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Utah economic growth should continue in '17, analysts say

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 1:28pm

With the new year underway, the state is embarking on a journey that hopefully will be as economically prosperous as 2016, according to a panel of Utah’s top economic analysts.

Westminster College, elementary students team up to serve

Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 11:39am

Students and faculty of Westminster College celebrated MLK by partnering with schoolchildren from the South Salt Lake area to provide service to their community. The partnership aims to promote a service and college-going culture for the youths.

Geneva Rock cements cleaner air future with new trucks, refueling station

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 9:32am

Geneva Rock unveiled a shiny new fleet of 25 compressed natural gas ready-mix concrete trucks, along with an on-site elaborate refueling station with enough connections to fuel the heavy equipment overnight. It's an $8 million clean air investment.

Police investigate shooting death of man found in Ogden parking lot

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:51am

Police are investigating the death of a man who was found shot at a convenience store parking lot early Sunday morning, police said.

DWS program connects job seekers via social media platform

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Jan 22nd - 8:34am

A pilot program developed by the state and a popular social media platform to help job seekers find work is paying big dividends for many Utahns. Launched last June, the pilot program enrolled 384 job seekers in the first few months of its creation.

14-year-old girl critically injured after being shot near West Valley mall

McKenzie Romero and Geoff Liesik  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:05pm

A 14-year-old girl was in critical condition Saturday after police say she was shot in a gang-related confrontation near the Valley Fair Mall.

'The best there is': Salt Lake International Airport's snow removal team works around the clock

Ray Boone  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 10:00pm

Driving vehicles you'll never see outside of an airport and running highly specialized scientific equipment, the team at Salt Lake International works nonstop to keep air traffic moving.

Hundreds brave snowstorm to rally legislators to clean up Utah air

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 21st - 8:32pm

Undeterred by snow, hundreds rallied at the state capitol on Saturday calling for lawmakers to make "no excuses" when it comes to clearing Utah's air.

Law society lauds Sen. Harry Reid's service to country, LDS 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 man 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.