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West Bountiful man killed, wife injured in London attack

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:25pm

Community members are remembering a West Bountiful man who was killed during a terror attack in London Wednesday as a very kind neighbor who was involved in the local music scene.

San Juan County's population growing faster than any other in the nation

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 12:21pm

While it’s no secret Utah's population is growing at a rate little seen elsewhere, San Juan County has taken an unprecedented lead, growing faster than any other county in the nation.

Veteran jobless rate in Utah among lowest in nation

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 9:13am

New data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics indicate that the 2016 jobless rate for Utah military veterans came in at 2.3 percent, ranking the Beehive State as one of the top five states for veteran employment in the country.

Salt Lake puts $1.5M toward watershed preservation

Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:36am

Salt Lake City will pay $1.5 million to help purchase a Wasatch County parcel that it says is critical to protecting its watershed.

Lawyer: Businessman will clear ex-AG in donation allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 8:18am

A lawyer for former state Attorney General John Swallow says a Utah businessman imprisoned for lying to banks will testify that Swallow was not involved in illegally bundling $170,000 in campaign contributions to Utah and Nevada politicians.

New technology in Utah freezes, kills early stage breast cancer tumors

Wendy Leonard  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 7:29am

Women with early stage breast cancer now have a safe and effective nonsurgical treatment available to them in northern Utah. Ogden Regional Medical Center is the first in the state to offer cryoablation to treat the disease.

SL City joins brief supporting suit against Trump order on immigration enforcement

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 23rd - 6:46am

Salt Lake City is one of 34 cities and counties nationwide that signed a friend of the court brief Wednesday asking a federal judge to block President Donald Trump's executive order targeting so-called "sanctuary cities" over immigration enforcement.

Charges: Woman tried to have ex-husband killed for custody of kids, insurance money

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:24pm

A Spanish Fork woman conspired last month to have her ex-husband murdered, charges filed Wednesday allege.

A year later, 3 missionaries reflect on surviving Brussels attack

Sam Penrod  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:15pm

Wednesday marked one year since the terrorist bombings in Brussels. Among the Americans caught in the attack were three LDS missionaries. All three Utahns reflected on the one-year anniversary when their lives were nearly lost.

Park City school secretary saves choking student

Deanie Wimmer  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:06pm

School surveillance video shows staff member giving the heimlich to a middle school student who wasn't breathing.

Seething West Valley, South Salt Lake residents protest all seven homeless site options

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 11:01pm

Hundreds of worried and frustrated West Valley City and South Salt Lake residents protested the now seven sites under consideration for a new homeless resource center on Wednesday.

Road to Understanding: Growing pains in St. George

Devon Dewey  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:09pm

With all the growth in St. George come the questions of how to meet increased need for sewer, water, power roads and other "challenges of infrastructure."

Ignoring your dog or cat's teeth problems could lead to life-threatening issues

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 10:05pm

Anyone who owns a pet knows they bring so much joy to life. But man's best friend may be suffering silently. Their teeth play a critical role in overall health.

Man charged with setting fire to his own apartment

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 9:57pm

A Salt Lake man was charged Wednesday with first-degree felony aggravated arson in connection with a fire earlier this month.

2nd teen ordered to stand trial in shooting of 14-year-old Deserae Turner

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:28pm

A preliminary hearing for the second of two teens accused of shooting a 14-year-old Amalga girl and leaving her for dead began Wednesday morning.

State may not seek death penalty against man accused of raping, killing 6-year-old girl

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 8:02pm

State prosecutors might not seek the death penalty against the man accused of kidnapping and killing 6-year-old Sierra Newbold nearly five years ago.

Utah gun rights group takes aim at .05 DUI law

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:43pm

An unlikely ally emerged Wednesday to those pushing Gov. Gary Herbert to veto legislation that would lower the legal blood-alcohol content for driving in Utah to .05 percent.

City Creek Center marks 5-year anniversary

Jasen Lee  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 7:00pm

Five years ago, Salt Lake City celebrated the much-anticipated opening of the most expensive multiuse development project in the state's history — City Creek Center. Today, it stands as one of the signature features of the downtown district.

Domo announces software upgrades, welcomes presidents of Chicago Cubs, Pixar for yearly conference

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 6:28pm

Utah-based software company Domo hosted its third-annual conference, "Domopalooza" in Salt Lake City, announced several new product upgrades and welcomed presidents of the Chicago Cubs and Pixar, among others.

Utah group pushing for medical marijuana ballot initiative

Hallie Golden, Associated Press  |  Posted   Mar 22nd - 4:45pm

Medical marijuana advocates in Utah are planning to try to get an initiative on the November 2018 ballot that would allow the drug to be used for treatment.