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Body of overdue hiker found in Big Cottonwood Canyon

Pat Reavy  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:52pm

Search and rescue crews were attempting Tuesday afternoon to recover the body of an overdue hiker believed to have fallen to his death.


New Mexico AG vows to keep pressuring feds over mine spill

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 1:11pm

The state's top prosecutor, elected officials from northwestern New Mexico and the Navajo Nation are meeting with residents and business owners to talk about possible legal steps following last year's mine waste spill that fouled rivers in three western states.


LDS church re-launches 'Mormon and gay' website

Tad Walch  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:52pm

Four years ago, the LDS Church published its landmark website and invited LGBT church members to "stay with us."

Head-on crash between semi and truck leaves 1 dead

Lindsey Johnson  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 12:00pm

A head-on crash between a semi and a truck in Spanish Fork Canyon left one person dead on Tuesday morning.

Iran official: Gay Utah senator watched during recent trip

Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 10:39am

Iran's intelligence minister is defending his agents' handling of a visit by a gay Utah state senator after hard-liners alleged it represented a security breach.

Charges: Man tries to rob victim of shoes, shoots him in stomach

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:03am

A man was charged Monday for allegedly trying to rob a man of his shoes, then shooting him after he resisted.

Tossing and turning? Here's how to get a good night's sleep

Heather Simonsen  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 6:42am

Tossing and turning, waking in the middle of the night: sound familiar? About 40 million people in the U.S. have chronic, long-term sleep problems. A world-renowned sleep expert has solutions

Judge orders life sentences in kidnapping of mom, 4 daughters

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:35pm

Dereck James "DJ" Harrison was ordered to prison Monday for joining his father in kidnapping a woman and her four daughters — part of a crime spree that police say included kidnapping and murdering a Utah Transit Authority employee in Wyoming.

Man charged with 2 Magna killings from 2015

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:30pm

Criminal charges were filed Monday in two Magna killings more than a year ago that police have long believed are connected.

Smart ways to monitor your kids' cellphone activity

Sloan Schrage  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 10:17pm

It's a constant concern for those of us who are parents: What are our kids doing online? Now parents have several different ways to keep digital tabs on their children through their smartphones.

Community effort aims to curb opioid overdose, misuse

Marjorie Cortez  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 9:53pm

A collaborative effort led by Intermountain Healthcare is resulting in changes in prescribing practices, more access to treatment, and greater public awareness about opioid misuse and overdose.

Girl Scout cookie cereal is a real thing and happening soon

Aaron Smith, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 9:25pm

When fans of Girl Scout cookies place their orders next year, they won't have to wait weeks for the boxes to arrive. They'll only have to wait till breakfast.

Mike Pence to make campaign stop in Salt Lake City

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:57pm

Republican vice presidential nominee and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence will make a campaign stop in Salt Lake City on Wednesday, campaign officials confirmed Monday.

Homeowner goes all out for Halloween to help family in need

Tania Mashburn  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 8:36pm

There’s a house in Orem that's become known for going all out for Halloween. For years it’s been a popular attraction for neighbors, but this year Halloween on Main Street is bigger and better — and all for a good cause.

Write-in candidate vying for votes against SL County councilman

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 7:51pm

Jeff White said he filed as an independent, write-in candidate because he's been troubled by pending audits into Unified Fire Authority spending and questions surrounding its top leaders.

Competing polls give Love edge on Owens in Utah's 4th District

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 7:03pm

Republican Rep. Mia Love continues to have an edge over Democratic challenger Doug Owens in Utah's 4th Congressional District, two new polls show.

Heber City man killed in head-on collision with semi

Ben Lockhart  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:32pm

A Heber City man died Monday when his car crossed into oncoming traffic on U.S. 189.

Here's why your choice for president may impact global trade in Utah

Jasen Lee  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:18pm

Clinton or Trump? The future leader will have big impact on the future of global trade.

Record heat, dismal snowpack paint lackluster water year

Amy Joi O'Donoghue  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:08pm

The water year that ended Sept. 30 was disappointing, with little snowpack that was soon whittled away in a dry, early spring. Record-setting heat over the summer challenged water managers, but reservoir levels did not drop as much as feared.

Witness: Officers in polygamous towns try to stop evictions

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 5:30pm

A key witness in the federal government's effort to disband the police department in a polygamous community on the Arizona-Utah border told a judge Monday that officers routinely turn a blind eye to property crimes.