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S.L. GOP launches probe into troubled recorder's deputy

Katie McKellar,annie Knox  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:08pm

The Salt Lake County Republican Party is launching an investigation into a deputy of the county's embattled recorder.

Agents arrest man suspected in shootings

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:05pm

A man wanted in connection with a shooting in Salt Lake City was arrested Wednesday night by federal agents.

UDOT to create a new east-west connection across I-15 in Layton

Mike Anderson  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:02pm

A new, close to $24 million project is underway that will create a new east-west connection across I-15 between state Route 126 (Main Street) and Hill Field Road and clear traffic in downtown Layton.

Springville man's asthma was actually an 8-pound tumor

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 7:31pm

Imagine thinking your child's chronic condition is under control. Then, after more than a decade of treatment, you learn all along it had been something far worse.

Residents urged to stay out of Jordan River due to algae-related toxin

Jacob Klopfenstein  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 7:00pm

Health officials are urging people to stay out of the Jordan River after a toxin has been discovered in the river. Anatoxin-a, an algae-related toxin, was discovered at low levels in the river late Friday.

Marriage and workouts: Program helps couple improve their health and marriage

Erin Goff  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 6:34pm

Intermountain LiVe Well program helps couple improve their health and their marriage.

Hologram chess game from 'Star Wars' could be reality, thanks to discovery by U. team

KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:49pm

If you’ve ever wanted to “let the Wookiee win” in a rousing game of hologram chess with Chewbacca and R2-D2, today might be your lucky day. A team at the University of Utah has discovered a way to create brighter, more realistic holograms.

Colorado contributes $1.7 million to lure Outdoor Retailer to Denver

The Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 5:19pm

Colorado will contribute $1.7 million to help relocate the nation's largest outdoor recreation trade show from Salt Lake City to Denver.

Judge approves resignation deal for S.L. County Recorder Gary Ott

Katie McKellar  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:53pm

A judge Friday approved the separation agreement between the family of embattled county Recorder Gary Ott and Salt Lake County, clearing the way for Ott's resignation to take effect Aug. 1

1 dead, 1 injured following Spanish Fork confrontation

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:50pm

One man was shot in the arm early Friday, followed by the gunman taking his own life after officers located him two hours later, police say.

Spicer abruptly resigns; Big shakeup for Trump press shop

Ken Thomas and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:17pm

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday, ending a rocky six-month tenure that made his news briefings defending President Donald Trump must-see TV.

San Juan County welcomes redrawing of election districts

Associated Press  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 4:16pm

San Juan County commissioners are welcoming a federal judge's order that an independent expert redraw the southeastern Utah county's commission and school board election districts because they're unconstitutional.

'2 angels' save BYU basketball alum from near-fatal wasp attack in Hawaii

Dave Cawley  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 3:43pm

Two total strangers saved the life of former BYU basketball player Jake Shoff after wasp stings prompted a severe allergic reaction as he vacationed with family in Hawaii.

Teens in shootout may be tied to crime spree, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 2:14pm

Police say it was fortunate that no one was injured in a shootout between two moving vehicles Thursday night.

Cruz coming to Utah to campaign for Herrod; Ainge announces state lawmaker support

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:54pm

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, the winner of Utah's GOP presidential caucus vote last year, will be in Utah on July 29 to rally for 3rd Congressional District Republican primary candidate Chris Herrod.

Couple tried to hide newborn's addiction by giving her drugs, police say

Pat Reavy  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 1:50pm

An Elk Ridge man and woman have been arrested following a monthlong investigation in which detectives say they discovered the couple gave drugs to their newborn while still in the hospital, and their other children also tested positive for drugs.

Where to watch fireworks in Utah for July 24

Camilla Stimpson, KSL.com  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 12:31pm

Cities throughout Utah are celebrating Pioneer Day with their annual fireworks.

Utah, Idaho men summit 19 tallest Utah peaks in under 33 hours, set new record

Arianne Brown, KSL.com Contributor  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 11:06am

On July 8, famed Utah ultrarunner, Jared Campbell, alongside Idaho friend, Luke Nelson, set a new record for summiting all of the 13,000-plus foot peaks in Utah.

Wildlife officials hope updated tech will give them an edge as black bear numbers rise

Brianna Bodily  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 9:24am

Busy biologists are getting a small boost with updated tech, as they try to keep up with Utah's rising number of bears.

Idaho resident catches record-breaking 57-pound trout in Utah

Shelbie Harris, Idaho State Journal  |  Posted   Jul 21st - 8:48am

After landing a monster, 57-pound lake trout, Soda Springs resident Sidney Cellan has reeled his way into the Utah record books.