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Will 'Brexit' vote help Trump in Utah?

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:34am

Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, said during a brief congressional trip to London last week that the level of support for the referendum on Britain's exit from the European Union was palpable.

Boy dies, woman in critically injured in Ogden fire

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 26th - 8:12am

A 4-year-old boy is dead and a 28-year-old woman is in critical condition after a fire at a home early Sunday morning in Ogden, police said.

'Warriors Over the Wasatch' on track to exceed 600K attendance

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:34pm

An estimated 300,000 Utahns packed parking lots blocks away and stood in massive lines to see Saturday's "Warriors Over the Wasatch" air show Saturday, one of Utah's largest events.

Crews continue to battle 'inaccessible' Saddle Fire

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:32pm

The lightning-caused Saddle Fire has been raging for nearly two weeks, and fire officials say its inaccessibility has kept it at only 5 percent containment.

Zions Bank employees serve communities through Paint-a-Thon

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:25pm

Zions Bank employees are painting 44 homes in Utah and Idaho this week during the bank's annual Paint-a-Thon service project. Each of the homes to be painted belongs to low-income residents who are older than 65, veterans or have disabilities.

31-year-old man drowns at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman

Abby Hobbs, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:19pm

A 31-year-old man drowned Saturday afternoon at Blackridge Reservoir in Herriman, police said.

Census shows Utah is young, growing more diverse

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:00pm

Census data shows Utah's population is young and growing more diverse.

Rio Grande neighborhood 'more unsafe than it's ever been'

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 8:33pm

Conditions in the Rio Grande neighborhood are reaching a crisis point, a longtime advocate for Utah's poor told members of the Homeless Services Site Evaluation Commission on Wednesday.

UTA approves budget and more service in Davis, Weber, Tooele counties

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:00pm

The Utah Transit Authority board of trustees Wednesday approved a $376 million budget that included $4.7 million for service improvements this year in three northern Utah counties that voted in favor of Proposition 1 last November.

Multiple crews battling large wildfire in Box Elder County

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 5:55pm

A wildfire reported Friday evening in northwestern Utah has already spread to at least 8,000 acres in size, fire officials said.

Weber County officials didn't use paramedic money for gun range

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:46pm

Weber County officials say they never acted on a proposal to temporarily finance the $3.8 million purchase of a gun range using money from the county's paramedic fund.

Governor touts education as key to state tech future

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 4:00pm

Gov. Herbert says in order to continue establishing Utah as one of the foremost leaders in technology development for years into the future, the state will have to make a sustained, concerted effort to create a workforce pipeline through education.

Man stabbed during altercation in Cedar City park

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 1:14pm

A man was stabbed and two juveniles were arrested on suspicion of robbery after an altercation between multiple people at a park in Cedar City late Friday night, police said.

Shurtleff files motion to dismiss case

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 12:29pm

Saying he already has faced numerous unfair delays and that his due process has been violated, former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff filed a motion Friday to have his case dismissed.

Utah doctor to lead the battle against Zika in Rio

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 11:52am

With six weeks to go until the 2016 Summer Games begin, a team of experts led by University of Utah pediatric infectious disease specialist Dr. Carrie Byington is in charge of keeping America's elite athletes safe from Zika.

NFL players with Utah ties visit kids at Primary Children's Hospital

Ashley Stilson, Contributor  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 10:41am

NFL players visited kids at Primary Children's Hospital Friday morning. Each of the players who came was raised in Utah or had played for a Utah university. The event was sponsored by the Don Tialavea Foundation.

Brooklyn's bed: Parents of 4-year-old brain cancer survivor search for a safe place to sleep

Daphne Chen  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 9:06am

Until recently, the 4-year-old brain cancer survivor was sleeping on a modified trampoline her parents built because the insurance company denied their request for a medical bed, which ranges between $10,000 and $25,000.

Love won't go to GOP national convention

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jun 25th - 7:54am

Rep. Mia Love, R-Utah, won't attend the Republican National Convention despite being elected a delegate.

Road-rage incident ends in beating of 87-year-old man, police say

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 11:00pm

An 87-year-old man was severely beaten in a grocery store parking lot. Police say he's a victim of road rage.

Woman surrenders after SWAT standoff in Roy; home catches on fire

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jun 24th - 10:57pm

A woman surrendered to police Friday night after a SWAT standoff that lasted more than four hours, though her home went up in flames just as she was doing so, police said.