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Law society lauds Sen. Harry Reid's service to country, Mormon church

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:00pm

One of the most powerful elected officials in the country the past eight years received recognition Friday from a Mormon lawyers' group for his decades of service in government and for the LDS Church.

Suspect in Colorado murder case arrested after high-speed chase in Garfield County

Xoel Cardenas  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:51pm

A man wanted in connection with a Colorado murder case was arrested Friday morning following a high-speed chase, police said.

Man arrested after threatening another man with knife, evading police

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 5:23pm

A man considered a person of interest in a shooting Wednesday was jailed after a threatening another man with a knife before leading officers on a low-speed chase in the snow early Saturday morning, police said.

FrontRunner train collides with semitruck

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 4:06pm

Two people were treated for minor injuries after a train collided with a semitruck Saturday morning, authorities said.

Presiding judge rejects Swallow motion to toss judge from his case

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 3:15pm

A presiding 3rd District judge Friday rejected former Utah Attorney General John Swallow's effort to remove the judge overseeing the criminal case against him.

Man dies after being struck by TRAX train

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 3:12pm

A died Saturday after he was struck by a TRAX train while exiting a station platform, authorities said.

Utahns, celebrities turn out for women's march at Sundance Film Festival

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 2:24pm

Becca Stevenson, a recently widowed mother of three young girls, steered a stroller down the middle of Main Street despite a steady snowfall during a women's march Saturday amid the Sundance Film Festival.

Winter storm creates more headaches for Utah drivers

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 12:21pm

Winter weather once again caused headaches for Utah drivers Saturday morning, and more snow is expected in the next few days.

Eating crickets? BYU researchers taste-testing insect protein

Andrew Adams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 9:37am

Brigham Young University researchers are studying how cricket protein may become a more palatable and regular part of Western cuisine.

'Driven by politics': Homelessness expert slams Salt Lake's plan for 4 resource centers

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:33am

One month after Salt Lake City leaders named four sites for the city's new homeless resource centers, an expert on homelessness blasted their approach as counterproductive and poorly planned.

Police ask for help identifying men in connection to 2 SLC armed robberies

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 7:55am

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying two men in relation to a pair of armed robberies last week.

Hundreds march to state Capitol to protest President Trump

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 10:19pm

Several hundred protesters marched through the streets of Salt Lake City on Friday to express their dissatisfaction with newly sworn-in President Donald Trump.

Cache deputies seek men in connection with 8 business burglaries

Mike Anderson  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:52pm

Cache County Deputies believe the same men may be responsible for at least eight different business burglaries along the south side of the county.

Herbert: Health law repeal without replacement bad for Utah

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:28pm

If Congress repeals President Barack Obama's health care law without having a replacement plan ready, it could jeopardize coverage for about 180,000 Utah residents, Utah's Republican governor has cautioned.

Canadians plead guilty to violations at parks across US West

Matthew Brown and Matt Volz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 9:12pm

Three Canadians will be banned from federal lands for five years after pleading guilty to walking on a sensitive hot spring in Yellowstone National Park and other crimes at parks across the Western U.S., park officials said Thursday.

Trump takes charge, signs 1st executive order as assertive but untested 45th US president

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:39pm

Pledging emphatically to empower America's "forgotten men and women," Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th president of the United States Friday, taking command of a riven nation facing an unpredictable era under his assertive but untested leadership.

Utah woman born with rare heart condition remembered for her positive influence

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:26pm

Heidi Martin was born with half a heart, but that never stopped her from living a life that touched many lives with how she used it.

Highland teen to DJ the presidential inaugural ball

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 8:03pm

16-year-old Cache Olson will DJ part of the Freedom Ball, one of the official celebrations following the inauguration of President Donald Trump.

Man presumed drowned after boat found in Daggett County marina

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:23pm

A man is presumed drowned after his boat was found Friday near an unloading ramp at Cedar Springs Marina.

Tooele coach resigns amid 'inappropriate communication' investigation

Pat Reavy and Amy Donaldson  |  Posted  Jan 20th - 7:04pm

The head football coach at Tooele High School has resigned amid an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Utah Professional Practices Advisory Commission.