It happened after he accidentally
collided with the man's son.
Parent, journalists ask for release of school security video
The local chapter of the Society of
Professional Journalists has filed an amicus
brief with the Utah Court of Appeals in the
case of a father petitioning Canyons School
District for school security footage.
Growing popularity of e-cigarettes concerns educators, lawmakers
The popularity of e-cigarettes is rapidly
expanding, especially with teens, and marketing
efforts appear to only be ramping up.
3 arrested in connection with $1M in copper thefts
Three people accused of stealing more than $1
million worth of copper wire have been booked
into jail. The trio faces 75 charges including
burglary, felony theft, child endangerment, and
Cold hinders effort to douse semitrailer fire on I-15
The I-15 northbound ramp to I-80 west reopened
after a semitrailer fire closed it for hours
Thursday morning. Cold temperatures made ice a
concern for firefighters.
Real Salt Lake's upcoming match is hottest ticket in MLS history
Saturday's MLS Cup match between Real Salt Lake
and Sporting Kansas City has become the hottest
ticket the MLS has ever seen.
SWAT uses battering ram to end standoff
A man and woman are in police custody after
SWAT members used a battering ram on a door to
end a short standoff.
Judge hears arguments on Utah's gay marriage ban
A federal judge says he'll do his best to rule by early next year on a legal challenge to a same-sex marriage ban in Utah, after an attorney called for an end to the prohibition by arguing that the precedent has been set by the U.S. Supreme Court and discrimination has gone on long enough.
Festival of Trees underway in Sandy
The 2013 Festival of Trees began Wednesday at the South Towne Expo
Center in Sandy with the proceeds of every tree sold going toward the
benefit of kids at Primary Children's Hospital.
George leads Pacers over Jazz, 95-86
The Jazz fought with the Pacers, but couldn't hang for four quarter,
9-year-old cancer survivor gives Christmas to other patients
A 9-year-old Utah boy knows what it's like to spend weeks in a
hospital bed. This year, he decided to give back to the hospital that
has cared for him countless times in his young life.
Parents concerned about lockdown protocol after Tooele incident
Following a three-school lockdown in Tooele
County Tuesday, one
mother fears her daughter faced an unnecessary
risk, especially if a
dangerous situation had materialized.
Families face uncertainty as search for plane crash victims continues
For the families of five people lost in a plane crash in a remote area of
Idaho, the hardest part of the search so far is the uncertainty.
Car seat tips to keep your child safe
During the winter parents need to think twice before strapping our child into their car seat with a puffy coat on.
Child killed, 3 injured in car crash
A child was killed in a car crash near an
elementary school Wednesday.
Snow causes icy commute, canceled school
Cold air moving in from the north sent a chill
down the Wasatch Front following Tuesday's
snowstorm. While the snowfall overnight was not
as strong in many places as Tuesday, wet roads
froze, creating slick spots.
Gov. Gary Herbert reveals $13.3B budget for next year
Gov. Gary Herbert announced Wednesday his $13.3
billion spending plan for the budget year that
begins July 1, 2014, including $261 million in
new money for education and $36 million to
expand the state prison at Gunnison.
Truck crashes into home, hits 2 men on couch
Two men were hospitalized Wednesday after a truck crashed into a
Taylorsville home and hit them while they were sitting on a couch in
the living room.
Wags and barks: What is your dog telling you?
Wags and barks speak volumes when it comes to understanding what
a dog is saying, but there are also clues in a dog's eyes, ears, nose or
the tilt of its head. Are humans getting the right messages?
Road salt less effective during extreme cold, UDOT says
Plow drivers were expected to cover and re-
cover areas of the road
with salt during shifts Wednesday night, in
an effort to prevent black
ice. While road salt plays a major role in
melting the snow, there's only
so much it can do.
Historic Ogden cathedral damaged in fire
Crews responded to a small fire at St. Joseph's Catholic Church that
started during maintenance work Wednesday.
Cottonwood Heights mayor, residents unhappy with snow removal service
Many of the main roads were clear of snow
Wednesday in Cottonwood Heights, but
the mayor and several residents say the private
contracted to plow the roads took too long to
get the job done.
5 people Hollywood said goodbye to in 2013
The recent loss of "Fast & Furious" actor Paul Walker has acted as a
sort of exclamation mark to an already melancholy year for Hollywood.
Here are five people Hollywood said goodbye to in 2013.
911 calls show anguish and tension in Conn. school
As gunfire boomed over and over in the background, a janitor begged a 911 dispatcher to send help, saying, "There's still shooting going on! Please!" A woman breathlessly reported seeing a gunman run down a hall. And a teacher said she was holed up in her classroom with her children but hadn't yet locked the door.