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Box Elder County fire 100 percent contained Sunday

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:34pm

A fire that burned 700 acres in northwestern Utah was 100 percent contained Sunday evening, fire officials said.

2 killed in head-on collision in Duchesne County

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:22pm

A head-on collision left two people dead Sunday evening, Utah Highway Patrol officials said.

Motorcyclist dead after Midvale crash

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:46pm

A motorcyclist was killed Sunday evening in an accident near 7500 South and State Street, Unified police detective Ken Hansen said.

Woman in serious condition after South Salt Lake shooting

Yvette Cruz, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 9:00pm

Police are investigating a shooting at an apartment complex that left one woman in serious condition Sunday evening.

New driver-assist tech may be moving faster than consumers can handle

Art Raymond  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 7:14pm

Driver-assist technology is becoming ubiquitous on new vehicles but the wide variety of terms and labels used to identify these features could be creating safety hazards, a problem one U researcher is working to eliminate.

'A double problem': Needle exchanges fight disease, but stray syringes raise alarm

Annie Knox and Ladd Egan  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 6:39pm

The success of Utah's needle exchanges, made legal by the Legislature last year, comes at a price.

Average US gas prices rise a penny, reversing 11-week trend

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:56pm

The average price of a gallon of regular-grade gasoline rose about a penny nationally over the past two weeks, to $2.32.

Review shows missed compliance standards Davis County Jail

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 5:07pm

Utah Department of Corrections inspectors during an annual review found the Davis County Jail to be out of compliance with some state minimum jail standards.

Utah jobless rate at 3.4 percent

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 4:35pm

June’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate rose two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.4 percent, Approximately 53,400 Utahns were unemployed during the month and actively seeking work. The national unemployment rate registered at 4.4 percent.

Ogden man who charmed friends out of $1.2M headed to prison

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 3:20pm

Ryan Paul Davies charmed his way into people's lives, became part of their families and then took 17 of them for $1.2 million in business opportunities or investments that never materialized, all so he could live the high life.

Police chase near Midvale reaches high speeds after passenger points gun at officer

Jacob Klopfenstein, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:45am

A police officer pursued a vehicle at speeds of up to 120 mph in Midvale after a passenger in the car pointed a gun at the officer.

Study: Shorter course of radiation an option for breast cancer patients

Alison Berg  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 11:20am

A study conducted by Dr. Matthew Poppe, an associate professor of radiation oncology at the University of Utah and a physician at Huntsman Cancer Institute, examined the safety of treating women with breast cancer with a shorter course of radiation.

Report: Arts, culture key to downtown SLC growth

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:45am

Getting downtown Salt Lake City to the next level economically may require an increased investment in the cultural arts. The city's economic development director said creating a robust arts and cultural environment is a top priority for development.

Salt Lake City mayor nominates transit advocate to UTA board

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 10:02am

Salt Lake City Mayor Jackie Biskupski has nominated a longtime public transportation advocate to represent the city on the Utah Transit Authority board.

Woman who sought hitman to get money, child custody from ex sent to prison

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Jul 23rd - 8:45am

A Spanish Fork woman has been sentenced to prison for trying to find a hitman to kill her ex-husband in order to get custody of their children and a life insurance payout.

Video: Toddler riders invade SLC for Strider Cup World Championships

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:44pm

Thousands of toddler bike riders converged on the Gallivan Center for the seventh-annual Strider Cup World Championships, a 750-foot obstacle course for tykes on 20-inch standup bikes.

Teen known for visiting national parks stops in Utah

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 10:38pm

A teenager known around the country for visiting national parks made several stops in Utah this weekend.

Business owners near Panguitch Lake hope fishing tournament boosts tourism after massive fire

Alex Cabrero  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 9:56pm

Business owners who were forced to shut down their shops for several weeks due to the Brian Head Fire may soon get some relief.

Regents add 5 new degrees to USU and Dixie

Ashley Stilson  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:31pm

The Utah State Board of Regents approved new degree programs for Utah State University and Dixie State University at a meeting on Friday in Cedar City.

Fire in Box Elder County burns 703 acres

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Jul 22nd - 8:24pm

Six structures were saved from a fire in Etna that burned 700 acres on Saturday afternoon.