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Woman with special needs retires after 50 years with Deseret Industries

Liesl Nielsen  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 8:06pm

Susie Jordan, a Salt Lake resident with special needs, recently retired after 50 years of work with Deseret Industries and was honored with a celebratory luncheon Monday afternoon.

Women's March overshadows Legislature's opening day

Dennis Romboy, Lisa Riley Roche and Ryan Morgan  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:47pm

Thousands of demonstrators poured into the Utah Capitol with a deafening roar Monday to rally around human rights issues as state lawmakers convened the 2017 Legislature.

Utah skiers tell their story after surviving avalanche in Canadian backcountry

Jed Boal  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:32pm

A dozen Utahns feel lucky to be alive after a massive avalanche in the Canadian backcountry buried part of their group, seriously injuring two.

Canyons closed, school canceled due to snow

Linda Williams  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:09pm

Two school districts were delayed and two school districts and Utah State University canceled classes due to a heavy winter storm. Little Cottonwood Canyon was also shut down.

Layton mom found passed out in gutter sent to prison for child endangerment, sex with teen

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 7:02pm

A Layton woman found passed out drunk in a gutter last summer while teens partied at her house with alcohol she provided has been sentenced to prison.

Teens arrested in Salt Lake carjacking, slow-speed chase

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:19pm

Two boys, ages 16 and 17, were arrested early Monday after police say they carjacked a vehicle and led officers on a slow-speed chase before being arrested.

Body camera footage shown in court as case ordered to proceed against Abdi Mohamed

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 5:10pm

A judge has ruled there is probable cause that a man shot by two Salt Lake police officers last year was attempting to sell drugs to a man and then rob him when the shooting occurred.

Session starts with tough talk on homelessness, states' rights

Lisa Riley Roche and Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:47pm

House Speaker Greg Hughes, R-Draper, came out of the gate firing away on several tough issues he wants lawmakers to address during the 45-day session of the 2017 Legislature that began Monday.

Life Flight nurse remains critical from crash that killed partner

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 4:12pm

A Life Flight nurse injured in a car crash that killed his partner remained hospitalized in critical condition Monday.

4 luxury outdoor products that can become essential tools

Michael Radice  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 3:02pm

There are a variety of outdoor products that, while considered more of a luxury item, can actually become essential life-saving items.

Utah Jazz, Vivint Arena ownership transferred to perpetual legacy trust

Andy Larsen  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:56pm

The Utah Jazz will stay in Utah following an announcement made by the Larry H. Miller Group of Companies Monday.

High court won't hear 'Sister Wives' appeal over bigamy law

Brady McCombs and Sam Hananel, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:51pm

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday it won't hear an appeal from the family on TV's "Sister Wives" challenging Utah's law banning polygamy.

Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Sequel' premieres at Sundance

Travis Poppleton, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:46pm

Al Gore was in town recently, promoting his new film “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power” at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. We'll let you if the movie was worth the hype.

BYU-I student charged with voyeurism after camera discovered in bathroom

Nate Eaton,  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 2:29pm

A Brigham Young University-Idaho student from Salem, Utah has been charged with felony video voyeurism after police say he hid cameras in an apartment.

National center seeks public’s help locating missing, endangered teen

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 1:48pm

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is asking for the public’s help in locating a 17-year-old girl who it believes may be in the Salt Lake City area.

Highland High School evacuated after bomb threat

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 12:39pm

Two schools were placed on lockdown Monday morning after police responded to investigate separate bomb threats.

Make Your Week: A mechanic loans his own car, stranger helps mother in parking lot

Faith Heaton Jolley  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 11:55am

On this snowy Monday with closed schools and poor road conditions, it may be easy to get discouraged.

SLC tech summit encourages entrepreneurs to make their visions into reality

Carrie Rogers-Whitehead, Contributor  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 11:45am

Salt Lake's first Silicon Slopes Tech Summit encouraged entrepreneurs to make their vision a reality during the two-day tech conference at the Salt Palace.

Ogden police make arrest in fatal shooting

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 11:32am

Ogden police have arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of another man early Sunday outside a convenience store.

Taylorsville clerk shot despite complying with robbers' demands

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Jan 23rd - 10:32am

A 21-year-old convenience store clerk was shot multiple times early Monday by two men stealing cash and cigarettes, despite being completely compliant with the robbers' demands, according to police.