Socialist VP candidate visits Utah
By BriannaBodilyKSL at 07/29/2016 5:38 pm
A third party presidential campaign is making their move in Utah today. The Socialist party sent their vice presidential candidate out to turn in signatures for the November ballot.
The Utah Department of Safety gave safety to boy scouts caught in a fire
By KSLHeather at 07/29/2016 5:32 pm
The Utah Department of Public Safety helicopter had to help ferry boy scouts from the Ericson Basin, leaving their gear behind. D-P-S helicopter pilot Kent Harrison tells the story. Photo: Hans Koepsell, Deseret News
Disgraced St. George businessman off to prison
By kslpetersamore at 07/29/2016 2:30 pm
Jeremy Johnson, connected to two troubled former Utah attorneys general, has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for lying to banks and credit card companies. More from the Deseret News: http://desne.ws/tTmvdz
Possible Romney endorsement of Johnson could make Utah swing state
By kslpetersamore at 07/29/2016 7:45 am
Libertarian presidential nominee says former Republican presidential nominee is considering voting for him in November. http://desne.ws/fP4dwx
Rocky Mountain Power reports peak usage week
By kslpetersamore at 07/29/2016 7:39 am
Air conditioners are working overtime across the Wasatch Front in a string of triple-digit heat, and Rocky Mountain Power says it has been ready.
Utah County man accused of stealing 100K worth of gold bars and coins.
By KSLDBrinkerhoff at 07/29/2016 7:15 am
Provo police say Bryce Anderson's fingerprints were found on the safe where the gold had been kept. photo courtesy of heraldextra.com
Utah Lake closure order lifted but health warning remains
By DaveCawley at 07/28/2016 6:10 pm
The Utah Department of Environmental Quality says toxin levels from an algal bloom on Utah Lake have fallen. That means boats are once again allowed on the lake, but direct contact with the water is still not recommended. Photo credit: Spenser Heaps, Deseret News
Clearfield gym cited after going out of business
By kslcleon at 07/28/2016 6:08 pm
Utah's Department of Commerce says Performax Gyms ripped off members after it closed its doors in June. Consumer Protection Division director Daniel O'Bannon tells Utah's Afternoon News many of them probably have fewer dollars in their bank account. (Photo: Laura Seitz/Deseret News)
Police identify 18-year-old killed in Butterfield Canyon crash
By gthatcher at 07/28/2016 6:03 pm
The Unified Police Department is now identifying a teenager who lost her life in Butterfield Canyon when her car went over a cliff.
Utah researcher using Olympic athletes for Zika study
By EricButlerKSL at 07/28/2016 5:38 pm
Athletes and other Olympic travelers are volunteering for a Zika study conducted by a team led by University of Utah pediatrics professor Carrie Byington.